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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 19 19 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 -16
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 7 2 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 4.96% 1.63% 16.83%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 16.67% 11.11% 85.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 5
Average daily rate
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£338 - £250
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 - £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 - £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.88 £22.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+4.94% -17.27%
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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 Shropshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Shropshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
42 18 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 29.79% 14.63% 19.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 6 6
Average daily rate £288 £501 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.61% +100.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £315 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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 31 July 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 20 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 17 (56.67%) Open Source
3 16 (53.33%) C#
3 16 (53.33%) .NET
4 12 (40.00%) VB
4 12 (40.00%) N-Tier
5 11 (36.67%) MS Excel
6 10 (33.33%) XML
6 10 (33.33%) OOP
6 10 (33.33%) MySQL
6 10 (33.33%) .NET Framework
6 10 (33.33%) Resource Management
7 9 (30.00%) Analytics
8 8 (26.67%) Ruby on Rails
8 8 (26.67%) Ruby
8 8 (26.67%) Firewall
8 8 (26.67%) Oracle
8 8 (26.67%) Java
8 8 (26.67%) Windows
8 8 (26.67%) TCP/IP
8 8 (26.67%) CGI
8 8 (26.67%) Internet
9 7 (23.33%) Configuration Management
9 7 (23.33%) Red Hat
9 7 (23.33%) SSL
9 7 (23.33%) Linux
9 7 (23.33%) SUSE
9 7 (23.33%) MongoDB
9 7 (23.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (20.00%) SQL

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 6 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (6.67%) CMS
2 2 (6.67%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (36.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Google Analytics
1 2 (6.67%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 8 (26.67%) TCP/IP
1 8 (26.67%) Internet
1 8 (26.67%) Firewall
2 7 (23.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (33.33%) MySQL
2 7 (23.33%) MongoDB
3 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Power View
5 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
General
1 4 (13.33%) Back Office
2 1 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (43.33%) Developer
2 10 (33.33%) Team Leader
2 10 (33.33%) Development Team Leader
2 10 (33.33%) .NET Team Leader
2 10 (33.33%) Software Development Team Leader
2 10 (33.33%) Software Team Leader
3 7 (23.33%) DBA
4 5 (16.67%) Administrator
5 4 (13.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (6.67%) .NET Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Software Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Business Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Developer
6 2 (6.67%) SharePoint Developer
7 1 (3.33%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Sitecore Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Data Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (53.33%) .NET
2 10 (33.33%) XML
2 10 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 8 (26.67%) CGI
3 8 (26.67%) Ruby on Rails
4 5 (16.67%) CSS
4 5 (16.67%) HTML
5 4 (13.33%) Ajax
6 3 (10.00%) jQuery
7 2 (6.67%) HTML5
7 2 (6.67%) REST
7 2 (6.67%) CSS3
7 2 (6.67%) JSON
7 2 (6.67%) SOAP
7 2 (6.67%) Web Services
7 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET
7 2 (6.67%) WinForms
7 2 (6.67%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (40.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 8 (26.67%) Windows
2 7 (23.33%) Linux
2 7 (23.33%) SUSE
2 7 (23.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (56.67%) Open Source
2 10 (33.33%) Resource Management
2 10 (33.33%) OOP
3 9 (30.00%) Analytics
4 7 (23.33%) Configuration Management
5 4 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (6.67%) Content Management
7 2 (6.67%) E-Commerce
7 2 (6.67%) DevOps
7 2 (6.67%) Mentoring
7 2 (6.67%) Dashboard Development
8 1 (3.33%) B2B
8 1 (3.33%) B2C
8 1 (3.33%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (53.33%) C#
2 12 (40.00%) VB
3 8 (26.67%) Ruby
3 8 (26.67%) Java
4 6 (20.00%) SQL
5 5 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.33%) XenApp
1 1 (3.33%) vSphere
Vendors
1 20 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 8 (26.67%) Oracle
3 7 (23.33%) Red Hat
4 3 (10.00%) Sitecore
5 2 (6.67%) Omniture
5 2 (6.67%) Google
5 2 (6.67%) Adobe
6 1 (3.33%) Citrix
6 1 (3.33%) VMware
6 1 (3.33%) Kaspersky
6 1 (3.33%) Veeam