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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 7 10 4
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -6
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 36 17 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 12.95% 9.14% 15.54%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 45.57% 32.08% 55.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 7 20
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£350 £375 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +38.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £307 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £420 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 8
Average hourly rate - £23.44 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -27.86%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £23.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+3.26% -16.36%
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
79 53 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 28.42% 28.49% 27.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 32 30
Average daily rate £375 £368 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% +19.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £275 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 11
Average hourly rate - £15.39 £34.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -54.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 45 (62.50%) SQL
2 37 (51.39%) .NET
3 27 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 18 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 17 (23.61%) C#
5 17 (23.61%) ASP.NET
6 16 (22.22%) WCF
7 15 (20.83%) WPF
8 14 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (19.44%) Linux
8 14 (19.44%) Windows
9 13 (18.06%) SharePoint
9 13 (18.06%) Business Intelligence
9 13 (18.06%) JavaScript
9 13 (18.06%) Oracle
10 12 (16.67%) ITIL
10 12 (16.67%) Finance
11 11 (15.28%) UNIX
11 11 (15.28%) Web Services
11 11 (15.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 11 (15.28%) Unit Testing
12 10 (13.89%) XML
12 10 (13.89%) VB
13 9 (12.50%) T-SQL
13 9 (12.50%) IIS
13 9 (12.50%) ETL
13 9 (12.50%) JBoss
13 9 (12.50%) Migration
13 9 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
13 9 (12.50%) Firewall

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 13 (18.06%) SharePoint
2 9 (12.50%) IIS
2 9 (12.50%) JBoss
2 9 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.78%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.39%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.39%) Apache
4 1 (1.39%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.39%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.17%) MS Office
3 1 (1.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.39%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.50%) Firewall
2 2 (2.78%) SAN
3 1 (1.39%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.39%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 11 (15.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (11.11%) DB2
4 5 (6.94%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (5.56%) OLAP
6 3 (4.17%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (4.17%) Sybase ASE
6 3 (4.17%) Sybase IQ
6 3 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (2.78%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.39%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.39%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 1 (1.39%) Cognos Analysis Studio
8 1 (1.39%) Cognos Report Studio
8 1 (1.39%) OLAP Cube
8 1 (1.39%) Base SAS
8 1 (1.39%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 1 (1.39%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 3 (4.17%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.39%) ClearCase
3 1 (1.39%) Toad
General
1 12 (16.67%) Finance
2 5 (6.94%) Banking
3 1 (1.39%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.39%) Local Government
3 1 (1.39%) Legal
3 1 (1.39%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 33 (45.83%) Developer
2 9 (12.50%) Analyst
3 8 (11.11%) Migration Engineer
3 8 (11.11%) C# Developer
4 7 (9.72%) DBA
5 5 (6.94%) SQL DBA
5 5 (6.94%) AWS Developer
6 4 (5.56%) Technical Leader
6 4 (5.56%) .NET Developer
6 4 (5.56%) Applications Developer
7 2 (2.78%) Applications Support
7 2 (2.78%) Web Developer
7 2 (2.78%) Consultant
7 2 (2.78%) Software Developer
7 2 (2.78%) Business Analyst
7 2 (2.78%) Sybase DBA
7 2 (2.78%) Information Analyst
7 2 (2.78%) SQL Server DBA
7 2 (2.78%) Data Warehouse Consultant
7 2 (2.78%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (51.39%) .NET
2 17 (23.61%) ASP.NET
3 16 (22.22%) WCF
4 15 (20.83%) WPF
5 11 (15.28%) Web Services
6 10 (13.89%) XML
7 8 (11.11%) Entity Framework
8 7 (9.72%) .NET Framework
9 6 (8.33%) jQuery
10 5 (6.94%) Ajax
10 5 (6.94%) ASP.NET Web API
10 5 (6.94%) HTML
11 4 (5.56%) CSS
11 4 (5.56%) REST
11 4 (5.56%) Task Parallel Library
12 3 (4.17%) Ember.js
12 3 (4.17%) AngularJS
12 3 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (4.17%) MDX
13 2 (2.78%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.94%) Client/Server
2 3 (4.17%) NHS
2 3 (4.17%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.17%) Replication
2 3 (4.17%) Visualisation
3 2 (2.78%) Social Media
3 2 (2.78%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.39%) Clustering
4 1 (1.39%) E-Learning
4 1 (1.39%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.39%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 14 (19.44%) Windows
1 14 (19.44%) Linux
2 11 (15.28%) UNIX
3 6 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (6.94%) Windows 2000 Server
4 5 (6.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (6.94%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (6.94%) Windows 2000
5 1 (1.39%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (18.06%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (16.67%) ITIL
4 11 (15.28%) Unit Testing
5 9 (12.50%) Test Scripting
5 9 (12.50%) ETL
5 9 (12.50%) Migration
6 8 (11.11%) OO
7 7 (9.72%) Data Modelling
8 6 (8.33%) MVVM
8 6 (8.33%) Physical Data Model
8 6 (8.33%) Software Delivery
8 6 (8.33%) SDLC
9 4 (5.56%) Web Development
9 4 (5.56%) MVC
10 3 (4.17%) Scrum
10 3 (4.17%) CRM
10 3 (4.17%) Use Case
10 3 (4.17%) Kimball Methodology
10 3 (4.17%) Inmon Methodology
Programming Languages
1 45 (62.50%) SQL
2 17 (23.61%) C#
3 13 (18.06%) JavaScript
4 10 (13.89%) VB
5 9 (12.50%) T-SQL
6 8 (11.11%) PowerShell
7 4 (5.56%) VBA
8 3 (4.17%) Shell Script
8 3 (4.17%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 2 (2.78%) Java
9 2 (2.78%) PHP
9 2 (2.78%) ActionScript
10 1 (1.39%) Perl
10 1 (1.39%) C++
10 1 (1.39%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.39%) VB6
10 1 (1.39%) X++
10 1 (1.39%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 1 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (1.39%) PMP
1 1 (1.39%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 2 (2.78%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.39%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (11.11%) Control-M
2 5 (6.94%) Foglight
Vendors
1 27 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 13 (18.06%) Oracle
3 6 (8.33%) NetApp
4 5 (6.94%) Red Hat
4 5 (6.94%) EMC
4 5 (6.94%) Cisco
4 5 (6.94%) New Relic
5 4 (5.56%) Sybase
5 4 (5.56%) Cognos
6 2 (2.78%) VMware
7 1 (1.39%) AppSense
7 1 (1.39%) Teradata
7 1 (1.39%) Sun
7 1 (1.39%) HP
7 1 (1.39%) Citrix
7 1 (1.39%) Ab Initio
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