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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 8 12 11
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 50 36 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 14.53% 9.78% 8.23%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 65.79% 54.55% 55.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 25 12
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£300 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £213 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £412 £371
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.57 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.88 £22.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+4.94% -17.27%
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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
76 66 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 22.09% 17.93% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 44 15
Average daily rate £325 £323 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.77% +12.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £245 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.32 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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 July 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 July 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 50 (61.73%) .NET
2 49 (60.49%) SQL
3 34 (41.98%) ASP.NET
4 31 (38.27%) C#
4 31 (38.27%) Microsoft
5 30 (37.04%) Windows
6 29 (35.80%) HTML
7 26 (32.10%) JavaScript
8 23 (28.40%) T-SQL
9 21 (25.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 20 (24.69%) MVC
11 19 (23.46%) CSS
11 19 (23.46%) jQuery
12 18 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
12 18 (22.22%) IIS
13 17 (20.99%) VB.NET
14 16 (19.75%) Visual Studio
14 16 (19.75%) Oracle
15 15 (18.52%) Finance
15 15 (18.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 14 (17.28%) .NET Framework
16 14 (17.28%) Web Services
16 14 (17.28%) XML
17 13 (16.05%) SharePoint
18 11 (13.58%) WCF
19 10 (12.35%) Ajax
19 10 (12.35%) Windows Server 2008
19 10 (12.35%) ASP.NET MVC
19 10 (12.35%) Relational Database
19 10 (12.35%) Scrum

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 18 (22.22%) IIS
2 13 (16.05%) SharePoint
3 7 (8.64%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (7.41%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.47%) CMS
6 1 (1.23%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.23%) Node.js
6 1 (1.23%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.23%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (12.35%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.94%) MS Office
3 3 (3.70%) InfoPath
4 2 (2.47%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.47%) IaaS
4 1 (1.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.88%) Internet
2 5 (6.17%) HTTP
3 3 (3.70%) Network Security
4 2 (2.47%) SMTP
4 2 (2.47%) DNS
4 2 (2.47%) SSL
4 2 (2.47%) Intranet
5 1 (1.23%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (25.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 15 (18.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (12.35%) Relational Database
4 9 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (8.64%) MySQL
5 7 (8.64%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (7.41%) Oracle Database
7 5 (6.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (6.17%) SQL Server 2000
8 4 (4.94%) MS Access
8 4 (4.94%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (3.70%) RDBMS
10 2 (2.47%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (1.23%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 16 (19.75%) Visual Studio
2 8 (9.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (6.17%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.47%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (2.47%) MSI
5 1 (1.23%) Subversion
General
1 15 (18.52%) Finance
2 5 (6.17%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.70%) Advertising
4 1 (1.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 45 (55.56%) Developer
2 14 (17.28%) .NET Developer
3 13 (16.05%) Analyst
4 11 (13.58%) C# Developer
5 7 (8.64%) VB.NET Developer
6 6 (7.41%) Consultant
6 6 (7.41%) Applications Support
7 5 (6.17%) Architect
7 5 (6.17%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (6.17%) AWS Developer
8 4 (4.94%) Agile .NET Developer
8 4 (4.94%) SQL Developer
8 4 (4.94%) Systems Architect
9 3 (3.70%) Applications Support Specialist
9 3 (3.70%) Data Migration Analyst
9 3 (3.70%) Support Analyst
9 3 (3.70%) Support Specialist
9 3 (3.70%) Data Analyst
9 3 (3.70%) Web Developer
9 3 (3.70%) Applications Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (61.73%) .NET
2 34 (41.98%) ASP.NET
3 29 (35.80%) HTML
4 19 (23.46%) CSS
4 19 (23.46%) jQuery
5 14 (17.28%) Web Services
5 14 (17.28%) XML
5 14 (17.28%) .NET Framework
6 11 (13.58%) WCF
7 10 (12.35%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (12.35%) Ajax
8 9 (11.11%) WinForms
9 7 (8.64%) XSLT
9 7 (8.64%) Entity Framework
10 6 (7.41%) REST
10 6 (7.41%) Razor View Engine
10 6 (7.41%) SOAP
10 6 (7.41%) ADO.NET
10 6 (7.41%) ASP.NET Web API
11 5 (6.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.41%) Clustering
2 5 (6.17%) NHS
3 3 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.23%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.23%) User Experience
4 1 (1.23%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.23%) Replication
4 1 (1.23%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.23%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 30 (37.04%) Windows
2 10 (12.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (9.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.47%) Linux
6 1 (1.23%) UNIX
6 1 (1.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (24.69%) MVC
2 18 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (12.35%) Scrum
4 9 (11.11%) TDD
5 8 (9.88%) Migration
6 7 (8.64%) CRM
6 7 (8.64%) E-Commerce
6 7 (8.64%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (7.41%) ITIL
7 6 (7.41%) Data Migration
8 5 (6.17%) Responsive Web Design
8 5 (6.17%) Data Transformation
8 5 (6.17%) Functional Programming
8 5 (6.17%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (6.17%) ETL
8 5 (6.17%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (6.17%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (6.17%) Asset Management
9 4 (4.94%) System Testing
9 4 (4.94%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 49 (60.49%) SQL
2 31 (38.27%) C#
3 26 (32.10%) JavaScript
4 23 (28.40%) T-SQL
5 17 (20.99%) VB.NET
6 6 (7.41%) VB
6 6 (7.41%) VB6
7 5 (6.17%) VBScript
8 3 (3.70%) PL/SQL
8 3 (3.70%) VBA
8 3 (3.70%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.23%) C
9 1 (1.23%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.23%) XAML
Qualifications
1 9 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (1.23%) MCSE
2 1 (1.23%) MCSA
2 1 (1.23%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.23%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.47%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (9.88%) Active Directory
2 7 (8.64%) VMware ESX
3 3 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.23%) XenApp
4 1 (1.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (9.88%) SCOM
2 6 (7.41%) Unicenter
2 6 (7.41%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.23%) Nagios
3 1 (1.23%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 31 (38.27%) Microsoft
2 16 (19.75%) Oracle
3 10 (12.35%) VMware
4 6 (7.41%) SolarWinds
4 6 (7.41%) CA
5 5 (6.17%) TIBCO
6 4 (4.94%) Akamai
7 2 (2.47%) IBM
7 2 (2.47%) SAP
7 2 (2.47%) HP
8 1 (1.23%) Citrix
8 1 (1.23%) Cognos
8 1 (1.23%) NetApp
8 1 (1.23%) Tableau
8 1 (1.23%) LANDesk
8 1 (1.23%) DevExpress
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