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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
West Yorkshire / Bradford
Rank 7 10 18
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +8
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 6 20 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 8.57% 11.11% 8.09%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 31.58% 37.04% 35.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 9
Median daily rate £350 £425 £268
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +58.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £265 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £600 £328
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £347
% change year-on-year
- +0.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £25.39 - £12.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.45 £22.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+17.53% -12.62%

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
19 54 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 27.14% 30.00% 22.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 36 31
Median daily rate £350 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £208 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Median hourly rate £25.39 £19.38 £18.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.04% +5.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £26.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+43.39% -18.46%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bradford region citing SQL Server as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 January 2017.

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 January 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 Bradford region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 15 (55.56%) Windows
2 13 (48.15%) Windows Server
3 12 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (40.74%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (40.74%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (40.74%) Octopus Deploy
4 11 (40.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
4 11 (40.74%) SQL Server 2014
5 10 (37.04%) DevOps
5 10 (37.04%) Linux
5 10 (37.04%) IIS
5 10 (37.04%) Red Hat
5 10 (37.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (33.33%) TeamCity
6 9 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
6 9 (33.33%) Puppet
6 9 (33.33%) Docker
6 9 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
7 8 (29.63%) SQL
7 8 (29.63%) Web Services
8 7 (25.93%) Android
8 7 (25.93%) Splunk
8 7 (25.93%) Vagrant
8 7 (25.93%) Jenkins
8 7 (25.93%) SCOM
9 6 (22.22%) Load Balancing
9 6 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (22.22%) Performance Monitoring
9 6 (22.22%) .NET

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford 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 10 (37.04%) IIS
2 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.70%) IBM Domino
2 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 12 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (22.22%) Firewall
2 3 (11.11%) DHCP
2 3 (11.11%) DNS
2 3 (11.11%) FTP
2 3 (11.11%) HTTP
2 3 (11.11%) HTTPS
2 3 (11.11%) SMTP
2 3 (11.11%) SSL
2 3 (11.11%) Telnet
3 2 (7.41%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (3.70%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (40.74%) SQL Server 2014
2 6 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (18.52%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (7.41%) Data Mining
5 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (3.70%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (3.70%) CouchDB
6 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
6 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (40.74%) Octopus Deploy
2 9 (33.33%) TeamCity
3 7 (25.93%) Jenkins
3 7 (25.93%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (18.52%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (22.22%) Developer
2 4 (14.81%) Analyst
2 4 (14.81%) Automation Specialist
2 4 (14.81%) DevOps Specialist
2 4 (14.81%) Implementation Specialist
2 4 (14.81%) SQL Developer
2 4 (14.81%) Windows Specialist
3 3 (11.11%) Designer
4 2 (7.41%) .NET Architect
4 2 (7.41%) .NET Designer
4 2 (7.41%) .NET Developer
4 2 (7.41%) .NET Technical Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Applications Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Data Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Technical Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (29.63%) Web Services
2 6 (22.22%) .NET
3 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET
3 2 (7.41%) WCF
4 1 (3.70%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.70%) CSS
4 1 (3.70%) Ember.js
4 1 (3.70%) Hibernate
4 1 (3.70%) JPA
4 1 (3.70%) jQuery
4 1 (3.70%) LESS
4 1 (3.70%) Node.js
4 1 (3.70%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (3.70%) React
4 1 (3.70%) RESTful
4 1 (3.70%) Spring
4 1 (3.70%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Tandem
2 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Clustering
2 1 (3.70%) Informatics
2 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.70%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 15 (55.56%) Windows
2 13 (48.15%) Windows Server
3 11 (40.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (40.74%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (37.04%) Linux
4 10 (37.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (25.93%) Android
6 5 (18.52%) Apple iOS
7 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) DevOps
2 9 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 6 (22.22%) Application Performance Monitoring
3 6 (22.22%) Load Balancing
3 6 (22.22%) Performance Monitoring
4 5 (18.52%) ITIL
5 4 (14.81%) Incident Management
5 4 (14.81%) Project Management
6 2 (7.41%) Business Analysis
6 2 (7.41%) Configuration Management
6 2 (7.41%) Data Migration
6 2 (7.41%) ETL
6 2 (7.41%) High Availability
6 2 (7.41%) Logistics
6 2 (7.41%) Migration
6 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.70%) MVC
7 1 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (3.70%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (29.63%) SQL
2 5 (18.52%) PowerShell
3 4 (14.81%) C#
4 3 (11.11%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.70%) ECMAScript
5 1 (3.70%) ES6
5 1 (3.70%) Java
5 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) AWS Certification
2 3 (11.11%) MCSE
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 9 (33.33%) Docker
2 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (3.70%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (40.74%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (33.33%) Puppet
3 7 (25.93%) SCOM
4 2 (7.41%) Ansible
4 2 (7.41%) Salt
5 1 (3.70%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
2 10 (37.04%) Red Hat
3 7 (25.93%) Splunk
4 3 (11.11%) Cisco
5 2 (7.41%) VMware
6 1 (3.70%) Avaya
6 1 (3.70%) Citrix
6 1 (3.70%) LANDesk
6 1 (3.70%) Lotus
6 1 (3.70%) NetApp
6 1 (3.70%) Veritas