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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 12 13 5
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -8
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 30 55 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 8.96% 12.64% 14.39%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 26.55% 37.93% 39.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 34 28
Median daily rate £325 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £175 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £464 £533
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.54 £31.05
% change year-on-year
+55.27% -27.40%

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
113 145 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 33.73% 33.33% 36.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 102 79
Median daily rate £425 £345 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.18% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £250 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £410 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 2
Median hourly rate £19.50 £24.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.40% +8.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017, 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 27 (45.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 25 (42.37%) SQL
3 19 (32.20%) XML
4 18 (30.51%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (28.81%) ITIL
6 16 (27.12%) Business Intelligence
6 16 (27.12%) Microsoft
7 15 (25.42%) Data Warehouse
8 14 (23.73%) PRINCE2
8 14 (23.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 14 (23.73%) ITIL V3
9 13 (22.03%) Oracle
9 13 (22.03%) NHS
10 12 (20.34%) Project Management
10 12 (20.34%) ETL
11 11 (18.64%) IBM
11 11 (18.64%) BizTalk Server
11 11 (18.64%) .NET
11 11 (18.64%) Fiorano
11 11 (18.64%) Service Delivery
11 11 (18.64%) InterSystems
11 11 (18.64%) JCAPS
11 11 (18.64%) WebSphere
11 11 (18.64%) Release Management
11 11 (18.64%) IBM Integration Bus
12 10 (16.95%) Service Management
12 10 (16.95%) ASP.NET
13 9 (15.25%) XSLT
13 9 (15.25%) C#
13 9 (15.25%) Migration

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 11 (18.64%) BizTalk Server
1 11 (18.64%) JCAPS
1 11 (18.64%) WebSphere
2 6 (10.17%) SAS
3 5 (8.47%) SharePoint
4 3 (5.08%) CMS
4 3 (5.08%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (5.08%) Tornado
5 2 (3.39%) MS Exchange
5 2 (3.39%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.69%) Apache
6 1 (1.69%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.69%) IIS
6 1 (1.69%) Luigi
6 1 (1.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.39%) Extranet
1 2 (3.39%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (45.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 15 (25.42%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (23.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (15.25%) Relational Database
5 8 (13.56%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (10.17%) BusinessObjects
6 6 (10.17%) Hadoop
6 6 (10.17%) QlikView
7 4 (6.78%) MySQL
7 4 (6.78%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (6.78%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (6.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (5.08%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 3 (5.08%) RDBMS
8 3 (5.08%) SQLite
9 1 (1.69%) Data Mining
9 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (1.69%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.69%) NoSQL
9 1 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (10.17%) ERwin
1 6 (10.17%) Visual Studio
2 4 (6.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (5.08%) Selenium
3 3 (5.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (3.39%) JUnit
5 1 (1.69%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.69%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.69%) JBehave
5 1 (1.69%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.69%) JMeter
5 1 (1.69%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.69%) MbUnit
5 1 (1.69%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.69%) MSTest
5 1 (1.69%) NUnit
5 1 (1.69%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.69%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.69%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (1.69%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (11.86%) Advertising
2 6 (10.17%) Finance
3 3 (5.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (28.81%) Developer
2 11 (18.64%) Analyst
3 9 (15.25%) .NET Developer
4 7 (11.86%) Architect
5 6 (10.17%) Business Analyst
5 6 (10.17%) Data Architect
6 5 (8.47%) Applications Manager
6 5 (8.47%) Applications Support
6 5 (8.47%) DBA
6 5 (8.47%) SQL Developer
7 4 (6.78%) Applications Support Manager
7 4 (6.78%) Product Specialist
7 4 (6.78%) SQL DBA
7 4 (6.78%) Support Analyst
7 4 (6.78%) Support Manager
8 3 (5.08%) Data Warehouse Specialist
8 3 (5.08%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
8 3 (5.08%) Software Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Test Analyst
8 3 (5.08%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (32.20%) XML
2 11 (18.64%) .NET
2 11 (18.64%) IBM Integration Bus
3 10 (16.95%) ASP.NET
4 9 (15.25%) XSLT
5 5 (8.47%) HTML
6 4 (6.78%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (6.78%) CSS
6 4 (6.78%) jQuery
7 3 (5.08%) Ajax
7 3 (5.08%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (5.08%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 3 (5.08%) Flask
7 3 (5.08%) Middleware
7 3 (5.08%) ZeroMQ
8 2 (3.39%) .NET Framework
8 2 (3.39%) LINQ
8 2 (3.39%) OAuth
8 2 (3.39%) WCF
8 2 (3.39%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.03%) NHS
2 5 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.78%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.39%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.39%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.39%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (3.39%) Fintech
4 2 (3.39%) Freedom of Information
4 2 (3.39%) Freedom of Information Act
4 2 (3.39%) Life Science
5 1 (1.69%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.69%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.86%) Windows
2 2 (3.39%) Linux
2 2 (3.39%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (30.51%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (28.81%) ITIL
3 16 (27.12%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (23.73%) ITIL V3
4 14 (23.73%) PRINCE2
5 12 (20.34%) ETL
5 12 (20.34%) Project Management
6 11 (18.64%) Release Management
6 11 (18.64%) Service Delivery
7 10 (16.95%) Service Management
8 9 (15.25%) Migration
9 8 (13.56%) Analytics
9 8 (13.56%) MVC
9 8 (13.56%) Scrum
10 7 (11.86%) Data Migration
10 7 (11.86%) Informatics
11 6 (10.17%) Business Analysis
11 6 (10.17%) Data Architecture
11 6 (10.17%) Data Management
11 6 (10.17%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (42.37%) SQL
2 9 (15.25%) C#
3 8 (13.56%) JavaScript
4 7 (11.86%) T-SQL
5 5 (8.47%) VB.NET
6 4 (6.78%) Python
7 3 (5.08%) C++
7 3 (5.08%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.69%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.69%) Java
8 1 (1.69%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.69%) VB
8 1 (1.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (10.17%) Degree
2 3 (5.08%) ISEB
2 3 (5.08%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.39%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (15.25%) HL7
2 6 (10.17%) Data Quality
3 2 (3.39%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (27.12%) Microsoft
2 13 (22.03%) Oracle
3 11 (18.64%) Fiorano
3 11 (18.64%) IBM
3 11 (18.64%) InterSystems
4 7 (11.86%) Ab Initio
4 7 (11.86%) Informatica
4 7 (11.86%) Tableau
4 7 (11.86%) Teradata
5 6 (10.17%) MicroStrategy
5 6 (10.17%) Netezza
6 4 (6.78%) Sitecore
7 3 (5.08%) VMware
8 2 (3.39%) SAP
9 1 (1.69%) Cognos
9 1 (1.69%) NetApp
9 1 (1.69%) RedGate
9 1 (1.69%) Talend
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