The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 16 15 10
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -5
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 46 63 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 7.03% 8.91% 11.09%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 52.27% 47.01% 53.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 39 30
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£390 £375 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £430 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £48.75 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.10 £31.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+1.90% +14.54%
SQL Server
South West

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 Wiltshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
88 134 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 13.46% 18.95% 20.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 81 65
Average daily rate £353 £338 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.44% -20.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 1
Average hourly rate £20.25 £55.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.18% +22.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Wiltshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server across the Wiltshire region.

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

SQL Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Wiltshire region.

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

SQL Server
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

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 Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 6 May 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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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
Swindon +1 18 £383 +13.33% 15
Chippenham - 3 £350 - 5
Trowbridge -2 1 £310 - 2
Corsham -8 1 £365 +32.72% 1
SQL Server
South West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 42 (59.15%) Microsoft
2 36 (50.70%) C#
3 31 (43.66%) SQL
4 27 (38.03%) .NET
5 25 (35.21%) Windows
6 21 (29.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 20 (28.17%) JavaScript
7 20 (28.17%) IIS
7 20 (28.17%) Visual Studio
8 19 (26.76%) Oracle
9 17 (23.94%) Business Intelligence
10 16 (22.54%) HTML
10 16 (22.54%) .NET Framework
10 16 (22.54%) WCF
11 15 (21.13%) jQuery
11 15 (21.13%) ASP.NET
11 15 (21.13%) Active Directory
12 13 (18.31%) MS Excel
12 13 (18.31%) Agile Software Development
13 12 (16.90%) Entity Framework
14 11 (15.49%) MVC
14 11 (15.49%) MSMQ
14 11 (15.49%) XML
14 11 (15.49%) CSS
14 11 (15.49%) Java
14 11 (15.49%) ERP
14 11 (15.49%) Dynamics AX
14 11 (15.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 10 (14.08%) TDD
15 10 (14.08%) LINQ

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 20 (28.17%) IIS
2 10 (14.08%) SharePoint
3 6 (8.45%) MS Exchange
3 6 (8.45%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (7.04%) WebSphere
5 4 (5.63%) Sitecore CMS
5 4 (5.63%) CMS
6 3 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (2.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.41%) Apache
8 1 (1.41%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.41%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.41%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.41%) DNN
Applications
1 13 (18.31%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.41%) InfoPath
2 1 (1.41%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 11 (15.49%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (4.23%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.41%) Pegasus Opera
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.27%) SAN
2 6 (8.45%) Firewall
2 6 (8.45%) DNS
3 5 (7.04%) DHCP
4 3 (4.23%) Internet
4 3 (4.23%) VLAN
4 3 (4.23%) NAS
4 3 (4.23%) Multicast
4 3 (4.23%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.82%) HTTP
6 1 (1.41%) SSL
6 1 (1.41%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (29.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 11 (15.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (12.68%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (11.27%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (11.27%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (9.86%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (8.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (4.23%) Oracle Database
7 3 (4.23%) Relational Database
8 2 (2.82%) SSDT
8 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (2.82%) RDBMS
8 2 (2.82%) MySQL
9 1 (1.41%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (1.41%) BusinessObjects XI
9 1 (1.41%) PerformancePoint
9 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 20 (28.17%) Visual Studio
2 7 (9.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.82%) Selenium
4 1 (1.41%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.41%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.41%) StyleCop
4 1 (1.41%) MSBuild
4 1 (1.41%) Log4Net
4 1 (1.41%) Subversion
4 1 (1.41%) ReSharper
General
1 10 (14.08%) Retail
2 6 (8.45%) Banking
3 4 (5.63%) Finance
4 2 (2.82%) Law
4 2 (2.82%) Marketing
4 2 (2.82%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.41%) Publishing
5 1 (1.41%) Legal
5 1 (1.41%) Back Office
5 1 (1.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (47.89%) Developer
2 12 (16.90%) .NET Developer
3 11 (15.49%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 8 (11.27%) DBA
5 5 (7.04%) Analyst
5 5 (7.04%) Consultant
5 5 (7.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (7.04%) Senior DBA
6 4 (5.63%) Web Developer
7 3 (4.23%) Applications Support
7 3 (4.23%) Development Manager
7 3 (4.23%) SQL Developer
7 3 (4.23%) C# Developer
7 3 (4.23%) CRM Manager
7 3 (4.23%) Front-End Developer
7 3 (4.23%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (2.82%) Wintel Consultant
8 2 (2.82%) Support Analyst
8 2 (2.82%) .NET Development Manager
8 2 (2.82%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (38.03%) .NET
2 16 (22.54%) HTML
2 16 (22.54%) .NET Framework
2 16 (22.54%) WCF
3 15 (21.13%) jQuery
3 15 (21.13%) ASP.NET
4 12 (16.90%) Entity Framework
5 11 (15.49%) CSS
5 11 (15.49%) XML
5 11 (15.49%) MSMQ
6 10 (14.08%) SOAP
6 10 (14.08%) LINQ to SQL
6 10 (14.08%) LINQ
7 8 (11.27%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (8.45%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 6 (8.45%) Web Services
9 5 (7.04%) XSLT
9 5 (7.04%) Ajax
9 5 (7.04%) HTML5
9 5 (7.04%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.86%) Management Information System
2 5 (7.04%) Mobile Banking
3 3 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.82%) User Experience
4 2 (2.82%) W3C
4 2 (2.82%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.41%) Statistics
5 1 (1.41%) Social Network
5 1 (1.41%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.41%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 25 (35.21%) Windows
2 10 (14.08%) Windows Server 2003
2 10 (14.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (11.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (7.04%) Linux
5 4 (5.63%) Windows 8
6 2 (2.82%) Windows XP
6 2 (2.82%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (2.82%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.41%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (23.94%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (18.31%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (15.49%) ERP
3 11 (15.49%) MVC
4 10 (14.08%) ETL
4 10 (14.08%) TDD
5 9 (12.68%) E-Commerce
5 9 (12.68%) Waterfall
6 8 (11.27%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (11.27%) OO
6 8 (11.27%) OOD
7 6 (8.45%) BDD
8 5 (7.04%) Performance Improvement
8 5 (7.04%) Database Security
8 5 (7.04%) Content Management
8 5 (7.04%) Unit Testing
9 4 (5.63%) Web Development
9 4 (5.63%) Responsive Web Design
10 3 (4.23%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (4.23%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 36 (50.70%) C#
2 31 (43.66%) SQL
3 20 (28.17%) JavaScript
4 11 (15.49%) Java
5 10 (14.08%) X++
6 7 (9.86%) PowerShell
6 7 (9.86%) T-SQL
7 6 (8.45%) VBScript
8 3 (4.23%) VB
9 2 (2.82%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.82%) ActionScript
10 1 (1.41%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.41%) VB6
Qualifications
1 7 (9.86%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.04%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.63%) MCSE
3 4 (5.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.82%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.41%) CISM
5 1 (1.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.41%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.41%) ISEB
5 1 (1.41%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.82%) WCAG
2 1 (1.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (21.13%) Active Directory
2 6 (8.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.23%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.82%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.41%) Snort
5 1 (1.41%) Xen
5 1 (1.41%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.41%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (7.04%) SCOM
2 3 (4.23%) WSUS
3 2 (2.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (2.82%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.41%) SCOrch
4 1 (1.41%) SCSM
4 1 (1.41%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.41%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (1.41%) WMI
4 1 (1.41%) SCCM
Vendors
1 42 (59.15%) Microsoft
2 19 (26.76%) Oracle
3 6 (8.45%) VMware
4 5 (7.04%) Cisco
5 4 (5.63%) Sitecore
6 3 (4.23%) IBM
6 3 (4.23%) Dell
7 2 (2.82%) Citrix
7 2 (2.82%) Business Objects
7 2 (2.82%) Unisys
7 2 (2.82%) McAfee
7 2 (2.82%) LANDesk
7 2 (2.82%) Apple
8 1 (1.41%) TIBCO
8 1 (1.41%) Teradata
8 1 (1.41%) Sourcefire
8 1 (1.41%) Pegasus