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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 8 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 26 48 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 13.90% 31.17% 26.44%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 54.17% 88.89% 63.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 36 14
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£400 £330 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% +7.31%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £16.25 - £15.16
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 - £15.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.25 - £15.28
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £29.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-26.72% +16.00%
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
48 54 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 25.67% 35.06% 41.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 40 24
Average daily rate £338 £325 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £291 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Average hourly rate £16.00 - £15.31
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.33 £34.75 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-27.10% +23.00%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Stoke-on-Trent -7 4 £358 +8.33% 10
Burton-upon-Trent 0 3 £250 -16.66% 5
Lichfield +1 2 £338 - 1
Tamworth -4 1 £325 - 2
SQL Server
West Midlands

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 45 (78.95%) .NET
2 42 (73.68%) C#
3 33 (57.89%) SQL
4 24 (42.11%) Microsoft
5 19 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 19 (33.33%) .NET Framework
6 17 (29.82%) N-Tier
6 17 (29.82%) SOA
6 17 (29.82%) IBM
7 16 (28.07%) SC Cleared
7 16 (28.07%) Security Cleared
8 15 (26.32%) Open Source
9 14 (24.56%) Resource Management
9 14 (24.56%) VB
9 14 (24.56%) ASP.NET
10 10 (17.54%) OOP
11 8 (14.04%) JavaScript
11 8 (14.04%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (12.28%) Degree
12 7 (12.28%) XML
12 7 (12.28%) WinForms
13 6 (10.53%) Web Services
13 6 (10.53%) HTML
13 6 (10.53%) T-SQL
13 6 (10.53%) Computer Science
13 6 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
13 6 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 5 (8.77%) Time Management
14 5 (8.77%) VB.NET
14 5 (8.77%) CSS

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 3 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.75%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.75%) IIS
Applications
1 19 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.51%) MS Office
3 1 (1.75%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
1 6 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (7.02%) SQL Server 2000
2 4 (7.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (7.02%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (3.51%) MS Access
3 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.75%) QlikView
4 1 (1.75%) DataStage
4 1 (1.75%) QualityStage
Development Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.51%) TestComplete
2 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.75%) Subversion
3 1 (1.75%) Selenium
3 1 (1.75%) ReSharper
General
1 4 (7.02%) Law
2 3 (5.26%) Retail
2 3 (5.26%) Finance
3 2 (3.51%) Back Office
4 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (49.12%) Developer
2 15 (26.32%) Software Team Leader
2 15 (26.32%) Team Leader
2 15 (26.32%) Development Team Leader
2 15 (26.32%) Software Development Team Leader
3 12 (21.05%) .NET Team Leader
4 7 (12.28%) .NET Developer
5 6 (10.53%) Analyst
6 5 (8.77%) SQL Developer
6 5 (8.77%) Senior Developer
7 4 (7.02%) Data Architect
7 4 (7.02%) DBA
7 4 (7.02%) Software Developer
7 4 (7.02%) Architect
7 4 (7.02%) C# Developer
7 4 (7.02%) SQL DBA
7 4 (7.02%) Database Developer
8 3 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Developer
8 3 (5.26%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (78.95%) .NET
2 19 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 14 (24.56%) ASP.NET
4 7 (12.28%) XML
4 7 (12.28%) WinForms
5 6 (10.53%) Web Services
5 6 (10.53%) HTML
6 5 (8.77%) CSS
6 5 (8.77%) SOAP
7 4 (7.02%) JSON
7 4 (7.02%) jQuery
7 4 (7.02%) REST
8 3 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (5.26%) HTML5
8 3 (5.26%) Entity Framework
9 2 (3.51%) WCF
9 2 (3.51%) WPF
9 2 (3.51%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 1 (1.75%) NancyFx
10 1 (1.75%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 17 (29.82%) N-Tier
2 15 (26.32%) Open Source
3 6 (10.53%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.26%) Replication
5 2 (3.51%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.26%) Windows
2 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.75%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (1.75%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (29.82%) SOA
2 14 (24.56%) Resource Management
3 10 (17.54%) OOP
4 8 (14.04%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (8.77%) Time Management
5 5 (8.77%) E-Commerce
6 4 (7.02%) MVC
6 4 (7.02%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (7.02%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (5.26%) Automated Testing
7 3 (5.26%) Project Management
7 3 (5.26%) Service Delivery
8 2 (3.51%) Workflow
8 2 (3.51%) Migration
8 2 (3.51%) Test Management
8 2 (3.51%) Test Scripting
8 2 (3.51%) Test Automation
8 2 (3.51%) Software Engineering
8 2 (3.51%) Mentoring
9 1 (1.75%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 42 (73.68%) C#
2 33 (57.89%) SQL
3 14 (24.56%) VB
4 8 (14.04%) JavaScript
5 6 (10.53%) T-SQL
6 5 (8.77%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.75%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.75%) VB6
7 1 (1.75%) VC++
7 1 (1.75%) C++
Qualifications
1 16 (28.07%) SC Cleared
1 16 (28.07%) Security Cleared
2 7 (12.28%) Degree
3 1 (1.75%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (1.75%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.75%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 24 (42.11%) Microsoft
2 17 (29.82%) IBM
3 2 (3.51%) MKS
3 2 (3.51%) i2
3 2 (3.51%) Oracle
4 1 (1.75%) SOASTA, Inc
4 1 (1.75%) Citrix
4 1 (1.75%) VMware
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