The first table below looks at the demand for SQL Server 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 over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 10 15 16
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 11 16 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 8.09% 10.00% 4.48%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 39.29% 53.33% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 2
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£288 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.13% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £394 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
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 £22.75 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-17.27% +10.00%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
28 30 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 20.59% 18.75% 15.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 10
Average daily rate £263 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £400 £375
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 £28.50 £30.00 £30.40
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -1.31%
SQL Server
Cheshire

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 July 2014.

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 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region citing SQL Server 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.

1 24 (60.00%) SQL
2 18 (45.00%) ETL
2 18 (45.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 12 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (27.50%) T-SQL
5 10 (25.00%) .NET
5 10 (25.00%) C#
5 10 (25.00%) ASP.NET
6 9 (22.50%) JavaScript
6 9 (22.50%) MVC
7 8 (20.00%) UNIX
7 8 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (17.50%) CSS
8 7 (17.50%) HTML
9 6 (15.00%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (15.00%) Java
9 6 (15.00%) Windows
9 6 (15.00%) Linux
10 5 (12.50%) Web Services
10 5 (12.50%) E-Commerce
10 5 (12.50%) Data Modelling
10 5 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (12.50%) Scrum
10 5 (12.50%) Finance
10 5 (12.50%) TDD
10 5 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (10.00%) SCOM

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region citing SQL Server 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.50%) SharePoint
1 3 (7.50%) MS Project Server
1 3 (7.50%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (2.50%) Node.js
2 1 (2.50%) IIS
2 1 (2.50%) SAS
2 1 (2.50%) NetWeaver
2 1 (2.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) MS Project
1 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Academy Housing
2 1 (2.50%) CA Clarity
2 1 (2.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.00%) LAN
1 4 (10.00%) WAN
2 2 (5.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.00%) SAN
2 2 (5.00%) VLAN
3 1 (2.50%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (2.50%) LDAP
3 1 (2.50%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (2.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (45.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 12 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (15.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (10.00%) OLAP
5 4 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (7.50%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 3 (7.50%) OLTP
6 3 (7.50%) QlikView
7 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (5.00%) Big Data
8 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
8 1 (2.50%) SAP BW
8 1 (2.50%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) ERwin
2 1 (2.50%) Selenium
General
1 5 (12.50%) Finance
2 4 (10.00%) Local Government
3 3 (7.50%) Back Office
4 2 (5.00%) Marketing
5 1 (2.50%) Electronics
5 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (40.00%) Developer
2 8 (20.00%) Analyst
3 7 (17.50%) .NET Developer
4 5 (12.50%) Tester
4 5 (12.50%) SQL Developer
5 4 (10.00%) SQL DBA
5 4 (10.00%) C# Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Test Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) DBA
6 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (7.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 3 (7.50%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Lead Tester
7 2 (5.00%) Web Applications Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Data Modeller
7 2 (5.00%) Applications Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Web Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Data Analyst
8 1 (2.50%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (25.00%) .NET
1 10 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 7 (17.50%) CSS
2 7 (17.50%) HTML
3 5 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (12.50%) Web Services
4 4 (10.00%) XML
4 4 (10.00%) SOAP
4 4 (10.00%) jQuery
5 3 (7.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (2.50%) HTML5
7 1 (2.50%) CSS3
7 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 1 (2.50%) Backbone.js
7 1 (2.50%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (2.50%) AngularJS
7 1 (2.50%) SAP XI
7 1 (2.50%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) NHS
2 2 (5.00%) Clustering
2 2 (5.00%) CESG
2 2 (5.00%) PKI
3 1 (2.50%) CCTV
3 1 (2.50%) DTV
3 1 (2.50%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.00%) UNIX
2 6 (15.00%) Windows
2 6 (15.00%) Linux
3 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.00%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (5.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (45.00%) ETL
2 9 (22.50%) MVC
3 8 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 5 (12.50%) Scrum
4 5 (12.50%) Data Modelling
4 5 (12.50%) TDD
5 4 (10.00%) Pair Programming
5 4 (10.00%) Automated Testing
5 4 (10.00%) Requirements Management
5 4 (10.00%) Unit Testing
5 4 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (7.50%) Workflow
6 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (7.50%) Data Security
6 3 (7.50%) ITIL
6 3 (7.50%) Integration Testing
6 3 (7.50%) Test Scripting
6 3 (7.50%) Risk Analysis
6 3 (7.50%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (60.00%) SQL
2 11 (27.50%) T-SQL
3 10 (25.00%) C#
4 9 (22.50%) JavaScript
5 6 (15.00%) Java
6 2 (5.00%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.50%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (2.50%) ISEB
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.50%) QA
2 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (10.00%) SCOM
2 2 (5.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 12 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.00%) Citrix
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle
3 2 (5.00%) SAP
3 2 (5.00%) McAfee
3 2 (5.00%) VMware
3 2 (5.00%) Vertica
4 1 (2.50%) Twitter
4 1 (2.50%) Cisco
4 1 (2.50%) Juniper
4 1 (2.50%) CA
4 1 (2.50%) Sage
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