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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 13 5 25
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +20
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 76 161 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 13.79% 20.56% 6.82%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 53.52% 65.98% 34.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 122 39
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 £188 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £468 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 2
Median hourly rate £19.31 - £30.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+54.76% -27.58%
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
142 244 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 25.77% 31.16% 19.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 177 104
Median daily rate £375 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £203 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £468 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.16% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 3
Median hourly rate £19.00 £26.70 £30.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.83% -11.73%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £23.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+41.97% -26.98%

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 27 May 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Wales region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

SQL Server Hourly Rate Histogram 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 27 May 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 -12 69 £313 -10.71% 11
West Wales -3 3 £265 -15.33% 4
SQL Server
UK

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 75 (46.58%) .NET
2 70 (43.48%) SQL
3 62 (38.51%) Microsoft
4 50 (31.06%) C#
5 45 (27.95%) SQL Server 2008
6 41 (25.47%) Agile Software Development
6 41 (25.47%) Security Cleared
7 40 (24.84%) MVC
8 39 (24.22%) Windows
9 36 (22.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 36 (22.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 34 (21.12%) Unit Testing
10 34 (21.12%) TDD
11 33 (20.50%) Scrum
12 30 (18.63%) Visual Studio
13 29 (18.01%) .NET Framework
14 28 (17.39%) ASP.NET
14 28 (17.39%) XML
15 27 (16.77%) T-SQL
15 27 (16.77%) SC Cleared
16 26 (16.15%) Selenium
16 26 (16.15%) JavaScript
16 26 (16.15%) NHS
17 23 (14.29%) HTML
18 22 (13.66%) MS Excel
19 21 (13.04%) Oracle
19 21 (13.04%) Entity Framework
20 20 (12.42%) Java
20 20 (12.42%) WCF
21 19 (11.80%) OO

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 (8.70%) Apache
1 14 (8.70%) Moodle
2 12 (7.45%) IIS
3 10 (6.21%) Confluence
3 10 (6.21%) FileNet
3 10 (6.21%) LiveCycle
4 8 (4.97%) SharePoint
5 7 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (4.35%) GeoServer
5 7 (4.35%) JBoss
5 7 (4.35%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.86%) Apache Solr
6 3 (1.86%) CMS
6 3 (1.86%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.62%) Commerce Server
7 1 (0.62%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.62%) Umbraco
Applications
1 22 (13.66%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.35%) Gliffy
2 7 (4.35%) MS Office
3 6 (3.73%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.62%) MS Project
4 1 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.59%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.35%) TCP/IP
2 6 (3.73%) LDAP
3 4 (2.48%) DNS
3 4 (2.48%) Firewall
3 4 (2.48%) VPN
4 3 (1.86%) VoIP
5 1 (0.62%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (27.95%) SQL Server 2008
2 36 (22.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 36 (22.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 18 (11.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 15 (9.32%) MySQL
4 15 (9.32%) SQL Server 2012
5 14 (8.70%) Oracle Database
6 11 (6.83%) BusinessObjects
7 9 (5.59%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (3.73%) Biml
8 6 (3.73%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (3.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 5 (3.11%) Oracle9i Database
9 5 (3.11%) RDBMS
9 5 (3.11%) Relational Database
9 5 (3.11%) SQL Server 2014
10 3 (1.86%) Azure SQL Database
11 2 (1.24%) DB2
11 2 (1.24%) OLAP
11 2 (1.24%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 30 (18.63%) Visual Studio
2 26 (16.15%) Selenium
3 19 (11.80%) Git (software)
4 18 (11.18%) SpecFlow
5 17 (10.56%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (6.83%) Subversion
7 10 (6.21%) Ant
7 10 (6.21%) Cucumber
7 10 (6.21%) Hudson
7 10 (6.21%) JIRA
7 10 (6.21%) Maven
8 9 (5.59%) JMeter
8 9 (5.59%) WebDriver
9 7 (4.35%) DbUnit
9 7 (4.35%) JUnit
9 7 (4.35%) Spock
9 7 (4.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 6 (3.73%) Eclipse
10 6 (3.73%) Oracle Forms
11 1 (0.62%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 18 (11.18%) Back Office
2 13 (8.07%) Finance
3 4 (2.48%) Advertising
4 2 (1.24%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.62%) Banking
5 1 (0.62%) Electronics
5 1 (0.62%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.62%) Marketing
5 1 (0.62%) Retail
5 1 (0.62%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 91 (56.52%) Developer
2 38 (23.60%) .NET Developer
3 23 (14.29%) Analyst
4 22 (13.66%) Software Developer
5 16 (9.94%) SQL Developer
6 12 (7.45%) DBA
6 12 (7.45%) Senior Developer
6 12 (7.45%) Senior Software Developer
6 12 (7.45%) Tester
7 11 (6.83%) C# .NET Developer
7 11 (6.83%) C# Developer
7 11 (6.83%) Java Developer
8 9 (5.59%) ASP.NET Developer
8 9 (5.59%) Business Analyst
8 9 (5.59%) SC Cleared Java Developer
9 8 (4.97%) Moodle Developer
9 8 (4.97%) SQL Server Developer
10 7 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 7 (4.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 7 (4.35%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (46.58%) .NET
2 29 (18.01%) .NET Framework
3 28 (17.39%) ASP.NET
3 28 (17.39%) XML
4 23 (14.29%) HTML
5 21 (13.04%) Entity Framework
6 20 (12.42%) WCF
7 19 (11.80%) ASP.NET Web API
8 18 (11.18%) ASP.NET MVC
9 17 (10.56%) jQuery
10 15 (9.32%) REST
11 13 (8.07%) SOAP
12 10 (6.21%) JSF
12 10 (6.21%) Spring
12 10 (6.21%) Web Services
13 9 (5.59%) Ajax
13 9 (5.59%) AngularJS
14 8 (4.97%) CSS
14 8 (4.97%) Hibernate
15 7 (4.35%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 26 (16.15%) NHS
2 12 (7.45%) e-Learning
3 7 (4.35%) Replication
4 6 (3.73%) Clustering
5 5 (3.11%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.86%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.24%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.24%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (1.24%) iPad
8 1 (0.62%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.62%) Data Conversion
8 1 (0.62%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 39 (24.22%) Windows
2 16 (9.94%) Windows Server
3 8 (4.97%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (3.73%) Linux
5 5 (3.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (2.48%) Unix
7 2 (1.24%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.62%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (25.47%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (24.84%) MVC
3 34 (21.12%) TDD
3 34 (21.12%) Unit Testing
4 33 (20.50%) Scrum
5 19 (11.80%) Business Intelligence
5 19 (11.80%) Migration
5 19 (11.80%) OO
6 17 (10.56%) BDD
6 17 (10.56%) User Acceptance Testing
7 15 (9.32%) Data Migration
8 14 (8.70%) Software Engineering
9 13 (8.07%) ITIL
9 13 (8.07%) OOP
10 11 (6.83%) Change Control
10 11 (6.83%) Project Management
11 10 (6.21%) Penetration Testing
11 10 (6.21%) Regression Testing
11 10 (6.21%) SDLC
11 10 (6.21%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 70 (43.48%) SQL
2 50 (31.06%) C#
3 27 (16.77%) T-SQL
4 26 (16.15%) JavaScript
5 20 (12.42%) Java
6 16 (9.94%) PHP
7 7 (4.35%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.24%) C++
8 2 (1.24%) VB
8 2 (1.24%) VC++
9 1 (0.62%) Delphi
9 1 (0.62%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.62%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.62%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.62%) XPath
Qualifications
1 41 (25.47%) Security Cleared
2 27 (16.77%) SC Cleared
3 10 (6.21%) BPSS Clearance
4 7 (4.35%) DV Cleared
4 7 (4.35%) ISEB
5 5 (3.11%) BC Cleared
6 3 (1.86%) CCNA
6 3 (1.86%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.86%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.24%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.62%) Degree
8 1 (0.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.62%) MCAD
8 1 (0.62%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.45%) Disclosure Scotland
2 7 (4.35%) Data Quality
2 7 (4.35%) QA
3 6 (3.73%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 6 (3.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.62%) HL7
System Software
1 13 (8.07%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.48%) Hyper-V
2 4 (2.48%) vSphere
3 2 (1.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.62%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.62%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (0.62%) SCOM
Vendors
1 62 (38.51%) Microsoft
2 21 (13.04%) Oracle
3 10 (6.21%) Adobe
3 10 (6.21%) ILOG
3 10 (6.21%) Splunk
4 7 (4.35%) Kofax
4 7 (4.35%) Sitecore
5 4 (2.48%) VMware
6 3 (1.86%) Cisco
6 3 (1.86%) NetApp
6 3 (1.86%) SAP
7 2 (1.24%) Sybase
7 2 (1.24%) Tableau
8 1 (0.62%) Blue Prism
8 1 (0.62%) Citrix
8 1 (0.62%) Cognos
8 1 (0.62%) HP
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