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 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 12 9 9
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 7 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Farnborough 6.67% 5.36% 7.32%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 31.82% 37.50% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 3
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£300 £308 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% -8.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £278 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £358 £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £29.50 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-14.40% +16.83%
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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
22 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Farnborough 20.95% 14.29% 17.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 7
Average daily rate £325 £360 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% -13.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £293 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.94%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 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 12 (70.59%) Windows
2 11 (64.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (58.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (58.82%) Telecoms
4 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
5 7 (41.18%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (41.18%) IIS
5 7 (41.18%) VMware
6 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
6 6 (35.29%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (35.29%) SQL
7 5 (29.41%) NetBackup
7 5 (29.41%) Backup Exec
7 5 (29.41%) Firewall
7 5 (29.41%) CCNA
7 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
7 5 (29.41%) Citrix
7 5 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2000
7 5 (29.41%) Symantec
7 5 (29.41%) Norton AntiVirus
7 5 (29.41%) Sophos
7 5 (29.41%) Veritas
7 5 (29.41%) Blackberry
7 5 (29.41%) Windows 2000
7 5 (29.41%) ITIL
7 5 (29.41%) LAN
7 5 (29.41%) PBX
7 5 (29.41%) VoIP
7 5 (29.41%) WAN

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (41.18%) IIS
2 5 (29.41%) MS Exchange
2 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) LAN
1 5 (29.41%) PBX
1 5 (29.41%) VoIP
1 5 (29.41%) WAN
1 5 (29.41%) DHCP
1 5 (29.41%) TCP/IP
1 5 (29.41%) DNS
1 5 (29.41%) Firewall
1 5 (29.41%) IP Telephony
2 3 (17.65%) Asterisk PBX
2 3 (17.65%) ISDN
3 2 (11.76%) SAN
3 2 (11.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (64.71%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (35.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (11.76%) MySQL
6 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (5.88%) SSDT
6 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (58.82%) Telecoms
2 3 (17.65%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) VoIP Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Applications Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Developer
4 3 (17.65%) .NET Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Architect
5 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Network Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Applications Specialist
6 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (5.88%) VoIP Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) HTML
2 3 (17.65%) .NET
2 3 (17.65%) WCF
3 2 (11.76%) LINQ
3 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.88%) XML
4 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
4 1 (5.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Clustering
1 5 (29.41%) IVR
1 5 (29.41%) Blackberry
2 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.88%) Replication
3 1 (5.88%) Data Integration
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (70.59%) Windows
2 10 (58.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (29.41%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (29.41%) ITIL
2 5 (29.41%) Telemarketing
2 5 (29.41%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (17.65%) Capacity Management
3 3 (17.65%) BCP
4 1 (5.88%) Analytics
4 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (5.88%) Data Migration
4 1 (5.88%) Data Modelling
4 1 (5.88%) SOA
4 1 (5.88%) ETL
4 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.88%) MVC
4 1 (5.88%) Migration
4 1 (5.88%) Scrum
4 1 (5.88%) Business Continuity
4 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.88%) Data Management
4 1 (5.88%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) SQL
2 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
3 3 (17.65%) C#
4 2 (11.76%) Perl
4 2 (11.76%) T-SQL
4 2 (11.76%) Python
5 1 (5.88%) VBA
5 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
5 1 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
2 5 (29.41%) CCNA
2 5 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
1 5 (29.41%) VMware ESX
1 5 (29.41%) vSphere
1 5 (29.41%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) Norton AntiVirus
1 5 (29.41%) NetBackup
1 5 (29.41%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 7 (41.18%) VMware
3 5 (29.41%) Acronis
3 5 (29.41%) Cisco
3 5 (29.41%) Citrix
3 5 (29.41%) Veritas
3 5 (29.41%) Symantec
3 5 (29.41%) Sophos
4 2 (11.76%) CommVault
4 2 (11.76%) Oracle
4 2 (11.76%) EMC