The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Street region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 7 2 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Street 9.09% 16.67% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 50.00% 33.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.08% +6.66%
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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 Street region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Street
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
2 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Street 18.18% 50.00% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Average daily rate £350 £375 £151
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +148.34%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -9.83%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Street

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

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Street

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Street

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

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Street

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Street

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

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Street

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Street

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Street 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 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
2 3 (50.00%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) QlikView
3 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 2 (33.33%) Publishing
3 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) GitHub
3 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Kanban
3 2 (33.33%) Data Structures
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
4 1 (16.67%) MATLAB
4 1 (16.67%) MySQL
4 1 (16.67%) Photoshop
4 1 (16.67%) MS Office
4 1 (16.67%) SAP
4 1 (16.67%) MVC
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) CSS
4 1 (16.67%) Web Services
4 1 (16.67%) XML

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Street by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Street 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 (16.67%) Apache
1 1 (16.67%) GlassFish
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Photoshop
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
1 1 (16.67%) GIMP
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) QlikView
2 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (16.67%) MySQL
3 1 (16.67%) MS Access
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Subversion
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (33.33%) Publishing
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) QlikView Developer
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) DHTML
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) XML
3 1 (16.67%) XHTML
3 1 (16.67%) Ajax
3 1 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (16.67%) jQuery
3 1 (16.67%) JRuby
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (16.67%) Scilab
3 1 (16.67%) CSS3
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Data Structures
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Scrum
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Kanban
2 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C#
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) PHP
3 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
3 1 (16.67%) C++
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) MATLAB
3 1 (16.67%) Ruby
3 1 (16.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) SAP