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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 9 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2 33 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 6.90% 34.38% 25.37%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 20.00% 86.84% 80.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 9
Average daily rate £288 £363 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.68% +20.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £289 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £406 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £348 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +7.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £29.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-26.27% -1.66%
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
10 38 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 34.48% 39.58% 31.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 13
Average daily rate £500 £318 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.48% -9.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
- +10.16%

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 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -5 1 £250 -31.03% 1
Carmarthenshire - 1 £325 - 1
SQL Server
Wales

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development
3 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) CentOS
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Veeam
3 1 (25.00%) vSphere
3 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (25.00%) F5
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Patch Management
3 1 (25.00%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (25.00%) VBScript
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) JBoss

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) JBoss
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (25.00%) C# Software Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) HTML Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) CentOS
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (25.00%) Patch Management
1 1 (25.00%) Security Management
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (25.00%) Translating Business Requirements
1 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (25.00%) VBScript
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) F5
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) Veeam