The first table below looks at the demand for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staines region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Staines region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 28 24 9
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -15
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2 6 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staines 1.20% 3.05% 8.88%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.50% 18.75% 53.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 7
Average daily rate - - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £28.00 £25.88
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +8.19%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Staines
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
16 32 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staines 9.58% 16.24% 16.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 11
Average daily rate £488 £390 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +11.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
SQL Server
Surrey

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Staines

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

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Staines

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Staines

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

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Staines

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Staines

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

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Staines

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staines

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staines 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 17 (56.67%) Windows
2 15 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (46.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (43.33%) VMware
4 13 (43.33%) ITIL
5 12 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (40.00%) vSphere
6 11 (36.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 11 (36.67%) SCOM
6 11 (36.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (33.33%) XenDesktop
7 10 (33.33%) Citrix
7 10 (33.33%) NetApp
8 9 (30.00%) Symantec
8 9 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (26.67%) PowerShell
9 8 (26.67%) Lumension
9 8 (26.67%) SQL Server 2012
9 8 (26.67%) Service Management
9 8 (26.67%) NetBackup
9 8 (26.67%) Microsoft App-V
9 8 (26.67%) AppSense
9 8 (26.67%) XML
9 8 (26.67%) Perl
10 7 (23.33%) Cisco
11 6 (20.00%) SQL
11 6 (20.00%) Oracle
11 6 (20.00%) Solaris

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Staines by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staines 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 5 (16.67%) IIS
2 4 (13.33%) Apache
2 4 (13.33%) Site Server
2 4 (13.33%) WebLogic
3 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (10.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (3.33%) Lync
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) LAN
2 2 (6.67%) WAN
2 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.67%) NAS
3 1 (3.33%) SAN
3 1 (3.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (46.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 12 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (36.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 9 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (26.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (3.33%) Crystal Reports
General
1 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (40.00%) Consultant
2 9 (30.00%) DBA
2 9 (30.00%) SQL Server DBA
2 9 (30.00%) SQL DBA
3 8 (26.67%) Support Engineer
4 7 (23.33%) Citrix Engineer
4 7 (23.33%) Citrix Support
4 7 (23.33%) Citrix Support Engineer
4 7 (23.33%) Platform Engineer
5 6 (20.00%) Citrix Consultant
6 5 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
6 5 (16.67%) Technical Design Consultant
7 3 (10.00%) SQL Developer
7 3 (10.00%) Developer
7 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Developer
7 3 (10.00%) Senior SQL DBA
7 3 (10.00%) Senior DBA
7 3 (10.00%) Senior SQL Server DBA
8 2 (6.67%) Lead Solutions Architect
8 2 (6.67%) Solutions Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (26.67%) XML
2 2 (6.67%) Web Services
3 1 (3.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) N-Tier
2 3 (10.00%) Clustering
3 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (3.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (56.67%) Windows
2 15 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (20.00%) Solaris
4 6 (20.00%) Windows 2000
5 4 (13.33%) Linux
5 4 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (6.67%) Windows 7
6 2 (6.67%) AIX
6 2 (6.67%) Ubuntu
7 1 (3.33%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) ITIL
2 8 (26.67%) Service Management
3 3 (10.00%) Database Tuning
4 2 (6.67%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.33%) ERP
5 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.33%) High Availability
5 1 (3.33%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (26.67%) Perl
1 8 (26.67%) PowerShell
2 6 (20.00%) SQL
3 2 (6.67%) VBScript
4 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (13.33%) MCSD
2 4 (13.33%) MCSE
2 4 (13.33%) CCNA
2 4 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (6.67%) MCSA
System Software
1 12 (40.00%) vSphere
2 11 (36.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (33.33%) XenDesktop
4 8 (26.67%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (10.00%) XenApp
6 2 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (36.67%) SCOM
2 8 (26.67%) NetBackup
3 2 (6.67%) WSUS
3 2 (6.67%) SCCM
4 1 (3.33%) SCOrch
4 1 (3.33%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 15 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (43.33%) VMware
3 10 (33.33%) Citrix
3 10 (33.33%) NetApp
4 9 (30.00%) Symantec
5 8 (26.67%) Lumension
5 8 (26.67%) AppSense
6 7 (23.33%) Cisco
7 6 (20.00%) Oracle
7 6 (20.00%) HP
8 4 (13.33%) Sun
8 4 (13.33%) Red Hat
9 2 (6.67%) 3PAR
9 2 (6.67%) SAP
9 2 (6.67%) IBM
10 1 (3.33%) Business Objects