The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Maidstone region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 6 8 4
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidstone 15.38% 14.29% 15.79%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 66.67% 66.67% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 3
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£350 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £26.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +2.80%
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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 Maidstone region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Maidstone
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
3 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidstone 23.08% 21.43% 42.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 8
Average daily rate £350 £300 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +2.56%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Maidstone region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Maidstone

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server across the Maidstone region.

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Maidstone

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Maidstone

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Maidstone region.

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Maidstone

SQL Server
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Maidstone 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 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Ajax
3 2 (50.00%) jQuery
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (50.00%) MVC
3 2 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (50.00%) .NET
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) XSLT
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) MS Access
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) Banking

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Maidstone 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 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MS Access
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Consultant
2 2 (50.00%) Lead Developer
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Developer
2 2 (50.00%) SharePoint Consultant
2 2 (50.00%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Access Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) XSLT
1 2 (50.00%) Ajax
1 2 (50.00%) jQuery
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft