The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 29 22 25
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 484 673 668
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 6.34% 7.06% 6.70%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 33.70% 32.31% 37.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 292 408 385
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £359 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 21 16
Median hourly rate £40.25 £39.37 £32.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.23% +22.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.79 £14.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £46.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.75 £25.97 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+45.36% +8.20%
SQL Server
England

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 South East region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1436 2083 1772
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.80% 21.85% 17.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 818 1232 1057
Median daily rate £425 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 61 33
Median hourly rate £21.29 £26.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.66% -29.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £90.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £25.75 £31.40
% change year-on-year
+47.57% -17.99%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing SQL Server as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in the South East

SQL Server
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the South East region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the South East region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

SQL Server Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

SQL Server
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the South East region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +2 101 £375 +7.14% 70
Berkshire -12 91 £400 - 52
Surrey -11 69 £400 -4.76% 49
Buckinghamshire -5 57 £355 -5.33% 26
Oxfordshire -6 50 £425 +30.76% 45
Kent +8 36 £350 - 22
East Sussex -2 30 £325 +4.83% 13
West Sussex +12 28 £400 +10.34% 19
Middlesex +8 16 £450 +9.09% 7
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 625 (55.90%) SQL
2 525 (46.96%) .NET
3 484 (43.29%) C#
4 378 (33.81%) Microsoft
5 323 (28.89%) ASP.NET
6 285 (25.49%) Windows
7 281 (25.13%) MVC
7 281 (25.13%) Agile Software Development
8 266 (23.79%) JavaScript
9 241 (21.56%) CSS
10 238 (21.29%) HTML
11 229 (20.48%) Oracle
12 215 (19.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 203 (18.16%) T-SQL
14 183 (16.37%) XML
15 172 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
16 169 (15.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 165 (14.76%) SQL Server 2012
18 164 (14.67%) Web Services
19 155 (13.86%) Team Foundation Server
20 152 (13.60%) Finance
21 151 (13.51%) Business Intelligence
22 138 (12.34%) jQuery
23 135 (12.08%) MS Excel
24 134 (11.99%) ASP.NET MVC
25 133 (11.90%) .NET Framework
26 132 (11.81%) Visual Studio
27 131 (11.72%) Windows Server
28 126 (11.27%) WCF
29 119 (10.64%) Migration

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 106 (9.48%) IIS
2 86 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 52 (4.65%) MS Exchange
4 50 (4.47%) CMS
5 42 (3.76%) BizTalk Server
6 28 (2.50%) Sitecore CMS
7 21 (1.88%) Exchange Server 2010
7 21 (1.88%) SharePoint 2013
7 21 (1.88%) Skype for Business
8 18 (1.61%) Apache
8 18 (1.61%) Apache Spark
8 18 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2013
9 14 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2007
9 14 (1.25%) SharePoint 2010
10 13 (1.16%) JBoss
10 13 (1.16%) Tomcat
11 12 (1.07%) Apache Pig
11 12 (1.07%) Apache Solr
12 10 (0.89%) Umbraco
13 9 (0.81%) Mule
Applications
1 135 (12.08%) MS Excel
2 44 (3.94%) MS Office
3 7 (0.63%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.54%) InfoPath
5 5 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.27%) InDesign
6 3 (0.27%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.089%) FreeHand
8 1 (0.089%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 31 (2.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 30 (2.68%) Dynamics AX
3 11 (0.98%) Dynamics NAV
4 9 (0.81%) Adobe Campaign
5 8 (0.72%) Remedy ITSM
6 6 (0.54%) SAP FI
6 6 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 5 (0.45%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 4 (0.36%) SAP APO
9 3 (0.27%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
9 3 (0.27%) Sage X3
10 2 (0.18%) Infor CloudSuite
10 2 (0.18%) Infor CRM
10 2 (0.18%) SAP ERP
10 2 (0.18%) SAP MDM
11 1 (0.089%) Maximo
11 1 (0.089%) Oracle EBS
11 1 (0.089%) SAP MM
11 1 (0.089%) Staffware
11 1 (0.089%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 116 (10.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 51 (4.56%) Amazon AWS
3 26 (2.33%) Office 365
4 13 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
4 13 (1.16%) IaaS
5 12 (1.07%) PaaS
6 10 (0.89%) Boomi
7 7 (0.63%) OneDrive
8 5 (0.45%) GitHub
9 4 (0.36%) SaaS
10 3 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 2 (0.18%) Amazon EMR
12 1 (0.089%) Adobe Analytics
12 1 (0.089%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.089%) AWS Lambda
12 1 (0.089%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.089%) CallidusCloud
12 1 (0.089%) Force.com
12 1 (0.089%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.089%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 50 (4.47%) DNS
2 35 (3.13%) DHCP
2 35 (3.13%) SAN
3 32 (2.86%) LAN
4 26 (2.33%) WAN
5 24 (2.15%) Internet
5 24 (2.15%) SMTP
6 20 (1.79%) FTP
7 19 (1.70%) Firewall
8 17 (1.52%) Kerberos
8 17 (1.52%) Skype
9 16 (1.43%) SNMP
9 16 (1.43%) TCP/IP
10 15 (1.34%) SSH
11 14 (1.25%) IPsec
12 13 (1.16%) HTTP
13 12 (1.07%) MPLS
14 10 (0.89%) Intranet
14 10 (0.89%) SSL
15 9 (0.81%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 215 (19.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 172 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 169 (15.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 165 (14.76%) SQL Server 2012
5 104 (9.30%) Data Warehouse
6 98 (8.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 84 (7.51%) SQL Server 2014
8 68 (6.08%) Relational Database
9 66 (5.90%) MySQL
10 49 (4.38%) Oracle Database
10 49 (4.38%) SQL Server 2005
11 36 (3.22%) MS Access
11 36 (3.22%) NoSQL
12 34 (3.04%) Big Data
12 34 (3.04%) Hadoop
13 33 (2.95%) MongoDB
14 29 (2.59%) BusinessObjects
15 26 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
15 26 (2.33%) RDBMS
16 23 (2.06%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 155 (13.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 132 (11.81%) Visual Studio
3 65 (5.81%) Git (software)
4 32 (2.86%) Subversion
5 31 (2.77%) JIRA
6 27 (2.42%) Selenium
7 25 (2.24%) NUnit
8 18 (1.61%) SpecFlow
8 18 (1.61%) Talend Open Studio
9 15 (1.34%) Jenkins
10 14 (1.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 13 (1.16%) LSMW
12 11 (0.98%) Eclipse
12 11 (0.98%) TeamCity
13 10 (0.89%) MSBuild
13 10 (0.89%) MSTest
14 9 (0.81%) MSI
14 9 (0.81%) WiX
15 7 (0.63%) Moq
16 6 (0.54%) Ant
General
1 152 (13.60%) Finance
2 42 (3.76%) Marketing
3 41 (3.67%) Advertising
4 27 (2.42%) Retail
5 25 (2.24%) Banking
6 18 (1.61%) Telecoms
7 15 (1.34%) Legal
8 14 (1.25%) Back Office
9 11 (0.98%) Electronics
10 10 (0.89%) Manufacturing
11 9 (0.81%) Publishing
12 6 (0.54%) Military
13 5 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
14 4 (0.36%) Games
15 3 (0.27%) Front Office
15 3 (0.27%) Investment Banking
16 2 (0.18%) Aerospace
16 2 (0.18%) Local Government
17 1 (0.089%) Automotive
17 1 (0.089%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 644 (57.60%) Developer
2 263 (23.52%) .NET Developer
3 153 (13.69%) C# Developer
4 140 (12.52%) SQL Developer
5 113 (10.11%) C# .NET Developer
6 74 (6.62%) Analyst
7 65 (5.81%) DBA
8 57 (5.10%) ASP.NET Developer
9 55 (4.92%) SSIS Developer
10 54 (4.83%) Consultant
10 54 (4.83%) SQL DBA
11 53 (4.74%) Architect
12 49 (4.38%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 48 (4.29%) SQL Server Developer
14 41 (3.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 39 (3.49%) Full Stack Developer
16 36 (3.22%) Java Developer
16 36 (3.22%) SSRS Developer
17 34 (3.04%) Administrator
18 33 (2.95%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 525 (46.96%) .NET
2 323 (28.89%) ASP.NET
3 241 (21.56%) CSS
4 238 (21.29%) HTML
5 183 (16.37%) XML
6 164 (14.67%) Web Services
7 138 (12.34%) jQuery
8 134 (11.99%) ASP.NET MVC
9 133 (11.90%) .NET Framework
10 126 (11.27%) WCF
11 95 (8.50%) ASP.NET Web API
12 87 (7.78%) AngularJS
13 84 (7.51%) Entity Framework
14 83 (7.42%) HTML5
15 53 (4.74%) LINQ
16 47 (4.20%) Ajax
17 46 (4.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 40 (3.58%) CSS3
18 40 (3.58%) LINQ to SQL
19 35 (3.13%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 64 (5.72%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (3.58%) Management Information System
3 37 (3.31%) N-Tier
4 34 (3.04%) Clustering
5 31 (2.77%) Replication
6 25 (2.24%) Computer Science
7 24 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
8 23 (2.06%) Client/Server
8 23 (2.06%) Data Centre
9 20 (1.79%) Data Structures
10 17 (1.52%) Visualisation
11 16 (1.43%) Data Extraction
12 14 (1.25%) CESG
12 14 (1.25%) Cryptography
12 14 (1.25%) Mathematics
13 13 (1.16%) Smart Meter
14 11 (0.98%) Algorithms
14 11 (0.98%) Data Conversion
14 11 (0.98%) Statistics
15 9 (0.81%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 285 (25.49%) Windows
2 131 (11.72%) Windows Server
3 76 (6.80%) Linux
4 69 (6.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 63 (5.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 51 (4.56%) Unix
7 29 (2.59%) Windows Server 2003
8 27 (2.42%) Android
9 20 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 19 (1.70%) Windows 7
11 15 (1.34%) Windows Vista
12 10 (0.89%) Apple iOS
12 10 (0.89%) Windows XP
13 7 (0.63%) Windows 10
13 7 (0.63%) Windows 8
14 4 (0.36%) AIX
15 3 (0.27%) Solaris
16 2 (0.18%) HPUX
16 2 (0.18%) MVS
16 2 (0.18%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 281 (25.13%) Agile Software Development
1 281 (25.13%) MVC
2 151 (13.51%) Business Intelligence
3 119 (10.64%) Migration
4 114 (10.20%) ETL
5 112 (10.02%) Scrum
6 94 (8.41%) Web Development
7 66 (5.90%) TDD
8 61 (5.46%) CRM
9 55 (4.92%) Performance Tuning
10 54 (4.83%) Data Modelling
10 54 (4.83%) SDLC
11 48 (4.29%) Project Management
12 46 (4.11%) OOP
12 46 (4.11%) SOA
13 44 (3.94%) Data Migration
13 44 (3.94%) OO
14 43 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
15 42 (3.76%) Analytics
16 40 (3.58%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 625 (55.90%) SQL
2 484 (43.29%) C#
3 266 (23.79%) JavaScript
4 203 (18.16%) T-SQL
5 101 (9.03%) Java
6 96 (8.59%) PowerShell
7 83 (7.42%) VB.NET
8 70 (6.26%) VB
9 40 (3.58%) PL/SQL
10 38 (3.40%) C++
11 34 (3.04%) C
12 33 (2.95%) VBA
13 29 (2.59%) Perl
13 29 (2.59%) Python
14 26 (2.33%) PHP
15 20 (1.79%) TypeScript
16 16 (1.43%) VB6
17 14 (1.25%) VBScript
18 13 (1.16%) Bash Shell
19 10 (0.89%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 112 (10.02%) Security Cleared
2 77 (6.89%) SC Cleared
3 57 (5.10%) Degree
4 33 (2.95%) Microsoft Certification
5 26 (2.33%) DV Cleared
6 14 (1.25%) CESG Certified Professional
6 14 (1.25%) CISSP
6 14 (1.25%) MCSE
7 10 (0.89%) ISTQB
8 9 (0.81%) CEH
9 7 (0.63%) CCIE
9 7 (0.63%) CCNP
9 7 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (0.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 6 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (0.36%) ISEB
11 4 (0.36%) MCITP
11 4 (0.36%) MCP
12 3 (0.27%) PMI Certification
12 3 (0.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (2.42%) Data Quality
2 20 (1.79%) QA
3 12 (1.07%) SLA
4 8 (0.72%) RMADS
5 7 (0.63%) Disclosure Scotland
6 5 (0.45%) GxP
6 5 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.089%) Actionable Recommendations
7 1 (0.089%) COBIT
7 1 (0.089%) Government Security Classifications
7 1 (0.089%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.089%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.089%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.089%) SDET
7 1 (0.089%) Solvency II
System Software
1 95 (8.50%) Active Directory
2 54 (4.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (2.15%) Oracle RAC
4 22 (1.97%) vSphere
5 21 (1.88%) Hyper-V
6 18 (1.61%) XenApp
7 12 (1.07%) VMware ESXi
8 11 (0.98%) Sendmail
9 10 (0.89%) Apache Flume
9 10 (0.89%) HDFS
10 8 (0.72%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 8 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
11 6 (0.54%) XenDesktop
12 5 (0.45%) VMware ESX
13 4 (0.36%) Docker
13 4 (0.36%) Terminal Services
14 3 (0.27%) Xen
14 3 (0.27%) XenServer
15 2 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
16 1 (0.089%) Squid
Systems Management
1 22 (1.97%) NetBackup
2 20 (1.79%) SCOM
3 17 (1.52%) Puppet
4 16 (1.43%) SCCM
5 15 (1.34%) Norton AntiVirus
6 12 (1.07%) Opscode Chef
7 11 (0.98%) Microsoft Clustering
7 11 (0.98%) WSUS
8 10 (0.89%) Hadoop YARN
9 9 (0.81%) AirWatch
10 8 (0.72%) Ambari
10 8 (0.72%) Oozie
11 6 (0.54%) Netcool
12 5 (0.45%) Backup Exec
12 5 (0.45%) Data Guard
12 5 (0.45%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 5 (0.45%) WMI
13 3 (0.27%) Oracle Flashback
13 3 (0.27%) Oracle RMAN
13 3 (0.27%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 378 (33.81%) Microsoft
2 229 (20.48%) Oracle
3 96 (8.59%) VMware
4 52 (4.65%) Citrix
5 38 (3.40%) HP
6 37 (3.31%) SAP
7 36 (3.22%) Cisco
8 35 (3.13%) Sitecore
9 21 (1.88%) Cognos
10 20 (1.79%) Adobe
11 19 (1.70%) Dell
11 19 (1.70%) Symantec
12 18 (1.61%) AppDynamics
12 18 (1.61%) EPiServer
12 18 (1.61%) Talend
13 17 (1.52%) EMC
14 16 (1.43%) Red Hat
15 14 (1.25%) NetApp
15 14 (1.25%) Teradata
16 13 (1.16%) DevExpress
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