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 4 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 23 16 13
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 9 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 6.00% 1.25% 8.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 15.00% 7.69% 53.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 6
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£306 £500 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.75% +49.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £500 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £500 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -18.18%
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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
60 13 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 40.00% 16.25% 15.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 10 10
Average daily rate £400 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £254 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £533 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.78 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.25 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+2.63% -5.00%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 15 (55.56%) C#
2 14 (51.85%) .NET
3 12 (44.44%) SQL
4 11 (40.74%) JavaScript
5 10 (37.04%) Finance
6 9 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (29.63%) Dynamics CRM
7 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
7 8 (29.63%) T-SQL
7 8 (29.63%) CRM
7 8 (29.63%) SharePoint
8 7 (25.93%) ASP.NET
8 7 (25.93%) XML
8 7 (25.93%) jQuery
9 6 (22.22%) MVC
9 6 (22.22%) CSS
9 6 (22.22%) HTML
9 6 (22.22%) IIS
9 6 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (22.22%) SharePoint 2013
10 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (18.52%) SharePoint 2010
10 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (18.52%) Windows
10 5 (18.52%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (18.52%) TDD
11 4 (14.81%) Ajax
11 4 (14.81%) JSON
11 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (14.81%) Disaster Recovery

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 8 (29.63%) SharePoint
2 6 (22.22%) IIS
2 6 (22.22%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (18.52%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (7.41%) Umbraco
4 2 (7.41%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (7.41%) MS Exchange
4 2 (7.41%) CMS
5 1 (3.70%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 8 (29.63%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (14.81%) SSDT
3 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (3.70%) DTS
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Visual Studio
2 3 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (37.04%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (62.96%) Developer
2 9 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 6 (22.22%) DBA
3 6 (22.22%) CRM Developer
4 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Developer
5 4 (14.81%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 3 (11.11%) CRM Consultant
6 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Consultant
6 3 (11.11%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
6 3 (11.11%) Consultant
7 2 (7.41%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (7.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Web Support Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
7 2 (7.41%) Senior Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Support Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) C# Developer
7 2 (7.41%) VB.NET Developer
7 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (51.85%) .NET
2 7 (25.93%) ASP.NET
2 7 (25.93%) XML
2 7 (25.93%) jQuery
3 6 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (22.22%) HTML
3 6 (22.22%) CSS
4 4 (14.81%) Ajax
4 4 (14.81%) JSON
5 3 (11.11%) Web Services
6 2 (7.41%) ADO.NET
6 2 (7.41%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (7.41%) RESTful
7 1 (3.70%) HTML5
7 1 (3.70%) Backbone.js
7 1 (3.70%) AngularJS
7 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (3.70%) WCF
7 1 (3.70%) LINQ
7 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (14.81%) User Experience
3 3 (11.11%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (7.41%) Social Media
5 1 (3.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) CRM
2 6 (22.22%) MVC
3 5 (18.52%) TDD
3 5 (18.52%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (14.81%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (11.11%) Content Management
5 3 (11.11%) Data Protection
5 3 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (11.11%) Data Security
5 3 (11.11%) E-Commerce
5 3 (11.11%) Data Modelling
5 3 (11.11%) Workflow
6 2 (7.41%) Migration
6 2 (7.41%) SEO
6 2 (7.41%) Analytics
6 2 (7.41%) Web Usability
6 2 (7.41%) Web Analytics
6 2 (7.41%) Load Balancing
7 1 (3.70%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 15 (55.56%) C#
2 12 (44.44%) SQL
3 11 (40.74%) JavaScript
4 8 (29.63%) T-SQL
5 2 (7.41%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
1 2 (7.41%) Terminal Services
1 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.11%) Greenplum
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle
3 2 (7.41%) Sitecore
3 2 (7.41%) VMware
3 2 (7.41%) Teradata
4 1 (3.70%) EPiServer