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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 4 6 4
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 10 3 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 24.39% 8.82% 54.55%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 66.67% 42.86% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 35
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£325 £315 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% -5.26%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £26.50 £22.63
% change year-on-year
-9.43% +17.12%
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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 Stoke-on-Trent region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Stoke-on-Trent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
15 7 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 36.59% 20.59% 54.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 35
Average daily rate £325 £338 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -0.73%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £30.75 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+6.50% +1.65%

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 24 October 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 27 (96.43%) .NET
2 16 (57.14%) C#
3 13 (46.43%) SQL
4 11 (39.29%) Web Services
4 11 (39.29%) Back Office
5 10 (35.71%) VB.NET
5 10 (35.71%) Windows
6 9 (32.14%) WinForms
7 8 (28.57%) VB
7 8 (28.57%) Resource Management
8 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET
9 5 (17.86%) E-Commerce
9 5 (17.86%) N-Tier
9 5 (17.86%) .NET Framework
10 4 (14.29%) Finance
11 3 (10.71%) WCF
11 3 (10.71%) AccuRev
11 3 (10.71%) Unit Testing
11 3 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (10.71%) HTML5
11 3 (10.71%) CSS3
11 3 (10.71%) Ajax
11 3 (10.71%) Degree
11 3 (10.71%) JIRA
11 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
11 3 (10.71%) CSS
11 3 (10.71%) OOP
11 3 (10.71%) OO
11 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
11 3 (10.71%) HTML

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (3.57%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) DataStage
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) JIRA
General
1 11 (39.29%) Back Office
2 4 (14.29%) Finance
3 2 (7.14%) Retail
4 1 (3.57%) Games
Job Titles
1 20 (71.43%) Developer
2 16 (57.14%) .NET Developer
3 7 (25.00%) Team Leader
3 7 (25.00%) Development Team Leader
4 4 (14.29%) Software Development Team Leader
4 4 (14.29%) Software Team Leader
4 4 (14.29%) Software Developer
5 3 (10.71%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (10.71%) .NET Team Leader
5 3 (10.71%) C# Developer
5 3 (10.71%) VB.NET Developer
6 2 (7.14%) SQL Developer
6 2 (7.14%) .NET Software Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Lead .NET Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Software Developer
7 1 (3.57%) .NET Web Developer
7 1 (3.57%) C# Web Developer
7 1 (3.57%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (96.43%) .NET
2 11 (39.29%) Web Services
3 9 (32.14%) WinForms
4 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET
5 5 (17.86%) .NET Framework
6 3 (10.71%) Ajax
6 3 (10.71%) WCF
6 3 (10.71%) HTML5
6 3 (10.71%) CSS
6 3 (10.71%) HTML
6 3 (10.71%) CSS3
7 2 (7.14%) XML
7 2 (7.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 1 (3.57%) REST
8 1 (3.57%) jQuery
8 1 (3.57%) MXML
8 1 (3.57%) Apache Flex
8 1 (3.57%) XSLT
8 1 (3.57%) XHTML
8 1 (3.57%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) N-Tier
2 1 (3.57%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.57%) Open Source
2 1 (3.57%) WURFL
Operating Systems
1 10 (35.71%) Windows
2 2 (7.14%) Windows 8
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (3.57%) Android
3 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.57%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) Resource Management
2 5 (17.86%) E-Commerce
3 3 (10.71%) Unit Testing
3 3 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (10.71%) OOP
3 3 (10.71%) OO
4 2 (7.14%) Refactoring
4 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.57%) TDD
5 1 (3.57%) Document Management
5 1 (3.57%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.57%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.57%) SOA
5 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.57%) Project Management
5 1 (3.57%) SEO
5 1 (3.57%) Waterfall
5 1 (3.57%) Web Application Development
5 1 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (3.57%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (57.14%) C#
2 13 (46.43%) SQL
3 10 (35.71%) VB.NET
4 8 (28.57%) VB
5 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.57%) ActionScript
6 1 (3.57%) Objective-C
6 1 (3.57%) ActionScript 3.0
6 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) AccuRev
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.57%) Adobe
3 1 (3.57%) Apple
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