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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 5 4 10
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 6 32 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 12.00% 32.00% 14.46%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 46.15% 88.89% 70.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 27 5
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£425 £410 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +46.42%
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 £23.75 £23.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+3.26% -8.00%
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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
13 36 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 26.00% 36.00% 20.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 31 7
Average daily rate £425 £410 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +46.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £338 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £443 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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%) IIS
1 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
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%) SAN
2 1 (6.25%) DHCP
2 1 (6.25%) HTTP
2 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
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%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (12.50%) Data Mart
4 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (6.25%) MySQL
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
1 3 (18.75%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Developer
2 3 (18.75%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Report Developer
3 2 (12.50%) SQL DBA
3 2 (12.50%) DBA
4 1 (6.25%) Database Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Security Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 1 (6.25%) CRM Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Linux Support
4 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) .NET
2 3 (18.75%) WPF
3 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 2 (12.50%) MDX
3 2 (12.50%) WCF
4 1 (6.25%) Web Services
4 1 (6.25%) Task Parallel Library
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%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (25.00%) ETL
2 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (18.75%) Scrum
3 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (18.75%) Data Management
3 3 (18.75%) DevOps
3 3 (18.75%) Software Delivery
4 2 (12.50%) Complex ETL
4 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 2 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (12.50%) Migration
4 2 (12.50%) CRM
5 1 (6.25%) SOA
5 1 (6.25%) Project Management
5 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (6.25%) Multithreading
5 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
5 1 (6.25%) Security Architecture
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%) MCTS
2 2 (12.50%) MCITP
2 2 (12.50%) Degree
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