Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 31 34 10
Rank change year-on-year +3 -24 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 41 41 107
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 4.81% 5.21% 9.79%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 24.40% 24.40% 35.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 40 87
South Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £340 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -9.33% -
10th Percentile £232 £271 £276
90th Percentile £538 £431 £525
Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% - +4.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £32.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.43 £21.75 £13.28
% change year-on-year -29.08% +63.78% -24.11%

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 168 168 299
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 19.70% 21.35% 27.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 98 237
South Yorkshire median daily rate £415 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.35% +8.97% +11.43%
10th Percentile £259 £313 £295
90th Percentile £549 £645 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.13% +5.26% +7.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - £28.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -13.85% +141.46%
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year -12.82% +44.44% -20.96%

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 16 October 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 16 October 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 +5 26 £369 +8.46% 24
Doncaster -8 5 £325 -4.41% 9
Rotherham -2 1 £350 +2.94%
Barnsley - 1 £400 - 6
SQL Server
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South Yorkshire region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 31 (75.61%) SQL
2 17 (41.46%) Oracle
3 14 (34.15%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (29.27%) Finance
5 11 (26.83%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (26.83%) Microsoft
5 11 (26.83%) T-SQL
6 10 (24.39%) JavaScript
6 10 (24.39%) .NET
6 10 (24.39%) ETL
7 8 (19.51%) MVC
7 8 (19.51%) MySQL
7 8 (19.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (19.51%) Amazon AWS
8 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Azure
8 7 (17.07%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (17.07%) C#
8 7 (17.07%) HTML
8 7 (17.07%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (14.63%) Banking
9 6 (14.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (14.63%) SaaS
10 5 (12.20%) PaaS
10 5 (12.20%) Visualisation
10 5 (12.20%) IaaS
10 5 (12.20%) QlikView
10 5 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (12.20%) Data Modelling
10 5 (12.20%) SMS
10 5 (12.20%) Shell Script

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 4 (9.76%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (7.32%) Confluence
2 3 (7.32%) Tomcat
2 3 (7.32%) WebSphere
2 3 (7.32%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.44%) Apache
3 1 (2.44%) MS Project Server
3 1 (2.44%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (19.51%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (14.63%) SaaS
4 5 (12.20%) IaaS
4 5 (12.20%) PaaS
5 4 (9.76%) GitHub
6 2 (4.88%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (2.44%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (2.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.20%) SMS
2 3 (7.32%) LAN
2 3 (7.32%) NAS
2 3 (7.32%) SAN
2 3 (7.32%) WAN
3 2 (4.88%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (2.44%) Internet
4 1 (2.44%) Intranet
4 1 (2.44%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.51%) MySQL
1 8 (19.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (17.07%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (14.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (12.20%) QlikView
5 4 (9.76%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (7.32%) Oracle Database
6 3 (7.32%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (7.32%) Relational Database
7 2 (4.88%) DTS
7 2 (4.88%) Hadoop
7 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (2.44%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (2.44%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (2.44%) MS Access
8 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (2.44%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (2.44%) Power BI
8 1 (2.44%) SAP BW
8 1 (2.44%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Visual Studio Team System
2 3 (7.32%) JIRA
2 3 (7.32%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.88%) Toad
4 1 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (29.27%) Finance
2 6 (14.63%) Banking
3 4 (9.76%) Retail
4 2 (4.88%) Billing
4 2 (4.88%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (56.10%) Developer
2 10 (24.39%) SQL Developer
3 8 (19.51%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 7 (17.07%) Architect
5 6 (14.63%) SQL BI Developer
6 5 (12.20%) .NET Developer
6 5 (12.20%) SQL Server BI Developer
6 5 (12.20%) SQL Server Developer
7 4 (9.76%) Analyst
7 4 (9.76%) C# Developer
7 4 (9.76%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (9.76%) SSIS Developer
7 4 (9.76%) T-SQL Developer
8 3 (7.32%) Business Intelligence Lead
8 3 (7.32%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Architect
8 3 (7.32%) QlikView Developer
8 3 (7.32%) Tableau Developer
8 3 (7.32%) Technical Architect
8 3 (7.32%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (24.39%) .NET
2 7 (17.07%) HTML
3 5 (12.20%) ASP.NET
3 5 (12.20%) Middleware
4 4 (9.76%) AngularJS
4 4 (9.76%) jQuery
4 4 (9.76%) Ruby on Rails
5 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (7.32%) CSS
5 3 (7.32%) React
6 2 (4.88%) NHibernate
6 2 (4.88%) XML
6 2 (4.88%) XSLT
7 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET Core
7 1 (2.44%) LAMP
7 1 (2.44%) REST
7 1 (2.44%) RESTful
7 1 (2.44%) WAMP
7 1 (2.44%) Web Services
7 1 (2.44%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (9.76%) Greenfield Project
1 4 (9.76%) User Experience
2 3 (7.32%) NHS
3 2 (4.88%) Clustering
3 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.44%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.44%) iSeries
4 1 (2.44%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.20%) Solaris
1 5 (12.20%) Unix
1 5 (12.20%) Windows
2 3 (7.32%) Linux
3 2 (4.88%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.44%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (34.15%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (26.83%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (24.39%) ETL
4 8 (19.51%) MVC
5 7 (17.07%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (12.20%) Data Modelling
6 5 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (12.20%) Visualisation
7 4 (9.76%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (9.76%) Data Analysis
7 4 (9.76%) Migration
7 4 (9.76%) SDLC
8 3 (7.32%) Data Extraction
8 3 (7.32%) Data Migration
8 3 (7.32%) Data Transformation
8 3 (7.32%) Decision-Making
8 3 (7.32%) ETL Development
8 3 (7.32%) Project Management
8 3 (7.32%) Server Virtualisation
8 3 (7.32%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (75.61%) SQL
2 11 (26.83%) T-SQL
3 10 (24.39%) JavaScript
4 7 (17.07%) C#
5 5 (12.20%) Shell Script
6 4 (9.76%) Ruby
7 3 (7.32%) Java
7 3 (7.32%) PL/SQL
8 2 (4.88%) PHP
8 2 (4.88%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.44%) Perl
9 1 (2.44%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (9.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (7.32%) NFS
2 3 (7.32%) SRDF
2 3 (7.32%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 3 (7.32%) Xen
3 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.44%) KVM
3 1 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) Grafana
1 2 (4.88%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (4.88%) Kibana
1 2 (4.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (2.44%) Data Guard
2 1 (2.44%) Foglight
2 1 (2.44%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 17 (41.46%) Oracle
2 11 (26.83%) Microsoft
3 4 (9.76%) NetApp
3 4 (9.76%) Tableau
3 4 (9.76%) VMware
4 3 (7.32%) Ab Initio
4 3 (7.32%) Cisco
4 3 (7.32%) EMC
5 2 (4.88%) Cognos
5 2 (4.88%) Google
5 2 (4.88%) MuleSoft
5 2 (4.88%) New Relic
5 2 (4.88%) Remedy
5 2 (4.88%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.44%) Imperva
6 1 (2.44%) SAP
6 1 (2.44%) Veritas
6 1 (2.44%) Xamarin