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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 17 6 8
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 36 47 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 13.00% 19.26% 13.31%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 43.37% 81.03% 40.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 23 22
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£338 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.72% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £235 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £400 £450
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 £23.88 £23.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+3.80% -8.00%
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
83 58 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 29.96% 23.77% 33.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 31 58
Average daily rate £338 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.69
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.35 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+2.96% -5.00%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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
Maidstone +2 11 £344 - 3
Tunbridge Wells - 2 £350 - 3
Dartford 0 1 £288 - 3
Dover - 1 £400 -
Tonbridge - 1 £325 -
Chatham - 1 £600 - 3
SQL Server
South East

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 67 (69.07%) .NET
2 55 (56.70%) C#
3 47 (48.45%) SQL
4 46 (47.42%) ASP.NET
5 35 (36.08%) MVC
6 33 (34.02%) .NET Framework
6 33 (34.02%) JavaScript
7 32 (32.99%) AngularJS
8 27 (27.84%) HTML
9 24 (24.74%) Microsoft
9 24 (24.74%) jQuery
9 24 (24.74%) Entity Framework
10 23 (23.71%) CSS
10 23 (23.71%) Oracle
11 20 (20.62%) SQL Server 2008
12 16 (16.49%) Visual Studio
12 16 (16.49%) Agile Software Development
12 16 (16.49%) TDD
13 15 (15.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 15 (15.46%) T-SQL
13 15 (15.46%) HTML5
13 15 (15.46%) CSS3
14 14 (14.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 14 (14.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 13 (13.40%) WCF
15 13 (13.40%) Oracle Database
15 13 (13.40%) Performance Tuning
15 13 (13.40%) ASP.NET MVC
16 12 (12.37%) MVVM
17 11 (11.34%) TeamCity

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 5 (5.15%) SharePoint
1 5 (5.15%) CMS
2 4 (4.12%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (3.09%) Umbraco
3 3 (3.09%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.06%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.06%) IIS
5 1 (1.03%) Node.js
5 1 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (2.06%) MS Office
2 1 (1.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.06%) Visualfiles
1 2 (2.06%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.03%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (20.62%) SQL Server 2008
2 15 (15.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (14.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (13.40%) Oracle Database
5 8 (8.25%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (8.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (6.19%) OLAP Cube
6 6 (6.19%) OLAP
6 6 (6.19%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (5.15%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (2.06%) MySQL
8 2 (2.06%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (2.06%) MS Access
9 1 (1.03%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.03%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.03%) Hadoop
9 1 (1.03%) Redis
Development Applications
1 16 (16.49%) Visual Studio
2 11 (11.34%) TeamCity
3 10 (10.31%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (9.28%) ReSharper
5 2 (2.06%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.03%) FitNesse
6 1 (1.03%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (1.03%) PowerBuilder
6 1 (1.03%) NUnit
6 1 (1.03%) CruiseControl
6 1 (1.03%) Subversion
6 1 (1.03%) Maven
6 1 (1.03%) NCover
6 1 (1.03%) Moq
6 1 (1.03%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.03%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 4 (4.12%) Finance
2 2 (2.06%) Advertising
3 1 (1.03%) Banking
3 1 (1.03%) Retail
3 1 (1.03%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 66 (68.04%) Developer
2 49 (50.52%) .NET Developer
3 36 (37.11%) C# Developer
4 35 (36.08%) C# .NET Developer
5 26 (26.80%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 25 (25.77%) ASP.NET Developer
7 11 (11.34%) SQL DBA
7 11 (11.34%) DBA
8 9 (9.28%) SQL Server DBA
9 7 (7.22%) Administrator
9 7 (7.22%) Architect
10 6 (6.19%) Software Engineer
10 6 (6.19%) Senior Software Engineer
10 6 (6.19%) VB.NET Developer
10 6 (6.19%) C# Software Engineer
10 6 (6.19%) WPF Developer
10 6 (6.19%) .NET Software Engineer
10 6 (6.19%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
10 6 (6.19%) Senior C# Software Engineer
10 6 (6.19%) Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (69.07%) .NET
2 46 (47.42%) ASP.NET
3 33 (34.02%) .NET Framework
4 32 (32.99%) AngularJS
5 27 (27.84%) HTML
6 24 (24.74%) jQuery
6 24 (24.74%) Entity Framework
7 23 (23.71%) CSS
8 15 (15.46%) HTML5
8 15 (15.46%) CSS3
9 14 (14.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 13 (13.40%) ASP.NET MVC
10 13 (13.40%) WCF
11 10 (10.31%) WPF
11 10 (10.31%) ASP.NET Web API
12 8 (8.25%) Razor View Engine
13 4 (4.12%) LINQ
13 4 (4.12%) Web Services
13 4 (4.12%) XML
14 3 (3.09%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.12%) Data Structures
2 2 (2.06%) HP Storage
2 2 (2.06%) Mobile App
2 2 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.06%) W3C
3 1 (1.03%) Replication
3 1 (1.03%) Tandem
3 1 (1.03%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.28%) Windows
2 3 (3.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (2.06%) Android
3 2 (2.06%) Windows Phone
4 1 (1.03%) UNIX
4 1 (1.03%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (1.03%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (36.08%) MVC
2 16 (16.49%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (16.49%) TDD
3 13 (13.40%) Performance Tuning
4 12 (12.37%) MVVM
5 9 (9.28%) Capacity Planning
5 9 (9.28%) Performance Monitoring
5 9 (9.28%) OOD
5 9 (9.28%) Software Engineering
6 7 (7.22%) ETL
6 7 (7.22%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (6.19%) OO
7 6 (6.19%) Scrum
8 5 (5.15%) Web Development
8 5 (5.15%) SDLC
8 5 (5.15%) ETL Development
9 4 (4.12%) Data Modelling
9 4 (4.12%) Analytics
9 4 (4.12%) Release Management
9 4 (4.12%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 55 (56.70%) C#
2 47 (48.45%) SQL
3 33 (34.02%) JavaScript
4 15 (15.46%) T-SQL
5 6 (6.19%) VB.NET
6 5 (5.15%) VB
7 2 (2.06%) VB6
8 1 (1.03%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 1 (1.03%) PHP
8 1 (1.03%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (1.03%) ISEB
1 1 (1.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.06%) QA
1 2 (2.06%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (3.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.06%) vSphere
2 2 (2.06%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.03%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (1.03%) NetBackup
1 1 (1.03%) SCOM
Vendors
1 24 (24.74%) Microsoft
2 23 (23.71%) Oracle
3 6 (6.19%) VMware
4 3 (3.09%) Citrix
5 2 (2.06%) HP
6 1 (1.03%) Juniper
6 1 (1.03%) Symantec
6 1 (1.03%) FalconStor
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