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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 12 15 18
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 10 19 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 7.52% 8.92% 5.03%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 22.22% 38.00% 32.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 4
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£303 £288 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.21% -11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £225 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £352 £371
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £40.57 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -
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
45 50 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 33.83% 23.47% 15.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 20 7
Average daily rate £288 £288 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -19.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £238 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £360 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £40.57 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.05
% change year-on-year
- -6.39%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 13 (50.00%) SQL
2 11 (42.31%) ETL
2 11 (42.31%) Microsoft
3 10 (38.46%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (30.77%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (26.92%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (19.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (19.23%) E-Commerce
7 5 (19.23%) T-SQL
7 5 (19.23%) .NET
7 5 (19.23%) C#
7 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET
7 5 (19.23%) Data Modelling
8 4 (15.38%) MVC
8 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
8 4 (15.38%) OLAP
8 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (11.54%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 3 (11.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (11.54%) Academy Housing
9 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (11.54%) MS Project Server
9 3 (11.54%) QlikView
9 3 (11.54%) MS Project
9 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
9 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
9 3 (11.54%) UNIX

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (11.54%) SharePoint 2010
1 3 (11.54%) MS Project Server
1 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.85%) Node.js
2 1 (3.85%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Project
1 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Academy Housing
2 1 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) SAN
1 2 (7.69%) LAN
1 2 (7.69%) WAN
2 1 (3.85%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (3.85%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (3.85%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (38.46%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (30.77%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (19.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (15.38%) OLAP
5 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (11.54%) QlikView
6 3 (11.54%) OLTP
7 2 (7.69%) Big Data
8 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) ERwin
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Local Government
3 1 (3.85%) Marketing
3 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.85%) Electronics
3 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Developer
2 5 (19.23%) SQL Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) .NET Developer
3 4 (15.38%) C# Developer
4 3 (11.54%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 3 (11.54%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Data Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Report Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Tester
5 2 (7.69%) DBA
5 2 (7.69%) SQL DBA
5 2 (7.69%) Data Modeller
5 2 (7.69%) Lead Tester
6 1 (3.85%) Test Leader
6 1 (3.85%) Server Administrator
6 1 (3.85%) ETL Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) .NET
1 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET
2 3 (11.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (7.69%) CSS
3 2 (7.69%) Web Services
3 2 (7.69%) HTML
3 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (7.69%) jQuery
4 1 (3.85%) Backbone.js
4 1 (3.85%) HTML5
4 1 (3.85%) CSS3
4 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (3.85%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.85%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (3.85%) WCF
4 1 (3.85%) WPF
4 1 (3.85%) XML
4 1 (3.85%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) NHS
2 2 (7.69%) Clustering
2 2 (7.69%) PKI
2 2 (7.69%) CESG
3 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) CCTV
3 1 (3.85%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) UNIX
1 3 (11.54%) Windows
2 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (7.69%) AIX
2 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) ETL
2 7 (26.92%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (19.23%) E-Commerce
3 5 (19.23%) Data Modelling
4 4 (15.38%) MVC
5 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (7.69%) Scrum
6 2 (7.69%) Security Management
6 2 (7.69%) Web Development
6 2 (7.69%) Automated Testing
7 1 (3.85%) Unit Testing
7 1 (3.85%) Multithreading
7 1 (3.85%) Analytics
7 1 (3.85%) TDD
7 1 (3.85%) Pair Programming
7 1 (3.85%) Requirements Management
7 1 (3.85%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (3.85%) ITIL
7 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 13 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (19.23%) T-SQL
2 5 (19.23%) C#
3 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.85%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (3.85%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) QA
1 2 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (42.31%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) McAfee
2 2 (7.69%) Citrix
2 2 (7.69%) Vertica
3 1 (3.85%) Twitter
3 1 (3.85%) SAP
3 1 (3.85%) Juniper
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco
3 1 (3.85%) Sage
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