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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 4 6 9
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 55 39 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 20.75% 17.81% 12.09%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 68.75% 63.93% 43.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 26 21
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£345 £363 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.82% +21.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £219 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £528 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £30.25 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+15.70% +8.03%
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
80 61 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 30.19% 27.85% 27.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 40 42
Average daily rate £350 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £245 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £530 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +25.00%

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 31 March 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 31 March 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 12 £400 +263.63% 7
Maidstone - 6 £350 - 1
Dartford - 3 £400 - 1
Canterbury +1 2 £305 +43.52% 1
Folkestone -1 1 £400 -
Chatham - - - -
Rochester - - - - 1
Sevenoaks - - - -
Sittingbourne - - - -
Stansted - - - -
Tonbridge - - - - 1
West Malling - - - -
Whitstable - - - -
SQL Server
South East

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 50 (53.19%) .NET
2 45 (47.87%) SQL
3 43 (45.74%) C#
4 39 (41.49%) ASP.NET
5 28 (29.79%) Microsoft
6 24 (25.53%) Oracle
6 24 (25.53%) MVC
7 21 (22.34%) JavaScript
7 21 (22.34%) .NET Framework
8 20 (21.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 20 (21.28%) SQL Server 2008
8 20 (21.28%) Visual Studio
9 19 (20.21%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (20.21%) AngularJS
10 18 (19.15%) Performance Tuning
11 17 (18.09%) ASP.NET MVC
12 16 (17.02%) WCF
12 16 (17.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 16 (17.02%) HTML
13 15 (15.96%) CSS
14 14 (14.89%) Data Warehouse
14 14 (14.89%) jQuery
15 13 (13.83%) Performance Monitoring
15 13 (13.83%) Oracle Database
15 13 (13.83%) Business Intelligence
16 12 (12.77%) T-SQL
16 12 (12.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 12 (12.77%) Entity Framework
16 12 (12.77%) Capacity Planning
17 11 (11.70%) XML

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 (7.45%) SharePoint
2 6 (6.38%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (5.32%) CMS
4 3 (3.19%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (2.13%) Umbraco
5 2 (2.13%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.13%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.06%) IIS
6 1 (1.06%) Node.js
6 1 (1.06%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (1.06%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (5.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.06%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.06%) LAN
1 1 (1.06%) WAN
1 1 (1.06%) Internet
1 1 (1.06%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (21.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 20 (21.28%) SQL Server 2008
2 16 (17.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (14.89%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (13.83%) Oracle Database
5 12 (12.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (5.32%) OLAP
6 5 (5.32%) OLAP Cube
7 4 (4.26%) RDBMS
7 4 (4.26%) PowerCenter
7 4 (4.26%) Relational Database
8 3 (3.19%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (1.06%) Hadoop
10 1 (1.06%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 1 (1.06%) Redis
10 1 (1.06%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 20 (21.28%) Visual Studio
2 10 (10.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.13%) PowerBuilder
4 1 (1.06%) NUnit
4 1 (1.06%) Maven
4 1 (1.06%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.06%) MSTest
4 1 (1.06%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (1.06%) Moq
General
1 6 (6.38%) Finance
2 3 (3.19%) Electronics
2 3 (3.19%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.19%) Manufacturing
2 3 (3.19%) Marketing
3 1 (1.06%) Advertising
3 1 (1.06%) Banking
3 1 (1.06%) Retail
3 1 (1.06%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.06%) Legal
Job Titles
1 59 (62.77%) Developer
2 37 (39.36%) .NET Developer
3 31 (32.98%) C# Developer
4 29 (30.85%) C# .NET Developer
5 20 (21.28%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 20 (21.28%) ASP.NET Developer
6 14 (14.89%) SQL DBA
6 14 (14.89%) DBA
7 9 (9.57%) SQL Server DBA
8 7 (7.45%) Administrator
8 7 (7.45%) Analyst
9 6 (6.38%) SharePoint Developer
9 6 (6.38%) Server Administrator
10 5 (5.32%) Architect
11 4 (4.26%) Consultant
11 4 (4.26%) Data Architect
11 4 (4.26%) Informatica Developer
11 4 (4.26%) Data Warehouse Architect
12 3 (3.19%) Quality Analyst
12 3 (3.19%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (53.19%) .NET
2 39 (41.49%) ASP.NET
3 21 (22.34%) .NET Framework
4 19 (20.21%) AngularJS
5 17 (18.09%) ASP.NET MVC
6 16 (17.02%) WCF
6 16 (17.02%) HTML
7 15 (15.96%) CSS
8 14 (14.89%) jQuery
9 12 (12.77%) Entity Framework
10 11 (11.70%) XML
11 10 (10.64%) Web Services
12 9 (9.57%) WPF
13 8 (8.51%) ASP.NET Web API
14 6 (6.38%) HTML5
14 6 (6.38%) CSS3
14 6 (6.38%) ASP.NET MVC 3
15 5 (5.32%) Classic ASP
15 5 (5.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 4 (4.26%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.26%) Data Structures
2 3 (3.19%) DTV
3 2 (2.13%) GIS
3 2 (2.13%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (2.13%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.06%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.06%) W3C
4 1 (1.06%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.06%) Replication
4 1 (1.06%) Clustering
4 1 (1.06%) Tandem
4 1 (1.06%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.64%) Windows
2 3 (3.19%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (3.19%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (3.19%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (2.13%) Windows Phone
3 2 (2.13%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.13%) Android
4 1 (1.06%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (1.06%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (25.53%) MVC
2 19 (20.21%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (19.15%) Performance Tuning
4 13 (13.83%) Performance Monitoring
4 13 (13.83%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (12.77%) Capacity Planning
6 10 (10.64%) Scrum
7 9 (9.57%) Data Modelling
7 9 (9.57%) MVVM
8 8 (8.51%) ETL
8 8 (8.51%) Migration
8 8 (8.51%) TDD
9 6 (6.38%) CRM
10 5 (5.32%) Dependency Injection
11 4 (4.26%) Data Mapping
11 4 (4.26%) Analytics
11 4 (4.26%) OOP
11 4 (4.26%) OOD
11 4 (4.26%) Requirements Analysis
11 4 (4.26%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (47.87%) SQL
2 43 (45.74%) C#
3 21 (22.34%) JavaScript
4 12 (12.77%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.06%) VB
5 1 (1.06%) VB6
5 1 (1.06%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.06%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (1.06%) ISEB
1 1 (1.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.19%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 5 (5.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.19%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.13%) vSphere
4 1 (1.06%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.06%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.06%) XenApp
4 1 (1.06%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (1.06%) NetBackup
1 1 (1.06%) SCOM
Vendors
1 28 (29.79%) Microsoft
2 24 (25.53%) Oracle
3 7 (7.45%) VMware
4 5 (5.32%) Informatica
5 4 (4.26%) Citrix
6 3 (3.19%) SAP
6 3 (3.19%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.06%) FalconStor
7 1 (1.06%) HP
7 1 (1.06%) Juniper
7 1 (1.06%) Symantec
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