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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 5 10 13
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 29 29 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 12.95% 12.78% 8.29%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 53.70% 50.88% 45.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 19 5
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£350 £285 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.80% +42.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £190 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £315 £203
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £28.00 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £29.25 £26.75
% change year-on-year
-1.91% +9.34%
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
54 57 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 24.11% 25.11% 18.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 34 23
Average daily rate £350 £313 £180
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +73.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £215 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Average hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +23.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -8.33%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 28 (59.57%) SQL
2 27 (57.45%) .NET
3 24 (51.06%) ASP.NET
4 23 (48.94%) C#
5 20 (42.55%) Microsoft
6 19 (40.43%) JavaScript
6 19 (40.43%) XML
6 19 (40.43%) MVC
7 18 (38.30%) Web Services
7 18 (38.30%) HTML
7 18 (38.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 16 (34.04%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (34.04%) SQL Server 2008
9 15 (31.91%) CSS
10 14 (29.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 14 (29.79%) jQuery
11 13 (27.66%) .NET Framework
11 13 (27.66%) SQL Server 2005
11 13 (27.66%) T-SQL
11 13 (27.66%) IIS
12 11 (23.40%) Scrum
13 10 (21.28%) Ajax
13 10 (21.28%) Team Foundation Server
13 10 (21.28%) Unit Testing
13 10 (21.28%) ASP.NET MVC
14 9 (19.15%) WCF
15 8 (17.02%) WPF
15 8 (17.02%) Test Scripting
15 8 (17.02%) Dynamics CRM
15 8 (17.02%) TDD

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (27.66%) IIS
2 7 (14.89%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.38%) Apache
4 2 (4.26%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (4.26%) WebSphere
4 2 (4.26%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (4.26%) Oracle Coherence
4 2 (4.26%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (4.26%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (4.26%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.13%) JBoss
5 1 (2.13%) MQSeries
5 1 (2.13%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (2.13%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.13%) SAS
5 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.13%) CMS400.NET
Applications
1 5 (10.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (17.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (4.26%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (2.13%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.38%) HTTP
2 2 (4.26%) Multicast
2 2 (4.26%) NAS
2 2 (4.26%) iSCSI
2 2 (4.26%) FCoE
2 2 (4.26%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (4.26%) Firewall
2 2 (4.26%) LAN
2 2 (4.26%) WAN
2 2 (4.26%) SAN
3 1 (2.13%) SSL
3 1 (2.13%) DNS
3 1 (2.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (38.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 16 (34.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (29.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (27.66%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (17.02%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (12.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (10.64%) Relational Database
8 4 (8.51%) MS Access
9 3 (6.38%) MySQL
9 3 (6.38%) OLAP
9 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (4.26%) OLAP Cube
10 2 (4.26%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
11 1 (2.13%) DB2
11 1 (2.13%) RDBMS
11 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (2.13%) Base SAS
11 1 (2.13%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 1 (2.13%) HBase
11 1 (2.13%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 10 (21.28%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (4.26%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.13%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (14.89%) Finance
2 5 (10.64%) Retail
3 4 (8.51%) Back Office
4 2 (4.26%) Banking
4 2 (4.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 31 (65.96%) Developer
2 17 (36.17%) .NET Developer
3 5 (10.64%) Analyst
4 4 (8.51%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (8.51%) C# Developer
4 4 (8.51%) SQL Developer
5 3 (6.38%) Senior Developer
5 3 (6.38%) PHP Developer
5 3 (6.38%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Dynamics NAV Consultant
6 2 (4.26%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (4.26%) .NET Team Leader
6 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Consultant
6 2 (4.26%) Implementation Consultant
6 2 (4.26%) Development Team Leader
6 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Team Leader
6 2 (4.26%) Test Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (57.45%) .NET
2 24 (51.06%) ASP.NET
3 19 (40.43%) XML
4 18 (38.30%) Web Services
4 18 (38.30%) HTML
5 15 (31.91%) CSS
6 14 (29.79%) jQuery
7 13 (27.66%) .NET Framework
8 10 (21.28%) Ajax
8 10 (21.28%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (19.15%) WCF
10 8 (17.02%) WPF
11 5 (10.64%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 3 (6.38%) XSLT
12 3 (6.38%) LINQ
12 3 (6.38%) RESTful
13 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 2 (4.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 2 (4.26%) REST
13 2 (4.26%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.38%) NHS
2 2 (4.26%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.26%) FMCG
2 2 (4.26%) CCTV
2 2 (4.26%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (4.26%) Life Science
3 1 (2.13%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.13%) Clustering
3 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.13%) Credit Risk
3 1 (2.13%) Open Source
3 1 (2.13%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.77%) Windows
2 4 (8.51%) Linux
3 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (4.26%) Solaris
5 1 (2.13%) UNIX
5 1 (2.13%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (40.43%) MVC
2 16 (34.04%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (23.40%) Scrum
4 10 (21.28%) Unit Testing
5 8 (17.02%) Test Scripting
5 8 (17.02%) TDD
5 8 (17.02%) CRM
6 7 (14.89%) Web Development
7 6 (12.77%) Migration
8 5 (10.64%) ETL
9 4 (8.51%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (8.51%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (8.51%) Benchmarking
9 4 (8.51%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (6.38%) PRINCE2
10 3 (6.38%) Data Modelling
10 3 (6.38%) Data Cleansing
11 2 (4.26%) Data Migration
11 2 (4.26%) Data Protection
11 2 (4.26%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 28 (59.57%) SQL
2 23 (48.94%) C#
3 19 (40.43%) JavaScript
4 13 (27.66%) T-SQL
5 3 (6.38%) PHP
6 2 (4.26%) PL/SQL
6 2 (4.26%) Java
6 2 (4.26%) VB
6 2 (4.26%) VBA
7 1 (2.13%) XQuery
7 1 (2.13%) XAML
7 1 (2.13%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.13%) XPath
7 1 (2.13%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 2 (4.26%) ISEB
2 1 (2.13%) Degree
2 1 (2.13%) ISTQB
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) KVM
1 2 (4.26%) SRDF
1 2 (4.26%) Hyper-V
1 2 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (4.26%) Xen
1 2 (4.26%) NFS
2 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (42.55%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.89%) Oracle
3 4 (8.51%) VMware
4 3 (6.38%) Cisco
5 2 (4.26%) DataSynapse
5 2 (4.26%) TIBCO
5 2 (4.26%) NetApp
5 2 (4.26%) EMC
5 2 (4.26%) Intel
5 2 (4.26%) IBM
6 1 (2.13%) Sybase
6 1 (2.13%) Citrix
6 1 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.13%) Siebel
6 1 (2.13%) NetSuite
6 1 (2.13%) Ektron
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