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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 7 5 9
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 16 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 12.60% 7.04% 7.62%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 61.54% 38.46% 61.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 3
Average daily rate £338 £400 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% +39.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £370 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £306
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £28.69 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-21.57% -4.36%
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
26 13 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 20.47% 18.31% 12.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 6
Average daily rate £400 £400 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +31.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £363 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £11.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.06%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Solihull region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Solihull

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Solihull region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram 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 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull 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 14 (56.00%) .NET
2 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (32.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (24.00%) VB.NET
4 6 (24.00%) C#
4 6 (24.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (16.00%) EMC
6 4 (16.00%) Red Hat
6 4 (16.00%) MVC
6 4 (16.00%) Telecoms
6 4 (16.00%) SQL
6 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET
6 4 (16.00%) Windows
6 4 (16.00%) Linux
6 4 (16.00%) Computer Architecture
6 4 (16.00%) Network Management
6 4 (16.00%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (16.00%) Splunk
6 4 (16.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (16.00%) Windows Server
7 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (12.00%) Finance
7 3 (12.00%) Games
7 3 (12.00%) WCF
7 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull 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 (8.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (32.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (24.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (8.00%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (8.00%) PowerPivot
5 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (4.00%) MySQL
6 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (4.00%) QlikView
6 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
6 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
6 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (16.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (12.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Developer
2 6 (24.00%) .NET Developer
2 6 (24.00%) Architect
3 5 (20.00%) VB.NET Developer
4 3 (12.00%) .NET Architect
4 3 (12.00%) DBA
4 3 (12.00%) Designer
4 3 (12.00%) SQL DBA
5 2 (8.00%) .NET Technical Architect
5 2 (8.00%) C# Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Network Designer
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Applications Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Dynamics AX Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Network Architect
6 1 (4.00%) OSS Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Senior C# Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (56.00%) .NET
2 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (12.00%) WCF
4 2 (8.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (8.00%) CSS
4 2 (8.00%) HTML
4 2 (8.00%) jQuery
4 2 (8.00%) MDX
4 2 (8.00%) WPF
5 1 (4.00%) AngularJS
5 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 1 (4.00%) CSS3
5 1 (4.00%) HTML5
5 1 (4.00%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (4.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Linux
1 4 (16.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (16.00%) Windows
1 4 (16.00%) Windows Server
1 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (16.00%) Computer Architecture
2 4 (16.00%) MVC
2 4 (16.00%) Network Management
3 2 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.00%) ETL
4 1 (4.00%) High Availability
4 1 (4.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (4.00%) Multithreading
4 1 (4.00%) Refactoring
4 1 (4.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (4.00%) Scrum
4 1 (4.00%) Service Management
4 1 (4.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (4.00%) TDD
4 1 (4.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (24.00%) C#
1 6 (24.00%) VB.NET
2 4 (16.00%) SQL
3 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (8.00%) VB
3 2 (8.00%) VBScript
4 1 (4.00%) X++
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.00%) EMC
2 4 (16.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (16.00%) Splunk
3 1 (4.00%) Fujitsu
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