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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
South East / Kent
Rank 7 10 5
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 41 50 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 15.02% 14.33% 17.22%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 70.69% 52.63% 66.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 39 23
Median daily rate £329 £313 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.20% -8.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £188 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £415 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.25 £22.77 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+37.24% -24.10%

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
58 95 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 21.25% 27.22% 26.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 77 33
Median daily rate £350 £330 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £200 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £480 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017. 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 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
Folkestone +2 3 - - 2
Sevenoaks +1 3 £248 -40.36% 2
Maidstone +1 2 £354 +11.41% 1
Dartford - 1 £110 - 3
SQL Server
South East

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 (76.00%) .NET
2 38 (50.67%) C#
3 36 (48.00%) SQL
4 31 (41.33%) MVC
5 29 (38.67%) ASP.NET
6 28 (37.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 26 (34.67%) Oracle
7 26 (34.67%) .NET Framework
8 25 (33.33%) Entity Framework
9 24 (32.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 21 (28.00%) Microsoft
11 20 (26.67%) ASP.NET Web API
12 19 (25.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 18 (24.00%) Web Services
14 16 (21.33%) Migration
15 15 (20.00%) Data Management
15 15 (20.00%) Algorithms
16 13 (17.33%) LINQ
16 13 (17.33%) Front End Development
16 13 (17.33%) Agile Software Development
16 13 (17.33%) VB.NET
16 13 (17.33%) Data Warehouse
17 12 (16.00%) T-SQL
18 11 (14.67%) Data Migration
19 10 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
19 10 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 9 (12.00%) Web Development
21 8 (10.67%) Advertising
21 8 (10.67%) WinForms
21 8 (10.67%) ADO.NET

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 1 (1.33%) FileNet
1 1 (1.33%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.67%) Network Security
2 1 (1.33%) DHCP
2 1 (1.33%) DNS
2 1 (1.33%) IMAP
2 1 (1.33%) LAN
2 1 (1.33%) SAN
2 1 (1.33%) SMTP
2 1 (1.33%) VPN
2 1 (1.33%) WAN
2 1 (1.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (25.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 13 (17.33%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (10.67%) DB2
5 5 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (5.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (5.33%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (4.00%) MS Access
8 2 (2.67%) Power BI
8 2 (2.67%) RDBMS
8 2 (2.67%) Relational Database
8 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (1.33%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (1.33%) DTS
9 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 28 (37.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (9.33%) Moq
2 7 (9.33%) MSBuild
2 7 (9.33%) NUnit
2 7 (9.33%) ReSharper
3 2 (2.67%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.33%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.33%) JIRA
4 1 (1.33%) Subversion
4 1 (1.33%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (10.67%) Advertising
2 7 (9.33%) Finance
3 3 (4.00%) Marketing
4 1 (1.33%) Automotive
4 1 (1.33%) Banking
4 1 (1.33%) Legal
4 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 50 (66.67%) Developer
2 38 (50.67%) .NET Developer
3 21 (28.00%) SQL Developer
4 20 (26.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 20 (26.67%) C# Developer
5 8 (10.67%) Tester
6 7 (9.33%) Oracle Developer
6 7 (9.33%) WCF Developer
6 7 (9.33%) WinForms Developer
6 7 (9.33%) WPF Developer
7 6 (8.00%) DBA
7 6 (8.00%) SQL DBA
8 5 (6.67%) Development Manager
8 5 (6.67%) Senior Development Manager
8 5 (6.67%) Senior Manager
8 5 (6.67%) SQL Server Developer
9 4 (5.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 4 (5.33%) IT Development Manager
9 4 (5.33%) IT Manager
9 4 (5.33%) Senior IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (76.00%) .NET
2 29 (38.67%) ASP.NET
3 26 (34.67%) .NET Framework
4 25 (33.33%) Entity Framework
5 24 (32.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 20 (26.67%) ASP.NET Web API
7 18 (24.00%) Web Services
8 13 (17.33%) LINQ
9 8 (10.67%) ADO.NET
9 8 (10.67%) HTML
9 8 (10.67%) WinForms
9 8 (10.67%) WPF
9 8 (10.67%) XML
10 7 (9.33%) Caliburn.Micro
10 7 (9.33%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
10 7 (9.33%) WCF
11 6 (8.00%) JSON
11 6 (8.00%) LINQ to SQL
12 5 (6.67%) CSS
13 4 (5.33%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 15 (20.00%) Algorithms
2 7 (9.33%) Client/Server
2 7 (9.33%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.33%) AS400
4 1 (1.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.33%) Clustering
4 1 (1.33%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.33%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.33%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.33%) IVR
4 1 (1.33%) NHS
4 1 (1.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.33%) Android
1 1 (1.33%) Apple iOS
1 1 (1.33%) Windows
1 1 (1.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (41.33%) MVC
2 16 (21.33%) Migration
3 15 (20.00%) Data Management
4 13 (17.33%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (17.33%) Front End Development
5 11 (14.67%) Data Migration
6 10 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (12.00%) Web Development
8 7 (9.33%) API Testing
8 7 (9.33%) Automation Testing
8 7 (9.33%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (9.33%) ETL
8 7 (9.33%) Functional Testing
8 7 (9.33%) MVVM
8 7 (9.33%) Prototyping
8 7 (9.33%) Requirements Analysis
8 7 (9.33%) TDD
8 7 (9.33%) Test Scripting
8 7 (9.33%) Test Strategy
8 7 (9.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (50.67%) C#
2 36 (48.00%) SQL
3 13 (17.33%) VB.NET
4 12 (16.00%) T-SQL
5 8 (10.67%) JavaScript
6 5 (6.67%) VB
7 1 (1.33%) Java
7 1 (1.33%) LINC
7 1 (1.33%) PHP
7 1 (1.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (1.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.67%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.67%) QA
3 1 (1.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 26 (34.67%) Oracle
2 21 (28.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.33%) Apple
3 1 (1.33%) Cognos
3 1 (1.33%) Informatica
3 1 (1.33%) Infragistics
3 1 (1.33%) Netezza
3 1 (1.33%) Teradata
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