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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 7 10 1
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -9
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 5 4 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 7.04% 10.81% 58.82%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 100.00% 44.44% 88.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 23
Median daily rate £425 £358 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.88% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £332 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £388 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.14% +7.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.89 £32.10 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-3.78% +1.90%
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
5 9 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 7.04% 24.32% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 25
Median daily rate £425 £341 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.54% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £318 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 2 May 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 2 May 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 (73.33%) SQL
2 8 (53.33%) .NET
2 8 (53.33%) WinForms
3 7 (46.67%) VB.NET
3 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
4 6 (40.00%) C#
4 6 (40.00%) T-SQL
4 6 (40.00%) Windows
5 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (26.67%) Finance
6 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce
6 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (20.00%) Analytics
7 3 (20.00%) Data Modelling
7 3 (20.00%) VB
7 3 (20.00%) Back Office
7 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (13.33%) SDLC
8 2 (13.33%) CRM
8 2 (13.33%) Translating Business Requirements
8 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
8 2 (13.33%) RDBMS
8 2 (13.33%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (13.33%) Project Management
8 2 (13.33%) Games
8 2 (13.33%) Replication
8 2 (13.33%) OO
8 2 (13.33%) Relational Database

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 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (13.33%) NoSQL
3 2 (13.33%) RDBMS
3 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Back Office
3 2 (13.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 5 (33.33%) VB.NET Developer
4 4 (26.67%) SQL Developer
4 4 (26.67%) WinForms Developer
5 3 (20.00%) .NET Software Developer
5 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 3 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (20.00%) C# Developer
5 3 (20.00%) Software Developer
5 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Developer
6 2 (13.33%) C# Software Developer
6 2 (13.33%) C# VB.NET Developer
6 2 (13.33%) Microsoft BI Developer
6 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Developer
6 2 (13.33%) MicroStrategy Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Architect
7 1 (6.67%) Data Integration Manager
7 1 (6.67%) Designer
7 1 (6.67%) MIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) .NET
1 8 (53.33%) WinForms
2 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
2 1 (6.67%) ADO.NET
2 1 (6.67%) Ajax
2 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (6.67%) Entity Framework
2 1 (6.67%) REST
2 1 (6.67%) WCF
2 1 (6.67%) WF
2 1 (6.67%) XML
2 1 (6.67%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (13.33%) Online Games
2 2 (13.33%) Replication
2 2 (13.33%) Visualisation
3 1 (6.67%) Data Integration
3 1 (6.67%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce
3 3 (20.00%) Analytics
3 3 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 2 (13.33%) CRM
4 2 (13.33%) Data Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (13.33%) OO
4 2 (13.33%) Project Management
4 2 (13.33%) SDLC
4 2 (13.33%) Translating Business Requirements
5 1 (6.67%) Dashboard Development
5 1 (6.67%) Data Mapping
5 1 (6.67%) Migration
5 1 (6.67%) Multithreading
5 1 (6.67%) OOD
5 1 (6.67%) OOP
5 1 (6.67%) SOA
5 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) SQL
2 7 (46.67%) VB.NET
3 6 (40.00%) C#
3 6 (40.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (20.00%) VB
5 2 (13.33%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (6.67%) DevExpress