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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 11 11 11
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 3 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 5.26% 4.55% 8.33%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 42.86% 50.00% 62.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 5
Average daily rate £330 £319 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% -32.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £274 £389
10% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £364 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £28.69 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-21.57% -4.36%
SQL Server
London

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
7 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 12.28% 9.09% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 6
Average daily rate £330 £375 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% -21.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £263 £364
10% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £425 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.06%

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 12 February 2016, 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 (80.00%) SQL
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) TDD
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (40.00%) MVC
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) IIS
3 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (40.00%) NHibernate
3 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (40.00%) ReSharper
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (40.00%) Dependency Injection
3 2 (40.00%) Moq
3 2 (40.00%) BDD
3 2 (40.00%) Entity Framework
3 2 (40.00%) Castle Windsor
3 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Uxbridge by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 2 (40.00%) IIS
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (20.00%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (20.00%) SQLBase
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Moq
1 2 (40.00%) ReSharper
1 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (20.00%) JIRA
2 1 (20.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (20.00%) Zephyr
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Automotive
2 1 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) .NET Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL Manager
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Test Leader
3 1 (20.00%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 2 (40.00%) Castle Windsor
2 2 (40.00%) Entity Framework
2 2 (40.00%) NHibernate
3 1 (20.00%) WCF
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) BDD
1 2 (40.00%) Dependency Injection
1 2 (40.00%) MVC
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (40.00%) TDD
1 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Change Control
2 1 (20.00%) Database Theory
2 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Relational Database Theory
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Xamarin