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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 11 14 6
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 6 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in High Wycombe 6.90% 4.84% 13.95%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 46.15% 50.00% 54.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
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£250 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £300 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £300 £318
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
-18.03% +18.53%
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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
13 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in High Wycombe 14.94% 9.68% 25.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 5
Average daily rate £250 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £295 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £335 £346
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +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
Daily Rate Histogram in High Wycombe

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the High Wycombe region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 August 2014, 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 5 (62.50%) SQL
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) MVC
2 3 (37.50%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) HTML
2 3 (37.50%) jQuery
3 2 (25.00%) LINQ
3 2 (25.00%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (25.00%) Documentum
3 2 (25.00%) ISDN
3 2 (25.00%) PSTN
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) HP
3 2 (25.00%) Informatica
3 2 (25.00%) PowerCenter
3 2 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) .NET
3 2 (25.00%) Change Management
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (25.00%) CSS

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) Documentum
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Sage 50
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) ISDN
1 2 (25.00%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) PowerCenter
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Web Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Web Applications Developer
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Web Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# Web Developer
3 1 (12.50%) WinForms Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# Application Developer
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Applications Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) HTML
1 3 (37.50%) jQuery
2 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (25.00%) LINQ
2 2 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 2 (25.00%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (25.00%) CSS
2 2 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (12.50%) XML
3 1 (12.50%) WinForms
3 1 (12.50%) Ajax
3 1 (12.50%) SOAP
3 1 (12.50%) Classic ASP
3 1 (12.50%) REST
3 1 (12.50%) PhoneGap
3 1 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (12.50%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (12.50%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) MVC
2 2 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) OOP
3 1 (12.50%) OOD
3 1 (12.50%) Web Development
3 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (12.50%) Web Application Development
3 1 (12.50%) Software Deployment
3 1 (12.50%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (12.50%) Android Development
3 1 (12.50%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (12.50%) VBScript
4 1 (12.50%) PHP
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) HP
2 2 (25.00%) Informatica
2 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) Xamarin