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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 2 6 3
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 38 25 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 19.59% 13.97% 17.83%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 55.88% 67.57% 56.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 11 10
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £199 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £353 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +5.76%
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
68 37 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 35.05% 20.67% 31.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 19 23
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £199 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £13.71 - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.05 £30.00 £32.30
% change year-on-year
+6.81% -7.12%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 34 (72.34%) .NET
2 28 (59.57%) C#
3 23 (48.94%) Microsoft
4 21 (44.68%) HTML
5 18 (38.30%) JavaScript
6 17 (36.17%) Umbraco
7 16 (34.04%) ASP.NET
8 15 (31.91%) SQL
9 14 (29.79%) SharePoint
10 13 (27.66%) HTML5
11 11 (23.40%) Degree
12 10 (21.28%) .NET Framework
12 10 (21.28%) Data Warehouse
13 9 (19.15%) Web Development
13 9 (19.15%) jQuery
13 9 (19.15%) Software Engineering
14 8 (17.02%) QA
15 7 (14.89%) SharePoint 2010
16 6 (12.77%) SQL Server 2008
16 6 (12.77%) MVC
16 6 (12.77%) Oracle
16 6 (12.77%) VB
16 6 (12.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 5 (10.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 5 (10.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 5 (10.64%) T-SQL
17 5 (10.64%) VBScript
17 5 (10.64%) Java
17 5 (10.64%) MS Excel
17 5 (10.64%) Internet

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 17 (36.17%) Umbraco
2 14 (29.79%) SharePoint
3 7 (14.89%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (8.51%) MS Project Server
5 3 (6.38%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (2.13%) CMS
6 1 (2.13%) OpenEdge
6 1 (2.13%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (10.64%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.51%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.64%) Internet
2 1 (2.13%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (2.13%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (2.13%) VoIP
2 1 (2.13%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.28%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (12.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 6 (12.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (10.64%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (10.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (10.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (8.51%) OLAP
5 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (4.26%) Sybase ASE
6 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (4.26%) DB2
7 1 (2.13%) DTS
7 1 (2.13%) Data Mining
7 1 (2.13%) QlikView
7 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.26%) ERwin
3 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (6.38%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.26%) Banking
3 1 (2.13%) Retail
3 1 (2.13%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 32 (68.09%) Developer
2 14 (29.79%) Web Developer
3 9 (19.15%) .NET Developer
4 7 (14.89%) Analyst
5 4 (8.51%) DBA
6 3 (6.38%) Consultant
6 3 (6.38%) Siebel Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Software Developer
7 2 (4.26%) DB2 DBA
7 2 (4.26%) Server Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) C# Developer
7 2 (4.26%) VB Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Analyst Developer
7 2 (4.26%) SQL Developer
7 2 (4.26%) SQL DBA
7 2 (4.26%) Project Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Siebel Developer
7 2 (4.26%) .NET Web Developer
7 2 (4.26%) VB6 Developer
8 1 (2.13%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (72.34%) .NET
2 21 (44.68%) HTML
3 16 (34.04%) ASP.NET
4 13 (27.66%) HTML5
5 10 (21.28%) .NET Framework
6 9 (19.15%) jQuery
7 4 (8.51%) WCF
7 4 (8.51%) CSS
7 4 (8.51%) Web Services
7 4 (8.51%) XML
8 3 (6.38%) XSLT
9 2 (4.26%) WinForms
9 2 (4.26%) Spring
9 2 (4.26%) Ajax
9 2 (4.26%) WPF
9 2 (4.26%) Struts
10 1 (2.13%) XSD
10 1 (2.13%) JSP
10 1 (2.13%) SOAP
10 1 (2.13%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) NHS
2 1 (2.13%) Replication
2 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.13%) User Experience
2 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (19.15%) Software Engineering
1 9 (19.15%) Web Development
2 6 (12.77%) MVC
3 4 (8.51%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (8.51%) Content Management
4 3 (6.38%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (6.38%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (6.38%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (4.26%) OOD
5 2 (4.26%) PRINCE2
5 2 (4.26%) OO
5 2 (4.26%) CRM
5 2 (4.26%) MVVM
5 2 (4.26%) Time Management
5 2 (4.26%) Dimensional Modelling
5 2 (4.26%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.13%) Coaching
6 1 (2.13%) Market Research
6 1 (2.13%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.13%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 28 (59.57%) C#
2 18 (38.30%) JavaScript
3 15 (31.91%) SQL
4 6 (12.77%) VB
5 5 (10.64%) T-SQL
5 5 (10.64%) VBScript
5 5 (10.64%) Java
6 2 (4.26%) VB.NET
6 2 (4.26%) XAML
6 2 (4.26%) VB6
7 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.13%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.13%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (23.40%) Degree
2 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.13%) MCP
2 1 (2.13%) MCSD
2 1 (2.13%) MCDBA
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.13%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.02%) QA
2 1 (2.13%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.13%) Terminal Services
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (48.94%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.77%) Oracle
3 4 (8.51%) Sybase
4 3 (6.38%) Siebel
5 1 (2.13%) Cisco
5 1 (2.13%) CosmoCom
5 1 (2.13%) Actuate
5 1 (2.13%) Perforce
5 1 (2.13%) VMware
5 1 (2.13%) Veeam
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