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 1 September 2014 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 17 11 13
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 38 22 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 7.98% 9.65% 9.23%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 32.20% 42.31% 33.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 16 28
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£350 £366 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.43% +4.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £294 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.25 £25.73
% change year-on-year
-0.82% +17.56%
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
118 52 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 24.79% 22.81% 27.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 32 71
Average daily rate £370 £363 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.06% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £389 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +88.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.30 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-0.63% +8.33%

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 1 September 2014.

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 1 September 2014. 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 +1 14 £388 +26.53% 8
Cirencester -2 10 £225 -40.00% 2
Cheltenham -9 5 £363 - 7
Berkeley - - - -
Stroud - - - - 1
Tetbury - - - - 2
SQL Server
South West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 32 (43.24%) SQL
1 32 (43.24%) .NET
2 28 (37.84%) Microsoft
3 26 (35.14%) C#
4 21 (28.38%) SQL Server 2008
5 20 (27.03%) SQL Server 2005
5 20 (27.03%) ASP.NET
6 18 (24.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 17 (22.97%) T-SQL
8 16 (21.62%) MS Excel
9 15 (20.27%) Degree
10 14 (18.92%) Security Cleared
10 14 (18.92%) QA
11 13 (17.57%) SharePoint
11 13 (17.57%) IIS
12 12 (16.22%) VB.NET
13 11 (14.86%) Finance
13 11 (14.86%) Relational Database
14 10 (13.51%) VMware
14 10 (13.51%) Windows
15 9 (12.16%) Business Objects
15 9 (12.16%) Perl
15 9 (12.16%) PHP
15 9 (12.16%) Business Intelligence
15 9 (12.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 8 (10.81%) Business Analysis
16 8 (10.81%) Ruby
16 8 (10.81%) SC Cleared
16 8 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
16 8 (10.81%) CentOS

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 13 (17.57%) SharePoint
1 13 (17.57%) IIS
2 8 (10.81%) Apache
2 8 (10.81%) MS Exchange
3 6 (8.11%) SAS
4 5 (6.76%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (4.05%) Node.js
6 2 (2.70%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.35%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.35%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.35%) GlassFish
7 1 (1.35%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 16 (21.62%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.35%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.35%) Google Apps
1 1 (1.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.81%) TCP/IP
2 7 (9.46%) DNS
2 7 (9.46%) LDAP
2 7 (9.46%) SMTP
2 7 (9.46%) SNMP
3 2 (2.70%) Network Security
4 1 (1.35%) VoIP
4 1 (1.35%) WAN
4 1 (1.35%) Internet
4 1 (1.35%) Firewall
4 1 (1.35%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (28.38%) SQL Server 2008
2 20 (27.03%) SQL Server 2005
3 18 (24.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (14.86%) Relational Database
5 9 (12.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (10.81%) SQL Server 2000
6 8 (10.81%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (9.46%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (6.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (4.05%) DTS
10 2 (2.70%) Star Schema
10 2 (2.70%) OLAP
10 2 (2.70%) Xcelsius
10 2 (2.70%) Oracle OLAP
11 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database
11 1 (1.35%) Essbase
11 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (1.35%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Visual Studio
1 2 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.35%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (1.35%) Eclipse RCP
2 1 (1.35%) Eclipse
General
1 11 (14.86%) Finance
2 5 (6.76%) Marketing
3 3 (4.05%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.35%) Banking
4 1 (1.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 43 (58.11%) Developer
2 15 (20.27%) SQL Developer
3 13 (17.57%) C# Developer
4 10 (13.51%) .NET Developer
5 7 (9.46%) PHP Developer
6 6 (8.11%) VB.NET Developer
6 6 (8.11%) Architect
7 5 (6.76%) Analyst
7 5 (6.76%) SQL Server Developer
8 4 (5.41%) QA Engineer
8 4 (5.41%) Consultant
8 4 (5.41%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (5.41%) Programmer
8 4 (5.41%) Linux Administrator
9 3 (4.05%) Technical Leader
9 3 (4.05%) Build Engineer
9 3 (4.05%) ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (4.05%) C# Programmer
9 3 (4.05%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (4.05%) SQL Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (43.24%) .NET
2 20 (27.03%) ASP.NET
3 7 (9.46%) Yii
4 6 (8.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 6 (8.11%) .NET Framework
5 5 (6.76%) MSMQ
5 5 (6.76%) Web Services
6 4 (5.41%) XML
6 4 (5.41%) WPF
7 3 (4.05%) Silverlight
7 3 (4.05%) HTML
8 2 (2.70%) J2EE
9 1 (1.35%) SWT
9 1 (1.35%) WCF
9 1 (1.35%) XHTML
9 1 (1.35%) WinForms
9 1 (1.35%) JSF
9 1 (1.35%) Ajax
9 1 (1.35%) NHibernate
9 1 (1.35%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.05%) Clustering
1 3 (4.05%) SCADA
1 3 (4.05%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.35%) Visualisation
2 1 (1.35%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 10 (13.51%) Windows
2 8 (10.81%) Linux
2 8 (10.81%) CentOS
3 7 (9.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.70%) UNIX
4 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (12.16%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (10.81%) Business Analysis
3 6 (8.11%) Project Management
4 5 (6.76%) OO
4 5 (6.76%) MVC
4 5 (6.76%) Data Analysis
4 5 (6.76%) ETL
4 5 (6.76%) Systems Analysis
5 4 (5.41%) Software Engineering
5 4 (5.41%) Data Transformation
6 3 (4.05%) Inmon Methodology
6 3 (4.05%) Data Migration
6 3 (4.05%) Web Development
6 3 (4.05%) Workflow
6 3 (4.05%) Migration
6 3 (4.05%) Scrum
7 2 (2.70%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (2.70%) Reverse Engineering
8 1 (1.35%) Dependency Injection
8 1 (1.35%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 32 (43.24%) SQL
2 26 (35.14%) C#
3 17 (22.97%) T-SQL
4 12 (16.22%) VB.NET
5 9 (12.16%) Perl
5 9 (12.16%) PHP
6 8 (10.81%) Ruby
7 7 (9.46%) Shell Script
8 6 (8.11%) PowerShell
9 4 (5.41%) VBA
9 4 (5.41%) PL/SQL
9 4 (5.41%) Java
10 2 (2.70%) JavaScript
10 2 (2.70%) Delphi
10 2 (2.70%) VB
11 1 (1.35%) VB6
11 1 (1.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (20.27%) Degree
2 14 (18.92%) Security Cleared
3 8 (10.81%) SC Cleared
4 5 (6.76%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.70%) HNC
5 2 (2.70%) HND
6 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (18.92%) QA
2 2 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (9.46%) qmail
2 7 (9.46%) NFS
2 7 (9.46%) Squid
3 3 (4.05%) ISA Server
4 1 (1.35%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.35%) Terminal Server
4 1 (1.35%) DFS Replication
4 1 (1.35%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (1.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 28 (37.84%) Microsoft
2 10 (13.51%) VMware
3 9 (12.16%) Business Objects
4 8 (10.81%) NetApp
4 8 (10.81%) Red Hat
5 7 (9.46%) Oracle
5 7 (9.46%) Cisco
6 2 (2.70%) Cognos
7 1 (1.35%) Citrix
7 1 (1.35%) Sybase
7 1 (1.35%) JBoss
7 1 (1.35%) webMethods
7 1 (1.35%) Mercator
7 1 (1.35%) Serena
7 1 (1.35%) Telerik
7 1 (1.35%) Altiris
7 1 (1.35%) Google
Gloucestershire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 27 days ago