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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 22 15 10
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -5
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 7 8 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 3.03% 5.88% 9.70%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 14.58% 21.05% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 5
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£285 £316 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.88% -2.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £309 £101
10% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £323 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £14.79
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.10 £31.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+1.90% +14.54%
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
48 38 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 20.78% 27.94% 29.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 23 26
Average daily rate £365 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £185 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £413 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £175.00 £14.79
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1083.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Liverpool region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 6 May 2015.

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 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 14 (51.85%) Microsoft
2 13 (48.15%) BizTalk Server
2 13 (48.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (44.44%) C#
3 12 (44.44%) .NET
3 12 (44.44%) ASP.NET
4 11 (40.74%) SQL
4 11 (40.74%) Windows
4 11 (40.74%) Web Application Development
5 10 (37.04%) WCF
5 10 (37.04%) XML
6 9 (33.33%) Web Services
6 9 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (33.33%) REST
7 8 (29.63%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (29.63%) Release Management
7 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (29.63%) XPath
7 8 (29.63%) MSMQ
7 8 (29.63%) MQSeries
7 8 (29.63%) T-SQL
7 8 (29.63%) IIS
7 8 (29.63%) XQuery
7 8 (29.63%) HTTP
8 6 (22.22%) Visual Studio
8 6 (22.22%) OOP
8 6 (22.22%) OO
8 6 (22.22%) SOA
8 6 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 13 (48.15%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (29.63%) IIS
2 8 (29.63%) MQSeries
3 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (29.63%) HTTP
2 1 (3.70%) SAN
2 1 (3.70%) DAB
2 1 (3.70%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (48.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (3.70%) Sybase ASE
6 1 (3.70%) Data Mining
6 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (3.70%) MySQL
6 1 (3.70%) DB2
6 1 (3.70%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 8 (29.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (22.22%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.70%) ERwin
General
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (55.56%) Developer
2 8 (29.63%) BizTalk Developer
3 7 (25.93%) DBA
4 6 (22.22%) SQL DBA
5 3 (11.11%) Consultant
5 3 (11.11%) SQL Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Applications Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Administrator
6 2 (7.41%) SQL Server DBA
6 2 (7.41%) BizTalk Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 1 (3.70%) PHP Developer
7 1 (3.70%) ETL Developer
7 1 (3.70%) DB2 DBA
7 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Java Developer
7 1 (3.70%) .NET Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (44.44%) .NET
1 12 (44.44%) ASP.NET
2 10 (37.04%) WCF
2 10 (37.04%) XML
3 9 (33.33%) REST
3 9 (33.33%) Web Services
4 8 (29.63%) MSMQ
5 2 (7.41%) Middleware
6 1 (3.70%) XML Messaging
6 1 (3.70%) Spring
6 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
6 1 (3.70%) JSON
6 1 (3.70%) Application Packaging
6 1 (3.70%) MDX
6 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (3.70%) Entity Framework
6 1 (3.70%) SOAP
6 1 (3.70%) J2EE
6 1 (3.70%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Replication
2 1 (3.70%) CLARiiON
2 1 (3.70%) Informatics
2 1 (3.70%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 11 (40.74%) Windows
2 9 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.70%) Windows XP
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.70%) Android
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) Web Application Development
2 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (29.63%) Release Management
3 6 (22.22%) OOP
3 6 (22.22%) OO
3 6 (22.22%) SOA
4 4 (14.81%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (14.81%) Migration
5 2 (7.41%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (7.41%) Dimensional Modelling
5 2 (7.41%) ETL
5 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (7.41%) Data Modelling
6 1 (3.70%) Unit Testing
6 1 (3.70%) Change Management
6 1 (3.70%) MVC
6 1 (3.70%) High Availability
6 1 (3.70%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (44.44%) C#
2 11 (40.74%) SQL
3 8 (29.63%) T-SQL
3 8 (29.63%) XQuery
3 8 (29.63%) XPath
4 2 (7.41%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.70%) PHP5
5 1 (3.70%) Java
5 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) WSUS
1 1 (3.70%) SCCM
1 1 (3.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (51.85%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle
2 2 (7.41%) Sybase
3 1 (3.70%) HP
3 1 (3.70%) EMC
3 1 (3.70%) Citrix
3 1 (3.70%) TIBCO
3 1 (3.70%) Perforce
3 1 (3.70%) VMware
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