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 24 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 24 10 22
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +12
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 29 26 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 6.37% 10.44% 5.93%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 24.79% 45.61% 23.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 10 6
Average daily rate
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£330 £294 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.34% -21.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £244 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £330 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +122.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £26.50 £22.63
% change year-on-year
-9.43% +17.12%
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
117 57 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 25.71% 22.89% 25.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 24 34
Average daily rate £350 £300 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £188 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 5
Average hourly rate - £25.75 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +17.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £30.75 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+6.50% +1.65%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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
Gloucester -5 8 £400 +45.45% 6
Cirencester 0 6 £231 -26.00% 4
Cheltenham -15 5 £288 -8.00% 18
Berkeley - - - -
Stroud - - - - 1
Tetbury - - - -
Tewkesbury - - - - 1
Wotton-under-Edge - - - -
SQL Server
South West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 34 (45.95%) SQL
2 31 (41.89%) .NET
3 27 (36.49%) C#
3 27 (36.49%) SQL Server 2008
4 26 (35.14%) Microsoft
5 22 (29.73%) ASP.NET
6 20 (27.03%) T-SQL
6 20 (27.03%) SQL Server 2005
7 18 (24.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 16 (21.62%) Windows
9 15 (20.27%) MS Excel
10 14 (18.92%) Degree
11 13 (17.57%) QA
11 13 (17.57%) SharePoint
12 12 (16.22%) Finance
12 12 (16.22%) IIS
12 12 (16.22%) Security Cleared
13 10 (13.51%) Relational Database
13 10 (13.51%) SQL Server 2000
14 9 (12.16%) Business Intelligence
14 9 (12.16%) Business Objects
14 9 (12.16%) PHP
14 9 (12.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 8 (10.81%) Business Analysis
15 8 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2013
15 8 (10.81%) VB.NET
15 8 (10.81%) Perl
15 8 (10.81%) Data Warehouse
15 8 (10.81%) MS Exchange
15 8 (10.81%) Apache

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 13 (17.57%) SharePoint
2 12 (16.22%) IIS
3 8 (10.81%) Apache
3 8 (10.81%) MS Exchange
3 8 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (8.11%) SAS
5 4 (5.41%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (4.05%) Lync
6 3 (4.05%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (4.05%) Node.js
7 2 (2.70%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.35%) JBoss
8 1 (1.35%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (1.35%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.35%) GlassFish
8 1 (1.35%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 15 (20.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.35%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.46%) TCP/IP
2 6 (8.11%) DNS
2 6 (8.11%) LDAP
2 6 (8.11%) SMTP
2 6 (8.11%) SNMP
3 2 (2.70%) Firewall
4 1 (1.35%) LAN
4 1 (1.35%) WAN
4 1 (1.35%) SSL
4 1 (1.35%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (36.49%) SQL Server 2008
2 20 (27.03%) SQL Server 2005
3 18 (24.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (13.51%) SQL Server 2000
4 10 (13.51%) Relational Database
5 9 (12.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (10.81%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (9.46%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (6.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (4.05%) DTS
10 2 (2.70%) Star Schema
10 2 (2.70%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (2.70%) OLAP
10 2 (2.70%) Oracle OLAP
10 2 (2.70%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (2.70%) Oracle Database
10 2 (2.70%) Xcelsius
11 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database 12c
11 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (1.35%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (4.05%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.35%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.35%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.35%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 12 (16.22%) Finance
2 4 (5.41%) Marketing
3 3 (4.05%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.05%) Military
4 1 (1.35%) Banking
4 1 (1.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 44 (59.46%) Developer
2 13 (17.57%) SQL Developer
3 12 (16.22%) .NET Developer
3 12 (16.22%) C# Developer
4 7 (9.46%) PHP Developer
5 6 (8.11%) Administrator
6 5 (6.76%) Architect
7 4 (5.41%) Analyst
7 4 (5.41%) VB.NET Developer
7 4 (5.41%) SQL Server Developer
8 3 (4.05%) Technical Leader
8 3 (4.05%) Linux Administrator
8 3 (4.05%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (4.05%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (4.05%) Programmer
8 3 (4.05%) QA Engineer
8 3 (4.05%) SAS Developer
8 3 (4.05%) Business Analyst
8 3 (4.05%) Consultant
8 3 (4.05%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (41.89%) .NET
2 22 (29.73%) ASP.NET
3 7 (9.46%) Yii
4 6 (8.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 6 (8.11%) .NET Framework
4 6 (8.11%) HTML
4 6 (8.11%) Web Services
5 5 (6.76%) MSMQ
6 4 (5.41%) CSS
6 4 (5.41%) Silverlight
7 3 (4.05%) jQuery
7 3 (4.05%) WPF
7 3 (4.05%) XML
8 2 (2.70%) XSLT
8 2 (2.70%) J2EE
8 2 (2.70%) WCF
8 2 (2.70%) WinForms
8 2 (2.70%) Ajax
9 1 (1.35%) NHibernate
9 1 (1.35%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.41%) Clustering
2 3 (4.05%) SCADA
2 3 (4.05%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.05%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.35%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (21.62%) Windows
2 8 (10.81%) Linux
3 7 (9.46%) CentOS
4 6 (8.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (6.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (4.05%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.70%) UNIX
8 1 (1.35%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.35%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.35%) AIX
8 1 (1.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (12.16%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (10.81%) Project Management
2 8 (10.81%) Business Analysis
3 7 (9.46%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (8.11%) MVC
5 5 (6.76%) Data Analysis
5 5 (6.76%) ETL
5 5 (6.76%) OO
5 5 (6.76%) Systems Analysis
6 4 (5.41%) Data Transformation
7 3 (4.05%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (4.05%) Inmon Methodology
7 3 (4.05%) Data Migration
7 3 (4.05%) Data Protection
7 3 (4.05%) Service Management
7 3 (4.05%) ITIL
7 3 (4.05%) Software Engineering
7 3 (4.05%) Workflow
7 3 (4.05%) Migration
7 3 (4.05%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 34 (45.95%) SQL
2 27 (36.49%) C#
3 20 (27.03%) T-SQL
4 9 (12.16%) PHP
5 8 (10.81%) VB.NET
5 8 (10.81%) Perl
6 7 (9.46%) Ruby
7 6 (8.11%) PowerShell
7 6 (8.11%) Shell Script
8 5 (6.76%) Java
8 5 (6.76%) JavaScript
9 4 (5.41%) VBA
10 3 (4.05%) PL/SQL
11 2 (2.70%) Delphi
11 2 (2.70%) VB
12 1 (1.35%) VB6
12 1 (1.35%) C
12 1 (1.35%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 14 (18.92%) Degree
2 12 (16.22%) Security Cleared
3 6 (8.11%) SC Cleared
4 5 (6.76%) DV Cleared
5 4 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (4.05%) MCSE
7 2 (2.70%) HNC
7 2 (2.70%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (17.57%) QA
2 2 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (9.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (8.11%) qmail
2 6 (8.11%) NFS
2 6 (8.11%) Squid
3 3 (4.05%) ISA Server
3 3 (4.05%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.35%) DFS Replication
4 1 (1.35%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (1.35%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (5.41%) SCCM
2 3 (4.05%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.35%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 26 (35.14%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.16%) Business Objects
3 8 (10.81%) VMware
4 7 (9.46%) NetApp
4 7 (9.46%) Red Hat
4 7 (9.46%) Oracle
5 6 (8.11%) Cisco
6 3 (4.05%) Remedy
6 3 (4.05%) McAfee
7 2 (2.70%) Citrix
7 2 (2.70%) Cognos
8 1 (1.35%) Sybase
8 1 (1.35%) IBM
8 1 (1.35%) Sun
8 1 (1.35%) Telerik
8 1 (1.35%) Altiris
8 1 (1.35%) Micro Focus
8 1 (1.35%) webMethods
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