The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2012 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2012 over the 3 months to 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 66 70 54
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -16
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 13 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.30% 0.49% 1.29%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.81% 2.52% 6.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 4
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£325 £338 £387
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -12.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £368 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-52.50% +45.45%
SQL Server 2012
North West

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 Cheshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
270 159 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 27.05% 19.65% 18.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 91 74
Average daily rate £450 £326 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.93% -14.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 3
Average hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +6.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%

SQL Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

SQL Server 2012
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the Cheshire region.

SQL Server 2012 Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

SQL Server 2012
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

SQL Server 2012 Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

SQL Server 2012
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -9 6 £275 -21.42% 4
Chester - 1 £298 - 1
Northwich - 1 £325 - 1
SQL Server 2012
North West

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing SQL Server 2012 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 2012.

1 17 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (76.47%) SQL
3 9 (52.94%) T-SQL
3 9 (52.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (47.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (47.06%) .NET
4 8 (47.06%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (47.06%) ETL
4 8 (47.06%) C#
5 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
5 5 (29.41%) DTS
5 5 (29.41%) Crystal Reports
5 5 (29.41%) QlikView
5 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (23.53%) Data Management
6 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (17.65%) Migration
7 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
7 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
7 3 (17.65%) Relational Database
8 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (11.76%) Data Migration
8 2 (11.76%) Validation
8 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
8 2 (11.76%) RDBMS
9 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (5.88%) SAN
9 1 (5.88%) Flash

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing SQL Server 2012 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 2012. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (52.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (47.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (47.06%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (29.41%) DTS
4 5 (29.41%) Crystal Reports
4 5 (29.41%) QlikView
5 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (17.65%) Relational Database
7 2 (11.76%) RDBMS
8 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
1 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (82.35%) Developer
2 6 (35.29%) SQL Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Report Developer
4 3 (17.65%) SQL DBA
4 3 (17.65%) .NET Developer
4 3 (17.65%) DBA
5 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Business Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Applications Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Server DBA
6 1 (5.88%) Business Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Data Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (47.06%) .NET
2 1 (5.88%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) ETL
2 4 (23.53%) Data Management
2 4 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (17.65%) Migration
4 2 (11.76%) Data Migration
4 2 (11.76%) Validation
5 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.88%) ERP
5 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.88%) Data Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (5.88%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (5.88%) Analytics
5 1 (5.88%) Automation Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.88%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) SQL
2 9 (52.94%) T-SQL
3 8 (47.06%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
1 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.88%) MCTS
2 1 (5.88%) MCITP
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £325 - £390 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Northwich
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago