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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 5 20 17
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 59 31 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 20.92% 7.79% 7.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 58.42% 36.90% 36.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 19 11
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£325 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £179 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £415 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £29.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-25.86% +16.00%
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
101 84 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 35.82% 21.11% 19.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 61 32
Average daily rate £325 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £510 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £18.90 £28.88 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.54% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £34.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
-16.84% +20.00%

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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 2015, 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 60 (63.83%) SQL
2 47 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 44 (46.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 44 (46.81%) Microsoft
4 42 (44.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 32 (34.04%) ETL
6 31 (32.98%) T-SQL
7 29 (30.85%) C#
8 28 (29.79%) XML
9 26 (27.66%) .NET
9 26 (27.66%) Migration
9 26 (27.66%) Data Migration
10 24 (25.53%) ASP.NET
11 21 (22.34%) SQL Server 2005
12 20 (21.28%) Agile Software Development
13 17 (18.09%) Clustering
13 17 (18.09%) Data Warehouse
14 16 (17.02%) Microsoft Azure
15 15 (15.96%) SQL Server 2012
15 15 (15.96%) SOAP
15 15 (15.96%) Web Services
16 14 (14.89%) SharePoint
16 14 (14.89%) Data Modelling
16 14 (14.89%) MVC
16 14 (14.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 14 (14.89%) Performance Tuning
16 14 (14.89%) WCF
17 13 (13.83%) .NET Framework
17 13 (13.83%) Business Intelligence
17 13 (13.83%) CRM

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 14 (14.89%) SharePoint
2 13 (13.83%) IIS
3 4 (4.26%) Lync
4 1 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.06%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.06%) ArcGIS
4 1 (1.06%) CMS
Applications
1 11 (11.70%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.45%) MS Office
3 6 (6.38%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (11.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.06%) Sage 200
2 1 (1.06%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.06%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 16 (17.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (6.38%) Office 365
3 3 (3.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.26%) SAN
1 4 (4.26%) Network Security
2 3 (3.19%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (3.19%) NAS
2 3 (3.19%) MPLS
2 3 (3.19%) LAN
2 3 (3.19%) WAN
2 3 (3.19%) IP Telephony
2 3 (3.19%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 44 (46.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 42 (44.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 21 (22.34%) SQL Server 2005
5 17 (18.09%) Data Warehouse
6 15 (15.96%) SQL Server 2012
7 11 (11.70%) SQL Server 2000
8 10 (10.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (6.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 6 (6.38%) MS Access
9 6 (6.38%) RDBMS
9 6 (6.38%) Relational Database
10 4 (4.26%) DTS
11 3 (3.19%) SQLPlus
11 3 (3.19%) DB2
12 1 (1.06%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 14 (14.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 12 (12.77%) Visual Studio
3 7 (7.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (3.19%) Toad
5 1 (1.06%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (1.06%) NUnit
General
1 8 (8.51%) Finance
2 3 (3.19%) Banking
2 3 (3.19%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 48 (51.06%) Developer
2 20 (21.28%) Analyst
3 19 (20.21%) DBA
4 18 (19.15%) SQL DBA
5 16 (17.02%) SQL Developer
6 11 (11.70%) SQL Server DBA
7 9 (9.57%) Architect
7 9 (9.57%) Administrator
8 8 (8.51%) Data Analyst
8 8 (8.51%) .NET Developer
8 8 (8.51%) Server Administrator
8 8 (8.51%) Software Developer
8 8 (8.51%) CRM Developer
9 7 (7.45%) Analyst Developer
10 6 (6.38%) Data Architect
10 6 (6.38%) Dynamics CRM Developer
11 4 (4.26%) Applications Support Analyst
11 4 (4.26%) Applications Developer
11 4 (4.26%) Support Analyst
11 4 (4.26%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (29.79%) XML
2 26 (27.66%) .NET
3 24 (25.53%) ASP.NET
4 15 (15.96%) SOAP
4 15 (15.96%) Web Services
5 14 (14.89%) WCF
6 13 (13.83%) .NET Framework
7 10 (10.64%) Entity Framework
8 9 (9.57%) HTML
8 9 (9.57%) CSS
9 8 (8.51%) ASP.NET Web API
10 6 (6.38%) RESTful
11 4 (4.26%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
11 4 (4.26%) HTML5
11 4 (4.26%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (4.26%) REST
12 3 (3.19%) Silverlight
13 1 (1.06%) CSS3
13 1 (1.06%) AngularJS
13 1 (1.06%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.09%) Clustering
2 12 (12.77%) NHS
3 11 (11.70%) Replication
4 6 (6.38%) GIS
4 6 (6.38%) Taxonomies
5 4 (4.26%) Data Centre
6 3 (3.19%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.06%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.57%) Windows
2 2 (2.13%) UNIX
2 2 (2.13%) Linux
3 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (34.04%) ETL
2 26 (27.66%) Migration
2 26 (27.66%) Data Migration
3 20 (21.28%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (14.89%) Data Modelling
4 14 (14.89%) MVC
4 14 (14.89%) Performance Tuning
5 13 (13.83%) Business Intelligence
5 13 (13.83%) CRM
6 9 (9.57%) Scrum
7 7 (7.45%) SDLC
7 7 (7.45%) Project Management
7 7 (7.45%) Validation
8 6 (6.38%) Data Management
8 6 (6.38%) Knowledge Management
8 6 (6.38%) Data Governance
9 5 (5.32%) Data Cleansing
9 5 (5.32%) Information Security
10 4 (4.26%) TDD
10 4 (4.26%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 60 (63.83%) SQL
2 31 (32.98%) T-SQL
3 29 (30.85%) C#
4 9 (9.57%) JavaScript
5 6 (6.38%) VB.NET
6 3 (3.19%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.06%) C
7 1 (1.06%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 8 (8.51%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.38%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.19%) ISEB
4 2 (2.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.19%) HL7
2 1 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (4.26%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.19%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.06%) XenApp
4 1 (1.06%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (3.19%) Windows Intune
2 1 (1.06%) SCCM
2 1 (1.06%) SCOM
Vendors
1 44 (46.81%) Microsoft
2 10 (10.64%) Oracle
3 6 (6.38%) Business Objects
4 4 (4.26%) Casewise
5 3 (3.19%) Juniper
5 3 (3.19%) CheckPoint
5 3 (3.19%) Cisco
5 3 (3.19%) Cognos
6 2 (2.13%) VMware
7 1 (1.06%) SAP
7 1 (1.06%) Citrix
7 1 (1.06%) HP
7 1 (1.06%) Sage
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