The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Liverpool region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 8 14 4
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -10
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 19 10 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 10.86% 6.33% 15.20%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 35.85% 47.62% 44.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 8
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£350 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £310 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £352 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £26.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +4.00%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
53 21 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 30.29% 13.29% 33.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 13 29
Average daily rate £388 £353 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.92% +17.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £300 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £75.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -
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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 22 July 2014.

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 22 July 2014, 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 18 (58.06%) .NET
2 16 (51.61%) Microsoft
3 11 (35.48%) C#
4 9 (29.03%) SQL
5 8 (25.81%) ASP.NET
6 7 (22.58%) SharePoint
7 6 (19.35%) Web Development
8 5 (16.13%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (16.13%) NHS
8 5 (16.13%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (16.13%) MS Excel
8 5 (16.13%) CRM
8 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
9 4 (12.90%) HTML
9 4 (12.90%) T-SQL
9 4 (12.90%) Oracle
9 4 (12.90%) Sybase
9 4 (12.90%) MS Project
9 4 (12.90%) Web Services
9 4 (12.90%) OO
9 4 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (12.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (12.90%) MS Project Server
9 4 (12.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (12.90%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (12.90%) .NET Framework
9 4 (12.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (9.68%) WinForms
10 3 (9.68%) Dynamics CRM
10 3 (9.68%) Umbraco

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 7 (22.58%) SharePoint
2 5 (16.13%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (12.90%) MS Project Server
4 3 (9.68%) Umbraco
4 3 (9.68%) IIS
5 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 5 (16.13%) MS Excel
2 4 (12.90%) MS Project
3 1 (3.23%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (3.23%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (3.23%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (12.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (12.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (12.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (9.68%) OLAP
4 2 (6.45%) DB2
4 2 (6.45%) Sybase ASE
4 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (3.23%) QlikView
5 1 (3.23%) DTS
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (6.45%) ERwin
3 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (6.45%) Finance
1 2 (6.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (67.74%) Developer
2 7 (22.58%) Web Developer
3 5 (16.13%) Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) C# Developer
5 3 (9.68%) DBA
6 2 (6.45%) Software Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 2 (6.45%) CRM Developer
6 2 (6.45%) .NET Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Developer
6 2 (6.45%) DB2 DBA
6 2 (6.45%) Server Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) VB6 Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Project Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) VB Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Project Administrator
7 1 (3.23%) Analyst Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (58.06%) .NET
2 8 (25.81%) ASP.NET
3 4 (12.90%) HTML
3 4 (12.90%) Web Services
3 4 (12.90%) .NET Framework
4 3 (9.68%) WinForms
4 3 (9.68%) WCF
5 2 (6.45%) XML
5 2 (6.45%) XSLT
5 2 (6.45%) WPF
5 2 (6.45%) Ajax
6 1 (3.23%) Spring
6 1 (3.23%) jQuery
6 1 (3.23%) RESTful
6 1 (3.23%) XSD
6 1 (3.23%) CSS
6 1 (3.23%) SOAP
6 1 (3.23%) Struts
6 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) NHS
2 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.23%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (9.68%) Windows
2 2 (6.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (19.35%) Web Development
2 5 (16.13%) CRM
3 4 (12.90%) OO
3 4 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (9.68%) Service Delivery
4 3 (9.68%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (6.45%) OOD
5 2 (6.45%) Scrum
5 2 (6.45%) MVVM
5 2 (6.45%) Time Management
5 2 (6.45%) Dimensional Modelling
6 1 (3.23%) Data Management
6 1 (3.23%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.23%) Market Research
6 1 (3.23%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (3.23%) Kimball Methodology
6 1 (3.23%) Workflow
6 1 (3.23%) Change Management
6 1 (3.23%) ETL
6 1 (3.23%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 11 (35.48%) C#
2 9 (29.03%) SQL
3 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
4 4 (12.90%) T-SQL
5 3 (9.68%) VB
6 2 (6.45%) XAML
6 2 (6.45%) VB6
7 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.23%) C
7 1 (3.23%) VB.NET
7 1 (3.23%) Java
7 1 (3.23%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) vSphere
1 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (3.23%) Terminal Services
1 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (51.61%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.90%) Oracle
2 4 (12.90%) Sybase
3 1 (3.23%) Veeam
3 1 (3.23%) VMware
3 1 (3.23%) Perforce
3 1 (3.23%) Open Text
3 1 (3.23%) Cisco
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