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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 7 14 13
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 22 14 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 10.28% 8.38% 8.70%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 56.41% 50.00% 38.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 7
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£375 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £470 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 3
Average hourly rate £24.00 - £14.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 - £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £29.50 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-14.40% +16.83%
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 28 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 18.22% 16.77% 22.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 19 20
Average daily rate £350 £338 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £263 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 4
Average hourly rate £24.00 - £20.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.30 - £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.90 - £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.94%

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 December 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 December 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 +3 12 £325 -1.88% 12
Dorchester - 2 £300 - 1
Poole - 2 £375 - 8
Weymouth - - - -
Ferndown - - - - 1
SQL Server
South West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 24 (80.00%) SQL
2 10 (33.33%) Windows
3 7 (23.33%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (23.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (20.00%) LAN
4 6 (20.00%) WAN
4 6 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 6 (20.00%) MS Exchange
4 6 (20.00%) .NET
4 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (16.67%) Migration
5 5 (16.67%) Clustering
5 5 (16.67%) VBA
5 5 (16.67%) ITIL
5 5 (16.67%) SCCM
5 5 (16.67%) SCOM
5 5 (16.67%) QA
6 4 (13.33%) Analytics
6 4 (13.33%) VB
6 4 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (13.33%) Finance
7 3 (10.00%) NHS
7 3 (10.00%) T-SQL
7 3 (10.00%) C#
7 3 (10.00%) Oracle

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 6 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 6 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 6 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (6.67%) CICS
3 1 (3.33%) CMS
3 1 (3.33%) Umbraco
3 1 (3.33%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (3.33%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.00%) LAN
1 6 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (23.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (3.33%) DataStage
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.33%) Moq
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (13.33%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Retail
3 1 (3.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (56.67%) Analyst
2 11 (36.67%) Developer
3 6 (20.00%) Information Analyst
3 6 (20.00%) Support Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Wintel Support
4 4 (13.33%) Wintel Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Wintel Support Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) .NET Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Environment Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Technical Leader
7 1 (3.33%) Excel Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Excel VBA Developer
7 1 (3.33%) MI Developer
7 1 (3.33%) IT Support
7 1 (3.33%) Junior Software Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Web Applications Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.00%) .NET
2 3 (10.00%) jQuery
3 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET
3 2 (6.67%) CSS
3 2 (6.67%) ISPF
3 2 (6.67%) HTML
4 1 (3.33%) WCF
4 1 (3.33%) Web Services
4 1 (3.33%) ADO.NET
4 1 (3.33%) Ninject
4 1 (3.33%) REST
4 1 (3.33%) Kendo UI
4 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Clustering
2 3 (10.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 10 (33.33%) Windows
2 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (6.67%) Linux
3 2 (6.67%) UNIX
4 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (16.67%) ITIL
2 5 (16.67%) Migration
3 4 (13.33%) Analytics
4 2 (6.67%) MVC
4 2 (6.67%) Configuration Management
4 2 (6.67%) Project Management
5 1 (3.33%) Change Management
5 1 (3.33%) OO
5 1 (3.33%) CRM
5 1 (3.33%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.33%) ETL
5 1 (3.33%) Business Continuity
5 1 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.33%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (3.33%) Business Analysis
5 1 (3.33%) Resource Management
5 1 (3.33%) Data Migration
5 1 (3.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 24 (80.00%) SQL
2 5 (16.67%) VBA
3 4 (13.33%) VB
4 3 (10.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (10.00%) C#
5 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.67%) REXX
5 2 (6.67%) JCL
5 2 (6.67%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.33%) LINC
6 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 6 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.67%) RACF
Systems Management
1 5 (16.67%) SCCM
1 5 (16.67%) SCOM
2 2 (6.67%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (3.33%) IBM
3 1 (3.33%) Telerik
3 1 (3.33%) Netezza
3 1 (3.33%) EPiServer
3 1 (3.33%) Sitecore