Period
to 19 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 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 19 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)
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 11 9
Rank change year-on-year -3 -2 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 66 108 110
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 7.91% 9.48% 10.08%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 43.42% 38.03% 39.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 85 117
South Yorkshire median daily rate £340 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.33% - +15.38%
10th Percentile £311 £263 £275
90th Percentile £550 £475 £563
Yorkshire median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £12.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £21.50 £13.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year +59.26% -30.77% -13.33%

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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 152 284 281
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 18.23% 24.93% 25.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 213 212
South Yorkshire median daily rate £419 £400 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.69% -1.54% +25.00%
10th Percentile £321 £293 £275
90th Percentile £605 £538 £563
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £44.00 £50.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.00% +212.50% +3.61%
10th Percentile £43.50 £50.00 £10.40
90th Percentile £44.50 £50.00 £24.06
Yorkshire median hourly rate £32.75 £24.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year +36.46% +29.73% +13.22%

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in South Yorkshire

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server in South Yorkshire

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in South Yorkshire over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server in South Yorkshire

SQL Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server in South Yorkshire

SQL Server
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the South Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 19 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -1 51 £340 -10.64% 16
Doncaster +9 19 £340 -6.21% 8
Rotherham -5 3 £340 -6.21% 1
SQL Server
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 29 (43.94%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (42.42%) SQL
3 26 (39.39%) .NET
3 26 (39.39%) Microsoft
4 22 (33.33%) C#
5 20 (30.30%) Oracle
6 19 (28.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 17 (25.76%) ASP.NET
8 16 (24.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 16 (24.24%) SQL Server 2008
9 15 (22.73%) Oracle Database
9 15 (22.73%) Finance
10 14 (21.21%) Data Warehouse
10 14 (21.21%) Business Intelligence
11 13 (19.70%) Migration
11 13 (19.70%) Bash Shell
12 12 (18.18%) ETL
12 12 (18.18%) Linux
13 11 (16.67%) Unix
13 11 (16.67%) MySQL
13 11 (16.67%) T-SQL
13 11 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
13 11 (16.67%) TeamCity
14 10 (15.15%) Amazon AWS
14 10 (15.15%) MVC
14 10 (15.15%) Disaster Recovery
15 9 (13.64%) SAN
15 9 (13.64%) Python
16 8 (12.12%) SharePoint
16 8 (12.12%) TCP/IP

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 8 (12.12%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.03%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.52%) Confluence
3 1 (1.52%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (6.06%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Oracle iProcurement
1 3 (4.55%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 10 (15.15%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (10.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (9.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 6 (9.09%) Google Cloud Platform
3 6 (9.09%) Office 365
4 2 (3.03%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.52%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.64%) SAN
2 8 (12.12%) TCP/IP
3 6 (9.09%) Intranet
4 3 (4.55%) SMS
5 1 (1.52%) DNS
5 1 (1.52%) Internet
5 1 (1.52%) iSCSI
5 1 (1.52%) SSL
5 1 (1.52%) VLAN
5 1 (1.52%) WAN
5 1 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (28.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 16 (24.24%) SQL Server 2008
2 16 (24.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (22.73%) Oracle Database
4 14 (21.21%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (16.67%) MySQL
6 8 (12.12%) DB2
6 8 (12.12%) Power BI
7 4 (6.06%) DataStage
8 3 (4.55%) Oracle BI EE
8 3 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (4.55%) Oracle Database 12c
8 3 (4.55%) Oracle ODI
8 3 (4.55%) QlikView
8 3 (4.55%) SAP BW
8 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2016
8 3 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (3.03%) MongoDB
9 2 (3.03%) Relational Database
10 1 (1.52%) Redis
Development Applications
1 11 (16.67%) TeamCity
2 7 (10.61%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (9.09%) Bitbucket
4 5 (7.58%) ReSharper
4 5 (7.58%) Subversion
4 5 (7.58%) YouTrack
5 1 (1.52%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.52%) FitNesse
5 1 (1.52%) HP UFT
5 1 (1.52%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.52%) ProC
5 1 (1.52%) Selenium
5 1 (1.52%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.52%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.52%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 15 (22.73%) Finance
2 2 (3.03%) Banking
2 2 (3.03%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.52%) Law
3 1 (1.52%) Retail
3 1 (1.52%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 45 (68.18%) Developer
2 16 (24.24%) SQL Developer
3 13 (19.70%) .NET Developer
4 11 (16.67%) Consultant
5 7 (10.61%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 7 (10.61%) C# Developer
5 7 (10.61%) Senior Developer
6 6 (9.09%) Senior .NET Developer
7 5 (7.58%) Analyst
7 5 (7.58%) ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (7.58%) SharePoint Developer
8 4 (6.06%) DBA
8 4 (6.06%) T-SQL Developer
8 4 (6.06%) WinForms Developer
9 3 (4.55%) ETL Developer
9 3 (4.55%) OBIEE Consultant
9 3 (4.55%) OBIEE Developer
9 3 (4.55%) SQL DBA
9 3 (4.55%) Tableau Developer
10 2 (3.03%) Report Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (39.39%) .NET
2 17 (25.76%) ASP.NET
3 8 (12.12%) .NET Framework
3 8 (12.12%) AngularJS
3 8 (12.12%) jQuery
4 7 (10.61%) Angular 2
5 6 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 6 (9.09%) Elastic Stack
5 6 (9.09%) Entity Framework
5 6 (9.09%) Razor View Engine
5 6 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 6 (9.09%) Web Services
6 5 (7.58%) WCF
6 5 (7.58%) WinForms
7 4 (6.06%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (6.06%) CSS
7 4 (6.06%) HTML
8 3 (4.55%) .NET Core
9 1 (1.52%) CAML
9 1 (1.52%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.12%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (6.06%) NHS
3 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.52%) Clustering
3 1 (1.52%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.52%) Replication
3 1 (1.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (18.18%) Linux
2 11 (16.67%) Unix
3 7 (10.61%) Windows
4 3 (4.55%) MVS
5 1 (1.52%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.52%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (43.94%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (21.21%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (19.70%) Migration
4 12 (18.18%) ETL
5 11 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (15.15%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (15.15%) MVC
7 8 (12.12%) Waterfall
8 7 (10.61%) BDD
9 6 (9.09%) Mobile First
9 6 (9.09%) TDD
9 6 (9.09%) Test Automation
10 5 (7.58%) Network Virtualisation
10 5 (7.58%) Use Case
11 4 (6.06%) Data Integration
11 4 (6.06%) Data Transformation
12 3 (4.55%) Data Management
12 3 (4.55%) System Integration Testing
12 3 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
13 2 (3.03%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 28 (42.42%) SQL
2 22 (33.33%) C#
3 13 (19.70%) Bash Shell
4 11 (16.67%) T-SQL
5 9 (13.64%) Python
6 8 (12.12%) Perl
6 8 (12.12%) PowerShell
7 4 (6.06%) JavaScript
8 3 (4.55%) Java
9 1 (1.52%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.52%) Uniface
Qualifications
1 2 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.09%) GCP
2 2 (3.03%) GDPR
3 1 (1.52%) QA
3 1 (1.52%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.03%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.52%) Firmware
2 1 (1.52%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (9.09%) Grafana
1 6 (9.09%) Prometheus
2 5 (7.58%) Ansible
3 2 (3.03%) Terraform
4 1 (1.52%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 26 (39.39%) Microsoft
2 20 (30.30%) Oracle
3 8 (12.12%) Sybase
4 6 (9.09%) Splunk
5 5 (7.58%) DevExpress
6 4 (6.06%) Tableau
7 3 (4.55%) SAP
8 1 (1.52%) CyberArk
8 1 (1.52%) HP
8 1 (1.52%) Nintex
8 1 (1.52%) Veeam