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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 13 5 1
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 52 95 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 9.52% 19.43% 22.87%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 32.30% 57.58% 65.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 71 46
Average daily rate £350 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £23.50 - £20.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £32.30 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-10.21% +2.53%
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
161 165 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 29.49% 33.74% 35.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 114 74
Average daily rate £425 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £246 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £475 £411
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £23.50 £25.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.00% +21.95%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%

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 30 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -9 42 £350 +14.75% 9
Doncaster +5 8 £250 -23.07% 6
Rotherham 0 2 £263 -1.40% 2
SQL Server
Yorkshire

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 47 (55.95%) SQL
2 35 (41.67%) .NET
3 32 (38.10%) Microsoft
4 31 (36.90%) C#
5 27 (32.14%) JavaScript
6 26 (30.95%) MVC
7 22 (26.19%) jQuery
8 21 (25.00%) Web Development
8 21 (25.00%) HTML
9 20 (23.81%) SQL Server 2008
10 19 (22.62%) Agile Software Development
11 18 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 18 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
12 17 (20.24%) CSS
13 16 (19.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 16 (19.05%) Finance
14 15 (17.86%) ASP.NET
15 14 (16.67%) Oracle
15 14 (16.67%) XML
16 13 (15.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 13 (15.48%) Windows
16 13 (15.48%) IIS
16 13 (15.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 13 (15.48%) Performance Tuning
16 13 (15.48%) SQL Server 2014
17 11 (13.10%) SharePoint
18 10 (11.90%) ETL
18 10 (11.90%) MS Excel
18 10 (11.90%) VBA
18 10 (11.90%) Database Tuning

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 13 (15.48%) IIS
2 11 (13.10%) SharePoint
3 7 (8.33%) CMS
4 4 (4.76%) Umbraco
5 3 (3.57%) Apache
5 3 (3.57%) MS Exchange
5 3 (3.57%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.38%) JBoss
6 2 (2.38%) Moodle
6 2 (2.38%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (2.38%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.19%) nginx
7 1 (1.19%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (1.19%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (1.19%) SAS
7 1 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.19%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (11.90%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.57%) MS Office
3 2 (2.38%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.38%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (10.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.38%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.38%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (2.38%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (1.19%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.19%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.38%) Office 365
1 2 (2.38%) OneDrive
2 1 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.52%) SSL
2 7 (8.33%) DNS
3 5 (5.95%) Internet
4 4 (4.76%) Extranet
4 4 (4.76%) Intranet
5 3 (3.57%) HTTP
5 3 (3.57%) SAN
6 1 (1.19%) DHCP
6 1 (1.19%) FCoE
6 1 (1.19%) FTP
6 1 (1.19%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.19%) LAN
6 1 (1.19%) LDAP
6 1 (1.19%) NAS
6 1 (1.19%) Network Security
6 1 (1.19%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (1.19%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.19%) VLAN
6 1 (1.19%) VPN
6 1 (1.19%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (23.81%) SQL Server 2008
2 18 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (19.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (15.48%) SQL Server 2014
4 13 (15.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 9 (10.71%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (8.33%) Oracle Database
6 7 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (5.95%) Power BI
8 4 (4.76%) MySQL
8 4 (4.76%) Oracle ODI
8 4 (4.76%) Relational Database
9 3 (3.57%) DB2
9 3 (3.57%) MS Access
9 3 (3.57%) RDBMS
10 2 (2.38%) GIS
10 2 (2.38%) Oracle BI EE
10 2 (2.38%) QlikView
11 1 (1.19%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 7 (8.33%) ERwin
2 6 (7.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 6 (7.14%) Visual Studio
3 4 (4.76%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.38%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.38%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (2.38%) Subversion
4 2 (2.38%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.19%) Moq
5 1 (1.19%) MSTest
5 1 (1.19%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (1.19%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 16 (19.05%) Finance
2 2 (2.38%) Advertising
3 1 (1.19%) Back Office
3 1 (1.19%) Banking
3 1 (1.19%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 51 (60.71%) Developer
2 21 (25.00%) SQL Developer
3 16 (19.05%) SQL Server Developer
4 14 (16.67%) .NET Developer
5 11 (13.10%) Analyst
6 10 (11.90%) Web Developer
7 9 (10.71%) C# Developer
8 7 (8.33%) CRM Developer
8 7 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 6 (7.14%) .NET Software Developer
9 6 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 6 (7.14%) Software Developer
10 5 (5.95%) ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (5.95%) Microsoft Developer
10 5 (5.95%) SSIS Developer
10 5 (5.95%) SSRS Developer
11 4 (4.76%) Architect
11 4 (4.76%) DBA
11 4 (4.76%) ETL Tester
11 4 (4.76%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (41.67%) .NET
2 22 (26.19%) jQuery
3 21 (25.00%) HTML
4 17 (20.24%) CSS
5 15 (17.86%) ASP.NET
6 14 (16.67%) XML
7 13 (15.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 9 (10.71%) Web Services
9 6 (7.14%) .NET Framework
9 6 (7.14%) Ajax
10 5 (5.95%) HTML5
10 5 (5.95%) JMS
10 5 (5.95%) JSON
10 5 (5.95%) REST
11 4 (4.76%) SOAP
11 4 (4.76%) Unity DI Container
11 4 (4.76%) WPF
12 3 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (3.57%) CSS3
12 3 (3.57%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.95%) NHS
3 4 (4.76%) Client/Server
3 4 (4.76%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (2.38%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.38%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.19%) Clustering
5 1 (1.19%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.19%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.19%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.19%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.19%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (15.48%) Windows
2 6 (7.14%) Windows Server
3 4 (4.76%) Linux
4 3 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.19%) Debian
6 1 (1.19%) Solaris
6 1 (1.19%) Unix
6 1 (1.19%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (30.95%) MVC
2 21 (25.00%) Web Development
3 19 (22.62%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
5 13 (15.48%) Performance Tuning
6 10 (11.90%) Database Tuning
6 10 (11.90%) ETL
7 9 (10.71%) CRM
7 9 (10.71%) Data Modelling
8 7 (8.33%) Content Management
8 7 (8.33%) Test Scripting
9 5 (5.95%) Dimensional Modelling
9 5 (5.95%) ERP
9 5 (5.95%) PRINCE2
9 5 (5.95%) Project Management
10 4 (4.76%) Migration
10 4 (4.76%) Scrum
11 3 (3.57%) CRUD
11 3 (3.57%) E-Commerce
11 3 (3.57%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 47 (55.95%) SQL
2 31 (36.90%) C#
3 27 (32.14%) JavaScript
4 10 (11.90%) VBA
5 9 (10.71%) T-SQL
6 8 (9.52%) PL/SQL
7 4 (4.76%) Java
8 3 (3.57%) PHP
9 2 (2.38%) C++
9 2 (2.38%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.38%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.38%) VB
9 2 (2.38%) VB6
10 1 (1.19%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.19%) Perl
10 1 (1.19%) Python
10 1 (1.19%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (4.76%) Degree
1 4 (4.76%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.57%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (3.57%) ISEB
3 2 (2.38%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.19%) MCSA
4 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.19%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.95%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.38%) WCAG
3 1 (1.19%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.19%) PMBOK
3 1 (1.19%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.76%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.57%) Hyper-V
2 3 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.19%) KVM
3 1 (1.19%) NFS
3 1 (1.19%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.19%) SRDF
3 1 (1.19%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.19%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.19%) vSphere
3 1 (1.19%) Xen
3 1 (1.19%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (2.38%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (1.19%) SCCM
2 1 (1.19%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 32 (38.10%) Microsoft
2 14 (16.67%) Oracle
3 7 (8.33%) Informatica
4 4 (4.76%) VMware
5 3 (3.57%) IBM
5 3 (3.57%) Sybase
6 2 (2.38%) Citrix
6 2 (2.38%) Ektron
6 2 (2.38%) EMC
6 2 (2.38%) Pega
6 2 (2.38%) Vitria
7 1 (1.19%) Ab Initio
7 1 (1.19%) BEA
7 1 (1.19%) Cisco
7 1 (1.19%) Cognos
7 1 (1.19%) DataSynapse
7 1 (1.19%) Intel
7 1 (1.19%) NetApp
7 1 (1.19%) Siebel
7 1 (1.19%) TIBCO
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