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 18 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 8 11 7
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 7 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in High Wycombe 8.05% 10.39% 8.57%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 63.64% 80.00% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 2
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£375 £375 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £293 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £390 £421
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 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% +10.00%
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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
11 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in High Wycombe 12.64% 12.99% 17.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 3
Average daily rate £375 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £215 £357
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -9.83%

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 18 December 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 10 (66.67%) C#
1 10 (66.67%) .NET
2 9 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 8 (53.33%) MVC
4 7 (46.67%) .NET Framework
4 7 (46.67%) jQuery
4 7 (46.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (40.00%) HTML
5 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
6 5 (33.33%) T-SQL
6 5 (33.33%) Visual Studio
6 5 (33.33%) Web Services
6 5 (33.33%) CSS
6 5 (33.33%) WPF
6 5 (33.33%) LINQ
6 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (26.67%) Unit Testing
7 4 (26.67%) Ajax
7 4 (26.67%) TDD
7 4 (26.67%) SQL
8 3 (20.00%) VB.NET
8 3 (20.00%) XML
8 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 3 (20.00%) XHTML
8 3 (20.00%) Client/Server
8 3 (20.00%) Scrum
8 3 (20.00%) WinForms

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) ISDN
1 2 (13.33%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (6.67%) QlikView
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 3 (20.00%) JIRA
2 3 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (6.67%) Selenium
3 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (6.67%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.67%) Legal
2 1 (6.67%) Billing
Job Titles
1 13 (86.67%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 5 (33.33%) Web Developer
4 4 (26.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (26.67%) C# Developer
4 4 (26.67%) Applications Developer
5 3 (20.00%) Web Applications Developer
6 2 (13.33%) C# Application Developer
6 2 (13.33%) .NET Applications Developer
6 2 (13.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (13.33%) .NET Web Developer
6 2 (13.33%) C# Web Developer
6 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
7 1 (6.67%) SQL Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 1 (6.67%) C# Software Developer
7 1 (6.67%) .NET Software Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (66.67%) .NET
2 9 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 7 (46.67%) .NET Framework
3 7 (46.67%) jQuery
3 7 (46.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 6 (40.00%) HTML
5 5 (33.33%) Web Services
5 5 (33.33%) CSS
5 5 (33.33%) WPF
5 5 (33.33%) LINQ
5 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (26.67%) Ajax
7 3 (20.00%) XML
7 3 (20.00%) XHTML
7 3 (20.00%) WinForms
7 3 (20.00%) WCF
7 3 (20.00%) AngularJS
7 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (6.67%) Classic ASP
8 1 (6.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Client/Server
2 2 (13.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (6.67%) Open Source
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) MVC
2 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (26.67%) Unit Testing
3 4 (26.67%) TDD
4 3 (20.00%) Scrum
5 2 (13.33%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (13.33%) Web Application Development
5 2 (13.33%) Dependency Injection
6 1 (6.67%) OOP
6 1 (6.67%) Change Management
6 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (6.67%) ETL
6 1 (6.67%) CRM
6 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
6 1 (6.67%) Web Development
6 1 (6.67%) MVVM
6 1 (6.67%) BDD
6 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (6.67%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) C#
2 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 4 (26.67%) SQL
5 3 (20.00%) VB.NET
6 1 (6.67%) VBScript
6 1 (6.67%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco
2 2 (13.33%) VMware
2 2 (13.33%) HP
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle