The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Macclesfield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 17 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 3 8 5
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 7 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Macclesfield 17.07% 3.57% 19.15%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 100.00% 100.00% 90.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 8
Average daily rate
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£325 £200 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.50% -41.17%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.04% +4.54%
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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 Macclesfield region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Macclesfield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
7 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Macclesfield 17.07% 3.57% 21.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 8
Average daily rate £325 £200 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.50% -41.17%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £347 £335
% change year-on-year
+0.86% +3.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -3.22%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Macclesfield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Macclesfield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Macclesfield

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Macclesfield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server across the Macclesfield region.

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Macclesfield

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Macclesfield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Macclesfield region.

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Macclesfield

SQL Server
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Macclesfield

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Macclesfield 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 (95.45%) .NET
2 13 (59.09%) WinForms
3 9 (40.91%) C#
3 9 (40.91%) Web Services
4 8 (36.36%) Windows
4 8 (36.36%) VB
4 8 (36.36%) Back Office
5 7 (31.82%) Resource Management
6 4 (18.18%) SQL
7 1 (4.55%) Dojo
7 1 (4.55%) jQuery
7 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
7 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
7 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (4.55%) Data Analysis
7 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
7 1 (4.55%) IIS
7 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
7 1 (4.55%) OO
7 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
7 1 (4.55%) Microsoft

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Macclesfield by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Macclesfield 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 1 (4.55%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (36.36%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Team Leader
1 10 (45.45%) Development Team Leader
2 9 (40.91%) Developer
3 8 (36.36%) .NET Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Software Team Leader
4 4 (18.18%) .NET Team Leader
4 4 (18.18%) Software Development Team Leader
5 3 (13.64%) Software Developer
5 3 (13.64%) .NET Software Developer
6 1 (4.55%) C# Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Data Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (95.45%) .NET
2 13 (59.09%) WinForms
3 9 (40.91%) Web Services
4 1 (4.55%) Dojo
4 1 (4.55%) jQuery
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Resource Management
2 1 (4.55%) Data Analysis
2 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
2 1 (4.55%) OO
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) C#
2 8 (36.36%) VB
3 4 (18.18%) SQL
4 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft