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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 24 16 10
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -6
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 109 110 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 6.13% 7.37% 10.97%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 31.32% 32.93% 54.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 85 78
Median daily rate £345 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.15% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £446 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 2
Median hourly rate £27.50 £19.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.73% +40.74%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £23.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+40.45% -7.00%
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 Manchester region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
348 334 255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 19.57% 22.37% 20.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 230 142
Median daily rate £375 £363 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £271 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 11
Median hourly rate £27.50 £19.00 £19.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.73% -4.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.10 £14.50 £9.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £19.50 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.27 £26.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+20.26% -13.33%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 7 £338 - 7
Bury +2 4 £350 +59.09%
Salford -4 3 £300 -30.23%
SQL Server
North West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 122 (57.82%) .NET
2 103 (48.82%) C#
3 84 (39.81%) MVC
4 79 (37.44%) JavaScript
4 79 (37.44%) ASP.NET
5 77 (36.49%) SQL
6 60 (28.44%) Agile Software Development
7 51 (24.17%) HTML
8 45 (21.33%) CSS
8 45 (21.33%) jQuery
9 43 (20.38%) Microsoft
10 41 (19.43%) ASP.NET MVC
11 34 (16.11%) Windows
12 33 (15.64%) Web Development
13 31 (14.69%) T-SQL
14 30 (14.22%) AngularJS
15 28 (13.27%) TDD
16 26 (12.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 26 (12.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 26 (12.32%) Active Directory
16 26 (12.32%) Business Intelligence
17 25 (11.85%) Scrum
18 24 (11.37%) Oracle
19 22 (10.43%) Windows Server
20 21 (9.95%) Windows Server 2012
20 21 (9.95%) HP
20 21 (9.95%) Citrix
20 21 (9.95%) VMware
21 20 (9.48%) Migration
21 20 (9.48%) Visual Studio

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 10 (4.74%) SharePoint
2 8 (3.79%) CMS
3 5 (2.37%) IIS
4 3 (1.42%) EPiServer CMS
4 3 (1.42%) Umbraco
4 3 (1.42%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.95%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.95%) Mule
5 2 (0.95%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (0.95%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.47%) Confluence
6 1 (0.47%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.47%) nginx
6 1 (0.47%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.47%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.47%) WordPress
Applications
1 16 (7.58%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.95%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (0.95%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.47%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.47%) nopCommerce
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle Payroll
3 1 (0.47%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.47%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.95%) Office 365
3 1 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.47%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (0.47%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (0.47%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.47%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.47%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.47%) CloudFront
3 1 (0.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.64%) NetScaler
2 5 (2.37%) Network Security
3 3 (1.42%) Firewall
3 3 (1.42%) HTTP
3 3 (1.42%) LAN
3 3 (1.42%) SAN
3 3 (1.42%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.95%) FTP
4 2 (0.95%) WinSCP
5 1 (0.47%) DAB
5 1 (0.47%) DHCP
5 1 (0.47%) DNS
5 1 (0.47%) SSL
5 1 (0.47%) VLAN
5 1 (0.47%) VPN
5 1 (0.47%) WAN
5 1 (0.47%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (12.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 26 (12.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 15 (7.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 14 (6.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (5.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 10 (4.74%) MongoDB
5 10 (4.74%) Oracle Database
6 9 (4.27%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (4.27%) SQL Server 2014
7 7 (3.32%) DataStage
7 7 (3.32%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (3.32%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (2.84%) NoSQL
8 6 (2.84%) Relational Database
9 5 (2.37%) SQL Server 2000
10 4 (1.90%) DB2
10 4 (1.90%) Redis
11 3 (1.42%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (1.42%) Oracle Database 12c
11 3 (1.42%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 20 (9.48%) Visual Studio
2 19 (9.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (4.74%) Git (software)
4 9 (4.27%) Selenium
5 8 (3.79%) Jenkins
5 8 (3.79%) JIRA
6 7 (3.32%) Mocha
7 6 (2.84%) Subversion
8 4 (1.90%) Mercurial
9 3 (1.42%) Cucumber
9 3 (1.42%) NUnit
9 3 (1.42%) SpecFlow
9 3 (1.42%) Toad
10 2 (0.95%) HP UFT
10 2 (0.95%) LoadRunner
10 2 (0.95%) Moq
11 1 (0.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (0.47%) MSTest
11 1 (0.47%) Rhino Mocks
11 1 (0.47%) TeamCity
General
1 15 (7.11%) Finance
2 8 (3.79%) Retail
3 7 (3.32%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.90%) Advertising
5 2 (0.95%) Back Office
5 2 (0.95%) Banking
5 2 (0.95%) Corporate Banking
5 2 (0.95%) Marketing
6 1 (0.47%) Legal
6 1 (0.47%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 134 (63.51%) Developer
2 59 (27.96%) .NET Developer
3 43 (20.38%) C# Developer
4 31 (14.69%) C# .NET Developer
5 30 (14.22%) SQL Developer
6 21 (9.95%) ASP.NET Developer
7 19 (9.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 17 (8.06%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 16 (7.58%) Analyst
9 16 (7.58%) Citrix Specialist
10 14 (6.64%) Web Developer
11 12 (5.69%) DBA
11 12 (5.69%) SQL Server Developer
12 11 (5.21%) SQL DBA
13 10 (4.74%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 8 (3.79%) SQL Server DBA
15 7 (3.32%) Applications Support
15 7 (3.32%) Consultant
15 7 (3.32%) Node.js Developer
15 7 (3.32%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (57.82%) .NET
2 79 (37.44%) ASP.NET
3 51 (24.17%) HTML
4 45 (21.33%) CSS
4 45 (21.33%) jQuery
5 41 (19.43%) ASP.NET MVC
6 30 (14.22%) AngularJS
7 19 (9.00%) Web Services
8 17 (8.06%) .NET Framework
8 17 (8.06%) ASP.NET Web API
8 17 (8.06%) WCF
9 16 (7.58%) Entity Framework
10 13 (6.16%) RESTful
10 13 (6.16%) XML
11 12 (5.69%) RabbitMQ
12 11 (5.21%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 11 (5.21%) HTML5
13 10 (4.74%) CSS3
13 10 (4.74%) JSON
14 9 (4.27%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.16%) Fat Client
1 13 (6.16%) Thin Client
2 8 (3.79%) Data Centre
2 8 (3.79%) NHS
3 5 (2.37%) Computer Science
3 5 (2.37%) Digital Media
4 4 (1.90%) Inversion of Control
4 4 (1.90%) Replication
4 4 (1.90%) Visualisation
5 3 (1.42%) Clustering
5 3 (1.42%) iPad
5 3 (1.42%) Life Science
6 2 (0.95%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (0.95%) Cryptography
6 2 (0.95%) Data Extraction
6 2 (0.95%) Data Integration
6 2 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.95%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.47%) PKI
7 1 (0.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 34 (16.11%) Windows
2 22 (10.43%) Windows Server
3 21 (9.95%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (9.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (7.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (1.90%) Unix
7 3 (1.42%) Linux
8 2 (0.95%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.47%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (39.81%) MVC
2 60 (28.44%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (15.64%) Web Development
4 28 (13.27%) TDD
5 26 (12.32%) Business Intelligence
6 25 (11.85%) Scrum
7 20 (9.48%) Migration
8 19 (9.00%) Application Packaging
8 19 (9.00%) ETL
9 15 (7.11%) Unit Testing
10 13 (6.16%) BDD
11 11 (5.21%) CRM
11 11 (5.21%) ERP
12 10 (4.74%) Data Migration
12 10 (4.74%) SDLC
12 10 (4.74%) Time Management
13 9 (4.27%) OOP
14 8 (3.79%) OO
15 7 (3.32%) OOD
15 7 (3.32%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 103 (48.82%) C#
2 79 (37.44%) JavaScript
3 77 (36.49%) SQL
4 31 (14.69%) T-SQL
5 10 (4.74%) Java
6 9 (4.27%) PHP
7 8 (3.79%) VB.NET
8 5 (2.37%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.42%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.47%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.47%) C
10 1 (0.47%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 1 (0.47%) Python
10 1 (0.47%) Ruby
10 1 (0.47%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (3.32%) Degree
2 3 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.95%) CCNA
3 2 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (0.95%) MCSE
3 2 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.47%) CCNP
4 1 (0.47%) CNE
4 1 (0.47%) MCP
4 1 (0.47%) MCSA
4 1 (0.47%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (0.47%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.79%) QA
2 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.47%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.47%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (12.32%) Active Directory
2 14 (6.64%) Microsoft App-V
3 8 (3.79%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 8 (3.79%) XenApp
4 7 (3.32%) Docker
5 6 (2.84%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.47%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.47%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.47%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (0.95%) DameWare
1 2 (0.95%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (0.95%) NetBackup
1 2 (0.95%) ServiceCenter
1 2 (0.95%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.47%) Ansible
2 1 (0.47%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.47%) Packer
2 1 (0.47%) Puppet
2 1 (0.47%) SCCM
2 1 (0.47%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 43 (20.38%) Microsoft
2 24 (11.37%) Oracle
3 21 (9.95%) Citrix
3 21 (9.95%) HP
3 21 (9.95%) VMware
4 17 (8.06%) AppSense
5 13 (6.16%) Wyse
6 11 (5.21%) IBM
7 6 (2.84%) Sitecore
8 4 (1.90%) Cisco
8 4 (1.90%) Twitter
9 3 (1.42%) EPiServer
9 3 (1.42%) Facebook
9 3 (1.42%) SAP
10 2 (0.95%) 3PAR
10 2 (0.95%) Cognos
10 2 (0.95%) LexisNexis
10 2 (0.95%) Symantec
10 2 (0.95%) Tableau
10 2 (0.95%) WorldPay
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