The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Devon 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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 32 22 11
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -11
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 7 14 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 2.41% 5.67% 12.98%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.61% 29.79% 61.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 19
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£185 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.33% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £350 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
SQL Server
South West

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 Devon region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Devon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
66 47 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 22.68% 19.03% 21.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 22 27
Average daily rate £375 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £185 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Average hourly rate £47.50 £12.98 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+265.94% -64.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Devon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Devon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server across the Devon region.

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Devon

SQL Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Devon region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Devon region.

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

SQL Server
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Devon region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter -11 3 £243 -28.14% 9
Plymouth +3 2 - - 4
Sidmouth - - - -
Tavistock - - - - 1
Barnstaple - - - - 2
Exmouth - - - -
Honiton - - - -
Paignton - - - -
SQL Server
South West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Devon 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 10 (52.63%) .NET
2 9 (47.37%) HTML
3 8 (42.11%) ASP.NET
3 8 (42.11%) CSS
3 8 (42.11%) Windows
3 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
4 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
4 7 (36.84%) C#
5 6 (31.58%) jQuery
5 6 (31.58%) SQL
5 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
6 5 (26.32%) HTML5
7 4 (21.05%) Hyper-V
7 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (21.05%) LAN
7 4 (21.05%) WAN
7 4 (21.05%) VPN
7 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
7 4 (21.05%) T-SQL
7 4 (21.05%) Firewall
7 4 (21.05%) XML
8 3 (15.79%) MVC
8 3 (15.79%) VB
8 3 (15.79%) PHP
8 3 (15.79%) Visual Studio
8 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (15.79%) WCF
9 2 (10.53%) Zend
9 2 (10.53%) .NET Framework
9 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Devon 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 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
1 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
1 2 (10.53%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) LAN
1 4 (21.05%) WAN
1 4 (21.05%) VPN
1 4 (21.05%) Firewall
2 2 (10.53%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (10.53%) MS Access
2 1 (5.26%) Firebird
2 1 (5.26%) MySQL
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (10.53%) Military
2 1 (5.26%) Back Office
2 1 (5.26%) Electronics
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Developer
2 7 (36.84%) .NET Developer
2 7 (36.84%) ASP.NET Developer
3 6 (31.58%) C# .NET Developer
3 6 (31.58%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 6 (31.58%) C# Developer
4 4 (21.05%) Systems Support Analyst
4 4 (21.05%) Network Support
4 4 (21.05%) SQL Developer
4 4 (21.05%) Network Analyst
4 4 (21.05%) Analyst
4 4 (21.05%) Systems Analyst
4 4 (21.05%) Web Developer
4 4 (21.05%) Systems Support
4 4 (21.05%) Support Analyst
4 4 (21.05%) Network Support Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) .NET Web Developer
5 2 (10.53%) C# Web Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Desktop Support
6 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (52.63%) .NET
2 9 (47.37%) HTML
3 8 (42.11%) ASP.NET
3 8 (42.11%) CSS
4 6 (31.58%) jQuery
5 5 (26.32%) HTML5
6 4 (21.05%) XML
7 3 (15.79%) WCF
8 2 (10.53%) .NET Framework
8 2 (10.53%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 2 (10.53%) XHTML
8 2 (10.53%) Web Services
9 1 (5.26%) Classic ASP
9 1 (5.26%) CSS3
9 1 (5.26%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) DTV
1 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
1 1 (5.26%) Data Integration
1 1 (5.26%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Windows
2 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (10.53%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.79%) MVC
1 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (10.53%) TDD
2 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (10.53%) ETL
2 2 (10.53%) OO
2 2 (10.53%) Migration
3 1 (5.26%) Programme Management
3 1 (5.26%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (5.26%) Web Development
3 1 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (5.26%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
1 7 (36.84%) C#
2 6 (31.58%) SQL
3 4 (21.05%) T-SQL
4 3 (15.79%) VB
4 3 (15.79%) PHP
5 2 (10.53%) VB6
5 2 (10.53%) PL/SQL
5 2 (10.53%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) DV Cleared
1 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (10.53%) MCSE
2 1 (5.26%) VCP4
System Software
1 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
2 4 (21.05%) Hyper-V
3 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) Zend
2 2 (10.53%) HP
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle
2 2 (10.53%) VMware
3 1 (5.26%) SAP
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