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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 9 14 6
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -8
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 139 109 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 10.43% 8.21% 13.29%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 49.29% 37.72% 60.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 79 75
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £465 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 7
Average hourly rate £46.75 £20.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+133.75% -41.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -
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
282 289 285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 21.16% 21.78% 21.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 181 125
Average daily rate £350 £394 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 8
Average hourly rate £45.00 £17.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+157.14% -48.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £13.88 £23.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.75 £26.25 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.05
% change year-on-year
- -6.39%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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
Woking +5 13 £340 +21.42% 8
Staines +12 7 £460 - 6
Epsom +8 6 £278 -20.71%
Guildford 0 6 £325 -7.80% 9
Leatherhead -1 6 £600 +48.14%
Weybridge - 6 £220 - 1
Cobham - 5 £415 - 1
Redhill +1 2 - - 10
Camberley - 2 £419 - 1
Reigate 0 1 £500 +25.00% 2
Egham -2 1 £375 -6.25% 3
Chertsey - 1 £300 - 1
Farnham - 1 - - 2
Walton-on-Thames - 1 £225 -
Godalming - - - - 3
Horley - - - -
Thames Ditton - - - -
Esher - - - -
Caterham - - - - 1
Dorking - - - -
SQL Server
South East

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

1 172 (59.31%) .NET
2 153 (52.76%) C#
3 147 (50.69%) SQL
4 108 (37.24%) Windows
5 102 (35.17%) SQL Server 2008
6 100 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
7 84 (28.97%) Visual Studio
8 80 (27.59%) ASP.NET
9 74 (25.52%) WCF
10 72 (24.83%) XML
11 70 (24.14%) Microsoft
12 69 (23.79%) Team Foundation Server
13 59 (20.34%) Scrum
14 54 (18.62%) WPF
15 53 (18.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 53 (18.28%) Web Services
16 48 (16.55%) JavaScript
17 47 (16.21%) HTML
18 45 (15.52%) MVC
19 44 (15.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 42 (14.48%) T-SQL
21 40 (13.79%) Oracle
22 35 (12.07%) CSS
22 35 (12.07%) Finance
23 32 (11.03%) IIS
23 32 (11.03%) VB.NET
23 32 (11.03%) Java
23 32 (11.03%) Software Engineering
24 31 (10.69%) MS Excel
25 30 (10.34%) CRM

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 (11.03%) IIS
2 12 (4.14%) SharePoint
3 10 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
4 9 (3.10%) Documentum
5 6 (2.07%) Mule
5 6 (2.07%) MS Exchange
5 6 (2.07%) CMS
6 5 (1.72%) Lync
6 5 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (1.38%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.69%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.69%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.69%) WordPress
8 2 (0.69%) Apache
8 2 (0.69%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.34%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.34%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.34%) JRun
9 1 (0.34%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 31 (10.69%) MS Excel
2 15 (5.17%) MS Office
3 4 (1.38%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (1.38%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.69%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.69%) PowerPivot
4 2 (0.69%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.34%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.34%) Maya
5 1 (0.34%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (4.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.34%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 24 (8.28%) Office 365
2 10 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (2.76%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (2.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (7.59%) SAN
2 7 (2.41%) SSL
3 4 (1.38%) LAN
3 4 (1.38%) FTP
3 4 (1.38%) HTTP
3 4 (1.38%) Firewall
4 3 (1.03%) Internet
4 3 (1.03%) DNS
4 3 (1.03%) WAN
5 2 (0.69%) SNMP
5 2 (0.69%) DHCP
5 2 (0.69%) VPN
6 1 (0.34%) Intranet
6 1 (0.34%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.34%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.34%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (0.34%) NAS
6 1 (0.34%) SSH
6 1 (0.34%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (35.17%) SQL Server 2008
2 53 (18.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 44 (15.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 27 (9.31%) Data Warehouse
5 23 (7.93%) SQL Server 2005
6 21 (7.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 20 (6.90%) SQL Server 2012
7 20 (6.90%) SQL Server 2000
8 18 (6.21%) Relational Database
9 14 (4.83%) MySQL
10 12 (4.14%) Oracle Database
10 12 (4.14%) DTS
11 11 (3.79%) Data Mining
12 10 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
13 8 (2.76%) Amazon RDS
14 7 (2.41%) Oracle9i Database
15 6 (2.07%) NoSQL
16 4 (1.38%) RDBMS
17 3 (1.03%) OLTP
17 3 (1.03%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 84 (28.97%) Visual Studio
2 69 (23.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (5.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 12 (4.14%) SpecFlow
5 7 (2.41%) Toad
6 4 (1.38%) NUnit
7 3 (1.03%) Subversion
8 2 (0.69%) Dreamweaver
9 1 (0.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (0.34%) MSTest
9 1 (0.34%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 35 (12.07%) Finance
2 13 (4.48%) Telecoms
3 7 (2.41%) Publishing
4 6 (2.07%) Marketing
5 5 (1.72%) Electronics
6 4 (1.38%) Billing
6 4 (1.38%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.03%) Legal
7 3 (1.03%) Korean Language
8 2 (0.69%) Banking
8 2 (0.69%) Retail
8 2 (0.69%) Back Office
9 1 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.34%) Games
9 1 (0.34%) Law
9 1 (0.34%) Advertising
9 1 (0.34%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 123 (42.41%) Developer
2 60 (20.69%) .NET Developer
3 49 (16.90%) Analyst
4 34 (11.72%) C# Developer
5 29 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 27 (9.31%) Software Engineer
7 21 (7.24%) DBA
8 20 (6.90%) Administrator
9 16 (5.52%) Test Analyst
9 16 (5.52%) Software Developer
10 15 (5.17%) Support Analyst
10 15 (5.17%) SQL Developer
10 15 (5.17%) SQL DBA
11 14 (4.83%) Architect
12 13 (4.48%) Senior Developer
13 12 (4.14%) ASP.NET Developer
13 12 (4.14%) Test Engineer
13 12 (4.14%) Consultant
14 11 (3.79%) Web Developer
14 11 (3.79%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 172 (59.31%) .NET
2 80 (27.59%) ASP.NET
3 74 (25.52%) WCF
4 72 (24.83%) XML
5 54 (18.62%) WPF
6 53 (18.28%) Web Services
7 47 (16.21%) HTML
8 35 (12.07%) CSS
9 30 (10.34%) LINQ
10 28 (9.66%) ASP.NET MVC
11 26 (8.97%) REST
12 24 (8.28%) SOAP
13 23 (7.93%) .NET Framework
14 15 (5.17%) jQuery
15 14 (4.83%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 14 (4.83%) Spring
15 14 (4.83%) COM+
16 13 (4.48%) NHibernate
17 12 (4.14%) XSLT
18 11 (3.79%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 24 (8.28%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (6.21%) Clustering
3 10 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (2.41%) Management Information System
4 7 (2.41%) Data Integration
5 6 (2.07%) Statistics
5 6 (2.07%) N-Tier
6 5 (1.72%) Smart Meter
7 4 (1.38%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.03%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.03%) DTV
8 3 (1.03%) W3C
8 3 (1.03%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.03%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.69%) User Experience
9 2 (0.69%) Physics
9 2 (0.69%) PMI
9 2 (0.69%) Replication
9 2 (0.69%) NHS
10 1 (0.34%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 108 (37.24%) Windows
2 29 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 24 (8.28%) Windows Server 2003
4 20 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (6.21%) UNIX
6 11 (3.79%) Linux
7 10 (3.45%) Windows XP
7 10 (3.45%) Solaris
8 7 (2.41%) Windows 2000
8 7 (2.41%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.69%) CentOS
9 2 (0.69%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (0.69%) AIX
9 2 (0.69%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.34%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.34%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (20.34%) Scrum
3 45 (15.52%) MVC
4 32 (11.03%) Software Engineering
5 30 (10.34%) CRM
6 29 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
7 22 (7.59%) Content Management
8 20 (6.90%) Performance Tuning
8 20 (6.90%) Data Modelling
9 18 (6.21%) Software Testing
9 18 (6.21%) Automated Testing
9 18 (6.21%) BDD
9 18 (6.21%) ETL
10 17 (5.86%) OO
10 17 (5.86%) DevOps
11 15 (5.17%) TDD
12 14 (4.83%) E-Commerce
13 13 (4.48%) Dependency Injection
14 12 (4.14%) Root Cause Analysis
14 12 (4.14%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 153 (52.76%) C#
2 147 (50.69%) SQL
3 48 (16.55%) JavaScript
4 42 (14.48%) T-SQL
5 32 (11.03%) VB.NET
5 32 (11.03%) Java
6 18 (6.21%) VB
7 16 (5.52%) VB6
8 15 (5.17%) Python
9 14 (4.83%) VBScript
10 13 (4.48%) PowerShell
11 10 (3.45%) PL/SQL
12 5 (1.72%) C++
13 4 (1.38%) ActionScript
13 4 (1.38%) VBA
14 3 (1.03%) C
14 3 (1.03%) XPath
15 2 (0.69%) ActionScript 2.0
15 2 (0.69%) Perl
15 2 (0.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (5.52%) Security Cleared
1 16 (5.52%) ISEB
2 14 (4.83%) SC Cleared
3 11 (3.79%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (1.72%) MCSE
4 5 (1.72%) Degree
5 3 (1.03%) MCP
5 3 (1.03%) MCTS
6 2 (0.69%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (0.69%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (0.69%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.34%) CCNA
7 1 (0.34%) PMP
7 1 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.34%) PhD
7 1 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.55%) QA
2 4 (1.38%) SLA
3 2 (0.69%) WCAG
4 1 (0.34%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.34%) DICOM
4 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 23 (7.93%) Active Directory
2 17 (5.86%) Hyper-V
3 10 (3.45%) XenDesktop
3 10 (3.45%) UAG
3 10 (3.45%) Forefront TMG
3 10 (3.45%) ISA Server
4 5 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.72%) XenApp
5 2 (0.69%) vSphere
5 2 (0.69%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.34%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 20 (6.90%) SCOM
2 15 (5.17%) SCCM
3 14 (4.83%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (2.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 5 (1.72%) NetBackup
6 3 (1.03%) WSUS
7 2 (0.69%) SCVMM
7 2 (0.69%) nmon
8 1 (0.34%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 70 (24.14%) Microsoft
2 40 (13.79%) Oracle
3 24 (8.28%) VMware
4 12 (4.14%) F5
5 10 (3.45%) SolarWinds
6 9 (3.10%) SAP
7 7 (2.41%) Citrix
7 7 (2.41%) Cisco
8 5 (1.72%) BMC
8 5 (1.72%) Cognos
9 4 (1.38%) Mitel
9 4 (1.38%) IBM
9 4 (1.38%) Informatica
10 3 (1.03%) Apple
10 3 (1.03%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (1.03%) HP
10 3 (1.03%) Logi Analytics
11 2 (0.69%) Sitecore
11 2 (0.69%) Business Objects
11 2 (0.69%) JBoss
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Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
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Rate: £350.00 - £500.00 per day
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Chertsey, Surrey
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Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 4 days ago
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