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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 2 24 11
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -13
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 58 17 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 19.59% 4.86% 9.61%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 71.60% 20.24% 56.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 9 17
Median daily rate £375 £325 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +16.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £267 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £410 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £351 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+0.35% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £25.44 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+37.57% +6.00%
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
81 84 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 27.36% 24.00% 17.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 40 27
Median daily rate £375 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £540 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +6.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £25.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+52.00% -25.37%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 +21 38 £375 +15.38% 16
Wirral +1 8 £325 - 2
Bootle - 4 - -
Southport - 2 £388 - 2
SQL Server
North West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 43 (49.43%) SQL
2 31 (35.63%) Windows
3 26 (29.89%) .NET
4 25 (28.74%) C#
5 24 (27.59%) Microsoft
6 22 (25.29%) XML
7 20 (22.99%) MVC
7 20 (22.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 20 (22.99%) Windows Server
8 18 (20.69%) Windows Server 2012
8 18 (20.69%) Oracle
9 17 (19.54%) ASP.NET
10 16 (18.39%) SQL Server 2014
11 15 (17.24%) HTML
11 15 (17.24%) Finance
11 15 (17.24%) SQL Server 2008
12 13 (14.94%) Git (software)
12 13 (14.94%) JavaScript
13 12 (13.79%) jQuery
13 12 (13.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 11 (12.64%) Agile Software Development
14 11 (12.64%) VMware
14 11 (12.64%) AngularJS
14 11 (12.64%) SQL Server 2012
15 10 (11.49%) Migration
15 10 (11.49%) Java
15 10 (11.49%) T-SQL
15 10 (11.49%) DB2
15 10 (11.49%) CSS
15 10 (11.49%) Business Intelligence

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 (6.90%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.75%) CMS
2 5 (5.75%) IIS
3 4 (4.60%) ColdFusion
3 4 (4.60%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (4.60%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (4.60%) MS Exchange
3 4 (4.60%) SAS
3 4 (4.60%) WebSphere
4 3 (3.45%) Apache
5 2 (2.30%) EPiServer CMS
5 2 (2.30%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (2.30%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.15%) DNN
6 1 (1.15%) Immediacy CMS
6 1 (1.15%) Kentico
6 1 (1.15%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 5 (5.75%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.60%) MS Office
3 3 (3.45%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (3.45%) SAP BPC
2 2 (2.30%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.15%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.60%) Office 365
2 3 (3.45%) Google Analytics
2 3 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.15%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.05%) Firewall
2 6 (6.90%) Internet
3 4 (4.60%) LDAP
4 3 (3.45%) Extranet
4 3 (3.45%) Intranet
5 2 (2.30%) DHCP
5 2 (2.30%) DNS
5 2 (2.30%) DSL
5 2 (2.30%) iSCSI
5 2 (2.30%) MPLS
5 2 (2.30%) Network Security
5 2 (2.30%) Structured Cabling
5 2 (2.30%) VRRP
6 1 (1.15%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (22.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 16 (18.39%) SQL Server 2014
3 15 (17.24%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (13.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (12.64%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (11.49%) DB2
7 8 (9.20%) SQL Server 2000
8 6 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (5.75%) SQL Server 2016
10 4 (4.60%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (3.45%) Informix
11 3 (3.45%) MySQL
11 3 (3.45%) Oracle Database
11 3 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (3.45%) Oracle Database 12c
11 3 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (2.30%) BusinessObjects
12 2 (2.30%) MongoDB
12 2 (2.30%) RavenDB
12 2 (2.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 13 (14.94%) Git (software)
2 10 (11.49%) Subversion
3 7 (8.05%) Visual Studio
4 5 (5.75%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (4.60%) Jenkins
6 3 (3.45%) Eclipse
6 3 (3.45%) JUnit
6 3 (3.45%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 1 (1.15%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.15%) Moq
7 1 (1.15%) MSBuild
7 1 (1.15%) NUnit
7 1 (1.15%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (1.15%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (1.15%) TeamCity
General
1 15 (17.24%) Finance
2 4 (4.60%) Banking
3 1 (1.15%) Back Office
3 1 (1.15%) Law
3 1 (1.15%) Marketing
3 1 (1.15%) Retail
Job Titles
1 49 (56.32%) Developer
2 11 (12.64%) .NET Developer
2 11 (12.64%) SQL Developer
3 9 (10.34%) Applications Support
4 8 (9.20%) DBA
4 8 (9.20%) SQL DBA
5 7 (8.05%) Analyst
5 7 (8.05%) C# Developer
5 7 (8.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (6.90%) Java Developer
6 6 (6.90%) Python Developer
7 5 (5.75%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (5.75%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 5 (5.75%) SQL Server DBA
7 5 (5.75%) SSIS Developer
7 5 (5.75%) Sun Support
8 4 (4.60%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 4 (4.60%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 4 (4.60%) Java WebSphere Developer
8 4 (4.60%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (29.89%) .NET
2 22 (25.29%) XML
3 17 (19.54%) ASP.NET
4 15 (17.24%) HTML
5 12 (13.79%) jQuery
6 11 (12.64%) AngularJS
7 10 (11.49%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (11.49%) CSS
8 9 (10.34%) .NET Framework
8 9 (10.34%) SOAP
9 8 (9.20%) CSS3
10 7 (8.05%) HTML5
10 7 (8.05%) JSON
11 6 (6.90%) XSLT
12 5 (5.75%) Entity Framework
12 5 (5.75%) Web Services
12 5 (5.75%) XML Messaging
13 4 (4.60%) ColdBox
13 4 (4.60%) WCF
13 4 (4.60%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.75%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (5.75%) Client/Server
2 4 (4.60%) Data Extraction
2 4 (4.60%) User Experience
3 3 (3.45%) Clustering
3 3 (3.45%) Digital Media
3 3 (3.45%) Statistics
4 2 (2.30%) Data Integration
4 2 (2.30%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.30%) Fintech
4 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Licensing
5 1 (1.15%) Blog
5 1 (1.15%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.15%) NHS
5 1 (1.15%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.15%) Replication
5 1 (1.15%) Tandem
5 1 (1.15%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 31 (35.63%) Windows
2 20 (22.99%) Windows Server
3 18 (20.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (6.90%) Unix
5 5 (5.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (4.60%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.30%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (22.99%) MVC
2 11 (12.64%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (11.49%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (11.49%) Migration
4 9 (10.34%) ETL
5 8 (9.20%) CRM
5 8 (9.20%) Data Modelling
5 8 (9.20%) OO
5 8 (9.20%) Unit Testing
6 7 (8.05%) ITIL
6 7 (8.05%) ITIL V3
6 7 (8.05%) Release Management
7 5 (5.75%) Data Migration
7 5 (5.75%) Investment Management
7 5 (5.75%) Practice Management
7 5 (5.75%) Web Development
8 4 (4.60%) Analytics
8 4 (4.60%) Scrum
8 4 (4.60%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (4.60%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 43 (49.43%) SQL
2 25 (28.74%) C#
3 13 (14.94%) JavaScript
4 10 (11.49%) Java
4 10 (11.49%) T-SQL
5 9 (10.34%) PowerShell
6 6 (6.90%) Python
7 4 (4.60%) CFML
7 4 (4.60%) VBScript
8 2 (2.30%) PHP
8 2 (2.30%) Scala
9 1 (1.15%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.15%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (1.15%) Degree
1 1 (1.15%) MCAD
1 1 (1.15%) MCP
1 1 (1.15%) MCSD
1 1 (1.15%) MCTS
1 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.30%) Data Quality
1 2 (2.30%) QA
System Software
1 7 (8.05%) Hyper-V
2 6 (6.90%) Active Directory
3 5 (5.75%) vSphere
3 5 (5.75%) XenApp
4 1 (1.15%) Firmware
4 1 (1.15%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 3 (3.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (2.30%) vMotion
3 1 (1.15%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (1.15%) SCCM
Vendors
1 24 (27.59%) Microsoft
2 18 (20.69%) Oracle
3 11 (12.64%) VMware
4 7 (8.05%) Sun
5 6 (6.90%) Citrix
5 6 (6.90%) Sybase
6 4 (4.60%) EPiServer
7 3 (3.45%) Civica
7 3 (3.45%) Google
7 3 (3.45%) HP
7 3 (3.45%) IDERA
7 3 (3.45%) iManage
7 3 (3.45%) Nintex
7 3 (3.45%) Perforce
7 3 (3.45%) SAP
7 3 (3.45%) Sitecore
7 3 (3.45%) Tableau
8 2 (2.30%) Dell
8 2 (2.30%) NETGEAR
8 2 (2.30%) Teradata
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