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 24 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 33 10 14
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 30 49 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 4.05% 9.86% 8.64%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 22.90% 55.68% 49.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 36 26
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£325 £313 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -7.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £238 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £344 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 5
Average hourly rate £55.00 £27.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -15.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £26.50 £22.63
% change year-on-year
-9.43% +17.12%
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
131 88 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 17.68% 17.71% 17.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 56 69
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 £318 £228 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £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 7
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 £30.75 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+6.50% +1.65%

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 24 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 24 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 -14 16 £348 +9.01% 25
Salisbury -4 10 £325 +47.72% 4
Trowbridge -1 1 £500 +48.14%
Malmesbury - 1 £300 - 1
Marlborough - - - -
Chippenham - - - - 10
Corsham - - - - 3
Warminster - - - -
SQL Server
South West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 (67.50%) .NET
2 36 (45.00%) ASP.NET
3 34 (42.50%) C#
4 33 (41.25%) JavaScript
5 29 (36.25%) SQL Server 2008
6 24 (30.00%) SQL
7 20 (25.00%) HTML
7 20 (25.00%) CSS
8 18 (22.50%) VB.NET
9 17 (21.25%) Visual Studio
9 17 (21.25%) Microsoft
10 15 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 14 (17.50%) HTML5
11 14 (17.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 13 (16.25%) Finance
12 13 (16.25%) XML
13 12 (15.00%) SQL Server 2005
13 12 (15.00%) jQuery
14 11 (13.75%) CSS3
14 11 (13.75%) Agile Software Development
15 10 (12.50%) Migration
15 10 (12.50%) MVC
15 10 (12.50%) MS Excel
15 10 (12.50%) IIS
15 10 (12.50%) Oracle
15 10 (12.50%) .NET Framework
16 9 (11.25%) WCF
16 9 (11.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 9 (11.25%) Web Services
16 9 (11.25%) Windows

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 10 (12.50%) IIS
2 7 (8.75%) CMS
3 5 (6.25%) Sitecore CMS
4 4 (5.00%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.75%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (2.50%) Node.js
6 2 (2.50%) MS Project Server
6 2 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.25%) Umbraco
7 1 (1.25%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.25%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.25%) ArcGIS
7 1 (1.25%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (1.25%) JBoss
7 1 (1.25%) Apache
7 1 (1.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.75%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.25%) PowerPivot
3 1 (1.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.50%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (36.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 15 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (17.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (15.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (11.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (10.00%) Crystal Reports
7 7 (8.75%) MySQL
8 5 (6.25%) RDBMS
8 5 (6.25%) Relational Database
9 4 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (1.25%) OLTP
11 1 (1.25%) OLAP
11 1 (1.25%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (1.25%) MS Access
11 1 (1.25%) PerformancePoint
11 1 (1.25%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (1.25%) JasperReports
11 1 (1.25%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 17 (21.25%) Visual Studio
2 5 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (3.75%) Selenium
4 2 (2.50%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (2.50%) Hudson
4 2 (2.50%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.25%) MSTest
5 1 (1.25%) Moq
5 1 (1.25%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.25%) ERwin
5 1 (1.25%) Subversion
5 1 (1.25%) Maven
5 1 (1.25%) JUnit
5 1 (1.25%) FitNesse
5 1 (1.25%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 13 (16.25%) Finance
2 4 (5.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.50%) Back Office
3 2 (2.50%) Marketing
4 1 (1.25%) Legal
4 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.25%) Military
4 1 (1.25%) Banking
4 1 (1.25%) Billing
Job Titles
1 51 (63.75%) Developer
2 16 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 10 (12.50%) Consultant
4 9 (11.25%) Analyst
5 7 (8.75%) SQL Developer
5 7 (8.75%) Report Developer
6 6 (7.50%) Integration Specialist
6 6 (7.50%) Web Developer
7 5 (6.25%) C# Developer
8 4 (5.00%) Test Analyst
9 3 (3.75%) Applications Developer
9 3 (3.75%) Programmer
9 3 (3.75%) Support Analyst
9 3 (3.75%) Applications Support
9 3 (3.75%) Service Analyst
9 3 (3.75%) Service Desk Analyst
9 3 (3.75%) ASP Developer
9 3 (3.75%) SQL Server Developer
9 3 (3.75%) Classic ASP Developer
9 3 (3.75%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (67.50%) .NET
2 36 (45.00%) ASP.NET
3 20 (25.00%) CSS
3 20 (25.00%) HTML
4 14 (17.50%) HTML5
5 13 (16.25%) XML
6 12 (15.00%) jQuery
7 11 (13.75%) CSS3
8 10 (12.50%) .NET Framework
9 9 (11.25%) Web Services
9 9 (11.25%) WCF
9 9 (11.25%) XSLT
10 5 (6.25%) LAMP
10 5 (6.25%) ADO.NET
10 5 (6.25%) MDX
11 3 (3.75%) Classic ASP
11 3 (3.75%) JSP
11 3 (3.75%) WinForms
11 3 (3.75%) Regular Expression
11 3 (3.75%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.50%) Informatics
2 3 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.50%) Open Source
3 2 (2.50%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.50%) GIS
3 2 (2.50%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.25%) NHS
4 1 (1.25%) User Experience
4 1 (1.25%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.25%) Windows
2 4 (5.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (3.75%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.50%) Linux
5 1 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (13.75%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (12.50%) MVC
2 10 (12.50%) Migration
3 9 (11.25%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (8.75%) Content Management
4 7 (8.75%) Unit Testing
5 6 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (7.50%) ETL
6 5 (6.25%) TDD
7 4 (5.00%) Change Management
7 4 (5.00%) Scrum
7 4 (5.00%) Data Migration
7 4 (5.00%) Data Cleansing
7 4 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (3.75%) Automated Testing
9 2 (2.50%) Software Engineering
9 2 (2.50%) Incident Management
9 2 (2.50%) Project Management
9 2 (2.50%) Workflow
9 2 (2.50%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 34 (42.50%) C#
2 33 (41.25%) JavaScript
3 24 (30.00%) SQL
4 18 (22.50%) VB.NET
5 7 (8.75%) T-SQL
6 4 (5.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 2 (2.50%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.50%) VB
8 1 (1.25%) PHP5
8 1 (1.25%) PHP4
8 1 (1.25%) PHP
8 1 (1.25%) Java
8 1 (1.25%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
Qualifications
1 5 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.25%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.50%) HL7
2 5 (6.25%) SLA
3 2 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.50%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.25%) WCAG
Vendors
1 17 (21.25%) Microsoft
2 10 (12.50%) Oracle
3 6 (7.50%) Sitecore
4 2 (2.50%) Jaspersoft
5 1 (1.25%) Talend
5 1 (1.25%) Informatica
5 1 (1.25%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.25%) ESRI
5 1 (1.25%) Kalido
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