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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 8 6 7
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 11 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in High Wycombe 12.22% 11.90% 10.00%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 61.11% 83.33% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 1
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£250 £238 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -20.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £26.50 £22.63
% change year-on-year
-9.43% +17.12%
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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
18 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in High Wycombe 20.00% 14.29% 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 1 4
Average daily rate £250 £238 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £238 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £238 £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £30.75 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+6.50% +1.65%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 7 (53.85%) C#
1 7 (53.85%) .NET
2 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET
2 6 (46.15%) MVC
3 5 (38.46%) SQL
3 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (30.77%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 4 (30.77%) .NET Framework
4 4 (30.77%) jQuery
4 4 (30.77%) Oracle
5 3 (23.08%) Change Management
5 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
5 3 (23.08%) HTML
5 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
6 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (15.38%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (15.38%) Web Application Development
6 2 (15.38%) Mobile App
6 2 (15.38%) Mobile Application Development
6 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
6 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (15.38%) WPF
6 2 (15.38%) LINQ
6 2 (15.38%) Dependency Injection
6 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
6 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
6 2 (15.38%) CSS
6 2 (15.38%) Web Services
6 2 (15.38%) Windows
6 2 (15.38%) HP

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (15.38%) Documentum
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) ISDN
1 2 (15.38%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) PowerCenter
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (7.69%) QlikView
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (15.38%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Billing
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Web Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Applications Developer
3 4 (30.77%) .NET Developer
4 3 (23.08%) C# Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Web Applications Developer
4 3 (23.08%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
5 2 (15.38%) .NET Web Developer
5 2 (15.38%) C# Web Developer
5 2 (15.38%) C# Application Developer
5 2 (15.38%) .NET Applications Developer
5 2 (15.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Technical Project Manager
5 2 (15.38%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Technical Manager
6 1 (7.69%) SQL Developer
6 1 (7.69%) C# Software Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) .NET
2 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET
3 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (30.77%) .NET Framework
4 4 (30.77%) jQuery
4 4 (30.77%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 3 (23.08%) HTML
6 2 (15.38%) WPF
6 2 (15.38%) LINQ
6 2 (15.38%) Web Services
6 2 (15.38%) CSS
7 1 (7.69%) SOAP
7 1 (7.69%) Classic ASP
7 1 (7.69%) Ajax
7 1 (7.69%) JSON
7 1 (7.69%) REST
7 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 1 (7.69%) Razor View Engine
7 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) MVC
2 3 (23.08%) Change Management
3 2 (15.38%) Mobile Application Development
3 2 (15.38%) Web Application Development
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) Dependency Injection
4 1 (7.69%) MVVM
4 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (7.69%) TDD
4 1 (7.69%) Web Development
4 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
4 1 (7.69%) Software Deployment
4 1 (7.69%) OOP
4 1 (7.69%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) C#
2 5 (38.46%) SQL
3 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
4 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
5 1 (7.69%) VBScript
5 1 (7.69%) PHP
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 2 (15.38%) HP
3 2 (15.38%) Informatica
3 2 (15.38%) VMware
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco