The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Rugby region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 3 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 1 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Rugby 25.00% 30.77% 16.67%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Average daily rate £438 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -13.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £28.69 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-21.57% -4.36%
SQL Server
Warwickshire

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 Rugby region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Rugby
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Rugby 25.00% 30.77% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Average daily rate £438 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -13.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £32.50 £27.75
% change year-on-year
-10.76% +17.11%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Rugby

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

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Rugby

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Rugby

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

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Rugby

SQL Server
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Rugby

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Rugby 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 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Kimball Methodology
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (50.00%) OLAP Cube
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Zachman Framework
2 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) LINQ
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) Dimensional Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) Legal
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) OLAP
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Snowflake Schema
2 1 (50.00%) Star Schema

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Rugby by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Rugby 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 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) OLAP
2 1 (50.00%) OLAP Cube
2 1 (50.00%) Snowflake Schema
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) Star Schema
General
1 1 (50.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Programmer
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Software Developer
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Software Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Programmer
2 1 (50.00%) Business Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# Programmer
2 1 (50.00%) C# Software Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# Software Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Programmer
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Software Programmer
2 1 (50.00%) SQL BI Developer
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) LINQ
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) Dimensional Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) Kimball Methodology
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (50.00%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) Data Quality