Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire 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 21 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 > Worcestershire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 21 11
Rank change year-on-year +8 -10 +10
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 6 5 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 6.67% 3.73% 10.06%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 54.55% 27.78% 43.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 7
Worcestershire median daily rate £198 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -43.57% -6.67% +25.00%
10th Percentile £179 £255 £246
90th Percentile £347 £385 £443
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £350 £363
% change year-on-year +7.14% -3.45% +11.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Worcestershire median hourly rate £12.50 - £12.30
10th Percentile £11.25 - £12.00
90th Percentile £13.75 - £21.45
West Midlands median hourly rate £34.00 £22.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year +54.55% +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 Worcestershire with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Worcestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 11 18 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 12.22% 13.43% 23.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 23
Worcestershire median daily rate £344 £335 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.61% -16.25% +110.53%
10th Percentile £158 £253 £221
90th Percentile £438 £394 £486
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £389 £375
% change year-on-year +2.89% +3.67% +11.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Worcestershire median hourly rate £12.50 - £15.15
10th Percentile £11.25 - £12.00
90th Percentile £13.75 - £21.88
West Midlands median hourly rate £31.31 £17.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year +76.39% -11.25% +14.29%

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Worcestershire

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server in Worcestershire

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Worcestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Worcestershire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server in Worcestershire

SQL Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server in Worcestershire

SQL Server
Contract Job Locations in Worcestershire

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 Worcestershire region over the 6 months to 21 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
Worcester +6 5 £198 -39.23% 1
Redditch +5 1 - - 1
SQL Server
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 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 Worcestershire region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 4 (66.67%) ERP
1 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 4 (66.67%) LAN
1 4 (66.67%) WAN
1 4 (66.67%) VPN
1 4 (66.67%) DNS
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 4 (66.67%) Citrix
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
1 4 (66.67%) Retail
1 4 (66.67%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
1 4 (66.67%) Hardware Maintenance
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) Security Management
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (16.67%) JD Edwards
4 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) QlikView
4 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
4 1 (16.67%) XenApp

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Worcestershire 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 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) DNS
1 4 (66.67%) LAN
1 4 (66.67%) VPN
1 4 (66.67%) WAN
2 3 (50.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) QlikView
General
1 4 (66.67%) Retail
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Administrator
1 4 (66.67%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Support
2 1 (16.67%) Data Analyst
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ERP
1 4 (66.67%) Hardware Maintenance
2 3 (50.00%) Security Management
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) XenApp
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Citrix
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) JD Edwards
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft