The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Kent region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 8 7 7
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 43 40 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 16.80% 14.49% 16.60%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 71.67% 44.94% 61.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 25 20
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£275 £320 £304
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.06% +5.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £175 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £440 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.36% +10.00%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
60 89 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 23.44% 32.25% 27.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 57 39
Average daily rate £311 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.07% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £30.00 £30.20
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -0.66%
SQL Server
South East

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 23 July 2014.

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 23 July 2014. 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
Maidstone +2 2 - - 3
Dartford - 2 - - 3
Dover - - - -
Folkestone - - - -
Gravesend - - - -
Canterbury - - - - 1
Chatham - - - -
Cranbrook - - - - 1
Rochester - - - -
Sevenoaks - - - -
Sittingbourne - - - -
Stansted - - - -
Swanley - - - -
Tonbridge - - - -
Tunbridge Wells - - - -
West Malling - - - - 2
SQL Server
South East

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 61 (72.62%) .NET
2 57 (67.86%) C#
3 51 (60.71%) ASP.NET
4 45 (53.57%) MVC
5 42 (50.00%) SQL
6 27 (32.14%) VB.NET
7 26 (30.95%) T-SQL
7 26 (30.95%) JavaScript
8 22 (26.19%) ASP.NET MVC
9 19 (22.62%) SQL Server 2008
9 19 (22.62%) XML
10 17 (20.24%) HTML
10 17 (20.24%) JSON
10 17 (20.24%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 16 (19.05%) Web Development
11 16 (19.05%) Oracle
12 15 (17.86%) CSS
12 15 (17.86%) WCF
13 13 (15.48%) Oracle Database
13 13 (15.48%) Team Foundation Server
14 12 (14.29%) REST
14 12 (14.29%) E-Commerce
15 11 (13.10%) OOP
15 11 (13.10%) Unit Testing
16 9 (10.71%) Dynamics NAV
16 9 (10.71%) MS Excel
16 9 (10.71%) SharePoint
16 9 (10.71%) SQL Server 2012
16 9 (10.71%) HTML5
17 8 (9.52%) Microsoft

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 9 (10.71%) SharePoint
2 6 (7.14%) IIS
3 5 (5.95%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (2.38%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (2.38%) CMS
5 1 (1.19%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.19%) Apache
5 1 (1.19%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 9 (10.71%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.76%) MS Office
3 3 (3.57%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 9 (10.71%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.95%) HTTP
2 4 (4.76%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.57%) SMTP
4 1 (1.19%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (22.62%) SQL Server 2008
2 13 (15.48%) Oracle Database
3 9 (10.71%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (9.52%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (5.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.38%) Big Data
6 2 (2.38%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.19%) QlikView
7 1 (1.19%) StreamInsight
7 1 (1.19%) MySQL
7 1 (1.19%) DB2
7 1 (1.19%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (15.48%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.57%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.19%) ReSharper
3 1 (1.19%) Fiddler
General
1 7 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (1.19%) Banking
2 1 (1.19%) Retail
2 1 (1.19%) Retail Banking
2 1 (1.19%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 68 (80.95%) Developer
2 32 (38.10%) C# Developer
3 30 (35.71%) .NET Developer
4 27 (32.14%) ASP.NET Developer
5 26 (30.95%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 26 (30.95%) C# .NET Developer
6 14 (16.67%) Web Developer
7 5 (5.95%) Consultant
7 5 (5.95%) DBA
7 5 (5.95%) SQL DBA
8 4 (4.76%) SharePoint Consultant
8 4 (4.76%) Senior Developer
8 4 (4.76%) SQL Server DBA
9 3 (3.57%) SharePoint Developer
10 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Developer
10 2 (2.38%) Tester
10 2 (2.38%) Lead Developer
10 2 (2.38%) Software Developer
10 2 (2.38%) Senior SQL DBA
10 2 (2.38%) SharePoint Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (72.62%) .NET
2 51 (60.71%) ASP.NET
3 22 (26.19%) ASP.NET MVC
4 19 (22.62%) XML
5 17 (20.24%) HTML
5 17 (20.24%) JSON
5 17 (20.24%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 15 (17.86%) WCF
6 15 (17.86%) CSS
7 12 (14.29%) REST
8 9 (10.71%) HTML5
9 7 (8.33%) jQuery
9 7 (8.33%) Web Services
10 5 (5.95%) Windows SharePoint Services
11 4 (4.76%) WPF
11 4 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 3 (3.57%) Classic ASP
12 3 (3.57%) Ajax
13 2 (2.38%) NHibernate
13 2 (2.38%) EntireX
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.52%) Clustering
2 3 (3.57%) NHS
3 2 (2.38%) Replication
3 2 (2.38%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.52%) Windows
2 5 (5.95%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (5.95%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (2.38%) UNIX
3 2 (2.38%) Linux
4 1 (1.19%) AIX
4 1 (1.19%) Solaris
4 1 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.19%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.19%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.19%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (53.57%) MVC
2 16 (19.05%) Web Development
3 12 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 11 (13.10%) OOP
4 11 (13.10%) Unit Testing
5 8 (9.52%) TDD
6 6 (7.14%) Automation Testing
7 5 (5.95%) Test Automation
8 4 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (4.76%) High Availability
8 4 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (4.76%) Scrum
9 3 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (3.57%) Asset Management
9 3 (3.57%) SOA
10 2 (2.38%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (2.38%) Data Modelling
10 2 (2.38%) Capacity Management
11 1 (1.19%) Technical Analysis
11 1 (1.19%) Data Privacy
Programming Languages
1 57 (67.86%) C#
2 42 (50.00%) SQL
3 27 (32.14%) VB.NET
4 26 (30.95%) T-SQL
4 26 (30.95%) JavaScript
5 8 (9.52%) PHP
6 5 (5.95%) PowerShell
7 3 (3.57%) Java
8 1 (1.19%) Perl
8 1 (1.19%) VBA
8 1 (1.19%) Ruby
8 1 (1.19%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.38%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (3.57%) Active Directory
1 3 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.57%) SCOM
2 1 (1.19%) nmon
2 1 (1.19%) Nagios
Vendors
1 16 (19.05%) Oracle
2 8 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.95%) Telerik
3 5 (5.95%) DevExpress
4 3 (3.57%) Nintex
4 3 (3.57%) webMethods
4 3 (3.57%) VMware
5 2 (2.38%) Software AG
6 1 (1.19%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.19%) Sybase
6 1 (1.19%) IBM
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