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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
South West / Devon
Rank 12 24 26
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 24 21 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 11.06% 7.89% 3.81%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 52.17% 26.25% 18.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 17 5
Median daily rate £334 £325 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.86% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £240 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £424 £340
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.45 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+17.53% -10.00%

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
46 80 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 21.20% 30.08% 21.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 69 33
Median daily rate £450 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £481 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £43.50 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £26.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+43.39% -18.46%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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 +6 19 £316 +5.41% 8
Plymouth +15 3 £475 +153.33% 1
SQL Server
South West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 44 (52.38%) Microsoft
2 39 (46.43%) SQL
2 39 (46.43%) .NET
3 27 (32.14%) Oracle
3 27 (32.14%) C#
4 21 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (23.81%) ERP
6 18 (21.43%) SharePoint
6 18 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
6 18 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 18 (21.43%) Oracle Database
7 17 (20.24%) Data Warehouse
8 16 (19.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 16 (19.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 15 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
10 14 (16.67%) Scrum
10 14 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
11 13 (15.48%) ETL
12 11 (13.10%) Data Modelling
12 11 (13.10%) T-SQL
12 11 (13.10%) Crystal Reports
12 11 (13.10%) MS Excel
13 10 (11.90%) Linux
13 10 (11.90%) VB.NET
13 10 (11.90%) JavaScript
13 10 (11.90%) SQL Server 2014
13 10 (11.90%) Kimball Methodology
13 10 (11.90%) QlikView
14 9 (10.71%) Security Cleared
14 9 (10.71%) Visualisation

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 18 (21.43%) SharePoint
2 7 (8.33%) WebSphere
3 5 (5.95%) MS Exchange
4 4 (4.76%) GlassFish
4 4 (4.76%) IIS
5 2 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.38%) JBoss
5 2 (2.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (2.38%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.38%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.19%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.19%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 11 (13.10%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.95%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.57%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.76%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (21.43%) Oracle Database
1 18 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 17 (20.24%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (19.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 16 (19.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 11 (13.10%) Crystal Reports
6 10 (11.90%) QlikView
6 10 (11.90%) SQL Server 2014
7 7 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (5.95%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (4.76%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (3.57%) MySQL
11 2 (2.38%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (2.38%) RDBMS
11 2 (2.38%) Relational Database
12 1 (1.19%) GIS
12 1 (1.19%) OLTP
12 1 (1.19%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 8 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (7.14%) Toad
3 4 (4.76%) Ant
3 4 (4.76%) Subversion
4 2 (2.38%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.38%) NUnit
5 1 (1.19%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.19%) JIRA
5 1 (1.19%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.19%) TestComplete
5 1 (1.19%) TestRail
5 1 (1.19%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (9.52%) Back Office
2 6 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.95%) Finance
4 4 (4.76%) Advertising
5 2 (2.38%) Retail
6 1 (1.19%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 60 (71.43%) Developer
2 23 (27.38%) .NET Developer
3 16 (19.05%) C# Developer
4 15 (17.86%) SQL Developer
5 12 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
5 12 (14.29%) SharePoint Developer
6 11 (13.10%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 10 (11.90%) QlikView Developer
8 7 (8.33%) Consultant
8 7 (8.33%) Senior Developer
9 6 (7.14%) Analyst
9 6 (7.14%) DBA
9 6 (7.14%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
9 6 (7.14%) Senior QlikView Developer
9 6 (7.14%) SQL DBA
10 5 (5.95%) Business Developer
10 5 (5.95%) IT Support
10 5 (5.95%) SharePoint Consultant
11 4 (4.76%) Oracle Developer
11 4 (4.76%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (46.43%) .NET
2 9 (10.71%) JSON
3 8 (9.52%) ASP.NET
3 8 (9.52%) HTML
3 8 (9.52%) jQuery
3 8 (9.52%) REST
3 8 (9.52%) SOAP
4 7 (8.33%) CSS
5 6 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
5 6 (7.14%) WCF
6 5 (5.95%) .NET Framework
6 5 (5.95%) AngularJS
6 5 (5.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (3.57%) Spring
7 3 (3.57%) Web Services
7 3 (3.57%) XML
8 2 (2.38%) Ajax
8 2 (2.38%) JMS
8 2 (2.38%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (10.71%) Visualisation
3 2 (2.38%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.19%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.19%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.19%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.19%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.19%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.90%) Linux
2 6 (7.14%) Unix
3 4 (4.76%) AIX
3 4 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (3.57%) Windows
4 3 (3.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (23.81%) ERP
3 18 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (16.67%) Scrum
5 13 (15.48%) ETL
6 11 (13.10%) Data Modelling
7 10 (11.90%) Kimball Methodology
8 9 (10.71%) Data Visualisation
8 9 (10.71%) ETL Development
8 9 (10.71%) ITIL
9 8 (9.52%) MVC
10 5 (5.95%) OO
10 5 (5.95%) OOD
11 4 (4.76%) TDD
12 3 (3.57%) BDD
12 3 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
12 3 (3.57%) Data Analysis
12 3 (3.57%) Data Management
12 3 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (3.57%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (46.43%) SQL
2 27 (32.14%) C#
3 11 (13.10%) T-SQL
4 10 (11.90%) JavaScript
4 10 (11.90%) VB.NET
5 9 (10.71%) PL/SQL
6 6 (7.14%) Java
7 5 (5.95%) PowerShell
8 4 (4.76%) Perl
8 4 (4.76%) VBScript
9 3 (3.57%) C++
10 2 (2.38%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (10.71%) Security Cleared
2 8 (9.52%) Degree
2 8 (9.52%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.19%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.76%) ISO 14001
1 4 (4.76%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.19%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.19%) QA
2 1 (1.19%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (5.95%) Active Directory
1 5 (5.95%) Terminal Services
2 1 (1.19%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.19%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.19%) Puppet
Vendors
1 44 (52.38%) Microsoft
2 27 (32.14%) Oracle
3 9 (10.71%) IFS
4 5 (5.95%) Citrix
4 5 (5.95%) IBM
4 5 (5.95%) Sophos
5 4 (4.76%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.19%) VMware