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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
West Midlands / Coventry
Rank 24 7 8
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 28 40 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 6.03% 12.16% 12.98%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 43.75% 55.56% 68.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 32 29
Median daily rate £400 £368 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.84% +8.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £289 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £450 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.39 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+12.84% -10.00%

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
64 72 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 13.79% 21.88% 19.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 45 42
Median daily rate £425 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Median hourly rate £16.00 £22.50 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.88% -38.35%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £26.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+43.39% -18.46%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017, 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 52 (85.25%) SQL
2 34 (55.74%) Microsoft
3 29 (47.54%) T-SQL
3 29 (47.54%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (44.26%) C#
5 24 (39.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 22 (36.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 21 (34.43%) .NET
8 19 (31.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 19 (31.15%) SQL Server 2012
9 17 (27.87%) Team Foundation Server
10 15 (24.59%) MS Excel
10 15 (24.59%) Data Warehouse
11 13 (21.31%) Visual Studio
12 12 (19.67%) ASP.NET
12 12 (19.67%) Active Directory
12 12 (19.67%) Migration
13 11 (18.03%) Data Management
13 11 (18.03%) Test Automation
13 11 (18.03%) Microsoft Azure
13 11 (18.03%) Test Scripting
13 11 (18.03%) Use Case
14 10 (16.39%) .NET Framework
14 10 (16.39%) HTML
14 10 (16.39%) Windows
15 9 (14.75%) Data Modelling
15 9 (14.75%) Waterfall
15 9 (14.75%) Master Data Management
15 9 (14.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 9 (14.75%) Test Planning

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 8 (13.11%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.92%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.64%) CMS
3 1 (1.64%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 15 (24.59%) MS Excel
2 6 (9.84%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (6.56%) MS Office
4 2 (3.28%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 11 (18.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (8.20%) Azure Active Directory
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (39.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 22 (36.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 19 (31.15%) SQL Server 2012
3 19 (31.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 15 (24.59%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (11.48%) SQL Server 2014
6 6 (9.84%) Data Lake
6 6 (9.84%) Relational Database
7 5 (8.20%) Big Data
7 5 (8.20%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (3.28%) MS Access
9 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2016
10 1 (1.64%) Data Mining
10 1 (1.64%) OLAP
10 1 (1.64%) PerformancePoint
10 1 (1.64%) Power BI
10 1 (1.64%) RDBMS
10 1 (1.64%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 17 (27.87%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (21.31%) Visual Studio
3 9 (14.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (3.28%) Selenium
4 2 (3.28%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.64%) Toad
General
1 4 (6.56%) Manufacturing
2 3 (4.92%) Marketing
3 2 (3.28%) Advertising
4 1 (1.64%) Automotive
4 1 (1.64%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (42.62%) Developer
2 18 (29.51%) .NET Developer
3 16 (26.23%) Analyst
4 10 (16.39%) SQL Developer
5 9 (14.75%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (14.75%) C# Developer
6 7 (11.48%) Business Analyst
6 7 (11.48%) SQL Analyst
6 7 (11.48%) SQL Server Developer
7 6 (9.84%) Technical Analyst
8 4 (6.56%) Consultant
8 4 (6.56%) DBA
8 4 (6.56%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (6.56%) Oracle Developer
8 4 (6.56%) SQL Server Analyst
9 3 (4.92%) Azure Developer
9 3 (4.92%) Big Data Analyst
9 3 (4.92%) Data Business Analyst
9 3 (4.92%) Digital User Researcher
9 3 (4.92%) User Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (34.43%) .NET
2 12 (19.67%) ASP.NET
3 10 (16.39%) .NET Framework
3 10 (16.39%) HTML
4 7 (11.48%) Web Services
4 7 (11.48%) XML
5 6 (9.84%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (9.84%) jQuery
5 6 (9.84%) WCF
6 5 (8.20%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 5 (8.20%) OAuth
6 5 (8.20%) RESTful
6 5 (8.20%) SAML
6 5 (8.20%) SOAP
6 5 (8.20%) XSD
6 5 (8.20%) XSLT
7 4 (6.56%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (6.56%) CSS
8 2 (3.28%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (3.28%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.92%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.92%) Data Conversion
3 2 (3.28%) Clustering
3 2 (3.28%) User Experience
4 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.64%) NHS
4 1 (1.64%) Replication
4 1 (1.64%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.39%) Windows
2 7 (11.48%) Windows Server
3 5 (8.20%) Linux
3 5 (8.20%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.64%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (47.54%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (19.67%) Migration
3 11 (18.03%) Data Management
3 11 (18.03%) Test Automation
3 11 (18.03%) Test Scripting
3 11 (18.03%) Use Case
4 9 (14.75%) Data Modelling
4 9 (14.75%) Master Data Management
4 9 (14.75%) Test Planning
4 9 (14.75%) Waterfall
5 8 (13.11%) BPR
5 8 (13.11%) Data Migration
5 8 (13.11%) Defect Management
5 8 (13.11%) GAP Analysis
5 8 (13.11%) MVC
5 8 (13.11%) SDLC
5 8 (13.11%) User Stories
6 7 (11.48%) Data Analysis
6 7 (11.48%) ETL
6 7 (11.48%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 52 (85.25%) SQL
2 29 (47.54%) T-SQL
3 27 (44.26%) C#
4 6 (9.84%) JavaScript
5 5 (8.20%) PowerShell
6 4 (6.56%) VB.NET
6 4 (6.56%) XAML
7 2 (3.28%) VBA
8 1 (1.64%) Java
8 1 (1.64%) PHP
8 1 (1.64%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (8.20%) Degree
2 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.64%) ISEB
3 1 (1.64%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.20%) Data Quality
1 5 (8.20%) QA
2 3 (4.92%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.64%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (19.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (6.56%) WSUS
2 1 (1.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 34 (55.74%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.84%) Oracle
3 1 (1.64%) SAP