The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 5 3 8
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 39 47 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 16.05% 20.61% 13.76%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 45.88% 71.21% 42.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 21 25
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£338 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £523 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.69
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £29.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-26.72% +16.00%
SQL Server
South East

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 Kent region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
85 66 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 34.98% 28.95% 32.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 34 56
Average daily rate £338 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.58% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £304 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £530 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.69
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.33 £34.75 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-27.10% +23.00%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Kent

SQL Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Kent region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

SQL Server
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Kent region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tunbridge Wells +4 7 £380 +245.45% 10
Maidstone - 6 £350 - 3
Chatham - 1 £600 - 1
Dartford - 1 £288 - 1
SQL Server
South East

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 54 (60.00%) .NET
2 49 (54.44%) C#
3 45 (50.00%) SQL
4 39 (43.33%) ASP.NET
5 29 (32.22%) MVC
6 26 (28.89%) Microsoft
7 25 (27.78%) JavaScript
8 24 (26.67%) .NET Framework
9 22 (24.44%) CSS
9 22 (24.44%) Oracle
9 22 (24.44%) AngularJS
10 21 (23.33%) HTML
11 18 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 18 (20.00%) jQuery
11 18 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
12 17 (18.89%) Entity Framework
12 17 (18.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 16 (17.78%) WCF
13 16 (17.78%) Visual Studio
14 14 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
14 14 (15.56%) Performance Tuning
15 13 (14.44%) Oracle Database
16 12 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 12 (13.33%) CSS3
16 12 (13.33%) HTML5
16 12 (13.33%) T-SQL
17 11 (12.22%) Data Warehouse
17 11 (12.22%) ASP.NET Web API
18 10 (11.11%) MVVM
18 10 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 7 (7.78%) SharePoint
2 6 (6.67%) CMS
2 6 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (3.33%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (3.33%) Umbraco
3 3 (3.33%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.11%) Node.js
5 1 (1.11%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (3.33%) MS Office
2 1 (1.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.22%) Visualfiles
3 1 (1.11%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.11%) LAN
1 1 (1.11%) WAN
1 1 (1.11%) Wireless
1 1 (1.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 18 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 17 (18.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (14.44%) Oracle Database
4 11 (12.22%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (5.56%) Relational Database
6 5 (5.56%) OLAP Cube
6 5 (5.56%) OLAP
6 5 (5.56%) RDBMS
7 4 (4.44%) PowerCenter
8 3 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (3.33%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (2.22%) MS Access
10 1 (1.11%) Hadoop
10 1 (1.11%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 1 (1.11%) Redis
10 1 (1.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (17.78%) Visual Studio
2 8 (8.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (7.78%) TeamCity
4 6 (6.67%) ReSharper
5 2 (2.22%) PowerBuilder
6 1 (1.11%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (1.11%) Maven
General
1 1 (1.11%) Banking
1 1 (1.11%) Retail
1 1 (1.11%) Finance
1 1 (1.11%) Advertising
1 1 (1.11%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 58 (64.44%) Developer
2 36 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 28 (31.11%) C# Developer
4 27 (30.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 19 (21.11%) ASP.NET Developer
6 18 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 10 (11.11%) DBA
7 10 (11.11%) SQL DBA
8 9 (10.00%) SQL Server DBA
9 7 (7.78%) Administrator
9 7 (7.78%) Architect
10 6 (6.67%) .NET Software Engineer
10 6 (6.67%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
10 6 (6.67%) Senior C# Software Engineer
10 6 (6.67%) SharePoint Developer
10 6 (6.67%) Server Administrator
10 6 (6.67%) Senior Software Engineer
10 6 (6.67%) C# Software Engineer
10 6 (6.67%) Software Engineer
10 6 (6.67%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (60.00%) .NET
2 39 (43.33%) ASP.NET
3 24 (26.67%) .NET Framework
4 22 (24.44%) CSS
4 22 (24.44%) AngularJS
5 21 (23.33%) HTML
6 18 (20.00%) jQuery
7 17 (18.89%) Entity Framework
8 16 (17.78%) WCF
9 12 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 12 (13.33%) CSS3
9 12 (13.33%) HTML5
10 11 (12.22%) ASP.NET Web API
11 10 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
11 10 (11.11%) WPF
12 9 (10.00%) Web Services
12 9 (10.00%) XML
13 7 (7.78%) Razor View Engine
14 4 (4.44%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 3 (3.33%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.44%) Data Structures
2 2 (2.22%) Mobile App
2 2 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.11%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (1.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.11%) GIS
3 1 (1.11%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.11%) Replication
3 1 (1.11%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.00%) Windows
2 2 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (2.22%) Windows Phone
2 2 (2.22%) Android
2 2 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.11%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (1.11%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (32.22%) MVC
2 14 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (15.56%) Performance Tuning
3 10 (11.11%) MVVM
3 10 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (11.11%) TDD
4 9 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 9 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
5 7 (7.78%) Software Engineering
6 6 (6.67%) Scrum
6 6 (6.67%) CRM
6 6 (6.67%) ETL
7 5 (5.56%) Web Development
8 4 (4.44%) Requirements Analysis
8 4 (4.44%) Release Management
8 4 (4.44%) Migration
8 4 (4.44%) Data Modelling
8 4 (4.44%) OOD
8 4 (4.44%) Analytics
8 4 (4.44%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 49 (54.44%) C#
2 45 (50.00%) SQL
3 25 (27.78%) JavaScript
4 12 (13.33%) T-SQL
5 3 (3.33%) VB
6 1 (1.11%) Java
6 1 (1.11%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (1.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (1.11%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.22%) vSphere
4 1 (1.11%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (1.11%) SCOM
1 1 (1.11%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 26 (28.89%) Microsoft
2 22 (24.44%) Oracle
3 7 (7.78%) VMware
4 4 (4.44%) Citrix
4 4 (4.44%) Informatica
5 3 (3.33%) Sitecore
6 2 (2.22%) HP
7 1 (1.11%) FalconStor
7 1 (1.11%) Symantec
7 1 (1.11%) Juniper
Kent
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Dover, Kent
Computer People
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Proactive Appointments
Rate: Unspecified Market rate
Posted: 6 days ago