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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 5 6 8
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 5 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 13.89% 13.46% 10.53%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 71.43% 50.00% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 3
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£225 £325 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% +23.80%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £23.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+3.26% -9.80%
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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
7 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 19.44% 26.92% 13.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 3
Average daily rate £335 £365 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.21% +39.04%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.00

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 2 July 2015.

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 2 July 2015, 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 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) MCSE
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (66.67%) SAN
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) MCITP
2 4 (66.67%) Degree
3 3 (50.00%) Resource Management
3 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (50.00%) Change Management
3 3 (50.00%) Terminal Server
3 3 (50.00%) Dell
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 2 (33.33%) C#
4 2 (33.33%) HTML
4 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (33.33%) .NET
4 2 (33.33%) XML
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) HTML5
4 2 (33.33%) jQuery
5 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (16.67%) JSON
5 1 (16.67%) WCF
5 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (16.67%) IIS
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Administrator
1 3 (50.00%) Server Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Web Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Server Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 2 (33.33%) XML
1 2 (33.33%) HTML5
1 2 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (16.67%) Entity Framework
2 1 (16.67%) CSS3
2 1 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
2 1 (16.67%) Unity DI Container
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (16.67%) Ajax
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
2 1 (16.67%) JSON
2 1 (16.67%) WCF
2 1 (16.67%) LINQ
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Change Management
1 3 (50.00%) Resource Management
2 1 (16.67%) BDD
2 1 (16.67%) SOA
2 1 (16.67%) MVC
2 1 (16.67%) Scrum
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C#
1 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) MCSE
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (66.67%) MCITP
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) Terminal Server
2 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (16.67%) Terminal Services
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) Dell
4 1 (16.67%) EMC
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) NetApp
4 1 (16.67%) Symantec
4 1 (16.67%) Brocade
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco