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 15 September 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 12 12 17
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 4 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 5.80% 4.17% 2.78%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 28.57% 40.00% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
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£325 £205 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.53% -41.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.85 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +5.76%
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
14 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 20.29% 10.42% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 2
Average daily rate £400 £205 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+95.12% -40.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £125 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £317 £349
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £20.85 - £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.00

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 15 September 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 -1 3 £275 +34.14% 6
SQL Server
Wales

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 9 (75.00%) .NET
2 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET
4 6 (50.00%) C#
5 5 (41.67%) SQL
5 5 (41.67%) .NET Framework
6 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (33.33%) MVC
6 4 (33.33%) Visual Studio
7 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 3 (25.00%) MySQL
7 3 (25.00%) Oracle
7 3 (25.00%) MCTS
7 3 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (25.00%) jQuery
8 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
8 2 (16.67%) Data Migration
8 2 (16.67%) Informatics
8 2 (16.67%) Ajax
8 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (16.67%) Migration
8 2 (16.67%) PHP
8 2 (16.67%) HTML
8 2 (16.67%) Web Services
8 2 (16.67%) XML
8 2 (16.67%) Windows

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 (8.33%) Agresso
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (25.00%) MySQL
3 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
4 1 (8.33%) DB2
4 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 3 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) .NET Developer
3 3 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Software Developer
3 3 (25.00%) C# Software Developer
3 3 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (25.00%) .NET Software Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Web Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Server Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Web Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Programmer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Migration Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Systems Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Developer Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (75.00%) .NET
2 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET
3 5 (41.67%) .NET Framework
4 3 (25.00%) jQuery
5 2 (16.67%) HTML
5 2 (16.67%) Web Services
5 2 (16.67%) XML
5 2 (16.67%) Ajax
5 2 (16.67%) CSS
6 1 (8.33%) SOAP
6 1 (8.33%) WCF
6 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (8.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (8.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Informatics
2 1 (8.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
1 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) MVC
2 2 (16.67%) Migration
2 2 (16.67%) Data Migration
2 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (8.33%) Information Architecture
3 1 (8.33%) Software Architecture
3 1 (8.33%) Change Control
3 1 (8.33%) Line Management
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (8.33%) Validation
3 1 (8.33%) UML
3 1 (8.33%) ERP
3 1 (8.33%) ETL
3 1 (8.33%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) C#
2 5 (41.67%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (16.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (25.00%) MCTS
2 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) Cognos
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