The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 31 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 11 9 4
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 22 31 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 9.65% 10.58% 16.23%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 32.84% 36.90% 45.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 14 18
Median daily rate £325 £294 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.63% -16.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £155 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £400 £422
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £24.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £29.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +32.22%
SQL Server
Merseyside

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 Liverpool region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
67 84 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 29.39% 28.67% 35.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 31 34
Median daily rate £350 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £135 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £458 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £23.25 - £13.71
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £33.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +15.78%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Liverpool 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 Liverpool

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server across the Liverpool region.

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

SQL Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Liverpool region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Liverpool region.

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 28 (60.87%) SQL
2 22 (47.83%) Microsoft
3 17 (36.96%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (34.78%) CRM
5 14 (30.43%) Dynamics CRM
6 12 (26.09%) .NET
6 12 (26.09%) Waterfall
7 10 (21.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (21.74%) C#
7 10 (21.74%) MVC
8 8 (17.39%) Migration
8 8 (17.39%) JavaScript
8 8 (17.39%) Oracle
9 7 (15.22%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (15.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (13.04%) jQuery
11 5 (10.87%) Web Development
11 5 (10.87%) Git (software)
11 5 (10.87%) ASP.NET
11 5 (10.87%) Windows
11 5 (10.87%) ETL
11 5 (10.87%) Finance
11 5 (10.87%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (10.87%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (10.87%) Windows Server
12 4 (8.70%) ColdBox
12 4 (8.70%) Hyper-V
12 4 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (8.70%) ColdFusion
12 4 (8.70%) CFML

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool 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 (8.70%) ColdFusion
1 4 (8.70%) SAS
2 3 (6.52%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.17%) CMS
3 1 (2.17%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (2.17%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (30.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.17%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.52%) Office 365
2 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) DHCP
1 2 (4.35%) DNS
1 2 (4.35%) DSL
1 2 (4.35%) Firewall
1 2 (4.35%) Internet
1 2 (4.35%) iSCSI
1 2 (4.35%) MPLS
1 2 (4.35%) Network Security
1 2 (4.35%) Structured Cabling
1 2 (4.35%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (15.22%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (15.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (10.87%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (6.52%) Relational Database
4 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database
5 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (4.35%) RDBMS
5 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (2.17%) Big Data
6 1 (2.17%) Data Mining
6 1 (2.17%) DataStax
6 1 (2.17%) DTS
6 1 (2.17%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.17%) Power BI
6 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (10.87%) Git (software)
2 4 (8.70%) Subversion
3 2 (4.35%) JIRA
4 1 (2.17%) MSBuild
4 1 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.17%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (10.87%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Banking
2 2 (4.35%) Marketing
3 1 (2.17%) Law
Job Titles
1 32 (69.57%) Developer
2 13 (28.26%) Analyst
3 11 (23.91%) SQL Developer
4 10 (21.74%) Analyst Developer
5 7 (15.22%) C# Developer
6 6 (13.04%) .NET Developer
7 5 (10.87%) Senior Developer
7 5 (10.87%) SQL Server Developer
8 4 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 4 (8.70%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (8.70%) ColdFusion Developer
8 4 (8.70%) DBA
8 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Developer
8 4 (8.70%) Senior .NET Developer
8 4 (8.70%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 4 (8.70%) Senior C# Developer
8 4 (8.70%) Senior SQL Developer
8 4 (8.70%) Senior SQL Server Developer
8 4 (8.70%) SQL DBA
9 3 (6.52%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (26.09%) .NET
2 6 (13.04%) jQuery
3 5 (10.87%) ASP.NET
4 4 (8.70%) ColdBox
4 4 (8.70%) HTML
4 4 (8.70%) WCF
5 2 (4.35%) .NET Framework
5 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (4.35%) LINQ
5 2 (4.35%) WPF
5 2 (4.35%) XML
6 1 (2.17%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (2.17%) Entity Framework
6 1 (2.17%) JSON
6 1 (2.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.35%) Data Extraction
1 2 (4.35%) Digital Media
1 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Licensing
2 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.17%) Clustering
2 1 (2.17%) NHS
2 1 (2.17%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.87%) Windows
1 5 (10.87%) Windows Server
1 5 (10.87%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (4.35%) Solaris
2 2 (4.35%) Unix
2 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.96%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (34.78%) CRM
3 12 (26.09%) Waterfall
4 10 (21.74%) MVC
5 8 (17.39%) Migration
6 5 (10.87%) ETL
6 5 (10.87%) Web Development
7 4 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (8.70%) Data Analysis
7 4 (8.70%) TDD
8 3 (6.52%) Data Migration
8 3 (6.52%) ITIL
8 3 (6.52%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (4.35%) Change Management
9 2 (4.35%) Data Mapping
9 2 (4.35%) E-Commerce
9 2 (4.35%) ERP
9 2 (4.35%) Investment Management
9 2 (4.35%) Software Licensing
9 2 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (60.87%) SQL
2 10 (21.74%) C#
3 8 (17.39%) JavaScript
4 4 (8.70%) CFML
4 4 (8.70%) T-SQL
5 3 (6.52%) PL/SQL
6 2 (4.35%) Delphi
6 2 (4.35%) Java
6 2 (4.35%) PHP
7 1 (2.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.17%) MCTS
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.70%) Hyper-V
2 2 (4.35%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.35%) vSphere
3 1 (2.17%) HDFS
3 1 (2.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) vMotion
2 1 (2.17%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 22 (47.83%) Microsoft
2 8 (17.39%) Oracle
3 4 (8.70%) VMware
4 3 (6.52%) Teradata
5 2 (4.35%) Dell
5 2 (4.35%) HP
5 2 (4.35%) iManage
5 2 (4.35%) NETGEAR
5 2 (4.35%) Sitecore
5 2 (4.35%) SonicWALL
6 1 (2.17%) Citrix
6 1 (2.17%) EPiServer
6 1 (2.17%) Hortonworks
6 1 (2.17%) Sun
6 1 (2.17%) Tableau
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