The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Shropshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 22 19 24
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 4 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 2.99% 2.50% 0.67%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 28.57% 20.00% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate £238 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £28.00 £25.88
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +8.19%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Shropshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
14 15 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 10.45% 12.50% 8.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 9
Average daily rate £490 £360 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.11% +19.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £250 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £633 £550 £351
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
SQL Server
West Midlands

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
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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Telford -2 1 £263 +5.00% 3
Shrewsbury - 1 - -
Ludlow - - - -
SQL Server
West Midlands

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 7 (77.78%) .NET
2 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
3 4 (44.44%) C#
3 4 (44.44%) HTML
4 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 3 (33.33%) SQL
4 3 (33.33%) IIS
4 3 (33.33%) CSS
4 3 (33.33%) XML
4 3 (33.33%) Windows
4 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
5 2 (22.22%) MVC
5 2 (22.22%) ITIL
5 2 (22.22%) Web Services
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle
5 2 (22.22%) VB
5 2 (22.22%) VB.NET
5 2 (22.22%) VB6
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (11.11%) Data Guard
6 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (11.11%) ActiveReports
6 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (11.11%) MSTest
6 1 (11.11%) HTML5
6 1 (11.11%) WinDbg

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (33.33%) IIS
1 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) SAN
1 1 (11.11%) HTTP
1 1 (11.11%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) ActiveReports
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (11.11%) MSTest
1 1 (11.11%) WinDbg
1 1 (11.11%) JUnit
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
1 1 (11.11%) NUnit
General
1 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) C# Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) VB6 Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Software Development Team Leader
4 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Software Team Leader
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (11.11%) Architect
4 1 (11.11%) DBA
4 1 (11.11%) VB.NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) VB Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Team Leader
4 1 (11.11%) Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) .NET
2 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
3 4 (44.44%) HTML
4 3 (33.33%) CSS
4 3 (33.33%) XML
5 2 (22.22%) Web Services
6 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (11.11%) HTML5
6 1 (11.11%) REST
6 1 (11.11%) CSS3
6 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
6 1 (11.11%) Silverlight
6 1 (11.11%) Oracle Streams
6 1 (11.11%) jQuery
6 1 (11.11%) XSD
6 1 (11.11%) WinForms
6 1 (11.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (11.11%) UNIX
3 1 (11.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) MVC
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (11.11%) CRM
2 1 (11.11%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
2 1 (11.11%) Change Management
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) C#
2 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) VB
3 2 (22.22%) VB.NET
3 2 (22.22%) VB6
4 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Data Guard
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (11.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (11.11%) MIIS
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) VMware
2 1 (11.11%) HP