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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 10 9 6
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 25 26 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 10.37% 10.70% 15.25%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 52.08% 44.07% 67.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 16 14
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£319 £290 £248
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.91% +17.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £190 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £338 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.38% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £28.00 £86.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -67.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £30.13 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+7.88% +9.54%
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
48 59 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 19.92% 24.28% 22.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 37 25
Average daily rate £325 £313 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -12.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £215 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £86.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% -67.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +10.52%

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 3 March 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 3 March 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 32 (62.75%) SQL
2 25 (49.02%) .NET
3 23 (45.10%) C#
4 22 (43.14%) ASP.NET
5 20 (39.22%) XML
6 19 (37.25%) JavaScript
6 19 (37.25%) Web Services
6 19 (37.25%) Microsoft
7 18 (35.29%) HTML
8 17 (33.33%) MVC
8 17 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 16 (31.37%) SQL Server 2008
9 16 (31.37%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (29.41%) CSS
11 14 (27.45%) jQuery
12 13 (25.49%) T-SQL
12 13 (25.49%) IIS
12 13 (25.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 11 (21.57%) Finance
13 11 (21.57%) Scrum
13 11 (21.57%) SQL Server 2005
13 11 (21.57%) .NET Framework
14 10 (19.61%) Ajax
14 10 (19.61%) Unit Testing
14 10 (19.61%) ASP.NET MVC
14 10 (19.61%) Oracle
15 8 (15.69%) Windows
15 8 (15.69%) CRM
15 8 (15.69%) SharePoint
15 8 (15.69%) TDD

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 (25.49%) IIS
2 8 (15.69%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.88%) Apache
3 3 (5.88%) WebSphere
3 3 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (3.92%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (3.92%) Oracle Coherence
4 2 (3.92%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.92%) SAS
4 2 (3.92%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (1.96%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.96%) MQSeries
5 1 (1.96%) JBoss
5 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.96%) CMS400.NET
5 1 (1.96%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (15.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.92%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.96%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.88%) HTTP
1 3 (5.88%) SAN
2 2 (3.92%) Firewall
2 2 (3.92%) LAN
2 2 (3.92%) WAN
2 2 (3.92%) iSCSI
2 2 (3.92%) NAS
2 2 (3.92%) FCoE
2 2 (3.92%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (3.92%) Multicast
3 1 (1.96%) DNS
3 1 (1.96%) SSL
3 1 (1.96%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 16 (31.37%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (25.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (21.57%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (13.73%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (9.80%) Relational Database
7 4 (7.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (5.88%) MySQL
8 3 (5.88%) OLAP
8 3 (5.88%) Oracle Database
8 3 (5.88%) OLAP Cube
9 2 (3.92%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 2 (3.92%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (3.92%) MS Access
9 2 (3.92%) DB2
9 2 (3.92%) Base SAS
9 2 (3.92%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 1 (1.96%) Hadoop
10 1 (1.96%) HBase
Development Applications
1 8 (15.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (7.84%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.96%) ClearCase
4 1 (1.96%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.96%) Toad
4 1 (1.96%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (21.57%) Finance
2 5 (9.80%) Banking
2 5 (9.80%) Retail
3 4 (7.84%) Back Office
4 2 (3.92%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.96%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.96%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 33 (64.71%) Developer
2 15 (29.41%) .NET Developer
3 3 (5.88%) C# Developer
3 3 (5.88%) SQL Server DBA
3 3 (5.88%) SQL Developer
3 3 (5.88%) Analyst
3 3 (5.88%) DBA
3 3 (5.88%) Senior Developer
3 3 (5.88%) SQL DBA
3 3 (5.88%) PHP Developer
4 2 (3.92%) SAS Developer
4 2 (3.92%) Senior .NET Developer
4 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Consultant
4 2 (3.92%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (3.92%) Dynamics NAV Consultant
4 2 (3.92%) Test Analyst
4 2 (3.92%) Web Developer
4 2 (3.92%) Consultant
4 2 (3.92%) Implementation Consultant
4 2 (3.92%) Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (49.02%) .NET
2 22 (43.14%) ASP.NET
3 20 (39.22%) XML
4 19 (37.25%) Web Services
5 18 (35.29%) HTML
6 15 (29.41%) CSS
7 14 (27.45%) jQuery
8 11 (21.57%) .NET Framework
9 10 (19.61%) ASP.NET MVC
9 10 (19.61%) Ajax
10 8 (15.69%) WCF
10 8 (15.69%) WPF
11 3 (5.88%) Silverlight
11 3 (5.88%) LINQ
11 3 (5.88%) XSLT
11 3 (5.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 3 (5.88%) RESTful
12 2 (3.92%) REST
12 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 2 (3.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.88%) Data Integration
2 2 (3.92%) FMCG
2 2 (3.92%) Clustering
2 2 (3.92%) CCTV
2 2 (3.92%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (3.92%) Life Science
2 2 (3.92%) Credit Risk
2 2 (3.92%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.96%) Data Extraction
3 1 (1.96%) Open Source
3 1 (1.96%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.69%) Windows
2 5 (9.80%) Linux
3 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (5.88%) UNIX
4 3 (5.88%) Solaris
5 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.96%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (33.33%) MVC
2 16 (31.37%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (21.57%) Scrum
4 10 (19.61%) Unit Testing
5 8 (15.69%) Test Scripting
5 8 (15.69%) TDD
5 8 (15.69%) CRM
6 7 (13.73%) ETL
6 7 (13.73%) Web Development
7 6 (11.76%) Migration
8 5 (9.80%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (7.84%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (7.84%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (5.88%) ITIL
10 3 (5.88%) PRINCE2
11 2 (3.92%) Benchmarking
11 2 (3.92%) Web Design
11 2 (3.92%) ERP
11 2 (3.92%) SOA
11 2 (3.92%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 32 (62.75%) SQL
2 23 (45.10%) C#
3 19 (37.25%) JavaScript
4 13 (25.49%) T-SQL
5 4 (7.84%) VBA
6 3 (5.88%) VB
6 3 (5.88%) PHP
6 3 (5.88%) Java
6 3 (5.88%) Shell Script
7 2 (3.92%) SAS Macro
7 2 (3.92%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.96%) XQuery
8 1 (1.96%) XAML
8 1 (1.96%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (3.92%) ISEB
2 1 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.96%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.96%) Degree
2 1 (1.96%) VCP4
System Software
1 3 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.92%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.92%) SRDF
2 2 (3.92%) NFS
2 2 (3.92%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.92%) Xen
2 2 (3.92%) KVM
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.96%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) Control-M
1 1 (1.96%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (37.25%) Microsoft
2 10 (19.61%) Oracle
3 5 (9.80%) VMware
4 3 (5.88%) Cisco
5 2 (3.92%) IBM
5 2 (3.92%) Sybase
5 2 (3.92%) EMC
5 2 (3.92%) Intel
5 2 (3.92%) DataSynapse
5 2 (3.92%) NetApp
5 2 (3.92%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.96%) Ab Initio
6 1 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.96%) NetSuite
6 1 (1.96%) Ektron
6 1 (1.96%) Teradata
6 1 (1.96%) Citrix
6 1 (1.96%) Sun
6 1 (1.96%) Siebel
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