The first table below looks at the demand for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Altrincham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Altrincham region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 5 6 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 10 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Altrincham 43.48% 11.11% 57.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 83.33% 50.00% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Average daily rate £300 - £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 - £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 - £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £28.00 £25.88
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +8.19%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Altrincham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
12 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Altrincham 52.17% 22.22% 71.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 4
Average daily rate £300 £250 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £250 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
SQL Server
Manchester

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Altrincham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Altrincham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Altrincham

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Altrincham

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

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Altrincham

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Altrincham

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

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Altrincham

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Altrincham

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Altrincham region citing SQL Server also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server.

1 12 (100.00%) C#
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
1 12 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 12 (100.00%) Web Services
2 11 (91.67%) WCF
3 10 (83.33%) SQL
4 9 (75.00%) T-SQL
5 8 (66.67%) Oracle
5 8 (66.67%) XML
5 8 (66.67%) XSD
5 8 (66.67%) OO
5 8 (66.67%) OOD
5 8 (66.67%) PL/SQL
5 8 (66.67%) Scrum
5 8 (66.67%) WPF
5 8 (66.67%) Silverlight
6 7 (58.33%) RIA
6 7 (58.33%) User Stories
6 7 (58.33%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (58.33%) MVVM
6 7 (58.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (25.00%) MVC
8 2 (16.67%) CSS
8 2 (16.67%) HTML
8 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
8 2 (16.67%) Web Development
8 2 (16.67%) CSS3
8 2 (16.67%) HTML5
9 1 (8.33%) LINQ to SQL
9 1 (8.33%) Node.js

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Altrincham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Altrincham region citing SQL Server also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) Node.js
1 1 (8.33%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (8.33%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Bitbucket
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (8.33%) JIRA
1 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
1 12 (100.00%) C# Developer
2 11 (91.67%) .NET Developer
2 11 (91.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 10 (83.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 10 (83.33%) ASP.NET Developer
4 7 (58.33%) C# Web Developer
4 7 (58.33%) .NET Web Developer
4 7 (58.33%) Web Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Sitecore Developer
5 1 (8.33%) CMS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
1 12 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 12 (100.00%) Web Services
2 11 (91.67%) WCF
3 8 (66.67%) XML
3 8 (66.67%) XSD
3 8 (66.67%) WPF
3 8 (66.67%) Silverlight
4 2 (16.67%) CSS
4 2 (16.67%) HTML
4 2 (16.67%) CSS3
4 2 (16.67%) HTML5
5 1 (8.33%) LINQ to SQL
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (8.33%) Backbone.js
5 1 (8.33%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (8.33%) LESS
5 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
5 1 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) RIA
1 7 (58.33%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) OO
1 8 (66.67%) OOD
1 8 (66.67%) Scrum
2 7 (58.33%) User Stories
2 7 (58.33%) MVVM
3 3 (25.00%) MVC
4 2 (16.67%) Web Development
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (8.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) C#
2 10 (83.33%) SQL
3 9 (75.00%) T-SQL
4 8 (66.67%) PL/SQL
5 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Twitter
2 1 (8.33%) Sitecore
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