The first table below looks at the demand for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Rochdale region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Rochdale region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 1 4 1
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 1 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Rochdale 20.00% 14.29% 75.00%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Average daily rate £190 - £225
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £28.04
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.25 £28.00 £25.76
% change year-on-year
+8.03% +8.69%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Rochdale
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Rochdale 20.00% 14.29% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Average daily rate £190 - £225
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £40.07
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +1.81%
SQL Server
Manchester

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Rochdale

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

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Rochdale

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Rochdale

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

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Rochdale

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Rochdale

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

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Rochdale

SQL Server
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Rochdale

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Rochdale 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 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) OLAP
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) ETL
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Dell
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
1 1 (50.00%) 3Com
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (50.00%) Brocade
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (50.00%) Dimensional Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) PerformancePoint
1 1 (50.00%) Xcelsius
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) Ruckus Wireless

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Rochdale by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Rochdale 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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) OLAP
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (50.00%) PerformancePoint
1 1 (50.00%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ETL
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Dimensional Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Dell
1 1 (50.00%) 3Com
1 1 (50.00%) Brocade
1 1 (50.00%) Ruckus Wireless