The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Worcestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 7 12 8
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 4 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 10.00% 6.02% 9.09%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 25.00% 41.67% 27.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 4
Average daily rate £275 £300 £259
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +15.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £300 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £300 £324
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £347 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.72% +6.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.75% -
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 Worcestershire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Worcestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
16 12 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 40.00% 14.46% 32.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 15
Average daily rate £350 £300 £296
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +1.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £135 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £650 £381
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.75% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £32.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-10.76% +16.07%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

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

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

SQL Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Worcestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram in Worcestershire

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Worcestershire

SQL Server
Contract Job Locations in Worcestershire

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 Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Worcester +8 3 £275 -8.33% 5
Redditch - 1 - - 13
SQL Server
West Midlands

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Worcestershire 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 12 (85.71%) SQL
2 10 (71.43%) Windows
3 9 (64.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (28.57%) VMware
5 4 (28.57%) T-SQL
5 4 (28.57%) LAN
5 4 (28.57%) WAN
5 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 4 (28.57%) Hyper-V
5 4 (28.57%) Windows 7
5 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
6 3 (21.43%) Migration
6 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
7 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (14.29%) Ubuntu
7 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (14.29%) ANSYS
7 2 (14.29%) Clustering
7 2 (14.29%) PDM
7 2 (14.29%) Windchill
7 2 (14.29%) Subversion
7 2 (14.29%) PL/SQL
7 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
7 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (14.29%) RDBMS

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Worcestershire 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.

Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 2 (14.29%) PTC Creo
1 2 (14.29%) Windchill
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) LAN
1 4 (28.57%) WAN
2 1 (7.14%) DHCP
2 1 (7.14%) DNS
2 1 (7.14%) SAN
2 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (64.29%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (14.29%) MySQL
3 2 (14.29%) RDBMS
3 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 2 (14.29%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Consultant
1 4 (28.57%) Support Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) DBA
2 2 (14.29%) Developer
2 2 (14.29%) IT Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) IT Support
2 2 (14.29%) IT Support Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Network Support
2 2 (14.29%) Network Support Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) SQL DBA
2 2 (14.29%) Support Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) 1st Line Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning DBA
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) XML
1 2 (14.29%) XSLT
2 1 (7.14%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Clustering
2 1 (7.14%) Data Integration
2 1 (7.14%) Data Structures
2 1 (7.14%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
4 2 (14.29%) Linux
4 2 (14.29%) Solaris
4 2 (14.29%) Ubuntu
4 2 (14.29%) Unix
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (21.43%) Migration
3 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (14.29%) ETL
3 2 (14.29%) High Availability
3 2 (14.29%) PDM
4 1 (7.14%) Data Security
4 1 (7.14%) Data Transformation
4 1 (7.14%) Database Security
4 1 (7.14%) Database Tuning
4 1 (7.14%) Network Design
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) SQL
2 4 (28.57%) T-SQL
3 2 (14.29%) PL/SQL
3 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Hyper-V
2 2 (14.29%) VirtualBox
2 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 4 (28.57%) VMware
2 2 (14.29%) ANSYS
2 2 (14.29%) FalconStor
2 2 (14.29%) Kofax
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) arcserve
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco
3 1 (7.14%) HP