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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 6 8 25
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +17
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 31 31 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 14.83% 12.55% 2.65%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 52.54% 62.00% 14.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 8 5
Median daily rate £325 £366 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.08% +46.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £300 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £465 £393
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 0
Median hourly rate £24.75 £37.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.60 £30.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+28.78% +23.00%
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
59 50 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 28.23% 20.24% 17.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 21 28
Median daily rate £350 £438 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +3.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £264 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 0
Median hourly rate £22.00 £32.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.78% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.32 £33.55 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+8.25% +34.20%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Dorset region citing SQL Server as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 1 October 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dorchester - 6 £363 -
Weymouth 0 5 £195 -
Bournemouth -10 5 £338 -7.66% 12
Poole +1 1 £204 -40.00% 5
SQL Server
South West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Dorset region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 21 (52.50%) SQL
1 21 (52.50%) SharePoint
2 20 (50.00%) HTML
3 17 (42.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (35.00%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (30.00%) Crystal Reports
6 12 (30.00%) Power BI
7 10 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (25.00%) Java
7 10 (25.00%) C++
7 10 (25.00%) .NET
8 9 (22.50%) C#
8 9 (22.50%) SharePoint 2013
8 9 (22.50%) SQL Server 2005
8 9 (22.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 9 (22.50%) SC Cleared
8 9 (22.50%) Security Cleared
8 9 (22.50%) SharePoint 2010
9 8 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (17.50%) Retail
11 6 (15.00%) InfoPath
11 6 (15.00%) Dynamics AX
11 6 (15.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 5 (12.50%) Git (software)
12 5 (12.50%) JavaScript
12 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
13 4 (10.00%) XML
13 4 (10.00%) T-SQL
13 4 (10.00%) ASP.NET

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 21 (52.50%) SharePoint
2 9 (22.50%) SharePoint 2010
2 9 (22.50%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (5.00%) CICS
3 2 (5.00%) Confluence
3 2 (5.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (15.00%) InfoPath
2 3 (7.50%) MS Office
3 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (5.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (15.00%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (42.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 15 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (30.00%) Crystal Reports
3 12 (30.00%) Power BI
4 10 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (22.50%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (22.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
7 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (2.50%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 6 (15.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 5 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 3 (7.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (5.00%) Bower
4 2 (5.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (5.00%) JUnit
General
1 7 (17.50%) Retail
2 2 (5.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 30 (75.00%) Developer
2 12 (30.00%) SQL Developer
3 9 (22.50%) Analyst
4 8 (20.00%) SharePoint Developer
5 6 (15.00%) Service Analyst
6 5 (12.50%) .NET Developer
7 2 (5.00%) CRM Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Environment Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (5.00%) HTML CSS Developer
7 2 (5.00%) HTML Developer
7 2 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Senior JavaScript Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Developer
7 2 (5.00%) T-SQL Developer
8 1 (2.50%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (50.00%) HTML
2 10 (25.00%) .NET
3 4 (10.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (10.00%) XML
4 3 (7.50%) CSS
4 3 (7.50%) jQuery
5 2 (5.00%) .NET Framework
5 2 (5.00%) CSS3
5 2 (5.00%) Entity Framework
5 2 (5.00%) HTML5
5 2 (5.00%) JSON
5 2 (5.00%) RequireJS
5 2 (5.00%) Sass
5 2 (5.00%) WCF
5 2 (5.00%) Web Services
5 2 (5.00%) WinForms
6 1 (2.50%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (2.50%) LINQ to SQL
6 1 (2.50%) Razor View Engine
6 1 (2.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (7.50%) EPoS
2 2 (5.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (5.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (5.00%) NHS
3 1 (2.50%) Informatics
3 1 (2.50%) iPad
3 1 (2.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.00%) Windows
2 2 (5.00%) Linux
2 2 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (7.50%) ERP
2 3 (7.50%) Front End Development
3 2 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (5.00%) B2C
3 2 (5.00%) CRM
3 2 (5.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (5.00%) MVC
3 2 (5.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (2.50%) API Integration
4 1 (2.50%) Data Analysis
4 1 (2.50%) Data Protection
4 1 (2.50%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (2.50%) MVVM
4 1 (2.50%) Scrum
4 1 (2.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 21 (52.50%) SQL
2 10 (25.00%) C++
2 10 (25.00%) Java
3 9 (22.50%) C#
4 5 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 4 (10.00%) T-SQL
6 2 (5.00%) JCL
6 2 (5.00%) REXX
6 2 (5.00%) Ruby
6 2 (5.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (22.50%) SC Cleared
1 9 (22.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) RACF
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) CA Endevor
1 2 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.00%) Nintex
3 2 (5.00%) CA
3 2 (5.00%) HP
3 2 (5.00%) IBM
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle