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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 7 11 3
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -8
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 44 39 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 14.19% 10.29% 17.12%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 50.57% 37.86% 55.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 20 24
Median daily rate £350 £275 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -16.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £195 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £400 £421
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £24.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £31.52 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+26.90% +40.08%
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
87 103 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 28.06% 27.18% 31.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 45 40
Median daily rate £363 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £202 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £24.00 - £13.71
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £33.55 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+11.77% +49.11%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Merseyside 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 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 29 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +7 34 £350 +27.27% 17
Wirral -1 3 £290 +5.45% 3
SQL Server
North West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 29 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 32 (49.23%) SQL
2 23 (35.38%) .NET
3 19 (29.23%) Microsoft
4 18 (27.69%) C#
4 18 (27.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (23.08%) Oracle
6 14 (21.54%) Windows
6 14 (21.54%) MVC
6 14 (21.54%) Finance
6 14 (21.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (21.54%) Windows Server
7 12 (18.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 12 (18.46%) JavaScript
8 11 (16.92%) SQL Server 2012
9 10 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
9 10 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (15.38%) Migration
9 10 (15.38%) ASP.NET
9 10 (15.38%) CRM
9 10 (15.38%) ETL
10 9 (13.85%) T-SQL
10 9 (13.85%) XML
10 9 (13.85%) ITIL
10 9 (13.85%) SQL Server 2014
11 7 (10.77%) Hyper-V
11 7 (10.77%) Git (software)
11 7 (10.77%) ITIL V3
11 7 (10.77%) Web Development
11 7 (10.77%) Release Management
11 7 (10.77%) jQuery

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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 6 (9.23%) ColdFusion
2 5 (7.69%) IIS
3 4 (6.15%) SAS
3 4 (6.15%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.62%) Apache
4 3 (4.62%) CMS
5 2 (3.08%) CICS
6 1 (1.54%) EPiServer CMS
6 1 (1.54%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.54%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (1.54%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.62%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (4.62%) SAP BPC
2 1 (1.54%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.62%) Office 365
2 1 (1.54%) GitHub
2 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.62%) Internet
1 3 (4.62%) Network Security
2 2 (3.08%) DHCP
2 2 (3.08%) DNS
2 2 (3.08%) DSL
2 2 (3.08%) Firewall
2 2 (3.08%) iSCSI
2 2 (3.08%) MPLS
2 2 (3.08%) Skype
2 2 (3.08%) Structured Cabling
2 2 (3.08%) VRRP
3 1 (1.54%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (27.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 12 (18.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (16.92%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (13.85%) SQL Server 2014
6 7 (10.77%) DB2
7 6 (9.23%) SQL Server 2000
8 5 (7.69%) SQL Server 2016
9 4 (6.15%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (4.62%) Relational Database
10 3 (4.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (3.08%) Oracle Database
11 2 (3.08%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (3.08%) RDBMS
12 1 (1.54%) Crystal Reports
12 1 (1.54%) DTS
12 1 (1.54%) Essbase
12 1 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (1.54%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 7 (10.77%) Git (software)
2 6 (9.23%) Subversion
3 2 (3.08%) JIRA
3 2 (3.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.08%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.54%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.54%) Moq
4 1 (1.54%) MSBuild
4 1 (1.54%) NUnit
4 1 (1.54%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (1.54%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (1.54%) TeamCity
General
1 14 (21.54%) Finance
2 6 (9.23%) Banking
3 2 (3.08%) Marketing
4 1 (1.54%) Back Office
4 1 (1.54%) Law
4 1 (1.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 41 (63.08%) Developer
2 14 (21.54%) SQL Developer
3 11 (16.92%) .NET Developer
4 10 (15.38%) C# Developer
5 7 (10.77%) Analyst
5 7 (10.77%) Applications Support
5 7 (10.77%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (10.77%) SQL Server Developer
6 6 (9.23%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 6 (9.23%) ColdFusion Developer
6 6 (9.23%) DBA
6 6 (9.23%) SQL DBA
7 5 (7.69%) Python Developer
7 5 (7.69%) Senior Developer
7 5 (7.69%) SQL Server DBA
7 5 (7.69%) Sun Support
8 4 (6.15%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 4 (6.15%) Senior C# Developer
8 4 (6.15%) Senior SQL Developer
8 4 (6.15%) Senior SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (35.38%) .NET
2 10 (15.38%) ASP.NET
3 9 (13.85%) XML
4 7 (10.77%) HTML
4 7 (10.77%) jQuery
5 6 (9.23%) WCF
6 5 (7.69%) .NET Framework
6 5 (7.69%) JSON
6 5 (7.69%) SOAP
7 4 (6.15%) AngularJS
7 4 (6.15%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (6.15%) ColdBox
7 4 (6.15%) Web Services
7 4 (6.15%) XML Messaging
8 3 (4.62%) Entity Framework
8 3 (4.62%) FIX Protocol
8 3 (4.62%) LINQ
8 3 (4.62%) ODBC
9 2 (3.08%) CSS
9 2 (3.08%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.15%) Client/Server
1 4 (6.15%) Data Extraction
1 4 (6.15%) Digital Media
2 3 (4.62%) Clustering
3 2 (3.08%) Data Structures
3 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Licensing
4 1 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.54%) Blog
4 1 (1.54%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.54%) NHS
4 1 (1.54%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.54%) Replication
4 1 (1.54%) User Experience
4 1 (1.54%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 14 (21.54%) Windows
1 14 (21.54%) Windows Server
1 14 (21.54%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (6.15%) Unix
4 2 (3.08%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (21.54%) MVC
2 10 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (15.38%) CRM
2 10 (15.38%) ETL
2 10 (15.38%) Migration
3 9 (13.85%) ITIL
4 7 (10.77%) ITIL V3
4 7 (10.77%) OO
4 7 (10.77%) Release Management
4 7 (10.77%) Web Development
5 6 (9.23%) Investment Management
5 6 (9.23%) TDD
6 5 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (7.69%) Data Migration
6 5 (7.69%) Data Modelling
6 5 (7.69%) Practice Management
7 4 (6.15%) Data Analysis
8 3 (4.62%) ERP
8 3 (4.62%) High Availability
8 3 (4.62%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 32 (49.23%) SQL
2 18 (27.69%) C#
3 12 (18.46%) JavaScript
4 9 (13.85%) T-SQL
5 6 (9.23%) CFML
6 5 (7.69%) Java
6 5 (7.69%) Python
7 3 (4.62%) PHP
7 3 (4.62%) PL/SQL
8 2 (3.08%) Delphi
8 2 (3.08%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.54%) Scala
9 1 (1.54%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.54%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (3.08%) MCTS
1 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.54%) MCAD
2 1 (1.54%) MCP
2 1 (1.54%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 7 (10.77%) Hyper-V
2 5 (7.69%) vSphere
3 2 (3.08%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.54%) Firmware
4 1 (1.54%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (3.08%) vMotion
2 1 (1.54%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 19 (29.23%) Microsoft
2 15 (23.08%) Oracle
3 7 (10.77%) Sun
3 7 (10.77%) VMware
4 5 (7.69%) Sybase
5 3 (4.62%) iManage
5 3 (4.62%) SAP
6 2 (3.08%) Dell
6 2 (3.08%) EPiServer
6 2 (3.08%) HP
6 2 (3.08%) NETGEAR
6 2 (3.08%) Perforce
6 2 (3.08%) Sitecore
6 2 (3.08%) SonicWALL
6 2 (3.08%) Teradata
7 1 (1.54%) Citrix
7 1 (1.54%) Civica
7 1 (1.54%) Tableau
7 1 (1.54%) Talend
7 1 (1.54%) Zend
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