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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 4 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 11.11% 14.29% 14.81%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 50.00% 40.00% 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
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£410 - -
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 £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -
SQL Server
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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
4 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 22.22% 35.71% 25.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate £288 £235 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.34% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.05
% change year-on-year
- -6.39%

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 19 September 2014, 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 (62.50%) Java RMI
1 5 (62.50%) OOD
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
1 5 (62.50%) CMS
1 5 (62.50%) LAMP
1 5 (62.50%) Hibernate
1 5 (62.50%) Scrum
1 5 (62.50%) C#
1 5 (62.50%) HTML
1 5 (62.50%) Java
1 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
1 5 (62.50%) .NET
1 5 (62.50%) J2EE
1 5 (62.50%) MySQL
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle
1 5 (62.50%) WebLogic
1 5 (62.50%) EJB
1 5 (62.50%) CSS
1 5 (62.50%) Struts
1 5 (62.50%) XML
1 5 (62.50%) UML
1 5 (62.50%) OOP
1 5 (62.50%) OOA/OOD
1 5 (62.50%) JBoss
1 5 (62.50%) RUP
1 5 (62.50%) Tomcat
1 5 (62.50%) MQSeries
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (62.50%) TDD
1 5 (62.50%) Spring

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 5 (62.50%) CMS
1 5 (62.50%) WebLogic
1 5 (62.50%) Tomcat
1 5 (62.50%) MQSeries
1 5 (62.50%) WebSphere
1 5 (62.50%) Escenic
1 5 (62.50%) Adobe CQ
2 3 (37.50%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (37.50%) MS Project Server
2 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
1 3 (37.50%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) MySQL
1 5 (62.50%) Hadoop
1 5 (62.50%) Big Data
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Analyst
2 5 (62.50%) Senior Developer
2 5 (62.50%) Programmer
2 5 (62.50%) Senior Analyst
2 5 (62.50%) Java Developer
2 5 (62.50%) Java Programmer
2 5 (62.50%) Senior Java Developer
2 5 (62.50%) Developer Analyst
2 5 (62.50%) Senior Programmer
2 5 (62.50%) Senior Java Programmer
2 5 (62.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Project Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Project Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Server Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Server Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Project Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) Java RMI
1 5 (62.50%) LAMP
1 5 (62.50%) Hibernate
1 5 (62.50%) HTML
1 5 (62.50%) .NET
1 5 (62.50%) J2EE
1 5 (62.50%) EJB
1 5 (62.50%) CSS
1 5 (62.50%) Struts
1 5 (62.50%) XML
1 5 (62.50%) Spring
1 5 (62.50%) JSF
1 5 (62.50%) Ajax
1 5 (62.50%) Ruby on Rails
1 5 (62.50%) jQuery
1 5 (62.50%) HTML5
1 5 (62.50%) CSS3
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) OOD
1 5 (62.50%) Scrum
1 5 (62.50%) UML
1 5 (62.50%) OOP
1 5 (62.50%) OOA/OOD
1 5 (62.50%) RUP
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (62.50%) TDD
1 5 (62.50%) BDD
1 5 (62.50%) Mentoring
2 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) C#
1 5 (62.50%) Java
1 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
1 5 (62.50%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle
1 5 (62.50%) JBoss
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft