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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 16 4 13
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +9
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 13 34 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 6.70% 15.45% 9.38%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 39.39% 57.63% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 23 12
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£325 £450 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% +25.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £330 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £545 £454
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £39.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +14.28%
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
33 59 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 17.01% 26.82% 23.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 41 29
Average daily rate £405 £415 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.40% +23.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £500 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £39.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 -4 11 £300 -33.33% 12
SQL Server
South West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 20 (51.28%) SQL
2 19 (48.72%) .NET
3 16 (41.03%) C#
4 15 (38.46%) ASP.NET
5 14 (35.90%) JavaScript
6 13 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 13 (33.33%) jQuery
7 12 (30.77%) HTML
7 12 (30.77%) CSS
8 11 (28.21%) MVC
9 9 (23.08%) QA
10 8 (20.51%) Windows
10 8 (20.51%) WAN
11 7 (17.95%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (15.38%) Sitecore
12 6 (15.38%) SharePoint
12 6 (15.38%) Finance
13 5 (12.82%) Migration
13 5 (12.82%) JSON
13 5 (12.82%) MS Excel
13 5 (12.82%) ITIL
13 5 (12.82%) VBA
13 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2003
13 5 (12.82%) Visual Studio
13 5 (12.82%) Active Directory
13 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2008
13 5 (12.82%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 4 (10.26%) OAuth
14 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2008
14 4 (10.26%) WCF

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 6 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 4 (10.26%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.26%) IIS
2 4 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (10.26%) CMS
3 2 (5.13%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (5.13%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (5.13%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (5.13%) Umbraco
4 1 (2.56%) DNN
4 1 (2.56%) Drupal
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (2.56%) Apache
4 1 (2.56%) JCAPS
4 1 (2.56%) Kentico
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 5 (12.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.51%) WAN
2 4 (10.26%) LAN
3 1 (2.56%) SAN
3 1 (2.56%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (10.26%) MongoDB
1 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.56%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.56%) MySQL
4 1 (2.56%) OLTP
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (15.38%) Finance
2 4 (10.26%) Banking
3 3 (7.69%) Billing
4 1 (2.56%) Retail
4 1 (2.56%) Legal
4 1 (2.56%) Advertising
4 1 (2.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (56.41%) Developer
2 8 (20.51%) .NET Developer
3 6 (15.38%) Analyst
3 6 (15.38%) Web Developer
4 4 (10.26%) Architect
4 4 (10.26%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (7.69%) Software Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) C++ Software Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) C# Software Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Server Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Information Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Applications Architect
7 1 (2.56%) Desktop Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) VBA Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Developer Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) SQL Developer
7 1 (2.56%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (48.72%) .NET
2 15 (38.46%) ASP.NET
3 13 (33.33%) jQuery
4 12 (30.77%) HTML
4 12 (30.77%) CSS
5 7 (17.95%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (12.82%) JSON
6 5 (12.82%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 4 (10.26%) OAuth
7 4 (10.26%) WCF
7 4 (10.26%) HTML5
7 4 (10.26%) CSS3
8 2 (5.13%) Web Services
8 2 (5.13%) XML
8 2 (5.13%) Ajax
9 1 (2.56%) WinForms
9 1 (2.56%) Hibernate
9 1 (2.56%) EJB 3.0
9 1 (2.56%) .NET Framework
9 1 (2.56%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Clustering
2 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.13%) NHS
3 1 (2.56%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.56%) Physics
3 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.56%) W3C
3 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.51%) Windows
2 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (5.13%) Windows CE
4 1 (2.56%) Linux
4 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.21%) MVC
2 5 (12.82%) Migration
2 5 (12.82%) ITIL
3 4 (10.26%) Zachman Framework
3 4 (10.26%) TOGAF
3 4 (10.26%) Web Design
4 3 (7.69%) Software Engineering
4 3 (7.69%) Mentoring
5 2 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (5.13%) CRM
5 2 (5.13%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.56%) Workflow
6 1 (2.56%) Time Management
6 1 (2.56%) Release Management
6 1 (2.56%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (2.56%) UML
6 1 (2.56%) OO
6 1 (2.56%) RAD
6 1 (2.56%) SOA
6 1 (2.56%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (51.28%) SQL
2 16 (41.03%) C#
3 14 (35.90%) JavaScript
4 5 (12.82%) VBA
5 4 (10.26%) VB
6 3 (7.69%) VB.NET
6 3 (7.69%) C++
7 2 (5.13%) Java
7 2 (5.13%) PHP
8 1 (2.56%) LINC
8 1 (2.56%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.13%) MCSD
3 1 (2.56%) MCITP
3 1 (2.56%) MCSE
3 1 (2.56%) PhD
3 1 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (23.08%) QA
System Software
1 5 (12.82%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) SCCM
1 2 (5.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.38%) Sitecore
3 4 (10.26%) TIBCO
4 3 (7.69%) Oracle
5 2 (5.13%) EPiServer
6 1 (2.56%) Telerik
6 1 (2.56%) VMware
6 1 (2.56%) Cisco
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