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 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 13 11 11
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 259 298 322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 8.90% 9.76% 9.94%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 43.97% 45.22% 41.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 206 207
Median daily rate £350 £360 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 8
Median hourly rate £38.75 £36.00 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.63% -17.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £32.50 £24.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.75 £41.10 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.76%
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
589 659 768
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 20.25% 21.58% 23.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 428 455 499
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 14
Median hourly rate £38.75 £32.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -27.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £18.55 £12.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £39.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.25 £32.10 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.69% -8.28%

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 5 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 5 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 5 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 -1 78 £350 -2.77% 45
Wiltshire +4 50 £375 -3.84% 20
Gloucestershire -11 36 £385 +1.98% 25
Somerset -2 29 £395 +12.85% 18
Devon +7 17 £338 +46.73% 6
Dorset -6 15 £385 +18.46% 11
Cornwall +8 5 £325 - 4
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 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.

1 298 (52.37%) SQL
2 243 (42.71%) .NET
3 242 (42.53%) Microsoft
4 190 (33.39%) C#
5 137 (24.08%) Windows
6 125 (21.97%) Agile Software Development
7 124 (21.79%) JavaScript
8 121 (21.27%) ASP.NET
8 121 (21.27%) MVC
9 117 (20.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 112 (19.68%) HTML
11 102 (17.93%) Business Intelligence
12 92 (16.17%) SQL Server 2012
13 90 (15.82%) SQL Server 2008
14 87 (15.29%) Scrum
15 86 (15.11%) Finance
15 86 (15.11%) CSS
16 85 (14.94%) T-SQL
16 85 (14.94%) Data Warehouse
17 83 (14.59%) Security Cleared
18 78 (13.71%) ETL
19 77 (13.53%) Oracle
20 76 (13.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 75 (13.18%) MS Excel
22 69 (12.13%) SharePoint
22 69 (12.13%) ASP.NET MVC
23 59 (10.37%) Migration
23 59 (10.37%) .NET Framework
24 58 (10.19%) Active Directory
25 56 (9.84%) SC Cleared

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 69 (12.13%) SharePoint
2 50 (8.79%) IIS
3 27 (4.75%) BizTalk Server
4 16 (2.81%) WebLogic
5 15 (2.64%) MS Exchange
5 15 (2.64%) WebSphere
6 14 (2.46%) JBoss
6 14 (2.46%) Tomcat
7 12 (2.11%) SharePoint 2013
8 10 (1.76%) Apache
8 10 (1.76%) CMS
8 10 (1.76%) SharePoint 2010
9 9 (1.58%) GlassFish
10 7 (1.23%) Umbraco
11 6 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
12 5 (0.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 4 (0.70%) Sitecore CMS
14 3 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2003
14 3 (0.53%) Skype for Business
15 2 (0.35%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 75 (13.18%) MS Excel
2 19 (3.34%) MS Visio
3 13 (2.28%) InfoPath
4 5 (0.88%) MS Office
5 4 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.18%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 18 (3.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 13 (2.28%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.53%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.53%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (0.53%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.35%) SAP CRM
4 2 (0.35%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.35%) SAP SCM
5 1 (0.18%) BASE24
5 1 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.18%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 37 (6.50%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (4.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (2.11%) Office 365
4 9 (1.58%) SaaS
5 8 (1.41%) Amazon S3
6 7 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (1.23%) Amazon Kinesis
7 4 (0.70%) IaaS
8 3 (0.53%) PaaS
9 2 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.18%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 1 (0.18%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.18%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.99%) SAN
2 14 (2.46%) TCP/IP
3 13 (2.28%) DNS
3 13 (2.28%) Firewall
4 12 (2.11%) Internet
5 8 (1.41%) LAN
6 7 (1.23%) Kerberos
6 7 (1.23%) WAN
7 5 (0.88%) HTTP
7 5 (0.88%) IP Telephony
7 5 (0.88%) Remote Desktop
8 4 (0.70%) Intranet
8 4 (0.70%) VLAN
9 3 (0.53%) VPN
10 2 (0.35%) DHCP
10 2 (0.35%) Skype
11 1 (0.18%) ATM
11 1 (0.18%) Broadband
11 1 (0.18%) NAS
11 1 (0.18%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (20.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 92 (16.17%) SQL Server 2012
3 90 (15.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 85 (14.94%) Data Warehouse
5 76 (13.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 53 (9.31%) Relational Database
7 40 (7.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 35 (6.15%) SQL Server 2014
9 34 (5.98%) RDBMS
10 29 (5.10%) SQL Server 2005
11 22 (3.87%) MySQL
12 18 (3.16%) BusinessObjects
12 18 (3.16%) PostgreSQL
13 15 (2.64%) NoSQL
13 15 (2.64%) Oracle Database
14 14 (2.46%) MongoDB
15 13 (2.28%) QlikView
16 12 (2.11%) MS Access
17 11 (1.93%) SQL Server 2000
18 9 (1.58%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 47 (8.26%) Visual Studio
2 37 (6.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (3.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 16 (2.81%) Eclipse
5 11 (1.93%) Selenium
6 10 (1.76%) ERwin
6 10 (1.76%) NUnit
7 9 (1.58%) Eclipse RCP
7 9 (1.58%) JUnit
7 9 (1.58%) Maven
8 8 (1.41%) Jenkins
9 7 (1.23%) Cucumber
9 7 (1.23%) Git (software)
10 4 (0.70%) Moq
10 4 (0.70%) Rhino Mocks
10 4 (0.70%) SpecFlow
11 3 (0.53%) Oracle Forms
12 2 (0.35%) Artifactory
12 2 (0.35%) MSTest
12 2 (0.35%) NuGet
General
1 86 (15.11%) Finance
2 20 (3.51%) Manufacturing
2 20 (3.51%) Telecoms
3 19 (3.34%) Marketing
4 18 (3.16%) Electronics
5 16 (2.81%) Banking
6 14 (2.46%) Advertising
7 6 (1.05%) Back Office
8 5 (0.88%) Retail
9 4 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.53%) Military
11 2 (0.35%) Local Government
12 1 (0.18%) Billing
12 1 (0.18%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.18%) Legal
12 1 (0.18%) Publishing
12 1 (0.18%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 344 (60.46%) Developer
2 116 (20.39%) .NET Developer
3 95 (16.70%) SQL Developer
4 67 (11.78%) C# Developer
5 52 (9.14%) C# .NET Developer
6 46 (8.08%) ASP.NET Developer
7 40 (7.03%) Architect
7 40 (7.03%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 38 (6.68%) Analyst
9 37 (6.50%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 36 (6.33%) SSIS Developer
11 34 (5.98%) SQL Server Developer
12 33 (5.80%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 33 (5.80%) Consultant
13 30 (5.27%) DBA
14 28 (4.92%) Java Developer
15 24 (4.22%) Software Developer
16 22 (3.87%) SQL DBA
16 22 (3.87%) T-SQL Developer
17 19 (3.34%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 243 (42.71%) .NET
2 121 (21.27%) ASP.NET
3 112 (19.68%) HTML
4 86 (15.11%) CSS
5 69 (12.13%) ASP.NET MVC
6 59 (10.37%) .NET Framework
7 54 (9.49%) jQuery
8 52 (9.14%) Web Services
9 50 (8.79%) WCF
10 45 (7.91%) AngularJS
11 41 (7.21%) XML
12 33 (5.80%) ASP.NET Web API
13 32 (5.62%) HTML5
14 29 (5.10%) Entity Framework
15 28 (4.92%) REST
16 24 (4.22%) J2EE
17 17 (2.99%) Dojo
18 16 (2.81%) XSLT
19 15 (2.64%) JSON
19 15 (2.64%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 50 (8.79%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (3.87%) User Experience
3 19 (3.34%) Clustering
4 15 (2.64%) Data Centre
5 14 (2.46%) Data Extraction
5 14 (2.46%) Data Integration
6 10 (1.76%) Client/Server
6 10 (1.76%) Computer Science
6 10 (1.76%) NHS
7 9 (1.58%) Replication
8 6 (1.05%) Management Information System
9 5 (0.88%) Mathematics
10 4 (0.70%) Data Structures
10 4 (0.70%) Economics
10 4 (0.70%) Mobile App
10 4 (0.70%) Reference Data
10 4 (0.70%) Visualisation
10 4 (0.70%) VLE
11 3 (0.53%) Blog
11 3 (0.53%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 137 (24.08%) Windows
2 53 (9.31%) Windows Server
3 34 (5.98%) Windows Server 2012
4 32 (5.62%) Linux
5 29 (5.10%) Unix
6 18 (3.16%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (2.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (2.11%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (1.05%) Android
9 5 (0.88%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.53%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.35%) AIX
11 2 (0.35%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.18%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (21.97%) Agile Software Development
2 121 (21.27%) MVC
3 102 (17.93%) Business Intelligence
4 87 (15.29%) Scrum
5 78 (13.71%) ETL
6 59 (10.37%) Migration
7 45 (7.91%) TDD
8 40 (7.03%) Data Modelling
9 39 (6.85%) Software Engineering
10 37 (6.50%) OO
11 32 (5.62%) SDLC
12 28 (4.92%) Continuous Integration
13 26 (4.57%) Programme Management
14 23 (4.04%) Data Migration
14 23 (4.04%) SOA
14 23 (4.04%) Web Development
15 22 (3.87%) E-Commerce
16 20 (3.51%) CRM
16 20 (3.51%) ITIL
16 20 (3.51%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 298 (52.37%) SQL
2 190 (33.39%) C#
3 124 (21.79%) JavaScript
4 85 (14.94%) T-SQL
5 47 (8.26%) Java
6 34 (5.98%) PowerShell
7 26 (4.57%) VBA
8 19 (3.34%) C++
8 19 (3.34%) VB.NET
9 18 (3.16%) VB
10 13 (2.28%) C
10 13 (2.28%) PHP
10 13 (2.28%) Ruby
11 12 (2.11%) Perl
11 12 (2.11%) Shell Script
11 12 (2.11%) VBScript
12 11 (1.93%) Python
13 9 (1.58%) PL/SQL
14 8 (1.41%) VC++
15 3 (0.53%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 83 (14.59%) Security Cleared
2 56 (9.84%) SC Cleared
3 28 (4.92%) Degree
4 23 (4.04%) DV Cleared
5 11 (1.93%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (1.41%) MCITP
6 8 (1.41%) MCTS
7 7 (1.23%) MCAD
7 7 (1.23%) MCSD
8 5 (0.88%) ISEB
9 4 (0.70%) BC Cleared
10 3 (0.53%) ISEB Practitioner
10 3 (0.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (0.35%) MCSE
12 1 (0.18%) CCNA
12 1 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.18%) DBS Check
12 1 (0.18%) HND
12 1 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.18%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (0.70%) Data Quality
1 4 (0.70%) ISO 14001
1 4 (0.70%) ISO 9001
1 4 (0.70%) Solvency II
2 3 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (0.53%) SLA
3 2 (0.35%) QA
4 1 (0.18%) Basel II
4 1 (0.18%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.18%) HL7
System Software
1 58 (10.19%) Active Directory
2 21 (3.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (2.11%) Hyper-V
4 10 (1.76%) vSphere
5 5 (0.88%) ISA Server
5 5 (0.88%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.18%) Firmware
7 1 (0.18%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.18%) Xen
7 1 (0.18%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 28 (4.92%) SCCM
2 9 (1.58%) WSUS
3 8 (1.41%) ZABBIX
4 5 (0.88%) NetBackup
5 4 (0.70%) Oracle RMAN
5 4 (0.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (0.35%) Data Guard
6 2 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.35%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.18%) Control-M
7 1 (0.18%) DBAmp
7 1 (0.18%) Hyperic
7 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.18%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 242 (42.53%) Microsoft
2 77 (13.53%) Oracle
3 30 (5.27%) VMware
4 22 (3.87%) SAP
5 14 (2.46%) Sybase
6 11 (1.93%) Tableau
7 10 (1.76%) Cisco
7 10 (1.76%) Red Hat
8 8 (1.41%) Informatica
8 8 (1.41%) Nintex
9 7 (1.23%) Sun
10 6 (1.05%) IBM
10 6 (1.05%) Siebel
10 6 (1.05%) Teradata
11 5 (0.88%) Google
11 5 (0.88%) HP
11 5 (0.88%) NetApp
11 5 (0.88%) RedGate
11 5 (0.88%) Twitter
12 4 (0.70%) Blackboard
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