Period
to 21 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Liverpool with a requirement for SQL Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server over the 6 months to 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Merseyside > Liverpool
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 5 14
Rank change year-on-year -22 +9 -6
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 16 65 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 4.37% 15.29% 8.29%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 20.51% 60.19% 32.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 54 35
Liverpool median daily rate £348 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.14% -9.38% +14.29%
10th Percentile £234 £254 £225
90th Percentile £471 £469 £495
Merseyside median daily rate £350 £350 £383
% change year-on-year - -8.50% +27.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Liverpool median hourly rate - £21.75 -
Merseyside median hourly rate - £21.75 -

SQL Server is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Liverpool with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Liverpool
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 78 108 142
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 21.31% 25.41% 25.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 77 87
Liverpool median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.25% +23.08%
10th Percentile £311 £269 £270
90th Percentile £496 £588 £525
Merseyside median daily rate £375 £375 £400
% change year-on-year - -6.25% +32.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Liverpool median hourly rate - £16.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +18.52% -1.53%
Merseyside median hourly rate - £16.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year - +18.52% -10.63%

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

Job postings citing SQL Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Liverpool.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Liverpool

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SQL Server in Liverpool.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server in Liverpool

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Liverpool over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server in Liverpool

SQL Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server in Liverpool.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Liverpool region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 10 (62.50%) SQL
1 10 (62.50%) .NET
2 9 (56.25%) C#
3 5 (31.25%) HTML
3 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
3 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
4 4 (25.00%) CSS
4 4 (25.00%) Migration
4 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (18.75%) TDD
5 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (18.75%) AngularJS
5 3 (18.75%) Firewall
5 3 (18.75%) MVC
5 3 (18.75%) Windows
5 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
5 3 (18.75%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
6 2 (12.50%) React
6 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
6 2 (12.50%) Scrum
6 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
6 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
6 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
6 2 (12.50%) Xamarin
6 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
6 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (12.50%) BDD

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (12.50%) EPiServer
1 2 (12.50%) Umbraco
2 1 (6.25%) CMS
2 1 (6.25%) Content Management Server
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.25%) IIS
2 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Firewall
2 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.25%) DHCP
3 1 (6.25%) DMZ
3 1 (6.25%) DNS
3 1 (6.25%) Internet
3 1 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (6.25%) IPsec
3 1 (6.25%) NAS
3 1 (6.25%) NetScaler
3 1 (6.25%) Network Security
3 1 (6.25%) PABX
3 1 (6.25%) SAN
3 1 (6.25%) VPN
3 1 (6.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (6.25%) Apache Hive
3 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (6.25%) InterSystems Cache
3 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
3 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (6.25%) Power BI
3 1 (6.25%) PowerPivot
3 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
3 1 (6.25%) Redis
3 1 (6.25%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Developer
2 5 (31.25%) .NET Developer
3 2 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (12.50%) C# Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) SSIS Developer
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Data Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Junior
4 1 (6.25%) Network Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Power BI Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Sitecore Developer
4 1 (6.25%) SSAS Developer
4 1 (6.25%) SSIS Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) SSRS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (62.50%) .NET
2 5 (31.25%) HTML
3 4 (25.00%) CSS
4 3 (18.75%) AngularJS
4 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
5 2 (12.50%) .NET Framework
5 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (12.50%) Entity Framework
5 2 (12.50%) jQuery
5 2 (12.50%) React
6 1 (6.25%) Dapper ORM
6 1 (6.25%) LINQ
6 1 (6.25%) Middleware
6 1 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.25%) Data Structures
3 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
3 1 (6.25%) NHS
3 1 (6.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
1 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
2 1 (6.25%) Android
2 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Unix
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (25.00%) Migration
2 3 (18.75%) MVC
2 3 (18.75%) TDD
3 2 (12.50%) BDD
3 2 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (6.25%) CRM
4 1 (6.25%) Data Architecture
4 1 (6.25%) Data Management
4 1 (6.25%) Data Mapping
4 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
4 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (6.25%) ETL
4 1 (6.25%) Investment Management
4 1 (6.25%) Master Data Management
4 1 (6.25%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (6.25%) Multithreading
4 1 (6.25%) Security Architecture
4 1 (6.25%) Wealth Management
4 1 (6.25%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) SQL
2 9 (56.25%) C#
3 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
4 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
5 1 (6.25%) R
5 1 (6.25%) VB
5 1 (6.25%) VB.NET
5 1 (6.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (6.25%) vSphere
2 1 (6.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) EdgeSight
1 1 (6.25%) HP SIM
1 1 (6.25%) IBM BigFix
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
1 1 (6.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (6.25%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Sitecore
2 2 (12.50%) VMware
2 2 (12.50%) Xamarin
3 1 (6.25%) Aerohive Networks
3 1 (6.25%) CA
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco
3 1 (6.25%) Citrix
3 1 (6.25%) EMC
3 1 (6.25%) HP
3 1 (6.25%) Ivanti
3 1 (6.25%) Juniper
3 1 (6.25%) Meraki
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (6.25%) SAP