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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 5 6 9
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 30 22 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 14.93% 12.43% 13.17%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 44.78% 68.75% 45.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 10 6
Average daily rate
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£350 £344 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% +1.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £286 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £357 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £30.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +16.59%
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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
67 32 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 33.33% 18.08% 28.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 16 23
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £205 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £445 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £13.71 - £75.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-6.55% +1.66%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 25 (69.44%) .NET
2 18 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 18 (50.00%) C#
3 13 (36.11%) HTML
3 13 (36.11%) SQL
4 12 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 12 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 12 (33.33%) SharePoint
5 10 (27.78%) Umbraco
6 9 (25.00%) Web Development
7 8 (22.22%) jQuery
8 7 (19.44%) HTML5
8 7 (19.44%) SharePoint 2010
8 7 (19.44%) Degree
8 7 (19.44%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (16.67%) Oracle
9 6 (16.67%) .NET Framework
9 6 (16.67%) Software Engineering
9 6 (16.67%) QA
10 5 (13.89%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (13.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (13.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (13.89%) T-SQL
10 5 (13.89%) MS Excel
10 5 (13.89%) NHS
10 5 (13.89%) MVC
10 5 (13.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (11.11%) Web Services
11 4 (11.11%) VBScript

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 12 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 10 (27.78%) Umbraco
3 7 (19.44%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (11.11%) MS Project Server
5 1 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (13.89%) MS Excel
2 4 (11.11%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.33%) Internet
2 1 (2.78%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (2.78%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (2.78%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (19.44%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (13.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (13.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (13.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (13.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (11.11%) OLAP
4 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (5.56%) DB2
5 2 (5.56%) Sybase ASE
6 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.78%) QlikView
6 1 (2.78%) DTS
6 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) ERwin
1 2 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (5.56%) Finance
1 2 (5.56%) Manufacturing
1 2 (5.56%) Banking
2 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (66.67%) Developer
2 10 (27.78%) Web Developer
3 5 (13.89%) Analyst
3 5 (13.89%) .NET Developer
4 3 (8.33%) C# Developer
4 3 (8.33%) DBA
5 2 (5.56%) Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) VB Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Analyst Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Project Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) SQL Developer
5 2 (5.56%) DB2 DBA
5 2 (5.56%) Server Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) VB6 Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Software Developer
6 1 (2.78%) C# Web Developer
6 1 (2.78%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (2.78%) Siebel Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Project Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (69.44%) .NET
2 13 (36.11%) HTML
3 12 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 8 (22.22%) jQuery
5 7 (19.44%) HTML5
6 6 (16.67%) .NET Framework
7 4 (11.11%) WCF
7 4 (11.11%) Web Services
8 3 (8.33%) CSS
8 3 (8.33%) WinForms
9 2 (5.56%) WPF
9 2 (5.56%) XML
9 2 (5.56%) XSLT
9 2 (5.56%) Ajax
10 1 (2.78%) XSD
10 1 (2.78%) Struts
10 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 1 (2.78%) Spring
10 1 (2.78%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) NHS
2 1 (2.78%) Replication
2 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.00%) Web Development
2 6 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 5 (13.89%) MVC
4 4 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
5 3 (8.33%) Content Management
5 3 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (5.56%) MVVM
6 2 (5.56%) Time Management
6 2 (5.56%) Dimensional Modelling
6 2 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (5.56%) Scrum
6 2 (5.56%) OO
6 2 (5.56%) OOD
7 1 (2.78%) ETL
7 1 (2.78%) DNA
7 1 (2.78%) Data Management
7 1 (2.78%) Change Management
7 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.78%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 18 (50.00%) C#
2 13 (36.11%) SQL
3 12 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 5 (13.89%) T-SQL
5 4 (11.11%) VBScript
5 4 (11.11%) VB
6 3 (8.33%) Java
7 2 (5.56%) XAML
7 2 (5.56%) VB6
8 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.78%) C
8 1 (2.78%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.78%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (19.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (2.78%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.78%) Terminal Services
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.78%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (16.67%) Oracle
3 4 (11.11%) Sybase
4 1 (2.78%) Siebel
4 1 (2.78%) Cisco
4 1 (2.78%) Perforce
4 1 (2.78%) Open Text
4 1 (2.78%) VMware
4 1 (2.78%) Veeam
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