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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 15 9 21
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +12
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 9 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 7.63% 11.29% 4.17%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 32.14% 60.87% 17.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 3
Median daily rate £325 £324 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.38% -8.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £274 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £375 £381
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 £39.60 £30.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+28.78% +23.00%
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
28 23 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 23.73% 18.55% 24.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 15 15
Median daily rate £370 £333 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.27% -14.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £390 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.32 £33.55 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+8.25% +34.20%

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 1 October 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 9 (64.29%) C#
2 8 (57.14%) .NET
3 7 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 7 (50.00%) HTML
3 7 (50.00%) SQL
3 7 (50.00%) MVC
4 5 (35.71%) .NET Framework
5 4 (28.57%) CSS
5 4 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (28.57%) Entity Framework
5 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (21.43%) High Availability
6 3 (21.43%) Data Protection
6 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
6 3 (21.43%) Web Services
6 3 (21.43%) T-SQL
6 3 (21.43%) C++
6 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
6 3 (21.43%) Finance
7 2 (14.29%) Replication
7 2 (14.29%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (14.29%) Business Continuity
7 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (14.29%) jQuery
7 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (14.29%) TDD
7 2 (14.29%) VB6
7 2 (14.29%) 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 2 (14.29%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) MongoDB
1 2 (14.29%) NoSQL
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2000
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (7.14%) Big Data
2 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.14%) Hadoop
2 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (7.14%) Hudson
2 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.14%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) C# Developer
3 2 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 2 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (14.29%) DBA
3 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared DBA
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 2 (14.29%) SQL DBA
4 1 (7.14%) .NET Web Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Angular Developer
4 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) C# Web Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Data Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Hadoop Developer
4 1 (7.14%) HTML Developer
4 1 (7.14%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) .NET
2 7 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 7 (50.00%) HTML
3 5 (35.71%) .NET Framework
4 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (28.57%) CSS
4 4 (28.57%) Entity Framework
5 3 (21.43%) Web Services
6 2 (14.29%) ADO.NET
6 2 (14.29%) COM+
6 2 (14.29%) HTML5
6 2 (14.29%) jQuery
6 2 (14.29%) WSDL
6 2 (14.29%) XML
6 2 (14.29%) XML Schema
6 2 (14.29%) XSL
7 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
7 1 (7.14%) CSS3
7 1 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Replication
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
1 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) MVC
2 3 (21.43%) Data Protection
2 3 (21.43%) High Availability
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) Business Continuity
3 2 (14.29%) Database Tuning
3 2 (14.29%) OO
3 2 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (14.29%) Software Delivery
3 2 (14.29%) TDD
3 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.14%) OOD
4 1 (7.14%) People Management
4 1 (7.14%) Scrum
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
4 1 (7.14%) UML
4 1 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) C#
2 7 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (21.43%) C++
3 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
3 3 (21.43%) T-SQL
4 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
4 2 (14.29%) VB
4 2 (14.29%) VB6
5 1 (7.14%) Java
5 1 (7.14%) Perl
5 1 (7.14%) Python
5 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
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