The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cumbria region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 11 December 2016 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 10 20 10
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -10
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 1 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cumbria 2.86% 5.60% 3.39%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 25.00% 46.67% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £325 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.34%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Median hourly rate - £52.47 £17.01
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +208.55%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £24.97 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+35.16% +1.91%
SQL Server
North West

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 Cumbria region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Cumbria
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
4 15 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cumbria 11.43% 12.00% 11.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 3
Median daily rate £445 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.14% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £300 £67
10% offered a daily rate of more than £569 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 1
Median hourly rate - £52.47 £17.01
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +208.55%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £25.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+52.00% -25.37%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Cumbria

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cumbria 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 Cumbria

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Cumbria

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

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Cumbria

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Cumbria

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Cumbria region.

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Cumbria

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cumbria

For the 6 months to 11 December 2016, 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 Cumbria region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (66.67%) RDBMS
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (33.33%) Data Transformation
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) MDX
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (33.33%) Data Extraction
3 1 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) AIX
3 1 (33.33%) Solaris
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Cumbria 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 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (66.67%) RDBMS
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) DBA
1 2 (66.67%) SQL DBA
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared DBA
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server DBA
2 1 (33.33%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) AIX
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Solaris
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Transformation
2 1 (33.33%) ETL
2 1 (33.33%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft