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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 9 14 7
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 34 43 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 12.10% 14.53% 16.36%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 46.58% 48.31% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 32 26
Median daily rate £418 £338 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.70% +22.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £302 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £398 £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -
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
73 89 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 25.98% 30.07% 24.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 56 44
Median daily rate £400 £338 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £28.06 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+1.55% -1.53%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Kent region citing SQL Server as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Kent region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Malling - 4 £378 -
Tonbridge +3 3 £460 +41.53%
Maidstone -5 2 £375 +7.14% 3
SQL Server
South East

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Kent region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 57 (67.86%) SQL
2 37 (44.05%) C#
3 36 (42.86%) .NET
4 35 (41.67%) Microsoft
5 30 (35.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 23 (27.38%) T-SQL
7 20 (23.81%) JavaScript
8 19 (22.62%) Data Warehouse
8 19 (22.62%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (22.62%) SQL Server 2012
9 18 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 18 (21.43%) Finance
10 17 (20.24%) MVC
10 17 (20.24%) HTML
11 16 (19.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 16 (19.05%) SQL Server 2008
12 15 (17.86%) Team Foundation Server
13 14 (16.67%) CSS
14 12 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
14 12 (14.29%) ETL
14 12 (14.29%) PowerShell
15 11 (13.10%) Degree
15 11 (13.10%) ASP.NET
15 11 (13.10%) Analytical Skills
16 10 (11.90%) SQL Server 2014
16 10 (11.90%) WCF
16 10 (11.90%) High Availability
17 9 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
17 9 (10.71%) Subversion
17 9 (10.71%) Oracle

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.57%) JBoss
3 1 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.19%) CMS
3 1 (1.19%) SAS
3 1 (1.19%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.19%) Umbraco
Applications
1 8 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.19%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.19%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (7.14%) IaaS
2 6 (7.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.19%) HTTP
1 1 (1.19%) Internet
1 1 (1.19%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (35.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 19 (22.62%) Data Warehouse
2 19 (22.62%) SQL Server 2012
3 18 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (19.05%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (19.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 10 (11.90%) SQL Server 2014
6 7 (8.33%) Oracle Database
7 6 (7.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 6 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (4.76%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (4.76%) DTS
8 4 (4.76%) MySQL
9 3 (3.57%) Relational Database
10 2 (2.38%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (2.38%) PerformancePoint
10 2 (2.38%) PowerPivot
10 2 (2.38%) QlikView
11 1 (1.19%) JasperReports
11 1 (1.19%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 15 (17.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (10.71%) Subversion
3 7 (8.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 6 (7.14%) Visual Studio
5 3 (3.57%) Moq
5 3 (3.57%) MSTest
5 3 (3.57%) NUnit
5 3 (3.57%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (1.19%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (1.19%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 18 (21.43%) Finance
2 5 (5.95%) Banking
3 4 (4.76%) Legal
4 3 (3.57%) Retail
5 1 (1.19%) Advertising
5 1 (1.19%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 36 (42.86%) Developer
2 17 (20.24%) SQL Developer
3 15 (17.86%) Analyst
3 15 (17.86%) DBA
3 15 (17.86%) SQL DBA
4 13 (15.48%) .NET Developer
5 12 (14.29%) SQL Server Developer
6 10 (11.90%) C# Developer
6 10 (11.90%) Consultant
7 9 (10.71%) Data Analyst
7 9 (10.71%) SQL Server DBA
8 8 (9.52%) C# .NET Developer
8 8 (9.52%) T-SQL Developer
9 7 (8.33%) SSIS Developer
10 6 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 6 (7.14%) C# WCF Developer
10 6 (7.14%) HTML Developer
10 6 (7.14%) Senior DBA
10 6 (7.14%) SQL Analyst
10 6 (7.14%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (42.86%) .NET
2 17 (20.24%) HTML
3 14 (16.67%) CSS
4 11 (13.10%) ASP.NET
5 10 (11.90%) WCF
6 7 (8.33%) .NET Framework
6 7 (8.33%) AngularJS
6 7 (8.33%) jQuery
7 6 (7.14%) Entity Framework
7 6 (7.14%) WPF
8 4 (4.76%) DHTML
8 4 (4.76%) StructureMap
8 4 (4.76%) Unity DI Container
8 4 (4.76%) WinForms
8 4 (4.76%) XML
9 3 (3.57%) ADO.NET
9 3 (3.57%) KnockoutJS
9 3 (3.57%) REST
9 3 (3.57%) SOAP
9 3 (3.57%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.10%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.33%) Clustering
3 6 (7.14%) NHS
4 5 (5.95%) Public Cloud
5 4 (4.76%) Management Information System
5 4 (4.76%) Replication
6 3 (3.57%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.38%) Data Centre
7 2 (2.38%) N-Tier
7 2 (2.38%) Visualisation
8 1 (1.19%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.19%) AS400
8 1 (1.19%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.19%) Informatics
8 1 (1.19%) iPad
8 1 (1.19%) iSeries
8 1 (1.19%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.19%) User Experience
8 1 (1.19%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.52%) Windows
2 3 (3.57%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.38%) Linux
4 1 (1.19%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.19%) Unix
4 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (22.62%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (20.24%) MVC
3 12 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (14.29%) ETL
4 10 (11.90%) High Availability
5 6 (7.14%) Migration
6 5 (5.95%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (5.95%) Kimball Methodology
6 5 (5.95%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (4.76%) Analytics
7 4 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (4.76%) CQRS
7 4 (4.76%) Dependency Injection
7 4 (4.76%) Scrum
7 4 (4.76%) Service Management
7 4 (4.76%) TDD
7 4 (4.76%) Web Development
8 3 (3.57%) Data Modelling
8 3 (3.57%) E-Commerce
8 3 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (67.86%) SQL
2 37 (44.05%) C#
3 23 (27.38%) T-SQL
4 20 (23.81%) JavaScript
5 12 (14.29%) PowerShell
6 8 (9.52%) VB
7 6 (7.14%) VBScript
8 5 (5.95%) Java
9 2 (2.38%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.38%) VBA
10 1 (1.19%) RPG
10 1 (1.19%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 11 (13.10%) Degree
2 1 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.19%) MCTS
2 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.19%) COBIT
1 1 (1.19%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (5.95%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (1.19%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (1.19%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.19%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 35 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.71%) Oracle
3 3 (3.57%) Infragistics
4 2 (2.38%) IBM
4 2 (2.38%) SAP
4 2 (2.38%) VMware
5 1 (1.19%) BMC
5 1 (1.19%) Cognos
5 1 (1.19%) Jaspersoft
5 1 (1.19%) NetApp
5 1 (1.19%) Remedy
5 1 (1.19%) Tableau
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