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 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 25 26 24
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 19 17 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 5.76% 5.45% 3.43%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 38.78% 40.48% 17.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 7 6
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£315 £325 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% +36.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £256 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £450 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £175.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £25.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+31.00% -18.03%
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
49 42 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 14.85% 13.46% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 23 28
Average daily rate £425 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £256 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £175.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +288.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+11.83% -7.69%

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 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 28 August 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 +13 11 £325 -16.12% 9
Plymouth -17 3 £315 - 1
SQL Server
South West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 21 (61.76%) SQL
2 17 (50.00%) .NET
3 14 (41.18%) C#
4 12 (35.29%) ASP.NET
4 12 (35.29%) Microsoft
5 11 (32.35%) MVC
6 10 (29.41%) HTML
6 10 (29.41%) JavaScript
7 9 (26.47%) jQuery
8 8 (23.53%) CSS
8 8 (23.53%) Windows
9 7 (20.59%) VB
10 6 (17.65%) Classic ASP
10 6 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (14.71%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (14.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (14.71%) ERP
11 5 (14.71%) IIS
11 5 (14.71%) VPN
11 5 (14.71%) Performance Tuning
12 4 (11.76%) Performance Monitoring
12 4 (11.76%) Mentoring
12 4 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (11.76%) Data Structures
12 4 (11.76%) Server Hardening
12 4 (11.76%) DNS
12 4 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (11.76%) TCP/IP
12 4 (11.76%) SAN
12 4 (11.76%) MAPICS

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 5 (14.71%) IIS
2 4 (11.76%) Apache
2 4 (11.76%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.94%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.94%) CMS
3 1 (2.94%) Umbraco
3 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Office
2 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.71%) VPN
2 4 (11.76%) DNS
2 4 (11.76%) SAN
2 4 (11.76%) Firewall
2 4 (11.76%) TCP/IP
2 4 (11.76%) Network Security
3 3 (8.82%) VoIP
4 1 (2.94%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (14.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (11.76%) MySQL
3 4 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (8.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.94%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.94%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.94%) Subversion
1 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.94%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (55.88%) Developer
2 8 (23.53%) .NET Developer
3 6 (17.65%) ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Applications Support Consultant
4 4 (11.76%) Applications Support
4 4 (11.76%) Applications Consultant
4 4 (11.76%) Support Consultant
4 4 (11.76%) Consultant
4 4 (11.76%) SQL Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Software Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) DBA
6 2 (5.88%) C# Developer
6 2 (5.88%) SQL DBA
6 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Server Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) PHP Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Cognos Developer
6 2 (5.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (50.00%) .NET
2 12 (35.29%) ASP.NET
3 10 (29.41%) HTML
4 9 (26.47%) jQuery
5 8 (23.53%) CSS
6 6 (17.65%) Classic ASP
7 5 (14.71%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (11.76%) Web Services
8 4 (11.76%) ODBC
8 4 (11.76%) Ajax
9 3 (8.82%) HTML5
9 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (5.88%) Entity Framework
10 2 (5.88%) Razor View Engine
10 2 (5.88%) .NET Framework
10 2 (5.88%) WCF
11 1 (2.94%) SOAP
11 1 (2.94%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) AS400
1 4 (11.76%) iSeries
1 4 (11.76%) Data Structures
2 3 (8.82%) NHS
3 2 (5.88%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.94%) Replication
4 1 (2.94%) Statistics
4 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (23.53%) Windows
2 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.94%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (32.35%) MVC
2 5 (14.71%) ERP
2 5 (14.71%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (11.76%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (11.76%) Mentoring
3 4 (11.76%) Load Balancing
3 4 (11.76%) Server Hardening
3 4 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (8.82%) Migration
4 3 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (5.88%) TOGAF
5 2 (5.88%) Software Engineering
5 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (5.88%) Workflow
5 2 (5.88%) Project Management
5 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2
5 2 (5.88%) OOP
5 2 (5.88%) SDLC
5 2 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (5.88%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 21 (61.76%) SQL
2 14 (41.18%) C#
3 10 (29.41%) JavaScript
4 7 (20.59%) VB
5 4 (11.76%) RPG
5 4 (11.76%) VBScript
6 3 (8.82%) T-SQL
6 3 (8.82%) VB.NET
7 2 (5.88%) PHP
8 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.94%) Java
8 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) SLA
1 2 (5.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.94%) ISO 14001
2 1 (2.94%) QA
2 1 (2.94%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.76%) MAPICS
2 4 (11.76%) Red Hat
2 4 (11.76%) Infor
2 4 (11.76%) IBM
3 3 (8.82%) Oracle
4 2 (5.88%) Cognos
4 2 (5.88%) Sitecore
5 1 (2.94%) Tableau
5 1 (2.94%) webMethods
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