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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 13 8 17
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +9
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 61 36 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 12.92% 10.53% 9.30%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 48.80% 52.94% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 17 24
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£395 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.53% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £264 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £485 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £30.88 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+13.36% +10.26%
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
125 68 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 26.48% 19.88% 20.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 36 52
Average daily rate £400 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
Average hourly rate £36.50 £29.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.72% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £34.38 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +22.76%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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
Cheltenham +3 26 £413 +26.92% 7
Gloucester +2 11 £373 +6.42% 7
Stroud - - - - 1
Tewkesbury - - - -
Cirencester - - - - 2
SQL Server
South West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 54 (56.25%) SQL
2 51 (53.13%) .NET
3 44 (45.83%) C#
4 42 (43.75%) JavaScript
5 39 (40.63%) HTML
6 34 (35.42%) ASP.NET
7 30 (31.25%) CSS
8 26 (27.08%) SQL Server 2008
9 24 (25.00%) MySQL
9 24 (25.00%) Windows
10 21 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
11 20 (20.83%) MVC
11 20 (20.83%) Finance
12 19 (19.79%) Security Cleared
12 19 (19.79%) .NET Framework
13 18 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
13 18 (18.75%) ASP.NET Web API
14 17 (17.71%) T-SQL
15 15 (15.63%) Oracle
15 15 (15.63%) SOA
15 15 (15.63%) Business Intelligence
16 14 (14.58%) jQuery
17 13 (13.54%) Puppet
18 12 (12.50%) BDD
18 12 (12.50%) REST
18 12 (12.50%) MSTest
18 12 (12.50%) Scrum
18 12 (12.50%) TDD
18 12 (12.50%) NUnit
18 12 (12.50%) IIS

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (12.50%) IIS
2 4 (4.17%) WebLogic
3 3 (3.13%) WebSphere
3 3 (3.13%) GlassFish
3 3 (3.13%) JBoss
3 3 (3.13%) Apache
3 3 (3.13%) MQSeries
3 3 (3.13%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.08%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.08%) nginx
4 2 (2.08%) Confluence
4 2 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.08%) MediaWiki
4 2 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.04%) SAS
5 1 (1.04%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 9 (9.38%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.08%) MS Office
3 1 (1.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.04%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.17%) DNS
2 3 (3.13%) SAN
3 2 (2.08%) OSPF
3 2 (2.08%) BGP
3 2 (2.08%) EIGRP
3 2 (2.08%) Firewall
3 2 (2.08%) IPsec
3 2 (2.08%) Network Security
3 2 (2.08%) NAS
3 2 (2.08%) IPv6
3 2 (2.08%) LDAP
3 2 (2.08%) LAN
3 2 (2.08%) WAN
3 2 (2.08%) VPN
4 1 (1.04%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (27.08%) SQL Server 2008
2 24 (25.00%) MySQL
3 11 (11.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (11.46%) MongoDB
3 11 (11.46%) Couchbase
4 9 (9.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (9.38%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (7.29%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (6.25%) SQL Server 2000
6 6 (6.25%) Relational Database
7 4 (4.17%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (3.13%) Oracle Database
9 2 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (2.08%) MS Access
9 2 (2.08%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (2.08%) QlikView
9 2 (2.08%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (1.04%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (1.04%) Oracle8/8i Database
Development Applications
1 12 (12.50%) NUnit
1 12 (12.50%) MSTest
2 10 (10.42%) Visual Studio
3 7 (7.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (3.13%) Eclipse RCP
4 3 (3.13%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.08%) Toad
5 2 (2.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (2.08%) Subversion
5 2 (2.08%) JIRA
5 2 (2.08%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.08%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (2.08%) Hudson
6 1 (1.04%) Oracle Forms
General
1 20 (20.83%) Finance
2 3 (3.13%) Banking
3 2 (2.08%) Games
4 1 (1.04%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.04%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.04%) Retail
4 1 (1.04%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.04%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.04%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 68 (70.83%) Developer
2 37 (38.54%) .NET Developer
3 12 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 10 (10.42%) SQL Developer
4 10 (10.42%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (8.33%) Administrator
5 8 (8.33%) Applications Developer
6 7 (7.29%) DBA
6 7 (7.29%) Analyst
7 6 (6.25%) Senior Developer
7 6 (6.25%) Agile .NET Developer
8 5 (5.21%) Senior .NET Developer
8 5 (5.21%) Software Engineer
8 5 (5.21%) ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (4.17%) SQL DBA
9 4 (4.17%) Senior Software Engineer
9 4 (4.17%) Java Developer
9 4 (4.17%) Web Developer
9 4 (4.17%) Consultant
9 4 (4.17%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (53.13%) .NET
2 39 (40.63%) HTML
3 34 (35.42%) ASP.NET
4 30 (31.25%) CSS
5 19 (19.79%) .NET Framework
6 18 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
6 18 (18.75%) ASP.NET Web API
7 14 (14.58%) jQuery
8 12 (12.50%) REST
9 11 (11.46%) Castle Windsor
10 10 (10.42%) Web Services
10 10 (10.42%) XML
11 6 (6.25%) WCF
11 6 (6.25%) LINQ
11 6 (6.25%) XSL
12 5 (5.21%) XSLT
12 5 (5.21%) J2EE
13 4 (4.17%) DHTML
13 4 (4.17%) XSD
13 4 (4.17%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.21%) NHS
2 5 (5.21%) Clustering
3 4 (4.17%) Graphic Design
3 4 (4.17%) N-Tier
3 4 (4.17%) 3D Graphics
4 3 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.08%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.08%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.08%) Wiki
6 1 (1.04%) Data Extraction
6 1 (1.04%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 24 (25.00%) Windows
2 10 (10.42%) UNIX
3 9 (9.38%) Linux
4 8 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (4.17%) Apple iOS
7 2 (2.08%) CentOS
7 2 (2.08%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.08%) Debian
7 2 (2.08%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.04%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.04%) Windows NT
8 1 (1.04%) AIX
8 1 (1.04%) Solaris
8 1 (1.04%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (20.83%) MVC
3 15 (15.63%) SOA
3 15 (15.63%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (12.50%) TDD
4 12 (12.50%) Scrum
4 12 (12.50%) BDD
5 11 (11.46%) Progressive Enhancement
5 11 (11.46%) CQRS
5 11 (11.46%) Responsive Web Design
6 6 (6.25%) Time Management
6 6 (6.25%) Software Engineering
6 6 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (5.21%) Dependency Injection
8 4 (4.17%) SIEM
8 4 (4.17%) Data Modelling
8 4 (4.17%) Workflow
8 4 (4.17%) 3D Rendering
9 3 (3.13%) Dimensional Modelling
9 3 (3.13%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (56.25%) SQL
2 44 (45.83%) C#
3 42 (43.75%) JavaScript
4 17 (17.71%) T-SQL
5 8 (8.33%) C++
6 7 (7.29%) Java
7 6 (6.25%) VB.NET
8 5 (5.21%) PHP
9 4 (4.17%) C
9 4 (4.17%) VB
10 3 (3.13%) VBA
11 2 (2.08%) Python
11 2 (2.08%) VB6
11 2 (2.08%) TypeScript
11 2 (2.08%) COBOL
11 2 (2.08%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 19 (19.79%) Security Cleared
2 11 (11.46%) SC Cleared
3 8 (8.33%) DV Cleared
4 5 (5.21%) Degree
5 3 (3.13%) CISSP
6 2 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.08%) CCNA
7 1 (1.04%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.04%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (4.17%) Active Directory
1 4 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.08%) Postfix
2 2 (2.08%) XenServer
2 2 (2.08%) iptables
2 2 (2.08%) ISA Server
2 2 (2.08%) Samba
2 2 (2.08%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 13 (13.54%) Puppet
2 2 (2.08%) Data Guard
2 2 (2.08%) ZABBIX
3 1 (1.04%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.04%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 15 (15.63%) Oracle
2 11 (11.46%) Microsoft
3 6 (6.25%) VMware
4 4 (4.17%) Sybase
4 4 (4.17%) Citrix
4 4 (4.17%) McAfee
5 3 (3.13%) IBM
6 2 (2.08%) Alteryx
6 2 (2.08%) Tableau
6 2 (2.08%) Websense
6 2 (2.08%) Juniper
6 2 (2.08%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.08%) Business Objects
6 2 (2.08%) Cognos
6 2 (2.08%) Sun
6 2 (2.08%) HP
6 2 (2.08%) EMC
7 1 (1.04%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.04%) Cerner
7 1 (1.04%) Infragistics
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £300 - 350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago