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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 11 19 20
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 13 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 10.66% 3.15% 5.22%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 38.24% 12.50% 36.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 6
Average daily rate
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£320 £325 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £325 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £325 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £26.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £25.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+31.00% -18.03%
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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 32 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 27.87% 25.20% 14.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 16 15
Average daily rate £315 £325 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% +85.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+11.83% -7.69%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 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 13 (48.15%) C#
1 13 (48.15%) SQL
1 13 (48.15%) SQL Server 2008
2 11 (40.74%) .NET
2 11 (40.74%) Windows
3 10 (37.04%) HTML
3 10 (37.04%) MVC
4 9 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 9 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 8 (29.63%) Java
5 8 (29.63%) T-SQL
5 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
5 8 (29.63%) VMware
6 7 (25.93%) CSS
7 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (22.22%) TDD
7 6 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (22.22%) Web Development
7 6 (22.22%) jQuery
7 6 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (22.22%) MVVM
7 6 (22.22%) AngularJS
8 5 (18.52%) Big Data
8 5 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (18.52%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (18.52%) Degree
8 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (18.52%) Ruby
8 5 (18.52%) Ruby on Rails
8 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 3 (11.11%) JBoss
1 3 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.70%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Office
2 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) SaaS
1 1 (3.70%) PaaS
1 1 (3.70%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) LAN
1 3 (11.11%) WAN
1 3 (11.11%) SAN
1 3 (11.11%) FTP
2 2 (7.41%) DNS
2 2 (7.41%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (7.41%) NAS
2 2 (7.41%) DHCP
3 1 (3.70%) Unified Communications
3 1 (3.70%) Internet
3 1 (3.70%) MPLS
3 1 (3.70%) Wireless
3 1 (3.70%) FCAPS
3 1 (3.70%) SMTP
3 1 (3.70%) VoIP
3 1 (3.70%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (48.15%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (18.52%) Big Data
3 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (14.81%) Redis
4 4 (14.81%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (11.11%) DTS
5 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
7 1 (3.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (11.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (14.81%) Telecoms
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (62.96%) Developer
2 4 (14.81%) .NET Developer
2 4 (14.81%) Ruby Developer
3 3 (11.11%) C# Developer
3 3 (11.11%) Software Developer
3 3 (11.11%) DBA
3 3 (11.11%) SQL Developer
3 3 (11.11%) SQL DBA
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Software Developer
4 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Administrator
4 2 (7.41%) Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.70%) Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Business Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Java Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (40.74%) .NET
2 10 (37.04%) HTML
3 9 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 7 (25.93%) CSS
5 6 (22.22%) jQuery
5 6 (22.22%) AngularJS
6 5 (18.52%) Ruby on Rails
6 5 (18.52%) Web Services
7 4 (14.81%) .NET Framework
7 4 (14.81%) JRuby
7 4 (14.81%) WinForms
7 4 (14.81%) RabbitMQ
7 4 (14.81%) Razor View Engine
8 3 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
8 3 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (11.11%) Ajax
8 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (11.11%) XML
8 3 (11.11%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.41%) Replication
2 2 (7.41%) Clustering
2 2 (7.41%) Informatics
3 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (40.74%) Windows
2 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (14.81%) Linux
4 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.70%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.70%) HPUX
5 1 (3.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) MVC
2 6 (22.22%) TDD
2 6 (22.22%) Web Development
2 6 (22.22%) MVVM
3 5 (18.52%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (14.81%) Waterfall
4 4 (14.81%) Data Analysis
5 3 (11.11%) Migration
5 3 (11.11%) CRM
5 3 (11.11%) Unit Testing
6 2 (7.41%) Integration Testing
6 2 (7.41%) Multithreading
6 2 (7.41%) Use Case
6 2 (7.41%) Database Tuning
6 2 (7.41%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (7.41%) Regression Testing
6 2 (7.41%) ITIL
7 1 (3.70%) TOGAF
7 1 (3.70%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (48.15%) C#
1 13 (48.15%) SQL
2 9 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 8 (29.63%) Java
3 8 (29.63%) T-SQL
4 5 (18.52%) Ruby
5 4 (14.81%) VB.NET
6 3 (11.11%) VBScript
7 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
8 1 (3.70%) VB6
8 1 (3.70%) VB
8 1 (3.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) Degree
2 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (7.41%) MCTS
3 2 (7.41%) MCITP
3 2 (7.41%) MCP
3 2 (7.41%) MCSE
3 2 (7.41%) MCDBA
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.70%) MBA
4 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
3 2 (7.41%) VMware ESX
3 2 (7.41%) XenApp
3 2 (7.41%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) ARCserve
2 1 (3.70%) SCCM
2 1 (3.70%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
1 8 (29.63%) VMware
2 5 (18.52%) Citrix
3 4 (14.81%) HP
4 3 (11.11%) Cisco
5 1 (3.70%) EMC
5 1 (3.70%) Mitel
5 1 (3.70%) Altiris
5 1 (3.70%) 3PAR
5 1 (3.70%) CA
5 1 (3.70%) Siemens
5 1 (3.70%) Symantec
5 1 (3.70%) Sophos
5 1 (3.70%) Sun
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle
5 1 (3.70%) SAP