The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 12 5 19
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +14
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 54 157 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 9.61% 18.28% 9.26%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 40.91% 56.27% 38.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 114 49
Median daily rate £313 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £200 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £450 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 3
Median hourly rate £11.75 £45.50 £30.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.17% +50.41%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £23.50 £24.38
% change year-on-year
+38.95% -3.58%
SQL Server
UK

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 Wales region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
132 279 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 23.49% 32.48% 24.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 195 138
Median daily rate £375 £335 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% -16.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £353 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.11% +0.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 5
Median hourly rate £12.00 £16.80 £30.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -44.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £16.80 £17.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £55.00 £43.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -8.33%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales region citing SQL Server as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Wales

SQL Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Wales region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

SQL Server
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Wales region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -9 48 £313 -10.71% 20
West Wales -1 3 £563 +86.87%
Mid Wales +2 1 - -
SQL Server
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SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wales region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 68 (44.44%) SQL
2 65 (42.48%) .NET
3 62 (40.52%) Microsoft
4 51 (33.33%) C#
4 51 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 45 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
6 42 (27.45%) Windows
7 40 (26.14%) Security Cleared
8 39 (25.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 38 (24.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 38 (24.84%) MVC
10 36 (23.53%) TDD
10 36 (23.53%) Unit Testing
11 35 (22.88%) Scrum
12 31 (20.26%) Visual Studio
13 30 (19.61%) T-SQL
14 28 (18.30%) Selenium
15 27 (17.65%) .NET Framework
15 27 (17.65%) SC Cleared
16 26 (16.99%) ASP.NET
17 25 (16.34%) XML
18 24 (15.69%) JavaScript
19 23 (15.03%) Oracle
19 23 (15.03%) HTML
20 22 (14.38%) Business Intelligence
20 22 (14.38%) WCF
20 22 (14.38%) Git (software)
21 21 (13.73%) Entity Framework
21 21 (13.73%) ASP.NET Web API
21 21 (13.73%) Java

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (9.15%) Apache
1 14 (9.15%) Moodle
2 13 (8.50%) IIS
3 10 (6.54%) Confluence
3 10 (6.54%) FileNet
3 10 (6.54%) LiveCycle
4 7 (4.58%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (4.58%) GeoServer
4 7 (4.58%) JBoss
4 7 (4.58%) SharePoint
4 7 (4.58%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.96%) Apache Solr
5 3 (1.96%) CMS
5 3 (1.96%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.65%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.65%) Commerce Server
6 1 (0.65%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.65%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.65%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 20 (13.07%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.58%) Gliffy
3 5 (3.27%) MS Office
3 5 (3.27%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.96%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.65%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.31%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.23%) TCP/IP
2 6 (3.92%) LDAP
3 4 (2.61%) DNS
3 4 (2.61%) Firewall
3 4 (2.61%) VoIP
3 4 (2.61%) VPN
4 1 (0.65%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (0.65%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 39 (25.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 38 (24.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 20 (13.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 17 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
6 15 (9.80%) MySQL
6 15 (9.80%) Oracle Database
7 13 (8.50%) BusinessObjects
8 11 (7.19%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (3.92%) Biml
9 6 (3.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 6 (3.92%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (3.92%) Relational Database
9 6 (3.92%) SQL Server 2014
10 5 (3.27%) Oracle9i Database
10 5 (3.27%) RDBMS
11 4 (2.61%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (1.96%) Couchbase
12 3 (1.96%) MongoDB
12 3 (1.96%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 31 (20.26%) Visual Studio
2 28 (18.30%) Selenium
3 22 (14.38%) Git (software)
4 20 (13.07%) SpecFlow
5 16 (10.46%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (7.19%) JIRA
6 11 (7.19%) Maven
6 11 (7.19%) Subversion
7 10 (6.54%) Ant
7 10 (6.54%) Cucumber
7 10 (6.54%) Hudson
8 9 (5.88%) JMeter
8 9 (5.88%) WebDriver
9 8 (5.23%) JUnit
10 7 (4.58%) DbUnit
10 7 (4.58%) Eclipse
10 7 (4.58%) Oracle Forms
10 7 (4.58%) Spock
10 7 (4.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 4 (2.61%) TeamCity
General
1 18 (11.76%) Back Office
2 12 (7.84%) Finance
3 3 (1.96%) Advertising
4 2 (1.31%) Banking
4 2 (1.31%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.65%) Electronics
5 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.65%) Marketing
5 1 (0.65%) Retail
5 1 (0.65%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 95 (62.09%) Developer
2 37 (24.18%) .NET Developer
3 22 (14.38%) Software Developer
4 18 (11.76%) SQL Developer
5 12 (7.84%) Java Developer
5 12 (7.84%) Senior Developer
5 12 (7.84%) Senior Software Developer
6 11 (7.19%) C# .NET Developer
6 11 (7.19%) C# Developer
6 11 (7.19%) DBA
7 10 (6.54%) Analyst
7 10 (6.54%) Tester
8 9 (5.88%) SC Cleared Java Developer
9 8 (5.23%) ASP.NET Developer
9 8 (5.23%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 8 (5.23%) Consultant
9 8 (5.23%) Moodle Developer
9 8 (5.23%) SQL Server Developer
10 7 (4.58%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 7 (4.58%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (42.48%) .NET
2 27 (17.65%) .NET Framework
3 26 (16.99%) ASP.NET
4 25 (16.34%) XML
5 23 (15.03%) HTML
6 22 (14.38%) WCF
7 21 (13.73%) ASP.NET Web API
7 21 (13.73%) Entity Framework
8 19 (12.42%) jQuery
9 18 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
10 16 (10.46%) REST
11 13 (8.50%) SOAP
12 11 (7.19%) AngularJS
12 11 (7.19%) Spring
13 10 (6.54%) JSF
14 9 (5.88%) Ajax
14 9 (5.88%) CSS
14 9 (5.88%) Web Services
15 8 (5.23%) Hibernate
16 7 (4.58%) JRules
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.11%) NHS
2 12 (7.84%) e-Learning
3 8 (5.23%) Replication
4 6 (3.92%) Clustering
5 4 (2.61%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.96%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.31%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.31%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (1.31%) iPad
8 1 (0.65%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.65%) Data Conversion
8 1 (0.65%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 42 (27.45%) Windows
2 16 (10.46%) Windows Server
3 8 (5.23%) Linux
3 8 (5.23%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (3.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (2.61%) Unix
6 2 (1.31%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.65%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (24.84%) MVC
3 36 (23.53%) TDD
3 36 (23.53%) Unit Testing
4 35 (22.88%) Scrum
5 22 (14.38%) Business Intelligence
6 19 (12.42%) BDD
7 17 (11.11%) Migration
7 17 (11.11%) OO
8 15 (9.80%) User Acceptance Testing
9 13 (8.50%) Change Control
9 13 (8.50%) Data Migration
9 13 (8.50%) ITIL
9 13 (8.50%) OOP
10 11 (7.19%) Test-First Development
11 10 (6.54%) Penetration Testing
11 10 (6.54%) Regression Testing
12 9 (5.88%) Document Management
12 9 (5.88%) Project Management
12 9 (5.88%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 68 (44.44%) SQL
2 51 (33.33%) C#
3 30 (19.61%) T-SQL
4 24 (15.69%) JavaScript
5 21 (13.73%) Java
6 16 (10.46%) PHP
7 8 (5.23%) PL/SQL
8 5 (3.27%) VB
9 3 (1.96%) TypeScript
10 2 (1.31%) C++
10 2 (1.31%) VC++
11 1 (0.65%) C
11 1 (0.65%) Delphi
11 1 (0.65%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.65%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.65%) XPath
Qualifications
1 40 (26.14%) Security Cleared
2 27 (17.65%) SC Cleared
3 9 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
4 7 (4.58%) DV Cleared
4 7 (4.58%) ISEB
5 5 (3.27%) BC Cleared
6 3 (1.96%) CCNA
6 3 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.65%) MCAD
7 1 (0.65%) MCSD
7 1 (0.65%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.54%) Disclosure Scotland
2 7 (4.58%) QA
3 6 (3.92%) Data Quality
3 6 (3.92%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 6 (3.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.65%) HL7
System Software
1 14 (9.15%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.92%) Virtual Servers
3 4 (2.61%) Hyper-V
3 4 (2.61%) vSphere
4 2 (1.31%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.65%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (2.61%) Failover Clustering
1 4 (2.61%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.65%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.65%) SCOM
Vendors
1 62 (40.52%) Microsoft
2 23 (15.03%) Oracle
3 10 (6.54%) Adobe
3 10 (6.54%) ILOG
3 10 (6.54%) Splunk
4 7 (4.58%) Kofax
4 7 (4.58%) Sitecore
5 4 (2.61%) VMware
6 3 (1.96%) Cisco
6 3 (1.96%) Cognos
6 3 (1.96%) NetApp
6 3 (1.96%) SAP
7 2 (1.31%) Sybase
7 2 (1.31%) Tableau
8 1 (0.65%) Blue Prism
8 1 (0.65%) Citrix
8 1 (0.65%) ESRI
8 1 (0.65%) HP
8 1 (0.65%) Perforce
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