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 5 March 2015 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 4 3 8
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 32 14 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 29.63% 24.14% 3.03%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 82.05% 73.68% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 1
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£301 £301 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.16% -14.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +14.28%
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
39 19 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 36.11% 32.76% 6.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 1
Average daily rate £315 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.25% +14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £31.25 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+10.40% +11.60%

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 5 March 2015.

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 5 March 2015. 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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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 0 29 £344 +14.65% 1
SQL Server
Wales

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 40 (74.07%) SQL
2 30 (55.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 30 (55.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 28 (51.85%) Security Cleared
4 26 (48.15%) SC Cleared
5 20 (37.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 20 (37.04%) Windows
5 20 (37.04%) Data Modelling
6 19 (35.19%) Open Source
7 17 (31.48%) SQL Server 2008
8 14 (25.93%) SharePoint
8 14 (25.93%) Business Intelligence
8 14 (25.93%) OLAP
8 14 (25.93%) PerformancePoint
8 14 (25.93%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 14 (25.93%) MDX
9 13 (24.07%) MongoDB
10 11 (20.37%) Hyperic
10 11 (20.37%) VMware Infrastructure
10 11 (20.37%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (20.37%) JSON
10 11 (20.37%) IIS
10 11 (20.37%) Java
10 11 (20.37%) Red Hat
10 11 (20.37%) VMware
11 10 (18.52%) Clustering
11 10 (18.52%) Impala
12 8 (14.81%) BMC
12 8 (14.81%) SOAP
12 8 (14.81%) JBoss

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 14 (25.93%) SharePoint
2 11 (20.37%) IIS
3 8 (14.81%) JBoss
4 3 (5.56%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.70%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (5.56%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (55.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 20 (37.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 17 (31.48%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (25.93%) OLAP
4 14 (25.93%) PerformancePoint
4 14 (25.93%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 13 (24.07%) MongoDB
6 10 (18.52%) Impala
7 7 (12.96%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (12.96%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (11.11%) Oracle9i Database
8 6 (11.11%) RDBMS
8 6 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
8 6 (11.11%) Relational Database
8 6 (11.11%) Oracle Database
8 6 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (5.56%) MySQL
9 3 (5.56%) Firebird
Development Applications
1 30 (55.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (5.56%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.70%) Subversion
3 2 (3.70%) JIRA
4 1 (1.85%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 29 (53.70%) Developer
2 15 (27.78%) DBA
3 9 (16.67%) SQL DBA
3 9 (16.67%) Administrator
4 7 (12.96%) SQL Developer
5 6 (11.11%) Database Developer
5 6 (11.11%) Applications Developer
5 6 (11.11%) Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) Business Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) Software Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Analyst Programmer
6 3 (5.56%) Programmer
6 3 (5.56%) Developer Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) Lead Software Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) SQL Programmer
6 3 (5.56%) Build Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (1.85%) Systems Manager
8 1 (1.85%) .NET Developer
8 1 (1.85%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (25.93%) MDX
2 11 (20.37%) JSON
3 8 (14.81%) SOAP
3 8 (14.81%) Spring
3 8 (14.81%) Apache Camel
3 8 (14.81%) RabbitMQ
3 8 (14.81%) REST
4 5 (9.26%) .NET
5 3 (5.56%) XML
5 3 (5.56%) VXML
5 3 (5.56%) jQuery
6 1 (1.85%) HTML
6 1 (1.85%) Web Services
6 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.85%) CSS
6 1 (1.85%) WCF
6 1 (1.85%) NHibernate
6 1 (1.85%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 19 (35.19%) Open Source
2 10 (18.52%) Clustering
3 6 (11.11%) Replication
4 3 (5.56%) IVR
4 3 (5.56%) User Experience
5 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.70%) NHS
5 2 (3.70%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 20 (37.04%) Windows
2 11 (20.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (11.11%) UNIX
3 6 (11.11%) CentOS
3 6 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (37.04%) Data Modelling
2 14 (25.93%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 6 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (11.11%) Database Tuning
4 5 (9.26%) Configuration Management
4 5 (9.26%) Project Management
5 4 (7.41%) Scrum
6 3 (5.56%) ITIL
6 3 (5.56%) PRINCE2
6 3 (5.56%) Migration
6 3 (5.56%) Service Management
6 3 (5.56%) SOA
6 3 (5.56%) Data Migration
6 3 (5.56%) TDD
6 3 (5.56%) Business Analysis
6 3 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (3.70%) DevOps
7 2 (3.70%) Test Strategy
7 2 (3.70%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (74.07%) SQL
2 11 (20.37%) Java
3 8 (14.81%) Scala
4 4 (7.41%) JavaScript
4 4 (7.41%) VB.NET
5 3 (5.56%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.85%) C
6 1 (1.85%) C#
Qualifications
1 28 (51.85%) Security Cleared
2 26 (48.15%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.70%) Degree
4 1 (1.85%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 11 (20.37%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (20.37%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 11 (20.37%) Red Hat
1 11 (20.37%) VMware
2 8 (14.81%) BMC
3 6 (11.11%) Oracle
4 3 (5.56%) Avaya
5 1 (1.85%) Microsoft