The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 13 25 9
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -16
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 73 59 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 8.31% 6.45% 9.69%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 35.44% 26.58% 38.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 46 36
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£355 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.23% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £438 £386
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +14.54%
SQL Server
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
206 222 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 23.46% 24.26% 25.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 174 98
Average daily rate £363 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £475 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server across the Bristol region.

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

SQL Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Bristol region.

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing SQL Server also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server.

1 91 (62.33%) SQL
2 62 (42.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 52 (35.62%) Business Intelligence
4 48 (32.88%) .NET
5 44 (30.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 42 (28.77%) SQL Server 2008
7 41 (28.08%) ASP.NET
8 40 (27.40%) C#
9 39 (26.71%) Microsoft
10 37 (25.34%) Data Warehouse
11 32 (21.92%) SQL Server 2012
12 29 (19.86%) MVC
13 28 (19.18%) HTML
14 27 (18.49%) T-SQL
14 27 (18.49%) MS Access
14 27 (18.49%) Agile Software Development
15 26 (17.81%) CSS
16 25 (17.12%) ASP.NET MVC
17 23 (15.75%) Security Cleared
18 21 (14.38%) MS Excel
19 20 (13.70%) Finance
19 20 (13.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 19 (13.01%) SQL Server 2005
20 19 (13.01%) Scrum
21 18 (12.33%) Visual Studio
21 18 (12.33%) Oracle
21 18 (12.33%) SC Cleared
21 18 (12.33%) Team Foundation Server
22 17 (11.64%) TDD
22 17 (11.64%) VB.NET

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing SQL Server also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (5.48%) SharePoint
2 7 (4.79%) IIS
3 6 (4.11%) Confluence
4 5 (3.42%) MS Exchange
5 4 (2.74%) MediaWiki
5 4 (2.74%) nginx
5 4 (2.74%) Apache
5 4 (2.74%) CMS
6 3 (2.05%) LiveCycle
6 3 (2.05%) Lync
7 2 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.37%) Umbraco
7 2 (1.37%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.68%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.68%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 21 (14.38%) MS Excel
2 9 (6.16%) MS Project
3 1 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.68%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.68%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.68%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (3.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.68%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.11%) SAN
2 5 (3.42%) Firewall
2 5 (3.42%) LAN
2 5 (3.42%) Fibre Channel
3 4 (2.74%) VPN
3 4 (2.74%) LDAP
4 2 (1.37%) Internet
5 1 (0.68%) Network Security
5 1 (0.68%) IPsec
5 1 (0.68%) EIGRP
5 1 (0.68%) OSPF
5 1 (0.68%) BGP
5 1 (0.68%) DNS
5 1 (0.68%) IPv6
5 1 (0.68%) WAN
5 1 (0.68%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (42.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 44 (30.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 42 (28.77%) SQL Server 2008
4 37 (25.34%) Data Warehouse
5 32 (21.92%) SQL Server 2012
6 27 (18.49%) MS Access
7 20 (13.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 19 (13.01%) SQL Server 2005
9 12 (8.22%) OLAP
10 11 (7.53%) MySQL
10 11 (7.53%) OLAP Cube
11 7 (4.79%) SQL Server 2000
12 6 (4.11%) PostgreSQL
13 5 (3.42%) Oracle OLAP
13 5 (3.42%) Oracle Database
13 5 (3.42%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
14 4 (2.74%) Oracle Database 10g
15 3 (2.05%) DTS
15 3 (2.05%) Relational Database
16 2 (1.37%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 18 (12.33%) Visual Studio
1 18 (12.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (5.48%) Git (software)
3 7 (4.79%) Jenkins
4 6 (4.11%) JIRA
5 5 (3.42%) Subversion
6 4 (2.74%) Hudson
7 3 (2.05%) Oracle APEX
7 3 (2.05%) ERwin
8 1 (0.68%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (0.68%) Selenium
8 1 (0.68%) NUnit
8 1 (0.68%) Log4Net
8 1 (0.68%) PowerDesigner
8 1 (0.68%) Toad
8 1 (0.68%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.68%) MSTest
8 1 (0.68%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.68%) Selenium IDE
General
1 20 (13.70%) Finance
2 7 (4.79%) Marketing
3 6 (4.11%) Banking
4 5 (3.42%) Manufacturing
4 5 (3.42%) Electronics
4 5 (3.42%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.05%) Legal
6 2 (1.37%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.37%) Advertising
6 2 (1.37%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.68%) Retail
7 1 (0.68%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 77 (52.74%) Developer
2 29 (19.86%) .NET Developer
3 28 (19.18%) DBA
4 27 (18.49%) SQL Developer
5 25 (17.12%) SQL DBA
6 22 (15.07%) Analyst
7 12 (8.22%) Administrator
8 11 (7.53%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 11 (7.53%) C# Developer
8 11 (7.53%) ASP.NET Developer
9 9 (6.16%) SQL Server DBA
9 9 (6.16%) C# .NET Developer
10 8 (5.48%) Programmer
10 8 (5.48%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 7 (4.79%) Analyst Programmer
11 7 (4.79%) Business Analyst
12 6 (4.11%) Support Engineer
13 5 (3.42%) Business Intelligence Analyst
13 5 (3.42%) Network Engineer
13 5 (3.42%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (32.88%) .NET
2 41 (28.08%) ASP.NET
3 28 (19.18%) HTML
4 26 (17.81%) CSS
5 25 (17.12%) ASP.NET MVC
6 13 (8.90%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 10 (6.85%) jQuery
8 9 (6.16%) WCF
9 8 (5.48%) .NET Framework
10 7 (4.79%) Web Services
11 6 (4.11%) AngularJS
11 6 (4.11%) HTML5
12 5 (3.42%) Entity Framework
13 4 (2.74%) ASP.NET Web API
13 4 (2.74%) XML
13 4 (2.74%) MDX
14 3 (2.05%) Unity DI Container
14 3 (2.05%) KnockoutJS
14 3 (2.05%) CSS3
15 2 (1.37%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.90%) Open Source
2 7 (4.79%) Computer Science
2 7 (4.79%) Clustering
3 5 (3.42%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.42%) DTV
3 5 (3.42%) Data Structures
3 5 (3.42%) Algorithms
4 4 (2.74%) NHS
4 4 (2.74%) Wiki
5 3 (2.05%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.37%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.68%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.68%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.68%) Replication
7 1 (0.68%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.68%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.68%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.68%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (10.96%) Windows
2 7 (4.79%) Linux
3 4 (2.74%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (2.74%) Debian
3 4 (2.74%) Ubuntu
3 4 (2.74%) CentOS
4 3 (2.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.68%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (35.62%) Business Intelligence
2 29 (19.86%) MVC
3 27 (18.49%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (13.01%) Scrum
5 17 (11.64%) TDD
5 17 (11.64%) ETL
6 15 (10.27%) Migration
7 13 (8.90%) Data Analysis
8 11 (7.53%) V-Model
8 11 (7.53%) Waterfall
9 10 (6.85%) Data Migration
10 9 (6.16%) Data Modelling
11 8 (5.48%) Performance Tuning
12 6 (4.11%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (4.11%) Business Analysis
12 6 (4.11%) Digital Marketing
12 6 (4.11%) Continuous Integration
13 5 (3.42%) Programme Management
13 5 (3.42%) Digital Forensics
14 4 (2.74%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 91 (62.33%) SQL
2 40 (27.40%) C#
3 27 (18.49%) T-SQL
4 17 (11.64%) VB.NET
5 16 (10.96%) JavaScript
6 12 (8.22%) Java
6 12 (8.22%) VBA
7 8 (5.48%) PL/SQL
8 4 (2.74%) VB
8 4 (2.74%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.37%) VBScript
9 2 (1.37%) Ruby
9 2 (1.37%) VB6
10 1 (0.68%) Perl
10 1 (0.68%) PHP
10 1 (0.68%) FoxPro (VFP)
10 1 (0.68%) Python
10 1 (0.68%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.68%) R
Qualifications
1 23 (15.75%) Security Cleared
2 18 (12.33%) SC Cleared
3 10 (6.85%) Degree
4 4 (2.74%) MCDBA
4 4 (2.74%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (2.74%) MCITP
5 1 (0.68%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.68%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (1.37%) QA
System Software
1 9 (6.16%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 4 (2.74%) iptables
3 4 (2.74%) Postfix
3 4 (2.74%) Samba
4 3 (2.05%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.37%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.68%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (2.74%) ZABBIX
1 4 (2.74%) Puppet
2 2 (1.37%) WSUS
2 2 (1.37%) SCCM
3 1 (0.68%) SCOM
Vendors
1 39 (26.71%) Microsoft
2 18 (12.33%) Oracle
3 7 (4.79%) SAP
4 6 (4.11%) Business Objects
5 5 (3.42%) VMware
6 4 (2.74%) Red Gate
6 4 (2.74%) Red Hat
7 3 (2.05%) Adobe
7 3 (2.05%) Citrix
8 2 (1.37%) NetApp
8 2 (1.37%) Teradata
8 2 (1.37%) LANDesk
9 1 (0.68%) Netezza
9 1 (0.68%) DataFlux
9 1 (0.68%) Telerik
9 1 (0.68%) OpenText
9 1 (0.68%) RedDot
9 1 (0.68%) Ab Initio
9 1 (0.68%) CODA
9 1 (0.68%) Cerner
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