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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 18 14 16
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 659 809 729
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 7.34% 8.71% 8.11%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 35.80% 40.53% 40.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 427 509 436
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 16 5
Median hourly rate £35.50 £26.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.53% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £19.85 £26.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £43.65 £49.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £23.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+40.45% -7.00%
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
1841 1996 1788
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.51% 21.49% 19.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1148 1221 1008
Median daily rate £395 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 27 41
Median hourly rate £34.00 £22.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.11% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £17.00 £13.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.27 £26.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+20.26% -13.33%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 28 June 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
Surrey -1 143 £425 +13.33% 57
Hampshire -1 139 £336 -3.92% 98
Berkshire -5 124 £400 +14.28% 55
Buckinghamshire -4 87 £375 +7.14% 33
Oxfordshire -7 51 £375 -0.66% 31
West Sussex -16 44 £388 +10.71% 19
Kent +3 34 £435 +28.88% 23
Middlesex 0 13 £351 -9.35% 3
East Sussex -22 11 £425 +27.34% 20
Sussex +3 6 £238 -32.14%
Isle of Wight +1 3 £263 -47.50% 1
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 696 (52.13%) SQL
2 557 (41.72%) .NET
3 506 (37.90%) Microsoft
4 503 (37.68%) C#
5 359 (26.89%) Windows
6 347 (25.99%) JavaScript
7 299 (22.40%) Agile Software Development
8 288 (21.57%) ASP.NET
9 283 (21.20%) MVC
10 278 (20.82%) HTML
11 265 (19.85%) Oracle
12 256 (19.18%) CSS
13 230 (17.23%) T-SQL
14 218 (16.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 210 (15.73%) jQuery
16 208 (15.58%) SQL Server 2008
17 207 (15.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 199 (14.91%) Active Directory
19 194 (14.53%) MS Excel
20 192 (14.38%) Finance
21 178 (13.33%) Windows Server
22 170 (12.73%) Security Cleared
23 166 (12.43%) ASP.NET MVC
23 166 (12.43%) Web Services
24 164 (12.28%) XML
25 154 (11.54%) Visual Studio
26 148 (11.09%) SharePoint
27 143 (10.71%) PowerShell
28 141 (10.56%) Business Intelligence
29 132 (9.89%) Java

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
1 148 (11.09%) SharePoint
2 132 (9.89%) IIS
3 66 (4.94%) MS Exchange
4 36 (2.70%) Apache
4 36 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
4 36 (2.70%) CMS
5 23 (1.72%) JBoss
6 21 (1.57%) SharePoint 2013
6 21 (1.57%) Tomcat
7 19 (1.42%) Skype for Business
8 17 (1.27%) WebLogic
9 15 (1.12%) WebSphere
10 13 (0.97%) Apache Spark
10 13 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2003
11 12 (0.90%) Sitecore CMS
12 11 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2010
13 10 (0.75%) EPiServer CMS
14 9 (0.67%) Apache Solr
14 9 (0.67%) SAS
14 9 (0.67%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 194 (14.53%) MS Excel
2 59 (4.42%) MS Office
3 11 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.45%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.37%) InfoPath
5 5 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.22%) MS Project
7 1 (0.075%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 51 (3.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (0.37%) Unit4 Business World
4 3 (0.22%) BusinessWorks
4 3 (0.22%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 3 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.22%) OpenText MBPM
5 2 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.15%) Dynamics GP
5 2 (0.15%) SAP IS-U
6 1 (0.075%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
6 1 (0.075%) Infor CRM
6 1 (0.075%) Magento
6 1 (0.075%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.075%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.075%) ResourceLink
6 1 (0.075%) Sage 1000
6 1 (0.075%) SAP CCM
6 1 (0.075%) Summit
6 1 (0.075%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 109 (8.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (2.32%) IaaS
3 30 (2.25%) Amazon AWS
4 26 (1.95%) Office 365
5 24 (1.80%) PaaS
6 16 (1.20%) Boomi
7 12 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (0.45%) SaaS
9 5 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (0.30%) GitHub
11 3 (0.22%) SuccessFactors
12 2 (0.15%) Force.com
12 2 (0.15%) Google Analytics
12 2 (0.15%) Scribe Online
12 2 (0.15%) Yammer
13 1 (0.075%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 1 (0.075%) AWS CloudFormation
13 1 (0.075%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 92 (6.89%) SAN
2 63 (4.72%) DNS
3 48 (3.60%) DHCP
4 44 (3.30%) Firewall
5 33 (2.47%) Internet
6 29 (2.17%) SMTP
7 28 (2.10%) FTP
8 23 (1.72%) IPsec
9 22 (1.65%) TCP/IP
10 21 (1.57%) WAN
11 20 (1.50%) LAN
12 18 (1.35%) HTTP
13 16 (1.20%) LDAP
14 15 (1.12%) Network Security
14 15 (1.12%) SNMP
14 15 (1.12%) SSL
14 15 (1.12%) VPN
15 14 (1.05%) VoIP
16 13 (0.97%) Intranet
16 13 (0.97%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 218 (16.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 208 (15.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 207 (15.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 131 (9.81%) Data Warehouse
5 128 (9.59%) SQL Server 2012
6 111 (8.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 72 (5.39%) Oracle Database
8 70 (5.24%) Relational Database
9 69 (5.17%) SQL Server 2014
10 67 (5.02%) SQL Server 2005
11 45 (3.37%) MS Access
12 42 (3.15%) NoSQL
13 40 (3.00%) MongoDB
14 33 (2.47%) BusinessObjects
15 29 (2.17%) MySQL
15 29 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
16 28 (2.10%) Big Data
16 28 (2.10%) Hadoop
16 28 (2.10%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 22 (1.65%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 154 (11.54%) Visual Studio
2 129 (9.66%) Team Foundation Server
3 63 (4.72%) Subversion
4 49 (3.67%) Git (software)
5 39 (2.92%) NUnit
5 39 (2.92%) Selenium
6 22 (1.65%) Jenkins
7 19 (1.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 18 (1.35%) SpecFlow
9 16 (1.20%) Moq
10 15 (1.12%) JIRA
11 14 (1.05%) JUnit
11 14 (1.05%) TeamCity
11 14 (1.05%) TortoiseSVN
12 11 (0.82%) Eclipse
13 10 (0.75%) Balsamiq Mockups
13 10 (0.75%) Jasmine
13 10 (0.75%) Maven
13 10 (0.75%) MSI
13 10 (0.75%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 192 (14.38%) Finance
2 40 (3.00%) Banking
3 27 (2.02%) Marketing
4 24 (1.80%) Telecoms
5 20 (1.50%) Advertising
6 17 (1.27%) Retail
7 16 (1.20%) Military
8 12 (0.90%) Back Office
9 10 (0.75%) Manufacturing
10 9 (0.67%) Law
11 8 (0.60%) Legal
12 7 (0.52%) Electronics
13 6 (0.45%) Automotive
13 6 (0.45%) Front Office
13 6 (0.45%) Local Government
14 5 (0.37%) Publishing
15 4 (0.30%) Investment Banking
16 1 (0.075%) Aerospace
16 1 (0.075%) Billing
16 1 (0.075%) Games
Job Titles
1 666 (49.89%) Developer
2 266 (19.93%) .NET Developer
3 183 (13.71%) C# Developer
4 164 (12.28%) SQL Developer
5 134 (10.04%) C# .NET Developer
6 104 (7.79%) Analyst
6 104 (7.79%) DBA
7 87 (6.52%) SQL Server Developer
8 86 (6.44%) ASP.NET Developer
9 85 (6.37%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 78 (5.84%) Architect
11 75 (5.62%) SQL DBA
12 65 (4.87%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 57 (4.27%) Consultant
14 46 (3.45%) Support Engineer
15 43 (3.22%) SQL Analyst
16 42 (3.15%) SSIS Developer
17 39 (2.92%) Administrator
18 38 (2.85%) SQL Server DBA
19 36 (2.70%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 557 (41.72%) .NET
2 288 (21.57%) ASP.NET
3 278 (20.82%) HTML
4 256 (19.18%) CSS
5 210 (15.73%) jQuery
6 166 (12.43%) ASP.NET MVC
6 166 (12.43%) Web Services
7 164 (12.28%) XML
8 123 (9.21%) .NET Framework
9 109 (8.16%) AngularJS
10 101 (7.57%) HTML5
11 98 (7.34%) ASP.NET Web API
12 94 (7.04%) Entity Framework
13 93 (6.97%) WCF
14 72 (5.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 49 (3.67%) WPF
16 47 (3.52%) CSS3
16 47 (3.52%) SOAP
17 41 (3.07%) Ajax
18 40 (3.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 76 (5.69%) Analytical Skills
2 73 (5.47%) Clustering
3 50 (3.75%) Computer Science
4 49 (3.67%) Management Information System
5 33 (2.47%) Data Centre
6 32 (2.40%) Replication
7 29 (2.17%) N-Tier
8 25 (1.87%) Cryptography
8 25 (1.87%) Mathematics
9 24 (1.80%) Client/Server
10 22 (1.65%) Statistics
11 20 (1.50%) Algorithms
12 19 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
12 19 (1.42%) PKI
13 16 (1.20%) Public Cloud
14 14 (1.05%) CESG
14 14 (1.05%) Visualisation
15 11 (0.82%) NHS
15 11 (0.82%) Smart Meter
16 9 (0.67%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 359 (26.89%) Windows
2 178 (13.33%) Windows Server
3 120 (8.99%) Windows Server 2008
4 107 (8.01%) Linux
5 98 (7.34%) Windows Server 2012
6 82 (6.14%) Unix
7 42 (3.15%) Windows Server 2003
8 41 (3.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 25 (1.87%) Windows 7
10 20 (1.50%) Solaris
11 18 (1.35%) Windows Vista
12 15 (1.12%) Windows XP
13 11 (0.82%) zOS
14 5 (0.37%) AIX
14 5 (0.37%) Android
14 5 (0.37%) Apple iOS
14 5 (0.37%) HPUX
15 4 (0.30%) Windows 8
16 3 (0.22%) Windows 10
16 3 (0.22%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 299 (22.40%) Agile Software Development
2 283 (21.20%) MVC
3 141 (10.56%) Business Intelligence
4 112 (8.39%) Web Development
5 111 (8.31%) ETL
6 109 (8.16%) ITIL
7 107 (8.01%) Migration
8 106 (7.94%) Scrum
9 95 (7.12%) CRM
10 79 (5.92%) TDD
11 78 (5.84%) SDLC
12 67 (5.02%) Performance Tuning
13 66 (4.94%) Project Management
14 59 (4.42%) Data Modelling
15 49 (3.67%) OO
16 47 (3.52%) DevOps
17 45 (3.37%) Unit Testing
18 44 (3.30%) Continuous Integration
18 44 (3.30%) SOA
19 43 (3.22%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 696 (52.13%) SQL
2 503 (37.68%) C#
3 347 (25.99%) JavaScript
4 230 (17.23%) T-SQL
5 143 (10.71%) PowerShell
6 132 (9.89%) Java
7 99 (7.42%) VB
8 53 (3.97%) PL/SQL
9 50 (3.75%) VBScript
10 48 (3.60%) VB.NET
11 39 (2.92%) PHP
12 36 (2.70%) C
13 34 (2.55%) VB6
14 31 (2.32%) VBA
15 27 (2.02%) C++
16 26 (1.95%) Python
17 23 (1.72%) Perl
18 16 (1.20%) TypeScript
19 15 (1.12%) Shell Script
20 10 (0.75%) R
Qualifications
1 170 (12.73%) Security Cleared
2 117 (8.76%) SC Cleared
3 102 (7.64%) Degree
4 53 (3.97%) DV Cleared
5 50 (3.75%) Microsoft Certification
6 21 (1.57%) MCSE
7 18 (1.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 14 (1.05%) CESG Certified Professional
8 14 (1.05%) CISSP
9 13 (0.97%) MCITP
10 11 (0.82%) MCTS
11 9 (0.67%) CEH
11 9 (0.67%) MCP
12 6 (0.45%) ISEB
12 6 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 6 (0.45%) Sun Certification
13 5 (0.37%) ISTQB
13 5 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 5 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (0.37%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (3.52%) SLA
2 15 (1.12%) Data Quality
3 13 (0.97%) FIPS 140-2
4 12 (0.90%) QA
4 12 (0.90%) RMADS
5 5 (0.37%) JSP 440
5 5 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.30%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.15%) COBIT
7 2 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.15%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.075%) SDET
System Software
1 199 (14.91%) Active Directory
2 80 (5.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (3.22%) XenApp
4 41 (3.07%) vSphere
5 39 (2.92%) Hyper-V
6 19 (1.42%) Virtual Machines
7 17 (1.27%) VMware ESX
7 17 (1.27%) VMware ESXi
8 13 (0.97%) Terminal Services
9 12 (0.90%) Sendmail
10 10 (0.75%) XenDesktop
11 9 (0.67%) XenServer
12 6 (0.45%) ISA Server
13 5 (0.37%) Forefront TMG
14 4 (0.30%) Apache Flume
14 4 (0.30%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 4 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
15 3 (0.22%) HDFS
15 3 (0.22%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 3 (0.22%) Xen
Systems Management
1 29 (2.17%) SCCM
2 26 (1.95%) NetBackup
3 25 (1.87%) Netcool
4 23 (1.72%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 23 (1.72%) SCOM
5 21 (1.57%) Failover Clustering
6 19 (1.42%) Microsoft Clustering
7 16 (1.20%) Simpana
8 15 (1.12%) Tivoli
9 10 (0.75%) Norton AntiVirus
9 10 (0.75%) Oracle RMAN
10 9 (0.67%) Backup Exec
10 9 (0.67%) Puppet
10 9 (0.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 9 (0.67%) WSUS
11 8 (0.60%) Data Guard
11 8 (0.60%) Unicenter
11 8 (0.60%) Veritas Storage Foundation
12 7 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
13 5 (0.37%) Legato
Vendors
1 506 (37.90%) Microsoft
2 265 (19.85%) Oracle
3 116 (8.69%) VMware
4 88 (6.59%) Citrix
5 70 (5.24%) HP
6 36 (2.70%) Cisco
7 34 (2.55%) IBM
7 34 (2.55%) SAP
8 29 (2.17%) EMC
9 28 (2.10%) EPiServer
9 28 (2.10%) Red Hat
10 27 (2.02%) CommVault
10 27 (2.02%) Dell
10 27 (2.02%) Veritas
11 24 (1.80%) Tableau
12 23 (1.72%) Sybase
13 22 (1.65%) Sitecore
14 21 (1.57%) Remedy
14 21 (1.57%) Salesforce.com
15 19 (1.42%) NetApp
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