The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Dorset region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 12 13 7
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 13 22 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 6.05% 9.02% 14.24%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 34.21% 32.84% 67.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 17 19
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£371 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £275 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Average hourly rate - - £22.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.36% +10.00%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
38 67 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 17.67% 27.46% 21.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 48 33
Average daily rate £350 £385 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £425 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Average hourly rate - - £22.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
SQL Server
South West

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 0 8 £371 -1.00% 13
Poole +4 2 £338 +12.50% 6
Dorchester - - - -
Ferndown - - - -
SQL Server
South West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 27 (58.70%) SQL
1 27 (58.70%) .NET
2 16 (34.78%) Windows
3 13 (28.26%) ASP.NET
3 13 (28.26%) C#
4 10 (21.74%) VMware
4 10 (21.74%) Oracle
4 10 (21.74%) IIS
4 10 (21.74%) UNIX
4 10 (21.74%) Mobile App
5 9 (19.57%) REST
5 9 (19.57%) Android
5 9 (19.57%) MVC
6 8 (17.39%) Microsoft
7 7 (15.22%) TCP/IP
7 7 (15.22%) TIBCO
7 7 (15.22%) ITIL
7 7 (15.22%) HTML
7 7 (15.22%) JavaScript
7 7 (15.22%) Finance
7 7 (15.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 7 (15.22%) Sitecore
7 7 (15.22%) .NET Framework
7 7 (15.22%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (13.04%) Sitecore CMS
8 6 (13.04%) NAS
8 6 (13.04%) iSCSI
8 6 (13.04%) Content Management
8 6 (13.04%) Migration
8 6 (13.04%) NFS

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 10 (21.74%) IIS
2 6 (13.04%) Sitecore CMS
3 5 (10.87%) CMS
4 4 (8.70%) SharePoint
5 2 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (4.35%) Commerce Server
5 2 (4.35%) CICS
5 2 (4.35%) MS Exchange
6 1 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (2.17%) Apache
6 1 (2.17%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (2.17%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) MS Project
1 1 (2.17%) MS Office
1 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (6.52%) Google Analytics
2 2 (4.35%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (2.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.52%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.17%) Office 365
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.22%) TCP/IP
2 6 (13.04%) NAS
2 6 (13.04%) iSCSI
2 6 (13.04%) SAN
3 4 (8.70%) DNS
4 2 (4.35%) Structured Cabling
4 2 (4.35%) Firewall
5 1 (2.17%) Intranet
5 1 (2.17%) Internet
5 1 (2.17%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.87%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (8.70%) Oracle Database
2 4 (8.70%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (4.35%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.17%) DTS
5 1 (2.17%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.35%) MSTest
2 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (4.35%) NUnit
2 2 (4.35%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (2.17%) Moq
General
1 7 (15.22%) Finance
2 4 (8.70%) Marketing
3 1 (2.17%) Back Office
3 1 (2.17%) Electronics
3 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.17%) Banking
3 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (26.09%) Architect
1 12 (26.09%) Developer
2 6 (13.04%) Digital Architect
3 5 (10.87%) Administrator
3 5 (10.87%) Analyst
3 5 (10.87%) .NET Developer
4 4 (8.70%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (6.52%) Programmer
5 3 (6.52%) DBA
5 3 (6.52%) Consultant
5 3 (6.52%) SQL Developer
5 3 (6.52%) Storage Administrator
5 3 (6.52%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Environment Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Implementation Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) SQL DBA
6 2 (4.35%) SQL Server DBA
6 2 (4.35%) Technical Architect
6 2 (4.35%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.17%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (58.70%) .NET
2 13 (28.26%) ASP.NET
3 9 (19.57%) REST
4 7 (15.22%) HTML
4 7 (15.22%) .NET Framework
4 7 (15.22%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (10.87%) HTML5
6 4 (8.70%) JSON
6 4 (8.70%) XML
7 3 (6.52%) JMS
7 3 (6.52%) CSS
7 3 (6.52%) SOAP
7 3 (6.52%) Web Services
7 3 (6.52%) Middleware
7 3 (6.52%) WebSockets
7 3 (6.52%) jQuery
8 2 (4.35%) ISPF
8 2 (4.35%) LINQ
8 2 (4.35%) Ajax
8 2 (4.35%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.74%) Mobile App
2 5 (10.87%) iPhone
3 1 (2.17%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.17%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.17%) Firmware
3 1 (2.17%) DTV
3 1 (2.17%) Social Media
3 1 (2.17%) Statistics
3 1 (2.17%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 16 (34.78%) Windows
2 10 (21.74%) UNIX
3 9 (19.57%) Android
4 5 (10.87%) Linux
5 4 (8.70%) Apple iOS
6 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (19.57%) MVC
2 7 (15.22%) ITIL
3 6 (13.04%) Content Management
3 6 (13.04%) Migration
4 5 (10.87%) Project Management
5 3 (6.52%) E-Commerce
5 3 (6.52%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (6.52%) CRM
5 3 (6.52%) SEO
5 3 (6.52%) Information Security
5 3 (6.52%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (6.52%) Analytics
5 3 (6.52%) Capacity Management
5 3 (6.52%) ITIL V3
5 3 (6.52%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (4.35%) Software Architecture
6 2 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (4.35%) Unit Testing
6 2 (4.35%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (58.70%) SQL
2 13 (28.26%) C#
3 7 (15.22%) JavaScript
4 5 (10.87%) Perl
4 5 (10.87%) PowerShell
5 4 (8.70%) VB.NET
6 3 (6.52%) T-SQL
6 3 (6.52%) VB
7 2 (4.35%) VB6
7 2 (4.35%) Java
7 2 (4.35%) JCL
7 2 (4.35%) REXX
8 1 (2.17%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.17%) VBA
8 1 (2.17%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 7 (15.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (8.70%) NCDA
3 2 (4.35%) VCP5
3 2 (4.35%) MCSE
3 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.17%) MCSD
4 1 (2.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) QA
1 2 (4.35%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (13.04%) NFS
2 5 (10.87%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.52%) VMware ESX
4 2 (4.35%) XenDesktop
4 2 (4.35%) vSphere
4 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (4.35%) RACF
5 1 (2.17%) Xen
5 1 (2.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) CA Endevor
2 1 (2.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (21.74%) VMware
1 10 (21.74%) Oracle
2 8 (17.39%) Microsoft
3 7 (15.22%) TIBCO
3 7 (15.22%) Sitecore
4 4 (8.70%) Citrix
4 4 (8.70%) NetApp
5 3 (6.52%) Google
6 2 (4.35%) Facebook
6 2 (4.35%) Twitter
6 2 (4.35%) Telerik
6 2 (4.35%) SAP
6 2 (4.35%) CA
6 2 (4.35%) Sun
7 1 (2.17%) JD Edwards
7 1 (2.17%) webMethods
7 1 (2.17%) Ektron
Dorset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £200 to £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: £250 - £320 per day
Posted: 27 days ago