The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stoke-on-Trent region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 8 2 4
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 15 13 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 16.67% 40.63% 29.55%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 68.18% 100.00% 81.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 10
Median daily rate £325 £420 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.61% +29.23%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £327
% change year-on-year
- +7.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.60 £31.51 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+25.67% +32.67%
SQL Server
Staffordshire

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 Stoke-on-Trent region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Stoke-on-Trent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
22 13 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 24.44% 40.63% 36.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 12
Median daily rate £325 £420 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.61% +29.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £376 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £420 £330
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.07 £33.55 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+7.51% +41.26%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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 Stoke-on-Trent

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

SQL Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Stoke-on-Trent region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 Stoke-on-Trent region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 11 (68.75%) C#
1 11 (68.75%) .NET
2 10 (62.50%) SQL
3 9 (56.25%) MVC
4 7 (43.75%) T-SQL
5 5 (31.25%) WCF
5 5 (31.25%) jQuery
5 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (25.00%) Scrum
6 4 (25.00%) HTML
6 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET
6 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (18.75%) Web Development
7 3 (18.75%) RESTful
7 3 (18.75%) CSS
7 3 (18.75%) SOAP
7 3 (18.75%) Web Services
7 3 (18.75%) VB.NET
7 3 (18.75%) Visual Studio
7 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (12.50%) TDD
8 2 (12.50%) Ajax
8 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (12.50%) Logistics

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent 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:

Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (12.50%) MySQL
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
4 1 (6.25%) Power BI
4 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
4 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (6.25%) Subversion
2 1 (6.25%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (12.50%) Back Office
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
1 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Games
2 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (81.25%) Developer
2 8 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 8 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 6 (37.50%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (18.75%) SQL Developer
5 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 2 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (12.50%) DBA
5 2 (12.50%) SQL DBA
5 2 (12.50%) Web Developer
6 1 (6.25%) .NET Software Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
6 1 (6.25%) C# Software Developer
6 1 (6.25%) C# WCF Developer
6 1 (6.25%) C# WPF Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (6.25%) WCF Developer
6 1 (6.25%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (68.75%) .NET
2 5 (31.25%) jQuery
2 5 (31.25%) WCF
3 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 4 (25.00%) HTML
4 3 (18.75%) CSS
4 3 (18.75%) RESTful
4 3 (18.75%) SOAP
4 3 (18.75%) Web Services
5 2 (12.50%) Ajax
5 2 (12.50%) AngularJS
5 2 (12.50%) Entity Framework
5 2 (12.50%) HTML5
5 2 (12.50%) WPF
5 2 (12.50%) XHTML
5 2 (12.50%) XML
5 2 (12.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Replication
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Online Games
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) MVC
2 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (25.00%) Scrum
4 3 (18.75%) Web Development
5 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 2 (12.50%) Logistics
5 2 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (12.50%) Project Management
5 2 (12.50%) SOLID
5 2 (12.50%) TDD
6 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
6 1 (6.25%) ETL
6 1 (6.25%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (6.25%) Migration
6 1 (6.25%) OO
6 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
6 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
6 1 (6.25%) Service Management
6 1 (6.25%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) C#
2 10 (62.50%) SQL
3 7 (43.75%) T-SQL
4 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (18.75%) VB.NET
6 2 (12.50%) XPath
7 1 (6.25%) VB
7 1 (6.25%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
1 1 (6.25%) PMI Certification
1 1 (6.25%) PMP
1 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Xamarin