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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 29 20 13
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -7
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 6 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 2.91% 1.16% 7.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 60.00% 8.33% 31.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 3
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£450 £200 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+125.00% -18.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +9.09%
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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
10 12 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 4.85% 13.95% 22.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 11
Average daily rate £450 £360 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £11.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £32.03 £32.05
% change year-on-year
-3.20% -0.07%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 9 (75.00%) C#
1 9 (75.00%) .NET
2 6 (50.00%) SQL
2 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (41.67%) Scrum
3 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET
4 4 (33.33%) Back Office
4 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 4 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 3 (25.00%) MVC
5 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
6 2 (16.67%) VB
6 2 (16.67%) Windows
6 2 (16.67%) Finance
6 2 (16.67%) TDD
6 2 (16.67%) VB6
6 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
7 1 (8.33%) Data Validation
7 1 (8.33%) HTML5
7 1 (8.33%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (8.33%) K2 blackpearl
7 1 (8.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (8.33%) Ninject
7 1 (8.33%) REST

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (8.33%) IIS
1 1 (8.33%) Apache
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (8.33%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (8.33%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) HTTP
1 1 (8.33%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (8.33%) MySQL
2 1 (8.33%) MS Access
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) PerformancePoint
2 1 (8.33%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) NUnit
1 1 (8.33%) Subversion
1 1 (8.33%) ReSharper
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (8.33%) NuGet
General
1 4 (33.33%) Back Office
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Developer
2 7 (58.33%) .NET Developer
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Programmer
4 1 (8.33%) Excel Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
4 1 (8.33%) VB.NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Information Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (75.00%) .NET
2 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET
2 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (8.33%) HTML
5 1 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (8.33%) HTML5
5 1 (8.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (8.33%) Ninject
5 1 (8.33%) REST
5 1 (8.33%) CSS3
5 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
5 1 (8.33%) CSS
5 1 (8.33%) XML
5 1 (8.33%) LAMP
5 1 (8.33%) Ajax
5 1 (8.33%) NHibernate
5 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
5 1 (8.33%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) N-Tier
1 1 (8.33%) NHS
1 1 (8.33%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
2 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) Scrum
3 4 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 3 (25.00%) MVC
5 2 (16.67%) TDD
6 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
6 1 (8.33%) Data Validation
6 1 (8.33%) Web Application Development
6 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
6 1 (8.33%) Validation
6 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
6 1 (8.33%) SOA
6 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) C#
2 6 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (16.67%) VB
4 2 (16.67%) VB6
5 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (8.33%) Perl
5 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft