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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 16 14 9
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 6 9 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 6.00% 8.49% 13.82%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 30.00% 64.29% 58.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 12
Average daily rate
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£218 £310 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.83% -6.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £320 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £30.88 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+13.36% +10.26%
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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
20 14 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 20.00% 13.21% 23.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 20
Average daily rate £375 £200 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -40.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £314 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £12.98 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -64.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +25.00%

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 17 April 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 7 (87.50%) .NET
2 5 (62.50%) C#
2 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET
3 4 (50.00%) MVC
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
4 3 (37.50%) IIS
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 2 (25.00%) Sitecore
5 2 (25.00%) HTML5
5 2 (25.00%) VB6
5 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (25.00%) VB
5 2 (25.00%) VB.NET
5 2 (25.00%) HTML
5 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (25.00%) CSS
5 2 (25.00%) Web Services
5 2 (25.00%) XML
5 2 (25.00%) Windows
6 1 (12.50%) Apache
6 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
6 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
6 1 (12.50%) VoIP
6 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
6 1 (12.50%) VPN
6 1 (12.50%) DNS
6 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (12.50%) MySQL
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 3 (37.50%) IIS
2 1 (12.50%) Apache
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) VoIP
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 1 (12.50%) VPN
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
1 1 (12.50%) SAN
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
1 1 (12.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (12.50%) Back Office
1 1 (12.50%) Electronics
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
1 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) .NET Developer
2 3 (37.50%) C# Developer
2 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET Developer
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Developer
2 3 (37.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 3 (37.50%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Web Developer
3 2 (25.00%) .NET Web Developer
3 2 (25.00%) C# Web Developer
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Server Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Wintel Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) .NET
2 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET
3 2 (25.00%) CSS
3 2 (25.00%) Web Services
3 2 (25.00%) XML
3 2 (25.00%) HTML5
3 2 (25.00%) HTML
4 1 (12.50%) Entity Framework
4 1 (12.50%) CSS3
4 1 (12.50%) Classic ASP
4 1 (12.50%) Ajax
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
4 1 (12.50%) WCF
4 1 (12.50%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) DTV
1 1 (12.50%) Graphic Design
1 1 (12.50%) Data Integration
1 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Web Development
3 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
3 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (12.50%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) C#
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (25.00%) VB
3 2 (25.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (25.00%) VB6
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Sitecore
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) SAP
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