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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 13 17 8
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -9
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 69 84 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 9.31% 7.78% 11.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 33.33% 38.71% 42.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 59 62
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 £225 £310 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £422 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Median hourly rate £14.86 £33.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.96% -17.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £30.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +36.66%
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
207 217 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 27.94% 20.11% 26.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 142 115
Median daily rate £375 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £320 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £538 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 3
Median hourly rate £14.86 £33.00 £27.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.96% +18.91%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.18 £33.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-14.60% +15.78%

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 August 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 August 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 +9 22 £323 -2.19% 8
Warrington +2 18 £350 -4.43% 9
Macclesfield +4 3 £275 - 7
Knutsford +3 2 - - 1
Winsford - 2 - - 1
Congleton - 2 £275 - 1
Crewe +11 1 - - 3
SQL Server
North West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 96 (59.63%) SQL
2 54 (33.54%) .NET
3 47 (29.19%) Linux
4 46 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 45 (27.95%) C#
6 43 (26.71%) ETL
7 42 (26.09%) Microsoft
8 36 (22.36%) Java
9 35 (21.74%) JavaScript
9 35 (21.74%) MVC
10 32 (19.88%) ASP.NET
11 31 (19.25%) Windows
12 30 (18.63%) Business Intelligence
13 29 (18.01%) T-SQL
13 29 (18.01%) Vertica
14 28 (17.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 24 (14.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 22 (13.66%) Jenkins
17 21 (13.04%) Kimball Methodology
17 21 (13.04%) E-Commerce
18 20 (12.42%) OLAP
18 20 (12.42%) Continuous Integration
18 20 (12.42%) Dimensional Modelling
18 20 (12.42%) SQL Server 2008
18 20 (12.42%) OLAP Cube
19 19 (11.80%) Talend
19 19 (11.80%) Talend Open Studio
20 18 (11.18%) Finance
20 18 (11.18%) Performance Tuning
21 17 (10.56%) IIS

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 17 (10.56%) IIS
2 14 (8.70%) SharePoint
3 6 (3.73%) Apache
3 6 (3.73%) MS Exchange
3 6 (3.73%) Tomcat
4 5 (3.11%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (2.48%) Skype for Business
5 4 (2.48%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.86%) GeoServer
7 2 (1.24%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.62%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.62%) Confluence
8 1 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.62%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 14 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.73%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.62%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.62%) Orchard Housing
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.11%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.48%) IaaS
2 4 (2.48%) PaaS
2 4 (2.48%) SaaS
3 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.62%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.45%) Network Security
2 6 (3.73%) Internet
3 4 (2.48%) Skype
4 1 (0.62%) Intranet
4 1 (0.62%) LAN
4 1 (0.62%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (0.62%) SAN
4 1 (0.62%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (17.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 24 (14.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 20 (12.42%) OLAP
3 20 (12.42%) OLAP Cube
3 20 (12.42%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (9.94%) Big Data
4 16 (9.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (7.45%) SQL Server 2012
5 12 (7.45%) SQL Server 2014
6 11 (6.83%) MongoDB
7 8 (4.97%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (3.73%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 5 (3.11%) Relational Database
10 4 (2.48%) MySQL
10 4 (2.48%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (1.86%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (1.24%) DB2
12 2 (1.24%) GIS
12 2 (1.24%) QGIS
12 2 (1.24%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 22 (13.66%) Jenkins
2 19 (11.80%) Talend Open Studio
3 14 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (4.35%) Visual Studio
5 5 (3.11%) JIRA
6 4 (2.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (1.24%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.62%) NuGet
8 1 (0.62%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.62%) Subversion
8 1 (0.62%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.62%) Vagrant
General
1 18 (11.18%) Finance
2 13 (8.07%) Banking
3 8 (4.97%) Manufacturing
4 6 (3.73%) Retail
5 5 (3.11%) Law
6 4 (2.48%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.86%) Advertising
7 3 (1.86%) Local Government
7 3 (1.86%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 88 (54.66%) Developer
2 37 (22.98%) SQL Developer
3 30 (18.63%) .NET Developer
4 26 (16.15%) DBA
5 22 (13.66%) C# Developer
6 16 (9.94%) C# .NET Developer
7 14 (8.70%) SQL DBA
8 13 (8.07%) SQL Server Developer
9 11 (6.83%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 11 (6.83%) SQL Server DBA
10 10 (6.21%) SSIS Developer
10 10 (6.21%) Talend Developer
11 9 (5.59%) Architect
11 9 (5.59%) ETL Developer
12 7 (4.35%) Analyst
12 7 (4.35%) ASP.NET Developer
12 7 (4.35%) Senior Developer
13 6 (3.73%) Senior .NET Developer
13 6 (3.73%) Technical Architect
13 6 (3.73%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (33.54%) .NET
2 32 (19.88%) ASP.NET
3 16 (9.94%) WCF
3 16 (9.94%) Web Services
4 13 (8.07%) CSS
4 13 (8.07%) jQuery
5 12 (7.45%) ASP.NET MVC
5 12 (7.45%) HTML
6 11 (6.83%) AngularJS
6 11 (6.83%) XML
7 6 (3.73%) Ajax
7 6 (3.73%) ASP.NET Web API
7 6 (3.73%) CAML
8 5 (3.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 5 (3.11%) Middleware
9 4 (2.48%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 4 (2.48%) HTML5
9 4 (2.48%) SOAP
9 4 (2.48%) Spring
9 4 (2.48%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.45%) Digital Media
2 9 (5.59%) Replication
3 8 (4.97%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.11%) iPad
5 4 (2.48%) Client/Server
5 4 (2.48%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.48%) Data Structures
5 4 (2.48%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.86%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.86%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.86%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.86%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.24%) CMDB
7 2 (1.24%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.24%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.24%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.62%) Clustering
8 1 (0.62%) NHS
8 1 (0.62%) PKI
8 1 (0.62%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 47 (29.19%) Linux
2 31 (19.25%) Windows
3 16 (9.94%) Windows Server
4 10 (6.21%) AIX
5 9 (5.59%) Unix
6 7 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (3.11%) CentOS
8 4 (2.48%) Windows 10
9 3 (1.86%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (1.24%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (1.24%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.62%) Android
11 1 (0.62%) HPUX
11 1 (0.62%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.62%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (26.71%) ETL
3 35 (21.74%) MVC
4 30 (18.63%) Business Intelligence
5 21 (13.04%) E-Commerce
5 21 (13.04%) Kimball Methodology
6 20 (12.42%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (12.42%) Dimensional Modelling
7 18 (11.18%) Performance Tuning
8 17 (10.56%) TDD
9 16 (9.94%) Web Development
10 15 (9.32%) Analytics
11 14 (8.70%) High Availability
11 14 (8.70%) ITIL
12 13 (8.07%) ERP
13 12 (7.45%) CRM
14 10 (6.21%) Stakeholder Management
15 9 (5.59%) Change Management
15 9 (5.59%) Configuration Management
16 8 (4.97%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 96 (59.63%) SQL
2 45 (27.95%) C#
3 36 (22.36%) Java
4 35 (21.74%) JavaScript
5 29 (18.01%) T-SQL
6 15 (9.32%) PowerShell
7 14 (8.70%) PHP
8 10 (6.21%) VB
9 7 (4.35%) VB.NET
10 6 (3.73%) FQL
11 5 (3.11%) R
11 5 (3.11%) Shell Script
12 4 (2.48%) Python
13 3 (1.86%) C++
14 2 (1.24%) Bash Shell
14 2 (1.24%) Ruby
15 1 (0.62%) TypeScript
15 1 (0.62%) VB6
15 1 (0.62%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (6.21%) Security Cleared
2 8 (4.97%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (4.35%) MCSE
3 7 (4.35%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.48%) Degree
5 2 (1.24%) MCSA
5 2 (1.24%) MCTS
6 1 (0.62%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.62%) ISEB
6 1 (0.62%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.11%) QA
2 2 (1.24%) SLA
3 1 (0.62%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.62%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 11 (6.83%) Active Directory
2 8 (4.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.24%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.62%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (0.62%) Docker
4 1 (0.62%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.62%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (0.62%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.62%) VMware Server
4 1 (0.62%) vSphere
4 1 (0.62%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (4.97%) Tivoli
2 6 (3.73%) SCCM
2 6 (3.73%) SCOM
3 4 (2.48%) Puppet
3 4 (2.48%) vRealize
4 3 (1.86%) BladeLogic
5 2 (1.24%) TADDM
6 1 (0.62%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.62%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.62%) OpenView
Vendors
1 42 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 29 (18.01%) Vertica
3 19 (11.80%) Talend
4 16 (9.94%) Oracle
5 14 (8.70%) VMware
6 7 (4.35%) Tableau
7 6 (3.73%) ServiceNow
8 5 (3.11%) Sybase
9 4 (2.48%) TIBCO
10 3 (1.86%) Ab Initio
10 3 (1.86%) ATG
10 3 (1.86%) BMC
10 3 (1.86%) Citrix
10 3 (1.86%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (1.86%) SAP
11 2 (1.24%) AppSense
11 2 (1.24%) IBM
11 2 (1.24%) Remedy
12 1 (0.62%) Orchard
12 1 (0.62%) Teradata
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