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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 3 6 6
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 5 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Herefordshire 33.33% 16.00% 7.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 83.33% 50.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
Average daily rate £338 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £347 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.72% +6.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £9.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £28.69 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-21.57% -4.36%
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
6 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Herefordshire 40.00% 32.00% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 0
Average daily rate £275 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £15.71 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +65.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £32.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-10.76% +16.07%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +2 3 £275 -4.34%
SQL Server
West Midlands

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Herefordshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 25 (83.33%) SQL
2 14 (46.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
4 9 (30.00%) C#
4 9 (30.00%) .NET
5 8 (26.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (23.33%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (20.00%) Ingres
7 6 (20.00%) T-SQL
7 6 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (16.67%) ASP.NET
8 5 (16.67%) Linux
8 5 (16.67%) NHS
9 4 (13.33%) SQL Server 2000
9 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
9 4 (13.33%) Web Services
9 4 (13.33%) XML
9 4 (13.33%) Finance
9 4 (13.33%) Infoflex
9 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
10 3 (10.00%) High Availability
10 3 (10.00%) Replication
10 3 (10.00%) Clustering
10 3 (10.00%) Oracle
10 3 (10.00%) Unix
10 3 (10.00%) Windows
10 3 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Herefordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 7 (23.33%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.33%) IIS
2 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) InfoPath
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (46.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (26.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (20.00%) Ingres
3 6 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (13.33%) SQL Server 2000
4 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (6.67%) DTS
5 2 (6.67%) RDBMS
5 2 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (46.67%) DBA
2 12 (40.00%) SQL DBA
3 10 (33.33%) Developer
4 8 (26.67%) Administrator
5 5 (16.67%) .NET Developer
6 4 (13.33%) BizTalk Developer
6 4 (13.33%) SQL Developer
7 3 (10.00%) Applications Support
7 3 (10.00%) BizTalk Specialist
7 3 (10.00%) Ingres DBA
7 3 (10.00%) Linux Support
8 2 (6.67%) SQL Server DBA
9 1 (3.33%) Performance Tuning DBA
9 1 (3.33%) SharePoint Administrator
9 1 (3.33%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (30.00%) .NET
2 5 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 4 (13.33%) Web Services
3 4 (13.33%) XML
4 2 (6.67%) CSS
4 2 (6.67%) HTML
5 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (3.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) NHS
2 3 (10.00%) Clustering
2 3 (10.00%) Replication
3 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) Linux
2 3 (10.00%) Unix
2 3 (10.00%) Windows
2 3 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (10.00%) High Availability
3 2 (6.67%) Business Continuity
3 2 (6.67%) ETL
3 2 (6.67%) Migration
4 1 (3.33%) MVC
4 1 (3.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 25 (83.33%) SQL
2 9 (30.00%) C#
3 6 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.33%) Perl
5 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared
1 1 (3.33%) MCAD
1 1 (3.33%) MCITP
1 1 (3.33%) MCSD
1 1 (3.33%) MCTS
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (13.33%) Infoflex
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (3.33%) Capita