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 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 15 17 9
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -8
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 5 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in High Wycombe 7.25% 3.03% 18.42%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 71.43% 13.33% 87.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 6
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£263 £245 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -10.90%
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £28.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-25.21% +15.00%
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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
7 15 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in High Wycombe 10.14% 22.73% 21.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 7
Average daily rate £263 £180 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.83% -37.39%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £20.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £32.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
-11.72% +13.04%

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 28 May 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 (84.62%) SQL Server 2012
2 8 (61.54%) C#
2 8 (61.54%) .NET
3 7 (53.85%) SQL
3 7 (53.85%) XML
3 7 (53.85%) JIRA
3 7 (53.85%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (53.85%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (46.15%) jQuery
4 6 (46.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (46.15%) T-SQL
4 6 (46.15%) HTML
4 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
4 6 (46.15%) ETL
4 6 (46.15%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (46.15%) CSS
5 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET
5 5 (38.46%) Unit Testing
6 4 (30.77%) WCF
6 4 (30.77%) WPF
6 4 (30.77%) LINQ
6 4 (30.77%) .NET Framework
6 4 (30.77%) Ajax
6 4 (30.77%) Scrum
6 4 (30.77%) WinForms
6 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (30.77%) TDD
6 4 (30.77%) VB.NET
6 4 (30.77%) Visual Studio
6 4 (30.77%) XHTML

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (7.69%) Node.js
1 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (84.62%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (46.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) JIRA
1 7 (53.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (30.77%) Visual Studio
3 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
4 1 (7.69%) WebDriver
4 1 (7.69%) TeamCity
4 1 (7.69%) Subversion
4 1 (7.69%) Selenium
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) DBA
2 3 (23.08%) SQL DBA
3 2 (15.38%) .NET Developer
3 2 (15.38%) C# Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Tableau Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Agile .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) .NET
2 7 (53.85%) XML
3 6 (46.15%) jQuery
3 6 (46.15%) HTML
3 6 (46.15%) CSS
4 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET
5 4 (30.77%) WCF
5 4 (30.77%) WPF
5 4 (30.77%) LINQ
5 4 (30.77%) .NET Framework
5 4 (30.77%) Ajax
5 4 (30.77%) WinForms
5 4 (30.77%) XHTML
5 4 (30.77%) Web Services
5 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (30.77%) AngularJS
5 4 (30.77%) Entity Framework
6 1 (7.69%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (7.69%) HTML5
6 1 (7.69%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Client/Server
2 3 (23.08%) Data Integration
2 3 (23.08%) Visualisation
3 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
3 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (46.15%) ETL
2 6 (46.15%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (38.46%) Unit Testing
4 4 (30.77%) Scrum
4 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (30.77%) TDD
4 4 (30.77%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (23.08%) Data Visualisation
5 3 (23.08%) Performance Management
5 3 (23.08%) Data Modelling
5 3 (23.08%) Data Management
5 3 (23.08%) Data Analysis
5 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
5 3 (23.08%) MVC
6 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
6 1 (7.69%) Patch Management
6 1 (7.69%) Server Building
6 1 (7.69%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (7.69%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) C#
2 7 (53.85%) SQL
3 6 (46.15%) T-SQL
3 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
4 4 (30.77%) VB.NET
5 1 (7.69%) PHP
5 1 (7.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (7.69%) MCP
1 1 (7.69%) MCSE
1 1 (7.69%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) Tableau
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle