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 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 20 31 10
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -21
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 25 9 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 8.96% 2.88% 11.71%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 32.05% 13.04% 44.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 3 16
Average daily rate £325 £300 £264
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +13.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £340 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £32.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £28.69 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-21.57% -4.36%
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
78 69 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 27.96% 22.04% 26.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 41 36
Average daily rate £350 £375 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +41.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £175 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £475 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £43.50 £47.50 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.42% +52.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £32.50 £27.75
% change year-on-year
-10.76% +17.11%

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 8 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Devon region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +9 9 £300 - 5
Exmouth - 6 £333 -
Plymouth -7 4 £188 -46.42% 2
SQL Server
South West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 29 (65.91%) SQL
2 20 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 20 (45.45%) .NET
3 17 (38.64%) C#
4 13 (29.55%) Windows
5 8 (18.18%) VB
6 7 (15.91%) C++
6 7 (15.91%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (15.91%) MS Excel
6 7 (15.91%) ERP
7 6 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (13.64%) MFC
7 6 (13.64%) OO
7 6 (13.64%) VC++
8 5 (11.36%) Oracle
8 5 (11.36%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (11.36%) Degree
8 5 (11.36%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (11.36%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (11.36%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (9.09%) Infor
9 4 (9.09%) iSeries
9 4 (9.09%) Data Structures
9 4 (9.09%) MAPICS
9 4 (9.09%) IBM
9 4 (9.09%) ISO 9001
9 4 (9.09%) IIS
9 4 (9.09%) MS Office
9 4 (9.09%) HTML

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 4 (9.09%) IIS
2 2 (4.55%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 7 (15.91%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) SaaS
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) Internet
2 2 (4.55%) DHCP
2 2 (4.55%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.36%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (11.36%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (11.36%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (6.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.27%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.27%) CorVu
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.27%) Power BI
5 1 (2.27%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.55%) JIRA
1 2 (4.55%) NUnit
2 1 (2.27%) Subversion
General
1 4 (9.09%) Finance
2 3 (6.82%) Back Office
3 1 (2.27%) Advertising
3 1 (2.27%) Billing
Job Titles
1 24 (54.55%) Developer
2 9 (20.45%) SQL Developer
3 8 (18.18%) C# Developer
4 7 (15.91%) Consultant
5 6 (13.64%) .NET Developer
5 6 (13.64%) DBA
6 5 (11.36%) Analyst
7 4 (9.09%) Applications Consultant
7 4 (9.09%) Applications Support
7 4 (9.09%) Applications Support Consultant
7 4 (9.09%) AS400 Support
7 4 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (9.09%) SQL Server Developer
7 4 (9.09%) Support Consultant
8 3 (6.82%) Database Consultant
8 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Consultant
8 3 (6.82%) Operations Analyst
8 3 (6.82%) Software Developer
8 3 (6.82%) SQL DBA
8 3 (6.82%) SQL Server Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (45.45%) .NET
2 6 (13.64%) MFC
3 4 (9.09%) HTML
3 4 (9.09%) ODBC
4 3 (6.82%) ASP.NET
4 3 (6.82%) Web Services
5 2 (4.55%) AngularJS
5 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (4.55%) CSS
5 2 (4.55%) HTML5
5 2 (4.55%) NHibernate
5 2 (4.55%) REST
5 2 (4.55%) WinForms
5 2 (4.55%) WPF
5 2 (4.55%) XML
6 1 (2.27%) Entity Framework
6 1 (2.27%) jQuery
6 1 (2.27%) RESTful
6 1 (2.27%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) AS400
1 4 (9.09%) Data Structures
1 4 (9.09%) iSeries
2 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.55%) Mathematics
2 2 (4.55%) NHS
2 2 (4.55%) Replication
3 1 (2.27%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.27%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.27%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (29.55%) Windows
2 5 (11.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (4.55%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.27%) Android
5 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.27%) Linux
5 1 (2.27%) Solaris
5 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (15.91%) Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.91%) ERP
2 6 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (13.64%) OO
3 4 (9.09%) Scrum
4 3 (6.82%) ETL
4 3 (6.82%) Mentoring
4 3 (6.82%) Migration
4 3 (6.82%) MVC
5 2 (4.55%) Business Continuity
5 2 (4.55%) Data Migration
5 2 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (4.55%) PRINCE2
5 2 (4.55%) Software Engineering
5 2 (4.55%) TDD
6 1 (2.27%) Agile Project Management
6 1 (2.27%) Analytics
6 1 (2.27%) Data Protection
6 1 (2.27%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (2.27%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 29 (65.91%) SQL
2 17 (38.64%) C#
3 8 (18.18%) VB
4 7 (15.91%) C++
5 6 (13.64%) VC++
6 4 (9.09%) RPG
7 3 (6.82%) Java
7 3 (6.82%) JavaScript
7 3 (6.82%) T-SQL
7 3 (6.82%) VB.NET
8 2 (4.55%) PHP
8 2 (4.55%) VB6
9 1 (2.27%) Delphi
9 1 (2.27%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (11.36%) Degree
2 1 (2.27%) MCP
2 1 (2.27%) MCSA
2 1 (2.27%) MCSE
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) ISO 14001
1 4 (9.09%) ISO 9001
2 2 (4.55%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (6.82%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.55%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.36%) Oracle
3 4 (9.09%) IBM
3 4 (9.09%) Infor
3 4 (9.09%) MAPICS
4 2 (4.55%) Cognos
4 2 (4.55%) Tableau
4 2 (4.55%) VMware
5 1 (2.27%) webMethods
Devon
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: Market related
Posted: 5 days ago
Devon
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 21 days ago