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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 8 9 12
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 62 41 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 11.76% 11.61% 9.35%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 54.87% 56.94% 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 30 25
Median daily rate £348 £344 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.23% +5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £189 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £400 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Median hourly rate £13.00 £21.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.53% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £30.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +36.66%
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
113 72 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 21.44% 20.40% 16.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 54 42
Median daily rate £375 £375 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 0
Median hourly rate £13.00 £21.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.09% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.18 £33.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-14.60% +15.78%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 (66.35%) SQL
2 60 (57.69%) Microsoft
3 51 (49.04%) .NET
4 48 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
5 44 (42.31%) C#
6 29 (27.88%) ASP.NET
7 27 (25.96%) Migration
8 25 (24.04%) SharePoint
9 24 (23.08%) Active Directory
9 24 (23.08%) T-SQL
9 24 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 23 (22.12%) MS Excel
11 22 (21.15%) Team Foundation Server
11 22 (21.15%) SQL Server 2012
12 20 (19.23%) HTML
12 20 (19.23%) JavaScript
12 20 (19.23%) Windows
12 20 (19.23%) MVC
13 19 (18.27%) ETL
14 18 (17.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 18 (17.31%) Web Services
15 17 (16.35%) Business Intelligence
15 17 (16.35%) Data Migration
16 16 (15.38%) PowerShell
16 16 (15.38%) .NET Framework
16 16 (15.38%) Visual Studio
16 16 (15.38%) Oracle
17 15 (14.42%) XML
17 15 (14.42%) Microsoft Azure
17 15 (14.42%) 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 25 (24.04%) SharePoint
2 9 (8.65%) SharePoint 2013
3 7 (6.73%) NServiceBus
4 4 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (2.88%) MS Exchange
5 3 (2.88%) Skype for Business
5 3 (2.88%) Umbraco
6 2 (1.92%) CMS
6 2 (1.92%) IIS
7 1 (0.96%) Oracle 10gAS
7 1 (0.96%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (0.96%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 23 (22.12%) MS Excel
2 10 (9.62%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (5.77%) MS Office
4 5 (4.81%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (9.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.96%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 15 (14.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (6.73%) IaaS
2 7 (6.73%) Office 365
3 3 (2.88%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.88%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.96%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.73%) Network Security
2 4 (3.85%) SAN
3 3 (2.88%) DHCP
3 3 (2.88%) DNS
3 3 (2.88%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (2.88%) iSCSI
3 3 (2.88%) MPLS
3 3 (2.88%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.92%) Internet
5 1 (0.96%) HTTP
5 1 (0.96%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 22 (21.15%) SQL Server 2012
3 18 (17.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (13.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 11 (10.58%) SQL Server 2014
6 10 (9.62%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (8.65%) Relational Database
8 8 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (6.73%) Azure SQL Database
10 5 (4.81%) Big Data
10 5 (4.81%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (3.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 4 (3.85%) Oracle Database
11 4 (3.85%) PerformancePoint
12 3 (2.88%) MS Access
13 2 (1.92%) MySQL
13 2 (1.92%) Power BI
13 2 (1.92%) RDBMS
13 2 (1.92%) Redis
14 1 (0.96%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 22 (21.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (15.38%) Visual Studio
3 12 (11.54%) Git (software)
4 7 (6.73%) FxCop
4 7 (6.73%) Octopus Deploy
4 7 (6.73%) StyleCop
5 3 (2.88%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.88%) Selenium
6 2 (1.92%) Grunt
6 2 (1.92%) Jasmine
6 2 (1.92%) JIRA
6 2 (1.92%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.96%) Ant
7 1 (0.96%) JUnit
7 1 (0.96%) Maven
7 1 (0.96%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.96%) Subversion
7 1 (0.96%) Toad
General
1 4 (3.85%) Manufacturing
2 3 (2.88%) Advertising
2 3 (2.88%) Marketing
3 2 (1.92%) Back Office
4 1 (0.96%) Automotive
4 1 (0.96%) Finance
4 1 (0.96%) Law
4 1 (0.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 53 (50.96%) Developer
2 28 (26.92%) .NET Developer
3 19 (18.27%) SQL Developer
4 11 (10.58%) SQL Server Developer
5 10 (9.62%) Analyst
5 10 (9.62%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (9.62%) C# Developer
6 9 (8.65%) Administrator
7 8 (7.69%) DBA
8 7 (6.73%) SSIS Developer
9 6 (5.77%) Business Analyst
9 6 (5.77%) Consultant
9 6 (5.77%) DevOps Engineer
9 6 (5.77%) SQL DBA
9 6 (5.77%) T-SQL Developer
10 5 (4.81%) Azure Consultant
10 5 (4.81%) Cloud Consultant
10 5 (4.81%) ETL Developer
11 4 (3.85%) Big Data Analyst
11 4 (3.85%) Data Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (49.04%) .NET
2 29 (27.88%) ASP.NET
3 20 (19.23%) HTML
4 18 (17.31%) Web Services
5 16 (15.38%) .NET Framework
6 15 (14.42%) ASP.NET MVC
6 15 (14.42%) WCF
6 15 (14.42%) XML
7 12 (11.54%) CSS
7 12 (11.54%) jQuery
8 10 (9.62%) RESTful
8 10 (9.62%) XSLT
9 8 (7.69%) CSS3
9 8 (7.69%) HTML5
9 8 (7.69%) XSD
10 7 (6.73%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 6 (5.77%) AngularJS
11 6 (5.77%) SOAP
12 5 (4.81%) LINQ
13 4 (3.85%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.77%) Data Conversion
3 5 (4.81%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.81%) Replication
4 3 (2.88%) Clustering
4 3 (2.88%) Reference Data
5 2 (1.92%) Blog
5 2 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.92%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.96%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.96%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.96%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (19.23%) Windows
2 14 (13.46%) Windows Server
3 7 (6.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (4.81%) Linux
4 5 (4.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.88%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.92%) CentOS
6 2 (1.92%) Fedora
6 2 (1.92%) VMS
6 2 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (25.96%) Migration
3 20 (19.23%) MVC
4 19 (18.27%) ETL
5 17 (16.35%) Business Intelligence
5 17 (16.35%) Data Migration
6 14 (13.46%) Data Modelling
7 13 (12.50%) CRM
8 12 (11.54%) DevOps
8 12 (11.54%) Test Scripting
9 11 (10.58%) Scrum
10 10 (9.62%) Configuration Management
11 9 (8.65%) High Availability
12 8 (7.69%) BPR
12 8 (7.69%) Data Transformation
12 8 (7.69%) Waterfall
13 7 (6.73%) Data Management
13 7 (6.73%) Logical Data Model
13 7 (6.73%) Microservices
13 7 (6.73%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 69 (66.35%) SQL
2 44 (42.31%) C#
3 24 (23.08%) T-SQL
4 20 (19.23%) JavaScript
5 16 (15.38%) PowerShell
6 6 (5.77%) Java
6 6 (5.77%) XAML
7 3 (2.88%) C
7 3 (2.88%) Shell Script
7 3 (2.88%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.92%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.92%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (6.73%) Degree
2 6 (5.77%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (3.85%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.92%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.96%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.65%) QA
2 7 (6.73%) Data Quality
3 3 (2.88%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (1.92%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.85%) XenApp
4 3 (2.88%) Docker
4 3 (2.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (9.62%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (8.65%) Puppet
3 8 (7.69%) SCOM
4 3 (2.88%) NetBackup
4 3 (2.88%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (1.92%) Ansible
5 2 (1.92%) MAILsweeper
5 2 (1.92%) SCCM
5 2 (1.92%) Terraform
5 2 (1.92%) WSUS
6 1 (0.96%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.96%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.96%) Rancher
6 1 (0.96%) Simpana
6 1 (0.96%) vRealize
Vendors
1 60 (57.69%) Microsoft
2 16 (15.38%) Oracle
3 7 (6.73%) SaltStack
4 6 (5.77%) VMware
5 5 (4.81%) Citrix
6 3 (2.88%) EMC
6 3 (2.88%) Sophos
6 3 (2.88%) Symantec
7 2 (1.92%) HP
7 2 (1.92%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.96%) CommVault
8 1 (0.96%) Finjan
8 1 (0.96%) NetApp
8 1 (0.96%) Netezza
8 1 (0.96%) SAP
8 1 (0.96%) Sun
8 1 (0.96%) Sybase