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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 8 3 5
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 64 70 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 14.55% 20.53% 17.76%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 40.00% 58.82% 70.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 45 32
Average daily rate
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£281 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £189 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £26.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +73.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £28.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-25.21% +15.00%
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
160 119 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 36.36% 34.90% 25.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 73 40
Average daily rate £325 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Average hourly rate £13.46 £26.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.23% +73.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £32.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
-11.72% +13.04%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 31 £281 +2.27% 15
Doncaster -5 8 £400 +52.38% 6
Rotherham -4 4 £225 +9.75% 3
SQL Server
Yorkshire

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (66.96%) SQL
2 43 (37.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 42 (36.52%) .NET
4 40 (34.78%) Oracle
4 40 (34.78%) Microsoft
5 36 (31.30%) IIS
6 35 (30.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 34 (29.57%) Windows
8 31 (26.96%) T-SQL
9 29 (25.22%) SharePoint
9 29 (25.22%) Agile Software Development
10 28 (24.35%) Linux
11 25 (21.74%) XML
11 25 (21.74%) ITIL
12 23 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
12 23 (20.00%) Migration
13 22 (19.13%) Firewall
13 22 (19.13%) JBoss
13 22 (19.13%) C#
13 22 (19.13%) JavaScript
14 21 (18.26%) Web Services
15 19 (16.52%) Data Warehouse
15 19 (16.52%) SQL Server 2008
16 18 (15.65%) Finance
16 18 (15.65%) ASP.NET
17 15 (13.04%) Unit Testing
18 14 (12.17%) Test Scripting
19 13 (11.30%) HTML
20 12 (10.43%) MS Excel
20 12 (10.43%) Windows Server 2003

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 36 (31.30%) IIS
2 29 (25.22%) SharePoint
3 23 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
4 22 (19.13%) JBoss
5 3 (2.61%) Apache
5 3 (2.61%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.61%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.74%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.74%) Confluence
6 2 (1.74%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.74%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.87%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.87%) SAS
7 1 (0.87%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.87%) CMS400.NET
Applications
1 12 (10.43%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.09%) MS Office
3 1 (0.87%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.74%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 22 (19.13%) Firewall
2 3 (2.61%) HTTP
3 2 (1.74%) HTTPS
3 2 (1.74%) FTP
3 2 (1.74%) DMZ
4 1 (0.87%) SAN
4 1 (0.87%) SSL
4 1 (0.87%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (37.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 35 (30.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 19 (16.52%) Data Warehouse
3 19 (16.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (9.57%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (6.96%) Oracle ODI
6 7 (6.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (4.35%) Oracle Database
8 4 (3.48%) Relational Database
9 3 (2.61%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (2.61%) DB2
9 3 (2.61%) MySQL
9 3 (2.61%) Sybase IQ
9 3 (2.61%) Sybase ASE
9 3 (2.61%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (1.74%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 2 (1.74%) OLAP
11 1 (0.87%) DataStage
11 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.87%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (7.83%) Oracle APEX
2 7 (6.09%) Oracle Forms
3 5 (4.35%) Visual Studio
3 5 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (1.74%) JIRA
4 2 (1.74%) Toad
5 1 (0.87%) JMeter
5 1 (0.87%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.87%) Ant
5 1 (0.87%) JUnit
5 1 (0.87%) CruiseControl
5 1 (0.87%) Subversion
5 1 (0.87%) Git (software)
General
1 18 (15.65%) Finance
2 4 (3.48%) Publishing
2 4 (3.48%) Banking
3 2 (1.74%) Marketing
3 2 (1.74%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.74%) Electronics
3 2 (1.74%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.74%) Retail
4 1 (0.87%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.87%) Local Government
4 1 (0.87%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 57 (49.57%) Developer
2 15 (13.04%) Analyst
2 15 (13.04%) SQL Developer
3 14 (12.17%) Migration Engineer
3 14 (12.17%) DBA
4 13 (11.30%) SQL DBA
5 11 (9.57%) Applications Support
6 9 (7.83%) Oracle Developer
6 9 (7.83%) C# Developer
7 7 (6.09%) SQL Server DBA
7 7 (6.09%) SQL Server Developer
8 6 (5.22%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 6 (5.22%) .NET Developer
8 6 (5.22%) Support Analyst
9 4 (3.48%) Applications Support Analyst
10 3 (2.61%) Architect
10 3 (2.61%) Senior Developer
10 3 (2.61%) Test Analyst
10 3 (2.61%) Senior Oracle Developer
10 3 (2.61%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (36.52%) .NET
2 25 (21.74%) XML
3 21 (18.26%) Web Services
4 18 (15.65%) ASP.NET
5 13 (11.30%) HTML
6 11 (9.57%) WCF
6 11 (9.57%) WPF
7 10 (8.70%) jQuery
8 7 (6.09%) CSS
9 6 (5.22%) Ajax
10 5 (4.35%) .NET Framework
10 5 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (3.48%) REST
12 3 (2.61%) WSDL
12 3 (2.61%) HTML5
13 2 (1.74%) Entity Framework
13 2 (1.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 2 (1.74%) JSON
13 2 (1.74%) WebSphere Message Broker
13 2 (1.74%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.22%) Clustering
2 4 (3.48%) NHS
3 3 (2.61%) Replication
3 3 (2.61%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (2.61%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.61%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.74%) Life Science
4 2 (1.74%) CCTV
4 2 (1.74%) Data Integration
4 2 (1.74%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.74%) DTV
4 2 (1.74%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.87%) Data Extraction
5 1 (0.87%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.87%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 34 (29.57%) Windows
2 28 (24.35%) Linux
3 12 (10.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (9.57%) Windows 2000 Server
5 10 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (6.96%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (6.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (6.96%) Windows 2000
7 4 (3.48%) UNIX
8 1 (0.87%) AIX
8 1 (0.87%) Solaris
8 1 (0.87%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (25.22%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (21.74%) ITIL
3 23 (20.00%) Migration
4 15 (13.04%) Unit Testing
5 14 (12.17%) Test Scripting
6 11 (9.57%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (9.57%) Kimball Methodology
7 9 (7.83%) Web Development
7 9 (7.83%) Performance Tuning
8 8 (6.96%) ETL
8 8 (6.96%) OO
9 7 (6.09%) Data Modelling
9 7 (6.09%) Scrum
9 7 (6.09%) Inmon Methodology
10 5 (4.35%) MVC
11 4 (3.48%) Data Migration
11 4 (3.48%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (3.48%) CRM
12 3 (2.61%) TDD
12 3 (2.61%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 77 (66.96%) SQL
2 31 (26.96%) T-SQL
3 22 (19.13%) C#
3 22 (19.13%) JavaScript
4 11 (9.57%) PL/SQL
4 11 (9.57%) VB
5 9 (7.83%) PowerShell
6 7 (6.09%) VBA
6 7 (6.09%) Java
7 3 (2.61%) Shell Script
7 3 (2.61%) PHP
8 1 (0.87%) XQuery
8 1 (0.87%) XAML
8 1 (0.87%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.87%) Perl
8 1 (0.87%) C++
8 1 (0.87%) VB6
8 1 (0.87%) SAS Macro
8 1 (0.87%) XPath
8 1 (0.87%) X++
Qualifications
1 3 (2.61%) ISEB
1 3 (2.61%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (0.87%) PMP
2 1 (0.87%) PMI Certification
2 1 (0.87%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.87%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.87%) ISTQB
2 1 (0.87%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (1.74%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.74%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.87%) VMware Server
2 1 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.87%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (5.22%) Foglight
2 1 (0.87%) Control-M
2 1 (0.87%) WSUS
2 1 (0.87%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 40 (34.78%) Oracle
1 40 (34.78%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.70%) NetApp
3 8 (6.96%) Red Hat
3 8 (6.96%) Cisco
3 8 (6.96%) EMC
4 6 (5.22%) New Relic
5 4 (3.48%) SAP
5 4 (3.48%) Sybase
6 3 (2.61%) Business Objects
6 3 (2.61%) Telerik
7 2 (1.74%) VMware
7 2 (1.74%) Intel
7 2 (1.74%) Software AG
8 1 (0.87%) Citrix
8 1 (0.87%) McAfee
8 1 (0.87%) Sun
8 1 (0.87%) Cognos
8 1 (0.87%) Teradata
8 1 (0.87%) Perforce
South Yorkshire
Annapurna
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 22 days ago