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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 8 10 8
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 65 35 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 12.57% 9.83% 12.21%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 53.28% 37.63% 46.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 16 27
Average daily rate
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£375 £300 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +26.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £231 £157
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £363 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 10
Average hourly rate £12.00 £15.39 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.00% -52.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -0.82%
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
122 93 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 23.60% 26.12% 26.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 54 57
Average daily rate £375 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £190 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £393 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 12
Average hourly rate £15.39 £15.39 £33.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.03% -53.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.68 £13.23 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.41 £15.39 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £31.80 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+5.51% +2.56%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +5 58 £400 +33.33% 17
Doncaster -1 2 £275 +10.00% 7
Rotherham - 2 £300 - 4
SQL Server
Yorkshire

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 78 (64.46%) SQL
2 55 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 52 (42.98%) .NET
4 42 (34.71%) Oracle
5 35 (28.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 31 (25.62%) Windows
7 27 (22.31%) Linux
7 27 (22.31%) T-SQL
8 26 (21.49%) SharePoint
9 24 (19.83%) ETL
10 23 (19.01%) IIS
11 21 (17.36%) ITIL
11 21 (17.36%) JavaScript
11 21 (17.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 20 (16.53%) ASP.NET
12 20 (16.53%) BizTalk Server
12 20 (16.53%) Data Modelling
12 20 (16.53%) JBoss
12 20 (16.53%) Migration
13 19 (15.70%) C#
14 18 (14.88%) Firewall
14 18 (14.88%) Finance
14 18 (14.88%) WCF
14 18 (14.88%) Test Scripting
14 18 (14.88%) Agile Software Development
15 17 (14.05%) C++
15 17 (14.05%) Data Warehouse
16 15 (12.40%) Business Intelligence
16 15 (12.40%) PL/SQL
16 15 (12.40%) VB

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 26 (21.49%) SharePoint
2 23 (19.01%) IIS
3 20 (16.53%) JBoss
3 20 (16.53%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (3.31%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (1.65%) Moodle
5 2 (1.65%) Apache
5 2 (1.65%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.83%) Confluence
6 1 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.83%) Umbraco
Applications
1 9 (7.44%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.96%) MS Office
3 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.83%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.31%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (3.31%) Office 365
2 2 (1.65%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 18 (14.88%) Firewall
2 5 (4.13%) Internet
3 1 (0.83%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.83%) DNS
3 1 (0.83%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (28.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 21 (17.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (14.05%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (5.79%) DB2
4 7 (5.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (4.96%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (4.96%) Oracle ODI
6 5 (4.13%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (3.31%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (2.48%) Sybase IQ
8 3 (2.48%) OLAP
8 3 (2.48%) Sybase ASE
8 3 (2.48%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (1.65%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.83%) QlikView
10 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.83%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.83%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.83%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.83%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 9 (7.44%) ERwin
2 6 (4.96%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (4.96%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.83%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.83%) JIRA
General
1 18 (14.88%) Finance
2 3 (2.48%) Publishing
3 2 (1.65%) Banking
4 1 (0.83%) Retail
4 1 (0.83%) Legal
4 1 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 53 (43.80%) Developer
2 16 (13.22%) Migration Engineer
3 13 (10.74%) Analyst
4 9 (7.44%) .NET Developer
5 8 (6.61%) DBA
5 8 (6.61%) SQL Developer
6 7 (5.79%) C# Developer
7 6 (4.96%) Senior Developer
7 6 (4.96%) Tester
7 6 (4.96%) SQL DBA
7 6 (4.96%) Oracle Developer
7 6 (4.96%) ETL Developer
8 5 (4.13%) Informatica Developer
8 5 (4.13%) Applications Support
9 4 (3.31%) Applications Developer
9 4 (3.31%) SQL Server Developer
9 4 (3.31%) Technical Leader
9 4 (3.31%) Informatica ETL Developer
10 3 (2.48%) Senior Oracle Developer
10 3 (2.48%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (42.98%) .NET
2 20 (16.53%) ASP.NET
3 18 (14.88%) WCF
4 15 (12.40%) WPF
5 14 (11.57%) Web Services
5 14 (11.57%) XML
6 10 (8.26%) Entity Framework
7 9 (7.44%) HTML
7 9 (7.44%) .NET Framework
8 7 (5.79%) jQuery
9 6 (4.96%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (4.96%) CSS
10 5 (4.13%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (4.13%) Ajax
10 5 (4.13%) REST
11 4 (3.31%) Task Parallel Library
11 4 (3.31%) HTML5
11 4 (3.31%) AngularJS
12 3 (2.48%) Ember.js
12 3 (2.48%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.79%) Client/Server
2 4 (3.31%) NHS
2 4 (3.31%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.48%) Replication
3 3 (2.48%) Visualisation
4 2 (1.65%) Social Media
4 2 (1.65%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.83%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 31 (25.62%) Windows
2 27 (22.31%) Linux
3 14 (11.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (10.74%) Windows 2000 Server
5 11 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (9.09%) Windows 2000
6 9 (7.44%) UNIX
7 1 (0.83%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (19.83%) ETL
2 21 (17.36%) ITIL
3 20 (16.53%) Data Modelling
3 20 (16.53%) Migration
4 18 (14.88%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (14.88%) Test Scripting
5 15 (12.40%) Business Intelligence
5 15 (12.40%) Unit Testing
6 9 (7.44%) Kimball Methodology
6 9 (7.44%) Inmon Methodology
6 9 (7.44%) MVC
7 8 (6.61%) OO
8 7 (5.79%) Data Security
8 7 (5.79%) Physical Data Model
9 6 (4.96%) Software Delivery
9 6 (4.96%) MVVM
10 5 (4.13%) SDLC
11 4 (3.31%) Logical Data Model
11 4 (3.31%) CRM
11 4 (3.31%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 78 (64.46%) SQL
2 27 (22.31%) T-SQL
3 21 (17.36%) JavaScript
4 19 (15.70%) C#
5 17 (14.05%) C++
6 15 (12.40%) VB
6 15 (12.40%) PL/SQL
7 14 (11.57%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.48%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 3 (2.48%) VBA
8 3 (2.48%) Java
9 2 (1.65%) PHP
9 2 (1.65%) ActionScript
10 1 (0.83%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.83%) VB6
10 1 (0.83%) X++
10 1 (0.83%) Perl
10 1 (0.83%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (2.48%) PMP
1 3 (2.48%) PMI Certification
2 1 (0.83%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.83%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (1.65%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.83%) VMware Server
2 1 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (7.44%) Foglight
2 7 (5.79%) Control-M
3 1 (0.83%) WSUS
3 1 (0.83%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 55 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 42 (34.71%) Oracle
3 13 (10.74%) NetApp
4 12 (9.92%) Informatica
5 11 (9.09%) Red Hat
5 11 (9.09%) Cisco
5 11 (9.09%) EMC
6 9 (7.44%) New Relic
7 4 (3.31%) Cognos
8 3 (2.48%) Sybase
8 3 (2.48%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.65%) VMware
10 1 (0.83%) AppSense
10 1 (0.83%) McAfee
10 1 (0.83%) Citrix
10 1 (0.83%) HP
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