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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
Rank 28 20 5
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -15
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 20 30 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 5.63% 7.19% 12.89%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 23.26% 24.19% 56.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 20 16
Median daily rate £400 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £208 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £354 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.25 £22.77 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+37.24% -24.10%

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
86 124 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 24.23% 29.74% 22.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 93 29
Median daily rate £406 £450 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% +38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £300 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £650 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £16.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -36.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -

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
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 22 February 2017, 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 40 (68.97%) SQL
2 23 (39.66%) SQL Server 2012
3 22 (37.93%) C#
4 21 (36.21%) Microsoft
5 20 (34.48%) Finance
6 19 (32.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 18 (31.03%) T-SQL
8 14 (24.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 14 (24.14%) jQuery
9 13 (22.41%) .NET
9 13 (22.41%) Windows
10 12 (20.69%) Entity Framework
11 11 (18.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 11 (18.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 11 (18.97%) ETL
11 11 (18.97%) MVC
12 9 (15.52%) Dynamics CRM
12 9 (15.52%) CRM
12 9 (15.52%) Active Directory
12 9 (15.52%) VBA
12 9 (15.52%) SQL Server 2008
12 9 (15.52%) Unity DI Container
12 9 (15.52%) Inversion of Control
12 9 (15.52%) Razor View Engine
12 9 (15.52%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 8 (13.79%) Oracle
13 8 (13.79%) Data Warehouse
13 8 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (13.79%) Replication
14 7 (12.07%) MS Excel

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 4 (6.90%) IIS
2 3 (5.17%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.45%) Confluence
3 2 (3.45%) nginx
3 2 (3.45%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.72%) Apache
4 1 (1.72%) DataSynapse
4 1 (1.72%) Liferay
4 1 (1.72%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (1.72%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (1.72%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.72%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (12.07%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (15.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.72%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.45%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.72%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 1 (1.72%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (1.72%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.72%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (1.72%) CloudFront
2 1 (1.72%) IaaS
2 1 (1.72%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.45%) NAS
1 2 (3.45%) SAN
2 1 (1.72%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (1.72%) DHCP
2 1 (1.72%) DNS
2 1 (1.72%) FCoE
2 1 (1.72%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (1.72%) Firewall
2 1 (1.72%) HTTP
2 1 (1.72%) Internet
2 1 (1.72%) Intranet
2 1 (1.72%) iSCSI
2 1 (1.72%) LAN
2 1 (1.72%) Multicast
2 1 (1.72%) Network Security
2 1 (1.72%) SSL
2 1 (1.72%) VPN
2 1 (1.72%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (39.66%) SQL Server 2012
2 19 (32.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (24.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (18.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 9 (15.52%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (13.79%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (8.62%) MySQL
7 5 (8.62%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (5.17%) Oracle Database
9 2 (3.45%) Big Data
9 2 (3.45%) MongoDB
9 2 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (3.45%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (1.72%) DB2
10 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 7
10 1 (1.72%) Sybase ASE
10 1 (1.72%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 4 (6.90%) JIRA
2 3 (5.17%) TeamCity
3 2 (3.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (3.45%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.45%) Mercurial
3 2 (3.45%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.72%) git-flow
4 1 (1.72%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.72%) ReSharper
4 1 (1.72%) Subversion
4 1 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.72%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.72%) YouTrack
General
1 20 (34.48%) Finance
2 3 (5.17%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.45%) Advertising
3 2 (3.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (41.38%) Developer
2 16 (27.59%) DBA
3 15 (25.86%) SQL DBA
3 15 (25.86%) SQL Developer
4 9 (15.52%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 6 (10.34%) C# Developer
6 5 (8.62%) Architect
6 5 (8.62%) Infrastructure Architect
6 5 (8.62%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 5 (8.62%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (8.62%) SQL Server DBA
6 5 (8.62%) SSIS Developer
7 4 (6.90%) Consultant
8 3 (5.17%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) ETL Developer
8 3 (5.17%) SQL Server Developer
9 2 (3.45%) CRM Consultant
9 2 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
9 2 (3.45%) Oracle DBA
9 2 (3.45%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (24.14%) jQuery
2 13 (22.41%) .NET
3 12 (20.69%) Entity Framework
4 11 (18.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 9 (15.52%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 9 (15.52%) Razor View Engine
5 9 (15.52%) Unity DI Container
6 7 (12.07%) WCF
7 6 (10.34%) Web Services
8 4 (6.90%) ASP.NET
8 4 (6.90%) HTML
9 3 (5.17%) .NET Framework
9 3 (5.17%) CSS
10 2 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 2 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (3.45%) LINQ
11 1 (1.72%) AngularJS
11 1 (1.72%) MDX
11 1 (1.72%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.79%) Replication
2 3 (5.17%) Clustering
3 2 (3.45%) Fintech
3 2 (3.45%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.72%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.72%) NHS
4 1 (1.72%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.72%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (22.41%) Windows
2 6 (10.34%) Windows Server
3 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (5.17%) Linux
5 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.72%) CentOS
6 1 (1.72%) Solaris
6 1 (1.72%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (18.97%) ETL
1 11 (18.97%) MVC
2 9 (15.52%) CRM
2 9 (15.52%) Inversion of Control
3 8 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (10.34%) Business Analysis
4 6 (10.34%) Business Process Analysis
5 5 (8.62%) Kimball Methodology
5 5 (8.62%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (6.90%) ERP
7 3 (5.17%) DevOps
7 3 (5.17%) High Availability
7 3 (5.17%) SDLC
7 3 (5.17%) Server Building
7 3 (5.17%) Waterfall
7 3 (5.17%) Web Development
8 2 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (3.45%) Statistics
8 2 (3.45%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 40 (68.97%) SQL
2 22 (37.93%) C#
3 18 (31.03%) T-SQL
4 9 (15.52%) VBA
5 4 (6.90%) JavaScript
6 3 (5.17%) Java
6 3 (5.17%) PHP
6 3 (5.17%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.45%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.45%) Python
8 1 (1.72%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.72%) C
8 1 (1.72%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 1 (1.72%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (8.62%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (8.62%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.17%) Degree
2 3 (5.17%) MCSE
3 2 (3.45%) MCSA
4 1 (1.72%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.72%) MCP
4 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.72%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (15.52%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.45%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.45%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (3.45%) Xen
4 1 (1.72%) Docker
4 1 (1.72%) KVM
4 1 (1.72%) NFS
4 1 (1.72%) Shibboleth
4 1 (1.72%) Squid
4 1 (1.72%) SRDF
4 1 (1.72%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.72%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (3.45%) Ansible
1 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (3.45%) Puppet
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.72%) Packer
2 1 (1.72%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (36.21%) Microsoft
2 8 (13.79%) Oracle
3 3 (5.17%) Cisco
3 3 (5.17%) VMware
4 2 (3.45%) Sybase
4 2 (3.45%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.72%) DevExpress
5 1 (1.72%) EMC
5 1 (1.72%) IBM
5 1 (1.72%) Intel
5 1 (1.72%) NetApp
5 1 (1.72%) New Relic
5 1 (1.72%) SaltStack
5 1 (1.72%) SAP
5 1 (1.72%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.72%) WSO2