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 10 February 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 19 6 6
Rank change year-on-year
-13 0
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 28 32 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 6.91% 13.91% 14.66%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 23.33% 58.18% 58.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 17 19
Average daily rate £300 £350 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +20.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £265 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £475 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £28.69 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-21.57% -4.36%
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
120 55 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 29.63% 23.91% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 30 36
Average daily rate £425 £375 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £313 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £16.00 £25.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.00% -10.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.06%

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 10 February 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 10 February 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 55 (60.44%) SQL
2 53 (58.24%) Microsoft
3 41 (45.05%) Oracle
4 38 (41.76%) ETL
5 34 (37.36%) Informatica
5 34 (37.36%) T-SQL
6 32 (35.16%) .NET
7 30 (32.97%) Data Modelling
8 29 (31.87%) PL/SQL
9 28 (30.77%) ERwin
10 27 (29.67%) C++
11 20 (21.98%) HTML
12 19 (20.88%) JavaScript
13 17 (18.68%) C#
14 16 (17.58%) CSS
14 16 (17.58%) MVC
15 15 (16.48%) Agile Software Development
15 15 (16.48%) Business Intelligence
16 14 (15.38%) Test Scripting
17 13 (14.29%) ASP.NET
18 12 (13.19%) IIS
18 12 (13.19%) Data Security
19 11 (12.09%) Software Testing
19 11 (12.09%) XML
19 11 (12.09%) Disclosure Scotland
20 10 (10.99%) Web Development
20 10 (10.99%) .NET Framework
20 10 (10.99%) jQuery
20 10 (10.99%) Data Quality
20 10 (10.99%) Windows

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 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 (13.19%) IIS
2 7 (7.69%) SAS
3 6 (6.59%) Umbraco
4 5 (5.49%) CMS
5 4 (4.40%) SharePoint
6 3 (3.30%) Apache
7 2 (2.20%) JBoss
7 2 (2.20%) Moodle
7 2 (2.20%) nginx
7 2 (2.20%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (2.20%) Tomcat
7 2 (2.20%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (3.30%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.20%) MS Office
3 1 (1.10%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (5.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.10%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.40%) Office 365
2 2 (2.20%) OneDrive
3 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.99%) Internet
2 8 (8.79%) SSL
3 6 (6.59%) DNS
4 4 (4.40%) Extranet
4 4 (4.40%) Intranet
5 2 (2.20%) HTTP
5 2 (2.20%) LDAP
5 2 (2.20%) Network Security
5 2 (2.20%) OpenLDAP
5 2 (2.20%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.20%) VLAN
5 2 (2.20%) VPN
6 1 (1.10%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (7.69%) Oracle Database
3 6 (6.59%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (6.59%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (4.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (3.30%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (3.30%) MS Access
5 3 (3.30%) MySQL
5 3 (3.30%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (3.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (2.20%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (2.20%) GIS
7 1 (1.10%) OLAP
7 1 (1.10%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (1.10%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (1.10%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.10%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (1.10%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 28 (30.77%) ERwin
2 5 (5.49%) TeamCity
3 4 (4.40%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.30%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (3.30%) Subversion
5 2 (2.20%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.10%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.10%) Moq
6 1 (1.10%) NSubstitute
6 1 (1.10%) NUnit
6 1 (1.10%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 5 (5.49%) Finance
2 2 (2.20%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 48 (52.75%) Developer
2 18 (19.78%) Tester
3 16 (17.58%) .NET Developer
4 14 (15.38%) ETL Tester
5 12 (13.19%) SQL Developer
6 10 (10.99%) Analyst
7 9 (9.89%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 9 (9.89%) C# Developer
7 9 (9.89%) Web Developer
8 8 (8.79%) ETL Developer
8 8 (8.79%) SQL Server Developer
9 7 (7.69%) .NET Software Developer
9 7 (7.69%) Informatica Developer
9 7 (7.69%) Software Developer
10 6 (6.59%) Test Analyst
11 5 (5.49%) ETL Analyst
11 5 (5.49%) Informatica ETL Developer
11 5 (5.49%) Senior Developer
12 4 (4.40%) Consultant
12 4 (4.40%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (35.16%) .NET
2 20 (21.98%) HTML
3 16 (17.58%) CSS
4 13 (14.29%) ASP.NET
5 11 (12.09%) XML
6 10 (10.99%) .NET Framework
6 10 (10.99%) jQuery
7 7 (7.69%) WCF
8 4 (4.40%) HTML5
8 4 (4.40%) Web Services
8 4 (4.40%) WPF
9 3 (3.30%) AngularJS
9 3 (3.30%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (3.30%) JMS
9 3 (3.30%) REST
9 3 (3.30%) SOAP
10 2 (2.20%) Entity Framework
10 2 (2.20%) LAMP
10 2 (2.20%) LEMP Stack
10 2 (2.20%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.79%) Statistics
2 5 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.20%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.20%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.20%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.20%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.10%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.10%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.10%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.10%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.99%) Windows
2 4 (4.40%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.20%) Debian
3 2 (2.20%) Linux
4 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (41.76%) ETL
2 30 (32.97%) Data Modelling
3 16 (17.58%) MVC
4 15 (16.48%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (16.48%) Business Intelligence
5 14 (15.38%) Test Scripting
6 12 (13.19%) Data Security
7 11 (12.09%) Software Testing
8 10 (10.99%) Migration
8 10 (10.99%) Web Development
9 8 (8.79%) CRM
9 8 (8.79%) Project Management
10 7 (7.69%) ERP
11 6 (6.59%) Kimball Methodology
11 6 (6.59%) PRINCE2
12 5 (5.49%) Content Management
13 4 (4.40%) Analytics
13 4 (4.40%) Data Cleansing
13 4 (4.40%) Dimensional Modelling
14 3 (3.30%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 55 (60.44%) SQL
2 34 (37.36%) T-SQL
3 29 (31.87%) PL/SQL
4 27 (29.67%) C++
5 19 (20.88%) JavaScript
6 17 (18.68%) C#
7 3 (3.30%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.20%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.20%) Java
8 2 (2.20%) Perl
8 2 (2.20%) Python
9 1 (1.10%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (9.89%) ISEB
2 4 (4.40%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.30%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.20%) PMI Certification
4 2 (2.20%) PMP
5 1 (1.10%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.10%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.09%) Disclosure Scotland
2 10 (10.99%) Data Quality
3 5 (5.49%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (4.40%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.10%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 53 (58.24%) Microsoft
2 41 (45.05%) Oracle
3 34 (37.36%) Informatica
4 3 (3.30%) CheckPoint
4 3 (3.30%) TIBCO
5 2 (2.20%) Cognos
5 2 (2.20%) Ektron
6 1 (1.10%) Siebel
6 1 (1.10%) Xamarin
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