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 25 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 9 7 4
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 27 40 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 9.68% 9.88% 13.49%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 31.03% 35.09% 43.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 21 19
Median daily rate £325 £288 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £175 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £400 £410
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 £31.50 £29.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+6.77% +31.11%
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
87 114 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 31.18% 28.15% 31.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 43 41
Median daily rate £350 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £175 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £462
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £23.25 - £13.71
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £33.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +32.00%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 -1 22 £325 +4.00% 16
Wirral 0 1 £290 +5.45% 4
SQL Server
North West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 (55.17%) SQL
2 25 (43.10%) Microsoft
3 20 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (29.31%) .NET
5 16 (27.59%) CRM
6 14 (24.14%) Dynamics CRM
7 12 (20.69%) C#
7 12 (20.69%) Waterfall
8 11 (18.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 10 (17.24%) Oracle
9 10 (17.24%) MVC
10 9 (15.52%) Finance
10 9 (15.52%) Migration
11 8 (13.79%) SQL Server 2008
11 8 (13.79%) JavaScript
11 8 (13.79%) Windows
11 8 (13.79%) Windows Server
12 7 (12.07%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (12.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 6 (10.34%) Banking
13 6 (10.34%) VMware
13 6 (10.34%) jQuery
13 6 (10.34%) T-SQL
13 6 (10.34%) ColdFusion
13 6 (10.34%) CFML
13 6 (10.34%) Hyper-V
14 5 (8.62%) Git (software)
14 5 (8.62%) SQL Server 2012
14 5 (8.62%) SQL Server 2000
14 5 (8.62%) DB2

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 (10.34%) ColdFusion
2 4 (6.90%) CICS
2 4 (6.90%) SAS
3 3 (5.17%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.45%) IIS
5 1 (1.72%) CMS
5 1 (1.72%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.72%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (24.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.72%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.17%) Office 365
2 1 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.45%) DHCP
1 2 (3.45%) DNS
1 2 (3.45%) DSL
1 2 (3.45%) Firewall
1 2 (3.45%) Internet
1 2 (3.45%) iSCSI
1 2 (3.45%) MPLS
1 2 (3.45%) Network Security
1 2 (3.45%) Skype
1 2 (3.45%) Structured Cabling
1 2 (3.45%) VRRP
2 1 (1.72%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (13.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (12.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (8.62%) DB2
4 5 (8.62%) SQL Server 2000
4 5 (8.62%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (6.90%) SQL Server 2016
6 3 (5.17%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (5.17%) Relational Database
6 3 (5.17%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (5.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (3.45%) Oracle Database
7 2 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (3.45%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.72%) Big Data
8 1 (1.72%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (1.72%) Data Mining
8 1 (1.72%) DTS
8 1 (1.72%) Essbase
8 1 (1.72%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 5 (8.62%) Git (software)
2 4 (6.90%) Subversion
3 2 (3.45%) JIRA
4 1 (1.72%) MSBuild
4 1 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.72%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (15.52%) Finance
2 6 (10.34%) Banking
3 2 (3.45%) Marketing
4 1 (1.72%) Law
Job Titles
1 36 (62.07%) Developer
2 19 (32.76%) Analyst
3 12 (20.69%) SQL Developer
4 11 (18.97%) Analyst Developer
5 7 (12.07%) C# Developer
6 6 (10.34%) .NET Developer
6 6 (10.34%) ColdFusion Developer
6 6 (10.34%) SQL Server Developer
7 5 (8.62%) DBA
7 5 (8.62%) Senior Developer
7 5 (8.62%) SQL DBA
8 4 (6.90%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Developer
8 4 (6.90%) Senior .NET Developer
8 4 (6.90%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 4 (6.90%) Senior C# Developer
8 4 (6.90%) Senior SQL Developer
8 4 (6.90%) Senior SQL Server Developer
8 4 (6.90%) SQL Server DBA
8 4 (6.90%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (29.31%) .NET
2 6 (10.34%) jQuery
3 5 (8.62%) ASP.NET
4 4 (6.90%) ColdBox
4 4 (6.90%) HTML
4 4 (6.90%) WCF
5 3 (5.17%) .NET Framework
6 2 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (3.45%) LINQ
6 2 (3.45%) WPF
6 2 (3.45%) XML
7 1 (1.72%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (1.72%) Entity Framework
7 1 (1.72%) JSON
7 1 (1.72%) SAML
7 1 (1.72%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.17%) Clustering
2 2 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.45%) Data Extraction
2 2 (3.45%) Digital Media
2 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Licensing
3 1 (1.72%) NHS
3 1 (1.72%) Replication
3 1 (1.72%) User Experience
3 1 (1.72%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.79%) Windows
1 8 (13.79%) Windows Server
2 7 (12.07%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.45%) Solaris
4 2 (3.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (27.59%) CRM
3 12 (20.69%) Waterfall
4 10 (17.24%) MVC
5 9 (15.52%) Migration
6 5 (8.62%) ETL
6 5 (8.62%) Web Development
7 4 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (6.90%) Data Analysis
7 4 (6.90%) Project Management
7 4 (6.90%) TDD
8 3 (5.17%) Change Management
8 3 (5.17%) Data Migration
8 3 (5.17%) Data Modelling
8 3 (5.17%) High Availability
8 3 (5.17%) ITIL
8 3 (5.17%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (5.17%) Scrum
9 2 (3.45%) Data Mapping
9 2 (3.45%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (55.17%) SQL
2 12 (20.69%) C#
3 8 (13.79%) JavaScript
4 6 (10.34%) CFML
4 6 (10.34%) T-SQL
5 3 (5.17%) PL/SQL
6 2 (3.45%) Delphi
6 2 (3.45%) Java
6 2 (3.45%) PHP
7 1 (1.72%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (3.45%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.72%) MCTS
2 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 6 (10.34%) Hyper-V
2 4 (6.90%) vSphere
3 3 (5.17%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.72%) HDFS
4 1 (1.72%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (3.45%) vMotion
2 1 (1.72%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 25 (43.10%) Microsoft
2 10 (17.24%) Oracle
3 6 (10.34%) VMware
4 3 (5.17%) Teradata
5 2 (3.45%) Dell
5 2 (3.45%) HP
5 2 (3.45%) iManage
5 2 (3.45%) NETGEAR
5 2 (3.45%) Sitecore
5 2 (3.45%) SonicWALL
6 1 (1.72%) Actuate
6 1 (1.72%) Citrix
6 1 (1.72%) EPiServer
6 1 (1.72%) Hortonworks
6 1 (1.72%) Sun
6 1 (1.72%) Tableau
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