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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 24 12 11
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 3 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 1.85% 3.95% 6.76%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.69% 20.00% 31.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 3
Median daily rate £310 £353 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.05% +6.81%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.58 £23.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+38.62% +2.17%
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
39 15 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 24.07% 19.74% 21.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 6
Median daily rate £430 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.66% +7.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £337 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £383 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +14.00%

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 26 July 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 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
3 2 (25.00%) Games
3 2 (25.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (25.00%) HTML
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (25.00%) CSS
3 2 (25.00%) Web Services
3 2 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
4 1 (12.50%) TDD
4 1 (12.50%) Content Management
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
4 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing

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 (12.50%) CMS
1 1 (12.50%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (12.50%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
1 1 (12.50%) LAN
1 1 (12.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (12.50%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Software Tester
3 2 (25.00%) Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) C# WCF Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Lead Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Server Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) SQL BI Developer
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Developer
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server BI Developer
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (12.50%) SSIS Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) VB.NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) WCF Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (25.00%) CSS
2 2 (25.00%) HTML
2 2 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 1 (12.50%) jQuery
3 1 (12.50%) LINQ
3 1 (12.50%) WCF
3 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
1 1 (12.50%) Data Integration
1 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (12.50%) Content Management
2 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
2 1 (12.50%) Financial Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) MVC
2 1 (12.50%) Service Management
2 1 (12.50%) TDD
2 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
2 1 (12.50%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) C#
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (25.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Ektron
2 1 (12.50%) EPiServer
2 1 (12.50%) Sitecore