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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 6 3 6
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 44 42 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 18.26% 21.21% 13.47%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 57.14% 71.19% 44.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 22 26
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£338 £425 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.58% +36.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £530 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.69
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +14.28%
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
77 59 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 31.95% 29.80% 30.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 34 52
Average daily rate £338 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.58% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £530 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.69
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%

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
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 1 May 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 +3 8 £380 +245.45% 6
Maidstone - 5 £340 - 2
Dartford - 3 £288 - 2
Canterbury - 1 £310 - 1
SQL Server
South East

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 51 (54.84%) SQL
2 48 (51.61%) .NET
3 40 (43.01%) C#
4 34 (36.56%) ASP.NET
5 25 (26.88%) Microsoft
6 22 (23.66%) Oracle
6 22 (23.66%) SQL Server 2008
7 21 (22.58%) MVC
8 20 (21.51%) .NET Framework
9 19 (20.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 18 (19.35%) Visual Studio
10 18 (19.35%) Performance Tuning
11 17 (18.28%) JavaScript
11 17 (18.28%) Agile Software Development
11 17 (18.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 16 (17.20%) WCF
13 15 (16.13%) CSS
13 15 (16.13%) T-SQL
13 15 (16.13%) AngularJS
14 13 (13.98%) HTML
14 13 (13.98%) Business Intelligence
14 13 (13.98%) Entity Framework
14 13 (13.98%) ASP.NET MVC
14 13 (13.98%) Performance Monitoring
14 13 (13.98%) Oracle Database
15 12 (12.90%) Capacity Planning
15 12 (12.90%) Data Warehouse
16 11 (11.83%) jQuery
16 11 (11.83%) ASP.NET Web API
17 10 (10.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 (7.53%) SharePoint
2 6 (6.45%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (5.38%) CMS
4 3 (3.23%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (3.23%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.15%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.15%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.08%) Node.js
6 1 (1.08%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (3.23%) MS Office
2 1 (1.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (2.15%) Visualfiles
4 1 (1.08%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.08%) Wireless
1 1 (1.08%) LAN
1 1 (1.08%) WAN
1 1 (1.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (23.66%) SQL Server 2008
2 19 (20.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (18.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (13.98%) Oracle Database
5 12 (12.90%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (10.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (5.38%) OLAP Cube
7 5 (5.38%) Relational Database
7 5 (5.38%) OLAP
7 5 (5.38%) RDBMS
8 4 (4.30%) PowerCenter
8 4 (4.30%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (3.23%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (2.15%) MS Access
11 1 (1.08%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
11 1 (1.08%) Redis
11 1 (1.08%) Hadoop
11 1 (1.08%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 18 (19.35%) Visual Studio
2 8 (8.60%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.15%) PowerBuilder
4 1 (1.08%) Maven
4 1 (1.08%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5 (5.38%) Finance
2 3 (3.23%) Marketing
2 3 (3.23%) Electronics
2 3 (3.23%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.23%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.08%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.08%) Banking
3 1 (1.08%) Retail
3 1 (1.08%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 59 (63.44%) Developer
2 37 (39.78%) .NET Developer
3 27 (29.03%) C# Developer
4 26 (27.96%) C# .NET Developer
5 18 (19.35%) ASP.NET Developer
6 17 (18.28%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 14 (15.05%) DBA
7 14 (15.05%) SQL DBA
8 9 (9.68%) SQL Server DBA
9 7 (7.53%) Administrator
9 7 (7.53%) Analyst
10 6 (6.45%) Architect
10 6 (6.45%) SharePoint Developer
10 6 (6.45%) Server Administrator
10 6 (6.45%) WPF Developer
11 4 (4.30%) Data Architect
11 4 (4.30%) Informatica Developer
11 4 (4.30%) Data Warehouse Architect
12 3 (3.23%) SQL Developer
12 3 (3.23%) Quality Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (51.61%) .NET
2 34 (36.56%) ASP.NET
3 20 (21.51%) .NET Framework
4 16 (17.20%) WCF
5 15 (16.13%) CSS
5 15 (16.13%) AngularJS
6 13 (13.98%) HTML
6 13 (13.98%) Entity Framework
6 13 (13.98%) ASP.NET MVC
7 11 (11.83%) jQuery
7 11 (11.83%) ASP.NET Web API
8 10 (10.75%) WPF
9 9 (9.68%) Web Services
9 9 (9.68%) XML
10 5 (5.38%) CSS3
10 5 (5.38%) HTML5
10 5 (5.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (4.30%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 4 (4.30%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 2 (2.15%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.30%) Data Structures
2 3 (3.23%) DTV
3 2 (2.15%) GIS
3 2 (2.15%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.08%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.08%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.08%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.08%) Clustering
4 1 (1.08%) Replication
4 1 (1.08%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.75%) Windows
2 3 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (2.15%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.15%) Android
3 2 (2.15%) Windows Phone
4 1 (1.08%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (1.08%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (22.58%) MVC
2 18 (19.35%) Performance Tuning
3 17 (18.28%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (13.98%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (13.98%) Performance Monitoring
5 12 (12.90%) Capacity Planning
6 10 (10.75%) MVVM
7 8 (8.60%) Migration
8 7 (7.53%) Data Modelling
9 6 (6.45%) ETL
9 6 (6.45%) CRM
9 6 (6.45%) Scrum
10 5 (5.38%) Web Development
11 4 (4.30%) OOD
11 4 (4.30%) Requirements Analysis
11 4 (4.30%) Analytics
11 4 (4.30%) Data Mapping
11 4 (4.30%) Release Management
12 3 (3.23%) Data Governance
12 3 (3.23%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 51 (54.84%) SQL
2 40 (43.01%) C#
3 17 (18.28%) JavaScript
4 15 (16.13%) T-SQL
5 3 (3.23%) VB
6 1 (1.08%) VB6
6 1 (1.08%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (1.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (1.08%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.23%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.15%) QA
System Software
1 5 (5.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.23%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.15%) vSphere
4 1 (1.08%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.08%) XenApp
4 1 (1.08%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.08%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (1.08%) SCOM
1 1 (1.08%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 25 (26.88%) Microsoft
2 22 (23.66%) Oracle
3 8 (8.60%) VMware
4 5 (5.38%) Citrix
5 4 (4.30%) Informatica
6 3 (3.23%) Sitecore
6 3 (3.23%) SAP
7 2 (2.15%) HP
8 1 (1.08%) FalconStor
8 1 (1.08%) Juniper
8 1 (1.08%) Symantec
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