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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 20 17 16
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 47 29 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 8.38% 8.01% 7.20%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 44.34% 44.62% 47.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 24 18
Median daily rate £350 £336 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.08% +5.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £180 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £375 £378
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £13.00 £21.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.82% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.60 £30.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+28.78% +23.00%
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
106 65 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 18.89% 17.96% 15.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 51 36
Median daily rate £375 £363 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +13.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £650 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Median hourly rate £13.00 £21.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.09% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.32 £33.55 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+8.25% +34.20%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 69 (74.19%) SQL
2 57 (61.29%) Microsoft
3 48 (51.61%) .NET
4 45 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
5 43 (46.24%) C#
6 26 (27.96%) ASP.NET
6 26 (27.96%) SharePoint
7 25 (26.88%) Migration
7 25 (26.88%) Active Directory
7 25 (26.88%) MS Excel
8 22 (23.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 22 (23.66%) Team Foundation Server
9 21 (22.58%) T-SQL
10 20 (21.51%) SQL Server 2012
11 19 (20.43%) Visual Studio
11 19 (20.43%) Windows
12 18 (19.35%) ETL
12 18 (19.35%) Business Intelligence
12 18 (19.35%) MVC
12 18 (19.35%) .NET Framework
13 17 (18.28%) HTML
14 16 (17.20%) Microsoft Azure
15 15 (16.13%) PowerShell
15 15 (16.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 15 (16.13%) JavaScript
15 15 (16.13%) XML
15 15 (16.13%) Data Modelling
16 14 (15.05%) Web Services
16 14 (15.05%) Oracle
16 14 (15.05%) WCF

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 26 (27.96%) SharePoint
2 9 (9.68%) SharePoint 2013
3 7 (7.53%) NServiceBus
4 3 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (3.23%) MS Exchange
4 3 (3.23%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.08%) CMS
5 1 (1.08%) Umbraco
Applications
1 25 (26.88%) MS Excel
2 12 (12.90%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (8.60%) MS Office
4 4 (4.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (10.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (17.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (7.53%) IaaS
2 7 (7.53%) Office 365
3 5 (5.38%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.08%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.53%) Network Security
2 3 (3.23%) DHCP
2 3 (3.23%) DNS
2 3 (3.23%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (3.23%) iSCSI
2 3 (3.23%) MPLS
2 3 (3.23%) SAN
2 3 (3.23%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.08%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (23.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 20 (21.51%) SQL Server 2012
3 15 (16.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (13.98%) SQL Server 2014
5 11 (11.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 9 (9.68%) Relational Database
7 8 (8.60%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (8.60%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (7.53%) Azure SQL Database
9 5 (5.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 4 (4.30%) Big Data
10 4 (4.30%) PerformancePoint
10 4 (4.30%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (3.23%) MS Access
11 3 (3.23%) Oracle Database
11 3 (3.23%) Power BI
12 2 (2.15%) RDBMS
13 1 (1.08%) Redis
13 1 (1.08%) RethinkDB
13 1 (1.08%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 22 (23.66%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (20.43%) Visual Studio
3 10 (10.75%) Git (software)
4 7 (7.53%) FxCop
4 7 (7.53%) Octopus Deploy
4 7 (7.53%) StyleCop
5 3 (3.23%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.15%) Selenium
6 2 (2.15%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.08%) Ant
7 1 (1.08%) Grunt
7 1 (1.08%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.08%) JIRA
7 1 (1.08%) Subversion
7 1 (1.08%) Toad
General
1 4 (4.30%) Manufacturing
2 3 (3.23%) Advertising
2 3 (3.23%) Marketing
3 2 (2.15%) Automotive
3 2 (2.15%) Back Office
4 1 (1.08%) Law
4 1 (1.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 47 (50.54%) Developer
2 26 (27.96%) .NET Developer
3 17 (18.28%) SQL Developer
4 11 (11.83%) C# .NET Developer
4 11 (11.83%) C# Developer
5 9 (9.68%) Administrator
5 9 (9.68%) Analyst
5 9 (9.68%) SQL Server Developer
6 7 (7.53%) Consultant
6 7 (7.53%) DBA
6 7 (7.53%) DevOps Engineer
7 6 (6.45%) SQL DBA
7 6 (6.45%) SSIS Developer
8 5 (5.38%) Azure Consultant
8 5 (5.38%) Business Analyst
8 5 (5.38%) Cloud Consultant
8 5 (5.38%) ETL Developer
8 5 (5.38%) T-SQL Developer
9 4 (4.30%) Data Business Analyst
9 4 (4.30%) SharePoint Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (51.61%) .NET
2 26 (27.96%) ASP.NET
3 18 (19.35%) .NET Framework
4 17 (18.28%) HTML
5 15 (16.13%) XML
6 14 (15.05%) ASP.NET MVC
6 14 (15.05%) WCF
6 14 (15.05%) Web Services
7 12 (12.90%) XSLT
8 10 (10.75%) RESTful
8 10 (10.75%) XSD
9 8 (8.60%) CSS
9 8 (8.60%) jQuery
9 8 (8.60%) SOAP
10 7 (7.53%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 6 (6.45%) HTML5
12 5 (5.38%) AngularJS
12 5 (5.38%) CSS3
12 5 (5.38%) OAuth
12 5 (5.38%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.53%) Data Conversion
2 6 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.38%) Replication
4 3 (3.23%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.15%) Blog
5 2 (2.15%) Clustering
5 2 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.08%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (1.08%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.08%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.08%) SCADA
6 1 (1.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (20.43%) Windows
2 14 (15.05%) Windows Server
3 6 (6.45%) Linux
3 6 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (3.23%) Ubuntu
4 3 (3.23%) VMS
4 3 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.15%) CentOS
5 2 (2.15%) Fedora
6 1 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (26.88%) Migration
3 18 (19.35%) Business Intelligence
3 18 (19.35%) ETL
3 18 (19.35%) MVC
4 15 (16.13%) Data Modelling
5 14 (15.05%) Data Migration
6 13 (13.98%) CRM
6 13 (13.98%) DevOps
7 10 (10.75%) Configuration Management
7 10 (10.75%) Data Transformation
7 10 (10.75%) Scrum
7 10 (10.75%) Test Scripting
8 9 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (9.68%) Logical Data Model
9 8 (8.60%) API Integration
9 8 (8.60%) High Availability
10 7 (7.53%) Application Packaging
10 7 (7.53%) Data Validation
10 7 (7.53%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 69 (74.19%) SQL
2 43 (46.24%) C#
3 21 (22.58%) T-SQL
4 15 (16.13%) JavaScript
4 15 (16.13%) PowerShell
5 7 (7.53%) XAML
6 5 (5.38%) Java
6 5 (5.38%) VB.NET
7 3 (3.23%) C
7 3 (3.23%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.15%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.15%) VBA
9 1 (1.08%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (6.45%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.38%) Degree
2 5 (5.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (4.30%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.15%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.75%) QA
2 8 (8.60%) Data Quality
3 4 (4.30%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (2.15%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (26.88%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.23%) Docker
2 3 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.23%) vSphere
2 3 (3.23%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (10.75%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (9.68%) Puppet
3 8 (8.60%) SCOM
4 3 (3.23%) NetBackup
4 3 (3.23%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (2.15%) Ansible
5 2 (2.15%) Terraform
5 2 (2.15%) WSUS
6 1 (1.08%) Rancher
6 1 (1.08%) SCCM
6 1 (1.08%) vRealize
Vendors
1 57 (61.29%) Microsoft
2 14 (15.05%) Oracle
3 7 (7.53%) SaltStack
4 4 (4.30%) VMware
5 3 (3.23%) Citrix
5 3 (3.23%) EMC
5 3 (3.23%) Sophos
5 3 (3.23%) Symantec
6 1 (1.08%) SAP
6 1 (1.08%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.08%) Sybase