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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 10 10 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport 6.06% 17.24% 27.78%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 22.22% 100.00% 83.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
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£351 £320 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.76% +16.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £320 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £320 £295
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £10.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £25.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+31.00% -18.03%
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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
9 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport 27.27% 17.24% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 2
Average daily rate £325 £320 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +28.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+11.83% -7.69%

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 28 August 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%) C#
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
2 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (33.33%) Twitter
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC
3 1 (16.67%) Online Marketing
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (16.67%) MVVM
3 1 (16.67%) Dimensional Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (16.67%) WinForms
3 1 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (16.67%) MVC
3 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Tomcat

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
1 1 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 2 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) VB.NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Support Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (16.67%) BizTalk Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) WPF Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Support Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (16.67%) WinForms
2 1 (16.67%) MDX
2 1 (16.67%) WCF
2 1 (16.67%) WPF
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) MVC
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
2 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Dimensional Modelling
2 1 (16.67%) Online Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) MVVM
2 1 (16.67%) SDLC
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C#
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) Twitter