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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 13 10 21
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +11
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 43 44 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 9.82% 11.31% 5.22%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 40.95% 42.72% 38.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 29 8
Average daily rate
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£350 £315 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £221 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £20.00 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -18.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £23.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+3.26% -8.00%
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
105 103 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 23.97% 26.48% 13.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 51 21
Average daily rate £385 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £45.00 £33.00 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% +34.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015. 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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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 +3 17 £340 -8.10% 8
Gloucester +1 12 £359 +2.50% 5
SQL Server
South West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 60 (56.60%) SQL
2 52 (49.06%) .NET
3 43 (40.57%) ASP.NET
4 42 (39.62%) C#
5 39 (36.79%) HTML
6 36 (33.96%) JavaScript
7 31 (29.25%) CSS
8 29 (27.36%) Business Intelligence
9 27 (25.47%) Windows
10 26 (24.53%) Finance
11 25 (23.58%) Data Warehouse
12 24 (22.64%) .NET Framework
12 24 (22.64%) SQL Server 2008
13 23 (21.70%) MySQL
13 23 (21.70%) MVC
14 22 (20.75%) Security Cleared
15 21 (19.81%) ASP.NET MVC
15 21 (19.81%) ASP.NET Web API
16 20 (18.87%) Agile Software Development
17 19 (17.92%) Oracle
18 18 (16.98%) SOA
19 16 (15.09%) UNIX
19 16 (15.09%) Microsoft
20 14 (13.21%) T-SQL
20 14 (13.21%) MongoDB
21 13 (12.26%) Puppet
21 13 (12.26%) Linux
21 13 (12.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 12 (11.32%) SQL Server 2005
22 12 (11.32%) TDD

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 10 (9.43%) IIS
2 8 (7.55%) SAS
3 3 (2.83%) MQSeries
3 3 (2.83%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.89%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.89%) JBoss
4 2 (1.89%) Apache
4 2 (1.89%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.89%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (1.89%) GlassFish
4 2 (1.89%) nginx
4 2 (1.89%) Confluence
4 2 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.89%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 11 (10.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (5.66%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.72%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (4.72%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.94%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.43%) DNS
2 3 (2.83%) DHCP
3 2 (1.89%) VPN
3 2 (1.89%) LDAP
3 2 (1.89%) LAN
3 2 (1.89%) WAN
3 2 (1.89%) IPv6
3 2 (1.89%) SAN
3 2 (1.89%) OSPF
3 2 (1.89%) BGP
3 2 (1.89%) EIGRP
3 2 (1.89%) Firewall
3 2 (1.89%) IPsec
3 2 (1.89%) Network Security
3 2 (1.89%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (23.58%) Data Warehouse
2 24 (22.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 23 (21.70%) MySQL
4 14 (13.21%) MongoDB
5 13 (12.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (11.32%) SQL Server 2005
7 11 (10.38%) Couchbase
7 11 (10.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 10 (9.43%) Relational Database
9 9 (8.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (7.55%) BusinessObjects XI
11 6 (5.66%) SQL Server 2000
12 5 (4.72%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
13 4 (3.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 4 (3.77%) Cognos Report Studio
14 3 (2.83%) Oracle Database
14 3 (2.83%) SQL Server 2012
15 2 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
15 2 (1.89%) Crystal Reports
15 2 (1.89%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 12 (11.32%) NUnit
1 12 (11.32%) MSTest
2 8 (7.55%) Visual Studio
3 7 (6.60%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.89%) Hudson
4 2 (1.89%) Eclipse RCP
4 2 (1.89%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (1.89%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.89%) Toad
4 2 (1.89%) Subversion
4 2 (1.89%) JIRA
4 2 (1.89%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.94%) ERwin
General
1 26 (24.53%) Finance
2 7 (6.60%) Banking
3 5 (4.72%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.89%) Games
4 2 (1.89%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.94%) Retail
5 1 (0.94%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.94%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 67 (63.21%) Developer
2 36 (33.96%) .NET Developer
3 11 (10.38%) C# Developer
3 11 (10.38%) ASP.NET Developer
4 10 (9.43%) Analyst
4 10 (9.43%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 9 (8.49%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (7.55%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 8 (7.55%) SQL Developer
7 7 (6.60%) Web Developer
7 7 (6.60%) Software Engineer
7 7 (6.60%) Applications Developer
7 7 (6.60%) .NET Web Developer
8 6 (5.66%) Agile .NET Developer
8 6 (5.66%) Consultant
9 4 (3.77%) Business Analyst
9 4 (3.77%) Software Developer
9 4 (3.77%) Senior Software Engineer
9 4 (3.77%) Administrator
9 4 (3.77%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (49.06%) .NET
2 43 (40.57%) ASP.NET
3 39 (36.79%) HTML
4 31 (29.25%) CSS
5 24 (22.64%) .NET Framework
6 21 (19.81%) ASP.NET MVC
6 21 (19.81%) ASP.NET Web API
7 12 (11.32%) REST
8 11 (10.38%) Castle Windsor
9 10 (9.43%) Web Services
10 9 (8.49%) XML
10 9 (8.49%) XSL
10 9 (8.49%) jQuery
11 7 (6.60%) WCF
12 6 (5.66%) WSDL
12 6 (5.66%) XML Schema
13 5 (4.72%) WinForms
13 5 (4.72%) AngularJS
14 4 (3.77%) Entity Framework
14 4 (3.77%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.60%) Clustering
2 6 (5.66%) NHS
3 5 (4.72%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.83%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.89%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.89%) Wiki
6 2 (1.89%) Data Extraction
6 2 (1.89%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.94%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.94%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.94%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.94%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 27 (25.47%) Windows
2 16 (15.09%) UNIX
3 13 (12.26%) Linux
4 10 (9.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (6.60%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.89%) CentOS
6 2 (1.89%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.89%) Debian
6 2 (1.89%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (27.36%) Business Intelligence
2 23 (21.70%) MVC
3 20 (18.87%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (16.98%) SOA
5 12 (11.32%) TDD
5 12 (11.32%) Scrum
5 12 (11.32%) BDD
6 11 (10.38%) Progressive Enhancement
6 11 (10.38%) Responsive Web Design
6 11 (10.38%) CQRS
6 11 (10.38%) Mobile First
7 8 (7.55%) Kimball Methodology
7 8 (7.55%) SDLC
7 8 (7.55%) Software Engineering
8 7 (6.60%) Dimensional Modelling
8 7 (6.60%) SIEM
9 6 (5.66%) Security Architecture
9 6 (5.66%) Information Management
9 6 (5.66%) Web Development
9 6 (5.66%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 60 (56.60%) SQL
2 42 (39.62%) C#
3 36 (33.96%) JavaScript
4 14 (13.21%) T-SQL
5 10 (9.43%) VB.NET
6 5 (4.72%) Shell Script
6 5 (4.72%) PL/SQL
6 5 (4.72%) C++
6 5 (4.72%) Java
7 3 (2.83%) C
7 3 (2.83%) VB
7 3 (2.83%) VB6
7 3 (2.83%) PowerShell
7 3 (2.83%) TypeScript
8 2 (1.89%) Delphi
9 1 (0.94%) XAML
9 1 (0.94%) VBA
Qualifications
1 22 (20.75%) Security Cleared
2 12 (11.32%) DV Cleared
3 11 (10.38%) Degree
3 11 (10.38%) SC Cleared
4 5 (4.72%) CISSP
5 4 (3.77%) HNC
5 4 (3.77%) HND
6 3 (2.83%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (2.83%) MCTS
6 3 (2.83%) MCITP
7 2 (1.89%) CCNA
7 2 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 4 (3.77%) Basel II
2 1 (0.94%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (6.60%) Active Directory
1 7 (6.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.83%) Hyper-V
2 3 (2.83%) Firmware
2 3 (2.83%) vSphere
3 2 (1.89%) iptables
3 2 (1.89%) ISA Server
3 2 (1.89%) Samba
3 2 (1.89%) Postfix
3 2 (1.89%) XenServer
4 1 (0.94%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 13 (12.26%) Puppet
2 3 (2.83%) SCCM
3 2 (1.89%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.94%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 19 (17.92%) Oracle
2 16 (15.09%) Microsoft
3 12 (11.32%) Business Objects
4 8 (7.55%) Cognos
4 8 (7.55%) VMware
5 7 (6.60%) Citrix
5 7 (6.60%) McAfee
6 5 (4.72%) JD Edwards
6 5 (4.72%) HP
6 5 (4.72%) Teradata
7 3 (2.83%) Cisco
8 2 (1.89%) IBM
8 2 (1.89%) EMC
8 2 (1.89%) Sybase
8 2 (1.89%) Websense
8 2 (1.89%) Juniper
8 2 (1.89%) Cerner
8 2 (1.89%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.89%) Tableau
8 2 (1.89%) TOWER Software
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