Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Runcorn 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 23 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 > Runcorn
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 6 8
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Runcorn - 12.50% 4.76%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 100.00% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Runcorn median daily rate - - £350
Cheshire median daily rate £325 £343 £363
% change year-on-year -5.11% -5.52% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Runcorn 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 Runcorn with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Runcorn
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 4 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Runcorn 30.77% 12.50% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Runcorn median daily rate - - £350
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
Runcorn 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 Runcorn

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Runcorn

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Runcorn

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server in Runcorn

SQL Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Runcorn

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server in Runcorn