The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stockport region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 17 6 6
Rank change year-on-year
-11 0
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 5 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport 5.26% 11.11% 22.22%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 21.74% 27.27% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 5
Median daily rate £338 £325 £215
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +51.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £315 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £367 £320
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £23.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+38.95% +2.17%
SQL Server
Manchester

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 Stockport region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Stockport
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
23 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport 24.21% 40.74% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 10 7
Median daily rate £388 £325 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% +16.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £300 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £369 £320
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £28.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+12.28% +14.00%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Stockport 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 Stockport

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Stockport

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

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Stockport

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Stockport

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

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Stockport

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 25 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 Stockport region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 9 (60.00%) C#
1 9 (60.00%) .NET
1 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET
3 7 (46.67%) T-SQL
4 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (40.00%) Oracle
4 6 (40.00%) ETL
4 6 (40.00%) IBM
4 6 (40.00%) MVC
4 6 (40.00%) Migration
4 6 (40.00%) DataStage
4 6 (40.00%) Data Migration
4 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (33.33%) Web Development
5 5 (33.33%) VB.NET
6 4 (26.67%) XML
6 4 (26.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (26.67%) jQuery
7 3 (20.00%) WCF
7 3 (20.00%) SEO
7 3 (20.00%) Scrum
7 3 (20.00%) SQL
7 3 (20.00%) Marketing
8 2 (13.33%) Digital Media
8 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (13.33%) Java
8 2 (13.33%) PHP
8 2 (13.33%) XSL
8 2 (13.33%) CRM

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport 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 1 (6.67%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (20.00%) Marketing
2 2 (13.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) C# Developer
3 4 (26.67%) .NET Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Consultant
3 4 (26.67%) DataStage Consultant
3 4 (26.67%) ETL Consultant
4 3 (20.00%) DataStage Developer
4 3 (20.00%) DataStage ETL Developer
4 3 (20.00%) ETL Developer
5 2 (13.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (13.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (13.33%) C# Web Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Data Consultant
5 2 (13.33%) Data Migration Consultant
5 2 (13.33%) MIS Consultant
5 2 (13.33%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) .NET
2 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET
3 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (26.67%) jQuery
4 4 (26.67%) XML
5 3 (20.00%) WCF
6 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (13.33%) Web Services
6 2 (13.33%) XSL
7 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
7 1 (6.67%) CSS
7 1 (6.67%) Entity Framework
7 1 (6.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Digital Media
1 2 (13.33%) iPad
1 2 (13.33%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) Data Migration
2 6 (40.00%) ETL
2 6 (40.00%) Migration
2 6 (40.00%) MVC
3 5 (33.33%) Web Development
4 3 (20.00%) Scrum
4 3 (20.00%) SEO
5 2 (13.33%) CRM
5 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
5 2 (13.33%) ERP
6 1 (6.67%) Conflict Management
6 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (6.67%) Release Management
6 1 (6.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) C#
2 7 (46.67%) T-SQL
3 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (33.33%) VB.NET
5 3 (20.00%) SQL
6 2 (13.33%) Java
6 2 (13.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) IBM
1 6 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft