The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 17 10 12
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 246 338 302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 8.08% 10.54% 10.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 39.42% 45.55% 45.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 259 211
Median daily rate £350 £335 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £423 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 6
Median hourly rate £36.63 £21.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+74.40% -16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.25 £19.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.70 £114.00 £110.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £23.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+38.95% +2.17%
SQL Server
England

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 West region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
624 742 668
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 20.50% 23.14% 22.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 415 555 448
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 18 12
Median hourly rate £38.75 £30.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.25 £19.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £43.43 £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £28.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+12.28% +14.00%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 the South West

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server across the South West region.

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in the South West

SQL Server
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the South West region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the South West region.

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the South West region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016.

SQL Server Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

SQL Server
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 25 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
Bristol -6 76 £358 +5.92% 46
Wiltshire +4 54 £350 +4.08% 12
Gloucestershire -5 33 £325 -2.25% 16
Somerset -7 22 £383 +9.28% 17
Devon +1 16 £190 -37.19% 10
Dorset -16 9 £208 -37.12% 18
Cornwall +5 2 - - 5
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 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 West region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 256 (50.59%) SQL
2 233 (46.05%) .NET
3 225 (44.47%) Microsoft
4 190 (37.55%) C#
5 144 (28.46%) ASP.NET
6 136 (26.88%) JavaScript
7 131 (25.89%) MVC
8 127 (25.10%) HTML
9 126 (24.90%) Windows
10 111 (21.94%) Agile Software Development
11 95 (18.77%) CSS
12 93 (18.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 92 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
14 89 (17.59%) ASP.NET MVC
15 88 (17.39%) Security Cleared
16 71 (14.03%) SQL Server 2008
16 71 (14.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 71 (14.03%) SharePoint
17 70 (13.83%) Business Intelligence
18 69 (13.64%) Finance
19 67 (13.24%) MS Excel
20 66 (13.04%) AngularJS
21 64 (12.65%) T-SQL
21 64 (12.65%) jQuery
22 63 (12.45%) Oracle
23 62 (12.25%) Visual Studio
24 61 (12.06%) Scrum
25 59 (11.66%) WCF
26 58 (11.46%) TDD
26 58 (11.46%) Web Services

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 71 (14.03%) SharePoint
2 41 (8.10%) IIS
3 24 (4.74%) BizTalk Server
4 16 (3.16%) MS Exchange
5 13 (2.57%) JBoss
5 13 (2.57%) WebSphere
6 12 (2.37%) GlassFish
6 12 (2.37%) WebLogic
7 10 (1.98%) CMS
8 8 (1.58%) Elasticsearch
8 8 (1.58%) SharePoint 2010
8 8 (1.58%) SharePoint 2013
9 7 (1.38%) Apache
9 7 (1.38%) Confluence
10 6 (1.19%) NServiceBus
11 5 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2010
11 5 (0.99%) Tomcat
11 5 (0.99%) Umbraco
12 4 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2003
12 4 (0.79%) Mule
Applications
1 67 (13.24%) MS Excel
2 16 (3.16%) MS Office
3 11 (2.17%) InfoPath
4 5 (0.99%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.20%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 16 (3.16%) Dynamics CRM
1 16 (3.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.40%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.40%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.40%) SAP CRM
2 2 (0.40%) SAP ERP
2 2 (0.40%) SAP SCM
3 1 (0.20%) BASE24
3 1 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.20%) Magento
3 1 (0.20%) Maximo
3 1 (0.20%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 33 (6.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (5.93%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (2.96%) GitHub
4 9 (1.78%) Office 365
5 8 (1.58%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (1.19%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.59%) SaaS
8 2 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.20%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 1 (0.20%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.20%) IaaS
9 1 (0.20%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 24 (4.74%) SAN
2 18 (3.56%) DNS
3 14 (2.77%) Firewall
3 14 (2.77%) HTTP
4 12 (2.37%) TCP/IP
5 9 (1.78%) Internet
5 9 (1.78%) SSL
6 8 (1.58%) LAN
7 7 (1.38%) Kerberos
7 7 (1.38%) WAN
8 6 (1.19%) Remote Desktop
9 4 (0.79%) DHCP
9 4 (0.79%) IP Telephony
9 4 (0.79%) VLAN
10 3 (0.59%) Intranet
10 3 (0.59%) Skype
11 2 (0.40%) ADSL
11 2 (0.40%) NetScaler
11 2 (0.40%) VPN
12 1 (0.20%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (18.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 92 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
3 71 (14.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 71 (14.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 43 (8.50%) Data Warehouse
5 40 (7.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 36 (7.11%) SQL Server 2014
7 33 (6.52%) Relational Database
8 32 (6.32%) SQL Server 2005
9 22 (4.35%) MySQL
10 18 (3.56%) RDBMS
11 16 (3.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 16 (3.16%) Oracle Database
12 15 (2.96%) NoSQL
13 11 (2.17%) Ingres
14 10 (1.98%) MongoDB
14 10 (1.98%) MS Access
15 9 (1.78%) PostgreSQL
15 9 (1.78%) QlikView
16 8 (1.58%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 62 (12.25%) Visual Studio
2 39 (7.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (3.16%) Eclipse
4 15 (2.96%) Maven
4 15 (2.96%) Subversion
5 14 (2.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 13 (2.57%) TeamCity
7 12 (2.37%) Eclipse RCP
8 11 (2.17%) Jenkins
8 11 (2.17%) Selenium
8 11 (2.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 10 (1.98%) Git (software)
9 10 (1.98%) JUnit
10 8 (1.58%) Octopus Deploy
11 7 (1.38%) Hudson
11 7 (1.38%) JIRA
12 5 (0.99%) NUnit
13 4 (0.79%) Cucumber
13 4 (0.79%) ERwin
14 3 (0.59%) TestComplete
General
1 69 (13.64%) Finance
2 18 (3.56%) Marketing
3 17 (3.36%) Manufacturing
3 17 (3.36%) Telecoms
4 16 (3.16%) Banking
4 16 (3.16%) Electronics
5 9 (1.78%) Retail
6 8 (1.58%) Advertising
7 3 (0.59%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.40%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.40%) Back Office
8 2 (0.40%) Military
9 1 (0.20%) Local Government
9 1 (0.20%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 292 (57.71%) Developer
2 140 (27.67%) .NET Developer
3 71 (14.03%) ASP.NET Developer
4 70 (13.83%) SQL Developer
5 69 (13.64%) C# Developer
6 62 (12.25%) C# .NET Developer
7 51 (10.08%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 47 (9.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 37 (7.31%) Architect
10 36 (7.11%) DBA
11 35 (6.92%) Analyst
12 31 (6.13%) SQL DBA
13 29 (5.73%) Software Developer
14 27 (5.34%) Consultant
15 25 (4.94%) Administrator
16 24 (4.74%) Business Intelligence Developer
17 22 (4.35%) SSIS Developer
18 20 (3.95%) .NET Software Developer
19 19 (3.75%) Agile Developer
19 19 (3.75%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 233 (46.05%) .NET
2 144 (28.46%) ASP.NET
3 127 (25.10%) HTML
4 95 (18.77%) CSS
5 89 (17.59%) ASP.NET MVC
6 66 (13.04%) AngularJS
7 64 (12.65%) jQuery
8 59 (11.66%) WCF
9 58 (11.46%) Web Services
10 55 (10.87%) ASP.NET Web API
11 54 (10.67%) .NET Framework
12 42 (8.30%) HTML5
13 40 (7.91%) XML
14 38 (7.51%) REST
15 37 (7.31%) JSON
16 31 (6.13%) Entity Framework
17 30 (5.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 24 (4.74%) LINQ
19 23 (4.55%) SOAP
20 19 (3.75%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 34 (6.72%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (5.14%) Clustering
3 16 (3.16%) User Experience
4 15 (2.96%) NHS
5 13 (2.57%) Data Centre
6 12 (2.37%) Client/Server
7 9 (1.78%) Replication
8 8 (1.58%) Blog
8 8 (1.58%) Public Cloud
9 7 (1.38%) Data Integration
10 6 (1.19%) Computer Science
10 6 (1.19%) Visualisation
11 5 (0.99%) Mobile App
12 4 (0.79%) Economics
13 3 (0.59%) Data Structures
13 3 (0.59%) Inversion of Control
13 3 (0.59%) iPhone
13 3 (0.59%) Video Editing
13 3 (0.59%) Virtual Team
13 3 (0.59%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 126 (24.90%) Windows
2 50 (9.88%) Windows Server
3 37 (7.31%) Linux
4 30 (5.93%) Unix
5 28 (5.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (2.96%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (1.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (1.38%) Android
8 7 (1.38%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (1.19%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.59%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.59%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.59%) Windows Phone
11 2 (0.40%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.40%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.20%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (25.89%) MVC
2 111 (21.94%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (13.83%) Business Intelligence
4 61 (12.06%) Scrum
5 58 (11.46%) TDD
6 43 (8.50%) Migration
7 38 (7.51%) ETL
8 33 (6.52%) Continuous Integration
9 31 (6.13%) OO
10 29 (5.73%) E-Commerce
11 26 (5.14%) High Availability
11 26 (5.14%) Web Development
12 24 (4.74%) Software Engineering
13 22 (4.35%) ITIL
13 22 (4.35%) SDLC
14 21 (4.15%) BDD
15 20 (3.95%) CRM
16 19 (3.75%) Data Migration
17 18 (3.56%) Continuous Improvement
17 18 (3.56%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 256 (50.59%) SQL
2 190 (37.55%) C#
3 136 (26.88%) JavaScript
4 64 (12.65%) T-SQL
5 40 (7.91%) PowerShell
6 34 (6.72%) VB.NET
7 33 (6.52%) Java
8 26 (5.14%) VBA
9 21 (4.15%) VB
10 18 (3.56%) VBScript
11 15 (2.96%) PHP
12 14 (2.77%) Shell Script
13 13 (2.57%) C++
13 13 (2.57%) Ruby
14 12 (2.37%) C
15 9 (1.78%) Perl
15 9 (1.78%) Python
16 5 (0.99%) Scala
17 3 (0.59%) Delphi
18 2 (0.40%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 88 (17.39%) Security Cleared
2 54 (10.67%) SC Cleared
3 31 (6.13%) DV Cleared
4 21 (4.15%) Degree
5 14 (2.77%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (1.19%) MCITP
6 6 (1.19%) MCTS
7 5 (0.99%) MCAD
7 5 (0.99%) MCSA
7 5 (0.99%) MCSD
7 5 (0.99%) MCSE
8 4 (0.79%) BC Cleared
9 2 (0.40%) A+ Certification
9 2 (0.40%) CCA
9 2 (0.40%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.40%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (0.20%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.20%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.20%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.58%) SLA
2 7 (1.38%) HL7
3 6 (1.19%) QA
4 4 (0.79%) Solvency II
5 2 (0.40%) ISO 14001
5 2 (0.40%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.20%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.20%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 57 (11.26%) Active Directory
2 27 (5.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (3.16%) Hyper-V
3 16 (3.16%) Virtual Machines
4 11 (2.17%) vSphere
5 8 (1.58%) Xen
6 4 (0.79%) VMware ESX
6 4 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.59%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.40%) ISA Server
8 2 (0.40%) XenApp
8 2 (0.40%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.20%) Firmware
9 1 (0.20%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.20%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 26 (5.14%) SCCM
2 19 (3.75%) Failover Clustering
3 11 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (1.58%) WSUS
5 7 (1.38%) Microsoft Intune
6 6 (1.19%) NetBackup
7 5 (0.99%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 5 (0.99%) ZABBIX
8 3 (0.59%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 2 (0.40%) Oracle RMAN
10 1 (0.20%) Control-M
10 1 (0.20%) Hyperic
10 1 (0.20%) SCOM
10 1 (0.20%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 225 (44.47%) Microsoft
2 63 (12.45%) Oracle
3 45 (8.89%) VMware
4 18 (3.56%) SAP
5 17 (3.36%) Citrix
6 12 (2.37%) Sybase
7 11 (2.17%) Cisco
8 9 (1.78%) Twitter
9 8 (1.58%) Nintex
9 8 (1.58%) RedGate
9 8 (1.58%) Sun
10 7 (1.38%) Red Hat
11 6 (1.19%) IBM
11 6 (1.19%) Remedy
12 5 (0.99%) HP
12 5 (0.99%) NetApp
13 4 (0.79%) BMC
13 4 (0.79%) Sitecore
14 3 (0.59%) Blackboard
14 3 (0.59%) Telerik
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