The first table below looks at the demand for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stoke-on-Trent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 22 July 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 Stoke-on-Trent 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 2 5 8
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 18 19 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 52.94% 47.50% 28.17%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 94.74% 82.61% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 17 16
Average daily rate
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£370 £330 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.12% +2.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £306 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £385 £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £26.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +4.00%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Stoke-on-Trent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
19 23 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 55.88% 57.50% 28.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 21 16
Average daily rate £370 £330 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.12% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £347
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -
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SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Stoke-on-Trent region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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 40 (85.11%) .NET
2 22 (46.81%) C#
3 19 (40.43%) SQL
4 15 (31.91%) ASP.NET
5 14 (29.79%) VB.NET
6 12 (25.53%) HTML
6 12 (25.53%) JavaScript
6 12 (25.53%) WinForms
6 12 (25.53%) Ajax
7 11 (23.40%) Resource Management
7 11 (23.40%) CSS
8 10 (21.28%) XML
8 10 (21.28%) Microsoft
9 9 (19.15%) Finance
9 9 (19.15%) N-Tier
10 8 (17.02%) VB
11 7 (14.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (14.89%) E-Commerce
11 7 (14.89%) Degree
11 7 (14.89%) SQL Server 2008
11 7 (14.89%) HTML5
11 7 (14.89%) CSS3
11 7 (14.89%) Web Services
11 7 (14.89%) Windows
11 7 (14.89%) T-SQL
11 7 (14.89%) Back Office
12 6 (12.77%) XHTML
12 6 (12.77%) WCF
12 6 (12.77%) SQL Server 2005
13 5 (10.64%) Web Development

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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 (2.13%) ColdFusion
1 1 (2.13%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.13%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 7 (14.89%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (12.77%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (8.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (6.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (6.38%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (4.26%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.13%) DataStage
6 1 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.13%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.26%) JIRA
3 1 (2.13%) PowerBuilder
3 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (19.15%) Finance
2 7 (14.89%) Back Office
3 2 (4.26%) Games
3 2 (4.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (55.32%) Developer
2 16 (34.04%) Development Team Leader
2 16 (34.04%) Team Leader
3 12 (25.53%) .NET Developer
4 8 (17.02%) .NET Team Leader
5 7 (14.89%) Software Development Team Leader
5 7 (14.89%) Software Team Leader
5 7 (14.89%) Web Developer
6 5 (10.64%) SQL Developer
6 5 (10.64%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (10.64%) Software Developer
6 5 (10.64%) C# Developer
7 4 (8.51%) SQL DBA
7 4 (8.51%) DBA
8 3 (6.38%) VB.NET Developer
9 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (4.26%) .NET Software Developer
9 2 (4.26%) C# Web Developer
9 2 (4.26%) .NET Web Developer
9 2 (4.26%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (85.11%) .NET
2 15 (31.91%) ASP.NET
3 12 (25.53%) HTML
3 12 (25.53%) WinForms
3 12 (25.53%) Ajax
4 11 (23.40%) CSS
5 10 (21.28%) XML
6 7 (14.89%) HTML5
6 7 (14.89%) CSS3
6 7 (14.89%) Web Services
7 6 (12.77%) XHTML
7 6 (12.77%) WCF
8 5 (10.64%) .NET Framework
9 4 (8.51%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 4 (8.51%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 2 (4.26%) XSLT
10 2 (4.26%) jQuery
10 2 (4.26%) REST
10 2 (4.26%) JSON
11 1 (2.13%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.15%) N-Tier
2 4 (8.51%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.26%) Blackberry
3 2 (4.26%) Open Source
3 2 (4.26%) WURFL
4 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.13%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.89%) Windows
2 2 (4.26%) Android
2 2 (4.26%) Windows 8
2 2 (4.26%) Apple iOS
2 2 (4.26%) BlackBerry OS
2 2 (4.26%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.40%) Resource Management
2 7 (14.89%) E-Commerce
3 5 (10.64%) Web Development
3 5 (10.64%) SOA
4 4 (8.51%) Financial Analysis
5 3 (6.38%) Software Engineering
5 3 (6.38%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (6.38%) OOP
6 2 (4.26%) OO
6 2 (4.26%) SEO
6 2 (4.26%) Project Management
6 2 (4.26%) Unit Testing
6 2 (4.26%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (4.26%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (4.26%) Waterfall
6 2 (4.26%) Web Application Development
6 2 (4.26%) Document Management
6 2 (4.26%) TDD
6 2 (4.26%) Incident Management
6 2 (4.26%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 22 (46.81%) C#
2 19 (40.43%) SQL
3 14 (29.79%) VB.NET
4 12 (25.53%) JavaScript
5 8 (17.02%) VB
6 7 (14.89%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.13%) ActionScript 3.0
7 1 (2.13%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.13%) LotusScript
7 1 (2.13%) VBScript
7 1 (2.13%) ActionScript
7 1 (2.13%) VBA
7 1 (2.13%) PHP
7 1 (2.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (14.89%) Degree
2 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (21.28%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.26%) Business Objects
2 2 (4.26%) AccuRev
3 1 (2.13%) DevExpress
3 1 (2.13%) Lotus
3 1 (2.13%) Apple
3 1 (2.13%) Adobe
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