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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 16 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 50 48 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 10.66% 19.83% 20.20%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 34.97% 57.83% 68.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 16 22
Average daily rate £375 £331 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% -22.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £290 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £365 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £32.30 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-10.21% +2.53%
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
143 83 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 30.49% 34.30% 29.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 36 34
Average daily rate £350 £338 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -20.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £288 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £489 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £11.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -34.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%

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 30 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Kent region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -8 7 £413 +8.55% 4
Maidstone -3 3 £388 +13.97%
Stansted - 3 - - 1
West Malling - 3 - - 3
Tonbridge - 1 - - 1
Westerham - 1 £250 -
SQL Server
South East

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 47 (52.81%) SQL
2 38 (42.70%) .NET
3 35 (39.33%) C#
3 35 (39.33%) Microsoft
4 26 (29.21%) HTML
5 25 (28.09%) JavaScript
6 23 (25.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 21 (23.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 20 (22.47%) CSS
8 20 (22.47%) SQL Server 2008
9 19 (21.35%) SQL Server 2012
9 19 (21.35%) T-SQL
10 18 (20.22%) ASP.NET
11 17 (19.10%) Data Warehouse
11 17 (19.10%) MVC
12 15 (16.85%) Migration
12 15 (16.85%) Subversion
13 13 (14.61%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (14.61%) Finance
13 13 (14.61%) MS Excel
13 13 (14.61%) SQL Server 2005
14 12 (13.48%) WCF
14 12 (13.48%) jQuery
14 12 (13.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 11 (12.36%) Team Foundation Server
15 11 (12.36%) Java
16 9 (10.11%) MySQL
16 9 (10.11%) Oracle
16 9 (10.11%) JBoss
16 9 (10.11%) Hibernate

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 (10.11%) JBoss
2 5 (5.62%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.25%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.12%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.12%) SAS
4 1 (1.12%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 13 (14.61%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Adobe Campaign
1 1 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.12%) ResourceLink
1 1 (1.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.74%) IaaS
1 6 (6.74%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (6.74%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.12%) Internet
1 1 (1.12%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (25.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 21 (23.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 20 (22.47%) SQL Server 2008
4 19 (21.35%) SQL Server 2012
5 17 (19.10%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (14.61%) SQL Server 2005
7 12 (13.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 9 (10.11%) MySQL
9 7 (7.87%) Oracle Database
10 6 (6.74%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 4 (4.49%) SQL Server 2014
12 3 (3.37%) Crystal Reports
13 2 (2.25%) DTS
13 2 (2.25%) OLTP
13 2 (2.25%) PerformancePoint
14 1 (1.12%) BusinessObjects
14 1 (1.12%) Data Mart
14 1 (1.12%) JasperReports
14 1 (1.12%) Qlik Sense
14 1 (1.12%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 15 (16.85%) Subversion
2 11 (12.36%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (7.87%) Visual Studio
3 7 (7.87%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (2.25%) Jasmine
4 2 (2.25%) Selenium
5 1 (1.12%) Moq
5 1 (1.12%) MSTest
5 1 (1.12%) NUnit
5 1 (1.12%) ReSharper
5 1 (1.12%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.12%) Xcode
General
1 13 (14.61%) Finance
2 4 (4.49%) Legal
3 3 (3.37%) Marketing
3 3 (3.37%) Retail
4 1 (1.12%) Advertising
4 1 (1.12%) Banking
4 1 (1.12%) Electronics
4 1 (1.12%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.12%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 57 (64.04%) Developer
2 29 (32.58%) SQL Developer
3 20 (22.47%) SQL Server Developer
4 19 (21.35%) .NET Developer
5 14 (15.73%) C# Developer
5 14 (15.73%) HTML Developer
6 13 (14.61%) Analyst
7 11 (12.36%) C# .NET Developer
7 11 (12.36%) HTML CSS Developer
8 10 (11.24%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 10 (11.24%) Consultant
9 9 (10.11%) Java Developer
9 9 (10.11%) SSRS Developer
10 8 (8.99%) Data Analyst
11 6 (6.74%) SSIS Developer
12 5 (5.62%) Applications Developer
12 5 (5.62%) ASP.NET Developer
12 5 (5.62%) DBA
12 5 (5.62%) Microsoft Consultant
12 5 (5.62%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (42.70%) .NET
2 26 (29.21%) HTML
3 20 (22.47%) CSS
4 18 (20.22%) ASP.NET
5 12 (13.48%) jQuery
5 12 (13.48%) WCF
6 9 (10.11%) AngularJS
6 9 (10.11%) Hibernate
6 9 (10.11%) PrimeFaces
7 8 (8.99%) JSF
7 8 (8.99%) XML
8 7 (7.87%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (7.87%) Entity Framework
9 6 (6.74%) .NET Framework
9 6 (6.74%) ASP.NET Web API
10 5 (5.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (5.62%) WinForms
10 5 (5.62%) WPF
11 4 (4.49%) ADO.NET
11 4 (4.49%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.11%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.74%) NHS
3 5 (5.62%) Public Cloud
4 3 (3.37%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.25%) Clustering
5 2 (2.25%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.25%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.25%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.12%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.12%) Economics
6 1 (1.12%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.12%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.49%) Windows
2 2 (2.25%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.12%) Android
3 1 (1.12%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (19.10%) MVC
2 15 (16.85%) Migration
3 13 (14.61%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (7.87%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (7.87%) ETL
5 6 (6.74%) Scrum
6 5 (5.62%) Data Migration
7 4 (4.49%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (4.49%) Web Development
8 3 (3.37%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (3.37%) E-Commerce
8 3 (3.37%) Front End Development
8 3 (3.37%) Service Management
8 3 (3.37%) TDD
8 3 (3.37%) Waterfall
9 2 (2.25%) Analytics
9 2 (2.25%) Coaching
9 2 (2.25%) Kimball Methodology
9 2 (2.25%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (2.25%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 47 (52.81%) SQL
2 35 (39.33%) C#
3 25 (28.09%) JavaScript
4 19 (21.35%) T-SQL
5 11 (12.36%) Java
6 6 (6.74%) VB
6 6 (6.74%) VBScript
7 2 (2.25%) PHP
7 2 (2.25%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.12%) Delphi
8 1 (1.12%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (8.99%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (5.62%) Degree
3 1 (1.12%) ISEB
3 1 (1.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.12%) MCTS
3 1 (1.12%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.12%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.12%) NetBackup
1 1 (1.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 35 (39.33%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.11%) Oracle
3 2 (2.25%) Cognos
3 2 (2.25%) IBM
4 1 (1.12%) Adobe
4 1 (1.12%) BMC
4 1 (1.12%) Infragistics
4 1 (1.12%) Jaspersoft
4 1 (1.12%) Lotus
4 1 (1.12%) NetApp
4 1 (1.12%) SAP
4 1 (1.12%) Telerik
4 1 (1.12%) VMware
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