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 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 12 4 19
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +15
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 37 46 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 9.00% 15.54% 8.12%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 36.27% 68.66% 31.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 25 13
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£319 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £338 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £324
% change year-on-year
- +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
Average hourly rate £24.20 £33.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +53.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.89 £33.00 £17.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.51 £33.00 £27.64
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £30.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +16.59%
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
102 67 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 24.82% 22.64% 25.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 39 58
Average daily rate £375 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £210 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £347 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 7
Average hourly rate £15.06 £32.75 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.01% +48.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.61 £32.55 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.68 £32.95 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.75 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-7.31% +6.03%

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 August 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 August 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 August 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 -8 14 £270 -10.00% 4
Blackpool - 6 £375 - 4
Lancaster -2 5 £400 +77.77%
Blackburn -1 1 - - 4
Chorley - 1 £209 - 2
Burnley - - - -
Lytham St Annes - - - - 1
Morecambe - - - -
Ormskirk - - - -
Skelmersdale - - - -
SQL Server
North West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 24 (36.92%) Oracle
3 22 (33.85%) .NET
3 22 (33.85%) SQL
4 18 (27.69%) Microsoft
4 18 (27.69%) Migration
5 16 (24.62%) Business Intelligence
5 16 (24.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 15 (23.08%) T-SQL
6 15 (23.08%) C#
7 14 (21.54%) Finance
8 13 (20.00%) MS Excel
8 13 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
9 12 (18.46%) SharePoint
9 12 (18.46%) VB
10 11 (16.92%) Scrum
10 11 (16.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 10 (15.38%) Data Migration
11 10 (15.38%) Validation
11 10 (15.38%) Data Modelling
11 10 (15.38%) Web Services
12 9 (13.85%) ITIL
12 9 (13.85%) Windows
12 9 (13.85%) Degree
13 8 (12.31%) jQuery
13 8 (12.31%) SQL Server 2008
13 8 (12.31%) ETL
13 8 (12.31%) JavaScript
14 7 (10.77%) UNIX
14 7 (10.77%) ASP.NET

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 12 (18.46%) SharePoint
2 6 (9.23%) WebLogic
3 5 (7.69%) Tomcat
3 5 (7.69%) MQSeries
3 5 (7.69%) CMS
3 5 (7.69%) Escenic
3 5 (7.69%) Adobe CQ
3 5 (7.69%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.08%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.08%) IIS
5 1 (1.54%) Apache
5 1 (1.54%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.54%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 13 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.15%) InfoPath
3 3 (4.62%) MS Project
3 3 (4.62%) MS Office
4 1 (1.54%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.54%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.54%) SaaS
1 1 (1.54%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.08%) PuTTY
1 2 (3.08%) Firewall
1 2 (3.08%) Intranet
1 2 (3.08%) FTP
1 2 (3.08%) HTTP
1 2 (3.08%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.54%) LAN
2 1 (1.54%) WAN
2 1 (1.54%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 16 (24.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (16.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 8 (12.31%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (10.77%) Relational Database
7 6 (9.23%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (9.23%) RDBMS
8 5 (7.69%) MySQL
8 5 (7.69%) Hadoop
8 5 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (7.69%) Big Data
9 4 (6.15%) Oracle Database
9 4 (6.15%) PowerCenter
10 3 (4.62%) OLAP
10 3 (4.62%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (4.62%) Data Mart
11 2 (3.08%) Oracle OLAP
12 1 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (1.54%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 6 (9.23%) Talend Open Studio
2 4 (6.15%) ERwin
2 4 (6.15%) Rational Rose
3 2 (3.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.08%) LoadRunner
3 2 (3.08%) Toad
4 1 (1.54%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.54%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.54%) T4 Templates
4 1 (1.54%) MSBuild
4 1 (1.54%) Subversion
General
1 14 (21.54%) Finance
2 4 (6.15%) Banking
2 4 (6.15%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.62%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.62%) Marketing
4 1 (1.54%) Local Government
4 1 (1.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (46.15%) Developer
2 19 (29.23%) Analyst
3 7 (10.77%) Data Analyst
3 7 (10.77%) .NET Developer
4 5 (7.69%) Java Developer
4 5 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (7.69%) Senior Developer
4 5 (7.69%) Programmer
4 5 (7.69%) Senior Programmer
4 5 (7.69%) Senior Java Programmer
4 5 (7.69%) Java Programmer
4 5 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
4 5 (7.69%) Developer Analyst
5 4 (6.15%) SQL DBA
5 4 (6.15%) Architect
5 4 (6.15%) Consultant
5 4 (6.15%) DBA
6 3 (4.62%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (4.62%) Project Manager
6 3 (4.62%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (33.85%) .NET
2 10 (15.38%) Web Services
3 8 (12.31%) jQuery
4 7 (10.77%) ASP.NET
5 6 (9.23%) Ajax
5 6 (9.23%) WPF
5 6 (9.23%) XML
5 6 (9.23%) CSS
5 6 (9.23%) HTML
6 5 (7.69%) J2EE
6 5 (7.69%) Struts
6 5 (7.69%) EJB
6 5 (7.69%) Java RMI
6 5 (7.69%) LAMP
6 5 (7.69%) HTML5
6 5 (7.69%) CSS3
6 5 (7.69%) Ruby on Rails
6 5 (7.69%) Spring
6 5 (7.69%) JSF
6 5 (7.69%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.23%) NHS
2 1 (1.54%) Informatics
2 1 (1.54%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.85%) Windows
2 7 (10.77%) UNIX
3 4 (6.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (6.15%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (6.15%) HPUX
3 4 (6.15%) Linux
4 3 (4.62%) Solaris
4 3 (4.62%) AIX
4 3 (4.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.54%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.54%) SUSE
5 1 (1.54%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.54%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (27.69%) Migration
2 16 (24.62%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (16.92%) Scrum
4 10 (15.38%) Data Migration
4 10 (15.38%) Validation
4 10 (15.38%) Data Modelling
5 9 (13.85%) ITIL
6 8 (12.31%) ETL
7 7 (10.77%) Data Management
8 6 (9.23%) Data Analysis
8 6 (9.23%) Data Cleansing
8 6 (9.23%) Time Management
8 6 (9.23%) Metadata Management
8 6 (9.23%) OOD
9 5 (7.69%) UML
9 5 (7.69%) OOP
9 5 (7.69%) OOA/OOD
9 5 (7.69%) RUP
9 5 (7.69%) MVVM
9 5 (7.69%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 22 (33.85%) SQL
2 15 (23.08%) T-SQL
2 15 (23.08%) C#
3 12 (18.46%) VB
4 8 (12.31%) JavaScript
5 6 (9.23%) PL/SQL
5 6 (9.23%) Java
5 6 (9.23%) VB.NET
6 5 (7.69%) VBA
6 5 (7.69%) Shell Script
6 5 (7.69%) Scala
7 4 (6.15%) VB6
7 4 (6.15%) VBScript
8 3 (4.62%) Perl
9 2 (3.08%) XAML
10 1 (1.54%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (13.85%) Degree
2 6 (9.23%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (7.69%) Security Cleared
4 4 (6.15%) SC Cleared
5 3 (4.62%) DV Cleared
6 2 (3.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (3.08%) MCSE
7 1 (1.54%) PMP
7 1 (1.54%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.69%) QA
2 1 (1.54%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.54%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.54%) vSphere
1 1 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.54%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (6.15%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (4.62%) Unicenter
2 3 (4.62%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 24 (36.92%) Oracle
2 18 (27.69%) Microsoft
3 7 (10.77%) HP
4 6 (9.23%) Talend
5 5 (7.69%) JBoss
5 5 (7.69%) CA
6 4 (6.15%) VocaLink
6 4 (6.15%) Informatica
7 3 (4.62%) Sybase
7 3 (4.62%) Red Hat
7 3 (4.62%) VMware
8 2 (3.08%) Planview
9 1 (1.54%) SAP
9 1 (1.54%) Cognos
9 1 (1.54%) TIBCO
9 1 (1.54%) NetApp
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