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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 11 21 20
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 26 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 12.62% 3.13% 2.50%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 41.27% 30.77% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 2 1
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£400 £238 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.42% -5.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +14.54%
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
63 13 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 30.58% 10.16% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 8 7
Average daily rate £400 £490 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.36% +36.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £633 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%

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 24 April 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
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 24 April 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -3 10 £485 +84.76% 2
Shrewsbury +2 1 £250 -
SQL Server
West Midlands

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (48.65%) C#
1 18 (48.65%) .NET
1 18 (48.65%) Microsoft
2 15 (40.54%) Open Source
3 14 (37.84%) Windows
4 12 (32.43%) SQL
5 11 (29.73%) Java
6 10 (27.03%) MySQL
6 10 (27.03%) VB
6 10 (27.03%) XML
6 10 (27.03%) N-Tier
6 10 (27.03%) Internet
7 9 (24.32%) TCP/IP
7 9 (24.32%) MS Excel
7 9 (24.32%) Oracle
7 9 (24.32%) Analytics
7 9 (24.32%) .NET Framework
8 8 (21.62%) Ruby on Rails
8 8 (21.62%) Resource Management
8 8 (21.62%) Ruby
8 8 (21.62%) Linux
8 8 (21.62%) OOP
8 8 (21.62%) Configuration Management
8 8 (21.62%) CGI
8 8 (21.62%) Firewall
9 7 (18.92%) SUSE
9 7 (18.92%) SSL
9 7 (18.92%) Red Hat
9 7 (18.92%) JavaScript
9 7 (18.92%) HTML

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 2 (5.41%) SharePoint 2013
1 2 (5.41%) Sitecore CMS
1 2 (5.41%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (5.41%) CMS
1 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 9 (24.32%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Adobe Analytics
1 2 (5.41%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 10 (27.03%) Internet
2 9 (24.32%) TCP/IP
3 8 (21.62%) Firewall
4 7 (18.92%) SSL
5 1 (2.70%) DNS
5 1 (2.70%) LAN
5 1 (2.70%) DHCP
5 1 (2.70%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.03%) MySQL
2 7 (18.92%) MongoDB
3 5 (13.51%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.70%) FileMaker
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MSBuild
1 1 (2.70%) MSTest
General
1 4 (10.81%) Back Office
2 3 (8.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (35.14%) Developer
2 8 (21.62%) Software Team Leader
2 8 (21.62%) Team Leader
2 8 (21.62%) Development Team Leader
2 8 (21.62%) .NET Team Leader
2 8 (21.62%) Software Development Team Leader
2 8 (21.62%) DBA
3 6 (16.22%) Administrator
4 5 (13.51%) Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) .NET Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Sitecore Developer
6 2 (5.41%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (5.41%) C# Developer
6 2 (5.41%) SQL DBA
6 2 (5.41%) SharePoint Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Analyst Programmer
6 2 (5.41%) Software Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Programmer
7 1 (2.70%) Support Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (48.65%) .NET
2 10 (27.03%) XML
3 9 (24.32%) .NET Framework
4 8 (21.62%) Ruby on Rails
4 8 (21.62%) CGI
5 7 (18.92%) HTML
5 7 (18.92%) CSS
6 5 (13.51%) jQuery
7 4 (10.81%) Ajax
8 2 (5.41%) HTML5
8 2 (5.41%) REST
8 2 (5.41%) CSS3
8 2 (5.41%) JSON
8 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET
8 2 (5.41%) WinForms
8 2 (5.41%) SOAP
8 2 (5.41%) Web Services
8 2 (5.41%) ODBC
8 2 (5.41%) XHTML
9 1 (2.70%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (40.54%) Open Source
2 10 (27.03%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 14 (37.84%) Windows
2 8 (21.62%) Linux
3 7 (18.92%) SUSE
3 7 (18.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.70%) HPUX
5 1 (2.70%) UNIX
5 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (24.32%) Analytics
2 8 (21.62%) Resource Management
2 8 (21.62%) OOP
2 8 (21.62%) Configuration Management
3 3 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (8.11%) Mentoring
4 2 (5.41%) DevOps
4 2 (5.41%) Security Testing
4 2 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (5.41%) Content Management
4 2 (5.41%) E-Commerce
5 1 (2.70%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.70%) B2B
5 1 (2.70%) B2C
5 1 (2.70%) ITIL
5 1 (2.70%) Migration
5 1 (2.70%) Data Migration
5 1 (2.70%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 18 (48.65%) C#
2 12 (32.43%) SQL
3 11 (29.73%) Java
4 10 (27.03%) VB
5 8 (21.62%) Ruby
6 7 (18.92%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (2.70%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (8.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.70%) vSphere
2 1 (2.70%) XenApp
Vendors
1 18 (48.65%) Microsoft
2 9 (24.32%) Oracle
3 7 (18.92%) Red Hat
4 5 (13.51%) Adobe
4 5 (13.51%) Sitecore
5 2 (5.41%) Omniture
5 2 (5.41%) Google
5 2 (5.41%) VMware
6 1 (2.70%) Citrix
6 1 (2.70%) Kaspersky
6 1 (2.70%) Veeam
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