The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Croydon 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 13 17 11
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 16 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 11.85% 4.44% 7.27%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 34.78% 25.00% 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 1
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£325 £389 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.39% -8.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £29.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-25.86% +16.00%
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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 Croydon region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
46 16 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 34.07% 17.78% 12.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 14 2
Average daily rate £350 £313 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +38.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 Croydon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Croydon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server across the Croydon region.

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

SQL Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Croydon region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Croydon region.

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 14 (56.00%) C#
2 13 (52.00%) .NET
3 11 (44.00%) SQL
3 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
4 10 (40.00%) Finance
4 10 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 8 (32.00%) CRM
5 8 (32.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (32.00%) Dynamics CRM
5 8 (32.00%) jQuery
6 7 (28.00%) XML
6 7 (28.00%) SharePoint
7 6 (24.00%) T-SQL
7 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET
7 6 (24.00%) MVC
7 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (20.00%) CSS
8 5 (20.00%) Visual Studio
8 5 (20.00%) HTML
8 5 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
8 5 (20.00%) User Experience
8 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (16.00%) SSDT
9 4 (16.00%) Windows
9 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
9 4 (16.00%) Oracle
9 4 (16.00%) IIS
9 4 (16.00%) Ajax
9 4 (16.00%) JSON

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 7 (28.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (16.00%) IIS
3 4 (16.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (8.00%) CMS
4 2 (8.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (8.00%) Umbraco
4 2 (8.00%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) PowerPivot
2 1 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (32.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) SSH
2 1 (4.00%) SAN
2 1 (4.00%) DHCP
2 1 (4.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (32.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (16.00%) SSDT
2 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (4.00%) MySQL
4 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (16.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.00%) Introscope
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 10 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (60.00%) Developer
2 6 (24.00%) .NET Developer
2 6 (24.00%) CRM Developer
3 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Developer
4 4 (16.00%) DBA
4 4 (16.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
5 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Consultant
5 3 (12.00%) Senior .NET Developer
5 3 (12.00%) CRM Consultant
5 3 (12.00%) Senior Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) Support Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Web Support Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) Web Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) AWS Developer
7 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL DBA
7 1 (4.00%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (52.00%) .NET
2 8 (32.00%) jQuery
3 7 (28.00%) XML
4 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET
4 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (20.00%) CSS
5 5 (20.00%) HTML
6 4 (16.00%) Ajax
6 4 (16.00%) JSON
7 2 (8.00%) Web Services
7 2 (8.00%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (8.00%) HTML5
8 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (4.00%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (4.00%) RESTful
8 1 (4.00%) AngularJS
8 1 (4.00%) CSS3
8 1 (4.00%) Backbone.js
8 1 (4.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) User Experience
1 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.00%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (8.00%) Social Media
4 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) CRM
2 6 (24.00%) MVC
3 5 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (16.00%) TDD
4 4 (16.00%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (12.00%) Data Protection
5 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (12.00%) Data Security
5 3 (12.00%) Workflow
5 3 (12.00%) Data Modelling
6 2 (8.00%) Migration
6 2 (8.00%) SEO
6 2 (8.00%) Load Balancing
6 2 (8.00%) Web Analytics
6 2 (8.00%) Content Management
6 2 (8.00%) Web Usability
6 2 (8.00%) Analytics
7 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
7 1 (4.00%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (56.00%) C#
2 11 (44.00%) SQL
3 10 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (24.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (8.00%) VB.NET
6 1 (4.00%) VB6
6 1 (4.00%) VBA
6 1 (4.00%) Java
6 1 (4.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (4.00%) Degree
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (8.00%) Terminal Services
1 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.00%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.00%) Oracle
3 3 (12.00%) Greenplum
3 3 (12.00%) VMware
4 2 (8.00%) Teradata
4 2 (8.00%) Sitecore
5 1 (4.00%) TIBCO
5 1 (4.00%) Metastorm
5 1 (4.00%) OpenText
5 1 (4.00%) Vignette
5 1 (4.00%) Business Objects
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco
5 1 (4.00%) Siebel