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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 19 15 11
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 15 13 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 7.28% 8.72% 8.84%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 31.91% 30.95% 56.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 7
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£275 £305 £243
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.83% +25.51%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +3.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £12.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -66.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £29.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.74% +7.27%
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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
47 42 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 22.82% 28.19% 15.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 23 15
Average daily rate £300 £325 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -8.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £641 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £12.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -66.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -9.83%

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 28 January 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 18 (62.07%) .NET
2 17 (58.62%) SQL
3 15 (51.72%) C#
4 11 (37.93%) Microsoft
5 9 (31.03%) SC Cleared
5 9 (31.03%) Security Cleared
6 8 (27.59%) Data Management
7 7 (24.14%) Validation
7 7 (24.14%) Windows
7 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (20.69%) VMware
8 6 (20.69%) Management Information System
9 5 (17.24%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (17.24%) Oracle
9 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET
9 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
9 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (13.79%) BODI
10 4 (13.79%) F5
10 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (13.79%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (13.79%) Oracle Database
10 4 (13.79%) Time Management
10 4 (13.79%) Compuware
10 4 (13.79%) Documentum
10 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (13.79%) Business Objects
10 4 (13.79%) WebLogic
10 4 (13.79%) IIS

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 (13.79%) Documentum
1 4 (13.79%) WebLogic
1 4 (13.79%) IIS
2 2 (6.90%) MS Project Server
2 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (6.90%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.90%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.45%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.90%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) Intranet
1 2 (6.90%) Firewall
2 1 (3.45%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) BODI
1 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2012
1 4 (13.79%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (6.90%) MySQL
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Rhino Mocks
1 1 (3.45%) NUnit
1 1 (3.45%) JIRA
General
1 3 (10.34%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Back Office
2 1 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 19 (65.52%) Developer
2 14 (48.28%) .NET Developer
3 12 (41.38%) SQL Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) C# Developer
4 2 (6.90%) VB.NET Developer
5 1 (3.45%) DBA
5 1 (3.45%) Administrator
5 1 (3.45%) Server Specialist
5 1 (3.45%) Junior Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Junior C# Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Junior
5 1 (3.45%) WPF Developer
5 1 (3.45%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (62.07%) .NET
2 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET
3 2 (6.90%) Castle Windsor
3 2 (6.90%) jQuery
3 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (6.90%) AngularJS
3 2 (6.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (3.45%) SignalR
4 1 (3.45%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (3.45%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (3.45%) NHibernate
4 1 (3.45%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.45%) JSON
4 1 (3.45%) WCF
4 1 (3.45%) WPF
4 1 (3.45%) MonoRail
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Management Information System
2 4 (13.79%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.45%) Tandem
3 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) Open Source
3 1 (3.45%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (24.14%) Windows
1 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (13.79%) HPUX
2 4 (13.79%) Solaris
3 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (6.90%) UNIX
5 1 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) Data Management
2 7 (24.14%) Validation
3 5 (17.24%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (13.79%) Time Management
4 4 (13.79%) MVC
5 3 (10.34%) Service Management
5 3 (10.34%) Service Delivery
5 3 (10.34%) Migration
5 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (10.34%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (10.34%) Incident Management
5 3 (10.34%) Problem Management
6 2 (6.90%) CAFM
6 2 (6.90%) TDD
6 2 (6.90%) Change Control
6 2 (6.90%) E-Commerce
6 2 (6.90%) TOGAF
7 1 (3.45%) Risk Management
7 1 (3.45%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 17 (58.62%) SQL
2 15 (51.72%) C#
3 3 (10.34%) VB.NET
4 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.90%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.45%) Java
5 1 (3.45%) R
Qualifications
1 9 (31.03%) SC Cleared
1 9 (31.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (37.93%) Microsoft
2 6 (20.69%) VMware
3 5 (17.24%) Oracle
4 4 (13.79%) F5
4 4 (13.79%) Compuware
4 4 (13.79%) Business Objects
4 4 (13.79%) HP
4 4 (13.79%) Cisco
5 2 (6.90%) Citrix
5 2 (6.90%) Avaya
6 1 (3.45%) Twitter
6 1 (3.45%) Atlassian
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