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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 24 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 13 5 12
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +7
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 45 74 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 9.16% 17.09% 7.89%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 30.82% 62.18% 26.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 58 11
Median daily rate £375 £388 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +29.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £519 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £12.00 £15.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -22.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.35 £31.76 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+20.74% +41.15%
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
146 119 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 29.74% 27.48% 30.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 93 43
Median daily rate £400 £425 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +37.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £325 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £556 £525 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Median hourly rate - £11.25 £15.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -27.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £33.55 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+7.30% +41.26%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Sheffield region citing SQL Server as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 September 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 24 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Sheffield region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 52 (67.53%) SQL
2 44 (57.14%) C#
3 38 (49.35%) Finance
4 32 (41.56%) MVC
4 32 (41.56%) jQuery
5 31 (40.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 30 (38.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 28 (36.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 28 (36.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 26 (33.77%) .NET
9 25 (32.47%) VBA
10 24 (31.17%) Inversion of Control
10 24 (31.17%) Unity DI Container
11 21 (27.27%) Entity Framework
11 21 (27.27%) T-SQL
12 20 (25.97%) Razor View Engine
12 20 (25.97%) Performance Tuning
12 20 (25.97%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 17 (22.08%) .NET Framework
14 16 (20.78%) Windows
15 15 (19.48%) Oracle
15 15 (19.48%) SQL Server 2012
16 14 (18.18%) Data Visualisation
16 14 (18.18%) Visualisation
16 14 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
16 14 (18.18%) Validation
17 13 (16.88%) JavaScript
17 13 (16.88%) Data Validation
18 11 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
18 11 (14.29%) IIS

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (14.29%) IIS
2 9 (11.69%) Apache
3 7 (9.09%) Oracle Coherence
3 7 (9.09%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 7 (9.09%) Tomcat
3 7 (9.09%) WebSphere
4 6 (7.79%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.60%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.60%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.30%) Mule
6 1 (1.30%) Mule ESB
6 1 (1.30%) nginx
6 1 (1.30%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.19%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.99%) LAN
1 10 (12.99%) Multicast
1 10 (12.99%) SAN
1 10 (12.99%) WAN
2 9 (11.69%) FCoE
2 9 (11.69%) Fibre Channel
2 9 (11.69%) iSCSI
2 9 (11.69%) NAS
3 7 (9.09%) HTTP
4 1 (1.30%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.30%) DHCP
4 1 (1.30%) DNS
4 1 (1.30%) Intranet
4 1 (1.30%) SSL
4 1 (1.30%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (38.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 28 (36.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 28 (36.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (19.48%) SQL Server 2012
4 14 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
6 9 (11.69%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (9.09%) Hadoop
7 7 (9.09%) HBase
8 4 (5.19%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (5.19%) Oracle Database
8 4 (5.19%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (5.19%) Power BI
9 3 (3.90%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (1.30%) DB2
10 1 (1.30%) MongoDB
10 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 6 (7.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (2.60%) ERwin
3 1 (1.30%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.30%) Visual Studio
General
1 38 (49.35%) Finance
2 9 (11.69%) Banking
3 7 (9.09%) Back Office
4 4 (5.19%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.60%) Advertising
5 2 (2.60%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 51 (66.23%) Developer
2 29 (37.66%) SQL Developer
3 16 (20.78%) .NET Developer
4 13 (16.88%) C# Developer
5 12 (15.58%) SQL Server Developer
6 10 (12.99%) Architect
6 10 (12.99%) Infrastructure Architect
6 10 (12.99%) SSIS Developer
7 7 (9.09%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 7 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (7.79%) SSRS Developer
9 5 (6.49%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (6.49%) ETL Developer
9 5 (6.49%) SSAS Developer
10 4 (5.19%) Analyst
10 4 (5.19%) VBA Developer
11 3 (3.90%) ASP.NET Developer
11 3 (3.90%) DBA
11 3 (3.90%) SQL DBA
11 3 (3.90%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (41.56%) jQuery
2 31 (40.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 26 (33.77%) .NET
4 24 (31.17%) Unity DI Container
5 21 (27.27%) Entity Framework
6 20 (25.97%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 20 (25.97%) Razor View Engine
7 17 (22.08%) .NET Framework
8 8 (10.39%) HTML
8 8 (10.39%) Middleware
8 8 (10.39%) XML
9 7 (9.09%) Rendezvous
9 7 (9.09%) XSLT
10 6 (7.79%) Web Services
11 5 (6.49%) Ajax
11 5 (6.49%) ASP.NET
11 5 (6.49%) JSON
11 5 (6.49%) WCF
12 4 (5.19%) ADO
12 4 (5.19%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 24 (31.17%) Inversion of Control
2 14 (18.18%) Visualisation
3 2 (2.60%) FMCG
4 1 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.30%) Clustering
4 1 (1.30%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.30%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 16 (20.78%) Windows
2 11 (14.29%) Linux
3 9 (11.69%) Solaris
4 3 (3.90%) Windows Server
4 3 (3.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.30%) AIX
5 1 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.30%) SUSE
5 1 (1.30%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.30%) Unix
5 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.30%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (41.56%) MVC
2 20 (25.97%) Performance Tuning
3 14 (18.18%) Data Visualisation
3 14 (18.18%) Validation
4 13 (16.88%) Data Validation
5 11 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (12.99%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (12.99%) Web Development
7 9 (11.69%) Benchmarking
7 9 (11.69%) Database Tuning
8 8 (10.39%) ETL
9 7 (9.09%) Budgeting and Forecasting
10 5 (6.49%) CRM
10 5 (6.49%) Data Modelling
11 4 (5.19%) Migration
11 4 (5.19%) Project Management
12 3 (3.90%) Business Analysis
12 3 (3.90%) Dimensional Modelling
13 2 (2.60%) Change Control
13 2 (2.60%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 52 (67.53%) SQL
2 44 (57.14%) C#
3 25 (32.47%) VBA
4 21 (27.27%) T-SQL
5 13 (16.88%) JavaScript
6 8 (10.39%) Java
7 4 (5.19%) VB
8 3 (3.90%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.30%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.30%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (11.69%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.49%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (2.60%) MCSA
3 2 (2.60%) MCSE
3 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.60%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.30%) Degree
4 1 (1.30%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.79%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (12.99%) Hyper-V
2 9 (11.69%) KVM
2 9 (11.69%) NFS
2 9 (11.69%) SRDF
2 9 (11.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (11.69%) Xen
3 8 (10.39%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (3.90%) Active Directory
5 2 (2.60%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.30%) Docker
6 1 (1.30%) Oracle Clusterware
6 1 (1.30%) Squid
6 1 (1.30%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (1.30%) Data Guard
1 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (1.30%) Oracle Flashback
1 1 (1.30%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 15 (19.48%) Oracle
2 11 (14.29%) Cisco
2 11 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 10 (12.99%) VMware
4 9 (11.69%) EMC
4 9 (11.69%) Intel
4 9 (11.69%) NetApp
5 7 (9.09%) DataSynapse
5 7 (9.09%) IBM
5 7 (9.09%) Sybase
5 7 (9.09%) TIBCO
6 3 (3.90%) Informatica
7 2 (2.60%) AppDynamics
8 1 (1.30%) MuleSoft
8 1 (1.30%) Red Hat
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