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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Cheshire / Chester
Rank 11 15 19
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 8 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 7.92% 6.60% 1.72%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 26.67% 33.33% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 1
Median daily rate £325 £350 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +27.27%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.45 £21.75 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+21.58% -16.34%

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
30 21 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 29.70% 19.81% 11.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 19 8
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £350 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £26.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+43.39% -18.46%

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
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 23 January 2017, 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 (72.00%) SQL
2 14 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
4 9 (36.00%) Linux
4 9 (36.00%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (36.00%) Performance Tuning
5 8 (32.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (32.00%) ETL
6 7 (28.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (24.00%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (20.00%) .NET
8 5 (20.00%) JavaScript
8 5 (20.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 5 (20.00%) MongoDB
9 4 (16.00%) Tableau
9 4 (16.00%) C#
9 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (12.00%) Business Analysis
10 3 (12.00%) MDX
10 3 (12.00%) HTML
10 3 (12.00%) T-SQL
10 3 (12.00%) CSS
10 3 (12.00%) Migration
10 3 (12.00%) Vertica
10 3 (12.00%) R
11 2 (8.00%) Node.js
11 2 (8.00%) Web Application Development
11 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (8.00%) Ember.js
11 2 (8.00%) Test Scripting

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:

Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (32.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (28.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (24.00%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (20.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 5 (20.00%) MongoDB
5 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (4.00%) Data Mining
7 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
7 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) JIRA
1 1 (4.00%) Selenium
General
1 2 (8.00%) Local Government
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (72.00%) Developer
2 11 (44.00%) DBA
3 8 (32.00%) SQL DBA
3 8 (32.00%) SQL Server DBA
4 7 (28.00%) SQL Developer
5 6 (24.00%) SQL Server Developer
6 4 (16.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 3 (12.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 2 (8.00%) .NET Developer
8 2 (8.00%) Xamarin Developer
9 1 (4.00%) Agile .NET Developer
9 1 (4.00%) Agile C# Developer
9 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
9 1 (4.00%) C# .NET Developer
9 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse Manager
9 1 (4.00%) Lead Software Developer
9 1 (4.00%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
9 1 (4.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Manager
9 1 (4.00%) Tableau Developer
9 1 (4.00%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) .NET
2 3 (12.00%) CSS
2 3 (12.00%) HTML
2 3 (12.00%) MDX
3 2 (8.00%) Ember.js
3 2 (8.00%) Node.js
4 1 (4.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (4.00%) Apache Cordova
4 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (4.00%) DHTML
4 1 (4.00%) MvvmCross
4 1 (4.00%) REST
4 1 (4.00%) Xamarin.iOS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) NHS
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 9 (36.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Android
2 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (36.00%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (36.00%) Performance Tuning
3 8 (32.00%) ETL
4 3 (12.00%) Business Analysis
4 3 (12.00%) Migration
5 2 (8.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (8.00%) Scrum
5 2 (8.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (8.00%) Web Application Development
6 1 (4.00%) Android Development
6 1 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.00%) Defect Tracking
6 1 (4.00%) iOS Development
6 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.00%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (4.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (4.00%) Performance Optimisation
6 1 (4.00%) User Stories
6 1 (4.00%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (72.00%) SQL
2 5 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (16.00%) C#
4 3 (12.00%) R
4 3 (12.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.00%) ANSI SQL
5 1 (4.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.00%) Tableau
3 3 (12.00%) Vertica
4 2 (8.00%) Xamarin