The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 21 4 8
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 36 141 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 7.10% 20.46% 12.68%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 34.29% 59.24% 46.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 114 54
Median daily rate £350 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £270 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £493 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £32.50 £47.75 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.93% +112.22%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.20 £31.76 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+23.42% +33.72%
SQL Server
Wales

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 Wales region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
105 238 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 20.71% 34.54% 27.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 188 119
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £619 £500 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 4
Median hourly rate £20.50 £47.75 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.06% +9.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.14 £33.55 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+7.71% +34.20%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales 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 South Wales

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

SQL Server
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

SQL Server
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 25 September 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
Cardiff -7 23 £290 -10.76% 6
Monmouthshire +5 1 £350 -22.22%
Neath Port Talbot -2 1 - - 5
Newport -23 1 £750 +57.89% 2
SQL Server
Wales

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 Wales region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 39 (44.32%) Microsoft
2 36 (40.91%) SQL
3 35 (39.77%) SQL Server 2008
4 32 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (30.68%) .NET
6 24 (27.27%) C#
7 22 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 22 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 21 (23.86%) ASP.NET
9 20 (22.73%) MVC
9 20 (22.73%) Windows
9 20 (22.73%) HTML
10 18 (20.45%) JavaScript
10 18 (20.45%) Change Control
10 18 (20.45%) ASP.NET Web API
11 16 (18.18%) ITIL
11 16 (18.18%) Scrum
11 16 (18.18%) WCF
11 16 (18.18%) Unit Testing
11 16 (18.18%) TDD
12 15 (17.05%) jQuery
12 15 (17.05%) CSS
12 15 (17.05%) SQL Server 2012
13 14 (15.91%) KnockoutJS
13 14 (15.91%) Business Intelligence
14 13 (14.77%) Migration
14 13 (14.77%) Test Automation
15 12 (13.64%) Git (software)
15 12 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC
15 12 (13.64%) HTML5

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 10 (11.36%) Apache
1 10 (11.36%) Moodle
2 4 (4.55%) CMS
2 4 (4.55%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (3.41%) Apache Solr
3 3 (3.41%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.27%) Confluence
4 2 (2.27%) FileNet
4 2 (2.27%) IIS
4 2 (2.27%) LiveCycle
5 1 (1.14%) Apache Pig
5 1 (1.14%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.14%) ArcGIS
5 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.14%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.14%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.14%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.14%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.14%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (6.82%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.55%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (3.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.27%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.68%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.14%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (1.14%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.14%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.55%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.27%) SAN
3 1 (1.14%) DHCP
3 1 (1.14%) DNS
3 1 (1.14%) Firewall
3 1 (1.14%) NetScaler
3 1 (1.14%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (1.14%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (39.77%) SQL Server 2008
2 22 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 22 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (17.05%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (13.64%) MongoDB
4 12 (13.64%) NoSQL
4 12 (13.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 11 (12.50%) Couchbase
5 11 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (12.50%) MySQL
6 9 (10.23%) Biml
7 8 (9.09%) Relational Database
8 7 (7.95%) BusinessObjects
9 6 (6.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 4 (4.55%) Oracle Database
10 4 (4.55%) Star Schema
11 3 (3.41%) SQL Server 2014
12 2 (2.27%) OLAP
12 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
13 1 (1.14%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 12 (13.64%) Git (software)
1 12 (13.64%) Visual Studio
2 11 (12.50%) Selenium
3 9 (10.23%) TeamCity
4 7 (7.95%) Jenkins
4 7 (7.95%) MbUnit
4 7 (7.95%) Mercurial
4 7 (7.95%) MSTest
4 7 (7.95%) NUnit
4 7 (7.95%) SpecFlow
5 4 (4.55%) JUnit
6 3 (3.41%) Cucumber
6 3 (3.41%) JBehave
6 3 (3.41%) JIRA
6 3 (3.41%) Maven
6 3 (3.41%) Subversion
7 2 (2.27%) Ant
7 2 (2.27%) Hudson
7 2 (2.27%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (1.14%) Eclipse
General
1 11 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (2.27%) Advertising
2 2 (2.27%) Banking
3 1 (1.14%) Military
Job Titles
1 55 (62.50%) Developer
2 21 (23.86%) .NET Developer
3 9 (10.23%) Software Developer
4 8 (9.09%) SQL Developer
5 7 (7.95%) Data Engineer
5 7 (7.95%) Data Migration Engineer
5 7 (7.95%) Migration Engineer
6 6 (6.82%) Analyst
6 6 (6.82%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 5 (5.68%) Moodle Developer
7 5 (5.68%) Sitecore Developer
8 4 (4.55%) Automation Developer
8 4 (4.55%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 4 (4.55%) CMS Developer
8 4 (4.55%) Consultant
8 4 (4.55%) Product Specialist
8 4 (4.55%) Senior Developer
8 4 (4.55%) Senior Software Developer
9 3 (3.41%) Data Analyst
9 3 (3.41%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (30.68%) .NET
2 21 (23.86%) ASP.NET
3 20 (22.73%) HTML
4 18 (20.45%) ASP.NET Web API
5 16 (18.18%) WCF
6 15 (17.05%) CSS
6 15 (17.05%) jQuery
7 14 (15.91%) KnockoutJS
8 12 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC
8 12 (13.64%) HTML5
9 11 (12.50%) AngularJS
9 11 (12.50%) CSS3
10 7 (7.95%) Gherkin
10 7 (7.95%) XML
11 3 (3.41%) Lucene
11 3 (3.41%) Spring
12 2 (2.27%) Ajax
12 2 (2.27%) JSF
12 2 (2.27%) WAMP
12 2 (2.27%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.09%) e-Learning
1 8 (9.09%) NHS
2 6 (6.82%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.68%) Informatics
4 4 (4.55%) Digital Media
5 2 (2.27%) Clustering
5 2 (2.27%) iPad
5 2 (2.27%) Replication
6 1 (1.14%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.14%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.14%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.14%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 20 (22.73%) Windows
2 4 (4.55%) Unix
2 4 (4.55%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.27%) Linux
4 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (22.73%) MVC
3 18 (20.45%) Change Control
4 16 (18.18%) ITIL
4 16 (18.18%) Scrum
4 16 (18.18%) TDD
4 16 (18.18%) Unit Testing
5 14 (15.91%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (14.77%) Migration
6 13 (14.77%) Test Automation
7 11 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (12.50%) Data Migration
8 10 (11.36%) Project Management
8 10 (11.36%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (10.23%) Data Mapping
9 9 (10.23%) Web Development
10 7 (7.95%) BDD
10 7 (7.95%) Data Analysis
10 7 (7.95%) Penetration Testing
10 7 (7.95%) Test-First Development
Programming Languages
1 36 (40.91%) SQL
2 24 (27.27%) C#
3 18 (20.45%) JavaScript
4 12 (13.64%) PHP
4 12 (13.64%) T-SQL
5 11 (12.50%) TypeScript
6 6 (6.82%) VB
7 4 (4.55%) Java
8 2 (2.27%) C
8 2 (2.27%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.14%) Perl
9 1 (1.14%) Python
9 1 (1.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (7.95%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.55%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.41%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (3.41%) Degree
3 3 (3.41%) DV Cleared
3 3 (3.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.27%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.14%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.55%) QA
2 3 (3.41%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.14%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.14%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.14%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.14%) vSphere
2 1 (1.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (1.14%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 39 (44.32%) Microsoft
2 10 (11.36%) Oracle
3 5 (5.68%) Sitecore
4 4 (4.55%) Cognos
4 4 (4.55%) VMware
5 2 (2.27%) Adobe
5 2 (2.27%) ILOG
5 2 (2.27%) NetApp
5 2 (2.27%) SAP
5 2 (2.27%) Splunk
5 2 (2.27%) Tableau
6 1 (1.14%) Ab Initio
6 1 (1.14%) Cisco
6 1 (1.14%) Citrix
6 1 (1.14%) Dell
6 1 (1.14%) EqualLogic
6 1 (1.14%) ESRI
6 1 (1.14%) Informatica
6 1 (1.14%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (1.14%) Sybase
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago