Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 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)
Manchester > Stockport
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 24 16
Rank change year-on-year -2 -8 -6
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 1 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stockport 0.93% 3.78% 5.33%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.26% 19.44% 30.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 3
Stockport median daily rate - £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -7.14% +9.38%
Manchester median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% - +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Stockport median hourly rate - - -
Manchester median hourly rate £15.69 £14.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year +6.37% -22.37% -9.52%

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 Stockport with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Stockport
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 19 36 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stockport 17.76% 19.46% 17.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 29 10
Stockport median daily rate £413 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% +19.23% +1.56%
10th Percentile £356 £246 £273
90th Percentile £487 £475 £377
Manchester median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Stockport median hourly rate - - £37.50
Manchester median hourly rate £18.85 £21.63 £19.00
% change year-on-year -12.86% +13.82% -6.17%

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 21 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 Stockport region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) DTS
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) Replication
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Database Security
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) DTS
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) DBA
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle DBA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle