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 31 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 25 11 13
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 13 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 7.10% 7.23% 7.53%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 18.06% 42.86% 53.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 6
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£349 £438 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.28% +30.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £353 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £475 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.28 £25.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+33.10% -18.03%
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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
72 14 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 39.34% 16.87% 13.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 12 9
Average daily rate £425 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £255 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.78 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+11.83% -7.69%

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 31 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 31 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 14 (48.28%) C#
2 13 (44.83%) .NET
3 12 (41.38%) JavaScript
4 11 (37.93%) SQL
5 10 (34.48%) Finance
5 10 (34.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (27.59%) Dynamics CRM
6 8 (27.59%) CRM
6 8 (27.59%) SharePoint
6 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
6 8 (27.59%) T-SQL
7 7 (24.14%) XML
7 7 (24.14%) jQuery
8 6 (20.69%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET
8 6 (20.69%) CSS
8 6 (20.69%) IIS
8 6 (20.69%) HTML
9 5 (17.24%) Windows
9 5 (17.24%) MVC
9 5 (17.24%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (17.24%) TDD
9 5 (17.24%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (17.24%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (13.79%) SSDT
10 4 (13.79%) Ajax
10 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (13.79%) User Experience

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (27.59%) SharePoint
2 6 (20.69%) IIS
2 6 (20.69%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (17.24%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (6.90%) Umbraco
4 2 (6.90%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (6.90%) MS Exchange
4 2 (6.90%) CMS
5 1 (3.45%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 8 (27.59%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (34.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (17.24%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (13.79%) SSDT
3 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (10.34%) Hadoop
4 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (10.34%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (10.34%) MySQL
5 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database
6 1 (3.45%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (3.45%) DTS
6 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Visual Studio
2 3 (10.34%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (34.48%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (62.07%) Developer
2 8 (27.59%) .NET Developer
3 6 (20.69%) DBA
3 6 (20.69%) CRM Developer
4 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Developer
5 4 (13.79%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 3 (10.34%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
6 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Consultant
6 3 (10.34%) Consultant
6 3 (10.34%) CRM Consultant
7 2 (6.90%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Web Support Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
7 2 (6.90%) AWS Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Web Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Senior Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Support Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Administrator
7 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (44.83%) .NET
2 7 (24.14%) XML
2 7 (24.14%) jQuery
3 6 (20.69%) HTML
3 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET
3 6 (20.69%) CSS
4 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (13.79%) Ajax
5 4 (13.79%) JSON
6 3 (10.34%) Web Services
7 2 (6.90%) ADO.NET
8 1 (3.45%) WCF
8 1 (3.45%) LINQ
8 1 (3.45%) .NET Framework
8 1 (3.45%) HTML5
8 1 (3.45%) Backbone.js
8 1 (3.45%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (3.45%) AngularJS
8 1 (3.45%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) User Experience
2 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.90%) Social Media
3 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.45%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) Windows
2 3 (10.34%) Linux
2 3 (10.34%) UNIX
3 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.45%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) CRM
2 5 (17.24%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (17.24%) MVC
2 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (17.24%) TDD
3 3 (10.34%) Workflow
3 3 (10.34%) E-Commerce
3 3 (10.34%) Content Management
4 2 (6.90%) Web Analytics
4 2 (6.90%) Load Balancing
4 2 (6.90%) Web Usability
4 2 (6.90%) Waterfall
4 2 (6.90%) Analytics
4 2 (6.90%) Migration
4 2 (6.90%) SEO
5 1 (3.45%) Data Management
5 1 (3.45%) Scrum
5 1 (3.45%) Business Continuity
5 1 (3.45%) Data Modelling
5 1 (3.45%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 14 (48.28%) C#
2 12 (41.38%) JavaScript
3 11 (37.93%) SQL
4 8 (27.59%) T-SQL
5 2 (6.90%) VB.NET
5 2 (6.90%) PL/SQL
5 2 (6.90%) Java
6 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle Certification
1 2 (6.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) ISO 9001
1 1 (3.45%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Active Directory
1 2 (6.90%) Terminal Services
1 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.34%) Greenplum
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle
3 2 (6.90%) Sitecore
3 2 (6.90%) VMware
4 1 (3.45%) EPiServer