The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 10 13 15
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 156 117 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 11.64% 9.24% 7.74%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 50.00% 40.77% 42.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 80 65
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£350 £355 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% -5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £221 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Average hourly rate £46.09 £38.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.27% +90.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.22 £30.40 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.95 £45.60 £25.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £22.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+4.39% -17.27%
SQL Server
South East

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 Surrey region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
312 287 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 23.28% 22.67% 18.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 188 121
Average daily rate £350 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £520 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 8
Average hourly rate £25.00 £47.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.36% +111.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £39.90 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.09 £48.90 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

SQL Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

SQL Server
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cobham +2 12 £380 -6.17%
Guildford +9 10 £300 -25.46% 12
Weybridge 0 7 £355 +61.36% 4
Woking -5 6 £425 +15.25% 9
Redhill +5 5 £350 - 4
Reigate -2 5 £425 -5.55% 4
Leatherhead -20 5 £425 -15.00% 5
Camberley 0 4 £190 -58.91% 4
Staines -6 3 £350 -61.11% 1
Epsom -10 2 - - 1
Caterham - 2 - -
SQL Server
South East

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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.

1 159 (55.40%) SQL
2 110 (38.33%) .NET
3 93 (32.40%) C#
4 90 (31.36%) Microsoft
5 85 (29.62%) Windows
6 71 (24.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 70 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
8 69 (24.04%) ASP.NET
9 66 (23.00%) T-SQL
10 63 (21.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 62 (21.60%) SQL Server 2008
12 55 (19.16%) CSS
13 53 (18.47%) MS Excel
13 53 (18.47%) MVC
14 52 (18.12%) Finance
14 52 (18.12%) HTML
15 51 (17.77%) JavaScript
15 51 (17.77%) Active Directory
16 47 (16.38%) ASP.NET MVC
17 46 (16.03%) Java
17 46 (16.03%) Oracle
18 44 (15.33%) VMware
19 40 (13.94%) Data Warehouse
20 34 (11.85%) Business Intelligence
20 34 (11.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
21 33 (11.50%) Visual Studio
22 32 (11.15%) TDD
22 32 (11.15%) Migration
22 32 (11.15%) IIS
22 32 (11.15%) XML

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 32 (11.15%) IIS
2 20 (6.97%) SharePoint
3 18 (6.27%) MS Exchange
4 10 (3.48%) JBoss
5 8 (2.79%) Apache
6 6 (2.09%) WebLogic
6 6 (2.09%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (2.09%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (1.74%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (1.74%) SharePoint Server
8 4 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (1.39%) Tomcat
8 4 (1.39%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (1.39%) Apache Spark
9 3 (1.05%) CMS
9 3 (1.05%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.70%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.35%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.35%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 53 (18.47%) MS Excel
2 13 (4.53%) MS Office
3 8 (2.79%) PowerPivot
4 6 (2.09%) MS Visio
4 6 (2.09%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (2.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.74%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (1.74%) BusinessWorks
3 4 (1.39%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.70%) AWD
5 1 (0.35%) Academy Housing
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.35%) SaaS
3 1 (0.35%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 24 (8.36%) SAN
2 21 (7.32%) DNS
3 16 (5.57%) DHCP
4 12 (4.18%) TCP/IP
4 12 (4.18%) Firewall
5 10 (3.48%) Internet
6 9 (3.14%) NAS
7 7 (2.44%) HTTP
8 5 (1.74%) LAN
8 5 (1.74%) WAN
8 5 (1.74%) Intranet
9 4 (1.39%) IPsec
9 4 (1.39%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (1.05%) Network Security
10 3 (1.05%) Fibre Channel
10 3 (1.05%) DMZ
11 2 (0.70%) SSH
11 2 (0.70%) FTP
11 2 (0.70%) iSCSI
12 1 (0.35%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (24.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 63 (21.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 62 (21.60%) SQL Server 2008
4 40 (13.94%) Data Warehouse
5 34 (11.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 30 (10.45%) SQL Server 2012
6 30 (10.45%) Relational Database
7 29 (10.10%) SQL Server 2005
8 16 (5.57%) RDBMS
9 12 (4.18%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 10 (3.48%) Oracle Database
11 9 (3.14%) SQL Server 2000
12 8 (2.79%) MySQL
12 8 (2.79%) Hadoop
13 7 (2.44%) Big Data
13 7 (2.44%) Apache Cassandra
13 7 (2.44%) QlikView
13 7 (2.44%) Data Mining
14 6 (2.09%) OLTP
14 6 (2.09%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 33 (11.50%) Visual Studio
2 21 (7.32%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (5.23%) Jenkins
4 13 (4.53%) Git (software)
5 7 (2.44%) Selenium
6 6 (2.09%) Maven
6 6 (2.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (2.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 5 (1.74%) YourKit
7 5 (1.74%) LoadUI
7 5 (1.74%) VisualVM
7 5 (1.74%) SoapUI
7 5 (1.74%) ANTLR
7 5 (1.74%) Fiddler
7 5 (1.74%) ClearCase
7 5 (1.74%) Eclipse
7 5 (1.74%) JUnit
8 4 (1.39%) Log4Net
8 4 (1.39%) ClearQuest
8 4 (1.39%) JIRA
General
1 52 (18.12%) Finance
2 15 (5.23%) Banking
3 9 (3.14%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.44%) Investment Banking
5 4 (1.39%) Marketing
5 4 (1.39%) Retail
5 4 (1.39%) Publishing
6 3 (1.05%) Games
6 3 (1.05%) Automotive
6 3 (1.05%) Law
6 3 (1.05%) Legal
7 2 (0.70%) Advertising
7 2 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.35%) Front Office
8 1 (0.35%) Back Office
8 1 (0.35%) Electronics
8 1 (0.35%) Military
8 1 (0.35%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 138 (48.08%) Developer
2 43 (14.98%) DBA
3 40 (13.94%) .NET Developer
4 33 (11.50%) SQL DBA
5 26 (9.06%) SQL Developer
6 24 (8.36%) C# Developer
6 24 (8.36%) Analyst
7 22 (7.67%) SQL Server DBA
8 18 (6.27%) C# .NET Developer
9 16 (5.57%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 14 (4.88%) Administrator
10 14 (4.88%) Security Engineer
11 13 (4.53%) Architect
12 11 (3.83%) Java Developer
13 10 (3.48%) Consultant
13 10 (3.48%) Report Developer
13 10 (3.48%) DevOps Engineer
14 9 (3.14%) Web Developer
14 9 (3.14%) Senior Developer
14 9 (3.14%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (38.33%) .NET
2 69 (24.04%) ASP.NET
3 55 (19.16%) CSS
4 52 (18.12%) HTML
5 47 (16.38%) ASP.NET MVC
6 32 (11.15%) XML
7 26 (9.06%) .NET Framework
8 24 (8.36%) Web Services
9 22 (7.67%) WCF
9 22 (7.67%) jQuery
9 22 (7.67%) REST
10 21 (7.32%) AngularJS
11 16 (5.57%) HTML5
12 13 (4.53%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 12 (4.18%) Spring
14 11 (3.83%) SOAP
14 11 (3.83%) ASP.NET Web API
15 10 (3.48%) Apache Thrift
15 10 (3.48%) XACML
15 10 (3.48%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 28 (9.76%) Clustering
2 26 (9.06%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (4.88%) Replication
4 9 (3.14%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (2.44%) Algorithms
5 7 (2.44%) Enterprise Storage
5 7 (2.44%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.44%) PKI
6 6 (2.09%) Client/Server
6 6 (2.09%) N-Tier
6 6 (2.09%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.39%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.39%) DataPower
7 4 (1.39%) Visualisation
7 4 (1.39%) Informatics
7 4 (1.39%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.05%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.05%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.70%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 85 (29.62%) Windows
2 25 (8.71%) Windows Server 2003
2 25 (8.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 21 (7.32%) Linux
3 21 (7.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (4.53%) UNIX
5 8 (2.79%) Solaris
6 7 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (1.74%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.05%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.70%) Windows 2000
9 2 (0.70%) Data ONTAP
9 2 (0.70%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.70%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (18.47%) MVC
3 34 (11.85%) Business Intelligence
4 32 (11.15%) ETL
4 32 (11.15%) Migration
4 32 (11.15%) TDD
5 31 (10.80%) CRM
6 26 (9.06%) Continuous Integration
7 22 (7.67%) OO
7 22 (7.67%) Performance Tuning
8 20 (6.97%) SOA
8 20 (6.97%) Scrum
8 20 (6.97%) Data Migration
9 19 (6.62%) Data Modelling
10 15 (5.23%) Disaster Recovery
10 15 (5.23%) Technical Architecture
11 14 (4.88%) UML
11 14 (4.88%) DevOps
12 13 (4.53%) Web Development
13 11 (3.83%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 159 (55.40%) SQL
2 93 (32.40%) C#
3 66 (23.00%) T-SQL
4 51 (17.77%) JavaScript
5 46 (16.03%) Java
6 22 (7.67%) PowerShell
7 16 (5.57%) VBScript
8 12 (4.18%) Python
9 9 (3.14%) VB
10 8 (2.79%) VB.NET
10 8 (2.79%) C++
11 7 (2.44%) VB6
12 5 (1.74%) Ruby
12 5 (1.74%) Perl
12 5 (1.74%) R
13 4 (1.39%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 3 (1.05%) XPath
15 2 (0.70%) Groovy
15 2 (0.70%) Scala
15 2 (0.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 21 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification
1 21 (7.32%) Degree
2 20 (6.97%) Security Cleared
3 18 (6.27%) SC Cleared
4 7 (2.44%) MCTS
4 7 (2.44%) MCITP
4 7 (2.44%) MCSE
5 6 (2.09%) MCDBA
6 4 (1.39%) ISEB
6 4 (1.39%) MCAD
6 4 (1.39%) MCSD
7 3 (1.05%) MCSA
8 2 (0.70%) MCP
9 1 (0.35%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.35%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.35%) CISSP
9 1 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.35%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.05%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.70%) SLA
2 2 (0.70%) COBIT
2 2 (0.70%) QA
3 1 (0.35%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 51 (17.77%) Active Directory
2 24 (8.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (4.18%) vSphere
4 11 (3.83%) Forefront TMG
5 10 (3.48%) VMware ESX
6 9 (3.14%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (2.44%) Docker
8 5 (1.74%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 5 (1.74%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 5 (1.74%) Hyper-V
9 4 (1.39%) XenApp
9 4 (1.39%) Veritas File System
10 2 (0.70%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.35%) Samba
Systems Management
1 8 (2.79%) SCOM
2 7 (2.44%) SCCM
2 7 (2.44%) Norton AntiVirus
2 7 (2.44%) NetBackup
2 7 (2.44%) Puppet
2 7 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.39%) BMC PATROL
4 3 (1.05%) WSUS
5 2 (0.70%) ARCserve
5 2 (0.70%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.70%) SCVMM
5 2 (0.70%) SnapMirror
6 1 (0.35%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (0.35%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 90 (31.36%) Microsoft
2 46 (16.03%) Oracle
3 44 (15.33%) VMware
4 16 (5.57%) IBM
5 13 (4.53%) Cisco
6 10 (3.48%) NetApp
7 9 (3.14%) Red Hat
7 9 (3.14%) Citrix
8 8 (2.79%) Cognos
8 8 (2.79%) Websense
8 8 (2.79%) Symantec
9 7 (2.44%) HP
10 6 (2.09%) SAP
10 6 (2.09%) Sun
10 6 (2.09%) McAfee
10 6 (2.09%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (2.09%) Tripwire
10 6 (2.09%) Red Gate
10 6 (2.09%) F5
10 6 (2.09%) Informatica
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