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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 1 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 6 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Walsall 31.58% 5.00% 15.00%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 85.71% 50.00% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £310 - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £28.69 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-21.57% -4.36%
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
7 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Walsall 36.84% 10.00% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate £293 £300 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.06%

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 10 February 2016, 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 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
1 3 (37.50%) MVC
1 3 (37.50%) C#
1 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
1 3 (37.50%) CSS
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (37.50%) Windows 2000 Server
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
2 2 (25.00%) CSS3
2 2 (25.00%) EPiServer
2 2 (25.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (25.00%) Sitecore
2 2 (25.00%) Mercurial
2 2 (25.00%) jQuery
2 2 (25.00%) Umbraco
2 2 (25.00%) ETL
2 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) XQuery
2 2 (25.00%) Web Services
2 2 (25.00%) XML
2 2 (25.00%) XSLT
2 2 (25.00%) CMS
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (25.00%) XPath
2 2 (25.00%) JSON

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Walsall by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (25.00%) CMS
2 2 (25.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (25.00%) Umbraco
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Mercurial
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) .NET Developer
2 3 (37.50%) IT Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) IT Support
2 3 (37.50%) IT Support Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Sitecore Developer
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Business Objects Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior C# .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (12.50%) SQL BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
1 3 (37.50%) CSS
2 2 (25.00%) CSS3
2 2 (25.00%) jQuery
2 2 (25.00%) JSON
2 2 (25.00%) WCF
2 2 (25.00%) Web Services
2 2 (25.00%) XML
2 2 (25.00%) XSLT
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 1 (12.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) Windows 2000 Server
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (37.50%) MVC
2 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (25.00%) ETL
3 1 (12.50%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) C#
1 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 2 (25.00%) XPath
2 2 (25.00%) XQuery
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) DBS Check
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) EPiServer
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (25.00%) Sitecore