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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 6 5 13
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +8
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 54 50 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 16.27% 19.84% 10.20%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 46.55% 80.65% 42.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 33 14
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£315 £298 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -3.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £260 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £388 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £9.32
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £29.50 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-14.40% +16.83%
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
116 62 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 34.94% 24.60% 24.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 40 39
Average daily rate £350 £353 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.70% +8.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £261 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £430 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £18.50 £19.17 £9.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.49% +105.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.94%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 December 2014.

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 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 55 (54.46%) SQL
2 50 (49.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 48 (47.52%) Microsoft
4 36 (35.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 35 (34.65%) SQL Server 2008
6 34 (33.66%) T-SQL
7 31 (30.69%) Migration
8 30 (29.70%) XML
8 30 (29.70%) ETL
8 30 (29.70%) Agile Software Development
9 29 (28.71%) .NET
10 26 (25.74%) Web Services
11 25 (24.75%) C#
11 25 (24.75%) Data Migration
12 24 (23.76%) Business Intelligence
12 24 (23.76%) SQL Server 2012
13 22 (21.78%) SOAP
14 21 (20.79%) WCF
15 20 (19.80%) SharePoint
16 18 (17.82%) Data Warehouse
16 18 (17.82%) TDD
16 18 (17.82%) Microsoft Azure
17 17 (16.83%) ASP.NET
18 16 (15.84%) HTML
18 16 (15.84%) Scrum
19 15 (14.85%) MVC
19 15 (14.85%) CSS
19 15 (14.85%) CRM
20 13 (12.87%) JavaScript
20 13 (12.87%) SQL Server 2005

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 20 (19.80%) SharePoint
2 10 (9.90%) Lync
3 6 (5.94%) IIS
4 5 (4.95%) Sitecore CMS
5 4 (3.96%) ArcGIS
6 3 (2.97%) FileNet
6 3 (2.97%) CMS
6 3 (2.97%) Confluence
7 2 (1.98%) MS Exchange
7 2 (1.98%) Umbraco
7 2 (1.98%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (1.98%) JBoss
7 2 (1.98%) Apache
7 2 (1.98%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.98%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.99%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.99%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.99%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 12 (11.88%) MS Excel
2 11 (10.89%) MS Office
3 4 (3.96%) MS Visio
3 4 (3.96%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (10.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.97%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.99%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 18 (17.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.95%) Office 365
3 4 (3.96%) SaaS
4 1 (0.99%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.96%) SAN
1 4 (3.96%) LAN
1 4 (3.96%) WAN
2 3 (2.97%) MPLS
2 3 (2.97%) Wireless
2 3 (2.97%) IP Telephony
2 3 (2.97%) Network Security
2 3 (2.97%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (2.97%) NAS
3 1 (0.99%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (49.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 36 (35.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 35 (34.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 24 (23.76%) SQL Server 2012
5 18 (17.82%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (12.87%) SQL Server 2005
7 12 (11.88%) SQL Server 2000
8 11 (10.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 9 (8.91%) DTS
10 7 (6.93%) Relational Database
11 4 (3.96%) Cognos Analysis Studio
11 4 (3.96%) Cognos Report Studio
11 4 (3.96%) Cognos Framework Manager
11 4 (3.96%) Cognos Transformer
11 4 (3.96%) Star Schema
11 4 (3.96%) MS Access
11 4 (3.96%) Cognos Powerplay
12 3 (2.97%) Data Mart
13 2 (1.98%) SQLPlus
13 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 13 (12.87%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 12 (11.88%) Visual Studio
3 9 (8.91%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (5.94%) Subversion
5 3 (2.97%) Maven
5 3 (2.97%) JIRA
5 3 (2.97%) Hudson
5 3 (2.97%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.98%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.98%) DbUnit
6 2 (1.98%) Rhino Mocks
6 2 (1.98%) JUnit
6 2 (1.98%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.98%) Toad
6 2 (1.98%) NUnit
7 1 (0.99%) Selenium
7 1 (0.99%) Ant
7 1 (0.99%) Spock
General
1 11 (10.89%) Finance
2 4 (3.96%) Back Office
3 1 (0.99%) Banking
3 1 (0.99%) Retail
Job Titles
1 58 (57.43%) Developer
2 25 (24.75%) SQL Developer
3 16 (15.84%) Analyst
4 13 (12.87%) Architect
5 12 (11.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 9 (8.91%) Data Analyst
7 8 (7.92%) .NET Developer
8 5 (4.95%) Technical Architect
9 4 (3.96%) Business Developer
9 4 (3.96%) Java Developer
9 4 (3.96%) SQL DBA
9 4 (3.96%) SQL Server DBA
9 4 (3.96%) Data Architect
9 4 (3.96%) DBA
9 4 (3.96%) CRM Developer
10 3 (2.97%) Developer Analyst
10 3 (2.97%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 3 (2.97%) Dynamics CRM Developer
10 3 (2.97%) Solutions Architect
10 3 (2.97%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (29.70%) XML
2 29 (28.71%) .NET
3 26 (25.74%) Web Services
4 22 (21.78%) SOAP
5 21 (20.79%) WCF
6 17 (16.83%) ASP.NET
7 16 (15.84%) HTML
8 15 (14.85%) CSS
9 12 (11.88%) REST
10 9 (8.91%) AngularJS
10 9 (8.91%) jQuery
11 8 (7.92%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8 (7.92%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 7 (6.93%) .NET Framework
12 7 (6.93%) ASP.NET Web API
13 6 (5.94%) HTML5
14 5 (4.95%) Ajax
14 5 (4.95%) CSS3
15 4 (3.96%) Spring
15 4 (3.96%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.89%) NHS
2 10 (9.90%) Replication
3 7 (6.93%) Management Information System
4 6 (5.94%) Open Source
5 4 (3.96%) User Experience
6 3 (2.97%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.97%) GIS
7 2 (1.98%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.98%) Clustering
7 2 (1.98%) Taxonomies
7 2 (1.98%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.98%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.99%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.99%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.94%) Windows
2 4 (3.96%) UNIX
3 2 (1.98%) Linux
4 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (30.69%) Migration
2 30 (29.70%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (29.70%) ETL
3 25 (24.75%) Data Migration
4 24 (23.76%) Business Intelligence
5 18 (17.82%) TDD
6 16 (15.84%) Scrum
7 15 (14.85%) MVC
7 15 (14.85%) CRM
8 12 (11.88%) Data Modelling
9 8 (7.92%) Validation
9 8 (7.92%) BDD
9 8 (7.92%) Change Control
10 7 (6.93%) UML
10 7 (6.93%) Information Security
10 7 (6.93%) Data Analysis
11 6 (5.94%) Kimball Methodology
11 6 (5.94%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (5.94%) Data Mapping
12 5 (4.95%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 55 (54.46%) SQL
2 34 (33.66%) T-SQL
3 25 (24.75%) C#
4 13 (12.87%) JavaScript
5 8 (7.92%) Java
6 5 (4.95%) VB
7 4 (3.96%) FoxPro (VFP)
8 2 (1.98%) PHP
8 2 (1.98%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.99%) C++
9 1 (0.99%) PHP5
9 1 (0.99%) PHP4
9 1 (0.99%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (10.89%) Security Cleared
2 9 (8.91%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (0.99%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.99%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.99%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (2.97%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.99%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.99%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (2.97%) Windows Intune
2 2 (1.98%) HP UCMDB
3 1 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.99%) Ansible
3 1 (0.99%) Puppet
Vendors
1 48 (47.52%) Microsoft
2 12 (11.88%) Oracle
3 11 (10.89%) Cognos
4 6 (5.94%) Business Objects
5 5 (4.95%) Sitecore
6 3 (2.97%) Casewise
6 3 (2.97%) Juniper
6 3 (2.97%) CheckPoint
6 3 (2.97%) Cisco
7 2 (1.98%) IBM
7 2 (1.98%) HP
7 2 (1.98%) Informatica
7 2 (1.98%) ILOG
7 2 (1.98%) Google
7 2 (1.98%) EPiServer
7 2 (1.98%) Twitter
8 1 (0.99%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.99%) Splunk
8 1 (0.99%) Tableau
8 1 (0.99%) Kofax
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