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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 8 26 13
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -13
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 22 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 14.67% 3.16% 7.87%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 50.00% 10.87% 21.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 5 9
Median daily rate £316 £363 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.75% +22.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £326 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £399 £352
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £329
% change year-on-year
- +6.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £31.76 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.94% +41.15%
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
44 46 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 29.33% 29.11% 36.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 39 29
Median daily rate £400 £425 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +47.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £495 £439
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.32 £33.55 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.25% +49.11%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 33 (56.90%) SQL
2 30 (51.72%) Linux
3 29 (50.00%) ETL
4 23 (39.66%) Java
4 23 (39.66%) Vertica
5 21 (36.21%) Business Intelligence
6 18 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (31.03%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (31.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 17 (29.31%) Kimball Methodology
7 17 (29.31%) Jenkins
7 17 (29.31%) Dimensional Modelling
7 17 (29.31%) OLAP
7 17 (29.31%) OLAP Cube
8 16 (27.59%) E-Commerce
8 16 (27.59%) Talend Open Studio
8 16 (27.59%) Talend
9 13 (22.41%) Big Data
9 13 (22.41%) Analytics
10 12 (20.69%) Microsoft
11 11 (18.97%) JavaScript
11 11 (18.97%) MVC
11 11 (18.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 9 (15.52%) C#
12 9 (15.52%) .NET
13 8 (13.79%) Performance Tuning
13 8 (13.79%) ERP
14 7 (12.07%) CRM
14 7 (12.07%) PHP
14 7 (12.07%) Web Development

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 4 (6.90%) IIS
2 3 (5.17%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.72%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (3.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.72%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.07%) Network Security
2 1 (1.72%) LAN
2 1 (1.72%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (1.72%) SAN
2 1 (1.72%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (31.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 17 (29.31%) OLAP
2 17 (29.31%) OLAP Cube
3 13 (22.41%) Big Data
4 11 (18.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (12.07%) MongoDB
6 6 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (10.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (8.62%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (8.62%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 17 (29.31%) Jenkins
2 16 (27.59%) Talend Open Studio
3 3 (5.17%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.72%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.72%) Subversion
4 1 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (8.62%) Banking
1 5 (8.62%) Finance
2 3 (5.17%) Publishing
3 1 (1.72%) Advertising
3 1 (1.72%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 37 (63.79%) Developer
2 19 (32.76%) DBA
3 16 (27.59%) SQL Developer
4 11 (18.97%) SQL DBA
5 10 (17.24%) SQL Server DBA
5 10 (17.24%) SQL Server Developer
6 9 (15.52%) Talend Developer
7 8 (13.79%) .NET Developer
8 6 (10.34%) C# Developer
9 5 (8.62%) C# .NET Developer
10 4 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 4 (6.90%) Senior .NET Developer
10 4 (6.90%) Senior C# .NET Developer
10 4 (6.90%) Senior C# Developer
10 4 (6.90%) Senior Developer
10 4 (6.90%) Senior SQL Developer
10 4 (6.90%) Senior SQL Server Developer
11 3 (5.17%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 3 (5.17%) ETL Developer
11 3 (5.17%) Report Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.52%) .NET
2 5 (8.62%) WCF
2 5 (8.62%) Web Services
3 4 (6.90%) XML
4 3 (5.17%) ASP.NET
4 3 (5.17%) J2EE
4 3 (5.17%) Middleware
4 3 (5.17%) Spring
4 3 (5.17%) XML Messaging
5 2 (3.45%) jQuery
6 1 (1.72%) Ajax
6 1 (1.72%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (1.72%) CSS
6 1 (1.72%) HTML
6 1 (1.72%) HTML5
6 1 (1.72%) JSON
6 1 (1.72%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.07%) Digital Media
2 3 (5.17%) NHS
3 1 (1.72%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.72%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 30 (51.72%) Linux
2 3 (5.17%) Windows
2 3 (5.17%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.45%) Unix
4 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (50.00%) ETL
2 21 (36.21%) Business Intelligence
3 18 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (31.03%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (29.31%) Dimensional Modelling
4 17 (29.31%) Kimball Methodology
5 16 (27.59%) E-Commerce
6 13 (22.41%) Analytics
7 11 (18.97%) MVC
8 8 (13.79%) ERP
8 8 (13.79%) Performance Tuning
9 7 (12.07%) CRM
9 7 (12.07%) Web Development
10 4 (6.90%) TDD
11 3 (5.17%) ITIL
11 3 (5.17%) Migration
11 3 (5.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 3 (5.17%) Waterfall
12 2 (3.45%) Change Management
12 2 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (56.90%) SQL
2 23 (39.66%) Java
3 11 (18.97%) JavaScript
4 9 (15.52%) C#
5 7 (12.07%) PHP
6 6 (10.34%) T-SQL
7 5 (8.62%) R
8 2 (3.45%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.72%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (3.45%) MCSE
1 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.72%) ISEB
2 1 (1.72%) ISTQB
System Software
1 1 (1.72%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.72%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (1.72%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.72%) VMware ESX
1 1 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.72%) VMware Server
1 1 (1.72%) vSphere
1 1 (1.72%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (3.45%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.72%) SCCM
2 1 (1.72%) SCOM
Vendors
1 23 (39.66%) Vertica
2 16 (27.59%) Talend
3 12 (20.69%) Microsoft
4 6 (10.34%) Tableau
5 5 (8.62%) Oracle
6 3 (5.17%) Sybase
6 3 (5.17%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.72%) Citrix
7 1 (1.72%) VMware
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
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