The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Exeter 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 20 18 15
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 11 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 6.29% 7.89% 8.05%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 47.83% 40.91% 53.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 4
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +31.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £236 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £450 £382
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 £21.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £23.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+3.26% -8.00%
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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 Exeter region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Exeter
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
23 22 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 13.14% 19.30% 14.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 13 6
Average daily rate £331 £450 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.38% +125.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £413
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 £21.00 - -
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 Exeter

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

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

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

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Exeter

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

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Exeter

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Exeter 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 10 (62.50%) SQL
2 9 (56.25%) .NET
3 8 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 8 (50.00%) Windows
4 7 (43.75%) C#
5 6 (37.50%) HTML
5 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
5 6 (37.50%) CSS
5 6 (37.50%) IIS
5 6 (37.50%) MVC
6 5 (31.25%) VPN
6 5 (31.25%) jQuery
6 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (25.00%) Firewall
7 4 (25.00%) Network Security
7 4 (25.00%) Load Balancing
7 4 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (25.00%) Mentoring
7 4 (25.00%) Server Hardening
7 4 (25.00%) DNS
7 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
7 4 (25.00%) Classic ASP
7 4 (25.00%) Apache
7 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
7 4 (25.00%) MySQL
7 4 (25.00%) VB
7 4 (25.00%) SAN
7 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
8 3 (18.75%) Telecoms

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Exeter 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
2 4 (25.00%) Apache
2 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) VPN
2 4 (25.00%) DNS
2 4 (25.00%) SAN
2 4 (25.00%) Firewall
2 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (25.00%) Network Security
3 3 (18.75%) VoIP
4 1 (6.25%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (25.00%) MySQL
3 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.25%) Marketing
2 1 (6.25%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Developer
3 2 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (12.50%) C# Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Software Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Server Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) PHP Developer
3 2 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Wintel Server Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Classic ASP Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Server Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) .NET Web Developer
4 1 (6.25%) C# Web Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) ASP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (56.25%) .NET
2 8 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (37.50%) CSS
3 6 (37.50%) HTML
4 5 (31.25%) jQuery
5 4 (25.00%) Classic ASP
6 3 (18.75%) Ajax
6 3 (18.75%) HTML5
7 1 (6.25%) CSS3
7 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (6.25%) Web Services
7 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.25%) DTV
2 1 (6.25%) Statistics
2 1 (6.25%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) MVC
2 4 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 4 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 4 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 4 (25.00%) Server Hardening
3 2 (12.50%) SDLC
3 2 (12.50%) Software Delivery
3 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Data Protection
3 2 (12.50%) Agile Project Management
3 2 (12.50%) Project Management
3 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (12.50%) TOGAF
3 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (12.50%) Workflow
3 2 (12.50%) Migration
3 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 2 (12.50%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) SQL
2 7 (43.75%) C#
3 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 4 (25.00%) VB
5 3 (18.75%) VB.NET
5 3 (18.75%) T-SQL
6 2 (12.50%) VBScript
6 2 (12.50%) PHP
7 1 (6.25%) VB6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (6.25%) QA
2 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
2 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 2 (12.50%) Sitecore
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle
4 1 (6.25%) SAP