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 5 August 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 15 21 3
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -18
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 22 12 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 7.33% 5.77% 19.19%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 42.31% 16.90% 76.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 7 4
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£363 £365 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% +26.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £250 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £410 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +100.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -18.18%
SQL Server
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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
52 71 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 17.33% 34.13% 25.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 27 6
Average daily rate £463 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.71% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £300 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £520 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +100.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+3.63% -8.33%

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
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 5 August 2015.

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 5 August 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 23 (71.88%) SQL
2 16 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (43.75%) T-SQL
4 12 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (34.38%) .NET
5 11 (34.38%) ETL
6 8 (25.00%) C#
6 8 (25.00%) Web Services
6 8 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (21.88%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (21.88%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (21.88%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
8 6 (18.75%) XML
8 6 (18.75%) BizTalk Server
8 6 (18.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (15.63%) Load Balancing
9 5 (15.63%) HTML
9 5 (15.63%) JavaScript
9 5 (15.63%) EDI
10 4 (12.50%) DTS
10 4 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
10 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET
10 4 (12.50%) ITIL
10 4 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (12.50%) Replication
10 4 (12.50%) QlikView
10 4 (12.50%) Database Tuning
10 4 (12.50%) jQuery

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 6 (18.75%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Office
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.13%) PowerPivot
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) ATM
1 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.13%) DNS
1 1 (3.13%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 12 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (21.88%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (21.88%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (18.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (12.50%) QlikView
5 4 (12.50%) DTS
5 4 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (9.38%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.13%) MSI
3 1 (3.13%) NUnit
General
1 3 (9.38%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Advertising
3 1 (3.13%) Games
Job Titles
1 24 (75.00%) Developer
2 9 (28.13%) SQL Developer
3 5 (15.63%) Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Report Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Senior SQL Developer
5 3 (9.38%) C# Developer
6 2 (6.25%) .NET Developer
6 2 (6.25%) SQL DBA
6 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Administrator
6 2 (6.25%) Business Developer
6 2 (6.25%) DBA
6 2 (6.25%) BizTalk Administrator
6 2 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (6.25%) BizTalk Developer
7 1 (3.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.13%) NHS Data Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (34.38%) .NET
2 8 (25.00%) Web Services
3 6 (18.75%) XML
4 5 (15.63%) HTML
4 5 (15.63%) EDI
5 4 (12.50%) jQuery
5 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET
6 3 (9.38%) CSS
6 3 (9.38%) Ajax
7 2 (6.25%) NHibernate
7 2 (6.25%) .NET Framework
7 2 (6.25%) RESTful
7 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (6.25%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (6.25%) AngularJS
7 2 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (6.25%) Entity Framework
8 1 (3.13%) Modernizr
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.50%) Replication
3 1 (3.13%) Tandem
3 1 (3.13%) Social Media
3 1 (3.13%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.13%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Windows
2 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) ETL
2 7 (21.88%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (15.63%) Load Balancing
4 4 (12.50%) Unit Testing
4 4 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (12.50%) ITIL
4 4 (12.50%) Database Tuning
5 3 (9.38%) MVC
5 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (9.38%) TDD
5 3 (9.38%) Migration
6 2 (6.25%) Business Analysis
6 2 (6.25%) Data Management
6 2 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (6.25%) Software Architecture
6 2 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (6.25%) Validation
6 2 (6.25%) Web Development
6 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (3.13%) Cash Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (71.88%) SQL
2 14 (43.75%) T-SQL
3 8 (25.00%) C#
4 5 (15.63%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.13%) PHP
5 1 (3.13%) VBScript
5 1 (3.13%) VB
5 1 (3.13%) ActionScript
5 1 (3.13%) VBA
5 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (3.13%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.13%) Citrix
2 1 (3.13%) VMware
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