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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 12 3 17
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +14
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 50 112 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 10.57% 19.44% 9.24%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 43.86% 58.64% 38.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 88 43
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 £191 £247 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £19.00 £36.00 £30.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.22% +19.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £23.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+40.45% -7.00%
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
114 191 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 24.10% 33.16% 24.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 147 115
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Median hourly rate £19.00 £16.80 £21.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.09% -23.20%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.27 £26.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+20.26% -13.33%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 -3 42 £300 -7.69% 14
Bridgend - 3 £563 - 6
Newport -18 1 £410 +2.50% 1
Gwent - 1 £300 - 1
SQL Server
Wales

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 61 (43.88%) SQL
2 57 (41.01%) Microsoft
3 56 (40.29%) .NET
4 46 (33.09%) C#
5 45 (32.37%) SQL Server 2008
6 40 (28.78%) Agile Software Development
7 38 (27.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 37 (26.62%) Security Cleared
8 37 (26.62%) Windows
9 36 (25.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 35 (25.18%) MVC
11 32 (23.02%) TDD
12 31 (22.30%) Scrum
12 31 (22.30%) Unit Testing
13 28 (20.14%) Visual Studio
14 26 (18.71%) T-SQL
15 25 (17.99%) Selenium
15 25 (17.99%) .NET Framework
16 24 (17.27%) SC Cleared
16 24 (17.27%) ASP.NET
17 23 (16.55%) XML
18 22 (15.83%) Oracle
18 22 (15.83%) Business Intelligence
19 21 (15.11%) JavaScript
19 21 (15.11%) HTML
19 21 (15.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 21 (15.11%) Git (software)
20 20 (14.39%) ASP.NET Web API
20 20 (14.39%) WCF
21 19 (13.67%) Entity Framework

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 (10.07%) Apache
1 14 (10.07%) Moodle
2 13 (9.35%) IIS
3 9 (6.47%) Confluence
3 9 (6.47%) FileNet
3 9 (6.47%) LiveCycle
4 7 (5.04%) GeoServer
4 7 (5.04%) JBoss
4 7 (5.04%) Tomcat
5 6 (4.32%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (3.60%) SharePoint
7 3 (2.16%) Apache Solr
7 3 (2.16%) CMS
7 3 (2.16%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.72%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.72%) Commerce Server
8 1 (0.72%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.72%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.72%) Umbraco
Applications
1 17 (12.23%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.04%) Gliffy
3 5 (3.60%) MS Office
3 5 (3.60%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.44%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (1.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.76%) TCP/IP
2 6 (4.32%) LDAP
3 4 (2.88%) DNS
3 4 (2.88%) Firewall
3 4 (2.88%) VPN
4 3 (2.16%) VoIP
5 1 (0.72%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (32.37%) SQL Server 2008
2 38 (27.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 36 (25.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 21 (15.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 16 (11.51%) SQL Server 2012
6 15 (10.79%) MySQL
7 14 (10.07%) Oracle Database
8 13 (9.35%) BusinessObjects
9 11 (7.91%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (4.32%) Biml
10 6 (4.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 6 (4.32%) SQL Server 2014
11 5 (3.60%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (3.60%) Oracle9i Database
11 5 (3.60%) Relational Database
12 4 (2.88%) RDBMS
13 3 (2.16%) Couchbase
13 3 (2.16%) MongoDB
13 3 (2.16%) SQL Server 2005
13 3 (2.16%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 28 (20.14%) Visual Studio
2 25 (17.99%) Selenium
3 21 (15.11%) Git (software)
4 17 (12.23%) SpecFlow
5 13 (9.35%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (7.19%) JIRA
6 10 (7.19%) Maven
6 10 (7.19%) Subversion
7 9 (6.47%) Ant
7 9 (6.47%) Hudson
8 8 (5.76%) Cucumber
8 8 (5.76%) JUnit
9 7 (5.04%) DbUnit
9 7 (5.04%) Eclipse
9 7 (5.04%) JMeter
9 7 (5.04%) Spock
9 7 (5.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 7 (5.04%) WebDriver
10 6 (4.32%) Oracle Forms
11 4 (2.88%) TeamCity
General
1 16 (11.51%) Back Office
2 11 (7.91%) Finance
3 4 (2.88%) Advertising
4 2 (1.44%) Banking
4 2 (1.44%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.72%) Retail
Job Titles
1 88 (63.31%) Developer
2 34 (24.46%) .NET Developer
3 21 (15.11%) Software Developer
4 17 (12.23%) SQL Developer
5 12 (8.63%) Senior Developer
5 12 (8.63%) Senior Software Developer
6 11 (7.91%) C# .NET Developer
6 11 (7.91%) C# Developer
6 11 (7.91%) DBA
6 11 (7.91%) Java Developer
7 10 (7.19%) Analyst
8 9 (6.47%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 8 (5.76%) ASP.NET Developer
9 8 (5.76%) Moodle Developer
9 8 (5.76%) SC Cleared Java Developer
9 8 (5.76%) SQL Server Developer
10 7 (5.04%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 7 (5.04%) Consultant
10 7 (5.04%) SQL DBA
10 7 (5.04%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (40.29%) .NET
2 25 (17.99%) .NET Framework
3 24 (17.27%) ASP.NET
4 23 (16.55%) XML
5 21 (15.11%) HTML
6 20 (14.39%) ASP.NET Web API
6 20 (14.39%) WCF
7 19 (13.67%) Entity Framework
8 18 (12.95%) jQuery
9 16 (11.51%) ASP.NET MVC
10 15 (10.79%) REST
11 11 (7.91%) AngularJS
11 11 (7.91%) SOAP
12 10 (7.19%) Spring
13 9 (6.47%) JSF
14 8 (5.76%) Ajax
14 8 (5.76%) CSS
14 8 (5.76%) Hibernate
14 8 (5.76%) Web Services
15 7 (5.04%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.51%) NHS
2 12 (8.63%) e-Learning
3 8 (5.76%) Replication
4 6 (4.32%) Clustering
5 4 (2.88%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.16%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.44%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.44%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (1.44%) iPad
8 1 (0.72%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.72%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 37 (26.62%) Windows
2 15 (10.79%) Windows Server
3 8 (5.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (5.04%) Linux
5 5 (3.60%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (2.88%) Unix
7 2 (1.44%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.72%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (28.78%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (25.18%) MVC
3 32 (23.02%) TDD
4 31 (22.30%) Scrum
4 31 (22.30%) Unit Testing
5 22 (15.83%) Business Intelligence
6 16 (11.51%) BDD
6 16 (11.51%) OO
7 15 (10.79%) Migration
8 13 (9.35%) Change Control
8 13 (9.35%) ITIL
8 13 (9.35%) User Acceptance Testing
9 12 (8.63%) Data Migration
10 11 (7.91%) OOP
11 10 (7.19%) Penetration Testing
12 9 (6.47%) Project Management
12 9 (6.47%) Test-First Development
13 8 (5.76%) Document Management
13 8 (5.76%) ETL
13 8 (5.76%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 61 (43.88%) SQL
2 46 (33.09%) C#
3 26 (18.71%) T-SQL
4 21 (15.11%) JavaScript
5 18 (12.95%) Java
6 16 (11.51%) PHP
7 7 (5.04%) PL/SQL
8 5 (3.60%) VB
9 3 (2.16%) TypeScript
10 2 (1.44%) C++
10 2 (1.44%) VC++
11 1 (0.72%) C
11 1 (0.72%) XPath
Qualifications
1 37 (26.62%) Security Cleared
2 24 (17.27%) SC Cleared
3 8 (5.76%) BPSS Clearance
4 7 (5.04%) DV Cleared
5 6 (4.32%) ISEB
6 5 (3.60%) BC Cleared
7 3 (2.16%) CCNA
7 3 (2.16%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.44%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.72%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.76%) Disclosure Scotland
2 7 (5.04%) QA
3 6 (4.32%) Data Quality
4 5 (3.60%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 5 (3.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.72%) HL7
System Software
1 13 (9.35%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.32%) Virtual Servers
3 4 (2.88%) Hyper-V
3 4 (2.88%) vSphere
4 2 (1.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.72%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (2.88%) Failover Clustering
1 4 (2.88%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.72%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.72%) SCOM
Vendors
1 57 (41.01%) Microsoft
2 22 (15.83%) Oracle
3 9 (6.47%) Adobe
3 9 (6.47%) ILOG
3 9 (6.47%) Splunk
4 7 (5.04%) Kofax
4 7 (5.04%) Sitecore
5 4 (2.88%) VMware
6 3 (2.16%) Cisco
6 3 (2.16%) Cognos
6 3 (2.16%) NetApp
7 2 (1.44%) SAP
7 2 (1.44%) Sybase
7 2 (1.44%) Tableau
8 1 (0.72%) Blue Prism
8 1 (0.72%) Citrix
8 1 (0.72%) ESRI
8 1 (0.72%) HP
8 1 (0.72%) Perforce
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