The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the High Wycombe region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 9 12 7
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 6 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in High Wycombe 10.34% 6.35% 6.25%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 85.71% 66.67% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 1
Average daily rate
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£338 £375 £188
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +100.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £29.25 £26.75
% change year-on-year
-1.91% +9.34%
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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 High Wycombe region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
High Wycombe
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
7 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in High Wycombe 12.07% 9.52% 15.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 3
Average daily rate £338 £375 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +41.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £253 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £400 £273
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -8.33%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in High Wycombe

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

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in High Wycombe

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in High Wycombe

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

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in High Wycombe

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in High Wycombe

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

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in High Wycombe

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in High Wycombe

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the High Wycombe 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 11 (68.75%) C#
1 11 (68.75%) .NET
2 10 (62.50%) ASP.NET
3 8 (50.00%) MVC
3 8 (50.00%) jQuery
4 7 (43.75%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 7 (43.75%) .NET Framework
4 7 (43.75%) HTML
4 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
5 6 (37.50%) T-SQL
5 6 (37.50%) CSS
5 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (37.50%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (31.25%) LINQ
6 5 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (31.25%) WPF
6 5 (31.25%) SQL
6 5 (31.25%) Visual Studio
6 5 (31.25%) Web Services
7 4 (25.00%) XML
7 4 (25.00%) JIRA
7 4 (25.00%) Ajax
7 4 (25.00%) TDD
7 4 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (25.00%) Unit Testing
8 3 (18.75%) WCF
8 3 (18.75%) AngularJS
8 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (18.75%) Scrum

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the High Wycombe 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) ISDN
1 1 (6.25%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (6.25%) QlikView
4 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Visual Studio
2 4 (25.00%) JIRA
2 4 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
3 1 (6.25%) WebDriver
3 1 (6.25%) Selenium
General
1 1 (6.25%) Billing
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
1 1 (6.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (93.75%) Developer
2 6 (37.50%) .NET Developer
3 5 (31.25%) Web Developer
4 4 (25.00%) C# Developer
4 4 (25.00%) Applications Developer
4 4 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (18.75%) Web Applications Developer
6 2 (12.50%) .NET Web Developer
6 2 (12.50%) C# Web Developer
6 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (12.50%) C# Application Developer
6 2 (12.50%) .NET Applications Developer
6 2 (12.50%) Software Developer
6 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (6.25%) C# Software Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Agile .NET Developer
7 1 (6.25%) .NET Software Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Tableau Developer
7 1 (6.25%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (68.75%) .NET
2 10 (62.50%) ASP.NET
3 8 (50.00%) jQuery
4 7 (43.75%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 7 (43.75%) .NET Framework
4 7 (43.75%) HTML
5 6 (37.50%) CSS
6 5 (31.25%) LINQ
6 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (31.25%) WPF
6 5 (31.25%) Web Services
7 4 (25.00%) XML
7 4 (25.00%) Ajax
8 3 (18.75%) WCF
8 3 (18.75%) AngularJS
8 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (18.75%) WinForms
8 3 (18.75%) XHTML
9 1 (6.25%) HTML5
9 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Client/Server
2 2 (12.50%) Mobile App
3 1 (6.25%) Data Integration
3 1 (6.25%) Visualisation
3 1 (6.25%) Open Source
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) MVC
2 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (25.00%) TDD
4 4 (25.00%) Unit Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Scrum
6 2 (12.50%) ETL
6 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (12.50%) Web Application Development
6 2 (12.50%) Mobile Application Development
6 2 (12.50%) Dependency Injection
7 1 (6.25%) Performance Management
7 1 (6.25%) MVVM
7 1 (6.25%) BDD
7 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
7 1 (6.25%) User Stories
7 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
7 1 (6.25%) Data Visualisation
7 1 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (6.25%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) C#
2 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
3 6 (37.50%) T-SQL
4 5 (31.25%) SQL
5 3 (18.75%) VB.NET
6 1 (6.25%) VBScript
6 1 (6.25%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Tableau
2 1 (6.25%) VMware
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco
2 1 (6.25%) HP
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle