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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 40 12 13
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 23 48 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 3.13% 9.62% 7.82%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 17.42% 57.83% 46.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 36 25
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£325 £313 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £238 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £344 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 2
Average hourly rate £55.00 £27.50 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -24.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £26.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.43% +6.00%
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
132 83 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 17.96% 16.63% 16.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 54 67
Average daily rate £400 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £228 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 4
Average hourly rate £55.00 £27.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -31.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+9.16% -7.69%

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 31 October 2014.

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 31 October 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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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
Swindon -19 12 £348 +9.44% 23
Salisbury -3 10 £325 +47.72% 3
Trowbridge - - - -
Warminster - - - -
Chippenham - - - - 2
Corsham - - - - 2
Malmesbury - - - -
Marlborough - - - -
SQL Server
South West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 54 (70.13%) .NET
2 36 (46.75%) ASP.NET
3 33 (42.86%) C#
4 32 (41.56%) JavaScript
5 27 (35.06%) SQL Server 2008
6 22 (28.57%) SQL
7 19 (24.68%) VB.NET
8 18 (23.38%) Visual Studio
8 18 (23.38%) HTML
8 18 (23.38%) CSS
9 17 (22.08%) Microsoft
10 15 (19.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 14 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 14 (18.18%) Finance
12 13 (16.88%) XML
13 12 (15.58%) SQL Server 2005
13 12 (15.58%) HTML5
14 11 (14.29%) .NET Framework
15 10 (12.99%) jQuery
15 10 (12.99%) XSLT
15 10 (12.99%) MS Excel
15 10 (12.99%) Migration
15 10 (12.99%) MVC
15 10 (12.99%) Agile Software Development
16 9 (11.69%) Web Services
16 9 (11.69%) Business Intelligence
16 9 (11.69%) Windows
16 9 (11.69%) IIS
16 9 (11.69%) Oracle
16 9 (11.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 9 (11.69%) IIS
2 7 (9.09%) CMS
3 5 (6.49%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (3.90%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (3.90%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.60%) MS Project Server
5 2 (2.60%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.30%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.30%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.30%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.30%) ArcGIS
6 1 (1.30%) JBoss
6 1 (1.30%) Apache
6 1 (1.30%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (12.99%) MS Excel
2 7 (9.09%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.30%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.60%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (35.06%) SQL Server 2008
2 15 (19.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (15.58%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (11.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (10.39%) Crystal Reports
7 6 (7.79%) MySQL
8 5 (6.49%) RDBMS
8 5 (6.49%) Relational Database
9 4 (5.19%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (5.19%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (2.60%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (1.30%) OLTP
11 1 (1.30%) OLAP
11 1 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (1.30%) MS Access
11 1 (1.30%) PerformancePoint
11 1 (1.30%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (1.30%) QlikView
11 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 18 (23.38%) Visual Studio
2 6 (7.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (3.90%) Hudson
3 3 (3.90%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (3.90%) Selenium
3 3 (3.90%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.30%) JUnit
4 1 (1.30%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (1.30%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.30%) ERwin
4 1 (1.30%) Subversion
4 1 (1.30%) Maven
4 1 (1.30%) MSTest
4 1 (1.30%) Moq
General
1 14 (18.18%) Finance
2 4 (5.19%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.60%) Back Office
3 2 (2.60%) Marketing
4 1 (1.30%) Legal
4 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.30%) Military
4 1 (1.30%) Banking
4 1 (1.30%) Billing
Job Titles
1 49 (63.64%) Developer
2 15 (19.48%) .NET Developer
3 10 (12.99%) Consultant
4 8 (10.39%) Analyst
5 7 (9.09%) SQL Developer
5 7 (9.09%) Report Developer
6 6 (7.79%) Web Developer
6 6 (7.79%) Integration Specialist
7 4 (5.19%) Applications Developer
8 3 (3.90%) Test Analyst
8 3 (3.90%) Support Analyst
8 3 (3.90%) Applications Support
8 3 (3.90%) Service Analyst
8 3 (3.90%) C# Developer
8 3 (3.90%) Service Desk Analyst
8 3 (3.90%) ASP Developer
8 3 (3.90%) Classic ASP Developer
8 3 (3.90%) WinForms Developer
8 3 (3.90%) SQL Server Developer
9 2 (2.60%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (70.13%) .NET
2 36 (46.75%) ASP.NET
3 18 (23.38%) CSS
3 18 (23.38%) HTML
4 13 (16.88%) XML
5 12 (15.58%) HTML5
6 11 (14.29%) .NET Framework
7 10 (12.99%) jQuery
7 10 (12.99%) XSLT
8 9 (11.69%) Web Services
8 9 (11.69%) CSS3
9 8 (10.39%) WCF
10 5 (6.49%) MDX
10 5 (6.49%) LAMP
10 5 (6.49%) ADO.NET
11 3 (3.90%) Classic ASP
11 3 (3.90%) WinForms
11 3 (3.90%) LINQ
11 3 (3.90%) Regular Expression
11 3 (3.90%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.79%) Informatics
2 3 (3.90%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.60%) GIS
3 2 (2.60%) Open Source
4 1 (1.30%) User Experience
4 1 (1.30%) RIA
4 1 (1.30%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.30%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.69%) Windows
2 4 (5.19%) Windows 7
3 3 (3.90%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.60%) Linux
5 1 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.30%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (12.99%) MVC
1 10 (12.99%) Migration
1 10 (12.99%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (11.69%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (10.39%) Unit Testing
4 7 (9.09%) Content Management
5 6 (7.79%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (6.49%) TDD
6 5 (6.49%) Change Management
6 5 (6.49%) ETL
7 4 (5.19%) Data Migration
7 4 (5.19%) Data Cleansing
7 4 (5.19%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (3.90%) ITIL V3
8 3 (3.90%) ITIL
8 3 (3.90%) Scrum
8 3 (3.90%) Automated Testing
8 3 (3.90%) Incident Management
9 2 (2.60%) Software Engineering
9 2 (2.60%) UML
Programming Languages
1 33 (42.86%) C#
2 32 (41.56%) JavaScript
3 22 (28.57%) SQL
4 19 (24.68%) VB.NET
5 6 (7.79%) T-SQL
6 4 (5.19%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 2 (2.60%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.60%) VB
8 1 (1.30%) PHP5
8 1 (1.30%) PHP4
8 1 (1.30%) PHP
8 1 (1.30%) Java
8 1 (1.30%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
Qualifications
1 5 (6.49%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.60%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.30%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.30%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.79%) SLA
1 6 (7.79%) HL7
2 3 (3.90%) ISO 9001
2 3 (3.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 17 (22.08%) Microsoft
2 9 (11.69%) Oracle
3 6 (7.79%) Sitecore
4 2 (2.60%) Jaspersoft
5 1 (1.30%) Talend
5 1 (1.30%) Informatica
5 1 (1.30%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.30%) ESRI
5 1 (1.30%) Kalido
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