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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 27 18 18
Rank change year-on-year
-9 0
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 5 23 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 2.94% 11.22% 5.59%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 19.23% 34.33% 29.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 8
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£300 £310 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +1.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £253 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £26.88
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +11.62%
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
26 67 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 15.29% 32.68% 19.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 30 16
Average daily rate £376 £315 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.20% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £218 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £388 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%

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 6 March 2015.

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 6 March 2015, 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 9 (69.23%) SQL
2 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (30.77%) TDD
3 4 (30.77%) CSS
3 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
4 3 (23.08%) Business Objects
4 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
4 3 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
4 3 (23.08%) C#
4 3 (23.08%) HTML
4 3 (23.08%) .NET
4 3 (23.08%) MVC
4 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
4 3 (23.08%) ETL
4 3 (23.08%) NHibernate
4 3 (23.08%) JSON
5 2 (15.38%) Refactoring
5 2 (15.38%) QA
5 2 (15.38%) Ajax
5 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (15.38%) Web Development
5 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
5 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (15.38%) Pair Programming
5 2 (15.38%) Banking
5 2 (15.38%) Finance
5 2 (15.38%) Scrum
5 2 (15.38%) Citrix

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 1 (7.69%) SAS
1 1 (7.69%) Umbraco
1 1 (7.69%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.69%) PowerPivot
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (15.38%) DataStage
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (7.69%) QlikView
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (7.69%) Base SAS
4 1 (7.69%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
4 1 (7.69%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 1 (7.69%) OLAP Cube
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (7.69%) OLAP
4 1 (7.69%) MS Access
4 1 (7.69%) DTS
4 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
4 1 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.69%) TeamCity
2 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
1 2 (15.38%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Data Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Report Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Test Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
4 1 (7.69%) SAS Developer
4 1 (7.69%) ETL Developer
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Web Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) C# Web Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Web Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Web Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Web Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) CSS
2 3 (23.08%) HTML
2 3 (23.08%) .NET
2 3 (23.08%) JSON
2 3 (23.08%) NHibernate
3 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
3 2 (15.38%) CSS3
3 2 (15.38%) Ajax
3 2 (15.38%) LINQ
4 1 (7.69%) jQuery
4 1 (7.69%) HTML5
4 1 (7.69%) REST
4 1 (7.69%) SOAP
4 1 (7.69%) XML
4 1 (7.69%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Credit Risk
2 1 (7.69%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) TDD
3 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
3 3 (23.08%) ETL
3 3 (23.08%) MVC
4 2 (15.38%) Scrum
4 2 (15.38%) Pair Programming
4 2 (15.38%) Web Development
4 2 (15.38%) Refactoring
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
4 2 (15.38%) Analytics
4 2 (15.38%) User Stories
5 1 (7.69%) Automation Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (7.69%) Kanban
5 1 (7.69%) Data Cleansing
5 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
3 3 (23.08%) C#
3 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
4 2 (15.38%) Java
5 1 (7.69%) VBScript
5 1 (7.69%) VB
5 1 (7.69%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
1 1 (7.69%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Business Objects
2 2 (15.38%) Citrix
3 1 (7.69%) Sitecore
3 1 (7.69%) SAP
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
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