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 2 September 2014 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 8 6 4
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 79 92 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 10.22% 13.67% 16.33%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 56.03% 56.79% 63.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 67 62
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£350 £360 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +13.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £444 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £30.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +15.38%
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
141 162 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 18.24% 24.07% 25.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 116 92
Average daily rate £350 £360 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £12.50 £37.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.21% +15.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%

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 2 September 2014.

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 2 September 2014, 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 77 (54.61%) SQL
2 66 (46.81%) .NET
3 64 (45.39%) C#
4 47 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 35 (24.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 34 (24.11%) Microsoft
7 30 (21.28%) JavaScript
7 30 (21.28%) Windows
7 30 (21.28%) WCF
8 29 (20.57%) SQL Server 2008
9 27 (19.15%) Business Intelligence
10 23 (16.31%) MVC
10 23 (16.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 22 (15.60%) SharePoint
11 22 (15.60%) HTML
12 21 (14.89%) T-SQL
12 21 (14.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 20 (14.18%) CSS
13 20 (14.18%) Data Warehouse
13 20 (14.18%) Web Services
14 19 (13.48%) SQL Server 2005
14 19 (13.48%) SQL Server 2012
15 17 (12.06%) XML
16 16 (11.35%) MySQL
17 15 (10.64%) MS Excel
17 15 (10.64%) BizTalk Server
17 15 (10.64%) jQuery
18 14 (9.93%) Finance
18 14 (9.93%) Oracle
19 13 (9.22%) CRM

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 22 (15.60%) SharePoint
2 15 (10.64%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (4.26%) IIS
4 3 (2.13%) Node.js
5 2 (1.42%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.42%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (1.42%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.71%) OpenEdge
6 1 (0.71%) CICS
6 1 (0.71%) Apache
6 1 (0.71%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.71%) WebLogic Integration
6 1 (0.71%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.71%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.71%) TPMS
6 1 (0.71%) WordPress
6 1 (0.71%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 15 (10.64%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.67%) MS Office
3 4 (2.84%) Photoshop
4 2 (1.42%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.42%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.71%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 12 (8.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (3.55%) Cognos TM1
3 4 (2.84%) Cognos Controller
3 4 (2.84%) Agresso
4 2 (1.42%) Magento
5 1 (0.71%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.71%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.84%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (2.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.84%) SAN
2 3 (2.13%) Intranet
3 2 (1.42%) LTE
3 2 (1.42%) LAN
4 1 (0.71%) VoIP
4 1 (0.71%) WAN
4 1 (0.71%) FTP
4 1 (0.71%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.71%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.71%) VPN
4 1 (0.71%) SSL
4 1 (0.71%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (0.71%) Wireless
4 1 (0.71%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (24.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 29 (20.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 23 (16.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 21 (14.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 20 (14.18%) Data Warehouse
6 19 (13.48%) SQL Server 2005
6 19 (13.48%) SQL Server 2012
7 16 (11.35%) MySQL
8 12 (8.51%) Oracle Database
9 10 (7.09%) OLAP
10 9 (6.38%) Oracle Database 11g
10 9 (6.38%) Data Mart
11 8 (5.67%) Relational Database
12 5 (3.55%) SQL Server 2000
13 4 (2.84%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 4 (2.84%) RDBMS
13 4 (2.84%) Hadoop
13 4 (2.84%) Big Data
14 3 (2.13%) NoSQL
14 3 (2.13%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 9 (6.38%) Visual Studio
1 9 (6.38%) Toad
1 9 (6.38%) Subversion
1 9 (6.38%) JIRA
2 3 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.71%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
3 1 (0.71%) FxCop
3 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.71%) NUnit
3 1 (0.71%) PVCS
3 1 (0.71%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.71%) Git (software)
General
1 14 (9.93%) Finance
2 6 (4.26%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.42%) Electronics
3 2 (1.42%) Marketing
4 1 (0.71%) Automotive
4 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.71%) Advertising
4 1 (0.71%) Games
4 1 (0.71%) Banking
Job Titles
1 94 (66.67%) Developer
2 25 (17.73%) Analyst
2 25 (17.73%) .NET Developer
3 12 (8.51%) Business Analyst
3 12 (8.51%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 10 (7.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 9 (6.38%) Oracle Developer
5 9 (6.38%) BizTalk Developer
5 9 (6.38%) Mobile Developer
5 9 (6.38%) C# Developer
6 8 (5.67%) ASP.NET Developer
6 8 (5.67%) DBA
6 8 (5.67%) CRM Developer
6 8 (5.67%) Windows Mobile Developer
7 7 (4.96%) SQL DBA
8 6 (4.26%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
8 6 (4.26%) SQL Developer
8 6 (4.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (4.26%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 6 (4.26%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (46.81%) .NET
2 47 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 30 (21.28%) WCF
4 22 (15.60%) HTML
5 20 (14.18%) CSS
5 20 (14.18%) Web Services
6 17 (12.06%) XML
7 15 (10.64%) jQuery
8 10 (7.09%) CSS3
9 8 (5.67%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (5.67%) HTML5
9 8 (5.67%) XSLT
10 5 (3.55%) XHTML
11 4 (2.84%) WPF
11 4 (2.84%) MDX
12 3 (2.13%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 3 (2.13%) Middleware
12 3 (2.13%) Ajax
12 3 (2.13%) .NET Framework
13 2 (1.42%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.67%) Pocket PC
1 8 (5.67%) Mobile App
2 4 (2.84%) Management Information System
2 4 (2.84%) NHS
3 3 (2.13%) Clustering
4 2 (1.42%) N-Tier
4 2 (1.42%) Replication
5 1 (0.71%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.71%) WURFL
5 1 (0.71%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.71%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.71%) GIS
5 1 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 30 (21.28%) Windows
2 9 (6.38%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (6.38%) Windows Mobile
2 9 (6.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (5.67%) Windows CE
3 8 (5.67%) Windows 8
3 8 (5.67%) Windows Phone 8
3 8 (5.67%) Windows Phone
4 3 (2.13%) Android
4 3 (2.13%) UNIX
4 3 (2.13%) Linux
5 2 (1.42%) HPUX
5 2 (1.42%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.71%) BlackBerry OS
6 1 (0.71%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.71%) Solaris
6 1 (0.71%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.71%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (19.15%) Business Intelligence
2 23 (16.31%) MVC
3 13 (9.22%) CRM
4 12 (8.51%) Scrum
5 11 (7.80%) ETL
6 10 (7.09%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (7.09%) Migration
7 9 (6.38%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (5.67%) Mobile Application Development
9 6 (4.26%) Analytics
9 6 (4.26%) E-Commerce
9 6 (4.26%) ITIL
10 5 (3.55%) Data Modelling
10 5 (3.55%) Workflow
10 5 (3.55%) Web Development
10 5 (3.55%) TDD
10 5 (3.55%) Unit Testing
10 5 (3.55%) Mentoring
11 4 (2.84%) Data Management
11 4 (2.84%) OO
Programming Languages
1 77 (54.61%) SQL
2 64 (45.39%) C#
3 30 (21.28%) JavaScript
4 21 (14.89%) T-SQL
5 10 (7.09%) PL/SQL
5 10 (7.09%) VBA
6 9 (6.38%) C++
6 9 (6.38%) Java
7 8 (5.67%) Embedded C++
8 7 (4.96%) Perl
9 5 (3.55%) VB
9 5 (3.55%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.42%) PHP
11 1 (0.71%) C
11 1 (0.71%) VBScript
11 1 (0.71%) Ruby
11 1 (0.71%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.71%) Python
11 1 (0.71%) Progress 4GL
11 1 (0.71%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 5 (3.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (2.84%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.42%) Degree
3 2 (1.42%) ISEB
3 2 (1.42%) MCITP
4 1 (0.71%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.71%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (0.71%) MCTS
4 1 (0.71%) MCP
4 1 (0.71%) MCAD
4 1 (0.71%) MCSD
4 1 (0.71%) MCSE
4 1 (0.71%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.71%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.71%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (5.67%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.26%) vSphere
4 2 (1.42%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.71%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 1 (0.71%) Tivoli
1 1 (0.71%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 34 (24.11%) Microsoft
2 14 (9.93%) Oracle
3 11 (7.80%) VMware
4 10 (7.09%) Business Objects
5 6 (4.26%) MicroStrategy
6 5 (3.55%) Sitecore
6 5 (3.55%) Cognos
6 5 (3.55%) JD Edwards
7 4 (2.84%) IBM
7 4 (2.84%) NetApp
8 2 (1.42%) HP
9 1 (0.71%) Citrix
9 1 (0.71%) Informatica
9 1 (0.71%) Apple
9 1 (0.71%) AccuRev
9 1 (0.71%) Facebook
9 1 (0.71%) Progress
9 1 (0.71%) Adobe
9 1 (0.71%) SAP
9 1 (0.71%) Sybase
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