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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 3 3 6
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 11 34 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 20.00% 35.79% 27.66%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 42.31% 100.00% 86.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 28 6
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£369 £413 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.60% +13.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £363 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £29.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-26.72% +16.00%
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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
26 34 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 47.27% 35.79% 31.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 28 8
Average daily rate £325 £413 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.21% +13.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £375 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.33 £34.75 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-27.10% +23.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Woking

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Woking region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram 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 22 May 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 9 (56.25%) SQL
2 8 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 8 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (37.50%) VMware
4 6 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (37.50%) .NET
5 5 (31.25%) Windows
5 5 (31.25%) C#
6 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 4 (25.00%) ETL
6 4 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (18.75%) Jenkins
7 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
7 3 (18.75%) DevOps
7 3 (18.75%) Software Delivery
7 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
7 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
7 3 (18.75%) IIS
7 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (18.75%) WPF
7 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (18.75%) Clustering
7 3 (18.75%) Scrum
7 3 (18.75%) Data Management
8 2 (12.50%) Migration
8 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
1 3 (18.75%) IIS
2 1 (6.25%) Apache
2 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 2 (12.50%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) DNS
2 1 (6.25%) DHCP
2 1 (6.25%) HTTP
2 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (12.50%) Data Mart
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (6.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Jenkins
1 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Developer
2 3 (18.75%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 2 (12.50%) SQL DBA
3 2 (12.50%) Report Developer
3 2 (12.50%) DBA
4 1 (6.25%) CRM Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Database Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Security Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) .NET
2 3 (18.75%) WPF
3 2 (12.50%) MDX
3 2 (12.50%) WCF
3 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
4 1 (6.25%) Task Parallel Library
4 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Clustering
2 2 (12.50%) Replication
3 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Linux
3 1 (6.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (25.00%) ETL
2 4 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (18.75%) DevOps
3 3 (18.75%) Software Delivery
3 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (18.75%) Scrum
3 3 (18.75%) Data Management
4 2 (12.50%) Migration
4 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 2 (12.50%) CRM
4 2 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (6.25%) High Availability
5 1 (6.25%) SIEM
5 1 (6.25%) Security Architecture
5 1 (6.25%) MVVM
5 1 (6.25%) BDD
5 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (6.25%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) SQL
2 8 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 5 (31.25%) C#
4 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
4 2 (12.50%) R
4 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 1 (6.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (12.50%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) MCTS
2 2 (12.50%) MCITP
2 2 (12.50%) MCP
2 2 (12.50%) MCDBA
3 1 (6.25%) CISSP
3 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Nagios
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) VMware
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) McAfee
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle