The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 10 23 13
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -10
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 36 11 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 16.44% 5.07% 9.71%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 44.44% 25.00% 51.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 7 11
Median daily rate £413 £300 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £286 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £20.78 £33.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.97% +3.07%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £23.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+38.95% -6.00%
SQL Server
Cheshire

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 Chester region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
81 44 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 36.99% 20.28% 18.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 33 17
Median daily rate £413 £400 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £279 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £515 £504
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £20.78 £34.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.88% +4.61%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £26.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+18.26% -13.33%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Chester 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 Chester

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Chester

SQL Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Chester region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Chester region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 26 (45.61%) SQL
2 22 (38.60%) Java
3 20 (35.09%) ETL
4 19 (33.33%) Linux
5 18 (31.58%) Vertica
6 16 (28.07%) E-Commerce
6 16 (28.07%) Business Intelligence
7 15 (26.32%) .NET
7 15 (26.32%) Oracle
8 14 (24.56%) OLAP
8 14 (24.56%) MVC
8 14 (24.56%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (24.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 14 (24.56%) Dimensional Modelling
8 14 (24.56%) Kimball Methodology
8 14 (24.56%) Jenkins
8 14 (24.56%) OLAP Cube
9 13 (22.81%) Analytics
9 13 (22.81%) Big Data
9 13 (22.81%) Talend
9 13 (22.81%) Talend Open Studio
9 13 (22.81%) JavaScript
10 12 (21.05%) C#
10 12 (21.05%) IIS
10 12 (21.05%) Windows
10 12 (21.05%) Finance
10 12 (21.05%) Banking
10 12 (21.05%) Windows Server
11 11 (19.30%) Microsoft
12 10 (17.54%) ITIL

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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 12 (21.05%) IIS
2 6 (10.53%) WebSphere
3 3 (5.26%) GeoServer
4 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (3.51%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.51%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.75%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (7.02%) MS Excel
1 4 (7.02%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.53%) Network Security
2 2 (3.51%) LAN
2 2 (3.51%) Reverse Proxy
2 2 (3.51%) SAN
2 2 (3.51%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (24.56%) OLAP
1 14 (24.56%) OLAP Cube
1 14 (24.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 13 (22.81%) Big Data
3 7 (12.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (8.77%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (7.02%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (7.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (5.26%) GIS
6 3 (5.26%) MongoDB
6 3 (5.26%) QGIS
6 3 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (5.26%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (3.51%) MySQL
7 2 (3.51%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (3.51%) Spatial Data
8 1 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 14 (24.56%) Jenkins
2 13 (22.81%) Talend Open Studio
3 4 (7.02%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.75%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.75%) Subversion
4 1 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (21.05%) Banking
1 12 (21.05%) Finance
2 6 (10.53%) Local Government
3 4 (7.02%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 32 (56.14%) Developer
2 9 (15.79%) SQL Developer
3 8 (14.04%) .NET Developer
3 8 (14.04%) DBA
4 7 (12.28%) C# Developer
5 6 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 6 (10.53%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (10.53%) Java Developer
5 6 (10.53%) Talend Developer
6 5 (8.77%) Applications Support
6 5 (8.77%) Senior Developer
7 4 (7.02%) Report Developer
7 4 (7.02%) Senior .NET Developer
7 4 (7.02%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 4 (7.02%) Senior C# Developer
7 4 (7.02%) Senior SQL Developer
7 4 (7.02%) Senior SQL Server Developer
7 4 (7.02%) SQL Server Developer
8 3 (5.26%) Applications Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) GIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (26.32%) .NET
2 8 (14.04%) Web Services
3 7 (12.28%) ASP.NET
3 7 (12.28%) XML
4 6 (10.53%) J2EE
4 6 (10.53%) jQuery
4 6 (10.53%) Middleware
4 6 (10.53%) Spring
4 6 (10.53%) XML Messaging
5 5 (8.77%) WCF
6 4 (7.02%) Ajax
7 2 (3.51%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (1.75%) CSS
8 1 (1.75%) HTML
8 1 (1.75%) HTML5
8 1 (1.75%) JSON
8 1 (1.75%) OpenLayers
8 1 (1.75%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.53%) Digital Media
2 3 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.26%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.51%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.51%) PKI
4 1 (1.75%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 19 (33.33%) Linux
2 12 (21.05%) Windows
2 12 (21.05%) Windows Server
3 6 (10.53%) Unix
4 5 (8.77%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (8.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (35.09%) ETL
2 16 (28.07%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (28.07%) E-Commerce
3 14 (24.56%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (24.56%) Dimensional Modelling
3 14 (24.56%) Kimball Methodology
3 14 (24.56%) MVC
4 13 (22.81%) Analytics
5 10 (17.54%) ITIL
6 9 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (14.04%) Change Management
7 8 (14.04%) Web Development
8 7 (12.28%) ERP
9 6 (10.53%) CRM
9 6 (10.53%) Migration
9 6 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (10.53%) Supplier Management
9 6 (10.53%) TDD
9 6 (10.53%) Waterfall
10 4 (7.02%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (45.61%) SQL
2 22 (38.60%) Java
3 13 (22.81%) JavaScript
4 12 (21.05%) C#
5 8 (14.04%) PHP
6 7 (12.28%) T-SQL
7 6 (10.53%) Shell Script
8 3 (5.26%) Python
9 1 (1.75%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (10.53%) MCSE
1 6 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.75%) ISEB
2 1 (1.75%) ISTQB
System Software
1 2 (3.51%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.51%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 2 (3.51%) Hyper-V
1 2 (3.51%) VMware ESX
1 2 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (3.51%) VMware Server
1 2 (3.51%) vSphere
1 2 (3.51%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (10.53%) Tivoli
2 2 (3.51%) SCCM
2 2 (3.51%) SCOM
Vendors
1 18 (31.58%) Vertica
2 15 (26.32%) Oracle
3 13 (22.81%) Talend
4 11 (19.30%) Microsoft
5 6 (10.53%) Sybase
5 6 (10.53%) TIBCO
6 4 (7.02%) VMware
7 2 (3.51%) AppSense
7 2 (3.51%) Citrix
7 2 (3.51%) Tableau
8 1 (1.75%) Avaya