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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 8 10 6
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 36 39 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 14.69% 13.64% 14.04%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 52.17% 52.70% 57.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 32 19
Median daily rate £350 £338 £316
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +6.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £228 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £432 £400 £476
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £10.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £31.76 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.94% +41.15%
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
69 74 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 28.16% 25.87% 24.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 61 40
Median daily rate £350 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £400 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £379 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Median hourly rate - - £13.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.32 £33.55 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.25% +49.11%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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
Maidstone +4 14 £379 +8.21% 2
Tunbridge Wells +6 1 £450 +28.57% 3
Chatham - 1 £450 -
SQL Server
South East

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 45 (64.29%) SQL
2 36 (51.43%) C#
3 35 (50.00%) .NET
4 27 (38.57%) MVC
4 27 (38.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 24 (34.29%) Microsoft
6 21 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (30.00%) T-SQL
7 19 (27.14%) ASP.NET
8 18 (25.71%) JavaScript
9 17 (24.29%) .NET Framework
9 17 (24.29%) Finance
10 16 (22.86%) Entity Framework
10 16 (22.86%) SQL Server 2012
11 14 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 14 (20.00%) HTML
11 14 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
12 13 (18.57%) ETL
12 13 (18.57%) ASP.NET MVC
13 12 (17.14%) Team Foundation Server
14 11 (15.71%) SQL Server 2008
14 11 (15.71%) Front End Development
14 11 (15.71%) Oracle
14 11 (15.71%) CSS
15 10 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
15 10 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
15 10 (14.29%) PowerShell
15 10 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 9 (12.86%) High Availability
17 8 (11.43%) VB

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 3 (4.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.43%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.43%) CMS
2 1 (1.43%) SAS
2 1 (1.43%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.43%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (8.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.43%) IaaS
2 1 (1.43%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.43%) HTTP
1 1 (1.43%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (38.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 16 (22.86%) SQL Server 2012
3 14 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (15.71%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (11.43%) SQL Server 2014
7 5 (7.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 4 (5.71%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (5.71%) DTS
9 3 (4.29%) Relational Database
9 3 (4.29%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (2.86%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (2.86%) MySQL
10 2 (2.86%) Power BI
10 2 (2.86%) PowerPivot
10 2 (2.86%) QlikView
11 1 (1.43%) MS Access
11 1 (1.43%) RDBMS
11 1 (1.43%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 12 (17.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (7.14%) Subversion
3 4 (5.71%) Visual Studio
3 4 (5.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (4.29%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.86%) Moq
5 2 (2.86%) MSTest
5 2 (2.86%) NUnit
5 2 (2.86%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (1.43%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 17 (24.29%) Finance
2 6 (8.57%) Banking
3 2 (2.86%) Advertising
4 1 (1.43%) Legal
4 1 (1.43%) Local Government
4 1 (1.43%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 40 (57.14%) Developer
2 23 (32.86%) .NET Developer
3 19 (27.14%) C# Developer
4 18 (25.71%) C# .NET Developer
5 16 (22.86%) SQL Developer
6 14 (20.00%) DBA
6 14 (20.00%) SQL DBA
7 10 (14.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 10 (14.29%) SQL Server Developer
8 9 (12.86%) SQL Server DBA
9 8 (11.43%) Analyst
10 6 (8.57%) SQL Analyst
10 6 (8.57%) SSIS Developer
11 5 (7.14%) Senior DBA
11 5 (7.14%) Senior SQL DBA
11 5 (7.14%) T-SQL Developer
12 4 (5.71%) Administrator
12 4 (5.71%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 4 (5.71%) Senior Developer
12 4 (5.71%) Senior SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (50.00%) .NET
2 19 (27.14%) ASP.NET
3 17 (24.29%) .NET Framework
4 16 (22.86%) Entity Framework
5 14 (20.00%) HTML
6 13 (18.57%) ASP.NET MVC
7 11 (15.71%) CSS
8 10 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (8.57%) AngularJS
9 6 (8.57%) WPF
10 5 (7.14%) REST
11 4 (5.71%) DHTML
11 4 (5.71%) KnockoutJS
11 4 (5.71%) WCF
11 4 (5.71%) WinForms
11 4 (5.71%) XML
12 3 (4.29%) ADO.NET
12 3 (4.29%) NHibernate
12 3 (4.29%) SOAP
12 3 (4.29%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.14%) Clustering
3 4 (5.71%) NHS
4 3 (4.29%) Replication
4 3 (4.29%) Visualisation
5 2 (2.86%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.86%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.86%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.86%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.86%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.43%) AS400
6 1 (1.43%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.43%) Informatics
6 1 (1.43%) iSeries
6 1 (1.43%) IVR
6 1 (1.43%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.43%) Physics
6 1 (1.43%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.43%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.57%) Windows
2 3 (4.29%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.86%) Linux
3 2 (2.86%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (1.43%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (38.57%) MVC
2 21 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (18.57%) ETL
4 11 (15.71%) Front End Development
5 10 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (12.86%) High Availability
7 5 (7.14%) Web Development
8 4 (5.71%) Analytics
8 4 (5.71%) Migration
8 4 (5.71%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (4.29%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (4.29%) CQRS
9 3 (4.29%) Dependency Injection
9 3 (4.29%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (4.29%) ETL Development
9 3 (4.29%) Investment Management
9 3 (4.29%) Kimball Methodology
9 3 (4.29%) Load Balancing
9 3 (4.29%) MVVM
9 3 (4.29%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 45 (64.29%) SQL
2 36 (51.43%) C#
3 21 (30.00%) T-SQL
4 18 (25.71%) JavaScript
5 10 (14.29%) PowerShell
6 8 (11.43%) VB
7 6 (8.57%) VBScript
8 4 (5.71%) Java
9 3 (4.29%) VB.NET
10 2 (2.86%) VBA
11 1 (1.43%) PHP
11 1 (1.43%) RPG
11 1 (1.43%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 8 (11.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.86%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.43%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (2.86%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.43%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 24 (34.29%) Microsoft
2 11 (15.71%) Oracle
3 3 (4.29%) Infragistics
4 2 (2.86%) IBM
4 2 (2.86%) SAP
4 2 (2.86%) VMware
5 1 (1.43%) Cognos
5 1 (1.43%) Remedy
5 1 (1.43%) Tableau