The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 11 9 8
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 11 9 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 14.47% 8.57% 13.19%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 44.00% 42.86% 67.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 17
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£175 - £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 - £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £205 - £377
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £23.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+3.26% -9.80%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
25 21 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 32.89% 20.00% 19.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 25
Average daily rate £206 £335 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.43% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £252 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £343 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.00

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

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

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

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

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region citing SQL Server also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server.

1 12 (66.67%) SQL
2 11 (61.11%) Oracle
3 8 (44.44%) Finance
4 5 (27.78%) Banking
4 5 (27.78%) Web Services
4 5 (27.78%) C#
4 5 (27.78%) .NET
4 5 (27.78%) Windows
5 4 (22.22%) Linux
5 4 (22.22%) RDBMS
5 4 (22.22%) DB2
5 4 (22.22%) Ab Initio
5 4 (22.22%) Project Management
5 4 (22.22%) Automated Testing
5 4 (22.22%) Problem Management
5 4 (22.22%) Relational Database
6 3 (16.67%) Parallel Processing
6 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (16.67%) Degree
6 3 (16.67%) Korn
6 3 (16.67%) Derivative
6 3 (16.67%) jQuery
6 3 (16.67%) Metaprogramming
6 3 (16.67%) Resource Management
6 3 (16.67%) Bash Shell
6 3 (16.67%) Shell Script
6 3 (16.67%) Change Management
6 3 (16.67%) Equities
6 3 (16.67%) XML

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region citing SQL Server also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.56%) IIS
1 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.56%) CMS
1 1 (5.56%) Xceptor
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) FTP
1 1 (5.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) DB2
1 4 (22.22%) RDBMS
1 4 (22.22%) Relational Database
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.56%) DB2 UDB
3 1 (5.56%) QlikView
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.56%) PerformancePoint
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Power View
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (5.56%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Subversion
General
1 8 (44.44%) Finance
2 5 (27.78%) Banking
3 2 (11.11%) Investment Banking
3 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
4 1 (5.56%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Developer
2 6 (33.33%) Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Support Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Ab Initio Developer
4 3 (16.67%) .NET Developer
5 2 (11.11%) SQL DBA
5 2 (11.11%) Operations Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Service Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) DBA
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Systems Support
6 1 (5.56%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (5.56%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
6 1 (5.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Production Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) Web Services
1 5 (27.78%) .NET
2 3 (16.67%) jQuery
2 3 (16.67%) XML
2 3 (16.67%) JMS
3 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET
3 2 (11.11%) CSS
3 2 (11.11%) HTML5
3 2 (11.11%) CSS3
3 2 (11.11%) HTML
4 1 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET 2.0
4 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (5.56%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (5.56%) WCF
4 1 (5.56%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Equities
1 3 (16.67%) Derivative
2 1 (5.56%) Statistics
2 1 (5.56%) FMCG
2 1 (5.56%) SWIFT
2 1 (5.56%) User Experience
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) Linux
3 3 (16.67%) UNIX
3 3 (16.67%) Solaris
4 2 (11.11%) AIX
5 1 (5.56%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Project Management
1 4 (22.22%) Automated Testing
1 4 (22.22%) Problem Management
2 3 (16.67%) Resource Management
2 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (16.67%) Change Management
2 3 (16.67%) Parallel Processing
2 3 (16.67%) Metaprogramming
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Analysis
3 2 (11.11%) Information Security
3 2 (11.11%) MVC
3 2 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (5.56%) OOP
4 1 (5.56%) OO
4 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
4 1 (5.56%) ETL
4 1 (5.56%) Scrum
4 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.56%) Data Management
4 1 (5.56%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) SQL
2 5 (27.78%) C#
3 3 (16.67%) Shell Script
3 3 (16.67%) Korn
3 3 (16.67%) Bash Shell
4 2 (11.11%) Perl
5 1 (5.56%) ActionScript 2.0
5 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.56%) VB.NET
5 1 (5.56%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Control-M
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Oracle
2 4 (22.22%) Ab Initio
3 3 (16.67%) Cisco
3 3 (16.67%) Juniper
4 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.56%) VMware
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