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 29 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 9 7 8
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 42 40 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 15.61% 14.44% 15.66%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 66.67% 46.51% 63.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 25 19
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£275 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.06% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £175 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £440 £390
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
63 86 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 23.42% 31.05% 24.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 54 35
Average daily rate £325 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £275
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 £28.50 £30.50 £30.40
% change year-on-year
-6.55% +0.32%
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 29 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 29 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 +1 2 - - 2
Dartford - 2 - - 4
West Malling 0 1 £375 +7.14% 2
Canterbury - - - - 1
Chatham - - - -
Cranbrook - - - - 1
Dover - - - -
Folkestone - - - -
Gravesend - - - -
Sevenoaks - - - -
Sittingbourne - - - -
Stansted - - - -
Swanley - - - -
Tonbridge - - - -
Tunbridge Wells - - - - 5
SQL Server
South East

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 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 59 (71.08%) .NET
2 56 (67.47%) C#
3 49 (59.04%) ASP.NET
4 45 (54.22%) MVC
5 42 (50.60%) SQL
6 26 (31.33%) VB.NET
7 25 (30.12%) T-SQL
7 25 (30.12%) JavaScript
8 21 (25.30%) ASP.NET MVC
9 20 (24.10%) SQL Server 2008
10 19 (22.89%) XML
11 17 (20.48%) HTML
11 17 (20.48%) JSON
11 17 (20.48%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 16 (19.28%) Web Development
12 16 (19.28%) Oracle
13 15 (18.07%) CSS
13 15 (18.07%) WCF
14 13 (15.66%) Oracle Database
14 13 (15.66%) Team Foundation Server
15 12 (14.46%) REST
15 12 (14.46%) E-Commerce
16 11 (13.25%) OOP
16 11 (13.25%) Unit Testing
17 9 (10.84%) HTML5
17 9 (10.84%) SQL Server 2012
17 9 (10.84%) SharePoint
18 8 (9.64%) Windows
18 8 (9.64%) MS Excel
18 8 (9.64%) PHP

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 (10.84%) SharePoint
2 6 (7.23%) IIS
3 5 (6.02%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (2.41%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (2.41%) CMS
5 1 (1.20%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.20%) Apache
5 1 (1.20%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 8 (9.64%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.61%) InfoPath
2 3 (3.61%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (9.64%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.02%) HTTP
2 4 (4.82%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.61%) SMTP
4 1 (1.20%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (24.10%) SQL Server 2008
2 13 (15.66%) Oracle Database
3 9 (10.84%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (9.64%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (4.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.41%) Big Data
6 2 (2.41%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.20%) QlikView
7 1 (1.20%) StreamInsight
7 1 (1.20%) MySQL
7 1 (1.20%) DB2
7 1 (1.20%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (15.66%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.61%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.20%) ReSharper
3 1 (1.20%) Fiddler
General
1 7 (8.43%) Finance
2 1 (1.20%) Banking
2 1 (1.20%) Retail
2 1 (1.20%) Retail Banking
2 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 66 (79.52%) Developer
2 32 (38.55%) C# Developer
3 28 (33.73%) .NET Developer
4 26 (31.33%) ASP.NET Developer
4 26 (31.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 26 (31.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 14 (16.87%) Web Developer
6 6 (7.23%) DBA
6 6 (7.23%) SQL DBA
7 5 (6.02%) Consultant
8 4 (4.82%) SQL Server DBA
8 4 (4.82%) Senior Developer
8 4 (4.82%) SharePoint Consultant
9 3 (3.61%) SharePoint Developer
10 2 (2.41%) Senior SQL Server DBA
10 2 (2.41%) Senior SQL DBA
10 2 (2.41%) Senior Software Developer
10 2 (2.41%) Senior Microsoft Developer
10 2 (2.41%) Senior DBA
10 2 (2.41%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (71.08%) .NET
2 49 (59.04%) ASP.NET
3 21 (25.30%) ASP.NET MVC
4 19 (22.89%) XML
5 17 (20.48%) HTML
5 17 (20.48%) JSON
5 17 (20.48%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 15 (18.07%) WCF
6 15 (18.07%) CSS
7 12 (14.46%) REST
8 9 (10.84%) HTML5
9 7 (8.43%) jQuery
9 7 (8.43%) Web Services
10 5 (6.02%) Windows SharePoint Services
11 4 (4.82%) WPF
11 4 (4.82%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 3 (3.61%) Classic ASP
12 3 (3.61%) Ajax
13 2 (2.41%) NHibernate
13 2 (2.41%) EntireX
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.64%) Clustering
2 3 (3.61%) NHS
3 2 (2.41%) Replication
3 2 (2.41%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.64%) Windows
2 5 (6.02%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (6.02%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (2.41%) UNIX
3 2 (2.41%) Linux
4 1 (1.20%) AIX
4 1 (1.20%) Solaris
4 1 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.20%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.20%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.20%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (54.22%) MVC
2 16 (19.28%) Web Development
3 12 (14.46%) E-Commerce
4 11 (13.25%) OOP
4 11 (13.25%) Unit Testing
5 8 (9.64%) TDD
6 6 (7.23%) Automation Testing
7 5 (6.02%) Test Automation
8 4 (4.82%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (4.82%) High Availability
8 4 (4.82%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (4.82%) Scrum
9 3 (3.61%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (3.61%) Asset Management
9 3 (3.61%) SOA
10 2 (2.41%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (2.41%) Data Modelling
10 2 (2.41%) Capacity Management
11 1 (1.20%) Server Monitoring
11 1 (1.20%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 56 (67.47%) C#
2 42 (50.60%) SQL
3 26 (31.33%) VB.NET
4 25 (30.12%) T-SQL
4 25 (30.12%) JavaScript
5 8 (9.64%) PHP
6 5 (6.02%) PowerShell
7 3 (3.61%) Java
8 1 (1.20%) Perl
8 1 (1.20%) VBA
8 1 (1.20%) Ruby
8 1 (1.20%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (2.41%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (3.61%) Active Directory
1 3 (3.61%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.61%) SCOM
2 1 (1.20%) nmon
2 1 (1.20%) Nagios
Vendors
1 16 (19.28%) Oracle
2 7 (8.43%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.02%) Telerik
3 5 (6.02%) DevExpress
4 3 (3.61%) Nintex
4 3 (3.61%) webMethods
4 3 (3.61%) VMware
5 2 (2.41%) Software AG
6 1 (1.20%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.20%) Sybase
6 1 (1.20%) IBM
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