The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Stockport 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 29 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 > Stockport
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 14 6
Rank change year-on-year +1 -8  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stockport 5.26% 8.54% 10.81%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 28.57% 31.82% 36.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 4
Stockport median daily rate £190 £338 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -43.70% -  
10th Percentile £185 £308 £308
90th Percentile £195 £390 £379
Manchester median daily rate £358 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +2.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Stockport median hourly rate - - -
Manchester median hourly rate - £27.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year - +44.73%  

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 Stockport with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Stockport
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 7 22 11
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Stockport 18.42% 26.83% 29.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 25 19
Stockport median daily rate £190 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -49.33% +15.38%  
10th Percentile £185 £223 £275
90th Percentile £400 £515 £380
Manchester median daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year - +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Stockport median hourly rate - - -
Manchester median hourly rate £22.00 £27.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year -20.00% +44.73%  

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Stockport

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Stockport

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Stockport

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server in Stockport

SQL Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Stockport

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server in Stockport

For the 6 months to 29 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 Stockport region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) MDX
4 1 (20.00%) jQuery
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (20.00%) Marketing
4 1 (20.00%) Web Development
4 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (20.00%) Entity Framework
4 1 (20.00%) MVC
4 1 (20.00%) Advertising
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (20.00%) .NET
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stockport 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 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Advertising
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) DBA
2 1 (20.00%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) MDX
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (20.00%) jQuery
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) VB.NET