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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 26 2 18
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +16
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 24 53 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 5.29% 19.85% 7.69%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 24.00% 76.81% 31.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 36 15
Average daily rate
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£375 £295 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.11% -1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £325 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 7
Average hourly rate £24.20 £31.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.17% +46.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.89 £30.30 £18.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.51 £32.70 £25.76
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.36% +10.00%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
100 69 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 22.03% 25.84% 24.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 47 59
Average daily rate £400 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £213 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £327 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 7
Average hourly rate £15.06 £32.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.66% +51.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.61 £30.50 £20.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.68 £32.90 £22.94
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
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
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 25 July 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 25 July 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
Preston -11 13 - - 4
Blackpool - 4 £375 - 3
Lancaster -1 2 £388 +72.22% 1
Morecambe - - - -
Ormskirk - - - -
Burnley - - - -
Chorley - - - - 2
Skelmersdale - - - -
Blackburn - - - - 4
SQL Server
North West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 21 (40.38%) Oracle
2 18 (34.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (30.77%) .NET
4 13 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (23.08%) SQL
5 12 (23.08%) Microsoft
5 12 (23.08%) Finance
5 12 (23.08%) Migration
6 11 (21.15%) Validation
6 11 (21.15%) C#
6 11 (21.15%) Web Services
6 11 (21.15%) SharePoint
7 10 (19.23%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (19.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (17.31%) Data Migration
8 9 (17.31%) Windows
9 8 (15.38%) ITIL
9 8 (15.38%) T-SQL
9 8 (15.38%) VB
9 8 (15.38%) UNIX
9 8 (15.38%) HP
9 8 (15.38%) Degree
10 7 (13.46%) jQuery
10 7 (13.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (13.46%) Relational Database
10 7 (13.46%) Data Modelling
10 7 (13.46%) JavaScript
11 6 (11.54%) HTML
11 6 (11.54%) Java
11 6 (11.54%) WebLogic

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 11 (21.15%) SharePoint
2 6 (11.54%) WebLogic
3 5 (9.62%) Tomcat
3 5 (9.62%) MQSeries
3 5 (9.62%) CMS
3 5 (9.62%) WebSphere
3 5 (9.62%) Escenic
3 5 (9.62%) Adobe CQ
4 2 (3.85%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.92%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.92%) Apache
5 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 6 (11.54%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.69%) InfoPath
3 3 (5.77%) MS Project
4 1 (1.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.92%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) SaaS
1 1 (1.92%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.77%) FTP
1 3 (5.77%) HTTP
1 3 (5.77%) TCP/IP
1 3 (5.77%) PuTTY
2 2 (3.85%) Firewall
3 1 (1.92%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.92%) LAN
3 1 (1.92%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (34.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 10 (19.23%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (19.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (13.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 7 (13.46%) Relational Database
4 5 (9.62%) Big Data
4 5 (9.62%) Hadoop
4 5 (9.62%) RDBMS
4 5 (9.62%) MySQL
5 4 (7.69%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (3.85%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 2 (3.85%) PowerCenter
6 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.92%) Data Mart
7 1 (1.92%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.92%) OLAP
7 1 (1.92%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 5 (9.62%) Talend Open Studio
2 3 (5.77%) Toad
2 3 (5.77%) LoadRunner
2 3 (5.77%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.85%) ERwin
3 2 (3.85%) Rational Rose
4 1 (1.92%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.92%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.92%) Subversion
4 1 (1.92%) MSBuild
4 1 (1.92%) T4 Templates
General
1 12 (23.08%) Finance
2 4 (7.69%) Banking
2 4 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.85%) Local Government
4 1 (1.92%) Marketing
4 1 (1.92%) Retail
4 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (46.15%) Developer
2 17 (32.69%) Analyst
3 5 (9.62%) Senior Analyst
3 5 (9.62%) Data Analyst
3 5 (9.62%) Java Developer
3 5 (9.62%) Senior Developer
3 5 (9.62%) Programmer
3 5 (9.62%) Java Programmer
3 5 (9.62%) Senior Java Developer
3 5 (9.62%) Developer Analyst
3 5 (9.62%) Senior Programmer
3 5 (9.62%) Senior Java Programmer
4 4 (7.69%) Architect
5 3 (5.77%) Project Manager
5 3 (5.77%) IT Consultant
5 3 (5.77%) Consultant
5 3 (5.77%) DBA
5 3 (5.77%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (5.77%) .NET Developer
5 3 (5.77%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (30.77%) .NET
2 11 (21.15%) Web Services
3 7 (13.46%) jQuery
4 6 (11.54%) XML
4 6 (11.54%) Ajax
4 6 (11.54%) HTML
4 6 (11.54%) CSS
5 5 (9.62%) EJB
5 5 (9.62%) Struts
5 5 (9.62%) J2EE
5 5 (9.62%) Ruby on Rails
5 5 (9.62%) Java RMI
5 5 (9.62%) LAMP
5 5 (9.62%) Hibernate
5 5 (9.62%) HTML5
5 5 (9.62%) Spring
5 5 (9.62%) JSF
5 5 (9.62%) CSS3
6 4 (7.69%) WPF
7 3 (5.77%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.54%) NHS
2 2 (3.85%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.92%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 9 (17.31%) Windows
2 8 (15.38%) UNIX
3 4 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (7.69%) HPUX
3 4 (7.69%) Linux
3 4 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (5.77%) Solaris
4 3 (5.77%) AIX
4 3 (5.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.92%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.92%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.92%) SUSE
5 1 (1.92%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (23.08%) Migration
3 11 (21.15%) Validation
4 9 (17.31%) Data Migration
5 8 (15.38%) ITIL
6 7 (13.46%) Data Modelling
7 6 (11.54%) OOD
7 6 (11.54%) Scrum
8 5 (9.62%) ETL
8 5 (9.62%) TDD
8 5 (9.62%) Data Management
8 5 (9.62%) Data Analysis
8 5 (9.62%) RUP
8 5 (9.62%) UML
8 5 (9.62%) OOP
8 5 (9.62%) OOA/OOD
8 5 (9.62%) BDD
8 5 (9.62%) Metadata Management
9 4 (7.69%) Data Cleansing
10 3 (5.77%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 12 (23.08%) SQL
2 11 (21.15%) C#
3 8 (15.38%) T-SQL
3 8 (15.38%) VB
4 7 (13.46%) JavaScript
5 6 (11.54%) Java
6 5 (9.62%) VBA
6 5 (9.62%) Scala
7 4 (7.69%) VB6
8 3 (5.77%) Shell Script
8 3 (5.77%) Perl
8 3 (5.77%) PL/SQL
8 3 (5.77%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.92%) VBScript
9 1 (1.92%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (15.38%) Degree
2 5 (9.62%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (5.77%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (3.85%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.85%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.92%) PMP
5 1 (1.92%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.62%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.92%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.92%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (9.62%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (5.77%) Unicenter
2 3 (5.77%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 21 (40.38%) Oracle
2 12 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 8 (15.38%) HP
4 5 (9.62%) JBoss
4 5 (9.62%) Talend
5 4 (7.69%) VocaLink
5 4 (7.69%) VMware
6 3 (5.77%) Red Hat
6 3 (5.77%) CA
6 3 (5.77%) Sybase
7 2 (3.85%) Business Objects
7 2 (3.85%) Informatica
7 2 (3.85%) Planview
8 1 (1.92%) TIBCO
8 1 (1.92%) Cognos
8 1 (1.92%) NetApp
8 1 (1.92%) SAP
Preston, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
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