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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 19 15 1
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -14
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 8 16 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 4.21% 9.09% 33.56%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 25.00% 36.36% 75.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 34
Median daily rate £300 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £400 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £11.50 £15.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.33% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £23.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+38.95% -1.05%
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
32 44 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 16.84% 25.00% 44.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 26 44
Median daily rate £300 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £286 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £400 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £11.50 £15.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.80% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.59 £28.13 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+12.30% -4.66%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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
Tamworth +3 2 £300 -7.69% 2
Stoke-on-Trent -2 2 £356 -0.34% 16
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 £350 - 8
Cannock - 1 - - 3
SQL Server
West Midlands

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 (67.74%) .NET
2 18 (58.06%) C#
3 15 (48.39%) SQL
4 14 (45.16%) Microsoft
5 12 (38.71%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (35.48%) Windows
6 11 (35.48%) Finance
7 9 (29.03%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (25.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (22.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (22.58%) WinForms
9 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (22.58%) T-SQL
9 7 (22.58%) VB.NET
9 7 (22.58%) Windows Server
10 6 (19.35%) SOA
10 6 (19.35%) TDD
10 6 (19.35%) Scrum
10 6 (19.35%) .NET Framework
10 6 (19.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (19.35%) SDLC
11 5 (16.13%) Octopus Deploy
11 5 (16.13%) TeamCity
11 5 (16.13%) Waterfall
11 5 (16.13%) Release Management
11 5 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (16.13%) PowerShell
11 5 (16.13%) MVC
11 5 (16.13%) Configuration Management
11 5 (16.13%) E-Commerce

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 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (22.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (19.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (6.45%) NoSQL
5 2 (6.45%) RDBMS
5 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
5 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (3.23%) OLTP
6 1 (3.23%) Power BI
6 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 9 (29.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (16.13%) Octopus Deploy
2 5 (16.13%) TeamCity
3 4 (12.90%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.23%) NUnit
4 1 (3.23%) SpecFlow
General
1 11 (35.48%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Back Office
2 2 (6.45%) Games
2 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (51.61%) Developer
2 9 (29.03%) C# Developer
3 7 (22.58%) .NET Developer
4 5 (16.13%) SQL Developer
5 4 (12.90%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (9.68%) C# Software Developer
6 3 (9.68%) DBA
6 3 (9.68%) Software Developer
6 3 (9.68%) SQL DBA
6 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Developer
7 2 (6.45%) .NET Software Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Configuration Manager
7 2 (6.45%) Environment Manager
7 2 (6.45%) Microsoft BI Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Developer
7 2 (6.45%) VB.NET Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Analyst Developer
8 1 (3.23%) C# VB.NET Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (67.74%) .NET
2 7 (22.58%) WinForms
3 6 (19.35%) .NET Framework
4 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET
5 4 (12.90%) Entity Framework
6 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 3 (9.68%) AutoMapper
6 3 (9.68%) LINQ
6 3 (9.68%) StructureMap
7 2 (6.45%) HTML
7 2 (6.45%) jQuery
8 1 (3.23%) ADO.NET
8 1 (3.23%) Ajax
8 1 (3.23%) CSS
8 1 (3.23%) HTML5
8 1 (3.23%) WCF
8 1 (3.23%) WF
8 1 (3.23%) XML
8 1 (3.23%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Client/Server
2 3 (9.68%) NHS
3 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.45%) Online Games
4 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.23%) N-Tier
4 1 (3.23%) Replication
4 1 (3.23%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 11 (35.48%) Windows
2 7 (22.58%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (19.35%) Scrum
3 6 (19.35%) SDLC
3 6 (19.35%) SOA
3 6 (19.35%) TDD
4 5 (16.13%) Configuration Management
4 5 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (16.13%) CRM
4 5 (16.13%) E-Commerce
4 5 (16.13%) MVC
4 5 (16.13%) Release Management
4 5 (16.13%) Waterfall
5 4 (12.90%) Migration
6 3 (9.68%) CQRS
6 3 (9.68%) Project Management
7 2 (6.45%) DevOps
7 2 (6.45%) Low Latency
7 2 (6.45%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (6.45%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 18 (58.06%) C#
2 15 (48.39%) SQL
3 7 (22.58%) T-SQL
3 7 (22.58%) VB.NET
4 5 (16.13%) Java
4 5 (16.13%) PowerShell
4 5 (16.13%) VB
5 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.45%) VB6
6 1 (3.23%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 14 (45.16%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.23%) DevExpress
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