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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 13 6 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 3 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cumbria 4.69% 12.50% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 23.08% 75.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £428 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.54% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £17.01 £17.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.82% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -
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
13 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cumbria 20.31% 16.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate £348 £428 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.80% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 0
Average hourly rate £67.00 £30.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+123.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.05
% change year-on-year
- -6.39%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Cumbria

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Cumbria region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cumbria

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Cumbria region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram 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
Contract Job Locations in Cumbria

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Cumbria region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Barrow-in-Furness - - - -
Whitehaven - - - -
SQL Server
North West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cumbria

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cumbria 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 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (25.00%) FWSM
3 1 (25.00%) Razor View Engine
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) HSRP
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (25.00%) Clustering
3 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Local Government
3 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (25.00%) WPF
3 1 (25.00%) Solaris
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) UML
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) JBoss

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Cumbria by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cumbria 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 (25.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (25.00%) FWSM
1 1 (25.00%) HSRP
1 1 (25.00%) VoIP
1 1 (25.00%) Intranet
1 1 (25.00%) OSPF
1 1 (25.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (25.00%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (25.00%) MS Access
General
1 1 (25.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Server Support
2 1 (25.00%) Support Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Server Support Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Network Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Network Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Server Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) WebLogic Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 1 (25.00%) Razor View Engine
1 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (25.00%) WPF
1 1 (25.00%) JMS
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) J2EE
1 1 (25.00%) MFC
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (25.00%) EJB
1 1 (25.00%) JSP
1 1 (25.00%) Servlets
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) Solaris
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) MVC
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (25.00%) UML
1 1 (25.00%) OO
1 1 (25.00%) CRM
1 1 (25.00%) EAI
1 1 (25.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) VC++
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) C++
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) CCNP
2 1 (25.00%) CCNA
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (25.00%) JBoss
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) Sun
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle