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 2 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
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 12 10 2
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -8
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2 4 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 2.70% 10.81% 63.83%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 25.00% 80.00% 90.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 20
Median daily rate £356 £358 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.34% -4.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £332 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £404 £375
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 £23.38
% change year-on-year
+38.95% +0.53%
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
8 5 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 10.81% 13.51% 70.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 21
Median daily rate £325 £341 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -7.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £325 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £398 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £353 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.38% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.59 £28.13 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+12.30% -1.31%

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
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 2 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 Stoke-on-Trent region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 6 (60.00%) SQL
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (50.00%) C#
2 5 (50.00%) .NET
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (40.00%) WinForms
4 3 (30.00%) VB.NET
4 3 (30.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (30.00%) Finance
5 2 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (20.00%) VB
5 2 (20.00%) Windows
5 2 (20.00%) CRM
5 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (20.00%) Back Office
6 1 (10.00%) MVC
6 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
6 1 (10.00%) Workflow
6 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
6 1 (10.00%) Project Management
6 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (10.00%) VB6
6 1 (10.00%) N-Tier
6 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
6 1 (10.00%) OOD
6 1 (10.00%) SOA
6 1 (10.00%) OOP

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 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (10.00%) Power BI
3 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Back Office
3 1 (10.00%) Games
3 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (30.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (30.00%) C# Developer
4 2 (20.00%) .NET Software Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (20.00%) C# Software Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft BI Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Software Developer
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Developer
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Developer
4 2 (20.00%) VB.NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Architect
5 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Architect
5 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Designer
5 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
5 1 (10.00%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) .NET
2 4 (40.00%) WinForms
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (10.00%) ADO.NET
3 1 (10.00%) Ajax
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (10.00%) Entity Framework
3 1 (10.00%) jQuery
3 1 (10.00%) REST
3 1 (10.00%) WCF
3 1 (10.00%) WF
3 1 (10.00%) XML
3 1 (10.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (10.00%) N-Tier
1 1 (10.00%) Online Games
1 1 (10.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (20.00%) CRM
2 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Data Mapping
3 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (10.00%) MVC
3 1 (10.00%) OO
3 1 (10.00%) OOD
3 1 (10.00%) OOP
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Scrum
3 1 (10.00%) SDLC
3 1 (10.00%) SOA
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 5 (50.00%) C#
3 3 (30.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (30.00%) VB.NET
4 2 (20.00%) VB
5 1 (10.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) DevExpress