The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 10 11 18
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +7
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 6 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 7.79% 6.00% 4.35%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 33.33% 42.86% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Average daily rate
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£275 £205 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.14% -47.93%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £324
% change year-on-year
- +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.85 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £30.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +16.59%
SQL Server
Wales

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 West Wales region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
West Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
18 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 23.38% 14.00% 10.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 4
Average daily rate £425 £298 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -32.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £125 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £317 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £20.85 - £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.75 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-7.31% +6.03%

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
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 22 August 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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swansea 0 6 £275 +34.14% 1
SQL Server
Wales

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 10 (76.92%) .NET
2 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 8 (61.54%) C#
2 8 (61.54%) ASP.NET
3 7 (53.85%) .NET Framework
4 6 (46.15%) SQL
5 5 (38.46%) Visual Studio
5 5 (38.46%) MVC
5 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (30.77%) jQuery
6 4 (30.77%) MCTS
6 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
7 3 (23.08%) MySQL
8 2 (15.38%) Oracle
8 2 (15.38%) PHP
8 2 (15.38%) HTML
8 2 (15.38%) CSS
8 2 (15.38%) Windows
8 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (15.38%) Migration
8 2 (15.38%) Data Migration
8 2 (15.38%) Informatics
8 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (15.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 2 (15.38%) Ajax
8 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (7.69%) Change Control

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Agresso
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (23.08%) MySQL
3 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
3 1 (7.69%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Visual Studio
2 4 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Developer
2 7 (53.85%) .NET Developer
3 4 (30.77%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (30.77%) .NET Software Developer
3 4 (30.77%) C# Software Developer
3 4 (30.77%) C# Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Software Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Web Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Server Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Web Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Data Migration Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Financial Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Systems Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Developer Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Migration Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Data Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (76.92%) .NET
2 8 (61.54%) ASP.NET
3 7 (53.85%) .NET Framework
4 4 (30.77%) jQuery
5 2 (15.38%) HTML
5 2 (15.38%) CSS
5 2 (15.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 2 (15.38%) Ajax
6 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (7.69%) WCF
6 1 (7.69%) Web Services
6 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
1 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) MVC
2 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (15.38%) Migration
2 2 (15.38%) Data Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Change Control
3 1 (7.69%) Software Architecture
3 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
3 1 (7.69%) Change Management
3 1 (7.69%) Validation
3 1 (7.69%) ERP
3 1 (7.69%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) C#
2 6 (46.15%) SQL
3 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
4 2 (15.38%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) MCTS
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) Cognos