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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 10 13 9
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 33 24 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 10.25% 7.84% 14.10%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 47.83% 43.64% 55.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 17 15
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£320 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £198 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £460 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £30.25 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+15.70% +8.03%
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
69 55 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 21.43% 17.97% 25.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 37 21
Average daily rate £325 £425 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £295 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £36.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +25.00%

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 31 March 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 31 March 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 44 (66.67%) .NET
2 37 (56.06%) SQL
3 32 (48.48%) C#
4 30 (45.45%) Microsoft
5 28 (42.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 23 (34.85%) ASP.NET
7 22 (33.33%) Oracle
8 20 (30.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 18 (27.27%) HTML
9 18 (27.27%) Web Services
9 18 (27.27%) XML
10 16 (24.24%) JavaScript
11 15 (22.73%) MVC
12 14 (21.21%) T-SQL
13 13 (19.70%) XSLT
14 12 (18.18%) VB.NET
14 12 (18.18%) SharePoint
14 12 (18.18%) Finance
14 12 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
14 12 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 12 (18.18%) REST
15 11 (16.67%) jQuery
15 11 (16.67%) .NET Framework
15 11 (16.67%) Active Directory
16 10 (15.15%) Windows
16 10 (15.15%) MySQL
17 9 (13.64%) NHS
17 9 (13.64%) WCF
18 8 (12.12%) Degree
18 8 (12.12%) CRM

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 12 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 7 (10.61%) IIS
3 2 (3.03%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.52%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (4.55%) MS Excel
1 3 (4.55%) PowerPivot
2 2 (3.03%) MS Office
3 1 (1.52%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (10.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.52%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.06%) Internet
2 3 (4.55%) Network Security
2 3 (4.55%) HTTP
3 2 (3.03%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (42.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 20 (30.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 10 (15.15%) MySQL
5 7 (10.61%) Oracle Database
6 6 (9.09%) Relational Database
7 5 (7.58%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (6.06%) SQL Server 2000
9 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (4.55%) OLAP
9 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Power View
9 3 (4.55%) OLAP Cube
9 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (1.52%) QlikView
10 1 (1.52%) RDBMS
10 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (9.09%) Visual Studio
2 5 (7.58%) Rational Rhapsody
3 3 (4.55%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.03%) MSBuild
4 2 (3.03%) SpecFlow
4 2 (3.03%) NuGet
4 2 (3.03%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (3.03%) MSI
4 2 (3.03%) NUnit
4 2 (3.03%) ReSharper
4 2 (3.03%) NCover
4 2 (3.03%) StyleCop
4 2 (3.03%) MSTest
4 2 (3.03%) NDepend
5 1 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (18.18%) Finance
2 6 (9.09%) Advertising
3 1 (1.52%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 32 (48.48%) Developer
2 10 (15.15%) C# Developer
3 9 (13.64%) Architect
4 8 (12.12%) .NET Developer
5 6 (9.09%) SQL DBA
5 6 (9.09%) Analyst
5 6 (9.09%) DBA
6 5 (7.58%) Integration Specialist
7 4 (6.06%) Microsoft Developer
7 4 (6.06%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 4 (6.06%) Systems Architect
7 4 (6.06%) Administrator
8 3 (4.55%) Applications Support Analyst
8 3 (4.55%) Senior Developer
8 3 (4.55%) Support Analyst
8 3 (4.55%) Applications Support
8 3 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (3.03%) Windows Server Engineer
9 2 (3.03%) .NET Team Leader
9 2 (3.03%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (66.67%) .NET
2 23 (34.85%) ASP.NET
3 18 (27.27%) Web Services
3 18 (27.27%) XML
3 18 (27.27%) HTML
4 13 (19.70%) XSLT
5 12 (18.18%) REST
6 11 (16.67%) jQuery
6 11 (16.67%) .NET Framework
7 9 (13.64%) WCF
8 8 (12.12%) Ajax
8 8 (12.12%) CSS
9 7 (10.61%) WF
10 6 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (7.58%) Entity Framework
11 5 (7.58%) Itk
11 5 (7.58%) SOAP
11 5 (7.58%) Middleware
12 4 (6.06%) MDX
12 4 (6.06%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.64%) NHS
2 8 (12.12%) Management Information System
3 6 (9.09%) Clustering
4 5 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (6.06%) Freedom of Information
6 3 (4.55%) Statistics
6 3 (4.55%) Open Source
7 2 (3.03%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (3.03%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.15%) Windows
2 4 (6.06%) Linux
2 4 (6.06%) Windows XP
2 4 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (6.06%) UNIX
3 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (22.73%) MVC
2 12 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (12.12%) CRM
4 7 (10.61%) Scrum
5 6 (9.09%) E-Commerce
5 6 (9.09%) TDD
5 6 (9.09%) ETL
6 5 (7.58%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (7.58%) Workflow
6 5 (7.58%) Web Development
6 5 (7.58%) Asset Management
7 3 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (4.55%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (4.55%) Data Transformation
7 3 (4.55%) Migration
7 3 (4.55%) Functional Programming
7 3 (4.55%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (3.03%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
8 2 (3.03%) Pair Programming
8 2 (3.03%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 37 (56.06%) SQL
2 32 (48.48%) C#
3 16 (24.24%) JavaScript
4 14 (21.21%) T-SQL
5 12 (18.18%) VB.NET
6 4 (6.06%) Shell Script
6 4 (6.06%) VB6
6 4 (6.06%) VB
7 3 (4.55%) PowerShell
8 2 (3.03%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 2 (3.03%) VBScript
9 1 (1.52%) C
9 1 (1.52%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.52%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 8 (12.12%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.58%) HL7
2 2 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 30 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 22 (33.33%) Oracle
3 5 (7.58%) TIBCO
4 4 (6.06%) LANDesk
4 4 (6.06%) Akamai
5 3 (4.55%) Sybase
6 2 (3.03%) VMware
6 2 (3.03%) HP
7 1 (1.52%) NetApp
7 1 (1.52%) CODA
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
FT Select
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
LA International
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £250 - £400 per day
Posted: 26 days ago