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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 9 11 14
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 19 17 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 10.16% 9.04% 8.18%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 54.29% 48.57% 29.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 13 11
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£325 £450 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £298 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £550 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £39.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £23.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+3.26% -8.00%
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
35 35 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 18.72% 18.62% 28.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 29 38
Average daily rate £303 £350 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.57% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £476 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £39.00 - -
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 3 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 3 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 -1 9 £303 -28.18% 10
Poole +3 4 £363 +7.40% 1
SQL Server
South West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 3 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 20 (50.00%) SQL
2 19 (47.50%) C#
3 18 (45.00%) .NET
4 14 (35.00%) ASP.NET
5 13 (32.50%) JavaScript
5 13 (32.50%) Microsoft
6 12 (30.00%) HTML
6 12 (30.00%) jQuery
7 11 (27.50%) CSS
7 11 (27.50%) MVC
8 8 (20.00%) Windows
8 8 (20.00%) QA
8 8 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (15.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (15.00%) WCF
10 5 (12.50%) JSON
10 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (12.50%) Active Directory
10 5 (12.50%) SharePoint
10 5 (12.50%) WAN
10 5 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (12.50%) Sitecore
11 4 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 4 (10.00%) OAuth
11 4 (10.00%) HTML5
11 4 (10.00%) MongoDB
11 4 (10.00%) CSS3
11 4 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 4 (10.00%) IIS
3 3 (7.50%) CMS
4 2 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (2.50%) Apache
5 1 (2.50%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.50%) DNN
5 1 (2.50%) Drupal
5 1 (2.50%) Umbraco
5 1 (2.50%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (2.50%) JCAPS
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (2.50%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (2.50%) Kentico
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) MS Office
1 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.00%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.50%) WAN
2 1 (2.50%) SAN
2 1 (2.50%) NAS
2 1 (2.50%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (10.00%) MongoDB
4 3 (7.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (7.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (5.00%) OLTP
5 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (5.00%) MySQL
5 2 (5.00%) PerformancePoint
5 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Power View
6 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.50%) OLAP
6 1 (2.50%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.50%) JBehave
3 1 (2.50%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.50%) SpecFlow
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (10.00%) Banking
2 3 (7.50%) Billing
3 2 (5.00%) Finance
4 1 (2.50%) Advertising
4 1 (2.50%) Retail
4 1 (2.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (47.50%) Developer
2 7 (17.50%) .NET Developer
3 5 (12.50%) Architect
3 5 (12.50%) SQL DBA
3 5 (12.50%) Web Developer
3 5 (12.50%) DBA
4 4 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (10.00%) SQL Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 3 (7.50%) C++ Software Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) C# Software Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Server Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Applications Architect
6 2 (5.00%) Cloud Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Report Specialist
7 1 (2.50%) Windows Server Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Report Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (45.00%) .NET
2 14 (35.00%) ASP.NET
3 12 (30.00%) HTML
3 12 (30.00%) jQuery
4 11 (27.50%) CSS
5 8 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (15.00%) WCF
7 5 (12.50%) JSON
8 4 (10.00%) OAuth
8 4 (10.00%) Web Services
8 4 (10.00%) HTML5
8 4 (10.00%) CSS3
8 4 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (5.00%) XML
9 2 (5.00%) Ajax
10 1 (2.50%) .NET Framework
10 1 (2.50%) EJB 3.0
10 1 (2.50%) JMS
10 1 (2.50%) Hibernate
10 1 (2.50%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.50%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.50%) W3C
2 1 (2.50%) Clustering
2 1 (2.50%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.50%) Physics
2 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.00%) Windows
2 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (10.00%) Linux
4 3 (7.50%) Windows XP
4 3 (7.50%) Windows 7
5 2 (5.00%) Windows CE
6 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (27.50%) MVC
2 5 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (10.00%) ITIL
3 4 (10.00%) Zachman Framework
3 4 (10.00%) TOGAF
3 4 (10.00%) Mentoring
3 4 (10.00%) Web Design
4 3 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (7.50%) Data Security
4 3 (7.50%) Patch Management
4 3 (7.50%) Software Engineering
4 3 (7.50%) Web Development
4 3 (7.50%) ETL
4 3 (7.50%) Migration
4 3 (7.50%) Unit Testing
4 3 (7.50%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.50%) Project Management
6 1 (2.50%) Regression Testing
6 1 (2.50%) UML
Programming Languages
1 20 (50.00%) SQL
2 19 (47.50%) C#
3 13 (32.50%) JavaScript
4 4 (10.00%) T-SQL
5 3 (7.50%) VBScript
5 3 (7.50%) Perl
5 3 (7.50%) C++
5 3 (7.50%) Java
5 3 (7.50%) PowerShell
5 3 (7.50%) Bash Shell
6 2 (5.00%) PHP
7 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.50%) VB
7 1 (2.50%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.50%) VB6
7 1 (2.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.00%) MCSD
3 1 (2.50%) MCSE
3 1 (2.50%) PhD
3 1 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.50%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.50%) XenApp
3 3 (7.50%) vSphere
3 3 (7.50%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 13 (32.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.50%) Sitecore
3 4 (10.00%) Oracle
3 4 (10.00%) TIBCO
3 4 (10.00%) VMware
4 3 (7.50%) Symantec
4 3 (7.50%) Citrix
5 1 (2.50%) Cisco
5 1 (2.50%) Telerik
5 1 (2.50%) EPiServer
5 1 (2.50%) Red Gate