The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Belfast region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 9 15 7
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -8
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 8 7 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 8.99% 6.60% 15.09%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 40.00% 53.85% 55.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 10
Average daily rate
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£275 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £375 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £379 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.36% +10.00%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
20 13 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 22.47% 12.26% 27.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 17
Average daily rate £275 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -13.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
SQL Server
County Antrim

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 25 July 2014, 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 10 (55.56%) .NET
2 6 (33.33%) C#
2 6 (33.33%) SQL
2 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
4 4 (22.22%) HTML
4 4 (22.22%) CSS
4 4 (22.22%) Windows
4 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (22.22%) Subversion
4 4 (22.22%) Ruby
4 4 (22.22%) Ruby on Rails
4 4 (22.22%) jQuery
4 4 (22.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (22.22%) Alfresco
4 4 (22.22%) JRuby
4 4 (22.22%) Cucumber
4 4 (22.22%) MongoDB
4 4 (22.22%) Active Record
4 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (22.22%) Sass
4 4 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 4 (22.22%) RubyMine
4 4 (22.22%) Relational Database
4 4 (22.22%) HTML5
5 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (16.67%) MS Access
5 3 (16.67%) Data Warehouse

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 4 (22.22%) Alfresco
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) MongoDB
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
1 4 (22.22%) Relational Database
2 3 (16.67%) MS Access
2 3 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (5.56%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Subversion
1 4 (22.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 4 (22.22%) Cucumber
1 4 (22.22%) RubyMine
2 3 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
1 2 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Investment Banking
2 1 (5.56%) International Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Advertising
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (83.33%) Developer
2 3 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails Developer
2 3 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Java Developer
3 2 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Business Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Developer Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Business Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Silverlight Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft BI Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (55.56%) .NET
2 4 (22.22%) HTML
2 4 (22.22%) Ruby on Rails
2 4 (22.22%) CSS
2 4 (22.22%) jQuery
2 4 (22.22%) JRuby
2 4 (22.22%) HTML5
2 4 (22.22%) Sass
2 4 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 2 (11.11%) Struts
5 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (5.56%) J2EE
5 1 (5.56%) WCF
5 1 (5.56%) WPF
5 1 (5.56%) Silverlight
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (22.22%) Active Record
2 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (11.11%) Data Modelling
3 2 (11.11%) ETL
4 1 (5.56%) Build Automation
4 1 (5.56%) Data Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.56%) ETRM
4 1 (5.56%) OOD
4 1 (5.56%) OOP
4 1 (5.56%) OO
4 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.56%) Change Management
4 1 (5.56%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) C#
1 6 (33.33%) SQL
2 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
3 4 (22.22%) Ruby
4 3 (16.67%) Java
5 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
5 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.56%) VBScript
5 1 (5.56%) VB
5 1 (5.56%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (5.56%) Business Objects
3 1 (5.56%) Tableau
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