The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
England / Midlands
Rank 15 18 10
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 6 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 5.17% 2.31% 7.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 26.09% 16.67% 30.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 6
Median daily rate £420 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% +26.92%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £347
% change year-on-year
- +0.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.45 £22.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+17.53% -12.62%

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 Midlands region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
23 18 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 19.83% 13.85% 23.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 9
Median daily rate £475 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.15% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £253 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £26.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+43.39% -18.46%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Midlands 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 the Midlands

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server across the Midlands region.

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Midlands region.

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 Midlands region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 7 (53.85%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (46.15%) SQL
3 6 (46.15%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (46.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (38.46%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (38.46%) ETL
4 5 (38.46%) Oracle
4 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (23.08%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (23.08%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (23.08%) Migration
6 3 (23.08%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (23.08%) Internet
6 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (23.08%) Finance
6 3 (23.08%) .NET
6 3 (23.08%) C#
6 3 (23.08%) Solaris
6 3 (23.08%) Linux
6 3 (23.08%) SAP
6 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
6 3 (23.08%) CRM
6 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
7 2 (15.38%) SOA

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands 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 6 (46.15%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
3 2 (15.38%) Apache
3 2 (15.38%) Apache Solr
3 2 (15.38%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (15.38%) IIS
3 2 (15.38%) JBoss
3 2 (15.38%) MQSeries
3 2 (15.38%) nginx
3 2 (15.38%) OpenStack
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (15.38%) Tomcat
3 2 (15.38%) WebSphere
4 1 (7.69%) SAS
4 1 (7.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (7.69%) Aareon QL
2 1 (7.69%) Academy Housing
2 1 (7.69%) MIS ActiveH
2 1 (7.69%) Northgate Housing
2 1 (7.69%) OPENHousing
2 1 (7.69%) Orchard Housing
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (15.38%) IaaS
2 2 (15.38%) PaaS
3 1 (7.69%) Office 365
3 1 (7.69%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) Internet
2 2 (15.38%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (46.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (15.38%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (15.38%) DB2
4 2 (15.38%) MongoDB
4 2 (15.38%) MySQL
4 2 (15.38%) NoSQL
4 2 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (15.38%) RDBMS
4 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
4 2 (15.38%) Riak
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (7.69%) SAS EBI
5 1 (7.69%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (7.69%) SAS Enterprise Miner
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (15.38%) Ant
2 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 2 (15.38%) GoCD
2 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
2 2 (15.38%) Maven
2 2 (15.38%) MSBuild
2 2 (15.38%) SonarQube
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Consultant
1 4 (30.77%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) BizTalk Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) BizTalk Developer
3 2 (15.38%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior DevOps
3 2 (15.38%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Tableau Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) CRM Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Data Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Migration Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Data Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) .NET
2 2 (15.38%) LAMP
2 2 (15.38%) LAPP Stack
2 2 (15.38%) LEMP Stack
2 2 (15.38%) MSMQ
2 2 (15.38%) Node.js
2 2 (15.38%) SAML
2 2 (15.38%) WCF
3 1 (7.69%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Linux
2 3 (23.08%) Solaris
3 2 (15.38%) CoreOS
4 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) ETL
2 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) CRM
3 3 (23.08%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (23.08%) Migration
4 2 (15.38%) Business Activity Monitoring
4 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
4 2 (15.38%) Data Management
4 2 (15.38%) Data Migration
4 2 (15.38%) DevOps
4 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (15.38%) Kanban
4 2 (15.38%) Load Balancing
4 2 (15.38%) Presales
4 2 (15.38%) Project Management
4 2 (15.38%) Scrum
4 2 (15.38%) SOA
4 2 (15.38%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) C#
3 2 (15.38%) Go
3 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
3 2 (15.38%) Perl
3 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
3 2 (15.38%) Python
3 2 (15.38%) Ruby
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Docker
1 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Ansible
1 2 (15.38%) Control-M
1 2 (15.38%) Kubernetes
1 2 (15.38%) Mesos
1 2 (15.38%) Nagios
1 2 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (15.38%) rkt
1 2 (15.38%) Unicenter
1 2 (15.38%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) Oracle
3 3 (23.08%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (23.08%) SAP
4 2 (15.38%) New Relic
4 2 (15.38%) PeopleSoft
4 2 (15.38%) Tableau
4 2 (15.38%) VMware
5 1 (7.69%) Aareon
5 1 (7.69%) Capita
5 1 (7.69%) Castleton
5 1 (7.69%) Civica
5 1 (7.69%) Infor
5 1 (7.69%) Kypera
5 1 (7.69%) Northgate
5 1 (7.69%) Orchard
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