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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 7 7 13
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 38 56 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 10.38% 14.36% 8.71%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 38.38% 48.28% 46.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 31 17
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£305 £208 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.98% -52.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £151 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £462
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 0
Average hourly rate £12.69 £32.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.94% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -
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
99 116 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 27.05% 29.74% 18.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 63 42
Average daily rate £305 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.68% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £160 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £400 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 0
Average hourly rate £15.39 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.04% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.05
% change year-on-year
- -6.39%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 -8 17 £300 +66.66% 29
Doncaster -4 4 £263 +43.83% 4
Barnsley - 4 - - 2
Rotherham - - - - 1
SQL Server
Yorkshire

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 46 (46.94%) .NET
2 38 (38.78%) SQL
3 33 (33.67%) C#
4 32 (32.65%) ASP.NET
4 32 (32.65%) SQL Server 2008
5 31 (31.63%) Microsoft
6 25 (25.51%) SQL Server 2005
7 22 (22.45%) T-SQL
8 21 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 16 (16.33%) MVC
10 15 (15.31%) Windows
11 14 (14.29%) Finance
12 13 (13.27%) JavaScript
13 12 (12.24%) MS Excel
13 12 (12.24%) SharePoint
13 12 (12.24%) Data Warehouse
14 11 (11.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 10 (10.20%) HTML
15 10 (10.20%) .NET Framework
15 10 (10.20%) WCF
16 9 (9.18%) Team Foundation Server
16 9 (9.18%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 9 (9.18%) Oracle
16 9 (9.18%) CSS
16 9 (9.18%) SQL Server 2000
16 9 (9.18%) NHS
17 8 (8.16%) Replication
17 8 (8.16%) Linux
17 8 (8.16%) Performance Tuning
18 7 (7.14%) Network Security

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 12 (12.24%) SharePoint
2 7 (7.14%) IIS
3 5 (5.10%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (3.06%) Apache
4 3 (3.06%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.06%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.04%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 12 (12.24%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.10%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.02%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.02%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.02%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.14%) Network Security
2 4 (4.08%) Firewall
3 3 (3.06%) HTTP
3 3 (3.06%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.06%) VPN
4 2 (2.04%) FTP
4 2 (2.04%) LDAP
4 2 (2.04%) OpenLDAP
4 2 (2.04%) VLAN
5 1 (1.02%) SSH
5 1 (1.02%) PuTTY
5 1 (1.02%) SMTP
5 1 (1.02%) SAN
5 1 (1.02%) DNS
5 1 (1.02%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.02%) SSL
5 1 (1.02%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (32.65%) SQL Server 2008
2 25 (25.51%) SQL Server 2005
3 21 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (12.24%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (11.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (9.18%) SQL Server 2000
7 6 (6.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (6.12%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (4.08%) MS Access
8 4 (4.08%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (3.06%) Relational Database
9 3 (3.06%) MySQL
10 2 (2.04%) DataStage
11 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (1.02%) QlikView
11 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database
11 1 (1.02%) BusinessObjects XI
11 1 (1.02%) OLAP
11 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (1.02%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (9.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (7.14%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.04%) TeamCity
3 2 (2.04%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.04%) Hudson
3 2 (2.04%) JIRA
3 2 (2.04%) Subversion
4 1 (1.02%) Maven
4 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.02%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.02%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.02%) Toad
General
1 14 (14.29%) Finance
2 7 (7.14%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.06%) Retail
3 3 (3.06%) Marketing
3 3 (3.06%) Electronics
3 3 (3.06%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.04%) Publishing
4 2 (2.04%) Banking
5 1 (1.02%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 47 (47.96%) Developer
2 19 (19.39%) .NET Developer
3 17 (17.35%) C# Developer
4 15 (15.31%) Analyst
4 15 (15.31%) Applications Support
5 14 (14.29%) DBA
6 12 (12.24%) SQL DBA
7 11 (11.22%) Administrator
8 8 (8.16%) SQL Server DBA
9 7 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
10 6 (6.12%) Support Analyst
11 5 (5.10%) IT Support
11 5 (5.10%) Data Analyst
11 5 (5.10%) SQL Developer
12 4 (4.08%) Applications Support Analyst
12 4 (4.08%) Support Engineer
12 4 (4.08%) Consultant
12 4 (4.08%) Systems Administrator
12 4 (4.08%) Server Administrator
12 4 (4.08%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (46.94%) .NET
2 32 (32.65%) ASP.NET
3 10 (10.20%) HTML
3 10 (10.20%) .NET Framework
3 10 (10.20%) WCF
4 9 (9.18%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 9 (9.18%) CSS
5 7 (7.14%) Web Services
6 5 (5.10%) WPF
6 5 (5.10%) Silverlight
6 5 (5.10%) Hibernate
7 4 (4.08%) WinForms
7 4 (4.08%) XML
7 4 (4.08%) jQuery
7 4 (4.08%) HTML5
7 4 (4.08%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (4.08%) Spring
8 3 (3.06%) Ajax
9 2 (2.04%) JMS
9 2 (2.04%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.18%) NHS
2 8 (8.16%) Replication
3 5 (5.10%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.06%) DTV
5 2 (2.04%) W3C
6 1 (1.02%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.02%) FMCG
6 1 (1.02%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 15 (15.31%) Windows
2 8 (8.16%) Linux
3 3 (3.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.04%) UNIX
4 2 (2.04%) AIX
4 2 (2.04%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.02%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.02%) Android
5 1 (1.02%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.02%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (16.33%) MVC
2 8 (8.16%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (6.12%) Migration
3 6 (6.12%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (6.12%) Data Modelling
3 6 (6.12%) TDD
4 5 (5.10%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (5.10%) Data Cleansing
5 4 (4.08%) Service Delivery
5 4 (4.08%) GAP Analysis
5 4 (4.08%) Benchmarking
5 4 (4.08%) ITIL
5 4 (4.08%) Data Analysis
6 3 (3.06%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (3.06%) Data Migration
6 3 (3.06%) ETL
6 3 (3.06%) Scrum
6 3 (3.06%) Programme Management
6 3 (3.06%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (2.04%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 38 (38.78%) SQL
2 33 (33.67%) C#
3 22 (22.45%) T-SQL
4 13 (13.27%) JavaScript
5 6 (6.12%) Java
6 5 (5.10%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.04%) Python
7 2 (2.04%) Perl
7 2 (2.04%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.04%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.02%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.02%) VB
8 1 (1.02%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (2.04%) Oracle Certification
1 2 (2.04%) SC Cleared
1 2 (2.04%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.02%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.02%) HL7
1 1 (1.02%) QA
1 1 (1.02%) COBIT
1 1 (1.02%) COREP
1 1 (1.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.02%) Basel II
System Software
1 7 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.04%) qmail
2 2 (2.04%) Xen
3 1 (1.02%) VMware Server
3 1 (1.02%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.02%) XenServer
3 1 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.02%) vSphere
3 1 (1.02%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (1.02%) WSUS
1 1 (1.02%) Hyperic
1 1 (1.02%) SCCM
Vendors
1 31 (31.63%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.18%) Oracle
3 6 (6.12%) Business Objects
4 5 (5.10%) SAP
4 5 (5.10%) JBoss
4 5 (5.10%) VMware
5 1 (1.02%) Mitel
5 1 (1.02%) Twitter
5 1 (1.02%) Veeam
5 1 (1.02%) NetApp
5 1 (1.02%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.02%) Apple
5 1 (1.02%) HP
5 1 (1.02%) Citrix
5 1 (1.02%) Cisco
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