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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 13 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
-9 0
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 4 10 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 7.02% 18.52% 38.64%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 30.77% 41.67% 97.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 26
Average daily rate £513 £344 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+49.09% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £288 £359
10% offered a daily rate of more than £623 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £32.30 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-10.21% +2.53%
SQL Server
Surrey

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
13 24 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 22.81% 44.44% 39.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 19 27
Average daily rate £500 £325 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £263 £373
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (60.00%) Windows
4 2 (40.00%) Linux
4 2 (40.00%) .NET
4 2 (40.00%) C#
4 2 (40.00%) HTML
4 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (40.00%) CSS
4 2 (40.00%) ITIL
4 2 (40.00%) SAN
4 2 (40.00%) CommVault
4 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (40.00%) Clustering
4 2 (40.00%) SCCM
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (40.00%) SDLC
4 2 (40.00%) Dell Compellent
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (40.00%) Simpana
4 2 (40.00%) SLA
5 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
5 1 (20.00%) Unity DI Container
5 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (20.00%) Line Management
5 1 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 1 (20.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (20.00%) QlikView
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Moq
1 1 (20.00%) MSTest
1 1 (20.00%) NUnit
1 1 (20.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (20.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Hyper-V Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Support Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Agile C# Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Angular Developer
2 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Development Manager
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) CSS
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (20.00%) CSS3
2 1 (20.00%) HTML5
2 1 (20.00%) jQuery
2 1 (20.00%) RESTful
2 1 (20.00%) StructureMap
2 1 (20.00%) Unity DI Container
2 1 (20.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 2000
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) SDLC
2 1 (20.00%) B2B
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) CQRS
2 1 (20.00%) Dependency Injection
2 1 (20.00%) Domain-Driven Design
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) ETL
2 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Line Management
2 1 (20.00%) RUP
2 1 (20.00%) SOA
2 1 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) UML
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (20.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (40.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) SCCM
1 2 (40.00%) Simpana
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) CommVault
2 2 (40.00%) Dell Compellent
3 1 (20.00%) Tableau