The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 29 8 12
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 26 39 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 5.12% 10.32% 8.80%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 34.21% 46.43% 49.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 33 22
Median daily rate £424 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.62% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £173 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £450 £496
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £25.44 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+47.40% +6.00%
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 Coventry region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
76 84 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 14.96% 22.22% 17.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 60 41
Median daily rate £425 £388 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +13.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £650 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Median hourly rate £16.00 £22.50 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.88% -36.61%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £25.44 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+49.37% -20.50%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Coventry 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 Coventry

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

SQL Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 Coventry region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 75 (86.21%) SQL
2 54 (62.07%) Microsoft
3 41 (47.13%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (41.38%) T-SQL
5 34 (39.08%) .NET
6 33 (37.93%) C#
6 33 (37.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 29 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 28 (32.18%) SQL Server 2012
9 25 (28.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 23 (26.44%) MS Excel
10 23 (26.44%) Team Foundation Server
11 21 (24.14%) Migration
12 20 (22.99%) SharePoint
12 20 (22.99%) Active Directory
13 18 (20.69%) Data Warehouse
13 18 (20.69%) ASP.NET
14 15 (17.24%) Windows
15 14 (16.09%) Visual Studio
15 14 (16.09%) Business Intelligence
15 14 (16.09%) Microsoft Azure
15 14 (16.09%) Test Scripting
15 14 (16.09%) Use Case
15 14 (16.09%) Data Management
16 13 (14.94%) .NET Framework
16 13 (14.94%) HTML
16 13 (14.94%) MVC
17 12 (13.79%) Data Modelling
17 12 (13.79%) Data Migration
17 12 (13.79%) Waterfall

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry 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 20 (22.99%) SharePoint
2 7 (8.05%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (4.60%) NServiceBus
4 3 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (3.45%) MS Exchange
4 3 (3.45%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.15%) CMS
5 1 (1.15%) Umbraco
Applications
1 23 (26.44%) MS Excel
2 8 (9.20%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (4.60%) MS Office
3 4 (4.60%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (5.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (16.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.75%) Azure Active Directory
3 4 (4.60%) IaaS
3 4 (4.60%) Office 365
4 2 (2.30%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.60%) Network Security
2 3 (3.45%) DHCP
2 3 (3.45%) DNS
2 3 (3.45%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (3.45%) iSCSI
2 3 (3.45%) MPLS
2 3 (3.45%) SAN
2 3 (3.45%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.15%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (37.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 29 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 28 (32.18%) SQL Server 2012
4 25 (28.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 18 (20.69%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (11.49%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (9.20%) SQL Server 2014
8 7 (8.05%) Big Data
8 7 (8.05%) Relational Database
9 6 (6.90%) Data Lake
10 5 (5.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 4 (4.60%) Azure SQL Database
11 4 (4.60%) PerformancePoint
11 4 (4.60%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (3.45%) MS Access
12 3 (3.45%) SQL Server 2016
13 2 (2.30%) Oracle Database
14 1 (1.15%) Power BI
14 1 (1.15%) RDBMS
14 1 (1.15%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 23 (26.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (16.09%) Visual Studio
3 9 (10.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 5 (5.75%) Git (software)
5 4 (4.60%) FxCop
5 4 (4.60%) Octopus Deploy
5 4 (4.60%) StyleCop
6 2 (2.30%) Selenium
6 2 (2.30%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.15%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.15%) Toad
General
1 4 (4.60%) Manufacturing
2 3 (3.45%) Advertising
2 3 (3.45%) Marketing
3 2 (2.30%) Automotive
3 2 (2.30%) Back Office
4 1 (1.15%) Finance
Job Titles
1 37 (42.53%) Developer
2 24 (27.59%) .NET Developer
3 19 (21.84%) Analyst
4 15 (17.24%) SQL Developer
5 12 (13.79%) C# .NET Developer
5 12 (13.79%) C# Developer
6 10 (11.49%) Business Analyst
7 9 (10.34%) Administrator
8 8 (9.20%) SQL Server Developer
9 7 (8.05%) SQL Analyst
9 7 (8.05%) Technical Analyst
10 6 (6.90%) Consultant
11 5 (5.75%) Data Business Analyst
11 5 (5.75%) DBA
11 5 (5.75%) DevOps Engineer
11 5 (5.75%) SSIS Developer
12 4 (4.60%) Big Data Analyst
12 4 (4.60%) SQL Server Analyst
12 4 (4.60%) Technical Business Analyst
12 4 (4.60%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (39.08%) .NET
2 18 (20.69%) ASP.NET
3 13 (14.94%) .NET Framework
3 13 (14.94%) HTML
4 11 (12.64%) Web Services
5 9 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (10.34%) jQuery
5 9 (10.34%) XML
6 8 (9.20%) WCF
7 7 (8.05%) XSLT
8 6 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 6 (6.90%) RESTful
9 5 (5.75%) CSS
9 5 (5.75%) OAuth
9 5 (5.75%) SAML
9 5 (5.75%) SOAP
9 5 (5.75%) XSD
10 4 (4.60%) HTML5
11 3 (3.45%) AngularJS
11 3 (3.45%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.90%) Replication
3 4 (4.60%) Clustering
4 3 (3.45%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.45%) Data Conversion
4 3 (3.45%) User Experience
5 2 (2.30%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.15%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (1.15%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 15 (17.24%) Windows
2 12 (13.79%) Windows Server
3 7 (8.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (5.75%) Linux
5 3 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.30%) VMS
7 1 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.15%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (47.13%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (24.14%) Migration
3 14 (16.09%) Business Intelligence
3 14 (16.09%) Data Management
3 14 (16.09%) Test Scripting
3 14 (16.09%) Use Case
4 13 (14.94%) MVC
5 12 (13.79%) Data Migration
5 12 (13.79%) Data Modelling
5 12 (13.79%) Waterfall
6 11 (12.64%) ETL
6 11 (12.64%) Test Automation
6 11 (12.64%) User Stories
7 10 (11.49%) BPR
7 10 (11.49%) DevOps
7 10 (11.49%) GAP Analysis
8 9 (10.34%) Data Analysis
8 9 (10.34%) Master Data Management
8 9 (10.34%) Test Planning
9 8 (9.20%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 75 (86.21%) SQL
2 36 (41.38%) T-SQL
3 33 (37.93%) C#
4 11 (12.64%) PowerShell
5 8 (9.20%) JavaScript
6 7 (8.05%) VB.NET
7 4 (4.60%) XAML
8 2 (2.30%) C
8 2 (2.30%) Java
8 2 (2.30%) VBA
9 1 (1.15%) PHP
9 1 (1.15%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (8.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (6.90%) Degree
3 5 (5.75%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.45%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.15%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.15%) ISEB
5 1 (1.15%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.90%) Data Quality
1 6 (6.90%) QA
2 5 (5.75%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (2.30%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (22.99%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.60%) Docker
3 3 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.45%) vSphere
3 3 (3.45%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (5.75%) SCOM
2 4 (4.60%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (4.60%) Puppet
3 3 (3.45%) NetBackup
3 3 (3.45%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (3.45%) WSUS
4 1 (1.15%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.15%) Rancher
4 1 (1.15%) SCCM
Vendors
1 54 (62.07%) Microsoft
2 10 (11.49%) Oracle
3 4 (4.60%) SaltStack
4 3 (3.45%) Citrix
4 3 (3.45%) EMC
4 3 (3.45%) Sophos
4 3 (3.45%) Symantec
4 3 (3.45%) VMware
5 1 (1.15%) SAP
5 1 (1.15%) Sitecore