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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
North West / Lancashire
Rank 9 20 8
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -12
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 36 33 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 14.01% 7.38% 12.16%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 48.65% 25.19% 41.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 29 33
Median daily rate £311 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £209 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £460 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £43.00 - £70.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.52 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+55.41% -24.93%

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
74 131 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 28.79% 29.31% 29.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 93 80
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 24 5
Median hourly rate £43.00 £43.00 £46.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.30 £38.63 £36.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £66.54 £70.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +11 8 £525 +16.66% 2
Blackburn - 5 £375 - 3
Preston -7 4 £265 +26.19% 4
Chorley - 2 £288 - 3
SQL Server
North West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 34 (52.31%) .NET
2 30 (46.15%) C#
2 30 (46.15%) SQL
3 23 (35.38%) ASP.NET
4 20 (30.77%) MVC
5 19 (29.23%) Web Services
5 19 (29.23%) Windows
5 19 (29.23%) JavaScript
6 18 (27.69%) Microsoft
7 15 (23.08%) XML
7 15 (23.08%) Oracle
8 14 (21.54%) SQL Server 2008
9 13 (20.00%) Relational Database
10 12 (18.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 12 (18.46%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (18.46%) CSS
10 12 (18.46%) HTML
11 11 (16.92%) SQL Server 2012
12 10 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 10 (15.38%) Visual Studio
12 10 (15.38%) SharePoint
12 10 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
12 10 (15.38%) Finance
13 9 (13.85%) MongoDB
13 9 (13.85%) NoSQL
14 8 (12.31%) Windows Server
15 7 (10.77%) J2EE
15 7 (10.77%) VB.NET
15 7 (10.77%) DB2
15 7 (10.77%) ITIL

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 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 6 (9.23%) IIS
2 6 (9.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (6.15%) Apache
3 4 (6.15%) SAS
3 4 (6.15%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (4.62%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (3.08%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.54%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.54%) CMS
6 1 (1.54%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (3.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.54%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (3.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.54%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.54%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.15%) Office 365
2 1 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.54%) PaaS
2 1 (1.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.62%) DHCP
1 3 (4.62%) DNS
1 3 (4.62%) HTTP
2 2 (3.08%) Firewall
2 2 (3.08%) Intranet
2 2 (3.08%) IP Telephony
2 2 (3.08%) NAS
2 2 (3.08%) SAN
3 1 (1.54%) DSL
3 1 (1.54%) Internet
3 1 (1.54%) iSCSI
3 1 (1.54%) MPLS
3 1 (1.54%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (1.54%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (21.54%) SQL Server 2008
2 13 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 12 (18.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (16.92%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (13.85%) MongoDB
6 9 (13.85%) NoSQL
7 7 (10.77%) DB2
7 7 (10.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (9.23%) Big Data
8 6 (9.23%) MySQL
9 4 (6.15%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (4.62%) CouchDB
10 3 (4.62%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (4.62%) Neo4j
10 3 (4.62%) Oracle Database
10 3 (4.62%) RDBMS
10 3 (4.62%) Riak
11 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2014
12 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 10 (15.38%) Visual Studio
2 4 (6.15%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (4.62%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.08%) Subversion
5 1 (1.54%) Mercurial
General
1 10 (15.38%) Finance
2 4 (6.15%) Advertising
2 4 (6.15%) Manufacturing
2 4 (6.15%) Retail
3 2 (3.08%) Banking
3 2 (3.08%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.54%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 37 (56.92%) Developer
2 25 (38.46%) .NET Developer
3 15 (23.08%) C# Developer
4 13 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (13.85%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 8 (12.31%) Architect
7 7 (10.77%) SQL Developer
8 6 (9.23%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (7.69%) Administrator
9 5 (7.69%) Consultant
9 5 (7.69%) Software Engineer
10 4 (6.15%) DBA
10 4 (6.15%) Delphi Software Engineer
10 4 (6.15%) Java Developer
10 4 (6.15%) SQL DBA
10 4 (6.15%) SQL Server Developer
11 3 (4.62%) Applications Support
11 3 (4.62%) Full Stack Developer
11 3 (4.62%) SharePoint Developer
12 2 (3.08%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (52.31%) .NET
2 23 (35.38%) ASP.NET
3 19 (29.23%) Web Services
4 15 (23.08%) XML
5 12 (18.46%) CSS
5 12 (18.46%) HTML
6 7 (10.77%) J2EE
7 6 (9.23%) .NET Framework
7 6 (9.23%) Ajax
7 6 (9.23%) JSON
7 6 (9.23%) Middleware
7 6 (9.23%) SOAP
8 5 (7.69%) jQuery
9 4 (6.15%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (6.15%) LINQ
9 4 (6.15%) WCF
10 3 (4.62%) AngularJS
10 3 (4.62%) KnockoutJS
10 3 (4.62%) REST
10 3 (4.62%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.15%) Clustering
3 2 (3.08%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.08%) iPad
3 2 (3.08%) Life Science
3 2 (3.08%) Wiki
4 1 (1.54%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Licensing
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle Licensing
4 1 (1.54%) PKI
4 1 (1.54%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (29.23%) Windows
2 8 (12.31%) Windows Server
3 7 (10.77%) Linux
4 6 (9.23%) AIX
4 6 (9.23%) Unix
5 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.54%) CentOS
6 1 (1.54%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (30.77%) MVC
2 12 (18.46%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (10.77%) ITIL
4 7 (10.77%) Software Engineering
5 6 (9.23%) SOA
6 5 (7.69%) Microservices
6 5 (7.69%) TDD
7 4 (6.15%) ETL
7 4 (6.15%) OO
8 3 (4.62%) BDD
8 3 (4.62%) CRM
8 3 (4.62%) Migration
8 3 (4.62%) OOD
8 3 (4.62%) Pair Programming
8 3 (4.62%) Project Management
8 3 (4.62%) Regression Testing
8 3 (4.62%) Release Management
8 3 (4.62%) Scrum
8 3 (4.62%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 30 (46.15%) C#
1 30 (46.15%) SQL
2 19 (29.23%) JavaScript
3 7 (10.77%) VB.NET
4 6 (9.23%) Java
4 6 (9.23%) PowerShell
4 6 (9.23%) T-SQL
5 4 (6.15%) Delphi
6 3 (4.62%) Python
6 3 (4.62%) Ruby
6 3 (4.62%) VB
7 2 (3.08%) Groovy
7 2 (3.08%) PHP
7 2 (3.08%) Scala
7 2 (3.08%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.54%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.54%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (6.15%) Degree
3 3 (4.62%) MCSE
3 3 (4.62%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.08%) MCITP
5 1 (1.54%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.54%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (1.54%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.54%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.54%) HNC
5 1 (1.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.54%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.62%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.54%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 2 (3.08%) Backup Exec
1 2 (3.08%) Failover Clustering
1 2 (3.08%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 2 (3.08%) WSUS
2 1 (1.54%) vMotion
Vendors
1 18 (27.69%) Microsoft
2 15 (23.08%) Oracle
3 6 (9.23%) VMware
4 2 (3.08%) DataFlux
4 2 (3.08%) Kaseya
4 2 (3.08%) Kaspersky
4 2 (3.08%) Sage
4 2 (3.08%) SAP
4 2 (3.08%) SolarWinds
4 2 (3.08%) Symantec
5 1 (1.54%) Avaya
5 1 (1.54%) Cisco
5 1 (1.54%) Citrix
5 1 (1.54%) Cognos
5 1 (1.54%) Dell
5 1 (1.54%) DevExpress
5 1 (1.54%) HP
5 1 (1.54%) IBM
5 1 (1.54%) NETGEAR
5 1 (1.54%) SonicWALL
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