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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 7 27 14
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -13
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 34 8 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 17.44% 3.29% 12.75%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 59.65% 17.02% 45.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 7 19
Median daily rate £350 £400 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +29.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £299 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £420 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 4
Median hourly rate £27.50 - £37.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.40 - £31.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £32.10 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+1.24% +1.90%
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
57 47 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 29.23% 19.34% 28.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 37 43
Median daily rate £413 £401 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.99% +28.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £298 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £463 £376
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 5
Median hourly rate £27.50 - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -7.14%

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 3 May 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Chester

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

SQL Server Hourly Rate Histogram in Chester

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 18 (41.86%) SQL
2 15 (34.88%) Oracle
3 14 (32.56%) .NET
3 14 (32.56%) Java
4 12 (27.91%) C#
4 12 (27.91%) Windows
4 12 (27.91%) MVC
4 12 (27.91%) Finance
4 12 (27.91%) Banking
5 11 (25.58%) Windows Server
6 10 (23.26%) JavaScript
6 10 (23.26%) IIS
7 9 (20.93%) ITIL
7 9 (20.93%) Linux
7 9 (20.93%) E-Commerce
7 9 (20.93%) ETL
7 9 (20.93%) Microsoft
7 9 (20.93%) Vertica
8 8 (18.60%) Change Management
8 8 (18.60%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (16.28%) Web Development
9 7 (16.28%) Web Services
9 7 (16.28%) PHP
10 6 (13.95%) J2EE
10 6 (13.95%) T-SQL
10 6 (13.95%) XML
10 6 (13.95%) Sybase
10 6 (13.95%) OLAP
10 6 (13.95%) ERP

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 10 (23.26%) IIS
2 6 (13.95%) WebSphere
3 3 (6.98%) GeoServer
4 2 (4.65%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.33%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (9.30%) MS Office
2 3 (6.98%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.63%) Network Security
2 1 (2.33%) LAN
2 1 (2.33%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (2.33%) SAN
2 1 (2.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.95%) Big Data
1 6 (13.95%) OLAP
1 6 (13.95%) OLAP Cube
1 6 (13.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (9.30%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (9.30%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (9.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (6.98%) GIS
3 3 (6.98%) QGIS
3 3 (6.98%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (6.98%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (6.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (4.65%) MongoDB
4 2 (4.65%) MySQL
4 2 (4.65%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.33%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (13.95%) Jenkins
1 6 (13.95%) Talend Open Studio
2 4 (9.30%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 12 (27.91%) Banking
1 12 (27.91%) Finance
2 5 (11.63%) Local Government
3 3 (6.98%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 24 (55.81%) Developer
2 8 (18.60%) C# Developer
2 8 (18.60%) SQL Developer
3 6 (13.95%) .NET Developer
3 6 (13.95%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 6 (13.95%) C# .NET Developer
3 6 (13.95%) Java Developer
4 5 (11.63%) Applications Support
4 5 (11.63%) Senior Developer
5 4 (9.30%) DBA
5 4 (9.30%) Senior .NET Developer
5 4 (9.30%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 4 (9.30%) Senior C# Developer
5 4 (9.30%) Senior SQL Developer
5 4 (9.30%) Senior SQL Server Developer
5 4 (9.30%) SQL Server Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Applications Support Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) GIS Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Migration Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Talend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (32.56%) .NET
2 7 (16.28%) Web Services
3 6 (13.95%) J2EE
3 6 (13.95%) Middleware
3 6 (13.95%) Spring
3 6 (13.95%) XML
3 6 (13.95%) XML Messaging
4 5 (11.63%) ASP.NET
4 5 (11.63%) jQuery
4 5 (11.63%) WCF
5 3 (6.98%) Ajax
6 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (2.33%) AngularJS
7 1 (2.33%) OpenLayers
7 1 (2.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) Digital Media
2 4 (9.30%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.33%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 12 (27.91%) Windows
2 11 (25.58%) Windows Server
3 9 (20.93%) Linux
4 6 (13.95%) Unix
5 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.91%) MVC
2 9 (20.93%) E-Commerce
2 9 (20.93%) ETL
2 9 (20.93%) ITIL
3 8 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (18.60%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (18.60%) Change Management
4 7 (16.28%) Web Development
5 6 (13.95%) Analytics
5 6 (13.95%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (13.95%) Dimensional Modelling
5 6 (13.95%) ERP
5 6 (13.95%) Kimball Methodology
5 6 (13.95%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (13.95%) Supplier Management
5 6 (13.95%) TDD
5 6 (13.95%) Waterfall
6 5 (11.63%) CRM
6 5 (11.63%) Migration
7 4 (9.30%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (41.86%) SQL
2 14 (32.56%) Java
3 12 (27.91%) C#
4 10 (23.26%) JavaScript
5 7 (16.28%) PHP
6 6 (13.95%) Shell Script
6 6 (13.95%) T-SQL
7 3 (6.98%) Python
8 1 (2.33%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 6 (13.95%) MCSE
1 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.33%) ISEB
2 1 (2.33%) ISTQB
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (2.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.33%) VMware ESX
1 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.33%) VMware Server
1 1 (2.33%) vSphere
1 1 (2.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (13.95%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.33%) SCCM
2 1 (2.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (34.88%) Oracle
2 9 (20.93%) Microsoft
2 9 (20.93%) Vertica
3 6 (13.95%) Sybase
3 6 (13.95%) Talend
3 6 (13.95%) TIBCO
4 3 (6.98%) VMware
5 2 (4.65%) AppSense
6 1 (2.33%) Avaya
6 1 (2.33%) Citrix
6 1 (2.33%) Tableau
Chester, Cheshire
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