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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 7 7 12
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 48 50 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 12.44% 17.30% 10.75%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 50.00% 52.08% 60.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 35 14
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£350 £285 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.80% -12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £394 £334
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £18.97 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -0.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +16.59%
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
96 96 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 24.87% 33.22% 17.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 70 23
Average daily rate £325 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £145.00 £18.97 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+664.36% -0.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.34 £32.03 £30.70
% change year-on-year
+4.09% +4.32%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 42 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 38 (45.24%) SQL
3 32 (38.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 27 (32.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 22 (26.19%) SQL Server 2008
5 22 (26.19%) .NET
6 21 (25.00%) Migration
6 21 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
7 18 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
8 16 (19.05%) Finance
8 16 (19.05%) T-SQL
8 16 (19.05%) Web Services
8 16 (19.05%) Data Migration
9 15 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure
9 15 (17.86%) ETL
10 14 (16.67%) Cognos
10 14 (16.67%) XML
10 14 (16.67%) HTML
10 14 (16.67%) C#
11 13 (15.48%) CSS
12 12 (14.29%) ASP.NET
12 12 (14.29%) MS Office
12 12 (14.29%) SOAP
12 12 (14.29%) Oracle
12 12 (14.29%) SharePoint
12 12 (14.29%) Scrum
13 11 (13.10%) Java
13 11 (13.10%) REST
14 10 (11.90%) SQL Server 2012

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 12 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 6 (7.14%) Lync
2 6 (7.14%) IIS
3 4 (4.76%) ArcGIS
4 3 (3.57%) FileNet
4 3 (3.57%) MS Exchange
4 3 (3.57%) Confluence
5 2 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.38%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.38%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.38%) CMS
5 2 (2.38%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (1.19%) Apache
6 1 (1.19%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.19%) LiveCycle
6 1 (1.19%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 12 (14.29%) MS Office
2 10 (11.90%) MS Excel
3 5 (5.95%) MS Visio
4 4 (4.76%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (2.38%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.57%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 15 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (8.33%) Office 365
3 1 (1.19%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.38%) LAN
1 2 (2.38%) WAN
1 2 (2.38%) TCP/IP
1 2 (2.38%) SAN
2 1 (1.19%) Firewall
2 1 (1.19%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (38.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 27 (32.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 22 (26.19%) SQL Server 2008
4 18 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (11.90%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (9.52%) DTS
6 8 (9.52%) Relational Database
7 6 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (5.95%) Star Schema
9 4 (4.76%) Cognos Powerplay
9 4 (4.76%) MS Access
9 4 (4.76%) Cognos Analysis Studio
9 4 (4.76%) Cognos Report Studio
9 4 (4.76%) Cognos Framework Manager
9 4 (4.76%) Cognos Transformer
10 3 (3.57%) Data Mart
11 2 (2.38%) MongoDB
11 2 (2.38%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (2.38%) NoSQL
11 2 (2.38%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (9.52%) Visual Studio
2 6 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (4.76%) Subversion
4 3 (3.57%) Hudson
4 3 (3.57%) Maven
4 3 (3.57%) JIRA
5 2 (2.38%) TestDirector
5 2 (2.38%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (1.19%) Spock
6 1 (1.19%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (1.19%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.19%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.19%) Ant
6 1 (1.19%) JUnit
6 1 (1.19%) DbUnit
6 1 (1.19%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.19%) Selenium
General
1 16 (19.05%) Finance
2 6 (7.14%) Banking
3 1 (1.19%) Retail
Job Titles
1 48 (57.14%) Developer
2 17 (20.24%) Analyst
3 13 (15.48%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 9 (10.71%) Architect
5 8 (9.52%) SQL Developer
6 7 (8.33%) Data Analyst
6 7 (8.33%) Java Developer
6 7 (8.33%) .NET Developer
7 6 (7.14%) Technical Architect
8 5 (5.95%) PHP Developer
9 4 (4.76%) Business Developer
10 3 (3.57%) Consultant
10 3 (3.57%) Business Analyst
10 3 (3.57%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 2 (2.38%) Technical Leader
11 2 (2.38%) Technical Engineer
11 2 (2.38%) Developer Analyst
11 2 (2.38%) SQL DBA
11 2 (2.38%) SQL Server DBA
11 2 (2.38%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (26.19%) .NET
2 16 (19.05%) Web Services
3 14 (16.67%) XML
3 14 (16.67%) HTML
4 13 (15.48%) CSS
5 12 (14.29%) ASP.NET
5 12 (14.29%) SOAP
6 11 (13.10%) REST
7 7 (8.33%) jQuery
7 7 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (7.14%) Spring
8 6 (7.14%) Ajax
8 6 (7.14%) AngularJS
8 6 (7.14%) WCF
9 4 (4.76%) HTML5
10 3 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (3.57%) Hibernate
10 3 (3.57%) J2EE
10 3 (3.57%) JSP
10 3 (3.57%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 6 (7.14%) Open Source
3 4 (4.76%) GIS
4 3 (3.57%) User Experience
4 3 (3.57%) NHS
5 2 (2.38%) Taxonomies
5 2 (2.38%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.38%) Data Extraction
5 2 (2.38%) Thin Client
5 2 (2.38%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.38%) Replication
5 2 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.19%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.19%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.90%) Windows
2 4 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (3.57%) UNIX
4 2 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.38%) Linux
5 1 (1.19%) Solaris
5 1 (1.19%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (25.00%) Migration
1 21 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
3 16 (19.05%) Data Migration
4 15 (17.86%) ETL
5 12 (14.29%) Scrum
6 10 (11.90%) TDD
7 9 (10.71%) MVC
7 9 (10.71%) Data Analysis
8 8 (9.52%) Data Mapping
8 8 (9.52%) Validation
8 8 (9.52%) OO
9 7 (8.33%) Data Modelling
9 7 (8.33%) CRM
9 7 (8.33%) UML
9 7 (8.33%) Change Control
10 6 (7.14%) BDD
11 5 (5.95%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (4.76%) Workflow
12 4 (4.76%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 38 (45.24%) SQL
2 16 (19.05%) T-SQL
3 14 (16.67%) C#
4 11 (13.10%) Java
5 10 (11.90%) JavaScript
6 5 (5.95%) PHP
6 5 (5.95%) VB
7 2 (2.38%) PHP5
7 2 (2.38%) PHP4
7 2 (2.38%) C++
8 1 (1.19%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.19%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.76%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.38%) Degree
3 2 (2.38%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (2.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.19%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.38%) Terminal Services
2 1 (1.19%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.38%) HP UCMDB
2 1 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.19%) Ansible
2 1 (1.19%) ARCserve
2 1 (1.19%) Puppet
2 1 (1.19%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 42 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (16.67%) Cognos
3 12 (14.29%) Oracle
4 6 (7.14%) Business Objects
5 5 (5.95%) Casewise
6 3 (3.57%) HP
6 3 (3.57%) IBM
6 3 (3.57%) Sitecore
7 2 (2.38%) Twitter
7 2 (2.38%) Intel
7 2 (2.38%) VMware
8 1 (1.19%) ESRI
8 1 (1.19%) Kofax
8 1 (1.19%) ILOG
8 1 (1.19%) Adobe
8 1 (1.19%) JBoss
8 1 (1.19%) SAP
8 1 (1.19%) Splunk
8 1 (1.19%) Rackspace
8 1 (1.19%) Google
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