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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 11 13 12
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 134 137 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 9.03% 9.30% 9.51%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 46.21% 48.93% 53.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 77 62
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£365 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £275 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 4
Average hourly rate £38.75 £24.00 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.45% -8.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £29.88 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+17.15% +6.69%
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
290 280 230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 19.54% 19.01% 17.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 135 115
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £257 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 4
Average hourly rate £40.00 £24.00 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -8.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.25 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +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 1 April 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 1 April 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 1 April 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
Staines +5 10 £413 - 5
Woking +4 10 £363 -11.58% 4
Guildford 0 9 £325 -7.14% 12
Cobham +4 6 £398 +22.30% 1
Leatherhead -3 5 £450 +20.00% 3
Redhill - 5 £325 - 5
Weybridge 0 4 £500 - 2
Reigate +7 3 £338 -20.58% 5
Camberley -5 3 £444 +18.33% 3
Epsom -7 2 £375 +25.00% 2
Chertsey - 2 - -
Egham - 2 £394 - 2
Walton-on-Thames - 1 £325 -
Whyteleafe - 1 £400 -
Dorking - - - - 2
Esher - - - -
Farnham - - - -
Godalming - - - - 2
Thames Ditton - - - -
Lingfield - - - -
Horley - - - - 1
SQL Server
South East

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 1 April 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.

1 137 (55.02%) SQL
2 110 (44.18%) .NET
3 90 (36.14%) C#
4 84 (33.73%) Microsoft
5 71 (28.51%) ASP.NET
6 69 (27.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 68 (27.31%) SQL Server 2008
8 67 (26.91%) Windows
9 64 (25.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 56 (22.49%) T-SQL
11 47 (18.88%) HTML
11 47 (18.88%) MS Excel
12 41 (16.47%) JavaScript
13 40 (16.06%) Visual Studio
13 40 (16.06%) Agile Software Development
14 39 (15.66%) MVC
14 39 (15.66%) Web Services
15 38 (15.26%) XML
15 38 (15.26%) CRM
16 36 (14.46%) Java
17 34 (13.65%) Data Warehouse
17 34 (13.65%) Active Directory
18 33 (13.25%) CSS
18 33 (13.25%) Oracle
19 31 (12.45%) Finance
20 30 (12.05%) Migration
20 30 (12.05%) .NET Framework
20 30 (12.05%) WCF
21 28 (11.24%) ASP.NET MVC
21 28 (11.24%) SQL Server 2012

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 28 (11.24%) IIS
2 15 (6.02%) SharePoint
3 11 (4.42%) BizTalk Server
4 8 (3.21%) JBoss
5 7 (2.81%) Tomcat
6 6 (2.41%) Apache
6 6 (2.41%) MS Exchange
7 5 (2.01%) SharePoint Server
8 4 (1.61%) CMS
9 3 (1.20%) Kentico
9 3 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.80%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.40%) WebLogic Portal
11 1 (0.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 47 (18.88%) MS Excel
2 16 (6.43%) MS Office
3 7 (2.81%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (2.81%) MS Visio
4 5 (2.01%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 22 (8.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.61%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.80%) SaaS
2 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (8.03%) SAN
2 13 (5.22%) DNS
3 12 (4.82%) DHCP
4 11 (4.42%) Firewall
5 10 (4.02%) LAN
6 9 (3.61%) HTTP
7 7 (2.81%) TCP/IP
7 7 (2.81%) Internet
8 6 (2.41%) SSL
8 6 (2.41%) BIG-IP
9 4 (1.61%) WAN
9 4 (1.61%) IP Telephony
10 3 (1.20%) VLAN
10 3 (1.20%) NAS
11 2 (0.80%) Wireless
11 2 (0.80%) FTP
11 2 (0.80%) PBX
11 2 (0.80%) VoIP
11 2 (0.80%) Intranet
12 1 (0.40%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (27.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 68 (27.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 64 (25.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 34 (13.65%) Data Warehouse
5 28 (11.24%) SQL Server 2012
6 25 (10.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 23 (9.24%) SQL Server 2005
8 16 (6.43%) Relational Database
9 14 (5.62%) SQL Server 2000
10 12 (4.82%) RDBMS
10 12 (4.82%) Oracle Database
11 9 (3.61%) NoSQL
12 6 (2.41%) DTS
13 5 (2.01%) Oracle Database 11g
13 5 (2.01%) Cognos Report Studio
13 5 (2.01%) Cognos Framework Manager
14 4 (1.61%) OLTP
14 4 (1.61%) QlikView
14 4 (1.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 3 (1.20%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 40 (16.06%) Visual Studio
2 18 (7.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (2.01%) JIRA
4 4 (1.61%) ClearQuest
4 4 (1.61%) NUnit
4 4 (1.61%) Subversion
4 4 (1.61%) ClearCase
5 3 (1.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (0.80%) NCrunch
6 2 (0.80%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.80%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.40%) Maven
7 1 (0.40%) ReSharper
7 1 (0.40%) Selenium
7 1 (0.40%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 1 (0.40%) Moq
7 1 (0.40%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.40%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.40%) ProC
7 1 (0.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 31 (12.45%) Finance
2 7 (2.81%) Banking
3 5 (2.01%) Marketing
3 5 (2.01%) Publishing
4 4 (1.61%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.61%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.20%) Retail
5 3 (1.20%) Automotive
6 1 (0.40%) Korean Language
6 1 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.40%) Games
6 1 (0.40%) Electronics
6 1 (0.40%) Legal
Job Titles
1 111 (44.58%) Developer
2 39 (15.66%) DBA
3 35 (14.06%) SQL DBA
4 34 (13.65%) .NET Developer
5 21 (8.43%) SQL Server DBA
6 19 (7.63%) Analyst
7 17 (6.83%) SQL Developer
8 16 (6.43%) C# Developer
9 15 (6.02%) Security Engineer
9 15 (6.02%) Consultant
10 14 (5.62%) Architect
11 13 (5.22%) Administrator
12 10 (4.02%) ASP.NET Developer
13 9 (3.61%) C# .NET Developer
13 9 (3.61%) Technical Architect
14 8 (3.21%) SQL Server Developer
14 8 (3.21%) CRM Developer
15 7 (2.81%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 7 (2.81%) Dynamics CRM Developer
15 7 (2.81%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (44.18%) .NET
2 71 (28.51%) ASP.NET
3 47 (18.88%) HTML
4 39 (15.66%) Web Services
5 38 (15.26%) XML
6 33 (13.25%) CSS
7 30 (12.05%) .NET Framework
7 30 (12.05%) WCF
8 28 (11.24%) ASP.NET MVC
9 18 (7.23%) WPF
10 16 (6.43%) jQuery
11 14 (5.62%) Entity Framework
12 13 (5.22%) HTML5
13 11 (4.42%) REST
14 8 (3.21%) AngularJS
14 8 (3.21%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 8 (3.21%) JSON
15 6 (2.41%) RESTful
15 6 (2.41%) Ajax
16 5 (2.01%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.63%) Clustering
2 15 (6.02%) PKI
3 11 (4.42%) Replication
4 10 (4.02%) Algorithms
5 9 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (3.61%) Mobile App
5 9 (3.61%) N-Tier
6 6 (2.41%) DataPower
7 5 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.61%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.61%) Enterprise Storage
8 4 (1.61%) Smart Meter
8 4 (1.61%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.80%) IVR
9 2 (0.80%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.40%) FMCG
10 1 (0.40%) Inversion of Control
10 1 (0.40%) Open Source
10 1 (0.40%) Cryptography
10 1 (0.40%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 67 (26.91%) Windows
2 21 (8.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 19 (7.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (7.23%) Linux
5 11 (4.42%) UNIX
6 10 (4.02%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (3.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (2.41%) Solaris
8 6 (2.41%) Windows 2000
9 4 (1.61%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.80%) Android
11 1 (0.40%) CentOS
11 1 (0.40%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (16.06%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (15.66%) MVC
3 38 (15.26%) CRM
4 30 (12.05%) Migration
5 23 (9.24%) ETL
5 23 (9.24%) Performance Tuning
6 22 (8.84%) Business Intelligence
7 20 (8.03%) OO
8 16 (6.43%) Data Modelling
9 13 (5.22%) Data Migration
10 12 (4.82%) Scrum
11 10 (4.02%) TDD
11 10 (4.02%) Web Development
12 9 (3.61%) Problem Management
13 8 (3.21%) Disaster Recovery
13 8 (3.21%) UML
13 8 (3.21%) ITIL
13 8 (3.21%) MVVM
13 8 (3.21%) Security Architecture
13 8 (3.21%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 137 (55.02%) SQL
2 90 (36.14%) C#
3 56 (22.49%) T-SQL
4 41 (16.47%) JavaScript
5 36 (14.46%) Java
6 24 (9.64%) VB.NET
7 18 (7.23%) VBScript
8 14 (5.62%) PowerShell
9 12 (4.82%) VB
10 6 (2.41%) C++
10 6 (2.41%) Shell Script
10 6 (2.41%) VB6
11 5 (2.01%) PHP
12 4 (1.61%) PL/SQL
12 4 (1.61%) Perl
13 3 (1.20%) XPath
13 3 (1.20%) Objective-C
13 3 (1.20%) XAML
14 2 (0.80%) Scala
14 2 (0.80%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 23 (9.24%) Security Cleared
2 22 (8.84%) SC Cleared
3 21 (8.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (5.62%) Degree
5 9 (3.61%) MCTS
6 7 (2.81%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (2.81%) CCNA
7 6 (2.41%) MCDBA
8 5 (2.01%) MCSE
8 5 (2.01%) MCP
9 4 (1.61%) MCAD
9 4 (1.61%) MCSD
9 4 (1.61%) MCITP
10 2 (0.80%) MCSA
10 2 (0.80%) ISEB
10 2 (0.80%) A+ Certification
10 2 (0.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.40%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.20%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.80%) SLA
3 1 (0.40%) QA
System Software
1 34 (13.65%) Active Directory
2 13 (5.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.01%) Hyper-V
3 5 (2.01%) vSphere
4 3 (1.20%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (0.80%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.80%) ISA Server
5 2 (0.80%) UAG
5 2 (0.80%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.80%) Veritas File System
5 2 (0.80%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (0.80%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.40%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.40%) XenApp
6 1 (0.40%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.40%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (3.61%) SCCM
2 6 (2.41%) NetBackup
2 6 (2.41%) WSUS
3 5 (2.01%) SCOM
4 2 (0.80%) Nagios
4 2 (0.80%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.40%) Hyperic
5 1 (0.40%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.40%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.40%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 84 (33.73%) Microsoft
2 33 (13.25%) Oracle
3 26 (10.44%) VMware
4 13 (5.22%) IBM
5 10 (4.02%) Cisco
6 9 (3.61%) Red Hat
7 8 (3.21%) SAP
7 8 (3.21%) NetApp
8 7 (2.81%) F5
8 7 (2.81%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (2.81%) Sun
8 7 (2.81%) Business Objects
8 7 (2.81%) Cognos
9 5 (2.01%) Informatica
10 4 (1.61%) BMC
11 2 (0.80%) Teradata
11 2 (0.80%) Mitel
11 2 (0.80%) HP
11 2 (0.80%) Citrix
11 2 (0.80%) Symantec
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