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 3 months to 30 April 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
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 16 22
Rank change year-on-year +3 +6  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 21 20 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 8.86% 8.44% 4.37%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 44.68% 24.10% 21.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 17 10
Median daily rate £364 £425 £293
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.41% +45.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £325 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £485 £403
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £346
% change year-on-year - +1.08%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £13.50 - £18.46
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £29.00 £32.30
% change year-on-year +41.37% -10.21%  

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 47 83 52
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 19.83% 35.02% 20.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 63 37
Median daily rate £375 £359 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.45% -1.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £13.50 - £18.46
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -9.23% -  

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Liverpool citing SQL Server as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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 3 months to 30 April 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 30 April 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 22 (45.83%) C#
2 21 (43.75%) .NET
3 20 (41.67%) SQL
4 18 (37.50%) ASP.NET
5 16 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 15 (31.25%) HTML
7 14 (29.17%) CSS
7 14 (29.17%) MVC
8 12 (25.00%) Windows
8 12 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 11 (22.92%) Sitecore
10 9 (18.75%) Umbraco
10 9 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (16.67%) jQuery
11 8 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (14.58%) Microsoft
12 7 (14.58%) Oracle
12 7 (14.58%) Windows Server
12 7 (14.58%) Windows Server 2012
13 6 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
13 6 (12.50%) HTML5
13 6 (12.50%) EPiServer
13 6 (12.50%) Sitecore CMS
13 6 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
13 6 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
13 6 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 6 (12.50%) CMS
14 5 (10.42%) .NET Framework
14 5 (10.42%) ETL
14 5 (10.42%) ASP.NET Web Forms

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 9 (18.75%) Umbraco
2 6 (12.50%) CMS
2 6 (12.50%) EPiServer
2 6 (12.50%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (8.33%) MS Exchange
3 4 (8.33%) SharePoint
4 3 (6.25%) Apache
4 3 (6.25%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.08%) Confluence
5 1 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) OPENContractor
2 1 (2.08%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.08%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.08%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (2.08%) CloudFront
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.17%) Firewall
2 1 (2.08%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
1 6 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
1 6 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (8.33%) Oracle Database
2 4 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (6.25%) GIS
3 3 (6.25%) MongoDB
3 3 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.17%) DB2
4 2 (4.17%) MySQL
4 2 (4.17%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (4.17%) QlikView
4 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.08%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.08%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 5 (10.42%) Git (software)
2 4 (8.33%) Visual Studio
3 3 (6.25%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (2.08%) JIRA
4 1 (2.08%) Moq
4 1 (2.08%) MSTest
4 1 (2.08%) NUnit
4 1 (2.08%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 3 (6.25%) Finance
2 2 (4.17%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 31 (64.58%) Developer
2 12 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 9 (18.75%) C# Developer
3 9 (18.75%) Sitecore Developer
4 6 (12.50%) EPiServer Developer
4 6 (12.50%) Umbraco Developer
5 5 (10.42%) Analyst
5 5 (10.42%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (8.33%) Applications Support
6 4 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 4 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 4 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Java Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Senior C# Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Senior Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Senior Sitecore Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) Business Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Consultant
8 2 (4.17%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (43.75%) .NET
2 18 (37.50%) ASP.NET
3 15 (31.25%) HTML
4 14 (29.17%) CSS
5 12 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (16.67%) jQuery
7 6 (12.50%) HTML5
8 5 (10.42%) .NET Framework
8 5 (10.42%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 4 (8.33%) CSS3
10 3 (6.25%) Ember.js
10 3 (6.25%) Entity Framework
10 3 (6.25%) Hibernate
10 3 (6.25%) JSP
10 3 (6.25%) LINQ
10 3 (6.25%) REST
10 3 (6.25%) SOAP
10 3 (6.25%) Spring
10 3 (6.25%) XML
11 2 (4.17%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (6.25%) N-Tier
4 2 (4.17%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (25.00%) Windows
2 7 (14.58%) Windows Server
2 7 (14.58%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.17%) HPUX
4 2 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.17%) MVC
2 9 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (10.42%) ETL
5 4 (8.33%) Data Modelling
5 4 (8.33%) Logistics
5 4 (8.33%) Migration
5 4 (8.33%) OO
6 3 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (6.25%) Data Management
6 3 (6.25%) Data Migration
6 3 (6.25%) Dimensional Modelling
6 3 (6.25%) ITIL
6 3 (6.25%) ITIL V3
6 3 (6.25%) ITSM
6 3 (6.25%) OOD
6 3 (6.25%) Release Management
6 3 (6.25%) Service Management
6 3 (6.25%) TDD
6 3 (6.25%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 22 (45.83%) C#
2 20 (41.67%) SQL
3 16 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 4 (8.33%) Java
5 3 (6.25%) VB.NET
6 2 (4.17%) PowerShell
6 2 (4.17%) T-SQL
6 2 (4.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (4.17%) Degree
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 4 (8.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) Ansible
Vendors
1 11 (22.92%) Sitecore
2 7 (14.58%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.58%) Oracle
3 4 (8.33%) Citrix
3 4 (8.33%) Civica
3 4 (8.33%) VMware
4 2 (4.17%) Capita
4 2 (4.17%) HP
4 2 (4.17%) Sybase
4 2 (4.17%) Tableau
4 2 (4.17%) Teradata
Liverpool, Merseyside
onezeero.
Rate: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago