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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 24 16 14
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 37 47 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 5.63% 7.38% 9.33%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 33.94% 52.22% 46.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 27 33
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£338 £325 £316
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +2.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £197 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £481 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £24.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-1.04% -5.88%
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
109 90 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 16.59% 14.13% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 48 76
Average daily rate £338 £350 £407
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -13.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £210 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 1
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
- +1.69%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 +2 20 £338 - 17
Salisbury +4 1 £350 +7.69% 3
Trowbridge 0 1 £310 - 4
Chippenham -2 1 £350 -18.84% 7
Corsham -14 1 £390 +9.47% 1
SQL Server
South West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 44 (55.00%) Microsoft
2 43 (53.75%) C#
3 35 (43.75%) SQL
4 34 (42.50%) .NET
5 24 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 22 (27.50%) Windows
7 21 (26.25%) Visual Studio
8 20 (25.00%) ASP.NET
8 20 (25.00%) Oracle
9 19 (23.75%) Business Intelligence
10 18 (22.50%) JavaScript
11 17 (21.25%) MS Excel
11 17 (21.25%) Agile Software Development
12 16 (20.00%) TDD
12 16 (20.00%) IIS
13 15 (18.75%) CSS
14 14 (17.50%) XML
14 14 (17.50%) HTML
15 13 (16.25%) ETL
15 13 (16.25%) Retail
15 13 (16.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 13 (16.25%) .NET Framework
16 12 (15.00%) X++
16 12 (15.00%) Dynamics AX
16 12 (15.00%) SharePoint
16 12 (15.00%) E-Commerce
16 12 (15.00%) ERP
17 11 (13.75%) SOAP
17 11 (13.75%) Security Cleared
18 10 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 16 (20.00%) IIS
2 12 (15.00%) SharePoint
3 6 (7.50%) MS Exchange
4 4 (5.00%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (2.50%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (2.50%) CMS
6 2 (2.50%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (2.50%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.25%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.25%) JBoss
7 1 (1.25%) Apache
7 1 (1.25%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.25%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.25%) DNN
7 1 (1.25%) GlassFish
Applications
1 17 (21.25%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.50%) InfoPath
2 2 (2.50%) PowerPivot
3 1 (1.25%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (15.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.25%) Pegasus Opera
2 1 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.50%) Office 365
3 1 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.00%) SAN
2 6 (7.50%) Firewall
3 4 (5.00%) DHCP
3 4 (5.00%) DNS
4 3 (3.75%) HTTP
4 3 (3.75%) TCP/IP
4 3 (3.75%) Internet
4 3 (3.75%) VLAN
4 3 (3.75%) NAS
4 3 (3.75%) Multicast
5 1 (1.25%) Network Security
5 1 (1.25%) SSH
5 1 (1.25%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (1.25%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 13 (16.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (11.25%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (11.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (8.75%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (5.00%) SSDT
7 4 (5.00%) Oracle Database
7 4 (5.00%) Relational Database
8 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (3.75%) RDBMS
9 2 (2.50%) MySQL
9 2 (2.50%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (2.50%) PerformancePoint
9 2 (2.50%) SAP Data Services
10 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (1.25%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 21 (26.25%) Visual Studio
2 10 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (5.00%) NUnit
4 2 (2.50%) Selenium
4 2 (2.50%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (1.25%) Hudson
5 1 (1.25%) MSBuild
5 1 (1.25%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.25%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.25%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.25%) StyleCop
5 1 (1.25%) Subversion
5 1 (1.25%) ReSharper
5 1 (1.25%) Toad
5 1 (1.25%) Log4Net
General
1 13 (16.25%) Retail
2 7 (8.75%) Banking
2 7 (8.75%) Finance
3 2 (2.50%) Law
3 2 (2.50%) Legal
4 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.25%) Publishing
4 1 (1.25%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 44 (55.00%) Developer
2 19 (23.75%) .NET Developer
3 13 (16.25%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 10 (12.50%) DBA
5 8 (10.00%) C# Developer
5 8 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (7.50%) SQL Developer
6 6 (7.50%) Analyst
7 5 (6.25%) Senior DBA
8 4 (5.00%) Microsoft Developer
8 4 (5.00%) Web Developer
8 4 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (3.75%) SQL DBA
9 3 (3.75%) Test Manager
9 3 (3.75%) Development Manager
9 3 (3.75%) Applications Support
10 2 (2.50%) Senior Developer
10 2 (2.50%) Consultant
10 2 (2.50%) Business Analyst
10 2 (2.50%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (42.50%) .NET
2 20 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 15 (18.75%) CSS
4 14 (17.50%) XML
4 14 (17.50%) HTML
5 13 (16.25%) .NET Framework
6 11 (13.75%) SOAP
7 8 (10.00%) WCF
7 8 (10.00%) jQuery
8 6 (7.50%) LINQ to SQL
8 6 (7.50%) LINQ
8 6 (7.50%) Web Services
9 5 (6.25%) MSMQ
9 5 (6.25%) Entity Framework
9 5 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (5.00%) RESTful
10 4 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (5.00%) J2EE
10 4 (5.00%) Classic ASP
11 3 (3.75%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.75%) Management Information System
2 5 (6.25%) Mobile Banking
3 3 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.50%) User Experience
4 2 (2.50%) Social Network
4 2 (2.50%) W3C
5 1 (1.25%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.25%) Statistics
5 1 (1.25%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 22 (27.50%) Windows
2 10 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (11.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (8.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (6.25%) Linux
6 4 (5.00%) Windows 8
7 3 (3.75%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.50%) Windows XP
8 2 (2.50%) UNIX
9 1 (1.25%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (23.75%) Business Intelligence
2 17 (21.25%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (20.00%) TDD
4 13 (16.25%) ETL
5 12 (15.00%) E-Commerce
5 12 (15.00%) ERP
6 9 (11.25%) MVC
6 9 (11.25%) Performance Tuning
7 8 (10.00%) Unit Testing
8 7 (8.75%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (8.75%) Migration
8 7 (8.75%) Web Development
9 6 (7.50%) Content Management
9 6 (7.50%) OO
9 6 (7.50%) BDD
10 5 (6.25%) Performance Improvement
10 5 (6.25%) Waterfall
10 5 (6.25%) Database Security
10 5 (6.25%) SDLC
10 5 (6.25%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 43 (53.75%) C#
2 35 (43.75%) SQL
3 18 (22.50%) JavaScript
4 12 (15.00%) X++
5 8 (10.00%) Java
6 7 (8.75%) T-SQL
7 4 (5.00%) C++
8 3 (3.75%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.50%) ABAP
9 2 (2.50%) ActionScript
10 1 (1.25%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.25%) VBScript
10 1 (1.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (13.75%) Security Cleared
2 8 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.75%) MCSE
5 2 (2.50%) ISEB
5 2 (2.50%) CISM
5 2 (2.50%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.50%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.25%) Degree
6 1 (1.25%) MCP
6 1 (1.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.25%) OCP
6 1 (1.25%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.50%) Snort
5 1 (1.25%) Xen
5 1 (1.25%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.25%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.25%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.25%) NFS
5 1 (1.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (3.75%) WSUS
1 3 (3.75%) SCOM
2 2 (2.50%) SCCM
2 2 (2.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (2.50%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.50%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.25%) SCOrch
3 1 (1.25%) SCSM
3 1 (1.25%) WMI
3 1 (1.25%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 44 (55.00%) Microsoft
2 20 (25.00%) Oracle
3 6 (7.50%) VMware
4 4 (5.00%) Cisco
4 4 (5.00%) Sitecore
5 3 (3.75%) Dell
6 2 (2.50%) Business Objects
6 2 (2.50%) SAP
6 2 (2.50%) Apple
6 2 (2.50%) Sourcefire
6 2 (2.50%) LANDesk
6 2 (2.50%) McAfee
7 1 (1.25%) Tableau
7 1 (1.25%) Teradata
7 1 (1.25%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.25%) IBM
7 1 (1.25%) Cognos
7 1 (1.25%) Citrix
7 1 (1.25%) NetApp
7 1 (1.25%) Pegasus