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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 10 6 8
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 103 84 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 13.34% 11.20% 10.77%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 62.05% 54.55% 59.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 59 52
Median daily rate £375 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £163 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
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 £32.50 £22.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -2.17%
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
166 154 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 21.50% 20.53% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 94 80
Median daily rate £413 £375 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +20.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Median hourly rate - £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.25 £28.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+2.63% -

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 29 July 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 29 July 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.

1 104 (57.78%) SQL
2 68 (37.78%) Microsoft
3 50 (27.78%) HTML
3 50 (27.78%) .NET
4 47 (26.11%) Oracle
4 47 (26.11%) CSS
4 47 (26.11%) Windows
5 46 (25.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 41 (22.78%) C#
7 37 (20.56%) T-SQL
7 37 (20.56%) Java
7 37 (20.56%) Web Services
7 37 (20.56%) Finance
8 36 (20.00%) Windows Server
9 34 (18.89%) XML
10 33 (18.33%) ASP.NET
10 33 (18.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 31 (17.22%) Business Intelligence
12 30 (16.67%) IBM
12 30 (16.67%) JavaScript
12 30 (16.67%) Tomcat
13 29 (16.11%) Web Development
14 28 (15.56%) WebLogic
14 28 (15.56%) TDD
15 27 (15.00%) ETL
16 26 (14.44%) JMS
16 26 (14.44%) JBoss
16 26 (14.44%) JSP
16 26 (14.44%) DB2
16 26 (14.44%) Agile Software Development

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 30 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 28 (15.56%) WebLogic
3 26 (14.44%) JBoss
4 22 (12.22%) WebLogic Portal
4 22 (12.22%) WebSphere
5 15 (8.33%) SharePoint
6 7 (3.89%) MS Exchange
7 6 (3.33%) SharePoint Server
8 5 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (2.22%) Apache
9 4 (2.22%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (1.67%) CMS
10 3 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (1.67%) Skype for Business
11 2 (1.11%) IIS
11 2 (1.11%) Kentico
11 2 (1.11%) Oracle Application Server
11 2 (1.11%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.56%) EPiServer CMS
12 1 (0.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.56%) InfoPath
2 1 (0.56%) MS Office
2 1 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (3.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.22%) SaaS
3 3 (1.67%) IaaS
3 3 (1.67%) Office 365
3 3 (1.67%) PaaS
4 2 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.56%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (0.56%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.56%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 19 (10.56%) WAN
2 18 (10.00%) Firewall
3 16 (8.89%) LAN
4 11 (6.11%) Internet
4 11 (6.11%) SAN
5 9 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (5.00%) IPv4
6 8 (4.44%) Wireless
7 4 (2.22%) BIG-IP
7 4 (2.22%) SSH
7 4 (2.22%) SSL
8 3 (1.67%) DHCP
8 3 (1.67%) Unified Communications
8 3 (1.67%) VLAN
9 2 (1.11%) H.323
9 2 (1.11%) LDAP
9 2 (1.11%) Network Security
9 2 (1.11%) Skype
10 1 (0.56%) SMTP
10 1 (0.56%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (25.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 33 (18.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 26 (14.44%) DB2
4 25 (13.89%) SQL Server 2008
5 24 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 20 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
7 19 (10.56%) Data Warehouse
8 16 (8.89%) Relational Database
9 10 (5.56%) QlikView
10 9 (5.00%) RDBMS
10 9 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
11 7 (3.89%) Oracle Database
12 6 (3.33%) SQL Server 2014
13 5 (2.78%) Power BI
14 4 (2.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 4 (2.22%) OLTP
14 4 (2.22%) Oracle Database 11g
15 3 (1.67%) BusinessObjects
15 3 (1.67%) BusinessObjects XI
16 2 (1.11%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (12.22%) Log4j
1 22 (12.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (6.67%) Visual Studio
3 6 (3.33%) NUnit
4 4 (2.22%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.67%) Selenium
6 2 (1.11%) Mercurial
6 2 (1.11%) Moq
6 2 (1.11%) MSBuild
6 2 (1.11%) Subversion
7 1 (0.56%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.56%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.56%) JIRA
7 1 (0.56%) MSTest
7 1 (0.56%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.56%) Toad
7 1 (0.56%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 37 (20.56%) Finance
2 24 (13.33%) Back Office
3 19 (10.56%) Banking
4 3 (1.67%) Automotive
4 3 (1.67%) Marketing
5 2 (1.11%) Advertising
5 2 (1.11%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.11%) Retail
6 1 (0.56%) Billing
6 1 (0.56%) German Language
6 1 (0.56%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.56%) Law
Job Titles
1 85 (47.22%) Developer
2 27 (15.00%) SQL Developer
3 26 (14.44%) .NET Developer
4 25 (13.89%) Consultant
5 19 (10.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 17 (9.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 15 (8.33%) DBA
8 14 (7.78%) C# Developer
9 13 (7.22%) SQL DBA
9 13 (7.22%) SSIS Developer
9 13 (7.22%) Technical Consultant
10 12 (6.67%) SSRS Developer
11 10 (5.56%) Analyst
11 10 (5.56%) ASP.NET Developer
12 9 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
12 9 (5.00%) SQL Server Developer
12 9 (5.00%) SSAS Developer
13 8 (4.44%) Java Consultant
13 8 (4.44%) SQL BI Developer
14 7 (3.89%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (27.78%) .NET
1 50 (27.78%) HTML
2 47 (26.11%) CSS
3 37 (20.56%) Web Services
4 34 (18.89%) XML
5 33 (18.33%) ASP.NET
6 26 (14.44%) JMS
6 26 (14.44%) JSP
7 22 (12.22%) Java EE
8 16 (8.89%) jQuery
9 14 (7.78%) .NET Framework
10 13 (7.22%) Entity Framework
11 9 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (4.44%) ASP.NET Web API
12 8 (4.44%) MDX
13 7 (3.89%) CSS3
13 7 (3.89%) HTML5
13 7 (3.89%) REST
14 6 (3.33%) LINQ
14 6 (3.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 21 (11.67%) Data Centre
2 6 (3.33%) Replication
3 5 (2.78%) Client/Server
4 4 (2.22%) Clustering
4 4 (2.22%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.22%) N-Tier
5 3 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.67%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.67%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.11%) Blog
6 2 (1.11%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.11%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.11%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.56%) EPoS
7 1 (0.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 47 (26.11%) Windows
2 36 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 17 (9.44%) Linux
4 15 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (6.11%) Windows 8
6 10 (5.56%) Ubuntu
6 10 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (3.33%) Unix
8 5 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (2.22%) Windows 7
10 2 (1.11%) AIX
10 2 (1.11%) HPUX
10 2 (1.11%) VMS
11 1 (0.56%) Android
11 1 (0.56%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.56%) Fedora
11 1 (0.56%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.56%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (17.22%) Business Intelligence
2 29 (16.11%) Web Development
3 28 (15.56%) TDD
4 27 (15.00%) ETL
5 26 (14.44%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
7 19 (10.56%) Migration
8 17 (9.44%) MVC
9 12 (6.67%) ITIL
10 10 (5.56%) CRM
10 10 (5.56%) Scrum
11 9 (5.00%) Data Migration
11 9 (5.00%) OO
11 9 (5.00%) SDLC
12 8 (4.44%) Project Management
12 8 (4.44%) Unit Testing
12 8 (4.44%) Workflow
13 6 (3.33%) Business Analysis
13 6 (3.33%) Capacity Planning
13 6 (3.33%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 104 (57.78%) SQL
2 41 (22.78%) C#
3 37 (20.56%) Java
3 37 (20.56%) T-SQL
4 30 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 14 (7.78%) PowerShell
6 7 (3.89%) PL/SQL
6 7 (3.89%) VB.NET
7 4 (2.22%) VB
8 3 (1.67%) TypeScript
8 3 (1.67%) VBScript
9 2 (1.11%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.11%) Korn
9 2 (1.11%) PHP
9 2 (1.11%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.56%) PHP 5
10 1 (0.56%) XPath
Qualifications
1 14 (7.78%) Security Cleared
2 12 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (6.11%) SC Cleared
4 10 (5.56%) MCSE
5 9 (5.00%) CCNP
5 9 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (5.00%) MCSA
5 9 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (1.67%) Degree
6 3 (1.67%) ISEB
6 3 (1.67%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.11%) MCITP
7 2 (1.11%) MCTS
8 1 (0.56%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.56%) MCAD
8 1 (0.56%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.22%) QA
2 2 (1.11%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.11%) WCAG
System Software
1 16 (8.89%) Active Directory
2 9 (5.00%) vSphere
3 6 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.78%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.67%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (5.00%) SCOM
2 2 (1.11%) MOM
2 2 (1.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (1.11%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.56%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 68 (37.78%) Microsoft
2 47 (26.11%) Oracle
3 30 (16.67%) IBM
4 22 (12.22%) Misys
5 15 (8.33%) VMware
6 14 (7.78%) Cisco
7 9 (5.00%) Juniper
8 7 (3.89%) Pega
9 4 (2.22%) BEA
9 4 (2.22%) Dell
9 4 (2.22%) F5
9 4 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (2.22%) Sybase
9 4 (2.22%) Vitria
10 3 (1.67%) CheckPoint
10 3 (1.67%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.67%) Sitecore
11 2 (1.11%) HP
11 2 (1.11%) SAP
12 1 (0.56%) Adobe
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Coburg Banks IT
Rate: £150 - £160 per day
Posted: Yesterday