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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 20 22 13
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -9
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 9 5 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 5.84% 2.99% 10.24%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 30.00% 14.71% 40.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 12
Median daily rate £325 £285 £464
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.03% -38.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £277 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £397 £293 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £23.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year
+41.30% +1.09%
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
30 34 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 19.48% 20.36% 25.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 23 31
Median daily rate £325 £435 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.28% -8.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £289 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £480 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £28.13 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -1.31%

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 July 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 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Banking
3 4 (33.33%) Unix
3 4 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (33.33%) E-Discovery
3 4 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (33.33%) Service Management
3 4 (33.33%) FileNet
3 4 (33.33%) VMware
3 4 (33.33%) Linux
3 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 4 (33.33%) IBM
3 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (33.33%) C#
3 4 (33.33%) Oracle
4 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (25.00%) .NET
4 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 2 (16.67%) Web Development
5 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
5 2 (16.67%) WCF
5 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (16.67%) Web Services
5 2 (16.67%) Finance

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 4 (33.33%) FileNet
1 4 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (8.33%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
2 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (8.33%) DTS
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (41.67%) Banking
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Administrator
1 5 (41.67%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) FileNet Administrator
2 4 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 2 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 2 (16.67%) DBA
3 2 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 2 (16.67%) SQL DBA
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# WCF Developer
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Developer
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Unix Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Unix Systems Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) WCF Developer
4 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) .NET
2 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (16.67%) WCF
2 2 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (8.33%) Entity Framework
3 1 (8.33%) jQuery
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Linux
2 4 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (33.33%) Unix
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) E-Discovery
1 4 (33.33%) Service Management
2 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (16.67%) MVC
2 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (16.67%) Web Development
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (8.33%) Data Management
3 1 (8.33%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) C#
3 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) IBM
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle
1 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
1 4 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) SAP
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