The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 11 13 13
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 8 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 7.77% 8.62% 9.40%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 40.00% 30.30% 45.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 2
Median daily rate £300 £350 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £250 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £359
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.14% +7.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £12.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -26.47%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.89 £32.10 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-3.78% +1.90%
SQL Server
UK

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 Northern Ireland region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
20 33 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 19.42% 28.45% 20.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 13 11
Median daily rate £325 £350 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £12.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -26.47%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 Northern Ireland

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server across the Northern Ireland region.

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

SQL Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 2 May 2016.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Northern Ireland region.

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

SQL Server
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

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 Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 2 May 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
County Antrim +3 7 £300 -14.28% 4
SQL Server
UK

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 12 (70.59%) .NET
2 9 (52.94%) C#
3 8 (47.06%) SQL
3 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
4 7 (41.18%) JavaScript
4 7 (41.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (35.29%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (35.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (23.53%) jQuery
7 4 (23.53%) .NET Framework
7 4 (23.53%) UML
7 4 (23.53%) MS Visio
7 4 (23.53%) HTML
7 4 (23.53%) T-SQL
7 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET
8 3 (17.65%) VBA
8 3 (17.65%) OLAP
8 3 (17.65%) MS Office
8 3 (17.65%) PL/SQL
8 3 (17.65%) XML
8 3 (17.65%) ITIL
8 3 (17.65%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (17.65%) Business Analysis
8 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (17.65%) Workflow
8 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (17.65%) Relational Database

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 2 (11.76%) FileNet
2 1 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (5.88%) IIS
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) MS Visio
2 3 (17.65%) MS Office
3 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (5.88%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (35.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (17.65%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (17.65%) OLAP
4 3 (17.65%) OLAP Cube
4 3 (17.65%) Relational Database
4 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MorphX
1 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (5.88%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Microsoft BI Developer
4 3 (17.65%) .NET Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 2 (11.76%) FileNet Developer
5 2 (11.76%) SSRS Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Applications Support
6 1 (5.88%) Azure Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Business Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Database Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (5.88%) SQL BI Developer
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Developer
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Server BI Developer
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (70.59%) .NET
2 4 (23.53%) .NET Framework
2 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET
2 4 (23.53%) HTML
2 4 (23.53%) jQuery
3 3 (17.65%) XML
4 2 (11.76%) Ajax
4 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (11.76%) Web Services
5 1 (5.88%) Apache Cordova
5 1 (5.88%) CSS
5 1 (5.88%) CSS3
5 1 (5.88%) Entity Framework
5 1 (5.88%) HTML5
5 1 (5.88%) MDX
5 1 (5.88%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.88%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
1 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
1 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (23.53%) UML
3 3 (17.65%) Business Analysis
3 3 (17.65%) ITIL
3 3 (17.65%) Workflow
4 2 (11.76%) MVC
5 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.88%) CRM
5 1 (5.88%) Data Migration
5 1 (5.88%) Data Modelling
5 1 (5.88%) Data Protection
5 1 (5.88%) ETL
5 1 (5.88%) ETL Development
5 1 (5.88%) Migration
5 1 (5.88%) Project Management
5 1 (5.88%) SDLC
5 1 (5.88%) Server Monitoring
5 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Web Development
5 1 (5.88%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) C#
2 8 (47.06%) SQL
3 7 (41.18%) JavaScript
4 4 (23.53%) T-SQL
5 3 (17.65%) PL/SQL
5 3 (17.65%) VBA
6 2 (11.76%) VB.NET
7 1 (5.88%) X++
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
1 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) SCDPM
1 1 (5.88%) SCOM
1 1 (5.88%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) IBM
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) BMC
3 1 (5.88%) BT
3 1 (5.88%) HP
3 1 (5.88%) Remedy
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