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 6 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 10 11 13
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 135 164 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 10.07% 11.52% 8.80%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 50.19% 54.49% 51.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 116 60
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£363 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £438 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 6
Average hourly rate £38.75 £30.00 £24.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.75 £28.40 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.25 £44.00 £26.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.10 £31.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+1.90% +14.54%
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
269 301 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 20.07% 21.15% 17.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 178 105
Average daily rate £375 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 6
Average hourly rate £38.75 £38.75 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +80.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.10 £28.60 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £47.50 £26.25
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 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 6 May 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

SQL Server Hourly Rate Histogram 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 6 May 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
Guildford +2 13 £290 -17.14% 6
Staines +12 11 £413 - 5
Woking +1 11 £363 -12.12% 7
Redhill - 9 £350 - 3
Leatherhead -5 5 £400 +10.34% 5
Cobham - 5 £420 -
Epsom -5 4 £400 +33.33% 4
Weybridge -1 3 - - 1
Reigate +1 2 £338 -22.85% 2
Egham -7 1 £375 -25.00% 5
Whyteleafe - 1 £400 -
SQL Server
South East

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 127 (52.48%) SQL
2 105 (43.39%) .NET
3 88 (36.36%) C#
4 80 (33.06%) Microsoft
5 68 (28.10%) ASP.NET
6 64 (26.45%) Windows
7 60 (24.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 59 (24.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 58 (23.97%) SQL Server 2008
10 56 (23.14%) T-SQL
11 46 (19.01%) Agile Software Development
12 45 (18.60%) HTML
12 45 (18.60%) MS Excel
13 40 (16.53%) MVC
14 39 (16.12%) JavaScript
15 38 (15.70%) Web Services
15 38 (15.70%) XML
16 37 (15.29%) Oracle
17 36 (14.88%) Java
18 35 (14.46%) Finance
19 34 (14.05%) CSS
19 34 (14.05%) CRM
20 31 (12.81%) Visual Studio
20 31 (12.81%) Data Warehouse
21 30 (12.40%) Active Directory
21 30 (12.40%) ASP.NET MVC
22 29 (11.98%) Migration
23 28 (11.57%) Business Intelligence
23 28 (11.57%) .NET Framework
24 26 (10.74%) WCF

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 24 (9.92%) IIS
2 18 (7.44%) SharePoint
3 9 (3.72%) JBoss
4 8 (3.31%) MS Exchange
5 7 (2.89%) Tomcat
6 6 (2.48%) Apache
6 6 (2.48%) SharePoint Server
7 5 (2.07%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (1.65%) CMS
9 3 (1.24%) Kentico
9 3 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.83%) Apache Pig
10 2 (0.83%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.83%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.41%) WebLogic Portal
11 1 (0.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 45 (18.60%) MS Excel
2 16 (6.61%) MS Office
3 7 (2.89%) MS Visio
3 7 (2.89%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (2.89%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 18 (7.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.65%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.24%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.83%) AWD
4 2 (0.83%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.41%) Academy Housing
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (0.83%) SaaS
2 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (7.85%) SAN
2 14 (5.79%) DNS
3 13 (5.37%) Firewall
4 12 (4.96%) DHCP
5 9 (3.72%) HTTP
5 9 (3.72%) Internet
6 7 (2.89%) LAN
7 6 (2.48%) TCP/IP
8 3 (1.24%) DMZ
8 3 (1.24%) IPsec
8 3 (1.24%) VLAN
8 3 (1.24%) Network Security
8 3 (1.24%) NAS
8 3 (1.24%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (0.83%) iSCSI
9 2 (0.83%) BIG-IP
9 2 (0.83%) IP Telephony
9 2 (0.83%) Wireless
9 2 (0.83%) Intranet
9 2 (0.83%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (24.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 59 (24.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 58 (23.97%) SQL Server 2008
4 31 (12.81%) Data Warehouse
5 23 (9.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 22 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
6 22 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
7 20 (8.26%) Relational Database
8 15 (6.20%) SQL Server 2000
9 13 (5.37%) RDBMS
10 11 (4.55%) NoSQL
10 11 (4.55%) Oracle Database
11 8 (3.31%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 6 (2.48%) DTS
13 5 (2.07%) Oracle Database 11g
14 4 (1.65%) Redis
14 4 (1.65%) Big Data
14 4 (1.65%) Data Mining
14 4 (1.65%) OLTP
14 4 (1.65%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 31 (12.81%) Visual Studio
2 15 (6.20%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (2.89%) Jenkins
4 5 (2.07%) JIRA
5 4 (1.65%) ClearCase
5 4 (1.65%) ClearQuest
5 4 (1.65%) NUnit
5 4 (1.65%) Subversion
6 3 (1.24%) Maven
6 3 (1.24%) Git (software)
6 3 (1.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (0.83%) NCrunch
7 2 (0.83%) YourKit
7 2 (0.83%) VisualVM
7 2 (0.83%) JUnit
7 2 (0.83%) ANTLR
7 2 (0.83%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.41%) ProC
8 1 (0.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.41%) Moq
General
1 35 (14.46%) Finance
2 10 (4.13%) Banking
3 6 (2.48%) Investment Banking
4 5 (2.07%) Marketing
5 4 (1.65%) Publishing
6 3 (1.24%) Games
6 3 (1.24%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.24%) Automotive
7 2 (0.83%) Legal
7 2 (0.83%) Retail
8 1 (0.41%) Korean Language
8 1 (0.41%) Law
8 1 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.41%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 121 (50.00%) Developer
2 36 (14.88%) .NET Developer
3 34 (14.05%) DBA
4 29 (11.98%) SQL DBA
5 19 (7.85%) SQL Developer
6 18 (7.44%) C# Developer
6 18 (7.44%) SQL Server DBA
7 17 (7.02%) Analyst
8 14 (5.79%) Architect
8 14 (5.79%) Security Engineer
9 12 (4.96%) C# .NET Developer
9 12 (4.96%) Consultant
10 10 (4.13%) Senior Developer
11 9 (3.72%) ASP.NET Developer
11 9 (3.72%) SQL Server Developer
11 9 (3.72%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 9 (3.72%) Report Developer
12 8 (3.31%) CRM Developer
12 8 (3.31%) Technical Architect
13 7 (2.89%) Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (43.39%) .NET
2 68 (28.10%) ASP.NET
3 45 (18.60%) HTML
4 38 (15.70%) Web Services
4 38 (15.70%) XML
5 34 (14.05%) CSS
6 30 (12.40%) ASP.NET MVC
7 28 (11.57%) .NET Framework
8 26 (10.74%) WCF
9 16 (6.61%) WPF
9 16 (6.61%) REST
10 14 (5.79%) HTML5
11 12 (4.96%) AngularJS
11 12 (4.96%) jQuery
12 10 (4.13%) Entity Framework
13 9 (3.72%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 8 (3.31%) RESTful
14 8 (3.31%) JSON
15 5 (2.07%) Application Packaging
15 5 (2.07%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.20%) Clustering
2 13 (5.37%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.55%) Replication
4 9 (3.72%) N-Tier
5 8 (3.31%) PKI
5 8 (3.31%) Mobile App
5 8 (3.31%) Algorithms
6 5 (2.07%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.65%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.65%) DataPower
7 4 (1.65%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.65%) Enterprise Storage
8 3 (1.24%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.24%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.83%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.41%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.41%) Open Source
10 1 (0.41%) Inversion of Control
10 1 (0.41%) NHS
10 1 (0.41%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 64 (26.45%) Windows
2 24 (9.92%) Windows Server 2003
3 20 (8.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (7.44%) Linux
5 12 (4.96%) UNIX
6 11 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (2.89%) Windows 7
8 6 (2.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (2.48%) Windows 2000
9 5 (2.07%) Solaris
10 2 (0.83%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.83%) Android
10 2 (0.83%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.41%) CentOS
11 1 (0.41%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (19.01%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (16.53%) MVC
3 34 (14.05%) CRM
4 29 (11.98%) Migration
5 28 (11.57%) Business Intelligence
6 22 (9.09%) ETL
7 20 (8.26%) Performance Tuning
8 19 (7.85%) OO
9 15 (6.20%) Data Modelling
10 14 (5.79%) Data Migration
11 13 (5.37%) TDD
11 13 (5.37%) Scrum
12 11 (4.55%) Web Development
13 10 (4.13%) SOA
14 9 (3.72%) Disaster Recovery
14 9 (3.72%) Problem Management
14 9 (3.72%) Software Engineering
14 9 (3.72%) MVVM
15 8 (3.31%) Systems Analysis
15 8 (3.31%) UML
Programming Languages
1 127 (52.48%) SQL
2 88 (36.36%) C#
3 56 (23.14%) T-SQL
4 39 (16.12%) JavaScript
5 36 (14.88%) Java
6 21 (8.68%) VB.NET
7 18 (7.44%) VBScript
8 13 (5.37%) VB
9 7 (2.89%) C++
9 7 (2.89%) VB6
10 6 (2.48%) PowerShell
10 6 (2.48%) Python
11 5 (2.07%) Ruby
12 4 (1.65%) R
12 4 (1.65%) Perl
12 4 (1.65%) PHP
12 4 (1.65%) PL/SQL
13 3 (1.24%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.24%) XAML
13 3 (1.24%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 20 (8.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (6.61%) Security Cleared
3 15 (6.20%) SC Cleared
4 14 (5.79%) Degree
5 8 (3.31%) MCTS
6 6 (2.48%) MCDBA
7 5 (2.07%) CCNA
7 5 (2.07%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (1.65%) MCP
8 4 (1.65%) MCAD
8 4 (1.65%) MCSD
8 4 (1.65%) MCSE
9 3 (1.24%) MCITP
10 2 (0.83%) A+ Certification
10 2 (0.83%) ISEB
10 2 (0.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.41%) CISSP
11 1 (0.41%) MCSA
11 1 (0.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.41%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.24%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.83%) SLA
2 2 (0.83%) QA
3 1 (0.41%) COBIT
System Software
1 30 (12.40%) Active Directory
2 15 (6.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.89%) vSphere
4 4 (1.65%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (1.65%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.24%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (0.83%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.83%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (0.83%) Veritas File System
6 2 (0.83%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.41%) XenApp
7 1 (0.41%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (3.72%) SCCM
2 6 (2.48%) NetBackup
2 6 (2.48%) WSUS
3 4 (1.65%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (1.24%) SCOM
5 2 (0.83%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (0.83%) Nagios
6 1 (0.41%) ARCserve
6 1 (0.41%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.41%) Puppet
6 1 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.41%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 80 (33.06%) Microsoft
2 37 (15.29%) Oracle
3 25 (10.33%) VMware
4 12 (4.96%) IBM
5 10 (4.13%) NetApp
6 7 (2.89%) Cisco
6 7 (2.89%) Red Hat
6 7 (2.89%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (2.48%) Sun
8 5 (2.07%) SAP
8 5 (2.07%) Symantec
8 5 (2.07%) Informatica
9 4 (1.65%) F5
9 4 (1.65%) McAfee
9 4 (1.65%) Cognos
10 3 (1.24%) HP
10 3 (1.24%) Business Objects
10 3 (1.24%) Citrix
10 3 (1.24%) CA
10 3 (1.24%) Websense
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