The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Devon region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 24 10 7
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 13 24 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 5.18% 13.26% 16.76%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 30.95% 60.00% 52.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 18 12
Average daily rate £295 £316 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.71% -2.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £350 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 7
Average hourly rate - £36.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +17.74%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £28.00 £25.88
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +8.19%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Devon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
42 40 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 16.73% 22.10% 31.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 28 29
Average daily rate £280 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £350 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 8
Average hourly rate £12.98 £36.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.43% -18.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
SQL Server
South West

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
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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Exeter -3 9 £310 -6.41% 8
Plymouth -18 3 £280 -10.40%
Cullompton - - - -
Exmouth - - - -
Newton Abbot - - - - 1
SQL Server
South West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 21 (72.41%) .NET
2 15 (51.72%) ASP.NET
2 15 (51.72%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (44.83%) C#
4 12 (41.38%) MVC
5 11 (37.93%) SQL
5 11 (37.93%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (27.59%) HTML
7 7 (24.14%) JavaScript
7 7 (24.14%) Umbraco
7 7 (24.14%) CMS
8 6 (20.69%) Scrum
8 6 (20.69%) WCF
8 6 (20.69%) CSS
9 5 (17.24%) OO
9 5 (17.24%) XML
9 5 (17.24%) Finance
10 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
10 4 (13.79%) T-SQL
10 4 (13.79%) Windows
10 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
10 4 (13.79%) MS Access
10 4 (13.79%) JSON
10 4 (13.79%) Unit Testing
10 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (13.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (10.34%) TDD
11 3 (10.34%) Ajax
11 3 (10.34%) jQuery

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 7 (24.14%) Umbraco
1 7 (24.14%) CMS
2 3 (10.34%) IIS
3 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.45%) Apache
3 1 (3.45%) Documentum
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.90%) PowerPivot
3 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) LAN
1 2 (6.90%) WAN
1 2 (6.90%) Firewall
1 2 (6.90%) HTTPS
1 2 (6.90%) HTTP
2 1 (3.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (51.72%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (13.79%) MS Access
2 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (13.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (6.90%) PerformancePoint
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.45%) DTS
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle8/8i Database
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (3.45%) MySQL
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (3.45%) SQLPlus
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Git (software)
1 3 (10.34%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.90%) NuGet
2 2 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (6.90%) ReSharper
2 2 (6.90%) NUnit
2 2 (6.90%) Subversion
3 1 (3.45%) Selenium
3 1 (3.45%) TeamCity
3 1 (3.45%) Mercurial
General
1 5 (17.24%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 20 (68.97%) Developer
2 15 (51.72%) .NET Developer
3 7 (24.14%) ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (13.79%) SQL Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Excel Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Report Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Server Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) C# Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Analyst Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Technical Specialist
7 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Network Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Software Tester
7 1 (3.45%) Oracle DBA
7 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 1 (3.45%) .NET Programmer
7 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 1 (3.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (72.41%) .NET
2 15 (51.72%) ASP.NET
3 11 (37.93%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (27.59%) HTML
5 6 (20.69%) WCF
5 6 (20.69%) CSS
6 5 (17.24%) XML
7 4 (13.79%) JSON
8 3 (10.34%) Ajax
8 3 (10.34%) jQuery
8 3 (10.34%) Web Services
8 3 (10.34%) Razor View Engine
9 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 2 (6.90%) Ninject
9 2 (6.90%) REST
9 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 2 (6.90%) XSLT
9 2 (6.90%) .NET Framework
9 2 (6.90%) Spring
9 2 (6.90%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) N-Tier
1 2 (6.90%) GIS
2 1 (3.45%) Replication
2 1 (3.45%) Clustering
2 1 (3.45%) NHS
2 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) Windows
2 2 (6.90%) Apple iOS
2 2 (6.90%) Linux
3 1 (3.45%) Android
3 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
3 1 (3.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) MVC
2 6 (20.69%) Scrum
3 5 (17.24%) OO
4 4 (13.79%) Unit Testing
4 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (10.34%) TDD
5 3 (10.34%) OOP
5 3 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (10.34%) Configuration Management
6 2 (6.90%) Web Application Development
6 2 (6.90%) User Stories
6 2 (6.90%) OOD
6 2 (6.90%) SOA
6 2 (6.90%) ETL
6 2 (6.90%) ITIL
6 2 (6.90%) UML
6 2 (6.90%) E-Commerce
6 2 (6.90%) Software Architecture
6 2 (6.90%) Waterfall
6 2 (6.90%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (44.83%) C#
2 11 (37.93%) SQL
3 7 (24.14%) JavaScript
4 4 (13.79%) T-SQL
5 3 (10.34%) VB.NET
5 3 (10.34%) XQuery
6 2 (6.90%) VB
6 2 (6.90%) XPath
6 2 (6.90%) VB6
7 1 (3.45%) Objective-C
7 1 (3.45%) VBA
7 1 (3.45%) Perl
7 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) Degree
3 1 (3.45%) ISEB
3 1 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.45%) QA
1 1 (3.45%) ISO 14001
1 1 (3.45%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle
3 2 (6.90%) DevExpress
4 1 (3.45%) Primavera
4 1 (3.45%) Citrix
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