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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 6 29 24
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -5
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 42 15 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 16.87% 5.42% 6.09%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 57.53% 14.56% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 14 11
Median daily rate £325 £305 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.55% -12.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £245 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £364 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £351 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+0.35% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £25.44 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+37.57% +6.00%
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
73 103 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 29.32% 37.18% 12.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 95 23
Median daily rate £396 £373 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.23% +16.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +6.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £43.50 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +35.93%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £25.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+52.00% -25.37%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Devon region citing SQL Server as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 8 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Devon region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter +18 33 £308 +2.50% 4
Plymouth - 5 £450 -
SQL Server
South West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Devon region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 46 (53.49%) .NET
2 44 (51.16%) Microsoft
3 43 (50.00%) SQL
4 28 (32.56%) C#
5 21 (24.42%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (23.26%) Oracle
6 20 (23.26%) SharePoint
6 20 (23.26%) ERP
7 19 (22.09%) Business Intelligence
7 19 (22.09%) Analytical Skills
8 18 (20.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 17 (19.77%) Data Warehouse
10 16 (18.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 16 (18.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 15 (17.44%) SQL Server 2012
12 14 (16.28%) Scrum
12 14 (16.28%) VB.NET
13 13 (15.12%) T-SQL
13 13 (15.12%) ETL
13 13 (15.12%) Oracle Database
14 12 (13.95%) ASP.NET
15 11 (12.79%) Crystal Reports
15 11 (12.79%) MS Excel
15 11 (12.79%) SQL Server 2014
16 10 (11.63%) Kimball Methodology
16 10 (11.63%) Security Cleared
16 10 (11.63%) QlikView
16 10 (11.63%) JSON
16 10 (11.63%) Data Modelling
16 10 (11.63%) JavaScript

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 20 (23.26%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.49%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.49%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.33%) JBoss
3 2 (2.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (2.33%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.33%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.16%) IIS
4 1 (1.16%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.16%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 11 (12.79%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.49%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.16%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.49%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.16%) HTTP
1 1 (1.16%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (20.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 17 (19.77%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (18.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 16 (18.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (17.44%) SQL Server 2012
5 13 (15.12%) Oracle Database
6 11 (12.79%) Crystal Reports
6 11 (12.79%) SQL Server 2014
7 10 (11.63%) QlikView
8 6 (6.98%) Oracle Database 11g
8 6 (6.98%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (4.65%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (4.65%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (3.49%) MySQL
11 2 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (2.33%) RDBMS
11 2 (2.33%) Relational Database
12 1 (1.16%) Data Mart
12 1 (1.16%) GIS
12 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 8 (9.30%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (5.81%) Toad
3 2 (2.33%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.33%) NUnit
3 2 (2.33%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.16%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.16%) JIRA
4 1 (1.16%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.16%) TestComplete
4 1 (1.16%) TestRail
4 1 (1.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (8.14%) Back Office
2 5 (5.81%) Finance
3 4 (4.65%) Advertising
3 4 (4.65%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.33%) Retail
5 1 (1.16%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 66 (76.74%) Developer
2 26 (30.23%) .NET Developer
3 18 (20.93%) SQL Developer
4 17 (19.77%) C# Developer
5 14 (16.28%) SharePoint Developer
6 12 (13.95%) C# .NET Developer
7 11 (12.79%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 10 (11.63%) QlikView Developer
9 8 (9.30%) Consultant
9 8 (9.30%) DBA
9 8 (9.30%) SQL DBA
10 7 (8.14%) Senior Developer
11 6 (6.98%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
11 6 (6.98%) Senior QlikView Developer
11 6 (6.98%) SharePoint Consultant
12 5 (5.81%) Business Developer
13 4 (4.65%) Analyst
13 4 (4.65%) SQL Server DBA
13 4 (4.65%) SQL Server Developer
14 3 (3.49%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (53.49%) .NET
2 12 (13.95%) ASP.NET
3 10 (11.63%) JSON
4 9 (10.47%) HTML
5 8 (9.30%) jQuery
5 8 (9.30%) REST
5 8 (9.30%) SOAP
6 7 (8.14%) ASP.NET Web API
6 7 (8.14%) CSS
7 6 (6.98%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (6.98%) WCF
8 5 (5.81%) .NET Framework
8 5 (5.81%) AngularJS
8 5 (5.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (4.65%) Web Services
10 3 (3.49%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 3 (3.49%) Spring
10 3 (3.49%) XML
11 2 (2.33%) Ajax
11 2 (2.33%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (22.09%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (10.47%) Visualisation
3 2 (2.33%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.16%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.16%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.16%) Clustering
4 1 (1.16%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.16%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.16%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.65%) Linux
1 4 (4.65%) Unix
2 3 (3.49%) Windows
2 3 (3.49%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (24.42%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (23.26%) ERP
3 19 (22.09%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (16.28%) Scrum
5 13 (15.12%) ETL
6 10 (11.63%) Data Modelling
6 10 (11.63%) Kimball Methodology
7 9 (10.47%) Data Visualisation
7 9 (10.47%) ETL Development
8 8 (9.30%) MVC
9 5 (5.81%) OO
9 5 (5.81%) OOD
9 5 (5.81%) TDD
10 3 (3.49%) BDD
10 3 (3.49%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (3.49%) Data Analysis
10 3 (3.49%) Data Management
10 3 (3.49%) ITIL
10 3 (3.49%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (3.49%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 43 (50.00%) SQL
2 28 (32.56%) C#
3 14 (16.28%) VB.NET
4 13 (15.12%) T-SQL
5 10 (11.63%) JavaScript
6 8 (9.30%) PL/SQL
7 6 (6.98%) Java
8 3 (3.49%) C++
9 2 (2.33%) PHP
10 1 (1.16%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (11.63%) Security Cleared
2 9 (10.47%) SC Cleared
3 8 (9.30%) Degree
4 2 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.16%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.81%) SLA
2 4 (4.65%) ISO 14001
2 4 (4.65%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.16%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.16%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.49%) Active Directory
1 3 (3.49%) Terminal Services
2 1 (1.16%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.16%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.16%) Puppet
Vendors
1 44 (51.16%) Microsoft
2 20 (23.26%) Oracle
3 9 (10.47%) IFS
4 3 (3.49%) BT
4 3 (3.49%) Citrix
4 3 (3.49%) Sophos
5 1 (1.16%) IBM
5 1 (1.16%) VMware