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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 16 14 12
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 17 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 6.54% 6.62% 6.57%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 26.98% 21.74% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 5
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£323 £410 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.34% +21.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £402 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £442 £352
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £23.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+3.26% -8.00%
SQL Server
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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 Liverpool region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
63 46 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 24.23% 30.46% 15.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 21 14
Average daily rate £325 £415 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.68% +17.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £88 £316 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 21 (56.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 18 (48.65%) SQL
3 17 (45.95%) Microsoft
4 15 (40.54%) .NET
4 15 (40.54%) C#
4 15 (40.54%) ASP.NET
5 13 (35.14%) BizTalk Server
6 12 (32.43%) Web Services
6 12 (32.43%) XML
7 11 (29.73%) Windows
7 11 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (29.73%) Web Application Development
8 10 (27.03%) WCF
8 10 (27.03%) T-SQL
9 9 (24.32%) IIS
9 9 (24.32%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (24.32%) REST
10 8 (21.62%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (21.62%) SQL Server 2008
10 8 (21.62%) Release Management
10 8 (21.62%) XPath
10 8 (21.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (21.62%) Visual Studio
10 8 (21.62%) MSMQ
10 8 (21.62%) MQSeries
10 8 (21.62%) HTTP
10 8 (21.62%) XQuery
11 7 (18.92%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (18.92%) OO
12 6 (16.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (35.14%) BizTalk Server
2 9 (24.32%) IIS
3 8 (21.62%) MQSeries
4 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
4 2 (5.41%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.70%) Umbraco
5 1 (2.70%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.70%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.62%) HTTP
2 2 (5.41%) SAN
3 1 (2.70%) Internet
3 1 (2.70%) DAB
3 1 (2.70%) NAS
3 1 (2.70%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (56.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (21.62%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (21.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (18.92%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (16.22%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (16.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.70%) OLAP Cube
6 1 (2.70%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (2.70%) QlikView
6 1 (2.70%) MySQL
6 1 (2.70%) OLAP
6 1 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.70%) Data Mining
6 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (21.62%) Visual Studio
1 8 (21.62%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (16.22%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Back Office
3 1 (2.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 24 (64.86%) Developer
2 8 (21.62%) BizTalk Developer
3 7 (18.92%) SQL Developer
4 4 (10.81%) SQL DBA
4 4 (10.81%) DBA
4 4 (10.81%) .NET Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Applications Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Support Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Consultant
5 3 (8.11%) Administrator
6 2 (5.41%) Java Developer
6 2 (5.41%) BizTalk Consultant
7 1 (2.70%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) IT Support
7 1 (2.70%) OBIEE Developer
7 1 (2.70%) ICT Support Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (40.54%) .NET
1 15 (40.54%) ASP.NET
2 12 (32.43%) Web Services
2 12 (32.43%) XML
3 10 (27.03%) WCF
4 9 (24.32%) REST
5 8 (21.62%) MSMQ
6 3 (8.11%) Middleware
6 3 (8.11%) SOAP
7 2 (5.41%) J2EE
7 2 (5.41%) ADO.NET
7 2 (5.41%) XML Messaging
7 2 (5.41%) RESTful
7 2 (5.41%) MDX
8 1 (2.70%) CSS3
8 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (2.70%) HTML5
8 1 (2.70%) Entity Framework
8 1 (2.70%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Replication
2 1 (2.70%) CLARiiON
2 1 (2.70%) Clustering
2 1 (2.70%) Informatics
2 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.70%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 11 (29.73%) Windows
2 9 (24.32%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.70%) Android
4 1 (2.70%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (29.73%) Web Application Development
2 8 (21.62%) Release Management
3 7 (18.92%) OO
4 6 (16.22%) OOP
4 6 (16.22%) SOA
5 4 (10.81%) ETL
5 4 (10.81%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (8.11%) MVC
6 3 (8.11%) E-Commerce
6 3 (8.11%) Waterfall
7 2 (5.41%) ITIL
7 2 (5.41%) Migration
7 2 (5.41%) Unit Testing
7 2 (5.41%) Multithreading
7 2 (5.41%) System Testing
8 1 (2.70%) Time Management
8 1 (2.70%) Data Migration
8 1 (2.70%) Data Cleansing
8 1 (2.70%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 18 (48.65%) SQL
2 15 (40.54%) C#
3 10 (27.03%) T-SQL
4 8 (21.62%) XQuery
4 8 (21.62%) XPath
5 2 (5.41%) Java
5 2 (5.41%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.41%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.70%) PHP
6 1 (2.70%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) WSUS
1 1 (2.70%) SCCM
1 1 (2.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 17 (45.95%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.81%) Oracle
3 2 (5.41%) Sybase
3 2 (5.41%) TIBCO
4 1 (2.70%) VMware
4 1 (2.70%) Teradata
4 1 (2.70%) Xamarin
4 1 (2.70%) HP
4 1 (2.70%) EMC
4 1 (2.70%) Citrix
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