The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Telford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 22 21 19
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 9 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Telford 7.56% 2.41% 2.13%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 24.32% 10.00% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £319 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.49% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £31.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +10.52%
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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 Telford region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Telford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
37 20 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Telford 31.09% 24.10% 12.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 6 7
Average daily rate £400 £508 £448
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.18% +13.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £341 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £345 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.24% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Telford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Telford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Telford

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Telford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server across the Telford region.

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Telford

SQL Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Telford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Telford region over the 3 months to 26 February 2015.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram in Telford

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Telford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Telford region.

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Telford

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Telford

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Telford 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 9 (69.23%) SQL
2 6 (46.15%) C#
2 6 (46.15%) .NET
3 5 (38.46%) HTML
3 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
3 5 (38.46%) CSS
3 5 (38.46%) jQuery
3 5 (38.46%) Sitecore
4 4 (30.77%) Finance
5 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (15.38%) Content Management
6 2 (15.38%) Ajax
6 2 (15.38%) Omniture
6 2 (15.38%) Google
6 2 (15.38%) Analytics
6 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
6 2 (15.38%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (15.38%) HTML5
6 2 (15.38%) SiteCatalyst
6 2 (15.38%) CSS3
6 2 (15.38%) Back Office
6 2 (15.38%) CMS
6 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
6 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
6 2 (15.38%) Adobe
6 2 (15.38%) UNIX
6 2 (15.38%) MySQL
6 2 (15.38%) Oracle

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Telford by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Telford 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 2 (15.38%) CMS
1 2 (15.38%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Google Analytics
1 2 (15.38%) SiteCatalyst
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) LAN
1 1 (7.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
2 2 (15.38%) MySQL
3 1 (7.69%) FileMaker
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MSTest
1 1 (7.69%) MSBuild
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) .NET Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Sitecore Developer
3 2 (15.38%) SQL DBA
3 2 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (15.38%) C# Developer
3 2 (15.38%) DBA
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst Programmer
3 2 (15.38%) Programmer
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (7.69%) Database Developer
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) .NET
2 5 (38.46%) jQuery
2 5 (38.46%) CSS
2 5 (38.46%) HTML
3 2 (15.38%) CSS3
3 2 (15.38%) Ajax
3 2 (15.38%) HTML5
3 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
4 1 (7.69%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
4 1 (7.69%) WCF
4 1 (7.69%) WPF
4 1 (7.69%) WF
4 1 (7.69%) LINQ
4 1 (7.69%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) UNIX
2 1 (7.69%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) HPUX
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (15.38%) Content Management
2 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
2 2 (15.38%) Analytics
3 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
3 1 (7.69%) Coaching
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) B2B
3 1 (7.69%) B2C
3 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.69%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) SQL
2 6 (46.15%) C#
3 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
4 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
1 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Sitecore
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Adobe
2 2 (15.38%) Omniture
2 2 (15.38%) Google