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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 11 7 15
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +8
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 47 86 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 9.40% 14.31% 10.99%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 39.17% 46.24% 43.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 65 49
Median daily rate £338 £330 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -8.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £36.00 £26.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +36.49%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £22.75
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -1.09%
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
120 186 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 24.00% 30.95% 25.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 136 119
Median daily rate £375 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Median hourly rate - £16.80 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -25.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.25 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+6.36% +10.00%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 -1 37 £300 -8.39% 6
Bridgend - 3 £563 -
Monmouthshire - 1 £350 -
Gwent - 1 £300 -
SQL Server
Wales

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 60 (41.96%) .NET
2 59 (41.26%) SQL
3 53 (37.06%) Microsoft
4 50 (34.97%) SQL Server 2008
5 49 (34.27%) C#
6 44 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
7 39 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 38 (26.57%) MVC
9 37 (25.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 37 (25.87%) Security Cleared
10 36 (25.17%) Unit Testing
10 36 (25.17%) TDD
11 34 (23.78%) Windows
12 33 (23.08%) Visual Studio
13 30 (20.98%) ASP.NET
14 29 (20.28%) Scrum
14 29 (20.28%) Selenium
15 27 (18.88%) HTML
15 27 (18.88%) T-SQL
15 27 (18.88%) JavaScript
16 25 (17.48%) ASP.NET Web API
17 24 (16.78%) WCF
17 24 (16.78%) Git (software)
18 23 (16.08%) SC Cleared
18 23 (16.08%) .NET Framework
18 23 (16.08%) jQuery
19 22 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
20 21 (14.69%) Business Intelligence
21 20 (13.99%) SpecFlow
22 19 (13.29%) ASP.NET MVC

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 (9.79%) Apache
1 14 (9.79%) Moodle
2 11 (7.69%) IIS
3 9 (6.29%) Confluence
3 9 (6.29%) FileNet
3 9 (6.29%) LiveCycle
4 7 (4.90%) GeoServer
4 7 (4.90%) JBoss
4 7 (4.90%) Tomcat
5 5 (3.50%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (2.10%) Apache Solr
6 3 (2.10%) CMS
6 3 (2.10%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (1.40%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.70%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.70%) Commerce Server
8 1 (0.70%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.70%) Umbraco
Applications
1 15 (10.49%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.90%) Gliffy
3 4 (2.80%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.40%) MS Office
4 2 (1.40%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.40%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (1.40%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.10%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.90%) TCP/IP
2 6 (4.20%) LDAP
3 3 (2.10%) DNS
3 3 (2.10%) Firewall
3 3 (2.10%) VPN
4 2 (1.40%) VoIP
5 1 (0.70%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (34.97%) SQL Server 2008
2 39 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 37 (25.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 22 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
5 18 (12.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 15 (10.49%) MySQL
7 14 (9.79%) BusinessObjects
8 12 (8.39%) Data Warehouse
9 11 (7.69%) Oracle Database
10 10 (6.99%) Couchbase
10 10 (6.99%) MongoDB
10 10 (6.99%) NoSQL
11 9 (6.29%) Biml
12 6 (4.20%) SQL Server 2014
13 5 (3.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 5 (3.50%) Relational Database
14 4 (2.80%) Oracle Database 11g
14 4 (2.80%) Oracle9i Database
14 4 (2.80%) RDBMS
14 4 (2.80%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 33 (23.08%) Visual Studio
2 29 (20.28%) Selenium
3 24 (16.78%) Git (software)
4 20 (13.99%) SpecFlow
5 10 (6.99%) JIRA
5 10 (6.99%) Maven
5 10 (6.99%) Subversion
5 10 (6.99%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (6.29%) Ant
6 9 (6.29%) Cucumber
6 9 (6.29%) Hudson
6 9 (6.29%) JUnit
7 8 (5.59%) TeamCity
8 7 (4.90%) DbUnit
8 7 (4.90%) Eclipse
8 7 (4.90%) JMeter
8 7 (4.90%) Mercurial
8 7 (4.90%) MSTest
8 7 (4.90%) NUnit
8 7 (4.90%) WebDriver
General
1 14 (9.79%) Back Office
2 12 (8.39%) Finance
3 3 (2.10%) Advertising
4 2 (1.40%) Banking
5 1 (0.70%) Military
5 1 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 91 (63.64%) Developer
2 37 (25.87%) .NET Developer
3 21 (14.69%) Software Developer
4 15 (10.49%) SQL Developer
5 12 (8.39%) Senior Developer
5 12 (8.39%) Senior Software Developer
6 11 (7.69%) Java Developer
7 10 (6.99%) C# .NET Developer
7 10 (6.99%) C# Developer
8 9 (6.29%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 8 (5.59%) Analyst
9 8 (5.59%) ASP.NET Developer
9 8 (5.59%) Consultant
9 8 (5.59%) DBA
9 8 (5.59%) Moodle Developer
9 8 (5.59%) SC Cleared Java Developer
9 8 (5.59%) SQL Server Developer
10 7 (4.90%) Migration Engineer
10 7 (4.90%) Support Engineer
10 7 (4.90%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (41.96%) .NET
2 30 (20.98%) ASP.NET
3 27 (18.88%) HTML
4 25 (17.48%) ASP.NET Web API
5 24 (16.78%) WCF
6 23 (16.08%) .NET Framework
6 23 (16.08%) jQuery
7 19 (13.29%) ASP.NET MVC
7 19 (13.29%) XML
8 18 (12.59%) AngularJS
9 17 (11.89%) Entity Framework
10 14 (9.79%) CSS
11 13 (9.09%) KnockoutJS
11 13 (9.09%) REST
12 11 (7.69%) HTML5
13 10 (6.99%) CSS3
13 10 (6.99%) SOAP
13 10 (6.99%) Spring
14 9 (6.29%) JSF
15 8 (5.59%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.49%) NHS
2 12 (8.39%) e-Learning
3 9 (6.29%) Replication
4 7 (4.90%) Clustering
5 4 (2.80%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.10%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.40%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (1.40%) iPad
8 1 (0.70%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.70%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 34 (23.78%) Windows
2 13 (9.09%) Windows Server
3 8 (5.59%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (4.20%) Linux
5 5 (3.50%) Unix
5 5 (3.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.40%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (26.57%) MVC
3 36 (25.17%) TDD
3 36 (25.17%) Unit Testing
4 29 (20.28%) Scrum
5 21 (14.69%) Business Intelligence
6 19 (13.29%) BDD
7 17 (11.89%) Migration
8 16 (11.19%) OO
9 14 (9.79%) Change Control
9 14 (9.79%) Data Migration
10 13 (9.09%) ITIL
10 13 (9.09%) Test-First Development
10 13 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
11 12 (8.39%) Web Development
12 11 (7.69%) OOP
12 11 (7.69%) Test Automation
13 10 (6.99%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (6.99%) Penetration Testing
14 9 (6.29%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 59 (41.26%) SQL
2 49 (34.27%) C#
3 27 (18.88%) JavaScript
3 27 (18.88%) T-SQL
4 18 (12.59%) Java
5 16 (11.19%) PHP
6 10 (6.99%) TypeScript
7 6 (4.20%) PL/SQL
7 6 (4.20%) VB
8 2 (1.40%) C++
8 2 (1.40%) VC++
9 1 (0.70%) C
Qualifications
1 37 (25.87%) Security Cleared
2 23 (16.08%) SC Cleared
3 8 (5.59%) BPSS Clearance
3 8 (5.59%) DV Cleared
4 6 (4.20%) ISEB
5 5 (3.50%) BC Cleared
6 3 (2.10%) CCNA
6 3 (2.10%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (2.10%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.70%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.59%) Disclosure Scotland
1 8 (5.59%) QA
2 4 (2.80%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 4 (2.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.40%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.70%) HL7
System Software
1 11 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.20%) Virtual Servers
3 4 (2.80%) Hyper-V
3 4 (2.80%) vSphere
4 3 (2.10%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.70%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (2.80%) Failover Clustering
1 4 (2.80%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.70%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 53 (37.06%) Microsoft
2 19 (13.29%) Oracle
3 9 (6.29%) Adobe
3 9 (6.29%) ILOG
3 9 (6.29%) Splunk
4 7 (4.90%) Kofax
4 7 (4.90%) Sitecore
5 4 (2.80%) Cognos
5 4 (2.80%) NetApp
5 4 (2.80%) VMware
6 3 (2.10%) Cisco
7 2 (1.40%) SAP
7 2 (1.40%) Sybase
7 2 (1.40%) Tableau
8 1 (0.70%) Blue Prism
8 1 (0.70%) ESRI
8 1 (0.70%) HP
8 1 (0.70%) Perforce
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