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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 13 7 17
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +10
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 51 136 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 8.98% 15.80% 9.66%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 37.23% 51.32% 39.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 95 46
Median daily rate £350 £325 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -11.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £425 £476
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Median hourly rate £12.00 £45.50 £30.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-73.62% +50.41%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £23.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+41.97% -
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
137 265 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 24.12% 30.78% 24.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 182 129
Median daily rate £375 £325 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -17.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £504
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £352 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.53% +0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 5
Median hourly rate £12.00 £16.80 £30.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -44.46%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £28.13 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+10.22% +12.50%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 -3 49 £350 +5.26% 16
West Wales +3 2 £563 +95.65%
Mid Wales -1 1 - - 5
SQL Server
UK

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 69 (43.95%) .NET
2 66 (42.04%) SQL
3 59 (37.58%) Microsoft
4 55 (35.03%) SQL Server 2008
5 54 (34.39%) C#
6 47 (29.94%) Agile Software Development
7 42 (26.75%) MVC
8 41 (26.11%) TDD
8 41 (26.11%) Security Cleared
8 41 (26.11%) Unit Testing
9 38 (24.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 38 (24.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 38 (24.20%) Windows
10 37 (23.57%) Visual Studio
11 34 (21.66%) Scrum
12 32 (20.38%) Selenium
13 31 (19.75%) ASP.NET
14 30 (19.11%) T-SQL
15 28 (17.83%) HTML
15 28 (17.83%) JavaScript
16 27 (17.20%) WCF
16 27 (17.20%) .NET Framework
16 27 (17.20%) SC Cleared
16 27 (17.20%) ASP.NET Web API
17 25 (15.92%) Git (software)
18 24 (15.29%) SQL Server 2012
18 24 (15.29%) jQuery
19 23 (14.65%) SpecFlow
20 22 (14.01%) BDD
20 22 (14.01%) Business Intelligence

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 (8.92%) Apache
1 14 (8.92%) Moodle
2 11 (7.01%) IIS
3 10 (6.37%) Confluence
3 10 (6.37%) FileNet
3 10 (6.37%) LiveCycle
4 7 (4.46%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (4.46%) GeoServer
4 7 (4.46%) JBoss
4 7 (4.46%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.91%) Apache Solr
5 3 (1.91%) CMS
5 3 (1.91%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.91%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.64%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.64%) Commerce Server
6 1 (0.64%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.64%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.64%) Umbraco
Applications
1 18 (11.46%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.46%) Gliffy
3 3 (1.91%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.27%) MS Office
4 2 (1.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.27%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.91%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.46%) TCP/IP
2 6 (3.82%) LDAP
3 3 (1.91%) DNS
3 3 (1.91%) Firewall
3 3 (1.91%) VoIP
3 3 (1.91%) VPN
4 1 (0.64%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (0.64%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (35.03%) SQL Server 2008
2 38 (24.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 38 (24.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 24 (15.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 17 (10.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 15 (9.55%) MySQL
6 13 (8.28%) BusinessObjects
7 12 (7.64%) Oracle Database
8 11 (7.01%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (5.73%) Biml
9 9 (5.73%) Couchbase
9 9 (5.73%) MongoDB
9 9 (5.73%) NoSQL
10 6 (3.82%) Relational Database
10 6 (3.82%) SQL Server 2014
11 5 (3.18%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (3.18%) RDBMS
11 5 (3.18%) SQL Server 2005
12 4 (2.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 4 (2.55%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 37 (23.57%) Visual Studio
2 32 (20.38%) Selenium
3 25 (15.92%) Git (software)
4 23 (14.65%) SpecFlow
5 14 (8.92%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (7.01%) Cucumber
6 11 (7.01%) JIRA
6 11 (7.01%) Maven
6 11 (7.01%) Subversion
7 10 (6.37%) Ant
7 10 (6.37%) Hudson
8 9 (5.73%) JMeter
8 9 (5.73%) JUnit
8 9 (5.73%) WebDriver
9 7 (4.46%) DbUnit
9 7 (4.46%) Eclipse
9 7 (4.46%) Spock
9 7 (4.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 7 (4.46%) TeamCity
10 6 (3.82%) MSTest
General
1 18 (11.46%) Back Office
2 12 (7.64%) Finance
3 3 (1.91%) Advertising
4 2 (1.27%) Banking
5 1 (0.64%) Electronics
5 1 (0.64%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.64%) Marketing
5 1 (0.64%) Military
5 1 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.64%) Retail
5 1 (0.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 98 (62.42%) Developer
2 41 (26.11%) .NET Developer
3 22 (14.01%) Software Developer
4 16 (10.19%) SQL Developer
5 12 (7.64%) Java Developer
5 12 (7.64%) Senior Developer
5 12 (7.64%) Senior Software Developer
6 10 (6.37%) C# .NET Developer
6 10 (6.37%) C# Developer
6 10 (6.37%) Tester
7 9 (5.73%) Analyst
7 9 (5.73%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 9 (5.73%) Consultant
7 9 (5.73%) SC Cleared Java Developer
8 8 (5.10%) ASP.NET Developer
8 8 (5.10%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 8 (5.10%) DBA
8 8 (5.10%) Moodle Developer
8 8 (5.10%) SQL Server Developer
9 7 (4.46%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (43.95%) .NET
2 31 (19.75%) ASP.NET
3 28 (17.83%) HTML
4 27 (17.20%) .NET Framework
4 27 (17.20%) ASP.NET Web API
4 27 (17.20%) WCF
5 24 (15.29%) jQuery
6 21 (13.38%) Entity Framework
7 20 (12.74%) ASP.NET MVC
7 20 (12.74%) XML
8 17 (10.83%) AngularJS
9 16 (10.19%) REST
10 14 (8.92%) CSS
11 12 (7.64%) KnockoutJS
12 11 (7.01%) SOAP
12 11 (7.01%) Spring
13 10 (6.37%) HTML5
13 10 (6.37%) JSF
14 9 (5.73%) CSS3
15 8 (5.10%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.19%) NHS
2 12 (7.64%) e-Learning
3 9 (5.73%) Replication
4 7 (4.46%) Clustering
5 4 (2.55%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.91%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.27%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (1.27%) iPad
8 1 (0.64%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.64%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.64%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 38 (24.20%) Windows
2 14 (8.92%) Windows Server
3 8 (5.10%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (4.46%) Linux
5 5 (3.18%) Unix
5 5 (3.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.64%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (29.94%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (26.75%) MVC
3 41 (26.11%) TDD
3 41 (26.11%) Unit Testing
4 34 (21.66%) Scrum
5 22 (14.01%) BDD
5 22 (14.01%) Business Intelligence
6 18 (11.46%) Migration
7 17 (10.83%) OO
8 14 (8.92%) Data Migration
8 14 (8.92%) Test-First Development
8 14 (8.92%) User Acceptance Testing
9 13 (8.28%) Change Control
9 13 (8.28%) ITIL
9 13 (8.28%) OOP
10 11 (7.01%) Web Development
11 10 (6.37%) Penetration Testing
11 10 (6.37%) Test Automation
12 9 (5.73%) Data Mapping
12 9 (5.73%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 66 (42.04%) SQL
2 54 (34.39%) C#
3 30 (19.11%) T-SQL
4 28 (17.83%) JavaScript
5 21 (13.38%) Java
6 16 (10.19%) PHP
7 9 (5.73%) TypeScript
8 7 (4.46%) PL/SQL
9 5 (3.18%) VB
10 2 (1.27%) C++
10 2 (1.27%) VC++
11 1 (0.64%) C
11 1 (0.64%) Delphi
11 1 (0.64%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.64%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 41 (26.11%) Security Cleared
2 27 (17.20%) SC Cleared
3 9 (5.73%) BPSS Clearance
4 8 (5.10%) DV Cleared
5 7 (4.46%) ISEB
6 5 (3.18%) BC Cleared
7 3 (1.91%) CCNA
7 3 (1.91%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.91%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.64%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.37%) Disclosure Scotland
2 8 (5.10%) QA
3 6 (3.82%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 6 (3.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.91%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.64%) HL7
System Software
1 12 (7.64%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.82%) Virtual Servers
3 4 (2.55%) Hyper-V
3 4 (2.55%) vSphere
4 3 (1.91%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.64%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (2.55%) Failover Clustering
1 4 (2.55%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.64%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.64%) SCOM
Vendors
1 59 (37.58%) Microsoft
2 20 (12.74%) Oracle
3 10 (6.37%) Adobe
3 10 (6.37%) ILOG
3 10 (6.37%) Splunk
4 7 (4.46%) Kofax
4 7 (4.46%) Sitecore
5 4 (2.55%) NetApp
5 4 (2.55%) VMware
6 3 (1.91%) Cisco
6 3 (1.91%) Cognos
6 3 (1.91%) SAP
7 2 (1.27%) Sybase
7 2 (1.27%) Tableau
8 1 (0.64%) Blue Prism
8 1 (0.64%) ESRI
8 1 (0.64%) HP
8 1 (0.64%) Perforce
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Posted: Yesterday
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