The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 9 8 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 29 28 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 10.86% 12.79% 26.67%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 61.70% 45.16% 70.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 18 31
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£278 £213 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.58% -39.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £163 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
SQL Server
North West

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 Merseyside region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
47 62 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 17.60% 28.31% 37.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 38 38
Average daily rate £280 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £171 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £374 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 5
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
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 Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server across the Merseyside region.

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

SQL Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Merseyside region.

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

SQL Server
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool -2 18 £300 +41.17% 9
St Helens - 3 - - 1
Wirral -10 2 - - 1
Southport - - - - 2
Birkenhead - - - - 1
SQL Server
North West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 41 (60.29%) .NET
2 33 (48.53%) Microsoft
3 32 (47.06%) SQL
4 30 (44.12%) C#
5 24 (35.29%) HTML
5 24 (35.29%) JavaScript
6 21 (30.88%) ASP.NET
7 20 (29.41%) Data Warehouse
8 19 (27.94%) SharePoint
9 18 (26.47%) Umbraco
10 17 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
11 15 (22.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 14 (20.59%) NHS
12 14 (20.59%) HTML5
13 13 (19.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 12 (17.65%) T-SQL
15 11 (16.18%) Degree
15 11 (16.18%) SharePoint 2010
16 10 (14.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 10 (14.71%) jQuery
16 10 (14.71%) Oracle
16 10 (14.71%) CSS
17 9 (13.24%) Business Intelligence
17 9 (13.24%) MVC
17 9 (13.24%) Web Development
17 9 (13.24%) .NET Framework
17 9 (13.24%) Content Management
17 9 (13.24%) Software Engineering
18 8 (11.76%) Finance
18 8 (11.76%) MS Excel

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 19 (27.94%) SharePoint
2 18 (26.47%) Umbraco
3 11 (16.18%) SharePoint 2010
4 6 (8.82%) IIS
5 4 (5.88%) MS Project Server
5 4 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (2.94%) CMS
6 2 (2.94%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 8 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.88%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.47%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.35%) Internet
2 2 (2.94%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (2.94%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (2.94%) CTI
2 2 (2.94%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (29.41%) Data Warehouse
2 17 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (22.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (19.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (14.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (7.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 4 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (5.88%) OLAP
9 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (2.94%) Sybase ASE
10 2 (2.94%) Data Mining
10 2 (2.94%) DB2
11 1 (1.47%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (1.47%) MySQL
11 1 (1.47%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (1.47%) DTS
11 1 (1.47%) SAP BW
11 1 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (1.47%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (2.94%) ERwin
2 1 (1.47%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.47%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.47%) YouTrack
General
1 8 (11.76%) Finance
2 2 (2.94%) Retail
2 2 (2.94%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.47%) Legal
3 1 (1.47%) Local Government
3 1 (1.47%) Banking
Job Titles
1 42 (61.76%) Developer
2 16 (23.53%) Analyst
3 15 (22.06%) Web Developer
4 11 (16.18%) .NET Developer
5 7 (10.29%) SQL Developer
6 4 (5.88%) Siebel Analyst
7 3 (4.41%) Consultant
7 3 (4.41%) DBA
7 3 (4.41%) Information Analyst
8 2 (2.94%) DB2 DBA
8 2 (2.94%) Server Analyst
8 2 (2.94%) .NET Web Developer
8 2 (2.94%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 2 (2.94%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 2 (2.94%) Project Analyst
8 2 (2.94%) Siebel Developer
8 2 (2.94%) C# Developer
8 2 (2.94%) Analyst Developer
8 2 (2.94%) Support Engineer
8 2 (2.94%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (60.29%) .NET
2 24 (35.29%) HTML
3 21 (30.88%) ASP.NET
4 14 (20.59%) HTML5
5 10 (14.71%) jQuery
5 10 (14.71%) CSS
6 9 (13.24%) .NET Framework
7 6 (8.82%) XML
8 4 (5.88%) WCF
8 4 (5.88%) XSLT
8 4 (5.88%) Web Services
9 3 (4.41%) MDX
9 3 (4.41%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (2.94%) Razor View Engine
10 2 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 2 (2.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 2 (2.94%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (2.94%) XHTML
10 2 (2.94%) SOAP
11 1 (1.47%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.59%) NHS
2 5 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.94%) Replication
4 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.35%) Windows
2 4 (5.88%) Windows 7
2 4 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (4.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (13.24%) Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.24%) MVC
1 9 (13.24%) Web Development
1 9 (13.24%) Content Management
1 9 (13.24%) Software Engineering
2 5 (7.35%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (5.88%) Data Modelling
4 3 (4.41%) ETL
4 3 (4.41%) PRINCE2
4 3 (4.41%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (4.41%) Dimensional Modelling
4 3 (4.41%) Mentoring
5 2 (2.94%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (2.94%) Coaching
5 2 (2.94%) Technical Analysis
5 2 (2.94%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (2.94%) CRM
6 1 (1.47%) OOP
6 1 (1.47%) OO
6 1 (1.47%) DNA
Programming Languages
1 32 (47.06%) SQL
2 30 (44.12%) C#
3 24 (35.29%) JavaScript
4 12 (17.65%) T-SQL
5 6 (8.82%) VBScript
5 6 (8.82%) VB
6 5 (7.35%) Java
7 3 (4.41%) PHP
8 2 (2.94%) C++
8 2 (2.94%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (16.18%) Degree
2 1 (1.47%) MCDBA
2 1 (1.47%) MCP
2 1 (1.47%) MCSD
2 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.47%) MCITP
2 1 (1.47%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.76%) QA
2 1 (1.47%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (2.94%) vSphere
1 2 (2.94%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (2.94%) Terminal Services
1 2 (2.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.94%) SCCM
Vendors
1 33 (48.53%) Microsoft
2 10 (14.71%) Oracle
3 4 (5.88%) Siebel
4 2 (2.94%) Veeam
4 2 (2.94%) VMware
4 2 (2.94%) CosmoCom
4 2 (2.94%) Actuate
4 2 (2.94%) Cognos
4 2 (2.94%) Cisco
4 2 (2.94%) SAP
4 2 (2.94%) Sybase
5 1 (1.47%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.47%) Perforce
5 1 (1.47%) Teradata
5 1 (1.47%) Zend
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