The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Uxbridge 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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 12 12 13
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 2.25% 7.37% 4.44%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 40.00% 77.78% 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 2
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£263 £510 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-48.52% +94.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
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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 Uxbridge region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Uxbridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
5 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 5.62% 9.47% 7.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 4
Average daily rate £368 £493 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.38% +97.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.19%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Uxbridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Uxbridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Uxbridge

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Uxbridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server across the Uxbridge region.

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Uxbridge

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Uxbridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Uxbridge region.

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Uxbridge

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Uxbridge

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Uxbridge 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 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle
3 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) UNIX
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) AIX
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (50.00%) Migration
3 2 (50.00%) Korn
3 2 (50.00%) JIRA
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (50.00%) jQuery
3 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (25.00%) HTML5
4 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (25.00%) Refactoring
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (25.00%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (25.00%) MVC

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Uxbridge by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Uxbridge 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 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (25.00%) MS Access
2 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (25.00%) Star Schema
2 1 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Applications Support
2 1 (25.00%) Report Writer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Support
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) UNIX
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) AIX
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (25.00%) Refactoring
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (50.00%) Korn
3 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Cognos
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft