The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 8 13 21
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +8
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 11 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 11.70% 7.58% 0.77%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 47.83% 34.48% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 1
Median daily rate £313 £300 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -25.46%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £17.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -2.17%
SQL Server
Surrey

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 Guildford region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
23 29 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 24.47% 21.97% 19.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 22 15
Median daily rate £401 £400 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.12% -0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £297 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £17.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.25 £28.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+2.63% -

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Guildford region citing SQL Server as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server across the Guildford region.

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

SQL Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Guildford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Guildford region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram in Guildford

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Guildford region.

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Guildford region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 15 (57.69%) Windows
2 14 (53.85%) SQL
2 14 (53.85%) SAN
3 13 (50.00%) Clustering
4 12 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (42.31%) ITIL
5 11 (42.31%) Linux
5 11 (42.31%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (42.31%) Windows Server
5 11 (42.31%) Failover Clustering
6 10 (38.46%) CommVault
6 10 (38.46%) Microsoft
6 10 (38.46%) Hyper-V
7 9 (34.62%) SLA
7 9 (34.62%) Simpana
8 8 (30.77%) Dell Compellent
9 6 (23.08%) C#
9 6 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (19.23%) Finance
10 5 (19.23%) .NET
10 5 (19.23%) Performance Tuning
11 4 (15.38%) Relational Database
11 4 (15.38%) Data Centre
11 4 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (15.38%) RDBMS
11 4 (15.38%) Migration
11 4 (15.38%) Replication
11 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (11.54%) vSphere

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.85%) CMS
1 1 (3.85%) Drupal
1 1 (3.85%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (53.85%) SAN
2 3 (11.54%) Firewall
3 2 (7.69%) DHCP
3 2 (7.69%) DNS
4 1 (3.85%) Ethernet
4 1 (3.85%) NAS
4 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (15.38%) RDBMS
2 4 (15.38%) Relational Database
2 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (7.69%) Sybase IQ
5 1 (3.85%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 1 (3.85%) DTS
5 1 (3.85%) MySQL
5 1 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 5 (19.23%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Marketing
3 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Developer
2 5 (19.23%) DBA
3 4 (15.38%) Backup Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Hyper-V Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) .NET Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Junior
4 3 (11.54%) SQL DBA
5 2 (7.69%) Analyst Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Junior DBA
5 2 (7.69%) Junior SQL DBA
5 2 (7.69%) Junior SQL Server DBA
5 2 (7.69%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Report Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Report Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) SQL Server DBA
5 2 (7.69%) Sybase DBA
6 1 (3.85%) 3rd Line Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) .NET
2 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET
2 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (11.54%) HTML
3 2 (7.69%) AngularJS
3 2 (7.69%) CSS
3 2 (7.69%) HTML5
3 2 (7.69%) SVG
3 2 (7.69%) XML
3 2 (7.69%) XSL
3 2 (7.69%) XSLT
4 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (3.85%) Entity Framework
4 1 (3.85%) jQuery
4 1 (3.85%) RESTful
4 1 (3.85%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (50.00%) Clustering
2 4 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 4 (15.38%) Replication
3 2 (7.69%) Algorithms
3 2 (7.69%) Client/Server
3 2 (7.69%) EMC VNX
3 2 (7.69%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 15 (57.69%) Windows
2 12 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (42.31%) Linux
3 11 (42.31%) Windows Server
3 11 (42.31%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (11.54%) Unix
5 2 (7.69%) Solaris
5 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) ITIL
2 5 (19.23%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (15.38%) Migration
4 3 (11.54%) MVC
4 3 (11.54%) Service Delivery
5 2 (7.69%) Data Centre Operations
5 2 (7.69%) Data Migration
5 2 (7.69%) Data Protection
5 2 (7.69%) Project Management
5 2 (7.69%) Virtual Environments
5 2 (7.69%) Web Development
6 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.85%) Change Control
6 1 (3.85%) Database Mirroring
6 1 (3.85%) High Availability
6 1 (3.85%) Line Management
6 1 (3.85%) Project Governance
6 1 (3.85%) Resource Management
6 1 (3.85%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (53.85%) SQL
2 6 (23.08%) C#
3 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
3 3 (11.54%) T-SQL
4 2 (7.69%) Korn
4 2 (7.69%) Perl
4 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
4 2 (7.69%) Shell Script
4 2 (7.69%) VBScript
5 1 (3.85%) C++
5 1 (3.85%) Java
5 1 (3.85%) PHP
5 1 (3.85%) Python
5 1 (3.85%) Ruby
5 1 (3.85%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (34.62%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (38.46%) Hyper-V
2 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
2 3 (11.54%) vSphere
3 2 (7.69%) XenApp
4 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (42.31%) Failover Clustering
2 9 (34.62%) Simpana
3 3 (11.54%) SCCM
4 2 (7.69%) Foglight
4 2 (7.69%) HP SIM
4 2 (7.69%) Legato
4 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (3.85%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 10 (38.46%) CommVault
1 10 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 8 (30.77%) Dell Compellent
3 3 (11.54%) Oracle
3 3 (11.54%) Sybase
4 2 (7.69%) Dell
4 2 (7.69%) HP
4 2 (7.69%) Veritas
5 1 (3.85%) Cognos
5 1 (3.85%) IBM
5 1 (3.85%) SAP
5 1 (3.85%) Sun
5 1 (3.85%) VMware