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 22 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 12 10 8
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 6 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Farnborough 8.45% 5.66% 14.29%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 26.09% 42.86% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 6
Average daily rate
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- £323 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -13.88%
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 Farnborough region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Farnborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
23 7 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Farnborough 32.39% 13.21% 35.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 15
Average daily rate £447 £406 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.11% +8.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £275 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £441
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 £30.75 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-7.31% +6.03%

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
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 22 August 2014, 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 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (58.33%) IIS
4 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (50.00%) VMware
4 6 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (50.00%) vSphere
5 5 (41.67%) SC Cleared
5 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
5 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2000
5 5 (41.67%) Clustering
5 5 (41.67%) EMC
6 4 (33.33%) C#
6 4 (33.33%) SQL
7 3 (25.00%) Symantec
7 3 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (25.00%) Sophos
7 3 (25.00%) Blackberry
7 3 (25.00%) NetBackup
7 3 (25.00%) Backup Exec
7 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (25.00%) Firewall
7 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
7 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (25.00%) VMware ESX
7 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (25.00%) WSUS
7 3 (25.00%) .NET
7 3 (25.00%) Windows 2000

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 7 (58.33%) IIS
2 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (8.33%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) Firewall
1 3 (25.00%) DHCP
1 3 (25.00%) DNS
2 2 (16.67%) SAN
3 1 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (8.33%) MySQL
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (8.33%) Grunt
2 1 (8.33%) Mocha
General
1 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (25.00%) Administrator
2 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Server Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
4 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) .NET
2 2 (16.67%) ServiceStack
2 2 (16.67%) Web Services
2 2 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (8.33%) LINQ
3 1 (8.33%) WCF
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (8.33%) CSS
3 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (8.33%) ExpressJS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Clustering
2 3 (25.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (25.00%) Windows 2000
3 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (8.33%) Refactoring
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (8.33%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) C#
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
2 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) Perl
3 1 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) SC Cleared
1 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (50.00%) vSphere
3 3 (25.00%) VMware ESX
3 3 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (25.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (25.00%) NetBackup
1 3 (25.00%) Backup Exec
1 3 (25.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (50.00%) VMware
2 5 (41.67%) EMC
3 3 (25.00%) Symantec
3 3 (25.00%) Sophos
3 3 (25.00%) Citrix
3 3 (25.00%) Dell
3 3 (25.00%) Veritas
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco
3 3 (25.00%) Acronis
4 2 (16.67%) NetApp
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle