The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the South Wales region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 15 16 6
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -10
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 62 35 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 10.25% 8.82% 11.34%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 42.76% 42.17% 44.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 29 34
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£359 £331 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.30% -3.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £288 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Average hourly rate £26.38 - £25.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.28 - £23.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.48 - £26.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £26.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +4.00%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
145 83 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 23.97% 20.91% 25.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 63 72
Average daily rate £363 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £276 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 6
Average hourly rate £22.50 - £25.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.30 - £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.70 - £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -
SQL Server
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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 22 July 2014.

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 22 July 2014. 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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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 32 £275 -11.29% 19
Newport -8 14 £465 +18.09% 6
Torfaen - 5 £375 -
Bridgend - 2 - -
Vale of Glamorgan - 1 £200 -
Monmouthshire - 1 £200 -
Gwent - - - -
Rhondda Cynon Taff - - - - 1
Caerphilly - - - - 1
SQL Server
Wales

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 51 (50.50%) Microsoft
2 50 (49.50%) SQL
3 37 (36.63%) Windows
4 31 (30.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 31 (30.69%) SQL Server 2008
5 27 (26.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 25 (24.75%) .NET
7 22 (21.78%) Oracle
8 20 (19.80%) MS Office
9 19 (18.81%) SQL Server 2012
10 18 (17.82%) C#
10 18 (17.82%) Business Intelligence
10 18 (17.82%) Windows Server 2008
11 17 (16.83%) ASP.NET
11 17 (16.83%) Data Warehouse
11 17 (16.83%) Finance
12 16 (15.84%) Security Cleared
13 14 (13.86%) MS Excel
14 13 (12.87%) SharePoint
14 13 (12.87%) Migration
14 13 (12.87%) Red Gate
15 12 (11.88%) Microsoft Azure
16 11 (10.89%) JavaScript
16 11 (10.89%) MySQL
16 11 (10.89%) Cognos
16 11 (10.89%) ETL
16 11 (10.89%) Microsoft Certification
17 10 (9.90%) Java
17 10 (9.90%) CSS
17 10 (9.90%) Data Modelling

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 13 (12.87%) SharePoint
2 9 (8.91%) MS Exchange
2 9 (8.91%) IIS
3 6 (5.94%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (4.95%) Lync
4 5 (4.95%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (3.96%) CMS
6 3 (2.97%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (2.97%) ArcGIS
7 2 (1.98%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.98%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.98%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.98%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 20 (19.80%) MS Office
2 14 (13.86%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.96%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.97%) MS Project
5 1 (0.99%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 5 (4.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.99%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.99%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.99%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.99%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 12 (11.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (7.92%) Office 365
3 1 (0.99%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.93%) SAN
2 6 (5.94%) LAN
2 6 (5.94%) WAN
3 5 (4.95%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.98%) VoIP
5 1 (0.99%) Firewall
5 1 (0.99%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (30.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 31 (30.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 27 (26.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 19 (18.81%) SQL Server 2012
4 17 (16.83%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (10.89%) MySQL
6 9 (8.91%) Crystal Reports
7 7 (6.93%) SQL Server 2000
8 6 (5.94%) Relational Database
8 6 (5.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (4.95%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (4.95%) Star Schema
10 4 (3.96%) Cognos Impromptu
11 3 (2.97%) OLAP
11 3 (2.97%) DataStage
11 3 (2.97%) Oracle OLAP
12 2 (1.98%) QlikView
12 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 2 (1.98%) RDBMS
12 2 (1.98%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 7 (6.93%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (5.94%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.97%) TestDirector
4 2 (1.98%) Subversion
4 2 (1.98%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.99%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.99%) LoadRunner
General
1 17 (16.83%) Finance
2 7 (6.93%) Banking
3 3 (2.97%) Retail
3 3 (2.97%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 37 (36.63%) Developer
2 24 (23.76%) Analyst
3 13 (12.87%) DBA
3 13 (12.87%) SQL DBA
4 10 (9.90%) .NET Developer
5 8 (7.92%) Support Analyst
6 7 (6.93%) Applications Support
7 6 (5.94%) Data Analyst
7 6 (5.94%) Applications Support Analyst
7 6 (5.94%) Architect
8 5 (4.95%) Technical Engineer
8 5 (4.95%) Java Developer
8 5 (4.95%) Administrator
8 5 (4.95%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 4 (3.96%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 4 (3.96%) Technical Leader
9 4 (3.96%) 3rd Line Support
9 4 (3.96%) PHP Developer
10 3 (2.97%) Senior Analyst
10 3 (2.97%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (24.75%) .NET
2 17 (16.83%) ASP.NET
3 10 (9.90%) CSS
4 9 (8.91%) HTML
4 9 (8.91%) XML
5 8 (7.92%) WCF
6 7 (6.93%) Web Services
7 6 (5.94%) .NET Framework
8 5 (4.95%) WPF
8 5 (4.95%) REST
8 5 (4.95%) XSLT
8 5 (4.95%) SOAP
9 3 (2.97%) XSD
9 3 (2.97%) JSP
9 3 (2.97%) Servlets
9 3 (2.97%) Middleware
9 3 (2.97%) Spring
9 3 (2.97%) Ajax
9 3 (2.97%) NHibernate
9 3 (2.97%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.94%) GIS
2 5 (4.95%) Fat Client
2 5 (4.95%) Thin Client
3 4 (3.96%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.97%) iSeries
5 2 (1.98%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.98%) Data Extraction
5 2 (1.98%) Statistics
6 1 (0.99%) Taxonomies
6 1 (0.99%) Replication
6 1 (0.99%) Clustering
6 1 (0.99%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 37 (36.63%) Windows
2 18 (17.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (9.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (7.92%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (2.97%) AIX
5 3 (2.97%) UNIX
6 2 (1.98%) Solaris
6 2 (1.98%) Linux
6 2 (1.98%) OS/400
6 2 (1.98%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.98%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.98%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (17.82%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (12.87%) Migration
3 11 (10.89%) ETL
4 10 (9.90%) Data Modelling
4 10 (9.90%) Data Migration
5 9 (8.91%) OO
6 8 (7.92%) MVC
6 8 (7.92%) Scrum
7 7 (6.93%) CRM
7 7 (6.93%) Data Governance
8 6 (5.94%) TDD
8 6 (5.94%) Validation
9 5 (4.95%) Project Management
9 5 (4.95%) Business Analysis
10 4 (3.96%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (3.96%) Data Mapping
10 4 (3.96%) ITIL
10 4 (3.96%) PRINCE2
10 4 (3.96%) Data Analysis
10 4 (3.96%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 50 (49.50%) SQL
2 18 (17.82%) C#
3 11 (10.89%) JavaScript
4 10 (9.90%) Java
5 5 (4.95%) PHP
6 4 (3.96%) C++
6 4 (3.96%) T-SQL
6 4 (3.96%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.98%) VBA
7 2 (1.98%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.98%) PHP5
7 2 (1.98%) PHP4
7 2 (1.98%) VBScript
7 2 (1.98%) RPG
7 2 (1.98%) COBOL
8 1 (0.99%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.99%) R
Qualifications
1 16 (15.84%) Security Cleared
2 11 (10.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (8.91%) SC Cleared
4 7 (6.93%) MCITP
5 6 (5.94%) MCDBA
6 3 (2.97%) Degree
6 3 (2.97%) MCSD
7 2 (1.98%) CTC Cleared
7 2 (1.98%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.99%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.98%) QA
1 2 (1.98%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (4.95%) Terminal Services
2 3 (2.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.98%) XenDesktop
3 2 (1.98%) vSphere
3 2 (1.98%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (3.96%) ARCserve
2 1 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 51 (50.50%) Microsoft
2 22 (21.78%) Oracle
3 13 (12.87%) Red Gate
4 11 (10.89%) Cognos
5 8 (7.92%) VMware
6 5 (4.95%) Intel
6 5 (4.95%) IBM
7 4 (3.96%) SAP
7 4 (3.96%) Casewise
7 4 (3.96%) Sitecore
8 3 (2.97%) ESRI
8 3 (2.97%) HP
9 2 (1.98%) Dell
9 2 (1.98%) Cisco
9 2 (1.98%) Business Objects
9 2 (1.98%) ProCurve
9 2 (1.98%) Citrix
9 2 (1.98%) Mitel
10 1 (0.99%) Northgate
10 1 (0.99%) Capita
Newport, Gwent
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