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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 12 4 8
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2 16 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 2.90% 13.33% 7.55%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.00% 72.73% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 1
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£463 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.18% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
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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
20 22 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 28.99% 18.33% 16.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 1
Average daily rate £423 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.83% +9.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.36 £31.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.91% +3.27%

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 21 October 2014, 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 4 (57.14%) C#
1 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
1 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
2 3 (42.86%) CSS
2 3 (42.86%) MS Office
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) HTML
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 2 (28.57%) Marketing
3 2 (28.57%) Cognos Report Studio
3 2 (28.57%) Cognos Transformer
3 2 (28.57%) WhereScape RED
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) WCF
3 2 (28.57%) WPF
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (28.57%) ERP
3 2 (28.57%) Data Modelling
3 2 (28.57%) ETL
3 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (28.57%) IBM
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) Automotive
3 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
3 2 (28.57%) BPCS
3 2 (28.57%) Cognos

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) BPCS
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Payables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (28.57%) WhereScape RED
1 2 (28.57%) Cognos Report Studio
1 2 (28.57%) Cognos Transformer
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
1 2 (28.57%) Automotive
1 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
1 2 (28.57%) Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 1 (14.29%) VB.NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Web Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Business Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Manager
3 1 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Manager
3 1 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
1 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
2 3 (42.86%) CSS
2 3 (42.86%) HTML
3 2 (28.57%) WCF
3 2 (28.57%) WPF
4 1 (14.29%) jQuery
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (14.29%) HTML5
4 1 (14.29%) CSS3
4 1 (14.29%) Managed Extensibility Framework
4 1 (14.29%) XML
4 1 (14.29%) NHibernate
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) GIS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) ERP
1 2 (28.57%) Data Modelling
1 2 (28.57%) ETL
1 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Project Management
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) TDD
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) Multithreading
2 1 (14.29%) Product Management
2 1 (14.29%) MVVM
2 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
2 1 (14.29%) Demand Forecasting
2 1 (14.29%) Line Management
2 1 (14.29%) People Management
2 1 (14.29%) Service Management
2 1 (14.29%) MVC
2 1 (14.29%) Scrum
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C#
1 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
3 1 (14.29%) VBA
3 1 (14.29%) Perl
3 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) Cognos
2 2 (28.57%) IBM