The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Macclesfield 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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Cheshire / Macclesfield
Rank 11 13 14
Rank change year-on-year +2 +1  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 1 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Macclesfield 3.45% 6.12% 2.33%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 16.67% 20.00% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £300 £395 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.05% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £346
% change year-on-year - +1.08%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.25 £22.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +65.55% -30.76%  

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 Macclesfield with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Macclesfield
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 6 15 7
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Macclesfield 20.69% 30.61% 16.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 2
Median daily rate £450 £500 £485
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +3.09%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -4.61% -  

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Macclesfield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Macclesfield 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 Macclesfield

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Macclesfield

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server in Macclesfield

SQL Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Macclesfield

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server in Macclesfield

SQL Server
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Macclesfield

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Macclesfield region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Replication
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Macclesfield 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) DBA
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) SQL DBA
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) VMware