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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 10 4 7
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 30 33 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 10.42% 17.10% 13.74%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 37.04% 50.77% 71.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 19 11
Average daily rate
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£294 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.07% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £240 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £418 £353
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -0.82%
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
81 65 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 28.13% 33.68% 19.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 34 17
Average daily rate £325 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £273 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.71 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £31.80 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+5.51% +2.56%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 33 (82.50%) SQL
2 23 (57.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 22 (55.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 20 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 20 (50.00%) Finance
5 15 (37.50%) ITIL
6 13 (32.50%) Windows
7 10 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (25.00%) ETL
7 10 (25.00%) T-SQL
8 9 (22.50%) Banking
8 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
8 9 (22.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 8 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (17.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (17.50%) .NET
11 6 (15.00%) MS Excel
12 5 (12.50%) XML
12 5 (12.50%) C#
12 5 (12.50%) Oracle
12 5 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
13 4 (10.00%) Java
13 4 (10.00%) ASP.NET
14 3 (7.50%) SOAP
14 3 (7.50%) Web Services
14 3 (7.50%) Sybase
14 3 (7.50%) E-Commerce
14 3 (7.50%) Middleware
14 3 (7.50%) MVC
14 3 (7.50%) Data Extraction

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (5.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.50%) CMS
2 1 (2.50%) IIS
2 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.50%) Umbraco
2 1 (2.50%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 6 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) SAN
1 1 (2.50%) Internet
1 1 (2.50%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (57.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 22 (55.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 20 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (17.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
6 2 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (5.00%) MySQL
6 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (2.50%) QlikView
7 1 (2.50%) DB2
7 1 (2.50%) OLAP
7 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
7 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (2.50%) OLAP Cube
7 1 (2.50%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 9 (22.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (5.00%) Ant
2 2 (5.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.00%) Maven
2 2 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.50%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.50%) Bugzilla
General
1 20 (50.00%) Finance
2 9 (22.50%) Banking
3 1 (2.50%) Retail
3 1 (2.50%) Advertising
3 1 (2.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 17 (42.50%) Developer
2 16 (40.00%) Analyst
3 14 (35.00%) Support Analyst
4 11 (27.50%) Applications Support
5 10 (25.00%) Applications Support Analyst
6 8 (20.00%) SQL Developer
7 4 (10.00%) .NET Developer
8 3 (7.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 2 (5.00%) Configuration Analyst
9 2 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Specialist
9 2 (5.00%) Java Developer
9 2 (5.00%) Support Engineer
10 1 (2.50%) DBA
10 1 (2.50%) Configuration Manager
10 1 (2.50%) 2nd Line Support
10 1 (2.50%) Release Manager
10 1 (2.50%) Test Engineer
10 1 (2.50%) SQL DBA
10 1 (2.50%) IT Support Engineer
10 1 (2.50%) Applications Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.50%) .NET
2 5 (12.50%) XML
3 4 (10.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (7.50%) SOAP
4 3 (7.50%) Web Services
4 3 (7.50%) Middleware
5 2 (5.00%) XML Messaging
5 2 (5.00%) RESTful
5 2 (5.00%) J2EE
5 2 (5.00%) ADO.NET
5 2 (5.00%) MDX
5 2 (5.00%) HTML
6 1 (2.50%) WCF
6 1 (2.50%) CSS
6 1 (2.50%) XSLT
6 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (2.50%) HTML5
6 1 (2.50%) Entity Framework
6 1 (2.50%) REST
6 1 (2.50%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Data Extraction
2 1 (2.50%) Visualisation
2 1 (2.50%) Social Media
2 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.50%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.50%) Clustering
2 1 (2.50%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 13 (32.50%) Windows
2 2 (5.00%) Linux
3 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.50%) Android
3 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (37.50%) ITIL
2 10 (25.00%) ETL
3 8 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (7.50%) E-Commerce
5 3 (7.50%) MVC
5 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (7.50%) Waterfall
6 2 (5.00%) SDLC
6 2 (5.00%) Unit Testing
6 2 (5.00%) Multithreading
6 2 (5.00%) System Testing
6 2 (5.00%) Configuration Management
6 2 (5.00%) Project Management
7 1 (2.50%) ERP
7 1 (2.50%) Data Modelling
7 1 (2.50%) OO
7 1 (2.50%) CRM
7 1 (2.50%) Data Analysis
7 1 (2.50%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 33 (82.50%) SQL
2 10 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 5 (12.50%) C#
4 4 (10.00%) Java
5 2 (5.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.00%) PL/SQL
5 2 (5.00%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.50%) PHP
6 1 (2.50%) LINC
6 1 (2.50%) PHP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.50%) Oracle
3 3 (7.50%) Sybase
4 2 (5.00%) Unisys
4 2 (5.00%) IBM
4 2 (5.00%) TIBCO
5 1 (2.50%) Teradata
5 1 (2.50%) Tableau
5 1 (2.50%) Xamarin
5 1 (2.50%) SAP
5 1 (2.50%) Salesforce.com
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