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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 8 21 20
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 15 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 13.27% 4.55% 4.00%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 45.45% 47.37% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 5
Average daily rate £205 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.42% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £275 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £468 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £348 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +7.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £28.69 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-24.18% -4.36%
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
33 19 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 29.20% 9.60% 21.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 13 17
Average daily rate £475 £315 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.79% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £260 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £32.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+14.06% +14.28%

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
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 9 February 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 9 February 2016, 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 18 (78.26%) SQL
1 18 (78.26%) Windows
2 16 (69.57%) Linux
2 16 (69.57%) Microsoft
3 15 (65.22%) Windows Server
4 14 (60.87%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (52.17%) ITIL
6 11 (47.83%) CommVault
6 11 (47.83%) SLA
6 11 (47.83%) Hyper-V
6 11 (47.83%) Clustering
7 10 (43.48%) Simpana
7 10 (43.48%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (39.13%) Data Centre
8 9 (39.13%) Dell Compellent
8 9 (39.13%) SAN
9 6 (26.09%) VMware
9 6 (26.09%) Data Centre Operations
10 5 (21.74%) Telecoms
10 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
10 5 (21.74%) Java
10 5 (21.74%) .NET
11 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET
11 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
11 4 (17.39%) C#
11 4 (17.39%) T-SQL
11 4 (17.39%) HTML
11 4 (17.39%) VB.NET
11 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (17.39%) MVC

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 3 (13.04%) JBoss
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.35%) MS Office
1 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) IaaS
1 1 (4.35%) PaaS
1 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (39.13%) SAN
2 3 (13.04%) FTP
3 2 (8.70%) DNS
3 2 (8.70%) VLAN
4 1 (4.35%) Ethernet
4 1 (4.35%) FCAPS
4 1 (4.35%) Firewall
4 1 (4.35%) Internet
4 1 (4.35%) LAN
4 1 (4.35%) MPLS
4 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.35%) Unified Communications
4 1 (4.35%) VoIP
4 1 (4.35%) WAN
4 1 (4.35%) Wireless
4 1 (4.35%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (13.04%) DTS
2 3 (13.04%) Relational Database
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.35%) MySQL
4 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (13.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (21.74%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.70%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Developer
2 4 (17.39%) Operations Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Backup Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Hyper-V Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Software Developer
3 3 (13.04%) SQL Developer
4 2 (8.70%) .NET Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Citrix Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Citrix Support
4 2 (8.70%) Citrix Support Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) OSS Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Software Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Server Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Storage Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) VMware Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) VMware Support Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) .NET
2 4 (17.39%) .NET Framework
2 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET
2 4 (17.39%) HTML
2 4 (17.39%) jQuery
3 3 (13.04%) ADO.NET
3 3 (13.04%) Ajax
3 3 (13.04%) DHTML
3 3 (13.04%) KnockoutJS
3 3 (13.04%) Razor View Engine
3 3 (13.04%) Web Services
3 3 (13.04%) WinForms
3 3 (13.04%) XML
4 1 (4.35%) AngularJS
4 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (4.35%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (47.83%) Clustering
2 9 (39.13%) Data Centre
3 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.70%) EMC VNX
4 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.35%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 18 (78.26%) Windows
2 16 (69.57%) Linux
3 15 (65.22%) Windows Server
4 14 (60.87%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (43.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (4.35%) HPUX
7 1 (4.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) ITIL
2 6 (26.09%) Data Centre Operations
3 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (17.39%) MVC
3 4 (17.39%) Unit Testing
4 3 (13.04%) Database Tuning
4 3 (13.04%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (13.04%) Waterfall
5 2 (8.70%) Capacity Management
5 2 (8.70%) Integration Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (8.70%) Project Management
5 2 (8.70%) Regression Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Use Case
6 1 (4.35%) CMMI
6 1 (4.35%) QMS
6 1 (4.35%) SEO
6 1 (4.35%) Time Management
6 1 (4.35%) Validation
6 1 (4.35%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 18 (78.26%) SQL
2 5 (21.74%) Java
3 4 (17.39%) C#
3 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
3 4 (17.39%) T-SQL
3 4 (17.39%) VB.NET
4 3 (13.04%) VBScript
5 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.35%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (47.83%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (47.83%) Hyper-V
2 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
3 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (43.48%) Simpana
Vendors
1 16 (69.57%) Microsoft
2 11 (47.83%) CommVault
3 9 (39.13%) Dell Compellent
4 6 (26.09%) VMware
5 2 (8.70%) arcserve
5 2 (8.70%) Citrix
5 2 (8.70%) EMC
5 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.35%) Cisco
6 1 (4.35%) HP
6 1 (4.35%) Mitel
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle
6 1 (4.35%) Siemens
6 1 (4.35%) Sun
Guildford, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
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Posted: 6 days ago
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