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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 23 23 15
Rank change year-on-year
0 -8
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 26 36 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 5.71% 7.05% 9.51%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 33.33% 29.27% 46.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 22 11
Average daily rate £425 £375 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £448 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £29.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £28.69 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-21.57% -4.36%
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
78 123 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 17.14% 24.07% 20.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 87 31
Average daily rate £425 £410 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £340 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Average hourly rate - £30.50 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.06%

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +6 6 £388 -3.12% 3
Cheltenham +2 1 - - 5
Filton - 1 £500 -
SQL Server
South West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 38 (50.67%) SQL
2 36 (48.00%) C#
3 35 (46.67%) .NET
4 27 (36.00%) Microsoft
5 24 (32.00%) Security Cleared
6 23 (30.67%) Business Intelligence
7 19 (25.33%) SQL Server 2008
8 18 (24.00%) Data Warehouse
8 18 (24.00%) T-SQL
8 18 (24.00%) Visual Studio
9 16 (21.33%) SC Cleared
10 15 (20.00%) Finance
10 15 (20.00%) HTML
11 14 (18.67%) JavaScript
11 14 (18.67%) Oracle
11 14 (18.67%) Windows
12 13 (17.33%) VB.NET
12 13 (17.33%) ASP.NET
13 12 (16.00%) Team Foundation Server
13 12 (16.00%) Unix
14 11 (14.67%) Relational Database
14 11 (14.67%) Software Engineering
15 10 (13.33%) Degree
15 10 (13.33%) WPF
15 10 (13.33%) MVVM
15 10 (13.33%) DV Cleared
15 10 (13.33%) MS Excel
16 9 (12.00%) TCP/IP
16 9 (12.00%) VB
16 9 (12.00%) Git (software)

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 7 (9.33%) GlassFish
1 7 (9.33%) JBoss
1 7 (9.33%) WebLogic
1 7 (9.33%) WebSphere
2 5 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 4 (5.33%) IIS
4 3 (4.00%) SAS
5 2 (2.67%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 10 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.00%) InfoPath
2 3 (4.00%) MS Office
3 2 (2.67%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.33%) DHCP
2 1 (1.33%) DNS
2 1 (1.33%) LAN
2 1 (1.33%) SAN
2 1 (1.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (25.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 18 (24.00%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (14.67%) Relational Database
4 9 (12.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (12.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (9.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (6.67%) SQL Server 2000
6 5 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (5.33%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (5.33%) BusinessObjects XI
8 3 (4.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (2.67%) OLAP
9 2 (2.67%) Oracle Database
9 2 (2.67%) Oracle8/8i Database
9 2 (2.67%) Oracle9i Database
10 1 (1.33%) DB2
10 1 (1.33%) MySQL
10 1 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (24.00%) Visual Studio
2 12 (16.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (12.00%) Git (software)
4 7 (9.33%) Eclipse
4 7 (9.33%) Eclipse RCP
5 5 (6.67%) ERwin
6 2 (2.67%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (1.33%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.33%) Selenium
7 1 (1.33%) Xcode
General
1 15 (20.00%) Finance
2 5 (6.67%) Banking
2 5 (6.67%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.00%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.67%) Retail
4 2 (2.67%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.33%) Advertising
5 1 (1.33%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 47 (62.67%) Developer
2 17 (22.67%) C# Developer
3 14 (18.67%) .NET Developer
4 13 (17.33%) SQL Developer
5 10 (13.33%) Analyst
6 9 (12.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 9 (12.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 7 (9.33%) Java Developer
7 7 (9.33%) Software Engineer
8 5 (6.67%) SQL Analyst
8 5 (6.67%) SQL Server Developer
9 4 (5.33%) Administrator
9 4 (5.33%) SQL BI Developer
10 3 (4.00%) Applications Support
10 3 (4.00%) Applications Support Analyst
10 3 (4.00%) Business Developer
10 3 (4.00%) Data Warehouse Analyst
10 3 (4.00%) Senior C# Developer
10 3 (4.00%) Senior Developer
10 3 (4.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (46.67%) .NET
2 15 (20.00%) HTML
3 13 (17.33%) ASP.NET
4 10 (13.33%) WPF
5 9 (12.00%) .NET Framework
6 8 (10.67%) CSS
6 8 (10.67%) WCF
7 7 (9.33%) EJB
7 7 (9.33%) J2EE
7 7 (9.33%) Swing
7 7 (9.33%) SWT
8 6 (8.00%) jQuery
8 6 (8.00%) XML
9 5 (6.67%) Web Services
10 4 (5.33%) Entity Framework
11 3 (4.00%) HTML5
12 2 (2.67%) ADO.NET
12 2 (2.67%) COM
12 2 (2.67%) COM+
12 2 (2.67%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (8.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.33%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (4.00%) NHS
4 1 (1.33%) Clustering
4 1 (1.33%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.33%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.33%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.33%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (18.67%) Windows
2 12 (16.00%) Unix
3 2 (2.67%) Linux
3 2 (2.67%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (2.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.33%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (30.67%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (14.67%) Software Engineering
3 10 (13.33%) MVVM
4 8 (10.67%) Data Modelling
4 8 (10.67%) MVC
5 6 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (8.00%) Migration
5 6 (8.00%) SDLC
5 6 (8.00%) UML
6 5 (6.67%) Dimensional Modelling
6 5 (6.67%) ETL
6 5 (6.67%) Web Development
7 4 (5.33%) Data Protection
7 4 (5.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (4.00%) Data Analysis
8 3 (4.00%) Kimball Methodology
8 3 (4.00%) Security Auditing
8 3 (4.00%) Service Delivery
8 3 (4.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 38 (50.67%) SQL
2 36 (48.00%) C#
3 18 (24.00%) T-SQL
4 14 (18.67%) JavaScript
5 13 (17.33%) VB.NET
6 9 (12.00%) VB
6 9 (12.00%) VB6
7 8 (10.67%) C
7 8 (10.67%) C++
7 8 (10.67%) Java
8 5 (6.67%) Shell Script
8 5 (6.67%) VBScript
9 4 (5.33%) PowerShell
10 3 (4.00%) PL/SQL
10 3 (4.00%) VBA
11 1 (1.33%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.33%) Perl
11 1 (1.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 24 (32.00%) Security Cleared
2 16 (21.33%) SC Cleared
3 10 (13.33%) Degree
3 10 (13.33%) DV Cleared
4 4 (5.33%) HNC
4 4 (5.33%) HND
4 4 (5.33%) MCITP
4 4 (5.33%) MCTS
4 4 (5.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (4.00%) MCAD
5 3 (4.00%) MCSD
6 1 (1.33%) MCP
6 1 (1.33%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.00%) Basel II
1 3 (4.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.00%) ISA Server
3 2 (2.67%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.33%) Firmware
4 1 (1.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.33%) Ansible
1 1 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.33%) Puppet
1 1 (1.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 27 (36.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (18.67%) Oracle
3 7 (9.33%) Sybase
4 4 (5.33%) ESRI
4 4 (5.33%) Teradata
5 2 (2.67%) Informatica
5 2 (2.67%) Telerik
5 2 (2.67%) VMware
6 1 (1.33%) Apple
6 1 (1.33%) Cisco
6 1 (1.33%) Citrix
6 1 (1.33%) Google
6 1 (1.33%) HP
6 1 (1.33%) Infoflex
6 1 (1.33%) Percona
6 1 (1.33%) SaltStack
6 1 (1.33%) SAP
6 1 (1.33%) Tableau
6 1 (1.33%) Xamarin
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