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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 18 16 12
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 16 14 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 7.27% 7.33% 10.06%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 42.11% 56.00% 48.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 11
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.04% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £29.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-27.58% +16.00%
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
38 25 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 17.27% 13.09% 20.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 13 23
Average daily rate £375 £280 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.92% -10.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £393 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £334
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +4.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £33.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-24.24% +10.00%

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 27 May 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 -2 10 £293 -6.02% 5
SQL Server
South West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 16 (72.73%) .NET
2 13 (59.09%) ASP.NET
3 10 (45.45%) C#
3 10 (45.45%) HTML
3 10 (45.45%) SQL
3 10 (45.45%) MVC
4 9 (40.91%) JavaScript
4 9 (40.91%) jQuery
5 8 (36.36%) CSS
5 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
6 6 (27.27%) Windows
6 6 (27.27%) Classic ASP
7 5 (22.73%) T-SQL
7 5 (22.73%) VB
7 5 (22.73%) VB.NET
7 5 (22.73%) Ajax
7 5 (22.73%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (18.18%) VBScript
8 4 (18.18%) IIS
8 4 (18.18%) Web Services
8 4 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (13.64%) XML
9 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
9 3 (13.64%) VPN
9 3 (13.64%) Oracle
9 3 (13.64%) HTML5
9 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (13.64%) WCF

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 4 (18.18%) IIS
2 2 (9.09%) Apache
2 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) VPN
2 2 (9.09%) DNS
2 2 (9.09%) SAN
2 2 (9.09%) Firewall
2 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 2 (9.09%) Network Security
3 1 (4.55%) VoIP
3 1 (4.55%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (9.09%) MySQL
3 2 (9.09%) MS Access
3 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (4.55%) Back Office
1 1 (4.55%) Electronics
1 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
1 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
1 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (72.73%) Developer
2 9 (40.91%) .NET Developer
3 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (22.73%) SQL Developer
5 4 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (18.18%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (18.18%) C# Developer
6 3 (13.64%) Software Developer
7 2 (9.09%) Server Engineer
7 2 (9.09%) Software Engineer
8 1 (4.55%) Wintel Engineer
8 1 (4.55%) NHS Information Analyst
8 1 (4.55%) Windows Support Engineer
8 1 (4.55%) Wintel Server Engineer
8 1 (4.55%) NHS Data Analyst
8 1 (4.55%) Classic ASP Developer
8 1 (4.55%) .NET Software Developer
8 1 (4.55%) Junior Developer
8 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Developer
8 1 (4.55%) Server Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (72.73%) .NET
2 13 (59.09%) ASP.NET
3 10 (45.45%) HTML
4 9 (40.91%) jQuery
5 8 (36.36%) CSS
6 6 (27.27%) Classic ASP
7 5 (22.73%) Ajax
8 4 (18.18%) Web Services
9 3 (13.64%) XML
9 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (13.64%) HTML5
9 3 (13.64%) WCF
9 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (9.09%) Razor View Engine
10 2 (9.09%) Entity Framework
10 2 (9.09%) XHTML
10 2 (9.09%) .NET Framework
11 1 (4.55%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) NHS
1 1 (4.55%) DTV
1 1 (4.55%) Statistics
1 1 (4.55%) Graphic Design
1 1 (4.55%) Data Integration
1 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
2 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) MVC
2 4 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (9.09%) OO
3 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
3 2 (9.09%) Load Balancing
3 2 (9.09%) ETL
3 2 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
3 2 (9.09%) Server Hardening
4 1 (4.55%) Migration
4 1 (4.55%) Programme Management
4 1 (4.55%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (4.55%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (4.55%) Data Modelling
4 1 (4.55%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) C#
1 10 (45.45%) SQL
2 9 (40.91%) JavaScript
3 5 (22.73%) T-SQL
3 5 (22.73%) VB
3 5 (22.73%) VB.NET
4 4 (18.18%) VBScript
5 2 (9.09%) VB6
5 2 (9.09%) PHP
5 2 (9.09%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle
3 2 (9.09%) Red Hat
3 2 (9.09%) Zend
3 2 (9.09%) Sitecore
4 1 (4.55%) SAP
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