The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the County Antrim region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 5 11 13
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 13 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 15.48% 8.99% 10.42%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 52.00% 40.00% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 0
Median daily rate £380 £195 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+94.87% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.25 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+52.94% -26.72%
SQL Server
Northern Ireland

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 County Antrim region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
County Antrim
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
25 20 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 29.76% 22.47% 20.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 6
Median daily rate £385 £213 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+81.17% -42.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £174 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £375 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.16% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £23.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+45.65% -28.12%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

The demand trend of contract jobs across the County Antrim 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 County Antrim

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

SQL Server
Daily Rate Histogram in County Antrim

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram in County Antrim

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in County Antrim

SQL Server
Contract Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast +8 13 £380 +94.87% 2
SQL Server
Northern Ireland

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 County Antrim region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 17 (73.91%) .NET
2 12 (52.17%) Microsoft
3 11 (47.83%) C#
4 10 (43.48%) SQL
5 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET
5 7 (30.43%) Web Services
6 6 (26.09%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
6 6 (26.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (26.09%) .NET Framework
7 5 (21.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (21.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (21.74%) Unit Testing
7 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (21.74%) Relational Database
7 5 (21.74%) MVC
7 5 (21.74%) PL/SQL
7 5 (21.74%) Windows
8 4 (17.39%) ITIL
8 4 (17.39%) OOP
8 4 (17.39%) HTML
8 4 (17.39%) T-SQL
8 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (17.39%) MongoDB
8 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
9 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
9 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim 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 (8.70%) IIS
1 2 (8.70%) JBoss
1 2 (8.70%) Tomcat
1 2 (8.70%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (4.35%) FileNet
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Office
1 3 (13.04%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (4.35%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) Internet
2 1 (4.35%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (21.74%) Relational Database
2 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (21.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (21.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (17.39%) MongoDB
4 3 (13.04%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (13.04%) OLAP
4 3 (13.04%) OLAP Cube
4 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (8.70%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MorphX
1 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (4.35%) Advertising
1 1 (4.35%) Banking
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (73.91%) Developer
2 6 (26.09%) .NET Developer
3 5 (21.74%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Microsoft BI Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) SQL Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Applications Support
6 2 (8.70%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Java Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Developer
6 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Developer
6 2 (8.70%) SSRS Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Support Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Automation Developer
7 1 (4.35%) SSAS Developer
7 1 (4.35%) SSIS Developer
7 1 (4.35%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (73.91%) .NET
2 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET
2 7 (30.43%) Web Services
3 6 (26.09%) .NET Framework
4 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (17.39%) HTML
6 3 (13.04%) jQuery
6 3 (13.04%) XML
7 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (8.70%) Entity Framework
7 2 (8.70%) J2EE
7 2 (8.70%) Java EE
7 2 (8.70%) JMS
7 2 (8.70%) SOAP
8 1 (4.35%) Apache Cordova
8 1 (4.35%) CSS
8 1 (4.35%) CSS3
8 1 (4.35%) HTML5
8 1 (4.35%) MDX
8 1 (4.35%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Windows
2 3 (13.04%) Windows Server
2 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (21.74%) MVC
2 5 (21.74%) Unit Testing
3 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (17.39%) ITIL
3 4 (17.39%) OOP
4 3 (13.04%) Business Analysis
4 3 (13.04%) UML
4 3 (13.04%) Workflow
5 2 (8.70%) Change Control
5 2 (8.70%) Project Planning
5 2 (8.70%) Scrum
5 2 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (4.35%) CRM
6 1 (4.35%) Data Modelling
6 1 (4.35%) ETL
6 1 (4.35%) Migration
6 1 (4.35%) Project Management
6 1 (4.35%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 11 (47.83%) C#
2 10 (43.48%) SQL
3 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
4 5 (21.74%) PL/SQL
5 4 (17.39%) T-SQL
6 3 (13.04%) VB.NET
6 3 (13.04%) VBA
7 2 (8.70%) Java
7 2 (8.70%) Scala
8 1 (4.35%) X++
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
1 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) SCDPM
1 1 (4.35%) SCOM
1 1 (4.35%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle
3 2 (8.70%) Blue Prism
3 2 (8.70%) BMC
3 2 (8.70%) Remedy
4 1 (4.35%) BT
4 1 (4.35%) HP
4 1 (4.35%) IBM