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 6 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 24 30 18
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -12
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 30 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 7.75% 5.47% 5.03%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 46.15% 13.58% 22.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 4 3
Median daily rate £375 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.46% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £308 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £392 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.76%
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
65 81 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 16.80% 40.30% 22.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 60 9
Median daily rate £451 £600 £397
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.91% +51.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £375 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £700 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £35.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +180.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £32.10 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.14% -8.28%

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 6 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 6 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 35 (71.43%) SQL
2 22 (44.90%) .NET
2 22 (44.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 21 (42.86%) T-SQL
3 21 (42.86%) C#
4 19 (38.78%) SQL Server 2012
5 18 (36.73%) SharePoint
5 18 (36.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 16 (32.65%) Finance
7 15 (30.61%) ASP.NET
8 14 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (28.57%) PowerShell
9 13 (26.53%) SQL Server 2008
9 13 (26.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 12 (24.49%) TDD
10 12 (24.49%) ETL
10 12 (24.49%) Microsoft
10 12 (24.49%) High Availability
11 11 (22.45%) .NET Framework
11 11 (22.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 10 (20.41%) MVC
12 10 (20.41%) Web Services
12 10 (20.41%) Performance Tuning
13 9 (18.37%) ASP.NET MVC
13 9 (18.37%) SQL Server 2014
13 9 (18.37%) Replication
13 9 (18.37%) Database Tuning
13 9 (18.37%) jQuery
14 8 (16.33%) Windows
14 8 (16.33%) 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 (36.73%) SharePoint
2 4 (8.16%) SharePoint 2013
2 4 (8.16%) Skype for Business
3 3 (6.12%) MS Exchange
4 2 (4.08%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (4.08%) IIS
5 1 (2.04%) Confluence
5 1 (2.04%) Node.js
5 1 (2.04%) OpenStack
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 4 (8.16%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.12%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (2.04%) SAP CO
1 1 (2.04%) SAP FI
1 1 (2.04%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.04%) IaaS
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.20%) Internet
2 4 (8.16%) Skype
3 2 (4.08%) DNS
3 2 (4.08%) SAN
3 2 (4.08%) VoIP
3 2 (4.08%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (38.78%) SQL Server 2012
2 18 (36.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (26.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (26.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (22.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 9 (18.37%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (6.12%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (4.08%) MongoDB
8 1 (2.04%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (2.04%) DB2
8 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (2.04%) NoSQL
8 1 (2.04%) Qlik Sense
8 1 (2.04%) QlikView
8 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
8 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 22 (44.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (6.12%) Moq
3 1 (2.04%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.04%) JIRA
3 1 (2.04%) MSTest
3 1 (2.04%) NuGet
3 1 (2.04%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (2.04%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.04%) Vagrant
3 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (32.65%) Finance
2 5 (10.20%) Law
3 4 (8.16%) Banking
4 3 (6.12%) Billing
5 2 (4.08%) Advertising
5 2 (4.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (51.02%) Developer
2 14 (28.57%) SQL Developer
3 11 (22.45%) .NET Developer
4 10 (20.41%) Architect
5 9 (18.37%) SSIS Developer
6 8 (16.33%) Analyst
6 8 (16.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (16.33%) C# Developer
7 7 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 7 (14.29%) ETL Developer
7 7 (14.29%) Technical Architect
7 7 (14.29%) T-SQL Developer
8 6 (12.24%) SQL Analyst
9 4 (8.16%) ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (8.16%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (8.16%) Digital Architect
9 4 (8.16%) Digital Technical Architect
9 4 (8.16%) SQL Server Developer
9 4 (8.16%) Test Analyst
10 3 (6.12%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (44.90%) .NET
2 15 (30.61%) ASP.NET
3 11 (22.45%) .NET Framework
4 10 (20.41%) Web Services
5 9 (18.37%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (18.37%) jQuery
6 8 (16.33%) ASP.NET Web API
6 8 (16.33%) Entity Framework
7 6 (12.24%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 6 (12.24%) CAML
8 3 (6.12%) WCF
8 3 (6.12%) XML
9 2 (4.08%) HTML
10 1 (2.04%) Ajax
10 1 (2.04%) AngularJS
10 1 (2.04%) CSS
10 1 (2.04%) EDI
10 1 (2.04%) JSON
10 1 (2.04%) Middleware
10 1 (2.04%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.37%) Replication
2 6 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.12%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.04%) Data Extraction
4 1 (2.04%) Social Media
4 1 (2.04%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.33%) Windows
2 6 (12.24%) Windows Server
3 5 (10.20%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (8.16%) Windows 10
5 2 (4.08%) Linux
5 2 (4.08%) Unix
6 1 (2.04%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (24.49%) ETL
2 12 (24.49%) High Availability
2 12 (24.49%) TDD
3 10 (20.41%) MVC
3 10 (20.41%) Performance Tuning
4 9 (18.37%) Database Tuning
5 7 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (14.29%) Software Engineering
6 6 (12.24%) Open Source
6 6 (12.24%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (10.20%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (10.20%) Data Management
7 5 (10.20%) Data Protection
7 5 (10.20%) OWASP
7 5 (10.20%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (10.20%) Translating Business Requirements
7 5 (10.20%) Web Development
8 4 (8.16%) Software Testing
8 4 (8.16%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 35 (71.43%) SQL
2 21 (42.86%) C#
2 21 (42.86%) T-SQL
3 14 (28.57%) PowerShell
4 7 (14.29%) Java
4 7 (14.29%) VB
5 6 (12.24%) FQL
5 6 (12.24%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.04%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.04%) VB6
6 1 (2.04%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (10.20%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.16%) ISEB
2 4 (8.16%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.12%) Degree
3 3 (6.12%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.04%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 7 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.08%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.04%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (14.29%) SCCM
2 5 (10.20%) SCOM
3 1 (2.04%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.04%) StatsD
Vendors
1 12 (24.49%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.24%) ServiceNow
3 5 (10.20%) VMware
4 3 (6.12%) Citrix
5 2 (4.08%) Cisco
5 2 (4.08%) Oracle
6 1 (2.04%) Apigee
6 1 (2.04%) Atlassian
6 1 (2.04%) Mashery
6 1 (2.04%) SAP
6 1 (2.04%) Tableau