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 1 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 11 12 9
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 86 84 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 9.47% 9.52% 10.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 34.96% 37.00% 37.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 68 40
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£360 £325 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% +7.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £225 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £383 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £29.88 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+17.15% +6.69%
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
246 227 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 27.09% 25.74% 27.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 171 106
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £50.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +124.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.25 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +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 1 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 1 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 96 (66.21%) SQL
2 69 (47.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 56 (38.62%) Business Intelligence
4 48 (33.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 46 (31.72%) SQL Server 2008
6 45 (31.03%) Microsoft
6 45 (31.03%) .NET
7 38 (26.21%) Data Warehouse
8 36 (24.83%) ASP.NET
9 33 (22.76%) C#
10 30 (20.69%) SQL Server 2012
11 29 (20.00%) HTML
11 29 (20.00%) T-SQL
12 26 (17.93%) Agile Software Development
12 26 (17.93%) CSS
12 26 (17.93%) MVC
13 24 (16.55%) MS Excel
14 22 (15.17%) MS Access
14 22 (15.17%) ASP.NET MVC
15 20 (13.79%) SQL Server 2005
15 20 (13.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 20 (13.79%) ETL
15 20 (13.79%) Visual Studio
15 20 (13.79%) Finance
16 19 (13.10%) Oracle
16 19 (13.10%) Team Foundation Server
17 18 (12.41%) VB.NET
17 18 (12.41%) Scrum
18 17 (11.72%) Security Cleared
18 17 (11.72%) Windows

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (5.52%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.14%) Confluence
2 6 (4.14%) IIS
3 4 (2.76%) MediaWiki
3 4 (2.76%) LiveCycle
3 4 (2.76%) nginx
3 4 (2.76%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.76%) Apache
4 3 (2.07%) CMS
5 2 (1.38%) Lync
5 2 (1.38%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.69%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 24 (16.55%) MS Excel
2 10 (6.90%) MS Project
3 1 (0.69%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.69%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.69%) MS Office
3 1 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.38%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.69%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.45%) LAN
2 4 (2.76%) VPN
2 4 (2.76%) LDAP
2 4 (2.76%) Firewall
3 2 (1.38%) Internet
4 1 (0.69%) SAN
4 1 (0.69%) EIGRP
4 1 (0.69%) OSPF
4 1 (0.69%) BGP
4 1 (0.69%) IPsec
4 1 (0.69%) IPv6
4 1 (0.69%) WAN
4 1 (0.69%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (47.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 48 (33.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 46 (31.72%) SQL Server 2008
4 38 (26.21%) Data Warehouse
5 30 (20.69%) SQL Server 2012
6 22 (15.17%) MS Access
7 20 (13.79%) SQL Server 2005
7 20 (13.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 14 (9.66%) OLAP
9 12 (8.28%) MySQL
9 12 (8.28%) OLAP Cube
10 9 (6.21%) SQL Server 2000
11 6 (4.14%) Oracle Database
11 6 (4.14%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (3.45%) Oracle Database 10g
12 5 (3.45%) Oracle OLAP
12 5 (3.45%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
13 4 (2.76%) Relational Database
13 4 (2.76%) DTS
14 3 (2.07%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 20 (13.79%) Visual Studio
2 19 (13.10%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (4.83%) Jenkins
3 7 (4.83%) Git (software)
4 6 (4.14%) JIRA
5 5 (3.45%) Subversion
6 4 (2.76%) Hudson
6 4 (2.76%) Oracle APEX
7 3 (2.07%) ERwin
8 1 (0.69%) PowerDesigner
8 1 (0.69%) Toad
8 1 (0.69%) Log4Net
8 1 (0.69%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 20 (13.79%) Finance
2 8 (5.52%) Marketing
3 5 (3.45%) Electronics
3 5 (3.45%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.45%) Legal
3 5 (3.45%) Manufacturing
3 5 (3.45%) Banking
4 2 (1.38%) Advertising
5 1 (0.69%) Back Office
5 1 (0.69%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.69%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 71 (48.97%) Developer
2 30 (20.69%) DBA
3 29 (20.00%) SQL Developer
4 27 (18.62%) SQL DBA
5 26 (17.93%) Analyst
6 22 (15.17%) .NET Developer
7 12 (8.28%) Administrator
8 11 (7.59%) Programmer
8 11 (7.59%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 10 (6.90%) SQL Server DBA
9 10 (6.90%) ASP.NET Developer
9 10 (6.90%) Analyst Programmer
10 9 (6.21%) C# Developer
11 8 (5.52%) C# .NET Developer
12 7 (4.83%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 6 (4.14%) Business Analyst
14 4 (2.76%) DevOps Engineer
14 4 (2.76%) AWS Developer
14 4 (2.76%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 4 (2.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (31.03%) .NET
2 36 (24.83%) ASP.NET
3 29 (20.00%) HTML
4 26 (17.93%) CSS
5 22 (15.17%) ASP.NET MVC
6 14 (9.66%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 8 (5.52%) jQuery
8 7 (4.83%) WCF
9 6 (4.14%) HTML5
9 6 (4.14%) .NET Framework
10 4 (2.76%) Entity Framework
10 4 (2.76%) MDX
10 4 (2.76%) Web Services
11 3 (2.07%) ASP.NET Web API
11 3 (2.07%) CSS3
12 2 (1.38%) Unity DI Container
12 2 (1.38%) AngularJS
12 2 (1.38%) RESTful
12 2 (1.38%) KnockoutJS
12 2 (1.38%) BSON
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.66%) Open Source
2 9 (6.21%) Clustering
3 7 (4.83%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.45%) DTV
4 5 (3.45%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.76%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.76%) Data Structures
5 4 (2.76%) Wiki
5 4 (2.76%) NHS
6 3 (2.07%) Replication
6 3 (2.07%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.38%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.38%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.69%) Economics
8 1 (0.69%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.69%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.69%) User Experience
8 1 (0.69%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.69%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 17 (11.72%) Windows
2 7 (4.83%) Linux
3 5 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (2.76%) CentOS
4 4 (2.76%) Ubuntu
4 4 (2.76%) Debian
5 3 (2.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (38.62%) Business Intelligence
2 26 (17.93%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (17.93%) MVC
3 20 (13.79%) ETL
4 18 (12.41%) Scrum
5 16 (11.03%) Migration
6 15 (10.34%) TDD
7 14 (9.66%) Data Analysis
8 12 (8.28%) Waterfall
8 12 (8.28%) V-Model
9 11 (7.59%) Data Migration
10 9 (6.21%) Data Modelling
10 9 (6.21%) Performance Tuning
11 8 (5.52%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (4.14%) Digital Marketing
12 6 (4.14%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (4.14%) Business Analysis
13 5 (3.45%) Programme Management
13 5 (3.45%) Kimball Methodology
14 4 (2.76%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 96 (66.21%) SQL
2 33 (22.76%) C#
3 29 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 18 (12.41%) VB.NET
5 13 (8.97%) Java
5 13 (8.97%) JavaScript
6 11 (7.59%) VBA
7 9 (6.21%) PL/SQL
8 4 (2.76%) PowerShell
8 4 (2.76%) VB
9 2 (1.38%) VB6
9 2 (1.38%) VBScript
10 1 (0.69%) Python
10 1 (0.69%) C
10 1 (0.69%) Perl
10 1 (0.69%) PHP
10 1 (0.69%) Ruby
10 1 (0.69%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.69%) R
Qualifications
1 17 (11.72%) Security Cleared
2 14 (9.66%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.76%) MCITP
3 4 (2.76%) Degree
3 4 (2.76%) MCDBA
3 4 (2.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.69%) CCNA
5 1 (0.69%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (0.69%) QA
System Software
1 8 (5.52%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.76%) Postfix
2 4 (2.76%) iptables
2 4 (2.76%) Samba
3 3 (2.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.38%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.69%) vSphere
5 1 (0.69%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (2.76%) Puppet
1 4 (2.76%) ZABBIX
2 2 (1.38%) SCCM
2 2 (1.38%) WSUS
3 1 (0.69%) Netcool
3 1 (0.69%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (0.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 45 (31.03%) Microsoft
2 19 (13.10%) Oracle
3 8 (5.52%) SAP
4 5 (3.45%) Business Objects
4 5 (3.45%) VMware
5 4 (2.76%) Tableau
5 4 (2.76%) Red Gate
5 4 (2.76%) Adobe
5 4 (2.76%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.07%) Citrix
7 2 (1.38%) LANDesk
7 2 (1.38%) NetApp
8 1 (0.69%) CODA
8 1 (0.69%) Cerner
8 1 (0.69%) Informatica
8 1 (0.69%) Embarcadero
8 1 (0.69%) OpenText
8 1 (0.69%) Siebel
8 1 (0.69%) HP
8 1 (0.69%) EMC
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