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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 10 17 18
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 60 28 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 14.02% 7.57% 7.53%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 42.86% 29.79% 30.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 15 18
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£325 £313 £304
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £402 £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £25.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+31.00% -18.03%
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
140 94 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 32.71% 25.41% 24.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 72 54
Average daily rate £325 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £216 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £36.00 £79.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.57% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+11.83% -7.69%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 87 (72.50%) SQL
2 50 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 45 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 43 (35.83%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (33.33%) XML
6 38 (31.67%) T-SQL
7 36 (30.00%) C#
8 34 (28.33%) ETL
8 34 (28.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 33 (27.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 33 (27.50%) .NET
10 30 (25.00%) SOAP
10 30 (25.00%) Web Services
11 27 (22.50%) ASP.NET
12 26 (21.67%) Business Intelligence
13 23 (19.17%) PL/SQL
13 23 (19.17%) HTML
14 22 (18.33%) Security Cleared
15 21 (17.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 21 (17.50%) Scrum
16 20 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
17 19 (15.83%) CSS
17 19 (15.83%) Windows
17 19 (15.83%) SC Cleared
17 19 (15.83%) SDLC
18 18 (15.00%) Oracle
18 18 (15.00%) TDD
19 17 (14.17%) Migration
19 17 (14.17%) SQL Server 2005
19 17 (14.17%) AngularJS

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 11 (9.17%) IIS
1 11 (9.17%) Confluence
2 10 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.50%) ArcGIS
3 3 (2.50%) Lync
4 2 (1.67%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.67%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.83%) JBoss
5 1 (0.83%) Apache
5 1 (0.83%) CMS
5 1 (0.83%) ArcSDE
5 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 11 (9.17%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.00%) MS Office
3 2 (1.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.83%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.83%) Sage 1000
2 1 (0.83%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.33%) SaaS
3 3 (2.50%) Office 365
4 1 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.50%) SAN
1 3 (2.50%) Network Security
2 2 (1.67%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (1.67%) NAS
2 2 (1.67%) HTTP
3 1 (0.83%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 34 (28.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 33 (27.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 20 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
5 17 (14.17%) SQL Server 2005
6 15 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
7 12 (10.00%) MongoDB
8 11 (9.17%) Apache Cassandra
8 11 (9.17%) NoSQL
9 10 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
9 10 (8.33%) SQLPlus
9 10 (8.33%) DB2
10 9 (7.50%) BusinessObjects
11 6 (5.00%) MS Access
12 4 (3.33%) DTS
12 4 (3.33%) RDBMS
12 4 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (3.33%) Relational Database
13 2 (1.67%) Cognos Analysis Studio
13 2 (1.67%) Cognos Report Studio
Development Applications
1 21 (17.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 13 (10.83%) Jenkins
3 12 (10.00%) Hudson
3 12 (10.00%) Subversion
3 12 (10.00%) Maven
4 11 (9.17%) JIRA
4 11 (9.17%) Selenium
4 11 (9.17%) Spock
4 11 (9.17%) Geb
5 10 (8.33%) Toad
6 5 (4.17%) Visual Studio
7 4 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.83%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.83%) CruiseControl
8 1 (0.83%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.83%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.83%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 6 (5.00%) Finance
2 3 (2.50%) Banking
2 3 (2.50%) Billing
2 3 (2.50%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (0.83%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 65 (54.17%) Developer
2 17 (14.17%) DBA
3 15 (12.50%) SQL DBA
4 14 (11.67%) Analyst
4 14 (11.67%) SQL Developer
5 13 (10.83%) Architect
5 13 (10.83%) Java Developer
6 12 (10.00%) .NET Developer
7 11 (9.17%) Software Developer
8 10 (8.33%) Tester
9 9 (7.50%) Administrator
9 9 (7.50%) SQL Server DBA
10 7 (5.83%) Analyst Developer
11 6 (5.00%) Server Administrator
12 5 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
13 4 (3.33%) Applications Developer
13 4 (3.33%) Data Architect
13 4 (3.33%) Senior Developer
13 4 (3.33%) Support Analyst
13 4 (3.33%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (33.33%) XML
2 33 (27.50%) .NET
3 30 (25.00%) SOAP
3 30 (25.00%) Web Services
4 27 (22.50%) ASP.NET
5 23 (19.17%) HTML
6 19 (15.83%) CSS
7 17 (14.17%) AngularJS
8 13 (10.83%) J2EE
8 13 (10.83%) Hibernate
8 13 (10.83%) Spring
8 13 (10.83%) JSF
9 12 (10.00%) .NET Framework
9 12 (10.00%) WCF
10 11 (9.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 11 (9.17%) XSLT
11 9 (7.50%) ASP.NET Web API
12 7 (5.83%) RESTful
12 7 (5.83%) ASP.NET MVC
13 6 (5.00%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.83%) NHS
2 12 (10.00%) Clustering
3 10 (8.33%) Replication
4 5 (4.17%) GIS
5 4 (3.33%) Taxonomies
6 3 (2.50%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.50%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.83%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.83%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.83%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 19 (15.83%) Windows
2 5 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (35.83%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (28.33%) ETL
3 26 (21.67%) Business Intelligence
4 21 (17.50%) Scrum
5 19 (15.83%) SDLC
6 18 (15.00%) TDD
7 17 (14.17%) Migration
8 16 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
9 15 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (11.67%) DevOps
11 13 (10.83%) Data Migration
11 13 (10.83%) Open Source
11 13 (10.83%) Release Management
11 13 (10.83%) MVC
11 13 (10.83%) OO
12 12 (10.00%) Configuration Management
12 12 (10.00%) Data Management
13 11 (9.17%) OOA/OOD
13 11 (9.17%) RUP
13 11 (9.17%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 87 (72.50%) SQL
2 38 (31.67%) T-SQL
3 36 (30.00%) C#
4 23 (19.17%) PL/SQL
5 13 (10.83%) Java
6 10 (8.33%) JavaScript
7 7 (5.83%) VB.NET
8 6 (5.00%) VB
9 4 (3.33%) VBA
9 4 (3.33%) VB6
10 1 (0.83%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 22 (18.33%) Security Cleared
2 19 (15.83%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.50%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.83%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (0.83%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.83%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.33%) HL7
2 1 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.33%) Hyper-V
2 4 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.83%) XenApp
4 1 (0.83%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.83%) SCCM
1 1 (0.83%) SCOM
1 1 (0.83%) Puppet
Vendors
1 50 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 18 (15.00%) Oracle
3 11 (9.17%) Twitter
4 7 (5.83%) VMware
5 4 (3.33%) Cognos
6 3 (2.50%) ESRI
7 2 (1.67%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.67%) Cisco
7 2 (1.67%) Juniper
8 1 (0.83%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (0.83%) Novell
8 1 (0.83%) Sage
8 1 (0.83%) SAP
8 1 (0.83%) HP
8 1 (0.83%) Citrix
8 1 (0.83%) Sitecore
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago