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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 24 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 29 28 23
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -5
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 25 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 6.53% 5.41% 3.57%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 45.45% 13.51% 12.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 3
Median daily rate £451 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.61% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £308 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £392 £438
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 £32.50 £21.25 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+52.94% -26.72%
SQL Server
Cheshire

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
55 74 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 14.36% 40.00% 27.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 59 10
Median daily rate £470 £600 £397
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.66% +51.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £398 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £700 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £35.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +180.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £25.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+36.00% -23.07%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Warrington 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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Warrington

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Warrington region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 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 Warrington region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 36 (70.59%) SQL
2 23 (45.10%) .NET
3 22 (43.14%) T-SQL
3 22 (43.14%) C#
4 21 (41.18%) Team Foundation Server
5 18 (35.29%) SQL Server 2012
5 18 (35.29%) SharePoint
6 17 (33.33%) ASP.NET
6 17 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 16 (31.37%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (29.41%) Finance
8 15 (29.41%) PowerShell
9 14 (27.45%) Microsoft
10 13 (25.49%) TDD
10 13 (25.49%) SQL Server 2008
11 12 (23.53%) High Availability
11 12 (23.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 12 (23.53%) ETL
12 11 (21.57%) Web Services
12 11 (21.57%) MVC
12 11 (21.57%) .NET Framework
12 11 (21.57%) ASP.NET MVC
13 10 (19.61%) Performance Tuning
13 10 (19.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 9 (17.65%) Replication
14 9 (17.65%) Active Directory
14 9 (17.65%) ASP.NET Web API
14 9 (17.65%) Database Tuning
14 9 (17.65%) SQL Server 2014
15 8 (15.69%) Entity Framework

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington 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:

Application Platforms
1 18 (35.29%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.84%) SharePoint 2013
2 4 (7.84%) Skype for Business
3 3 (5.88%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.92%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (3.92%) IIS
5 1 (1.96%) Confluence
5 1 (1.96%) Node.js
5 1 (1.96%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) MS Excel
1 3 (5.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (1.96%) SAP CO
1 1 (1.96%) SAP FI
1 1 (1.96%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.96%) IaaS
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.80%) Internet
2 4 (7.84%) Skype
3 2 (3.92%) DNS
3 2 (3.92%) SAN
3 2 (3.92%) VoIP
3 2 (3.92%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (35.29%) SQL Server 2012
2 17 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (25.49%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (23.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (19.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 9 (17.65%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (3.92%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.96%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.96%) DB2
8 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (1.96%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.96%) Qlik Sense
8 1 (1.96%) QlikView
8 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 21 (41.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (5.88%) Moq
3 1 (1.96%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.96%) JIRA
3 1 (1.96%) MSTest
3 1 (1.96%) NuGet
3 1 (1.96%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (1.96%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.96%) Vagrant
General
1 15 (29.41%) Finance
2 5 (9.80%) Law
3 4 (7.84%) Banking
4 3 (5.88%) Billing
5 2 (3.92%) Advertising
5 2 (3.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (49.02%) Developer
2 14 (27.45%) SQL Developer
3 11 (21.57%) .NET Developer
4 10 (19.61%) Architect
4 10 (19.61%) C# Developer
5 9 (17.65%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (17.65%) SSIS Developer
6 8 (15.69%) Analyst
6 8 (15.69%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 7 (13.73%) ETL Developer
7 7 (13.73%) Technical Architect
7 7 (13.73%) T-SQL Developer
8 6 (11.76%) SQL Analyst
9 5 (9.80%) ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (9.80%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (7.84%) Digital Architect
10 4 (7.84%) Digital Technical Architect
10 4 (7.84%) SQL Server Developer
10 4 (7.84%) Test Analyst
11 3 (5.88%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (45.10%) .NET
2 17 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 11 (21.57%) .NET Framework
3 11 (21.57%) ASP.NET MVC
3 11 (21.57%) Web Services
4 9 (17.65%) ASP.NET Web API
5 8 (15.69%) Entity Framework
5 8 (15.69%) jQuery
6 6 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 6 (11.76%) CAML
7 3 (5.88%) AngularJS
7 3 (5.88%) WCF
7 3 (5.88%) XML
8 1 (1.96%) CSS
8 1 (1.96%) EDI
8 1 (1.96%) HTML
8 1 (1.96%) JSON
8 1 (1.96%) Middleware
8 1 (1.96%) SOAP
8 1 (1.96%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.65%) Replication
2 6 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.84%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.92%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.96%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.96%) iPad
5 1 (1.96%) Social Media
5 1 (1.96%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.69%) Windows
2 6 (11.76%) Windows Server
3 5 (9.80%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (7.84%) Windows 10
5 2 (3.92%) Linux
5 2 (3.92%) Unix
6 1 (1.96%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (31.37%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (25.49%) TDD
3 12 (23.53%) ETL
3 12 (23.53%) High Availability
4 11 (21.57%) MVC
5 10 (19.61%) Performance Tuning
6 9 (17.65%) Database Tuning
7 7 (13.73%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (13.73%) Software Engineering
8 6 (11.76%) Open Source
8 6 (11.76%) Technical Architecture
9 5 (9.80%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (9.80%) Data Management
9 5 (9.80%) Data Protection
9 5 (9.80%) OWASP
9 5 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (9.80%) Translating Business Requirements
9 5 (9.80%) Web Development
10 4 (7.84%) Performance Testing
10 4 (7.84%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (70.59%) SQL
2 22 (43.14%) C#
2 22 (43.14%) T-SQL
3 15 (29.41%) PowerShell
4 7 (13.73%) Java
4 7 (13.73%) VB
5 6 (11.76%) FQL
5 6 (11.76%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.96%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.96%) VB6
Qualifications
1 6 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 5 (9.80%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.84%) Degree
3 4 (7.84%) ISEB
4 3 (5.88%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.96%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 9 (17.65%) Active Directory
2 7 (13.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.92%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.92%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.96%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (13.73%) SCCM
2 5 (9.80%) SCOM
3 1 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.96%) StatsD
Vendors
1 14 (27.45%) Microsoft
2 7 (13.73%) VMware
3 6 (11.76%) ServiceNow
4 5 (9.80%) Citrix
5 2 (3.92%) AppSense
5 2 (3.92%) Cisco
5 2 (3.92%) Oracle
6 1 (1.96%) Apigee
6 1 (1.96%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.96%) Mashery
6 1 (1.96%) SAP
6 1 (1.96%) Tableau