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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 11 8 15
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 139 144 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 9.72% 11.06% 8.26%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 42.51% 46.60% 40.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 87 78
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£355 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £224 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £504 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 5
Average hourly rate £46.09 £45.88 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.45% +162.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.22 £45.18 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.95 £46.58 £24.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £28.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+13.91% -4.16%
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
327 309 263
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 22.87% 23.73% 20.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 194 161
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £225 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 5
Average hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +157.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £35.00 £17.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.60 £47.20 £25.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £31.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+8.22% +1.63%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 +8 11 £325 - 13
Cobham -1 9 £405 -2.40% 2
Weybridge -3 7 £355 +61.36%
Redhill -1 6 £350 - 3
Staines -6 6 £350 -23.91% 2
Woking -5 5 £325 -2.98% 5
Leatherhead -23 3 £394 -28.40% 3
Camberley 0 2 - -
Reigate -2 2 £425 -15.00% 2
Caterham - 2 - -
Farnham -1 1 £500 - 2
Epsom -12 1 - - 2
SQL Server
South East

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 161 (56.10%) SQL
2 113 (39.37%) .NET
3 96 (33.45%) C#
4 91 (31.71%) Windows
5 89 (31.01%) Microsoft
6 79 (27.53%) Agile Software Development
7 71 (24.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 67 (23.34%) ASP.NET
9 62 (21.60%) SQL Server 2008
10 61 (21.25%) JavaScript
10 61 (21.25%) T-SQL
11 60 (20.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 59 (20.56%) HTML
13 56 (19.51%) CSS
14 52 (18.12%) Oracle
15 51 (17.77%) Finance
16 50 (17.42%) MVC
16 50 (17.42%) Active Directory
17 46 (16.03%) VMware
18 45 (15.68%) MS Excel
19 44 (15.33%) ASP.NET MVC
20 41 (14.29%) Java
21 38 (13.24%) Data Warehouse
22 37 (12.89%) Relational Database
23 36 (12.54%) SQL Server 2012
23 36 (12.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
24 35 (12.20%) TDD
24 35 (12.20%) Business Intelligence
25 31 (10.80%) Migration
25 31 (10.80%) Linux

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 27 (9.41%) IIS
2 25 (8.71%) SharePoint
3 17 (5.92%) MS Exchange
4 11 (3.83%) JBoss
4 11 (3.83%) SharePoint 2013
5 8 (2.79%) Apache
6 6 (2.09%) SharePoint 2010
6 6 (2.09%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (2.09%) WebLogic
7 4 (1.39%) Apache Spark
7 4 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (1.39%) WebSphere
7 4 (1.39%) Tomcat
7 4 (1.39%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (1.05%) CMS
9 2 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.70%) NServiceBus
9 2 (0.70%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.35%) SAS
10 1 (0.35%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 45 (15.68%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.44%) MS Office
3 5 (1.74%) PowerPivot
4 3 (1.05%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (3.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (2.79%) BusinessWorks
3 4 (1.39%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (1.39%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.70%) AWD
5 1 (0.35%) Academy Housing
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.70%) SaaS
3 2 (0.70%) PaaS
3 2 (0.70%) IaaS
4 1 (0.35%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 22 (7.67%) SAN
2 19 (6.62%) DNS
3 15 (5.23%) Internet
4 14 (4.88%) DHCP
5 11 (3.83%) TCP/IP
6 10 (3.48%) Firewall
7 9 (3.14%) NAS
8 7 (2.44%) WAN
9 6 (2.09%) LAN
10 5 (1.74%) FTP
10 5 (1.74%) Intranet
11 4 (1.39%) IPsec
11 4 (1.39%) Cisco IOS
11 4 (1.39%) Network Security
12 3 (1.05%) DMZ
13 2 (0.70%) HTTP
13 2 (0.70%) VoIP
13 2 (0.70%) WLAN
13 2 (0.70%) iSCSI
13 2 (0.70%) FCAPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (24.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 62 (21.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 60 (20.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 38 (13.24%) Data Warehouse
5 37 (12.89%) Relational Database
6 36 (12.54%) SQL Server 2012
6 36 (12.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 28 (9.76%) SQL Server 2005
8 14 (4.88%) RDBMS
9 11 (3.83%) SQL Server 2000
9 11 (3.83%) MySQL
9 11 (3.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 10 (3.48%) Data Mining
10 10 (3.48%) Oracle Database
11 8 (2.79%) OLTP
11 8 (2.79%) PostgreSQL
11 8 (2.79%) QlikView
11 8 (2.79%) Hadoop
12 7 (2.44%) Apache Cassandra
12 7 (2.44%) DTS
Development Applications
1 23 (8.01%) Visual Studio
2 22 (7.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 20 (6.97%) Jenkins
4 12 (4.18%) Git (software)
5 9 (3.14%) Maven
6 8 (2.79%) JUnit
6 8 (2.79%) Eclipse
6 8 (2.79%) VisualVM
6 8 (2.79%) YourKit
6 8 (2.79%) ANTLR
7 7 (2.44%) Selenium
8 6 (2.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 6 (2.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 5 (1.74%) LoadUI
9 5 (1.74%) SoapUI
9 5 (1.74%) Fiddler
10 4 (1.39%) ClearCase
10 4 (1.39%) Log4Net
11 3 (1.05%) ClearQuest
11 3 (1.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 51 (17.77%) Finance
2 18 (6.27%) Banking
3 11 (3.83%) Telecoms
4 10 (3.48%) Investment Banking
5 6 (2.09%) Retail
6 5 (1.74%) Advertising
7 4 (1.39%) Marketing
8 3 (1.05%) Law
8 3 (1.05%) Legal
9 2 (0.70%) Publishing
9 2 (0.70%) Games
9 2 (0.70%) Automotive
9 2 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.70%) Front Office
9 2 (0.70%) Back Office
10 1 (0.35%) Military
10 1 (0.35%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 140 (48.78%) Developer
2 42 (14.63%) DBA
2 42 (14.63%) .NET Developer
3 32 (11.15%) SQL DBA
4 27 (9.41%) C# Developer
5 23 (8.01%) SQL Server DBA
6 22 (7.67%) Analyst
6 22 (7.67%) C# .NET Developer
7 21 (7.32%) SQL Developer
8 17 (5.92%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 15 (5.23%) Architect
10 14 (4.88%) Administrator
10 14 (4.88%) Java Developer
11 13 (4.53%) Senior Developer
12 11 (3.83%) Security Engineer
13 10 (3.48%) DevOps Engineer
13 10 (3.48%) Consultant
14 8 (2.79%) SQL Server Developer
14 8 (2.79%) Senior Java Developer
15 7 (2.44%) Report Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (39.37%) .NET
2 67 (23.34%) ASP.NET
3 59 (20.56%) HTML
4 56 (19.51%) CSS
5 44 (15.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 29 (10.10%) AngularJS
7 26 (9.06%) jQuery
8 25 (8.71%) HTML5
8 25 (8.71%) Web Services
9 23 (8.01%) XML
9 23 (8.01%) WCF
10 20 (6.97%) REST
11 19 (6.62%) .NET Framework
12 16 (5.57%) XACML
12 16 (5.57%) ASP.NET Web API
12 16 (5.57%) Apache Thrift
13 15 (5.23%) RESTful
14 14 (4.88%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 13 (4.53%) Spring
16 12 (4.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 31 (10.80%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (8.71%) Clustering
3 11 (3.83%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (3.48%) Replication
5 9 (3.14%) Management Information System
5 9 (3.14%) Data Centre
6 7 (2.44%) Enterprise Storage
6 7 (2.44%) N-Tier
7 6 (2.09%) Client/Server
8 5 (1.74%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.74%) Algorithms
9 4 (1.39%) DataPower
9 4 (1.39%) Visualisation
9 4 (1.39%) Informatics
9 4 (1.39%) PKI
10 3 (1.05%) Data Integration
10 3 (1.05%) Public Cloud
11 2 (0.70%) User Experience
11 2 (0.70%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.70%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 91 (31.71%) Windows
2 31 (10.80%) Linux
3 25 (8.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 24 (8.36%) Windows Server 2003
5 21 (7.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (4.88%) UNIX
7 10 (3.48%) Solaris
8 8 (2.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (1.74%) Windows 7
10 3 (1.05%) AIX
10 3 (1.05%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.70%) Data ONTAP
11 2 (0.70%) HPUX
11 2 (0.70%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.35%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (27.53%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (17.42%) MVC
3 35 (12.20%) TDD
3 35 (12.20%) Business Intelligence
4 31 (10.80%) Migration
5 30 (10.45%) CRM
6 27 (9.41%) SOA
7 25 (8.71%) ETL
7 25 (8.71%) Continuous Integration
8 23 (8.01%) Performance Tuning
9 20 (6.97%) Data Migration
10 19 (6.62%) Technical Architecture
11 18 (6.27%) OO
12 17 (5.92%) Disaster Recovery
12 17 (5.92%) Scrum
12 17 (5.92%) ITIL
13 15 (5.23%) DevOps
14 13 (4.53%) Web Development
14 13 (4.53%) Multithreading
15 10 (3.48%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 161 (56.10%) SQL
2 96 (33.45%) C#
3 61 (21.25%) JavaScript
3 61 (21.25%) T-SQL
4 41 (14.29%) Java
5 27 (9.41%) PowerShell
6 18 (6.27%) Python
7 16 (5.57%) VBScript
8 11 (3.83%) VB.NET
9 7 (2.44%) VB
9 7 (2.44%) C++
10 6 (2.09%) VB6
11 5 (1.74%) Ruby
11 5 (1.74%) R
12 4 (1.39%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 3 (1.05%) Perl
14 2 (0.70%) PHP
14 2 (0.70%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.70%) Scala
14 2 (0.70%) Korn
Qualifications
1 22 (7.67%) Degree
2 21 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (5.23%) Security Cleared
4 13 (4.53%) SC Cleared
5 9 (3.14%) MCTS
6 6 (2.09%) MCITP
6 6 (2.09%) MCSE
7 5 (1.74%) MCDBA
8 3 (1.05%) MCAD
8 3 (1.05%) MCSD
8 3 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.70%) MCP
9 2 (0.70%) MBA
9 2 (0.70%) MCSA
9 2 (0.70%) ISEB
10 1 (0.35%) CISSP
10 1 (0.35%) CCNA
10 1 (0.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.35%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.05%) COBIT
1 3 (1.05%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.70%) SLA
2 2 (0.70%) QA
System Software
1 50 (17.42%) Active Directory
2 25 (8.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (3.83%) vSphere
4 10 (3.48%) Forefront TMG
5 9 (3.14%) VMware ESX
6 8 (2.79%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (2.44%) Docker
7 7 (2.44%) Hyper-V
8 5 (1.74%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 5 (1.74%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 4 (1.39%) Veritas File System
9 4 (1.39%) XenApp
10 2 (0.70%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.35%) Samba
Systems Management
1 12 (4.18%) SCOM
2 8 (2.79%) SCCM
3 7 (2.44%) Puppet
3 7 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (2.44%) Norton AntiVirus
3 7 (2.44%) BMC PATROL
4 6 (2.09%) NetBackup
5 3 (1.05%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.70%) ARCserve
6 2 (0.70%) WSUS
6 2 (0.70%) SCVMM
6 2 (0.70%) SnapMirror
7 1 (0.35%) CA Spectrum
7 1 (0.35%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 89 (31.01%) Microsoft
2 52 (18.12%) Oracle
3 46 (16.03%) VMware
4 14 (4.88%) Cisco
5 13 (4.53%) IBM
6 11 (3.83%) Red Hat
7 10 (3.48%) HP
7 10 (3.48%) Citrix
8 8 (2.79%) NetApp
8 8 (2.79%) Sun
8 8 (2.79%) TIBCO
8 8 (2.79%) Symantec
8 8 (2.79%) Telerik
9 7 (2.44%) Red Gate
9 7 (2.44%) Websense
9 7 (2.44%) SAP
9 7 (2.44%) BMC
10 6 (2.09%) Informatica
10 6 (2.09%) Tripwire
10 6 (2.09%) McAfee
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