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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 15 9 2
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -7
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 21 23 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 7.55% 10.90% 24.65%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 46.67% 40.35% 65.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 15 25
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£275 £213 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% -37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £155 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £21.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £29.50 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-14.40% +16.83%
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
45 57 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 16.19% 27.01% 37.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 38 39
Average daily rate £280 £300 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £170 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.94%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -4 11 £300 +41.17% 3
St Helens - 3 - -
Wirral -13 2 - - 1
Southport - - - - 2
Birkenhead - - - -
SQL Server
North West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 40 (60.61%) .NET
2 32 (48.48%) SQL
3 29 (43.94%) C#
3 29 (43.94%) Microsoft
4 24 (36.36%) HTML
4 24 (36.36%) JavaScript
5 21 (31.82%) ASP.NET
6 20 (30.30%) Data Warehouse
7 18 (27.27%) Umbraco
7 18 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
8 16 (24.24%) SharePoint
9 14 (21.21%) HTML5
10 12 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 12 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 11 (16.67%) NHS
11 11 (16.67%) Oracle
12 10 (15.15%) T-SQL
12 10 (15.15%) CSS
12 10 (15.15%) Degree
12 10 (15.15%) SQL Server 2012
12 10 (15.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 10 (15.15%) jQuery
13 9 (13.64%) Web Development
13 9 (13.64%) .NET Framework
13 9 (13.64%) Content Management
13 9 (13.64%) Software Engineering
13 9 (13.64%) MVC
14 8 (12.12%) Finance
14 8 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
14 8 (12.12%) QA

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 18 (27.27%) Umbraco
2 16 (24.24%) SharePoint
3 8 (12.12%) SharePoint 2010
4 6 (9.09%) IIS
5 4 (6.06%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (3.03%) CMS
6 2 (3.03%) OpenEdge
7 1 (1.52%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.52%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 4 (6.06%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.52%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.58%) Internet
2 2 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (3.03%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (3.03%) VoIP
2 2 (3.03%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (30.30%) Data Warehouse
2 18 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (15.15%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (15.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (9.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 6 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (6.06%) OLAP
7 3 (4.55%) DB2
7 3 (4.55%) Sybase ASE
7 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (3.03%) Data Mining
9 1 (1.52%) SAP BW
9 1 (1.52%) DTS
9 1 (1.52%) MySQL
9 1 (1.52%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.52%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 3 (4.55%) ERwin
2 2 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.52%) YouTrack
3 1 (1.52%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (12.12%) Finance
2 2 (3.03%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.03%) Banking
2 2 (3.03%) Retail
3 1 (1.52%) Local Government
3 1 (1.52%) Legal
Job Titles
1 42 (63.64%) Developer
2 15 (22.73%) Web Developer
3 12 (18.18%) Analyst
4 11 (16.67%) .NET Developer
5 7 (10.61%) SQL Developer
6 6 (9.09%) DBA
7 4 (6.06%) Siebel Analyst
8 3 (4.55%) SQL DBA
8 3 (4.55%) SQL Server DBA
8 3 (4.55%) DB2 DBA
9 2 (3.03%) .NET Web Developer
9 2 (3.03%) Analyst Developer
9 2 (3.03%) Siebel Developer
9 2 (3.03%) Senior Developer
9 2 (3.03%) Software Developer
9 2 (3.03%) Business Analyst
9 2 (3.03%) C# Developer
9 2 (3.03%) Consultant
9 2 (3.03%) Support Engineer
9 2 (3.03%) Data Warehouse Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (60.61%) .NET
2 24 (36.36%) HTML
3 21 (31.82%) ASP.NET
4 14 (21.21%) HTML5
5 10 (15.15%) jQuery
5 10 (15.15%) CSS
6 9 (13.64%) .NET Framework
7 7 (10.61%) XML
8 4 (6.06%) XSLT
8 4 (6.06%) Web Services
8 4 (6.06%) WCF
9 3 (4.55%) MDX
9 3 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (3.03%) Razor View Engine
10 2 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 2 (3.03%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 2 (3.03%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (3.03%) SOAP
10 2 (3.03%) XHTML
10 2 (3.03%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.67%) NHS
2 4 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.03%) Replication
4 1 (1.52%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.61%) Windows
2 4 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (6.06%) Windows 7
3 3 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (13.64%) MVC
1 9 (13.64%) Content Management
1 9 (13.64%) Software Engineering
1 9 (13.64%) Web Development
2 8 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (7.58%) Data Modelling
3 5 (7.58%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (6.06%) Dimensional Modelling
5 3 (4.55%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (4.55%) Mentoring
5 3 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (4.55%) PRINCE2
5 3 (4.55%) Systems Analysis
5 3 (4.55%) Migration
6 2 (3.03%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (3.03%) CRM
6 2 (3.03%) ETL
6 2 (3.03%) Change Management
6 2 (3.03%) Unit Testing
6 2 (3.03%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 32 (48.48%) SQL
2 29 (43.94%) C#
3 24 (36.36%) JavaScript
4 10 (15.15%) T-SQL
5 6 (9.09%) VBScript
5 6 (9.09%) VB
5 6 (9.09%) Java
6 3 (4.55%) PHP
7 2 (3.03%) C++
7 2 (3.03%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (15.15%) Degree
2 1 (1.52%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.52%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.52%) MCP
2 1 (1.52%) MCSD
2 1 (1.52%) MCDBA
2 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.52%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.12%) QA
2 1 (1.52%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (3.03%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.03%) Terminal Services
1 2 (3.03%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (3.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (3.03%) SCCM
Vendors
1 29 (43.94%) Microsoft
2 11 (16.67%) Oracle
3 4 (6.06%) Sybase
3 4 (6.06%) Siebel
4 2 (3.03%) Cisco
4 2 (3.03%) Veeam
4 2 (3.03%) Perforce
4 2 (3.03%) VMware
4 2 (3.03%) SAP
4 2 (3.03%) Cognos
4 2 (3.03%) CosmoCom
4 2 (3.03%) Actuate
5 1 (1.52%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.52%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.52%) Teradata
5 1 (1.52%) Zend
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