The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stevenage region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 10 11 10
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 3 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 7.14% 4.00% 5.13%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 60.00% 13.33% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
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£400 £225 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% -14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.85 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +14.28%
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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 Stevenage region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Stevenage
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
5 15 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 11.90% 30.00% 10.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 4
Average daily rate £400 £400 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +60.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £14.85 £25.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.60% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

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

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Stevenage

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

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Stevenage

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Stevenage

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

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Stevenage

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Stevenage 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 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (41.67%) jQuery
2 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (41.67%) Entity Framework
2 5 (41.67%) C#
2 5 (41.67%) HTML
2 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
2 5 (41.67%) .NET
2 5 (41.67%) Oracle
2 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET
2 5 (41.67%) CSS
2 5 (41.67%) MVC
2 5 (41.67%) VMware
2 5 (41.67%) .NET Framework
3 4 (33.33%) SQL
3 4 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 4 (33.33%) XML
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (33.33%) ADO.NET
3 4 (33.33%) StructureMap
3 4 (33.33%) Inversion of Control
3 4 (33.33%) HTML5
3 4 (33.33%) CSS3
3 4 (33.33%) Razor View Engine
3 4 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
3 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (33.33%) LINQ
4 3 (25.00%) SRDF

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Stevenage 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 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Firewall
1 2 (16.67%) DHCP
1 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (16.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (8.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (8.33%) CruiseControl
1 1 (8.33%) Subversion
General
1 1 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) C# .NET Developer
1 5 (41.67%) Developer
1 5 (41.67%) .NET Developer
1 5 (41.67%) C# Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
2 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (25.00%) Architect
2 3 (25.00%) Technical Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (16.67%) ITSM Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Remedy Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) jQuery
1 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET MVC
1 5 (41.67%) Entity Framework
1 5 (41.67%) HTML
1 5 (41.67%) .NET
1 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET
1 5 (41.67%) CSS
1 5 (41.67%) .NET Framework
2 4 (33.33%) XML
2 4 (33.33%) ADO.NET
2 4 (33.33%) StructureMap
2 4 (33.33%) HTML5
2 4 (33.33%) CSS3
2 4 (33.33%) Razor View Engine
2 4 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
2 4 (33.33%) LINQ
3 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 1 (8.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (25.00%) Replication
3 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 2 (16.67%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) AIX
1 3 (25.00%) UNIX
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (16.67%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (16.67%) Android
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (16.67%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) MVC
2 3 (25.00%) High Availability
2 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (16.67%) Project Management
3 2 (16.67%) ITSM
3 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 2 (16.67%) Asset Management
3 2 (16.67%) Information Security
3 2 (16.67%) Information Management
3 2 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL
3 2 (16.67%) ERP
3 2 (16.67%) Release Management
3 2 (16.67%) Data Protection
3 2 (16.67%) Change Control
3 2 (16.67%) Analytics
4 1 (8.33%) MVVM
4 1 (8.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) C#
1 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 3 (25.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (16.67%) CCNA
3 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
1 1 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (25.00%) SRDF
2 3 (25.00%) PowerHA
2 3 (25.00%) VMware ESX
3 2 (16.67%) XenApp
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) Oracle
2 5 (41.67%) VMware
3 3 (25.00%) IBM
3 3 (25.00%) EMC
3 3 (25.00%) NetApp
4 2 (16.67%) Apple
4 2 (16.67%) Remedy
4 2 (16.67%) Citrix
4 2 (16.67%) BMC
4 2 (16.67%) HP
4 2 (16.67%) Dell