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 17 October 2014 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
17 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 14 10 14
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 19 29 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 7.95% 13.12% 9.66%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 28.79% 39.19% 52.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 12 13
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£310 £180 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+72.22% -40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £161 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £293 £462
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £15.39 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.04% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.41 £23.88
% change year-on-year
-8.79% +14.80%
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
66 74 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 27.62% 33.48% 18.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 36 31
Average daily rate £311 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.07% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £176 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 0
Average hourly rate £15.39 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.04% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 17 October 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 18 (47.37%) .NET
2 15 (39.47%) C#
3 14 (36.84%) ASP.NET
4 13 (34.21%) SQL
5 12 (31.58%) MVC
6 11 (28.95%) WCF
6 11 (28.95%) Microsoft
7 10 (26.32%) SQL Server 2005
8 8 (21.05%) Web Services
9 7 (18.42%) Windows
9 7 (18.42%) MS Excel
9 7 (18.42%) T-SQL
9 7 (18.42%) .NET Framework
9 7 (18.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (18.42%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (15.79%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 6 (15.79%) Finance
11 5 (13.16%) Retail
11 5 (13.16%) WPF
11 5 (13.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (13.16%) NHS
11 5 (13.16%) MS Access
11 5 (13.16%) XML
11 5 (13.16%) Data Cleansing
12 4 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (10.53%) Java
12 4 (10.53%) Benchmarking
12 4 (10.53%) Active Directory

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 3 (7.89%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.26%) WebLogic
2 2 (5.26%) Apache
2 2 (5.26%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.63%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (18.42%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) HTTP
1 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
1 2 (5.26%) VPN
1 2 (5.26%) LDAP
1 2 (5.26%) VLAN
1 2 (5.26%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (2.63%) SMTP
2 1 (2.63%) SAN
2 1 (2.63%) Firewall
2 1 (2.63%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (26.32%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (18.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (18.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (13.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (13.16%) MS Access
4 4 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (5.26%) MySQL
5 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (5.26%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.63%) OLAP
6 1 (2.63%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (2.63%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.63%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.26%) Hudson
2 2 (5.26%) TeamCity
2 2 (5.26%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.26%) Subversion
3 1 (2.63%) JIRA
3 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 6 (15.79%) Finance
2 5 (13.16%) Retail
3 4 (10.53%) Manufacturing
4 2 (5.26%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 18 (47.37%) Developer
2 12 (31.58%) .NET Developer
3 7 (18.42%) Analyst
4 5 (13.16%) Administrator
4 5 (13.16%) Data Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) C# Developer
5 4 (10.53%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Consultant
6 3 (7.89%) DBA
6 3 (7.89%) SQL DBA
7 2 (5.26%) Dynamics NAV Consultant
7 2 (5.26%) IT Support
7 2 (5.26%) Server Administrator
7 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Consultant
7 2 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (5.26%) Java Developer
7 2 (5.26%) SQL Server DBA
7 2 (5.26%) Implementation Consultant
8 1 (2.63%) Business Objects Developer
8 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (47.37%) .NET
2 14 (36.84%) ASP.NET
3 11 (28.95%) WCF
4 8 (21.05%) Web Services
5 7 (18.42%) .NET Framework
6 6 (15.79%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 5 (13.16%) XML
7 5 (13.16%) WPF
8 4 (10.53%) Silverlight
8 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (7.89%) RESTful
9 3 (7.89%) LINQ
9 3 (7.89%) Hibernate
10 2 (5.26%) ActiveMQ
10 2 (5.26%) Spring
10 2 (5.26%) JMS
10 2 (5.26%) HTML
10 2 (5.26%) NHibernate
11 1 (2.63%) REST
11 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) NHS
2 2 (5.26%) FMCG
2 2 (5.26%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.42%) Windows
2 3 (7.89%) Linux
2 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.63%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.63%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (31.58%) MVC
2 5 (13.16%) Data Cleansing
3 4 (10.53%) GAP Analysis
3 4 (10.53%) Data Analysis
3 4 (10.53%) Benchmarking
3 4 (10.53%) Service Delivery
3 4 (10.53%) Data Modelling
4 3 (7.89%) SOA
4 3 (7.89%) Migration
4 3 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (7.89%) TDD
4 3 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (5.26%) Software Engineering
5 2 (5.26%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (5.26%) Business Analysis
5 2 (5.26%) Scrum
5 2 (5.26%) ERP
5 2 (5.26%) PRINCE2
5 2 (5.26%) CRM
6 1 (2.63%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 15 (39.47%) C#
2 13 (34.21%) SQL
3 7 (18.42%) T-SQL
4 4 (10.53%) Java
5 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.26%) Perl
5 2 (5.26%) VB
5 2 (5.26%) Python
5 2 (5.26%) PowerShell
5 2 (5.26%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (2.63%) Basel II
1 1 (2.63%) QA
1 1 (2.63%) HL7
1 1 (2.63%) COREP
System Software
1 4 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.26%) Xen
2 2 (5.26%) qmail
3 1 (2.63%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (28.95%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.89%) VMware
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle
3 2 (5.26%) JBoss
3 2 (5.26%) Citrix
4 1 (2.63%) Cisco
4 1 (2.63%) Business Objects
4 1 (2.63%) SAP
4 1 (2.63%) Veeam
4 1 (2.63%) HP
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