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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 9 11 7
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 105 64 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 13.53% 8.67% 11.33%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 67.31% 44.76% 57.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 44 61
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £280 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £451 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £29.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +32.22%
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
156 143 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 20.10% 19.38% 19.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 84 93
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £280 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 3
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% -11.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £33.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +15.78%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing SQL Server as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 31 August 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 31 August 2016, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 118 (63.10%) SQL
2 77 (41.18%) Microsoft
3 57 (30.48%) HTML
3 57 (30.48%) .NET
4 54 (28.88%) CSS
5 52 (27.81%) Oracle
6 46 (24.60%) C#
7 45 (24.06%) Java
7 45 (24.06%) Windows
8 43 (22.99%) Web Services
8 43 (22.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 39 (20.86%) XML
10 36 (19.25%) Web Development
10 36 (19.25%) Windows Server
11 35 (18.72%) Tomcat
11 35 (18.72%) IBM
12 34 (18.18%) T-SQL
13 33 (17.65%) JavaScript
13 33 (17.65%) WebLogic
13 33 (17.65%) ASP.NET
13 33 (17.65%) Finance
14 32 (17.11%) TDD
15 31 (16.58%) JBoss
15 31 (16.58%) JMS
15 31 (16.58%) DB2
15 31 (16.58%) JSP
16 29 (15.51%) Back Office
16 29 (15.51%) Business Intelligence
16 29 (15.51%) ETL
17 28 (14.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 35 (18.72%) Tomcat
2 33 (17.65%) WebLogic
3 31 (16.58%) JBoss
4 27 (14.44%) WebLogic Portal
4 27 (14.44%) WebSphere
5 19 (10.16%) SharePoint
6 7 (3.74%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (3.21%) MS Exchange
7 6 (3.21%) SharePoint Server
7 6 (3.21%) Skype for Business
8 5 (2.67%) Apache
9 4 (2.14%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (2.14%) IIS
10 3 (1.60%) CMS
10 3 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (1.60%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (1.07%) Kentico
12 1 (0.53%) EPiServer CMS
12 1 (0.53%) K2 blackpearl
12 1 (0.53%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 15 (8.02%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.14%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (1.60%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 8 (4.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.07%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.53%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.53%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.53%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.53%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.53%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.53%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 20 (10.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (3.21%) Office 365
3 4 (2.14%) IaaS
3 4 (2.14%) SaaS
4 3 (1.60%) PaaS
5 2 (1.07%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.53%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 19 (10.16%) WAN
2 17 (9.09%) Firewall
3 16 (8.56%) LAN
4 10 (5.35%) Internet
4 10 (5.35%) SAN
5 9 (4.81%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (4.81%) IPv4
6 7 (3.74%) Wireless
7 6 (3.21%) LDAP
7 6 (3.21%) Unified Communications
8 5 (2.67%) H.323
8 5 (2.67%) Skype
9 4 (2.14%) BIG-IP
9 4 (2.14%) SSH
9 4 (2.14%) SSL
10 3 (1.60%) DHCP
10 3 (1.60%) Network Security
10 3 (1.60%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (22.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 31 (16.58%) DB2
3 28 (14.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 21 (11.23%) SQL Server 2012
5 20 (10.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 19 (10.16%) Relational Database
6 19 (10.16%) SQL Server 2008
7 14 (7.49%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (5.35%) QlikView
9 7 (3.74%) RDBMS
9 7 (3.74%) SQL Server 2005
9 7 (3.74%) SQL Server 2014
10 4 (2.14%) OLTP
10 4 (2.14%) Oracle Database
10 4 (2.14%) Power BI
11 3 (1.60%) DTS
11 3 (1.60%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 3 (1.60%) SQL Server 2016
12 2 (1.07%) Microsoft Power View
12 2 (1.07%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 27 (14.44%) Log4j
2 19 (10.16%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (9.09%) Visual Studio
4 5 (2.67%) NUnit
5 4 (2.14%) Git (software)
6 3 (1.60%) Selenium
7 2 (1.07%) Mercurial
7 2 (1.07%) MSBuild
7 2 (1.07%) Subversion
8 1 (0.53%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.53%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.53%) JIRA
8 1 (0.53%) Moq
8 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.53%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 33 (17.65%) Finance
2 29 (15.51%) Back Office
3 19 (10.16%) Banking
4 3 (1.60%) Advertising
4 3 (1.60%) Automotive
4 3 (1.60%) Retail
5 2 (1.07%) Billing
5 2 (1.07%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.07%) Marketing
6 1 (0.53%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.53%) Law
6 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.53%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 86 (45.99%) Developer
2 31 (16.58%) Consultant
3 30 (16.04%) .NET Developer
4 26 (13.90%) SQL Developer
5 18 (9.63%) Technical Consultant
6 17 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 16 (8.56%) C# Developer
8 15 (8.02%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 14 (7.49%) DBA
10 12 (6.42%) Analyst
10 12 (6.42%) C# .NET Developer
10 12 (6.42%) SQL DBA
11 9 (4.81%) SSIS Developer
12 8 (4.28%) ASP.NET Developer
12 8 (4.28%) Java Consultant
12 8 (4.28%) SQL Server Developer
12 8 (4.28%) SSRS Developer
13 7 (3.74%) Architect
14 6 (3.21%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
14 6 (3.21%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (30.48%) .NET
1 57 (30.48%) HTML
2 54 (28.88%) CSS
3 43 (22.99%) Web Services
4 39 (20.86%) XML
5 33 (17.65%) ASP.NET
6 31 (16.58%) JMS
6 31 (16.58%) JSP
7 27 (14.44%) Java EE
8 20 (10.70%) .NET Framework
9 17 (9.09%) jQuery
10 14 (7.49%) Entity Framework
11 9 (4.81%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (4.28%) REST
13 7 (3.74%) ASP.NET Web API
13 7 (3.74%) LINQ
13 7 (3.74%) WCF
14 6 (3.21%) CSS3
14 6 (3.21%) HTML5
14 6 (3.21%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 22 (11.76%) Data Centre
2 5 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (2.67%) Client/Server
3 4 (2.14%) Clustering
3 4 (2.14%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.14%) Mobile App
3 4 (2.14%) N-Tier
3 4 (2.14%) Replication
4 3 (1.60%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.60%) Digital Media
4 3 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.07%) Blog
5 2 (1.07%) Private Cloud
5 2 (1.07%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.53%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.53%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 45 (24.06%) Windows
2 36 (19.25%) Windows Server
3 15 (8.02%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (7.49%) Linux
5 10 (5.35%) Windows 8
6 9 (4.81%) Ubuntu
7 8 (4.28%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (2.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (2.67%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (2.14%) Unix
10 2 (1.07%) VMS
11 1 (0.53%) AIX
11 1 (0.53%) Android
11 1 (0.53%) HPUX
11 1 (0.53%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.53%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (19.25%) Web Development
2 32 (17.11%) TDD
3 29 (15.51%) Business Intelligence
3 29 (15.51%) ETL
4 21 (11.23%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (9.09%) Migration
5 17 (9.09%) MVC
6 15 (8.02%) Performance Tuning
7 12 (6.42%) CRM
7 12 (6.42%) ITIL
8 10 (5.35%) Scrum
9 9 (4.81%) OO
10 8 (4.28%) Data Migration
10 8 (4.28%) Project Management
10 8 (4.28%) SDLC
10 8 (4.28%) Unit Testing
11 7 (3.74%) Capacity Planning
12 6 (3.21%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (3.21%) High Availability
12 6 (3.21%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 118 (63.10%) SQL
2 46 (24.60%) C#
3 45 (24.06%) Java
4 34 (18.18%) T-SQL
5 33 (17.65%) JavaScript
6 12 (6.42%) PowerShell
7 7 (3.74%) VB.NET
8 5 (2.67%) PL/SQL
8 5 (2.67%) VB
9 3 (1.60%) PHP
9 3 (1.60%) TypeScript
10 2 (1.07%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.07%) XPath
11 1 (0.53%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.53%) Korn
11 1 (0.53%) PHP 5
11 1 (0.53%) VB6
11 1 (0.53%) VBA
11 1 (0.53%) VBScript
11 1 (0.53%) X++
Qualifications
1 15 (8.02%) Security Cleared
2 14 (7.49%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (6.42%) SC Cleared
4 10 (5.35%) MCSA
4 10 (5.35%) MCSE
5 9 (4.81%) CCNP
5 9 (4.81%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (4.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (1.60%) Degree
6 3 (1.60%) ISEB
6 3 (1.60%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.60%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.60%) MCITP
6 3 (1.60%) MCTS
7 1 (0.53%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.53%) MCAD
7 1 (0.53%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.14%) QA
2 2 (1.07%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.07%) WCAG
3 1 (0.53%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (10.16%) Active Directory
2 9 (4.81%) vSphere
3 5 (2.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.14%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.60%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (1.60%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (4.81%) SCOM
2 3 (1.60%) SCCM
3 2 (1.07%) MOM
4 1 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 77 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 52 (27.81%) Oracle
3 35 (18.72%) IBM
4 27 (14.44%) Misys
5 15 (8.02%) VMware
6 14 (7.49%) Cisco
7 9 (4.81%) Juniper
8 7 (3.74%) Pega
9 4 (2.14%) BEA
9 4 (2.14%) Dell
9 4 (2.14%) F5
9 4 (2.14%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (2.14%) Sybase
9 4 (2.14%) Vitria
10 3 (1.60%) CheckPoint
10 3 (1.60%) Cognos
10 3 (1.60%) Sitecore
11 2 (1.07%) Red Hat
11 2 (1.07%) SAP
12 1 (0.53%) CODA
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