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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 3 8 10
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 76 18 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 29.57% 12.59% 10.13%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 80.85% 38.30% 32.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 9 7
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.96% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £255 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £376 £337
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
SQL Server
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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
94 47 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 36.58% 32.87% 31.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 29 28
Average daily rate £325 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £370 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 69 (72.63%) SQL
2 50 (52.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 47 (49.47%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (46.32%) Microsoft
5 37 (38.95%) .NET
6 35 (36.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 34 (35.79%) Business Intelligence
8 32 (33.68%) T-SQL
8 32 (33.68%) Finance
9 29 (30.53%) Data Warehouse
10 27 (28.42%) ASP.NET
11 26 (27.37%) C#
12 25 (26.32%) Team Foundation Server
13 21 (22.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 21 (22.11%) JavaScript
14 20 (21.05%) CSS
14 20 (21.05%) VMware
14 20 (21.05%) Unit Testing
15 19 (20.00%) Windows
16 17 (17.89%) RUP
16 17 (17.89%) Web Services
16 17 (17.89%) Scrum
17 15 (15.79%) SOA
18 13 (13.68%) MVC
18 13 (13.68%) ETL
18 13 (13.68%) HTML
18 13 (13.68%) jQuery
18 13 (13.68%) WCF
18 13 (13.68%) Waterfall
19 12 (12.63%) ASP.NET MVC

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 11 (11.58%) CMS
2 6 (6.32%) IIS
3 4 (4.21%) Umbraco
4 3 (3.16%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.11%) SAP EP
6 1 (1.05%) Joomla!
6 1 (1.05%) SAS
6 1 (1.05%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 12 (12.63%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.16%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.05%) FastStats
4 1 (1.05%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.11%) SAP SRM
2 2 (2.11%) SAP BPC
3 1 (1.05%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.11%) Office 365
2 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.37%) SAN
2 1 (1.05%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (52.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 35 (36.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 29 (30.53%) Data Warehouse
4 21 (22.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 12 (12.63%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (10.53%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (6.32%) OLAP
7 6 (6.32%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (6.32%) OLAP Cube
8 3 (3.16%) Oracle Discoverer
8 3 (3.16%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (2.11%) SAP BW
9 2 (2.11%) Relational Database
10 1 (1.05%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (1.05%) MS Access
10 1 (1.05%) FileMaker
10 1 (1.05%) Oracle OWB
10 1 (1.05%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database
10 1 (1.05%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 25 (26.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (4.21%) JMeter
3 3 (3.16%) Axure RP
3 3 (3.16%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.05%) Oracle APEX
General
1 32 (33.68%) Finance
2 6 (6.32%) Marketing
3 1 (1.05%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 36 (37.89%) Developer
2 33 (34.74%) Analyst
3 27 (28.42%) Test Analyst
4 14 (14.74%) SQL Developer
4 14 (14.74%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 10 (10.53%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 9 (9.47%) Web Developer
7 8 (8.42%) DBA
8 7 (7.37%) SQL DBA
8 7 (7.37%) Administrator
8 7 (7.37%) SQL Server DBA
9 5 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (5.26%) .NET Developer
9 5 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
9 5 (5.26%) Business Developer
9 5 (5.26%) Windows Systems Engineer
9 5 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
10 4 (4.21%) Windows Administrator
10 4 (4.21%) Windows Systems Administrator
10 4 (4.21%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (38.95%) .NET
2 27 (28.42%) ASP.NET
3 20 (21.05%) CSS
4 17 (17.89%) Web Services
5 13 (13.68%) HTML
5 13 (13.68%) WCF
5 13 (13.68%) jQuery
6 12 (12.63%) ASP.NET MVC
7 11 (11.58%) XML
8 3 (3.16%) MDX
9 2 (2.11%) SAP ALE
9 2 (2.11%) .NET Framework
9 2 (2.11%) SAP Basis
9 2 (2.11%) SAP PI
10 1 (1.05%) HTML5
10 1 (1.05%) Entity Framework
10 1 (1.05%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.37%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.26%) Replication
3 4 (4.21%) NHS
4 3 (3.16%) Clustering
5 1 (1.05%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.05%) Open Source
5 1 (1.05%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.05%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.05%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 19 (20.00%) Windows
2 6 (6.32%) Linux
3 5 (5.26%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (2.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.05%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (49.47%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (35.79%) Business Intelligence
3 20 (21.05%) Unit Testing
4 17 (17.89%) Scrum
4 17 (17.89%) RUP
5 15 (15.79%) SOA
6 13 (13.68%) ETL
6 13 (13.68%) MVC
6 13 (13.68%) Waterfall
7 11 (11.58%) Test Scripting
7 11 (11.58%) Coaching
7 11 (11.58%) Regression Testing
8 10 (10.53%) ITIL
9 8 (8.42%) Performance Testing
9 8 (8.42%) Test Strategy
10 7 (7.37%) Mentoring
10 7 (7.37%) Software Engineering
11 6 (6.32%) DevOps
12 5 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
12 5 (5.26%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 69 (72.63%) SQL
2 32 (33.68%) T-SQL
3 26 (27.37%) C#
4 21 (22.11%) JavaScript
5 8 (8.42%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.11%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.11%) VB.NET
6 2 (2.11%) VBA
6 2 (2.11%) FoxPro (VFP)
7 1 (1.05%) PHP
7 1 (1.05%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (4.21%) ISEB
1 4 (4.21%) ISTQB
1 4 (4.21%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (1.05%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.16%) QA
System Software
1 11 (11.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (7.37%) Active Directory
3 5 (5.26%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (2.11%) Tivoli
1 2 (2.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 44 (46.32%) Microsoft
2 20 (21.05%) VMware
3 10 (10.53%) Oracle
4 5 (5.26%) Cisco
4 5 (5.26%) SonicWALL
5 3 (3.16%) JD Edwards
6 2 (2.11%) HP
6 2 (2.11%) EMC
6 2 (2.11%) IBM
6 2 (2.11%) SAP
7 1 (1.05%) EPiServer
7 1 (1.05%) F5
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Rate: £120 - £150 per day + competitive
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Neg.
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 5 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
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Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 25 days ago