The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warrington 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 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 31 26 9
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -17
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 9 4 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 4.79% 2.44% 10.85%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.16% 9.09% 60.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 9
Average daily rate
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£325 £405 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.75% +20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £29.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-26.72% +16.00%
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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 Warrington region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Warrington
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
74 44 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 39.36% 26.83% 17.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 9 13
Average daily rate £625 £411 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.06% +17.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £300 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £425 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £35.00 £12.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+180.00% -72.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.33 £34.75 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-27.10% +23.00%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Warrington region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

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

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

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

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington 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 22 (84.62%) .NET
2 19 (73.08%) SQL
2 19 (73.08%) C#
3 10 (38.46%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (30.77%) SC Cleared
4 8 (30.77%) Security Cleared
4 8 (30.77%) Validation
4 8 (30.77%) Data Management
5 7 (26.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (26.92%) T-SQL
5 7 (26.92%) ASP.NET
6 6 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (23.08%) Management Information System
7 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
7 5 (19.23%) ETL
7 5 (19.23%) Crystal Reports
7 5 (19.23%) JavaScript
7 5 (19.23%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (19.23%) jQuery
7 5 (19.23%) QlikView
7 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (15.38%) DTS
8 4 (15.38%) HTML
8 4 (15.38%) MVC
9 3 (11.54%) Finance
9 3 (11.54%) Visual Studio
9 3 (11.54%) Windows
9 3 (11.54%) VB.NET
9 3 (11.54%) AngularJS

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington 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 (3.85%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2010
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) Firewall
2 1 (3.85%) ATM
2 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.85%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (38.46%) SQL Server 2012
2 7 (26.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (19.23%) Crystal Reports
4 5 (19.23%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (19.23%) QlikView
5 4 (15.38%) DTS
6 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Visual Studio
2 2 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.85%) NUnit
3 1 (3.85%) MSI
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 24 (92.31%) Developer
2 15 (57.69%) .NET Developer
3 10 (38.46%) SQL Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Report Developer
5 3 (11.54%) C# Developer
6 2 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (7.69%) VB.NET Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 1 (3.85%) SharePoint Developer
7 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Senior C# Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Business Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Applications Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Applications Packager
7 1 (3.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (84.62%) .NET
2 7 (26.92%) ASP.NET
3 5 (19.23%) jQuery
4 4 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 4 (15.38%) HTML
5 3 (11.54%) AngularJS
5 3 (11.54%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (7.69%) RESTful
6 2 (7.69%) Entity Framework
6 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (7.69%) CSS
6 2 (7.69%) Web Services
6 2 (7.69%) .NET Framework
6 2 (7.69%) NHibernate
6 2 (7.69%) Ajax
7 1 (3.85%) JSON
7 1 (3.85%) DHTML
7 1 (3.85%) Modernizr
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Management Information System
2 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) Tandem
3 1 (3.85%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Windows
2 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Validation
1 8 (30.77%) Data Management
2 5 (19.23%) ETL
3 4 (15.38%) MVC
4 3 (11.54%) Unit Testing
5 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (7.69%) Software Architecture
5 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.69%) TDD
6 1 (3.85%) Migration
6 1 (3.85%) Scrum
6 1 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.85%) OO
6 1 (3.85%) CRM
6 1 (3.85%) ERP
6 1 (3.85%) Build Automation
6 1 (3.85%) Cash Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (73.08%) SQL
1 19 (73.08%) C#
2 7 (26.92%) T-SQL
3 5 (19.23%) JavaScript
4 3 (11.54%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.85%) VBScript
5 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (30.77%) SC Cleared
1 8 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) MCTS
2 1 (3.85%) MCITP
2 1 (3.85%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.85%) XenApp
1 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) Citrix
2 2 (7.69%) VMware
3 1 (3.85%) Avaya
3 1 (3.85%) Twitter
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