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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 26 13 19
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +6
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 32 28 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 6.44% 9.36% 8.18%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 28.83% 44.44% 29.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 13 25
Average daily rate
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£328 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.09% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £250 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £337 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +3.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £29.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-1.06% +5.45%
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
111 63 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 22.33% 21.07% 27.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 36 65
Average daily rate £400 £335 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £268 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £442 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £30.50 £29.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.38% -24.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+25.92% -10.00%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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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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 -3 6 £400 +47.46% 11
Cheltenham -23 5 £303 -6.92% 15
Cirencester - 2 £338 - 3
Dursley - - - -
Stroud - - - - 1
Tewkesbury - - - - 1
SQL Server
South West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 36 (57.14%) SQL
2 29 (46.03%) .NET
3 24 (38.10%) C#
4 20 (31.75%) SQL Server 2008
5 17 (26.98%) T-SQL
5 17 (26.98%) JavaScript
5 17 (26.98%) Windows
6 16 (25.40%) HTML
7 15 (23.81%) Finance
8 14 (22.22%) ASP.NET
9 13 (20.63%) Microsoft
10 12 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
11 11 (17.46%) MS Excel
11 11 (17.46%) jQuery
12 9 (14.29%) Security Cleared
12 9 (14.29%) CSS
12 9 (14.29%) Oracle
13 8 (12.70%) VB.NET
13 8 (12.70%) Web Services
13 8 (12.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 7 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
14 7 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
14 7 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 7 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
14 7 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
14 7 (11.11%) XML
14 7 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
14 7 (11.11%) PHP
14 7 (11.11%) IIS
14 7 (11.11%) Visual Studio

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 7 (11.11%) IIS
2 4 (6.35%) Apache
2 4 (6.35%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.76%) Lync
3 3 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (4.76%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (4.76%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.17%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.59%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (1.59%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.59%) GlassFish
5 1 (1.59%) SAS
5 1 (1.59%) JBoss
Applications
1 11 (17.46%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.59%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.59%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.59%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.59%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.76%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.17%) LDAP
2 2 (3.17%) SMTP
2 2 (3.17%) SNMP
2 2 (3.17%) DNS
2 2 (3.17%) Firewall
3 1 (1.59%) SAN
3 1 (1.59%) SSL
3 1 (1.59%) LAN
3 1 (1.59%) WAN
3 1 (1.59%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (31.75%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (12.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (7.94%) SQL Server 2000
5 5 (7.94%) MySQL
6 3 (4.76%) Relational Database
6 3 (4.76%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (3.17%) DTS
7 2 (3.17%) QlikView
8 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.59%) MS Access
8 1 (1.59%) Oracle8/8i Database
8 1 (1.59%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.59%) Eclipse RCP
3 1 (1.59%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.59%) Toad
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 15 (23.81%) Finance
2 3 (4.76%) Banking
2 3 (4.76%) Military
3 2 (3.17%) Marketing
4 1 (1.59%) Retail
4 1 (1.59%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 40 (63.49%) Developer
2 16 (25.40%) .NET Developer
3 9 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 8 (12.70%) Analyst
4 8 (12.70%) Administrator
5 6 (9.52%) DBA
5 6 (9.52%) Applications Developer
5 6 (9.52%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (9.52%) SQL Developer
6 4 (6.35%) Senior Developer
6 4 (6.35%) Business Analyst
6 4 (6.35%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 4 (6.35%) SQL DBA
6 4 (6.35%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (4.76%) Senior C# Developer
7 3 (4.76%) VB.NET Developer
7 3 (4.76%) Programmer
8 2 (3.17%) SQL Server DBA
8 2 (3.17%) Analyst Developer
8 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (46.03%) .NET
2 16 (25.40%) HTML
3 14 (22.22%) ASP.NET
4 11 (17.46%) jQuery
5 9 (14.29%) CSS
6 8 (12.70%) Web Services
7 7 (11.11%) XML
8 6 (9.52%) XSLT
9 5 (7.94%) WCF
9 5 (7.94%) HTML5
10 4 (6.35%) DHTML
10 4 (6.35%) XSD
10 4 (6.35%) LINQ
11 3 (4.76%) .NET Framework
12 2 (3.17%) J2EE
12 2 (3.17%) XSL
12 2 (3.17%) Yii
12 2 (3.17%) KnockoutJS
12 2 (3.17%) ASP.NET MVC
12 2 (3.17%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.35%) 3D Graphics
1 4 (6.35%) Graphic Design
2 3 (4.76%) N-Tier
3 2 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.59%) Clustering
4 1 (1.59%) NHS
4 1 (1.59%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 17 (26.98%) Windows
2 7 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (7.94%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (7.94%) Linux
4 4 (6.35%) UNIX
4 4 (6.35%) Apple iOS
5 3 (4.76%) Windows 7
5 3 (4.76%) CentOS
6 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (3.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.59%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (1.59%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (1.59%) AIX
7 1 (1.59%) Solaris
7 1 (1.59%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (6.35%) MVC
3 4 (6.35%) 3D Rendering
3 4 (6.35%) Time Management
3 4 (6.35%) Workflow
4 3 (4.76%) Software Engineering
4 3 (4.76%) Dimensional Modelling
4 3 (4.76%) Data Protection
4 3 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (4.76%) Service Management
4 3 (4.76%) Project Management
4 3 (4.76%) Data Modelling
4 3 (4.76%) ITIL
5 2 (3.17%) ETL
5 2 (3.17%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (3.17%) Inmon Methodology
5 2 (3.17%) Kimball Methodology
5 2 (3.17%) Business Analysis
5 2 (3.17%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 36 (57.14%) SQL
2 24 (38.10%) C#
3 17 (26.98%) T-SQL
3 17 (26.98%) JavaScript
4 8 (12.70%) VB.NET
5 7 (11.11%) PHP
6 5 (7.94%) C++
7 4 (6.35%) VBA
8 3 (4.76%) Ruby
8 3 (4.76%) Perl
8 3 (4.76%) VB
8 3 (4.76%) Java
9 2 (3.17%) COBOL
9 2 (3.17%) Python
9 2 (3.17%) Shell Script
9 2 (3.17%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.59%) VB6
10 1 (1.59%) Delphi
10 1 (1.59%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.94%) DV Cleared
3 4 (6.35%) Degree
4 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (4.76%) MCSE
5 2 (3.17%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.59%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.35%) QA
2 1 (1.59%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (4.76%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.17%) NFS
2 2 (3.17%) qmail
2 2 (3.17%) Squid
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 3 (4.76%) SCCM
1 3 (4.76%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.59%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 13 (20.63%) Microsoft
2 9 (14.29%) Oracle
3 4 (6.35%) Business Objects
3 4 (6.35%) VMware
4 3 (4.76%) Remedy
4 3 (4.76%) McAfee
4 3 (4.76%) NetApp
4 3 (4.76%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.17%) Sybase
5 2 (3.17%) Cognos
5 2 (3.17%) Sun
5 2 (3.17%) Cisco
5 2 (3.17%) Alteryx
5 2 (3.17%) Tableau
6 1 (1.59%) Telerik
6 1 (1.59%) Twitter
6 1 (1.59%) Micro Focus
6 1 (1.59%) IBM
6 1 (1.59%) Citrix
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