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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 8 7 6
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 30 36 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 11.63% 14.75% 13.77%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 58.82% 50.70% 60.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 26 15
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£340 £269 £258
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.27% +4.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £195 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £425 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
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 £30.88 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+13.36% +10.26%
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
51 71 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 19.77% 29.10% 22.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 52 27
Average daily rate £338 £313 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £388
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 £34.00 £34.38 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +22.76%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 31 (60.78%) SQL
2 22 (43.14%) .NET
3 20 (39.22%) C#
3 20 (39.22%) Microsoft
4 18 (35.29%) JavaScript
4 18 (35.29%) ASP.NET
5 17 (33.33%) XML
5 17 (33.33%) HTML
5 17 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 15 (29.41%) SQL Server 2008
6 15 (29.41%) Web Services
7 14 (27.45%) CSS
7 14 (27.45%) IIS
8 13 (25.49%) jQuery
9 12 (23.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 11 (21.57%) MVC
10 11 (21.57%) Finance
10 11 (21.57%) Oracle
10 11 (21.57%) Unit Testing
10 11 (21.57%) SQL Server 2005
11 10 (19.61%) Test Scripting
11 10 (19.61%) T-SQL
11 10 (19.61%) Scrum
12 9 (17.65%) Ajax
12 9 (17.65%) .NET Framework
13 8 (15.69%) ASP.NET MVC
13 8 (15.69%) Team Foundation Server
13 8 (15.69%) ETL
14 7 (13.73%) CRM

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 14 (27.45%) IIS
2 7 (13.73%) SharePoint
3 4 (7.84%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (5.88%) Apache
4 3 (5.88%) WebSphere
5 2 (3.92%) Oracle Coherence
5 2 (3.92%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (3.92%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.92%) JBoss
5 2 (3.92%) SAS
5 2 (3.92%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (1.96%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.96%) MQSeries
6 1 (1.96%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.96%) CMS400.NET
Applications
1 4 (7.84%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (13.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.96%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.96%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.88%) HTTP
1 3 (5.88%) SAN
2 2 (3.92%) Firewall
2 2 (3.92%) iSCSI
2 2 (3.92%) NAS
2 2 (3.92%) FCoE
2 2 (3.92%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (3.92%) Multicast
2 2 (3.92%) LAN
2 2 (3.92%) WAN
3 1 (1.96%) DNS
3 1 (1.96%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 15 (29.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (23.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (21.57%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (13.73%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (11.76%) Relational Database
7 3 (5.88%) Oracle Database
7 3 (5.88%) OLAP Cube
7 3 (5.88%) Sybase IQ
7 3 (5.88%) MySQL
7 3 (5.88%) OLAP
7 3 (5.88%) Sybase ASE
8 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (3.92%) Base SAS
8 2 (3.92%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 2 (3.92%) DB2
8 2 (3.92%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (3.92%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 1 (1.96%) Cognos Analysis Studio
Development Applications
1 8 (15.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (5.88%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.96%) ClearCase
3 1 (1.96%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.96%) Toad
3 1 (1.96%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (21.57%) Finance
2 6 (11.76%) Banking
3 2 (3.92%) Back Office
4 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.96%) Retail
4 1 (1.96%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.96%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 32 (62.75%) Developer
2 10 (19.61%) .NET Developer
3 6 (11.76%) DBA
4 5 (9.80%) SQL DBA
5 4 (7.84%) C# Developer
6 3 (5.88%) SQL Server DBA
6 3 (5.88%) Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) SQL Developer
6 3 (5.88%) PHP Developer
7 2 (3.92%) SAS Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Team Leader
7 2 (3.92%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Test Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Web Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Senior Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Sybase DBA
7 2 (3.92%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (3.92%) Migration Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) .NET Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (43.14%) .NET
2 18 (35.29%) ASP.NET
3 17 (33.33%) XML
3 17 (33.33%) HTML
4 15 (29.41%) Web Services
5 14 (27.45%) CSS
6 13 (25.49%) jQuery
7 9 (17.65%) Ajax
7 9 (17.65%) .NET Framework
8 8 (15.69%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (13.73%) WPF
10 6 (11.76%) WCF
11 3 (5.88%) XSLT
12 2 (3.92%) SOAP
12 2 (3.92%) Rendezvous
12 2 (3.92%) Middleware
12 2 (3.92%) Silverlight
12 2 (3.92%) REST
12 2 (3.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.88%) Data Integration
2 2 (3.92%) Replication
2 2 (3.92%) Clustering
2 2 (3.92%) CCTV
2 2 (3.92%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (3.92%) Life Science
2 2 (3.92%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.96%) Data Extraction
3 1 (1.96%) FMCG
3 1 (1.96%) Open Source
3 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.96%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.73%) Windows
2 6 (11.76%) Linux
3 3 (5.88%) Solaris
3 3 (5.88%) UNIX
4 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (21.57%) MVC
2 11 (21.57%) Unit Testing
3 10 (19.61%) Test Scripting
3 10 (19.61%) Scrum
4 8 (15.69%) ETL
5 7 (13.73%) CRM
5 7 (13.73%) TDD
6 6 (11.76%) Web Development
6 6 (11.76%) Migration
7 5 (9.80%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (9.80%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (7.84%) ITIL
9 3 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (3.92%) Load Testing
10 2 (3.92%) Web Design
10 2 (3.92%) Data Modelling
10 2 (3.92%) Data Security
10 2 (3.92%) Data Migration
10 2 (3.92%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 31 (60.78%) SQL
2 20 (39.22%) C#
3 18 (35.29%) JavaScript
4 10 (19.61%) T-SQL
5 4 (7.84%) VBA
6 3 (5.88%) PHP
6 3 (5.88%) Java
6 3 (5.88%) Shell Script
7 2 (3.92%) SAS Macro
7 2 (3.92%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.96%) XQuery
8 1 (1.96%) VB
8 1 (1.96%) XAML
8 1 (1.96%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (3.92%) ISEB
2 1 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.96%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.96%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.92%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.92%) SRDF
2 2 (3.92%) NFS
2 2 (3.92%) Xen
2 2 (3.92%) KVM
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.96%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.96%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) Control-M
Vendors
1 20 (39.22%) Microsoft
2 11 (21.57%) Oracle
3 5 (9.80%) Sybase
4 4 (7.84%) VMware
5 2 (3.92%) TIBCO
5 2 (3.92%) EMC
5 2 (3.92%) Intel
5 2 (3.92%) NetApp
5 2 (3.92%) Cisco
5 2 (3.92%) IBM
5 2 (3.92%) DataSynapse
6 1 (1.96%) NetSuite
6 1 (1.96%) Ektron
6 1 (1.96%) Sun
6 1 (1.96%) Cognos
6 1 (1.96%) Siebel
6 1 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.96%) Citrix
6 1 (1.96%) Ab Initio
6 1 (1.96%) Teradata
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