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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 19 17 21
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 12 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 5.83% 3.94% 0.71%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 36.36% 26.32% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 1
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£388 £389 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.32% -6.32%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.41 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
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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
33 19 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 16.02% 14.96% 8.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 11 8
Average daily rate £318 £338 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.92% +17.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £440 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 £22.41 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.18% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.19%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 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 17 (94.44%) SQL
2 14 (77.78%) Microsoft
3 12 (66.67%) C#
4 10 (55.56%) .NET
4 10 (55.56%) Windows
5 9 (50.00%) ASP.NET
6 8 (44.44%) T-SQL
6 8 (44.44%) HTML
6 8 (44.44%) JavaScript
6 8 (44.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (44.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (38.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 6 (33.33%) .NET Framework
8 6 (33.33%) MVC
9 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
9 5 (27.78%) Ajax
9 5 (27.78%) jQuery
9 5 (27.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (22.22%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (22.22%) Subversion
10 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
10 4 (22.22%) Finance
10 4 (22.22%) CSS
10 4 (22.22%) Web Services
10 4 (22.22%) IIS

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (22.22%) IIS
2 2 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) IP Telephony
1 2 (11.11%) LAN
1 2 (11.11%) PBX
1 2 (11.11%) VoIP
1 2 (11.11%) WAN
1 2 (11.11%) FTP
1 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (44.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 8 (44.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (27.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (11.11%) DTS
4 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
5 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (5.56%) SAP BI
5 1 (5.56%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (22.22%) Subversion
2 4 (22.22%) Visual Studio
3 2 (11.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Developer
2 5 (27.78%) C# Developer
2 5 (27.78%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (22.22%) .NET Developer
3 4 (22.22%) SQL Developer
4 3 (16.67%) SQL DBA
4 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Architect
4 3 (16.67%) DBA
5 2 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Applications Specialist
5 2 (11.11%) Software Developer
5 2 (11.11%) SQL Server DBA
5 2 (11.11%) Applications Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) VoIP Specialist
5 2 (11.11%) VoIP Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Server Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (5.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (55.56%) .NET
2 9 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 8 (44.44%) HTML
4 6 (33.33%) .NET Framework
5 5 (27.78%) Ajax
5 5 (27.78%) jQuery
6 4 (22.22%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (22.22%) CSS
6 4 (22.22%) Web Services
7 2 (11.11%) WinForms
7 2 (11.11%) ADO.NET
7 2 (11.11%) XML
7 2 (11.11%) DHTML
7 2 (11.11%) WCF
7 2 (11.11%) WPF
7 2 (11.11%) Razor View Engine
8 1 (5.56%) Silverlight
8 1 (5.56%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
1 2 (11.11%) IVR
2 1 (5.56%) FMCG
2 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 10 (55.56%) Windows
2 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) MVC
2 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (16.67%) Migration
4 2 (11.11%) Data Management
4 2 (11.11%) CRM
4 2 (11.11%) Data Modelling
4 2 (11.11%) ITIL
4 2 (11.11%) Information Architecture
4 2 (11.11%) Database Tuning
4 2 (11.11%) Master Data Management
4 2 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.56%) Data Migration
5 1 (5.56%) Data Governance
5 1 (5.56%) MVVM
5 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.56%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 17 (94.44%) SQL
2 12 (66.67%) C#
3 8 (44.44%) T-SQL
3 8 (44.44%) JavaScript
4 3 (16.67%) VB.NET
5 2 (11.11%) VBScript
6 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (11.11%) CCNA
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) Cisco
3 1 (5.56%) 3PAR
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle
3 1 (5.56%) SAP
3 1 (5.56%) VMware
3 1 (5.56%) HP
3 1 (5.56%) Dell