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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 26 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 3 5 2
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 5 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Walsall 20.00% 8.70% 30.00%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 83.33% 66.67% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate
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- £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £30.88 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+13.36% +10.26%
SQL Server
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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 Walsall region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Walsall
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
6 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Walsall 24.00% 13.04% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Average daily rate £300 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +15.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £33.75 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +20.53%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Walsall

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Walsall region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 26 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Walsall 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 4 (57.14%) SQL
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (42.86%) ETL
3 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 2 (28.57%) IBM
3 2 (28.57%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (28.57%) Business Objects
3 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (28.57%) VBA
3 2 (28.57%) HTML
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) CSS
3 2 (28.57%) Change Control
3 2 (28.57%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (28.57%) Data Architecture
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) Pega
3 2 (28.57%) MVC
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
4 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Spring
4 1 (14.29%) Workflow
4 1 (14.29%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) Reverse Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Modelling

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Walsall by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Walsall 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 1 (14.29%) JBoss
1 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
1 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (28.57%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (28.57%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (14.29%) DB2
3 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) ERwin
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Business Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Business Objects Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Data Modeller
3 1 (14.29%) Senior C# Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Database Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
1 2 (28.57%) CSS
2 1 (14.29%) Spring
2 1 (14.29%) JSP
2 1 (14.29%) Servlets
2 1 (14.29%) Struts
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) JMS
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 1 (14.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
1 1 (14.29%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ETL
2 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (28.57%) Change Control
2 2 (28.57%) Data Architecture
2 2 (28.57%) MVC
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Workflow
3 1 (14.29%) Reverse Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) VBA
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
1 2 (28.57%) IBM
1 2 (28.57%) Business Objects
1 2 (28.57%) Pega
2 1 (14.29%) BEA
2 1 (14.29%) Vitria
2 1 (14.29%) Sybase