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 February 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
West Midlands / Shropshire
Rank 27 51 16
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -35
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 4 8 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 2.47% 2.04% 9.82%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.30% 5.76% 27.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 12
Median daily rate - £563 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +78.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.54 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+55.27% -24.86%

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
43 139 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 26.54% 35.46% 36.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 46 27
Median daily rate £488 £470 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.72% +17.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £415 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £535 £536
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +7.69%

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 February 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 +24 3 - - 6
SQL Server
West Midlands

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 6 (54.55%) Oracle
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Configuration Management
3 4 (36.36%) SQL
3 4 (36.36%) XML
3 4 (36.36%) ITIL
3 4 (36.36%) Problem Management
3 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
4 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
4 3 (27.27%) Kanban
4 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
4 3 (27.27%) Integration Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
4 3 (27.27%) OO
4 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 3 (27.27%) MS Access
4 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
4 3 (27.27%) RDBMS
4 3 (27.27%) Change Management
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
5 2 (18.18%) Fortinet
5 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (18.18%) TDD
5 2 (18.18%) assyst
5 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
5 2 (18.18%) Service Management
5 2 (18.18%) MVC
5 2 (18.18%) Scrum

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 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) OSPF
1 2 (18.18%) SNMP
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) HTTP
2 1 (9.09%) HTTPS
2 1 (9.09%) iSCSI
2 1 (9.09%) NAS
2 1 (9.09%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) MS Access
1 3 (27.27%) RDBMS
1 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (18.18%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) SSIS Developer
3 2 (18.18%) .NET Developer
3 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) NOC Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Build Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Database Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) DBA
4 1 (9.09%) Sybase DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) XML
2 2 (18.18%) .NET
2 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
2 2 (18.18%) Apache Cordova
2 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
2 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 2 (18.18%) CSS
2 2 (18.18%) HTML
2 2 (18.18%) PhoneGap
2 2 (18.18%) SOAP
2 2 (18.18%) WinForms
3 1 (9.09%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
3 1 (9.09%) HPUX
3 1 (9.09%) Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Configuration Management
2 4 (36.36%) ITIL
2 4 (36.36%) Problem Management
3 3 (27.27%) Change Management
3 3 (27.27%) Integration Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Kanban
3 3 (27.27%) OO
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
4 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
4 2 (18.18%) Mobile Development
4 2 (18.18%) MVC
4 2 (18.18%) Process Improvement
4 2 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Scrum
4 2 (18.18%) Service Management
4 2 (18.18%) TDD
4 2 (18.18%) Test Strategy
5 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
5 1 (9.09%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
2 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
3 2 (18.18%) C#
4 1 (9.09%) C
4 1 (9.09%) Java
4 1 (9.09%) Jython
4 1 (9.09%) Python
4 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (9.09%) MCSA
3 1 (9.09%) MCSE
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) BladeLogic
1 1 (9.09%) HP Data Protector
1 1 (9.09%) HP Operations Orchestration
1 1 (9.09%) OpenView
1 1 (9.09%) Puppet
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
1 1 (9.09%) SCOrch
1 1 (9.09%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
1 6 (54.55%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) Aruba
2 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco
2 2 (18.18%) Fortinet
2 2 (18.18%) HP
2 2 (18.18%) Remedy
2 2 (18.18%) Riverbed
2 2 (18.18%) Xamarin
3 1 (9.09%) BMC
3 1 (9.09%) CA
3 1 (9.09%) Dell
3 1 (9.09%) Fujitsu
3 1 (9.09%) Sun
3 1 (9.09%) Sybase