The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Winchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 12 8 6
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 1 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 1.64% 9.38% 15.85%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.50% 66.67% 81.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 8
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£400 £244 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+64.10% -19.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £37.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +19.20%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £26.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.43% +6.00%
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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 Winchester region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Winchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
8 9 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 13.11% 14.06% 19.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 11
Average daily rate £375 £225 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -36.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £225 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £475 £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Average hourly rate £21.50 £45.00 £37.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.22% +19.20%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+9.16% -7.69%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Winchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Winchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Winchester

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Winchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server across the Winchester region.

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Winchester

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Winchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Winchester region.

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Winchester

SQL Server
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Winchester

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Winchester 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 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) AIX
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) HACMP
3 1 (33.33%) Data Guard
3 1 (33.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Winchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Winchester 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle9i Database
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) DBA
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server DBA
1 3 (100.00%) SQL DBA
2 2 (66.67%) Server Administrator
2 2 (66.67%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) AIX
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (33.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat