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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 19 26 22
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 4 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 3.23% 4.35% 4.02%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 23.53% 18.37% 32.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Average daily rate
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£430 £375 £224
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.66% +67.59%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £31.56 £40.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -21.39%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.00% +11.00%
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
17 49 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 13.71% 23.67% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 20 6
Average daily rate £400 £350 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +21.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £235 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £422 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £31.56 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.96%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.66%

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
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 22 December 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 10 (71.43%) SQL
2 7 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (35.71%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (35.71%) ETL
4 5 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
4 5 (35.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (35.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (28.57%) T-SQL
5 4 (28.57%) OLAP
5 4 (28.57%) QlikView
6 3 (21.43%) .NET
6 3 (21.43%) Business Objects
6 3 (21.43%) Data Modelling
6 3 (21.43%) OLTP
6 3 (21.43%) NHS
6 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (21.43%) Academy Housing
6 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 2 (14.29%) C#
7 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
7 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
7 2 (14.29%) SAP
7 2 (14.29%) CSS
7 2 (14.29%) Windows
7 2 (14.29%) Citrix
7 2 (14.29%) DataStage
7 2 (14.29%) MVC

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.14%) MS Project Server
1 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Project
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.14%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Academy Housing
2 1 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (35.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (35.71%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (35.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (28.57%) OLAP
4 4 (28.57%) QlikView
5 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (21.43%) OLTP
6 2 (14.29%) DataStage
7 1 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (7.14%) DTS
7 1 (7.14%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
1 2 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Marketing
2 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.14%) Electronics
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) SQL Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Report Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Data Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.14%) .NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (7.14%) Project Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Business Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) DBA
4 1 (7.14%) Applications Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) SQL DBA
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (7.14%) ETL Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) .NET
2 2 (14.29%) CSS3
2 2 (14.29%) CSS
2 2 (14.29%) Ajax
2 2 (14.29%) NHibernate
2 2 (14.29%) .NET Framework
2 2 (14.29%) JSON
2 2 (14.29%) LINQ
3 1 (7.14%) HTML5
3 1 (7.14%) HTML
3 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) NHS
2 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) ETL
1 5 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (21.43%) Data Modelling
2 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) TDD
3 2 (14.29%) Pair Programming
3 2 (14.29%) Refactoring
3 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (14.29%) Scrum
3 2 (14.29%) MVC
3 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 2 (14.29%) Analytics
3 2 (14.29%) User Stories
4 1 (7.14%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
4 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
4 1 (7.14%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) SQL
2 4 (28.57%) T-SQL
3 2 (14.29%) C#
3 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.14%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) Business Objects
3 2 (14.29%) SAP
3 2 (14.29%) Citrix
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