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 6 July 2015 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 6 2 5
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 5 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 23.81% 26.32% 12.50%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 100.00% 83.33% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 0
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£350 £405 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.58% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.88 £23.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+3.80% -8.00%
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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
5 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 23.81% 31.58% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 0
Average daily rate £350 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.35 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+2.96% -5.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bolton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Bolton region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram 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 6 July 2015, 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 5 (83.33%) C#
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) WCF
3 3 (50.00%) jQuery
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (50.00%) Scrum
3 3 (50.00%) MVC
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) OO
4 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) TDD
4 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 2 (33.33%) Social Network
4 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 2 (33.33%) Ajax
4 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 2 (33.33%) LINQ
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) Entity Framework
4 2 (33.33%) Facebook
4 2 (33.33%) Twitter
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Software

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) NUnit
1 1 (16.67%) MSTest
1 1 (16.67%) Rhino Mocks
1 1 (16.67%) Moq
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
1 5 (83.33%) .NET Developer
2 2 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior C# Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior .NET Developer
2 2 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Network Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Network Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Network Support
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) WCF
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (50.00%) jQuery
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 2 (33.33%) Entity Framework
4 2 (33.33%) Ajax
4 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 2 (33.33%) LINQ
5 1 (16.67%) WPF
5 1 (16.67%) CSS
5 1 (16.67%) XML
5 1 (16.67%) WinForms
5 1 (16.67%) Castle Windsor
5 1 (16.67%) Ninject
5 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
5 1 (16.67%) Unity DI Container
5 1 (16.67%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Social Network
1 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (16.67%) Handset
2 1 (16.67%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) MVC
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) OO
3 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (16.67%) Kanban
4 1 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
4 1 (16.67%) MVVM
4 1 (16.67%) BDD
4 1 (16.67%) Web Application Development
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) MCP
1 1 (16.67%) MCSE
1 1 (16.67%) MCSA
1 1 (16.67%) CCNP
1 1 (16.67%) CCNA
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (16.67%) MCTS
1 1 (16.67%) MCITP
1 1 (16.67%) CCENT
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
1 1 (16.67%) XenApp
1 1 (16.67%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Facebook
2 2 (33.33%) Twitter
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) IBM
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) NetApp
3 1 (16.67%) VMware