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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 7 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 4 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport 13.79% 13.51% 15.38%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 100.00% 50.00% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
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£338 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £30.88 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+13.36% +10.26%
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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 Stockport region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Stockport
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
4 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport 13.79% 27.03% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate £350 - £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +25.00%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Stockport region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Stockport 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 3 (50.00%) Finance
1 3 (50.00%) C#
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (33.33%) Twitter
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (16.67%) ETL
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) WinForms
3 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (16.67%) Retail
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (16.67%) MDX
3 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (16.67%) WCF
3 1 (16.67%) WPF
3 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
3 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Stockport 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.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (33.33%) .NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) WPF Developer
4 1 (16.67%) DBA
4 1 (16.67%) Administrator
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) SQL DBA
4 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) WinForms
2 1 (16.67%) MDX
2 1 (16.67%) WCF
2 1 (16.67%) WPF
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) ETL
1 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
1 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
1 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
1 1 (16.67%) Dimensional Modelling
1 1 (16.67%) MVVM
1 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
1 3 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
3 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Twitter
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
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