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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
England / South West
Rank 12 10 13
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 258 344 259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 10.06% 11.70% 8.54%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 45.83% 49.64% 37.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 277 183
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 £275 £300 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 11
Median hourly rate £40.00 £56.53 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.24% +135.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.80 £56.53 £22.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £56.53 £27.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.39 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+12.84% -10.00%

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
563 693 695
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 21.95% 23.56% 22.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 385 536 485
Median daily rate £393 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 8 20
Median hourly rate £40.00 £43.50 £31.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.04% +39.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £12.20 £22.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £43.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £26.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+43.39% -18.46%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 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
Bristol -4 81 £375 +7.14% 37
Gloucestershire +12 41 £275 -35.29% 10
Somerset -3 40 £319 -15.00% 14
Wiltshire -24 26 £383 +5.51% 17
Devon +10 24 £334 +2.86% 9
Dorset +4 18 £381 +8.92% 15
Cornwall - 3 £338 - 1
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 West region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 306 (51.60%) SQL
2 294 (49.58%) .NET
3 254 (42.83%) C#
4 213 (35.92%) Microsoft
5 180 (30.35%) Agile Software Development
6 160 (26.98%) ASP.NET
7 143 (24.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 141 (23.78%) MVC
9 138 (23.27%) JavaScript
10 132 (22.26%) HTML
11 128 (21.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 123 (20.74%) SQL Server 2012
13 121 (20.40%) Business Intelligence
14 118 (19.90%) T-SQL
14 118 (19.90%) Scrum
15 112 (18.89%) Oracle
16 98 (16.53%) Windows
17 96 (16.19%) CSS
17 96 (16.19%) ASP.NET MVC
18 92 (15.51%) MS Excel
19 90 (15.18%) AngularJS
20 86 (14.50%) Security Cleared
21 83 (14.00%) Team Foundation Server
22 82 (13.83%) Data Warehouse
23 79 (13.32%) Finance
24 78 (13.15%) SharePoint
24 78 (13.15%) SQL Server 2008
25 73 (12.31%) ETL
26 72 (12.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
27 69 (11.64%) ASP.NET Web API

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 78 (13.15%) SharePoint
2 44 (7.42%) IIS
3 22 (3.71%) BizTalk Server
4 17 (2.87%) WebSphere
5 15 (2.53%) NServiceBus
6 14 (2.36%) GlassFish
6 14 (2.36%) SharePoint 2013
7 13 (2.19%) SharePoint 2010
7 13 (2.19%) WebLogic
8 11 (1.85%) CMS
8 11 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
8 11 (1.85%) JBoss
9 9 (1.52%) MS Exchange
9 9 (1.52%) SAS
10 8 (1.35%) Confluence
11 6 (1.01%) K2 blackpearl
11 6 (1.01%) OpenROAD
12 5 (0.84%) Tomcat
13 4 (0.67%) Apache
13 4 (0.67%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 92 (15.51%) MS Excel
2 19 (3.20%) MS Office
3 9 (1.52%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.01%) InfoPath
5 4 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.51%) MS Project
7 1 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 19 (3.20%) Dynamics CRM
1 19 (3.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 13 (2.19%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.67%) SAP CRM
4 2 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.34%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.17%) Fredhopper
5 1 (0.17%) Magento
5 1 (0.17%) Maximo
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.17%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.17%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 45 (7.59%) Amazon AWS
1 45 (7.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (2.87%) Amazon EC2
3 13 (2.19%) Amazon S3
4 12 (2.02%) Office 365
5 11 (1.85%) GitHub
6 4 (0.67%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 4 (0.67%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 4 (0.67%) AWS Lambda
6 4 (0.67%) Route 53
6 4 (0.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 3 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.51%) SaaS
8 1 (0.17%) Boomi
8 1 (0.17%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.17%) IaaS
8 1 (0.17%) Slack
8 1 (0.17%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.20%) SAN
2 12 (2.02%) TCP/IP
3 8 (1.35%) Firewall
4 5 (0.84%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (0.67%) DNS
5 4 (0.67%) HTTP
5 4 (0.67%) Kerberos
5 4 (0.67%) Network Security
5 4 (0.67%) SSL
5 4 (0.67%) VPN
6 2 (0.34%) Intranet
6 2 (0.34%) WebEx
7 1 (0.17%) ADSL
7 1 (0.17%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.17%) FTP
7 1 (0.17%) Internet
7 1 (0.17%) LAN
7 1 (0.17%) LDAP
7 1 (0.17%) Skype
7 1 (0.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 143 (24.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 128 (21.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 123 (20.74%) SQL Server 2012
4 82 (13.83%) Data Warehouse
5 78 (13.15%) SQL Server 2008
6 72 (12.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 58 (9.78%) SQL Server 2014
8 44 (7.42%) Oracle Database
9 37 (6.24%) Relational Database
10 36 (6.07%) SQL Server 2005
11 33 (5.56%) MySQL
12 26 (4.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 25 (4.22%) Crystal Reports
14 23 (3.88%) NoSQL
15 22 (3.71%) PostgreSQL
16 21 (3.54%) BusinessObjects
17 19 (3.20%) Power BI
18 18 (3.04%) Ingres
19 16 (2.70%) MS Access
20 15 (2.53%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 83 (14.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 59 (9.95%) Visual Studio
3 31 (5.23%) Git (software)
4 18 (3.04%) Jenkins
5 15 (2.53%) Cucumber
5 15 (2.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 13 (2.19%) Eclipse
6 13 (2.19%) Selenium
6 13 (2.19%) Subversion
7 12 (2.02%) TeamCity
8 11 (1.85%) Octopus Deploy
9 9 (1.52%) JIRA
10 8 (1.35%) Eclipse RCP
10 8 (1.35%) SpecFlow
10 8 (1.35%) Toad
11 6 (1.01%) Ant
11 6 (1.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 6 (1.01%) NUnit
11 6 (1.01%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 4 (0.67%) SoapUI
General
1 79 (13.32%) Finance
2 27 (4.55%) Advertising
2 27 (4.55%) Telecoms
3 22 (3.71%) Marketing
4 21 (3.54%) Electronics
4 21 (3.54%) Manufacturing
5 13 (2.19%) Back Office
5 13 (2.19%) Retail
6 10 (1.69%) Banking
7 4 (0.67%) Local Government
8 3 (0.51%) Aerospace
8 3 (0.51%) Military
9 2 (0.34%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.17%) Billing
10 1 (0.17%) Games
10 1 (0.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 366 (61.72%) Developer
2 164 (27.66%) .NET Developer
3 104 (17.54%) C# Developer
4 91 (15.35%) SQL Developer
5 75 (12.65%) C# .NET Developer
6 67 (11.30%) DBA
7 56 (9.44%) SQL DBA
8 48 (8.09%) ASP.NET Developer
9 40 (6.75%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 37 (6.24%) Analyst
11 33 (5.56%) Senior Developer
12 31 (5.23%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 29 (4.89%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 28 (4.72%) Software Developer
15 27 (4.55%) Administrator
16 26 (4.38%) SharePoint Developer
17 25 (4.22%) SQL Server Developer
17 25 (4.22%) SSIS Developer
18 24 (4.05%) Consultant
19 22 (3.71%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 294 (49.58%) .NET
2 160 (26.98%) ASP.NET
3 132 (22.26%) HTML
4 96 (16.19%) ASP.NET MVC
4 96 (16.19%) CSS
5 90 (15.18%) AngularJS
6 69 (11.64%) ASP.NET Web API
7 68 (11.47%) jQuery
8 65 (10.96%) WCF
9 63 (10.62%) .NET Framework
10 48 (8.09%) HTML5
11 46 (7.76%) JSON
12 40 (6.75%) SOAP
13 38 (6.41%) Web Services
13 38 (6.41%) XML
14 35 (5.90%) Entity Framework
14 35 (5.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 32 (5.40%) REST
16 30 (5.06%) WPF
17 28 (4.72%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 38 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (3.88%) Clustering
3 17 (2.87%) User Experience
4 14 (2.36%) Data Structures
5 12 (2.02%) Client/Server
5 12 (2.02%) Visualisation
6 11 (1.85%) Management Information System
6 11 (1.85%) Mobile App
6 11 (1.85%) Public Cloud
7 10 (1.69%) Blog
8 9 (1.52%) NHS
9 7 (1.18%) Replication
10 6 (1.01%) Data Centre
10 6 (1.01%) Driving Licence
10 6 (1.01%) N-Tier
11 4 (0.67%) Algorithms
12 3 (0.51%) Digital Media
13 2 (0.34%) FMCG
13 2 (0.34%) Inversion of Control
13 2 (0.34%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 98 (16.53%) Windows
2 53 (8.94%) Linux
3 36 (6.07%) Unix
4 35 (5.90%) Windows Server
5 15 (2.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (2.36%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (2.19%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (1.52%) Windows 7
10 6 (1.01%) Windows 10
10 6 (1.01%) Windows 8
11 5 (0.84%) AIX
12 4 (0.67%) CentOS
12 4 (0.67%) CoreOS
12 4 (0.67%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.17%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.17%) Solaris
13 1 (0.17%) SUSE
13 1 (0.17%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (30.35%) Agile Software Development
2 141 (23.78%) MVC
3 121 (20.40%) Business Intelligence
4 118 (19.90%) Scrum
5 73 (12.31%) ETL
6 68 (11.47%) TDD
7 50 (8.43%) Software Engineering
8 47 (7.93%) High Availability
9 45 (7.59%) Migration
10 41 (6.91%) Continuous Integration
11 40 (6.75%) Unit Testing
12 36 (6.07%) Kanban
13 31 (5.23%) SDLC
14 29 (4.89%) CRM
14 29 (4.89%) Data Migration
14 29 (4.89%) DevOps
14 29 (4.89%) E-Commerce
15 28 (4.72%) Automated Testing
15 28 (4.72%) OO
16 27 (4.55%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 306 (51.60%) SQL
2 254 (42.83%) C#
3 138 (23.27%) JavaScript
4 118 (19.90%) T-SQL
5 51 (8.60%) Java
6 45 (7.59%) VB.NET
7 33 (5.56%) PowerShell
8 27 (4.55%) C++
8 27 (4.55%) PL/SQL
9 22 (3.71%) Python
10 18 (3.04%) Perl
11 16 (2.70%) Shell Script
12 15 (2.53%) Ruby
12 15 (2.53%) VBScript
13 14 (2.36%) PHP
13 14 (2.36%) Scala
13 14 (2.36%) VB
14 12 (2.02%) C
15 11 (1.85%) VBA
16 9 (1.52%) VC++
Qualifications
1 86 (14.50%) Security Cleared
2 58 (9.78%) SC Cleared
3 24 (4.05%) Degree
4 18 (3.04%) DV Cleared
5 11 (1.85%) ISTQB
6 10 (1.69%) ISEB
7 5 (0.84%) MCSA
7 5 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.67%) HNC
8 4 (0.67%) HND
8 4 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.51%) CHECK Team Member
9 3 (0.51%) CISM
9 3 (0.51%) CREST Certified
9 3 (0.51%) MCSE
10 2 (0.34%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.34%) CESG Certified Professional
10 2 (0.34%) MCITP
10 2 (0.34%) MCPD
10 2 (0.34%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (5.90%) QA
2 7 (1.18%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.67%) ISO 14001
3 4 (0.67%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.67%) SLA
4 3 (0.51%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.51%) ISO 9000
4 3 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.17%) Basel II
System Software
1 33 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 13 (2.19%) Virtual Machines
3 8 (1.35%) Docker
4 7 (1.18%) LXC
5 6 (1.01%) Hyper-V
6 5 (0.84%) Snort
6 5 (0.84%) Terminal Services
7 4 (0.67%) VirtualBox
7 4 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (0.51%) vSphere
9 2 (0.34%) RACF
10 1 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 16 (2.70%) Failover Clustering
2 12 (2.02%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (1.52%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (0.84%) Nagios
4 5 (0.84%) SCCM
5 4 (0.67%) Ansible
5 4 (0.67%) OSSEC
5 4 (0.67%) Terraform
6 3 (0.51%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.34%) CA Endevor
7 2 (0.34%) CloudHub
7 2 (0.34%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.17%) Puppet
8 1 (0.17%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 213 (35.92%) Microsoft
2 112 (18.89%) Oracle
3 35 (5.90%) SAP
4 17 (2.87%) VMware
5 16 (2.70%) Xamarin
6 11 (1.85%) Red Hat
7 9 (1.52%) IBM
7 9 (1.52%) IFS
7 9 (1.52%) Sybase
7 9 (1.52%) Teradata
8 6 (1.01%) Sitecore
9 5 (0.84%) Citrix
9 5 (0.84%) MicroStrategy
9 5 (0.84%) Sophos
9 5 (0.84%) Sourcefire
9 5 (0.84%) Tableau
9 5 (0.84%) Twitter
10 4 (0.67%) Remedy
10 4 (0.67%) Sun
10 4 (0.67%) Symantec
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