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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 18 9 12
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 8 26 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 4.02% 11.50% 9.44%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 21.05% 70.27% 36.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 18 9
Average daily rate £350 £259 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.26% -29.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £220 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £378 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £26.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £28.69 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-21.57% -4.36%
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
38 37 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 19.10% 16.37% 26.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 24 22
Average daily rate £350 £293 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.65% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £200 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £480 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £26.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £32.50 £27.75
% change year-on-year
-10.76% +17.11%

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -8 3 £350 +33.33% 15
Ferndown - 1 £275 -
SQL Server
South West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 17 (45.95%) .NET
2 15 (40.54%) C#
3 11 (29.73%) Windows
4 10 (27.03%) SQL
5 7 (18.92%) HTML
5 7 (18.92%) Linux
5 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
5 7 (18.92%) MVC
5 7 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (18.92%) WCF
6 6 (16.22%) Retail
6 6 (16.22%) Oracle
6 6 (16.22%) Unit Testing
6 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (16.22%) QA
6 6 (16.22%) Windows Server
7 5 (13.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 5 (13.51%) VBScript
7 5 (13.51%) Visual Studio
7 5 (13.51%) CSS
7 5 (13.51%) Web Services
7 5 (13.51%) XML
7 5 (13.51%) Software Engineering
8 4 (10.81%) TDD
8 4 (10.81%) JSON
8 4 (10.81%) jQuery
8 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (10.81%) .NET Framework
8 4 (10.81%) Data Security

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 3 (8.11%) IIS
2 2 (5.41%) CMS
2 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.41%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.70%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) MS Office
2 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) Internet
1 2 (5.41%) Intranet
1 2 (5.41%) SNMP
2 1 (2.70%) FTP
2 1 (2.70%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (2.70%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (2.70%) MySQL
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (13.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 5 (13.51%) Visual Studio
2 4 (10.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (8.11%) JIRA
3 3 (8.11%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (5.41%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (5.41%) TestComplete
5 1 (2.70%) ERwin
5 1 (2.70%) NUnit
General
1 6 (16.22%) Retail
2 3 (8.11%) Finance
3 1 (2.70%) Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Military
Job Titles
1 13 (35.14%) Developer
2 7 (18.92%) .NET Developer
3 6 (16.22%) Analyst
3 6 (16.22%) C# Developer
4 5 (13.51%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (13.51%) Service Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Report Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Administrator
6 3 (8.11%) Architect
6 3 (8.11%) Software Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (5.41%) C# Software Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) DBA
7 2 (5.41%) IT Administrator
7 2 (5.41%) Oracle DBA
7 2 (5.41%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.41%) SQL DBA
7 2 (5.41%) Web Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (45.95%) .NET
2 7 (18.92%) HTML
2 7 (18.92%) WCF
3 5 (13.51%) CSS
3 5 (13.51%) Web Services
3 5 (13.51%) XML
4 4 (10.81%) .NET Framework
4 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET
4 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (10.81%) Entity Framework
4 4 (10.81%) jQuery
4 4 (10.81%) JSON
4 4 (10.81%) RESTful
5 3 (8.11%) AngularJS
5 3 (8.11%) SOAP
6 2 (5.41%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (5.41%) REST
7 1 (2.70%) Ember.js
7 1 (2.70%) StructureMap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.70%) Data Integration
2 1 (2.70%) NHS
2 1 (2.70%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 11 (29.73%) Windows
2 7 (18.92%) Linux
2 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (16.22%) Windows Server
3 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (10.81%) Windows 7
4 4 (10.81%) Windows XP
5 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (18.92%) MVC
2 6 (16.22%) Unit Testing
3 5 (13.51%) Software Engineering
4 4 (10.81%) Data Security
4 4 (10.81%) Multithreading
4 4 (10.81%) Patch Management
4 4 (10.81%) Scrum
4 4 (10.81%) TDD
4 4 (10.81%) UML
5 3 (8.11%) Content Management
5 3 (8.11%) ITIL
5 3 (8.11%) Migration
5 3 (8.11%) OOD
5 3 (8.11%) Web Development
6 2 (5.41%) Data Migration
6 2 (5.41%) Load Testing
6 2 (5.41%) Performance Testing
6 2 (5.41%) Software Testing
6 2 (5.41%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 15 (40.54%) C#
2 10 (27.03%) SQL
3 5 (13.51%) VBScript
4 4 (10.81%) Bash Shell
4 4 (10.81%) Perl
4 4 (10.81%) PowerShell
5 3 (8.11%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.41%) C
6 2 (5.41%) C++
7 1 (2.70%) ANSI SQL
7 1 (2.70%) Java
7 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.70%) VB
7 1 (2.70%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) ISEB
2 1 (2.70%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.22%) QA
System Software
1 4 (10.81%) Active Directory
1 4 (10.81%) VMware ESX
1 4 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (10.81%) vSphere
1 4 (10.81%) XenApp
2 1 (2.70%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (2.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
2 6 (16.22%) Oracle
3 4 (10.81%) Citrix
3 4 (10.81%) Symantec
3 4 (10.81%) VMware
4 3 (8.11%) IBM
5 1 (2.70%) F5
5 1 (2.70%) LANDesk
5 1 (2.70%) Mitel
5 1 (2.70%) NetApp
5 1 (2.70%) Red Hat
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Posted: 8 hours ago
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Rate: up to £60,000 + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
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