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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 6 15 14
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 30 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 20.41% 8.70% 4.11%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 62.50% 55.56% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 4 2
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£413 £638 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.29% +41.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £31.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +14.54%
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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
48 18 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 32.65% 15.65% 15.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 5 8
Average daily rate £413 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £323 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £950 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £334
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%

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
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 27 April 2015.

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 27 April 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 21 (60.00%) .NET
2 20 (57.14%) HTML
3 18 (51.43%) JavaScript
3 18 (51.43%) SQL
4 17 (48.57%) C#
5 15 (42.86%) MySQL
6 14 (40.00%) ASP.NET
6 14 (40.00%) CSS
7 12 (34.29%) ASP.NET Web API
8 11 (31.43%) Windows
9 10 (28.57%) SOA
9 10 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (22.86%) MVC
10 8 (22.86%) Finance
10 8 (22.86%) .NET Framework
10 8 (22.86%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
11 7 (20.00%) IIS
11 7 (20.00%) T-SQL
12 6 (17.14%) C++
12 6 (17.14%) Linux
12 6 (17.14%) XML
12 6 (17.14%) Scrum
12 6 (17.14%) TDD
12 6 (17.14%) NUnit
12 6 (17.14%) MSTest
12 6 (17.14%) MongoDB
12 6 (17.14%) BDD
12 6 (17.14%) REST
13 5 (14.29%) Puppet

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 7 (20.00%) IIS
2 1 (2.86%) MQSeries
2 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.71%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.29%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (42.86%) MySQL
2 7 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (17.14%) MongoDB
4 5 (14.29%) Couchbase
4 5 (14.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database
5 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.86%) Cognos Report Studio
Development Applications
1 6 (17.14%) NUnit
1 6 (17.14%) MSTest
2 4 (11.43%) Visual Studio
2 4 (11.43%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (22.86%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.71%) Games
3 1 (2.86%) Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (60.00%) Developer
2 18 (51.43%) .NET Developer
3 6 (17.14%) C# Developer
4 5 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Security Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) DBA
5 4 (11.43%) Senior Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Web Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Administrator
6 3 (8.57%) .NET Web Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Senior C# Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) SQL DBA
7 2 (5.71%) Security Specialist
7 2 (5.71%) Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Software Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Project Manager
8 1 (2.86%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (60.00%) .NET
2 20 (57.14%) HTML
3 14 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 14 (40.00%) CSS
4 12 (34.29%) ASP.NET Web API
5 8 (22.86%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (22.86%) .NET Framework
6 6 (17.14%) XML
6 6 (17.14%) REST
7 5 (14.29%) Web Services
7 5 (14.29%) Castle Windsor
8 4 (11.43%) WCF
8 4 (11.43%) LINQ
9 3 (8.57%) XSD
9 3 (8.57%) XSLT
9 3 (8.57%) DHTML
10 2 (5.71%) J2EE
10 2 (5.71%) COM
10 2 (5.71%) XSL
10 2 (5.71%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.71%) Client/Server
2 2 (5.71%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 11 (31.43%) Windows
2 6 (17.14%) Linux
3 5 (14.29%) UNIX
4 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (28.57%) SOA
1 10 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (22.86%) MVC
3 6 (17.14%) TDD
3 6 (17.14%) Scrum
3 6 (17.14%) BDD
4 5 (14.29%) Progressive Enhancement
4 5 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
4 5 (14.29%) CQRS
4 5 (14.29%) SIEM
5 4 (11.43%) Software Delivery
5 4 (11.43%) Security Architecture
6 2 (5.71%) Web Development
6 2 (5.71%) Information Management
6 2 (5.71%) Software Engineering
6 2 (5.71%) ERP
6 2 (5.71%) Data Modelling
6 2 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (5.71%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.86%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 18 (51.43%) JavaScript
1 18 (51.43%) SQL
2 17 (48.57%) C#
3 7 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 6 (17.14%) C++
5 3 (8.57%) Java
6 1 (2.86%) C
6 1 (2.86%) VB
6 1 (2.86%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.86%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) Degree
1 5 (14.29%) DV Cleared
1 5 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.57%) CISSP
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (14.29%) Puppet
2 1 (2.86%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 5 (14.29%) McAfee
2 3 (8.57%) Oracle
3 2 (5.71%) Cognos
3 2 (5.71%) JD Edwards
4 1 (2.86%) TIBCO
4 1 (2.86%) Infragistics
4 1 (2.86%) VMware
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