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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 12 15 3
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -12
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 18 7 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 10.47% 5.47% 19.61%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 47.37% 25.93% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 10
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£375 £203 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+85.18% -42.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £201 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £211 £376
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +3.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £29.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.74% +7.27%
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
38 27 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 22.09% 21.09% 32.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 17 25
Average daily rate £350 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £206 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £418 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -9.83%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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 34 (70.83%) .NET
2 33 (68.75%) C#
3 24 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 24 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 19 (39.58%) HTML
4 19 (39.58%) SQL
5 18 (37.50%) JavaScript
6 15 (31.25%) BizTalk Server
6 15 (31.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 15 (31.25%) Umbraco
7 14 (29.17%) HTML5
8 13 (27.08%) XML
9 12 (25.00%) Web Services
9 12 (25.00%) Windows
9 12 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
9 12 (25.00%) WCF
10 11 (22.92%) SharePoint
10 11 (22.92%) IIS
10 11 (22.92%) SQL Server 2008
11 10 (20.83%) Team Foundation Server
12 9 (18.75%) jQuery
12 9 (18.75%) .NET Framework
12 9 (18.75%) Degree
12 9 (18.75%) Software Engineering
12 9 (18.75%) Web Application Development
12 9 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (16.67%) REST
13 8 (16.67%) XPath
13 8 (16.67%) Release Management
13 8 (16.67%) QA

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 15 (31.25%) BizTalk Server
1 15 (31.25%) Umbraco
2 11 (22.92%) SharePoint
2 11 (22.92%) IIS
3 8 (16.67%) MQSeries
4 4 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (4.17%) CMS
5 2 (4.17%) OpenEdge
6 1 (2.08%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.67%) HTTP
2 5 (10.42%) Internet
3 2 (4.17%) CTI
4 1 (2.08%) SAN
4 1 (2.08%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (31.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 12 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (22.92%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (14.58%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (14.58%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (8.33%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (4.17%) Data Mining
8 2 (4.17%) OLAP
9 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
9 1 (2.08%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (2.08%) DB2
9 1 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (2.08%) Spotfire
9 1 (2.08%) Sybase ASE
9 1 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (20.83%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (12.50%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.08%) ERwin
General
1 3 (6.25%) Finance
2 2 (4.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.08%) Local Government
3 1 (2.08%) Banking
3 1 (2.08%) Retail
3 1 (2.08%) Legal
Job Titles
1 32 (66.67%) Developer
2 10 (20.83%) .NET Developer
3 8 (16.67%) BizTalk Developer
3 8 (16.67%) Web Developer
4 7 (14.58%) Analyst
5 5 (10.42%) DBA
6 4 (8.33%) SQL DBA
6 4 (8.33%) Siebel Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) SQL Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Consultant
7 3 (6.25%) SQL Server DBA
7 3 (6.25%) Applications Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Siebel Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 2 (4.17%) .NET Web Developer
8 2 (4.17%) BizTalk Consultant
8 2 (4.17%) Software Developer
9 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Consultant
9 1 (2.08%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
9 1 (2.08%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (70.83%) .NET
2 24 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 19 (39.58%) HTML
4 14 (29.17%) HTML5
5 13 (27.08%) XML
6 12 (25.00%) Web Services
6 12 (25.00%) WCF
7 9 (18.75%) jQuery
7 9 (18.75%) .NET Framework
8 8 (16.67%) REST
8 8 (16.67%) MSMQ
9 6 (12.50%) CSS
10 3 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (4.17%) Spring
11 2 (4.17%) MDX
11 2 (4.17%) XHTML
11 2 (4.17%) Middleware
11 2 (4.17%) SOAP
11 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.17%) NHS
2 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.08%) Replication
2 1 (2.08%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 12 (25.00%) Windows
2 9 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (4.17%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.08%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.75%) Software Engineering
1 9 (18.75%) Web Application Development
2 8 (16.67%) Release Management
2 8 (16.67%) MVC
2 8 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (12.50%) Content Management
3 6 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (12.50%) SOA
3 6 (12.50%) OOP
3 6 (12.50%) OO
4 4 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (6.25%) PRINCE2
5 3 (6.25%) Data Modelling
5 3 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
5 3 (6.25%) Web Development
5 3 (6.25%) Migration
6 2 (4.17%) ETL
6 2 (4.17%) CRM
6 2 (4.17%) Dimensional Modelling
6 2 (4.17%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 33 (68.75%) C#
2 19 (39.58%) SQL
3 18 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 8 (16.67%) XPath
4 8 (16.67%) XQuery
5 6 (12.50%) T-SQL
5 6 (12.50%) VBScript
6 5 (10.42%) Java
7 4 (8.33%) VB
8 1 (2.08%) PHP
8 1 (2.08%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.08%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (18.75%) Degree
2 3 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.08%) MCDBA
4 1 (2.08%) MCP
4 1 (2.08%) MCSD
4 1 (2.08%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) SCCM
1 1 (2.08%) SCOM
1 1 (2.08%) WSUS
Vendors
1 24 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.50%) Oracle
3 4 (8.33%) Siebel
4 2 (4.17%) CosmoCom
4 2 (4.17%) Actuate
4 2 (4.17%) Sybase
5 1 (2.08%) Business Objects
5 1 (2.08%) HP
5 1 (2.08%) EMC
5 1 (2.08%) Citrix
5 1 (2.08%) TIBCO
5 1 (2.08%) Perforce
5 1 (2.08%) VMware
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