The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry with a requirement for SQL Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
West Midlands / Coventry
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 10 8
Rank change year-on-year -10 -2  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 14 46 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 5.62% 11.25% 15.03%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 46.67% 48.94% 61.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 32 34
Median daily rate £388 £361 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.26% +14.68%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £325 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £439 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +2.85% +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £25.00 - £18.14
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £32.66 £23.25
% change year-on-year +20.96% +40.45%  

SQL Server is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Coventry
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 30 94 80
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 12.05% 22.98% 24.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 60 57
Median daily rate £388 £388 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +23.01%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £318 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £490 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 7
Median hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £18.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.85% -3.52%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £30.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +24.59% +17.30%  

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Coventry citing SQL Server as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Coventry

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server in Coventry

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Coventry over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server in Coventry

SQL Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server in Coventry

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Coventry region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 12 (44.44%) C#
1 12 (44.44%) SQL
1 12 (44.44%) .NET
2 9 (33.33%) CSS
3 7 (25.93%) JavaScript
3 7 (25.93%) ASP.NET
3 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
3 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (22.22%) PowerShell
4 6 (22.22%) HTML
4 6 (22.22%) Windows
5 5 (18.52%) MVC
5 5 (18.52%) jQuery
6 4 (14.81%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (14.81%) Finance
6 4 (14.81%) Linux
6 4 (14.81%) T-SQL
6 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (11.11%) DevOps
7 3 (11.11%) Mentoring
7 3 (11.11%) Java
7 3 (11.11%) Oracle
7 3 (11.11%) VB.NET
7 3 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (11.11%) E-Commerce
7 3 (11.11%) ERP
7 3 (11.11%) Data Modelling
7 3 (11.11%) Manufacturing

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.41%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.70%) ArchestrA
2 1 (3.70%) NServiceBus
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.70%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (7.41%) IaaS
2 2 (7.41%) PaaS
3 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (7.41%) Data Mining
2 2 (7.41%) OLAP
3 1 (3.70%) Event Store
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (3.70%) QlikView
3 1 (3.70%) RavenDB
3 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) SpecFlow
2 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.70%) Mercurial
2 1 (3.70%) MSTest
2 1 (3.70%) NUnit
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (3.70%) ReSharper
2 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 2 (7.41%) Advertising
4 1 (3.70%) Billing
Job Titles
1 16 (59.26%) Developer
2 6 (22.22%) .NET Developer
3 3 (11.11%) Architect
3 3 (11.11%) DBA
3 3 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Applications Support
4 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Azure Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) C# Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Data Architect
4 2 (7.41%) ETL Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Java Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Software Developer
4 2 (7.41%) SQL DBA
4 2 (7.41%) SQL Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Active Directory Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Azure Developer
5 1 (3.70%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (44.44%) .NET
2 9 (33.33%) CSS
3 7 (25.93%) ASP.NET
4 6 (22.22%) HTML
5 5 (18.52%) jQuery
6 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (11.11%) .NET Framework
7 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (7.41%) Entity Framework
8 2 (7.41%) Middleware
8 2 (7.41%) RESTful
8 2 (7.41%) WCF
8 2 (7.41%) Web Services
8 2 (7.41%) XML
9 1 (3.70%) AngularJS
9 1 (3.70%) Classic ASP
9 1 (3.70%) HTML5
9 1 (3.70%) MSMQ
9 1 (3.70%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (3.70%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.70%) NHS
2 1 (3.70%) SCADA
2 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) Windows
2 4 (14.81%) Linux
3 1 (3.70%) Unix
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (18.52%) MVC
3 4 (14.81%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (11.11%) Data Modelling
4 3 (11.11%) DevOps
4 3 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 3 (11.11%) ERP
4 3 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 3 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (7.41%) Coaching
5 2 (7.41%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (7.41%) Data Architecture
5 2 (7.41%) ETL
5 2 (7.41%) Front End Development
5 2 (7.41%) ITIL
5 2 (7.41%) Migration
5 2 (7.41%) Scrum
5 2 (7.41%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 12 (44.44%) C#
1 12 (44.44%) SQL
2 7 (25.93%) JavaScript
3 6 (22.22%) PowerShell
4 4 (14.81%) T-SQL
5 3 (11.11%) Java
5 3 (11.11%) Shell Script
5 3 (11.11%) VB.NET
6 2 (7.41%) VBA
7 1 (3.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) MCSA
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.70%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.70%) MCSE
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
1 2 (7.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (3.70%) Data Guard
2 1 (3.70%) SCOM
2 1 (3.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle
3 2 (7.41%) CommVault
4 1 (3.70%) Rockwell
4 1 (3.70%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (3.70%) SAP
4 1 (3.70%) webMethods
4 1 (3.70%) Wonderware
4 1 (3.70%) Xamarin
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago