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 27 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 9 12 16
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 144 153 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 11.15% 11.14% 7.29%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 50.35% 53.87% 43.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 115 48
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.27% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £275 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £425 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 3
Average hourly rate £16.50 £29.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.58% +67.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £29.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-27.58% +16.00%
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
286 284 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 22.15% 20.67% 16.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 178 93
Average daily rate £375 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £334
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +4.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 6
Average hourly rate £19.50 £30.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.00% +46.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £28.20 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £47.50 £49.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £33.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-24.24% +10.00%

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 27 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
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 27 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +1 14 £290 -22.66% 7
Staines +11 11 £413 -54.16% 9
Woking -1 10 £375 -9.09% 3
Cobham - 7 £423 -
Redhill - 6 £350 -
Epsom -3 5 £400 +56.09% 2
Leatherhead -5 5 £400 +10.34% 2
Weybridge - 5 £363 - 2
Reigate +1 3 £338 -20.58% 8
Camberley -9 2 - -
Egham -5 1 £375 -25.00% 5
Whyteleafe - 1 £400 - 1
SQL Server
South East

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 27 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.

1 126 (51.01%) SQL
2 101 (40.89%) .NET
3 84 (34.01%) Microsoft
4 81 (32.79%) C#
5 75 (30.36%) Windows
6 65 (26.32%) ASP.NET
7 61 (24.70%) SQL Server 2008
8 57 (23.08%) T-SQL
9 55 (22.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 55 (22.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 49 (19.84%) Agile Software Development
11 46 (18.62%) MVC
12 44 (17.81%) HTML
12 44 (17.81%) MS Excel
13 43 (17.41%) Finance
14 40 (16.19%) JavaScript
14 40 (16.19%) Oracle
15 39 (15.79%) CSS
16 38 (15.38%) Active Directory
17 37 (14.98%) Java
18 36 (14.57%) Data Warehouse
19 35 (14.17%) ASP.NET MVC
20 34 (13.77%) XML
21 33 (13.36%) VMware
22 32 (12.96%) Business Intelligence
23 30 (12.15%) Visual Studio
24 29 (11.74%) IIS
25 28 (11.34%) Web Services
26 27 (10.93%) Windows Server 2003
27 26 (10.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 29 (11.74%) IIS
2 17 (6.88%) SharePoint
3 11 (4.45%) JBoss
4 10 (4.05%) MS Exchange
5 7 (2.83%) Apache
5 7 (2.83%) Tomcat
6 6 (2.43%) SharePoint Server
7 5 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (1.62%) WebLogic
8 4 (1.62%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (1.21%) WebSphere
9 3 (1.21%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.81%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.81%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.40%) SAS
11 1 (0.40%) WebLogic Portal
11 1 (0.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.40%) CMS
Applications
1 44 (17.81%) MS Excel
2 16 (6.48%) MS Office
3 7 (2.83%) MS Visio
3 7 (2.83%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (2.83%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 6 (2.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.62%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.62%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.81%) AWD
3 2 (0.81%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.40%) Academy Housing
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (0.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (9.72%) SAN
2 17 (6.88%) DNS
3 14 (5.67%) Firewall
3 14 (5.67%) DHCP
4 9 (3.64%) LAN
4 9 (3.64%) HTTP
4 9 (3.64%) Internet
5 7 (2.83%) NAS
6 5 (2.02%) TCP/IP
7 4 (1.62%) WAN
7 4 (1.62%) IPsec
8 3 (1.21%) FTP
8 3 (1.21%) DMZ
8 3 (1.21%) Intranet
8 3 (1.21%) Fibre Channel
8 3 (1.21%) VLAN
8 3 (1.21%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (1.21%) Network Security
9 2 (0.81%) iSCSI
9 2 (0.81%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (24.70%) SQL Server 2008
2 55 (22.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 55 (22.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 36 (14.57%) Data Warehouse
4 26 (10.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 25 (10.12%) SQL Server 2005
6 24 (9.72%) Relational Database
7 21 (8.50%) SQL Server 2012
8 15 (6.07%) SQL Server 2000
9 14 (5.67%) RDBMS
10 13 (5.26%) Oracle Database
11 9 (3.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 8 (3.24%) NoSQL
13 6 (2.43%) DTS
14 5 (2.02%) Data Mining
14 5 (2.02%) MySQL
14 5 (2.02%) Big Data
14 5 (2.02%) Oracle Database 11g
15 4 (1.62%) QlikView
15 4 (1.62%) Redis
Development Applications
1 30 (12.15%) Visual Studio
2 14 (5.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (4.05%) Jenkins
4 8 (3.24%) Git (software)
5 5 (2.02%) ClearCase
6 4 (1.62%) ClearQuest
6 4 (1.62%) NUnit
6 4 (1.62%) Subversion
6 4 (1.62%) JIRA
7 3 (1.21%) Maven
7 3 (1.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (0.81%) VisualVM
8 2 (0.81%) Moq
8 2 (0.81%) MSBuild
8 2 (0.81%) YourKit
8 2 (0.81%) ANTLR
8 2 (0.81%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.81%) JUnit
9 1 (0.40%) Ant
9 1 (0.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 43 (17.41%) Finance
2 14 (5.67%) Banking
3 8 (3.24%) Investment Banking
4 7 (2.83%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.02%) Publishing
6 3 (1.21%) Games
6 3 (1.21%) Automotive
6 3 (1.21%) Marketing
6 3 (1.21%) Retail
7 2 (0.81%) Law
7 2 (0.81%) Legal
8 1 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.40%) Front Office
8 1 (0.40%) Electronics
8 1 (0.40%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 119 (48.18%) Developer
2 38 (15.38%) .NET Developer
3 35 (14.17%) DBA
4 28 (11.34%) SQL DBA
5 22 (8.91%) C# Developer
6 20 (8.10%) SQL Developer
6 20 (8.10%) Analyst
7 17 (6.88%) SQL Server DBA
8 16 (6.48%) C# .NET Developer
9 14 (5.67%) Security Engineer
10 12 (4.86%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 11 (4.45%) Consultant
12 10 (4.05%) Architect
12 10 (4.05%) ASP.NET Developer
13 9 (3.64%) SQL Server Developer
13 9 (3.64%) Administrator
13 9 (3.64%) Report Developer
14 8 (3.24%) Web Developer
14 8 (3.24%) Senior Developer
15 7 (2.83%) Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (40.89%) .NET
2 65 (26.32%) ASP.NET
3 44 (17.81%) HTML
4 39 (15.79%) CSS
5 35 (14.17%) ASP.NET MVC
6 34 (13.77%) XML
7 28 (11.34%) Web Services
8 25 (10.12%) .NET Framework
9 21 (8.50%) WCF
10 18 (7.29%) REST
11 14 (5.67%) AngularJS
11 14 (5.67%) jQuery
12 9 (3.64%) HTML5
13 8 (3.24%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 8 (3.24%) WPF
14 7 (2.83%) JSON
14 7 (2.83%) Entity Framework
14 7 (2.83%) NHibernate
15 6 (2.43%) RESTful
15 6 (2.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.29%) Clustering
2 17 (6.88%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (5.26%) Replication
4 8 (3.24%) N-Tier
4 8 (3.24%) Algorithms
5 7 (2.83%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (2.83%) PKI
5 7 (2.83%) Enterprise Storage
6 6 (2.43%) Client/Server
7 5 (2.02%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.02%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.62%) DataPower
8 4 (1.62%) Visualisation
8 4 (1.62%) Data Centre
9 3 (1.21%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.21%) Informatics
10 2 (0.81%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.81%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.40%) User Experience
11 1 (0.40%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 75 (30.36%) Windows
2 27 (10.93%) Windows Server 2003
3 24 (9.72%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (8.10%) Linux
5 16 (6.48%) UNIX
6 14 (5.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (3.24%) Solaris
8 7 (2.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (2.83%) Windows 7
9 6 (2.43%) Windows 2000
10 3 (1.21%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.81%) Android
11 2 (0.81%) AIX
11 2 (0.81%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.40%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (19.84%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (18.62%) MVC
3 32 (12.96%) Business Intelligence
4 25 (10.12%) CRM
4 25 (10.12%) Migration
5 24 (9.72%) ETL
6 20 (8.10%) OO
7 19 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
8 18 (7.29%) TDD
9 16 (6.48%) Scrum
10 15 (6.07%) Data Modelling
11 14 (5.67%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (4.86%) Data Migration
12 12 (4.86%) SOA
13 11 (4.45%) Web Development
14 10 (4.05%) Problem Management
14 10 (4.05%) Disaster Recovery
14 10 (4.05%) DevOps
15 9 (3.64%) OOD
15 9 (3.64%) UML
Programming Languages
1 126 (51.01%) SQL
2 81 (32.79%) C#
3 57 (23.08%) T-SQL
4 40 (16.19%) JavaScript
5 37 (14.98%) Java
6 18 (7.29%) VBScript
7 16 (6.48%) VB.NET
8 13 (5.26%) VB
9 9 (3.64%) PowerShell
10 7 (2.83%) VB6
11 6 (2.43%) Python
12 5 (2.02%) C++
12 5 (2.02%) Perl
12 5 (2.02%) Ruby
12 5 (2.02%) R
13 4 (1.62%) PHP
14 3 (1.21%) PL/SQL
14 3 (1.21%) XPath
15 2 (0.81%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 2 (0.81%) Scala
Qualifications
1 19 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
1 19 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 18 (7.29%) SC Cleared
3 15 (6.07%) Degree
4 7 (2.83%) MCSE
5 6 (2.43%) MCDBA
5 6 (2.43%) MCTS
6 5 (2.02%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (2.02%) CCNA
7 4 (1.62%) MCP
7 4 (1.62%) MCAD
7 4 (1.62%) MCSD
7 4 (1.62%) MCITP
8 3 (1.21%) ISEB
9 2 (0.81%) MCSA
9 2 (0.81%) A+ Certification
9 2 (0.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.40%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.40%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.21%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.81%) SLA
2 2 (0.81%) COBIT
2 2 (0.81%) QA
3 1 (0.40%) Data Quality
System Software
1 38 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 19 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (3.24%) vSphere
4 5 (2.02%) Hyper-V
4 5 (2.02%) VMware ESX
5 4 (1.62%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 4 (1.62%) Veritas File System
5 4 (1.62%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 4 (1.62%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (1.62%) Docker
6 3 (1.21%) Forefront TMG
6 3 (1.21%) XenApp
7 1 (0.40%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (4.45%) SCCM
2 8 (3.24%) NetBackup
3 7 (2.83%) WSUS
4 5 (2.02%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (2.02%) SCOM
5 4 (1.62%) Puppet
5 4 (1.62%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.81%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.81%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (0.81%) Nagios
7 1 (0.40%) ARCserve
7 1 (0.40%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.40%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 84 (34.01%) Microsoft
2 40 (16.19%) Oracle
3 33 (13.36%) VMware
4 14 (5.67%) IBM
5 11 (4.45%) Cisco
6 10 (4.05%) NetApp
7 9 (3.64%) Red Hat
8 8 (3.24%) Sun
9 7 (2.83%) SAP
9 7 (2.83%) Salesforce.com
9 7 (2.83%) Informatica
10 6 (2.43%) Symantec
10 6 (2.43%) HP
10 6 (2.43%) Citrix
11 5 (2.02%) Cognos
11 5 (2.02%) McAfee
11 5 (2.02%) F5
12 4 (1.62%) Veritas
13 3 (1.21%) CA
13 3 (1.21%) Business Objects
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