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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 18 17 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -13
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 1.79% 9.30% 20.34%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 50.00% 42.11% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 8
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£300 £270 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -16.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -18.18%
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
4 19 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 3.57% 22.09% 25.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 11
Average daily rate £300 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -15.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £9.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.25 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+2.63% -5.00%

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
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 4 August 2015. 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
Worcester -1 1 £300 +27.65% 5
Redditch - 1 - - 7
SQL Server
West Midlands

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Solaris
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Subversion
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (33.33%) Ubuntu
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) VirtualBox
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) XML

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) DBA
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
1 1 (33.33%) SQL DBA
1 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (33.33%) XML
1 1 (33.33%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Solaris
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Ubuntu
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
2 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) VMware