The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 6 6 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 84 66 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 17.61% 18.91% 19.24%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 54.19% 57.89% 71.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 45 45
Average daily rate
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£300 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 7
Average hourly rate - £20.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +36.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
SQL Server
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 South Yorkshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
155 114 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 32.49% 32.66% 26.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 75 63
Average daily rate £325 £278 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.11% -14.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £413 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 7
Average hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.95% +36.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the South Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server across the South Yorkshire region.

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

SQL Server
Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the South Yorkshire region.

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

SQL Server
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -2 40 £320 +16.36% 20
Rotherham +1 10 £275 +15.78% 1
Doncaster -6 7 £369 +37.20% 2
Barnsley +2 1 £275 -31.25% 1
SQL Server
Yorkshire

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 77 (63.64%) SQL
2 45 (37.19%) Microsoft
2 45 (37.19%) .NET
3 43 (35.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 42 (34.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 37 (30.58%) Agile Software Development
6 36 (29.75%) Oracle
7 33 (27.27%) IIS
8 32 (26.45%) T-SQL
9 31 (25.62%) C#
9 31 (25.62%) XML
10 28 (23.14%) JavaScript
10 28 (23.14%) Windows
11 26 (21.49%) SharePoint
11 26 (21.49%) Web Services
11 26 (21.49%) SQL Server 2008
12 23 (19.01%) ASP.NET
13 22 (18.18%) HTML
13 22 (18.18%) Finance
14 21 (17.36%) Data Warehouse
14 21 (17.36%) Linux
15 19 (15.70%) ITIL
15 19 (15.70%) BizTalk Server
15 19 (15.70%) jQuery
15 19 (15.70%) Unit Testing
15 19 (15.70%) Test Scripting
16 17 (14.05%) Migration
16 17 (14.05%) Firewall
17 16 (13.22%) JBoss
18 15 (12.40%) MS Excel

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 33 (27.27%) IIS
2 26 (21.49%) SharePoint
3 19 (15.70%) BizTalk Server
4 16 (13.22%) JBoss
5 5 (4.13%) WebSphere
6 4 (3.31%) Apache
7 3 (2.48%) MS Exchange
7 3 (2.48%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (2.48%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.65%) Confluence
8 2 (1.65%) Oracle Coherence
8 2 (1.65%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (1.65%) SAS
8 2 (1.65%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 2 (1.65%) NetWeaver
8 2 (1.65%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.83%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.83%) CMS400.NET
9 1 (0.83%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 15 (12.40%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.79%) MS Office
3 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.65%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (14.05%) Firewall
2 5 (4.13%) HTTP
3 3 (2.48%) SAN
4 2 (1.65%) DMZ
4 2 (1.65%) HTTPS
4 2 (1.65%) LAN
4 2 (1.65%) WAN
4 2 (1.65%) FTP
4 2 (1.65%) iSCSI
4 2 (1.65%) NAS
4 2 (1.65%) FCoE
4 2 (1.65%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (1.65%) Multicast
5 1 (0.83%) DNS
5 1 (0.83%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (35.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 42 (34.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 26 (21.49%) SQL Server 2008
4 21 (17.36%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (11.57%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (6.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (5.79%) Oracle ODI
8 6 (4.96%) Relational Database
9 5 (4.13%) Oracle Database
9 5 (4.13%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 4 (3.31%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (3.31%) DB2
10 4 (3.31%) OLAP
11 3 (2.48%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (2.48%) MySQL
11 3 (2.48%) Sybase ASE
11 3 (2.48%) Sybase IQ
11 3 (2.48%) OLAP Cube
12 2 (1.65%) SAS Data Integration Studio
12 2 (1.65%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 9 (7.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (6.61%) Oracle APEX
3 6 (4.96%) Oracle Forms
4 5 (4.13%) Visual Studio
5 3 (2.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (1.65%) JIRA
6 2 (1.65%) Toad
7 1 (0.83%) JMeter
7 1 (0.83%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.83%) Subversion
7 1 (0.83%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.83%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.83%) Ant
7 1 (0.83%) JUnit
7 1 (0.83%) Git (software)
General
1 22 (18.18%) Finance
2 6 (4.96%) Banking
3 3 (2.48%) Back Office
4 2 (1.65%) Electronics
4 2 (1.65%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.65%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.65%) Retail
4 2 (1.65%) Marketing
5 1 (0.83%) Russian Language
5 1 (0.83%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.83%) Local Government
5 1 (0.83%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 68 (56.20%) Developer
2 18 (14.88%) SQL Developer
3 15 (12.40%) Analyst
4 14 (11.57%) DBA
5 13 (10.74%) SQL DBA
6 11 (9.09%) .NET Developer
7 9 (7.44%) C# Developer
7 9 (7.44%) Migration Engineer
7 9 (7.44%) Applications Support
8 8 (6.61%) Oracle Developer
9 7 (5.79%) SQL Server DBA
9 7 (5.79%) SQL Server Developer
10 6 (4.96%) Data Warehouse Developer
11 5 (4.13%) Support Analyst
12 4 (3.31%) Senior Developer
12 4 (3.31%) Test Analyst
12 4 (3.31%) Architect
13 3 (2.48%) Applications Support Analyst
13 3 (2.48%) Solutions Architect
13 3 (2.48%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (37.19%) .NET
2 31 (25.62%) XML
3 26 (21.49%) Web Services
4 23 (19.01%) ASP.NET
5 22 (18.18%) HTML
6 19 (15.70%) jQuery
7 14 (11.57%) CSS
8 13 (10.74%) WCF
8 13 (10.74%) WPF
9 10 (8.26%) Ajax
10 9 (7.44%) .NET Framework
11 8 (6.61%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (4.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 4 (3.31%) REST
13 4 (3.31%) Middleware
14 3 (2.48%) HTML5
14 3 (2.48%) Silverlight
14 3 (2.48%) SOAP
14 3 (2.48%) XSLT
14 3 (2.48%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.96%) Clustering
2 4 (3.31%) NHS
3 3 (2.48%) Replication
3 3 (2.48%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (2.48%) Data Integration
3 3 (2.48%) Open Source
3 3 (2.48%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.48%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.65%) CCTV
4 2 (1.65%) Life Science
4 2 (1.65%) Credit Risk
4 2 (1.65%) DTV
4 2 (1.65%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.83%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.83%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 28 (23.14%) Windows
2 21 (17.36%) Linux
3 6 (4.96%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (4.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (3.31%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (3.31%) Windows 2000
5 4 (3.31%) Windows 2000 Server
5 4 (3.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.48%) UNIX
6 3 (2.48%) Solaris
7 2 (1.65%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.83%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (30.58%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (15.70%) ITIL
2 19 (15.70%) Test Scripting
2 19 (15.70%) Unit Testing
3 17 (14.05%) Migration
4 12 (9.92%) Scrum
4 12 (9.92%) Web Development
5 11 (9.09%) MVC
5 11 (9.09%) CRM
5 11 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
6 10 (8.26%) Kimball Methodology
6 10 (8.26%) ETL
7 8 (6.61%) OO
8 7 (5.79%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (5.79%) TDD
9 6 (4.96%) Data Modelling
9 6 (4.96%) Inmon Methodology
9 6 (4.96%) Data Migration
10 5 (4.13%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 77 (63.64%) SQL
2 32 (26.45%) T-SQL
3 31 (25.62%) C#
4 28 (23.14%) JavaScript
5 10 (8.26%) VBA
5 10 (8.26%) PL/SQL
6 8 (6.61%) Java
7 5 (4.13%) VB
8 4 (3.31%) PowerShell
9 3 (2.48%) Shell Script
9 3 (2.48%) PHP
10 2 (1.65%) SAS Macro
11 1 (0.83%) XAML
11 1 (0.83%) XPath
11 1 (0.83%) X++
11 1 (0.83%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 5 (4.13%) ISEB
2 3 (2.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (2.48%) ISTQB
2 3 (2.48%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.65%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.83%) Degree
4 1 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.83%) PMP
4 1 (0.83%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 5 (4.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.48%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.65%) Xen
3 2 (1.65%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.65%) SRDF
3 2 (1.65%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (1.65%) KVM
3 2 (1.65%) NFS
4 1 (0.83%) vSphere
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.83%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (2.48%) Foglight
2 2 (1.65%) WSUS
3 1 (0.83%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.83%) Control-M
Vendors
1 45 (37.19%) Microsoft
2 36 (29.75%) Oracle
3 9 (7.44%) NetApp
4 6 (4.96%) Cisco
4 6 (4.96%) EMC
5 5 (4.13%) VMware
5 5 (4.13%) Sybase
6 4 (3.31%) SAP
6 4 (3.31%) Red Hat
6 4 (3.31%) Intel
7 3 (2.48%) Telerik
7 3 (2.48%) New Relic
7 3 (2.48%) Business Objects
8 2 (1.65%) IBM
8 2 (1.65%) TIBCO
8 2 (1.65%) Software AG
8 2 (1.65%) DataSynapse
9 1 (0.83%) NetSuite
9 1 (0.83%) Ektron
9 1 (0.83%) Citrix
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