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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 8 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 12 34 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 13.64% 23.61% 31.71%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 75.00% 77.27% 81.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 23 35
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£300 £300 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £433 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £29.25 £26.75
% change year-on-year
-1.91% +9.34%
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
16 44 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 18.18% 30.56% 39.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 29 46
Average daily rate £300 £300 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £403 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -8.33%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -6 4 £250 -18.03% 7
Lichfield - 2 - - 2
Stafford 0 1 £260 - 5
Tamworth -2 1 £300 +8.10% 4
Cannock - 1 £375 - 1
Burton-upon-Trent - - - - 2
Uttoxeter - - - -
SQL Server
West Midlands

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 26 (76.47%) SQL
2 19 (55.88%) .NET
3 16 (47.06%) C#
4 15 (44.12%) Web Services
5 14 (41.18%) MS Excel
6 13 (38.24%) Microsoft
6 13 (38.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (29.41%) CSS
7 10 (29.41%) HTML
7 10 (29.41%) JavaScript
8 9 (26.47%) VB
8 9 (26.47%) XML
8 9 (26.47%) MVC
9 8 (23.53%) WinForms
9 8 (23.53%) VB.NET
9 8 (23.53%) T-SQL
9 8 (23.53%) jQuery
10 7 (20.59%) Blog
10 7 (20.59%) Drupal
10 7 (20.59%) PHP5
10 7 (20.59%) Taxonomies
10 7 (20.59%) Technical Architecture
10 7 (20.59%) Ajax
10 7 (20.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (20.59%) Time Management
10 7 (20.59%) Amazon EC2
10 7 (20.59%) Social Media
10 7 (20.59%) Web Application Development
10 7 (20.59%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (20.59%) PHP

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 7 (20.59%) Drupal
1 7 (20.59%) IIS
1 7 (20.59%) Apache
2 2 (5.88%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.94%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 14 (41.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 7 (20.59%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) HTTPS
1 1 (2.94%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (38.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (20.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (20.59%) MySQL
3 6 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (8.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (5.88%) MS Access
6 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.94%) DataStage
6 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) JIRA
General
1 7 (20.59%) Back Office
2 4 (11.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (67.65%) Developer
2 13 (38.24%) .NET Developer
3 6 (17.65%) Architect
4 5 (14.71%) SQL Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Web Developer
7 2 (5.88%) DBA
7 2 (5.88%) C# Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Software Developer
7 2 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (5.88%) SQL DBA
7 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Developer
7 2 (5.88%) VB.NET Developer
8 1 (2.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Developer
8 1 (2.94%) SharePoint Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Java Web Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Report Developer
8 1 (2.94%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (55.88%) .NET
2 15 (44.12%) Web Services
3 10 (29.41%) CSS
3 10 (29.41%) HTML
4 9 (26.47%) XML
5 8 (23.53%) WinForms
5 8 (23.53%) jQuery
6 7 (20.59%) Ajax
6 7 (20.59%) LAMP
7 5 (14.71%) ASP.NET
8 3 (8.82%) .NET Framework
9 2 (5.88%) XSLT
9 2 (5.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 2 (5.88%) JSON
10 1 (2.94%) MDX
10 1 (2.94%) WCF
10 1 (2.94%) Windows SharePoint Services
10 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 1 (2.94%) REST
10 1 (2.94%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) Blog
1 7 (20.59%) Taxonomies
1 7 (20.59%) Social Media
1 7 (20.59%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (17.65%) User Experience
3 4 (11.76%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.94%) Open Source
4 1 (2.94%) Replication
4 1 (2.94%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.65%) Windows
2 2 (5.88%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) MVC
2 7 (20.59%) Technical Architecture
2 7 (20.59%) Time Management
2 7 (20.59%) Web Application Development
3 4 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (11.76%) Unit Testing
3 4 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (8.82%) Migration
4 3 (8.82%) E-Commerce
5 2 (5.88%) OOP
5 2 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (5.88%) Project Management
5 2 (5.88%) Waterfall
5 2 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (5.88%) TDD
6 1 (2.94%) Data Analysis
6 1 (2.94%) Web Development
6 1 (2.94%) Low Latency
6 1 (2.94%) Android Development
6 1 (2.94%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 26 (76.47%) SQL
2 16 (47.06%) C#
3 10 (29.41%) JavaScript
4 9 (26.47%) VB
5 8 (23.53%) VB.NET
5 8 (23.53%) T-SQL
6 7 (20.59%) PHP5
6 7 (20.59%) PHP
7 3 (8.82%) VB6
8 1 (2.94%) TypeScript
8 1 (2.94%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) Degree
1 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 13 (38.24%) Microsoft
2 6 (17.65%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (8.82%) AccuRev
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle
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