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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 24 4 8
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 42 178 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 6.41% 20.41% 15.60%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 30.22% 61.59% 49.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 143 72
Median daily rate £356 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £491 £436
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 3
Median hourly rate £32.50 £29.50 £21.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.16% +35.32%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £31.76 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.94% +41.15%
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
139 289 242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 21.22% 33.14% 31.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 225 153
Median daily rate £419 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.64% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £250 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £493 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £379 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 6
Median hourly rate £20.50 £29.50 £21.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.50% +35.32%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.32 £33.55 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.25% +49.11%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 -18 38 £350 +2.94% 21
West Wales 0 2 £438 +25.00% 7
North Wales 0 1 £320 -15.78%
SQL Server
UK

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 48 (48.98%) Microsoft
2 42 (42.86%) SQL
3 39 (39.80%) SQL Server 2008
4 35 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (31.63%) .NET
6 28 (28.57%) C#
7 25 (25.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 23 (23.47%) Windows
9 22 (22.45%) ASP.NET
9 22 (22.45%) HTML
9 22 (22.45%) MVC
9 22 (22.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 20 (20.41%) JavaScript
11 18 (18.37%) Change Control
11 18 (18.37%) ASP.NET Web API
12 17 (17.35%) T-SQL
12 17 (17.35%) Scrum
12 17 (17.35%) TDD
12 17 (17.35%) Unit Testing
13 16 (16.33%) WCF
13 16 (16.33%) CSS
13 16 (16.33%) ITIL
13 16 (16.33%) SQL Server 2012
14 15 (15.31%) Business Intelligence
14 15 (15.31%) jQuery
15 14 (14.29%) Migration
15 14 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
16 13 (13.27%) Visual Studio
16 13 (13.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 13 (13.27%) Test Automation

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 10 (10.20%) Apache
1 10 (10.20%) Moodle
2 6 (6.12%) SharePoint
3 5 (5.10%) CMS
3 5 (5.10%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (3.06%) Apache Solr
4 3 (3.06%) Confluence
4 3 (3.06%) FileNet
4 3 (3.06%) LiveCycle
4 3 (3.06%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (2.04%) IIS
5 2 (2.04%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.02%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.02%) ArcGIS
6 1 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.02%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.02%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (1.02%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.02%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (10.20%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.08%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (3.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.04%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.10%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.02%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (1.02%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.02%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (1.02%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.08%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.06%) SAN
3 2 (2.04%) Skype
4 1 (1.02%) DHCP
4 1 (1.02%) DNS
4 1 (1.02%) Firewall
4 1 (1.02%) NetScaler
4 1 (1.02%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (1.02%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (39.80%) SQL Server 2008
2 25 (25.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 22 (22.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (16.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 13 (13.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 12 (12.24%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (12.24%) MongoDB
6 12 (12.24%) NoSQL
7 11 (11.22%) Couchbase
7 11 (11.22%) MySQL
8 9 (9.18%) Biml
9 8 (8.16%) Relational Database
10 7 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
11 6 (6.12%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 5 (5.10%) SQL Server 2014
13 4 (4.08%) Oracle Database
13 4 (4.08%) Star Schema
14 3 (3.06%) SQL Server 2005
15 2 (2.04%) OLAP
15 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 13 (13.27%) Visual Studio
2 12 (12.24%) Git (software)
3 11 (11.22%) Selenium
4 9 (9.18%) TeamCity
5 7 (7.14%) Jenkins
5 7 (7.14%) MbUnit
5 7 (7.14%) Mercurial
5 7 (7.14%) MSTest
5 7 (7.14%) NUnit
5 7 (7.14%) SpecFlow
6 4 (4.08%) JIRA
6 4 (4.08%) JUnit
6 4 (4.08%) Maven
6 4 (4.08%) Subversion
7 3 (3.06%) Ant
7 3 (3.06%) Cucumber
7 3 (3.06%) Hudson
7 3 (3.06%) JBehave
8 2 (2.04%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (1.02%) Eclipse
General
1 12 (12.24%) Finance
2 4 (4.08%) Advertising
3 2 (2.04%) Banking
4 1 (1.02%) Electronics
4 1 (1.02%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.02%) Marketing
4 1 (1.02%) Military
4 1 (1.02%) Retail
4 1 (1.02%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.02%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 59 (60.20%) Developer
2 23 (23.47%) .NET Developer
3 10 (10.20%) SQL Developer
4 9 (9.18%) Software Developer
5 7 (7.14%) Data Engineer
5 7 (7.14%) Data Migration Engineer
5 7 (7.14%) Migration Engineer
6 6 (6.12%) Analyst
6 6 (6.12%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 6 (6.12%) Consultant
7 5 (5.10%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 5 (5.10%) CMS Developer
7 5 (5.10%) Moodle Developer
7 5 (5.10%) Sitecore Developer
8 4 (4.08%) Automation Developer
8 4 (4.08%) Java Developer
8 4 (4.08%) Product Specialist
8 4 (4.08%) Senior Developer
8 4 (4.08%) Senior Software Developer
9 3 (3.06%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (31.63%) .NET
2 22 (22.45%) ASP.NET
2 22 (22.45%) HTML
3 18 (18.37%) ASP.NET Web API
4 16 (16.33%) CSS
4 16 (16.33%) WCF
5 15 (15.31%) jQuery
6 14 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
7 13 (13.27%) ASP.NET MVC
8 12 (12.24%) HTML5
9 11 (11.22%) AngularJS
9 11 (11.22%) CSS3
10 8 (8.16%) XML
11 7 (7.14%) Gherkin
12 4 (4.08%) Spring
13 3 (3.06%) EJB
13 3 (3.06%) J2EE
13 3 (3.06%) JSF
13 3 (3.06%) Lucene
13 3 (3.06%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.16%) e-Learning
1 8 (8.16%) NHS
2 6 (6.12%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.10%) Informatics
4 4 (4.08%) Digital Media
5 2 (2.04%) Clustering
5 2 (2.04%) iPad
5 2 (2.04%) Replication
6 1 (1.02%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.02%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.02%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.02%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 23 (23.47%) Windows
2 5 (5.10%) Windows Server
3 4 (4.08%) Unix
4 3 (3.06%) Linux
5 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (22.45%) MVC
3 18 (18.37%) Change Control
4 17 (17.35%) Scrum
4 17 (17.35%) TDD
4 17 (17.35%) Unit Testing
5 16 (16.33%) ITIL
6 15 (15.31%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (14.29%) Migration
8 13 (13.27%) Test Automation
9 11 (11.22%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (11.22%) Data Migration
9 11 (11.22%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (10.20%) Project Management
11 9 (9.18%) Data Mapping
11 9 (9.18%) Web Development
12 7 (7.14%) Data Analysis
12 7 (7.14%) ETL
12 7 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
12 7 (7.14%) Test-First Development
Programming Languages
1 42 (42.86%) SQL
2 28 (28.57%) C#
3 20 (20.41%) JavaScript
4 17 (17.35%) T-SQL
5 12 (12.24%) PHP
6 11 (11.22%) TypeScript
7 6 (6.12%) VB
8 5 (5.10%) Java
9 2 (2.04%) C
9 2 (2.04%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.02%) Perl
10 1 (1.02%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.02%) Python
10 1 (1.02%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (9.18%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.12%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.06%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (3.06%) Degree
3 3 (3.06%) DV Cleared
3 3 (3.06%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.04%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.02%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.08%) QA
2 3 (3.06%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.02%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (5.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.04%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.04%) vSphere
3 1 (1.02%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.02%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (1.02%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.02%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (1.02%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.02%) SCOM
Vendors
1 48 (48.98%) Microsoft
2 10 (10.20%) Oracle
3 6 (6.12%) Sitecore
4 5 (5.10%) VMware
5 4 (4.08%) Cognos
6 3 (3.06%) Adobe
6 3 (3.06%) ILOG
6 3 (3.06%) SAP
6 3 (3.06%) Splunk
7 2 (2.04%) NetApp
8 1 (1.02%) Ab Initio
8 1 (1.02%) Cisco
8 1 (1.02%) Citrix
8 1 (1.02%) Dell
8 1 (1.02%) ESRI
8 1 (1.02%) Informatica
8 1 (1.02%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (1.02%) Perforce
8 1 (1.02%) Sybase
8 1 (1.02%) Teradata
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