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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 20 28 10
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -18
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 15 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 6.98% 3.16% 9.38%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 23.44% 9.38% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 4
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£360 £375 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £228 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £407 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £24.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-1.04% -7.69%
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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
64 64 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 29.77% 33.68% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 22 8
Average daily rate £525 £425 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.52% +11.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £520 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 £26.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.00

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 30 June 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 19 (67.86%) SQL
2 12 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (39.29%) T-SQL
3 11 (39.29%) C#
3 11 (39.29%) .NET
4 10 (35.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (32.14%) ETL
6 8 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 6 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (21.43%) Web Services
8 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (17.86%) QlikView
9 5 (17.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (17.86%) Crystal Reports
10 4 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (14.29%) Replication
10 4 (14.29%) Validation
10 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET
10 4 (14.29%) XML
10 4 (14.29%) HTML
10 4 (14.29%) JavaScript
10 4 (14.29%) DTS
10 4 (14.29%) EDI
10 4 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (14.29%) Unit Testing
10 4 (14.29%) SC Cleared
10 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
10 4 (14.29%) Load Balancing

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 4 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Office
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.57%) PowerPivot
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) Firewall
2 1 (3.57%) ATM
2 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.57%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 10 (35.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (17.86%) Crystal Reports
5 5 (17.86%) QlikView
5 5 (17.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (14.29%) DTS
7 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (10.71%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.57%) MSI
3 1 (3.57%) NUnit
General
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
1 2 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (3.57%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 22 (78.57%) Developer
2 8 (28.57%) SQL Developer
3 5 (17.86%) .NET Developer
3 5 (17.86%) Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Report Developer
5 3 (10.71%) C# Developer
6 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Business Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Administrator
6 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (7.14%) BizTalk Administrator
6 2 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Senior SQL Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Developer
7 1 (3.57%) SharePoint Developer
7 1 (3.57%) BizTalk Developer
7 1 (3.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.57%) NHS Data Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (39.29%) .NET
2 6 (21.43%) Web Services
3 4 (14.29%) XML
3 4 (14.29%) EDI
3 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 4 (14.29%) HTML
4 3 (10.71%) jQuery
5 2 (7.14%) CSS
5 2 (7.14%) Ajax
5 2 (7.14%) NHibernate
5 2 (7.14%) .NET Framework
5 2 (7.14%) RESTful
5 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (7.14%) Entity Framework
5 2 (7.14%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (7.14%) AngularJS
5 2 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (3.57%) Modernizr
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (14.29%) Replication
3 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.57%) NHS
4 1 (3.57%) Tandem
4 1 (3.57%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) Windows
2 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) ETL
2 4 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (14.29%) Validation
2 4 (14.29%) Load Balancing
2 4 (14.29%) Unit Testing
2 4 (14.29%) Database Tuning
2 4 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (10.71%) TDD
3 3 (10.71%) Data Management
3 3 (10.71%) ITIL
3 3 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (10.71%) MVC
4 2 (7.14%) Migration
4 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.14%) Web Development
4 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (7.14%) Software Architecture
5 1 (3.57%) High Availability
5 1 (3.57%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 19 (67.86%) SQL
2 11 (39.29%) T-SQL
2 11 (39.29%) C#
3 4 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.57%) VBScript
4 1 (3.57%) VBA
4 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.71%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.57%) MCTS
3 1 (3.57%) MCITP
3 1 (3.57%) Degree
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.57%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.14%) Citrix
2 2 (7.14%) VMware
3 1 (3.57%) Avaya
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