The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Redhill region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 6 6 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 3 1 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Redhill 12.00% 7.69% 35.71%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 7
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£320 - £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £29.50 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-14.40% +16.83%
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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 Redhill region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Redhill
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
3 1 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Redhill 12.00% 7.69% 35.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 7
Average daily rate £320 - £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.94%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Redhill

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

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Redhill

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Redhill

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

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Redhill

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Redhill

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

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Redhill

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Redhill

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Redhill 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 6 (100.00%) ITIL
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 4 (66.67%) OLTP
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (66.67%) BMC
2 4 (66.67%) Clustering
2 4 (66.67%) MCTS
2 4 (66.67%) SCOM
2 4 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 2 (33.33%) HP
4 2 (33.33%) SAN
4 2 (33.33%) Terminal Services
4 2 (33.33%) Symantec
4 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 2 (33.33%) LAN
4 2 (33.33%) WAN
4 2 (33.33%) DHCP
4 2 (33.33%) DNS
4 2 (33.33%) SLA
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco
4 2 (33.33%) MS Office
4 2 (33.33%) NAS
4 2 (33.33%) Kaseya

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Redhill by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Redhill 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.

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) LAN
1 2 (33.33%) WAN
1 2 (33.33%) DHCP
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
1 2 (33.33%) SAN
1 2 (33.33%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) OLTP
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) DBA
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server DBA
1 4 (66.67%) SQL DBA
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL V2
3 2 (33.33%) ITSM
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 4 (66.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (66.67%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (33.33%) Terminal Services
1 2 (33.33%) VMware ESX
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) SCOM
2 2 (33.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (33.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) BMC
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) Symantec
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Barracuda Networks
3 2 (33.33%) Kaseya