The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warwick region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 10 18 13
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -5
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 7 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwick 7.78% 3.00% 9.46%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 33.33% 27.27% 28.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 4
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£325 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £353 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £373 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Average hourly rate £35.50 £24.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.91% +6.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £29.50 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-14.40% +16.83%
SQL Server
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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 Warwick region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Warwick
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
21 11 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwick 23.33% 11.00% 33.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 19
Average daily rate £375 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £265 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £512 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 3
Average hourly rate £35.50 £24.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.91% +6.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.94%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Warwick

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Warwick region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Warwick

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Warwick

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

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Warwick

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Warwick

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

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Warwick

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwick

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warwick region citing SQL Server also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server.

1 28 (87.50%) .NET
2 26 (81.25%) C#
3 21 (65.63%) ASP.NET
4 19 (59.38%) JavaScript
5 14 (43.75%) Microsoft
6 13 (40.63%) MVC
6 13 (40.63%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (34.38%) .NET Framework
7 11 (34.38%) CSS
8 10 (31.25%) HTML
9 9 (28.13%) AngularJS
10 8 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
10 8 (25.00%) CRM
11 7 (21.88%) SQL Server 2005
12 6 (18.75%) jQuery
12 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 6 (18.75%) Ajax
13 5 (15.63%) N-Tier
13 5 (15.63%) SQL
13 5 (15.63%) IIS
13 5 (15.63%) WPF
13 5 (15.63%) Silverlight
13 5 (15.63%) QA
13 5 (15.63%) Technical Architecture
13 5 (15.63%) GitHub
13 5 (15.63%) SQL Server 2012
13 5 (15.63%) User Experience
14 4 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 4 (12.50%) iPad

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Warwick by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warwick region citing SQL Server also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (15.63%) IIS
2 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.13%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 4 (12.50%) MS Visio
1 4 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.13%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 8 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.13%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.63%) GitHub
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (40.63%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (21.88%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (15.63%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (12.50%) MS Access
5 4 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (6.25%) MySQL
6 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
7 1 (3.13%) ZAP BI
7 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Visual Studio
1 3 (9.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (6.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (6.25%) Subversion
3 1 (3.13%) NUnit
3 1 (3.13%) FxCop
General
1 2 (6.25%) Automotive
1 2 (6.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 23 (71.88%) Developer
2 16 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 9 (28.13%) C# Developer
3 9 (28.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 9 (28.13%) C# .NET Developer
4 8 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (15.63%) Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) VB.NET Developer
6 3 (9.38%) CRM Consultant
6 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Consultant
6 3 (9.38%) CRM Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
6 3 (9.38%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
6 3 (9.38%) MI Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Consultant
6 3 (9.38%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Software Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (87.50%) .NET
2 21 (65.63%) ASP.NET
3 11 (34.38%) CSS
3 11 (34.38%) .NET Framework
4 10 (31.25%) HTML
5 9 (28.13%) AngularJS
6 6 (18.75%) jQuery
6 6 (18.75%) Ajax
7 5 (15.63%) WPF
7 5 (15.63%) Silverlight
8 4 (12.50%) XML
9 3 (9.38%) WCF
10 2 (6.25%) DHTML
10 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (6.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 1 (3.13%) XSL
11 1 (3.13%) XSLT
11 1 (3.13%) SOAP
11 1 (3.13%) Web Services
11 1 (3.13%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) N-Tier
1 5 (15.63%) User Experience
2 4 (12.50%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) MVC
2 8 (25.00%) CRM
3 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (15.63%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (12.50%) TDD
5 4 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 4 (12.50%) Workflow
6 3 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (6.25%) Data Modelling
8 1 (3.13%) SOA
8 1 (3.13%) ERP
8 1 (3.13%) Benchmarking
8 1 (3.13%) Requirements Analysis
8 1 (3.13%) Project Planning
8 1 (3.13%) Data Management
8 1 (3.13%) Web Development
8 1 (3.13%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (3.13%) Dependency Injection
8 1 (3.13%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 26 (81.25%) C#
2 19 (59.38%) JavaScript
3 5 (15.63%) SQL
4 4 (12.50%) VB.NET
4 4 (12.50%) VBA
4 4 (12.50%) PHP
5 2 (6.25%) C++
5 2 (6.25%) Java
5 2 (6.25%) XPath
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (43.75%) Microsoft