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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
UK / Wales
Rank 22 12 9
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 42 87 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 6.24% 12.70% 15.84%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 23.08% 42.65% 50.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 53 47
Median daily rate £325 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £210 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £465 £467
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £66.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% -25.00%

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
182 204 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 27.04% 29.78% 31.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 138 119
Median daily rate £425 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £250 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 2
Median hourly rate £19.50 £24.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.40% +8.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017. 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 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 -12 31 £325 -5.45% 15
West Wales -11 6 £338 +3.84% 4
North Wales - 1 £175 - 2
SQL Server
UK

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 43 (39.45%) Microsoft
2 41 (37.61%) SQL
3 37 (33.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 34 (31.19%) Oracle
5 28 (25.69%) Windows
5 28 (25.69%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (22.02%) XML
7 23 (21.10%) ITIL
7 23 (21.10%) IBM
8 21 (19.27%) Business Intelligence
9 20 (18.35%) Project Management
9 20 (18.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 19 (17.43%) PRINCE2
11 18 (16.51%) .NET
11 18 (16.51%) ITIL V3
11 18 (16.51%) Windows Server 2012
12 17 (15.60%) Service Delivery
13 16 (14.68%) InterSystems
13 16 (14.68%) Fiorano
13 16 (14.68%) BizTalk Server
13 16 (14.68%) C#
13 16 (14.68%) Data Warehouse
13 16 (14.68%) WebSphere
13 16 (14.68%) Release Management
13 16 (14.68%) IBM Integration Bus
13 16 (14.68%) JCAPS
14 15 (13.76%) Windows Server 2008
14 15 (13.76%) NHS
14 15 (13.76%) Service Management
15 14 (12.84%) ASP.NET

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 16 (14.68%) BizTalk Server
1 16 (14.68%) JCAPS
1 16 (14.68%) WebSphere
2 9 (8.26%) MS Exchange
2 9 (8.26%) SharePoint
3 8 (7.34%) Apache
4 7 (6.42%) Confluence
4 7 (6.42%) WebLogic
5 6 (5.50%) SAS
5 6 (5.50%) SharePoint Server
6 4 (3.67%) Tornado
7 3 (2.75%) CMS
7 3 (2.75%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (1.83%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.92%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.92%) IIS
9 1 (0.92%) Luigi
9 1 (0.92%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.92%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (3.67%) MS Excel
1 4 (3.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.50%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (2.75%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.92%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (0.92%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.92%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.75%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (2.75%) Firewall
1 3 (2.75%) iSCSI
1 3 (2.75%) SAN
1 3 (2.75%) Structured Cabling
1 3 (2.75%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (1.83%) Extranet
2 2 (1.83%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (33.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 20 (18.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (14.68%) Data Warehouse
4 14 (12.84%) MongoDB
4 14 (12.84%) Relational Database
5 13 (11.93%) MySQL
6 12 (11.01%) PostgreSQL
6 12 (11.01%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (8.26%) SQL Server 2014
8 8 (7.34%) BusinessObjects
8 8 (7.34%) SQL Server 2000
8 8 (7.34%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (6.42%) Hadoop
9 7 (6.42%) QlikView
10 5 (4.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (3.67%) RDBMS
11 4 (3.67%) SQLite
12 3 (2.75%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 3 (2.75%) NoSQL
13 2 (1.83%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 9 (8.26%) Visual Studio
2 8 (7.34%) Jenkins
3 7 (6.42%) JIRA
3 7 (6.42%) Sonatype Nexus
4 6 (5.50%) ERwin
5 5 (4.59%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (2.75%) Selenium
6 3 (2.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (1.83%) JUnit
8 1 (0.92%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.92%) JBehave
8 1 (0.92%) JMeter
8 1 (0.92%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.92%) MbUnit
8 1 (0.92%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.92%) MSTest
8 1 (0.92%) NUnit
8 1 (0.92%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.92%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (0.92%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (10.09%) Advertising
2 10 (9.17%) Finance
3 5 (4.59%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.75%) Retail
5 2 (1.83%) Electronics
5 2 (1.83%) Marketing
5 2 (1.83%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.92%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 29 (26.61%) Developer
2 17 (15.60%) DBA
3 15 (13.76%) .NET Developer
3 15 (13.76%) Architect
4 13 (11.93%) Analyst
4 13 (11.93%) SQL DBA
5 10 (9.17%) Applications Support
6 9 (8.26%) Applications Manager
7 8 (7.34%) Applications Support Manager
7 8 (7.34%) Support Manager
8 7 (6.42%) Data Architect
9 6 (5.50%) Business Analyst
9 6 (5.50%) SQL Developer
10 5 (4.59%) Administrator
11 4 (3.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 4 (3.67%) Product Specialist
11 4 (3.67%) Support Analyst
11 4 (3.67%) Technical Architect
11 4 (3.67%) Test Analyst
12 3 (2.75%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (22.02%) XML
2 18 (16.51%) .NET
3 16 (14.68%) IBM Integration Bus
4 14 (12.84%) ASP.NET
5 13 (11.93%) XSLT
6 7 (6.42%) HTML
6 7 (6.42%) MCollective
7 6 (5.50%) CSS
7 6 (5.50%) Elastic Stack
8 5 (4.59%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (4.59%) jQuery
8 5 (4.59%) WCF
9 4 (3.67%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (3.67%) Flask
9 4 (3.67%) Middleware
9 4 (3.67%) ZeroMQ
10 3 (2.75%) .NET Framework
10 3 (2.75%) Ajax
10 3 (2.75%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 2 (1.83%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.76%) NHS
2 8 (7.34%) Clustering
3 6 (5.50%) PKI
4 5 (4.59%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.67%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.75%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.83%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.83%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (1.83%) Fintech
7 2 (1.83%) Freedom of Information
7 2 (1.83%) Freedom of Information Act
7 2 (1.83%) Life Science
8 1 (0.92%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.92%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.92%) iPad
8 1 (0.92%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 28 (25.69%) Windows
2 18 (16.51%) Windows Server 2012
3 15 (13.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (10.09%) Linux
5 9 (8.26%) Unix
6 7 (6.42%) AIX
7 6 (5.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (5.50%) Windows Server
8 3 (2.75%) Windows 7
8 3 (2.75%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.92%) Android
9 1 (0.92%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (25.69%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (21.10%) ITIL
3 21 (19.27%) Business Intelligence
4 20 (18.35%) Project Management
5 19 (17.43%) PRINCE2
6 18 (16.51%) ITIL V3
7 17 (15.60%) Service Delivery
8 16 (14.68%) Release Management
9 15 (13.76%) Service Management
10 14 (12.84%) High Availability
11 13 (11.93%) ETL
12 11 (10.09%) Migration
12 11 (10.09%) MVC
13 9 (8.26%) Analytics
13 9 (8.26%) Scrum
14 8 (7.34%) Business Analysis
14 8 (7.34%) ITSM
14 8 (7.34%) Virtual Environments
15 7 (6.42%) Data Migration
15 7 (6.42%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (37.61%) SQL
2 16 (14.68%) C#
3 11 (10.09%) JavaScript
4 8 (7.34%) Python
5 7 (6.42%) T-SQL
6 6 (5.50%) PowerShell
7 5 (4.59%) VB.NET
8 3 (2.75%) C++
9 2 (1.83%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.92%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.92%) C
10 1 (0.92%) Java
10 1 (0.92%) Perl
10 1 (0.92%) VB
10 1 (0.92%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (8.26%) Degree
1 9 (8.26%) Security Cleared
2 8 (7.34%) MCDBA
2 8 (7.34%) MCITP
2 8 (7.34%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (5.50%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.75%) ISEB
5 2 (1.83%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.92%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (11.93%) HL7
2 6 (5.50%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.83%) QA
4 1 (0.92%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 13 (11.93%) Active Directory
2 7 (6.42%) Hyper-V
2 7 (6.42%) Microsoft App-V
2 7 (6.42%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 7 (6.42%) Ansible
1 7 (6.42%) Nessus
1 7 (6.42%) Packer
1 7 (6.42%) Puppet
1 7 (6.42%) Rundeck
1 7 (6.42%) SCCM
1 7 (6.42%) Tivoli
1 7 (6.42%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 7 (6.42%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 7 (6.42%) Zenoss
2 3 (2.75%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 43 (39.45%) Microsoft
2 34 (31.19%) Oracle
3 23 (21.10%) IBM
4 16 (14.68%) Fiorano
4 16 (14.68%) InterSystems
5 13 (11.93%) VMware
6 9 (8.26%) RedGate
7 8 (7.34%) Ab Initio
7 8 (7.34%) Informatica
7 8 (7.34%) Teradata
8 7 (6.42%) MicroStrategy
8 7 (6.42%) Red Hat
8 7 (6.42%) Sonatype
8 7 (6.42%) Symantec
8 7 (6.42%) Tableau
9 6 (5.50%) Netezza
10 5 (4.59%) SAP
11 4 (3.67%) Sitecore
12 3 (2.75%) Avaya
12 3 (2.75%) HP
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
South Wales
CPS Group UK
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Posted: 5 days ago