Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 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)
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 11 9
Rank change year-on-year -7 -2 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 59 111 111
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 7.21% 9.30% 11.16%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 37.11% 35.81% 45.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 89 117
South Yorkshire median daily rate £343 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.53% -3.23% +19.23%
10th Percentile £325 £299 £275
90th Percentile £550 £525 £563
Yorkshire median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year - +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £12.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £22.00 £13.28 £18.50
% change year-on-year +65.66% -28.22% -17.78%

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 159 310 244
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 19.44% 25.96% 24.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 239 172
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £325 £295 £275
90th Percentile £645 £575 £533
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £380 £365
% change year-on-year +5.26% +4.11% +8.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 5
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £28.00 £31.00 £15.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.68% +101.43% +0.03%
10th Percentile £15.15 £15.80 £10.40
90th Percentile £41.25 £46.20 £24.06
Yorkshire median hourly rate £21.75 £14.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year +52.63% -18.57% +9.38%

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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 -8 47 £343 -9.74% 9
Doncaster +10 15 £340 +4.62% 2
Rotherham -1 4 £340 -9.33%
SQL Server
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 28 (47.46%) SQL
2 27 (45.76%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (38.98%) Oracle
4 20 (33.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 19 (32.20%) Microsoft
6 17 (28.81%) .NET
6 17 (28.81%) Migration
6 17 (28.81%) Oracle Database
7 16 (27.12%) Data Warehouse
7 16 (27.12%) Business Intelligence
8 15 (25.42%) Finance
8 15 (25.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 15 (25.42%) SQL Server 2008
9 14 (23.73%) C#
10 13 (22.03%) ETL
10 13 (22.03%) Linux
11 11 (18.64%) T-SQL
11 11 (18.64%) Bash Shell
12 10 (16.95%) Disaster Recovery
13 9 (15.25%) SAN
13 9 (15.25%) ASP.NET
13 9 (15.25%) Python
13 9 (15.25%) Unix
13 9 (15.25%) Windows
13 9 (15.25%) Power BI
14 8 (13.56%) Waterfall
14 8 (13.56%) Enterprise Software
14 8 (13.56%) PowerShell
14 8 (13.56%) Data Integration
14 8 (13.56%) 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 6 (10.17%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.69%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.69%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (6.78%) Oracle iProcurement
1 4 (6.78%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (1.69%) Primavera
2 1 (1.69%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.47%) Office 365
2 2 (3.39%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.25%) SAN
2 8 (13.56%) TCP/IP
3 5 (8.47%) Intranet
4 4 (6.78%) SMS
5 1 (1.69%) DNS
5 1 (1.69%) Internet
5 1 (1.69%) iSCSI
5 1 (1.69%) SSL
5 1 (1.69%) VLAN
5 1 (1.69%) WAN
5 1 (1.69%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (33.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 17 (28.81%) Oracle Database
3 16 (27.12%) Data Warehouse
4 15 (25.42%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (25.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (15.25%) Power BI
6 8 (13.56%) DB2
7 7 (11.86%) Oracle BI EE
7 7 (11.86%) Oracle Database 11g
7 7 (11.86%) Oracle Database 12c
7 7 (11.86%) Oracle ODI
8 6 (10.17%) MySQL
9 5 (8.47%) SQL Server 2016
10 4 (6.78%) DataStage
10 4 (6.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (5.08%) Snowflake Schema
12 2 (3.39%) QlikView
12 2 (3.39%) Relational Database
12 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (8.47%) ReSharper
1 5 (8.47%) Subversion
1 5 (8.47%) TeamCity
1 5 (8.47%) YouTrack
2 1 (1.69%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.69%) FitNesse
2 1 (1.69%) HP UFT
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.69%) ProC
2 1 (1.69%) Selenium
2 1 (1.69%) SoapUI
2 1 (1.69%) SpecFlow
2 1 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.69%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 15 (25.42%) Finance
2 2 (3.39%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.69%) Banking
3 1 (1.69%) Law
3 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (61.02%) Developer
2 12 (20.34%) SQL Developer
3 10 (16.95%) Consultant
4 7 (11.86%) .NET Developer
4 7 (11.86%) C# Developer
5 6 (10.17%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 5 (8.47%) ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (8.47%) OBIEE Developer
7 4 (6.78%) Analyst
7 4 (6.78%) DBA
7 4 (6.78%) WinForms Developer
8 3 (5.08%) Architect
8 3 (5.08%) Microsoft BI Developer
8 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Developer
8 3 (5.08%) Oracle Developer
8 3 (5.08%) SharePoint Developer
8 3 (5.08%) SQL DBA
8 3 (5.08%) SSIS Developer
8 3 (5.08%) SSRS Developer
9 2 (3.39%) Power BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (28.81%) .NET
2 9 (15.25%) ASP.NET
3 7 (11.86%) jQuery
4 6 (10.17%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 6 (10.17%) Razor View Engine
4 6 (10.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 5 (8.47%) WCF
5 5 (8.47%) Web Services
5 5 (8.47%) WinForms
6 2 (3.39%) CSS
6 2 (3.39%) HTML
7 1 (1.69%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.69%) Ajax
7 1 (1.69%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (1.69%) JSON
7 1 (1.69%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.56%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.39%) NHS
3 1 (1.69%) Clustering
3 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.69%) Replication
3 1 (1.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (22.03%) Linux
2 9 (15.25%) Unix
2 9 (15.25%) Windows
3 3 (5.08%) MVS
4 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.69%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (45.76%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (28.81%) Migration
3 16 (27.12%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (22.03%) ETL
5 10 (16.95%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (13.56%) Data Integration
6 8 (13.56%) MVC
6 8 (13.56%) Waterfall
7 6 (10.17%) Test Automation
8 5 (8.47%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (8.47%) Network Virtualisation
8 5 (8.47%) Use Case
9 4 (6.78%) Data Management
9 4 (6.78%) Data Transformation
10 2 (3.39%) Data Migration
10 2 (3.39%) Kimball Methodology
10 2 (3.39%) Performance Optimisation
10 2 (3.39%) Process Improvement
10 2 (3.39%) System Integration Testing
10 2 (3.39%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (47.46%) SQL
2 14 (23.73%) C#
3 11 (18.64%) Bash Shell
3 11 (18.64%) T-SQL
4 9 (15.25%) Python
5 8 (13.56%) Perl
5 8 (13.56%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.39%) Java
6 2 (3.39%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.69%) Uniface
Qualifications
1 2 (3.39%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) GDPR
2 1 (1.69%) QA
2 1 (1.69%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.08%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.69%) Firmware
2 1 (1.69%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.69%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.69%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (8.47%) Ansible
2 1 (1.69%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (1.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (38.98%) Oracle
2 19 (32.20%) Microsoft
3 8 (13.56%) Sybase
4 5 (8.47%) DevExpress
5 3 (5.08%) Tableau
6 1 (1.69%) Cisco
6 1 (1.69%) CyberArk
6 1 (1.69%) HP
6 1 (1.69%) NetApp
6 1 (1.69%) SAP
6 1 (1.69%) Veeam
6 1 (1.69%) VMware