Period
to 21 July 2017

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 July 2017 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 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 19 14
Rank change year-on-year +5 -5 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 45 40 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 8.77% 8.28% 7.68%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 35.43% 24.54% 33.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 30 23
Liverpool median daily rate £368 £375 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.00% +17.19% -20.00%
10th Percentile £255 £285 £208
90th Percentile £450 £500 £437
Merseyside median daily rate £360 £363 £300
% change year-on-year -0.69% +20.83% -13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Liverpool median hourly rate £13.50 £24.00 £18.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.75% +30.01% -
Merseyside median hourly rate £13.50 £24.00 £16.23
% change year-on-year -43.75% +47.87% -

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

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Liverpool
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 127 163 127
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 24.76% 33.75% 23.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 98 63
Liverpool median daily rate £375 £378 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.66% +0.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £276 £276 £242
90th Percentile £475 £500 £500
Merseyside median daily rate £375 £350 £336
% change year-on-year +7.14% +4.09% +2.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Liverpool median hourly rate £13.50 £16.50 £18.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.18% -10.62% -89.45%
Merseyside median hourly rate £13.50 £16.50 £16.23
% change year-on-year -18.18% +1.66% -90.73%

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 July 2017.

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 July 2017, 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 18 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 17 (37.78%) SQL
3 16 (35.56%) HTML
3 16 (35.56%) CSS
4 15 (33.33%) .NET
5 14 (31.11%) C#
6 11 (24.44%) ASP.NET
6 11 (24.44%) Microsoft
6 11 (24.44%) MVC
6 11 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (22.22%) Windows
8 9 (20.00%) Oracle
8 9 (20.00%) jQuery
8 9 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
9 8 (17.78%) SQL Server 2014
9 8 (17.78%) Greenfield Project
9 8 (17.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (17.78%) Sitecore
9 8 (17.78%) Git (software)
9 8 (17.78%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (17.78%) Migration
10 7 (15.56%) Java
10 7 (15.56%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (15.56%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (15.56%) Windows Server
11 6 (13.33%) Jenkins
11 6 (13.33%) Ember.js
11 6 (13.33%) Oracle Database
11 6 (13.33%) Microservices
11 6 (13.33%) MongoDB

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 5 (11.11%) CMS
1 5 (11.11%) Sitecore CMS
1 5 (11.11%) Umbraco
2 3 (6.67%) Apache
2 3 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.67%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.44%) EPiServer
3 2 (4.44%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.22%) Confluence
4 1 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.22%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.22%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.67%) Office 365
2 2 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.22%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.22%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (2.22%) CloudFront
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.67%) SAN
2 2 (4.44%) Firewall
3 1 (2.22%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (2.22%) DHCP
3 1 (2.22%) DNS
3 1 (2.22%) DSL
3 1 (2.22%) FTP
3 1 (2.22%) Internet
3 1 (2.22%) iSCSI
3 1 (2.22%) MPLS
3 1 (2.22%) NAS
3 1 (2.22%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (2.22%) VRRP
3 1 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 8 (17.78%) SQL Server 2014
2 8 (17.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (15.56%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (13.33%) MongoDB
4 6 (13.33%) Oracle Database
5 5 (11.11%) MySQL
6 4 (8.89%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (8.89%) SQL Server 2016
6 4 (8.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (4.44%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 2 (4.44%) DB2
8 2 (4.44%) GIS
8 2 (4.44%) Power BI
8 2 (4.44%) SAP BW
8 2 (4.44%) SAP Data Services
9 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (17.78%) Git (software)
2 6 (13.33%) Jenkins
3 3 (6.67%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (2.22%) JIRA
4 1 (2.22%) Moq
4 1 (2.22%) MSTest
4 1 (2.22%) NUnit
4 1 (2.22%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 5 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Banking
2 2 (4.44%) Front Office
2 2 (4.44%) Retail
3 1 (2.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 25 (55.56%) Developer
2 9 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 6 (13.33%) Java Developer
4 5 (11.11%) Analyst
4 5 (11.11%) Sitecore Developer
5 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 4 (8.89%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (8.89%) C# Developer
5 4 (8.89%) DBA
5 4 (8.89%) SQL DBA
6 3 (6.67%) Consultant
6 3 (6.67%) SQL Server DBA
6 3 (6.67%) SSIS Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Umbraco Developer
7 2 (4.44%) EPiServer Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Microsoft BI Developer
7 2 (4.44%) SAP Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (35.56%) CSS
1 16 (35.56%) HTML
2 15 (33.33%) .NET
3 11 (24.44%) ASP.NET
4 9 (20.00%) jQuery
5 8 (17.78%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (13.33%) Ember.js
6 6 (13.33%) Hibernate
6 6 (13.33%) Spring
7 5 (11.11%) .NET Framework
7 5 (11.11%) React
7 5 (11.11%) RESTful
8 3 (6.67%) AngularJS
8 3 (6.67%) Entity Framework
8 3 (6.67%) HTML5
8 3 (6.67%) JSP
8 3 (6.67%) LINQ
8 3 (6.67%) SOAP
9 2 (4.44%) LINQ to SQL
9 2 (4.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.78%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.67%) N-Tier
3 2 (4.44%) Algorithms
3 2 (4.44%) FMCG
3 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Licensing
4 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.22%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 10 (22.22%) Windows
2 7 (15.56%) Windows Server
3 5 (11.11%) Linux
4 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.44%) HPUX
6 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (24.44%) MVC
2 8 (17.78%) Migration
3 7 (15.56%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (13.33%) Microservices
4 6 (13.33%) TDD
5 5 (11.11%) BDD
5 5 (11.11%) Coaching
5 5 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
5 5 (11.11%) Kanban
5 5 (11.11%) Scrum
6 3 (6.67%) ETL
6 3 (6.67%) ITIL
6 3 (6.67%) ITIL V3
6 3 (6.67%) ITSM
6 3 (6.67%) OO
6 3 (6.67%) OOD
6 3 (6.67%) Release Management
6 3 (6.67%) Service Management
6 3 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 17 (37.78%) SQL
3 14 (31.11%) C#
4 7 (15.56%) Java
5 2 (4.44%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.22%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.22%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.44%) Hyper-V
1 2 (4.44%) XenApp
2 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) Ansible
1 1 (2.22%) SCCM
1 1 (2.22%) vCenter Server
1 1 (2.22%) vMotion
1 1 (2.22%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (24.44%) Microsoft
2 9 (20.00%) Oracle
3 8 (17.78%) Sitecore
4 6 (13.33%) HP
5 4 (8.89%) VMware
6 3 (6.67%) Citrix
6 3 (6.67%) SAP
7 2 (4.44%) 3PAR
7 2 (4.44%) Cisco
7 2 (4.44%) Sybase
7 2 (4.44%) Veeam
8 1 (2.22%) Dell
8 1 (2.22%) Meraki
8 1 (2.22%) NETGEAR
8 1 (2.22%) SonicWALL
8 1 (2.22%) Teradata
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