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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 12 13 17
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 14 15 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 10.14% 7.61% 7.59%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 35.90% 44.12% 35.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 10
Median daily rate £375 £310 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% -11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £273 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £368 £389
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £23.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.76%
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
39 34 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 28.26% 17.26% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 21 20
Median daily rate £413 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £23.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £32.10 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.14% -8.28%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Guildford region citing SQL Server as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 6 May 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 6 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Guildford region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 18 (75.00%) Windows
2 16 (66.67%) SAN
2 16 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 15 (62.50%) Windows Server
3 15 (62.50%) Linux
3 15 (62.50%) Clustering
4 14 (58.33%) ITIL
4 14 (58.33%) SQL
4 14 (58.33%) CommVault
4 14 (58.33%) Microsoft
4 14 (58.33%) Hyper-V
5 13 (54.17%) Simpana
5 13 (54.17%) SLA
6 12 (50.00%) Dell Compellent
7 10 (41.67%) Data Centre
8 6 (25.00%) Data Centre Operations
9 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
10 4 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (16.67%) EMC VNX
11 3 (12.50%) vSphere
11 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (12.50%) SCCM
11 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
11 3 (12.50%) Relational Database
11 3 (12.50%) Firewall
11 3 (12.50%) RDBMS
11 3 (12.50%) VMware
12 2 (8.33%) Finance

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 16 (66.67%) SAN
2 3 (12.50%) Firewall
3 2 (8.33%) DHCP
3 2 (8.33%) DNS
4 1 (4.17%) Ethernet
4 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) RDBMS
1 3 (12.50%) Relational Database
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (8.33%) Sybase IQ
3 1 (4.17%) DTS
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (16.67%) Backup Engineer
1 4 (16.67%) DBA
1 4 (16.67%) Hyper-V Engineer
1 4 (16.67%) Operations Engineer
2 2 (8.33%) Administrator
2 2 (8.33%) Developer
2 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (8.33%) Server Engineer
2 2 (8.33%) Service Operations Engineer
2 2 (8.33%) Storage Engineer
2 2 (8.33%) Sybase DBA
3 1 (4.17%) C# Web Developer
3 1 (4.17%) Consultant
3 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (4.17%) Project Manager
3 1 (4.17%) SQL DBA
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Developer
3 1 (4.17%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) .NET
1 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET
1 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
2 1 (4.17%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (62.50%) Clustering
2 10 (41.67%) Data Centre
3 4 (16.67%) EMC VNX
4 2 (8.33%) Client/Server
4 2 (8.33%) NHS
4 2 (8.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 18 (75.00%) Windows
2 16 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (62.50%) Linux
3 15 (62.50%) Windows Server
3 15 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (8.33%) Solaris
4 2 (8.33%) Unix
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) ITIL
2 6 (25.00%) Data Centre Operations
3 4 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (8.33%) Data Protection
5 2 (8.33%) Migration
5 2 (8.33%) MVC
5 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.17%) Change Control
6 1 (4.17%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.17%) High Availability
6 1 (4.17%) Project Governance
6 1 (4.17%) Resource Management
6 1 (4.17%) SEO
6 1 (4.17%) Trend Analysis
6 1 (4.17%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (58.33%) SQL
2 2 (8.33%) C#
2 2 (8.33%) Korn
2 2 (8.33%) Perl
2 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
2 2 (8.33%) Shell Script
2 2 (8.33%) VBScript
3 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (54.17%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (58.33%) Hyper-V
2 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
3 3 (12.50%) vSphere
4 2 (8.33%) XenApp
5 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (54.17%) Simpana
2 3 (12.50%) SCCM
3 2 (8.33%) Foglight
3 2 (8.33%) HP SIM
3 2 (8.33%) Legato
3 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 14 (58.33%) CommVault
1 14 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 12 (50.00%) Dell Compellent
3 3 (12.50%) VMware
4 2 (8.33%) arcserve
4 2 (8.33%) Dell
4 2 (8.33%) EMC
4 2 (8.33%) HP
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle
4 2 (8.33%) Sybase
4 2 (8.33%) Veritas