The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Warrington 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 30 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.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Cheshire / Warrington
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 14 22
Rank change year-on-year +1 +8  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 4 41 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 3.96% 11.23% 6.93%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 26.67% 73.21% 21.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 25 6
Median daily rate £400 £325 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.07% +13.04%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £314 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £540 £360
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year - +1.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £13.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £22.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +66.66% -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 Warrington with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Warrington
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 15 56 66
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Warrington 14.85% 15.34% 32.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 36 44
Median daily rate £388 £325 £590
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.23% -44.91%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £314 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £555 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £13.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +7.69% -  

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Warrington

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Warrington 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 Warrington

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server in Warrington

SQL Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server in Warrington

For the 6 months to 30 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 Warrington region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 13 (59.09%) SQL
2 12 (54.55%) Windows
3 9 (40.91%) .NET
3 9 (40.91%) C#
4 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (36.36%) Web Services
4 8 (36.36%) ETL
4 8 (36.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (31.82%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
6 6 (27.27%) T-SQL
6 6 (27.27%) Unix
6 6 (27.27%) Oracle
6 6 (27.27%) Linux
6 6 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (27.27%) Finance
6 6 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (27.27%) JSON
6 6 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (22.73%) MongoDB
7 5 (22.73%) NoSQL
7 5 (22.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (22.73%) Microservices
7 5 (22.73%) Relational Database
7 5 (22.73%) Database Mirroring
7 5 (22.73%) High Availability
7 5 (22.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 5 (22.73%) Big Data
7 5 (22.73%) SOA
7 5 (22.73%) AIX

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Warrington 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (22.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (13.64%) IIS
2 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
3 2 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (4.55%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (36.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (22.73%) Big Data
3 5 (22.73%) DB2
3 5 (22.73%) MongoDB
3 5 (22.73%) NoSQL
3 5 (22.73%) Relational Database
3 5 (22.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (9.09%) Power BI
5 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (4.55%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
6 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Visual Studio
2 3 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.55%) Selenium
General
1 6 (27.27%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Manufacturing
3 3 (13.64%) Banking
4 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Developer
2 6 (27.27%) DBA
3 5 (22.73%) Architect
3 5 (22.73%) SQL DBA
4 4 (18.18%) C# Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Administrator
5 3 (13.64%) Principal Architect
6 2 (9.09%) Applications Architect
6 2 (9.09%) Domain Architect
6 2 (9.09%) Dynamics AX Developer
7 1 (4.55%) .NET Developer
7 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse Consultant
7 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 1 (4.55%) ETL Consultant
7 1 (4.55%) Java Technical Architect
7 1 (4.55%) Oracle DBA
7 1 (4.55%) Software Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Technical Solutions Architect
7 1 (4.55%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (40.91%) .NET
2 8 (36.36%) Web Services
3 6 (27.27%) JSON
4 5 (22.73%) J2EE
4 5 (22.73%) Middleware
4 5 (22.73%) XML
5 4 (18.18%) .NET Framework
5 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET
6 3 (13.64%) WinForms
6 3 (13.64%) WPF
7 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (9.09%) CSS
7 2 (9.09%) HTML
7 2 (9.09%) jQuery
8 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (4.55%) Entity Framework
8 1 (4.55%) HTML5
8 1 (4.55%) MDX
8 1 (4.55%) Node.js
8 1 (4.55%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.64%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (54.55%) Windows
2 6 (27.27%) Linux
2 6 (27.27%) Unix
3 5 (22.73%) AIX
4 3 (13.64%) Windows Server
4 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.55%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (36.36%) ETL
2 5 (22.73%) Database Mirroring
2 5 (22.73%) High Availability
2 5 (22.73%) Microservices
2 5 (22.73%) SOA
3 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (13.64%) Business Transformation
3 3 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (13.64%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (13.64%) Risk Management
3 3 (13.64%) TDD
4 2 (9.09%) BDD
4 2 (9.09%) Migration
4 2 (9.09%) MVC
4 2 (9.09%) Scrum
4 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (9.09%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (59.09%) SQL
2 9 (40.91%) C#
3 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
4 6 (27.27%) T-SQL
5 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
5 3 (13.64%) VB.NET
6 2 (9.09%) X++
7 1 (4.55%) C
7 1 (4.55%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 1 (4.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Oracle
2 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) Cognos
3 1 (4.55%) Hyperion
3 1 (4.55%) Remedy