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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 15 10 11
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 10 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 8.93% 11.49% 6.98%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 50.00% 71.43% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 5
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£370 £438 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.42% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £281 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £31.25 £27.75
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +12.61%
SQL Server
London

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
20 14 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 17.86% 16.09% 9.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 6
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £234 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +9.56%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 13 (72.22%) SQL
2 7 (38.89%) C#
3 6 (33.33%) .NET
3 6 (33.33%) Windows
3 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 5 (27.78%) MVC
4 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
4 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET
4 5 (27.78%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
5 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
5 4 (22.22%) Finance
5 4 (22.22%) Visual Studio
5 4 (22.22%) Oracle
5 4 (22.22%) T-SQL
5 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
5 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
5 4 (22.22%) DNS
6 3 (16.67%) Cisco
6 3 (16.67%) DHCP
6 3 (16.67%) SAN
6 3 (16.67%) Data Modelling
6 3 (16.67%) XML
6 3 (16.67%) ITIL
6 3 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (16.67%) VMware
6 3 (16.67%) Data Security
6 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (16.67%) PowerShell

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 3 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (11.11%) IIS
3 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
4 1 (5.56%) ColdFusion
4 1 (5.56%) CMS
4 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (5.56%) Apache
4 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (11.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) DNS
2 3 (16.67%) SAN
2 3 (16.67%) DHCP
3 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.56%) WAN
3 1 (5.56%) MPLS
3 1 (5.56%) BGP
3 1 (5.56%) DSL
3 1 (5.56%) Firewall
3 1 (5.56%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (11.11%) PerformancePoint
2 2 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (11.11%) MySQL
3 1 (5.56%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Visual Studio
2 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
3 1 (5.56%) MSTest
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (5.56%) Introscope
3 1 (5.56%) NUnit
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Developer
2 5 (27.78%) DBA
3 3 (16.67%) Account Manager
3 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
3 3 (16.67%) SharePoint Developer
4 2 (11.11%) SQL DBA
4 2 (11.11%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Applications Architect
5 1 (5.56%) .NET Web Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) C# Web Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Software Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) .NET
2 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET
3 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (16.67%) XML
5 2 (11.11%) CSS
5 2 (11.11%) jQuery
5 2 (11.11%) HTML
6 1 (5.56%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (5.56%) RESTful
6 1 (5.56%) HTML5
6 1 (5.56%) CSS3
6 1 (5.56%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (5.56%) Web Services
6 1 (5.56%) Middleware
6 1 (5.56%) WinForms
6 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
6 1 (5.56%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
1 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) Clustering
3 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) Windows XP
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.56%) CentOS
3 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.56%) Linux
3 1 (5.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) MVC
1 5 (27.78%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (16.67%) Data Protection
2 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (16.67%) ITIL
2 3 (16.67%) Data Modelling
2 3 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (16.67%) Data Security
3 2 (11.11%) Project Management
3 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 2 (11.11%) TDD
3 2 (11.11%) Asset Management
3 2 (11.11%) Investment Management
3 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.56%) Data Architecture
4 1 (5.56%) Waterfall
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Management
4 1 (5.56%) Workflow
4 1 (5.56%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) SQL
2 7 (38.89%) C#
3 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 4 (22.22%) T-SQL
5 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
6 2 (11.11%) VB.NET
6 2 (11.11%) VBA
7 1 (5.56%) VB6
7 1 (5.56%) VB
7 1 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 2 (11.11%) VMware ESX
2 1 (5.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (5.56%) XenApp
2 1 (5.56%) XenServer
2 1 (5.56%) vSphere
2 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) SCCM
1 1 (5.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 4 (22.22%) Oracle
3 3 (16.67%) Cisco
3 3 (16.67%) VMware
3 3 (16.67%) Greenplum
4 2 (11.11%) Teradata
5 1 (5.56%) IBM
5 1 (5.56%) Business Objects
5 1 (5.56%) Vignette
5 1 (5.56%) Siebel
5 1 (5.56%) HP
5 1 (5.56%) Dell
5 1 (5.56%) Citrix
5 1 (5.56%) Juniper
5 1 (5.56%) NetApp
5 1 (5.56%) TIBCO
5 1 (5.56%) Remedy
5 1 (5.56%) Metastorm
5 1 (5.56%) Open Text
5 1 (5.56%) 3PAR