The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Sheffield region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 8 3 5
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 21 29 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 10.88% 16.86% 13.33%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 35.59% 60.42% 48.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 18 14
Average daily rate
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£325 £270 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.37% -27.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £164 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £383 £457
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 0
Average hourly rate £23.44 £32.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.86% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.80% +2.00%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
59 48 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 30.57% 27.91% 27.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 27 33
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £179 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £400 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 1
Average hourly rate £15.39 £34.15 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.94% +55.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £30.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -4.76%
SQL Server
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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 11 July 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

SQL Server Hourly Rate Histogram in Sheffield

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 (48.28%) .NET
2 24 (41.38%) C#
3 22 (37.93%) Microsoft
4 18 (31.03%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (24.14%) ASP.NET
6 13 (22.41%) SQL
6 13 (22.41%) MVC
6 13 (22.41%) SQL Server 2012
7 12 (20.69%) Finance
8 11 (18.97%) .NET Framework
8 11 (18.97%) JavaScript
8 11 (18.97%) jQuery
9 10 (17.24%) HTML
9 10 (17.24%) CSS
9 10 (17.24%) Windows
10 9 (15.52%) CSS3
10 9 (15.52%) HTML5
11 8 (13.79%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 8 (13.79%) Web Application Development
11 8 (13.79%) Linux
12 6 (10.34%) Java
12 6 (10.34%) T-SQL
13 5 (8.62%) Agile Software Development
13 5 (8.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 5 (8.62%) SQL Server 2005
13 5 (8.62%) Oracle
13 5 (8.62%) AIX
13 5 (8.62%) Data Warehouse
14 4 (6.90%) Active Directory
14 4 (6.90%) MS Excel

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 2 (3.45%) WebLogic
1 2 (3.45%) Apache
1 2 (3.45%) Tomcat
1 2 (3.45%) SharePoint
1 2 (3.45%) CMS
2 1 (1.72%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.72%) Umbraco
2 1 (1.72%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (1.72%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (6.90%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.17%) TCP/IP
1 3 (5.17%) VPN
1 3 (5.17%) VLAN
2 2 (3.45%) OpenLDAP
2 2 (3.45%) HTTP
2 2 (3.45%) LDAP
2 2 (3.45%) LAN
2 2 (3.45%) WAN
2 2 (3.45%) SAN
3 1 (1.72%) Internet
3 1 (1.72%) VRRP
3 1 (1.72%) Firewall
3 1 (1.72%) DHCP
3 1 (1.72%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (31.03%) SQL Server 2008
2 13 (22.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (8.62%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (8.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (8.62%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (5.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (5.17%) DataStage
4 3 (5.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (3.45%) MS Access
5 2 (3.45%) MySQL
6 1 (1.72%) DB2
6 1 (1.72%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.72%) EDMS
6 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.72%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.45%) NUnit
2 2 (3.45%) Subversion
2 2 (3.45%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.45%) Hudson
2 2 (3.45%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.72%) NSubstitute
3 1 (1.72%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.72%) Toad
3 1 (1.72%) Maven
3 1 (1.72%) JIRA
3 1 (1.72%) ReSharper
3 1 (1.72%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.72%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (1.72%) Moq
General
1 12 (20.69%) Finance
2 3 (5.17%) Banking
3 2 (3.45%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.72%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 35 (60.34%) Developer
2 18 (31.03%) C# Developer
3 9 (15.52%) .NET Developer
4 8 (13.79%) DBA
4 8 (13.79%) SQL DBA
5 6 (10.34%) Administrator
5 6 (10.34%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (8.62%) Analyst
6 5 (8.62%) SQL Server DBA
7 4 (6.90%) Data Analyst
8 3 (5.17%) Java Developer
8 3 (5.17%) Server Administrator
8 3 (5.17%) IT Support
9 2 (3.45%) Data Warehouse Developer
9 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Data Warehouse Developer
9 2 (3.45%) Senior Data Warehouse Developer
9 2 (3.45%) IT Support Engineer
9 2 (3.45%) Senior Developer
9 2 (3.45%) Support Engineer
9 2 (3.45%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (48.28%) .NET
2 14 (24.14%) ASP.NET
3 11 (18.97%) .NET Framework
3 11 (18.97%) jQuery
4 10 (17.24%) HTML
4 10 (17.24%) CSS
5 9 (15.52%) HTML5
5 9 (15.52%) CSS3
6 8 (13.79%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 4 (6.90%) Web Services
8 3 (5.17%) Hibernate
8 3 (5.17%) Spring
8 3 (5.17%) WCF
8 3 (5.17%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (3.45%) WPF
9 2 (3.45%) Silverlight
9 2 (3.45%) MDX
9 2 (3.45%) ActiveMQ
9 2 (3.45%) JMS
9 2 (3.45%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.17%) NHS
2 1 (1.72%) Thin Client
2 1 (1.72%) Replication
2 1 (1.72%) Clustering
2 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.72%) Fat Client
2 1 (1.72%) Data Extraction
2 1 (1.72%) Open Source
2 1 (1.72%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 10 (17.24%) Windows
2 8 (13.79%) Linux
3 5 (8.62%) AIX
4 3 (5.17%) UNIX
5 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.72%) Solaris
6 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.41%) MVC
2 8 (13.79%) Web Application Development
3 5 (8.62%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (5.17%) Migration
4 3 (5.17%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (5.17%) Data Migration
4 3 (5.17%) Data Cleansing
5 2 (3.45%) Data Analysis
5 2 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (3.45%) Dimensional Modelling
5 2 (3.45%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (3.45%) Benchmarking
5 2 (3.45%) Data Modelling
5 2 (3.45%) TDD
5 2 (3.45%) Service Delivery
5 2 (3.45%) Validation
6 1 (1.72%) Workflow
6 1 (1.72%) Document Management
6 1 (1.72%) Scrum
6 1 (1.72%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 24 (41.38%) C#
2 13 (22.41%) SQL
3 11 (18.97%) JavaScript
4 6 (10.34%) Java
4 6 (10.34%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.45%) Python
5 2 (3.45%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.45%) Bash Shell
5 2 (3.45%) Perl
6 1 (1.72%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.72%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (5.17%) Degree
2 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.72%) Basel II
1 1 (1.72%) QA
1 1 (1.72%) HL7
1 1 (1.72%) COREP
System Software
1 4 (6.90%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.45%) Xen
2 2 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.45%) qmail
3 1 (1.72%) XenServer
3 1 (1.72%) vSphere
3 1 (1.72%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.72%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 22 (37.93%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.62%) Oracle
3 3 (5.17%) VMware
4 2 (3.45%) Citrix
4 2 (3.45%) Twitter
4 2 (3.45%) JBoss
5 1 (1.72%) Talend
5 1 (1.72%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.72%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.72%) Veeam
5 1 (1.72%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.72%) SAP
5 1 (1.72%) HP
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