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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 12 12 13
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 22 13 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 10.48% 6.05% 9.02%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 56.41% 34.21% 32.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 17
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£338 £371 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -1.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £246 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £498 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £41.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.63 £23.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+2.71% -16.36%
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
39 38 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 18.57% 17.67% 27.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 30 48
Average daily rate £325 £350 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £239 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £515 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £41.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +5 14 £303 -18.51% 14
Poole +4 4 £363 +7.40% 7
SQL Server
South West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 19 (51.35%) C#
2 17 (45.95%) .NET
3 14 (37.84%) SQL
4 12 (32.43%) QA
5 10 (27.03%) Windows
6 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
7 8 (21.62%) Active Directory
7 8 (21.62%) ASP.NET
7 8 (21.62%) JavaScript
7 8 (21.62%) WCF
7 8 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (21.62%) VMware
7 8 (21.62%) Banking
8 7 (18.92%) Unit Testing
8 7 (18.92%) Web Development
8 7 (18.92%) HTML
8 7 (18.92%) Web Services
8 7 (18.92%) MVC
8 7 (18.92%) vSphere
9 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (16.22%) CSS
9 6 (16.22%) Oracle
9 6 (16.22%) jQuery
9 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (16.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (13.51%) VMware ESX
10 5 (13.51%) PowerShell
10 5 (13.51%) Sitecore
10 5 (13.51%) VBScript
10 5 (13.51%) Perl

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 5 (13.51%) SharePoint
2 4 (10.81%) IIS
3 2 (5.41%) Apache
3 2 (5.41%) WebLogic
3 2 (5.41%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (5.41%) CMS
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (2.70%) DNN
4 1 (2.70%) Umbraco
4 1 (2.70%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.70%) Kentico
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) MS Office
2 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.41%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.81%) WAN
2 1 (2.70%) SAN
2 1 (2.70%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (10.81%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (10.81%) MongoDB
3 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (8.11%) MySQL
3 3 (8.11%) Oracle Database
3 3 (8.11%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Power View
4 2 (5.41%) OLTP
4 2 (5.41%) PerformancePoint
4 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.70%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.70%) OLAP
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.41%) Subversion
2 2 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.70%) JBehave
3 1 (2.70%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.70%) SpecFlow
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Forms
General
1 8 (21.62%) Banking
2 2 (5.41%) Finance
3 1 (2.70%) Advertising
3 1 (2.70%) Retail
3 1 (2.70%) Billing
Job Titles
1 13 (35.14%) Developer
2 7 (18.92%) DBA
3 6 (16.22%) .NET Developer
4 5 (13.51%) SQL DBA
4 5 (13.51%) Architect
5 4 (10.81%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (10.81%) SQL Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 3 (8.11%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Administrator
6 3 (8.11%) C# Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Software Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Web Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Applications Architect
7 2 (5.41%) Cloud Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Report Specialist
8 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Report Developer
8 1 (2.70%) .NET Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (45.95%) .NET
2 8 (21.62%) ASP.NET
2 8 (21.62%) WCF
3 7 (18.92%) Web Services
3 7 (18.92%) HTML
4 6 (16.22%) CSS
4 6 (16.22%) jQuery
5 4 (10.81%) OAuth
5 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (10.81%) SOAP
5 4 (10.81%) Ajax
5 4 (10.81%) JSON
6 2 (5.41%) HTML5
6 2 (5.41%) REST
6 2 (5.41%) CSS3
7 1 (2.70%) AngularJS
7 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (2.70%) XML
7 1 (2.70%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.70%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.70%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.03%) Windows
2 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (13.51%) Windows 7
3 5 (13.51%) Linux
3 5 (13.51%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.70%) Windows CE
4 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.92%) MVC
1 7 (18.92%) Web Development
1 7 (18.92%) Unit Testing
2 5 (13.51%) Patch Management
2 5 (13.51%) Data Security
2 5 (13.51%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (10.81%) Zachman Framework
3 4 (10.81%) TOGAF
4 3 (8.11%) Software Engineering
4 3 (8.11%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (8.11%) ETL
4 3 (8.11%) ITIL
4 3 (8.11%) Migration
4 3 (8.11%) Web Design
4 3 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (8.11%) Mentoring
5 2 (5.41%) API Integration
5 2 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (5.41%) UML
5 2 (5.41%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 19 (51.35%) C#
2 14 (37.84%) SQL
3 8 (21.62%) JavaScript
4 5 (13.51%) Perl
4 5 (13.51%) VBScript
4 5 (13.51%) PowerShell
4 5 (13.51%) Bash Shell
5 4 (10.81%) T-SQL
6 3 (8.11%) PHP
6 3 (8.11%) C++
6 3 (8.11%) Java
7 1 (2.70%) VB
7 1 (2.70%) VB6
7 1 (2.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.41%) MCSD
3 1 (2.70%) MCSE
3 1 (2.70%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (32.43%) QA
System Software
1 8 (21.62%) Active Directory
1 8 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (18.92%) vSphere
3 5 (13.51%) VMware ESX
4 3 (8.11%) XenApp
5 2 (5.41%) VMware Workstation
Vendors
1 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
2 8 (21.62%) VMware
3 6 (16.22%) Oracle
4 5 (13.51%) Symantec
4 5 (13.51%) Sitecore
5 4 (10.81%) TIBCO
6 3 (8.11%) Citrix
7 2 (5.41%) NetApp
8 1 (2.70%) Cisco
8 1 (2.70%) Telerik
8 1 (2.70%) EPiServer
8 1 (2.70%) Red Gate
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