The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wolverhampton 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 24 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 / Wolverhampton
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 9 7
Rank change year-on-year +8 -2  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 11 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wolverhampton 32.35% 4.35% 11.63%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 84.62% 25.00% 71.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 5
Median daily rate £350 £338 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% +50.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £335
% change year-on-year +2.85% +4.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £32.66 £23.50
% change year-on-year +20.96% +38.95%  

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 Wolverhampton with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Wolverhampton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 13 8 7
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wolverhampton 38.24% 17.39% 16.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 7
Median daily rate £350 £425 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.64% +26.86%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year +22.58% +19.23%  

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Wolverhampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wolverhampton 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 Wolverhampton

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wolverhampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server in Wolverhampton

SQL Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wolverhampton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 24 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 Wolverhampton region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 7 (63.64%) Clustering
2 6 (54.55%) Replication
2 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 6 (54.55%) T-SQL
2 6 (54.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (54.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 6 (54.55%) SQL Server 2016
3 5 (45.45%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (45.45%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (36.36%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (36.36%) .NET
4 4 (36.36%) Visual Studio
4 4 (36.36%) Migration
4 4 (36.36%) Marketing
4 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (27.27%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (27.27%) Web Application Development
5 3 (27.27%) HTML5
5 3 (27.27%) BDD
5 3 (27.27%) CSS3
5 3 (27.27%) Backbone.js
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (27.27%) Business Analysis
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (27.27%) TDD

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wolverhampton 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 (27.27%) CMS
1 3 (27.27%) DNN
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) SQL Server 2016
1 6 (54.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 6 (54.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (36.36%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
5 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (36.36%) Marketing
2 2 (18.18%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) DBA
1 8 (72.73%) SQL DBA
2 6 (54.55%) SQL Server DBA
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Developer
3 3 (27.27%) HTML CSS Developer
3 3 (27.27%) HTML Developer
3 3 (27.27%) JavaScript Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Production DBA
3 3 (27.27%) Web Developer
4 2 (18.18%) .NET Developer
4 2 (18.18%) .NET Web Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Agile .NET Developer
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Production DBA
5 1 (9.09%) Administrator
5 1 (9.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (9.09%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) .NET
2 3 (27.27%) Backbone.js
2 3 (27.27%) CSS
2 3 (27.27%) CSS3
2 3 (27.27%) Ember.js
2 3 (27.27%) HTML
2 3 (27.27%) HTML5
2 3 (27.27%) jQuery
2 3 (27.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Clustering
2 6 (54.55%) Replication
3 3 (27.27%) User Experience
4 2 (18.18%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
1 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (9.09%) Unix
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (36.36%) Migration
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) BDD
3 3 (27.27%) Business Analysis
3 3 (27.27%) Content Management
3 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (27.27%) Microservices
3 3 (27.27%) MVC
3 3 (27.27%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (27.27%) TDD
3 3 (27.27%) Web Application Development
3 3 (27.27%) Web Development
4 2 (18.18%) BCP
4 2 (18.18%) Database Mirroring
4 2 (18.18%) Proactive Monitoring
4 2 (18.18%) Process Management
4 2 (18.18%) Server Building
4 2 (18.18%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) SQL
1 6 (54.55%) T-SQL
2 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) C#
3 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
3 1 (9.09%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle