The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 8 20 11
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -9
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 6 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 10.91% 1.11% 6.00%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 33.33% 5.26% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£400 - £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +3.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £29.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.74% +7.27%
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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 Woking region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Woking
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
18 19 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 32.73% 21.11% 26.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 11
Average daily rate £305 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.22% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £329 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £475 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 0
Average hourly rate - £11.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -9.83%

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 28 January 2015, 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 15 (88.24%) C#
1 15 (88.24%) .NET
2 12 (70.59%) MS Excel
2 12 (70.59%) WPF
3 11 (64.71%) WCF
4 10 (58.82%) ASP.NET
5 9 (52.94%) CRM
5 9 (52.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (52.94%) Dynamics CRM
5 9 (52.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (47.06%) SharePoint
7 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
7 6 (35.29%) VB.NET
8 5 (29.41%) Web Services
8 5 (29.41%) Migration
9 4 (23.53%) Windows
9 4 (23.53%) Visual Studio
9 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
9 4 (23.53%) SQL
9 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (23.53%) Data Migration
9 4 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
10 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
10 3 (17.65%) XML
10 3 (17.65%) Scrum
10 3 (17.65%) VMware
10 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
11 2 (11.76%) Automated Testing

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 8 (47.06%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.76%) Apache
2 2 (11.76%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.88%) IIS
3 1 (5.88%) JBoss
Applications
1 12 (70.59%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (52.94%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Office 365
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) SAN
1 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.88%) DNS
2 1 (5.88%) DHCP
2 1 (5.88%) HTTP
2 1 (5.88%) Firewall
2 1 (5.88%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (52.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 9 (52.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Visual Studio
1 4 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (11.76%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Tester
3 2 (11.76%) Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Test Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) CRM Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Agile Test Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Agile .NET Developer
4 1 (5.88%) CRM Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) DBA
4 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Software Tester
4 1 (5.88%) .NET Developer
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Developer
4 1 (5.88%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (88.24%) .NET
2 12 (70.59%) WPF
3 11 (64.71%) WCF
4 10 (58.82%) ASP.NET
5 5 (29.41%) Web Services
6 3 (17.65%) XML
7 2 (11.76%) SOAP
7 2 (11.76%) REST
8 1 (5.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 1 (5.88%) RESTful
8 1 (5.88%) CSLA.NET
8 1 (5.88%) WF
8 1 (5.88%) Silverlight
8 1 (5.88%) MSMQ
8 1 (5.88%) HTML
8 1 (5.88%) CSS
8 1 (5.88%) WinForms
8 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
8 1 (5.88%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Clustering
1 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Linux
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.88%) CentOS
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) CRM
2 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (29.41%) Migration
4 4 (23.53%) Data Migration
5 3 (17.65%) Scrum
5 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
6 2 (11.76%) Automated Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Software Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Load Balancing
6 2 (11.76%) MVC
6 2 (11.76%) BDD
7 1 (5.88%) User Stories
7 1 (5.88%) Automation Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Integration Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Kanban
7 1 (5.88%) OOD
7 1 (5.88%) ETL
7 1 (5.88%) Project Management
7 1 (5.88%) OO
7 1 (5.88%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 15 (88.24%) C#
2 6 (35.29%) VB.NET
3 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
3 4 (23.53%) SQL
4 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
2 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
3 2 (11.76%) MCTS
3 2 (11.76%) ISEB
4 1 (5.88%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) vSphere
1 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Nagios
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) VMware
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle