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 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 7 7 10
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 45 43 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 13.55% 12.36% 8.90%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 55.56% 53.09% 51.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 29 10
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£338 £275 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.72% +29.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £190 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £325 £301
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £28.00 £23.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +19.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £29.25 £26.75
% change year-on-year
-1.91% +9.34%
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
81 81 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 24.40% 23.28% 17.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 49 35
Average daily rate £325 £300 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £200 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 4
Average hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -8.33%

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 January 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 30 January 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 +5 29 £350 +22.80% 26
Rotherham 0 1 £350 +55.55% 3
Barnsley - - - - 1
Doncaster - - - - 6
SQL Server
Yorkshire

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 48 (58.54%) SQL
2 35 (42.68%) .NET
3 31 (37.80%) ASP.NET
3 31 (37.80%) Microsoft
3 31 (37.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 30 (36.59%) C#
5 28 (34.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 27 (32.93%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (32.93%) JavaScript
7 25 (30.49%) SQL Server 2008
8 23 (28.05%) T-SQL
9 22 (26.83%) HTML
10 21 (25.61%) XML
10 21 (25.61%) MVC
11 20 (24.39%) Web Services
12 18 (21.95%) jQuery
13 17 (20.73%) CSS
14 16 (19.51%) SQL Server 2005
15 15 (18.29%) Scrum
15 15 (18.29%) IIS
16 14 (17.07%) .NET Framework
17 13 (15.85%) Web Development
17 13 (15.85%) MS Excel
17 13 (15.85%) Data Warehouse
18 12 (14.63%) CRM
18 12 (14.63%) Migration
18 12 (14.63%) Dynamics CRM
18 12 (14.63%) Team Foundation Server
19 11 (13.41%) Ajax
19 11 (13.41%) Windows

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 15 (18.29%) IIS
2 10 (12.20%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.88%) MS Exchange
4 3 (3.66%) WebSphere
4 3 (3.66%) Apache
5 2 (2.44%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.44%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (2.44%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.44%) Oracle Coherence
5 2 (2.44%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (2.44%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.22%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.22%) CMS400.NET
6 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.22%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.22%) SAS
6 1 (1.22%) JBoss
6 1 (1.22%) MQSeries
6 1 (1.22%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 13 (15.85%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.44%) MS Office
2 2 (2.44%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (14.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.44%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.22%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.88%) HTTP
2 3 (3.66%) Firewall
3 2 (2.44%) SAN
3 2 (2.44%) LAN
3 2 (2.44%) WAN
3 2 (2.44%) iSCSI
3 2 (2.44%) NAS
3 2 (2.44%) Multicast
3 2 (2.44%) FCoE
3 2 (2.44%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (1.22%) Wireless
4 1 (1.22%) VPN
4 1 (1.22%) DNS
4 1 (1.22%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.22%) SSL
4 1 (1.22%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (37.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 28 (34.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 25 (30.49%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (19.51%) SQL Server 2005
5 13 (15.85%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (8.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (6.10%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 5 (6.10%) Relational Database
8 4 (4.88%) MS Access
8 4 (4.88%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (3.66%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (3.66%) OLAP
9 3 (3.66%) MySQL
10 2 (2.44%) DB2
10 2 (2.44%) QlikView
10 2 (2.44%) OLAP Cube
11 1 (1.22%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 1 (1.22%) HBase
11 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database
11 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (14.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (4.88%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.22%) CruiseControl
4 1 (1.22%) Subversion
4 1 (1.22%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.22%) Ant
4 1 (1.22%) JUnit
4 1 (1.22%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.22%) JMeter
General
1 10 (12.20%) Finance
2 6 (7.32%) Retail
3 5 (6.10%) Back Office
4 3 (3.66%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.44%) Banking
6 1 (1.22%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 53 (64.63%) Developer
2 21 (25.61%) .NET Developer
3 11 (13.41%) SQL Developer
4 9 (10.98%) Analyst
5 5 (6.10%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (6.10%) C# Developer
6 4 (4.88%) Test Analyst
6 4 (4.88%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 4 (4.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 3 (3.66%) PHP Developer
7 3 (3.66%) SQL Server Developer
7 3 (3.66%) Consultant
7 3 (3.66%) DBA
7 3 (3.66%) Senior Developer
8 2 (2.44%) Support Engineer
8 2 (2.44%) Solutions Designer
8 2 (2.44%) Administrator
8 2 (2.44%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (2.44%) Architect
8 2 (2.44%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (42.68%) .NET
2 31 (37.80%) ASP.NET
3 22 (26.83%) HTML
4 21 (25.61%) XML
5 20 (24.39%) Web Services
6 18 (21.95%) jQuery
7 17 (20.73%) CSS
8 14 (17.07%) .NET Framework
9 11 (13.41%) Ajax
9 11 (13.41%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (12.20%) WCF
11 8 (9.76%) WPF
12 6 (7.32%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 5 (6.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 3 (3.66%) REST
14 3 (3.66%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 3 (3.66%) Hibernate
14 3 (3.66%) RESTful
14 3 (3.66%) LINQ
14 3 (3.66%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.20%) NHS
2 4 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.66%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.66%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (3.66%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.44%) Life Science
4 2 (2.44%) FMCG
4 2 (2.44%) Open Source
4 2 (2.44%) Clustering
4 2 (2.44%) CCTV
5 1 (1.22%) iSeries
5 1 (1.22%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.22%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.22%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.22%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 11 (13.41%) Windows
2 5 (6.10%) Linux
3 3 (3.66%) Windows 7
3 3 (3.66%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.44%) Solaris
5 1 (1.22%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.22%) Android
5 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.22%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.22%) UNIX
5 1 (1.22%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (32.93%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (25.61%) MVC
3 15 (18.29%) Scrum
4 13 (15.85%) Web Development
5 12 (14.63%) CRM
5 12 (14.63%) Migration
6 10 (12.20%) Unit Testing
6 10 (12.20%) Test Scripting
7 9 (10.98%) TDD
8 8 (9.76%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (8.54%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (7.32%) ETL
11 5 (6.10%) Performance Tuning
11 5 (6.10%) Load Testing
11 5 (6.10%) Data Migration
11 5 (6.10%) Data Modelling
12 4 (4.88%) Benchmarking
12 4 (4.88%) Reverse Engineering
12 4 (4.88%) Test Strategy
13 3 (3.66%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 48 (58.54%) SQL
2 30 (36.59%) C#
3 27 (32.93%) JavaScript
4 23 (28.05%) T-SQL
5 7 (8.54%) VBA
6 4 (4.88%) Java
7 3 (3.66%) PHP
8 2 (2.44%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.44%) VB
9 1 (1.22%) SAS Macro
9 1 (1.22%) XPath
9 1 (1.22%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.22%) RPG
9 1 (1.22%) XAML
9 1 (1.22%) XQuery
9 1 (1.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (6.10%) ISEB
2 3 (3.66%) ISTQB
2 3 (3.66%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.44%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.22%) Degree
4 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (4.88%) Active Directory
1 4 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.44%) NFS
2 2 (2.44%) SRDF
2 2 (2.44%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.44%) Xen
2 2 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (2.44%) KVM
3 1 (1.22%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (2.44%) WSUS
2 1 (1.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 31 (37.80%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.98%) Oracle
3 8 (9.76%) Business Objects
4 7 (8.54%) VMware
5 4 (4.88%) NetApp
6 3 (3.66%) Cisco
6 3 (3.66%) IBM
6 3 (3.66%) Intel
7 2 (2.44%) EMC
7 2 (2.44%) TIBCO
7 2 (2.44%) DataSynapse
8 1 (1.22%) Telerik
8 1 (1.22%) Kronos
8 1 (1.22%) Mitel
8 1 (1.22%) Ektron
8 1 (1.22%) NetSuite
8 1 (1.22%) SAP
8 1 (1.22%) Sybase
8 1 (1.22%) Siebel
8 1 (1.22%) Perforce
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