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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
North West / Lancashire
Rank 10 12 7
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 36 35 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 14.12% 9.16% 12.00%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 52.17% 39.33% 38.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 32 32
Median daily rate £313 £261 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.61% -12.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £205 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £347
% change year-on-year
- +0.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £70.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.45 £22.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+17.53% -12.62%

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
69 89 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 27.06% 23.30% 30.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 69 96
Median daily rate £375 £325 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -15.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £205 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £488 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 15 7
Median hourly rate £55.00 £40.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% +8.10%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £26.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+43.39% -18.46%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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 9 £525 +16.66% 3
Preston -12 5 £280 +33.33% 5
Chorley +7 2 £288 - 2
Burnley - 2 £294 - 4
SQL Server
North West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 37 (59.68%) .NET
2 33 (53.23%) C#
3 27 (43.55%) SQL
4 25 (40.32%) ASP.NET
5 20 (32.26%) Windows
6 18 (29.03%) MVC
7 16 (25.81%) JavaScript
7 16 (25.81%) Microsoft
8 15 (24.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 13 (20.97%) Oracle
10 12 (19.35%) Web Services
10 12 (19.35%) SQL Server 2008
11 11 (17.74%) SQL Server 2012
11 11 (17.74%) XML
11 11 (17.74%) Visual Studio
11 11 (17.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 10 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (16.13%) HTML
12 10 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
12 10 (16.13%) SharePoint
12 10 (16.13%) Unix
12 10 (16.13%) Relational Database
13 8 (12.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 8 (12.90%) T-SQL
13 8 (12.90%) VB.NET
13 8 (12.90%) CSS
13 8 (12.90%) Linux
14 7 (11.29%) SOAP
14 7 (11.29%) DB2
14 7 (11.29%) Software Engineering

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 10 (16.13%) SharePoint
2 6 (9.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (6.45%) IIS
3 4 (6.45%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (6.45%) WebSphere
3 4 (6.45%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (4.84%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (3.23%) Apache
5 2 (3.23%) SAS
6 1 (1.61%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.61%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (6.45%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.84%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (4.84%) MS Project
3 1 (1.61%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.61%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.84%) Office 365
2 1 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.61%) PaaS
2 1 (1.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.45%) FTP
1 4 (6.45%) HTTP
1 4 (6.45%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.23%) Intranet
3 1 (1.61%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (24.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 12 (19.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (17.74%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (17.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (16.13%) Relational Database
5 8 (12.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (11.29%) DB2
7 6 (9.68%) Big Data
7 6 (9.68%) MongoDB
7 6 (9.68%) NoSQL
8 4 (6.45%) MySQL
9 3 (4.84%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (4.84%) Oracle Database
9 3 (4.84%) RDBMS
9 3 (4.84%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2014
11 1 (1.61%) Cognos Framework Manager
11 1 (1.61%) Cognos Report Studio
11 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database 12c
11 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 11 (17.74%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.23%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (3.23%) Subversion
4 1 (1.61%) Mercurial
General
1 6 (9.68%) Finance
2 4 (6.45%) Advertising
3 3 (4.84%) Banking
4 2 (3.23%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.61%) Marketing
5 1 (1.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (58.06%) Developer
2 27 (43.55%) .NET Developer
3 17 (27.42%) C# Developer
4 14 (22.58%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (14.52%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 8 (12.90%) Architect
7 7 (11.29%) SQL Developer
8 6 (9.68%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (8.06%) Software Engineer
10 4 (6.45%) Administrator
10 4 (6.45%) Analyst
10 4 (6.45%) DBA
10 4 (6.45%) Delphi Software Engineer
10 4 (6.45%) SQL DBA
10 4 (6.45%) SQL Server Developer
11 3 (4.84%) Full Stack Developer
11 3 (4.84%) OAT Analyst
11 3 (4.84%) OAT Test Analyst
11 3 (4.84%) SharePoint Developer
11 3 (4.84%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (59.68%) .NET
2 25 (40.32%) ASP.NET
3 12 (19.35%) Web Services
4 11 (17.74%) XML
5 10 (16.13%) HTML
6 8 (12.90%) CSS
7 7 (11.29%) SOAP
8 6 (9.68%) J2EE
8 6 (9.68%) jQuery
8 6 (9.68%) JSON
8 6 (9.68%) Middleware
9 5 (8.06%) .NET Framework
9 5 (8.06%) AngularJS
9 5 (8.06%) WinForms
10 4 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (4.84%) Ajax
11 3 (4.84%) KnockoutJS
11 3 (4.84%) LINQ
11 3 (4.84%) RESTful
11 3 (4.84%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.29%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.84%) iPad
3 2 (3.23%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.23%) Clustering
3 2 (3.23%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.61%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle Licensing
4 1 (1.61%) PKI
4 1 (1.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (32.26%) Windows
2 10 (16.13%) Unix
3 8 (12.90%) Linux
4 6 (9.68%) AIX
5 5 (8.06%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.61%) CentOS
6 1 (1.61%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (29.03%) MVC
2 10 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (11.29%) Software Engineering
4 6 (9.68%) SOA
5 5 (8.06%) Microservices
6 4 (6.45%) Non-Functional Testing
6 4 (6.45%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 4 (6.45%) Project Management
7 3 (4.84%) ETL
7 3 (4.84%) Functional Testing
7 3 (4.84%) ITIL
7 3 (4.84%) OO
7 3 (4.84%) OOD
7 3 (4.84%) Regression Testing
7 3 (4.84%) SDLC
7 3 (4.84%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (4.84%) Unit Testing
7 3 (4.84%) Web Development
8 2 (3.23%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 33 (53.23%) C#
2 27 (43.55%) SQL
3 16 (25.81%) JavaScript
4 8 (12.90%) T-SQL
4 8 (12.90%) VB.NET
5 4 (6.45%) Delphi
5 4 (6.45%) PowerShell
6 3 (4.84%) PHP
7 2 (3.23%) Java
7 2 (3.23%) TypeScript
7 2 (3.23%) VB
8 1 (1.61%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.61%) Python
8 1 (1.61%) Ruby
8 1 (1.61%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (9.68%) Degree
2 3 (4.84%) ISEB
2 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.84%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.61%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.61%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (1.61%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (1.61%) DBS Check
3 1 (1.61%) MCSE
3 1 (1.61%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.23%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.61%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 4 (6.45%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.23%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 16 (25.81%) Microsoft
2 13 (20.97%) Oracle
3 7 (11.29%) VMware
4 2 (3.23%) Sage
4 2 (3.23%) Telerik
5 1 (1.61%) Avaya
5 1 (1.61%) Cisco
5 1 (1.61%) Citrix
5 1 (1.61%) Cognos
5 1 (1.61%) DevExpress
5 1 (1.61%) HP
Chorley, Lancashire
FT Select
Rate: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
CPS Group UK
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Fleetwood, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 3 days ago