Period
to 23 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Walsall 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 23 January 2018 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 > Walsall
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 8 2
Rank change year-on-year +3 -6 +4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 1 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Walsall 5.56% 3.33% 25.00%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 33.33% 20.00% 53.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 6
Walsall median daily rate £375 £325 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% +44.44% -33.09%
10th Percentile £363 £313 £213
90th Percentile £388 £338 £400
West Midlands median daily rate £388 £343 £350
% change year-on-year +13.14% -2.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 12
Walsall median hourly rate - - £16.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £40.00 £20.47 £19.00
% change year-on-year +95.41% +7.74% -5.00%

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 Walsall with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Walsall
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 3 5 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Walsall 16.67% 16.67% 46.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 9
Walsall median daily rate £375 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.85% +11.43% +12.90%
10th Percentile £363 £336 £215
90th Percentile £388 £467 £463
West Midlands median daily rate £401 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.80% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Walsall median hourly rate - - £16.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.91 £17.12 £20.50
% change year-on-year +80.52% -16.49% +9.33%

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Walsall

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Walsall

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Walsall

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server in Walsall

SQL Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Walsall

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server in Walsall

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Walsall region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 1 (100.00%) VBA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Logistics

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Walsall 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 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Data Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) VBA