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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
West Midlands / Shropshire
Rank 28 29 20
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -9
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 3 16 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 1.68% 5.06% 7.64%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.38% 21.05% 26.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 7
Median daily rate - £418 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +26.51%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.45 £21.75 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+21.58% -16.34%

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
32 76 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 17.88% 24.05% 29.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 17 22
Median daily rate £500 £470 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% +17.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £415 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £545 £464
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £20.00
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 Shropshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Shropshire 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 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford +7 1 - - 3
SQL Server
West Midlands

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 Shropshire region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 8 (57.14%) Windows
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (50.00%) SQL
3 6 (42.86%) .NET
3 6 (42.86%) XML
3 6 (42.86%) Problem Management
4 5 (35.71%) OO
4 5 (35.71%) Configuration Management
5 4 (28.57%) MVC
5 4 (28.57%) Scrum
5 4 (28.57%) WinForms
5 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (28.57%) TDD
5 4 (28.57%) ITIL
5 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
5 4 (28.57%) CSS
5 4 (28.57%) MySQL
5 4 (28.57%) Oracle
5 4 (28.57%) C#
5 4 (28.57%) HTML
5 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
5 4 (28.57%) Data Modelling
5 4 (28.57%) .NET Framework
5 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
5 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (28.57%) PhoneGap
5 4 (28.57%) Process Improvement
5 4 (28.57%) Test Strategy
5 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC 4

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire 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 2 (14.29%) CMS
1 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 2 (14.29%) WordPress
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) OSPF
1 2 (14.29%) SNMP
2 1 (7.14%) Firewall
2 1 (7.14%) HTTP
2 1 (7.14%) HTTPS
2 1 (7.14%) iSCSI
2 1 (7.14%) NAS
2 1 (7.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) MySQL
2 3 (21.43%) MS Access
3 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
3 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) .NET Developer
3 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) NOC Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) PHP Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Build Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Database Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) DBA
4 1 (7.14%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) SCCM Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Software Build Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Software Deployment Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) SSIS Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Sybase DBA
4 1 (7.14%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) .NET
1 6 (42.86%) XML
2 4 (28.57%) .NET Framework
2 4 (28.57%) Apache Cordova
2 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
2 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 4 (28.57%) CSS
2 4 (28.57%) HTML
2 4 (28.57%) PhoneGap
2 4 (28.57%) WinForms
3 2 (14.29%) SOAP
4 1 (7.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Mathematics
1 1 (7.14%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Server
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (7.14%) HPUX
4 1 (7.14%) Linux
4 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
4 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Problem Management
2 5 (35.71%) Configuration Management
2 5 (35.71%) OO
3 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (28.57%) Data Modelling
3 4 (28.57%) ITIL
3 4 (28.57%) Mobile Development
3 4 (28.57%) MVC
3 4 (28.57%) Process Improvement
3 4 (28.57%) Scrum
3 4 (28.57%) TDD
3 4 (28.57%) Test Strategy
4 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 2 (14.29%) Release Management
4 2 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Service Management
4 2 (14.29%) Software Deployment
4 2 (14.29%) Web Development
5 1 (7.14%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 7 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (28.57%) C#
3 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
3 3 (21.43%) Python
4 2 (14.29%) Java
4 2 (14.29%) PHP
5 1 (7.14%) C
5 1 (7.14%) Jython
5 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (7.14%) MCSA
3 1 (7.14%) MCSE
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) SCCM
2 1 (7.14%) BladeLogic
2 1 (7.14%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (7.14%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 1 (7.14%) OpenView
2 1 (7.14%) Puppet
2 1 (7.14%) SCOrch
2 1 (7.14%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) Oracle
2 4 (28.57%) Xamarin
3 2 (14.29%) Aruba
3 2 (14.29%) CheckPoint
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco
3 2 (14.29%) Fortinet
3 2 (14.29%) HP
3 2 (14.29%) Remedy
3 2 (14.29%) Riverbed
3 2 (14.29%) Sun
4 1 (7.14%) BMC
4 1 (7.14%) CA
4 1 (7.14%) Dell
4 1 (7.14%) Fujitsu
4 1 (7.14%) Sybase