Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Knutsford 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 22 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)
Cheshire > Knutsford
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 15 27
Rank change year-on-year -10 +12 -23
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 8 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Knutsford 4.71% 2.30% 2.18%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 33.33% 22.22% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 5
Knutsford median daily rate £280 - £325
10th Percentile £266 - £313
90th Percentile £378 - £548
Cheshire median daily rate £325 £350 £363
% change year-on-year -7.14% -3.45% +6.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Knutsford median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate £27.00 £14.86 £33.00
% change year-on-year +81.70% -54.97% -13.16%

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 Knutsford with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Knutsford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 24 9 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Knutsford 14.12% 10.34% 10.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 21
Knutsford median daily rate £413 £331 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.53% -5.36% +19.35%
10th Percentile £280 £300 £306
90th Percentile £475 £438 £488
Cheshire median daily rate £450 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Knutsford median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate £25.50 £14.86 £33.00
% change year-on-year +71.60% -54.97% +106.25%

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Knutsford

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Knutsford

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server in Knutsford

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Knutsford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Knutsford over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 22 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 Knutsford region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 5 (62.50%) PaaS
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) SAN
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) HP
3 3 (37.50%) Replication
3 3 (37.50%) Clustering
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (37.50%) Database Mirroring
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (25.00%) SDLC
4 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (25.00%) Gradle
4 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (25.00%) Java
4 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (25.00%) J2EE
4 2 (25.00%) Sun
4 2 (25.00%) Spring
4 2 (25.00%) Teradata
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) TDD
4 2 (25.00%) jQuery
4 2 (25.00%) Hibernate

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Knutsford 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:

Cloud Services
1 5 (62.50%) PaaS
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (12.50%) DHCP
2 1 (12.50%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) HTTP
2 1 (12.50%) Internet
2 1 (12.50%) IPsec
2 1 (12.50%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2014
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (12.50%) DB2
4 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Gradle
2 1 (12.50%) Bitbucket
2 1 (12.50%) Eclipse
2 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (12.50%) Jasmine
2 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 1 (12.50%) JProfiler
2 1 (12.50%) JUnit
General
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) DBA
2 2 (25.00%) Delivery Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (25.00%) SQL DBA
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server DBA
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Delivery Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (25.00%) J2EE
1 2 (25.00%) jQuery
1 2 (25.00%) Spring
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) Ajax
2 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
2 1 (12.50%) Backbone.js
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) CSS3
2 1 (12.50%) EJB
2 1 (12.50%) Ext JS
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) HTML5
2 1 (12.50%) JPA
2 1 (12.50%) JSON
2 1 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (12.50%) REST
2 1 (12.50%) Spring MVC
2 1 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Clustering
1 3 (37.50%) Replication
2 1 (12.50%) RIA
2 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 2000
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Database Mirroring
1 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (25.00%) SDLC
2 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (25.00%) TDD
2 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (12.50%) BDD
3 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
3 1 (12.50%) Investment Management
3 1 (12.50%) MVC
3 1 (12.50%) MVVM
3 1 (12.50%) OO
3 1 (12.50%) RAD
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 1 (12.50%) VBScript
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (37.50%) HP
3 2 (25.00%) Sun
3 2 (25.00%) Teradata
4 1 (12.50%) Lumension
4 1 (12.50%) McAfee
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) Perforce
4 1 (12.50%) Symantec
4 1 (12.50%) VMware