The first table below looks at the demand for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax 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 Halifax 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 13 16 22
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +6
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 16 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 9.70% 3.87% 4.31%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 45.71% 43.75% 31.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 8
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£478 £335 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.53% -18.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £316 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £388 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.36% +10.00%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
35 16 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 21.21% 8.84% 13.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 8 28
Average daily rate £478 £335 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.53% -23.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £431 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
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SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Halifax region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Halifax region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram 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 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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 12 (48.00%) SQL
1 12 (48.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 11 (44.00%) ETL
3 10 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (40.00%) .NET
3 10 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 10 (40.00%) Relational Database
4 9 (36.00%) MVC
5 8 (32.00%) Finance
5 8 (32.00%) VBA
5 8 (32.00%) MS Excel
6 7 (28.00%) MS Access
6 7 (28.00%) Oracle
6 7 (28.00%) Business Objects
7 6 (24.00%) C#
7 6 (24.00%) jQuery
8 5 (20.00%) Xcelsius
8 5 (20.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 5 (20.00%) JSON
8 5 (20.00%) Razor View Engine
8 5 (20.00%) Web Services
8 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET
8 5 (20.00%) Service Delivery
9 4 (16.00%) T-SQL
10 3 (12.00%) HTML
10 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
10 3 (12.00%) XML
10 3 (12.00%) Banking
10 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2012

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (4.00%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (32.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Kerberos
1 1 (4.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (48.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 10 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 10 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (28.00%) MS Access
4 5 (20.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 5 (20.00%) Xcelsius
5 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (8.00%) RDBMS
6 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 1 (4.00%) Star Schema
7 1 (4.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (4.00%) Ant
2 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.00%) ClearCase
2 1 (4.00%) ERwin
2 1 (4.00%) CruiseControl
2 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (32.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Banking
3 2 (8.00%) Retail
4 1 (4.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 15 (60.00%) Developer
2 7 (28.00%) .NET Developer
3 5 (20.00%) Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) Business Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Software Developer
4 3 (12.00%) SQL Developer
5 2 (8.00%) ETL Developer
5 2 (8.00%) .NET Web Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Web Developer
5 2 (8.00%) MI Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Configuration Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Excel Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Excel Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Lead Business Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (40.00%) .NET
2 6 (24.00%) jQuery
3 5 (20.00%) JSON
3 5 (20.00%) Razor View Engine
3 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 5 (20.00%) Web Services
4 3 (12.00%) XML
4 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 3 (12.00%) HTML
4 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC 2
5 2 (8.00%) XSD
5 2 (8.00%) XSLT
5 2 (8.00%) J2EE
6 1 (4.00%) Classic ASP
6 1 (4.00%) CSS
6 1 (4.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) UNIX
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
1 1 (4.00%) AIX
1 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) ETL
2 10 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (36.00%) MVC
4 5 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (8.00%) SOA
5 2 (8.00%) UML
5 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (8.00%) Data Management
5 2 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (4.00%) Use Case
6 1 (4.00%) Unit Testing
6 1 (4.00%) Test Scripting
6 1 (4.00%) Waterfall
6 1 (4.00%) Software Deployment
6 1 (4.00%) Analytics
6 1 (4.00%) CRM
6 1 (4.00%) Data Modelling
6 1 (4.00%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.00%) Migration
6 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (48.00%) SQL
2 8 (32.00%) VBA
3 6 (24.00%) C#
4 4 (16.00%) T-SQL
5 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (8.00%) Java
7 1 (4.00%) Perl
7 1 (4.00%) VB
7 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
7 1 (4.00%) C
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Samba
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Oracle
1 7 (28.00%) Business Objects
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
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