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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 10 8 13
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 46 49 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 11.25% 15.03% 10.26%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 48.94% 61.25% 57.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 34 26
Median daily rate £361 £315 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.68% +0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £163 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £400 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £18.14 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £23.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+40.45% -7.00%
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
94 80 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 22.98% 24.54% 17.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 57 39
Median daily rate £388 £315 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.01% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 2
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.32 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.03% -54.17%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £26.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+18.26% -13.33%

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 52 (56.52%) .NET
2 51 (55.43%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (53.26%) SQL
4 42 (45.65%) Microsoft
5 33 (35.87%) C#
6 28 (30.43%) ASP.NET
7 26 (28.26%) JavaScript
7 26 (28.26%) SharePoint
8 25 (27.17%) Windows
9 23 (25.00%) Active Directory
10 20 (21.74%) Team Foundation Server
11 19 (20.65%) PowerShell
11 19 (20.65%) HTML
11 19 (20.65%) Oracle
11 19 (20.65%) Migration
12 18 (19.57%) Web Services
12 18 (19.57%) CRM
12 18 (19.57%) MS Excel
13 17 (18.48%) MVC
13 17 (18.48%) Data Migration
13 17 (18.48%) DevOps
14 16 (17.39%) Windows Server
14 16 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
14 16 (17.39%) Git (software)
14 16 (17.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 16 (17.39%) Configuration Management
15 15 (16.30%) Scrum
15 15 (16.30%) jQuery
16 14 (15.22%) T-SQL
16 14 (15.22%) Opscode Chef

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 (28.26%) SharePoint
2 8 (8.70%) IIS
3 7 (7.61%) NServiceBus
4 6 (6.52%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (5.43%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (4.35%) Skype for Business
7 3 (3.26%) Umbraco
8 2 (2.17%) CMS
8 2 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (2.17%) MS Exchange
8 2 (2.17%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (1.09%) Oracle 10gAS
9 1 (1.09%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 18 (19.57%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.61%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (4.35%) MS Office
4 3 (3.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (14.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.09%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 16 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (11.96%) Office 365
3 7 (7.61%) IaaS
4 4 (4.35%) GitHub
5 3 (3.26%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (2.17%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.70%) Internet
2 7 (7.61%) Network Security
3 3 (3.26%) Intranet
3 3 (3.26%) SAN
4 2 (2.17%) DHCP
4 2 (2.17%) DNS
4 2 (2.17%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (2.17%) iSCSI
4 2 (2.17%) MPLS
4 2 (2.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 13 (14.13%) SQL Server 2012
2 13 (14.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (9.78%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (9.78%) SQL Server 2014
3 9 (9.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (7.61%) Azure SQL Database
4 7 (7.61%) Relational Database
5 6 (6.52%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (5.43%) Oracle Database
7 4 (4.35%) MS Access
7 4 (4.35%) Power BI
7 4 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (3.26%) Big Data
8 3 (3.26%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (2.17%) MySQL
9 2 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (2.17%) RDBMS
9 2 (2.17%) Redis
Development Applications
1 20 (21.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (17.39%) Git (software)
3 7 (7.61%) FxCop
3 7 (7.61%) Octopus Deploy
3 7 (7.61%) StyleCop
3 7 (7.61%) Visual Studio
4 6 (6.52%) Jenkins
4 6 (6.52%) JUnit
4 6 (6.52%) Maven
4 6 (6.52%) Selenium
5 4 (4.35%) Eclipse
5 4 (4.35%) GoCD
6 2 (2.17%) Grunt
6 2 (2.17%) Jasmine
6 2 (2.17%) JIRA
7 1 (1.09%) MSBuild
7 1 (1.09%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (1.09%) Subversion
7 1 (1.09%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (1.09%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 4 (4.35%) Finance
2 3 (3.26%) Retail
3 1 (1.09%) Automotive
3 1 (1.09%) Back Office
3 1 (1.09%) Law
3 1 (1.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 42 (45.65%) Developer
2 19 (20.65%) .NET Developer
3 11 (11.96%) SQL Developer
4 10 (10.87%) Consultant
5 9 (9.78%) Analyst
5 9 (9.78%) DevOps Engineer
6 7 (7.61%) Business Analyst
7 6 (6.52%) DBA
7 6 (6.52%) J2EE Developer
7 6 (6.52%) Java Developer
7 6 (6.52%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 5 (5.43%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (5.43%) C# Developer
8 5 (5.43%) DevOps Consultant
8 5 (5.43%) SQL DBA
8 5 (5.43%) SQL Server Developer
9 4 (4.35%) Azure Consultant
9 4 (4.35%) SSIS Developer
9 4 (4.35%) Windows Engineer
10 3 (3.26%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (56.52%) .NET
2 28 (30.43%) ASP.NET
3 19 (20.65%) HTML
4 18 (19.57%) Web Services
5 15 (16.30%) jQuery
6 13 (14.13%) CSS
6 13 (14.13%) WCF
6 13 (14.13%) XML
7 12 (13.04%) .NET Framework
8 11 (11.96%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (8.70%) XSLT
10 7 (7.61%) RESTful
11 6 (6.52%) AngularJS
11 6 (6.52%) ASP.NET Web API
11 6 (6.52%) CSS3
11 6 (6.52%) Hibernate
11 6 (6.52%) HTML5
11 6 (6.52%) J2EE
11 6 (6.52%) Spring
12 5 (5.43%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.61%) Computer Science
2 5 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.35%) Data Conversion
3 4 (4.35%) Reference Data
4 3 (3.26%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.26%) Replication
5 2 (2.17%) Blog
5 2 (2.17%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.17%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.09%) Clustering
6 1 (1.09%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 25 (27.17%) Windows
2 16 (17.39%) Windows Server
3 6 (6.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (6.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (5.43%) Linux
5 4 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.17%) CentOS
6 2 (2.17%) Fedora
6 2 (2.17%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.09%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (55.43%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (20.65%) Migration
3 18 (19.57%) CRM
4 17 (18.48%) Data Migration
4 17 (18.48%) DevOps
4 17 (18.48%) MVC
5 16 (17.39%) Configuration Management
6 15 (16.30%) Scrum
7 13 (14.13%) Data Modelling
8 12 (13.04%) Waterfall
9 11 (11.96%) ETL
10 10 (10.87%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (8.70%) High Availability
11 8 (8.70%) Test Scripting
11 8 (8.70%) Validation
12 7 (7.61%) Requirements Analysis
12 7 (7.61%) Unit Testing
12 7 (7.61%) Use Case
12 7 (7.61%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 49 (53.26%) SQL
2 33 (35.87%) C#
3 26 (28.26%) JavaScript
4 19 (20.65%) PowerShell
5 14 (15.22%) T-SQL
6 10 (10.87%) Java
7 3 (3.26%) Bash Shell
7 3 (3.26%) Python
7 3 (3.26%) Shell Script
7 3 (3.26%) VB.NET
7 3 (3.26%) XAML
8 2 (2.17%) C
9 1 (1.09%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.09%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (7.61%) Degree
2 6 (6.52%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.52%) Sun Certification
3 4 (4.35%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.09%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.52%) QA
2 5 (5.43%) Data Quality
3 4 (4.35%) SLA
4 1 (1.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (7.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.26%) XenApp
4 2 (2.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (15.22%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (13.04%) Puppet
3 10 (10.87%) SCOM
4 6 (6.52%) Terraform
5 4 (4.35%) MAILsweeper
6 3 (3.26%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (2.17%) Ansible
7 2 (2.17%) NetBackup
7 2 (2.17%) vRealize
8 1 (1.09%) Data Guard
8 1 (1.09%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (1.09%) SCCM
8 1 (1.09%) Simpana
8 1 (1.09%) WSUS
Vendors
1 42 (45.65%) Microsoft
2 19 (20.65%) Oracle
3 8 (8.70%) VMware
4 7 (7.61%) SaltStack
5 6 (6.52%) Sun
6 5 (5.43%) Citrix
7 4 (4.35%) HP
8 3 (3.26%) Symantec
9 2 (2.17%) EMC
9 2 (2.17%) Infor
9 2 (2.17%) Mercator
9 2 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (2.17%) SAP
9 2 (2.17%) Sitecore
9 2 (2.17%) Sophos
10 1 (1.09%) Amdocs
10 1 (1.09%) Finjan
10 1 (1.09%) Netezza
10 1 (1.09%) Sybase
10 1 (1.09%) Talend
Coventry
Real Staffing
Rate: £325 - £350 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Blue Fire Professional Services
Rate: £400 per day Initial contract until October
Posted: 5 days ago