The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Rotherham 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 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
South Yorkshire / Rotherham
Rank 1 - 1
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 3 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Rotherham 60.00% - 60.00%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 100.00% - 90.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 7
Median daily rate £319 - £275
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 - £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £324 - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £349
% change year-on-year - +0.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.25 £20.75 £32.10
% change year-on-year +79.51% -35.35%  

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 Rotherham with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Rotherham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 3 0 10
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Rotherham 60.00% - 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 8
Median daily rate £313 - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +1.93% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -8.33% +1.53%  

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Rotherham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Rotherham 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 Rotherham

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Rotherham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server in Rotherham

SQL Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Rotherham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server in Rotherham

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Rotherham

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 Rotherham region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) Migration
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (71.43%) Data Migration
2 5 (71.43%) High Availability
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
4 1 (14.29%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) EMC
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix
4 1 (14.29%) Juniper
4 1 (14.29%) SAN
4 1 (14.29%) NetApp
4 1 (14.29%) Symantec
4 1 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (14.29%) Sophos
4 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
4 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
4 1 (14.29%) VBA
4 1 (14.29%) .NET
4 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
4 1 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
4 1 (14.29%) MS Access
4 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
4 1 (14.29%) ETL

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Rotherham 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 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 1 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) IP Telephony
1 1 (14.29%) NAS
1 1 (14.29%) NetScaler
1 1 (14.29%) SAN
1 1 (14.29%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (14.29%) MS Access
3 1 (14.29%) Power BI
3 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 1 (14.29%) Spotfire
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Data Migration Engineer
1 5 (71.43%) Migration Engineer
2 4 (57.14%) DBA
2 4 (57.14%) SQL DBA
3 3 (42.86%) Data Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Developer
4 1 (14.29%) ETL Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (14.29%) Power BI Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (14.29%) SQL BI Developer
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Developer
4 1 (14.29%) SSIS Developer
4 1 (14.29%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Data Migration
1 5 (71.43%) High Availability
1 5 (71.43%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Adaptive Security
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) ETL
2 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
2 1 (14.29%) Server Virtualisation
2 1 (14.29%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
2 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
2 1 (14.29%) VBA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) ProxySG
1 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
1 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (14.29%) vSphere
1 1 (14.29%) XenApp
1 1 (14.29%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Backup Exec
1 1 (14.29%) DameWare
1 1 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
1 1 (14.29%) SCOM
1 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds Orion
1 1 (14.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) AlienVault
2 1 (14.29%) Blue Coat
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix
2 1 (14.29%) DevExpress
2 1 (14.29%) EMC
2 1 (14.29%) EqualLogic
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) Juniper
2 1 (14.29%) Mitel
2 1 (14.29%) NetApp
2 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds
2 1 (14.29%) Sophos
2 1 (14.29%) Symantec
2 1 (14.29%) Veeam
2 1 (14.29%) VMware