The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Winchester region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 12 6 9
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 3.57% 16.13% 5.00%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 33.33% 71.43% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 1
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£275 £320 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.06% -8.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.36% +10.00%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Winchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
6 14 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 10.71% 22.58% 27.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 8
Average daily rate £275 £320 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.06% -14.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £21.50 - £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
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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 30 Related IT Skills in Winchester

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (66.67%) Oracle Database 10g
2 6 (66.67%) Oracle
2 6 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 6 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (66.67%) Oracle Database
3 5 (55.56%) ITIL
4 4 (44.44%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (33.33%) Project Management
5 3 (33.33%) OCP
5 3 (33.33%) Oracle Certification
5 3 (33.33%) Business Analysis
5 3 (33.33%) Degree
5 3 (33.33%) Data Guard
6 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
6 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (22.22%) SAN
7 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
7 1 (11.11%) VMware
7 1 (11.11%) Clustering
7 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
7 1 (11.11%) CSS
7 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
7 1 (11.11%) Citrix
7 1 (11.11%) Oracle9i Database

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Winchester by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) SAN
2 1 (11.11%) NetScaler
2 1 (11.11%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) Oracle Database 10g
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 6 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 6 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (11.11%) OLTP
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) DBA
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server DBA
2 3 (33.33%) SQL DBA
3 2 (22.22%) Administrator
3 2 (22.22%) IT Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle DBA
3 2 (22.22%) Server Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
1 1 (11.11%) CSS
1 1 (11.11%) WCF
1 1 (11.11%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) Project Management
2 3 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C#
1 1 (11.11%) C++
1 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
1 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) OCP
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle Certification
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
3 1 (11.11%) XenApp
3 1 (11.11%) XenDesktop
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (66.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Oracle
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Citrix
2 1 (11.11%) VMware