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 4 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
4 Mar 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 53 47 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 13.77% 12.47% 13.86%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 58.24% 51.65% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 29 25
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£283 £300 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.83% +1.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £355 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £28.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +86.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +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
91 91 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 23.64% 24.14% 20.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 57 45
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £200 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £445 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Average hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +86.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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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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 0 26 £325 +12.06% 20
Rotherham +1 7 £300 +33.33% 7
Doncaster -3 2 £338 +8.00% 6
Barnsley 0 1 £275 -15.38% 1
SQL Server
Yorkshire

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 61 (62.89%) SQL
2 34 (35.05%) .NET
2 34 (35.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 33 (34.02%) Microsoft
4 31 (31.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 30 (30.93%) C#
6 29 (29.90%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (27.84%) T-SQL
7 27 (27.84%) XML
8 26 (26.80%) JavaScript
8 26 (26.80%) SQL Server 2008
9 24 (24.74%) Web Services
9 24 (24.74%) ASP.NET
10 23 (23.71%) HTML
11 21 (21.65%) IIS
12 20 (20.62%) jQuery
13 19 (19.59%) Oracle
14 18 (18.56%) Windows
14 18 (18.56%) MVC
14 18 (18.56%) Finance
15 15 (15.46%) CSS
16 14 (14.43%) SharePoint
16 14 (14.43%) Data Warehouse
16 14 (14.43%) Scrum
16 14 (14.43%) SQL Server 2005
16 14 (14.43%) Web Development
17 12 (12.37%) .NET Framework
17 12 (12.37%) Dynamics CRM
17 12 (12.37%) MS Excel
17 12 (12.37%) CRM

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 21 (21.65%) IIS
2 14 (14.43%) SharePoint
3 6 (6.19%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (5.15%) WebSphere
5 4 (4.12%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (4.12%) JBoss
6 3 (3.09%) Apache
6 3 (3.09%) MS Exchange
6 3 (3.09%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (2.06%) SAS
7 2 (2.06%) Tomcat
7 2 (2.06%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 2 (2.06%) NetWeaver
7 2 (2.06%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (2.06%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.03%) MQSeries
8 1 (1.03%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (1.03%) CMS400.NET
8 1 (1.03%) Confluence
Applications
1 12 (12.37%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.09%) MS Office
3 1 (1.03%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (12.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.06%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (2.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.03%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.25%) Firewall
2 5 (5.15%) HTTP
3 3 (3.09%) SAN
4 2 (2.06%) Multicast
4 2 (2.06%) FCoE
4 2 (2.06%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (2.06%) iSCSI
4 2 (2.06%) NAS
4 2 (2.06%) LAN
4 2 (2.06%) WAN
4 2 (2.06%) FTP
4 2 (2.06%) HTTPS
4 2 (2.06%) DMZ
5 1 (1.03%) SSL
5 1 (1.03%) DNS
5 1 (1.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (35.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 31 (31.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 26 (26.80%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (14.43%) Data Warehouse
4 14 (14.43%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (6.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (5.15%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 5 (5.15%) Relational Database
6 5 (5.15%) Oracle Database
7 4 (4.12%) DB2
7 4 (4.12%) OLAP
8 3 (3.09%) MySQL
8 3 (3.09%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (3.09%) OLAP Cube
9 2 (2.06%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 2 (2.06%) Oracle ODI
9 2 (2.06%) Base SAS
9 2 (2.06%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 2 (2.06%) MS Access
9 2 (2.06%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 9 (9.28%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (6.19%) Visual Studio
3 3 (3.09%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (2.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (2.06%) Toad
5 1 (1.03%) JIRA
5 1 (1.03%) JMeter
5 1 (1.03%) CruiseControl
5 1 (1.03%) Subversion
5 1 (1.03%) ClearCase
5 1 (1.03%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.03%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.03%) Ant
5 1 (1.03%) JUnit
5 1 (1.03%) Git (software)
General
1 18 (18.56%) Finance
2 7 (7.22%) Retail
3 5 (5.15%) Back Office
3 5 (5.15%) Manufacturing
3 5 (5.15%) Banking
4 2 (2.06%) Electronics
4 2 (2.06%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.06%) Marketing
5 1 (1.03%) Russian Language
5 1 (1.03%) Local Government
5 1 (1.03%) Publishing
5 1 (1.03%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 58 (59.79%) Developer
2 17 (17.53%) .NET Developer
3 11 (11.34%) Analyst
3 11 (11.34%) SQL Developer
4 9 (9.28%) SQL DBA
4 9 (9.28%) DBA
5 7 (7.22%) SQL Server DBA
6 5 (5.15%) Applications Support
7 4 (4.12%) Support Analyst
7 4 (4.12%) Test Analyst
7 4 (4.12%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 3 (3.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 3 (3.09%) SharePoint Developer
8 3 (3.09%) Oracle Developer
8 3 (3.09%) Applications Support Analyst
8 3 (3.09%) C# Developer
8 3 (3.09%) PHP Developer
8 3 (3.09%) SQL Server Developer
8 3 (3.09%) Architect
8 3 (3.09%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (35.05%) .NET
2 27 (27.84%) XML
3 24 (24.74%) Web Services
3 24 (24.74%) ASP.NET
4 23 (23.71%) HTML
5 20 (20.62%) jQuery
6 15 (15.46%) CSS
7 12 (12.37%) .NET Framework
8 11 (11.34%) Ajax
8 11 (11.34%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (9.28%) WCF
10 8 (8.25%) WPF
11 5 (5.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 4 (4.12%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 4 (4.12%) REST
12 4 (4.12%) Middleware
12 4 (4.12%) Silverlight
13 3 (3.09%) LINQ
13 3 (3.09%) Hibernate
13 3 (3.09%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.19%) NHS
1 6 (6.19%) Clustering
2 5 (5.15%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.09%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (3.09%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.09%) Open Source
3 3 (3.09%) Data Integration
3 3 (3.09%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.06%) FMCG
4 2 (2.06%) DTV
4 2 (2.06%) CCTV
4 2 (2.06%) Life Science
4 2 (2.06%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.03%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.03%) Replication
5 1 (1.03%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.03%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 18 (18.56%) Windows
2 9 (9.28%) Linux
3 4 (4.12%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (3.09%) Solaris
4 3 (3.09%) UNIX
4 3 (3.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.06%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.03%) AIX
6 1 (1.03%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (29.90%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (18.56%) MVC
3 14 (14.43%) Scrum
3 14 (14.43%) Web Development
4 12 (12.37%) CRM
4 12 (12.37%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (11.34%) Migration
5 11 (11.34%) Performance Tuning
6 10 (10.31%) Unit Testing
6 10 (10.31%) Test Scripting
7 9 (9.28%) ETL
8 8 (8.25%) TDD
9 7 (7.22%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (7.22%) ITIL
10 6 (6.19%) Data Migration
11 5 (5.15%) Load Testing
11 5 (5.15%) Kimball Methodology
12 4 (4.12%) Test Strategy
12 4 (4.12%) Reverse Engineering
12 4 (4.12%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 61 (62.89%) SQL
2 30 (30.93%) C#
3 27 (27.84%) T-SQL
4 26 (26.80%) JavaScript
5 9 (9.28%) VBA
6 6 (6.19%) Java
7 5 (5.15%) PL/SQL
8 3 (3.09%) Shell Script
8 3 (3.09%) VB
8 3 (3.09%) PHP
9 2 (2.06%) SAS Macro
10 1 (1.03%) XPath
10 1 (1.03%) XAML
10 1 (1.03%) XQuery
10 1 (1.03%) RPG
Qualifications
1 5 (5.15%) ISEB
2 3 (3.09%) ISTQB
2 3 (3.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (3.09%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.06%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.06%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.03%) Degree
4 1 (1.03%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.06%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (5.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.12%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.06%) KVM
3 2 (2.06%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (2.06%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.06%) SRDF
3 2 (2.06%) NFS
3 2 (2.06%) Xen
4 1 (1.03%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (2.06%) WSUS
2 1 (1.03%) SCCM
2 1 (1.03%) Control-M
Vendors
1 33 (34.02%) Microsoft
2 19 (19.59%) Oracle
3 7 (7.22%) VMware
4 4 (4.12%) SAP
4 4 (4.12%) NetApp
4 4 (4.12%) Intel
5 3 (3.09%) Telerik
5 3 (3.09%) Cisco
5 3 (3.09%) IBM
5 3 (3.09%) Business Objects
6 2 (2.06%) Sybase
6 2 (2.06%) TIBCO
6 2 (2.06%) Software AG
6 2 (2.06%) EMC
6 2 (2.06%) DataSynapse
7 1 (1.03%) NetSuite
7 1 (1.03%) Teradata
7 1 (1.03%) Perforce
7 1 (1.03%) Ab Initio
7 1 (1.03%) Kronos
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