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 14 February 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.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 9 9 9
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 70 63 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 10.36% 10.59% 11.85%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 45.75% 58.88% 52.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 36 34
Average daily rate £350 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £348 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +7.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 1
Average hourly rate £16.00 £13.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -21.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £29.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-26.27% -1.66%
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
153 107 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 22.63% 17.98% 22.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 63 68
Average daily rate £375 £375 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £498 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 3
Average hourly rate £16.00 £13.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -60.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
- +10.16%

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016, 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 75 (57.25%) SQL
2 49 (37.40%) .NET
3 48 (36.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 46 (35.11%) Microsoft
5 37 (28.24%) C#
6 35 (26.72%) Windows
7 34 (25.95%) Business Intelligence
8 33 (25.19%) T-SQL
9 31 (23.66%) Data Warehouse
9 31 (23.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 29 (22.14%) SQL Server 2008
10 29 (22.14%) Oracle
11 27 (20.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 22 (16.79%) ETL
12 22 (16.79%) Windows Server
13 20 (15.27%) JavaScript
14 19 (14.50%) SQL Server 2012
14 19 (14.50%) Relational Database
15 18 (13.74%) Performance Tuning
15 18 (13.74%) Agile Software Development
15 18 (13.74%) HTML
16 17 (12.98%) ASP.NET
17 16 (12.21%) SharePoint
17 16 (12.21%) MVC
17 16 (12.21%) Finance
18 14 (10.69%) QlikView
19 13 (9.92%) BizTalk Server
19 13 (9.92%) MS Exchange
19 13 (9.92%) Web Services
19 13 (9.92%) Oracle Database

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 16 (12.21%) SharePoint
2 13 (9.92%) BizTalk Server
2 13 (9.92%) MS Exchange
3 8 (6.11%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.53%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.76%) CMS
6 1 (0.76%) IIS
6 1 (0.76%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (0.76%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.76%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.76%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.76%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.76%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (8.40%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.76%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.76%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.53%) IaaS
2 2 (1.53%) PaaS
2 2 (1.53%) SaaS
3 1 (0.76%) Mimecast
3 1 (0.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.11%) TCP/IP
2 6 (4.58%) LAN
3 3 (2.29%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (2.29%) DHCP
3 3 (2.29%) DNS
3 3 (2.29%) SAN
4 2 (1.53%) Firewall
4 2 (1.53%) Modbus
4 2 (1.53%) WAN
5 1 (0.76%) Internet
5 1 (0.76%) MPLS
5 1 (0.76%) Network Security
5 1 (0.76%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (36.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 31 (23.66%) Data Warehouse
2 31 (23.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 29 (22.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 27 (20.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 19 (14.50%) Relational Database
5 19 (14.50%) SQL Server 2012
6 14 (10.69%) QlikView
7 13 (9.92%) Oracle Database
8 12 (9.16%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 9 (6.87%) DTS
10 8 (6.11%) Informix
10 8 (6.11%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (3.82%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (3.82%) SQL Server 2014
12 4 (3.05%) Data Mart
12 4 (3.05%) Data Mining
12 4 (3.05%) OLAP
13 3 (2.29%) Big Data
13 3 (2.29%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (6.87%) Visual Studio
2 5 (3.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.29%) Toad
4 2 (1.53%) Moq
5 1 (0.76%) MSTest
5 1 (0.76%) NUnit
5 1 (0.76%) ReSharper
5 1 (0.76%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 16 (12.21%) Finance
2 5 (3.82%) Advertising
3 4 (3.05%) Billing
4 2 (1.53%) Back Office
4 2 (1.53%) Banking
4 2 (1.53%) Retail
5 1 (0.76%) Automotive
5 1 (0.76%) German Language
5 1 (0.76%) Legal
5 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 76 (58.02%) Developer
2 35 (26.72%) SQL Developer
3 31 (23.66%) .NET Developer
4 20 (15.27%) C# Developer
5 18 (13.74%) Architect
6 16 (12.21%) C# .NET Developer
6 16 (12.21%) SQL Server Developer
7 15 (11.45%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 12 (9.16%) DBA
9 10 (7.63%) SQL DBA
10 9 (6.87%) Data Architect
11 8 (6.11%) ASP.NET Developer
11 8 (6.11%) Support Engineer
12 7 (5.34%) Applications Architect
12 7 (5.34%) Data Warehouse Developer
12 7 (5.34%) Senior Developer
13 6 (4.58%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 6 (4.58%) ETL Developer
13 6 (4.58%) SQL Server DBA
14 5 (3.82%) SQL BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (37.40%) .NET
2 18 (13.74%) HTML
3 17 (12.98%) ASP.NET
4 13 (9.92%) Web Services
5 12 (9.16%) .NET Framework
5 12 (9.16%) XML
6 11 (8.40%) CSS
7 10 (7.63%) HTML5
8 9 (6.87%) MDX
9 8 (6.11%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (6.11%) EDI
9 8 (6.11%) REST
9 8 (6.11%) SOAP
10 7 (5.34%) WCF
11 6 (4.58%) jQuery
12 5 (3.82%) Entity Framework
13 4 (3.05%) AngularJS
14 3 (2.29%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 3 (2.29%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 3 (2.29%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.87%) NHS
2 7 (5.34%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.82%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.05%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.05%) Replication
5 3 (2.29%) Clustering
6 1 (0.76%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.76%) EPoS
6 1 (0.76%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.76%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.76%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.76%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.76%) SCADA
6 1 (0.76%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 35 (26.72%) Windows
2 22 (16.79%) Windows Server
3 12 (9.16%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (8.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (6.87%) Unix
6 5 (3.82%) Linux
7 4 (3.05%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (2.29%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (1.53%) AIX
9 2 (1.53%) HPUX
9 2 (1.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.76%) Android
10 1 (0.76%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.76%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.76%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.76%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.76%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (25.95%) Business Intelligence
2 22 (16.79%) ETL
3 18 (13.74%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (13.74%) Performance Tuning
4 16 (12.21%) MVC
5 11 (8.40%) SOA
6 10 (7.63%) CRM
7 9 (6.87%) Data Modelling
7 9 (6.87%) EAI
7 9 (6.87%) ERP
7 9 (6.87%) High Availability
7 9 (6.87%) Migration
8 8 (6.11%) ITIL
8 8 (6.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 7 (5.34%) Analytics
9 7 (5.34%) Software Architecture
10 6 (4.58%) Data Migration
10 6 (4.58%) Logistics
10 6 (4.58%) Project Management
10 6 (4.58%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 75 (57.25%) SQL
2 37 (28.24%) C#
3 33 (25.19%) T-SQL
4 20 (15.27%) JavaScript
5 10 (7.63%) VB
6 8 (6.11%) Java
6 8 (6.11%) XPath
7 6 (4.58%) VB.NET
8 4 (3.05%) PL/SQL
8 4 (3.05%) PowerShell
8 4 (3.05%) VBScript
9 2 (1.53%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.53%) VB6
9 2 (1.53%) VBA
10 1 (0.76%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.76%) C
10 1 (0.76%) Korn
10 1 (0.76%) X++
Qualifications
1 10 (7.63%) Degree
2 1 (0.76%) DBS Check
2 1 (0.76%) MCP
2 1 (0.76%) MCSE
2 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.76%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 11 (8.40%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.29%) NFS
2 3 (2.29%) Samba
3 2 (1.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.76%) Terminal Server
4 1 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.76%) VMware Server
4 1 (0.76%) vSphere
4 1 (0.76%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (1.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (1.53%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.76%) HP SIM
2 1 (0.76%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.76%) SCOM
2 1 (0.76%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 46 (35.11%) Microsoft
2 29 (22.14%) Oracle
3 8 (6.11%) VMware
4 4 (3.05%) Cisco
5 3 (2.29%) HP
6 2 (1.53%) EMC
6 2 (1.53%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.53%) Siemens
6 2 (1.53%) Symantec
6 2 (1.53%) Tableau
7 1 (0.76%) arcserve
7 1 (0.76%) Aruba
7 1 (0.76%) Citrix
7 1 (0.76%) Cognos
7 1 (0.76%) Intel
7 1 (0.76%) SAP
7 1 (0.76%) Sitecore
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