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 28 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 16 7 13
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +6
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 23 19 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 7.74% 10.67% 7.45%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 31.08% 35.19% 52.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 6
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£313 £350 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +5.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £200 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £351
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.63 £23.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+2.71% -16.36%
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
74 54 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 24.92% 30.34% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 29 14
Average daily rate £325 £375 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £302 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
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 28 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 28 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 24 (72.73%) SQL
2 17 (51.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (42.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (39.39%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (36.36%) Finance
6 10 (30.30%) Microsoft
6 10 (30.30%) T-SQL
7 8 (24.24%) ITIL
7 8 (24.24%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (24.24%) ETL
8 7 (21.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (18.18%) ASP.NET
9 6 (18.18%) .NET
9 6 (18.18%) C#
10 5 (15.15%) MS Excel
10 5 (15.15%) Banking
11 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (12.12%) Windows
11 4 (12.12%) Oracle
11 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (9.09%) MVC
12 3 (9.09%) Middleware
12 3 (9.09%) SOAP
12 3 (9.09%) Web Services
12 3 (9.09%) XML
12 3 (9.09%) E-Commerce
12 3 (9.09%) Waterfall
12 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
13 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
1 2 (6.06%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (6.06%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.03%) Umbraco
2 1 (3.03%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (3.03%) CMS
2 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.03%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (15.15%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) SAN
1 1 (3.03%) Internet
1 1 (3.03%) DAB
1 1 (3.03%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (51.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 14 (42.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (39.39%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (24.24%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (21.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
8 1 (3.03%) OLAP Cube
8 1 (3.03%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (3.03%) QlikView
8 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (3.03%) MySQL
8 1 (3.03%) OLAP
8 1 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Visual Studio
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 12 (36.36%) Finance
2 5 (15.15%) Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Back Office
3 1 (3.03%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 16 (48.48%) Developer
2 7 (21.21%) Analyst
2 7 (21.21%) Support Analyst
2 7 (21.21%) SQL Developer
3 4 (12.12%) SQL DBA
3 4 (12.12%) Applications Support
3 4 (12.12%) .NET Developer
3 4 (12.12%) DBA
4 3 (9.09%) Applications Support Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Administrator
5 2 (6.06%) Java Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence Specialist
6 1 (3.03%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) IT Support
6 1 (3.03%) OBIEE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.18%) .NET
1 6 (18.18%) ASP.NET
2 3 (9.09%) SOAP
2 3 (9.09%) Web Services
2 3 (9.09%) XML
2 3 (9.09%) Middleware
3 2 (6.06%) XML Messaging
3 2 (6.06%) RESTful
3 2 (6.06%) J2EE
3 2 (6.06%) ADO.NET
3 2 (6.06%) MDX
4 1 (3.03%) WCF
4 1 (3.03%) HTML
4 1 (3.03%) CSS
4 1 (3.03%) XSLT
4 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (3.03%) HTML5
4 1 (3.03%) Entity Framework
4 1 (3.03%) REST
4 1 (3.03%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Data Extraction
1 2 (6.06%) Replication
2 1 (3.03%) Clustering
2 1 (3.03%) Informatics
2 1 (3.03%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.03%) Visualisation
2 1 (3.03%) Social Media
2 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.12%) Windows
2 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (3.03%) Android
2 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) ITIL
1 8 (24.24%) ETL
2 6 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (9.09%) MVC
4 3 (9.09%) E-Commerce
4 3 (9.09%) Waterfall
5 2 (6.06%) Web Application Development
5 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (6.06%) Migration
5 2 (6.06%) Unit Testing
5 2 (6.06%) Multithreading
5 2 (6.06%) System Testing
6 1 (3.03%) Time Management
6 1 (3.03%) Data Migration
6 1 (3.03%) Data Cleansing
6 1 (3.03%) Business Process Improvement
6 1 (3.03%) Logistics
6 1 (3.03%) Business Analysis
6 1 (3.03%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 24 (72.73%) SQL
2 10 (30.30%) T-SQL
3 6 (18.18%) C#
4 2 (6.06%) Java
4 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.06%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.03%) PHP5
5 1 (3.03%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.03%) vSphere
Vendors
1 10 (30.30%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.12%) Oracle
3 2 (6.06%) Sybase
3 2 (6.06%) TIBCO
4 1 (3.03%) Teradata
4 1 (3.03%) Tableau
4 1 (3.03%) Xamarin
4 1 (3.03%) SAP
4 1 (3.03%) Salesforce.com
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