The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 14 20 11
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -9
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 157 113 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 8.48% 6.95% 12.05%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 37.38% 30.38% 56.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 91 102
Median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £250 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £450 £421
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Median hourly rate £27.50 £19.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.73% +15.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -2.17%
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 Manchester region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
420 372 266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 22.68% 22.89% 21.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 267 171
Median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 5
Median hourly rate £27.50 £19.00 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.73% +1.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.10 £14.80 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £19.60 £30.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.25 £28.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+2.63% -

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester 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 Manchester

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

SQL Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

SQL Server
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Stockport -9 5 £338 -3.91% 4
Bury 0 4 £350 +59.09% 2
Salford -3 3 £300 -8.39% 1
Bolton -6 2 £300 -7.69% 9
SQL Server
North West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 132 (51.97%) .NET
2 113 (44.49%) C#
3 96 (37.80%) SQL
4 92 (36.22%) MVC
5 84 (33.07%) ASP.NET
6 82 (32.28%) JavaScript
7 67 (26.38%) Microsoft
7 67 (26.38%) Agile Software Development
8 58 (22.83%) jQuery
9 52 (20.47%) HTML
10 49 (19.29%) ASP.NET MVC
11 44 (17.32%) CSS
11 44 (17.32%) Windows
12 37 (14.57%) Oracle
13 36 (14.17%) T-SQL
14 34 (13.39%) Business Intelligence
14 34 (13.39%) Active Directory
15 33 (12.99%) Web Development
16 31 (12.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 31 (12.20%) AngularJS
16 31 (12.20%) Windows Server
17 30 (11.81%) Migration
17 30 (11.81%) VMware
18 29 (11.42%) Scrum
19 28 (11.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 27 (10.63%) TDD
20 27 (10.63%) MS Excel
21 26 (10.24%) ETL
21 26 (10.24%) Citrix
22 22 (8.66%) Team Foundation Server

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 12 (4.72%) SharePoint
2 8 (3.15%) CMS
3 5 (1.97%) IIS
3 5 (1.97%) Skype for Business
3 5 (1.97%) WebSphere
4 4 (1.57%) MS Exchange
4 4 (1.57%) Umbraco
5 3 (1.18%) JBoss
5 3 (1.18%) SAS
5 3 (1.18%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.79%) EPiServer CMS
6 2 (0.79%) GlassFish
6 2 (0.79%) Mule
6 2 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.79%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.79%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.39%) CICS
7 1 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.39%) WordPress
Applications
1 27 (10.63%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.15%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (2.76%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (1.97%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.39%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.39%) nopCommerce
3 1 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.39%) Oracle Payroll
3 1 (0.39%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.39%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.97%) Office 365
3 4 (1.57%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.18%) Google Analytics
4 3 (1.18%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.39%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.39%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.72%) NetScaler
2 11 (4.33%) Firewall
3 10 (3.94%) DHCP
3 10 (3.94%) DNS
3 10 (3.94%) SAN
4 9 (3.54%) VLAN
5 7 (2.76%) TCP/IP
6 5 (1.97%) LAN
6 5 (1.97%) Network Security
6 5 (1.97%) WAN
7 4 (1.57%) SMTP
7 4 (1.57%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (1.18%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (1.18%) HTTP
8 3 (1.18%) IP Telephony
8 3 (1.18%) Unified Communications
8 3 (1.18%) VoIP
9 2 (0.79%) FTP
9 2 (0.79%) WinSCP
10 1 (0.39%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (12.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 28 (11.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (5.91%) SQL Server 2012
4 14 (5.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 13 (5.12%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (4.72%) MongoDB
6 12 (4.72%) Oracle Database
7 11 (4.33%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (3.15%) Relational Database
8 8 (3.15%) SQL Server 2014
9 7 (2.76%) DataStage
9 7 (2.76%) NoSQL
9 7 (2.76%) Oracle Database 11g
9 7 (2.76%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (2.36%) MySQL
11 4 (1.57%) DB2
11 4 (1.57%) Power BI
11 4 (1.57%) Redis
11 4 (1.57%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (1.18%) SAS Visual Analytics
Development Applications
1 22 (8.66%) Team Foundation Server
2 20 (7.87%) Visual Studio
3 14 (5.51%) Selenium
4 9 (3.54%) Git (software)
4 9 (3.54%) JIRA
5 7 (2.76%) Jenkins
5 7 (2.76%) Mocha
6 6 (2.36%) Cucumber
7 5 (1.97%) Mercurial
7 5 (1.97%) SpecFlow
8 4 (1.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 3 (1.18%) HP UFT
9 3 (1.18%) LoadRunner
9 3 (1.18%) NUnit
9 3 (1.18%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (1.18%) Subversion
10 2 (0.79%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.79%) MorphX
10 2 (0.79%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.79%) Toad
General
1 21 (8.27%) Finance
2 7 (2.76%) Manufacturing
2 7 (2.76%) Retail
3 6 (2.36%) Advertising
3 6 (2.36%) Marketing
4 2 (0.79%) Back Office
4 2 (0.79%) Banking
4 2 (0.79%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (0.39%) Legal
5 1 (0.39%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 151 (59.45%) Developer
2 57 (22.44%) .NET Developer
3 54 (21.26%) C# Developer
4 35 (13.78%) C# .NET Developer
4 35 (13.78%) SQL Developer
5 34 (13.39%) Analyst
6 27 (10.63%) ASP.NET Developer
7 26 (10.24%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 23 (9.06%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 17 (6.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 17 (6.69%) Web Developer
10 15 (5.91%) Citrix Specialist
11 12 (4.72%) Data Analyst
11 12 (4.72%) SQL Analyst
11 12 (4.72%) SQL Server Developer
12 9 (3.54%) Senior Developer
13 8 (3.15%) C# Web Developer
13 8 (3.15%) DBA
13 8 (3.15%) SQL Server Analyst
14 7 (2.76%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (51.97%) .NET
2 84 (33.07%) ASP.NET
3 58 (22.83%) jQuery
4 52 (20.47%) HTML
5 49 (19.29%) ASP.NET MVC
6 44 (17.32%) CSS
7 31 (12.20%) AngularJS
8 22 (8.66%) Web Services
9 20 (7.87%) WCF
10 18 (7.09%) .NET Framework
10 18 (7.09%) ASP.NET Web API
11 17 (6.69%) Entity Framework
11 17 (6.69%) HTML5
12 14 (5.51%) RabbitMQ
12 14 (5.51%) XML
13 13 (5.12%) CSS3
14 12 (4.72%) RESTful
15 10 (3.94%) JSON
16 9 (3.54%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 9 (3.54%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.12%) Data Centre
1 13 (5.12%) Fat Client
1 13 (5.12%) Thin Client
2 8 (3.15%) NHS
3 5 (1.97%) Computer Science
3 5 (1.97%) Digital Media
3 5 (1.97%) Visualisation
4 3 (1.18%) Cryptography
4 3 (1.18%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (1.18%) iPad
4 3 (1.18%) Life Science
4 3 (1.18%) Replication
5 2 (0.79%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (0.79%) Clustering
5 2 (0.79%) Data Integration
5 2 (0.79%) Data Structures
5 2 (0.79%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.39%) FlexPod
6 1 (0.39%) FMCG
6 1 (0.39%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 44 (17.32%) Windows
2 31 (12.20%) Windows Server
3 20 (7.87%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (7.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (6.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (2.76%) Unix
7 4 (1.57%) Linux
8 2 (0.79%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.39%) AIX
9 1 (0.39%) HPUX
9 1 (0.39%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (36.22%) MVC
2 67 (26.38%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (13.39%) Business Intelligence
4 33 (12.99%) Web Development
5 30 (11.81%) Migration
6 29 (11.42%) Scrum
7 27 (10.63%) TDD
8 26 (10.24%) ETL
9 18 (7.09%) Application Packaging
10 17 (6.69%) BDD
10 17 (6.69%) Unit Testing
11 16 (6.30%) Data Migration
11 16 (6.30%) ERP
12 11 (4.33%) CRM
12 11 (4.33%) SDLC
13 9 (3.54%) Data Modelling
13 9 (3.54%) E-Commerce
13 9 (3.54%) OOP
14 8 (3.15%) Stakeholder Management
14 8 (3.15%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 113 (44.49%) C#
2 96 (37.80%) SQL
3 82 (32.28%) JavaScript
4 36 (14.17%) T-SQL
5 12 (4.72%) Java
6 11 (4.33%) VB.NET
7 8 (3.15%) PowerShell
8 7 (2.76%) PHP
9 3 (1.18%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.79%) Ruby
10 2 (0.79%) VB
10 2 (0.79%) X++
11 1 (0.39%) C
11 1 (0.39%) C++
11 1 (0.39%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 7 (2.76%) Degree
2 5 (1.97%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.18%) MCSE
3 3 (1.18%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.79%) CCNA
4 2 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (0.79%) DV Cleared
4 2 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.39%) CCNP
5 1 (0.39%) CNE
5 1 (0.39%) ISEB
5 1 (0.39%) MCDST
5 1 (0.39%) MCITP
5 1 (0.39%) MCP
5 1 (0.39%) MCSA
5 1 (0.39%) MCTS
5 1 (0.39%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (0.39%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.91%) QA
2 1 (0.39%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (13.39%) Active Directory
2 13 (5.12%) Microsoft App-V
3 12 (4.72%) XenApp
4 8 (3.15%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 8 (3.15%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (2.76%) Docker
6 4 (1.57%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.39%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.39%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.39%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.39%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (1.97%) SCCM
2 2 (0.79%) DameWare
2 2 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.79%) ServiceCenter
2 2 (0.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.39%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.39%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.39%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (0.39%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 67 (26.38%) Microsoft
2 37 (14.57%) Oracle
3 30 (11.81%) VMware
4 26 (10.24%) Citrix
5 19 (7.48%) HP
6 16 (6.30%) AppSense
7 13 (5.12%) Wyse
8 11 (4.33%) IBM
9 10 (3.94%) Cisco
9 10 (3.94%) SAP
10 7 (2.76%) Sitecore
11 4 (1.57%) Cognos
11 4 (1.57%) Twitter
12 3 (1.18%) Facebook
12 3 (1.18%) Google
12 3 (1.18%) WorldPay
13 2 (0.79%) EPiServer
13 2 (0.79%) LexisNexis
13 2 (0.79%) Sybase
13 2 (0.79%) Tableau
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