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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 15 17 8
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -9
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 11 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 8.27% 4.50% 11.43%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 35.48% 16.67% 36.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 8
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£323 £363 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.03% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £327 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £382 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £25.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+31.00% -18.03%
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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 Cheltenham region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
31 30 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 23.31% 27.03% 31.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 12 16
Average daily rate £408 £379 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.59% +4.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £313 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £450 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+11.83% -7.69%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Cheltenham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 25 (67.57%) SQL
1 25 (67.57%) .NET
2 20 (54.05%) HTML
3 18 (48.65%) C#
4 17 (45.95%) ASP.NET
5 15 (40.54%) Microsoft
6 12 (32.43%) SQL Server 2008
6 12 (32.43%) JavaScript
7 11 (29.73%) T-SQL
7 11 (29.73%) Windows
8 10 (27.03%) .NET Framework
8 10 (27.03%) SQL Server 2005
9 9 (24.32%) VB6
9 9 (24.32%) CSS
9 9 (24.32%) MS Excel
9 9 (24.32%) VB
10 8 (21.62%) IIS
10 8 (21.62%) XML
10 8 (21.62%) Finance
11 7 (18.92%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (18.92%) XSL
11 7 (18.92%) COM+
11 7 (18.92%) C++
11 7 (18.92%) SQL Server 2000
12 6 (16.22%) XML Schema
12 6 (16.22%) WSDL
12 6 (16.22%) ADO.NET
12 6 (16.22%) Web Services
12 6 (16.22%) Linux
13 5 (13.51%) DNS

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 8 (21.62%) IIS
2 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (24.32%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.51%) DNS
2 3 (8.11%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (32.43%) SQL Server 2008
2 10 (27.03%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (18.92%) SQL Server 2000
4 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (10.81%) MySQL
4 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (8.11%) Cognos Report Studio
5 3 (8.11%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (8.11%) MongoDB
6 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database
7 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 7 (18.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (21.62%) Finance
2 5 (13.51%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.70%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 21 (56.76%) Developer
2 13 (35.14%) .NET Developer
3 10 (27.03%) C# Developer
4 7 (18.92%) ASP.NET Developer
5 6 (16.22%) Analyst
6 5 (13.51%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (10.81%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 2 (5.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Wintel Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) Consultant
8 2 (5.41%) DBA
8 2 (5.41%) Applications Support Analyst
8 2 (5.41%) Support Analyst
8 2 (5.41%) Applications Support
8 2 (5.41%) Technical Consultant
9 1 (2.70%) Administrator
9 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 1 (2.70%) Oracle DBA
9 1 (2.70%) C# Software Engineer
9 1 (2.70%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (67.57%) .NET
2 20 (54.05%) HTML
3 17 (45.95%) ASP.NET
4 10 (27.03%) .NET Framework
5 9 (24.32%) CSS
6 8 (21.62%) XML
7 7 (18.92%) XSL
7 7 (18.92%) COM+
8 6 (16.22%) ADO.NET
8 6 (16.22%) WSDL
8 6 (16.22%) XML Schema
8 6 (16.22%) Web Services
9 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (10.81%) AngularJS
10 4 (10.81%) WinForms
11 3 (8.11%) SignalR
11 3 (8.11%) jQuery
11 3 (8.11%) WCF
12 2 (5.41%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Clustering
1 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (8.11%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (29.73%) Windows
2 6 (16.22%) Linux
3 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.41%) UNIX
5 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (13.51%) MVC
2 4 (10.81%) Information Management
2 4 (10.81%) ERP
2 4 (10.81%) ETL
2 4 (10.81%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (10.81%) Software Delivery
3 3 (8.11%) Patch Management
3 3 (8.11%) Migration
3 3 (8.11%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (5.41%) Time Management
4 2 (5.41%) SIEM
4 2 (5.41%) Web Development
4 2 (5.41%) Security Architecture
4 2 (5.41%) Software Engineering
4 2 (5.41%) SOA
4 2 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.70%) SDLC
5 1 (2.70%) ITIL
5 1 (2.70%) CRM
5 1 (2.70%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 25 (67.57%) SQL
2 18 (48.65%) C#
3 12 (32.43%) JavaScript
4 11 (29.73%) T-SQL
5 9 (24.32%) VB
5 9 (24.32%) VB6
6 7 (18.92%) C++
7 4 (10.81%) VB.NET
8 3 (8.11%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.70%) Java
9 1 (2.70%) XAML
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) DV Cleared
1 5 (13.51%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (8.11%) MCTS
2 3 (8.11%) MCITP
3 2 (5.41%) Degree
4 1 (2.70%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) QA
System Software
1 3 (8.11%) Active Directory
1 3 (8.11%) Firmware
1 3 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (8.11%) Hyper-V
1 3 (8.11%) vSphere
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) SCCM
2 1 (2.70%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 15 (40.54%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.81%) Cognos
2 4 (10.81%) JD Edwards
2 4 (10.81%) VMware
3 3 (8.11%) Cisco
3 3 (8.11%) HP
3 3 (8.11%) Citrix
4 2 (5.41%) McAfee
4 2 (5.41%) Oracle
4 2 (5.41%) TOWER Software
5 1 (2.70%) Infragistics