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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 16 15 19
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 42 55 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 8.94% 11.22% 6.37%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 36.84% 48.67% 24.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 41 24
Median daily rate £375 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £421
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 0
Median hourly rate £33.00 £43.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.25% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £31.76 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.94% +41.15%
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
114 113 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 24.26% 23.06% 25.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 78 67
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £250 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £379 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 0
Median hourly rate £33.00 £43.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.25% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.32 £33.55 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.25% +49.11%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing SQL Server as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 September 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 28 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester +9 16 £500 +14.28% 2
Cheltenham -6 9 £325 +0.38% 4
Cirencester -7 3 £320 +21.90% 4
SQL Server
South West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Gloucestershire region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 39 (51.32%) SQL
2 29 (38.16%) Oracle
3 28 (36.84%) Security Cleared
4 23 (30.26%) Relational Database
5 22 (28.95%) C#
6 21 (27.63%) .NET
7 20 (26.32%) MVC
8 18 (23.68%) Windows
9 17 (22.37%) ASP.NET
9 17 (22.37%) EJB
9 17 (22.37%) Java
9 17 (22.37%) Unix
9 17 (22.37%) Finance
9 17 (22.37%) DV Cleared
10 16 (21.05%) Eclipse RCP
10 16 (21.05%) SQL Server 2012
10 16 (21.05%) WebSphere
10 16 (21.05%) SWT
10 16 (21.05%) GlassFish
10 16 (21.05%) JBoss
10 16 (21.05%) Swing
10 16 (21.05%) Eclipse
10 16 (21.05%) J2EE
10 16 (21.05%) WebLogic
10 16 (21.05%) Sybase
11 15 (19.74%) HTML
12 14 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
12 14 (18.42%) .NET Framework
13 13 (17.11%) Entity Framework
13 13 (17.11%) ASP.NET MVC

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (21.05%) GlassFish
1 16 (21.05%) JBoss
1 16 (21.05%) WebLogic
1 16 (21.05%) WebSphere
2 6 (7.89%) SAS
3 5 (6.58%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.63%) IIS
5 1 (1.32%) Confluence
5 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.32%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.32%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (9.21%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.32%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.26%) DNS
2 3 (3.95%) SAN
3 2 (2.63%) Firewall
4 1 (1.32%) DHCP
4 1 (1.32%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (30.26%) Relational Database
2 16 (21.05%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (14.47%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (14.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (11.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (9.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (7.89%) BusinessObjects
6 6 (7.89%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (7.89%) SQL Server 2014
7 5 (6.58%) OLAP
7 5 (6.58%) Oracle OLAP
7 5 (6.58%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (6.58%) Star Schema
7 5 (6.58%) Xcelsius
8 3 (3.95%) NoSQL
9 2 (2.63%) MongoDB
9 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (1.32%) Big Data
10 1 (1.32%) Hadoop
10 1 (1.32%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (21.05%) Eclipse
1 16 (21.05%) Eclipse RCP
2 12 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (6.58%) Selenium
4 4 (5.26%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.63%) ERwin
5 2 (2.63%) Hudson
5 2 (2.63%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.32%) JIRA
6 1 (1.32%) Maven
6 1 (1.32%) NUnit
6 1 (1.32%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.32%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.32%) Subversion
6 1 (1.32%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 17 (22.37%) Finance
2 2 (2.63%) Military
3 1 (1.32%) Advertising
3 1 (1.32%) Banking
3 1 (1.32%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 36 (47.37%) Developer
2 16 (21.05%) Java Developer
3 13 (17.11%) .NET Developer
4 11 (14.47%) C# Developer
5 9 (11.84%) C# .NET Developer
6 7 (9.21%) Analyst
6 7 (9.21%) ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (9.21%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (9.21%) DBA
7 6 (7.89%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 6 (7.89%) SQL DBA
8 5 (6.58%) Business Intelligence Consultant
8 5 (6.58%) Consultant
9 4 (5.26%) Integration Engineer
9 4 (5.26%) Test and Integration Engineer
9 4 (5.26%) Test Engineer
10 3 (3.95%) Administrator
10 3 (3.95%) Applications Support
10 3 (3.95%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 3 (3.95%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (27.63%) .NET
2 17 (22.37%) ASP.NET
2 17 (22.37%) EJB
3 16 (21.05%) J2EE
3 16 (21.05%) Swing
3 16 (21.05%) SWT
4 15 (19.74%) HTML
5 14 (18.42%) .NET Framework
6 13 (17.11%) ASP.NET MVC
6 13 (17.11%) Entity Framework
7 12 (15.79%) CSS
8 10 (13.16%) ASP.NET Web API
8 10 (13.16%) jQuery
8 10 (13.16%) WCF
9 9 (11.84%) HTML5
9 9 (11.84%) LINQ
9 9 (11.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 8 (10.53%) AngularJS
10 8 (10.53%) Web Services
11 7 (9.21%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.95%) NHS
3 2 (2.63%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.63%) PKI
3 2 (2.63%) Replication
4 1 (1.32%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.32%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 18 (23.68%) Windows
2 17 (22.37%) Unix
3 6 (7.89%) Windows Server
4 5 (6.58%) Linux
5 3 (3.95%) Windows 7
5 3 (3.95%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.32%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.32%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (26.32%) MVC
2 14 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (14.47%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (10.53%) Data Analysis
5 7 (9.21%) ETL
6 6 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (7.89%) High Availability
6 6 (7.89%) Software Engineering
6 6 (7.89%) Test Automation
7 5 (6.58%) Business Continuity
7 5 (6.58%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (6.58%) Project Management
7 5 (6.58%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (6.58%) Scrum
7 5 (6.58%) SDLC
7 5 (6.58%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (5.26%) Automation Testing
8 4 (5.26%) Defect Tracking
8 4 (5.26%) DevOps
8 4 (5.26%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (51.32%) SQL
2 22 (28.95%) C#
3 17 (22.37%) Java
4 13 (17.11%) T-SQL
5 12 (15.79%) JavaScript
6 8 (10.53%) C
7 6 (7.89%) PL/SQL
8 5 (6.58%) Perl
8 5 (6.58%) Python
9 3 (3.95%) C++
9 3 (3.95%) PowerShell
9 3 (3.95%) Shell Script
9 3 (3.95%) VBScript
10 2 (2.63%) VB
10 2 (2.63%) VB.NET
10 2 (2.63%) VB6
11 1 (1.32%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 28 (36.84%) Security Cleared
2 17 (22.37%) DV Cleared
3 9 (11.84%) SC Cleared
4 7 (9.21%) Degree
5 4 (5.26%) HNC
5 4 (5.26%) HND
6 2 (2.63%) ISEB
6 2 (2.63%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.32%) MCSE
7 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.32%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.32%) HL7
1 1 (1.32%) ISO 9000
1 1 (1.32%) QA
System Software
1 10 (13.16%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.63%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.63%) ISA Server
2 2 (2.63%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.32%) vSphere
3 1 (1.32%) Xen
3 1 (1.32%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (3.95%) SCCM
2 2 (2.63%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.32%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 29 (38.16%) Oracle
2 16 (21.05%) Sybase
3 11 (14.47%) Microsoft
4 9 (11.84%) VMware
5 7 (9.21%) Twitter
6 6 (7.89%) Citrix
6 6 (7.89%) Teradata
7 5 (6.58%) MicroStrategy
7 5 (6.58%) RedGate
8 1 (1.32%) hybris
8 1 (1.32%) Intel Security
8 1 (1.32%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.32%) Remedy
8 1 (1.32%) Sun
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