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 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 11 7
Rank change year-on-year -16 -4  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 17 48 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 5.07% 10.86% 13.75%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 20.00% 35.56% 37.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 39 39
Median daily rate £349 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.93% +25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £300 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £528 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £336
% change year-on-year +2.85% +4.08%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £32.58 £23.25
% change year-on-year +21.24% +40.11%  

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

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 85 135 158
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 25.37% 30.54% 36.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 312 244
Median daily rate £425 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +13.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £305 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £755 £609 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £32.50 £14.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +125.30%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.95 £26.00
% change year-on-year +18.93% +22.88%  

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 3 months to 28 June 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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -18 9 £350 -6.66% 7
Doncaster -5 4 £123 -57.39% 4
SQL Server
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 31 (68.89%) SQL
2 18 (40.00%) C#
3 14 (31.11%) T-SQL
3 14 (31.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (28.89%) .NET
5 12 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (26.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (24.44%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (24.44%) Windows
6 11 (24.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 11 (24.44%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (20.00%) Migration
7 9 (20.00%) JavaScript
7 9 (20.00%) ETL
7 9 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 8 (17.78%) HTML
8 8 (17.78%) ASP.NET
8 8 (17.78%) Oracle
8 8 (17.78%) MVC
8 8 (17.78%) Finance
8 8 (17.78%) jQuery
9 7 (15.56%) Entity Framework
9 7 (15.56%) High Availability
9 7 (15.56%) CSS
9 7 (15.56%) Microsoft Excel
10 6 (13.33%) VBA
10 6 (13.33%) Classic ASP
10 6 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (13.33%) Relational Database

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 1 (2.22%) Apache
1 1 (2.22%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (2.22%) DataSynapse
1 1 (2.22%) IIS
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle Coherence
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (2.22%) Tomcat
1 1 (2.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (15.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle iProcurement
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (2.22%) Primavera
1 1 (2.22%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.22%) Azure Data Factory
2 1 (2.22%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) HTTP
2 1 (2.22%) FCoE
2 1 (2.22%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (2.22%) iSCSI
2 1 (2.22%) LAN
2 1 (2.22%) Multicast
2 1 (2.22%) NAS
2 1 (2.22%) SAN
2 1 (2.22%) SMS
2 1 (2.22%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (31.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 12 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (26.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (24.44%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (24.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (13.33%) Relational Database
4 6 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (13.33%) SQL Server 2014
5 5 (11.11%) SQL Server 2016
6 4 (8.89%) Oracle BI EE
6 4 (8.89%) Oracle Database
6 4 (8.89%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (8.89%) Oracle Database 12c
6 4 (8.89%) Oracle ODI
7 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (4.44%) DTS
8 2 (4.44%) MySQL
8 2 (4.44%) Power BI
8 2 (4.44%) RDBMS
9 1 (2.22%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Cucumber
1 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.22%) JIRA
1 1 (2.22%) Maven
1 1 (2.22%) NUnit
1 1 (2.22%) ReSharper
1 1 (2.22%) Selenium
1 1 (2.22%) Subversion
1 1 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.22%) TeamCity
1 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (2.22%) YouTrack
General
1 8 (17.78%) Finance
2 3 (6.67%) Banking
3 1 (2.22%) Advertising
3 1 (2.22%) Back Office
3 1 (2.22%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 28 (62.22%) Developer
2 10 (22.22%) SQL Developer
3 8 (17.78%) DBA
3 8 (17.78%) SQL DBA
4 7 (15.56%) .NET Developer
5 6 (13.33%) Architect
5 6 (13.33%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 5 (11.11%) C# Developer
6 5 (11.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 5 (11.11%) Junior
6 5 (11.11%) Junior Developer
6 5 (11.11%) SSIS Developer
7 4 (8.89%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 4 (8.89%) Infrastructure Architect
7 4 (8.89%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 4 (8.89%) Junior .NET Developer
7 4 (8.89%) Junior VB.NET Developer
7 4 (8.89%) SSRS Developer
7 4 (8.89%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (28.89%) .NET
2 8 (17.78%) ASP.NET
2 8 (17.78%) HTML
2 8 (17.78%) jQuery
3 7 (15.56%) CSS
3 7 (15.56%) Entity Framework
4 6 (13.33%) Classic ASP
5 5 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 5 (11.11%) CSS3
5 5 (11.11%) Razor View Engine
5 5 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 5 (11.11%) Unity DI Container
6 2 (4.44%) .NET Framework
6 2 (4.44%) AngularJS
6 2 (4.44%) MDX
6 2 (4.44%) Middleware
7 1 (2.22%) Dojo
7 1 (2.22%) JSON
7 1 (2.22%) NHibernate
7 1 (2.22%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.67%) Clustering
2 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.44%) Replication
3 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.22%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.22%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 11 (24.44%) Windows
2 4 (8.89%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.44%) Linux
3 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.22%) Android
4 1 (2.22%) Solaris
4 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (24.44%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (20.00%) ETL
2 9 (20.00%) Migration
3 8 (17.78%) MVC
4 7 (15.56%) High Availability
5 6 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (11.11%) Inversion of Control
7 4 (8.89%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (8.89%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (6.67%) Dashboard Development
8 3 (6.67%) Data Integration
8 3 (6.67%) Data Migration
8 3 (6.67%) Kimball Methodology
9 2 (4.44%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (4.44%) Data Modelling
9 2 (4.44%) OO
9 2 (4.44%) OOP
9 2 (4.44%) Test Automation
9 2 (4.44%) Use Case
10 1 (2.22%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 31 (68.89%) SQL
2 18 (40.00%) C#
3 14 (31.11%) T-SQL
4 9 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (13.33%) VBA
6 5 (11.11%) VB.NET
7 2 (4.44%) Java
7 2 (4.44%) VB
8 1 (2.22%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 1 (2.22%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.22%) Python
8 1 (2.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (4.44%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (4.44%) Degree
1 2 (4.44%) MCSA
1 2 (4.44%) MCSE
1 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (8.89%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.44%) Hyper-V
2 2 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.22%) KVM
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.22%) NFS
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (2.22%) SRDF
3 1 (2.22%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (2.22%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (2.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (17.78%) Oracle
3 4 (8.89%) Tableau
4 2 (4.44%) Cisco
4 2 (4.44%) DevExpress
4 2 (4.44%) IBM
4 2 (4.44%) NetApp
4 2 (4.44%) TIBCO
4 2 (4.44%) VMware
5 1 (2.22%) EMC
5 1 (2.22%) Google
5 1 (2.22%) Intel
5 1 (2.22%) MuleSoft
5 1 (2.22%) Sybase
5 1 (2.22%) Xamarin
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