The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Crewe 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 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 4 5 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 11 3 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crewe 29.73% 15.00% 43.06%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 78.57% 75.00% 91.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 24
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£325 £300 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +22.22%
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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 Crewe region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Crewe
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
14 4 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crewe 37.84% 20.00% 47.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 25
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.73 £30.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +2.50%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Crewe

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Crewe region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Crewe

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Crewe

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server across the Crewe region.

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Crewe

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Crewe

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Crewe 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 17 (85.00%) .NET
2 11 (55.00%) C#
3 9 (45.00%) SQL
4 8 (40.00%) Windows
5 7 (35.00%) VB
5 7 (35.00%) WinForms
5 7 (35.00%) Back Office
5 7 (35.00%) Web Services
6 6 (30.00%) Resource Management
7 5 (25.00%) T-SQL
8 3 (15.00%) SOA
8 3 (15.00%) Finance
8 3 (15.00%) IIS
8 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (10.00%) Integration Testing
9 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
9 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (10.00%) Spring
9 2 (10.00%) Maven
9 2 (10.00%) Middleware
9 2 (10.00%) ETL
9 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
9 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
9 2 (10.00%) HTML
9 2 (10.00%) Java
9 2 (10.00%) PHP
9 2 (10.00%) XML
9 2 (10.00%) XSD

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Crewe by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Crewe 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 (15.00%) IIS
2 2 (10.00%) JBoss
2 2 (10.00%) Apache
3 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.00%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Internet
1 1 (5.00%) Firewall
1 1 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.00%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Maven
1 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (35.00%) Back Office
2 3 (15.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Developer
2 8 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 5 (25.00%) Team Leader
3 5 (25.00%) Development Team Leader
4 3 (15.00%) Software Development Team Leader
4 3 (15.00%) Software Team Leader
5 2 (10.00%) Middleware Developer
5 2 (10.00%) .NET Team Leader
5 2 (10.00%) Software Developer
5 2 (10.00%) SQL Developer
5 2 (10.00%) .NET Software Developer
6 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
6 1 (5.00%) Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Support
6 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (5.00%) C# Developer
6 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (85.00%) .NET
2 7 (35.00%) WinForms
2 7 (35.00%) Web Services
3 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (10.00%) Spring
3 2 (10.00%) Middleware
3 2 (10.00%) HTML
3 2 (10.00%) XML
3 2 (10.00%) XSD
3 2 (10.00%) XSLT
3 2 (10.00%) Apache Camel
4 1 (5.00%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (5.00%) AppFabric
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Resource Management
2 3 (15.00%) SOA
3 2 (10.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (10.00%) ETL
3 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (10.00%) Build Automation
4 1 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) C#
2 9 (45.00%) SQL
3 7 (35.00%) VB
4 5 (25.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (10.00%) Java
5 2 (10.00%) PHP
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (5.00%) Sage
2 1 (5.00%) VMware