The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Surrey region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 13 12 8
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 114 96 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 9.21% 7.81% 10.95%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 41.76% 44.65% 54.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 65 86
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£360 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £216 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £490 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 8
Average hourly rate £38.00 £20.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.36% +24.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.40 £17.50 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.60 £24.75 £35.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.36% +10.00%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
273 215 296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 22.05% 17.49% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 120 138
Average daily rate £363 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 12
Average hourly rate £47.50 £21.50 £30.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+120.93% -30.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.90 £17.50 £14.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.90 £54.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £30.00 £30.20
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -0.66%
SQL Server
South East

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +8 15 £375 +36.36% 5
Epsom +2 10 £230 -34.28% 2
Staines - 10 £900 - 3
Cobham - 4 £405 -
Weybridge +7 3 £500 +72.41% 10
Leatherhead +2 2 £425 +4.93% 2
Reigate -1 2 £450 +20.00% 3
Redhill +5 1 - - 3
Guildford -15 1 £403 +19.25% 6
Sunbury-on-Thames - 1 £388 -
Camberley - 1 £463 - 1
Chertsey - 1 £300 -
Egham - 1 £375 -
Farnham - - - - 2
Godalming - - - - 2
Caterham - - - -
Dorking - - - - 1
Thames Ditton - - - -
Walton-on-Thames - - - - 2
Haslemere - - - -
Horley - - - -
SQL Server
South East

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 183 (65.83%) .NET
2 157 (56.47%) C#
3 122 (43.88%) SQL
4 88 (31.65%) Windows
5 84 (30.22%) WCF
6 83 (29.86%) ASP.NET
7 79 (28.42%) XML
8 77 (27.70%) SQL Server 2008
9 75 (26.98%) Visual Studio
10 70 (25.18%) Team Foundation Server
11 65 (23.38%) Scrum
12 60 (21.58%) Microsoft
13 58 (20.86%) WPF
14 56 (20.14%) Web Services
15 52 (18.71%) Agile Software Development
15 52 (18.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 47 (16.91%) Finance
17 44 (15.83%) VB.NET
18 42 (15.11%) Oracle
19 41 (14.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 39 (14.03%) HTML
21 38 (13.67%) JavaScript
21 38 (13.67%) MVC
22 35 (12.59%) REST
23 34 (12.23%) MS Excel
24 32 (11.51%) SOAP
24 32 (11.51%) Software Engineering
25 31 (11.15%) LINQ
25 31 (11.15%) Java
26 27 (9.71%) Business Intelligence

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 24 (8.63%) IIS
2 16 (5.76%) SharePoint
3 10 (3.60%) Documentum
4 8 (2.88%) BizTalk Server
4 8 (2.88%) CMS
5 7 (2.52%) MS Exchange
6 5 (1.80%) Mule
6 5 (1.80%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (1.80%) Lync
6 5 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (1.44%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.72%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.72%) Apache
8 2 (0.72%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.36%) JRun
9 1 (0.36%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.36%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.36%) ColdFusion MX
9 1 (0.36%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 34 (12.23%) MS Excel
2 13 (4.68%) MS Office
3 4 (1.44%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.72%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.36%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.36%) Maya
5 1 (0.36%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (2.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 21 (7.55%) Office 365
2 10 (3.60%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (2.88%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (2.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.24%) SAN
2 8 (2.88%) Firewall
3 7 (2.52%) TCP/IP
4 6 (2.16%) LAN
5 5 (1.80%) FTP
6 4 (1.44%) HTTP
7 3 (1.08%) WAN
8 2 (0.72%) SNMP
8 2 (0.72%) VPN
8 2 (0.72%) DNS
8 2 (0.72%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.36%) Intranet
9 1 (0.36%) Internet
9 1 (0.36%) SSH
9 1 (0.36%) VLAN
9 1 (0.36%) NAS
9 1 (0.36%) Radio Access Network
9 1 (0.36%) NetScaler
9 1 (0.36%) SSL
9 1 (0.36%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (27.70%) SQL Server 2008
2 52 (18.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 41 (14.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 21 (7.55%) SQL Server 2005
5 19 (6.83%) MySQL
5 19 (6.83%) Data Warehouse
6 18 (6.47%) SQL Server 2000
6 18 (6.47%) Oracle Database
7 16 (5.76%) Relational Database
7 16 (5.76%) Oracle Database 11g
8 13 (4.68%) SQL Server 2012
9 11 (3.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 11 (3.96%) DTS
10 10 (3.60%) Data Mining
11 9 (3.24%) Oracle Database 10g
12 8 (2.88%) Amazon RDS
13 7 (2.52%) Oracle9i Database
14 6 (2.16%) NoSQL
15 5 (1.80%) MS Access
16 4 (1.44%) DB2
Development Applications
1 75 (26.98%) Visual Studio
2 70 (25.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (3.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 10 (3.60%) SpecFlow
5 7 (2.52%) Toad
6 3 (1.08%) NUnit
7 2 (0.72%) Subversion
7 2 (0.72%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.36%) TortoiseSVN
8 1 (0.36%) MSTest
8 1 (0.36%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 47 (16.91%) Finance
2 8 (2.88%) Telecoms
2 8 (2.88%) Publishing
3 5 (1.80%) Banking
3 5 (1.80%) Marketing
3 5 (1.80%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.44%) Electronics
4 4 (1.44%) Billing
5 3 (1.08%) Legal
6 2 (0.72%) Back Office
6 2 (0.72%) Korean Language
7 1 (0.36%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.36%) Games
7 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.36%) Law
Job Titles
1 116 (41.73%) Developer
2 73 (26.26%) .NET Developer
3 55 (19.78%) Analyst
4 30 (10.79%) C# Developer
5 27 (9.71%) C# .NET Developer
6 26 (9.35%) Software Engineer
7 21 (7.55%) Test Analyst
8 18 (6.47%) Administrator
8 18 (6.47%) Test Engineer
8 18 (6.47%) VB.NET Developer
9 17 (6.12%) Software Developer
10 16 (5.76%) Support Analyst
11 15 (5.40%) ASP.NET Developer
11 15 (5.40%) QA Analyst
12 14 (5.04%) Consultant
13 12 (4.32%) DBA
13 12 (4.32%) Senior Developer
13 12 (4.32%) Applications Support
14 10 (3.60%) Technical Support
14 10 (3.60%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 183 (65.83%) .NET
2 84 (30.22%) WCF
3 83 (29.86%) ASP.NET
4 79 (28.42%) XML
5 58 (20.86%) WPF
6 56 (20.14%) Web Services
7 39 (14.03%) HTML
8 35 (12.59%) REST
9 32 (11.51%) SOAP
10 31 (11.15%) LINQ
11 26 (9.35%) ASP.NET MVC
12 22 (7.91%) CSS
13 16 (5.76%) XSLT
14 14 (5.04%) COM+
14 14 (5.04%) Spring
15 13 (4.68%) .NET Framework
16 12 (4.32%) WinForms
16 12 (4.32%) NHibernate
17 11 (3.96%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 9 (3.24%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 9 (3.24%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (2.52%) Clustering
2 7 (2.52%) Data Integration
3 6 (2.16%) N-Tier
3 6 (2.16%) Management Information System
4 5 (1.80%) Statistics
5 4 (1.44%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.08%) Mathematics
6 3 (1.08%) Blackberry
6 3 (1.08%) DTV
6 3 (1.08%) Smart Meter
7 2 (0.72%) Physics
8 1 (0.36%) Animation
8 1 (0.36%) SCADA
8 1 (0.36%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.36%) FMCG
8 1 (0.36%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.36%) PMI
8 1 (0.36%) NHS
8 1 (0.36%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 88 (31.65%) Windows
2 26 (9.35%) Windows Server 2012
3 25 (8.99%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (6.83%) UNIX
5 16 (5.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (5.04%) Windows XP
7 13 (4.68%) Solaris
8 12 (4.32%) Linux
9 9 (3.24%) Windows 7
10 7 (2.52%) Windows 2000
11 4 (1.44%) AIX
12 2 (0.72%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.72%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.36%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (23.38%) Scrum
2 52 (18.71%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (13.67%) MVC
4 32 (11.51%) Software Engineering
5 27 (9.71%) Business Intelligence
6 24 (8.63%) BDD
7 23 (8.27%) CRM
7 23 (8.27%) Automated Testing
8 22 (7.91%) Software Testing
9 20 (7.19%) Content Management
10 18 (6.47%) Data Modelling
11 17 (6.12%) OO
11 17 (6.12%) TDD
11 17 (6.12%) DevOps
12 15 (5.40%) E-Commerce
13 13 (4.68%) Continuous Integration
14 12 (4.32%) Dependency Injection
15 11 (3.96%) Capacity Management
15 11 (3.96%) EAI
15 11 (3.96%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 157 (56.47%) C#
2 122 (43.88%) SQL
3 44 (15.83%) VB.NET
4 38 (13.67%) JavaScript
5 31 (11.15%) Java
6 24 (8.63%) T-SQL
7 22 (7.91%) VB
8 20 (7.19%) VB6
9 16 (5.76%) PL/SQL
10 15 (5.40%) Python
11 12 (4.32%) VBScript
12 6 (2.16%) VBA
13 3 (1.08%) C++
13 3 (1.08%) ActionScript
13 3 (1.08%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.72%) C
14 2 (0.72%) Perl
14 2 (0.72%) PHP
14 2 (0.72%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.36%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 20 (7.19%) ISEB
2 16 (5.76%) Security Cleared
3 13 (4.68%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.80%) Degree
5 4 (1.44%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.72%) MCSE
6 2 (0.72%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.36%) MCP
7 1 (0.36%) PhD
7 1 (0.36%) CCNA
7 1 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.36%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.36%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (8.63%) QA
2 4 (1.44%) SLA
3 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.36%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 20 (7.19%) Active Directory
2 8 (2.88%) Hyper-V
3 5 (1.80%) XenApp
3 5 (1.80%) XenDesktop
4 4 (1.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (1.08%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.72%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (0.72%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (5.76%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (2.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 7 (2.52%) SCCM
3 5 (1.80%) SCOM
3 5 (1.80%) NetBackup
4 4 (1.44%) WSUS
4 4 (1.44%) nmon
5 3 (1.08%) SCVMM
6 2 (0.72%) Puppet
Vendors
1 60 (21.58%) Microsoft
2 42 (15.11%) Oracle
3 17 (6.12%) VMware
4 7 (2.52%) SAP
4 7 (2.52%) Cognos
4 7 (2.52%) Cisco
4 7 (2.52%) Citrix
5 6 (2.16%) IBM
6 5 (1.80%) HP
6 5 (1.80%) Dell
7 4 (1.44%) Informatica
7 4 (1.44%) Mitel
7 4 (1.44%) Logi Analytics
8 3 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (1.08%) CommVault
8 3 (1.08%) Apple
9 2 (0.72%) Veritas
9 2 (0.72%) Business Objects
9 2 (0.72%) Symantec
9 2 (0.72%) McAfee
Weybridge, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Rate: £200 - £240 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Camberley, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: Good Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
Epsom
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Surrey
DP Connect
Rate: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago