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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 15 24 10
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -14
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 47 38 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 7.56% 5.89% 10.63%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 52.81% 41.76% 50.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 24 31
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£375 £400 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +27.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £279 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £449 £578
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
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 £21.25 £29.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-26.72% +16.00%
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
89 91 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 14.31% 14.11% 21.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 57 71
Average daily rate £353 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.71% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £484
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 1
Average hourly rate £22.50 £55.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.09% +22.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.33 £34.75 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-27.10% +23.00%

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 22 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 22 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 +7 17 £355 -5.33% 22
Chippenham +1 3 £350 -31.70% 7
Corsham -7 2 £378 -26.34% 1
Trowbridge -2 1 £310 - 3
SQL Server
South West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 22 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 45 (61.64%) Microsoft
2 38 (52.05%) C#
3 32 (43.84%) SQL
4 27 (36.99%) .NET
5 25 (34.25%) Windows
6 22 (30.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 20 (27.40%) Visual Studio
8 19 (26.03%) Oracle
8 19 (26.03%) IIS
9 17 (23.29%) JavaScript
9 17 (23.29%) Business Intelligence
10 14 (19.18%) Active Directory
10 14 (19.18%) ASP.NET
10 14 (19.18%) HTML
10 14 (19.18%) MS Excel
10 14 (19.18%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (17.81%) .NET Framework
11 13 (17.81%) WCF
12 12 (16.44%) jQuery
12 12 (16.44%) X++
12 12 (16.44%) Dynamics AX
12 12 (16.44%) ERP
13 11 (15.07%) MSMQ
13 11 (15.07%) E-Commerce
13 11 (15.07%) SharePoint
13 11 (15.07%) Java
13 11 (15.07%) Retail
13 11 (15.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 11 (15.07%) TDD
13 11 (15.07%) Windows Server 2008

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 19 (26.03%) IIS
2 11 (15.07%) SharePoint
3 7 (9.59%) MS Exchange
4 5 (6.85%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (5.48%) Sitecore CMS
5 4 (5.48%) WebSphere
6 3 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (2.74%) CMS
7 2 (2.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.37%) Apache
8 1 (1.37%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.37%) DNN
8 1 (1.37%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.37%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 14 (19.18%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.37%) InfoPath
2 1 (1.37%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 12 (16.44%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (4.11%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.37%) Pegasus Opera
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.37%) Office 365
2 1 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.96%) SAN
2 6 (8.22%) DNS
2 6 (8.22%) Firewall
3 5 (6.85%) DHCP
4 3 (4.11%) Internet
4 3 (4.11%) TCP/IP
4 3 (4.11%) VLAN
4 3 (4.11%) Multicast
4 3 (4.11%) NAS
5 2 (2.74%) HTTP
6 1 (1.37%) SSL
6 1 (1.37%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (30.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 11 (15.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (13.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (10.96%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (10.96%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (9.59%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (6.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (4.11%) Relational Database
7 3 (4.11%) Oracle Database
8 2 (2.74%) SSDT
8 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (2.74%) MySQL
8 2 (2.74%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (1.37%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (1.37%) BusinessObjects XI
9 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (1.37%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 20 (27.40%) Visual Studio
2 5 (6.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.74%) Selenium
4 1 (1.37%) Subversion
4 1 (1.37%) Log4Net
4 1 (1.37%) ReSharper
4 1 (1.37%) MSBuild
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.37%) StyleCop
4 1 (1.37%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.37%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (15.07%) Retail
2 6 (8.22%) Banking
3 4 (5.48%) Finance
4 2 (2.74%) Marketing
4 2 (2.74%) Law
5 1 (1.37%) Back Office
5 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.37%) Legal
5 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.37%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 36 (49.32%) Developer
2 14 (19.18%) .NET Developer
3 11 (15.07%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 8 (10.96%) DBA
5 5 (6.85%) Analyst
5 5 (6.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (6.85%) Senior DBA
5 5 (6.85%) SQL Developer
6 4 (5.48%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (5.48%) C# Developer
6 4 (5.48%) Web Developer
6 4 (5.48%) Consultant
7 3 (4.11%) Development Manager
7 3 (4.11%) Applications Support
7 3 (4.11%) CRM Manager
8 2 (2.74%) .NET Development Manager
8 2 (2.74%) Designer
8 2 (2.74%) Dynamics AX Developer
8 2 (2.74%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (36.99%) .NET
2 14 (19.18%) ASP.NET
2 14 (19.18%) HTML
3 13 (17.81%) .NET Framework
3 13 (17.81%) WCF
4 12 (16.44%) jQuery
5 11 (15.07%) MSMQ
6 10 (13.70%) LINQ
6 10 (13.70%) LINQ to SQL
6 10 (13.70%) SOAP
6 10 (13.70%) XML
7 9 (12.33%) CSS
7 9 (12.33%) Entity Framework
8 7 (9.59%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (8.22%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 4 (5.48%) Web Services
11 3 (4.11%) J2EE
11 3 (4.11%) XSLT
11 3 (4.11%) Ajax
11 3 (4.11%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.59%) Management Information System
2 5 (6.85%) Mobile Banking
3 3 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.74%) User Experience
4 2 (2.74%) W3C
4 2 (2.74%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.37%) Statistics
5 1 (1.37%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.37%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 25 (34.25%) Windows
2 11 (15.07%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (13.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (10.96%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (6.85%) Linux
6 4 (5.48%) Windows 8
7 3 (4.11%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.74%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (2.74%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.37%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (23.29%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (19.18%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (16.44%) ERP
4 11 (15.07%) E-Commerce
4 11 (15.07%) TDD
5 10 (13.70%) ETL
6 9 (12.33%) Waterfall
7 8 (10.96%) Performance Tuning
7 8 (10.96%) OO
7 8 (10.96%) OOD
7 8 (10.96%) MVC
8 6 (8.22%) BDD
9 5 (6.85%) Content Management
9 5 (6.85%) Performance Improvement
9 5 (6.85%) Database Security
10 4 (5.48%) Web Development
11 3 (4.11%) Service Management
11 3 (4.11%) Migration
11 3 (4.11%) Scrum
11 3 (4.11%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 38 (52.05%) C#
2 32 (43.84%) SQL
3 17 (23.29%) JavaScript
4 12 (16.44%) X++
5 11 (15.07%) Java
6 6 (8.22%) PowerShell
6 6 (8.22%) T-SQL
7 5 (6.85%) VBScript
8 3 (4.11%) VB
9 2 (2.74%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.74%) ActionScript
10 1 (1.37%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.37%) VB6
Qualifications
1 8 (10.96%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.85%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.48%) MCSE
3 4 (5.48%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.74%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.74%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.37%) CISM
5 1 (1.37%) ISEB
5 1 (1.37%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.37%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (19.18%) Active Directory
2 6 (8.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.48%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.74%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.37%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.37%) NFS
5 1 (1.37%) Xen
5 1 (1.37%) Snort
5 1 (1.37%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (6.85%) SCOM
2 3 (4.11%) WSUS
3 2 (2.74%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (2.74%) SCCM
3 2 (2.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (1.37%) WMI
4 1 (1.37%) SCOrch
4 1 (1.37%) SCSM
4 1 (1.37%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 45 (61.64%) Microsoft
2 19 (26.03%) Oracle
3 7 (9.59%) VMware
4 5 (6.85%) Cisco
5 4 (5.48%) Sitecore
6 3 (4.11%) Dell
6 3 (4.11%) IBM
7 2 (2.74%) LANDesk
7 2 (2.74%) Business Objects
7 2 (2.74%) Unisys
7 2 (2.74%) Apple
7 2 (2.74%) Citrix
7 2 (2.74%) McAfee
8 1 (1.37%) TIBCO
8 1 (1.37%) Teradata
8 1 (1.37%) Pegasus
8 1 (1.37%) Sourcefire
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