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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 5 17 12
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -5
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 108 60 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 18.21% 9.36% 10.63%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 55.67% 39.74% 54.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 42 29
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£350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £200 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £470 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £36.00 £26.38 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.49% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £23.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+3.26% -8.00%
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
194 151 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 32.72% 23.56% 19.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 115 54
Average daily rate £335 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Average hourly rate £16.80 £22.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +13 56 £325 +4.83% 20
Newport +13 47 £416 -11.01%
Caerphilly - 1 £288 - 1
Neath Port Talbot - 1 £400 -
SQL Server
Wales

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 93 (51.38%) SQL
2 77 (42.54%) .NET
3 73 (40.33%) Agile Software Development
4 67 (37.02%) SQL Server 2008
5 66 (36.46%) C#
6 62 (34.25%) Microsoft
7 58 (32.04%) Scrum
8 57 (31.49%) ASP.NET
9 51 (28.18%) XML
10 50 (27.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 42 (23.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 42 (23.20%) ETL
11 42 (23.20%) Security Cleared
12 41 (22.65%) Web Services
12 41 (22.65%) MVC
13 40 (22.10%) BDD
14 39 (21.55%) .NET Framework
15 37 (20.44%) TDD
15 37 (20.44%) SOAP
15 37 (20.44%) T-SQL
16 36 (19.89%) SC Cleared
17 33 (18.23%) IIS
17 33 (18.23%) Visual Studio
18 32 (17.68%) Team Foundation Server
19 31 (17.13%) Oracle
20 29 (16.02%) ASP.NET MVC
21 27 (14.92%) Windows
21 27 (14.92%) SQL Server 2012
22 25 (13.81%) REST
23 24 (13.26%) Migration

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 33 (18.23%) IIS
2 14 (7.73%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.76%) FileNet
4 4 (2.21%) Tomcat
4 4 (2.21%) JBoss
5 3 (1.66%) ArcGIS
5 3 (1.66%) Lync
6 2 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.10%) ArcSDE
7 1 (0.55%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.55%) nginx
7 1 (0.55%) CMS
7 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.55%) Node.js
7 1 (0.55%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.55%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (0.55%) Apache
7 1 (0.55%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.55%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (6.63%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.31%) MS Office
3 3 (1.66%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.10%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (2.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.10%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.55%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.55%) Sage 1000
3 1 (0.55%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.66%) SaaS
2 3 (1.66%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.10%) SAN
1 2 (1.10%) Firewall
2 1 (0.55%) Network Security
2 1 (0.55%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (37.02%) SQL Server 2008
2 50 (27.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 42 (23.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 27 (14.92%) SQL Server 2012
5 22 (12.15%) SQL Server 2005
5 22 (12.15%) Data Warehouse
6 15 (8.29%) Relational Database
7 14 (7.73%) SQL Server 2000
8 11 (6.08%) MySQL
9 10 (5.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (3.87%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 6 (3.31%) MS Access
11 6 (3.31%) SQLPlus
11 6 (3.31%) DB2
11 6 (3.31%) RDBMS
12 4 (2.21%) DTS
13 2 (1.10%) OLAP
13 2 (1.10%) QlikView
13 2 (1.10%) PerformancePoint
14 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 33 (18.23%) Visual Studio
2 32 (17.68%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (9.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 12 (6.63%) Selenium
4 12 (6.63%) JMeter
5 10 (5.52%) ERwin
5 10 (5.52%) Cucumber
5 10 (5.52%) SpecFlow
6 7 (3.87%) Toad
7 5 (2.76%) JIRA
8 3 (1.66%) Eclipse
8 3 (1.66%) Subversion
9 1 (0.55%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.55%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.55%) Rhino Mocks
9 1 (0.55%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 1 (0.55%) ReSharper
9 1 (0.55%) NUnit
9 1 (0.55%) Gradle
9 1 (0.55%) Artifactory
General
1 16 (8.84%) Back Office
2 10 (5.52%) Finance
3 3 (1.66%) Banking
3 3 (1.66%) Billing
4 2 (1.10%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 106 (58.56%) Developer
2 41 (22.65%) .NET Developer
3 37 (20.44%) SQL Developer
4 28 (15.47%) Analyst
5 18 (9.94%) DBA
6 17 (9.39%) SQL DBA
7 15 (8.29%) Tester
8 12 (6.63%) Architect
8 12 (6.63%) SQL Server Developer
9 11 (6.08%) Administrator
10 10 (5.52%) Senior Developer
10 10 (5.52%) Test Analyst
10 10 (5.52%) Data Modeller
11 9 (4.97%) SQL Server DBA
12 8 (4.42%) Software Developer
12 8 (4.42%) Server Administrator
12 8 (4.42%) Senior SQL Developer
13 7 (3.87%) Analyst Developer
14 6 (3.31%) Data Architect
15 5 (2.76%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (42.54%) .NET
2 57 (31.49%) ASP.NET
3 51 (28.18%) XML
4 41 (22.65%) Web Services
5 39 (21.55%) .NET Framework
6 37 (20.44%) SOAP
7 29 (16.02%) ASP.NET MVC
8 25 (13.81%) REST
9 18 (9.94%) ASP.NET Web API
10 16 (8.84%) HTML
10 16 (8.84%) CSS
11 11 (6.08%) HTML5
11 11 (6.08%) RESTful
12 10 (5.52%) jQuery
12 10 (5.52%) WCF
12 10 (5.52%) Entity Framework
13 7 (3.87%) CSS3
14 5 (2.76%) JAX-RS
14 5 (2.76%) Ajax
15 4 (2.21%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.84%) Clustering
2 12 (6.63%) Replication
2 12 (6.63%) NHS
2 12 (6.63%) Mainframe
3 8 (4.42%) GIS
3 8 (4.42%) Management Information System
4 7 (3.87%) User Experience
5 6 (3.31%) Taxonomies
6 2 (1.10%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.10%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.55%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.55%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 27 (14.92%) Windows
2 3 (1.66%) Linux
3 2 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (1.10%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (40.33%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (32.04%) Scrum
3 42 (23.20%) ETL
4 41 (22.65%) MVC
5 40 (22.10%) BDD
6 37 (20.44%) TDD
7 24 (13.26%) Migration
8 23 (12.71%) Unit Testing
8 23 (12.71%) Data Modelling
9 22 (12.15%) Data Migration
10 21 (11.60%) Business Intelligence
11 16 (8.84%) Performance Tuning
12 14 (7.73%) Regression Testing
13 13 (7.18%) Validation
13 13 (7.18%) SDLC
14 12 (6.63%) Test Scripting
14 12 (6.63%) Data Analysis
15 11 (6.08%) Project Management
16 10 (5.52%) Test-First Development
16 10 (5.52%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 93 (51.38%) SQL
2 66 (36.46%) C#
3 37 (20.44%) T-SQL
4 15 (8.29%) Java
4 15 (8.29%) JavaScript
5 8 (4.42%) VB.NET
6 7 (3.87%) PL/SQL
7 4 (2.21%) C
7 4 (2.21%) VB
8 3 (1.66%) VBA
8 3 (1.66%) VB6
9 1 (0.55%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.55%) Python
9 1 (0.55%) VBScript
9 1 (0.55%) Perl
9 1 (0.55%) PHP
Qualifications
1 42 (23.20%) Security Cleared
2 36 (19.89%) SC Cleared
3 13 (7.18%) ISEB
4 11 (6.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (6.08%) MCDBA
5 9 (4.97%) Degree
5 9 (4.97%) MCITP
6 2 (1.10%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.55%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.55%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (9.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.66%) HL7
3 1 (0.55%) SLA
3 1 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (3.31%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.10%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.55%) XenApp
3 1 (0.55%) vSphere
3 1 (0.55%) vCloud
3 1 (0.55%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.10%) SCOM
2 1 (0.55%) Nagios
2 1 (0.55%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (0.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 62 (34.25%) Microsoft
2 31 (17.13%) Oracle
3 10 (5.52%) CA
4 7 (3.87%) Business Objects
5 5 (2.76%) VMware
6 3 (1.66%) Cognos
7 2 (1.10%) Casewise
7 2 (1.10%) ESRI
7 2 (1.10%) Sage
8 1 (0.55%) Mapinfo
8 1 (0.55%) Remedy
8 1 (0.55%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (0.55%) Cisco
8 1 (0.55%) SAP
8 1 (0.55%) HP
8 1 (0.55%) Citrix
8 1 (0.55%) BMC
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