The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wolverhampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 12 7 11
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 3.17% 5.00% 2.70%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 100.00% 33.33% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
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£288 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.15% +6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -
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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 Wolverhampton region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Wolverhampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
2 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 3.17% 15.00% 13.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 5
Average daily rate £200 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.05
% change year-on-year
- -6.39%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

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

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Wolverhampton

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

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Wolverhampton

SQL Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Wolverhampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Wolverhampton region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram in Wolverhampton

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Wolverhampton

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

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Wolverhampton

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wolverhampton 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 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) C#
3 3 (33.33%) BMC
3 3 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 3 (33.33%) .NET
3 3 (33.33%) IIS
3 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 3 (33.33%) Clustering
3 3 (33.33%) Internet
3 3 (33.33%) MOM
3 3 (33.33%) BMC PATROL
3 3 (33.33%) Control-M
3 3 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (33.33%) Release Management
3 3 (33.33%) SCOM
3 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (22.22%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (22.22%) .NET Remoting
4 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
4 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) CSS
4 2 (22.22%) Windows
4 2 (22.22%) CRM
4 2 (22.22%) Windows NT
4 2 (22.22%) ERP

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wolverhampton 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 (33.33%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
2 2 (22.22%) RDBMS
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) DBA
1 5 (55.56%) SQL DBA
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server DBA
3 2 (22.22%) Developer
4 1 (11.11%) CRM Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Web Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
1 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 2 (22.22%) .NET Remoting
2 2 (22.22%) CSS
2 2 (22.22%) HTML
3 1 (11.11%) Classic ASP
3 1 (11.11%) WinForms
3 1 (11.11%) WCF
3 1 (11.11%) WPF
3 1 (11.11%) jQuery
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Clustering
2 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (22.22%) Windows 2000 Server
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
1 2 (22.22%) Windows NT
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Release Management
2 2 (22.22%) CRM
2 2 (22.22%) ERP
3 1 (11.11%) MVC
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) C#
3 3 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 3 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
4 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) MOM
1 3 (33.33%) BMC PATROL
1 3 (33.33%) Control-M
1 3 (33.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) BMC
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft