The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 17 8 5
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 42 37 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 9.46% 11.56% 18.75%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 30.43% 41.57% 55.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 21 31
Average daily rate £350 £305 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.75% +10.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £240 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £349 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.28% +7.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £32.10 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-9.65% +1.90%
SQL Server
South Yorkshire

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 Sheffield region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
138 89 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 31.08% 27.81% 33.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 59 54
Average daily rate £475 £375 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% +33.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £489 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £25.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +21.95%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Sheffield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

SQL Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 36 (54.55%) SQL
2 29 (43.94%) .NET
3 28 (42.42%) C#
3 28 (42.42%) Microsoft
4 24 (36.36%) JavaScript
5 22 (33.33%) MVC
6 21 (31.82%) Web Development
7 19 (28.79%) jQuery
8 18 (27.27%) HTML
9 17 (25.76%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (22.73%) Finance
11 14 (21.21%) Oracle
11 14 (21.21%) CSS
11 14 (21.21%) XML
11 14 (21.21%) Business Intelligence
11 14 (21.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 14 (21.21%) SQL Server 2008
12 13 (19.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 12 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 12 (18.18%) IIS
14 11 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
14 11 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 11 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
15 10 (15.15%) ASP.NET
15 10 (15.15%) ETL
16 9 (13.64%) SharePoint
16 9 (13.64%) Data Modelling
16 9 (13.64%) MS Excel
16 9 (13.64%) Web Services
16 9 (13.64%) Windows

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 12 (18.18%) IIS
2 9 (13.64%) SharePoint
3 5 (7.58%) CMS
4 3 (4.55%) Apache
4 3 (4.55%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.03%) JBoss
5 2 (3.03%) Moodle
5 2 (3.03%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (3.03%) Umbraco
5 2 (3.03%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.52%) nginx
6 1 (1.52%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (1.52%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (1.52%) SAS
6 1 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.52%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.03%) MS Office
3 1 (1.52%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.52%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (12.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.03%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (3.03%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (3.03%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (1.52%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.03%) Office 365
1 2 (3.03%) OneDrive
2 1 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.12%) SSL
2 6 (9.09%) DNS
3 5 (7.58%) Internet
4 4 (6.06%) Extranet
4 4 (6.06%) Intranet
5 2 (3.03%) HTTP
6 1 (1.52%) FCoE
6 1 (1.52%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (1.52%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.52%) LAN
6 1 (1.52%) LDAP
6 1 (1.52%) Multicast
6 1 (1.52%) NAS
6 1 (1.52%) Network Security
6 1 (1.52%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (1.52%) SAN
6 1 (1.52%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.52%) VLAN
6 1 (1.52%) VPN
6 1 (1.52%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (21.21%) SQL Server 2008
1 14 (21.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 13 (19.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
3 11 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (10.61%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (10.61%) Oracle Database
4 7 (10.61%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (6.06%) Oracle ODI
5 4 (6.06%) Power BI
5 4 (6.06%) Relational Database
6 3 (4.55%) DB2
6 3 (4.55%) MS Access
6 3 (4.55%) MySQL
6 3 (4.55%) RDBMS
7 2 (3.03%) GIS
7 2 (3.03%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.52%) Oracle OLAP
8 1 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (10.61%) ERwin
2 6 (9.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (6.06%) Eclipse
3 4 (6.06%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.03%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.03%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (3.03%) Subversion
4 2 (3.03%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.52%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (1.52%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 15 (22.73%) Finance
2 2 (3.03%) Advertising
3 1 (1.52%) Banking
3 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 41 (62.12%) Developer
2 19 (28.79%) SQL Developer
3 15 (22.73%) SQL Server Developer
4 10 (15.15%) Web Developer
5 9 (13.64%) .NET Developer
6 8 (12.12%) C# Developer
7 7 (10.61%) Analyst
8 6 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 6 (9.09%) CRM Developer
8 6 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 5 (7.58%) .NET Software Developer
9 5 (7.58%) Software Developer
9 5 (7.58%) SSIS Developer
9 5 (7.58%) SSRS Developer
10 4 (6.06%) DBA
10 4 (6.06%) ETL Tester
10 4 (6.06%) Microsoft Developer
10 4 (6.06%) Tester
11 3 (4.55%) ETL Analyst
11 3 (4.55%) SSAS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (43.94%) .NET
2 19 (28.79%) jQuery
3 18 (27.27%) HTML
4 14 (21.21%) CSS
4 14 (21.21%) XML
5 12 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 10 (15.15%) ASP.NET
7 9 (13.64%) Web Services
8 6 (9.09%) .NET Framework
9 5 (7.58%) Ajax
9 5 (7.58%) JMS
9 5 (7.58%) JSON
9 5 (7.58%) REST
10 4 (6.06%) SOAP
10 4 (6.06%) Unity DI Container
10 4 (6.06%) WPF
11 3 (4.55%) HTML5
11 3 (4.55%) Middleware
12 2 (3.03%) Spring
12 2 (3.03%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.61%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.06%) Client/Server
2 4 (6.06%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (3.03%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.52%) Clustering
4 1 (1.52%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.52%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.52%) NHS
4 1 (1.52%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.64%) Windows
2 5 (7.58%) Windows Server
3 4 (6.06%) Linux
4 1 (1.52%) Debian
4 1 (1.52%) Solaris
4 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (33.33%) MVC
2 21 (31.82%) Web Development
3 17 (25.76%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (21.21%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
6 10 (15.15%) ETL
7 9 (13.64%) Data Modelling
7 9 (13.64%) Database Tuning
8 8 (12.12%) CRM
9 7 (10.61%) Test Scripting
10 5 (7.58%) Content Management
10 5 (7.58%) Dimensional Modelling
10 5 (7.58%) ERP
11 4 (6.06%) PRINCE2
12 3 (4.55%) CRUD
12 3 (4.55%) Project Management
12 3 (4.55%) SDLC
13 2 (3.03%) Continuous Delivery
13 2 (3.03%) Software Testing
13 2 (3.03%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 36 (54.55%) SQL
2 28 (42.42%) C#
3 24 (36.36%) JavaScript
4 9 (13.64%) VBA
5 8 (12.12%) PL/SQL
5 8 (12.12%) T-SQL
6 4 (6.06%) Java
7 2 (3.03%) C++
7 2 (3.03%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.03%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.52%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.52%) Perl
8 1 (1.52%) PHP
8 1 (1.52%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (6.06%) Degree
2 3 (4.55%) ISEB
2 3 (4.55%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (3.03%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.52%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.58%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (3.03%) WCAG
3 1 (1.52%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.52%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.03%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.52%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.52%) KVM
2 1 (1.52%) NFS
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.52%) SRDF
2 1 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.52%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (3.03%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 28 (42.42%) Microsoft
2 14 (21.21%) Oracle
3 7 (10.61%) Informatica
4 3 (4.55%) IBM
4 3 (4.55%) Sybase
5 2 (3.03%) Ektron
5 2 (3.03%) Pega
5 2 (3.03%) Vitria
6 1 (1.52%) Ab Initio
6 1 (1.52%) Cisco
6 1 (1.52%) Cognos
6 1 (1.52%) DataSynapse
6 1 (1.52%) EMC
6 1 (1.52%) Intel
6 1 (1.52%) NetApp
6 1 (1.52%) Siebel
6 1 (1.52%) Talend
6 1 (1.52%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.52%) VMware
6 1 (1.52%) Xamarin
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield
Capita plc
Rate: £220.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Sheffield
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 25 days ago