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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 9 9 11
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 40 33 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 11.30% 11.74% 9.68%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 61.54% 61.11% 47.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 27 19
Average daily rate £370 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £189 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £403 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £347 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.72% +6.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £28.69 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-21.57% -4.36%
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
65 54 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 18.36% 19.22% 20.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 38 35
Average daily rate £375 £340 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £543 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 5
Average hourly rate £22.50 £36.50 £17.48
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.35% +108.86%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £32.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-10.76% +16.07%

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 5 February 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 February 2016, 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 43 (54.43%) SQL
2 40 (50.63%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (39.24%) Microsoft
4 30 (37.97%) .NET
5 26 (32.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 26 (32.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 25 (31.65%) Business Intelligence
7 23 (29.11%) SharePoint
8 20 (25.32%) C#
8 20 (25.32%) Scrum
9 19 (24.05%) Windows
10 18 (22.78%) MS Excel
10 18 (22.78%) SQL Server 2012
11 16 (20.25%) T-SQL
11 16 (20.25%) ASP.NET
11 16 (20.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 15 (18.99%) Microsoft Azure
12 15 (18.99%) Oracle
13 14 (17.72%) MVC
13 14 (17.72%) jQuery
14 13 (16.46%) JavaScript
15 12 (15.19%) HTML
15 12 (15.19%) Web Services
15 12 (15.19%) Migration
16 11 (13.92%) Active Directory
16 11 (13.92%) SQL Server 2008
17 10 (12.66%) PowerShell
17 10 (12.66%) Ajax
17 10 (12.66%) .NET Framework
17 10 (12.66%) BizTalk Server

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 23 (29.11%) SharePoint
2 10 (12.66%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (5.06%) IIS
4 3 (3.80%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (3.80%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (2.53%) Lync
5 2 (2.53%) NServiceBus
6 1 (1.27%) FileNet
6 1 (1.27%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.27%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 18 (22.78%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.80%) MS Office
2 3 (3.80%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 4 (5.06%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (18.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (10.13%) Office 365
3 6 (7.59%) IaaS
4 5 (6.33%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (3.80%) PaaS
6 2 (2.53%) SaaS
6 2 (2.53%) Yammer
7 1 (1.27%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (1.27%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.59%) Internet
2 2 (2.53%) Extranet
2 2 (2.53%) HTTP
2 2 (2.53%) Intranet
2 2 (2.53%) Network Security
2 2 (2.53%) SAN
3 1 (1.27%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.27%) DHCP
3 1 (1.27%) DNS
3 1 (1.27%) Firewall
3 1 (1.27%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (32.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 26 (32.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 18 (22.78%) SQL Server 2012
3 16 (20.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 11 (13.92%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (12.66%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (10.13%) SQL Server 2014
7 6 (7.59%) OLAP
7 6 (7.59%) Oracle Database
8 5 (6.33%) Relational Database
9 4 (5.06%) MS Access
9 4 (5.06%) OLAP Cube
10 3 (3.80%) Power BI
11 2 (2.53%) Azure SQL Database
11 2 (2.53%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
11 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Power View
11 2 (2.53%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (2.53%) PerformancePoint
12 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (10.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (7.59%) Git (software)
2 6 (7.59%) Selenium
3 4 (5.06%) Eclipse
4 3 (3.80%) JUnit
4 3 (3.80%) Maven
4 3 (3.80%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (2.53%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.53%) FxCop
5 2 (2.53%) Moq
5 2 (2.53%) NSubstitute
5 2 (2.53%) StyleCop
6 1 (1.27%) MSBuild
6 1 (1.27%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (1.27%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (1.27%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.27%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.27%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (1.27%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (8.86%) Finance
2 5 (6.33%) Advertising
3 4 (5.06%) Retail
4 1 (1.27%) Marketing
4 1 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 44 (55.70%) Developer
2 17 (21.52%) SQL Developer
3 14 (17.72%) .NET Developer
4 13 (16.46%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 12 (15.19%) Analyst
6 9 (11.39%) C# Developer
7 8 (10.13%) SQL BI Developer
8 7 (8.86%) T-SQL Developer
9 6 (7.59%) Applications Support
9 6 (7.59%) C# .NET Developer
9 6 (7.59%) Consultant
10 5 (6.33%) ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (6.33%) BizTalk Engineer
10 5 (6.33%) Business Analyst
10 5 (6.33%) Business Developer
10 5 (6.33%) VB.NET Developer
11 4 (5.06%) Applications Engineer
11 4 (5.06%) Applications Support Engineer
11 4 (5.06%) Java Developer
11 4 (5.06%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (37.97%) .NET
2 16 (20.25%) ASP.NET
3 14 (17.72%) jQuery
4 12 (15.19%) HTML
4 12 (15.19%) Web Services
5 10 (12.66%) .NET Framework
5 10 (12.66%) Ajax
6 9 (11.39%) XML
7 7 (8.86%) XSLT
8 5 (6.33%) CSS
9 4 (5.06%) AngularJS
9 4 (5.06%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (5.06%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (5.06%) MDX
9 4 (5.06%) Razor View Engine
9 4 (5.06%) WCF
10 3 (3.80%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 3 (3.80%) CSS3
10 3 (3.80%) Entity Framework
10 3 (3.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.80%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.80%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.80%) Statistics
2 3 (3.80%) User Experience
3 2 (2.53%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.27%) NHS
4 1 (1.27%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.27%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 19 (24.05%) Windows
2 10 (12.66%) Windows Server
3 3 (3.80%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.53%) Linux
4 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (50.63%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (31.65%) Business Intelligence
3 20 (25.32%) Scrum
4 14 (17.72%) MVC
5 12 (15.19%) Migration
6 9 (11.39%) CRM
6 9 (11.39%) Data Analysis
6 9 (11.39%) ETL
7 8 (10.13%) Data Migration
7 8 (10.13%) TDD
8 7 (8.86%) Integration Testing
9 6 (7.59%) Business Continuity
9 6 (7.59%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (7.59%) Data Protection
9 6 (7.59%) DevOps
9 6 (7.59%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (7.59%) Validation
9 6 (7.59%) Waterfall
9 6 (7.59%) Web Development
10 5 (6.33%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 43 (54.43%) SQL
2 20 (25.32%) C#
3 16 (20.25%) T-SQL
4 13 (16.46%) JavaScript
5 10 (12.66%) PowerShell
5 10 (12.66%) VB.NET
6 4 (5.06%) Java
7 3 (3.80%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 1 (1.27%) VB
8 1 (1.27%) VBScript
8 1 (1.27%) XPath
Qualifications
1 9 (11.39%) Degree
2 4 (5.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.80%) Sun Certification
4 2 (2.53%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.53%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.27%) CCNA
5 1 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.27%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.27%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.27%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.27%) MCITP
5 1 (1.27%) MCSA
5 1 (1.27%) MCSE
5 1 (1.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.06%) SLA
2 1 (1.27%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.27%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (1.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (13.92%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.27%) vSphere
3 1 (1.27%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (7.59%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (7.59%) Puppet
1 6 (7.59%) SCOM
2 2 (2.53%) MAILsweeper
2 2 (2.53%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (2.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (2.53%) WSUS
3 1 (1.27%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.27%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.27%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (1.27%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 31 (39.24%) Microsoft
2 15 (18.99%) Oracle
3 5 (6.33%) VMware
4 4 (5.06%) SaltStack
5 3 (3.80%) HP
5 3 (3.80%) Sun
6 2 (2.53%) Birst
6 2 (2.53%) Cisco
6 2 (2.53%) Citrix
6 2 (2.53%) IBM
6 2 (2.53%) Infor
6 2 (2.53%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.53%) SAP
6 2 (2.53%) Symantec
7 1 (1.27%) Google
7 1 (1.27%) LANDesk
7 1 (1.27%) Omniture
7 1 (1.27%) Sophos
7 1 (1.27%) Tableau
7 1 (1.27%) Talend
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