The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 13 6 8
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 23 81 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 9.13% 18.28% 12.47%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 44.23% 52.94% 43.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 64 32
Median daily rate £290 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.76% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £275 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £397 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.20 £31.76 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+23.42% +41.15%
SQL Server
South Wales

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 Cardiff region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
52 153 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 20.63% 34.54% 28.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 124 82
Median daily rate £313 £328 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.58% +0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £32.50 - £77.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.07 £33.55 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+7.51% +49.11%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cardiff region citing SQL Server as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

SQL Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 32 (47.76%) Microsoft
2 27 (40.30%) SQL
2 27 (40.30%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (38.81%) SQL Server 2008
4 20 (29.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 18 (26.87%) Change Control
6 17 (25.37%) Windows
7 16 (23.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 15 (22.39%) .NET
8 15 (22.39%) Scrum
9 14 (20.90%) C#
9 14 (20.90%) ITIL
10 13 (19.40%) ASP.NET
10 13 (19.40%) HTML
10 13 (19.40%) JavaScript
10 13 (19.40%) MVC
11 12 (17.91%) PHP
11 12 (17.91%) ASP.NET Web API
12 11 (16.42%) ASP.NET MVC
12 11 (16.42%) Selenium
12 11 (16.42%) WCF
12 11 (16.42%) MySQL
12 11 (16.42%) Migration
13 10 (14.93%) TDD
13 10 (14.93%) T-SQL
13 10 (14.93%) CSS
13 10 (14.93%) Apache
13 10 (14.93%) Business Intelligence
13 10 (14.93%) Project Management
13 10 (14.93%) User Acceptance Testing

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (14.93%) Apache
1 10 (14.93%) Moodle
2 4 (5.97%) CMS
2 4 (5.97%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (4.48%) Apache Solr
4 2 (2.99%) Confluence
4 2 (2.99%) FileNet
4 2 (2.99%) IIS
4 2 (2.99%) LiveCycle
4 2 (2.99%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.49%) ArcGIS
5 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.49%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.49%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.49%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.49%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (5.97%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (4.48%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.49%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.99%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.49%) DHCP
2 1 (1.49%) DNS
2 1 (1.49%) Firewall
2 1 (1.49%) NetScaler
2 1 (1.49%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (1.49%) SAN
2 1 (1.49%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (38.81%) SQL Server 2008
2 20 (29.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (23.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (16.42%) MySQL
5 10 (14.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 9 (13.43%) Biml
6 9 (13.43%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (13.43%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (11.94%) Relational Database
8 7 (10.45%) Couchbase
8 7 (10.45%) MongoDB
8 7 (10.45%) NoSQL
9 6 (8.96%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 4 (5.97%) BusinessObjects
10 4 (5.97%) Star Schema
11 3 (4.48%) Oracle Database
12 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2014
13 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
13 1 (1.49%) Power BI
13 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 11 (16.42%) Selenium
2 9 (13.43%) Git (software)
3 8 (11.94%) TeamCity
3 8 (11.94%) Visual Studio
4 7 (10.45%) Jenkins
4 7 (10.45%) MbUnit
4 7 (10.45%) Mercurial
4 7 (10.45%) MSTest
4 7 (10.45%) NUnit
4 7 (10.45%) SpecFlow
5 4 (5.97%) JUnit
6 3 (4.48%) Cucumber
6 3 (4.48%) JBehave
6 3 (4.48%) JIRA
6 3 (4.48%) Maven
6 3 (4.48%) Subversion
7 2 (2.99%) Ant
7 2 (2.99%) Hudson
8 1 (1.49%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.49%) Oracle Forms
General
1 9 (13.43%) Finance
2 2 (2.99%) Advertising
2 2 (2.99%) Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (58.21%) Developer
2 12 (17.91%) .NET Developer
3 9 (13.43%) Software Developer
4 7 (10.45%) Data Engineer
4 7 (10.45%) Data Migration Engineer
4 7 (10.45%) Migration Engineer
5 6 (8.96%) Analyst
5 6 (8.96%) SQL Developer
6 5 (7.46%) Moodle Developer
6 5 (7.46%) Sitecore Developer
7 4 (5.97%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 4 (5.97%) CMS Developer
7 4 (5.97%) Product Specialist
7 4 (5.97%) Senior Developer
7 4 (5.97%) Senior Software Developer
8 3 (4.48%) Data Analyst
8 3 (4.48%) Java Developer
8 3 (4.48%) PHP Developer
8 3 (4.48%) QA Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (22.39%) .NET
2 13 (19.40%) ASP.NET
2 13 (19.40%) HTML
3 12 (17.91%) ASP.NET Web API
4 11 (16.42%) ASP.NET MVC
4 11 (16.42%) WCF
5 10 (14.93%) CSS
6 8 (11.94%) HTML5
6 8 (11.94%) jQuery
7 7 (10.45%) AngularJS
7 7 (10.45%) CSS3
7 7 (10.45%) Gherkin
7 7 (10.45%) KnockoutJS
7 7 (10.45%) XML
8 3 (4.48%) Lucene
8 3 (4.48%) Spring
9 2 (2.99%) JSF
9 2 (2.99%) SOAP
9 2 (2.99%) WAMP
9 2 (2.99%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.94%) e-Learning
1 8 (11.94%) NHS
2 6 (8.96%) Management Information System
3 5 (7.46%) Informatics
4 4 (5.97%) Digital Media
5 2 (2.99%) iPad
6 1 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.49%) Clustering
6 1 (1.49%) Fintech
6 1 (1.49%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (25.37%) Windows
2 3 (4.48%) Unix
2 3 (4.48%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.49%) Linux
3 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (40.30%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (26.87%) Change Control
3 15 (22.39%) Scrum
4 14 (20.90%) ITIL
5 13 (19.40%) MVC
6 11 (16.42%) Migration
7 10 (14.93%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (14.93%) Data Migration
7 10 (14.93%) Project Management
7 10 (14.93%) TDD
7 10 (14.93%) User Acceptance Testing
8 9 (13.43%) Data Mapping
8 9 (13.43%) Test Automation
8 9 (13.43%) Unit Testing
9 8 (11.94%) Web Development
10 7 (10.45%) ATDD
10 7 (10.45%) BDD
10 7 (10.45%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (10.45%) DevOps
10 7 (10.45%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (40.30%) SQL
2 14 (20.90%) C#
3 13 (19.40%) JavaScript
4 12 (17.91%) PHP
5 10 (14.93%) T-SQL
6 7 (10.45%) TypeScript
7 5 (7.46%) VB
8 4 (5.97%) Java
9 1 (1.49%) C
9 1 (1.49%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.49%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (7.46%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.48%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (4.48%) Degree
2 3 (4.48%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.99%) BC Cleared
3 2 (2.99%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.49%) MCSE
4 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.97%) QA
2 3 (4.48%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.49%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.49%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.49%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.49%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (1.49%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (1.49%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.49%) SCOM
Vendors
1 32 (47.76%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.94%) Oracle
3 5 (7.46%) Sitecore
4 4 (5.97%) Cognos
5 2 (2.99%) Adobe
5 2 (2.99%) ILOG
5 2 (2.99%) Splunk
5 2 (2.99%) Tableau
5 2 (2.99%) VMware
6 1 (1.49%) Cisco
6 1 (1.49%) Citrix
6 1 (1.49%) Dell
6 1 (1.49%) EqualLogic
6 1 (1.49%) ESRI
6 1 (1.49%) NetApp
6 1 (1.49%) Perforce
6 1 (1.49%) SAP
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago