The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 3 5 6
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 8 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 30.77% 7.14% 10.71%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 100.00% 50.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Average daily rate £325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £18.32
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £28.69 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-21.57% -4.36%
SQL Server
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the Bolton region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Bolton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
8 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 30.77% 14.29% 10.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 0
Average daily rate £325 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £18.32
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.06%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

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

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Bolton

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

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Bolton

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Bolton

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

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Bolton

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bolton 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 6 (54.55%) SQL
1 6 (54.55%) .NET
2 5 (45.45%) C#
2 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET
2 5 (45.45%) MVC
3 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (36.36%) CSS
3 4 (36.36%) HTML
3 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
4 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
4 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (27.27%) jQuery
5 2 (18.18%) SOA
5 2 (18.18%) Finance
5 2 (18.18%) Hibernate
5 2 (18.18%) Scrum
5 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) Spring
5 2 (18.18%) TDD
5 2 (18.18%) SaaS
5 2 (18.18%) PaaS
5 2 (18.18%) NoSQL
5 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
5 2 (18.18%) Java
5 2 (18.18%) J2EE
5 2 (18.18%) MySQL

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bolton 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 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) PaaS
1 2 (18.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (18.18%) MySQL
2 2 (18.18%) NoSQL
2 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
3 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (9.09%) PowerPivot
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) C# Developer
3 3 (27.27%) .NET Developer
4 2 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (18.18%) C# Web Developer
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Web Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (9.09%) DBA
5 1 (9.09%) Developer Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Dynamics NAV Developer
5 1 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Report Developer
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) SQL BI Developer
5 1 (9.09%) SQL DBA
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) .NET
2 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET
3 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (36.36%) CSS
3 4 (36.36%) HTML
4 3 (27.27%) jQuery
5 2 (18.18%) Hibernate
5 2 (18.18%) J2EE
5 2 (18.18%) Spring
5 2 (18.18%) Web Services
6 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
6 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
6 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 1 (9.09%) CSS3
6 1 (9.09%) Entity Framework
6 1 (9.09%) HTML5
6 1 (9.09%) MDX
6 1 (9.09%) React
6 1 (9.09%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) N-Tier
1 1 (9.09%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) MVC
2 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
3 2 (18.18%) BPMN
3 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Scrum
3 2 (18.18%) SOA
3 2 (18.18%) TDD
4 1 (9.09%) Analytics
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analytics
4 1 (9.09%) CRM
4 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
4 1 (9.09%) ERP
4 1 (9.09%) Feature Driven Development
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) C#
3 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
4 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
5 2 (18.18%) Java
6 1 (9.09%) C
6 1 (9.09%) PHP
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Cognos
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Salesforce.com