The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 5 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 40 29 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 22.60% 23.77% 37.27%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 68.97% 90.63% 80.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 19 28
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£400 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £15.31
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £30.88 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+13.36% +10.26%
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 Staffordshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
58 32 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 32.77% 26.23% 46.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 22 36
Average daily rate £363 £320 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.28% +8.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £360 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
Average hourly rate £16.00 - £15.31
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £34.38 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +22.76%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Staffordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server across the Staffordshire region.

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

SQL Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Staffordshire region.

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

SQL Server
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stafford -5 4 - - 7
Stoke-on-Trent -7 4 £298 -7.75% 14
Burton-upon-Trent -3 2 £250 -9.09% 4
Lichfield - 2 £363 - 3
Tamworth - 1 £300 - 7
Uttoxeter - - - -
Cannock - - - -
SQL Server
West Midlands

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 37 (68.52%) SQL
1 37 (68.52%) .NET
2 34 (62.96%) C#
3 22 (40.74%) Microsoft
4 20 (37.04%) MS Excel
5 17 (31.48%) SOA
5 17 (31.48%) IBM
5 17 (31.48%) SC Cleared
5 17 (31.48%) Security Cleared
6 14 (25.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 13 (24.07%) .NET Framework
7 13 (24.07%) XML
7 13 (24.07%) ASP.NET
8 12 (22.22%) JavaScript
8 12 (22.22%) Web Services
9 11 (20.37%) HTML
9 11 (20.37%) CSS
9 11 (20.37%) Time Management
10 10 (18.52%) jQuery
10 10 (18.52%) N-Tier
10 10 (18.52%) MVC
11 9 (16.67%) T-SQL
11 9 (16.67%) VB
11 9 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
12 8 (14.81%) Open Source
12 8 (14.81%) Ajax
12 8 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (14.81%) IIS
13 7 (12.96%) MySQL
13 7 (12.96%) PHP

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 8 (14.81%) IIS
2 7 (12.96%) Apache
2 7 (12.96%) Drupal
3 3 (5.56%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.85%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 20 (37.04%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.96%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (25.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (12.96%) MySQL
3 7 (12.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (7.41%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (3.70%) DataStage
6 2 (3.70%) MS Access
7 1 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.85%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.85%) QualityStage
Development Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.85%) Subversion
2 1 (1.85%) ReSharper
2 1 (1.85%) TestComplete
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (9.26%) Finance
2 4 (7.41%) Law
3 3 (5.56%) Retail
3 3 (5.56%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 29 (53.70%) Developer
2 10 (18.52%) Architect
3 8 (14.81%) Team Leader
3 8 (14.81%) Development Team Leader
3 8 (14.81%) Software Development Team Leader
3 8 (14.81%) Software Team Leader
4 7 (12.96%) .NET Developer
5 6 (11.11%) Analyst
5 6 (11.11%) SQL Developer
6 5 (9.26%) .NET Team Leader
6 5 (9.26%) Senior Developer
7 4 (7.41%) Data Architect
7 4 (7.41%) DBA
7 4 (7.41%) Software Developer
7 4 (7.41%) Database Developer
7 4 (7.41%) SQL DBA
7 4 (7.41%) SQL Server Developer
8 3 (5.56%) Senior Database Developer
8 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Developer
8 3 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (68.52%) .NET
2 13 (24.07%) ASP.NET
2 13 (24.07%) XML
2 13 (24.07%) .NET Framework
3 12 (22.22%) Web Services
4 11 (20.37%) HTML
4 11 (20.37%) CSS
5 10 (18.52%) jQuery
6 8 (14.81%) Ajax
7 7 (12.96%) LAMP
8 5 (9.26%) WinForms
9 4 (7.41%) SOAP
9 4 (7.41%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 3 (5.56%) REST
10 3 (5.56%) JSON
11 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (3.70%) WCF
11 2 (3.70%) WPF
12 1 (1.85%) LINQ
12 1 (1.85%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.52%) N-Tier
2 8 (14.81%) Open Source
3 7 (12.96%) Social Media
3 7 (12.96%) Blog
3 7 (12.96%) Taxonomies
3 7 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (11.11%) User Experience
5 5 (9.26%) Computer Science
6 3 (5.56%) Replication
7 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.85%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.85%) Windows
1 1 (1.85%) Windows Mobile
1 1 (1.85%) Android
1 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (31.48%) SOA
2 11 (20.37%) Time Management
3 10 (18.52%) MVC
4 8 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (12.96%) Technical Architecture
5 7 (12.96%) Resource Management
5 7 (12.96%) Web Application Development
6 5 (9.26%) OOP
7 4 (7.41%) E-Commerce
8 3 (5.56%) Service Delivery
8 3 (5.56%) Migration
8 3 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (3.70%) Mentoring
9 2 (3.70%) Workflow
9 2 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (3.70%) Project Management
10 1 (1.85%) ETL
10 1 (1.85%) OO
10 1 (1.85%) RAD
10 1 (1.85%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 37 (68.52%) SQL
2 34 (62.96%) C#
3 12 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 9 (16.67%) T-SQL
4 9 (16.67%) VB
5 7 (12.96%) PHP
5 7 (12.96%) PHP5
6 5 (9.26%) VB.NET
7 2 (3.70%) VB6
8 1 (1.85%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 17 (31.48%) SC Cleared
1 17 (31.48%) Security Cleared
2 5 (9.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) QA
Vendors
1 22 (40.74%) Microsoft
2 17 (31.48%) IBM
3 6 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (5.56%) Oracle
5 2 (3.70%) i2
6 1 (1.85%) MKS
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