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 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
West Midlands / Coventry
Rank 30 8 6
Rank change year-on-year -22 -2  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 13 46 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 3.67% 12.99% 11.25%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 31.71% 61.33% 46.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 36 21
Median daily rate £350 £388 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.67% +21.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £300 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £469 £358
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £346
% change year-on-year - +1.08%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £23.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.25 £22.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +65.55% -30.76%  

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 41 75 76
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 11.58% 21.19% 24.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 55 41
Median daily rate £450 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £23.00 - £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -4.61% -  

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 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server in Coventry.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server in Coventry

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 31 (79.49%) SQL
2 24 (61.54%) T-SQL
3 20 (51.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 19 (48.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 17 (43.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 16 (41.03%) Microsoft
6 16 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (35.90%) SQL Server 2012
7 14 (35.90%) Data Warehouse
7 14 (35.90%) C#
8 13 (33.33%) .NET
9 11 (28.21%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (23.08%) Test Automation
10 9 (23.08%) Data Management
10 9 (23.08%) Master Data Management
10 9 (23.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 9 (23.08%) Test Planning
10 9 (23.08%) SDLC
11 8 (20.51%) Defect Management
11 8 (20.51%) Use Case
12 7 (17.95%) Waterfall
12 7 (17.95%) HTML
12 7 (17.95%) ASP.NET
13 6 (15.38%) CSS
13 6 (15.38%) JavaScript
13 6 (15.38%) MS Excel
13 6 (15.38%) GAP Analysis
13 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
13 6 (15.38%) jQuery
13 6 (15.38%) Data Analysis

SQL Server
Top Related 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 3 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.56%) ArchestrA
2 1 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.56%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 6 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.56%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (51.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 19 (48.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (43.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 14 (35.90%) Data Warehouse
4 14 (35.90%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (15.38%) Data Lake
6 5 (12.82%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (7.69%) Big Data
7 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (5.13%) Data Mining
8 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (5.13%) OLAP
8 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (2.56%) Event Store
9 1 (2.56%) QlikView
9 1 (2.56%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 11 (28.21%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (23.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (5.13%) SpecFlow
4 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.56%) Mercurial
4 1 (2.56%) MSTest
4 1 (2.56%) NUnit
4 1 (2.56%) ReSharper
4 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (5.13%) Advertising
1 2 (5.13%) Finance
1 2 (5.13%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.56%) Billing
Job Titles
1 17 (43.59%) Developer
2 13 (33.33%) Analyst
3 10 (25.64%) .NET Developer
4 6 (15.38%) SQL Analyst
5 5 (12.82%) Business Analyst
6 4 (10.26%) SQL Developer
6 4 (10.26%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (7.69%) Data Analyst
7 3 (7.69%) Digital User Researcher
7 3 (7.69%) SQL Server Analyst
7 3 (7.69%) User Researcher
8 2 (5.13%) Administrator
8 2 (5.13%) Applications Support
8 2 (5.13%) Business Data Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Consultant
8 2 (5.13%) Database Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Senior Developer
8 2 (5.13%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (33.33%) .NET
2 7 (17.95%) ASP.NET
2 7 (17.95%) HTML
3 6 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web API
3 6 (15.38%) CSS
3 6 (15.38%) jQuery
4 3 (7.69%) Web Services
5 2 (5.13%) .NET Framework
5 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (2.56%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.56%) Apache Cordova
6 1 (2.56%) Entity Framework
6 1 (2.56%) HTML5
6 1 (2.56%) Middleware
6 1 (2.56%) MSMQ
6 1 (2.56%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (2.56%) REST
6 1 (2.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (2.56%) WCF
6 1 (2.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.69%) User Experience
3 2 (5.13%) Clustering
3 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.56%) NHS
4 1 (2.56%) Replication
4 1 (2.56%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.82%) Windows
2 4 (10.26%) Windows Server
3 3 (7.69%) Linux
3 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (23.08%) Data Management
2 9 (23.08%) Master Data Management
2 9 (23.08%) SDLC
2 9 (23.08%) Test Automation
2 9 (23.08%) Test Planning
3 8 (20.51%) Defect Management
3 8 (20.51%) Use Case
4 7 (17.95%) Waterfall
5 6 (15.38%) Data Analysis
5 6 (15.38%) GAP Analysis
5 6 (15.38%) User Stories
6 5 (12.82%) Business Process Mapping
6 5 (12.82%) DevOps
7 4 (10.26%) Test Scripting
7 4 (10.26%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (7.69%) Data Architecture
8 3 (7.69%) Data Migration
8 3 (7.69%) Risk Analysis
8 3 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 31 (79.49%) SQL
2 24 (61.54%) T-SQL
3 14 (35.90%) C#
4 6 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 4 (10.26%) PowerShell
5 4 (10.26%) VB.NET
6 2 (5.13%) Java
6 2 (5.13%) VBA
7 1 (2.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) Degree
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.56%) ISEB
2 1 (2.56%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) Data Quality
1 2 (5.13%) QA
2 1 (2.56%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (12.82%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) WSUS
2 1 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (41.03%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.69%) Oracle
3 1 (2.56%) Rockwell
3 1 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.56%) SAP
3 1 (2.56%) Wonderware
3 1 (2.56%) Xamarin
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