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 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 25 12 6
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -6
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 9 2 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 4.76% 3.45% 17.39%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 18.75% 33.33% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 9
Average daily rate
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£425 £275 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.54% -14.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £275 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £275 £327
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.28 £25.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+33.10% -18.03%
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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
48 6 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 25.40% 10.34% 26.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 3 14
Average daily rate £388 £275 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.90% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £275 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £21.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -52.22%
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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Winchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Winchester region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram 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 31 August 2015, 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 10 (100.00%) SQL
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) Oracle
3 6 (60.00%) Linux
3 6 (60.00%) UNIX
4 5 (50.00%) Wireless
4 5 (50.00%) TOGAF
4 5 (50.00%) Private Cloud
5 4 (40.00%) LAN
5 4 (40.00%) WAN
5 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (40.00%) SAN
6 3 (30.00%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (30.00%) ITIL
6 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (20.00%) Degree
7 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
7 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (20.00%) Data Analysis
7 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (20.00%) Web Development
7 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
7 2 (20.00%) Project Management
7 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
8 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Winchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 (10.00%) IIS
1 1 (10.00%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) Wireless
2 4 (40.00%) LAN
2 4 (40.00%) WAN
2 4 (40.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) InterSystems Cache
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 4 (40.00%) Architect
2 4 (40.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Senior DBA
3 2 (20.00%) DBA
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) SQL DBA
4 1 (10.00%) Senior SQL DBA
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Business Systems Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (10.00%) CSS
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
1 1 (10.00%) Ajax
1 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (10.00%) jQuery
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Identity Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Private Cloud
2 1 (10.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (10.00%) Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Linux
2 6 (60.00%) UNIX
3 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 3 (30.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Web Development
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (10.00%) Patch Management
4 1 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (10.00%) VB
3 1 (10.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (10.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Oracle
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (10.00%) VMware