The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Walsall region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 3 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 3 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Walsall 27.27% 8.33% 16.00%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 75.00% 50.00% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Median daily rate £545 - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £23.50 £24.38
% change year-on-year
+38.95% -3.58%
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 Walsall region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Walsall
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
4 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Walsall 36.36% 16.67% 36.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 4
Median daily rate £545 £550 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.90% +35.38%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £353 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.11% +0.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -8.33%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Walsall

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Walsall 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 Walsall

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Walsall

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

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Walsall

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Walsall

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

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Walsall

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Walsall

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 Walsall region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 4 (66.67%) CSS
1 4 (66.67%) Web Services
1 4 (66.67%) XML
1 4 (66.67%) MVC
2 3 (50.00%) Workflow
2 3 (50.00%) BEA
2 3 (50.00%) Vitria
2 3 (50.00%) Middleware
2 3 (50.00%) OO
2 3 (50.00%) JBoss
2 3 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (50.00%) Client/Server
2 3 (50.00%) JMS
2 3 (50.00%) N-Tier
2 3 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 3 (50.00%) IBM
2 3 (50.00%) JSP
2 3 (50.00%) Servlets
2 3 (50.00%) Struts
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) Sybase
2 3 (50.00%) DB2
2 3 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 3 (50.00%) Spring
2 3 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (50.00%) Technical Architecture

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Walsall 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 3 (50.00%) JBoss
1 3 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (16.67%) CMS
3 1 (16.67%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (16.67%) Umbraco
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) DB2
1 3 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Mercurial
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Architect
1 3 (50.00%) Lead Architect
1 3 (50.00%) Systems Architect
2 2 (33.33%) IT Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) IT Support
2 2 (33.33%) IT Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) CSS
1 4 (66.67%) Web Services
1 4 (66.67%) XML
2 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) JMS
2 3 (50.00%) JSP
2 3 (50.00%) Middleware
2 3 (50.00%) Servlets
2 3 (50.00%) Spring
2 3 (50.00%) Struts
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) CSS3
3 1 (16.67%) jQuery
3 1 (16.67%) JSON
3 1 (16.67%) WCF
3 1 (16.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Client/Server
1 3 (50.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) MVC
2 3 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (50.00%) OO
2 3 (50.00%) SDLC
2 3 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (50.00%) Workflow
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) XPath
3 1 (16.67%) XQuery
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) BEA
1 3 (50.00%) IBM
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
1 3 (50.00%) Pega
1 3 (50.00%) Sybase
1 3 (50.00%) Vitria
2 1 (16.67%) EPiServer
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Sitecore