The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 24 14 10
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 6 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 3.61% 2.41% 8.91%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.77% 18.18% 40.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 3
Median daily rate £338 £353 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.25% +41.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+54.76% -27.58%
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 Solihull region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Solihull
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
47 11 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 28.31% 13.25% 21.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 4 11
Median daily rate £442 £305 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.75% -12.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £390 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.16% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £23.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+41.97% -26.98%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Solihull 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 Solihull

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server across the Solihull region.

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Solihull region.

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, 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 Solihull region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 7 (41.18%) .NET
2 6 (35.29%) Windows
2 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2012
2 6 (35.29%) Windows Server
3 5 (29.41%) SQL
4 4 (23.53%) C#
4 4 (23.53%) Linux
4 4 (23.53%) VB.NET
4 4 (23.53%) EMC
4 4 (23.53%) Red Hat
4 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
4 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
4 4 (23.53%) Finance
4 4 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (23.53%) Computer Architecture
4 4 (23.53%) Network Management
4 4 (23.53%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (23.53%) Splunk
5 3 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (17.65%) Games
5 3 (17.65%) MVC
5 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (17.65%) CSS
5 3 (17.65%) HTML
5 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
6 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
6 2 (11.76%) Service Management

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull 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 (5.88%) CMS
1 1 (5.88%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (5.88%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Firewall
1 1 (5.88%) LAN
1 1 (5.88%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2012
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.88%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.88%) MySQL
3 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (5.88%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
1 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
2 3 (17.65%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Developer
2 5 (29.41%) .NET Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Architect
3 3 (17.65%) Designer
3 3 (17.65%) VB.NET Developer
4 2 (11.76%) C# Developer
4 2 (11.76%) DBA
4 2 (11.76%) Network Designer
4 2 (11.76%) Software Tester
4 2 (11.76%) SQL DBA
4 2 (11.76%) Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Applications Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Lead Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Network Architect
5 1 (5.88%) OSS Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Software Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Developer
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) .NET
2 3 (17.65%) CSS
2 3 (17.65%) HTML
3 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
3 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 2 (11.76%) jQuery
4 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
4 1 (5.88%) CSS3
4 1 (5.88%) HTML5
4 1 (5.88%) LINQ
4 1 (5.88%) WCF
4 1 (5.88%) Web Services
4 1 (5.88%) WPF
4 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Client/Server
1 1 (5.88%) Data Integration
1 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Storage
1 1 (5.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Windows
1 6 (35.29%) Windows Server
1 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (23.53%) Linux
2 4 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.88%) Windows 10
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (23.53%) Computer Architecture
2 4 (23.53%) Network Management
3 3 (17.65%) MVC
4 2 (11.76%) Integration Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Service Management
5 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.88%) Content Management
5 1 (5.88%) Data Modelling
5 1 (5.88%) Financial Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) High Availability
5 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
5 1 (5.88%) Migration
5 1 (5.88%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (5.88%) TDD
5 1 (5.88%) Waterfall
5 1 (5.88%) Web Design
5 1 (5.88%) Web Development
5 1 (5.88%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) SQL
2 4 (23.53%) C#
2 4 (23.53%) VB.NET
3 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.88%) VB
4 1 (5.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Perfmon
1 1 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) EMC
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
1 4 (23.53%) Red Hat
1 4 (23.53%) Splunk
2 1 (5.88%) Ektron
2 1 (5.88%) EPiServer
2 1 (5.88%) Fujitsu
2 1 (5.88%) Sitecore