The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Cardiff region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 12 21 9
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -12
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 33 14 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 8.57% 5.67% 17.41%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 34.74% 36.84% 58.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 12 26
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£275 £310 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.29% -11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £288 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £464 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £30.25 - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.36% +10.00%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
95 38 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 24.68% 15.38% 29.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 30 44
Average daily rate £300 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £284 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £21.88 - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £30.00 £30.20
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -0.66%
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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 23 July 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 23 July 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 32 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 26 (40.63%) SQL
3 20 (31.25%) .NET
4 18 (28.13%) Windows
5 15 (23.44%) MS Office
5 15 (23.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 14 (21.88%) ASP.NET
6 14 (21.88%) C#
6 14 (21.88%) Finance
7 13 (20.31%) Migration
7 13 (20.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 12 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
8 12 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
9 11 (17.19%) SharePoint
10 10 (15.63%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (15.63%) Data Migration
11 9 (14.06%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (14.06%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (14.06%) JavaScript
12 8 (12.50%) CSS
12 8 (12.50%) IIS
12 8 (12.50%) Cognos
12 8 (12.50%) MS Excel
12 8 (12.50%) Office 365
13 7 (10.94%) SQL Server 2012
13 7 (10.94%) OO
13 7 (10.94%) ETL
13 7 (10.94%) CRM
13 7 (10.94%) MS Exchange
13 7 (10.94%) HTML

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 11 (17.19%) SharePoint
2 8 (12.50%) IIS
3 7 (10.94%) MS Exchange
4 6 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (7.81%) Lync
5 5 (7.81%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (6.25%) CMS
7 3 (4.69%) Sitecore CMS
7 3 (4.69%) ArcGIS
8 2 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (3.13%) WebSphere
8 2 (3.13%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (1.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (23.44%) MS Office
2 8 (12.50%) MS Excel
3 4 (6.25%) MS Visio
4 3 (4.69%) MS Project
5 1 (1.56%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 5 (7.81%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (12.50%) Office 365
3 1 (1.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.38%) LAN
1 6 (9.38%) WAN
2 5 (7.81%) TCP/IP
2 5 (7.81%) SAN
3 1 (1.56%) Firewall
3 1 (1.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (23.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 13 (20.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (15.63%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (10.94%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (9.38%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (6.25%) Cognos Impromptu
7 4 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (4.69%) Relational Database
8 3 (4.69%) OLAP
8 3 (4.69%) Oracle OLAP
8 3 (4.69%) Star Schema
8 3 (4.69%) DataStage
9 2 (3.13%) DB2
10 1 (1.56%) MySQL
10 1 (1.56%) MS Access
10 1 (1.56%) RDBMS
10 1 (1.56%) CorVu
10 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (9.38%) Visual Studio
2 5 (7.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (4.69%) TestDirector
4 2 (3.13%) Subversion
4 2 (3.13%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.56%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (1.56%) LoadRunner
General
1 14 (21.88%) Finance
2 7 (10.94%) Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (43.75%) Developer
2 16 (25.00%) Analyst
3 7 (10.94%) Support Analyst
3 7 (10.94%) Applications Support
3 7 (10.94%) .NET Developer
4 6 (9.38%) Applications Support Analyst
5 5 (7.81%) Data Analyst
5 5 (7.81%) Technical Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) PHP Developer
6 4 (6.25%) Java Developer
6 4 (6.25%) Technical Leader
6 4 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 3 (4.69%) GIS Developer
8 2 (3.13%) Windows Support Analyst
8 2 (3.13%) Technical Support Engineer
8 2 (3.13%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (3.13%) Technical Support
8 2 (3.13%) Support Engineer
8 2 (3.13%) Architect
8 2 (3.13%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (31.25%) .NET
2 14 (21.88%) ASP.NET
3 8 (12.50%) CSS
4 7 (10.94%) HTML
5 5 (7.81%) WCF
6 4 (6.25%) Web Services
6 4 (6.25%) XML
7 3 (4.69%) JSP
7 3 (4.69%) Servlets
7 3 (4.69%) Middleware
7 3 (4.69%) Spring
7 3 (4.69%) Ajax
7 3 (4.69%) .NET Framework
7 3 (4.69%) MDX
7 3 (4.69%) Silverlight
7 3 (4.69%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (3.13%) CodeIgniter
8 2 (3.13%) jQuery
8 2 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 2 (3.13%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.38%) GIS
2 5 (7.81%) Fat Client
2 5 (7.81%) Thin Client
3 3 (4.69%) iSeries
3 3 (4.69%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.13%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.56%) Statistics
5 1 (1.56%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 18 (28.13%) Windows
2 9 (14.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (10.94%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (4.69%) UNIX
4 3 (4.69%) AIX
5 2 (3.13%) OS/400
5 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.56%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.56%) Solaris
6 1 (1.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.31%) Migration
2 10 (15.63%) Data Migration
3 9 (14.06%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (10.94%) OO
4 7 (10.94%) CRM
4 7 (10.94%) ETL
5 6 (9.38%) Validation
6 5 (7.81%) MVC
6 5 (7.81%) Data Modelling
6 5 (7.81%) Project Management
6 5 (7.81%) Scrum
7 4 (6.25%) PRINCE2
7 4 (6.25%) TDD
7 4 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
7 4 (6.25%) Data Mapping
7 4 (6.25%) BDD
7 4 (6.25%) Data Governance
7 4 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (4.69%) Incident Management
8 3 (4.69%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 26 (40.63%) SQL
2 14 (21.88%) C#
3 9 (14.06%) JavaScript
4 5 (7.81%) Java
5 4 (6.25%) PHP
5 4 (6.25%) C++
6 2 (3.13%) COBOL
6 2 (3.13%) RPG
6 2 (3.13%) Shell Script
6 2 (3.13%) PHP5
6 2 (3.13%) PHP4
7 1 (1.56%) R
7 1 (1.56%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (4.69%) Degree
2 2 (3.13%) CTC Cleared
2 2 (3.13%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.81%) Terminal Services
2 3 (4.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (6.25%) ARCserve
2 1 (1.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 32 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (12.50%) Cognos
3 6 (9.38%) Oracle
3 6 (9.38%) VMware
4 5 (7.81%) IBM
4 5 (7.81%) Intel
5 4 (6.25%) Casewise
5 4 (6.25%) Sitecore
6 3 (4.69%) ESRI
7 2 (3.13%) Business Objects
8 1 (1.56%) SAP
8 1 (1.56%) HP
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