The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Devon with a requirement for SQL Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
South West / Devon
Rank 21 15 27
Rank change year-on-year -6 +12  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 16 20 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 6.08% 10.15% 3.92%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 34.04% 60.61% 16.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 15 3
Median daily rate £425 £325 £185
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.76% +75.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £161 £188 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £350 £237
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £347
% change year-on-year - +0.72%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.25 £21.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year +77.38% -35.38%  

SQL Server is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Devon with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Devon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 47 33 62
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Devon 17.87% 16.75% 24.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 27 38
Median daily rate £338 £338 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £188 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £393 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -4.61% -  

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Devon citing SQL Server as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Devon

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Devon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SQL Server in Devon.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server in Devon

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Devon over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server in Devon

SQL Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server in Devon.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server in Devon

SQL Server
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Devon region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter -10 12 £335 +11.66% 9
Plymouth -5 3 £488 +160.13% 2
SQL Server
South West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Devon region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 31 (58.49%) Oracle
2 30 (56.60%) Microsoft
3 27 (50.94%) SQL
4 24 (45.28%) .NET
5 22 (41.51%) Oracle Database
6 16 (30.19%) WebSphere
7 15 (28.30%) C#
8 14 (26.42%) Linux
8 14 (26.42%) IBM
9 13 (24.53%) ITIL
10 12 (22.64%) SharePoint
11 11 (20.75%) IIS
11 11 (20.75%) JavaScript
11 11 (20.75%) Perl
12 10 (18.87%) JSON
12 10 (18.87%) GlassFish
12 10 (18.87%) Subversion
12 10 (18.87%) VBScript
12 10 (18.87%) Ant
12 10 (18.87%) AIX
12 10 (18.87%) Red Hat
12 10 (18.87%) Kerberos
12 10 (18.87%) Domain Models
12 10 (18.87%) PowerShell
12 10 (18.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 9 (16.98%) SOAP
13 9 (16.98%) PL/SQL
13 9 (16.98%) T-SQL
13 9 (16.98%) HTML
13 9 (16.98%) jQuery

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (30.19%) WebSphere
2 12 (22.64%) SharePoint
3 11 (20.75%) IIS
4 10 (18.87%) GlassFish
5 4 (7.55%) WebSphere Portal
6 3 (5.66%) MS Exchange
7 2 (3.77%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (3.77%) JBoss
7 2 (3.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (3.77%) Tomcat
7 2 (3.77%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.89%) Apache
8 1 (1.89%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.89%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 8 (15.09%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.66%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (3.77%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.77%) SaaS
2 1 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.89%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 10 (18.87%) Kerberos
2 1 (1.89%) LAN
2 1 (1.89%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (41.51%) Oracle Database
2 7 (13.21%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (11.32%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (7.55%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (7.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (5.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (5.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (3.77%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (3.77%) MySQL
6 2 (3.77%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.89%) Data Mart
7 1 (1.89%) GIS
7 1 (1.89%) OLTP
7 1 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.89%) PowerPivot
7 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 10 (18.87%) Ant
1 10 (18.87%) Subversion
2 6 (11.32%) Toad
3 2 (3.77%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.89%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.89%) JIRA
4 1 (1.89%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.89%) TestComplete
4 1 (1.89%) TestRail
4 1 (1.89%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (13.21%) Back Office
2 4 (7.55%) Advertising
2 4 (7.55%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.66%) Finance
Job Titles
1 28 (52.83%) Developer
2 11 (20.75%) .NET Developer
3 8 (15.09%) Applications Support
3 8 (15.09%) SQL Developer
4 7 (13.21%) SharePoint Developer
5 6 (11.32%) DBA
5 6 (11.32%) SQL DBA
6 5 (9.43%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 5 (9.43%) 3rd Line Support
6 5 (9.43%) Analyst
6 5 (9.43%) Applications Support Analyst
6 5 (9.43%) Support Analyst
7 4 (7.55%) Consultant
7 4 (7.55%) Oracle Developer
7 4 (7.55%) SQL Server DBA
7 4 (7.55%) WebSphere Developer
8 3 (5.66%) Administrator
8 3 (5.66%) Senior Developer
8 3 (5.66%) Senior WebSphere Developer
8 3 (5.66%) SharePoint Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (45.28%) .NET
2 10 (18.87%) JSON
3 9 (16.98%) HTML
3 9 (16.98%) jQuery
3 9 (16.98%) SOAP
4 8 (15.09%) CSS
5 7 (13.21%) ASP.NET
5 7 (13.21%) ASP.NET Web API
6 6 (11.32%) .NET Framework
6 6 (11.32%) REST
6 6 (11.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 6 (11.32%) Web Services
6 6 (11.32%) XML
7 4 (7.55%) HTML5
7 4 (7.55%) IBM Integration Bus
8 3 (5.66%) AngularJS
8 3 (5.66%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (5.66%) Spring
8 3 (5.66%) WCF
9 2 (3.77%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.55%) N-Tier
3 2 (3.77%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.89%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.89%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.89%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (26.42%) Linux
2 10 (18.87%) AIX
2 10 (18.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (13.21%) Windows
4 6 (11.32%) Unix
4 6 (11.32%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (24.53%) ITIL
2 10 (18.87%) Domain Models
3 9 (16.98%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (16.98%) Scrum
4 8 (15.09%) Data Modelling
5 7 (13.21%) MVC
6 6 (11.32%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (9.43%) Service Delivery
8 4 (7.55%) Content Management
8 4 (7.55%) Web Development
9 3 (5.66%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (5.66%) OO
9 3 (5.66%) OOD
9 3 (5.66%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (5.66%) Web Design
10 2 (3.77%) CRM
10 2 (3.77%) High Availability
10 2 (3.77%) SOA
11 1 (1.89%) ERP
11 1 (1.89%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 27 (50.94%) SQL
2 15 (28.30%) C#
3 11 (20.75%) JavaScript
3 11 (20.75%) Perl
4 10 (18.87%) PowerShell
4 10 (18.87%) VBScript
5 9 (16.98%) PL/SQL
5 9 (16.98%) T-SQL
6 5 (9.43%) Java
7 2 (3.77%) PHP
8 1 (1.89%) C++
8 1 (1.89%) Python
8 1 (1.89%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (15.09%) Security Cleared
2 7 (13.21%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.66%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.89%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) ISO 14001
1 2 (3.77%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.89%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.66%) Active Directory
1 3 (5.66%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (7.55%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.89%) Puppet
Vendors
1 31 (58.49%) Oracle
2 30 (56.60%) Microsoft
3 14 (26.42%) IBM
4 10 (18.87%) Red Hat
5 3 (5.66%) Citrix
5 3 (5.66%) Sophos
6 1 (1.89%) Google
6 1 (1.89%) VMware
6 1 (1.89%) Xamarin