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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 9 11 2
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -9
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Epsom 6.45% 13.89% 40.00%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 100.00% 71.43% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 4
Average daily rate £419 £438 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% +45.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.14% +7.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £29.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-23.72% -1.66%
SQL Server
Surrey

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
2 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Epsom 6.45% 19.44% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 5
Average daily rate £419 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.27% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £275 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £373 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.06%

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016, 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 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) Data Mining
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Middleware
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) CMS
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Kanban
2 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Skype for Business
2 1 (33.33%) Unified Communications
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Epsom by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 1 (33.33%) CMS
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Data Mining
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) .NET Architect
1 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) DBA
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle DBA
1 1 (33.33%) Senior .NET Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior DBA
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Oracle DBA
1 1 (33.33%) Senior SQL DBA
1 1 (33.33%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Kanban
1 1 (33.33%) MVC
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
1 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds