The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 21 11 20
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +9
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 36 35 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 6.99% 11.86% 7.65%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 31.86% 53.03% 25.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 17 18
Average daily rate
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£325 £275 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -12.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £248 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £331 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-14.16% +18.81%
SQL Server
South West

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 Gloucestershire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
113 66 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 21.94% 22.37% 29.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 37 63
Average daily rate £350 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £246 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Average hourly rate £30.50 £30.00 £35.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.66% -16.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.60 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+22.39% -7.00%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

SQL Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 29 December 2014.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

SQL Server
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 29 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham -18 8 £275 -15.38% 5
Cirencester -1 5 £250 -
Gloucester -6 5 £400 +45.45% 5
Stroud - - - - 1
Tewkesbury - - - - 1
Dursley - - - -
SQL Server
South West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 37 (56.06%) SQL
2 30 (45.45%) .NET
3 25 (37.88%) C#
4 20 (30.30%) SQL Server 2008
5 19 (28.79%) T-SQL
6 18 (27.27%) Finance
7 16 (24.24%) Microsoft
7 16 (24.24%) JavaScript
7 16 (24.24%) Windows
8 15 (22.73%) HTML
8 15 (22.73%) ASP.NET
9 11 (16.67%) jQuery
10 10 (15.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 10 (15.15%) MS Excel
11 9 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (13.64%) SQL Server 2005
12 8 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (12.12%) Security Cleared
12 8 (12.12%) CSS
12 8 (12.12%) Web Services
12 8 (12.12%) Business Objects
12 8 (12.12%) IIS
12 8 (12.12%) VB.NET
12 8 (12.12%) PHP
13 7 (10.61%) XML
13 7 (10.61%) SQL Server 2000
13 7 (10.61%) Team Foundation Server
13 7 (10.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 7 (10.61%) Windows Server 2008
14 6 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 8 (12.12%) IIS
2 5 (7.58%) Apache
3 4 (6.06%) SharePoint
3 4 (6.06%) SAS
4 3 (4.55%) MS Exchange
4 3 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (4.55%) Lync
4 3 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (3.03%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.52%) JBoss
6 1 (1.52%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (1.52%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.52%) GlassFish
Applications
1 10 (15.15%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.52%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.52%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.06%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.55%) DNS
2 3 (4.55%) LDAP
2 3 (4.55%) SMTP
2 3 (4.55%) SNMP
3 2 (3.03%) Firewall
4 1 (1.52%) LAN
4 1 (1.52%) WAN
4 1 (1.52%) SSL
4 1 (1.52%) SAN
4 1 (1.52%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (30.30%) SQL Server 2008
2 10 (15.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (13.64%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (10.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (10.61%) SQL Server 2000
5 6 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (6.06%) Relational Database
6 4 (6.06%) MySQL
7 2 (3.03%) DTS
7 2 (3.03%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.52%) Oracle8/8i Database
8 1 (1.52%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (1.52%) Data Mining
8 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.52%) DB2
8 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (10.61%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (9.09%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.52%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.52%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 18 (27.27%) Finance
2 3 (4.55%) Military
3 2 (3.03%) Banking
3 2 (3.03%) Marketing
4 1 (1.52%) Retail
4 1 (1.52%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 43 (65.15%) Developer
2 16 (24.24%) .NET Developer
3 10 (15.15%) Analyst
4 9 (13.64%) Administrator
4 9 (13.64%) C# Developer
5 8 (12.12%) SQL Developer
6 6 (9.09%) DBA
6 6 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (7.58%) Business Analyst
8 4 (6.06%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 4 (6.06%) Applications Developer
8 4 (6.06%) Senior Developer
8 4 (6.06%) SQL DBA
8 4 (6.06%) Senior .NET Developer
9 3 (4.55%) PHP Developer
9 3 (4.55%) SAS Developer
9 3 (4.55%) Senior C# Developer
9 3 (4.55%) VB.NET Developer
9 3 (4.55%) Programmer
10 2 (3.03%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (45.45%) .NET
2 15 (22.73%) HTML
2 15 (22.73%) ASP.NET
3 11 (16.67%) jQuery
4 8 (12.12%) CSS
4 8 (12.12%) Web Services
5 7 (10.61%) XML
6 6 (9.09%) XSLT
7 5 (7.58%) WCF
7 5 (7.58%) HTML5
8 4 (6.06%) LINQ
8 4 (6.06%) XSD
8 4 (6.06%) DHTML
9 3 (4.55%) Yii
9 3 (4.55%) .NET Framework
10 2 (3.03%) WinForms
10 2 (3.03%) KnockoutJS
10 2 (3.03%) Ajax
10 2 (3.03%) J2EE
10 2 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.06%) 3D Graphics
1 4 (6.06%) Graphic Design
2 3 (4.55%) N-Tier
2 3 (4.55%) Data Structures
3 2 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.52%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.52%) NHS
4 1 (1.52%) Clustering
4 1 (1.52%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 16 (24.24%) Windows
2 7 (10.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (9.09%) Linux
4 5 (7.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (6.06%) CentOS
5 4 (6.06%) Apple iOS
5 4 (6.06%) UNIX
6 3 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (4.55%) Windows 7
7 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.52%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.52%) Windows NT
8 1 (1.52%) AIX
8 1 (1.52%) Solaris
8 1 (1.52%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (6.06%) MVC
3 4 (6.06%) Workflow
3 4 (6.06%) Time Management
3 4 (6.06%) 3D Rendering
4 3 (4.55%) ETL
4 3 (4.55%) Data Protection
4 3 (4.55%) Inmon Methodology
4 3 (4.55%) Data Transformation
4 3 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (4.55%) Business Analysis
4 3 (4.55%) Data Analysis
4 3 (4.55%) Project Management
4 3 (4.55%) Service Management
4 3 (4.55%) ITIL
5 2 (3.03%) Software Engineering
5 2 (3.03%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (1.52%) Change Control
6 1 (1.52%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (56.06%) SQL
2 25 (37.88%) C#
3 19 (28.79%) T-SQL
4 16 (24.24%) JavaScript
5 8 (12.12%) VB.NET
5 8 (12.12%) PHP
6 5 (7.58%) C++
7 4 (6.06%) Perl
7 4 (6.06%) Ruby
7 4 (6.06%) VBA
8 3 (4.55%) Shell Script
8 3 (4.55%) VB
8 3 (4.55%) Java
9 2 (3.03%) COBOL
9 2 (3.03%) Python
9 2 (3.03%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.52%) VB6
10 1 (1.52%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (12.12%) Security Cleared
2 6 (9.09%) Degree
3 5 (7.58%) DV Cleared
4 3 (4.55%) MCSE
4 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.52%) Sun Certification
5 1 (1.52%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.58%) QA
2 1 (1.52%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.55%) Hyper-V
2 3 (4.55%) qmail
2 3 (4.55%) NFS
2 3 (4.55%) Squid
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 3 (4.55%) SCCM
1 3 (4.55%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (1.52%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 16 (24.24%) Microsoft
2 8 (12.12%) Business Objects
3 5 (7.58%) Oracle
3 5 (7.58%) VMware
4 4 (6.06%) NetApp
4 4 (6.06%) Red Hat
5 3 (4.55%) Remedy
5 3 (4.55%) McAfee
5 3 (4.55%) Cisco
6 2 (3.03%) Sybase
6 2 (3.03%) Sun
7 1 (1.52%) Citrix
7 1 (1.52%) Telerik
7 1 (1.52%) Twitter
7 1 (1.52%) IBM
7 1 (1.52%) Micro Focus
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