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 26 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 12 14 15
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 19 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 10.33% 6.50% 6.55%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 55.88% 30.23% 36.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 4 6
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 £280 £262 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.58 £23.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+38.62% +2.17%
SQL Server
England

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
34 43 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 18.48% 21.50% 17.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 9 12
Median daily rate £475 £310 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.22% -17.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £266 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +14.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram 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 26 July 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 Midlands region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 18 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 17 (62.96%) C#
3 16 (59.26%) SQL
4 15 (55.56%) Business Intelligence
4 15 (55.56%) MS Excel
5 14 (51.85%) Windows
5 14 (51.85%) .NET
5 14 (51.85%) Active Directory
5 14 (51.85%) Case Management
6 13 (48.15%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (48.15%) BizTalk Server
6 13 (48.15%) Salesforce.com
6 13 (48.15%) Oracle
6 13 (48.15%) SAP
6 13 (48.15%) CRM
6 13 (48.15%) Dynamics CRM
7 12 (44.44%) Data Management
7 12 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (44.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 12 (44.44%) SharePoint
8 11 (40.74%) Oracle Reports
8 11 (40.74%) Retail
8 11 (40.74%) Document Management
8 11 (40.74%) Zachman Framework
8 11 (40.74%) TOGAF
8 11 (40.74%) Business Analysis
8 11 (40.74%) Enterprise Architecture
8 11 (40.74%) Integration Testing
8 11 (40.74%) Infor
8 11 (40.74%) Microsoft Azure

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 13 (48.15%) BizTalk Server
2 12 (44.44%) SharePoint
3 11 (40.74%) Skype for Business
4 1 (3.70%) SAS
Applications
1 15 (55.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (48.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.70%) OPENHousing
Cloud Services
1 11 (40.74%) Microsoft Azure
1 11 (40.74%) Office 365
1 11 (40.74%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) LAN
1 4 (14.81%) WAN
2 3 (11.11%) Firewall
2 3 (11.11%) Internet
2 3 (11.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (44.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 11 (40.74%) Oracle Reports
3 7 (25.93%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (7.41%) Cognos Analysis Studio
5 2 (7.41%) Cognos Event Studio
5 2 (7.41%) Cognos Query Studio
5 2 (7.41%) Cognos Report Studio
5 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (3.70%) OLAP
6 1 (3.70%) OLAP Cube
6 1 (3.70%) PowerPivot
6 1 (3.70%) QlikView
6 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (40.74%) Retail
2 2 (7.41%) Finance
3 1 (3.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Developer
2 8 (29.63%) Consultant
3 6 (22.22%) CRM Consultant
3 6 (22.22%) CRM Technical Consultant
3 6 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
3 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Consultant
3 6 (22.22%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
3 6 (22.22%) Technical Consultant
4 5 (18.52%) Architect
4 5 (18.52%) CRM Architect
4 5 (18.52%) CRM Solutions Architect
4 5 (18.52%) Dynamics CRM Architect
4 5 (18.52%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (14.81%) Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) .NET Developer
6 3 (11.11%) CRM Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Migration Consultant
6 3 (11.11%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (51.85%) .NET
2 7 (25.93%) Web Services
3 6 (22.22%) COM
4 3 (11.11%) .NET Framework
4 3 (11.11%) AngularJS
4 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET
4 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (11.11%) AutoMapper
4 3 (11.11%) Entity Framework
4 3 (11.11%) jQuery
4 3 (11.11%) JSON
4 3 (11.11%) StructureMap
4 3 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (11.11%) XML
5 2 (7.41%) XSL
6 1 (3.70%) CSS
6 1 (3.70%) HTML
6 1 (3.70%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (48.15%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (14.81%) Data Centre
3 3 (11.11%) NHS
4 1 (3.70%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 14 (51.85%) Windows
2 3 (11.11%) Windows Server
2 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (51.85%) Case Management
3 13 (48.15%) CRM
4 12 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (44.44%) Data Management
5 11 (40.74%) Business Analysis
5 11 (40.74%) Document Management
5 11 (40.74%) Enterprise Architecture
5 11 (40.74%) Integration Testing
5 11 (40.74%) SDLC
5 11 (40.74%) TOGAF
5 11 (40.74%) Waterfall
5 11 (40.74%) Zachman Framework
6 7 (25.93%) Presales
7 3 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (11.11%) Dependency Injection
7 3 (11.11%) ITIL
7 3 (11.11%) Migration
7 3 (11.11%) MVC
7 3 (11.11%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 17 (62.96%) C#
2 16 (59.26%) SQL
3 7 (25.93%) T-SQL
4 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 2 (7.41%) Java
6 1 (3.70%) VB
6 1 (3.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) ISEB
2 1 (3.70%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) Data Quality
System Software
1 14 (51.85%) Active Directory
2 3 (11.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 13 (48.15%) Oracle
2 13 (48.15%) Salesforce.com
2 13 (48.15%) SAP
3 11 (40.74%) Infor
4 5 (18.52%) IBM
5 3 (11.11%) Cisco
5 3 (11.11%) Dell
6 2 (7.41%) Cognos
7 1 (3.70%) Capita
7 1 (3.70%) HP
7 1 (3.70%) Misys
7 1 (3.70%) Pega
7 1 (3.70%) Teradata
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Mortimer Spinks
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