Period
to 14 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Warwickshire 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 14 August 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 > Warwickshire
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 18 27
Rank change year-on-year -11 +9 -6
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 24 43 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 4.07% 6.98% 4.53%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 30.00% 36.13% 25.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 24 25
Warwickshire median daily rate £425 £325 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.77% -2.99% +3.08%
10th Percentile £233 £226 £229
90th Percentile £564 £500 £521
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £355 £375
% change year-on-year +12.60% -5.27% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 5
Warwickshire median hourly rate £38.50 £34.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.24% +41.67% +4.92%
10th Percentile £30.95 £27.95 £22.80
90th Percentile £46.85 £39.95 £39.48
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.25 £32.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year -22.31% +41.30% +26.79%

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 Warwickshire with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Warwickshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 80 119 159
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 13.58% 19.32% 17.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 61 103
Warwickshire median daily rate £375 £343 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.49% -8.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £188 £163 £264
90th Percentile £538 £500 £550
West Midlands median daily rate £405 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +4.52% -3.13% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 10
Warwickshire median hourly rate £38.50 £32.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.46% +44.44% -21.05%
10th Percentile £30.95 £27.38 £19.10
90th Percentile £46.85 £39.88 £38.46
West Midlands median hourly rate £21.00 £32.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -35.38% +58.54% +4.75%

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Warwickshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Warwickshire

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server in Warwickshire

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Warwickshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Warwickshire over the 6 months to 14 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server in Warwickshire

SQL Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server in Warwickshire

SQL Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Warwickshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Warwickshire over the 6 months to 14 August 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SQL Server in Warwickshire

SQL Server
Contract Job Locations in Warwickshire

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 Warwickshire region over the 6 months to 14 August 2018. 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
Leamington Spa +7 7 £275 -14.06% 2
Warwick -1 6 £438 +45.83% 6
Stratford-upon-Avon -6 2 - - 3
Gaydon - 1 - -
Rugby - 1 £288 - 6
SQL Server
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 Warwickshire region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 13 (54.17%) Microsoft
2 11 (45.83%) Windows
3 10 (41.67%) Windows Server
4 8 (33.33%) SQL
5 7 (29.17%) .NET
5 7 (29.17%) VMware
6 6 (25.00%) Citrix
6 6 (25.00%) VBScript
6 6 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 6 (25.00%) PowerShell
6 6 (25.00%) XenApp
6 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (20.83%) vSphere
7 5 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (20.83%) Windows 10
7 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (20.83%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (20.83%) C#
7 5 (20.83%) CSS
7 5 (20.83%) MCSE
7 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
7 5 (20.83%) MS Exchange
7 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (20.83%) Retail
7 5 (20.83%) MCITP
8 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Warwickshire 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 5 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (20.83%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.33%) IIS
2 2 (8.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.17%) Apache Spark
3 1 (4.17%) JBoss
3 1 (4.17%) SAS
3 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.17%) WildFly
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.17%) Photoshop
2 1 (4.17%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (4.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (12.50%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (4.17%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) DNS
1 4 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 3 (12.50%) DHCP
2 3 (12.50%) Firewall
2 3 (12.50%) VLAN
2 3 (12.50%) VPN
3 1 (4.17%) Intranet
3 1 (4.17%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (12.50%) MySQL
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (4.17%) Apache Hive
4 1 (4.17%) Big Data
4 1 (4.17%) BigQuery
4 1 (4.17%) Data Mining
4 1 (4.17%) Hadoop
4 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (4.17%) Power BI
4 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.17%) Mercurial
1 1 (4.17%) Subversion
1 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (20.83%) Retail
2 3 (12.50%) Back Office
3 2 (8.33%) Finance
4 1 (4.17%) Advertising
4 1 (4.17%) Automotive
4 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Developer
2 4 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) Architect
3 3 (12.50%) Environment Manager
3 3 (12.50%) Software Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) .NET Developer
4 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Citrix Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Data Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (8.33%) SQL Developer
5 1 (4.17%) .NET Software Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Citrix Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) VMware Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) .NET
2 5 (20.83%) CSS
3 4 (16.67%) HTML
3 4 (16.67%) WSH
4 3 (12.50%) .NET Framework
4 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET
5 2 (8.33%) AngularJS
5 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (8.33%) HTML5
5 2 (8.33%) jQuery
5 2 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (4.17%) CSS3
6 1 (4.17%) Entity Framework
6 1 (4.17%) JSON
6 1 (4.17%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (4.17%) Node.js
6 1 (4.17%) React
6 1 (4.17%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
1 2 (8.33%) Public Cloud
1 2 (8.33%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 11 (45.83%) Windows
2 10 (41.67%) Windows Server
3 5 (20.83%) Windows 10
3 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (8.33%) Linux
5 2 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (20.83%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 4 (16.67%) Patch Management
3 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (12.50%) High Availability
3 3 (12.50%) ITIL
3 3 (12.50%) MVC
3 3 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
3 3 (12.50%) Service Management
3 3 (12.50%) Workflow
4 2 (8.33%) Asset Management
4 2 (8.33%) CRM
4 2 (8.33%) ETL
4 2 (8.33%) Logistics
4 2 (8.33%) SIEM
4 2 (8.33%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (4.17%) Analytics
5 1 (4.17%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (4.17%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) SQL
2 6 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 6 (25.00%) VBScript
3 5 (20.83%) C#
4 1 (4.17%) Java
4 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.17%) Python
4 1 (4.17%) R
4 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) MCITP
1 5 (20.83%) MCSE
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (4.17%) CCNA
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.17%) CISSP
3 1 (4.17%) Degree
3 1 (4.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (8.33%) GDPR
3 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (25.00%) XenApp
2 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
2 5 (20.83%) vSphere
3 3 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (4.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (54.17%) Microsoft
2 7 (29.17%) VMware
3 6 (25.00%) Citrix
4 3 (12.50%) Google
5 2 (8.33%) HP
5 2 (8.33%) Informatica
5 2 (8.33%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.17%) Oracle
6 1 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (4.17%) Tableau