Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bolton with a requirement for SQL Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server over the 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Manchester > Bolton
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 7 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 -6 +4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 11 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bolton 14.86% 14.75% 37.93%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 78.57% 60.00% 91.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 9
Bolton median daily rate £463 £288 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +60.87% -11.54% -20.73%
10th Percentile £280 £206 £295
90th Percentile £506 £338 £700
Manchester median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% - +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bolton median hourly rate - - -
Manchester median hourly rate £15.69 £14.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year +6.37% -22.37% -6.17%

SQL Server is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bolton with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Bolton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 14 15 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bolton 18.92% 24.59% 41.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 10
Bolton median daily rate £400 £313 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.00% -3.85% -13.33%
10th Percentile £230 £211 £224
90th Percentile £506 £403 £663
Manchester median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bolton median hourly rate - - -
Manchester median hourly rate £18.85 £21.63 £19.00
% change year-on-year -12.86% +13.82% -6.17%

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Bolton

Job postings citing SQL Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bolton.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Bolton

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bolton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SQL Server in Bolton.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server in Bolton

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bolton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Bolton over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server in Bolton

SQL Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bolton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server in Bolton.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server in Bolton

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, 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 Bolton region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 9 (81.82%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
3 5 (45.45%) .NET
4 4 (36.36%) SQL
4 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
4 4 (36.36%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (27.27%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (27.27%) Hadoop
5 3 (27.27%) Apache Hive
5 3 (27.27%) Big Data
5 3 (27.27%) Analytics
5 3 (27.27%) Oozie
5 3 (27.27%) X++
5 3 (27.27%) MorphX
5 3 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
5 3 (27.27%) ETL
5 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (27.27%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (27.27%) Visual Studio
5 3 (27.27%) Python
5 3 (27.27%) Workflow
5 3 (27.27%) Impala
5 3 (27.27%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (27.27%) Apache Spark
6 2 (18.18%) VBA

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bolton 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 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
2 3 (27.27%) Apache Spark
2 3 (27.27%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 3 (27.27%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Apache Hive
1 3 (27.27%) Big Data
1 3 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (27.27%) Hadoop
1 3 (27.27%) Impala
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
2 1 (9.09%) MS Access
2 1 (9.09%) Power BI
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MorphX
1 3 (27.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (18.18%) General Ledger
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Big Data Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Data Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Hadoop Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) .NET Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Dynamics AX Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Access Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
4 1 (9.09%) DBA
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 1 (9.09%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (9.09%) SQL DBA
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Developer
4 1 (9.09%) VB.NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
2 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (9.09%) Entity Framework
2 1 (9.09%) MDX
2 1 (9.09%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Clustering
1 1 (9.09%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (27.27%) Analytics
2 3 (27.27%) ETL
2 3 (27.27%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (27.27%) Workflow
3 2 (18.18%) Information Management
4 1 (9.09%) Database Mirroring
4 1 (9.09%) Database Security
4 1 (9.09%) High Availability
4 1 (9.09%) MVC
4 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) Python
2 3 (27.27%) X++
3 2 (18.18%) VBA
4 1 (9.09%) C#
4 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
4 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Oozie
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Tableau
3 1 (9.09%) Salesforce.com