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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 21 14 12
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 5 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 3.65% 2.56% 7.63%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 16.67% 18.18% 45.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 3
Average daily rate £344 £400 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.06% +60.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £32.30 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-10.21% +2.53%
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
30 11 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 21.90% 14.10% 16.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 11
Average daily rate £440 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £393 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £11.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%

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 30 April 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 10 (50.00%) .NET
2 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (30.00%) Windows
3 6 (30.00%) VB.NET
3 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (30.00%) Windows Server
4 5 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
5 4 (20.00%) Finance
5 4 (20.00%) Linux
5 4 (20.00%) SQL
5 4 (20.00%) EMC
5 4 (20.00%) Red Hat
5 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (20.00%) Splunk
5 4 (20.00%) Network Management
5 4 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (20.00%) Computer Architecture
6 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (15.00%) Games
7 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
7 2 (10.00%) MVC
7 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
7 2 (10.00%) Service Management
7 2 (10.00%) C#
7 2 (10.00%) MS Excel

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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.

Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Firewall
1 1 (5.00%) LAN
1 1 (5.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (5.00%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (5.00%) MySQL
4 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
1 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (15.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Developer
2 6 (30.00%) Architect
3 5 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 5 (25.00%) VB.NET Developer
4 3 (15.00%) .NET Architect
4 3 (15.00%) Designer
5 2 (10.00%) .NET Technical Architect
5 2 (10.00%) DBA
5 2 (10.00%) Network Designer
5 2 (10.00%) Software Tester
5 2 (10.00%) SQL DBA
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Tester
6 1 (5.00%) Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Applications Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Network Architect
6 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Test Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 1 (5.00%) CSS
3 1 (5.00%) CSS3
3 1 (5.00%) HTML
3 1 (5.00%) HTML5
3 1 (5.00%) jQuery
3 1 (5.00%) WCF
3 1 (5.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (5.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (5.00%) Data Integration
1 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Storage
1 1 (5.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Windows
1 6 (30.00%) Windows Server
1 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (20.00%) Linux
2 4 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (20.00%) Computer Architecture
2 4 (20.00%) Network Management
3 2 (10.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (10.00%) MVC
3 2 (10.00%) Service Management
4 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.00%) Financial Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) High Availability
4 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.00%) Migration
4 1 (5.00%) Multithreading
4 1 (5.00%) Refactoring
4 1 (5.00%) Scrum
4 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.00%) TDD
4 1 (5.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (5.00%) Web Design
4 1 (5.00%) Web Development
4 1 (5.00%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) VB.NET
2 4 (20.00%) SQL
3 2 (10.00%) C#
4 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.00%) VB
4 1 (5.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Perfmon
1 1 (5.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) EMC
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (20.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (20.00%) Splunk
2 1 (5.00%) Fujitsu
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
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