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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 11 4 18
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +14
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 52 36 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 11.98% 13.64% 8.50%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 46.43% 69.23% 30.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 20 14
Average daily rate
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£359 £288 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.78% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £203 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £316 £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £57.67 - £22.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.21 - £16.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £77.13 - £29.52
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £27.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +6.87%
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
112 52 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 25.81% 19.70% 28.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 29 64
Average daily rate £420 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £180 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £325 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 6
Average hourly rate £57.67 £10.00 £26.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+476.70% -62.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.21 £10.00 £14.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £77.13 £10.00 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.09 £30.00 £31.75
% change year-on-year
+6.96% -5.51%

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 22 September 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

SQL Server Hourly Rate Histogram 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 22 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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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
Preston -11 12 £270 -10.00% 5
Blackpool -6 9 £375 - 3
Lancaster -3 7 £420 +86.66%
Lytham St Annes - 5 £383 -
Blackburn +1 2 - - 4
Skelmersdale +1 2 - -
Chorley -1 2 £209 -24.18% 3
Burnley - - - -
Morecambe - - - -
Ormskirk - - - -
SQL Server
North West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 33 (39.29%) SQL
1 33 (39.29%) Oracle
2 30 (35.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 27 (32.14%) .NET
4 25 (29.76%) Business Intelligence
5 24 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 24 (28.57%) Migration
6 21 (25.00%) T-SQL
6 21 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
6 21 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 19 (22.62%) C#
8 18 (21.43%) Finance
8 18 (21.43%) Data Modelling
9 15 (17.86%) VB
9 15 (17.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 14 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (16.67%) ETL
10 14 (16.67%) Windows
10 14 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
11 13 (15.48%) MS Excel
11 13 (15.48%) SharePoint
11 13 (15.48%) PL/SQL
11 13 (15.48%) SQL Server 2008
12 12 (14.29%) Web Services
12 12 (14.29%) Validation
13 11 (13.10%) Scrum
13 11 (13.10%) Data Migration
13 11 (13.10%) Data Analysis
13 11 (13.10%) SQL Server 2005
13 11 (13.10%) Degree

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 13 (15.48%) SharePoint
2 6 (7.14%) IIS
2 6 (7.14%) CMS
3 5 (5.95%) WebSphere
3 5 (5.95%) Tomcat
3 5 (5.95%) MQSeries
3 5 (5.95%) Escenic
3 5 (5.95%) Adobe CQ
3 5 (5.95%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.38%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.19%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 13 (15.48%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.57%) InfoPath
2 3 (3.57%) MS Project
2 3 (3.57%) MS Office
3 1 (1.19%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.19%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.19%) ResourceLink
1 1 (1.19%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.38%) SaaS
2 1 (1.19%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.57%) FTP
1 3 (3.57%) HTTP
1 3 (3.57%) TCP/IP
1 3 (3.57%) PuTTY
2 2 (2.38%) Intranet
2 2 (2.38%) Firewall
3 1 (1.19%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.19%) LDAP
3 1 (1.19%) LAN
3 1 (1.19%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (35.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 21 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 21 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (17.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 13 (15.48%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (13.10%) SQL Server 2005
6 9 (10.71%) PowerCenter
6 9 (10.71%) Oracle Database
7 8 (9.52%) Relational Database
8 7 (8.33%) RDBMS
9 6 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (5.95%) Big Data
10 5 (5.95%) MySQL
10 5 (5.95%) Hadoop
11 4 (4.76%) OLAP
11 4 (4.76%) Data Mart
12 3 (3.57%) Oracle Database 10g
12 3 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
13 2 (2.38%) Crystal Reports
13 2 (2.38%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 9 (10.71%) Rational Rose
1 9 (10.71%) ERwin
2 6 (7.14%) Talend Open Studio
3 3 (3.57%) Toad
3 3 (3.57%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.19%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.19%) MSBuild
4 1 (1.19%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (21.43%) Finance
2 6 (7.14%) Marketing
3 4 (4.76%) Banking
3 4 (4.76%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.57%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.38%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.19%) Legal
6 1 (1.19%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.19%) Retail
6 1 (1.19%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 36 (42.86%) Developer
2 23 (27.38%) Analyst
3 8 (9.52%) Data Analyst
4 7 (8.33%) .NET Developer
4 7 (8.33%) Architect
4 7 (8.33%) Consultant
5 5 (5.95%) DBA
5 5 (5.95%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (5.95%) Senior Developer
5 5 (5.95%) Programmer
5 5 (5.95%) Java Developer
5 5 (5.95%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 5 (5.95%) SQL DBA
5 5 (5.95%) Java Programmer
5 5 (5.95%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (5.95%) Developer Analyst
5 5 (5.95%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 5 (5.95%) Senior Programmer
5 5 (5.95%) Senior Java Programmer
5 5 (5.95%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (32.14%) .NET
2 12 (14.29%) Web Services
3 9 (10.71%) jQuery
4 7 (8.33%) WPF
4 7 (8.33%) ASP.NET
4 7 (8.33%) CSS
4 7 (8.33%) HTML
5 6 (7.14%) XML
5 6 (7.14%) HTML5
6 5 (5.95%) CSS3
6 5 (5.95%) Java RMI
6 5 (5.95%) LAMP
6 5 (5.95%) Hibernate
6 5 (5.95%) Spring
6 5 (5.95%) JSF
6 5 (5.95%) Ajax
6 5 (5.95%) Ruby on Rails
6 5 (5.95%) Struts
6 5 (5.95%) EJB
6 5 (5.95%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.33%) NHS
3 5 (5.95%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.19%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.19%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.19%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 14 (16.67%) Windows
2 8 (9.52%) UNIX
3 7 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (3.57%) AIX
5 3 (3.57%) HPUX
5 3 (3.57%) Solaris
5 3 (3.57%) Linux
6 1 (1.19%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.19%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.19%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (29.76%) Business Intelligence
2 24 (28.57%) Migration
3 18 (21.43%) Data Modelling
4 14 (16.67%) ETL
4 14 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (14.29%) Validation
6 11 (13.10%) Data Migration
6 11 (13.10%) Scrum
6 11 (13.10%) Data Analysis
7 9 (10.71%) ITIL
8 8 (9.52%) Data Management
8 8 (9.52%) Dimensional Modelling
8 8 (9.52%) Business Analysis
8 8 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
9 7 (8.33%) Metadata Management
9 7 (8.33%) Time Management
9 7 (8.33%) OOD
10 6 (7.14%) Data Cleansing
10 6 (7.14%) MVVM
11 5 (5.95%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 33 (39.29%) SQL
2 21 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 19 (22.62%) C#
4 15 (17.86%) VB
5 13 (15.48%) PL/SQL
6 10 (11.90%) JavaScript
7 9 (10.71%) Shell Script
8 7 (8.33%) Java
9 6 (7.14%) VB.NET
10 5 (5.95%) VBA
10 5 (5.95%) Scala
11 4 (4.76%) VB6
12 3 (3.57%) Perl
12 3 (3.57%) C
12 3 (3.57%) VBScript
13 2 (2.38%) XAML
14 1 (1.19%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (13.10%) Degree
2 7 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 6 (7.14%) SC Cleared
4 4 (4.76%) MCSE
4 4 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (3.57%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.19%) PMP
7 1 (1.19%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.95%) QA
2 1 (1.19%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (2.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.19%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.19%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (5.95%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (3.57%) Unicenter
2 3 (3.57%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 33 (39.29%) Oracle
2 24 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 9 (10.71%) CA
3 9 (10.71%) Informatica
4 8 (9.52%) HP
5 6 (7.14%) Talend
6 5 (5.95%) JBoss
7 4 (4.76%) Sybase
7 4 (4.76%) VocaLink
7 4 (4.76%) VMware
8 3 (3.57%) Red Hat
8 3 (3.57%) Cognos
9 2 (2.38%) Cisco
9 2 (2.38%) IBM
9 2 (2.38%) Planview
10 1 (1.19%) NetApp
10 1 (1.19%) SAP
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