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 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
England / South East
Rank 19 19 22
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 526 670 683
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 6.92% 7.62% 7.00%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 35.86% 36.91% 40.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 359 453 409
Median daily rate £390 £353 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.63% -2.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £268 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 18 23
Median hourly rate £43.00 £44.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.37% +27.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £12.71 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £60.62 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.52 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+55.41% -24.93%

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
1467 1815 1698
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.31% 20.66% 17.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 938 1185 975
Median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 52 36
Median hourly rate £17.00 £43.00 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.46% +17.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.30 £60.62 £55.46
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -

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 26 February 2017.

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 26 February 2017.

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 26 February 2017. 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 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 +11 134 £353 +3.67% 87
Berkshire +6 120 £425 +6.25% 40
Oxfordshire -1 55 £425 +28.78% 50
Surrey -25 54 £385 -4.93% 38
Kent +2 42 £338 +8.00% 22
Buckinghamshire -25 41 £363 -7.05% 29
West Sussex +15 40 £413 +26.92% 27
East Sussex +1 23 £400 +19.40% 17
Middlesex +3 6 £350 +5.66% 3
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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.

1 545 (53.69%) SQL
2 437 (43.05%) .NET
3 394 (38.82%) Microsoft
4 380 (37.44%) C#
5 246 (24.24%) MVC
6 242 (23.84%) Agile Software Development
7 239 (23.55%) ASP.NET
8 236 (23.25%) Windows
9 222 (21.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 210 (20.69%) Oracle
11 205 (20.20%) JavaScript
12 178 (17.54%) HTML
13 167 (16.45%) CSS
14 160 (15.76%) Business Intelligence
15 154 (15.17%) T-SQL
16 147 (14.48%) XML
17 143 (14.09%) Web Services
17 143 (14.09%) ETL
18 137 (13.50%) Finance
19 134 (13.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 129 (12.71%) SQL Server 2012
21 124 (12.22%) SQL Server 2008
22 117 (11.53%) MS Excel
23 114 (11.23%) Windows Server
24 110 (10.84%) Migration
24 110 (10.84%) Security Cleared
25 108 (10.64%) .NET Framework
26 107 (10.54%) Team Foundation Server
27 99 (9.75%) Data Warehouse
28 97 (9.56%) ASP.NET MVC

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 76 (7.49%) SharePoint
2 57 (5.62%) IIS
3 48 (4.73%) BizTalk Server
4 42 (4.14%) MS Exchange
5 32 (3.15%) CMS
6 23 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
7 22 (2.17%) Skype for Business
8 18 (1.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 14 (1.38%) Apache
10 13 (1.28%) SharePoint 2013
11 12 (1.18%) Apache Spark
11 12 (1.18%) EPiServer
11 12 (1.18%) JBoss
12 10 (0.99%) Apache Pig
12 10 (0.99%) Confluence
12 10 (0.99%) SAS
13 9 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2013
13 9 (0.89%) Mule
13 9 (0.89%) Mule ESB
13 9 (0.89%) Umbraco
Applications
1 117 (11.53%) MS Excel
2 42 (4.14%) MS Office
3 8 (0.79%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.099%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.099%) FreeHand
7 1 (0.099%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 55 (5.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 28 (2.76%) Dynamics AX
3 12 (1.18%) Dynamics NAV
4 11 (1.08%) Adobe Campaign
5 7 (0.69%) Oracle EBS
6 6 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 5 (0.49%) Dynamics GP
7 5 (0.49%) SAP BPC
8 4 (0.39%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 4 (0.39%) HFM
8 4 (0.39%) Oracle ERP
9 3 (0.30%) BusinessWorks
9 3 (0.30%) NetSuite
10 2 (0.20%) Infor CloudSuite
10 2 (0.20%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
10 2 (0.20%) Infor CRM
10 2 (0.20%) Markit EDM
11 1 (0.099%) Oracle Receivables
11 1 (0.099%) Postilion
11 1 (0.099%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 93 (9.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 48 (4.73%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (2.66%) IaaS
4 24 (2.36%) PaaS
5 16 (1.58%) Boomi
6 13 (1.28%) Office 365
7 12 (1.18%) SaaS
8 10 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (0.30%) GitHub
9 3 (0.30%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.20%) Amazon EMR
10 2 (0.20%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.20%) CallidusCloud
11 1 (0.099%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.099%) AWS CloudTrail
11 1 (0.099%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.099%) CloudFront
11 1 (0.099%) G Suite
11 1 (0.099%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 38 (3.74%) SAN
2 28 (2.76%) Firewall
3 24 (2.36%) DNS
3 24 (2.36%) LAN
4 23 (2.27%) Internet
5 21 (2.07%) Intranet
6 20 (1.97%) Skype
7 19 (1.87%) DHCP
8 18 (1.77%) FTP
8 18 (1.77%) WAN
9 13 (1.28%) IPsec
10 12 (1.18%) VoIP
11 11 (1.08%) NAS
11 11 (1.08%) SMTP
12 8 (0.79%) Kerberos
12 8 (0.79%) MPLS
13 7 (0.69%) SSH
14 6 (0.59%) LDAP
14 6 (0.59%) SSL
15 5 (0.49%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 222 (21.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 134 (13.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 129 (12.71%) SQL Server 2012
4 124 (12.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 99 (9.75%) Data Warehouse
6 95 (9.36%) SQL Server 2014
7 72 (7.09%) MySQL
8 65 (6.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 61 (6.01%) Relational Database
10 58 (5.71%) SQL Server 2005
11 49 (4.83%) NoSQL
12 44 (4.33%) MS Access
13 38 (3.74%) Oracle Database
14 35 (3.45%) Big Data
15 34 (3.35%) Hadoop
16 29 (2.86%) BusinessObjects
16 29 (2.86%) Power BI
17 27 (2.66%) PostgreSQL
18 22 (2.17%) RDBMS
19 21 (2.07%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 107 (10.54%) Team Foundation Server
2 68 (6.70%) Visual Studio
3 61 (6.01%) Git (software)
4 34 (3.35%) JIRA
5 27 (2.66%) Jenkins
6 24 (2.36%) Subversion
7 20 (1.97%) Talend Open Studio
8 18 (1.77%) Moq
9 17 (1.67%) MSBuild
10 14 (1.38%) Eclipse
10 14 (1.38%) NUnit
10 14 (1.38%) Selenium
11 13 (1.28%) MSTest
12 10 (0.99%) ReSharper
12 10 (0.99%) TeamCity
13 8 (0.79%) Liquibase
13 8 (0.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 6 (0.59%) Ant
14 6 (0.59%) SpecFlow
14 6 (0.59%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 137 (13.50%) Finance
2 57 (5.62%) Advertising
3 44 (4.33%) Marketing
4 24 (2.36%) Banking
4 24 (2.36%) Retail
5 21 (2.07%) Telecoms
6 15 (1.48%) Legal
6 15 (1.48%) Publishing
7 11 (1.08%) Back Office
8 10 (0.99%) Manufacturing
9 6 (0.59%) Local Government
10 5 (0.49%) Electronics
10 5 (0.49%) Front Office
11 4 (0.39%) Automotive
12 3 (0.30%) Games
12 3 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.20%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.099%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.099%) Law
14 1 (0.099%) Military
Job Titles
1 562 (55.37%) Developer
2 247 (24.33%) .NET Developer
3 143 (14.09%) SQL Developer
4 131 (12.91%) C# Developer
5 104 (10.25%) C# .NET Developer
6 93 (9.16%) Analyst
7 67 (6.60%) Architect
8 65 (6.40%) ASP.NET Developer
9 61 (6.01%) DBA
10 50 (4.93%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 49 (4.83%) Consultant
12 47 (4.63%) SQL DBA
13 46 (4.53%) SQL Server Developer
14 42 (4.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 39 (3.84%) ETL Developer
16 38 (3.74%) SSIS Developer
17 35 (3.45%) Software Developer
18 33 (3.25%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
19 32 (3.15%) Full Stack Developer
20 31 (3.05%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 437 (43.05%) .NET
2 239 (23.55%) ASP.NET
3 178 (17.54%) HTML
4 167 (16.45%) CSS
5 147 (14.48%) XML
6 143 (14.09%) Web Services
7 108 (10.64%) .NET Framework
8 97 (9.56%) ASP.NET MVC
8 97 (9.56%) WCF
9 94 (9.26%) jQuery
10 86 (8.47%) ASP.NET Web API
11 66 (6.50%) AngularJS
12 53 (5.22%) Entity Framework
12 53 (5.22%) HTML5
13 50 (4.93%) Ajax
14 48 (4.73%) LINQ
15 33 (3.25%) WPF
16 32 (3.15%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 32 (3.15%) REST
17 31 (3.05%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 48 (4.73%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (3.45%) Clustering
3 34 (3.35%) Management Information System
4 27 (2.66%) Enterprise Software
5 24 (2.36%) Client/Server
6 22 (2.17%) Algorithms
6 22 (2.17%) User Experience
7 21 (2.07%) Replication
8 19 (1.87%) Computer Science
8 19 (1.87%) N-Tier
9 15 (1.48%) Data Centre
9 15 (1.48%) Data Structures
10 10 (0.99%) Mobile App
11 9 (0.89%) Grid Computing
12 8 (0.79%) NHS
13 7 (0.69%) AS400
13 7 (0.69%) PKI
14 6 (0.59%) CESG
14 6 (0.59%) Mainframe
14 6 (0.59%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 236 (23.25%) Windows
2 114 (11.23%) Windows Server
3 95 (9.36%) Linux
4 75 (7.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 52 (5.12%) Windows Server 2012
6 49 (4.83%) Unix
7 24 (2.36%) Android
8 23 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
9 22 (2.17%) Windows 7
10 21 (2.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 14 (1.38%) Apple iOS
12 11 (1.08%) Solaris
13 9 (0.89%) AIX
14 7 (0.69%) Windows Vista
14 7 (0.69%) Windows XP
15 6 (0.59%) MVS
16 4 (0.39%) Windows 10
17 2 (0.20%) Debian
17 2 (0.20%) Windows 8
18 1 (0.099%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 246 (24.24%) MVC
2 242 (23.84%) Agile Software Development
3 160 (15.76%) Business Intelligence
4 143 (14.09%) ETL
5 110 (10.84%) Migration
6 83 (8.18%) CRM
7 74 (7.29%) Web Development
8 68 (6.70%) Data Modelling
9 65 (6.40%) Scrum
10 54 (5.32%) Performance Tuning
11 52 (5.12%) Analytics
11 52 (5.12%) TDD
12 49 (4.83%) Data Migration
13 45 (4.43%) Project Management
14 42 (4.14%) ERP
14 42 (4.14%) Unit Testing
15 40 (3.94%) Continuous Integration
15 40 (3.94%) Data Management
15 40 (3.94%) SOA
16 39 (3.84%) OO
Programming Languages
1 545 (53.69%) SQL
2 380 (37.44%) C#
3 205 (20.20%) JavaScript
4 154 (15.17%) T-SQL
5 83 (8.18%) Java
6 81 (7.98%) VB.NET
7 65 (6.40%) PowerShell
8 36 (3.55%) VB
9 33 (3.25%) C++
10 31 (3.05%) VBA
11 30 (2.96%) Python
12 29 (2.86%) C
13 22 (2.17%) PL/SQL
14 19 (1.87%) PHP
15 18 (1.77%) Perl
15 18 (1.77%) VBScript
16 15 (1.48%) Bash Shell
17 13 (1.28%) TypeScript
18 8 (0.79%) R
19 6 (0.59%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 110 (10.84%) Security Cleared
2 75 (7.39%) SC Cleared
3 47 (4.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 41 (4.04%) Degree
5 21 (2.07%) DV Cleared
6 19 (1.87%) MCITP
7 16 (1.58%) MCSE
8 15 (1.48%) MCSA
9 8 (0.79%) CCNP
9 8 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (0.69%) CCIE
10 7 (0.69%) CISSP
11 6 (0.59%) CESG Certified Professional
11 6 (0.59%) ISTQB
12 5 (0.49%) ISEB
13 4 (0.39%) MCP
14 3 (0.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 3 (0.30%) PMI Certification
14 3 (0.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 2 (0.20%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (2.96%) Data Quality
2 24 (2.36%) QA
3 8 (0.79%) Disclosure Scotland
4 6 (0.59%) SLA
5 5 (0.49%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.39%) IFRS
6 4 (0.39%) IFRS 9
7 3 (0.30%) GDPR
7 3 (0.30%) RMADS
8 1 (0.099%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.099%) PMO
8 1 (0.099%) WCAG
System Software
1 92 (9.06%) Active Directory
2 57 (5.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (2.36%) vSphere
4 17 (1.67%) Oracle RAC
5 16 (1.58%) VMware ESX
5 16 (1.58%) VMware ESXi
6 13 (1.28%) XenApp
7 11 (1.08%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 10 (0.99%) XenDesktop
9 9 (0.89%) Hyper-V
10 8 (0.79%) Apache Flume
10 8 (0.79%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 8 (0.79%) HDFS
11 7 (0.69%) XenServer
12 4 (0.39%) Docker
12 4 (0.39%) Sendmail
12 4 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
13 3 (0.30%) VMware Workstation
13 3 (0.30%) Xen
14 2 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 19 (1.87%) Puppet
2 16 (1.58%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (1.58%) SCCM
3 13 (1.28%) NetBackup
4 12 (1.18%) Netcool
5 11 (1.08%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 9 (0.89%) Ansible
6 9 (0.89%) Data Guard
7 8 (0.79%) Ambari
7 8 (0.79%) Hadoop YARN
7 8 (0.79%) Oozie
7 8 (0.79%) SCOM
7 8 (0.79%) Tivoli
8 7 (0.69%) Microsoft Clustering
9 6 (0.59%) Oracle RMAN
10 5 (0.49%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
10 5 (0.49%) Norton AntiVirus
10 5 (0.49%) WMI
10 5 (0.49%) WSUS
11 4 (0.39%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 394 (38.82%) Microsoft
2 210 (20.69%) Oracle
3 88 (8.67%) VMware
4 43 (4.24%) Citrix
5 41 (4.04%) Cisco
6 34 (3.35%) SAP
7 27 (2.66%) NetApp
8 26 (2.56%) HP
9 24 (2.36%) Dell
10 22 (2.17%) Tableau
11 21 (2.07%) Red Hat
12 20 (1.97%) Talend
13 18 (1.77%) Adobe
14 17 (1.67%) Telerik
14 17 (1.67%) Teradata
15 16 (1.58%) IBM
15 16 (1.58%) Veritas
16 14 (1.38%) Cognos
16 14 (1.38%) EMC
17 13 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
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