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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
North West / Merseyside
Rank 7 9 14
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 39 37 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 12.62% 11.60% 7.51%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 57.35% 45.68% 37.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 26 14
Median daily rate £350 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £325 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £475 £419
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £21.75 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.25 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+38.88% -23.72%

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
68 81 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 22.01% 25.39% 20.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 58 34
Median daily rate £375 £407 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.80% +28.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £325 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Median hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -18.18%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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 -2 27 £360 -20.00% 14
Wirral +4 7 £320 - 1
SQL Server
North West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 44 (49.44%) SQL
2 36 (40.45%) C#
3 31 (34.83%) .NET
4 28 (31.46%) Windows
5 26 (29.21%) ASP.NET
6 25 (28.09%) XML
7 22 (24.72%) MVC
8 21 (23.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 18 (20.22%) HTML
9 18 (20.22%) Microsoft
10 17 (19.10%) Oracle
10 17 (19.10%) CSS
11 16 (17.98%) Business Intelligence
11 16 (17.98%) SQL Server 2014
12 14 (15.73%) JavaScript
12 14 (15.73%) ASP.NET MVC
13 13 (14.61%) SQL Server 2008
13 13 (14.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 13 (14.61%) ETL
13 13 (14.61%) Finance
13 13 (14.61%) Windows Server
14 12 (13.48%) Agile Software Development
15 11 (12.36%) DB2
15 11 (12.36%) PowerShell
15 11 (12.36%) HTML5
15 11 (12.36%) CSS3
15 11 (12.36%) SQL Server 2012
15 11 (12.36%) Windows Server 2012
16 10 (11.24%) AngularJS
16 10 (11.24%) Java

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 8 (8.99%) EPiServer
2 7 (7.87%) SharePoint
3 6 (6.74%) CMS
4 5 (5.62%) Umbraco
5 4 (4.49%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (4.49%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (4.49%) MS Exchange
5 4 (4.49%) WebSphere
6 3 (3.37%) Apache
6 3 (3.37%) IIS
6 3 (3.37%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (1.12%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.12%) Confluence
7 1 (1.12%) DNN
7 1 (1.12%) Immediacy CMS
7 1 (1.12%) Kentico
7 1 (1.12%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 6 (6.74%) MS Office
2 5 (5.62%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.37%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (3.37%) SAP BPC
2 2 (2.25%) OPENContractor
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.37%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.12%) GitHub
3 1 (1.12%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.87%) Firewall
2 4 (4.49%) Internet
2 4 (4.49%) LDAP
3 3 (3.37%) Extranet
3 3 (3.37%) Intranet
4 1 (1.12%) FTP
4 1 (1.12%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (23.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 16 (17.98%) SQL Server 2014
3 13 (14.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (14.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (12.36%) DB2
4 11 (12.36%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (10.11%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (5.62%) Oracle Database 12c
6 5 (5.62%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (4.49%) Oracle Database
7 4 (4.49%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (3.37%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (3.37%) Informix
8 3 (3.37%) MySQL
8 3 (3.37%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (3.37%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (3.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (2.25%) GIS
9 2 (2.25%) MongoDB
9 2 (2.25%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 9 (10.11%) Git (software)
2 8 (8.99%) Visual Studio
3 6 (6.74%) Subversion
4 5 (5.62%) Jenkins
5 4 (4.49%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (4.49%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
6 3 (3.37%) Eclipse
6 3 (3.37%) JUnit
7 1 (1.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.12%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.12%) JIRA
7 1 (1.12%) Moq
7 1 (1.12%) NUnit
7 1 (1.12%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (1.12%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 13 (14.61%) Finance
2 2 (2.25%) Banking
3 1 (1.12%) Back Office
3 1 (1.12%) Retail
Job Titles
1 56 (62.92%) Developer
2 17 (19.10%) .NET Developer
3 11 (12.36%) Applications Support
3 11 (12.36%) C# Developer
4 8 (8.99%) Analyst
4 8 (8.99%) EPiServer Developer
5 7 (7.87%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (6.74%) Applications Support Analyst
6 6 (6.74%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 6 (6.74%) Java Developer
6 6 (6.74%) Python Developer
6 6 (6.74%) Support Analyst
7 5 (5.62%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 5 (5.62%) Consultant
7 5 (5.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (5.62%) Sitecore Developer
7 5 (5.62%) Software Developer
7 5 (5.62%) SQL Developer
8 4 (4.49%) DBA
8 4 (4.49%) Java WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (34.83%) .NET
2 26 (29.21%) ASP.NET
3 25 (28.09%) XML
4 18 (20.22%) HTML
5 17 (19.10%) CSS
6 14 (15.73%) ASP.NET MVC
7 11 (12.36%) CSS3
7 11 (12.36%) HTML5
8 10 (11.24%) AngularJS
9 9 (10.11%) jQuery
9 9 (10.11%) SOAP
10 8 (8.99%) .NET Framework
10 8 (8.99%) JSON
10 8 (8.99%) XSLT
11 7 (7.87%) Web Services
12 5 (5.62%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 5 (5.62%) Entity Framework
12 5 (5.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 5 (5.62%) XML Messaging
13 4 (4.49%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.74%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.62%) Client/Server
3 4 (4.49%) User Experience
4 2 (2.25%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.25%) Digital Media
4 2 (2.25%) Fintech
5 1 (1.12%) Blog
5 1 (1.12%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.12%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.12%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 28 (31.46%) Windows
2 13 (14.61%) Windows Server
3 11 (12.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (6.74%) Unix
5 4 (4.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.25%) Linux
7 1 (1.12%) Android
7 1 (1.12%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (24.72%) MVC
2 16 (17.98%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (14.61%) ETL
4 12 (13.48%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (10.11%) Data Modelling
5 9 (10.11%) OO
6 8 (8.99%) Unit Testing
7 7 (7.87%) CRM
8 6 (6.74%) ITIL
8 6 (6.74%) ITIL V3
8 6 (6.74%) Release Management
9 5 (5.62%) Data Extraction
9 5 (5.62%) Data Management
9 5 (5.62%) Data Migration
9 5 (5.62%) Logistics
9 5 (5.62%) Migration
10 4 (4.49%) Practice Management
10 4 (4.49%) Project Management
10 4 (4.49%) SOA
10 4 (4.49%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 44 (49.44%) SQL
2 36 (40.45%) C#
3 14 (15.73%) JavaScript
4 11 (12.36%) PowerShell
5 10 (11.24%) Java
6 8 (8.99%) T-SQL
7 6 (6.74%) Python
7 6 (6.74%) VBScript
8 3 (3.37%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.25%) Scala
10 1 (1.12%) PHP
10 1 (1.12%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (2.25%) Degree
1 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.12%) MCAD
2 1 (1.12%) MCP
2 1 (1.12%) MCSD
2 1 (1.12%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.37%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.12%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.49%) Active Directory
1 4 (4.49%) XenApp
2 1 (1.12%) Firmware
2 1 (1.12%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.12%) ISA Server
2 1 (1.12%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (3.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (1.12%) Ansible
2 1 (1.12%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (20.22%) Microsoft
2 17 (19.10%) Oracle
3 7 (7.87%) Sybase
4 6 (6.74%) Sitecore
4 6 (6.74%) Sun
5 5 (5.62%) Citrix
5 5 (5.62%) Civica
5 5 (5.62%) VMware
6 3 (3.37%) Google
6 3 (3.37%) IDERA
6 3 (3.37%) Nintex
6 3 (3.37%) Perforce
6 3 (3.37%) SAP
6 3 (3.37%) Tableau
7 2 (2.25%) Capita
7 2 (2.25%) Teradata
8 1 (1.12%) Alterian
8 1 (1.12%) HP
8 1 (1.12%) Talend
8 1 (1.12%) Zend
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