The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 13 25 13
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -12
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 77 68 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 9.60% 5.87% 9.38%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 40.96% 28.45% 39.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 47 51
Median daily rate £325 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £316 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £14.86 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £31.76 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.94% +41.15%
SQL Server
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
188 239 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 23.44% 20.64% 23.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 174 105
Median daily rate £410 £400 £336
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +18.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £379 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £14.86 - £10.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.32 £33.55 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.25% +49.11%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire 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 Cheshire

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

SQL Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

SQL Server
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +17 23 £313 -13.79% 9
Warrington +7 20 £413 +11.48% 11
Macclesfield +2 3 £275 -14.06% 2
Crewe +10 2 - - 2
Runcorn 0 2 - -
Winsford - 2 - -
Congleton - 2 £275 -
SQL Server
North West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 92 (60.13%) SQL
2 49 (32.03%) .NET
2 49 (32.03%) Linux
2 49 (32.03%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (30.72%) ETL
4 45 (29.41%) C#
5 41 (26.80%) Microsoft
6 37 (24.18%) Business Intelligence
7 36 (23.53%) MVC
8 34 (22.22%) Java
9 33 (21.57%) JavaScript
10 32 (20.92%) ASP.NET
11 30 (19.61%) T-SQL
11 30 (19.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 27 (17.65%) Windows
12 27 (17.65%) Vertica
13 25 (16.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 22 (14.38%) OLAP
14 22 (14.38%) Jenkins
15 21 (13.73%) E-Commerce
16 20 (13.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 20 (13.07%) Dimensional Modelling
16 20 (13.07%) Continuous Integration
16 20 (13.07%) Kimball Methodology
16 20 (13.07%) OLAP Cube
17 19 (12.42%) Talend
17 19 (12.42%) Talend Open Studio
18 18 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
18 18 (11.76%) TDD
18 18 (11.76%) Big Data

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 13 (8.50%) SharePoint
2 10 (6.54%) IIS
3 5 (3.27%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.96%) Apache
4 3 (1.96%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.96%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.31%) Apache Pig
5 2 (1.31%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.31%) NServiceBus
5 2 (1.31%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.65%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.65%) CICS
6 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.65%) GeoServer
6 1 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.65%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 15 (9.80%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.31%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Orchard Housing
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.27%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.31%) Amazon EMR
2 2 (1.31%) Amazon S3
2 2 (1.31%) AWS Lambda
2 2 (1.31%) IaaS
2 2 (1.31%) PaaS
2 2 (1.31%) SaaS
3 1 (0.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.84%) Network Security
2 4 (2.61%) Internet
3 3 (1.96%) SAN
4 1 (0.65%) Intranet
4 1 (0.65%) LAN
4 1 (0.65%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (0.65%) Skype
4 1 (0.65%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (19.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 25 (16.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 22 (14.38%) OLAP
4 20 (13.07%) OLAP Cube
4 20 (13.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 18 (11.76%) Big Data
5 18 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
6 12 (7.84%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (7.19%) MongoDB
8 7 (4.58%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (3.92%) Relational Database
10 5 (3.27%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 4 (2.61%) QlikView
11 4 (2.61%) SQL Server 2014
12 3 (1.96%) NoSQL
12 3 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
13 2 (1.31%) Apache Hive
13 2 (1.31%) HBase
13 2 (1.31%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 2 (1.31%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 22 (14.38%) Jenkins
2 19 (12.42%) Talend Open Studio
3 11 (7.19%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (3.92%) Visual Studio
5 4 (2.61%) JIRA
5 4 (2.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.65%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.65%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.65%) Grunt
6 1 (0.65%) Moq
6 1 (0.65%) Protractor
6 1 (0.65%) Subversion
General
1 16 (10.46%) Finance
2 9 (5.88%) Manufacturing
3 8 (5.23%) Banking
4 6 (3.92%) Retail
5 4 (2.61%) Law
5 4 (2.61%) Publishing
6 2 (1.31%) Advertising
6 2 (1.31%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.65%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.65%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 91 (59.48%) Developer
2 38 (24.84%) SQL Developer
3 34 (22.22%) .NET Developer
4 27 (17.65%) DBA
5 24 (15.69%) C# Developer
6 19 (12.42%) C# .NET Developer
7 16 (10.46%) SQL DBA
8 15 (9.80%) SQL Server Developer
9 13 (8.50%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 13 (8.50%) SQL Server DBA
10 10 (6.54%) Talend Developer
11 9 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
11 9 (5.88%) Senior Developer
12 8 (5.23%) Analyst
12 8 (5.23%) Architect
12 8 (5.23%) Senior .NET Developer
12 8 (5.23%) SSIS Developer
13 7 (4.58%) ETL Developer
14 6 (3.92%) Senior SQL Developer
15 5 (3.27%) Senior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (32.03%) .NET
2 32 (20.92%) ASP.NET
3 15 (9.80%) ASP.NET MVC
3 15 (9.80%) Web Services
4 13 (8.50%) CSS
4 13 (8.50%) WCF
5 12 (7.84%) HTML
6 11 (7.19%) AngularJS
7 9 (5.88%) jQuery
7 9 (5.88%) XML
8 6 (3.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 5 (3.27%) .NET Framework
9 5 (3.27%) Ajax
9 5 (3.27%) ASP.NET Web API
9 5 (3.27%) CAML
10 4 (2.61%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 4 (2.61%) J2EE
10 4 (2.61%) Middleware
10 4 (2.61%) SOAP
10 4 (2.61%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.84%) Digital Media
2 8 (5.23%) Replication
3 7 (4.58%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.27%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.61%) Data Structures
5 4 (2.61%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.61%) iPad
6 3 (1.96%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.96%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.96%) NHS
7 2 (1.31%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.31%) CMDB
7 2 (1.31%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.31%) IBM XIV
7 2 (1.31%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.31%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.31%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.65%) Clustering
8 1 (0.65%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 49 (32.03%) Linux
2 27 (17.65%) Windows
3 10 (6.54%) AIX
3 10 (6.54%) Windows Server
4 8 (5.23%) Unix
5 3 (1.96%) CentOS
5 3 (1.96%) HPUX
5 3 (1.96%) Windows Mobile
5 3 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.31%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.65%) Android
7 1 (0.65%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.65%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.65%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (32.03%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (30.72%) ETL
3 37 (24.18%) Business Intelligence
4 36 (23.53%) MVC
5 21 (13.73%) E-Commerce
6 20 (13.07%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (13.07%) Dimensional Modelling
6 20 (13.07%) Kimball Methodology
7 18 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
7 18 (11.76%) TDD
8 17 (11.11%) Analytics
9 15 (9.80%) Web Development
10 13 (8.50%) ERP
11 12 (7.84%) CRM
11 12 (7.84%) ITIL
12 10 (6.54%) High Availability
13 7 (4.58%) Configuration Management
13 7 (4.58%) Data Protection
14 6 (3.92%) Migration
15 5 (3.27%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 92 (60.13%) SQL
2 45 (29.41%) C#
3 34 (22.22%) Java
4 33 (21.57%) JavaScript
5 30 (19.61%) T-SQL
6 15 (9.80%) PHP
7 11 (7.19%) PowerShell
8 8 (5.23%) VB
9 7 (4.58%) VB.NET
10 5 (3.27%) FQL
10 5 (3.27%) R
11 3 (1.96%) C++
12 2 (1.31%) C
12 2 (1.31%) Perl
12 2 (1.31%) Python
12 2 (1.31%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.65%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.65%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (5.23%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (2.61%) MCSE
3 4 (2.61%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.96%) Degree
5 2 (1.31%) MCSA
5 2 (1.31%) MCTS
6 1 (0.65%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.65%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.65%) ISEB
6 1 (0.65%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.27%) QA
2 2 (1.31%) SLA
3 1 (0.65%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (4.58%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.31%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (1.31%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (0.65%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (0.65%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.65%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.65%) VMware Server
4 1 (0.65%) vSphere
4 1 (0.65%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (3.92%) Tivoli
2 3 (1.96%) vRealize
3 2 (1.31%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (1.31%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (1.31%) NetBackup
3 2 (1.31%) OpenView
3 2 (1.31%) Puppet
3 2 (1.31%) SCCM
3 2 (1.31%) SCOM
3 2 (1.31%) TADDM
4 1 (0.65%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 41 (26.80%) Microsoft
2 27 (17.65%) Vertica
3 19 (12.42%) Talend
4 16 (10.46%) Oracle
5 11 (7.19%) VMware
6 8 (5.23%) Tableau
7 7 (4.58%) Sybase
8 5 (3.27%) Ab Initio
8 5 (3.27%) SAP
8 5 (3.27%) ServiceNow
9 4 (2.61%) HP
9 4 (2.61%) IBM
10 3 (1.96%) ATG
10 3 (1.96%) Citrix
10 3 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (1.96%) TIBCO
11 2 (1.31%) AppSense
11 2 (1.31%) Hyperion
11 2 (1.31%) Remedy
11 2 (1.31%) Teradata
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