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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 12 18 11
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -7
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 13 12 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 7.43% 6.35% 11.01%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 38.24% 35.29% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 13
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£290 £375 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.66% +20.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £295 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £394 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £23.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £29.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-26.72% +16.00%
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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
34 34 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 19.43% 17.99% 22.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 13 26
Average daily rate £363 £403 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.93% +5.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £375 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £23.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.33 £34.75 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-27.10% +23.00%

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 22 May 2015, 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 10 (50.00%) C#
1 10 (50.00%) SQL
2 9 (45.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (45.00%) .NET
2 9 (45.00%) MVC
3 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (35.00%) Windows
3 7 (35.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (30.00%) CSS
4 6 (30.00%) HTML
5 5 (25.00%) Java
5 5 (25.00%) T-SQL
5 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 5 (25.00%) VMware
5 5 (25.00%) MVVM
5 5 (25.00%) Big Data
5 5 (25.00%) AngularJS
5 5 (25.00%) TDD
5 5 (25.00%) Ruby
5 5 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
6 4 (20.00%) Web Development
6 4 (20.00%) jQuery
6 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (20.00%) JRuby
6 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (20.00%) Data Analysis
6 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (20.00%) Redis

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 2 (10.00%) IIS
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) SAN
2 1 (5.00%) Firewall
2 1 (5.00%) SMTP
2 1 (5.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (25.00%) Big Data
3 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (20.00%) Redis
3 4 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (5.00%) DTS
6 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (5.00%) Moq
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Ruby Developer
3 3 (15.00%) DBA
3 3 (15.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (15.00%) SQL DBA
4 2 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 2 (10.00%) SQL Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.00%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Web Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Front-End Web Developer
5 1 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.00%) WPF Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (45.00%) .NET
2 6 (30.00%) CSS
2 6 (30.00%) HTML
3 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 5 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 5 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
4 4 (20.00%) jQuery
4 4 (20.00%) JRuby
4 4 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
5 2 (10.00%) WinForms
5 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (10.00%) Web Services
6 1 (5.00%) ADO.NET
6 1 (5.00%) DHTML
6 1 (5.00%) XML
6 1 (5.00%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (5.00%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Clustering
2 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Replication
3 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) MVC
2 5 (25.00%) MVVM
2 5 (25.00%) TDD
3 4 (20.00%) Web Development
3 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 4 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (10.00%) Migration
5 1 (5.00%) Scrum
5 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.00%) ITIL
5 1 (5.00%) Data Modelling
5 1 (5.00%) ETL
5 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.00%) Requirements Engineering
5 1 (5.00%) Database Tuning
5 1 (5.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (5.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) C#
1 10 (50.00%) SQL
2 9 (45.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (25.00%) Java
3 5 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 5 (25.00%) Ruby
4 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (10.00%) VB.NET
5 1 (5.00%) PHP
5 1 (5.00%) VBScript
5 1 (5.00%) VB
5 1 (5.00%) C++
5 1 (5.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (15.00%) MCITP
2 2 (10.00%) MCTS
2 2 (10.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) MCDBA
2 2 (10.00%) MCP
3 1 (5.00%) MCSE
3 1 (5.00%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) vSphere
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (5.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) ARCserve
1 1 (5.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (25.00%) VMware
3 2 (10.00%) 3PAR
3 2 (10.00%) HP
4 1 (5.00%) Dell
4 1 (5.00%) Citrix
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco
4 1 (5.00%) CA
4 1 (5.00%) Symantec
4 1 (5.00%) Altiris