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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 13 6 5
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2 12 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 3.39% 17.65% 17.81%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 28.57% 70.59% 72.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 8
Average daily rate
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£338 £320 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.46% +5.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £314 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £328 £359
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
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 £25.00 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +9.09%
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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
7 17 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 11.86% 25.00% 24.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 12
Average daily rate £375 £325 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £308 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £475 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 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 £31.00 £32.03 £32.05
% change year-on-year
-3.20% -0.07%

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 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 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database 10g
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle9i Database
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (33.33%) SAN
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
5 1 (16.67%) XenApp
5 1 (16.67%) XenDesktop
5 1 (16.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (16.67%) NetScaler
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (16.67%) Data Guard
5 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Winchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) NetScaler
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database 10g
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (16.67%) OLTP
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (16.67%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) DBA
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server DBA
1 4 (66.67%) SQL DBA
2 2 (33.33%) Server Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) HACMP
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (16.67%) AIX
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (16.67%) XenApp
2 1 (16.67%) XenDesktop
2 1 (16.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
2 1 (16.67%) VMware