The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the St Albans region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 6 7 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 9 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in St Albans 26.47% 4.76% 24.00%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 47.37% 25.00% 85.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 3
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£375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £350 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £350 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +3.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £29.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.74% +7.27%
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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 St Albans region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
St Albans
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
19 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in St Albans 55.88% 19.05% 28.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 4
Average daily rate £350 £405 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.58% +19.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £350 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £419 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -8.33%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the St Albans region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in St Albans

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

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in St Albans

SQL Server
Daily Rate Histogram in St Albans

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the St Albans region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram in St Albans

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in St Albans

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

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in St Albans

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the St Albans region citing SQL Server also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server.

1 11 (73.33%) SQL
2 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 7 (46.67%) Replication
2 7 (46.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (40.00%) T-SQL
4 5 (33.33%) .NET
4 5 (33.33%) Analytics
5 4 (26.67%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (26.67%) ERP
5 4 (26.67%) Snowflake Schema
6 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (20.00%) SOA
6 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
6 3 (20.00%) Manufacturing
6 3 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
6 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (13.33%) Change Management
7 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (13.33%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (13.33%) Database Security
8 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Management
8 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 1 (6.67%) Ajax
8 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (6.67%) JSON
8 1 (6.67%) jQuery

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the St Albans region citing SQL Server also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) DHCP
1 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (6.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (26.67%) Snowflake Schema
3 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) SQL Developer
3 5 (33.33%) DBA
3 5 (33.33%) SQL DBA
4 4 (26.67%) Analyst
5 3 (20.00%) MI Analyst
5 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 3 (20.00%) Database Developer
6 1 (6.67%) IT Support
6 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
6 1 (6.67%) IT Support Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (6.67%) Ajax
2 1 (6.67%) JSON
2 1 (6.67%) jQuery
2 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (6.67%) CSS3
2 1 (6.67%) HTML
2 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (6.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Replication
2 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Data Integration
3 1 (6.67%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Analytics
2 4 (26.67%) Technical Architecture
2 4 (26.67%) ERP
3 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (20.00%) SOA
3 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (13.33%) Change Management
4 2 (13.33%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (13.33%) Database Security
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (6.67%) MVC
5 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
5 1 (6.67%) Migration
5 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) SQL
2 6 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (6.67%) C#
3 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Red Gate
2 1 (6.67%) VMware
2 1 (6.67%) Epicor
2 1 (6.67%) ESRI