The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 15 20 18
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 18 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 11.11% 4.76% 5.00%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 31.58% 20.83% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 2 0
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£328 £319 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.74% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £31.25 £27.75
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +12.61%
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 Shropshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Shropshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
57 24 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 35.19% 22.86% 18.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 6 8
Average daily rate £400 £508 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.18% +12.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £341 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £550 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +9.56%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Shropshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

SQL Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Shropshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram in Shropshire

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

SQL Server
Contract Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford -1 9 £400 +25.49%
SQL Server
West Midlands

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire 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 16 (59.26%) SQL
2 11 (40.74%) .NET
2 11 (40.74%) C#
3 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 9 (33.33%) Windows
4 6 (22.22%) Active Directory
5 5 (18.52%) HTML
5 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
5 5 (18.52%) CSS
5 5 (18.52%) Adobe
5 5 (18.52%) jQuery
5 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (18.52%) Sitecore
6 4 (14.81%) Mentoring
6 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (14.81%) Back Office
6 4 (14.81%) Finance
6 4 (14.81%) VMware
6 4 (14.81%) MS Office
6 4 (14.81%) VB
6 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (14.81%) DHCP
6 4 (14.81%) TCP/IP
6 4 (14.81%) DNS
6 4 (14.81%) N-Tier
7 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
7 3 (11.11%) Java
7 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire 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 2 (7.41%) CMS
1 2 (7.41%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) MS Office
2 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Google Analytics
1 2 (7.41%) SiteCatalyst
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) DHCP
1 4 (14.81%) TCP/IP
1 4 (14.81%) DNS
2 2 (7.41%) Internet
3 1 (3.70%) LAN
3 1 (3.70%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database
2 2 (7.41%) MySQL
2 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.70%) FileMaker
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MSTest
1 1 (3.70%) MSBuild
General
1 4 (14.81%) Back Office
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Developer
2 7 (25.93%) Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Support Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (14.81%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) SQL DBA
4 3 (11.11%) Sitecore Developer
4 3 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 3 (11.11%) DBA
5 2 (7.41%) Analyst Programmer
5 2 (7.41%) Software Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Programmer
5 2 (7.41%) C# Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Team Leader
5 2 (7.41%) .NET Team Leader
5 2 (7.41%) Software Development Team Leader
5 2 (7.41%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Development Team Leader
5 2 (7.41%) Software Team Leader
6 1 (3.70%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (40.74%) .NET
2 5 (18.52%) jQuery
2 5 (18.52%) HTML
2 5 (18.52%) CSS
3 3 (11.11%) .NET Framework
4 2 (7.41%) JSON
4 2 (7.41%) SOAP
4 2 (7.41%) Web Services
4 2 (7.41%) XML
4 2 (7.41%) ODBC
4 2 (7.41%) WinForms
4 2 (7.41%) Ajax
4 2 (7.41%) REST
4 2 (7.41%) CSS3
4 2 (7.41%) HTML5
4 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.70%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (3.70%) Unity DI Container
5 1 (3.70%) WCF
5 1 (3.70%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) N-Tier
2 2 (7.41%) Open Source
3 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (33.33%) Windows
2 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (7.41%) UNIX
6 1 (3.70%) HPUX
6 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (14.81%) Mentoring
2 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (7.41%) Content Management
3 2 (7.41%) Resource Management
3 2 (7.41%) Security Testing
3 2 (7.41%) OOP
3 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce
3 2 (7.41%) Analytics
4 1 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (3.70%) Coaching
4 1 (3.70%) ITIL
4 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (3.70%) B2B
4 1 (3.70%) B2C
4 1 (3.70%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.70%) Migration
4 1 (3.70%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 16 (59.26%) SQL
2 11 (40.74%) C#
3 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
4 4 (14.81%) VB
5 3 (11.11%) Java
6 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.70%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (18.52%) Adobe
2 5 (18.52%) Sitecore
3 4 (14.81%) VMware
4 2 (7.41%) Omniture
4 2 (7.41%) Google
4 2 (7.41%) Oracle