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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 15 26 19
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -7
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 7 3 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 6.42% 2.05% 9.40%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 41.18% 10.71% 21.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 11
Median daily rate £320 £295 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.47% -34.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £295 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £295 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £327
% change year-on-year
- +7.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.60 £31.51 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+25.67% +32.67%
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
17 28 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 15.60% 19.18% 43.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 18 54
Median daily rate £320 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £295 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £450 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.07 £33.55 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+7.51% +41.26%

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 30 September 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 (55.56%) SQL
2 6 (33.33%) C#
2 6 (33.33%) .NET
3 5 (27.78%) Windows
3 5 (27.78%) IBM
3 5 (27.78%) Banking
4 4 (22.22%) .NET Framework
4 4 (22.22%) WebSphere
4 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (22.22%) Red Hat
4 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (22.22%) Service Management
4 4 (22.22%) MVC
4 4 (22.22%) FileNet
4 4 (22.22%) Finance
4 4 (22.22%) VMware
4 4 (22.22%) Linux
4 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
4 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
4 4 (22.22%) Unix
4 4 (22.22%) Oracle
4 4 (22.22%) T-SQL
4 4 (22.22%) E-Discovery
5 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 3 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (16.67%) Web Services
5 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (16.67%) Web Development

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 (22.22%) FileNet
1 4 (22.22%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.56%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (5.56%) DB2
3 1 (5.56%) DTS
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.56%) Moq
2 1 (5.56%) NUnit
2 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (27.78%) Banking
2 4 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Developer
2 6 (33.33%) Administrator
3 5 (27.78%) .NET Developer
4 4 (22.22%) C# Developer
4 4 (22.22%) FileNet Administrator
4 4 (22.22%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (16.67%) DBA
5 3 (16.67%) SQL DBA
5 3 (16.67%) SQL Developer
6 2 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (11.11%) C# WCF Developer
6 2 (11.11%) Software Developer
6 2 (11.11%) SQL Server DBA
6 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Developer
6 2 (11.11%) WCF Developer
7 1 (5.56%) DB2 Administrator
7 1 (5.56%) EPiServer Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) .NET
2 4 (22.22%) .NET Framework
2 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
3 3 (16.67%) WCF
3 3 (16.67%) Web Services
4 2 (11.11%) Entity Framework
4 2 (11.11%) jQuery
5 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
5 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (5.56%) CSS
5 1 (5.56%) CSS3
5 1 (5.56%) HTML
5 1 (5.56%) HTML5
5 1 (5.56%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Clustering
1 1 (5.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) Linux
2 4 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (22.22%) Unix
2 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) E-Discovery
1 4 (22.22%) MVC
1 4 (22.22%) Service Management
2 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (16.67%) Data Management
2 3 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 3 (16.67%) Web Development
3 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.11%) ETL
3 2 (11.11%) Migration
4 1 (5.56%) TDD
4 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) SQL
2 6 (33.33%) C#
3 4 (22.22%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.56%) VBA
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) IBM
2 4 (22.22%) Oracle
2 4 (22.22%) Red Hat
2 4 (22.22%) VMware
3 1 (5.56%) EPiServer
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) SAP
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