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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
Rank 8 18 17
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 4 3 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 8.33% 3.03% 8.78%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 50.00% 18.75% 34.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 11
Median daily rate £220 - £413
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 - £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% -25.00%

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
8 16 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 16.67% 16.16% 25.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 29
Median daily rate £365 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £300 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017, 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 8 (53.33%) .NET
1 8 (53.33%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) HTML
2 7 (46.67%) C#
3 6 (40.00%) SQL
3 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (33.33%) TDD
4 5 (33.33%) CSS
4 5 (33.33%) XML
4 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 4 (26.67%) Scrum
5 4 (26.67%) Web Services
5 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET
5 4 (26.67%) Linux
5 4 (26.67%) UML
5 4 (26.67%) Java
5 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
5 4 (26.67%) Oracle
5 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (26.67%) MongoDB
5 4 (26.67%) High Availability
6 3 (20.00%) MapReduce
6 3 (20.00%) Big Data
6 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
6 3 (20.00%) Relational Database
6 3 (20.00%) NoSQL
6 3 (20.00%) Hudson
6 3 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (20.00%) Hadoop

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 (13.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) Anypoint
2 1 (6.67%) Apache
2 1 (6.67%) Confluence
2 1 (6.67%) GlassFish
2 1 (6.67%) IIS
2 1 (6.67%) Mule
2 1 (6.67%) Mule ESB
2 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (6.67%) WebLogic
2 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) MongoDB
2 3 (20.00%) Big Data
2 3 (20.00%) Hadoop
2 3 (20.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (6.67%) MySQL
4 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (20.00%) Hudson
1 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (13.33%) Ant
2 2 (13.33%) Gradle
3 1 (6.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (6.67%) InstallShield
3 1 (6.67%) JIRA
3 1 (6.67%) JUnit
3 1 (6.67%) Maven
3 1 (6.67%) SoapUI
3 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (6.67%) WiX
General
1 2 (13.33%) Advertising
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Build Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) C# Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Java Developer
3 2 (13.33%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Angular Developer
4 1 (6.67%) C++ Developer
4 1 (6.67%) C++/C# Developer
4 1 (6.67%) DBA
4 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared Java Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Hadoop Developer
4 1 (6.67%) HTML Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (6.67%) SQL DBA
4 1 (6.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) .NET
2 7 (46.67%) HTML
3 5 (33.33%) CSS
3 5 (33.33%) XML
4 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET
4 4 (26.67%) Web Services
5 3 (20.00%) .NET Framework
5 3 (20.00%) EJB
5 3 (20.00%) Java EE
5 3 (20.00%) JMS
5 3 (20.00%) XSLT
6 2 (13.33%) Entity Framework
6 2 (13.33%) HTML5
6 2 (13.33%) jQuery
6 2 (13.33%) WCF
6 2 (13.33%) WSDL
7 1 (6.67%) Hibernate
7 1 (6.67%) XML Schema
7 1 (6.67%) XSD
7 1 (6.67%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Algorithms
2 1 (6.67%) Client/Server
2 1 (6.67%) N-Tier
2 1 (6.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Linux
3 3 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (33.33%) TDD
2 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (26.67%) High Availability
2 4 (26.67%) Scrum
2 4 (26.67%) UML
3 3 (20.00%) MapReduce
3 3 (20.00%) MVC
3 3 (20.00%) OO
3 3 (20.00%) Open Source
4 2 (13.33%) Data Protection
5 1 (6.67%) API Design
5 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity
5 1 (6.67%) Database Tuning
5 1 (6.67%) MVVM
5 1 (6.67%) OOP
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (6.67%) SDLC
5 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) C#
2 6 (40.00%) SQL
3 4 (26.67%) Java
3 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
4 3 (20.00%) C++
4 3 (20.00%) Perl
4 3 (20.00%) Python
4 3 (20.00%) VB.NET
5 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
5 2 (13.33%) T-SQL
6 1 (6.67%) Groovy
6 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
6 1 (6.67%) VB
6 1 (6.67%) VB6
6 1 (6.67%) VC++
6 1 (6.67%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) DV Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) CloudHub
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle
3 3 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (6.67%) IBM