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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 9 7 15
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +8
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 38 60 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 12.84% 15.50% 8.83%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 45.24% 42.25% 33.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 45 22
Median daily rate £300 £328 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.39% +13.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £200 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £399
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £36.00 £30.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +19.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.58 £23.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+38.62% +2.17%
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
84 142 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 28.38% 36.69% 26.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 108 76
Median daily rate £350 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £220 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £420 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £36.00 £21.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +64.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +14.00%

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 July 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 July 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 43 (43.43%) SQL
2 41 (41.41%) Microsoft
3 34 (34.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 33 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 31 (31.31%) .NET
6 30 (30.30%) C#
6 30 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
6 30 (30.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 28 (28.28%) Windows
8 27 (27.27%) Security Cleared
9 23 (23.23%) Unit Testing
10 22 (22.22%) T-SQL
11 21 (21.21%) MVC
12 20 (20.20%) ASP.NET
13 19 (19.19%) TDD
14 18 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
14 18 (18.18%) Visual Studio
14 18 (18.18%) JavaScript
14 18 (18.18%) HTML
15 17 (17.17%) Oracle
15 17 (17.17%) Scrum
15 17 (17.17%) Git (software)
15 17 (17.17%) Selenium
16 16 (16.16%) WCF
16 16 (16.16%) PHP
17 15 (15.15%) MySQL
17 15 (15.15%) XML
17 15 (15.15%) Business Intelligence
17 15 (15.15%) NHS
17 15 (15.15%) SC Cleared

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 14 (14.14%) Apache
1 14 (14.14%) Moodle
2 9 (9.09%) Confluence
2 9 (9.09%) FileNet
2 9 (9.09%) LiveCycle
3 8 (8.08%) IIS
4 7 (7.07%) GeoServer
4 7 (7.07%) JBoss
4 7 (7.07%) Tomcat
5 3 (3.03%) Apache Solr
5 3 (3.03%) CMS
5 3 (3.03%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (2.02%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.01%) ArcGIS
7 1 (1.01%) Commerce Server
7 1 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.01%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (1.01%) Umbraco
Applications
1 13 (13.13%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.07%) Gliffy
3 3 (3.03%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (2.02%) MS Office
4 2 (2.02%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.06%) LDAP
2 2 (2.02%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (34.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 33 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 30 (30.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (15.15%) MySQL
5 12 (12.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 11 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
6 11 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (10.10%) Oracle Database
8 9 (9.09%) Biml
9 7 (7.07%) Couchbase
9 7 (7.07%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (7.07%) MongoDB
9 7 (7.07%) NoSQL
10 6 (6.06%) SQL Server 2014
11 5 (5.05%) Relational Database
12 4 (4.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 4 (4.04%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (4.04%) Oracle9i Database
12 4 (4.04%) RDBMS
13 3 (3.03%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 18 (18.18%) Visual Studio
2 17 (17.17%) Git (software)
2 17 (17.17%) Selenium
3 10 (10.10%) JIRA
3 10 (10.10%) Maven
3 10 (10.10%) Subversion
4 9 (9.09%) Ant
4 9 (9.09%) Hudson
4 9 (9.09%) JUnit
5 8 (8.08%) SpecFlow
5 8 (8.08%) TeamCity
6 7 (7.07%) DbUnit
6 7 (7.07%) Eclipse
6 7 (7.07%) Jenkins
6 7 (7.07%) MbUnit
6 7 (7.07%) Mercurial
6 7 (7.07%) MSTest
6 7 (7.07%) NUnit
6 7 (7.07%) Spock
6 7 (7.07%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 11 (11.11%) Back Office
2 6 (6.06%) Finance
3 3 (3.03%) Advertising
4 2 (2.02%) Banking
5 1 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.01%) Retail
Job Titles
1 65 (65.66%) Developer
2 21 (21.21%) Software Developer
3 19 (19.19%) .NET Developer
4 12 (12.12%) Senior Developer
4 12 (12.12%) Senior Software Developer
5 11 (11.11%) Java Developer
6 9 (9.09%) SQL Developer
7 8 (8.08%) C# .NET Developer
7 8 (8.08%) C# Developer
7 8 (8.08%) Moodle Developer
7 8 (8.08%) SC Cleared Java Developer
8 7 (7.07%) Analyst
8 7 (7.07%) Data Engineer
8 7 (7.07%) Data Migration Engineer
8 7 (7.07%) Migration Engineer
8 7 (7.07%) Support Engineer
9 6 (6.06%) ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (6.06%) DBA
10 5 (5.05%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 5 (5.05%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (31.31%) .NET
2 20 (20.20%) ASP.NET
3 18 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
3 18 (18.18%) HTML
4 16 (16.16%) WCF
5 15 (15.15%) XML
6 14 (14.14%) AngularJS
6 14 (14.14%) jQuery
7 13 (13.13%) .NET Framework
7 13 (13.13%) ASP.NET Web API
8 11 (11.11%) Entity Framework
9 10 (10.10%) SOAP
9 10 (10.10%) Spring
10 9 (9.09%) CSS
10 9 (9.09%) JSF
10 9 (9.09%) REST
11 8 (8.08%) Hibernate
11 8 (8.08%) HTML5
12 7 (7.07%) CSS3
12 7 (7.07%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.15%) NHS
2 12 (12.12%) e-Learning
3 8 (8.08%) Replication
4 5 (5.05%) Clustering
5 4 (4.04%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.03%) Digital Media
7 2 (2.02%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (2.02%) iPad
8 1 (1.01%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.01%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 28 (28.28%) Windows
2 9 (9.09%) Windows Server
3 5 (5.05%) Unix
3 5 (5.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (5.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (3.03%) Linux
5 1 (1.01%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (23.23%) Unit Testing
3 21 (21.21%) MVC
4 19 (19.19%) TDD
5 17 (17.17%) Scrum
6 15 (15.15%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (13.13%) Change Control
7 13 (13.13%) Data Migration
7 13 (13.13%) Migration
7 13 (13.13%) User Acceptance Testing
8 11 (11.11%) OOP
9 10 (10.10%) ITIL
9 10 (10.10%) Penetration Testing
10 9 (9.09%) Data Mapping
10 9 (9.09%) OO
11 8 (8.08%) BDD
11 8 (8.08%) Document Management
11 8 (8.08%) Project Management
11 8 (8.08%) Test Automation
11 8 (8.08%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 43 (43.43%) SQL
2 30 (30.30%) C#
3 22 (22.22%) T-SQL
4 18 (18.18%) JavaScript
5 16 (16.16%) PHP
6 11 (11.11%) Java
7 7 (7.07%) TypeScript
8 5 (5.05%) PL/SQL
9 4 (4.04%) VB
10 2 (2.02%) C++
10 2 (2.02%) VC++
11 1 (1.01%) C
Qualifications
1 27 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 15 (15.15%) SC Cleared
3 8 (8.08%) BPSS Clearance
4 7 (7.07%) DV Cleared
5 5 (5.05%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.01%) MCSE
6 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.08%) QA
2 6 (6.06%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (2.02%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.01%) HL7
4 1 (1.01%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (8.08%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.06%) Virtual Servers
3 4 (4.04%) Hyper-V
3 4 (4.04%) vSphere
4 2 (2.02%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.01%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (4.04%) Failover Clustering
1 4 (4.04%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.01%) SCOM
Vendors
1 41 (41.41%) Microsoft
2 17 (17.17%) Oracle
3 9 (9.09%) Adobe
3 9 (9.09%) ILOG
3 9 (9.09%) Splunk
4 7 (7.07%) Kofax
5 5 (5.05%) Sitecore
6 3 (3.03%) Cognos
6 3 (3.03%) NetApp
6 3 (3.03%) VMware
7 2 (2.02%) SAP
7 2 (2.02%) Sybase
7 2 (2.02%) Tableau
8 1 (1.01%) ESRI
8 1 (1.01%) HP
8 1 (1.01%) Perforce
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300 - £301 per day
Posted: 6 days ago