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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 27 19 19
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 7 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 3.54% 2.30% 2.60%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 36.84% 16.67% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 2
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£388 £200 £241
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+93.75% -17.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £200 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £200 £244
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £324
% change year-on-year
- +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £30.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +16.59%
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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
19 12 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 9.60% 13.79% 15.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 10
Average daily rate £450 £305 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.54% -23.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £260 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £441 £458
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 £28.50 £30.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-6.55% +5.17%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 (68.75%) C#
1 11 (68.75%) .NET
2 9 (56.25%) SQL
3 7 (43.75%) Scrum
4 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET
4 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (31.25%) Back Office
5 5 (31.25%) Unit Testing
5 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
5 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
5 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 4 (25.00%) T-SQL
6 4 (25.00%) MVC
6 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
7 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (18.75%) Finance
7 3 (18.75%) TDD
7 3 (18.75%) PerformancePoint
7 3 (18.75%) PowerPivot
8 2 (12.50%) HTML
8 2 (12.50%) VB
8 2 (12.50%) IIS
8 2 (12.50%) CSS
8 2 (12.50%) XML
8 2 (12.50%) Windows
8 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
8 2 (12.50%) N-Tier
8 2 (12.50%) HTTP

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 2 (12.50%) IIS
2 1 (6.25%) Apache
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
1 3 (18.75%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) HTTP
1 2 (12.50%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (18.75%) PerformancePoint
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (6.25%) MySQL
4 1 (6.25%) MS Access
4 1 (6.25%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) NUnit
1 2 (12.50%) Subversion
1 2 (12.50%) ReSharper
1 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 2 (12.50%) NuGet
General
1 5 (31.25%) Back Office
2 3 (18.75%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Developer
2 9 (56.25%) .NET Developer
3 4 (25.00%) SQL Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Excel Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Report Developer
6 1 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (6.25%) .NET Programmer
6 1 (6.25%) Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Programmer
6 1 (6.25%) C# Developer
6 1 (6.25%) VB.NET Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (68.75%) .NET
2 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET
2 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 2 (12.50%) HTML5
4 2 (12.50%) Ninject
4 2 (12.50%) REST
4 2 (12.50%) CSS3
4 2 (12.50%) CSS
4 2 (12.50%) XML
4 2 (12.50%) NHibernate
4 2 (12.50%) JSON
4 2 (12.50%) HTML
4 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (6.25%) jQuery
5 1 (6.25%) Google Maps API
5 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
5 1 (6.25%) LAMP
5 1 (6.25%) Spring
5 1 (6.25%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) N-Tier
2 1 (6.25%) NHS
2 1 (6.25%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
2 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Scrum
2 5 (31.25%) Unit Testing
3 4 (25.00%) MVC
4 3 (18.75%) TDD
4 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
6 1 (6.25%) SOA
6 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
6 1 (6.25%) Validation
6 1 (6.25%) Data Validation
6 1 (6.25%) Software Architecture
6 1 (6.25%) Web Application Development
6 1 (6.25%) User Stories
6 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) C#
2 9 (56.25%) SQL
3 4 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (12.50%) VB
4 2 (12.50%) VB6
5 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
5 1 (6.25%) Perl
5 1 (6.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
1 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft