The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 25 14 26
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +12
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 28 31 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 6.45% 8.54% 5.35%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 27.72% 36.90% 23.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 21 12
Median daily rate £306 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.94% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £265 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £600 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £31.25 - £24.20
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.25 - £16.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.25 - £31.51
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £23.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+38.95% +2.17%
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 Lancashire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
101 84 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 23.27% 23.14% 22.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 63 64
Median daily rate £388 £375 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 0 3
Median hourly rate £20.50 - £15.06
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £28.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+8.77% +14.00%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Lancashire 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 Lancashire

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

SQL Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

SQL Server
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Blackpool -6 8 £306 -27.94% 1
Preston -2 7 £325 -36.58% 5
Blackburn -1 3 £190 -28.30% 1
Carnforth - 1 £350 -
Lytham St Annes - 1 £462 -
SQL Server
North West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 20 (40.82%) SQL
2 16 (32.65%) .NET
2 16 (32.65%) Oracle
2 16 (32.65%) Microsoft
3 14 (28.57%) Windows
4 10 (20.41%) C#
4 10 (20.41%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (18.37%) ETL
5 9 (18.37%) T-SQL
5 9 (18.37%) Windows Server
6 8 (16.33%) Finance
6 8 (16.33%) HTML
6 8 (16.33%) MS Excel
6 8 (16.33%) SharePoint
7 7 (14.29%) Visual Studio
7 7 (14.29%) ASP.NET
7 7 (14.29%) DB2
7 7 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (14.29%) Web Development
8 6 (12.24%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (12.24%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (12.24%) Data Modelling
8 6 (12.24%) HTTP
8 6 (12.24%) Process Management
8 6 (12.24%) Workflow
8 6 (12.24%) VMware
9 5 (10.20%) Telecoms
9 5 (10.20%) Management Information System
9 5 (10.20%) Mainframe

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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:

Application Platforms
1 8 (16.33%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.12%) Apache
2 3 (6.12%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.08%) IIS
3 2 (4.08%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (4.08%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.08%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.04%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.04%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (16.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (8.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.24%) HTTP
2 4 (8.16%) TCP/IP
3 3 (6.12%) FTP
3 3 (6.12%) Internet
4 2 (4.08%) LAN
4 2 (4.08%) SMTP
4 2 (4.08%) WAN
5 1 (2.04%) DHCP
5 1 (2.04%) DNS
5 1 (2.04%) Firewall
5 1 (2.04%) SAN
5 1 (2.04%) VLAN
5 1 (2.04%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.29%) DB2
1 7 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (12.24%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (10.20%) Ingres
4 3 (6.12%) Relational Database
4 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (6.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (4.08%) Big Data
5 2 (4.08%) Power BI
5 2 (4.08%) Qlik Sense
5 2 (4.08%) QlikView
5 2 (4.08%) RDBMS
5 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.04%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (2.04%) MS Access
6 1 (2.04%) MySQL
6 1 (2.04%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (2.04%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 7 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 5 (10.20%) ERwin
3 3 (6.12%) Git (software)
3 3 (6.12%) NUnit
4 2 (4.08%) Eclipse
4 2 (4.08%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.08%) JUnit
4 2 (4.08%) PHPUnit
4 2 (4.08%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (4.08%) Travis CI
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (2.04%) Subversion
5 1 (2.04%) Toad
General
1 8 (16.33%) Finance
2 5 (10.20%) Telecoms
3 4 (8.16%) Electronics
3 4 (8.16%) Manufacturing
3 4 (8.16%) Marketing
4 3 (6.12%) Retail
5 2 (4.08%) Banking
6 1 (2.04%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 27 (55.10%) Developer
2 9 (18.37%) .NET Developer
3 8 (16.33%) DBA
4 5 (10.20%) Administrator
4 5 (10.20%) Architect
4 5 (10.20%) ETL Developer
4 5 (10.20%) SQL Developer
5 4 (8.16%) Analyst
5 4 (8.16%) Web Developer
5 4 (8.16%) Workflow Developer
6 3 (6.12%) .NET Web Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 3 (6.12%) OAT Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) OAT Test Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Test Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Applications Architect
7 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 2 (4.08%) C# Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (32.65%) .NET
2 8 (16.33%) HTML
3 7 (14.29%) ASP.NET
4 5 (10.20%) jQuery
4 5 (10.20%) Web Services
5 4 (8.16%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (8.16%) HTML5
6 3 (6.12%) AngularJS
6 3 (6.12%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 3 (6.12%) CSS
6 3 (6.12%) SOAP
7 2 (4.08%) Hibernate
7 2 (4.08%) Spring
7 2 (4.08%) Velocity
7 2 (4.08%) WinForms
8 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (2.04%) CAML
8 1 (2.04%) Silverlight
8 1 (2.04%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.20%) Mainframe
2 5 (10.20%) Management Information System
3 4 (8.16%) iPad
3 4 (8.16%) Replication
4 3 (6.12%) Algorithms
4 3 (6.12%) Smart Meter
5 2 (4.08%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.08%) PKI
5 2 (4.08%) Smart Energy
6 1 (2.04%) Clustering
6 1 (2.04%) Data Integration
6 1 (2.04%) Economics
6 1 (2.04%) Fat Client
6 1 (2.04%) Thin Client
6 1 (2.04%) Virtual Team
6 1 (2.04%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 14 (28.57%) Windows
2 9 (18.37%) Windows Server
3 5 (10.20%) Unix
4 4 (8.16%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (6.12%) Linux
5 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.04%) Mac OS
7 1 (2.04%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.04%) Windows 10
7 1 (2.04%) Windows 2000
7 1 (2.04%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.04%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.04%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.41%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (18.37%) ETL
3 7 (14.29%) Web Development
4 6 (12.24%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (12.24%) Data Modelling
4 6 (12.24%) Process Management
4 6 (12.24%) Workflow
5 5 (10.20%) Database Security
5 5 (10.20%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (8.16%) Business Process Mapping
6 4 (8.16%) Digital Marketing
6 4 (8.16%) MVC
6 4 (8.16%) Programme Management
7 3 (6.12%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (6.12%) Data Management
7 3 (6.12%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 3 (6.12%) Unit Testing
7 3 (6.12%) Workflow Development
8 2 (4.08%) High Availability
8 2 (4.08%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 20 (40.82%) SQL
2 10 (20.41%) C#
3 9 (18.37%) T-SQL
4 5 (10.20%) JavaScript
5 4 (8.16%) C++
5 4 (8.16%) Java
5 4 (8.16%) PL/SQL
5 4 (8.16%) PowerShell
6 2 (4.08%) VB
6 2 (4.08%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.04%) FQL
Qualifications
1 5 (10.20%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.12%) Degree
2 3 (6.12%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.04%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.04%) CCNA
3 1 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.04%) MCSE
3 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (4.08%) ISO27005
2 1 (2.04%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (10.20%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.08%) BitLocker
4 1 (2.04%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (2.04%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (6.12%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.04%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (2.04%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.04%) HP SIM
2 1 (2.04%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (2.04%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (32.65%) Microsoft
1 16 (32.65%) Oracle
2 6 (12.24%) VMware
3 5 (10.20%) SAP
4 4 (8.16%) HP
5 2 (4.08%) Informatica
5 2 (4.08%) MicroStrategy
5 2 (4.08%) Nintex
5 2 (4.08%) Sophos
5 2 (4.08%) Tableau
5 2 (4.08%) Telerik
6 1 (2.04%) arcserve
6 1 (2.04%) BMC
6 1 (2.04%) Forcepoint
6 1 (2.04%) Intel Security
6 1 (2.04%) Mitel
6 1 (2.04%) NetApp
6 1 (2.04%) ProCurve
6 1 (2.04%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.04%) Veeam
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