The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warwickshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 30 October 2014 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 9 8 14
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 37 24 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 9.92% 10.62% 7.21%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 60.66% 60.00% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 11 11
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£325 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £405 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Average hourly rate £27.50 £24.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.58% +6.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +6.00%
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 Warwickshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Warwickshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
61 40 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 16.35% 17.70% 21.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 18 34
Average daily rate £325 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £405 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 10
Average hourly rate £37.50 £24.00 £26.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.25% -10.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

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

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

SQL Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Warwickshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram in Warwickshire

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Histogram in Warwickshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014.

SQL Server Hourly Rate Histogram in Warwickshire

SQL Server
Contract Job Locations in Warwickshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwick +5 17 £325 -9.09% 9
Leamington Spa -7 6 £303 +72.85% 1
Nuneaton - 2 £372 - 1
Kenilworth - 1 - - 2
Rugby - - - - 5
Stratford-upon-Avon - - - -
SQL Server
West Midlands

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire 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 55 (69.62%) .NET
2 46 (58.23%) C#
3 36 (45.57%) ASP.NET
4 30 (37.97%) Microsoft
5 29 (36.71%) SQL
6 28 (35.44%) JavaScript
7 22 (27.85%) MVC
8 19 (24.05%) MS Excel
9 18 (22.78%) SQL Server 2008
10 17 (21.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 17 (21.52%) .NET Framework
10 17 (21.52%) HTML
10 17 (21.52%) CSS
11 15 (18.99%) CRM
12 14 (17.72%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (16.46%) VB.NET
14 12 (15.19%) SharePoint
14 12 (15.19%) WCF
15 11 (13.92%) AngularJS
15 11 (13.92%) Dynamics CRM
15 11 (13.92%) N-Tier
15 11 (13.92%) Business Intelligence
16 10 (12.66%) Windows
16 10 (12.66%) WPF
17 8 (10.13%) TDD
17 8 (10.13%) Oracle
17 8 (10.13%) jQuery
17 8 (10.13%) Silverlight
17 8 (10.13%) SQL Server 2005
17 8 (10.13%) SQL Server Integration Services

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire 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 12 (15.19%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.33%) SharePoint Server
2 5 (6.33%) IIS
3 3 (3.80%) TPMS
3 3 (3.80%) CICS
4 1 (1.27%) Lync
4 1 (1.27%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.27%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 19 (24.05%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.86%) MS Office
3 5 (6.33%) InfoPath
4 4 (5.06%) MS Visio
4 4 (5.06%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (2.53%) Photoshop
6 1 (1.27%) Acrobat
6 1 (1.27%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 11 (13.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.80%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.59%) GitHub
2 5 (6.33%) Office 365
3 3 (3.80%) SaaS
4 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.06%) Broadband
1 4 (5.06%) LAN
1 4 (5.06%) WAN
1 4 (5.06%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.80%) VoIP
2 3 (3.80%) ATM
2 3 (3.80%) Internet
3 1 (1.27%) VPN
3 1 (1.27%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (22.78%) SQL Server 2008
2 17 (21.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (10.13%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (10.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (8.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (7.59%) MS Access
6 5 (6.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (6.33%) Relational Database
6 5 (6.33%) MySQL
7 4 (5.06%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (3.80%) ZAP BI
8 3 (3.80%) Oracle Database
8 3 (3.80%) RDBMS
8 3 (3.80%) Informix
8 3 (3.80%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (3.80%) DB2
9 2 (2.53%) Star Schema
10 1 (1.27%) MongoDB
10 1 (1.27%) SSDT
10 1 (1.27%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 8 (10.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (6.33%) FxCop
2 5 (6.33%) Subversion
2 5 (6.33%) NUnit
3 4 (5.06%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.80%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (3.80%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.27%) JIRA
5 1 (1.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (5.06%) Finance
2 3 (3.80%) Marketing
2 3 (3.80%) Back Office
3 2 (2.53%) Publishing
4 1 (1.27%) Games
4 1 (1.27%) Retail
4 1 (1.27%) Legal
Job Titles
1 42 (53.16%) Developer
2 25 (31.65%) .NET Developer
3 13 (16.46%) C# Developer
3 13 (16.46%) Analyst
4 12 (15.19%) C# .NET Developer
5 11 (13.92%) ASP.NET Developer
6 10 (12.66%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 9 (11.39%) SQL Developer
8 8 (10.13%) SQL Server Developer
9 7 (8.86%) Consultant
10 6 (7.59%) CRM Consultant
11 5 (6.33%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
11 5 (6.33%) Microsoft Developer
11 5 (6.33%) Architect
12 4 (5.06%) DBA
12 4 (5.06%) VB.NET Developer
12 4 (5.06%) Microsoft Consultant
12 4 (5.06%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
13 3 (3.80%) Senior SQL Developer
13 3 (3.80%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (69.62%) .NET
2 36 (45.57%) ASP.NET
3 17 (21.52%) .NET Framework
3 17 (21.52%) HTML
3 17 (21.52%) CSS
4 12 (15.19%) WCF
5 11 (13.92%) AngularJS
6 10 (12.66%) WPF
7 8 (10.13%) jQuery
7 8 (10.13%) Silverlight
8 5 (6.33%) Ajax
8 5 (6.33%) Web Services
9 4 (5.06%) Middleware
9 4 (5.06%) XML
9 4 (5.06%) XSL
9 4 (5.06%) XSLT
9 4 (5.06%) HTML5
9 4 (5.06%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (3.80%) Google Maps API
10 3 (3.80%) JavaBeans
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.92%) N-Tier
2 8 (10.13%) Data Structures
3 7 (8.86%) iPad
3 7 (8.86%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (7.59%) User Experience
5 4 (5.06%) Learning Management System
6 3 (3.80%) Open Source
6 3 (3.80%) SCORM
6 3 (3.80%) E-Learning
6 3 (3.80%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.27%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.27%) Statistics
7 1 (1.27%) iPhone
7 1 (1.27%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.27%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.66%) Windows
2 7 (8.86%) UNIX
2 7 (8.86%) Linux
3 3 (3.80%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (3.80%) Windows Vista
4 1 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.27%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.27%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.27%) Android
4 1 (1.27%) HPUX
4 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (27.85%) MVC
2 15 (18.99%) CRM
3 14 (17.72%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (13.92%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (10.13%) TDD
6 7 (8.86%) Technical Architecture
6 7 (8.86%) Scrum
7 6 (7.59%) Workflow
7 6 (7.59%) SOA
8 5 (6.33%) Unit Testing
9 4 (5.06%) OO
9 4 (5.06%) Web Development
10 3 (3.80%) Waterfall
10 3 (3.80%) Software Architecture
10 3 (3.80%) Project Planning
10 3 (3.80%) Data Analysis
10 3 (3.80%) Data Protection
10 3 (3.80%) Load Balancing
10 3 (3.80%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (3.80%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 46 (58.23%) C#
2 29 (36.71%) SQL
3 28 (35.44%) JavaScript
4 13 (16.46%) VB.NET
5 7 (8.86%) T-SQL
6 5 (6.33%) VBA
7 3 (3.80%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.53%) Java
8 2 (2.53%) C++
9 1 (1.27%) XQuery
9 1 (1.27%) VBScript
9 1 (1.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (6.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.80%) OCP
2 3 (3.80%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (2.53%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.53%) ISSAP
3 2 (2.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.59%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.80%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.27%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (3.80%) Data Guard
2 2 (2.53%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.27%) WSUS
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 30 (37.97%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.13%) Oracle
3 3 (3.80%) Tableau
3 3 (3.80%) Google
3 3 (3.80%) Sybase
4 2 (2.53%) HP
4 2 (2.53%) Apple
4 2 (2.53%) CA
5 1 (1.27%) Veeam
5 1 (1.27%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.27%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.27%) Adobe
5 1 (1.27%) VMware
5 1 (1.27%) Dell
5 1 (1.27%) Citrix
5 1 (1.27%) McAfee
5 1 (1.27%) Sophos