The first table below looks at the demand for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Coast region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the South Coast region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 7 8 12
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South Coast 4.00% 3.33% 2.50%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 25.00% 16.67% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
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 £31.50 £28.00 £25.88
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +8.19%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
South Coast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
4 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South Coast 16.00% 20.00% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the South Coast

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

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in the South Coast

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in the South Coast

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

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in the South Coast

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in the South Coast

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

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in the South Coast

SQL Server
Top 7 Related IT Skills in the South Coast

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Coast 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in the South Coast by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Coast 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Web Developer
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#