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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 11 14 7
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 38 31 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 10.80% 8.01% 10.91%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 55.88% 50.82% 62.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 23 19
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£344 £320 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.42% +16.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £278 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £440 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.38 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £25.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+31.00% -18.03%
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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
68 61 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 19.32% 15.76% 17.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 42 25
Average daily rate £375 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £250 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+11.83% -7.69%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Coventry region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 47 (59.49%) .NET
2 45 (56.96%) SQL
3 35 (44.30%) ASP.NET
4 31 (39.24%) Windows
5 30 (37.97%) C#
5 30 (37.97%) Microsoft
6 27 (34.18%) HTML
7 23 (29.11%) JavaScript
7 23 (29.11%) T-SQL
7 23 (29.11%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (26.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 19 (24.05%) VB.NET
9 19 (24.05%) MVC
10 18 (22.78%) jQuery
11 17 (21.52%) IIS
12 16 (20.25%) Visual Studio
12 16 (20.25%) XML
13 15 (18.99%) CSS
13 15 (18.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 14 (17.72%) .NET Framework
15 13 (16.46%) Oracle
15 13 (16.46%) SharePoint
16 12 (15.19%) Web Services
16 12 (15.19%) Scrum
16 12 (15.19%) Ajax
17 11 (13.92%) SCOM
17 11 (13.92%) Team Foundation Server
17 11 (13.92%) Microsoft Azure
17 11 (13.92%) Finance
18 10 (12.66%) MS Excel

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 17 (21.52%) IIS
2 13 (16.46%) SharePoint
3 7 (8.86%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (7.59%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.53%) CMS
6 1 (1.27%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.27%) Node.js
6 1 (1.27%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.27%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (12.66%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.06%) MS Office
3 2 (2.53%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.53%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (13.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (7.59%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (6.33%) IaaS
4 1 (1.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.86%) Internet
2 4 (5.06%) HTTP
3 3 (3.80%) Network Security
4 2 (2.53%) SMTP
4 2 (2.53%) DNS
4 2 (2.53%) SSL
5 1 (1.27%) Intranet
5 1 (1.27%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (26.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 15 (18.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (12.66%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (8.86%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (8.86%) Oracle Database
5 6 (7.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (6.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (6.33%) Relational Database
6 5 (6.33%) SQL Server 2000
6 5 (6.33%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (5.06%) MS Access
8 3 (3.80%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (3.80%) MySQL
9 2 (2.53%) RDBMS
9 2 (2.53%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (1.27%) OLAP
10 1 (1.27%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 16 (20.25%) Visual Studio
2 11 (13.92%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (5.06%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.53%) MSI
5 1 (1.27%) Subversion
5 1 (1.27%) Oracle Forms
General
1 11 (13.92%) Finance
2 5 (6.33%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.80%) Advertising
4 1 (1.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 45 (56.96%) Developer
2 15 (18.99%) .NET Developer
3 13 (16.46%) Analyst
4 11 (13.92%) C# Developer
5 8 (10.13%) VB.NET Developer
6 6 (7.59%) Consultant
6 6 (7.59%) Applications Support
6 6 (7.59%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (6.33%) AWS Developer
8 4 (5.06%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (5.06%) Agile .NET Developer
8 4 (5.06%) SQL Developer
9 3 (3.80%) Applications Support Specialist
9 3 (3.80%) Developer Analyst
9 3 (3.80%) Support Analyst
9 3 (3.80%) Support Specialist
9 3 (3.80%) Applications Specialist
9 3 (3.80%) Web Developer
9 3 (3.80%) Data Analyst
9 3 (3.80%) Data Migration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (59.49%) .NET
2 35 (44.30%) ASP.NET
3 27 (34.18%) HTML
4 18 (22.78%) jQuery
5 16 (20.25%) XML
6 15 (18.99%) CSS
7 14 (17.72%) .NET Framework
8 12 (15.19%) Web Services
8 12 (15.19%) Ajax
9 10 (12.66%) WCF
10 8 (10.13%) XSLT
10 8 (10.13%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (10.13%) WinForms
11 6 (7.59%) ADO.NET
12 5 (6.33%) Razor View Engine
12 5 (6.33%) ASP.NET Web API
13 4 (5.06%) CSS3
13 4 (5.06%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 4 (5.06%) Semantic HTML
13 4 (5.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.33%) NHS
2 3 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.53%) Clustering
3 2 (2.53%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.27%) EPoS
4 1 (1.27%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.27%) Replication
4 1 (1.27%) User Experience
4 1 (1.27%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 31 (39.24%) Windows
2 9 (11.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (8.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.53%) Linux
4 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.27%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.27%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (29.11%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (24.05%) MVC
3 12 (15.19%) Scrum
4 8 (10.13%) Migration
4 8 (10.13%) TDD
5 7 (8.86%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (8.86%) CRM
5 7 (8.86%) DevOps
6 6 (7.59%) Data Migration
6 6 (7.59%) ITIL
6 6 (7.59%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (7.59%) Web Development
7 5 (6.33%) Configuration Management
7 5 (6.33%) Data Transformation
8 4 (5.06%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (5.06%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (5.06%) Responsive Web Design
8 4 (5.06%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (5.06%) System Testing
8 4 (5.06%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 45 (56.96%) SQL
2 30 (37.97%) C#
3 23 (29.11%) JavaScript
3 23 (29.11%) T-SQL
4 19 (24.05%) VB.NET
5 6 (7.59%) VB
5 6 (7.59%) VB6
5 6 (7.59%) PowerShell
6 5 (6.33%) VBScript
7 3 (3.80%) PL/SQL
7 3 (3.80%) VBA
8 1 (1.27%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.27%) XAML
8 1 (1.27%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (11.39%) Degree
2 1 (1.27%) MCSE
2 1 (1.27%) MCSA
2 1 (1.27%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.27%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.53%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (12.66%) Active Directory
2 7 (8.86%) VMware ESX
3 2 (2.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.27%) XenApp
4 1 (1.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (13.92%) SCOM
2 6 (7.59%) Unicenter
2 6 (7.59%) Tivoli
3 3 (3.80%) Puppet
3 3 (3.80%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.27%) Nagios
4 1 (1.27%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 30 (37.97%) Microsoft
2 13 (16.46%) Oracle
3 9 (11.39%) VMware
4 6 (7.59%) CA
4 6 (7.59%) SolarWinds
5 3 (3.80%) SaltStack
6 2 (2.53%) IBM
6 2 (2.53%) SAP
7 1 (1.27%) Cognos
7 1 (1.27%) HP
7 1 (1.27%) Citrix
7 1 (1.27%) NetApp
7 1 (1.27%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.27%) LANDesk
7 1 (1.27%) DevExpress
7 1 (1.27%) Tableau
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