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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 6 5 13
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +8
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 45 48 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 16.25% 20.17% 8.65%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 81.82% 70.59% 48.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 27 6
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£338 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £213 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £473 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +3.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £29.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.74% +7.27%
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
55 68 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 19.86% 28.57% 17.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 40 23
Average daily rate £338 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £243 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -8.33%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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
Tunbridge Wells +6 11 £400 +25.00% 8
Maidstone 0 3 £349 +18.22% 8
Folkestone -1 3 £315 - 3
Dartford - 3 £300 - 4
Sittingbourne - 1 £263 - 1
Stansted - - - - 1
Tonbridge - - - - 2
West Malling - - - -
Whitstable - - - - 1
Canterbury - - - - 4
Chatham - - - - 2
Margate - - - -
Rochester - - - - 1
Sevenoaks - - - - 3
SQL Server
South East

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 40 (49.38%) .NET
2 36 (44.44%) C#
3 33 (40.74%) ASP.NET
4 28 (34.57%) SQL
5 27 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 27 (33.33%) MVC
6 19 (23.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 19 (23.46%) SQL Server 2008
7 18 (22.22%) Oracle
7 18 (22.22%) JavaScript
8 16 (19.75%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (18.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 14 (17.28%) Data Warehouse
10 14 (17.28%) ASP.NET MVC
10 14 (17.28%) jQuery
11 13 (16.05%) Windows
11 13 (16.05%) HTML
11 13 (16.05%) Visual Studio
12 12 (14.81%) CSS
13 11 (13.58%) Web Services
13 11 (13.58%) XML
14 10 (12.35%) Finance
15 9 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
15 9 (11.11%) Web Development
15 9 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
16 8 (9.88%) .NET Framework
16 8 (9.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 8 (9.88%) WCF
16 8 (9.88%) Team Foundation Server
16 8 (9.88%) Scrum

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 7 (8.64%) SharePoint
2 6 (7.41%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (7.41%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (3.70%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (3.70%) CMS
4 2 (2.47%) IIS
5 1 (1.23%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.23%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (2.47%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (6.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.23%) ResourceLink
3 1 (1.23%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.23%) Wireless
1 1 (1.23%) Internet
1 1 (1.23%) LAN
1 1 (1.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (23.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 19 (23.46%) SQL Server 2008
2 15 (18.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (17.28%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (9.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (7.41%) Oracle Database
6 4 (4.94%) PowerCenter
6 4 (4.94%) RDBMS
6 4 (4.94%) Relational Database
7 3 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (3.70%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (1.23%) OLAP Cube
8 1 (1.23%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 1 (1.23%) QlikView
8 1 (1.23%) MS Access
8 1 (1.23%) DTS
8 1 (1.23%) OLAP
8 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.23%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 13 (16.05%) Visual Studio
2 8 (9.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.23%) MSTest
3 1 (1.23%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (1.23%) Moq
3 1 (1.23%) NUnit
3 1 (1.23%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.23%) PowerBuilder
General
1 10 (12.35%) Finance
2 3 (3.70%) Marketing
2 3 (3.70%) Electronics
2 3 (3.70%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.70%) Manufacturing
2 3 (3.70%) Banking
3 2 (2.47%) Retail
4 1 (1.23%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.23%) Advertising
4 1 (1.23%) Legal
4 1 (1.23%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 56 (69.14%) Developer
2 32 (39.51%) .NET Developer
3 26 (32.10%) C# Developer
4 25 (30.86%) C# .NET Developer
5 20 (24.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 19 (23.46%) ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (7.41%) Analyst
7 6 (7.41%) SQL DBA
7 6 (7.41%) SharePoint Developer
7 6 (7.41%) DBA
8 4 (4.94%) Informatica Developer
8 4 (4.94%) SQL Developer
8 4 (4.94%) GIS Developer
8 4 (4.94%) Consultant
9 3 (3.70%) Data Quality Analyst
9 3 (3.70%) Quality Analyst
9 3 (3.70%) Technical Project Manager
9 3 (3.70%) Data Analyst
9 3 (3.70%) Technical Manager
9 3 (3.70%) IT Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (49.38%) .NET
2 33 (40.74%) ASP.NET
3 14 (17.28%) ASP.NET MVC
3 14 (17.28%) jQuery
4 13 (16.05%) HTML
5 12 (14.81%) CSS
6 11 (13.58%) Web Services
6 11 (13.58%) XML
7 8 (9.88%) .NET Framework
7 8 (9.88%) WCF
8 6 (7.41%) HTML5
8 6 (7.41%) AngularJS
8 6 (7.41%) CSS3
8 6 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 5 (6.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 4 (4.94%) Classic ASP
10 4 (4.94%) Castle Windsor
11 3 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web API
11 3 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 3 (3.70%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.94%) GIS
2 3 (3.70%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.70%) DTV
2 3 (3.70%) NHS
3 2 (2.47%) Thin Client
3 2 (2.47%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (2.47%) Fat Client
3 2 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.47%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.23%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.23%) Clustering
4 1 (1.23%) Replication
4 1 (1.23%) Tandem
4 1 (1.23%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (1.23%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 13 (16.05%) Windows
2 5 (6.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (4.94%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (4.94%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.47%) UNIX
4 2 (2.47%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.23%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (1.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (33.33%) MVC
2 16 (19.75%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (11.11%) Web Development
3 9 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (9.88%) Scrum
5 7 (8.64%) TDD
6 6 (7.41%) CRM
6 6 (7.41%) Data Modelling
6 6 (7.41%) Migration
7 4 (4.94%) ETL
7 4 (4.94%) OO
7 4 (4.94%) Data Cleansing
7 4 (4.94%) Requirements Analysis
7 4 (4.94%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (3.70%) Data Governance
8 3 (3.70%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (3.70%) MVVM
8 3 (3.70%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (3.70%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (44.44%) C#
2 28 (34.57%) SQL
3 18 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 7 (8.64%) T-SQL
5 3 (3.70%) VB
6 1 (1.23%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (3.70%) Degree
2 1 (1.23%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.70%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.23%) QA
System Software
1 6 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.70%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.23%) vSphere
3 1 (1.23%) XenApp
3 1 (1.23%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.23%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (3.70%) SCOM
2 2 (2.47%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 27 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 18 (22.22%) Oracle
3 8 (9.88%) VMware
4 5 (6.17%) Informatica
5 3 (3.70%) Sitecore
5 3 (3.70%) SAP
5 3 (3.70%) Citrix
6 1 (1.23%) Red Gate
6 1 (1.23%) FalconStor
6 1 (1.23%) Symantec
6 1 (1.23%) Sophos
6 1 (1.23%) HP
Canterbury, Kent
X4 Group
Rate: £250 - 350 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Kent
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £301 per day + competitive
Posted: 11 hours ago
Dartford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day + Please quote a daily rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Kent
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Maidstone
Pearson Whiffin
Rate: £340 - £380 per day
Posted: 7 days ago