The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 17 12 18
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +6
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 5 13 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 4.17% 9.56% 3.48%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 33.33% 37.14% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 3
Median daily rate £325 £325 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £273 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £341 £367
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.20 £29.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+11.03% +28.88%
SQL Server
Gloucestershire

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 Cheltenham region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
15 35 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 12.50% 25.74% 29.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 21 11
Median daily rate £400 £408 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.84% +5.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.76 £33.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.81% +32.00%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheltenham region citing SQL Server as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, 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 Cheltenham region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 6 (54.55%) C#
1 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) .NET
2 5 (45.45%) MVC
3 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
3 4 (36.36%) HTML
4 3 (27.27%) .NET Framework
4 3 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (27.27%) Entity Framework
4 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (18.18%) High Availability
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (18.18%) Database Tuning
5 2 (18.18%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
5 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
5 2 (18.18%) jQuery
5 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Replication
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (18.18%) Business Continuity
5 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
5 2 (18.18%) CSS
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
6 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
6 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
6 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (9.09%) COM+

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham 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 1 (9.09%) IIS
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
2 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (9.09%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) .NET Developer
2 2 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (18.18%) C# Developer
2 2 (18.18%) DBA
2 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared DBA
2 2 (18.18%) SQL DBA
3 1 (9.09%) .NET Web Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Angular Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Support
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (9.09%) C# Web Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Data Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse Manager
3 1 (9.09%) HTML Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Developer
3 1 (9.09%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) .NET
2 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
2 4 (36.36%) HTML
3 3 (27.27%) .NET Framework
3 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (27.27%) Entity Framework
4 2 (18.18%) CSS
4 2 (18.18%) jQuery
5 1 (9.09%) ADO.NET
5 1 (9.09%) COM+
5 1 (9.09%) SOAP
5 1 (9.09%) WCF
5 1 (9.09%) Web Services
5 1 (9.09%) WinForms
5 1 (9.09%) WPF
5 1 (9.09%) WSDL
5 1 (9.09%) XML
5 1 (9.09%) XML Schema
5 1 (9.09%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Replication
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) MVC
2 2 (18.18%) Business Continuity
2 2 (18.18%) Database Tuning
2 2 (18.18%) High Availability
2 2 (18.18%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) Black-Box Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
3 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
3 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
3 1 (9.09%) MVVM
3 1 (9.09%) OO
3 1 (9.09%) OOD
3 1 (9.09%) People Management
3 1 (9.09%) Software Delivery
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
3 1 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) C#
1 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
2 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
3 1 (9.09%) C++
3 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
3 1 (9.09%) VB
3 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
3 1 (9.09%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
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