The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Epsom region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 15 September 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 4 10 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 6 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Epsom 19.35% 7.69% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 100.00% 22.22% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 0
Average daily rate
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£278 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.71% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +5.76%
SQL Server
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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 Epsom region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Epsom
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
6 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Epsom 19.35% 34.62% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 0
Average daily rate £230 £388 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.64% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.00

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Epsom

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Epsom region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Epsom

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Epsom

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server across the Epsom region.

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Epsom

SQL Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Epsom

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Epsom region over the 3 months to 15 September 2014.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram in Epsom

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Epsom

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Epsom region.

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Epsom

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Epsom

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Epsom 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 15 (93.75%) SQL
2 14 (87.50%) Windows
3 10 (62.50%) .NET
4 8 (50.00%) Oracle
4 8 (50.00%) XML
4 8 (50.00%) VB
4 8 (50.00%) Solaris
4 8 (50.00%) UNIX
4 8 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 8 (50.00%) VB6
5 7 (43.75%) Oracle Database
5 7 (43.75%) Oracle9i Database
5 7 (43.75%) VB.NET
5 7 (43.75%) C#
6 6 (37.50%) T-SQL
6 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET
6 6 (37.50%) IIS
6 6 (37.50%) CRM
6 6 (37.50%) PL/SQL
6 6 (37.50%) Windows 2000
6 6 (37.50%) Documentum
6 6 (37.50%) Toad
6 6 (37.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
6 6 (37.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (37.50%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (31.25%) Capacity Management
7 5 (31.25%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (31.25%) DTS

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Epsom by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Epsom 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 (37.50%) IIS
1 6 (37.50%) Documentum
2 1 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) SAN
2 1 (6.25%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 7 (43.75%) Oracle9i Database
2 7 (43.75%) Oracle Database
3 6 (37.50%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (31.25%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (31.25%) DTS
5 2 (12.50%) RDBMS
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Toad
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 5 (31.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) DBA
2 5 (31.25%) Developer
2 5 (31.25%) Technical Support
2 5 (31.25%) Administrator
2 5 (31.25%) Oracle DBA
3 3 (18.75%) Programmer
4 2 (12.50%) Support Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Support Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Analyst Programmer
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Support Analyst Programmer
5 1 (6.25%) BizTalk Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) SQL DBA
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Support Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Server Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (62.50%) .NET
2 8 (50.00%) XML
3 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET
4 5 (31.25%) COM+
4 5 (31.25%) HTML
5 2 (12.50%) Classic ASP
5 2 (12.50%) XSLT
6 1 (6.25%) Spring
6 1 (6.25%) Spring MVC
6 1 (6.25%) WCF
6 1 (6.25%) WPF
6 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 14 (87.50%) Windows
2 8 (50.00%) Solaris
2 8 (50.00%) UNIX
3 6 (37.50%) Windows 2000
3 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (12.50%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) CRM
2 5 (31.25%) Capacity Management
3 2 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (12.50%) MVC
4 1 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
4 1 (6.25%) OOP
4 1 (6.25%) OO
Programming Languages
1 15 (93.75%) SQL
2 8 (50.00%) VB
2 8 (50.00%) VB6
3 7 (43.75%) VB.NET
3 7 (43.75%) C#
4 6 (37.50%) T-SQL
4 6 (37.50%) PL/SQL
5 5 (31.25%) VBScript
5 5 (31.25%) Java
6 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
7 1 (6.25%) Perl
7 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (12.50%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Oracle
2 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (18.75%) Informatica
3 3 (18.75%) Cognos
4 2 (12.50%) Veritas
4 2 (12.50%) Symantec