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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 8 5 2
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 22 38 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 9.87% 22.89% 23.21%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 43.14% 77.55% 76.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 25 19
Median daily rate £338 £420 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.64% +31.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £316 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £420 £339
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £8.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £29.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +32.22%
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
51 49 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 22.87% 29.52% 30.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 30 26
Median daily rate £300 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £300 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £420 £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £8.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £33.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +15.78%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 -3 7 £413 -1.78% 13
Stafford -3 4 £510 - 1
Tamworth -1 3 £313 -19.35% 3
Burton-upon-Trent 0 2 £350 - 3
Rugeley - 2 - -
SQL Server
West Midlands

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 21 (61.76%) Microsoft
2 17 (50.00%) .NET
3 16 (47.06%) C#
4 14 (41.18%) SQL
5 12 (35.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (32.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (32.35%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (23.53%) JavaScript
7 8 (23.53%) MVC
7 8 (23.53%) T-SQL
7 8 (23.53%) HTML
7 8 (23.53%) Windows
7 8 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (23.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (23.53%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (20.59%) SharePoint
9 6 (17.65%) MS Excel
9 6 (17.65%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (17.65%) jQuery
9 6 (17.65%) Windows Server
10 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (11.76%) Finance
11 4 (11.76%) Scrum
11 4 (11.76%) VMware
11 4 (11.76%) CRM
11 4 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (11.76%) Citrix
11 4 (11.76%) CESG
11 4 (11.76%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
11 4 (11.76%) Project Planning

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 7 (20.59%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.88%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.94%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (17.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.88%) Data Lake Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (35.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 11 (32.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (23.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (17.65%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (8.82%) Power BI
6 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (5.88%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (5.88%) Data Lake
7 2 (5.88%) HDInsight
7 2 (5.88%) MongoDB
7 2 (5.88%) MySQL
7 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (2.94%) NoSQL
8 1 (2.94%) OLTP
8 1 (2.94%) RDBMS
8 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
8 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.88%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.88%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.94%) NUnit
3 1 (2.94%) SpecFlow
3 1 (2.94%) Subversion
General
1 4 (11.76%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.88%) Aerospace
3 2 (5.88%) Back Office
4 1 (2.94%) Games
Job Titles
1 19 (55.88%) Developer
2 7 (20.59%) SQL Developer
3 6 (17.65%) C# Developer
4 5 (14.71%) .NET Developer
4 5 (14.71%) Architect
4 5 (14.71%) DBA
4 5 (14.71%) Software Developer
4 5 (14.71%) SQL DBA
5 4 (11.76%) Administrator
5 4 (11.76%) Azure Architect
6 3 (8.82%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 3 (8.82%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Developer
6 3 (8.82%) SQL Server Developer
7 2 (5.88%) C# Software Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (5.88%) Microsoft BI Developer
7 2 (5.88%) SQL Server DBA
7 2 (5.88%) SSRS Developer
7 2 (5.88%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (50.00%) .NET
2 8 (23.53%) HTML
3 6 (17.65%) jQuery
4 4 (11.76%) AngularJS
5 3 (8.82%) XML
6 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (2.94%) .NET Framework
7 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET
7 1 (2.94%) CSS
7 1 (2.94%) HTML5
7 1 (2.94%) Sass
7 1 (2.94%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) CESG
2 3 (8.82%) e-Learning
3 2 (5.88%) Client/Server
3 2 (5.88%) Clustering
3 2 (5.88%) Private Cloud
3 2 (5.88%) Replication
3 2 (5.88%) Statistics
4 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.94%) NHS
4 1 (2.94%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 8 (23.53%) Windows
2 6 (17.65%) Windows Server
3 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (32.35%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (23.53%) MVC
2 8 (23.53%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (11.76%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 4 (11.76%) CRM
3 4 (11.76%) Project Planning
3 4 (11.76%) Scrum
4 3 (8.82%) Configuration Management
4 3 (8.82%) E-Commerce
4 3 (8.82%) OOP
4 3 (8.82%) Project Management
4 3 (8.82%) Release Management
4 3 (8.82%) Software Engineering
4 3 (8.82%) Software Testing
4 3 (8.82%) TDD
4 3 (8.82%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (8.82%) Web Development
5 2 (5.88%) Migration
5 2 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (47.06%) C#
2 14 (41.18%) SQL
3 8 (23.53%) JavaScript
3 8 (23.53%) T-SQL
4 3 (8.82%) VB
5 2 (5.88%) Java
5 2 (5.88%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.94%) TypeScript
6 1 (2.94%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.94%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.82%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.88%) CCA
3 2 (5.88%) CESG Certified Professional
3 2 (5.88%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (5.88%) MCSA
3 2 (5.88%) MCSE
3 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.94%) Degree
4 1 (2.94%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.94%) PMP
4 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 4 (11.76%) Hyper-V
1 4 (11.76%) XenApp
1 4 (11.76%) XenDesktop
2 3 (8.82%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.88%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 21 (61.76%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.76%) Citrix
2 4 (11.76%) VMware
3 3 (8.82%) Canon
4 2 (5.88%) Dell
5 1 (2.94%) RedGate
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