The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Peterborough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 4 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 15 5 6
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 11 29 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 8.73% 19.59% 9.64%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 52.38% 78.38% 47.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 3
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£306 £235 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.31% +4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £212 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £291 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £21.00 £23.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.69% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.10 £31.75 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+1.10% +13.39%
SQL Server
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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 Peterborough region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Peterborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
21 37 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 16.67% 25.00% 20.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 11 8
Average daily rate £450 £235 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+91.48% +4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Average hourly rate £21.00 £23.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.69% -
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 Peterborough

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

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

SQL Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Peterborough

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Peterborough region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram in Peterborough

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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 11 (52.38%) SQL Server 2008
2 10 (47.62%) SQL
3 9 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (38.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 8 (38.10%) Active Directory
5 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (33.33%) OLAP
5 7 (33.33%) Windows
5 7 (33.33%) MS Exchange
5 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (33.33%) Hyper-V
5 7 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 7 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
6 6 (28.57%) Change Control
6 6 (28.57%) OLAP Cube
6 6 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
6 6 (28.57%) ISO 9001
6 6 (28.57%) Business Objects
6 6 (28.57%) HP
6 6 (28.57%) Cisco
6 6 (28.57%) Firewall
6 6 (28.57%) Wireless
7 5 (23.81%) .NET
7 5 (23.81%) SharePoint
7 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (23.81%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (14.29%) ARCserve

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 7 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (23.81%) SharePoint
3 2 (9.52%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (4.76%) Apache Pig
4 1 (4.76%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) Firewall
1 6 (28.57%) Wireless
2 3 (14.29%) SAN
2 3 (14.29%) LAN
2 3 (14.29%) WAN
2 3 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (4.76%) Intranet
3 1 (4.76%) Internet
3 1 (4.76%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (52.38%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (38.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (33.33%) OLAP
4 7 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (28.57%) OLAP Cube
6 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 5 (23.81%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (4.76%) ROLAP
8 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (4.76%) DTS
8 1 (4.76%) Data Mining
8 1 (4.76%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (4.76%) Apache Hive
8 1 (4.76%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
1 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
1 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Developer
2 6 (28.57%) Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) Consultant
4 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Support Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) .NET Developer
6 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) SQL Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Desktop Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Desktop Support
6 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (4.76%) DBA
7 1 (4.76%) Test Manager
7 1 (4.76%) Web Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Business Developer
7 1 (4.76%) BizTalk Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Environment Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) .NET
2 2 (9.52%) .NET Framework
2 2 (9.52%) jQuery
2 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.76%) CSS
3 1 (4.76%) SOAP
3 1 (4.76%) Web Services
3 1 (4.76%) HTML
3 1 (4.76%) WCF
3 1 (4.76%) MDX
3 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (4.76%) CSS3
3 1 (4.76%) HTML5
3 1 (4.76%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
1 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 7 (33.33%) Windows
1 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 7 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Change Control
1 6 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (14.29%) Migration
2 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (14.29%) ITIL
2 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (14.29%) Network Management
3 2 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (9.52%) Resource Management
3 2 (9.52%) ERP
4 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.76%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.76%) MVC
4 1 (4.76%) OO
4 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
4 1 (4.76%) Data Modelling
4 1 (4.76%) ETL
4 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (4.76%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (47.62%) SQL
2 3 (14.29%) Java
2 3 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.76%) VB.NET
3 1 (4.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (28.57%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (38.10%) Active Directory
2 7 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Business Objects
1 6 (28.57%) HP
1 6 (28.57%) Cisco
2 3 (14.29%) CA
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.76%) JD Edwards
4 1 (4.76%) SAP
4 1 (4.76%) Altiris
4 1 (4.76%) Exinda
4 1 (4.76%) Riverbed
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