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 29 December 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 5 18 14
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 9 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 14.75% 4.95% 1.69%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 42.86% 22.73% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
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£375 £360 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +5.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £36.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-14.16% +18.81%
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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
21 22 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 34.43% 21.78% 15.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 9
Average daily rate £350 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £363 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £435 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 14 0
Average hourly rate - £21.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.60 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+22.39% -7.00%

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
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 29 December 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 17 (80.95%) .NET
2 13 (61.90%) C#
2 13 (61.90%) WCF
3 11 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (52.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (52.38%) ASP.NET
3 11 (52.38%) MS Excel
4 10 (47.62%) WPF
5 9 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (42.86%) VB.NET
5 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
6 8 (38.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
7 7 (33.33%) CRM
7 7 (33.33%) SharePoint
8 6 (28.57%) Windows
9 5 (23.81%) Scrum
9 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
10 4 (19.05%) Migration
10 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
10 4 (19.05%) SQL
10 4 (19.05%) Visual Studio
10 4 (19.05%) Web Services
11 3 (14.29%) XML
11 3 (14.29%) MS Office
11 3 (14.29%) Apple
11 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
11 3 (14.29%) Blackberry
11 3 (14.29%) Clustering

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 7 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) IIS
2 1 (4.76%) JBoss
2 1 (4.76%) Apache
2 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (52.38%) MS Excel
2 3 (14.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Office 365
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) LAN
1 2 (9.52%) WAN
2 1 (4.76%) DHCP
2 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.76%) VPN
2 1 (4.76%) SAN
2 1 (4.76%) Firewall
2 1 (4.76%) Wireshark
2 1 (4.76%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (52.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (38.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (19.05%) Visual Studio
3 2 (9.52%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Developer
2 4 (19.05%) Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Architect
3 3 (14.29%) Tester
3 3 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 2 (9.52%) VB.NET Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Test Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Developer
4 2 (9.52%) CRM Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Agile Test Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Agile .NET Developer
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) .NET Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Solutions Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (80.95%) .NET
2 13 (61.90%) WCF
3 11 (52.38%) ASP.NET
4 10 (47.62%) WPF
5 4 (19.05%) Web Services
6 3 (14.29%) XML
7 2 (9.52%) SOAP
7 2 (9.52%) REST
8 1 (4.76%) WF
8 1 (4.76%) Silverlight
8 1 (4.76%) CSLA.NET
8 1 (4.76%) RESTful
8 1 (4.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 1 (4.76%) HTML
8 1 (4.76%) CSS
8 1 (4.76%) MSMQ
8 1 (4.76%) WinForms
8 1 (4.76%) Ajax
8 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Blackberry
1 3 (14.29%) Clustering
1 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Thin Client
2 1 (4.76%) E-Learning
2 1 (4.76%) Smartphone
2 1 (4.76%) Fat Client
2 1 (4.76%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Windows
2 3 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (9.52%) Windows XP
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.76%) Mac OS X
4 1 (4.76%) Linux
4 1 (4.76%) CentOS
4 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (33.33%) CRM
3 5 (23.81%) Scrum
4 4 (19.05%) Migration
5 3 (14.29%) Data Migration
5 3 (14.29%) User Stories
6 2 (9.52%) BDD
6 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (9.52%) Automated Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering
6 2 (9.52%) Software Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (9.52%) MVC
7 1 (4.76%) Workflow
7 1 (4.76%) ITIL
7 1 (4.76%) OO
7 1 (4.76%) OOD
7 1 (4.76%) ETL
7 1 (4.76%) Project Management
7 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) C#
2 9 (42.86%) VB.NET
3 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
3 4 (19.05%) SQL
4 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
2 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 2 (9.52%) ISEB
4 2 (9.52%) MCTS
5 1 (4.76%) MCP
5 1 (4.76%) MCSE
5 1 (4.76%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) SLA
1 2 (9.52%) QA
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) Apple
3 2 (9.52%) VMware
4 1 (4.76%) ServiceNow
4 1 (4.76%) HP
4 1 (4.76%) Citrix
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle