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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 14 6 12
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +6
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 1 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 1.27% 11.25% 5.41%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.00% 56.25% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
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£305 £330 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.57% +16.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.63 £25.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-5.50% -1.96%
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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 Solihull region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Solihull
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
10 16 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 12.66% 20.00% 8.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 1
Average daily rate £375 £340 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +20.35%
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.00

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
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 29 June 2015, 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 3 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (40.00%) API Integration
2 2 (40.00%) WCF
2 2 (40.00%) SOAP
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) XHTML
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (20.00%) ETL
3 1 (20.00%) HTTP
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) SAN
3 1 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (20.00%) Symantec
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (20.00%) WSUS
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) MySQL
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) HTML

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, 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 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
1 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) .NET Developer
1 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) DBA
2 1 (20.00%) SQL DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (40.00%) WCF
2 2 (40.00%) SOAP
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) XHTML
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) API Integration
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) ETL
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (20.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (20.00%) WSUS
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) HP
1 1 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (20.00%) Symantec
1 1 (20.00%) VMware