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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 31 21 9
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -12
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 35 48 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 4.51% 6.84% 9.64%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 28.00% 48.98% 48.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 27 41
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£338 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £198 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £426 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £20.00 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -63.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £25.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+31.00% -18.03%
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
125 98 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 16.11% 13.96% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 63 76
Average daily rate £400 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £200 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 5
Average hourly rate £32.50 £20.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.50% -50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+11.83% -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 28 August 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 28 August 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 20 £375 +30.43% 18
Chippenham -4 2 £263 -25.00% 7
Salisbury +3 1 £350 +7.69% 1
Trowbridge -3 1 £375 -21.05% 1
SQL Server
South West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (50.00%) C#
2 40 (47.62%) .NET
3 39 (46.43%) Microsoft
4 38 (45.24%) SQL
5 27 (32.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 23 (27.38%) ASP.NET
7 21 (25.00%) Visual Studio
7 21 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
8 19 (22.62%) JavaScript
9 18 (21.43%) Oracle
9 18 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (20.24%) Windows
11 16 (19.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 15 (17.86%) TDD
12 15 (17.86%) XML
12 15 (17.86%) CSS
12 15 (17.86%) IIS
13 14 (16.67%) MS Excel
14 13 (15.48%) Retail
14 13 (15.48%) Team Foundation Server
14 13 (15.48%) HTML
15 12 (14.29%) ERP
15 12 (14.29%) Security Cleared
15 12 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
15 12 (14.29%) X++
16 11 (13.10%) E-Commerce
16 11 (13.10%) SOAP
16 11 (13.10%) MVC
17 10 (11.90%) T-SQL
17 10 (11.90%) ETL

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 15 (17.86%) IIS
2 7 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 5 (5.95%) MS Exchange
4 4 (4.76%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (2.38%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.38%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (2.38%) CMS
6 2 (2.38%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.19%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.19%) JBoss
7 1 (1.19%) Apache
7 1 (1.19%) DNN
7 1 (1.19%) GlassFish
7 1 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 14 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.38%) InfoPath
2 2 (2.38%) PowerPivot
3 1 (1.19%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.19%) Pegasus Opera
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.38%) Office 365
3 1 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.95%) Firewall
2 3 (3.57%) SAN
2 3 (3.57%) DHCP
2 3 (3.57%) HTTP
2 3 (3.57%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.57%) DNS
2 3 (3.57%) VLAN
2 3 (3.57%) NAS
2 3 (3.57%) Multicast
3 2 (2.38%) Internet
4 1 (1.19%) SSH
4 1 (1.19%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.19%) SSL
4 1 (1.19%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (32.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 16 (19.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (10.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (5.95%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (5.95%) Oracle Database
5 4 (4.76%) Relational Database
5 4 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (4.76%) SSDT
6 3 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (3.57%) RDBMS
6 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (2.38%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (2.38%) PerformancePoint
7 2 (2.38%) SAP Data Services
7 2 (2.38%) MySQL
7 2 (2.38%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (1.19%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (1.19%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 21 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 13 (15.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (5.95%) NUnit
4 3 (3.57%) Rhino Mocks
5 2 (2.38%) Selenium
6 1 (1.19%) Toad
6 1 (1.19%) Hudson
6 1 (1.19%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 13 (15.48%) Retail
2 9 (10.71%) Finance
3 2 (2.38%) Back Office
3 2 (2.38%) Legal
3 2 (2.38%) Banking
4 1 (1.19%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.19%) Publishing
4 1 (1.19%) Marketing
4 1 (1.19%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.19%) Law
Job Titles
1 54 (64.29%) Developer
2 21 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 14 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 10 (11.90%) C# Developer
5 8 (9.52%) SQL Developer
5 8 (9.52%) C# .NET Developer
6 7 (8.33%) DBA
7 6 (7.14%) Analyst
8 4 (4.76%) Web Developer
8 4 (4.76%) Consultant
8 4 (4.76%) Senior Developer
8 4 (4.76%) SQL DBA
8 4 (4.76%) SQL Server Developer
8 4 (4.76%) Senior .NET Developer
8 4 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (4.76%) Microsoft Developer
9 3 (3.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (3.57%) Agile .NET Developer
9 3 (3.57%) Agile C# Developer
9 3 (3.57%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (47.62%) .NET
2 23 (27.38%) ASP.NET
3 15 (17.86%) CSS
3 15 (17.86%) XML
4 13 (15.48%) HTML
5 11 (13.10%) SOAP
6 10 (11.90%) .NET Framework
7 7 (8.33%) jQuery
8 6 (7.14%) Web Services
9 5 (5.95%) WCF
9 5 (5.95%) WPF
9 5 (5.95%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (4.76%) RESTful
10 4 (4.76%) HTML5
10 4 (4.76%) J2EE
10 4 (4.76%) Classic ASP
11 3 (3.57%) LINQ
11 3 (3.57%) MSMQ
11 3 (3.57%) Entity Framework
11 3 (3.57%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.38%) Social Network
2 2 (2.38%) User Experience
2 2 (2.38%) W3C
2 2 (2.38%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.19%) Statistics
3 1 (1.19%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.19%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 17 (20.24%) Windows
2 4 (4.76%) Linux
2 4 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (3.57%) Windows 7
3 3 (3.57%) Windows 8
3 3 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.38%) Android
4 2 (2.38%) Windows XP
4 2 (2.38%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.38%) UNIX
5 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 18 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (17.86%) TDD
4 12 (14.29%) ERP
5 11 (13.10%) E-Commerce
5 11 (13.10%) MVC
6 10 (11.90%) ETL
7 9 (10.71%) Unit Testing
8 8 (9.52%) Web Development
9 7 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (8.33%) Scrum
9 7 (8.33%) Migration
10 6 (7.14%) Content Management
11 5 (5.95%) BDD
11 5 (5.95%) Performance Tuning
12 4 (4.76%) Kimball Methodology
12 4 (4.76%) Change Data Capture
12 4 (4.76%) SDLC
12 4 (4.76%) Dimensional Modelling
12 4 (4.76%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 42 (50.00%) C#
2 38 (45.24%) SQL
3 19 (22.62%) JavaScript
4 12 (14.29%) X++
5 10 (11.90%) T-SQL
6 6 (7.14%) Java
7 5 (5.95%) C++
8 3 (3.57%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.38%) ABAP
9 2 (2.38%) ActionScript
9 2 (2.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 9 (10.71%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.57%) Degree
3 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.38%) MCSE
4 2 (2.38%) ISEB
4 2 (2.38%) CISM
4 2 (2.38%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.38%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.19%) MCP
5 1 (1.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.19%) OCP
5 1 (1.19%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (2.38%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (2.38%) Snort
4 1 (1.19%) Xen
4 1 (1.19%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.19%) NFS
4 1 (1.19%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (3.57%) WSUS
1 3 (3.57%) SCOM
2 2 (2.38%) Data Guard
2 2 (2.38%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.38%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (2.38%) SCCM
2 2 (2.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (2.38%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.19%) SCOrch
3 1 (1.19%) SCSM
3 1 (1.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 39 (46.43%) Microsoft
2 18 (21.43%) Oracle
3 5 (5.95%) VMware
4 4 (4.76%) Sitecore
4 4 (4.76%) Apple
5 3 (3.57%) Dell
5 3 (3.57%) Cisco
6 2 (2.38%) Tableau
6 2 (2.38%) Xamarin
6 2 (2.38%) Sourcefire
6 2 (2.38%) LANDesk
6 2 (2.38%) McAfee
6 2 (2.38%) SAP
7 1 (1.19%) Cognos
7 1 (1.19%) NetApp
7 1 (1.19%) Pegasus
7 1 (1.19%) Teradata