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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 18 6 10
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 5 30 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 4.31% 18.99% 8.55%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 25.00% 65.22% 45.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 24 3
Median daily rate £325 £400 £950
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -57.89%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £21.00 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+55.50% -26.95%
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
20 46 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 17.24% 29.11% 18.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 36 6
Median daily rate £325 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £327 £438
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £425 £950
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.58% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £42.50 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.43%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £26.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+32.69% -17.46%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 May 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 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (25.00%) High Availability
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) Database Tuning
3 2 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) Replication
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (25.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (12.50%) WinForms
4 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) MVC
4 1 (12.50%) Workflow
4 1 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) C
4 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
4 1 (12.50%) CSS

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 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
2 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 2 (25.00%) DBA
2 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared DBA
2 2 (25.00%) SQL DBA
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Web Developer
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Angular Developer
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# Web Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Data Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Server Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (12.50%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) jQuery
2 1 (12.50%) WinForms
2 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Business Continuity
1 2 (25.00%) Database Tuning
1 2 (25.00%) High Availability
1 2 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) MVC
2 1 (12.50%) People Management
2 1 (12.50%) Security Auditing
2 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
2 1 (12.50%) Web Development
2 1 (12.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (12.50%) C
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
4 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
4 1 (12.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) MCAD
3 1 (12.50%) MCITP
3 1 (12.50%) MCSD
3 1 (12.50%) MCTS
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft