Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 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
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 37 17
Rank change year-on-year +4 -20 -10
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 53 41 96
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 5.33% 5.10% 9.38%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 29.78% 22.78% 31.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 36 76
South Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £344 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.01% -5.10% +20.83%
10th Percentile £264 £116 £263
90th Percentile £486 £431 £525
Yorkshire median daily rate £365 £343 £350
% change year-on-year +6.57% -2.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £24.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £15.30
% change year-on-year +5.26% +24.22% -17.32%

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 178 180 308
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 17.91% 22.39% 30.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 106 238
South Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £378 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.27% -0.66% +16.92%
10th Percentile £306 £288 £275
90th Percentile £507 £563 £700
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £384 £380
% change year-on-year +4.23% +0.99% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 4
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.54 £12.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.17% -48.94% +52.70%
10th Percentile £17.53 £12.00 £14.78
90th Percentile £19.51 £12.00 £31.20
Yorkshire median hourly rate £21.42 £19.00 £15.13
% change year-on-year +12.71% +25.62% -23.42%

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 July 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 18 July 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 +10 30 £393 +12.14% 14
Barnsley - 8 £375 - 5
Doncaster +3 6 £375 +25.00% 6
Rotherham -3 5 £313 -3.85% 1
SQL Server
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 42 (79.25%) SQL
2 21 (39.62%) Microsoft
3 20 (37.74%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (35.85%) .NET
5 14 (26.42%) Oracle
5 14 (26.42%) HTML
5 14 (26.42%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (24.53%) JavaScript
7 11 (20.75%) Ruby
7 11 (20.75%) Ruby on Rails
8 10 (18.87%) MySQL
8 10 (18.87%) ETL
8 10 (18.87%) Finance
9 9 (16.98%) TDD
9 9 (16.98%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (16.98%) T-SQL
9 9 (16.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (16.98%) jQuery
10 7 (13.21%) Banking
10 7 (13.21%) Workflow
10 7 (13.21%) MVC
10 7 (13.21%) C#
10 7 (13.21%) VB.NET
10 7 (13.21%) CSS
10 7 (13.21%) Visual Studio
10 7 (13.21%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (13.21%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (13.21%) SaaS
10 7 (13.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 6 (11.32%) Feasibility Study

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 5 (9.43%) Confluence
2 4 (7.55%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.89%) Apache
3 1 (1.89%) CMS
3 1 (1.89%) Content Management Server
3 1 (1.89%) MS Project Server
3 1 (1.89%) SAS
3 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.89%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.89%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.89%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.89%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.89%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.21%) SaaS
2 5 (9.43%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (9.43%) IaaS
2 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (9.43%) PaaS
3 4 (7.55%) GitHub
4 2 (3.77%) Office 365
5 1 (1.89%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.89%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (1.89%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.32%) Internet
1 6 (11.32%) Intranet
2 5 (9.43%) SMS
3 2 (3.77%) SAN
4 1 (1.89%) 4G
4 1 (1.89%) IPsec
4 1 (1.89%) LAN
4 1 (1.89%) MPLS
4 1 (1.89%) Multicast
4 1 (1.89%) NAS
4 1 (1.89%) Skype
4 1 (1.89%) SSL
4 1 (1.89%) VPN
4 1 (1.89%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.87%) MySQL
2 9 (16.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (13.21%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (11.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (9.43%) QlikView
6 4 (7.55%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (5.66%) Power BI
7 3 (5.66%) Relational Database
8 2 (3.77%) DTS
8 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database
8 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (3.77%) SAP BW
8 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (1.89%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (1.89%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (1.89%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 7 (13.21%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (13.21%) Visual Studio
2 5 (9.43%) JIRA
3 4 (7.55%) Visual Studio Team System
4 3 (5.66%) Capybara
4 3 (5.66%) RSpec
5 2 (3.77%) Toad
General
1 10 (18.87%) Finance
2 7 (13.21%) Banking
3 2 (3.77%) Billing
3 2 (3.77%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.89%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (62.26%) Developer
2 10 (18.87%) Analyst
3 8 (15.09%) SQL Developer
4 7 (13.21%) Architect
5 5 (9.43%) .NET Developer
5 5 (9.43%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (7.55%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 4 (7.55%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 4 (7.55%) Systems Developer
6 4 (7.55%) VB.NET Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Business Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) Business Intelligence Lead
7 3 (5.66%) Business Systems Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (5.66%) C# Developer
7 3 (5.66%) C# VB.NET Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Ruby Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Systems Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (35.85%) .NET
2 14 (26.42%) HTML
3 11 (20.75%) Ruby on Rails
4 9 (16.98%) jQuery
5 7 (13.21%) CSS
5 7 (13.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (9.43%) WinForms
7 4 (7.55%) .NET Framework
8 3 (5.66%) Middleware
9 2 (3.77%) ASP.NET
9 2 (3.77%) Entity Framework
9 2 (3.77%) LDAP
9 2 (3.77%) LINQ
9 2 (3.77%) OAuth
9 2 (3.77%) OAuth2
9 2 (3.77%) REST
9 2 (3.77%) SOAP
9 2 (3.77%) SPML
9 2 (3.77%) XML
10 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.32%) NHS
2 5 (9.43%) Client/Server
3 4 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.66%) User Experience
5 2 (3.77%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.77%) W3C
6 1 (1.89%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.89%) iSeries
6 1 (1.89%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.89%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.43%) Unix
2 4 (7.55%) Windows
3 3 (5.66%) Solaris
3 3 (5.66%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.77%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.89%) Linux
5 1 (1.89%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (37.74%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (26.42%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (18.87%) ETL
4 9 (16.98%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (16.98%) TDD
5 7 (13.21%) MVC
5 7 (13.21%) Workflow
6 6 (11.32%) Acceptance Criteria
6 6 (11.32%) Data Modelling
6 6 (11.32%) Feasibility Study
6 6 (11.32%) Scrum
7 5 (9.43%) Systems Analysis
7 5 (9.43%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (7.55%) Cybersecurity
8 4 (7.55%) OO
8 4 (7.55%) Test Automation
8 4 (7.55%) Web Development
9 3 (5.66%) Data Transformation
9 3 (5.66%) User Stories
9 3 (5.66%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 42 (79.25%) SQL
2 13 (24.53%) JavaScript
3 11 (20.75%) Ruby
4 9 (16.98%) T-SQL
5 7 (13.21%) C#
5 7 (13.21%) VB.NET
6 5 (9.43%) Shell Script
7 4 (7.55%) Java
8 3 (5.66%) PL/SQL
8 3 (5.66%) Python
8 3 (5.66%) R
9 2 (3.77%) PHP
9 2 (3.77%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.89%) Perl
10 1 (1.89%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (3.77%) HND
1 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (3.77%) SC Cleared
1 2 (3.77%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) Data Quality
1 3 (5.66%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (7.55%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.89%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.89%) KVM
3 1 (1.89%) NFS
3 1 (1.89%) SRDF
3 1 (1.89%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.89%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (11.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (3.77%) CSIRT
2 2 (3.77%) Grafana
2 2 (3.77%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.77%) Kibana
3 1 (1.89%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.89%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 21 (39.62%) Microsoft
2 14 (26.42%) Oracle
3 5 (9.43%) Tableau
4 3 (5.66%) Ab Initio
5 2 (3.77%) Cisco
5 2 (3.77%) Cognos
5 2 (3.77%) CyberArk
5 2 (3.77%) MuleSoft
5 2 (3.77%) NetApp
5 2 (3.77%) New Relic
5 2 (3.77%) Remedy
5 2 (3.77%) SAP
5 2 (3.77%) ServiceNow
5 2 (3.77%) Sybase
5 2 (3.77%) VMware
6 1 (1.89%) EMC
6 1 (1.89%) Meraki
6 1 (1.89%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.89%) Veritas