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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 5 10 7
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 58 17 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 15.26% 7.87% 14.29%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 60.42% 26.98% 46.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 9 22
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£400 £300 £185
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +62.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £207 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £350 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 9
Average hourly rate £12.00 £15.39 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.00% -52.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -0.82%
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
96 63 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 25.26% 29.17% 30.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 39 47
Average daily rate £400 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £190 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 11
Average hourly rate £12.00 £15.39 £33.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.00% -53.79%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £31.80 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+5.51% +2.56%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 50 (57.47%) SQL
2 43 (49.43%) Microsoft
3 41 (47.13%) .NET
4 26 (29.89%) Oracle
5 22 (25.29%) ETL
6 19 (21.84%) ASP.NET
7 18 (20.69%) C#
7 18 (20.69%) WCF
7 18 (20.69%) Test Scripting
8 17 (19.54%) C++
9 16 (18.39%) Windows
9 16 (18.39%) Data Modelling
9 16 (18.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 15 (17.24%) WPF
10 15 (17.24%) T-SQL
11 14 (16.09%) JavaScript
11 14 (16.09%) SharePoint
11 14 (16.09%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (14.94%) Linux
13 12 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
13 12 (13.79%) Informatica
13 12 (13.79%) Finance
14 11 (12.64%) Unit Testing
15 10 (11.49%) Entity Framework
15 10 (11.49%) ITIL
15 10 (11.49%) Web Services
16 9 (10.34%) XML
16 9 (10.34%) IIS
16 9 (10.34%) UNIX
16 9 (10.34%) PL/SQL

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (16.09%) SharePoint
2 9 (10.34%) IIS
2 9 (10.34%) JBoss
3 8 (9.20%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (4.60%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (2.30%) Moodle
6 1 (1.15%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.15%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.15%) Apache
6 1 (1.15%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (8.05%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.75%) MS Office
3 1 (1.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.15%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.60%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (4.60%) Office 365
2 2 (2.30%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.34%) Firewall
2 5 (5.75%) Internet
3 1 (1.15%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.15%) DNS
3 1 (1.15%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (18.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 9 (10.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (9.20%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (8.05%) DB2
5 4 (4.60%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (3.45%) Sybase IQ
6 3 (3.45%) Sybase ASE
6 3 (3.45%) OLAP
6 3 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.15%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.15%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.15%) QlikView
7 1 (1.15%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.15%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.15%) MS Access
7 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 9 (10.34%) ERwin
2 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.15%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (13.79%) Finance
2 2 (2.30%) Banking
3 1 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.15%) Legal
Job Titles
1 39 (44.83%) Developer
2 10 (11.49%) Analyst
3 8 (9.20%) Migration Engineer
3 8 (9.20%) .NET Developer
4 7 (8.05%) C# Developer
5 6 (6.90%) Tester
5 6 (6.90%) ETL Developer
6 5 (5.75%) Informatica Developer
6 5 (5.75%) DBA
7 4 (4.60%) Applications Developer
7 4 (4.60%) Technical Leader
7 4 (4.60%) Informatica ETL Developer
8 3 (3.45%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 3 (3.45%) Test Leader
8 3 (3.45%) Data Business Analyst
8 3 (3.45%) AWS Developer
8 3 (3.45%) SQL DBA
8 3 (3.45%) Senior Developer
8 3 (3.45%) Business Analyst
8 3 (3.45%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (47.13%) .NET
2 19 (21.84%) ASP.NET
3 18 (20.69%) WCF
4 15 (17.24%) WPF
5 10 (11.49%) Web Services
5 10 (11.49%) Entity Framework
6 9 (10.34%) XML
6 9 (10.34%) .NET Framework
7 8 (9.20%) HTML
8 7 (8.05%) jQuery
9 5 (5.75%) CSS
9 5 (5.75%) REST
9 5 (5.75%) Ajax
9 5 (5.75%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (4.60%) AngularJS
10 4 (4.60%) Task Parallel Library
10 4 (4.60%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (4.60%) HTML5
11 3 (3.45%) MDX
11 3 (3.45%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.05%) Client/Server
2 4 (4.60%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.45%) Replication
3 3 (3.45%) NHS
3 3 (3.45%) Visualisation
4 2 (2.30%) Social Media
4 2 (2.30%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.15%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 16 (18.39%) Windows
2 13 (14.94%) Linux
3 9 (10.34%) UNIX
4 5 (5.75%) Windows 2000
4 5 (5.75%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (5.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (5.75%) Windows 2000 Server
4 5 (5.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (5.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (25.29%) ETL
2 18 (20.69%) Test Scripting
3 16 (18.39%) Data Modelling
4 14 (16.09%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (12.64%) Unit Testing
7 10 (11.49%) ITIL
8 9 (10.34%) Migration
9 8 (9.20%) OO
9 8 (9.20%) MVC
10 7 (8.05%) Data Security
10 7 (8.05%) Physical Data Model
11 6 (6.90%) Software Delivery
11 6 (6.90%) MVVM
12 5 (5.75%) SDLC
13 4 (4.60%) Inmon Methodology
13 4 (4.60%) Logical Data Model
13 4 (4.60%) CRM
13 4 (4.60%) Web Development
14 3 (3.45%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 50 (57.47%) SQL
2 18 (20.69%) C#
3 17 (19.54%) C++
4 15 (17.24%) T-SQL
5 14 (16.09%) JavaScript
6 9 (10.34%) VB
6 9 (10.34%) PL/SQL
7 8 (9.20%) PowerShell
8 3 (3.45%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 2 (2.30%) PHP
9 2 (2.30%) ActionScript
9 2 (2.30%) VBA
10 1 (1.15%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.15%) VB6
10 1 (1.15%) X++
10 1 (1.15%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.15%) Perl
10 1 (1.15%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (3.45%) PMP
1 3 (3.45%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 1 (1.15%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (8.05%) Control-M
2 5 (5.75%) Foglight
Vendors
1 43 (49.43%) Microsoft
2 26 (29.89%) Oracle
3 12 (13.79%) Informatica
4 6 (6.90%) NetApp
5 5 (5.75%) Red Hat
5 5 (5.75%) New Relic
5 5 (5.75%) Cisco
5 5 (5.75%) EMC
6 4 (4.60%) Cognos
7 3 (3.45%) Sybase
7 3 (3.45%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.15%) VMware
8 1 (1.15%) AppSense
8 1 (1.15%) Citrix
8 1 (1.15%) HP
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