Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 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 6 months to 19 November 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 > Shropshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 58 32
Rank change year-on-year +4 -26 -5
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 5 19 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 1.29% 2.43% 4.36%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.00% 12.18% 19.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 12 3
Shropshire median daily rate £363 £340 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.62% +23.64% +0.92%
10th Percentile £329 £320 £257
90th Percentile £386 £469 £310
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £350 £356
% change year-on-year +7.14% -1.65% +9.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Shropshire median hourly rate - - £18.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £33.50 £22.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year +52.27% +2.33% +7.50%

SQL Server is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Shropshire with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Shropshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 50 156 88
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 12.89% 19.92% 22.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 59 24
Shropshire median daily rate £500 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £359 £338 £231
90th Percentile £564 £540 £492
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +11.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Shropshire median hourly rate - - £18.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £31.16 £17.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year +75.52% -11.25% +14.29%

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

Job postings citing SQL Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Shropshire.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Shropshire

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server in Shropshire

SQL Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server in Shropshire

SQL Server
Contract Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Shropshire region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford +5 3 £375 +13.64% 1
Shrewsbury - 2 £350 -
SQL Server
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Shropshire region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 3 (60.00%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) Unix
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (20.00%) ERP
3 1 (20.00%) EPoS
3 1 (20.00%) Middleware
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) VB
3 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (20.00%) VBA
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) Publishing
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Telerik
3 1 (20.00%) Data Management
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (20.00%) Google
3 1 (20.00%) Web Development

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Shropshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) QlikView
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (20.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Support
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Database Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Deployment Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Full Stack Web Developer
3 1 (20.00%) ICT Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Report Developer
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Developer
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) CSS3
1 1 (20.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) HTML5
1 1 (20.00%) jQuery
1 1 (20.00%) Middleware
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
1 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Unix
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (20.00%) Continuous Deployment
1 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (20.00%) Data Management
1 1 (20.00%) DevOps
1 1 (20.00%) ERP
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) Migration
1 1 (20.00%) Release Management
1 1 (20.00%) SDLC
1 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) VB
2 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (20.00%) VBA
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Facebook
2 1 (20.00%) Google
2 1 (20.00%) Telerik