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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 9 14 10
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 150 119 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 9.91% 8.98% 11.28%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 51.02% 38.76% 58.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 78 58
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£381 £359 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.27% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 7
Average hourly rate £46.75 £22.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+107.77% -33.82%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £26.50 £22.63
% change year-on-year
-9.43% +17.12%
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
294 307 246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 19.43% 23.17% 19.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 185 112
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £190 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 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 £14.40 £27.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.75 £34.10 £37.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £30.75 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+6.50% +1.65%

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 24 October 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
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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 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
Staines +10 18 £405 - 6
Guildford -6 12 £388 +9.92% 10
Woking +1 11 £375 +33.92% 6
Leatherhead -3 11 £600 +50.00% 1
Redhill -1 6 £320 +34.03% 10
Cobham - 4 £425 - 3
Weybridge +4 3 £216 -40.34% 1
Farnham - 2 - -
Camberley - 1 £375 - 2
Dorking - 1 - - 1
Egham - - - - 3
Epsom - - - -
Esher - - - -
Caterham - - - - 1
Godalming - - - -
Thames Ditton - - - -
Walton-on-Thames - - - - 1
Reigate - - - - 3
SQL Server
South East

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 149 (55.81%) SQL
2 128 (47.94%) .NET
3 107 (40.07%) C#
4 99 (37.08%) Windows
5 88 (32.96%) SQL Server 2008
6 79 (29.59%) Microsoft
7 78 (29.21%) ASP.NET
8 59 (22.10%) Agile Software Development
8 59 (22.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 52 (19.48%) JavaScript
10 51 (19.10%) HTML
11 49 (18.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 48 (17.98%) Visual Studio
13 44 (16.48%) XML
14 43 (16.10%) T-SQL
15 40 (14.98%) IIS
15 40 (14.98%) Active Directory
15 40 (14.98%) MVC
16 39 (14.61%) WCF
17 37 (13.86%) CSS
18 36 (13.48%) VMware
19 35 (13.11%) VB.NET
19 35 (13.11%) CRM
19 35 (13.11%) SQL Server 2012
20 34 (12.73%) MS Excel
21 33 (12.36%) Finance
21 33 (12.36%) Team Foundation Server
22 31 (11.61%) Java
23 30 (11.24%) Web Services
23 30 (11.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 40 (14.98%) IIS
2 17 (6.37%) SharePoint
2 17 (6.37%) BizTalk Server
3 9 (3.37%) MS Exchange
3 9 (3.37%) Documentum
4 6 (2.25%) Mule
5 5 (1.87%) Lync
5 5 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (1.50%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (1.50%) Apache
7 2 (0.75%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.75%) JBoss
7 2 (0.75%) WordPress
7 2 (0.75%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.75%) CMS
7 2 (0.75%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.37%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.37%) ColdFusion MX
Applications
1 34 (12.73%) MS Excel
2 14 (5.24%) MS Office
3 2 (0.75%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.75%) InfoPath
3 2 (0.75%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.37%) MotionBuilder
4 1 (0.37%) HumanIK
4 1 (0.37%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.37%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.37%) Maya
4 1 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.37%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 20 (7.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.37%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.00%) Office 365
2 3 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.37%) SaaS
4 1 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 25 (9.36%) SAN
2 12 (4.49%) SSL
3 8 (3.00%) Firewall
3 8 (3.00%) WAN
3 8 (3.00%) LAN
4 6 (2.25%) DNS
5 5 (1.87%) DHCP
5 5 (1.87%) NAS
6 4 (1.50%) BIG-IP
6 4 (1.50%) FTP
6 4 (1.50%) TCP/IP
7 3 (1.12%) Internet
8 2 (0.75%) SNMP
9 1 (0.37%) Intranet
9 1 (0.37%) IP Telephony
9 1 (0.37%) SSH
9 1 (0.37%) VPN
9 1 (0.37%) PBX
9 1 (0.37%) VoIP
9 1 (0.37%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (32.96%) SQL Server 2008
2 59 (22.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 49 (18.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 35 (13.11%) SQL Server 2012
5 30 (11.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 27 (10.11%) SQL Server 2005
7 21 (7.87%) Data Warehouse
8 18 (6.74%) SQL Server 2000
8 18 (6.74%) Relational Database
9 12 (4.49%) DTS
9 12 (4.49%) MySQL
10 7 (2.62%) Data Mining
11 6 (2.25%) OLTP
11 6 (2.25%) NoSQL
12 3 (1.12%) Cognos Report Studio
12 3 (1.12%) Cognos Framework Manager
12 3 (1.12%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 3 (1.12%) Oracle ODI
13 2 (0.75%) Oracle Database
13 2 (0.75%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 48 (17.98%) Visual Studio
2 33 (12.36%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (3.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 5 (1.87%) Subversion
4 5 (1.87%) SpecFlow
5 4 (1.50%) NUnit
6 2 (0.75%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (0.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.37%) MSTest
7 1 (0.37%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 33 (12.36%) Finance
2 9 (3.37%) Telecoms
3 6 (2.25%) Marketing
4 4 (1.50%) Retail
4 4 (1.50%) Billing
4 4 (1.50%) Electronics
5 3 (1.12%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.12%) Korean Language
6 2 (0.75%) Banking
6 2 (0.75%) Publishing
6 2 (0.75%) Back Office
7 1 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.37%) Advertising
7 1 (0.37%) Legal
7 1 (0.37%) Games
7 1 (0.37%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 103 (38.58%) Developer
2 40 (14.98%) Analyst
3 39 (14.61%) .NET Developer
4 28 (10.49%) SQL DBA
4 28 (10.49%) DBA
5 23 (8.61%) C# Developer
5 23 (8.61%) Administrator
6 19 (7.12%) SQL Server DBA
6 19 (7.12%) C# .NET Developer
7 17 (6.37%) Architect
8 15 (5.62%) Support Analyst
8 15 (5.62%) SQL Developer
9 14 (5.24%) Consultant
10 13 (4.87%) Applications Support
11 11 (4.12%) Senior Developer
11 11 (4.12%) ASP.NET Developer
12 9 (3.37%) VB.NET Developer
12 9 (3.37%) Support Engineer
12 9 (3.37%) Technical Architect
12 9 (3.37%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (47.94%) .NET
2 78 (29.21%) ASP.NET
3 51 (19.10%) HTML
4 44 (16.48%) XML
5 39 (14.61%) WCF
6 37 (13.86%) CSS
7 30 (11.24%) Web Services
8 24 (8.99%) .NET Framework
9 22 (8.24%) ASP.NET MVC
10 20 (7.49%) WPF
10 20 (7.49%) jQuery
11 14 (5.24%) COM+
12 12 (4.49%) SOAP
12 12 (4.49%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 12 (4.49%) REST
13 11 (4.12%) HTML5
13 11 (4.12%) Ajax
14 10 (3.75%) WinForms
15 9 (3.37%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 8 (3.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 23 (8.61%) Clustering
2 13 (4.87%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.12%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (3.00%) Smart Meter
4 8 (3.00%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.62%) PKI
5 7 (2.62%) Data Integration
6 6 (2.25%) Statistics
7 5 (1.87%) N-Tier
8 4 (1.50%) DataPower
8 4 (1.50%) Algorithms
8 4 (1.50%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.12%) W3C
9 3 (1.12%) Replication
9 3 (1.12%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.75%) DTV
10 2 (0.75%) PMI
10 2 (0.75%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.75%) NHS
10 2 (0.75%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 99 (37.08%) Windows
2 25 (9.36%) Windows Server 2003
2 25 (9.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (5.62%) Linux
4 12 (4.49%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (3.75%) Windows XP
5 10 (3.75%) UNIX
6 8 (3.00%) Windows 7
7 4 (1.50%) Solaris
8 3 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.75%) CentOS
9 2 (0.75%) AIX
9 2 (0.75%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.37%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.37%) Android
10 1 (0.37%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (22.10%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (14.98%) MVC
3 35 (13.11%) CRM
4 25 (9.36%) Performance Tuning
5 24 (8.99%) Business Intelligence
6 22 (8.24%) Scrum
7 21 (7.87%) ETL
8 20 (7.49%) Data Modelling
9 19 (7.12%) ITIL
10 17 (6.37%) Migration
11 13 (4.87%) OO
11 13 (4.87%) Load Balancing
12 12 (4.49%) Capacity Planning
12 12 (4.49%) Data Management
13 11 (4.12%) EAI
13 11 (4.12%) Root Cause Analysis
14 9 (3.37%) TDD
15 8 (3.00%) Data Migration
15 8 (3.00%) Software Testing
16 7 (2.62%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 149 (55.81%) SQL
2 107 (40.07%) C#
3 52 (19.48%) JavaScript
4 43 (16.10%) T-SQL
5 35 (13.11%) VB.NET
6 31 (11.61%) Java
7 23 (8.61%) PowerShell
8 18 (6.74%) VB
9 16 (5.99%) VB6
10 14 (5.24%) VBScript
11 4 (1.50%) C++
11 4 (1.50%) ActionScript
11 4 (1.50%) Python
12 3 (1.12%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.12%) XPath
13 2 (0.75%) ActionScript 2.0
14 1 (0.37%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.37%) ActionScript 3.0
14 1 (0.37%) C
14 1 (0.37%) Perl
Qualifications
1 23 (8.61%) Security Cleared
2 20 (7.49%) SC Cleared
3 17 (6.37%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (3.00%) MCTS
5 7 (2.62%) ISEB
5 7 (2.62%) MCSE
6 6 (2.25%) Degree
7 4 (1.50%) MCP
8 2 (0.75%) CCNA
8 2 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.75%) CTC Cleared
8 2 (0.75%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.37%) MCITP
9 1 (0.37%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.37%) PMP
9 1 (0.37%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.37%) QA
2 8 (3.00%) SLA
3 2 (0.75%) WCAG
4 1 (0.37%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.37%) DICOM
System Software
1 40 (14.98%) Active Directory
2 19 (7.12%) Hyper-V
3 12 (4.49%) ISA Server
3 12 (4.49%) Forefront TMG
3 12 (4.49%) UAG
3 12 (4.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (4.12%) XenDesktop
5 6 (2.25%) XenApp
6 5 (1.87%) VMware ESX
7 4 (1.50%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.75%) vSphere
9 1 (0.37%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 26 (9.74%) SCOM
2 16 (5.99%) SCCM
3 4 (1.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 4 (1.50%) Backup Exec
4 3 (1.12%) WSUS
4 3 (1.12%) NetBackup
4 3 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.75%) nmon
5 2 (0.75%) SCVMM
5 2 (0.75%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 79 (29.59%) Microsoft
2 36 (13.48%) VMware
3 25 (9.36%) Oracle
4 17 (6.37%) F5
5 13 (4.87%) Cisco
6 11 (4.12%) SolarWinds
7 10 (3.75%) SAP
7 10 (3.75%) BMC
8 9 (3.37%) Citrix
9 8 (3.00%) IBM
10 7 (2.62%) HP
11 5 (1.87%) Business Objects
12 4 (1.50%) Cognos
12 4 (1.50%) Mitel
12 4 (1.50%) Symantec
13 3 (1.12%) Red Hat
13 3 (1.12%) Apple
13 3 (1.12%) Kaseya
13 3 (1.12%) Barracuda Networks
14 2 (0.75%) Sitecore
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