The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bradford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 5 14 15
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 36 11 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 17.22% 6.51% 8.42%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 62.07% 30.56% 22.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 2 10
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£300 £313 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +35.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £283 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £343 £314
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.63 £23.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+2.71% -16.36%
SQL Server
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the Bradford region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Bradford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
58 36 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 27.75% 21.30% 37.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 15 40
Average daily rate £300 £325 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +36.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £380 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Bradford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server across the Bradford region.

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

SQL Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Bradford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Bradford region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram in Bradford

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

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

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford region citing SQL Server also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server.

1 80 (68.97%) SQL
2 54 (46.55%) Microsoft
2 54 (46.55%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (45.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 44 (37.93%) .NET
5 40 (34.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 36 (31.03%) Finance
7 35 (30.17%) T-SQL
8 34 (29.31%) C#
8 34 (29.31%) ASP.NET
9 32 (27.59%) Business Intelligence
10 30 (25.86%) JavaScript
11 27 (23.28%) Data Warehouse
12 26 (22.41%) VMware
13 25 (21.55%) Windows
14 23 (19.83%) CSS
14 23 (19.83%) Team Foundation Server
15 22 (18.97%) WCF
16 21 (18.10%) jQuery
16 21 (18.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 20 (17.24%) Web Services
18 19 (16.38%) HTML
18 19 (16.38%) MVC
18 19 (16.38%) SQL Server 2012
19 17 (14.66%) ASP.NET MVC
19 17 (14.66%) Unit Testing
19 17 (14.66%) Scrum
19 17 (14.66%) RUP
20 16 (13.79%) CMS
20 16 (13.79%) SQL Server 2005

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford region citing SQL Server also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (13.79%) CMS
2 10 (8.62%) IIS
2 10 (8.62%) SharePoint
3 8 (6.90%) Umbraco
4 3 (2.59%) SAS
5 1 (0.86%) SAP EP
5 1 (0.86%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.86%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.86%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 15 (12.93%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.59%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.86%) FastStats
4 1 (0.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.86%) SAP SRM
1 1 (0.86%) Unica
1 1 (0.86%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.59%) Office 365
2 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.86%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.62%) SAN
2 4 (3.45%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (1.72%) LDAP
4 1 (0.86%) LAN
4 1 (0.86%) WAN
4 1 (0.86%) Intranet
4 1 (0.86%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (45.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 40 (34.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 27 (23.28%) Data Warehouse
4 21 (18.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 19 (16.38%) SQL Server 2012
6 16 (13.79%) SQL Server 2005
7 11 (9.48%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (6.03%) OLAP
9 6 (5.17%) OLAP Cube
10 4 (3.45%) Relational Database
10 4 (3.45%) MS Access
10 4 (3.45%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (1.72%) Oracle Database
11 2 (1.72%) MySQL
12 1 (0.86%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
12 1 (0.86%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (0.86%) Oracle OWB
12 1 (0.86%) OLTP
12 1 (0.86%) BusinessObjects
12 1 (0.86%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 23 (19.83%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (6.03%) Visual Studio
3 4 (3.45%) JMeter
4 3 (2.59%) Toad
4 3 (2.59%) Axure RP
5 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.86%) Oracle APEX
General
1 36 (31.03%) Finance
2 6 (5.17%) Marketing
3 2 (1.72%) Banking
3 2 (1.72%) Billing
4 1 (0.86%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 49 (42.24%) Developer
2 31 (26.72%) Analyst
3 25 (21.55%) Test Analyst
4 14 (12.07%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 11 (9.48%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 11 (9.48%) DBA
5 11 (9.48%) SQL Developer
6 10 (8.62%) SQL DBA
7 9 (7.76%) SQL Server DBA
7 9 (7.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (6.90%) Applications Developer
9 7 (6.03%) Administrator
9 7 (6.03%) .NET Developer
10 6 (5.17%) Business Developer
10 6 (5.17%) MI Developer
11 5 (4.31%) Windows Systems Engineer
11 5 (4.31%) DevOps Engineer
11 5 (4.31%) Web Developer
11 5 (4.31%) Systems Engineer
11 5 (4.31%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (37.93%) .NET
2 34 (29.31%) ASP.NET
3 23 (19.83%) CSS
4 22 (18.97%) WCF
5 21 (18.10%) jQuery
6 20 (17.24%) Web Services
7 19 (16.38%) HTML
8 17 (14.66%) ASP.NET MVC
9 11 (9.48%) XML
10 4 (3.45%) MDX
11 3 (2.59%) SOAP
12 2 (1.72%) J2EE
12 2 (1.72%) JSP
12 2 (1.72%) Servlets
12 2 (1.72%) .NET Framework
12 2 (1.72%) SPML
12 2 (1.72%) SailPoint
13 1 (0.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 1 (0.86%) SAP PI
13 1 (0.86%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.03%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.17%) Clustering
3 5 (4.31%) N-Tier
3 5 (4.31%) Replication
4 4 (3.45%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.72%) NHS
6 1 (0.86%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.86%) Statistics
6 1 (0.86%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.86%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 25 (21.55%) Windows
2 8 (6.90%) Linux
3 5 (4.31%) Windows 2000 Server
4 4 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (2.59%) UNIX
6 2 (1.72%) AIX
7 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.86%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (46.55%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (27.59%) Business Intelligence
3 19 (16.38%) MVC
4 17 (14.66%) Scrum
4 17 (14.66%) RUP
4 17 (14.66%) Unit Testing
5 15 (12.93%) ITIL
6 13 (11.21%) SOA
6 13 (11.21%) Waterfall
6 13 (11.21%) Coaching
7 12 (10.34%) ETL
8 11 (9.48%) Test Scripting
9 10 (8.62%) Regression Testing
10 8 (6.90%) Software Engineering
10 8 (6.90%) Performance Testing
11 7 (6.03%) DevOps
12 6 (5.17%) SDLC
12 6 (5.17%) Performance Tuning
12 6 (5.17%) Test Strategy
12 6 (5.17%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 80 (68.97%) SQL
2 35 (30.17%) T-SQL
3 34 (29.31%) C#
4 30 (25.86%) JavaScript
5 8 (6.90%) PowerShell
6 5 (4.31%) VB
7 4 (3.45%) VBA
8 2 (1.72%) FoxPro (VFP)
8 2 (1.72%) BeanShell
8 2 (1.72%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.72%) Java
9 1 (0.86%) PHP
9 1 (0.86%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (3.45%) ISEB
1 4 (3.45%) ISTQB
1 4 (3.45%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 2 (1.72%) CISSP
2 2 (1.72%) Sun Certification
3 1 (0.86%) MCP
3 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.72%) QA
2 1 (0.86%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (12.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (10.34%) Active Directory
3 11 (9.48%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (0.86%) Tivoli
1 1 (0.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (0.86%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 54 (46.55%) Microsoft
2 26 (22.41%) VMware
3 11 (9.48%) Oracle
4 9 (7.76%) Cisco
5 8 (6.90%) EPiServer
6 5 (4.31%) SonicWALL
7 3 (2.59%) SAP
7 3 (2.59%) IBM
7 3 (2.59%) HP
8 2 (1.72%) Sun
8 2 (1.72%) Sybase
8 2 (1.72%) PeopleSoft
8 2 (1.72%) Novell
9 1 (0.86%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.86%) Northgate
9 1 (0.86%) Civica
9 1 (0.86%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.86%) Trustwave
9 1 (0.86%) EMC
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