The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset 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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 12 6 12
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +6
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 21 29 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 9.29% 13.12% 10.50%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 48.84% 44.62% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 15 13
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£255 £450 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.33% +23.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £352 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £500 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £27.00 - £42.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £30.88 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+13.36% +10.26%
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 Dorset region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
43 65 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 19.03% 29.41% 20.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 36 25
Average daily rate £375 £408 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.97% +16.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £250 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £23.00 - £42.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.95 - £38.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 - £46.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £34.38 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +22.76%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Dorset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server across the Dorset region.

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

SQL Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Dorset region.

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

SQL Server
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

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 Dorset region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
Bournemouth -4 15 £310 -31.11% 12
Poole -6 3 £220 - 7
Weymouth - - - -
Dorchester - - - -
Ferndown - - - -
SQL Server
South West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 23 (53.49%) SQL
2 17 (39.53%) .NET
3 14 (32.56%) C#
3 14 (32.56%) Microsoft
4 12 (27.91%) HTML
4 12 (27.91%) JavaScript
4 12 (27.91%) Windows
4 12 (27.91%) ASP.NET
4 12 (27.91%) CSS
4 12 (27.91%) jQuery
5 11 (25.58%) WAN
6 9 (20.93%) MVC
6 9 (20.93%) QA
7 8 (18.60%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (18.60%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (18.60%) Active Directory
7 8 (18.60%) SharePoint
7 8 (18.60%) ITIL
8 7 (16.28%) MS Exchange
8 7 (16.28%) LAN
8 7 (16.28%) SQL Server 2005
8 7 (16.28%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (13.95%) Finance
10 5 (11.63%) VBA
10 5 (11.63%) IIS
10 5 (11.63%) Migration
10 5 (11.63%) Clustering
10 5 (11.63%) JSON
10 5 (11.63%) SCCM
10 5 (11.63%) SCOM

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 8 (18.60%) SharePoint
2 7 (16.28%) MS Exchange
2 7 (16.28%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (11.63%) IIS
4 2 (4.65%) CMS
5 1 (2.33%) Apache
5 1 (2.33%) Drupal
5 1 (2.33%) Umbraco
5 1 (2.33%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (2.33%) JCAPS
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (9.30%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (25.58%) WAN
2 7 (16.28%) LAN
3 1 (2.33%) SAN
3 1 (2.33%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.28%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (9.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (9.30%) MongoDB
3 3 (6.98%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.33%) DataStage
5 1 (2.33%) MySQL
5 1 (2.33%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.33%) Moq
3 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (13.95%) Finance
2 4 (9.30%) Banking
3 3 (6.98%) Billing
4 1 (2.33%) Marketing
4 1 (2.33%) Retail
4 1 (2.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (48.84%) Developer
2 11 (25.58%) Analyst
3 7 (16.28%) .NET Developer
4 6 (13.95%) Support Analyst
4 6 (13.95%) Web Developer
5 4 (9.30%) Architect
5 4 (9.30%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (9.30%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) Information Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) Wintel Support
5 4 (9.30%) Wintel Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) Wintel Support Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) C++ Software Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) C# Software Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Software Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Applications Architect
7 2 (4.65%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (39.53%) .NET
2 12 (27.91%) ASP.NET
2 12 (27.91%) CSS
2 12 (27.91%) jQuery
2 12 (27.91%) HTML
3 5 (11.63%) JSON
3 5 (11.63%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (11.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 4 (9.30%) CSS3
4 4 (9.30%) HTML5
4 4 (9.30%) OAuth
5 3 (6.98%) WCF
6 2 (4.65%) Ajax
6 2 (4.65%) Web Services
6 2 (4.65%) XML
7 1 (2.33%) JMS
7 1 (2.33%) Hibernate
7 1 (2.33%) WinForms
7 1 (2.33%) EJB
7 1 (2.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) Clustering
2 2 (4.65%) NHS
3 1 (2.33%) W3C
3 1 (2.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.33%) Physics
3 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (27.91%) Windows
2 8 (18.60%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (18.60%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.65%) Windows CE
4 1 (2.33%) Linux
4 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.93%) MVC
2 8 (18.60%) ITIL
3 5 (11.63%) Migration
4 4 (9.30%) Web Design
4 4 (9.30%) Zachman Framework
4 4 (9.30%) TOGAF
4 4 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (6.98%) Software Engineering
6 2 (4.65%) Analytics
6 2 (4.65%) Mentoring
6 2 (4.65%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.33%) Business Continuity
7 1 (2.33%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (2.33%) Resource Management
7 1 (2.33%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.33%) Release Management
7 1 (2.33%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (2.33%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (2.33%) Change Control
7 1 (2.33%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 23 (53.49%) SQL
2 14 (32.56%) C#
3 12 (27.91%) JavaScript
4 5 (11.63%) VBA
5 4 (9.30%) VB
6 3 (6.98%) VB.NET
6 3 (6.98%) C++
7 2 (4.65%) Java
8 1 (2.33%) PHP
8 1 (2.33%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.33%) LINC
Qualifications
1 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.65%) MCSD
3 1 (2.33%) MCSE
3 1 (2.33%) PhD
3 1 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.33%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.93%) QA
System Software
1 8 (18.60%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (11.63%) SCCM
1 5 (11.63%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (32.56%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.63%) Sitecore
3 4 (9.30%) TIBCO
4 2 (4.65%) Oracle
4 2 (4.65%) Telerik
5 1 (2.33%) Netezza
5 1 (2.33%) EPiServer
5 1 (2.33%) Cisco
5 1 (2.33%) IBM
5 1 (2.33%) VMware
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