The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham 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 5 14 5
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -9
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 102 61 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 12.55% 9.52% 14.00%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 60.00% 47.66% 62.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 42 26
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£345 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.15% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £208 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £375 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £11.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £29.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-26.72% +16.00%
SQL Server
West Midlands

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 Birmingham region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
170 128 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 20.91% 19.97% 22.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 79 43
Average daily rate £345 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.15% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £230 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 6
Average hourly rate - £34.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.75%
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 Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

SQL Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

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

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 76 (44.97%) .NET
2 64 (37.87%) SQL
3 60 (35.50%) Microsoft
4 44 (26.04%) C#
4 44 (26.04%) Agile Software Development
5 42 (24.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 39 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 38 (22.49%) MVC
8 32 (18.93%) Mentoring
9 31 (18.34%) Oracle
10 29 (17.16%) ASP.NET
11 28 (16.57%) Windows
11 28 (16.57%) SharePoint
11 28 (16.57%) TDD
12 27 (15.98%) Scrum
12 27 (15.98%) Team Foundation Server
13 26 (15.38%) CRM
14 25 (14.79%) ETL
15 24 (14.20%) Web Services
15 24 (14.20%) JavaScript
15 24 (14.20%) Dynamics CRM
15 24 (14.20%) BDD
16 23 (13.61%) SQL Server 2008
16 23 (13.61%) T-SQL
17 22 (13.02%) Linux
17 22 (13.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 21 (12.43%) Business Intelligence
18 21 (12.43%) TOGAF
18 21 (12.43%) Migration
18 21 (12.43%) Finance

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 28 (16.57%) SharePoint
2 19 (11.24%) BizTalk Server
3 8 (4.73%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (2.96%) MS Exchange
5 4 (2.37%) IIS
5 4 (2.37%) Lync
6 3 (1.78%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.18%) SAS
7 2 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.18%) Mule
8 1 (0.59%) Kentico
8 1 (0.59%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.59%) Node.js
8 1 (0.59%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.59%) Apache
8 1 (0.59%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.59%) JBoss
8 1 (0.59%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.59%) CMS
8 1 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 20 (11.83%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.96%) MS Office
3 3 (1.78%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 24 (14.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (8.88%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.18%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.59%) Magento
4 1 (0.59%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.78%) SaaS
2 3 (1.78%) PaaS
2 3 (1.78%) Office 365
3 1 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.59%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.78%) Firewall
2 2 (1.18%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.18%) VPN
2 2 (1.18%) SAN
2 2 (1.18%) NAS
3 1 (0.59%) FTP
3 1 (0.59%) HTTP
3 1 (0.59%) Intranet
3 1 (0.59%) Internet
3 1 (0.59%) DNS
3 1 (0.59%) SSL
3 1 (0.59%) IP Telephony
3 1 (0.59%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (24.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 39 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 23 (13.61%) SQL Server 2008
4 22 (13.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 21 (12.43%) PostgreSQL
6 18 (10.65%) SQL Server 2012
7 14 (8.28%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (5.92%) Relational Database
9 8 (4.73%) SQL Server 2005
9 8 (4.73%) MySQL
10 7 (4.14%) OLAP
11 6 (3.55%) OLAP Cube
12 4 (2.37%) SQL Server 2000
12 4 (2.37%) DB2
13 3 (1.78%) NoSQL
13 3 (1.78%) Microsoft Power View
13 3 (1.78%) QlikView
14 2 (1.18%) RDBMS
14 2 (1.18%) Oracle9i Database
14 2 (1.18%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 27 (15.98%) Team Foundation Server
2 20 (11.83%) Git (software)
3 18 (10.65%) Subversion
4 14 (8.28%) Selenium
4 14 (8.28%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.18%) ReSharper
5 2 (1.18%) NUnit
5 2 (1.18%) ERwin
5 2 (1.18%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.18%) Moq
6 1 (0.59%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (0.59%) XMLUnit
6 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.59%) CruiseControl
General
1 21 (12.43%) Finance
2 4 (2.37%) Retail
2 4 (2.37%) Telecoms
2 4 (2.37%) Manufacturing
3 3 (1.78%) Law
4 1 (0.59%) Banking
4 1 (0.59%) Billing
4 1 (0.59%) Legal
4 1 (0.59%) Electronics
4 1 (0.59%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 87 (51.48%) Developer
2 29 (17.16%) Architect
3 21 (12.43%) .NET Developer
4 20 (11.83%) Python Developer
5 17 (10.06%) Analyst
6 11 (6.51%) Technical Architect
7 10 (5.92%) Senior Developer
7 10 (5.92%) DBA
8 9 (5.33%) SQL Developer
9 8 (4.73%) Dynamics AX Developer
9 8 (4.73%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 8 (4.73%) SQL DBA
10 7 (4.14%) Senior Python Developer
11 6 (3.55%) C# Developer
11 6 (3.55%) ASP.NET Developer
12 5 (2.96%) Ab Initio Developer
12 5 (2.96%) SQL Server DBA
12 5 (2.96%) Business Analyst
12 5 (2.96%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 4 (2.37%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (44.97%) .NET
2 29 (17.16%) ASP.NET
3 24 (14.20%) Web Services
4 20 (11.83%) HTML
5 18 (10.65%) CSS
5 18 (10.65%) Django
5 18 (10.65%) Flask
6 16 (9.47%) RESTful
7 14 (8.28%) WCF
7 14 (8.28%) .NET Framework
8 12 (7.10%) XML
9 10 (5.92%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (5.33%) Entity Framework
10 9 (5.33%) HTML5
10 9 (5.33%) jQuery
11 6 (3.55%) JSON
11 6 (3.55%) SOAP
12 5 (2.96%) REST
12 5 (2.96%) Middleware
13 4 (2.37%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.92%) Replication
2 9 (5.33%) Data Extraction
3 7 (4.14%) Clustering
4 5 (2.96%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.37%) NHS
6 3 (1.78%) Data Integration
6 3 (1.78%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.18%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.59%) iSeries
8 1 (0.59%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.59%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.59%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.59%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.59%) AS400
8 1 (0.59%) Informatics
8 1 (0.59%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.59%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 28 (16.57%) Windows
2 22 (13.02%) Linux
3 18 (10.65%) Ubuntu
3 18 (10.65%) Debian
4 12 (7.10%) UNIX
5 9 (5.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (4.14%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.78%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.78%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.18%) Windows XP
8 2 (1.18%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.18%) Android
8 2 (1.18%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.59%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (26.04%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (22.49%) MVC
3 32 (18.93%) Mentoring
4 28 (16.57%) TDD
5 27 (15.98%) Scrum
6 26 (15.38%) CRM
7 25 (14.79%) ETL
8 24 (14.20%) BDD
9 21 (12.43%) Business Intelligence
9 21 (12.43%) TOGAF
9 21 (12.43%) Migration
10 19 (11.24%) SOA
11 16 (9.47%) Test Automation
12 15 (8.88%) Continuous Integration
12 15 (8.88%) Data Migration
13 14 (8.28%) Stakeholder Management
14 13 (7.69%) E-Commerce
14 13 (7.69%) Microservices
14 13 (7.69%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
15 8 (4.73%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 64 (37.87%) SQL
2 44 (26.04%) C#
3 24 (14.20%) JavaScript
4 23 (13.61%) T-SQL
5 20 (11.83%) Python
6 9 (5.33%) Shell Script
7 8 (4.73%) X++
8 5 (2.96%) VB.NET
9 3 (1.78%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.78%) Java
10 2 (1.18%) C++
10 2 (1.18%) PHP
10 2 (1.18%) C
11 1 (0.59%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.59%) VBA
11 1 (0.59%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.59%) VB
11 1 (0.59%) VB6
11 1 (0.59%) XPath
11 1 (0.59%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (6.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (3.55%) Degree
2 6 (3.55%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.37%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.18%) MCITP
4 2 (1.18%) MCSE
5 1 (0.59%) HP APS
5 1 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.59%) A+ Certification
5 1 (0.59%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 19 (11.24%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.18%) vSphere
3 1 (0.59%) XenApp
3 1 (0.59%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 12 (7.10%) Vagrant
2 3 (1.78%) EdgeSight
3 1 (0.59%) SCCM
3 1 (0.59%) Control-M
3 1 (0.59%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.59%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.59%) WSUS
Vendors
1 60 (35.50%) Microsoft
2 31 (18.34%) Oracle
3 11 (6.51%) Ab Initio
3 11 (6.51%) Netezza
4 6 (3.55%) Citrix
5 5 (2.96%) Tableau
6 4 (2.37%) VMware
6 4 (2.37%) TIBCO
6 4 (2.37%) IBM
6 4 (2.37%) Akamai
7 3 (1.78%) SolarWinds
7 3 (1.78%) Pega
7 3 (1.78%) Cognos
7 3 (1.78%) AppSense
8 2 (1.18%) Cisco
8 2 (1.18%) Informatica
8 2 (1.18%) Business Objects
8 2 (1.18%) SAP
9 1 (0.59%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.59%) Nintex
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Posted: 4 days ago
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