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 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 5 1 4
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 9 11 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crewe 27.27% 45.83% 29.35%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 90.00% 84.62% 90.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 20
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£325 £300 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -9.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £324
% change year-on-year
- +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £30.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +16.59%
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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
10 13 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crewe 30.30% 54.17% 32.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 20
Average daily rate £325 £318 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.36% +5.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.75 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-7.31% +6.03%

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 15 Related IT Skills in Crewe

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 19 (90.48%) .NET
2 12 (57.14%) WinForms
3 7 (33.33%) Back Office
3 7 (33.33%) Web Services
3 7 (33.33%) Windows
3 7 (33.33%) C#
3 7 (33.33%) VB
3 7 (33.33%) Resource Management
4 5 (23.81%) SQL
5 2 (9.52%) T-SQL
5 2 (9.52%) ETL
5 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (4.76%) Sage

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Crewe by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 7 (33.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Team Leader
1 10 (47.62%) Development Team Leader
2 9 (42.86%) Developer
3 7 (33.33%) .NET Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Software Team Leader
4 4 (19.05%) .NET Team Leader
4 4 (19.05%) Software Development Team Leader
5 3 (14.29%) .NET Software Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Software Developer
6 2 (9.52%) SQL Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (90.48%) .NET
2 12 (57.14%) WinForms
3 7 (33.33%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Resource Management
2 2 (9.52%) ETL
2 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) C#
1 7 (33.33%) VB
2 5 (23.81%) SQL
3 2 (9.52%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (4.76%) Sage