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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Wales / South Wales
Rank 23 12 10
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 32 74 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 5.96% 12.56% 12.06%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 20.00% 42.05% 40.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 43 38
Median daily rate £325 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £191 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £470 £487
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £66.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.54 £31.05
% change year-on-year
+55.27% -27.40%

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
160 176 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 29.80% 29.88% 29.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 118 103
Median daily rate £425 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £229 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £440 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 2
Median hourly rate £19.50 £24.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.40% +8.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017. 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 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 30 £325 - 7
Newport -12 1 £325 -32.29% 1
SQL Server
Wales

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 36 (42.86%) SQL
2 31 (36.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 30 (35.71%) Microsoft
4 22 (26.19%) Oracle
5 20 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (22.62%) XML
7 18 (21.43%) ITIL
7 18 (21.43%) Windows
8 17 (20.24%) Business Intelligence
8 17 (20.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 15 (17.86%) Data Warehouse
10 14 (16.67%) NHS
10 14 (16.67%) PRINCE2
10 14 (16.67%) .NET
10 14 (16.67%) ITIL V3
11 13 (15.48%) Relational Database
11 13 (15.48%) ASP.NET
11 13 (15.48%) ETL
11 13 (15.48%) IBM
12 12 (14.29%) Project Management
12 12 (14.29%) Service Delivery
12 12 (14.29%) InterSystems
12 12 (14.29%) Fiorano
12 12 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
12 12 (14.29%) C#
12 12 (14.29%) WebSphere
12 12 (14.29%) Release Management
12 12 (14.29%) IBM Integration Bus
12 12 (14.29%) JCAPS
13 11 (13.10%) SQL Server 2008

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 12 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
1 12 (14.29%) JCAPS
1 12 (14.29%) WebSphere
2 8 (9.52%) SharePoint
3 6 (7.14%) SAS
4 5 (5.95%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (4.76%) Tornado
6 3 (3.57%) CMS
6 3 (3.57%) MS Exchange
6 3 (3.57%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (2.38%) Apache
7 2 (2.38%) Apache Spark
8 1 (1.19%) Apache Pig
8 1 (1.19%) Confluence
8 1 (1.19%) IIS
8 1 (1.19%) Luigi
8 1 (1.19%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.19%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (4.76%) MS Office
2 2 (2.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.19%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (1.19%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.19%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (3.57%) Firewall
1 3 (3.57%) iSCSI
1 3 (3.57%) SAN
1 3 (3.57%) Structured Cabling
1 3 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (2.38%) Extranet
2 2 (2.38%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (36.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 17 (20.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (17.86%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (15.48%) Relational Database
5 11 (13.10%) MySQL
5 11 (13.10%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
6 7 (8.33%) Hadoop
6 7 (8.33%) QlikView
6 7 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014
7 6 (7.14%) SQL Server 2000
7 6 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (4.76%) MongoDB
8 4 (4.76%) RDBMS
8 4 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (4.76%) SQLite
9 3 (3.57%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 3 (3.57%) NoSQL
10 2 (2.38%) Couchbase
10 2 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (8.33%) Visual Studio
2 6 (7.14%) ERwin
3 4 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (3.57%) Selenium
4 3 (3.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (2.38%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.38%) JUnit
6 1 (1.19%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.19%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.19%) JBehave
6 1 (1.19%) JIRA
6 1 (1.19%) JMeter
6 1 (1.19%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.19%) MbUnit
6 1 (1.19%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.19%) MSTest
6 1 (1.19%) NUnit
6 1 (1.19%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.19%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (1.19%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (10.71%) Advertising
2 8 (9.52%) Finance
3 3 (3.57%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (28.57%) Developer
2 12 (14.29%) .NET Developer
2 12 (14.29%) DBA
3 11 (13.10%) Analyst
3 11 (13.10%) SQL DBA
4 9 (10.71%) Architect
5 7 (8.33%) Data Architect
6 6 (7.14%) Applications Support
6 6 (7.14%) Business Analyst
6 6 (7.14%) SQL Developer
7 5 (5.95%) Applications Manager
8 4 (4.76%) Applications Support Manager
8 4 (4.76%) Product Specialist
8 4 (4.76%) Support Analyst
8 4 (4.76%) Support Manager
9 3 (3.57%) Administrator
9 3 (3.57%) Data Warehouse Specialist
9 3 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (3.57%) Senior Developer
9 3 (3.57%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (22.62%) XML
2 14 (16.67%) .NET
3 13 (15.48%) ASP.NET
4 12 (14.29%) IBM Integration Bus
5 9 (10.71%) XSLT
6 6 (7.14%) HTML
7 5 (5.95%) CSS
7 5 (5.95%) jQuery
7 5 (5.95%) WCF
8 4 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (4.76%) Flask
8 4 (4.76%) Middleware
8 4 (4.76%) ZeroMQ
9 3 (3.57%) Ajax
9 3 (3.57%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 2 (2.38%) .NET Framework
10 2 (2.38%) LINQ
10 2 (2.38%) OAuth
10 2 (2.38%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.67%) NHS
2 5 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.38%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.38%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.38%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (2.38%) Fintech
4 2 (2.38%) Freedom of Information
4 2 (2.38%) Freedom of Information Act
4 2 (2.38%) Life Science
5 1 (1.19%) Clustering
5 1 (1.19%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.19%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.19%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 18 (21.43%) Windows
2 10 (11.90%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (5.95%) Linux
4 5 (5.95%) Windows Server
5 3 (3.57%) Unix
5 3 (3.57%) Windows 7
5 3 (3.57%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.19%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (21.43%) ITIL
3 17 (20.24%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (16.67%) ITIL V3
4 14 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 13 (15.48%) ETL
6 12 (14.29%) Project Management
6 12 (14.29%) Release Management
6 12 (14.29%) Service Delivery
7 10 (11.90%) Migration
7 10 (11.90%) Service Management
8 9 (10.71%) Analytics
8 9 (10.71%) MVC
9 8 (9.52%) Scrum
10 7 (8.33%) Data Migration
10 7 (8.33%) Informatics
11 6 (7.14%) Business Analysis
11 6 (7.14%) Data Architecture
11 6 (7.14%) Data Management
11 6 (7.14%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (42.86%) SQL
2 12 (14.29%) C#
3 11 (13.10%) JavaScript
4 8 (9.52%) Python
5 7 (8.33%) T-SQL
6 5 (5.95%) PowerShell
6 5 (5.95%) VB.NET
7 3 (3.57%) C++
8 2 (2.38%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.19%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.19%) C
9 1 (1.19%) Java
9 1 (1.19%) Perl
9 1 (1.19%) VB
9 1 (1.19%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (7.14%) Degree
1 6 (7.14%) MCDBA
1 6 (7.14%) MCITP
1 6 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (5.95%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.57%) ISEB
4 2 (2.38%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.38%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.19%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.71%) HL7
2 6 (7.14%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 7 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.19%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.19%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.19%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 3 (3.57%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.19%) Ansible
2 1 (1.19%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.19%) Nessus
2 1 (1.19%) Packer
2 1 (1.19%) Puppet
2 1 (1.19%) Rundeck
2 1 (1.19%) SCCM
2 1 (1.19%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.19%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 1 (1.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (1.19%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 30 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 22 (26.19%) Oracle
3 13 (15.48%) IBM
4 12 (14.29%) Fiorano
4 12 (14.29%) InterSystems
5 8 (9.52%) Ab Initio
5 8 (9.52%) Informatica
5 8 (9.52%) Teradata
6 7 (8.33%) MicroStrategy
6 7 (8.33%) RedGate
6 7 (8.33%) Tableau
6 7 (8.33%) VMware
7 6 (7.14%) Netezza
8 4 (4.76%) Sitecore
9 3 (3.57%) Avaya
9 3 (3.57%) Cisco
9 3 (3.57%) HP
9 3 (3.57%) SAP
10 2 (2.38%) SaltStack
11 1 (1.19%) Actian
South Wales
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