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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 8 3 30
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +27
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 83 122 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 17.11% 24.80% 5.30%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 58.04% 71.35% 29.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 93 22
Median daily rate £313 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £473 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Median hourly rate £30.96 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.76%
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
143 171 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 29.48% 34.76% 18.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 129 66
Median daily rate £325 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £203 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £475 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 1
Median hourly rate £19.63 £26.70 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.49% -2.90%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.25 £32.10 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.69% -8.28%

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 5 May 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

SQL Server Hourly Rate Histogram 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 5 May 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 58 £306 -5.76% 7
Newport -3 9 £350 -17.64% 1
Neath Port Talbot +2 6 £240 -40.00%
SQL Server
Wales

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 62 (44.29%) .NET
2 60 (42.86%) SQL
3 56 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 45 (32.14%) C#
5 40 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
6 38 (27.14%) MVC
7 37 (26.43%) Security Cleared
7 37 (26.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 35 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 35 (25.00%) Windows
9 34 (24.29%) Agile Software Development
10 30 (21.43%) TDD
11 29 (20.71%) Scrum
12 28 (20.00%) .NET Framework
13 27 (19.29%) Unit Testing
13 27 (19.29%) Visual Studio
13 27 (19.29%) XML
14 26 (18.57%) ASP.NET
15 24 (17.14%) T-SQL
15 24 (17.14%) SC Cleared
16 22 (15.71%) Selenium
16 22 (15.71%) NHS
17 21 (15.00%) JavaScript
18 20 (14.29%) MS Excel
18 20 (14.29%) Entity Framework
19 19 (13.57%) ASP.NET Web API
19 19 (13.57%) HTML
19 19 (13.57%) Oracle
19 19 (13.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 18 (12.86%) WCF

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 14 (10.00%) Apache
1 14 (10.00%) Moodle
2 13 (9.29%) IIS
3 9 (6.43%) Confluence
3 9 (6.43%) FileNet
3 9 (6.43%) LiveCycle
3 9 (6.43%) SharePoint
4 7 (5.00%) GeoServer
4 7 (5.00%) JBoss
4 7 (5.00%) Tomcat
5 6 (4.29%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (2.14%) Apache Solr
6 3 (2.14%) CMS
6 3 (2.14%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.71%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.71%) Commerce Server
7 1 (0.71%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.71%) Umbraco
Applications
1 20 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.00%) Gliffy
2 7 (5.00%) MS Office
3 6 (4.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.71%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.29%) LDAP
2 5 (3.57%) DNS
2 5 (3.57%) Firewall
2 5 (3.57%) TCP/IP
2 5 (3.57%) VPN
3 4 (2.86%) VoIP
4 1 (0.71%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (0.71%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 37 (26.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 35 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 19 (13.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 15 (10.71%) MySQL
6 14 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 12 (8.57%) Oracle Database
8 9 (6.43%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (5.71%) BusinessObjects
10 6 (4.29%) SQL Server 2014
11 5 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (3.57%) Oracle9i Database
12 4 (2.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 4 (2.86%) RDBMS
12 4 (2.86%) Relational Database
13 3 (2.14%) Azure SQL Database
13 3 (2.14%) Biml
14 2 (1.43%) MS Access
14 2 (1.43%) PowerPivot
14 2 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 27 (19.29%) Visual Studio
2 22 (15.71%) Selenium
3 17 (12.14%) Git (software)
4 15 (10.71%) Team Foundation Server
5 14 (10.00%) SpecFlow
6 10 (7.14%) Subversion
7 9 (6.43%) Ant
7 9 (6.43%) Hudson
7 9 (6.43%) JIRA
7 9 (6.43%) Maven
8 8 (5.71%) Cucumber
9 7 (5.00%) DbUnit
9 7 (5.00%) JMeter
9 7 (5.00%) JUnit
9 7 (5.00%) Spock
9 7 (5.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 7 (5.00%) WebDriver
10 6 (4.29%) Eclipse
11 4 (2.86%) Oracle Forms
12 1 (0.71%) NUnit
General
1 16 (11.43%) Back Office
2 13 (9.29%) Finance
3 5 (3.57%) Advertising
4 2 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.71%) Banking
5 1 (0.71%) Retail
Job Titles
1 78 (55.71%) Developer
2 34 (24.29%) .NET Developer
3 21 (15.00%) Software Developer
4 18 (12.86%) Analyst
5 14 (10.00%) SQL Developer
6 13 (9.29%) DBA
7 12 (8.57%) Senior Developer
7 12 (8.57%) Senior Software Developer
8 10 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
8 10 (7.14%) C# Developer
8 10 (7.14%) Java Developer
9 9 (6.43%) Tester
10 8 (5.71%) ASP.NET Developer
10 8 (5.71%) Moodle Developer
10 8 (5.71%) SC Cleared Java Developer
11 7 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 7 (5.00%) SQL DBA
11 7 (5.00%) SQL Server Developer
11 7 (5.00%) Support Engineer
12 6 (4.29%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (44.29%) .NET
2 28 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 27 (19.29%) XML
4 26 (18.57%) ASP.NET
5 20 (14.29%) Entity Framework
6 19 (13.57%) ASP.NET Web API
6 19 (13.57%) HTML
7 18 (12.86%) WCF
8 17 (12.14%) ASP.NET MVC
9 16 (11.43%) jQuery
10 15 (10.71%) REST
11 11 (7.86%) SOAP
12 10 (7.14%) Web Services
13 9 (6.43%) Ajax
13 9 (6.43%) AngularJS
13 9 (6.43%) JSF
13 9 (6.43%) Spring
14 8 (5.71%) Hibernate
15 7 (5.00%) JRules
15 7 (5.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 22 (15.71%) NHS
2 12 (8.57%) e-Learning
3 7 (5.00%) Replication
4 6 (4.29%) Clustering
5 5 (3.57%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.14%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.43%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.43%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.71%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.71%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.71%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.71%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.71%) iPad
8 1 (0.71%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.71%) Physics
8 1 (0.71%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 35 (25.00%) Windows
2 15 (10.71%) Windows Server
3 9 (6.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (5.00%) Linux
5 6 (4.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (2.86%) Unix
7 2 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.71%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (27.14%) MVC
2 34 (24.29%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (21.43%) TDD
4 29 (20.71%) Scrum
5 27 (19.29%) Unit Testing
6 18 (12.86%) Business Intelligence
6 18 (12.86%) OO
7 15 (10.71%) Migration
7 15 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
8 14 (10.00%) BDD
9 12 (8.57%) ITIL
10 11 (7.86%) Data Migration
10 11 (7.86%) OOP
10 11 (7.86%) Project Management
11 10 (7.14%) Change Control
11 10 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
11 10 (7.14%) Software Engineering
12 9 (6.43%) SDLC
13 8 (5.71%) Document Management
13 8 (5.71%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 60 (42.86%) SQL
2 45 (32.14%) C#
3 24 (17.14%) T-SQL
4 21 (15.00%) JavaScript
5 18 (12.86%) Java
6 14 (10.00%) PHP
7 5 (3.57%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.43%) C++
8 2 (1.43%) VC++
9 1 (0.71%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.71%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.71%) XPath
Qualifications
1 37 (26.43%) Security Cleared
2 24 (17.14%) SC Cleared
3 8 (5.71%) BPSS Clearance
4 7 (5.00%) DV Cleared
5 6 (4.29%) ISEB
6 5 (3.57%) BC Cleared
7 3 (2.14%) CCNA
7 3 (2.14%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (2.14%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.71%) Degree
8 1 (0.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.43%) Disclosure Scotland
2 7 (5.00%) Data Quality
2 7 (5.00%) QA
3 5 (3.57%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 5 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.71%) HL7
System Software
1 14 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.86%) Hyper-V
2 4 (2.86%) vSphere
3 2 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.71%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.71%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (0.71%) SCOM
Vendors
1 56 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 19 (13.57%) Oracle
3 9 (6.43%) Adobe
3 9 (6.43%) ILOG
3 9 (6.43%) Splunk
4 7 (5.00%) Kofax
4 7 (5.00%) Sitecore
5 5 (3.57%) VMware
6 3 (2.14%) Cisco
6 3 (2.14%) NetApp
7 2 (1.43%) SAP
7 2 (1.43%) Sybase
7 2 (1.43%) Tableau
8 1 (0.71%) Citrix
8 1 (0.71%) HP
8 1 (0.71%) Sage
8 1 (0.71%) Veeam
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