The first table below looks at the demand for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Lancashire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 23 8 9
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 26 19 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 6.19% 9.09% 10.77%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 46.43% 41.30% 36.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 21
Average daily rate £275 £275 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £198 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £417 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £72.45
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -58.59%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £28.00 £25.88
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +8.19%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
56 46 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 13.33% 22.01% 29.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 21 54
Average daily rate £275 £322 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.59% +21.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £213 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £468 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
Average hourly rate £23.15 £30.00 £130.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.83% -76.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
SQL Server
North West

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 18 April 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Preston -10 6 £263 -6.25% 3
Blackburn +1 4 - - 2
Blackpool - 3 - - 1
Lancaster - 2 £260 - 2
Nelson - - - - 1
Chorley - - - -
Darwen - - - -
SQL Server
North West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 26 (56.52%) .NET
2 20 (43.48%) C#
3 19 (41.30%) JavaScript
4 15 (32.61%) ASP.NET
5 14 (30.43%) VB
5 14 (30.43%) Microsoft
5 14 (30.43%) jQuery
6 13 (28.26%) SQL
7 12 (26.09%) HTML
7 12 (26.09%) Oracle
7 12 (26.09%) XML
7 12 (26.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (23.91%) CSS
8 11 (23.91%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (23.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 10 (21.74%) T-SQL
10 9 (19.57%) Finance
11 8 (17.39%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (17.39%) Ajax
12 7 (15.22%) Degree
12 7 (15.22%) QA
12 7 (15.22%) SQL Server 2008
12 7 (15.22%) WebLogic
12 7 (15.22%) Web Services
12 7 (15.22%) Windows
12 7 (15.22%) MVC
13 6 (13.04%) CMS
13 6 (13.04%) LAMP
13 6 (13.04%) Hibernate
13 6 (13.04%) Scrum

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 7 (15.22%) WebLogic
2 6 (13.04%) CMS
2 6 (13.04%) Tomcat
2 6 (13.04%) MQSeries
2 6 (13.04%) Escenic
2 6 (13.04%) Adobe CQ
2 6 (13.04%) WebSphere
3 4 (8.70%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.35%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.17%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.17%) Apache
5 1 (2.17%) IIS
5 1 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MS Project
1 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.17%) InfoPath
2 1 (2.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.52%) FTP
1 3 (6.52%) HTTP
1 3 (6.52%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.17%) LAN
2 1 (2.17%) WAN
2 1 (2.17%) Internet
2 1 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (2.17%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (26.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 11 (23.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (17.39%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (15.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (13.04%) MySQL
5 6 (13.04%) Hadoop
5 6 (13.04%) Big Data
6 4 (8.70%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (4.35%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (4.35%) Relational Database
8 1 (2.17%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Visual Studio
1 4 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (6.52%) Toad
2 3 (6.52%) LoadRunner
3 2 (4.35%) Subversion
3 2 (4.35%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.35%) T4 Templates
4 1 (2.17%) LLBLGen Pro
General
1 9 (19.57%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.35%) Banking
3 1 (2.17%) Local Government
3 1 (2.17%) Retail
3 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (65.22%) Developer
2 10 (21.74%) .NET Developer
2 10 (21.74%) Analyst
3 9 (19.57%) Senior Developer
4 6 (13.04%) Programmer
4 6 (13.04%) Senior Analyst
4 6 (13.04%) Java Developer
4 6 (13.04%) Java Programmer
4 6 (13.04%) Senior Java Developer
4 6 (13.04%) Developer Analyst
4 6 (13.04%) Senior Programmer
4 6 (13.04%) Senior Java Programmer
5 4 (8.70%) Systems Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Test Leader
6 3 (6.52%) Senior Web Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Senior Systems Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Web Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (56.52%) .NET
2 15 (32.61%) ASP.NET
3 14 (30.43%) jQuery
4 12 (26.09%) HTML
4 12 (26.09%) XML
5 11 (23.91%) CSS
6 8 (17.39%) Ajax
7 7 (15.22%) Web Services
8 6 (13.04%) LAMP
8 6 (13.04%) Hibernate
8 6 (13.04%) Struts
8 6 (13.04%) EJB
8 6 (13.04%) J2EE
8 6 (13.04%) Java RMI
8 6 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (13.04%) HTML5
8 6 (13.04%) Spring
8 6 (13.04%) JSF
8 6 (13.04%) Ruby on Rails
8 6 (13.04%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) NHS
2 2 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.17%) Data Conversion
3 1 (2.17%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.22%) Windows
2 5 (10.87%) UNIX
3 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (6.52%) Linux
4 3 (6.52%) HPUX
4 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (4.35%) Solaris
5 2 (4.35%) AIX
5 2 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.17%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.17%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.17%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.17%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.91%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (15.22%) MVC
3 6 (13.04%) Scrum
3 6 (13.04%) TDD
3 6 (13.04%) OOD
3 6 (13.04%) UML
3 6 (13.04%) OOP
3 6 (13.04%) OOA/OOD
3 6 (13.04%) RUP
3 6 (13.04%) BDD
4 5 (10.87%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (10.87%) Validation
4 5 (10.87%) Migration
5 4 (8.70%) ITIL
6 3 (6.52%) Performance Testing
6 3 (6.52%) ETL
6 3 (6.52%) Workflow
6 3 (6.52%) Service Management
7 2 (4.35%) Balanced Scorecard
7 2 (4.35%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (43.48%) C#
2 19 (41.30%) JavaScript
3 14 (30.43%) VB
4 13 (28.26%) SQL
5 10 (21.74%) T-SQL
6 6 (13.04%) Java
6 6 (13.04%) Scala
7 5 (10.87%) VB.NET
8 3 (6.52%) VB6
9 2 (4.35%) Shell Script
9 2 (4.35%) VBScript
9 2 (4.35%) Perl
10 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
10 1 (2.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (15.22%) Degree
2 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (2.17%) PMP
2 1 (2.17%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.22%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.17%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.17%) vSphere
1 1 (2.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (8.70%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (4.35%) Tivoli
2 2 (4.35%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 14 (30.43%) Microsoft
2 12 (26.09%) Oracle
3 6 (13.04%) JBoss
3 6 (13.04%) HP
4 4 (8.70%) VMware
5 2 (4.35%) CA
5 2 (4.35%) Business Objects
5 2 (4.35%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.35%) VocaLink
6 1 (2.17%) Planview
6 1 (2.17%) NetApp
6 1 (2.17%) TIBCO
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