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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 15 3 21
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +18
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 69 126 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 14.56% 23.33% 7.72%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 55.20% 69.61% 38.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 103 36
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 £185 £200 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £466 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 1
Median hourly rate £30.96 - £30.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+54.76% -27.58%
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
125 181 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 26.37% 33.52% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 143 84
Median daily rate £375 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £203 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £468 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 2
Median hourly rate £19.63 £26.70 £28.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.49% -7.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.70 £20.46 £27.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.20 £32.94 £29.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £23.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+41.97% -26.98%

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 May 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016.

SQL Server Hourly Rate Histogram 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 May 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 -6 45 £300 -7.33% 4
Newport -6 8 £325 -23.52%
Neath Port Talbot 0 5 £278 -30.62%
Bridgend - 2 £469 - 3
Gwent - 1 £300 -
SQL Server
Wales

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 63 (43.45%) SQL
2 62 (42.76%) .NET
3 57 (39.31%) Microsoft
4 46 (31.72%) C#
5 41 (28.28%) SQL Server 2008
6 37 (25.52%) Security Cleared
6 37 (25.52%) MVC
7 36 (24.83%) Windows
7 36 (24.83%) Agile Software Development
7 36 (24.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 34 (23.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 30 (20.69%) TDD
10 29 (20.00%) Unit Testing
10 29 (20.00%) Scrum
11 27 (18.62%) Visual Studio
11 27 (18.62%) .NET Framework
12 26 (17.93%) ASP.NET
12 26 (17.93%) XML
13 24 (16.55%) T-SQL
13 24 (16.55%) SC Cleared
14 23 (15.86%) Selenium
14 23 (15.86%) JavaScript
15 22 (15.17%) NHS
16 21 (14.48%) HTML
17 20 (13.79%) Oracle
17 20 (13.79%) MS Excel
18 19 (13.10%) Entity Framework
19 18 (12.41%) ASP.NET Web API
19 18 (12.41%) OO
19 18 (12.41%) Business Intelligence

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 (9.66%) Apache
1 14 (9.66%) Moodle
2 12 (8.28%) IIS
3 9 (6.21%) Confluence
3 9 (6.21%) FileNet
3 9 (6.21%) LiveCycle
4 7 (4.83%) GeoServer
4 7 (4.83%) JBoss
4 7 (4.83%) SharePoint
4 7 (4.83%) Tomcat
5 6 (4.14%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (2.07%) Apache Solr
6 3 (2.07%) CMS
6 3 (2.07%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.69%) Commerce Server
7 1 (0.69%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.69%) Umbraco
Applications
1 20 (13.79%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.83%) Gliffy
2 7 (4.83%) MS Office
3 6 (4.14%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.21%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.83%) TCP/IP
2 6 (4.14%) LDAP
3 4 (2.76%) DNS
3 4 (2.76%) Firewall
3 4 (2.76%) VPN
4 3 (2.07%) VoIP
5 1 (0.69%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (28.28%) SQL Server 2008
2 36 (24.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 34 (23.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (12.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 15 (10.34%) MySQL
6 14 (9.66%) SQL Server 2012
7 13 (8.97%) Oracle Database
8 11 (7.59%) BusinessObjects
9 9 (6.21%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (4.14%) Biml
11 5 (3.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 5 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (3.45%) Oracle9i Database
11 5 (3.45%) SQL Server 2014
12 4 (2.76%) RDBMS
12 4 (2.76%) Relational Database
13 3 (2.07%) Azure SQL Database
14 2 (1.38%) DB2
14 2 (1.38%) PowerPivot
14 2 (1.38%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 27 (18.62%) Visual Studio
2 23 (15.86%) Selenium
3 18 (12.41%) Git (software)
4 15 (10.34%) SpecFlow
5 14 (9.66%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (6.90%) Subversion
7 9 (6.21%) Ant
7 9 (6.21%) Hudson
7 9 (6.21%) JIRA
7 9 (6.21%) Maven
8 8 (5.52%) Cucumber
9 7 (4.83%) DbUnit
9 7 (4.83%) JMeter
9 7 (4.83%) JUnit
9 7 (4.83%) Spock
9 7 (4.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 7 (4.83%) WebDriver
10 6 (4.14%) Eclipse
11 5 (3.45%) Oracle Forms
12 1 (0.69%) NUnit
General
1 16 (11.03%) Back Office
2 12 (8.28%) Finance
3 4 (2.76%) Advertising
4 2 (1.38%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.69%) Banking
5 1 (0.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 84 (57.93%) Developer
2 35 (24.14%) .NET Developer
3 21 (14.48%) Software Developer
4 19 (13.10%) Analyst
5 15 (10.34%) SQL Developer
6 12 (8.28%) DBA
6 12 (8.28%) Senior Developer
6 12 (8.28%) Senior Software Developer
7 11 (7.59%) C# .NET Developer
7 11 (7.59%) C# Developer
8 10 (6.90%) Java Developer
9 9 (6.21%) ASP.NET Developer
9 9 (6.21%) Tester
10 8 (5.52%) Moodle Developer
10 8 (5.52%) SC Cleared Java Developer
10 8 (5.52%) SQL Server Developer
11 7 (4.83%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 7 (4.83%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 7 (4.83%) Data Analyst
11 7 (4.83%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (42.76%) .NET
2 27 (18.62%) .NET Framework
3 26 (17.93%) ASP.NET
3 26 (17.93%) XML
4 21 (14.48%) HTML
5 19 (13.10%) Entity Framework
6 18 (12.41%) ASP.NET Web API
6 18 (12.41%) WCF
7 16 (11.03%) ASP.NET MVC
7 16 (11.03%) jQuery
8 14 (9.66%) REST
9 11 (7.59%) SOAP
10 9 (6.21%) AngularJS
10 9 (6.21%) JSF
10 9 (6.21%) Spring
10 9 (6.21%) Web Services
11 8 (5.52%) Ajax
11 8 (5.52%) Hibernate
12 7 (4.83%) Java SE
12 7 (4.83%) JRules
Miscellaneous
1 22 (15.17%) NHS
2 12 (8.28%) e-Learning
3 7 (4.83%) Replication
4 6 (4.14%) Clustering
5 5 (3.45%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.07%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.38%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.38%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (1.38%) iPad
8 1 (0.69%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.69%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 36 (24.83%) Windows
2 15 (10.34%) Windows Server
3 8 (5.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (4.14%) Linux
5 5 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (2.76%) Unix
7 2 (1.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (25.52%) MVC
2 36 (24.83%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (20.69%) TDD
4 29 (20.00%) Scrum
4 29 (20.00%) Unit Testing
5 18 (12.41%) Business Intelligence
5 18 (12.41%) OO
6 17 (11.72%) Migration
7 15 (10.34%) User Acceptance Testing
8 14 (9.66%) BDD
8 14 (9.66%) Data Migration
9 13 (8.97%) ITIL
10 11 (7.59%) Change Control
10 11 (7.59%) OOP
10 11 (7.59%) Project Management
11 10 (6.90%) Penetration Testing
11 10 (6.90%) Software Engineering
12 9 (6.21%) SDLC
13 8 (5.52%) Document Management
13 8 (5.52%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 63 (43.45%) SQL
2 46 (31.72%) C#
3 24 (16.55%) T-SQL
4 23 (15.86%) JavaScript
5 17 (11.72%) Java
6 16 (11.03%) PHP
7 6 (4.14%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.38%) C++
8 2 (1.38%) VB
8 2 (1.38%) VC++
9 1 (0.69%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.69%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.69%) XPath
Qualifications
1 37 (25.52%) Security Cleared
2 24 (16.55%) SC Cleared
3 8 (5.52%) BPSS Clearance
4 7 (4.83%) DV Cleared
5 6 (4.14%) ISEB
6 5 (3.45%) BC Cleared
7 3 (2.07%) CCNA
7 3 (2.07%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (2.07%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.69%) Degree
8 1 (0.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.21%) Disclosure Scotland
2 7 (4.83%) Data Quality
2 7 (4.83%) QA
3 5 (3.45%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 5 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.69%) HL7
System Software
1 13 (8.97%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.76%) Hyper-V
2 4 (2.76%) vSphere
3 2 (1.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.69%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.69%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (0.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 57 (39.31%) Microsoft
2 20 (13.79%) Oracle
3 9 (6.21%) Adobe
3 9 (6.21%) ILOG
3 9 (6.21%) Splunk
4 7 (4.83%) Kofax
4 7 (4.83%) Sitecore
5 4 (2.76%) VMware
6 3 (2.07%) Cisco
6 3 (2.07%) NetApp
7 2 (1.38%) SAP
7 2 (1.38%) Sybase
7 2 (1.38%) Tableau
8 1 (0.69%) Blue Prism
8 1 (0.69%) Citrix
8 1 (0.69%) Cognos
8 1 (0.69%) HP
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