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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 29 13 9
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 4 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 1.61% 8.04% 13.75%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.79% 52.94% 68.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 8
Average daily rate £400 £375 £412
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -8.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £300 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £475 £494
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £348 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +7.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £29.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-26.27% -1.66%
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
29 17 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 11.69% 15.18% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 13 13
Average daily rate £413 £425 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £288 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £532 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
- +10.16%

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
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 14 February 2016, 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 12 (70.59%) JavaScript
2 11 (64.71%) SQL
3 8 (47.06%) PL/SQL
3 8 (47.06%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 8 (47.06%) Java
3 8 (47.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (35.29%) Oracle
6 5 (29.41%) .NET
6 5 (29.41%) Data Modelling
7 4 (23.53%) Linux
7 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET
7 4 (23.53%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (23.53%) Waterfall
7 4 (23.53%) Functional Testing
7 4 (23.53%) SDLC
8 3 (17.65%) Greenplum
8 3 (17.65%) Hadoop
8 3 (17.65%) MVC
8 3 (17.65%) Finance
8 3 (17.65%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (17.65%) MySQL
8 3 (17.65%) C#
8 3 (17.65%) Unix
8 3 (17.65%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (11.76%) CSS
9 2 (11.76%) HTML
9 2 (11.76%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (11.76%) Scrum

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 8 (47.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (23.53%) Crystal Reports
2 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (17.65%) Hadoop
3 3 (17.65%) MySQL
3 3 (17.65%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (17.65%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
5 1 (5.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (5.88%) CouchDB
5 1 (5.88%) HBase
5 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
5 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) French Language
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Developer
2 7 (41.18%) JavaScript Developer
3 6 (35.29%) Java Developer
3 6 (35.29%) SQL Developer
4 4 (23.53%) .NET Developer
4 4 (23.53%) DBA
5 3 (17.65%) PL/SQL Developer
6 2 (11.76%) Administrator
6 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (11.76%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (11.76%) C# Developer
6 2 (11.76%) Unix DBA
7 1 (5.88%) .NET Web Applications Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Analyst
7 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web Applications Developer
7 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL Programmer
7 1 (5.88%) SQL Analyst
7 1 (5.88%) Unix Administrator
7 1 (5.88%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) .NET
2 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET
3 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (11.76%) CSS
3 2 (11.76%) HTML
3 2 (11.76%) jQuery
4 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
4 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
4 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (5.88%) Backbone.js
4 1 (5.88%) CSS3
4 1 (5.88%) Entity Framework
4 1 (5.88%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.88%) Fintech
1 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Linux
2 3 (17.65%) Unix
3 1 (5.88%) AIX
3 1 (5.88%) Windows
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (29.41%) Data Modelling
3 4 (23.53%) Functional Testing
3 4 (23.53%) SDLC
3 4 (23.53%) Waterfall
4 3 (17.65%) MVC
5 2 (11.76%) Scrum
5 2 (11.76%) TDD
6 1 (5.88%) Analytics
6 1 (5.88%) API Development
6 1 (5.88%) BDD
6 1 (5.88%) Business Development
6 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.88%) Data Migration
6 1 (5.88%) DevOps
6 1 (5.88%) Kanban
6 1 (5.88%) People Management
6 1 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) JavaScript
2 11 (64.71%) SQL
3 8 (47.06%) Java
3 8 (47.06%) PL/SQL
4 3 (17.65%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) Data Quality
1 1 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Oracle
2 3 (17.65%) Greenplum
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
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