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 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 8 8 16
Rank change year-on-year
0 +8
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 69 41 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 14.35% 10.93% 10.24%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 49.64% 50.00% 51.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 23 18
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£378 £325 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.15% -11.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £605 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Average hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +73.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +14.54%
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
139 82 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 28.90% 21.87% 19.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 50 41
Average daily rate £400 £350 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -11.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £250 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 1
Average hourly rate £43.75 £40.00 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +63.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +9 30 £413 -35.29% 12
Gloucester +6 12 £373 +2.75% 6
SQL Server
South West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 55 (54.46%) SQL
2 51 (50.50%) .NET
3 44 (43.56%) JavaScript
4 43 (42.57%) C#
5 39 (38.61%) HTML
6 33 (32.67%) ASP.NET
7 30 (29.70%) CSS
8 27 (26.73%) MySQL
9 25 (24.75%) Windows
10 23 (22.77%) Agile Software Development
10 23 (22.77%) SQL Server 2008
11 22 (21.78%) Security Cleared
11 22 (21.78%) .NET Framework
12 21 (20.79%) MVC
13 20 (19.80%) ASP.NET Web API
14 19 (18.81%) Finance
15 18 (17.82%) Business Intelligence
15 18 (17.82%) SOA
15 18 (17.82%) ASP.NET MVC
16 15 (14.85%) jQuery
16 15 (14.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 15 (14.85%) T-SQL
17 13 (12.87%) Oracle
17 13 (12.87%) Microsoft
17 13 (12.87%) Puppet
18 12 (11.88%) BDD
18 12 (11.88%) REST
18 12 (11.88%) MongoDB
18 12 (11.88%) MSTest
18 12 (11.88%) TDD

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 12 (11.88%) IIS
2 3 (2.97%) WebSphere
2 3 (2.97%) GlassFish
2 3 (2.97%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.97%) MQSeries
2 3 (2.97%) JBoss
2 3 (2.97%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.98%) MediaWiki
3 2 (1.98%) Apache
3 2 (1.98%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.98%) Confluence
3 2 (1.98%) nginx
3 2 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 12 (11.88%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.98%) MS Office
3 1 (0.99%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.96%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.95%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.93%) DNS
2 3 (2.97%) SAN
3 2 (1.98%) IPv6
3 2 (1.98%) BGP
3 2 (1.98%) EIGRP
3 2 (1.98%) OSPF
3 2 (1.98%) Firewall
3 2 (1.98%) IPsec
3 2 (1.98%) LDAP
3 2 (1.98%) LAN
3 2 (1.98%) WAN
3 2 (1.98%) VPN
3 2 (1.98%) Network Security
3 2 (1.98%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (26.73%) MySQL
2 23 (22.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (14.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (11.88%) MongoDB
4 12 (11.88%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (10.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (10.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 11 (10.89%) Couchbase
6 6 (5.94%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (4.95%) Relational Database
8 4 (3.96%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (3.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (2.97%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (1.98%) Oracle Database
10 2 (1.98%) Cognos Report Studio
10 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (1.98%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (1.98%) MS Access
10 2 (1.98%) QlikView
11 1 (0.99%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 12 (11.88%) MSTest
1 12 (11.88%) NUnit
2 11 (10.89%) Visual Studio
3 7 (6.93%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (2.97%) Eclipse
4 3 (2.97%) Eclipse RCP
5 2 (1.98%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.98%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (1.98%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (1.98%) Toad
5 2 (1.98%) Hudson
5 2 (1.98%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.98%) Subversion
5 2 (1.98%) JIRA
General
1 19 (18.81%) Finance
2 3 (2.97%) Banking
2 3 (2.97%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.98%) Games
4 1 (0.99%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.99%) Retail Banking
4 1 (0.99%) Retail
4 1 (0.99%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.99%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 69 (68.32%) Developer
2 38 (37.62%) .NET Developer
3 15 (14.85%) C# Developer
4 13 (12.87%) C# .NET Developer
5 11 (10.89%) Analyst
6 10 (9.90%) SQL Developer
7 9 (8.91%) Applications Developer
8 7 (6.93%) ASP.NET Developer
8 7 (6.93%) Administrator
9 6 (5.94%) Software Engineer
9 6 (5.94%) DBA
9 6 (5.94%) Senior Developer
9 6 (5.94%) Agile .NET Developer
10 5 (4.95%) SQL Server Developer
10 5 (4.95%) .NET Web Developer
10 5 (4.95%) Senior .NET Developer
10 5 (4.95%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 5 (4.95%) Web Developer
11 4 (3.96%) Consultant
11 4 (3.96%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (50.50%) .NET
2 39 (38.61%) HTML
3 33 (32.67%) ASP.NET
4 30 (29.70%) CSS
5 22 (21.78%) .NET Framework
6 20 (19.80%) ASP.NET Web API
7 18 (17.82%) ASP.NET MVC
8 15 (14.85%) jQuery
9 12 (11.88%) REST
10 11 (10.89%) Web Services
10 11 (10.89%) Castle Windsor
11 10 (9.90%) XML
12 8 (7.92%) WCF
13 6 (5.94%) XSL
13 6 (5.94%) LINQ
14 5 (4.95%) XSLT
14 5 (4.95%) J2EE
15 4 (3.96%) KnockoutJS
15 4 (3.96%) DHTML
15 4 (3.96%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.93%) NHS
2 6 (5.94%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.96%) Clustering
3 4 (3.96%) 3D Graphics
3 4 (3.96%) N-Tier
3 4 (3.96%) Graphic Design
4 3 (2.97%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.98%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.98%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.98%) Data Extraction
5 2 (1.98%) Wiki
6 1 (0.99%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 25 (24.75%) Windows
2 12 (11.88%) UNIX
3 11 (10.89%) Linux
4 7 (6.93%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (4.95%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (3.96%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.98%) Debian
7 2 (1.98%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.98%) CentOS
7 2 (1.98%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.99%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (22.77%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (20.79%) MVC
3 18 (17.82%) Business Intelligence
3 18 (17.82%) SOA
4 12 (11.88%) BDD
4 12 (11.88%) TDD
4 12 (11.88%) Scrum
5 11 (10.89%) Progressive Enhancement
5 11 (10.89%) Responsive Web Design
5 11 (10.89%) CQRS
6 7 (6.93%) SIEM
7 6 (5.94%) Software Delivery
7 6 (5.94%) Time Management
7 6 (5.94%) Security Architecture
7 6 (5.94%) Software Engineering
8 5 (4.95%) Dependency Injection
8 5 (4.95%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (3.96%) Data Modelling
9 4 (3.96%) 3D Rendering
9 4 (3.96%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 55 (54.46%) SQL
2 44 (43.56%) JavaScript
3 43 (42.57%) C#
4 15 (14.85%) T-SQL
5 8 (7.92%) C++
6 6 (5.94%) Java
6 6 (5.94%) VB.NET
7 5 (4.95%) PHP
7 5 (4.95%) TypeScript
8 4 (3.96%) VB
9 3 (2.97%) C
10 2 (1.98%) Delphi
10 2 (1.98%) VBA
10 2 (1.98%) Python
10 2 (1.98%) VB6
11 1 (0.99%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 22 (21.78%) Security Cleared
2 11 (10.89%) SC Cleared
2 11 (10.89%) DV Cleared
3 5 (4.95%) Degree
3 5 (4.95%) CISSP
4 2 (1.98%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.98%) CCNA
5 1 (0.99%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 4 (3.96%) Active Directory
1 4 (3.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.98%) iptables
2 2 (1.98%) ISA Server
2 2 (1.98%) Samba
2 2 (1.98%) XenServer
2 2 (1.98%) Postfix
3 1 (0.99%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 13 (12.87%) Puppet
2 2 (1.98%) ZABBIX
3 1 (0.99%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 13 (12.87%) Oracle
1 13 (12.87%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.93%) McAfee
3 6 (5.94%) VMware
3 6 (5.94%) Cognos
4 4 (3.96%) Citrix
4 4 (3.96%) Sybase
5 3 (2.97%) JD Edwards
6 2 (1.98%) Alteryx
6 2 (1.98%) Tableau
6 2 (1.98%) Twitter
6 2 (1.98%) Juniper
6 2 (1.98%) Cerner
6 2 (1.98%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.98%) IBM
6 2 (1.98%) HP
6 2 (1.98%) EMC
6 2 (1.98%) Websense
7 1 (0.99%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.99%) Infragistics
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