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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 10 12 11
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 28 21 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 12.07% 10.14% 8.13%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 49.12% 44.68% 37.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 11 3
Average daily rate £450 £400 £203
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +97.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £200 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £420 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £28.69 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-21.57% -4.36%
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
57 47 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 24.57% 22.71% 21.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 26 12
Average daily rate £450 £350 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +13.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £200 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £13.50 - £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.06%

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016, 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 (73.33%) SQL
2 21 (46.67%) Microsoft
3 18 (40.00%) Windows
3 18 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (28.89%) Waterfall
5 12 (26.67%) Finance
6 11 (24.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
7 10 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
7 10 (22.22%) CRM
7 10 (22.22%) Windows Server
8 9 (20.00%) ITIL
9 8 (17.78%) .NET
9 8 (17.78%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (15.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 6 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
11 6 (13.33%) Test Scripting
11 6 (13.33%) C#
11 6 (13.33%) MS Excel
12 5 (11.11%) Linux
12 5 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (11.11%) HTML
12 5 (11.11%) Java
12 5 (11.11%) T-SQL
12 5 (11.11%) ETL
12 5 (11.11%) Bugzilla
12 5 (11.11%) Banking
12 5 (11.11%) Hadoop
12 5 (11.11%) Big Data

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 4 (8.89%) Apache Pig
2 2 (4.44%) IIS
3 1 (2.22%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.22%) CMS
3 1 (2.22%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (13.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) DNS
1 1 (2.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (24.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 10 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
2 10 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (11.11%) Big Data
4 5 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (11.11%) Hadoop
5 4 (8.89%) Apache Hive
5 4 (8.89%) Relational Database
6 3 (6.67%) MySQL
6 3 (6.67%) Power BI
6 3 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (4.44%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (2.22%) DB2
8 1 (2.22%) Essbase
8 1 (2.22%) MS Access
8 1 (2.22%) OLAP
8 1 (2.22%) OLTP
8 1 (2.22%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (15.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 5 (11.11%) Bugzilla
3 4 (8.89%) Git (software)
3 4 (8.89%) Hudson
3 4 (8.89%) Jenkins
3 4 (8.89%) JIRA
3 4 (8.89%) Subversion
4 1 (2.22%) Ant
4 1 (2.22%) Maven
4 1 (2.22%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (26.67%) Finance
2 5 (11.11%) Banking
3 3 (6.67%) Advertising
4 1 (2.22%) Back Office
4 1 (2.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (53.33%) Developer
2 20 (44.44%) Analyst
3 8 (17.78%) Analyst Developer
4 7 (15.56%) Applications Support
4 7 (15.56%) Applications Support Analyst
4 7 (15.56%) Support Analyst
5 5 (11.11%) Banking Analyst
5 5 (11.11%) SQL Developer
6 4 (8.89%) Big Data Developer
6 4 (8.89%) SQL Analyst
6 4 (8.89%) SQL Support Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) .NET Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Architect
8 2 (4.44%) Business Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 2 (4.44%) DBA
8 2 (4.44%) Integration Developer
8 2 (4.44%) SQL DBA
8 2 (4.44%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.78%) .NET
2 5 (11.11%) HTML
3 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET
3 4 (8.89%) Hibernate
3 4 (8.89%) HTML5
3 4 (8.89%) Spring
3 4 (8.89%) Struts
4 3 (6.67%) Web Services
5 2 (4.44%) XML
6 1 (2.22%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.22%) ADO.NET
6 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.22%) Clustering
2 1 (2.22%) Data Extraction
2 1 (2.22%) Data Integration
2 1 (2.22%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 18 (40.00%) Windows
2 10 (22.22%) Windows Server
3 5 (11.11%) Linux
4 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.22%) Unix
5 1 (2.22%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (28.89%) Waterfall
3 10 (22.22%) CRM
4 9 (20.00%) ITIL
5 8 (17.78%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (13.33%) Test Scripting
7 5 (11.11%) ETL
8 4 (8.89%) MapReduce
8 4 (8.89%) RAD
8 4 (8.89%) Time Management
9 3 (6.67%) Data Analysis
10 2 (4.44%) Configuration Management
10 2 (4.44%) ITIL V3
10 2 (4.44%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (4.44%) Release Management
10 2 (4.44%) SDLC
10 2 (4.44%) Stakeholder Management
11 1 (2.22%) ETL Development
11 1 (2.22%) Non-Functional Testing
11 1 (2.22%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (73.33%) SQL
2 6 (13.33%) C#
3 5 (11.11%) Java
3 5 (11.11%) T-SQL
4 4 (8.89%) Shell Script
5 3 (6.67%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.44%) VB
6 2 (4.44%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.22%) LINC
7 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.22%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (8.89%) Degree
2 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.22%) MCDBA
3 1 (2.22%) MCTS
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certified Architect
3 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) QA
1 1 (2.22%) Solvency II
System Software
1 4 (8.89%) HDFS
2 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) BladeLogic
1 1 (2.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.67%) Oracle
3 1 (2.22%) Hyperion
3 1 (2.22%) IBM
3 1 (2.22%) Motorola
3 1 (2.22%) OpenText
3 1 (2.22%) SimCorp
3 1 (2.22%) Sybase
3 1 (2.22%) Tableau
3 1 (2.22%) Teradata
3 1 (2.22%) Unisys
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