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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 10 11 8
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 53 54 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 10.95% 11.44% 13.01%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 39.26% 60.00% 45.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 38 32
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£350 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £196 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £433 £347
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £30.25 £9.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +224.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £31.25 £27.75
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +12.61%
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
135 90 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 27.89% 19.07% 28.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 63 66
Average daily rate £375 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £295 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £475 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Average hourly rate £22.50 £30.25 £9.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.61% +224.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +9.56%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 February 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +4 35 £400 +10.34% 17
Newport +3 4 £198 -39.23% 11
Glamorgan - - - -
Monmouthshire - - - - 1
Torfaen - - - - 1
Merthyr Tydfil - - - -
Bridgend - - - - 3
Caerphilly - - - - 1
SQL Server
Wales

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region citing SQL Server also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server.

1 84 (53.85%) SQL
2 74 (47.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 55 (35.26%) Microsoft
4 54 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
5 50 (32.05%) T-SQL
6 47 (30.13%) ETL
7 46 (29.49%) .NET
8 44 (28.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 44 (28.21%) SQL Server 2008
9 43 (27.56%) SQL Server 2012
10 37 (23.72%) C#
11 35 (22.44%) XML
12 34 (21.79%) Migration
13 32 (20.51%) ASP.NET
14 30 (19.23%) Security Cleared
15 28 (17.95%) Data Migration
15 28 (17.95%) Web Services
15 28 (17.95%) Scrum
15 28 (17.95%) MVC
15 28 (17.95%) Business Intelligence
16 27 (17.31%) CSS
17 26 (16.67%) HTML
17 26 (16.67%) SharePoint
18 25 (16.03%) Data Warehouse
18 25 (16.03%) SC Cleared
19 24 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 24 (15.38%) Data Modelling
19 24 (15.38%) SOAP
20 22 (14.10%) Team Foundation Server
20 22 (14.10%) WCF

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region citing SQL Server also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 26 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 9 (5.77%) IIS
2 9 (5.77%) JBoss
2 9 (5.77%) Tomcat
3 8 (5.13%) Lync
4 4 (2.56%) ArcGIS
4 4 (2.56%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (2.56%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (1.92%) FileNet
5 3 (1.92%) Confluence
5 3 (1.92%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.28%) CMS
6 2 (1.28%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (1.28%) Apache
6 2 (1.28%) Umbraco
6 2 (1.28%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.64%) LiveCycle
7 1 (0.64%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.64%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.64%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 12 (7.69%) MS Office
2 11 (7.05%) MS Excel
3 6 (3.85%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.28%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.28%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (6.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.92%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.64%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 16 (10.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (3.85%) Office 365
3 4 (2.56%) SaaS
4 1 (0.64%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.92%) LAN
1 3 (1.92%) WAN
1 3 (1.92%) SAN
1 3 (1.92%) MPLS
1 3 (1.92%) Wireless
1 3 (1.92%) IP Telephony
1 3 (1.92%) Network Security
1 3 (1.92%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (1.92%) NAS
2 2 (1.28%) Firewall
3 1 (0.64%) HTTP
3 1 (0.64%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (47.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 44 (28.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 44 (28.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 43 (27.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 25 (16.03%) Data Warehouse
5 24 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 20 (12.82%) SQL Server 2005
7 12 (7.69%) SQL Server 2000
7 12 (7.69%) Relational Database
8 10 (6.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 8 (5.13%) DTS
10 5 (3.21%) MongoDB
11 4 (2.56%) QlikView
11 4 (2.56%) RDBMS
11 4 (2.56%) OLAP
11 4 (2.56%) MS Access
12 3 (1.92%) PerformancePoint
12 3 (1.92%) NoSQL
13 2 (1.28%) Apache Cassandra
13 2 (1.28%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 22 (14.10%) Team Foundation Server
2 20 (12.82%) Visual Studio
3 13 (8.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 12 (7.69%) Subversion
5 8 (5.13%) JIRA
6 7 (4.49%) Selenium
6 7 (4.49%) Eclipse
6 7 (4.49%) Jenkins
7 6 (3.85%) SoapUI
7 6 (3.85%) JMeter
8 5 (3.21%) ReSharper
8 5 (3.21%) Gradle
8 5 (3.21%) Artifactory
9 3 (1.92%) Rhino Mocks
9 3 (1.92%) Hudson
9 3 (1.92%) Maven
9 3 (1.92%) NUnit
9 3 (1.92%) Toad
10 2 (1.28%) JUnit
10 2 (1.28%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (7.05%) Finance
2 6 (3.85%) Back Office
3 2 (1.28%) Retail
Job Titles
1 69 (44.23%) Developer
2 29 (18.59%) SQL Developer
3 22 (14.10%) Analyst
4 21 (13.46%) Architect
5 18 (11.54%) .NET Developer
6 12 (7.69%) DBA
7 11 (7.05%) SQL DBA
8 10 (6.41%) Data Analyst
9 8 (5.13%) Data Architect
9 8 (5.13%) Technical Architect
10 7 (4.49%) Database Specialist
10 7 (4.49%) SQL Server DBA
11 6 (3.85%) Administrator
12 5 (3.21%) Java Developer
12 5 (3.21%) Test Analyst
12 5 (3.21%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 5 (3.21%) ETL Specialist
12 5 (3.21%) CRM Developer
13 4 (2.56%) SharePoint Administrator
13 4 (2.56%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (29.49%) .NET
2 35 (22.44%) XML
3 32 (20.51%) ASP.NET
4 28 (17.95%) Web Services
5 27 (17.31%) CSS
6 26 (16.67%) HTML
7 24 (15.38%) SOAP
8 22 (14.10%) WCF
9 19 (12.18%) jQuery
10 18 (11.54%) ASP.NET MVC
11 14 (8.97%) REST
11 14 (8.97%) .NET Framework
12 12 (7.69%) Spring
12 12 (7.69%) HTML5
13 11 (7.05%) CSS3
14 9 (5.77%) AngularJS
14 9 (5.77%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 9 (5.77%) ASP.NET Web API
15 8 (5.13%) Ajax
16 7 (4.49%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.62%) NHS
2 14 (8.97%) Open Source
3 13 (8.33%) Mainframe
3 13 (8.33%) Replication
4 8 (5.13%) Clustering
5 6 (3.85%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.56%) User Experience
7 3 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.92%) GIS
8 2 (1.28%) Taxonomies
8 2 (1.28%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (0.64%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 12 (7.69%) Windows
2 6 (3.85%) UNIX
3 5 (3.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (1.92%) Linux
4 3 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.64%) CentOS
5 1 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (30.13%) ETL
3 34 (21.79%) Migration
4 28 (17.95%) Scrum
4 28 (17.95%) MVC
4 28 (17.95%) Business Intelligence
4 28 (17.95%) Data Migration
5 24 (15.38%) Data Modelling
6 20 (12.82%) TDD
7 14 (8.97%) CRM
8 12 (7.69%) Change Data Capture
9 9 (5.77%) UML
10 8 (5.13%) SOA
10 8 (5.13%) BDD
11 7 (4.49%) Data Mapping
11 7 (4.49%) Validation
11 7 (4.49%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (4.49%) Information Security
12 6 (3.85%) Workflow
12 6 (3.85%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 84 (53.85%) SQL
2 50 (32.05%) T-SQL
3 37 (23.72%) C#
4 15 (9.62%) Java
4 15 (9.62%) JavaScript
5 5 (3.21%) C
6 4 (2.56%) VB
6 4 (2.56%) FoxPro (VFP)
7 2 (1.28%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.28%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.64%) VBScript
8 1 (0.64%) PHP
Qualifications
1 30 (19.23%) Security Cleared
2 25 (16.03%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.56%) ISEB
4 2 (1.28%) Degree
4 2 (1.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.64%) VCP4
5 1 (0.64%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.56%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.92%) Hyper-V
2 3 (1.92%) vCloud
2 3 (1.92%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.92%) Windows Intune
2 2 (1.28%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 55 (35.26%) Microsoft
2 17 (10.90%) Oracle
3 7 (4.49%) Cognos
4 5 (3.21%) Business Objects
4 5 (3.21%) VMware
5 4 (2.56%) Casewise
5 4 (2.56%) Sitecore
6 3 (1.92%) CheckPoint
6 3 (1.92%) Cisco
6 3 (1.92%) Juniper
7 2 (1.28%) Informatica
7 2 (1.28%) ILOG
7 2 (1.28%) IBM
7 2 (1.28%) HP
7 2 (1.28%) EPiServer
7 2 (1.28%) Twitter
8 1 (0.64%) Splunk
8 1 (0.64%) Tableau
8 1 (0.64%) Kofax
8 1 (0.64%) Google
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