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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 36 13 22
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +9
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 22 49 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 3.43% 9.42% 6.62%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 29.73% 50.52% 41.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 32 29
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£375 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £306 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £437 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +3.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £29.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £29.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.74% +7.27%
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
74 97 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 11.53% 18.65% 16.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 66 77
Average daily rate £450 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £276 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £438 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £19.50 £27.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -9.83%

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 January 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 January 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 -19 13 £375 - 18
Trowbridge -2 2 £355 +10.93%
Bradford-on-Avon - - - -
Chippenham - - - - 2
Corsham - - - - 3
Salisbury - - - -
SQL Server
South West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 36 (76.60%) .NET
2 28 (59.57%) ASP.NET
3 27 (57.45%) C#
4 22 (46.81%) JavaScript
4 22 (46.81%) SQL
5 21 (44.68%) Microsoft
6 15 (31.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 14 (29.79%) MVC
7 14 (29.79%) WCF
8 13 (27.66%) .NET Framework
8 13 (27.66%) VB.NET
9 12 (25.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 11 (23.40%) Oracle
11 10 (21.28%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (21.28%) LINQ
11 10 (21.28%) jQuery
12 9 (19.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 9 (19.15%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (19.15%) Visual Studio
12 9 (19.15%) Web Services
12 9 (19.15%) XML
12 9 (19.15%) MS Excel
12 9 (19.15%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 8 (17.02%) MSMQ
13 8 (17.02%) IIS
13 8 (17.02%) Active Directory
13 8 (17.02%) ASP.NET MVC
14 7 (14.89%) Team Foundation Server
14 7 (14.89%) PowerShell
14 7 (14.89%) Spreadsheet

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 8 (17.02%) IIS
2 5 (10.64%) SharePoint
2 5 (10.64%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (8.51%) WebSphere
4 3 (6.38%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (4.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (4.26%) MS Exchange
5 2 (4.26%) MS Project Server
5 2 (4.26%) CMS
6 1 (2.13%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (19.15%) MS Excel
2 7 (14.89%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (2.13%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.13%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.77%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.38%) DNS
2 2 (4.26%) DHCP
2 2 (4.26%) Firewall
3 1 (2.13%) MVNO
3 1 (2.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (31.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 12 (25.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (19.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (14.89%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (14.89%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (8.51%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Power View
6 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.13%) PerformancePoint
6 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.13%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 9 (19.15%) Visual Studio
2 7 (14.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (6.38%) Jenkins
3 3 (6.38%) Hudson
3 3 (6.38%) Git (software)
3 3 (6.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (2.13%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 7 (14.89%) Retail
2 3 (6.38%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.38%) Finance
3 1 (2.13%) Marketing
3 1 (2.13%) Banking
3 1 (2.13%) Law
3 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.13%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 28 (59.57%) Developer
2 12 (25.53%) Consultant
3 8 (17.02%) .NET Developer
4 7 (14.89%) Report Developer
5 4 (8.51%) Applications Developer
5 4 (8.51%) Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Process Consultant
6 2 (4.26%) Support Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (4.26%) CRM Manager
6 2 (4.26%) Designer
6 2 (4.26%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) C# Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Process Designer
6 2 (4.26%) SharePoint Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Wintel Consultant
7 1 (2.13%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (2.13%) Customer Insight Consultant
7 1 (2.13%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (76.60%) .NET
2 28 (59.57%) ASP.NET
3 14 (29.79%) WCF
4 13 (27.66%) .NET Framework
5 10 (21.28%) LINQ
5 10 (21.28%) jQuery
6 9 (19.15%) Web Services
6 9 (19.15%) XML
6 9 (19.15%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 8 (17.02%) MSMQ
7 8 (17.02%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (14.89%) SOAP
8 7 (14.89%) LINQ to SQL
9 6 (12.77%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 6 (12.77%) HTML
9 6 (12.77%) XSLT
9 6 (12.77%) MDX
10 4 (8.51%) CSS
11 3 (6.38%) CSS3
11 3 (6.38%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (6.38%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.26%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.13%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.13%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.13%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.77%) Windows
2 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (4.26%) Linux
2 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (4.26%) Windows 2000 Server
2 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.79%) MVC
2 10 (21.28%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (19.15%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (14.89%) Migration
5 6 (12.77%) BDD
5 6 (12.77%) Waterfall
5 6 (12.77%) OO
5 6 (12.77%) E-Commerce
5 6 (12.77%) OOD
5 6 (12.77%) TDD
6 5 (10.64%) Unit Testing
7 3 (6.38%) ITIL V3
7 3 (6.38%) Incident Management
7 3 (6.38%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (6.38%) ITIL
7 3 (6.38%) Change Management
8 2 (4.26%) CRM
8 2 (4.26%) ETL
8 2 (4.26%) Web Design
8 2 (4.26%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 27 (57.45%) C#
2 22 (46.81%) JavaScript
2 22 (46.81%) SQL
3 13 (27.66%) VB.NET
4 7 (14.89%) PowerShell
5 6 (12.77%) Java
6 5 (10.64%) VBScript
7 4 (8.51%) T-SQL
7 4 (8.51%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 3 (6.38%) VB
9 1 (2.13%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
9 1 (2.13%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (8.51%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.26%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.26%) MCSE
2 2 (4.26%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (6.38%) SLA
1 3 (6.38%) ISO 9001
2 2 (4.26%) WCAG
System Software
1 8 (17.02%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.26%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 21 (44.68%) Microsoft
2 11 (23.40%) Oracle
3 2 (4.26%) Cisco
3 2 (4.26%) IBM
3 2 (4.26%) Citrix
3 2 (4.26%) Unisys
3 2 (4.26%) VMware
4 1 (2.13%) Talend
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