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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 4 5 8
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 36 29 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 17.31% 21.48% 14.78%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 64.29% 82.86% 62.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 21 12
Median daily rate £325 £358 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £275 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £420 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £25.44 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+37.57% +6.00%
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
56 35 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 26.92% 25.93% 23.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 26 17
Median daily rate £350 £390 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +21.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £20.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +42.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £25.44 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+49.37% -22.90%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 0 14 £316 -15.66% 9
Tamworth +1 2 £300 - 3
Lichfield - 2 £373 - 1
Stafford - 2 £350 -
Burton-upon-Trent -2 1 £500 +81.81% 4
Leek - 1 £325 -
Rugeley - 1 - -
SQL Server
West Midlands

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 37 (62.71%) .NET
2 34 (57.63%) C#
3 28 (47.46%) SQL
4 25 (42.37%) Microsoft
5 22 (37.29%) MVC
6 20 (33.90%) HTML
6 20 (33.90%) JavaScript
7 17 (28.81%) T-SQL
8 16 (27.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 15 (25.42%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (25.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 14 (23.73%) jQuery
11 13 (22.03%) AngularJS
12 12 (20.34%) Business Intelligence
13 11 (18.64%) MySQL
13 11 (18.64%) SQL Server 2005
14 10 (16.95%) Visual Studio
14 10 (16.95%) ASP.NET Web API
14 10 (16.95%) SQL Server 2008
15 9 (15.25%) Performance Tuning
15 9 (15.25%) ASP.NET
15 9 (15.25%) Data Warehouse
15 9 (15.25%) XML
15 9 (15.25%) MS Excel
15 9 (15.25%) WCF
16 8 (13.56%) WPF
16 8 (13.56%) Web Development
17 7 (11.86%) SharePoint
17 7 (11.86%) CSS
17 7 (11.86%) Software Testing

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 (11.86%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.39%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.69%) IIS
3 1 (1.69%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (15.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Magento
1 1 (1.69%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.39%) Data Lake Analytics
2 2 (3.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.78%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (27.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 15 (25.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (18.64%) MySQL
3 11 (18.64%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (16.95%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (15.25%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (10.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (8.47%) Power BI
8 3 (5.08%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (3.39%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (3.39%) Data Lake
9 2 (3.39%) HDInsight
9 2 (3.39%) MongoDB
9 2 (3.39%) OLAP
9 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (3.39%) Star Schema
10 1 (1.69%) Data Mining
10 1 (1.69%) NoSQL
10 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (16.95%) Visual Studio
2 5 (8.47%) Jenkins
3 4 (6.78%) Selenium
3 4 (6.78%) Subversion
4 3 (5.08%) Git (software)
4 3 (5.08%) TeamCity
5 2 (3.39%) Cucumber
5 2 (3.39%) JUnit
5 2 (3.39%) RSpec
5 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (3.39%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (5.08%) Advertising
1 3 (5.08%) Finance
1 3 (5.08%) Retail
2 2 (3.39%) Aerospace
2 2 (3.39%) Back Office
2 2 (3.39%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.69%) Games
3 1 (1.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 46 (77.97%) Developer
2 18 (30.51%) .NET Developer
3 17 (28.81%) C# Developer
4 13 (22.03%) SQL Developer
5 10 (16.95%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (13.56%) Software Developer
7 7 (11.86%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 6 (10.17%) Architect
8 6 (10.17%) DBA
8 6 (10.17%) SQL DBA
9 5 (8.47%) Senior Developer
10 4 (6.78%) ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (6.78%) Azure Architect
10 4 (6.78%) C# WPF Developer
10 4 (6.78%) SQL BI Developer
10 4 (6.78%) SQL Server Developer
10 4 (6.78%) SSRS Developer
10 4 (6.78%) WPF Developer
11 3 (5.08%) C# Software Developer
11 3 (5.08%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (62.71%) .NET
2 20 (33.90%) HTML
3 14 (23.73%) jQuery
4 13 (22.03%) AngularJS
5 10 (16.95%) ASP.NET Web API
6 9 (15.25%) ASP.NET
6 9 (15.25%) WCF
6 9 (15.25%) XML
7 8 (13.56%) WPF
8 7 (11.86%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (11.86%) CSS
9 6 (10.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 6 (10.17%) HTML5
9 6 (10.17%) Web Services
10 5 (8.47%) RESTful
11 4 (6.78%) Angular 2
12 3 (5.08%) .NET Framework
12 3 (5.08%) Entity Framework
12 3 (5.08%) SOAP
13 2 (3.39%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.47%) e-Learning
2 4 (6.78%) CESG
3 3 (5.08%) Replication
4 2 (3.39%) Clustering
4 2 (3.39%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.39%) NHS
4 2 (3.39%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.69%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.69%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.69%) Online Games
5 1 (1.69%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.47%) Windows
1 5 (8.47%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (6.78%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (5.08%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (37.29%) MVC
2 15 (25.42%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (20.34%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (15.25%) Performance Tuning
5 8 (13.56%) Web Development
6 7 (11.86%) Scrum
6 7 (11.86%) Software Testing
6 7 (11.86%) TDD
7 6 (10.17%) E-Commerce
7 6 (10.17%) Software Engineering
7 6 (10.17%) SOLID
8 5 (8.47%) Creative Problem-Solving
8 5 (8.47%) OOP
8 5 (8.47%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (6.78%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
9 4 (6.78%) ETL
9 4 (6.78%) Microservices
9 4 (6.78%) OO
9 4 (6.78%) Project Planning
10 3 (5.08%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 34 (57.63%) C#
2 28 (47.46%) SQL
3 20 (33.90%) JavaScript
4 17 (28.81%) T-SQL
5 3 (5.08%) VB.NET
6 2 (3.39%) PHP
6 2 (3.39%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.39%) XPath
7 1 (1.69%) VB
7 1 (1.69%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (5.08%) SC Cleared
1 3 (5.08%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.39%) CCA
2 2 (3.39%) CESG Certified Professional
2 2 (3.39%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (3.39%) Degree
2 2 (3.39%) MCSA
2 2 (3.39%) MCSE
2 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.69%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.69%) PMP
3 1 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.78%) Hyper-V
1 4 (6.78%) XenApp
1 4 (6.78%) XenDesktop
2 2 (3.39%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.39%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (3.39%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (1.69%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 25 (42.37%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.47%) Canon
3 4 (6.78%) Citrix
3 4 (6.78%) VMware
4 2 (3.39%) Dell
4 2 (3.39%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.69%) RedGate
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