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 19 September 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 13 5 12
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +7
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 17 42 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 7.56% 16.47% 11.50%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 25.37% 50.00% 55.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 23 17
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£300 £180 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -59.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £132 £160 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £400 £462
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 0
Average hourly rate £15.39 £33.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.41% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -
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
67 84 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 29.78% 32.94% 20.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 47 35
Average daily rate £310 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £173 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 0
Average hourly rate £15.39 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.04% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.05
% change year-on-year
- -6.39%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014, 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 26 (52.00%) .NET
2 22 (44.00%) C#
3 19 (38.00%) ASP.NET
3 19 (38.00%) Microsoft
4 12 (24.00%) MVC
5 11 (22.00%) Finance
6 10 (20.00%) SQL
7 9 (18.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 9 (18.00%) WCF
8 8 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (16.00%) .NET Framework
9 7 (14.00%) Windows
9 7 (14.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 6 (12.00%) MS Excel
10 6 (12.00%) Web Services
11 5 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (10.00%) Oracle
11 5 (10.00%) T-SQL
11 5 (10.00%) Java
11 5 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (10.00%) NHS
11 5 (10.00%) Data Cleansing
11 5 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (8.00%) WPF
12 4 (8.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (8.00%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (8.00%) Active Directory
12 4 (8.00%) Benchmarking
12 4 (8.00%) MS Access
12 4 (8.00%) Data Modelling

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 2 (4.00%) Apache
1 2 (4.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (4.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (4.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 6 (12.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.00%) OpenLDAP
1 2 (4.00%) LDAP
1 2 (4.00%) HTTP
1 2 (4.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (4.00%) VPN
1 2 (4.00%) VLAN
2 1 (2.00%) Firewall
2 1 (2.00%) Wireless
2 1 (2.00%) SAN
2 1 (2.00%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 8 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (8.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (8.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (8.00%) MS Access
5 3 (6.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (6.00%) Relational Database
6 2 (4.00%) MySQL
6 2 (4.00%) DataStage
7 1 (2.00%) RDBMS
7 1 (2.00%) OLAP
7 1 (2.00%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 5 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.00%) TeamCity
2 2 (4.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.00%) Hudson
2 2 (4.00%) Subversion
3 1 (2.00%) Maven
3 1 (2.00%) JIRA
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (2.00%) Toad
3 1 (2.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 11 (22.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (6.00%) Retail
3 2 (4.00%) Banking
4 1 (2.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 28 (56.00%) Developer
2 14 (28.00%) C# Developer
3 10 (20.00%) .NET Developer
4 7 (14.00%) Analyst
5 6 (12.00%) DBA
5 6 (12.00%) Administrator
5 6 (12.00%) SQL DBA
6 5 (10.00%) SQL Server DBA
6 5 (10.00%) Data Analyst
7 4 (8.00%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (6.00%) Java Developer
8 3 (6.00%) Server Administrator
8 3 (6.00%) IT Support
9 2 (4.00%) IT Support Engineer
9 2 (4.00%) Support Engineer
9 2 (4.00%) Consultant
9 2 (4.00%) Systems Administrator
10 1 (2.00%) Applications Developer
10 1 (2.00%) Senior Developer
10 1 (2.00%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (52.00%) .NET
2 19 (38.00%) ASP.NET
3 9 (18.00%) WCF
4 8 (16.00%) .NET Framework
5 7 (14.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 6 (12.00%) Web Services
7 4 (8.00%) WPF
7 4 (8.00%) HTML
8 3 (6.00%) Hibernate
8 3 (6.00%) Spring
8 3 (6.00%) CSS
8 3 (6.00%) XML
8 3 (6.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (6.00%) Silverlight
8 3 (6.00%) jQuery
9 2 (4.00%) RESTful
9 2 (4.00%) LINQ
9 2 (4.00%) HTML5
9 2 (4.00%) CSS3
9 2 (4.00%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) NHS
2 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.00%) Replication
3 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.00%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.00%) Windows
2 4 (8.00%) Linux
3 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.00%) AIX
3 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.00%) UNIX
4 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (24.00%) MVC
2 5 (10.00%) Data Cleansing
3 4 (8.00%) Benchmarking
3 4 (8.00%) Data Modelling
3 4 (8.00%) Data Analysis
3 4 (8.00%) Service Delivery
3 4 (8.00%) GAP Analysis
4 3 (6.00%) TDD
4 3 (6.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (4.00%) Web Application Development
5 2 (4.00%) SOA
5 2 (4.00%) Business Analysis
5 2 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (4.00%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (4.00%) Migration
6 1 (2.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.00%) Scrum
6 1 (2.00%) Software Engineering
6 1 (2.00%) Content Management
6 1 (2.00%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 22 (44.00%) C#
2 10 (20.00%) SQL
3 5 (10.00%) T-SQL
3 5 (10.00%) Java
4 4 (8.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.00%) PowerShell
5 2 (4.00%) Bash Shell
5 2 (4.00%) Python
5 2 (4.00%) Perl
6 1 (2.00%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.00%) VB
6 1 (2.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (2.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) QA
1 1 (2.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (2.00%) Basel II
1 1 (2.00%) COREP
1 1 (2.00%) HL7
System Software
1 4 (8.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.00%) qmail
2 2 (4.00%) Xen
3 1 (2.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (38.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.00%) Oracle
3 2 (4.00%) JBoss
3 2 (4.00%) VMware
4 1 (2.00%) HP
4 1 (2.00%) Citrix
4 1 (2.00%) Cisco
4 1 (2.00%) SAP
4 1 (2.00%) Business Objects
4 1 (2.00%) Twitter
4 1 (2.00%) Veeam
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