The first table below looks at the demand for SQL Server 2012 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Chester region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 23 28 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 0.75% 0.64% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.33% 3.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £400 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -21.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+27.27% +10.00%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
30 31 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 22.39% 19.75% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 12 12
Average daily rate £263 £375 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £400 £376
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £40.57 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -
SQL Server 2012
Cheshire

SQL Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

SQL Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

SQL Server 2012
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

SQL Server 2012 Daily Rate Trend in Chester

SQL Server 2012
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) WinForms
1 1 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (100.00%) CCTV
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
1 1 (100.00%) Multithreading

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) WinForms
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft