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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 23 26 12
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -14
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 7 1 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 4.40% 0.69% 12.12%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 20.00% 8.33% 51.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 12
Average daily rate
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£275 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.25% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £400 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £400 £359
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +3.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-1.06% +5.45%
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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
35 12 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 22.01% 8.33% 23.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 6 20
Average daily rate £425 £388 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £369 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £495 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+25.92% -10.00%

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 23 January 2015.

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 23 January 2015, 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 11 (64.71%) SQL
2 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 7 (41.18%) Finance
3 6 (35.29%) Relational Database
4 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
4 5 (29.41%) SAS
5 4 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (23.53%) Mainframe
5 4 (23.53%) Essbase
5 4 (23.53%) Data Management
6 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (17.65%) VMware
6 3 (17.65%) Migration
6 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
6 3 (17.65%) SAN
6 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (17.65%) Windows
6 3 (17.65%) VPN
6 3 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
6 3 (17.65%) Data Migration
6 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (17.65%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (11.76%) Master Data Management
7 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Management

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 5 (29.41%) SAS
2 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) DOC1
2 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) SAN
1 3 (17.65%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) Relational Database
2 4 (23.53%) Essbase
3 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (17.65%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
5 1 (5.88%) DB2
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 7 (41.18%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) SAS Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Data Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Support Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (11.76%) Data Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Business Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Report Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) SQL Developer
5 1 (5.88%) SAS Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Data Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Architect
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Data Modeller
5 1 (5.88%) DBA
5 1 (5.88%) Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Business Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Velocity
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
1 1 (5.88%) XML
1 1 (5.88%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Mainframe
2 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.88%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
1 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) Data Management
2 3 (17.65%) Migration
2 3 (17.65%) Data Migration
3 2 (11.76%) Master Data Management
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (11.76%) Logical Data Model
3 2 (11.76%) Physical Data Model
3 2 (11.76%) Data Modelling
3 2 (11.76%) Security Management
3 2 (11.76%) Workflow
3 2 (11.76%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.88%) Document Management
4 1 (5.88%) Data Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Workflow Management
4 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Information Assurance
4 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.88%) Web Design
4 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) T-SQL
2 2 (11.76%) VBA
3 1 (5.88%) R
3 1 (5.88%) Perl
3 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.76%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) VMware
3 1 (5.88%) Veeam
3 1 (5.88%) Tableau
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle
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