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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 5 3 5
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 39 42 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 17.33% 27.81% 17.89%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 66.10% 84.00% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 28 16
Median daily rate £325 £420 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.61% +30.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £309 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £420 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £8.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £31.52 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+26.90% +40.08%
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
59 50 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 26.22% 33.11% 26.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 32 24
Median daily rate £325 £420 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.61% +31.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £435 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £8.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £33.55 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+11.77% +49.11%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Staffordshire 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 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 29 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent -4 15 £325 -22.61% 10
Stafford +1 5 £420 - 1
Tamworth -1 4 £300 -22.58% 3
Rugeley - 4 - -
Burton-upon-Trent 0 2 £425 - 2
Lichfield - 1 £425 - 3
SQL Server
West Midlands

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 28 (60.87%) .NET
2 26 (56.52%) C#
3 23 (50.00%) SQL
4 21 (45.65%) Microsoft
5 18 (39.13%) MVC
6 16 (34.78%) JavaScript
7 15 (32.61%) HTML
8 13 (28.26%) T-SQL
9 12 (26.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 11 (23.91%) jQuery
10 11 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (23.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 10 (21.74%) SQL Server 2005
12 9 (19.57%) Visual Studio
12 9 (19.57%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (19.57%) Performance Tuning
13 8 (17.39%) ASP.NET Web API
13 8 (17.39%) SharePoint
13 8 (17.39%) Web Development
14 7 (15.22%) MS Excel
14 7 (15.22%) XML
14 7 (15.22%) ASP.NET
14 7 (15.22%) AngularJS
15 6 (13.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 6 (13.04%) Windows
15 6 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
15 6 (13.04%) WCF
15 6 (13.04%) Software Testing
16 5 (10.87%) Software Engineering
16 5 (10.87%) e-Learning

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 8 (17.39%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.35%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (15.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.35%) Data Lake Analytics
3 1 (2.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.70%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (26.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 11 (23.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (21.74%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (13.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (10.87%) MySQL
5 5 (10.87%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (8.70%) Power BI
7 2 (4.35%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (4.35%) Data Lake
7 2 (4.35%) HDInsight
7 2 (4.35%) MongoDB
7 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (2.17%) NoSQL
8 1 (2.17%) OLAP
8 1 (2.17%) OLTP
8 1 (2.17%) RDBMS
8 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
8 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (19.57%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.35%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.35%) Subversion
3 1 (2.17%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.17%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.17%) JUnit
3 1 (2.17%) RSpec
3 1 (2.17%) Selenium
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.17%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (6.52%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.35%) Aerospace
2 2 (4.35%) Back Office
2 2 (4.35%) Finance
3 1 (2.17%) Games
3 1 (2.17%) Marketing
3 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (73.91%) Developer
2 13 (28.26%) .NET Developer
2 13 (28.26%) C# Developer
3 12 (26.09%) SQL Developer
4 8 (17.39%) Software Developer
5 7 (15.22%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (10.87%) Architect
6 5 (10.87%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 4 (8.70%) Administrator
7 4 (8.70%) Azure Architect
7 4 (8.70%) DBA
7 4 (8.70%) SQL BI Developer
7 4 (8.70%) SQL DBA
7 4 (8.70%) SQL Server Developer
7 4 (8.70%) SSRS Developer
8 3 (6.52%) C# Software Developer
8 3 (6.52%) Report Writer
8 3 (6.52%) T-SQL Developer
9 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 2 (4.35%) VMware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (60.87%) .NET
2 15 (32.61%) HTML
3 11 (23.91%) jQuery
4 8 (17.39%) ASP.NET Web API
5 7 (15.22%) AngularJS
5 7 (15.22%) ASP.NET
5 7 (15.22%) XML
6 6 (13.04%) WCF
7 5 (10.87%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (8.70%) .NET Framework
8 4 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 4 (8.70%) CSS
8 4 (8.70%) Web Services
9 3 (6.52%) Entity Framework
9 3 (6.52%) HTML5
9 3 (6.52%) RESTful
9 3 (6.52%) SOAP
9 3 (6.52%) WPF
10 2 (4.35%) MDX
10 2 (4.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) e-Learning
2 4 (8.70%) CESG
3 2 (4.35%) Clustering
3 2 (4.35%) NHS
3 2 (4.35%) Private Cloud
3 2 (4.35%) Replication
3 2 (4.35%) Statistics
4 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.17%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.04%) Windows
2 5 (10.87%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (8.70%) Windows Server
3 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (39.13%) MVC
2 11 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (19.57%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (19.57%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (17.39%) Web Development
5 6 (13.04%) Software Testing
6 5 (10.87%) E-Commerce
6 5 (10.87%) OOP
6 5 (10.87%) Software Engineering
6 5 (10.87%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (8.70%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
7 4 (8.70%) Project Planning
7 4 (8.70%) Scrum
7 4 (8.70%) TDD
8 3 (6.52%) ETL
8 3 (6.52%) Project Management
9 2 (4.35%) CRM
9 2 (4.35%) Data Modelling
9 2 (4.35%) Logistics
9 2 (4.35%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 26 (56.52%) C#
2 23 (50.00%) SQL
3 16 (34.78%) JavaScript
4 13 (28.26%) T-SQL
5 3 (6.52%) VB
5 3 (6.52%) VB.NET
6 2 (4.35%) XPath
7 1 (2.17%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.52%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.35%) CCA
3 2 (4.35%) CESG Certified Professional
3 2 (4.35%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (4.35%) MCSA
3 2 (4.35%) MCSE
3 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.17%) Degree
4 1 (2.17%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.17%) PMP
4 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 4 (8.70%) Hyper-V
1 4 (8.70%) XenApp
1 4 (8.70%) XenDesktop
2 3 (6.52%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.35%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (2.17%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 21 (45.65%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.87%) Canon
3 4 (8.70%) Citrix
3 4 (8.70%) VMware
4 2 (4.35%) Dell
4 2 (4.35%) Xamarin
5 1 (2.17%) RedGate
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