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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 28 17 8
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -9
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 1 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 0.61% 4.58% 13.64%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.78% 22.22% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Average daily rate
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£270 £100 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+170.00% -63.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £31.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+5.64% +2.47%
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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
36 27 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 22.09% 20.61% 20.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 4
Average daily rate £288 £323 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.85% +17.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £157 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £31.80 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+5.51% -2.16%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 18 (78.26%) Microsoft
2 15 (65.22%) Open Source
3 9 (39.13%) C#
3 9 (39.13%) .NET
4 8 (34.78%) MySQL
4 8 (34.78%) Oracle
4 8 (34.78%) Java
4 8 (34.78%) VB
4 8 (34.78%) XML
4 8 (34.78%) Windows
4 8 (34.78%) OOP
4 8 (34.78%) MS Excel
4 8 (34.78%) CGI
4 8 (34.78%) N-Tier
4 8 (34.78%) TCP/IP
4 8 (34.78%) Internet
4 8 (34.78%) .NET Framework
4 8 (34.78%) Resource Management
4 8 (34.78%) Firewall
4 8 (34.78%) Ruby
4 8 (34.78%) Ruby on Rails
5 7 (30.43%) SUSE
5 7 (30.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (30.43%) MongoDB
5 7 (30.43%) Analytics
5 7 (30.43%) Configuration Management
5 7 (30.43%) Red Hat
5 7 (30.43%) SSL
5 7 (30.43%) Linux
6 6 (26.09%) SharePoint

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (26.09%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.70%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (34.78%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (34.78%) TCP/IP
1 8 (34.78%) Internet
1 8 (34.78%) Firewall
2 7 (30.43%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (34.78%) MySQL
2 7 (30.43%) MongoDB
3 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Power View
5 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Team Leader
1 8 (34.78%) Development Team Leader
1 8 (34.78%) Developer
1 8 (34.78%) .NET Team Leader
1 8 (34.78%) Software Development Team Leader
1 8 (34.78%) Software Team Leader
2 7 (30.43%) DBA
3 5 (21.74%) Administrator
4 4 (17.39%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Business Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Developer
5 2 (8.70%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Data Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) SQL DBA
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (39.13%) .NET
2 8 (34.78%) XML
2 8 (34.78%) CGI
2 8 (34.78%) Ruby on Rails
2 8 (34.78%) .NET Framework
3 2 (8.70%) Ajax
3 2 (8.70%) XHTML
3 2 (8.70%) CSS
3 2 (8.70%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) Windows
2 7 (30.43%) Linux
2 7 (30.43%) SUSE
2 7 (30.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (65.22%) Open Source
2 8 (34.78%) OOP
2 8 (34.78%) Resource Management
3 7 (30.43%) Configuration Management
3 7 (30.43%) Analytics
4 4 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (8.70%) DevOps
5 2 (8.70%) Dashboard Development
6 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.35%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) C#
2 8 (34.78%) Java
2 8 (34.78%) VB
2 8 (34.78%) Ruby
3 4 (17.39%) SQL
4 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.35%) XenApp
1 1 (4.35%) vSphere
Vendors
1 18 (78.26%) Microsoft
2 8 (34.78%) Oracle
3 7 (30.43%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.35%) VMware
4 1 (4.35%) Kaspersky
4 1 (4.35%) Veeam
4 1 (4.35%) Citrix
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