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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 28 13 16
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 1.46% 8.75% 11.30%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 14.29% 77.78% 54.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 13
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£313 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £277 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £350 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £14.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% +10.00%
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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
14 9 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 10.22% 11.25% 20.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 22
Average daily rate £175 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.15% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £24.75 £10.22
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +142.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -9.83%

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 18 December 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 7 (87.50%) .NET
2 6 (75.00%) C#
3 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 4 (50.00%) Back Office
5 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
5 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
5 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
5 3 (37.50%) Scrum
5 3 (37.50%) T-SQL
6 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (25.00%) MVC
7 1 (12.50%) Data Integration
7 1 (12.50%) HTML5
7 1 (12.50%) K2 blackpearl
7 1 (12.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (12.50%) NHS
7 1 (12.50%) TDD
7 1 (12.50%) VB6
7 1 (12.50%) Web Development
7 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
7 1 (12.50%) WCF
7 1 (12.50%) jQuery
7 1 (12.50%) SharePoint

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 1 (12.50%) K2 blackpearl
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (50.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Information Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Developer
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Web Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# Web Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) .NET
2 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (12.50%) HTML5
5 1 (12.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
5 1 (12.50%) WCF
5 1 (12.50%) jQuery
5 1 (12.50%) CSS
5 1 (12.50%) Web Services
5 1 (12.50%) XML
5 1 (12.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Data Integration
1 1 (12.50%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) MVC
4 1 (12.50%) TDD
4 1 (12.50%) Web Development
4 1 (12.50%) SOA
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) C#
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) T-SQL
4 1 (12.50%) VB6
4 1 (12.50%) VB
4 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle