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 28 August 2014 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 24 24 23
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 17 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 5.47% 3.43% 3.85%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 42.50% 17.14% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 4
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£325 £238 £253
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.84% -6.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £188 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £313 £261
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £175.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
-18.03% +18.53%
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
40 35 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 12.86% 20.00% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 28 13
Average daily rate £450 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £200 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £405 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £175.00 £45.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+288.88% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +8.33%

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 28 August 2014.

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 28 August 2014. 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 -8 7 £388 +93.75% 6
Plymouth +6 6 - -
Tavistock - - - - 1
Kingsbridge - - - - 1
Newton Abbot - - - - 2
Okehampton - - - -
SQL Server
South West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 20 (64.52%) C#
1 20 (64.52%) SQL
1 20 (64.52%) .NET
2 16 (51.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (48.39%) ASP.NET
4 12 (38.71%) ASP.NET MVC
4 12 (38.71%) Scrum
5 10 (32.26%) MVC
6 9 (29.03%) HTML
7 8 (25.81%) T-SQL
7 8 (25.81%) OO
8 7 (22.58%) JavaScript
8 7 (22.58%) CSS
8 7 (22.58%) GIS
8 7 (22.58%) JSON
9 6 (19.35%) Ajax
9 6 (19.35%) Security Cleared
9 6 (19.35%) jQuery
9 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 6 (19.35%) Finance
9 6 (19.35%) UML
10 5 (16.13%) OOP
10 5 (16.13%) OOD
10 5 (16.13%) Back Office
10 5 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (16.13%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 5 (16.13%) Razor View Engine
10 5 (16.13%) PowerPivot
10 5 (16.13%) Unit Testing

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 (12.90%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.45%) IIS
3 1 (3.23%) Apache
3 1 (3.23%) Documentum
3 1 (3.23%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 5 (16.13%) PowerPivot
2 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
3 2 (6.45%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) HTTP
1 2 (6.45%) HTTPS
2 1 (3.23%) Firewall
2 1 (3.23%) LAN
2 1 (3.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (51.61%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (16.13%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (12.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (9.68%) PerformancePoint
4 3 (9.68%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (6.45%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (3.23%) MySQL
6 1 (3.23%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (6.45%) NuGet
2 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.45%) NUnit
2 2 (6.45%) Subversion
2 2 (6.45%) ReSharper
2 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (19.35%) Finance
2 5 (16.13%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 20 (64.52%) Developer
2 16 (51.61%) .NET Developer
3 7 (22.58%) Analyst
4 5 (16.13%) C# Developer
4 5 (16.13%) SQL Developer
4 5 (16.13%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (12.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Information Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) Excel Developer
7 2 (6.45%) MI Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Report Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Programmer
7 2 (6.45%) .NET Programmer
7 2 (6.45%) Test Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Systems Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Senior Consultant
8 1 (3.23%) Consultant
8 1 (3.23%) VB.NET Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (64.52%) .NET
2 15 (48.39%) ASP.NET
3 12 (38.71%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (29.03%) HTML
5 7 (22.58%) CSS
5 7 (22.58%) JSON
6 6 (19.35%) jQuery
6 6 (19.35%) Ajax
6 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 5 (16.13%) Razor View Engine
8 2 (6.45%) AngularJS
8 2 (6.45%) HTML5
8 2 (6.45%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 2 (6.45%) Ninject
8 2 (6.45%) REST
8 2 (6.45%) CSS3
8 2 (6.45%) NHibernate
8 2 (6.45%) .NET Framework
8 2 (6.45%) Google Maps API
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) GIS
2 2 (6.45%) N-Tier
2 2 (6.45%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) Windows
2 1 (3.23%) Linux
2 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
2 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) Scrum
2 10 (32.26%) MVC
3 8 (25.81%) OO
4 6 (19.35%) UML
5 5 (16.13%) OOP
5 5 (16.13%) OOD
5 5 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (16.13%) Unit Testing
6 3 (9.68%) TDD
7 2 (6.45%) Risk Management
7 2 (6.45%) V-Model
7 2 (6.45%) ETL
7 2 (6.45%) E-Commerce
7 2 (6.45%) Software Testing
8 1 (3.23%) Data Validation
8 1 (3.23%) SOA
8 1 (3.23%) Software Architecture
8 1 (3.23%) Waterfall
8 1 (3.23%) Web Application Development
8 1 (3.23%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 20 (64.52%) C#
1 20 (64.52%) SQL
2 8 (25.81%) T-SQL
3 7 (22.58%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.45%) COBOL
4 2 (6.45%) VB
4 2 (6.45%) VB6
5 1 (3.23%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.23%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) Security Cleared
2 5 (16.13%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.45%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.23%) Primavera
1 1 (3.23%) Google