The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 31 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 21 17 15
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 7 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 5.22% 6.47% 5.13%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 35.00% 29.73% 42.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 7
Median daily rate £415 £285 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.52% -18.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £281 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £430 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.08 £21.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+57.51% -27.58%
SQL Server
West Yorkshire

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 Halifax region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
20 37 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 14.93% 21.76% 12.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 26 15
Median daily rate £400 £435 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.04% +24.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £285 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £475 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.58% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £26.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+32.69% -17.46%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Halifax 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 Halifax

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

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

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Halifax

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

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Halifax

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 31 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 Halifax region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 10 (58.82%) C#
1 10 (58.82%) WCF
2 9 (52.94%) Web Services
2 9 (52.94%) .NET
3 8 (47.06%) Finance
4 7 (41.18%) Oracle
4 7 (41.18%) TDD
5 6 (35.29%) Banking
5 6 (35.29%) SQL
6 5 (29.41%) Unix
6 5 (29.41%) Windows
6 5 (29.41%) Linux
6 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
6 5 (29.41%) VMware
6 5 (29.41%) Service Management
6 5 (29.41%) IBM
6 5 (29.41%) Red Hat
6 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (29.41%) FileNet
6 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (29.41%) WebSphere
6 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (29.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (29.41%) E-Discovery
7 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
7 4 (23.53%) MVC
8 3 (17.65%) .NET Framework
8 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database
9 2 (11.76%) HTML5

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax 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 (29.41%) FileNet
1 5 (29.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.88%) DTS
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio
1 2 (11.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 8 (47.06%) Finance
2 6 (35.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Developer
2 9 (52.94%) .NET Developer
2 9 (52.94%) C# .NET Developer
2 9 (52.94%) C# Developer
3 7 (41.18%) C# WCF Developer
3 7 (41.18%) WCF Developer
4 5 (29.41%) Administrator
4 5 (29.41%) FileNet Administrator
4 5 (29.41%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) DBA
5 1 (5.88%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.88%) SQL DBA
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (5.88%) Unix Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) WebSphere Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (58.82%) WCF
2 9 (52.94%) .NET
2 9 (52.94%) Web Services
3 3 (17.65%) .NET Framework
4 2 (11.76%) CSS
4 2 (11.76%) HTML
4 2 (11.76%) HTML5
4 2 (11.76%) XML
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Linux
1 5 (29.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 5 (29.41%) Unix
1 5 (29.41%) Windows
1 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) TDD
2 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (29.41%) E-Discovery
2 5 (29.41%) Service Management
3 4 (23.53%) MVC
3 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.88%) Data Management
4 1 (5.88%) ETL
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) C#
2 6 (35.29%) SQL
3 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.88%) Bourne shell
4 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Oracle
2 5 (29.41%) IBM
2 5 (29.41%) Red Hat
2 5 (29.41%) VMware
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago