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 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 8 5 3
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 36 35 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 11.69% 16.67% 19.43%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 44.44% 53.03% 72.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 30 26
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£320 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £260 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £20.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +70.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +14.54%
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
81 66 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 26.30% 31.43% 26.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 53 34
Average daily rate £375 £290 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.31% -10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £422 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.95% +70.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015, 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 35 (55.56%) SQL
2 30 (47.62%) .NET
3 25 (39.68%) C#
4 23 (36.51%) Microsoft
4 23 (36.51%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (34.92%) ASP.NET
6 20 (31.75%) JavaScript
7 18 (28.57%) XML
7 18 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 17 (26.98%) Test Scripting
8 17 (26.98%) Unit Testing
8 17 (26.98%) IIS
9 16 (25.40%) Web Services
9 16 (25.40%) HTML
9 16 (25.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 14 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
10 14 (22.22%) Oracle
11 13 (20.63%) CSS
11 13 (20.63%) WPF
12 12 (19.05%) WCF
12 12 (19.05%) jQuery
13 11 (17.46%) Windows
13 11 (17.46%) SharePoint
14 10 (15.87%) MVC
14 10 (15.87%) Finance
14 10 (15.87%) Scrum
14 10 (15.87%) T-SQL
14 10 (15.87%) SQL Server 2005
15 9 (14.29%) Ajax
15 9 (14.29%) .NET Framework

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 17 (26.98%) IIS
2 11 (17.46%) SharePoint
3 7 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (7.94%) JBoss
5 3 (4.76%) WebSphere
5 3 (4.76%) Apache
6 2 (3.17%) Tomcat
6 2 (3.17%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 2 (3.17%) SAS
6 2 (3.17%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (3.17%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (3.17%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (1.59%) CMS400.NET
7 1 (1.59%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.59%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.59%) MQSeries
Applications
1 5 (7.94%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.76%) MS Office
3 1 (1.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (9.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.17%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.94%) Firewall
2 3 (4.76%) HTTP
2 3 (4.76%) SAN
3 2 (3.17%) LAN
3 2 (3.17%) WAN
3 2 (3.17%) NAS
3 2 (3.17%) Multicast
3 2 (3.17%) FCoE
3 2 (3.17%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (3.17%) iSCSI
4 1 (1.59%) SSL
4 1 (1.59%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 16 (25.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (15.87%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (12.70%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (9.52%) Relational Database
7 3 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (4.76%) Sybase ASE
7 3 (4.76%) Oracle Database
7 3 (4.76%) OLAP Cube
7 3 (4.76%) OLAP
7 3 (4.76%) MySQL
7 3 (4.76%) Sybase IQ
8 2 (3.17%) DB2
8 2 (3.17%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 2 (3.17%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (3.17%) Base SAS
8 2 (3.17%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 1 (1.59%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 8 (12.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (4.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (4.76%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.59%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.59%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.59%) ClearCase
3 1 (1.59%) Toad
General
1 10 (15.87%) Finance
2 6 (9.52%) Banking
3 2 (3.17%) Back Office
4 1 (1.59%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.59%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 39 (61.90%) Developer
2 11 (17.46%) .NET Developer
3 9 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 6 (9.52%) Analyst
4 6 (9.52%) DBA
5 5 (7.94%) Migration Engineer
5 5 (7.94%) SQL DBA
6 4 (6.35%) SQL Developer
7 3 (4.76%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 3 (4.76%) PHP Developer
7 3 (4.76%) SQL Server DBA
8 2 (3.17%) Test Analyst
8 2 (3.17%) Web Developer
8 2 (3.17%) Senior Developer
8 2 (3.17%) Architect
8 2 (3.17%) Sybase DBA
8 2 (3.17%) SAS Developer
8 2 (3.17%) AWS Developer
8 2 (3.17%) CRM Developer
8 2 (3.17%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (47.62%) .NET
2 22 (34.92%) ASP.NET
3 18 (28.57%) XML
4 16 (25.40%) Web Services
4 16 (25.40%) HTML
5 13 (20.63%) CSS
5 13 (20.63%) WPF
6 12 (19.05%) WCF
6 12 (19.05%) jQuery
7 9 (14.29%) Ajax
7 9 (14.29%) .NET Framework
8 8 (12.70%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (4.76%) XSLT
10 2 (3.17%) Rendezvous
10 2 (3.17%) Middleware
10 2 (3.17%) SOAP
10 2 (3.17%) REST
10 2 (3.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (3.17%) Silverlight
11 1 (1.59%) Apache Axis
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.76%) Data Integration
2 2 (3.17%) Clustering
2 2 (3.17%) Replication
2 2 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.17%) CCTV
2 2 (3.17%) Credit Risk
2 2 (3.17%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (3.17%) Life Science
3 1 (1.59%) Data Extraction
3 1 (1.59%) Open Source
3 1 (1.59%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.59%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 11 (17.46%) Windows
2 9 (14.29%) Linux
3 4 (6.35%) UNIX
4 3 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (4.76%) Solaris
4 3 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.17%) Windows 2000
5 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.17%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (3.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (36.51%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (26.98%) Test Scripting
2 17 (26.98%) Unit Testing
3 10 (15.87%) MVC
3 10 (15.87%) Scrum
4 8 (12.70%) Migration
4 8 (12.70%) ETL
4 8 (12.70%) OO
4 8 (12.70%) ITIL
5 7 (11.11%) TDD
6 6 (9.52%) CRM
6 6 (9.52%) Web Development
7 5 (7.94%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (7.94%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (6.35%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (3.17%) Data Modelling
9 2 (3.17%) Data Security
9 2 (3.17%) Benchmarking
9 2 (3.17%) Web Design
9 2 (3.17%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 35 (55.56%) SQL
2 25 (39.68%) C#
3 20 (31.75%) JavaScript
4 10 (15.87%) T-SQL
5 6 (9.52%) VBA
6 4 (6.35%) VB
6 4 (6.35%) Java
7 3 (4.76%) PHP
7 3 (4.76%) Shell Script
8 2 (3.17%) PL/SQL
8 2 (3.17%) PowerShell
8 2 (3.17%) SAS Macro
9 1 (1.59%) XPath
9 1 (1.59%) X++
9 1 (1.59%) XQuery
9 1 (1.59%) Perl
9 1 (1.59%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (3.17%) ISEB
2 1 (1.59%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.59%) Degree
2 1 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.59%) PMP
2 1 (1.59%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 3 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.17%) NFS
2 2 (3.17%) KVM
2 2 (3.17%) SRDF
2 2 (3.17%) Xen
2 2 (3.17%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.59%) vSphere
3 1 (1.59%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.17%) Foglight
2 1 (1.59%) Control-M
Vendors
1 23 (36.51%) Microsoft
2 14 (22.22%) Oracle
3 5 (7.94%) Sybase
3 5 (7.94%) NetApp
4 4 (6.35%) Cisco
4 4 (6.35%) EMC
5 3 (4.76%) VMware
6 2 (3.17%) TIBCO
6 2 (3.17%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.17%) IBM
6 2 (3.17%) Intel
6 2 (3.17%) New Relic
6 2 (3.17%) DataSynapse
7 1 (1.59%) NetSuite
7 1 (1.59%) Ektron
7 1 (1.59%) Cognos
7 1 (1.59%) Siebel
7 1 (1.59%) Sun
7 1 (1.59%) Citrix
7 1 (1.59%) Teradata
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