The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Herefordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 4 4 9
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 11 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Herefordshire 29.73% 6.67% 5.56%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 78.57% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 1
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£444 £270 £205
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+64.35% +31.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £29.50 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-14.40% +16.83%
SQL Server
West Midlands

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 Herefordshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Herefordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
14 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Herefordshire 37.84% 6.67% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 1
Average daily rate £425 £270 £205
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.40% +31.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.71 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.94%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Herefordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Herefordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Herefordshire

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Herefordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server across the Herefordshire region.

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Herefordshire

SQL Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Herefordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Herefordshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram in Herefordshire

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Herefordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Herefordshire region.

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Herefordshire

SQL Server
Contract Job Locations in Herefordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Herefordshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hereford -1 2 £300 +11.11%
Ross-on-Wye - - - - 1
SQL Server
West Midlands

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Herefordshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Herefordshire 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 (90.91%) XML
2 6 (54.55%) .NET
3 5 (45.45%) SharePoint
3 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 5 (45.45%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (45.45%) Workflow
3 5 (45.45%) Migration
3 5 (45.45%) C#
3 5 (45.45%) HTML
3 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 5 (45.45%) DV Cleared
3 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
3 5 (45.45%) PowerShell
3 5 (45.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (45.45%) InfoPath
3 5 (45.45%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (45.45%) CSS
3 5 (45.45%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (36.36%) Degree
4 4 (36.36%) Mathematics
4 4 (36.36%) Physics
4 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
4 4 (36.36%) Publishing
5 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
5 1 (9.09%) PHP
5 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
5 1 (9.09%) MySQL
5 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
5 1 (9.09%) Open Source
5 1 (9.09%) Digital Media

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Herefordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Herefordshire 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 5 (45.45%) SharePoint
1 5 (45.45%) BizTalk Server
1 5 (45.45%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (45.45%) InfoPath
2 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (36.36%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) SharePoint Developer
2 5 (45.45%) BizTalk Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (90.91%) XML
2 6 (54.55%) .NET
3 5 (45.45%) CSS
3 5 (45.45%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Mathematics
1 4 (36.36%) Physics
1 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Open Source
2 1 (9.09%) Digital Media
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Workflow
1 5 (45.45%) Migration
1 5 (45.45%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) C#
1 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
1 5 (45.45%) PowerShell
2 1 (9.09%) PHP
2 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) DV Cleared
1 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 4 (36.36%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft