The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Cheltenham region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 14 12 11
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 6 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 5.17% 6.90% 10.78%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 20.00% 30.00% 73.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 10
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£355 £363 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.06% +14.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £281 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £367 £366 £382
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.36% +10.00%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
30 20 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 25.86% 22.99% 14.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 12
Average daily rate £370 £363 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.06% +0.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £200 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £370 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £33.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
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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 25 July 2014, 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 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
1 7 (38.89%) Security Cleared
2 6 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 6 (33.33%) .NET
2 6 (33.33%) Windows
3 5 (27.78%) WPF
3 5 (27.78%) SQL
3 5 (27.78%) .NET Framework
3 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
4 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
4 4 (22.22%) Finance
5 3 (16.67%) Manufacturing
5 3 (16.67%) Migration
5 3 (16.67%) Clustering
5 3 (16.67%) Silverlight
5 3 (16.67%) Workflow
5 3 (16.67%) ETL
5 3 (16.67%) SAS
5 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
5 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (16.67%) ISA Server
5 3 (16.67%) T-SQL
5 3 (16.67%) C#
5 3 (16.67%) XML
5 3 (16.67%) Oracle
5 3 (16.67%) Business Objects
5 3 (16.67%) SCADA
5 3 (16.67%) Network Security

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 6 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (16.67%) SAS
3 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) Network Security
2 2 (11.11%) Firewall
3 1 (5.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.56%) OLTP
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Rational DOORS
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Developer
2 3 (16.67%) SAS Developer
2 3 (16.67%) Technical Leader
3 2 (11.11%) Administrator
3 2 (11.11%) Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) DBA
4 1 (5.56%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Applications Support
4 1 (5.56%) Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Delphi Developer
4 1 (5.56%) SQL DBA
4 1 (5.56%) SAS Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) webMethods Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) .NET
2 5 (27.78%) .NET Framework
2 5 (27.78%) WPF
3 3 (16.67%) Silverlight
3 3 (16.67%) XML
4 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET
4 2 (11.11%) CSS
4 2 (11.11%) HTML
5 1 (5.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (5.56%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 1 (5.56%) Web Services
5 1 (5.56%) XSL
5 1 (5.56%) XHTML
5 1 (5.56%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Clustering
1 3 (16.67%) SCADA
2 1 (5.56%) iPhone
2 1 (5.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) ETL
1 3 (16.67%) Data Migration
1 3 (16.67%) Workflow
1 3 (16.67%) Migration
1 3 (16.67%) Data Transformation
2 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 1 (5.56%) Software Testing
3 1 (5.56%) Web Development
3 1 (5.56%) System Testing
3 1 (5.56%) Time Management
3 1 (5.56%) Service Management
3 1 (5.56%) ITSM
3 1 (5.56%) ERP
3 1 (5.56%) SOA
3 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.56%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (5.56%) MVVM
3 1 (5.56%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) SQL
2 3 (16.67%) T-SQL
2 3 (16.67%) C#
3 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.56%) C++
4 1 (5.56%) Delphi
4 1 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) Security Cleared
2 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 2 (11.11%) DV Cleared
4 1 (5.56%) MCDBA
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle
2 3 (16.67%) Business Objects
3 1 (5.56%) webMethods
3 1 (5.56%) Serena
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