The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Farnborough 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 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 17 12 3
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -9
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 7 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Farnborough 5.98% 3.45% 27.59%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 50.00% 20.00% 88.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 7
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£413 - £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 - £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 - £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
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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 Farnborough region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Farnborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
14 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Farnborough 11.97% 17.24% 31.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 8
Average daily rate £413 £388 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £350 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £548 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Farnborough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Farnborough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server across the Farnborough region.

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Farnborough

SQL Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Farnborough

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Farnborough region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram in Farnborough

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Farnborough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Farnborough region.

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Farnborough

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Farnborough 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 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 6 (66.67%) VMware
3 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (55.56%) Windows
3 5 (55.56%) Migration
3 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (44.44%) Replication
4 4 (44.44%) SQL
4 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (33.33%) VMware ESX
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (33.33%) ETL
5 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (22.22%) SSDT
6 2 (22.22%) Analytics
6 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (22.22%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
6 2 (22.22%) Database Mirroring
6 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (22.22%) RDBMS
6 2 (22.22%) MCP
6 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
6 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
6 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
6 2 (22.22%) XML
6 2 (22.22%) MCDBA

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Farnborough 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 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) ISDN
1 1 (11.11%) LAN
1 1 (11.11%) PBX
1 1 (11.11%) VoIP
1 1 (11.11%) WAN
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
1 1 (11.11%) IP Telephony
1 1 (11.11%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (22.22%) SSDT
3 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (22.22%) RDBMS
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
1 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Architect
1 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Architect
2 2 (22.22%) DBA
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Developer
2 2 (22.22%) SQL DBA
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) ETL Developer
3 1 (11.11%) VoIP Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Replication
2 2 (22.22%) Clustering
2 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 2 (22.22%) Data Integration
3 1 (11.11%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
1 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Migration
2 3 (33.33%) ETL
3 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (22.22%) Data Migration
3 2 (22.22%) Analytics
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (22.22%) Database Mirroring
4 1 (11.11%) High Availability
4 1 (11.11%) Capacity Management
4 1 (11.11%) Telemarketing
4 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Data Management
4 1 (11.11%) BCP
4 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
2 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) MCP
1 2 (22.22%) MCDBA
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (22.22%) MCTS
1 2 (22.22%) MCITP
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
1 2 (22.22%) BC Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) CCNA
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (33.33%) VMware ESX
3 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
3 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 6 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) Acronis
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco