The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Staffordshire region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 1 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 32 31 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 26.23% 27.43% 19.70%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 84.21% 67.39% 81.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 23 26
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£323 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.27% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £278 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £23.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.36% +10.00%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
38 46 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 31.15% 40.71% 24.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 34 30
Average daily rate £300 £278 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.01% -18.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £238 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £370 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £23.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
SQL Server
West Midlands

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014. 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 +3 18 £370 +12.12% 11
Burton-upon-Trent +1 3 £275 - 5
Cannock - 2 £288 - 2
Lichfield -1 1 - - 4
Tamworth -1 1 £325 +18.18%
Rugeley - - - - 1
Stafford - - - -
SQL Server
West Midlands

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 47 (66.20%) .NET
2 28 (39.44%) C#
3 27 (38.03%) SQL
4 20 (28.17%) ASP.NET
5 19 (26.76%) VB.NET
6 18 (25.35%) HTML
6 18 (25.35%) Microsoft
7 17 (23.94%) JavaScript
7 17 (23.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 15 (21.13%) CSS
9 14 (19.72%) Ajax
9 14 (19.72%) SQL Server 2008
10 13 (18.31%) XML
11 12 (16.90%) Business Intelligence
11 12 (16.90%) WinForms
12 11 (15.49%) Resource Management
12 11 (15.49%) T-SQL
13 10 (14.08%) Windows
13 10 (14.08%) CSS3
14 9 (12.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 9 (12.68%) Web Services
14 9 (12.68%) N-Tier
14 9 (12.68%) Degree
14 9 (12.68%) Finance
15 8 (11.27%) VB
15 8 (11.27%) MS Excel
15 8 (11.27%) HTML5
16 7 (9.86%) E-Commerce
16 7 (9.86%) Back Office
16 7 (9.86%) SQL Server 2005

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 (4.23%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.82%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.41%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (1.41%) IIS
3 1 (1.41%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.41%) ColdFusion
3 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 8 (11.27%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.82%) PowerPivot
3 1 (1.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (7.04%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.82%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (23.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 14 (19.72%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (12.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (9.86%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (8.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (8.45%) OLAP
6 4 (5.63%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (4.23%) RDBMS
7 3 (4.23%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (4.23%) Relational Database
8 2 (2.82%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (1.41%) MS Access
9 1 (1.41%) DataStage
9 1 (1.41%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (4.23%) Visual Studio
1 3 (4.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.82%) JIRA
3 1 (1.41%) PowerBuilder
General
1 9 (12.68%) Finance
2 7 (9.86%) Back Office
3 2 (2.82%) Games
3 2 (2.82%) Retail
3 2 (2.82%) Local Government
4 1 (1.41%) Marketing
4 1 (1.41%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 43 (60.56%) Developer
2 17 (23.94%) Team Leader
3 16 (22.54%) Development Team Leader
3 16 (22.54%) .NET Developer
4 9 (12.68%) Web Developer
4 9 (12.68%) .NET Team Leader
5 7 (9.86%) Software Development Team Leader
5 7 (9.86%) Programmer
5 7 (9.86%) C# Developer
5 7 (9.86%) Software Team Leader
5 7 (9.86%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (8.45%) Software Developer
6 6 (8.45%) SQL Developer
7 5 (7.04%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (5.63%) VB.NET Developer
8 4 (5.63%) DBA
8 4 (5.63%) SQL DBA
8 4 (5.63%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (4.23%) Senior Developer
9 3 (4.23%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (66.20%) .NET
2 20 (28.17%) ASP.NET
3 18 (25.35%) HTML
4 15 (21.13%) CSS
5 14 (19.72%) Ajax
6 13 (18.31%) XML
7 12 (16.90%) WinForms
8 10 (14.08%) CSS3
9 9 (12.68%) Web Services
10 8 (11.27%) HTML5
11 7 (9.86%) .NET Framework
12 6 (8.45%) XHTML
12 6 (8.45%) WCF
13 5 (7.04%) jQuery
14 4 (5.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 3 (4.23%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 3 (4.23%) XSLT
16 2 (2.82%) WPF
16 2 (2.82%) JSON
17 1 (1.41%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.68%) N-Tier
2 4 (5.63%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.63%) Open Source
3 2 (2.82%) WURFL
3 2 (2.82%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.41%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.41%) BBC
4 1 (1.41%) Replication
4 1 (1.41%) PDA
4 1 (1.41%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.41%) EPoS
4 1 (1.41%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.08%) Windows
2 2 (2.82%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.82%) BlackBerry OS
2 2 (2.82%) Windows 8
2 2 (2.82%) Windows Mobile
2 2 (2.82%) Android
3 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.41%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (16.90%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (15.49%) Resource Management
3 7 (9.86%) Web Development
3 7 (9.86%) E-Commerce
4 5 (7.04%) OO
4 5 (7.04%) SOA
5 4 (5.63%) ERP
5 4 (5.63%) Software Engineering
5 4 (5.63%) Financial Analysis
6 3 (4.23%) Data Modelling
6 3 (4.23%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (2.82%) TDD
7 2 (2.82%) Document Management
7 2 (2.82%) Project Management
7 2 (2.82%) SEO
7 2 (2.82%) OOP
7 2 (2.82%) Waterfall
7 2 (2.82%) Web Application Development
7 2 (2.82%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (2.82%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (39.44%) C#
2 27 (38.03%) SQL
3 19 (26.76%) VB.NET
4 17 (23.94%) JavaScript
5 11 (15.49%) T-SQL
6 8 (11.27%) VB
7 2 (2.82%) VBScript
8 1 (1.41%) PHP
8 1 (1.41%) Java
8 1 (1.41%) ActionScript
8 1 (1.41%) VBA
8 1 (1.41%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.41%) VB6
8 1 (1.41%) X++
8 1 (1.41%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 9 (12.68%) Degree
2 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.41%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.41%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 18 (25.35%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.82%) Business Objects
2 2 (2.82%) Lotus
2 2 (2.82%) AccuRev
3 1 (1.41%) Tableau
3 1 (1.41%) Apple
3 1 (1.41%) WatchGuard
3 1 (1.41%) Cisco
3 1 (1.41%) Adobe
3 1 (1.41%) Citrix
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