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 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 11 16 10
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 18 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 12.68% 7.77% 9.23%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 45.00% 44.44% 85.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 3
Average daily rate
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£340 £421 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.28% -0.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £368 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £513 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.10 £31.75 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+1.10% +13.39%
SQL Server
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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
40 18 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 28.17% 17.48% 10.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 15 3
Average daily rate £355 £385 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.79% -14.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%

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 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 4 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 12 (48.00%) SQL
3 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
4 10 (40.00%) Finance
5 9 (36.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (32.00%) Dynamics CRM
6 8 (32.00%) JavaScript
6 8 (32.00%) CRM
6 8 (32.00%) SharePoint
7 7 (28.00%) XML
7 7 (28.00%) jQuery
8 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (24.00%) T-SQL
8 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET
8 6 (24.00%) MVC
9 5 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (20.00%) Visual Studio
9 5 (20.00%) Windows
9 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
9 5 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (16.00%) User Experience
10 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (16.00%) SSDT
10 4 (16.00%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (16.00%) Ajax
10 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (16.00%) Capacity Planning

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 8 (32.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (16.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (16.00%) IIS
4 2 (8.00%) MS Exchange
5 1 (4.00%) CMS
5 1 (4.00%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (4.00%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (8.00%) MS Office
3 1 (4.00%) PowerPivot
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%) DHCP
2 1 (4.00%) DNS
2 1 (4.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (36.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (16.00%) SSDT
3 2 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (8.00%) MySQL
4 1 (4.00%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (4.00%) PerformancePoint
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Visual Studio
1 5 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (4.00%) Introscope
2 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 10 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (60.00%) Developer
2 6 (24.00%) CRM Developer
3 5 (20.00%) DBA
3 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Developer
3 5 (20.00%) .NET Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Consultant
5 3 (12.00%) CRM Consultant
5 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Consultant
5 3 (12.00%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) SQL DBA
6 2 (8.00%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Software Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Architect
7 1 (4.00%) Technical Architect
7 1 (4.00%) Web Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (52.00%) .NET
2 7 (28.00%) XML
2 7 (28.00%) jQuery
3 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET
4 4 (16.00%) Ajax
4 4 (16.00%) JSON
4 4 (16.00%) CSS
4 4 (16.00%) HTML
5 2 (8.00%) HTML5
6 1 (4.00%) Web Services
6 1 (4.00%) ADO.NET
6 1 (4.00%) Middleware
6 1 (4.00%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (4.00%) RESTful
6 1 (4.00%) WCF
6 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
6 1 (4.00%) WinForms
6 1 (4.00%) CSS3
6 1 (4.00%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (16.00%) User Experience
3 3 (12.00%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (4.00%) Social Media
4 1 (4.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (4.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) CRM
2 6 (24.00%) MVC
3 5 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (16.00%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (12.00%) Data Modelling
5 3 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (12.00%) Data Security
5 3 (12.00%) Workflow
5 3 (12.00%) TDD
5 3 (12.00%) Data Protection
6 2 (8.00%) Load Balancing
7 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce
7 1 (4.00%) ITIL
7 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2
7 1 (4.00%) Configuration Management
7 1 (4.00%) Project Management
7 1 (4.00%) Service Management
7 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
7 1 (4.00%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 14 (56.00%) C#
2 12 (48.00%) SQL
3 8 (32.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (24.00%) T-SQL
5 3 (12.00%) VB.NET
6 2 (8.00%) VBA
7 1 (4.00%) Java
7 1 (4.00%) VB
7 1 (4.00%) VB6
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%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (8.00%) Terminal Services
2 1 (4.00%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.00%) Oracle
3 3 (12.00%) Greenplum
3 3 (12.00%) VMware
4 2 (8.00%) Teradata
5 1 (4.00%) Business Objects
5 1 (4.00%) Vignette
5 1 (4.00%) Siebel
5 1 (4.00%) TIBCO
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco
5 1 (4.00%) Metastorm
5 1 (4.00%) OpenText
5 1 (4.00%) Sitecore