The first table below looks at the demand for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Guildford region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 22 9 6
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 1 19 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 0.76% 11.95% 15.97%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.35% 55.88% 79.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 12 11
Average daily rate
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£403 £338 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.25% -20.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £26.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.36% +10.00%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
23 34 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 17.42% 21.38% 20.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 21 15
Average daily rate £403 £175 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+130.00% -51.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £175 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 5
Average hourly rate - £54.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +54.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.50 £30.40
% change year-on-year
-6.55% +0.32%
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SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Guildford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 12 (70.59%) .NET
2 11 (64.71%) WCF
3 10 (58.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (58.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (58.82%) C#
4 9 (52.94%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (47.06%) Web Services
5 8 (47.06%) ASP.NET
6 7 (41.18%) SQL
7 6 (35.29%) Telecoms
7 6 (35.29%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
8 5 (29.41%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
8 5 (29.41%) VB.NET
8 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
8 5 (29.41%) XML
8 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (29.41%) Statistical Analysis
8 5 (29.41%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (23.53%) REST
9 4 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (23.53%) LINQ
9 4 (23.53%) Data Mining
9 4 (23.53%) Visual Studio
10 3 (17.65%) Scrum
10 3 (17.65%) WPF
10 3 (17.65%) Opscode Chef

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Office 365
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (58.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 10 (58.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (52.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (29.41%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (23.53%) Data Mining
5 2 (11.76%) MS Access
5 2 (11.76%) Big Data
6 1 (5.88%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (5.88%) PerformancePoint
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Visual Studio
1 4 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.88%) SpecFlow
General
1 6 (35.29%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
2 2 (11.76%) Marketing
2 2 (11.76%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Developer
1 8 (47.06%) .NET Developer
2 6 (35.29%) Analyst
3 5 (29.41%) Data Analyst
3 5 (29.41%) Data Integrity Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (11.76%) VB.NET Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Software Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Business Developer
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Developer
5 1 (5.88%) QA Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (70.59%) .NET
2 11 (64.71%) WCF
3 8 (47.06%) Web Services
3 8 (47.06%) ASP.NET
4 5 (29.41%) XML
5 4 (23.53%) LINQ
5 4 (23.53%) REST
6 3 (17.65%) WPF
7 2 (11.76%) Silverlight
7 2 (11.76%) HTML
7 2 (11.76%) HTML5
8 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (5.88%) CSS3
8 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (5.88%) CSS
8 1 (5.88%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) DTV
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (29.41%) Statistical Analysis
2 5 (29.41%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (17.65%) Scrum
4 2 (11.76%) Programme Management
4 2 (11.76%) MVC
4 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
4 2 (11.76%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.88%) BDD
5 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (5.88%) DevOps
5 1 (5.88%) Software Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Content Management
5 1 (5.88%) Automated Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Workflow
5 1 (5.88%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) C#
2 7 (41.18%) SQL
3 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
3 5 (29.41%) VB.NET
4 2 (11.76%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) ISEB
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
1 1 (5.88%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (11.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) SAP