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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 17 28 2
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -26
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 32 26 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 8.31% 5.34% 21.05%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 32.00% 29.55% 78.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 8 34
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£425 £390 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £318 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £401 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £15.06 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -52.19%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £23.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+3.26% -8.00%
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
100 88 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 25.97% 18.07% 26.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 51 42
Average daily rate £375 £390 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £299 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £745 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £23.15 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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 3 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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
Blackpool +11 10 £425 +30.76% 4
Preston -1 9 £513 - 7
Blackburn +5 6 £275 - 5
Burnley -5 1 - - 1
SQL Server
North West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 40 (60.61%) SQL
2 22 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 21 (31.82%) Microsoft
3 21 (31.82%) C#
4 19 (28.79%) T-SQL
5 18 (27.27%) .NET
6 17 (25.76%) Oracle
7 14 (21.21%) ASP.NET
7 14 (21.21%) Security Cleared
7 14 (21.21%) Migration
8 12 (18.18%) Windows
8 12 (18.18%) Visual Studio
9 11 (16.67%) JavaScript
9 11 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (13.64%) Active Directory
10 9 (13.64%) SAP
10 9 (13.64%) MS Excel
10 9 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 9 (13.64%) Data Mapping
10 9 (13.64%) SC Cleared
10 9 (13.64%) jQuery
10 9 (13.64%) PowerShell
10 9 (13.64%) SQL Server 2012
11 8 (12.12%) Spreadsheet
11 8 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
11 8 (12.12%) .NET Framework
11 8 (12.12%) VMware
11 8 (12.12%) VMware ESX
11 8 (12.12%) Data Warehouse

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 8 (12.12%) MS Exchange
2 5 (7.58%) SharePoint
3 4 (6.06%) IIS
4 3 (4.55%) MQSeries
5 2 (3.03%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (3.03%) Umbraco
5 2 (3.03%) Node.js
6 1 (1.52%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.52%) JBoss
Applications
1 9 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 8 (12.12%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (4.55%) MS Visio
4 2 (3.03%) InfoPath
4 2 (3.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (7.58%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 4 (6.06%) SAP HCM
3 1 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.52%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.06%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 9 (13.64%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (12.12%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (10.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (7.58%) DTS
6 5 (7.58%) SQL Server 2000
6 5 (7.58%) Cognos Report Studio
6 5 (7.58%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 4 (6.06%) Oracle Database
7 4 (6.06%) Relational Database
8 2 (3.03%) Cognos Query Studio
8 2 (3.03%) Cognos Analysis Studio
8 2 (3.03%) Cognos Transformer
8 2 (3.03%) RDBMS
8 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (3.03%) NoSQL
9 1 (1.52%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 12 (18.18%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.03%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.52%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 6 (9.09%) Finance
2 2 (3.03%) Aerospace
2 2 (3.03%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 33 (50.00%) Developer
2 18 (27.27%) Analyst
3 13 (19.70%) Data Analyst
4 9 (13.64%) .NET Developer
5 8 (12.12%) SQL Developer
5 8 (12.12%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 6 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (7.58%) Cognos Developer
7 5 (7.58%) Cognos BI Developer
8 4 (6.06%) Data Migration Analyst
8 4 (6.06%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (3.03%) C# Developer
9 2 (3.03%) Java Developer
9 2 (3.03%) DBA
9 2 (3.03%) Applications Developer
9 2 (3.03%) Programmer
9 2 (3.03%) Support Engineer
9 2 (3.03%) 3rd Line Support
9 2 (3.03%) Lead Developer
9 2 (3.03%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (27.27%) .NET
2 14 (21.21%) ASP.NET
3 9 (13.64%) jQuery
4 8 (12.12%) .NET Framework
5 6 (9.09%) Entity Framework
6 5 (7.58%) CSS
6 5 (7.58%) Web Services
6 5 (7.58%) HTML
6 5 (7.58%) WCF
7 3 (4.55%) WPF
7 3 (4.55%) XML
7 3 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (3.03%) HTML5
8 2 (3.03%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (3.03%) CSS3
8 2 (3.03%) PhoneGap
8 2 (3.03%) WinForms
8 2 (3.03%) Classic ASP
8 2 (3.03%) RESTful
9 1 (1.52%) Java EE 5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.06%) Data Structures
2 3 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.55%) Mainframe
3 2 (3.03%) Replication
3 2 (3.03%) Tandem
3 2 (3.03%) NHS
4 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (1.52%) Statistics
4 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.52%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (18.18%) Windows
2 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (21.21%) Migration
2 11 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (13.64%) Data Mapping
4 8 (12.12%) MVC
5 7 (10.61%) ETL
6 6 (9.09%) Data Modelling
6 6 (9.09%) Data Analysis
6 6 (9.09%) Data Migration
7 5 (7.58%) ERP
8 4 (6.06%) TDD
8 4 (6.06%) ETL Development
9 3 (4.55%) SDLC
9 3 (4.55%) Data Management
9 3 (4.55%) Validation
10 2 (3.03%) Workflow
10 2 (3.03%) CRM
10 2 (3.03%) Software Engineering
10 2 (3.03%) Data Transformation
10 2 (3.03%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (60.61%) SQL
2 21 (31.82%) C#
3 19 (28.79%) T-SQL
4 11 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 9 (13.64%) PowerShell
6 4 (6.06%) VBScript
7 3 (4.55%) PL/SQL
7 3 (4.55%) VB.NET
8 2 (3.03%) VBA
8 2 (3.03%) Ruby
8 2 (3.03%) Java
9 1 (1.52%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (21.21%) Security Cleared
2 9 (13.64%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.06%) Degree
4 1 (1.52%) OCAJ
4 1 (1.52%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.52%) OCP
4 1 (1.52%) OCA
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.52%) HL7
System Software
1 9 (13.64%) Active Directory
2 8 (12.12%) VMware ESX
2 8 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 21 (31.82%) Microsoft
2 17 (25.76%) Oracle
3 9 (13.64%) SAP
4 8 (12.12%) Citrix
4 8 (12.12%) VMware
5 5 (7.58%) Baan
5 5 (7.58%) Cognos
6 4 (6.06%) PeopleSoft
7 3 (4.55%) IBM
8 2 (3.03%) Nintex
9 1 (1.52%) Infor
9 1 (1.52%) Talend
Colne, Lancashire
Broady Limited
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Connectus
Rate: £600 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Blackburn
Venturi
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago