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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 7 14 3
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -11
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 33 27 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 15.07% 8.91% 19.07%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 54.10% 33.75% 52.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 14 21
Median daily rate £350 £275 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £155 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £24.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.20 £31.76 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+23.42% +33.72%
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
61 80 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 27.85% 26.40% 36.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 35 36
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £175 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £410 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £24.00 - £13.71
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.14 £33.55 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+7.71% +34.20%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Liverpool region citing SQL Server as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 September 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 25 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Liverpool region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 24 (48.98%) SQL
2 15 (30.61%) .NET
2 15 (30.61%) Microsoft
3 14 (28.57%) C#
3 14 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (26.53%) Oracle
5 12 (24.49%) MVC
6 11 (22.45%) Finance
6 11 (22.45%) Windows
6 11 (22.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (22.45%) Windows Server
7 10 (20.41%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (20.41%) CRM
7 10 (20.41%) JavaScript
7 10 (20.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (18.37%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (16.33%) Migration
9 8 (16.33%) XML
9 8 (16.33%) ITIL
10 7 (14.29%) ASP.NET
10 7 (14.29%) Web Development
10 7 (14.29%) Git (software)
10 7 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
11 6 (12.24%) ITIL V3
11 6 (12.24%) Release Management
11 6 (12.24%) jQuery
11 6 (12.24%) Investment Management
11 6 (12.24%) WCF
11 6 (12.24%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (12.24%) TDD

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (8.16%) ColdFusion
1 4 (8.16%) SAS
1 4 (8.16%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.12%) Apache
2 3 (6.12%) IIS
3 1 (2.04%) CMS
3 1 (2.04%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (2.04%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (6.12%) SAP BPC
2 1 (2.04%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.12%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.12%) Internet
1 3 (6.12%) Network Security
2 2 (4.08%) DHCP
2 2 (4.08%) DNS
2 2 (4.08%) DSL
2 2 (4.08%) Firewall
2 2 (4.08%) iSCSI
2 2 (4.08%) MPLS
2 2 (4.08%) Structured Cabling
2 2 (4.08%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 10 (20.41%) SQL Server 2012
2 10 (20.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (18.37%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
5 5 (10.20%) DB2
6 4 (8.16%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (6.12%) Relational Database
7 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2016
7 3 (6.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database
8 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (4.08%) RDBMS
9 1 (2.04%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (2.04%) DTS
9 1 (2.04%) Essbase
9 1 (2.04%) Power BI
9 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 6 (12.24%) Subversion
3 2 (4.08%) JIRA
4 1 (2.04%) Moq
4 1 (2.04%) MSBuild
4 1 (2.04%) NUnit
4 1 (2.04%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.04%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (22.45%) Finance
2 4 (8.16%) Banking
3 2 (4.08%) Marketing
4 1 (2.04%) Law
Job Titles
1 31 (63.27%) Developer
2 12 (24.49%) SQL Developer
3 9 (18.37%) .NET Developer
3 9 (18.37%) C# Developer
4 6 (12.24%) Applications Support
4 6 (12.24%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (10.20%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 5 (10.20%) DBA
5 5 (10.20%) Python Developer
5 5 (10.20%) Senior Developer
5 5 (10.20%) SQL DBA
5 5 (10.20%) SQL Server Developer
5 5 (10.20%) Sun Support
6 4 (8.16%) ColdFusion Developer
6 4 (8.16%) Senior .NET Developer
6 4 (8.16%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 4 (8.16%) Senior C# Developer
6 4 (8.16%) Senior SQL Developer
6 4 (8.16%) Senior SQL Server Developer
6 4 (8.16%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (30.61%) .NET
2 8 (16.33%) XML
3 7 (14.29%) ASP.NET
4 6 (12.24%) jQuery
4 6 (12.24%) WCF
5 5 (10.20%) HTML
5 5 (10.20%) JSON
5 5 (10.20%) SOAP
6 4 (8.16%) .NET Framework
6 4 (8.16%) ColdBox
6 4 (8.16%) XML Messaging
7 3 (6.12%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (6.12%) FIX Protocol
7 3 (6.12%) LINQ
7 3 (6.12%) ODBC
7 3 (6.12%) Web Services
8 2 (4.08%) AngularJS
8 2 (4.08%) Entity Framework
8 2 (4.08%) WPF
9 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) Client/Server
1 4 (8.16%) Digital Media
2 2 (4.08%) Data Extraction
2 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Licensing
3 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.04%) Blog
3 1 (2.04%) Clustering
3 1 (2.04%) NHS
3 1 (2.04%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.04%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.45%) Windows
1 11 (22.45%) Windows Server
1 11 (22.45%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (8.16%) Unix
3 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (4.08%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (24.49%) MVC
2 10 (20.41%) CRM
3 8 (16.33%) ITIL
3 8 (16.33%) Migration
4 7 (14.29%) Web Development
5 6 (12.24%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (12.24%) ETL
5 6 (12.24%) Investment Management
5 6 (12.24%) ITIL V3
5 6 (12.24%) OO
5 6 (12.24%) Release Management
5 6 (12.24%) TDD
6 5 (10.20%) Practice Management
7 4 (8.16%) Data Analysis
7 4 (8.16%) Data Migration
8 3 (6.12%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (6.12%) ERP
8 3 (6.12%) Scrum
9 2 (4.08%) Data Modelling
9 2 (4.08%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 24 (48.98%) SQL
2 14 (28.57%) C#
3 10 (20.41%) JavaScript
4 6 (12.24%) T-SQL
5 5 (10.20%) Java
5 5 (10.20%) Python
6 4 (8.16%) CFML
7 3 (6.12%) PHP
7 3 (6.12%) PL/SQL
8 2 (4.08%) Delphi
9 1 (2.04%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.04%) Scala
9 1 (2.04%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (4.08%) MCTS
1 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.04%) MCAD
2 1 (2.04%) MCP
2 1 (2.04%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 5 (10.20%) Hyper-V
2 3 (6.12%) vSphere
3 2 (4.08%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.04%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (4.08%) vMotion
2 1 (2.04%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 15 (30.61%) Microsoft
2 13 (26.53%) Oracle
3 6 (12.24%) Sun
4 5 (10.20%) Sybase
4 5 (10.20%) VMware
5 3 (6.12%) iManage
5 3 (6.12%) SAP
6 2 (4.08%) Dell
6 2 (4.08%) HP
6 2 (4.08%) NETGEAR
6 2 (4.08%) Perforce
6 2 (4.08%) Sitecore
6 2 (4.08%) SonicWALL
6 2 (4.08%) Teradata
7 1 (2.04%) Citrix
7 1 (2.04%) Civica
7 1 (2.04%) EPiServer
7 1 (2.04%) Tableau
7 1 (2.04%) Zend
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