The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Exeter region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 17 13 11
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 9 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 6.67% 8.43% 4.00%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 42.86% 58.33% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 2
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£350 £200 £241
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -17.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £136 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £372 £244
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £26.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +4.00%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Exeter
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
21 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 15.56% 14.46% 16.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 6
Average daily rate £450 £200 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+125.00% -39.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £413 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -
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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
Daily Rate Histogram in Exeter

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Exeter region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram 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 22 July 2014, 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 11 (61.11%) C#
1 11 (61.11%) SQL
1 11 (61.11%) .NET
2 8 (44.44%) Scrum
3 6 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 6 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (27.78%) SC Cleared
4 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
4 5 (27.78%) Unit Testing
4 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 5 (27.78%) T-SQL
4 5 (27.78%) Back Office
4 5 (27.78%) MVC
5 4 (22.22%) Finance
5 4 (22.22%) TDD
5 4 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (16.67%) PowerPivot
6 3 (16.67%) NuGet
6 3 (16.67%) JSON
6 3 (16.67%) PerformancePoint
6 3 (16.67%) Git (software)
6 3 (16.67%) Ninject
6 3 (16.67%) REST
6 3 (16.67%) HTTPS
6 3 (16.67%) IIS
6 3 (16.67%) HTTP
6 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
6 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 (16.67%) IIS
2 1 (5.56%) K2 blackpearl
2 1 (5.56%) Apache
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) PowerPivot
1 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) HTTPS
1 3 (16.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (16.67%) PerformancePoint
3 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
5 1 (5.56%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (5.56%) MySQL
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle8/8i Database
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (5.56%) MS Access
5 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (5.56%) DTS
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (5.56%) SQLPlus
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) NuGet
1 3 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 3 (16.67%) NUnit
1 3 (16.67%) Subversion
1 3 (16.67%) ReSharper
General
1 5 (27.78%) Back Office
2 4 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Developer
2 9 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 4 (22.22%) SQL Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Excel Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Report Developer
5 2 (11.11%) .NET Programmer
5 2 (11.11%) Programmer
6 1 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) DBA
6 1 (5.56%) Oracle DBA
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (5.56%) C# Developer
6 1 (5.56%) VB.NET Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Information Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (61.11%) .NET
2 6 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 6 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 3 (16.67%) JSON
4 3 (16.67%) Ninject
4 3 (16.67%) REST
4 3 (16.67%) XML
4 3 (16.67%) NHibernate
5 2 (11.11%) Spring
5 2 (11.11%) CSS
5 2 (11.11%) HTML
5 2 (11.11%) CSS3
5 2 (11.11%) HTML5
6 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
6 1 (5.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (5.56%) MDX
6 1 (5.56%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) N-Tier
2 1 (5.56%) NHS
2 1 (5.56%) GIS
2 1 (5.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.56%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Scrum
2 5 (27.78%) Unit Testing
2 5 (27.78%) MVC
3 4 (22.22%) TDD
3 4 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 2 (11.11%) Software Architecture
5 2 (11.11%) User Stories
6 1 (5.56%) Kimball Methodology
6 1 (5.56%) Web Application Development
6 1 (5.56%) Data Validation
6 1 (5.56%) SOA
6 1 (5.56%) ETL
6 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
6 1 (5.56%) Validation
6 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) C#
1 11 (61.11%) SQL
2 5 (27.78%) T-SQL
3 2 (11.11%) VB6
3 2 (11.11%) VB
4 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.56%) Perl
4 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) SC Cleared
1 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft