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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 20 15 9
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -6
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 9 3 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 5.96% 4.55% 16.53%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 17.31% 9.68% 47.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 13
Median daily rate £425 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £375 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £375 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £14.34 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £25.44 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+37.57% +6.00%
SQL Server
County Antrim

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
52 31 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 34.44% 46.97% 34.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 23 26
Median daily rate £420 £313 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.40% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £268 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £10.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £25.44 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+49.37% -22.90%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Belfast region citing SQL Server as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Belfast region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram 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 7 December 2016, 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 Belfast region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 11 (61.11%) SQL
2 10 (55.56%) .NET
2 10 (55.56%) C#
3 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (38.89%) Windows
4 7 (38.89%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
6 5 (27.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (22.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (22.22%) DHCP
7 4 (22.22%) DNS
7 4 (22.22%) Citrix
7 4 (22.22%) HTML
7 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
7 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
7 4 (22.22%) HND
7 4 (22.22%) VMware
7 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2000
7 4 (22.22%) MVC
7 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
7 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (16.67%) SLA
8 3 (16.67%) CommVault
8 3 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast 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 2 (11.11%) IIS
1 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 2 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (5.56%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Azure Machine Learning
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) DHCP
1 4 (22.22%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (27.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2000
4 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (5.56%) Big Data
6 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (5.56%) Hadoop
6 1 (5.56%) MySQL
6 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
6 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
6 1 (5.56%) Power BI
6 1 (5.56%) Qlik Sense
6 1 (5.56%) QlikView
6 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (11.11%) NUnit
2 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Advertising
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Developer
2 7 (38.89%) .NET Developer
3 5 (27.78%) C# .NET Developer
3 5 (27.78%) C# Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Server Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Storage Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Business Developer
5 1 (5.56%) C# WPF Developer
5 1 (5.56%) CRM Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) DBA
5 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Microsoft BI Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Service Manager
5 1 (5.56%) SQL DBA
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (55.56%) .NET
2 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
2 4 (22.22%) HTML
3 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (11.11%) CSS
3 2 (11.11%) WCF
4 1 (5.56%) LINQ
4 1 (5.56%) WPF
4 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (22.22%) MVC
2 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (11.11%) CRM
2 2 (11.11%) ITIL
2 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
2 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing
3 1 (5.56%) Analytics
3 1 (5.56%) Database Mirroring
3 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
3 1 (5.56%) ETL
3 1 (5.56%) High Availability
3 1 (5.56%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (5.56%) ITIL V3
3 1 (5.56%) Machine Learning
3 1 (5.56%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (5.56%) Predictive Analytics
3 1 (5.56%) Release Management
3 1 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) SQL
2 10 (55.56%) C#
3 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
5 1 (5.56%) R
5 1 (5.56%) VB
5 1 (5.56%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) HND
2 2 (11.11%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) MCP
2 2 (11.11%) MCSE
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Simpana
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (22.22%) Citrix
2 4 (22.22%) VMware
3 3 (16.67%) CommVault
4 2 (11.11%) Civica
4 2 (11.11%) Dell
4 2 (11.11%) HP
5 1 (5.56%) Altiris
5 1 (5.56%) Compuware
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle
5 1 (5.56%) Tableau
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