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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Wales / West Wales
Rank 21 8 6
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 4 4 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 4.30% 12.50% 26.92%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 18.18% 36.36% 77.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 5
Median daily rate £400 £275 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -23.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £255 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £313 £376
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £347
% change year-on-year
- +0.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.45 £22.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+17.53% -12.62%

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
22 11 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 23.66% 34.38% 34.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 8 8
Median daily rate £450 £320 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.62% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £265 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £500 £384
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £26.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+43.39% -18.46%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Wales region citing SQL Server as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 21 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the West Wales region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swansea -14 4 £400 +49.53% 7
SQL Server
Wales

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Wales region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 10 (76.92%) Oracle
1 10 (76.92%) PostgreSQL
1 10 (76.92%) MongoDB
2 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
3 7 (53.85%) Clustering
3 7 (53.85%) High Availability
4 6 (46.15%) PowerHA
4 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (46.15%) Jenkins
4 6 (46.15%) Confluence
4 6 (46.15%) JIRA
4 6 (46.15%) Ansible
4 6 (46.15%) Rundeck
4 6 (46.15%) Packer
4 6 (46.15%) ELK Stack
4 6 (46.15%) Sonatype
4 6 (46.15%) Sonatype Nexus
4 6 (46.15%) MCollective
4 6 (46.15%) Puppet
4 6 (46.15%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (46.15%) VMware
4 6 (46.15%) MS Exchange
4 6 (46.15%) Nessus
4 6 (46.15%) IBM
4 6 (46.15%) PKI
4 6 (46.15%) IT Governance
4 6 (46.15%) SCCM
4 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (46.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (46.15%) Apache
1 6 (46.15%) Confluence
1 6 (46.15%) MS Exchange
1 6 (46.15%) WebLogic
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (46.15%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (76.92%) MongoDB
1 10 (76.92%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Jenkins
1 6 (46.15%) JIRA
1 6 (46.15%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 2 (15.38%) Advertising
1 2 (15.38%) Electronics
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
1 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
1 2 (15.38%) Marketing
1 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Architect
2 5 (38.46%) DBA
3 4 (30.77%) Technical Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Administrator
4 2 (15.38%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Cloud Solutions Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Digital Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared DBA
4 2 (15.38%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (15.38%) SQL DBA
5 1 (7.69%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Digital Solutions Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Digital Technical Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 1 (7.69%) MongoDB DBA
5 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning DBA
5 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL DBA
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) ELK Stack
1 6 (46.15%) MCollective
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) CSS
2 1 (7.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Clustering
2 6 (46.15%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) AIX
1 6 (46.15%) Linux
1 6 (46.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 6 (46.15%) Unix
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
1 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) High Availability
2 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) IT Governance
3 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (23.08%) Project Management
3 3 (23.08%) Waterfall
4 2 (15.38%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (15.38%) Programme Management
5 1 (7.69%) Coaching
5 1 (7.69%) Migration
5 1 (7.69%) Open Source
5 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C#
1 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
1 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
1 6 (46.15%) Hyper-V
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft App-V
1 6 (46.15%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 6 (46.15%) Ansible
1 6 (46.15%) Nessus
1 6 (46.15%) Packer
1 6 (46.15%) Puppet
1 6 (46.15%) Rundeck
1 6 (46.15%) SCCM
1 6 (46.15%) Tivoli
1 6 (46.15%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 6 (46.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 6 (46.15%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Oracle
2 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
3 6 (46.15%) IBM
3 6 (46.15%) Red Hat
3 6 (46.15%) Sonatype
3 6 (46.15%) Symantec
3 6 (46.15%) VMware
4 2 (15.38%) SAP