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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 19 20 8
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -12
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 8 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 5.37% 5.47% 10.20%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 21.62% 33.33% 58.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 5
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.42% -17.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £246 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £366 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £21.65 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +5.76%
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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
37 21 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 24.83% 16.41% 17.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 14 10
Average daily rate £340 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £240 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £439 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 £17.04 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.39% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.05 £30.00 £32.30
% change year-on-year
+6.81% -7.12%

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 23 September 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 14 (73.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 13 (68.42%) C#
2 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
3 12 (63.16%) SQL
4 11 (57.89%) .NET
4 11 (57.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (42.11%) Telecoms
5 8 (42.11%) ASP.NET
5 8 (42.11%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (36.84%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 7 (36.84%) Visual Studio
6 7 (36.84%) T-SQL
6 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (31.58%) Finance
7 6 (31.58%) MVC
7 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
7 6 (31.58%) Windows
7 6 (31.58%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (31.58%) WCF
8 5 (26.32%) .NET Framework
8 5 (26.32%) Statistical Analysis
8 5 (26.32%) jQuery
8 5 (26.32%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
8 5 (26.32%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (26.32%) HTML
8 5 (26.32%) Web Services
8 5 (26.32%) Ajax

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 4 (21.05%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Office 365
2 1 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) FTP
1 1 (5.26%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (73.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 11 (57.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (42.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (31.58%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (26.32%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (21.05%) Data Mining
7 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (10.53%) Big Data
8 2 (10.53%) MS Access
9 1 (5.26%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
9 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (5.26%) DTS
Development Applications
1 7 (36.84%) Visual Studio
1 7 (36.84%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (21.05%) Subversion
2 4 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.26%) SpecFlow
3 1 (5.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (42.11%) Telecoms
2 6 (31.58%) Finance
3 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
3 2 (10.53%) Marketing
3 2 (10.53%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Developer
2 7 (36.84%) .NET Developer
2 7 (36.84%) C# Developer
2 7 (36.84%) C# .NET Developer
3 6 (31.58%) Analyst
4 5 (26.32%) Data Analyst
4 5 (26.32%) Data Integrity Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) DBA
5 3 (15.79%) SQL Developer
5 3 (15.79%) SQL DBA
6 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Developer
6 2 (10.53%) VB.NET Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Software Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) SQL Server DBA
7 1 (5.26%) Test Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Software Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Test Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) QA Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (5.26%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (57.89%) .NET
2 8 (42.11%) ASP.NET
3 6 (31.58%) WCF
4 5 (26.32%) Ajax
4 5 (26.32%) .NET Framework
4 5 (26.32%) jQuery
4 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (26.32%) Web Services
4 5 (26.32%) HTML
5 4 (21.05%) XML
5 4 (21.05%) CSS
5 4 (21.05%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 3 (15.79%) WPF
7 2 (10.53%) LINQ
8 1 (5.26%) REST
8 1 (5.26%) Razor View Engine
8 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 1 (5.26%) SOAP
8 1 (5.26%) WinForms
8 1 (5.26%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) DTV
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Windows
2 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (31.58%) MVC
3 5 (26.32%) Statistical Analysis
3 5 (26.32%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (15.79%) Scrum
5 2 (10.53%) Programme Management
5 2 (10.53%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.26%) Software Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (5.26%) DevOps
6 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Database Tuning
6 1 (5.26%) BDD
6 1 (5.26%) Content Management
6 1 (5.26%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (68.42%) C#
2 12 (63.16%) SQL
3 7 (36.84%) T-SQL
4 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
5 3 (15.79%) VB.NET
6 1 (5.26%) Python
6 1 (5.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) SAP
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