The first table below looks at the demand for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Woking region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 1 August 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 Woking 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 4 12 9
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 14 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 16.47% 7.50% 8.62%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 77.78% 50.00% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 1
Average daily rate
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£369 £275 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.09% -29.03%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +10.00%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Woking
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
18 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 21.18% 15.00% 17.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 4
Average daily rate £348 £328 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.10% +9.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £268 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £429 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.50
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 Woking

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

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Woking

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Woking

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

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Woking

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Woking

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

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Woking

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Woking

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Woking 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 40 (83.33%) .NET
2 38 (79.17%) WCF
3 37 (77.08%) C#
4 36 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 33 (68.75%) WPF
5 33 (68.75%) Scrum
6 30 (62.50%) Visual Studio
7 22 (45.83%) Web Services
7 22 (45.83%) Software Engineering
8 21 (43.75%) XML
9 20 (41.67%) LINQ
10 19 (39.58%) SQL Server 2008
10 19 (39.58%) Windows
11 17 (35.42%) SQL
12 16 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
13 15 (31.25%) SOAP
14 14 (29.17%) Windows Server 2012
15 13 (27.08%) Office 365
15 13 (27.08%) Content Management
15 13 (27.08%) Automated Testing
15 13 (27.08%) BDD
15 13 (27.08%) REST
15 13 (27.08%) QA
16 11 (22.92%) ISEB
16 11 (22.92%) Software Testing
17 8 (16.67%) DevOps
17 8 (16.67%) ASP.NET
17 8 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
18 7 (14.58%) Python
18 7 (14.58%) Opscode Chef

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Woking 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 4 (8.33%) CMS
2 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.08%) JRun
2 1 (2.08%) ColdFusion MX
2 1 (2.08%) IIS
2 1 (2.08%) ColdFusion
2 1 (2.08%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (27.08%) Office 365
2 8 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.25%) LAN
2 2 (4.17%) WAN
3 1 (2.08%) DHCP
3 1 (2.08%) VPN
3 1 (2.08%) Intranet
3 1 (2.08%) Internet
3 1 (2.08%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (39.58%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (12.50%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (10.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 36 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 30 (62.50%) Visual Studio
3 5 (10.42%) SpecFlow
4 1 (2.08%) Subversion
General
1 6 (12.50%) Publishing
2 1 (2.08%) Law
2 1 (2.08%) Legal
2 1 (2.08%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 18 (37.50%) Software Engineer
2 15 (31.25%) Developer
3 14 (29.17%) .NET Developer
4 12 (25.00%) Analyst
5 9 (18.75%) C# Developer
5 9 (18.75%) Test Analyst
5 9 (18.75%) C# .NET Developer
6 7 (14.58%) Test Engineer
7 5 (10.42%) C# Software Engineer
7 5 (10.42%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (8.33%) QA Analyst
8 4 (8.33%) .NET Software Engineer
8 4 (8.33%) Agile Test Analyst
8 4 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (8.33%) Tester
9 3 (6.25%) Software Developer
9 3 (6.25%) Architect
9 3 (6.25%) Agile .NET Developer
10 2 (4.17%) Agile C# Developer
10 2 (4.17%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (83.33%) .NET
2 38 (79.17%) WCF
3 33 (68.75%) WPF
4 22 (45.83%) Web Services
5 21 (43.75%) XML
6 20 (41.67%) LINQ
7 15 (31.25%) SOAP
8 13 (27.08%) REST
9 8 (16.67%) ASP.NET
10 6 (12.50%) XSLT
11 2 (4.17%) Ajax
11 2 (4.17%) HTML
12 1 (2.08%) Flash
12 1 (2.08%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.25%) Blackberry
2 2 (4.17%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.17%) Clustering
3 1 (2.08%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.08%) Firmware
3 1 (2.08%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.08%) SCADA
3 1 (2.08%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.08%) Physics
3 1 (2.08%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.08%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.08%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 19 (39.58%) Windows
2 14 (29.17%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (4.17%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.17%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.08%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.08%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (68.75%) Scrum
2 22 (45.83%) Software Engineering
3 16 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (27.08%) Content Management
4 13 (27.08%) Automated Testing
4 13 (27.08%) BDD
5 11 (22.92%) Software Testing
6 8 (16.67%) DevOps
7 2 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (4.17%) Service Delivery
7 2 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (4.17%) Migration
7 2 (4.17%) MVC
7 2 (4.17%) ITIL
7 2 (4.17%) OO
7 2 (4.17%) User Stories
8 1 (2.08%) Functional Testing
8 1 (2.08%) OOD
8 1 (2.08%) SOA
8 1 (2.08%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (77.08%) C#
2 17 (35.42%) SQL
3 7 (14.58%) Python
4 4 (8.33%) VB.NET
5 3 (6.25%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.17%) C
7 1 (2.08%) C++
7 1 (2.08%) ActionScript
7 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (22.92%) ISEB
2 2 (4.17%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.17%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.08%) MCSE
3 1 (2.08%) PhD
3 1 (2.08%) MCP
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (27.08%) QA
2 2 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (14.58%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.25%) Apple
3 1 (2.08%) ServiceNow
3 1 (2.08%) Citrix
3 1 (2.08%) HP
3 1 (2.08%) Mercator