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 30 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 13 9 12
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 257 325 291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 8.71% 10.51% 9.60%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 44.08% 48.95% 40.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 236 202
Median daily rate £350 £350 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 7
Median hourly rate £38.75 £20.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.74% -48.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £19.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.60 £40.75 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £21.00 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+55.50% -26.95%
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
583 664 719
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 19.76% 21.47% 23.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 432 475 503
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £484 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.58% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 13
Median hourly rate £38.75 £22.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.22% -43.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.95 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £39.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £26.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+32.69% -17.46%

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 30 May 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 30 May 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 30 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
Bristol -4 76 £338 -2.17% 36
Wiltshire +1 60 £375 +1.35% 14
Gloucestershire -12 32 £385 +10.00% 19
Somerset -7 21 £395 +21.53% 20
Devon -8 18 £325 +16.07% 4
Dorset -8 14 £385 +17.55% 17
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 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 West region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 276 (50.55%) SQL
2 242 (44.32%) Microsoft
3 237 (43.41%) .NET
4 181 (33.15%) C#
5 137 (25.09%) Windows
6 123 (22.53%) MVC
7 119 (21.79%) JavaScript
8 118 (21.61%) ASP.NET
9 108 (19.78%) HTML
9 108 (19.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 107 (19.60%) Agile Software Development
11 97 (17.77%) Business Intelligence
12 93 (17.03%) SQL Server 2012
13 89 (16.30%) Security Cleared
14 87 (15.93%) SQL Server 2008
14 87 (15.93%) CSS
15 83 (15.20%) Finance
16 75 (13.74%) Oracle
17 72 (13.19%) T-SQL
17 72 (13.19%) MS Excel
17 72 (13.19%) Data Warehouse
17 72 (13.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 69 (12.64%) ASP.NET MVC
19 64 (11.72%) Scrum
20 62 (11.36%) Web Services
21 61 (11.17%) Migration
21 61 (11.17%) .NET Framework
22 60 (10.99%) jQuery
22 60 (10.99%) ETL
23 59 (10.81%) SharePoint

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 59 (10.81%) SharePoint
2 45 (8.24%) IIS
3 25 (4.58%) BizTalk Server
4 17 (3.11%) WebLogic
5 16 (2.93%) WebSphere
6 15 (2.75%) JBoss
7 14 (2.56%) MS Exchange
7 14 (2.56%) Tomcat
8 10 (1.83%) CMS
8 10 (1.83%) GlassFish
8 10 (1.83%) SharePoint 2013
9 9 (1.65%) Apache
9 9 (1.65%) SharePoint 2010
10 7 (1.28%) Confluence
10 7 (1.28%) Umbraco
11 6 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
12 4 (0.73%) NServiceBus
12 4 (0.73%) Sitecore CMS
13 3 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2003
14 2 (0.37%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 72 (13.19%) MS Excel
2 16 (2.93%) MS Visio
3 12 (2.20%) InfoPath
4 11 (2.01%) MS Office
5 4 (0.73%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.18%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 18 (3.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 13 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.55%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.55%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.37%) SAP CRM
4 2 (0.37%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.37%) SAP SCM
5 1 (0.18%) BASE24
5 1 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.18%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 29 (5.31%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (4.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (2.01%) Office 365
4 9 (1.65%) SaaS
5 7 (1.28%) Amazon S3
5 7 (1.28%) GitHub
6 6 (1.10%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (1.10%) Amazon Kinesis
7 3 (0.55%) IaaS
8 1 (0.18%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 1 (0.18%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.18%) PaaS
8 1 (0.18%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.48%) SAN
2 15 (2.75%) DNS
3 14 (2.56%) Firewall
4 13 (2.38%) TCP/IP
5 12 (2.20%) Internet
6 9 (1.65%) HTTP
7 8 (1.47%) LAN
8 7 (1.28%) Kerberos
8 7 (1.28%) WAN
9 6 (1.10%) IP Telephony
9 6 (1.10%) Remote Desktop
10 5 (0.92%) SSL
11 4 (0.73%) Intranet
11 4 (0.73%) VLAN
12 3 (0.55%) DHCP
12 3 (0.55%) VPN
13 2 (0.37%) Skype
14 1 (0.18%) MPLS
14 1 (0.18%) NAS
14 1 (0.18%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (19.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 93 (17.03%) SQL Server 2012
3 87 (15.93%) SQL Server 2008
4 72 (13.19%) Data Warehouse
4 72 (13.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 44 (8.06%) Relational Database
6 43 (7.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 34 (6.23%) SQL Server 2014
8 30 (5.49%) SQL Server 2005
9 25 (4.58%) RDBMS
10 20 (3.66%) Oracle Database
11 17 (3.11%) MySQL
12 14 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
13 13 (2.38%) QlikView
14 11 (2.01%) SQL Server 2000
15 10 (1.83%) Ingres
15 10 (1.83%) NoSQL
16 9 (1.65%) MongoDB
16 9 (1.65%) MS Access
16 9 (1.65%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 54 (9.89%) Visual Studio
2 35 (6.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (3.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 17 (3.11%) Eclipse
5 16 (2.93%) Maven
6 15 (2.75%) Jenkins
7 12 (2.20%) Selenium
8 10 (1.83%) Eclipse RCP
8 10 (1.83%) Git (software)
9 9 (1.65%) ERwin
9 9 (1.65%) JUnit
10 8 (1.47%) JIRA
11 7 (1.28%) Hudson
11 7 (1.28%) NUnit
11 7 (1.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 6 (1.10%) Subversion
13 4 (0.73%) Cucumber
13 4 (0.73%) TeamCity
14 3 (0.55%) NuGet
14 3 (0.55%) Oracle Forms
General
1 83 (15.20%) Finance
2 20 (3.66%) Manufacturing
2 20 (3.66%) Telecoms
3 19 (3.48%) Banking
3 19 (3.48%) Marketing
4 18 (3.30%) Electronics
5 13 (2.38%) Advertising
6 6 (1.10%) Back Office
6 6 (1.10%) Retail
7 3 (0.55%) Military
8 2 (0.37%) Local Government
9 1 (0.18%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.18%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.18%) Publishing
9 1 (0.18%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 324 (59.34%) Developer
2 120 (21.98%) .NET Developer
3 81 (14.84%) SQL Developer
4 70 (12.82%) C# Developer
5 56 (10.26%) C# .NET Developer
6 54 (9.89%) ASP.NET Developer
7 45 (8.24%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 40 (7.33%) Analyst
8 40 (7.33%) Architect
9 38 (6.96%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 37 (6.78%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 35 (6.41%) DBA
12 29 (5.31%) Consultant
12 29 (5.31%) Java Developer
13 28 (5.13%) SSIS Developer
14 27 (4.95%) Software Developer
14 27 (4.95%) SQL DBA
14 27 (4.95%) SQL Server Developer
15 20 (3.66%) Administrator
16 19 (3.48%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 237 (43.41%) .NET
2 118 (21.61%) ASP.NET
3 108 (19.78%) HTML
4 87 (15.93%) CSS
5 69 (12.64%) ASP.NET MVC
6 62 (11.36%) Web Services
7 61 (11.17%) .NET Framework
8 60 (10.99%) jQuery
9 49 (8.97%) WCF
10 46 (8.42%) XML
11 45 (8.24%) AngularJS
12 38 (6.96%) ASP.NET Web API
13 33 (6.04%) Entity Framework
14 32 (5.86%) REST
15 30 (5.49%) HTML5
16 25 (4.58%) J2EE
17 24 (4.40%) JSON
18 20 (3.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 17 (3.11%) LINQ
20 15 (2.75%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 39 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (4.03%) Clustering
3 16 (2.93%) Data Centre
4 14 (2.56%) User Experience
5 13 (2.38%) NHS
6 11 (2.01%) Computer Science
7 10 (1.83%) Data Integration
7 10 (1.83%) Replication
8 9 (1.65%) Data Extraction
9 7 (1.28%) Client/Server
10 6 (1.10%) Management Information System
11 5 (0.92%) Mathematics
11 5 (0.92%) Mobile App
12 4 (0.73%) Economics
12 4 (0.73%) Reference Data
12 4 (0.73%) Visualisation
12 4 (0.73%) VLE
13 3 (0.55%) Blackberry
13 3 (0.55%) Blog
13 3 (0.55%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 137 (25.09%) Windows
2 48 (8.79%) Windows Server
3 39 (7.14%) Linux
4 33 (6.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 29 (5.31%) Unix
6 17 (3.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (2.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (1.28%) Android
9 5 (0.92%) Windows 7
10 4 (0.73%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.55%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.55%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.18%) Solaris
12 1 (0.18%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (22.53%) MVC
2 107 (19.60%) Agile Software Development
3 97 (17.77%) Business Intelligence
4 64 (11.72%) Scrum
5 61 (11.17%) Migration
6 60 (10.99%) ETL
7 46 (8.42%) TDD
8 38 (6.96%) OO
9 33 (6.04%) Continuous Integration
9 33 (6.04%) Data Modelling
10 31 (5.68%) SDLC
11 28 (5.13%) Data Migration
12 27 (4.95%) Software Engineering
13 26 (4.76%) SOA
14 25 (4.58%) Programme Management
15 24 (4.40%) Web Development
16 21 (3.85%) ITIL
17 20 (3.66%) OOD
18 19 (3.48%) CRM
19 18 (3.30%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 276 (50.55%) SQL
2 181 (33.15%) C#
3 119 (21.79%) JavaScript
4 72 (13.19%) T-SQL
5 47 (8.61%) Java
6 34 (6.23%) PowerShell
7 28 (5.13%) VB.NET
8 25 (4.58%) VBA
9 19 (3.48%) VB
10 14 (2.56%) C
10 14 (2.56%) Shell Script
11 13 (2.38%) C++
11 13 (2.38%) PHP
12 12 (2.20%) VBScript
13 11 (2.01%) Perl
14 10 (1.83%) Python
15 9 (1.65%) Ruby
16 8 (1.47%) VC++
17 6 (1.10%) PL/SQL
18 4 (0.73%) VB6
Qualifications
1 89 (16.30%) Security Cleared
2 59 (10.81%) SC Cleared
3 27 (4.95%) Degree
3 27 (4.95%) DV Cleared
4 10 (1.83%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (1.28%) MCITP
5 7 (1.28%) MCTS
6 6 (1.10%) MCAD
6 6 (1.10%) MCSD
7 4 (0.73%) BC Cleared
8 3 (0.55%) ISEB
9 2 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.37%) MCSE
10 1 (0.18%) CCNA
10 1 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.18%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.18%) HND
10 1 (0.18%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.18%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.28%) HL7
2 4 (0.73%) ISO 14001
2 4 (0.73%) ISO 9001
2 4 (0.73%) Solvency II
3 3 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (0.55%) SLA
4 2 (0.37%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.18%) Basel II
5 1 (0.18%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.18%) QA
System Software
1 58 (10.62%) Active Directory
2 28 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (2.20%) Hyper-V
4 11 (2.01%) vSphere
5 8 (1.47%) Xen
6 6 (1.10%) VMware ESX
7 5 (0.92%) ISA Server
8 2 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.18%) Firmware
9 1 (0.18%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 32 (5.86%) SCCM
2 10 (1.83%) WSUS
3 8 (1.47%) ZABBIX
4 5 (0.92%) NetBackup
5 4 (0.73%) Oracle RMAN
5 4 (0.73%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.37%) Data Guard
7 2 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.37%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.18%) Control-M
8 1 (0.18%) DBAmp
8 1 (0.18%) Hyperic
8 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (0.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.18%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 242 (44.32%) Microsoft
2 75 (13.74%) Oracle
3 39 (7.14%) VMware
4 21 (3.85%) SAP
5 15 (2.75%) Sybase
6 12 (2.20%) Citrix
7 11 (2.01%) Cisco
8 10 (1.83%) Red Hat
8 10 (1.83%) Tableau
9 8 (1.47%) Nintex
10 7 (1.28%) RedGate
10 7 (1.28%) Sun
10 7 (1.28%) Twitter
11 6 (1.10%) IBM
12 5 (0.92%) Google
12 5 (0.92%) HP
12 5 (0.92%) NetApp
12 5 (0.92%) Remedy
12 5 (0.92%) Teradata
13 4 (0.73%) Sitecore
South West
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Spring Technology
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Southern Lights Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
South West
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £250 - £290 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Rate: From £33,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £300 - £330 per day + +
Posted: 6 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Rate: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Modis International
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Team Jobs
Rate: From £35 to £45 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Connectus
Rate: £20 - £30 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Yeovil
aap3
Rate: £30.25 - £38.75 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
South West England
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Bristol
G2 Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 20 days ago
Wiltshire
Amoria Bond
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
Chippenham
Capita Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth
Vivid Resourcing
Posted: 24 days ago
Salisbury
Spectrum IT
Rate: £30000 - £33000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago