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 8 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 12 11 19
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +8
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 8 15 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 11.94% 12.40% 4.65%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 57.14% 46.88% 19.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 6
Median daily rate £325 £325 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -24.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £321 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £336 £456
UK excluding London median daily rate £351 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+0.35% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £9.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £25.44 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+37.57% +6.00%
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
14 32 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 20.90% 26.45% 24.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 22 29
Median daily rate £375 £353 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.23% -19.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £473 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +6.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £9.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £25.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+52.00% -25.37%

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 8 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 Halifax region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 11 (64.71%) .NET
2 10 (58.82%) C#
3 9 (52.94%) ASP.NET
3 9 (52.94%) .NET Framework
4 7 (41.18%) SQL
5 6 (35.29%) Web Services
5 6 (35.29%) WCF
6 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (17.65%) MVC
6 3 (17.65%) T-SQL
7 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (11.76%) ETL
7 2 (11.76%) Finance
7 2 (11.76%) Migration
7 2 (11.76%) Web Development
7 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
7 2 (11.76%) Data Management
7 2 (11.76%) jQuery
7 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 2 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (11.76%) Entity Framework
7 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
8 1 (5.88%) CSS3
8 1 (5.88%) Power BI
8 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
8 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
8 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)

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 1 (5.88%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2014
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
2 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.88%) DB2
3 1 (5.88%) Power BI
3 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.88%) Moq
1 1 (5.88%) NUnit
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (88.24%) Developer
2 10 (58.82%) .NET Developer
3 6 (35.29%) WCF Developer
4 5 (29.41%) C# Developer
5 4 (23.53%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (23.53%) SQL Developer
6 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Developer
7 2 (11.76%) Administrator
7 2 (11.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (11.76%) C# WCF Developer
7 2 (11.76%) DBA
7 2 (11.76%) SQL DBA
8 1 (5.88%) DB2 Administrator
8 1 (5.88%) SQL BI Developer
8 1 (5.88%) SQL Server BI Developer
8 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Data Warehouse Developer
8 1 (5.88%) SQL Server DBA
8 1 (5.88%) VB.NET Developer
8 1 (5.88%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (64.71%) .NET
2 9 (52.94%) .NET Framework
2 9 (52.94%) ASP.NET
3 6 (35.29%) WCF
3 6 (35.29%) Web Services
4 2 (11.76%) Entity Framework
4 2 (11.76%) jQuery
5 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
5 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (5.88%) CSS
5 1 (5.88%) CSS3
5 1 (5.88%) HTML
5 1 (5.88%) HTML5
5 1 (5.88%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (5.88%) MDX
5 1 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (5.88%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Clustering
1 1 (5.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) MVC
2 2 (11.76%) Data Management
2 2 (11.76%) ETL
2 2 (11.76%) Migration
2 2 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
2 2 (11.76%) Web Development
3 1 (5.88%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (5.88%) TDD
3 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) C#
2 7 (41.18%) SQL
3 3 (17.65%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.88%) VB
4 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
4 1 (5.88%) VB6
4 1 (5.88%) VBA
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) EPiServer
2 1 (5.88%) IBM
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) SAP