The first table below looks at the demand for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the West Wales region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 15 - 17
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 14 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 10.69% - 2.67%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 35.00% - 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 1
Average daily rate £300 - £155
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.25 £28.00 £25.76
% change year-on-year
+8.03% +8.69%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
West Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
40 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 30.53% 19.44% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 2 5
Average daily rate £450 £322 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.73% -14.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £322 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +1.81%
SQL Server
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SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

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

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in West Wales

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

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in West Wales

SQL Server
Daily Rate Histogram in West Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the West Wales region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram in West Wales

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in West Wales

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

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in West Wales

SQL Server
Contract Job Locations in West Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the West Wales region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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SQL Server
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SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Wales 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 25 (89.29%) .NET
2 24 (85.71%) C#
3 21 (75.00%) ASP.NET
4 19 (67.86%) Microsoft
4 19 (67.86%) Visual Studio
4 19 (67.86%) .NET Framework
5 18 (64.29%) SQL
6 16 (57.14%) SQL Server 2008
7 15 (53.57%) Team Foundation Server
8 13 (46.43%) Microsoft Certification
8 13 (46.43%) MCTS
9 7 (25.00%) MVC
9 7 (25.00%) jQuery
10 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
11 4 (14.29%) HTML
11 4 (14.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (10.71%) Software Engineering
12 3 (10.71%) CSS
13 2 (7.14%) XML
13 2 (7.14%) T-SQL
13 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
13 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 2 (7.14%) Change Control
14 1 (3.57%) Apache Cordova
14 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
14 1 (3.57%) Content Management
14 1 (3.57%) Ajax
14 1 (3.57%) Graphic Design
14 1 (3.57%) Software Architecture

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Wales 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 1 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (57.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (67.86%) Visual Studio
2 15 (53.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (92.86%) Developer
2 15 (53.57%) .NET Developer
3 11 (39.29%) C# .NET Developer
3 11 (39.29%) Software Developer
3 11 (39.29%) C# Developer
4 6 (21.43%) C# Software Developer
4 6 (21.43%) .NET Software Developer
5 4 (14.29%) Analyst
6 3 (10.71%) Developer Analyst
6 3 (10.71%) Software Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) Programmer
7 1 (3.57%) Financial Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Financial Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Web Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Analyst Programmer
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (89.29%) .NET
2 21 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 19 (67.86%) .NET Framework
4 7 (25.00%) jQuery
5 4 (14.29%) HTML
5 4 (14.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (10.71%) CSS
7 2 (7.14%) XML
8 1 (3.57%) Apache Cordova
8 1 (3.57%) Ajax
8 1 (3.57%) HTML5
8 1 (3.57%) CSS3
8 1 (3.57%) XHTML
8 1 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) Graphic Design
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) MVC
2 3 (10.71%) Software Engineering
3 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (7.14%) Change Control
4 1 (3.57%) Content Management
4 1 (3.57%) Software Architecture
4 1 (3.57%) Data Migration
4 1 (3.57%) OO
4 1 (3.57%) Change Management
4 1 (3.57%) Validation
4 1 (3.57%) Migration
4 1 (3.57%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 24 (85.71%) C#
2 18 (64.29%) SQL
3 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (46.43%) Microsoft Certification
1 13 (46.43%) MCTS
Vendors
1 19 (67.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle
2 1 (3.57%) Cognos
2 1 (3.57%) Adobe
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