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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 14 7 6
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 29 31 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 7.75% 10.51% 12.58%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 50.88% 67.39% 81.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 20 26
Average daily rate
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£320 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £175 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £383 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -
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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
57 46 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 15.24% 15.59% 15.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 27 28
Average daily rate £320 £300 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -18.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.05
% change year-on-year
- -6.39%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014, 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 36 (58.06%) .NET
2 29 (46.77%) C#
3 28 (45.16%) SQL
4 27 (43.55%) ASP.NET
5 22 (35.48%) CSS
5 22 (35.48%) HTML
6 21 (33.87%) JavaScript
7 19 (30.65%) MVC
8 18 (29.03%) Windows
9 17 (27.42%) Microsoft
10 16 (25.81%) T-SQL
10 16 (25.81%) TDD
11 15 (24.19%) jQuery
12 14 (22.58%) CSS3
12 14 (22.58%) SQL Server 2012
13 13 (20.97%) ASP.NET MVC
14 11 (17.74%) Ajax
14 11 (17.74%) VB.NET
14 11 (17.74%) SharePoint
15 10 (16.13%) HTTP
15 10 (16.13%) .NET Framework
15 10 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
15 10 (16.13%) Git (software)
15 10 (16.13%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 10 (16.13%) Semantic HTML
15 10 (16.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 10 (16.13%) ASP.NET Web API
15 10 (16.13%) Functional Programming
15 10 (16.13%) Razor View Engine
15 10 (16.13%) Responsive Web Design

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 11 (17.74%) SharePoint
2 7 (11.29%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.61%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.61%) Sitefinity
4 1 (1.61%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.61%) CMS
4 1 (1.61%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.61%) IIS
4 1 (1.61%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.61%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 3 (4.84%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.61%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (8.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.61%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.61%) GitHub
2 1 (1.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.13%) HTTP
2 3 (4.84%) Firewall
3 2 (3.23%) SAN
4 1 (1.61%) NAS
4 1 (1.61%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (22.58%) SQL Server 2012
2 8 (12.90%) MySQL
2 8 (12.90%) Relational Database
3 7 (11.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (11.29%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (9.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (9.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (6.45%) DB2
6 3 (4.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (4.84%) RDBMS
7 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.61%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 10 (16.13%) Git (software)
2 4 (6.45%) Visual Studio
3 3 (4.84%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.23%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.61%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (1.61%) Moq
5 1 (1.61%) MSBuild
5 1 (1.61%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.61%) NBehave
5 1 (1.61%) NUnit
5 1 (1.61%) Subversion
5 1 (1.61%) Oracle APEX
General
1 2 (3.23%) Back Office
1 2 (3.23%) Automotive
2 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.61%) Finance
2 1 (1.61%) Billing
Job Titles
1 41 (66.13%) Developer
2 12 (19.35%) .NET Developer
2 12 (19.35%) C# Developer
3 10 (16.13%) SQL Developer
4 8 (12.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (11.29%) Architect
6 5 (8.06%) Database Developer
6 5 (8.06%) Web Developer
7 4 (6.45%) Senior Developer
7 4 (6.45%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (4.84%) VB.NET Developer
8 3 (4.84%) Senior Web Developer
8 3 (4.84%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (4.84%) Database Architect
8 3 (4.84%) WinForms Developer
8 3 (4.84%) Consultant
9 2 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (3.23%) Report Developer
9 2 (3.23%) SharePoint Developer
9 2 (3.23%) SharePoint Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (58.06%) .NET
2 27 (43.55%) ASP.NET
3 22 (35.48%) CSS
3 22 (35.48%) HTML
4 15 (24.19%) jQuery
5 14 (22.58%) CSS3
6 13 (20.97%) ASP.NET MVC
7 11 (17.74%) Ajax
8 10 (16.13%) .NET Framework
8 10 (16.13%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 10 (16.13%) Semantic HTML
8 10 (16.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 10 (16.13%) ASP.NET Web API
8 10 (16.13%) Razor View Engine
9 7 (11.29%) WinForms
9 7 (11.29%) WCF
10 5 (8.06%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 4 (6.45%) NHibernate
11 4 (6.45%) WPF
12 3 (4.84%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.45%) Clustering
2 3 (4.84%) NHS
3 2 (3.23%) User Experience
4 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (29.03%) Windows
2 7 (11.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.23%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.61%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.61%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (30.65%) MVC
2 16 (25.81%) TDD
3 10 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (16.13%) Functional Programming
3 10 (16.13%) Responsive Web Design
4 6 (9.68%) CRM
4 6 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (6.45%) Data Modelling
5 4 (6.45%) Software Engineering
5 4 (6.45%) Migration
6 3 (4.84%) Dependency Injection
6 3 (4.84%) Unit Testing
6 3 (4.84%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (4.84%) ETL
6 3 (4.84%) ITIL
7 2 (3.23%) Security Management
7 2 (3.23%) AOP
7 2 (3.23%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 29 (46.77%) C#
2 28 (45.16%) SQL
3 21 (33.87%) JavaScript
4 16 (25.81%) T-SQL
5 11 (17.74%) VB.NET
6 6 (9.68%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.23%) XAML
8 1 (1.61%) VB6
8 1 (1.61%) VBScript
8 1 (1.61%) VB
8 1 (1.61%) PHP
8 1 (1.61%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.61%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (1.61%) MCP
1 1 (1.61%) MCSE
1 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 8 (12.90%) Active Directory
2 6 (9.68%) Hyper-V
3 5 (8.06%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (9.68%) SCOM
2 5 (8.06%) SCCM
3 1 (1.61%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.61%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 17 (27.42%) Microsoft
2 9 (14.52%) Oracle
3 6 (9.68%) VMware
4 5 (8.06%) Citrix
5 4 (6.45%) SolarWinds
6 3 (4.84%) RedPrairie
6 3 (4.84%) Spiceworks
6 3 (4.84%) Nimsoft
6 3 (4.84%) Capita
6 3 (4.84%) Sybase
7 1 (1.61%) Ektron
7 1 (1.61%) Veeam
7 1 (1.61%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.61%) Tableau
7 1 (1.61%) Perforce
7 1 (1.61%) Google
7 1 (1.61%) SAP
7 1 (1.61%) CA
7 1 (1.61%) NetApp
7 1 (1.61%) IBM
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