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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 21 9 17
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +8
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 12 25 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 4.84% 15.15% 7.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 25.00% 83.33% 40.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 17 11
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£300 £475 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.84% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £323 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £530 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Average hourly rate £21.00 £13.76 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.67% -49.98%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
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 Dorset region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
48 30 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 19.35% 18.18% 17.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 18 26
Average daily rate £375 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £325 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 11
Average hourly rate £21.00 £13.76 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.67% -49.98%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.36 £31.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.91% +3.27%

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 21 October 2014.

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 21 October 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
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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 -8 5 £375 -21.05% 16
Dorchester - 4 £270 - 2
Ferndown - - - - 1
Poole - - - - 6
Wimborne - - - -
SQL Server
South West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 18 (72.00%) SQL
2 9 (36.00%) .NET
3 6 (24.00%) C#
3 6 (24.00%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (16.00%) Migration
5 4 (16.00%) Analytics
5 4 (16.00%) VB.NET
5 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (16.00%) HTML
5 4 (16.00%) T-SQL
5 4 (16.00%) Oracle
5 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET
5 4 (16.00%) Windows
5 4 (16.00%) SharePoint
6 3 (12.00%) CSS
6 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (12.00%) Project Management
6 3 (12.00%) MVC
6 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (12.00%) jQuery
7 2 (8.00%) ISPF
7 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (8.00%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (8.00%) Telerik
7 2 (8.00%) CA Endevor
7 2 (8.00%) Resource Management
7 2 (8.00%) Waterfall

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 4 (16.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.00%) IIS
2 2 (8.00%) CICS
3 1 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (4.00%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (4.00%) Apache
3 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) LAN
1 1 (4.00%) WAN
1 1 (4.00%) Intranet
1 1 (4.00%) Internet
1 1 (4.00%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (4.00%) DataStage
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle OWB
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.00%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (4.00%) Moq
2 1 (4.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (4.00%) Finance
1 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Analyst
2 8 (32.00%) Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Information Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) .NET Developer
5 2 (8.00%) SQL Server DBA
5 2 (8.00%) SQL Developer
5 2 (8.00%) SQL DBA
5 2 (8.00%) Architect
5 2 (8.00%) DBA
5 2 (8.00%) Server Administrator
5 2 (8.00%) Administrator
5 2 (8.00%) Environment Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Wintel Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Wintel Support Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Data Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Wintel Support
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Leader
6 1 (4.00%) VB6 Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Excel Developer
6 1 (4.00%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (36.00%) .NET
2 4 (16.00%) HTML
2 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (12.00%) CSS
3 3 (12.00%) jQuery
4 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (8.00%) HTML5
4 2 (8.00%) ISPF
5 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (4.00%) JSON
5 1 (4.00%) Ninject
5 1 (4.00%) REST
5 1 (4.00%) CSS3
5 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (4.00%) Razor View Engine
5 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (4.00%) Kendo UI
5 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (4.00%) Web Services
5 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) NHS
2 1 (4.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.00%) Linux
2 2 (8.00%) UNIX
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.00%) Android
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (16.00%) Migration
3 4 (16.00%) Analytics
4 3 (12.00%) MVC
4 3 (12.00%) Project Management
5 2 (8.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (8.00%) Resource Management
5 2 (8.00%) Waterfall
6 1 (4.00%) Unit Testing
6 1 (4.00%) Data Migration
6 1 (4.00%) Scrum
6 1 (4.00%) Business Continuity
6 1 (4.00%) TDD
6 1 (4.00%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (4.00%) Business Analysis
6 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (4.00%) Change Management
6 1 (4.00%) Security Management
6 1 (4.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 18 (72.00%) SQL
2 6 (24.00%) C#
3 4 (16.00%) T-SQL
3 4 (16.00%) VB.NET
4 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (8.00%) VB
5 2 (8.00%) REXX
5 2 (8.00%) JCL
6 1 (4.00%) VB6
6 1 (4.00%) VBA
6 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
6 1 (4.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) MCSD
1 1 (4.00%) MCSE
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (8.00%) RACF
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) CA Endevor
2 1 (4.00%) SCCM
2 1 (4.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (16.00%) Oracle
2 2 (8.00%) Telerik
3 1 (4.00%) Netezza
3 1 (4.00%) SAP
3 1 (4.00%) IBM
3 1 (4.00%) Citrix
3 1 (4.00%) JD Edwards
3 1 (4.00%) TIBCO
3 1 (4.00%) webMethods
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