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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 18 11 21
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +10
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 8 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 5.03% 8.97% 3.51%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 26.67% 53.85% 30.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
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£325 £340 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +5.76%
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
30 13 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 18.87% 16.67% 11.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 11
Average daily rate £420 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £438 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.05 £30.00 £32.30
% change year-on-year
+6.81% -7.12%

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 23 September 2014.

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 23 September 2014. 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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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 -9 6 £325 -24.41% 4
Shrewsbury - - - - 1
SQL Server
West Midlands

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) VMware
3 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (22.22%) .NET
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle
3 2 (22.22%) UNIX
3 2 (22.22%) Windows
4 1 (11.11%) Solaris
4 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
4 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
4 1 (11.11%) SMTP
4 1 (11.11%) DHCP
4 1 (11.11%) HTTP
4 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 1 (11.11%) DNS
4 1 (11.11%) SLA
4 1 (11.11%) MS Office
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
4 1 (11.11%) CSS
4 1 (11.11%) SOAP
4 1 (11.11%) Web Services
4 1 (11.11%) XSLT
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) OpenView Configuration Management

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 1 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) SMTP
1 1 (11.11%) DHCP
1 1 (11.11%) HTTP
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
1 1 (11.11%) DNS
1 1 (11.11%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
1 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) DBA
2 3 (33.33%) SQL DBA
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (11.11%) VB.NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Database Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
4 1 (11.11%) BizTalk Developer
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) DBA Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
2 1 (11.11%) CSS
2 1 (11.11%) SOAP
2 1 (11.11%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) XSLT
2 1 (11.11%) WCF
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) UNIX
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) ITIL
1 1 (11.11%) Change Management
1 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
1 1 (11.11%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
2 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
2 1 (11.11%) C#
2 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) HP
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