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 25 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 5 15 11
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 16 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 16.00% 9.09% 8.33%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 66.67% 32.00% 39.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 1
Median daily rate £380 £195 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+94.87% -40.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £23.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+38.95% -6.00%
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
24 25 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 24.00% 28.41% 21.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 7
Median daily rate £395 £325 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.53% -12.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £152 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £26.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+18.26% -13.33%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 +10 16 £380 +94.87% 1
SQL Server
UK

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 17 (65.38%) .NET
2 13 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 12 (46.15%) SQL
4 11 (42.31%) C#
5 9 (34.62%) ASP.NET
6 8 (30.77%) Web Services
7 7 (26.92%) Windows
7 7 (26.92%) MVC
7 7 (26.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (26.92%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (23.08%) Unit Testing
8 6 (23.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (23.08%) .NET Framework
8 6 (23.08%) PL/SQL
8 6 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (23.08%) Relational Database
9 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (19.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (15.38%) MongoDB
10 4 (15.38%) OOP
10 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
10 4 (15.38%) ITIL
11 3 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (11.54%) JMS
11 3 (11.54%) HTML
11 3 (11.54%) Java

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 3 (11.54%) JBoss
1 3 (11.54%) Tomcat
1 3 (11.54%) WebSphere
2 2 (7.69%) IIS
2 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.85%) SAS
3 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.69%) MS Office
2 2 (7.69%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.85%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (3.85%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.85%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) Internet
2 1 (3.85%) DHCP
2 1 (3.85%) DNS
2 1 (3.85%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (23.08%) Relational Database
2 6 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (23.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (19.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (15.38%) MongoDB
4 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (11.54%) RDBMS
6 2 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (7.69%) OLAP
6 2 (7.69%) OLAP Cube
7 1 (3.85%) Big Data
7 1 (3.85%) Hadoop
7 1 (3.85%) MySQL
7 1 (3.85%) NoSQL
7 1 (3.85%) Power BI
7 1 (3.85%) Qlik Sense
7 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MorphX
1 1 (3.85%) NUnit
1 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (3.85%) Advertising
1 1 (3.85%) Banking
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
1 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (69.23%) Developer
2 7 (26.92%) .NET Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Java Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Microsoft BI Developer
5 3 (11.54%) SQL Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Applications Support
6 2 (7.69%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Business Developer
6 2 (7.69%) C# Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Developer
6 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Developer
6 2 (7.69%) SSRS Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Support Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (65.38%) .NET
2 9 (34.62%) ASP.NET
3 8 (30.77%) Web Services
4 7 (26.92%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (23.08%) .NET Framework
6 3 (11.54%) HTML
6 3 (11.54%) J2EE
6 3 (11.54%) Java EE
6 3 (11.54%) JMS
6 3 (11.54%) SOAP
7 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (7.69%) Entity Framework
7 2 (7.69%) jQuery
7 2 (7.69%) WCF
7 2 (7.69%) XML
8 1 (3.85%) Apache Cordova
8 1 (3.85%) CSS
8 1 (3.85%) CSS3
8 1 (3.85%) HTML5
8 1 (3.85%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (26.92%) Windows
2 3 (11.54%) Windows Server
2 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) MVC
2 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (23.08%) Unit Testing
3 4 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (15.38%) ITIL
3 4 (15.38%) OOP
4 2 (7.69%) Business Analysis
4 2 (7.69%) Change Control
4 2 (7.69%) CRM
4 2 (7.69%) Project Planning
4 2 (7.69%) Scrum
4 2 (7.69%) UML
4 2 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (7.69%) Workflow
5 1 (3.85%) Analytics
5 1 (3.85%) ETL Development
5 1 (3.85%) Identity Access Management
5 1 (3.85%) Machine Learning
5 1 (3.85%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 12 (46.15%) SQL
2 11 (42.31%) C#
3 6 (23.08%) PL/SQL
4 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 3 (11.54%) Java
5 3 (11.54%) Scala
5 3 (11.54%) T-SQL
6 2 (7.69%) VB.NET
6 2 (7.69%) VBA
7 1 (3.85%) R
7 1 (3.85%) X++
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
1 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) HND
2 1 (3.85%) MCP
2 1 (3.85%) MCSE
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.85%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.85%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (3.85%) SCDPM
1 1 (3.85%) SCOM
1 1 (3.85%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 13 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle
3 2 (7.69%) Blue Prism
3 2 (7.69%) BMC
3 2 (7.69%) HP
3 2 (7.69%) Remedy
4 1 (3.85%) Altiris
4 1 (3.85%) BT
4 1 (3.85%) Citrix
4 1 (3.85%) Civica
4 1 (3.85%) Compuware
4 1 (3.85%) Dell
4 1 (3.85%) Tableau
4 1 (3.85%) VMware
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