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 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 - 2
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 3 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bolton 9.09% - 38.10%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 42.86% - 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 8
Median daily rate - - £331
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +2.85% +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £32.66 £23.25
% change year-on-year +20.96% +40.45%  

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

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Bolton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 7 0 8
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bolton 21.21% - 38.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 8
Median daily rate £363 - £331
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.14 £26.00
% change year-on-year +22.04% +19.75%  

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Bolton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bolton citing SQL Server as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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 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 27 June 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 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (33.33%) Maven
4 2 (33.33%) Degree
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
4 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (33.33%) PaaS
4 2 (33.33%) Guidewire
4 2 (33.33%) ServiceNow
4 2 (33.33%) IaaS
4 2 (33.33%) Gradle
4 2 (33.33%) AppDynamics
4 2 (33.33%) Replication
4 2 (33.33%) Service Management
4 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 2 (33.33%) Java
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
4 2 (33.33%) Ant
4 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 2 (33.33%) SDLC
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
5 1 (16.67%) Power BI

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 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (16.67%) CMS
2 1 (16.67%) EPiServer
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) IaaS
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (33.33%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
2 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (16.67%) Power BI
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Ant
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (33.33%) Gradle
1 2 (33.33%) Maven
1 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) DBA
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) SQL DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Azure Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Azure DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse Developer
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Environment And Release Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Environment Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Release Manager
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
2 1 (16.67%) SSIS Developer
2 1 (16.67%) SSRS Developer
2 1 (16.67%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) HTML5
1 1 (16.67%) jQuery
1 1 (16.67%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Replication
2 1 (16.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 2 (33.33%) SDLC
2 2 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Content Management
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) Data Governance
3 1 (16.67%) Data Management
3 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) Database Mirroring
3 1 (16.67%) Database Security
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) High Availability
3 1 (16.67%) MVC
3 1 (16.67%) Process Management
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) AppDynamics
2 2 (33.33%) Guidewire
2 2 (33.33%) ServiceNow
3 1 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (16.67%) Tableau