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 27 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 12 14 21
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +7
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 318 322 229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 11.22% 9.87% 6.90%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 50.96% 45.29% 34.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 238 159
Median daily rate £350 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £329
% change year-on-year
- +6.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 1
Median hourly rate £42.00 £43.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.32% +91.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £31.76 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.94% +41.15%
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
624 711 672
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 22.02% 21.80% 20.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 430 521 434
Median daily rate £368 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 28 8
Median hourly rate £44.00 £43.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.32% +91.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £30.00 £15.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.40 £78.27 £23.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.32 £33.55 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.25% +49.11%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 27 September 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 +2 93 £375 - 42
Devon +21 50 £300 -11.11% 8
Gloucestershire 0 43 £388 +3.33% 14
Wiltshire +11 36 £325 - 13
Dorset +4 33 £325 -11.08% 20
Somerset +2 31 £325 -10.34% 26
Cornwall - 3 £350 - 4
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 September 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.

1 289 (51.98%) SQL
2 273 (49.10%) .NET
3 223 (40.11%) C#
4 199 (35.79%) Microsoft
5 163 (29.32%) ASP.NET
6 159 (28.60%) Agile Software Development
7 143 (25.72%) MVC
8 139 (25.00%) HTML
9 133 (23.92%) JavaScript
10 113 (20.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 107 (19.24%) Windows
12 105 (18.88%) ASP.NET MVC
13 104 (18.71%) SQL Server 2012
14 99 (17.81%) Security Cleared
15 98 (17.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 98 (17.63%) Business Intelligence
16 94 (16.91%) CSS
17 84 (15.11%) Scrum
18 80 (14.39%) SharePoint
19 79 (14.21%) T-SQL
19 79 (14.21%) Oracle
19 79 (14.21%) Finance
20 77 (13.85%) AngularJS
21 76 (13.67%) ASP.NET Web API
22 73 (13.13%) TDD
23 71 (12.77%) Team Foundation Server
24 70 (12.59%) WCF
25 67 (12.05%) SQL Server 2008
25 67 (12.05%) Web Services
25 67 (12.05%) MS Excel

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 80 (14.39%) SharePoint
2 44 (7.91%) IIS
3 19 (3.42%) BizTalk Server
4 18 (3.24%) JBoss
5 16 (2.88%) GlassFish
5 16 (2.88%) NServiceBus
5 16 (2.88%) WebLogic
5 16 (2.88%) WebSphere
6 15 (2.70%) MS Exchange
6 15 (2.70%) SharePoint 2013
7 14 (2.52%) Elasticsearch
8 13 (2.34%) SharePoint 2010
9 9 (1.62%) Confluence
10 8 (1.44%) CMS
11 7 (1.26%) SAS
12 6 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2010
12 6 (1.08%) OpenROAD
13 5 (0.90%) K2 blackpearl
13 5 (0.90%) Skype for Business
14 4 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 67 (12.05%) MS Excel
2 20 (3.60%) MS Office
3 8 (1.44%) InfoPath
4 4 (0.72%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 20 (3.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (3.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 8 (1.44%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.90%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.36%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.36%) SAP SCM
6 1 (0.18%) Magento
6 1 (0.18%) Maximo
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.18%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 38 (6.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 37 (6.65%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (3.60%) GitHub
4 14 (2.52%) Amazon EC2
5 11 (1.98%) Amazon S3
6 7 (1.26%) Office 365
7 1 (0.18%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (0.18%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.18%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (3.60%) SAN
2 12 (2.16%) HTTP
3 10 (1.80%) Firewall
4 9 (1.62%) SSL
5 8 (1.44%) Internet
6 7 (1.26%) DNS
7 6 (1.08%) LAN
7 6 (1.08%) WAN
8 5 (0.90%) Remote Desktop
8 5 (0.90%) TCP/IP
9 4 (0.72%) IP Telephony
10 2 (0.36%) ADSL
10 2 (0.36%) DHCP
10 2 (0.36%) Kerberos
10 2 (0.36%) NetScaler
10 2 (0.36%) VLAN
10 2 (0.36%) WebEx
11 1 (0.18%) Ethernet
11 1 (0.18%) FTP
11 1 (0.18%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (20.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 104 (18.71%) SQL Server 2012
3 98 (17.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 67 (12.05%) Data Warehouse
4 67 (12.05%) SQL Server 2008
5 61 (10.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 47 (8.45%) SQL Server 2014
7 39 (7.01%) SQL Server 2005
8 38 (6.83%) Relational Database
9 25 (4.50%) Oracle Database
10 23 (4.14%) Crystal Reports
11 22 (3.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 21 (3.78%) MySQL
12 21 (3.78%) NoSQL
13 18 (3.24%) Ingres
14 16 (2.88%) Power BI
15 15 (2.70%) Hadoop
16 14 (2.52%) PostgreSQL
16 14 (2.52%) QlikView
17 13 (2.34%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 71 (12.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 62 (11.15%) Visual Studio
3 23 (4.14%) Git (software)
4 20 (3.60%) TeamCity
5 17 (3.06%) Eclipse
5 17 (3.06%) Jenkins
6 16 (2.88%) Eclipse RCP
6 16 (2.88%) Subversion
7 14 (2.52%) Octopus Deploy
7 14 (2.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 13 (2.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 12 (2.16%) Maven
10 11 (1.98%) Selenium
11 8 (1.44%) Hudson
11 8 (1.44%) JIRA
12 6 (1.08%) JUnit
13 5 (0.90%) Cucumber
13 5 (0.90%) NuGet
14 4 (0.72%) NUnit
15 3 (0.54%) TestComplete
General
1 79 (14.21%) Finance
2 20 (3.60%) Marketing
2 20 (3.60%) Telecoms
3 18 (3.24%) Manufacturing
4 17 (3.06%) Electronics
5 15 (2.70%) Banking
6 14 (2.52%) Retail
7 7 (1.26%) Advertising
8 6 (1.08%) Back Office
9 4 (0.72%) Military
10 3 (0.54%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.54%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.36%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.18%) Billing
12 1 (0.18%) Legal
12 1 (0.18%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 344 (61.87%) Developer
2 158 (28.42%) .NET Developer
3 92 (16.55%) C# Developer
4 91 (16.37%) SQL Developer
5 72 (12.95%) C# .NET Developer
6 67 (12.05%) ASP.NET Developer
7 50 (8.99%) DBA
8 49 (8.81%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 45 (8.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 44 (7.91%) SQL DBA
11 40 (7.19%) Analyst
12 34 (6.12%) Software Developer
13 25 (4.50%) Senior Developer
14 24 (4.32%) Administrator
15 23 (4.14%) Architect
15 23 (4.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 22 (3.96%) Java Developer
17 21 (3.78%) .NET Software Developer
18 20 (3.60%) Consultant
18 20 (3.60%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 273 (49.10%) .NET
2 163 (29.32%) ASP.NET
3 139 (25.00%) HTML
4 105 (18.88%) ASP.NET MVC
5 94 (16.91%) CSS
6 77 (13.85%) AngularJS
7 76 (13.67%) ASP.NET Web API
8 70 (12.59%) WCF
9 67 (12.05%) Web Services
10 65 (11.69%) jQuery
11 60 (10.79%) .NET Framework
12 50 (8.99%) JSON
13 48 (8.63%) HTML5
14 41 (7.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 40 (7.19%) SOAP
16 39 (7.01%) REST
17 38 (6.83%) XML
18 35 (6.29%) Entity Framework
19 30 (5.40%) LINQ
20 20 (3.60%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 49 (8.81%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (3.60%) Clustering
3 18 (3.24%) NHS
4 17 (3.06%) User Experience
5 15 (2.70%) Visualisation
6 14 (2.52%) Public Cloud
7 11 (1.98%) Blog
8 8 (1.44%) Data Structures
9 7 (1.26%) Client/Server
10 6 (1.08%) Data Centre
11 5 (0.90%) Replication
12 4 (0.72%) Data Integration
12 4 (0.72%) N-Tier
13 3 (0.54%) Blackberry
13 3 (0.54%) Driving Licence
13 3 (0.54%) EPoS
13 3 (0.54%) iPhone
13 3 (0.54%) Management Information System
13 3 (0.54%) Streaming Video
13 3 (0.54%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 107 (19.24%) Windows
2 39 (7.01%) Unix
3 34 (6.12%) Linux
4 33 (5.94%) Windows Server
5 16 (2.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (1.80%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (1.26%) Windows 7
8 6 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (0.90%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.54%) Android
10 3 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.54%) Windows 10
10 3 (0.54%) Windows Phone
11 2 (0.36%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.36%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.18%) AIX
12 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.18%) Solaris
12 1 (0.18%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (28.60%) Agile Software Development
2 143 (25.72%) MVC
3 98 (17.63%) Business Intelligence
4 84 (15.11%) Scrum
5 73 (13.13%) TDD
6 60 (10.79%) ETL
7 39 (7.01%) Continuous Integration
8 35 (6.29%) E-Commerce
8 35 (6.29%) Migration
9 33 (5.94%) OO
10 32 (5.76%) High Availability
11 29 (5.22%) Software Engineering
12 28 (5.04%) ERP
13 26 (4.68%) BDD
14 25 (4.50%) Continuous Improvement
14 25 (4.50%) CRM
15 24 (4.32%) DevOps
16 23 (4.14%) Kanban
16 23 (4.14%) Unit Testing
17 22 (3.96%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 289 (51.98%) SQL
2 223 (40.11%) C#
3 133 (23.92%) JavaScript
4 79 (14.21%) T-SQL
5 49 (8.81%) VB.NET
6 45 (8.09%) Java
7 31 (5.58%) PowerShell
8 27 (4.86%) C++
9 23 (4.14%) VB
9 23 (4.14%) VBA
10 17 (3.06%) Ruby
11 16 (2.88%) VBScript
12 15 (2.70%) Shell Script
13 11 (1.98%) PHP
13 11 (1.98%) Scala
14 10 (1.80%) Python
15 8 (1.44%) C
15 8 (1.44%) Perl
16 7 (1.26%) VB6
17 6 (1.08%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 99 (17.81%) Security Cleared
2 65 (11.69%) SC Cleared
3 28 (5.04%) Degree
4 24 (4.32%) DV Cleared
5 8 (1.44%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (1.08%) MCSA
7 4 (0.72%) HNC
7 4 (0.72%) HND
7 4 (0.72%) MCSE
8 2 (0.36%) A+ Certification
8 2 (0.36%) CCA
8 2 (0.36%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (0.36%) ISEB
8 2 (0.36%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.36%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (0.18%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.18%) CESG Certified Professional
9 1 (0.18%) MCP
9 1 (0.18%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.32%) QA
2 8 (1.44%) SLA
3 7 (1.26%) HL7
4 2 (0.36%) ISO 14001
4 2 (0.36%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.18%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.18%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 30 (5.40%) Active Directory
2 18 (3.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (2.88%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (1.44%) Hyper-V
4 8 (1.44%) vSphere
5 7 (1.26%) Xen
6 4 (0.72%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.54%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.36%) ISA Server
8 2 (0.36%) RACF
8 2 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.36%) XenApp
8 2 (0.36%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.18%) Docker
9 1 (0.18%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 17 (3.06%) Opscode Chef
1 17 (3.06%) SCCM
2 15 (2.70%) Failover Clustering
3 8 (1.44%) Microsoft Intune
4 5 (0.90%) WSUS
5 2 (0.36%) CA Endevor
5 2 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.36%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (0.36%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (0.36%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.18%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.18%) Nagios
6 1 (0.18%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.18%) SCOM
6 1 (0.18%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (0.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 199 (35.79%) Microsoft
2 79 (14.21%) Oracle
3 39 (7.01%) VMware
4 28 (5.04%) SAP
5 17 (3.06%) Citrix
6 16 (2.88%) Sybase
7 10 (1.80%) IFS
7 10 (1.80%) Twitter
8 8 (1.44%) RedGate
8 8 (1.44%) Remedy
9 7 (1.26%) Nintex
9 7 (1.26%) Teradata
10 6 (1.08%) Cisco
11 5 (0.90%) MicroStrategy
11 5 (0.90%) Sitecore
12 4 (0.72%) HP
12 4 (0.72%) Tableau
12 4 (0.72%) Telerik
13 3 (0.54%) CA
13 3 (0.54%) Red Hat
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