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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 11 6 9
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 62 77 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 9.89% 14.10% 10.33%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 35.03% 57.89% 38.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 63 21
Median daily rate £375 £363 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +16.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £516 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £12.00 £12.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.45%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.20 £31.76 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+23.42% +41.15%
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
177 133 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 28.23% 24.36% 26.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 103 58
Median daily rate £380 £425 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.58% +39.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £300 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Median hourly rate £50.00 £12.00 £15.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+316.66% -22.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.07 £33.55 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+7.51% +49.11%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Yorkshire region citing SQL Server as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -9 47 £370 -7.50% 15
Rotherham +2 5 £375 +25.00% 3
Doncaster -5 2 - - 3
Barnsley - 1 £300 - 3
SQL Server
Yorkshire

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South Yorkshire region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 64 (64.00%) SQL
2 59 (59.00%) C#
3 42 (42.00%) Finance
4 41 (41.00%) MVC
5 40 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 37 (37.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 36 (36.00%) jQuery
7 36 (36.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 34 (34.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 34 (34.00%) .NET
9 30 (30.00%) Unity DI Container
10 28 (28.00%) Entity Framework
11 27 (27.00%) VBA
12 26 (26.00%) Inversion of Control
13 25 (25.00%) T-SQL
13 25 (25.00%) Microsoft
14 24 (24.00%) .NET Framework
15 23 (23.00%) Performance Tuning
16 22 (22.00%) Windows
16 22 (22.00%) Razor View Engine
16 22 (22.00%) SQL Server 2012
16 22 (22.00%) SQL Server 2008
16 22 (22.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 19 (19.00%) Business Intelligence
18 17 (17.00%) ETL
18 17 (17.00%) Data Visualisation
18 17 (17.00%) Security Cleared
18 17 (17.00%) Visualisation
19 16 (16.00%) Data Warehouse
19 16 (16.00%) Oracle

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (11.00%) IIS
2 9 (9.00%) Apache
3 7 (7.00%) Oracle Coherence
3 7 (7.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 7 (7.00%) SharePoint
3 7 (7.00%) Tomcat
3 7 (7.00%) WebSphere
4 4 (4.00%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.00%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.00%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.00%) Mule
6 1 (1.00%) Mule ESB
6 1 (1.00%) nginx
6 1 (1.00%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.00%) MS Office
2 1 (1.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.00%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 13 (13.00%) SAN
2 11 (11.00%) LAN
2 11 (11.00%) Multicast
2 11 (11.00%) WAN
3 10 (10.00%) FCoE
3 10 (10.00%) Fibre Channel
3 10 (10.00%) iSCSI
3 10 (10.00%) NAS
4 7 (7.00%) HTTP
5 2 (2.00%) DHCP
5 2 (2.00%) DNS
5 2 (2.00%) Intranet
6 1 (1.00%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.00%) SSL
6 1 (1.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 37 (37.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 36 (36.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 22 (22.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 22 (22.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 16 (16.00%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (12.00%) SQL Server 2014
7 7 (7.00%) Hadoop
7 7 (7.00%) HBase
8 4 (4.00%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (4.00%) Oracle Database
8 4 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (3.00%) Power BI
9 3 (3.00%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (1.00%) DB2
10 1 (1.00%) MongoDB
10 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (1.00%) Qlik Sense
10 1 (1.00%) QlikView
10 1 (1.00%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 6 (6.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 5 (5.00%) Visual Studio
3 4 (4.00%) MSTest
4 2 (2.00%) ERwin
5 1 (1.00%) Eclipse
General
1 42 (42.00%) Finance
2 10 (10.00%) Banking
3 8 (8.00%) Advertising
3 8 (8.00%) Back Office
4 4 (4.00%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.00%) Local Government
6 1 (1.00%) Marketing
6 1 (1.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 68 (68.00%) Developer
2 32 (32.00%) SQL Developer
3 23 (23.00%) .NET Developer
4 17 (17.00%) C# Developer
5 16 (16.00%) SSIS Developer
6 12 (12.00%) SSRS Developer
7 11 (11.00%) Architect
7 11 (11.00%) ETL Developer
7 11 (11.00%) Infrastructure Architect
7 11 (11.00%) SQL Server Developer
7 11 (11.00%) SSAS Developer
8 9 (9.00%) C# .NET Developer
9 8 (8.00%) Senior Developer
9 8 (8.00%) Senior ETL Developer
10 7 (7.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
10 7 (7.00%) Solutions Architect
11 5 (5.00%) Analyst
12 4 (4.00%) DBA
12 4 (4.00%) SQL DBA
12 4 (4.00%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (36.00%) jQuery
2 34 (34.00%) .NET
2 34 (34.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 30 (30.00%) Unity DI Container
4 28 (28.00%) Entity Framework
5 24 (24.00%) .NET Framework
6 22 (22.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 22 (22.00%) Razor View Engine
7 10 (10.00%) Web Services
8 9 (9.00%) HTML
8 9 (9.00%) WCF
8 9 (9.00%) XML
9 8 (8.00%) Middleware
10 7 (7.00%) Rendezvous
10 7 (7.00%) XSLT
11 6 (6.00%) ASP.NET
12 5 (5.00%) Ajax
12 5 (5.00%) JSON
13 4 (4.00%) ADO
13 4 (4.00%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 26 (26.00%) Inversion of Control
2 17 (17.00%) Visualisation
3 2 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.00%) Clustering
3 2 (2.00%) FMCG
3 2 (2.00%) Replication
4 1 (1.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 22 (22.00%) Windows
2 12 (12.00%) Linux
3 10 (10.00%) Solaris
4 6 (6.00%) Windows Server
5 5 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.00%) AIX
7 1 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.00%) SUSE
7 1 (1.00%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.00%) Unix
7 1 (1.00%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (41.00%) MVC
2 23 (23.00%) Performance Tuning
3 19 (19.00%) Business Intelligence
4 17 (17.00%) Data Visualisation
4 17 (17.00%) ETL
5 15 (15.00%) Validation
6 14 (14.00%) Data Validation
7 12 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (10.00%) Benchmarking
8 10 (10.00%) Database Tuning
8 10 (10.00%) Web Development
9 8 (8.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
9 8 (8.00%) ETL Development
9 8 (8.00%) Kimball Methodology
9 8 (8.00%) Migration
10 6 (6.00%) Data Modelling
11 5 (5.00%) CRM
11 5 (5.00%) Project Management
11 5 (5.00%) Unit Testing
12 3 (3.00%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 64 (64.00%) SQL
2 59 (59.00%) C#
3 27 (27.00%) VBA
4 25 (25.00%) T-SQL
5 14 (14.00%) JavaScript
6 8 (8.00%) Java
7 4 (4.00%) VB
8 3 (3.00%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.00%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (17.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (8.00%) MCSA
2 8 (8.00%) MCSE
2 8 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (8.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (6.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.00%) Degree
4 1 (1.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.00%) PMBOK
System Software
1 12 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (11.00%) Hyper-V
3 10 (10.00%) KVM
3 10 (10.00%) NFS
3 10 (10.00%) SRDF
3 10 (10.00%) Xen
4 8 (8.00%) Oracle RAC
5 6 (6.00%) Active Directory
6 2 (2.00%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.00%) Docker
7 1 (1.00%) Oracle Clusterware
7 1 (1.00%) Squid
7 1 (1.00%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.00%) VMware Server
7 1 (1.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (1.00%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.00%) Oracle Flashback
2 1 (1.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (16.00%) Oracle
3 15 (15.00%) VMware
4 12 (12.00%) Cisco
5 11 (11.00%) EMC
6 10 (10.00%) Intel
6 10 (10.00%) NetApp
7 7 (7.00%) DataSynapse
7 7 (7.00%) IBM
7 7 (7.00%) Sybase
7 7 (7.00%) TIBCO
8 3 (3.00%) Informatica
9 2 (2.00%) AppDynamics
9 2 (2.00%) Citrix
10 1 (1.00%) MuleSoft
10 1 (1.00%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.00%) Tableau
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