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 February 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
West Yorkshire / Bradford
Rank 11 13 7
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -6
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 9 19 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 9.68% 10.05% 15.68%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 40.91% 36.54% 49.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 16
Median daily rate £413 £338 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +10.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £250 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £575 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £11.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.25 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+38.88% -23.72%

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
22 52 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 23.66% 27.51% 31.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 34 43
Median daily rate £363 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £151 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 5
Median hourly rate £34.24 £19.38 £18.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.72% +6.89%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -

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 February 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 February 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 16 (64.00%) Windows
2 13 (52.00%) Windows Server
3 12 (48.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 12 (48.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (48.00%) IIS
3 12 (48.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (44.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (44.00%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (44.00%) Octopus Deploy
4 11 (44.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 9 (36.00%) DevOps
6 8 (32.00%) ITIL
6 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
7 7 (28.00%) Red Hat
7 7 (28.00%) Project Management
7 7 (28.00%) Web Services
7 7 (28.00%) Linux
7 7 (28.00%) SQL
7 7 (28.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (28.00%) TeamCity
7 7 (28.00%) Android
7 7 (28.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (28.00%) Incident Management
8 6 (24.00%) PowerShell
8 6 (24.00%) SCOM
8 6 (24.00%) Splunk
8 6 (24.00%) Jenkins
8 6 (24.00%) Puppet
8 6 (24.00%) Amazon AWS
8 6 (24.00%) Vagrant

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 12 (48.00%) IIS
2 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.00%) IBM Domino
2 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (44.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (24.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) DHCP
1 5 (20.00%) DNS
1 5 (20.00%) Firewall
1 5 (20.00%) FTP
1 5 (20.00%) HTTP
1 5 (20.00%) HTTPS
1 5 (20.00%) SMTP
1 5 (20.00%) SSL
1 5 (20.00%) Telnet
2 2 (8.00%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (4.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (48.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 7 (28.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (12.00%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (8.00%) Data Mining
6 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (4.00%) CouchDB
7 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
7 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (44.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 7 (28.00%) TeamCity
3 6 (24.00%) Jenkins
3 6 (24.00%) Vagrant
4 1 (4.00%) ReSharper
4 1 (4.00%) Subversion
4 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (4.00%) YouTrack
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
1 3 (12.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Developer
2 5 (20.00%) Implementation Specialist
3 4 (16.00%) Automation Specialist
3 4 (16.00%) DevOps Specialist
3 4 (16.00%) SQL Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Windows Specialist
4 3 (12.00%) Designer
5 2 (8.00%) Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) C# Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Data Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Designer
5 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Applications Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) DBA
6 1 (4.00%) Java Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (28.00%) Web Services
2 4 (16.00%) .NET
3 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (8.00%) CSS
3 2 (8.00%) WCF
4 1 (4.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (4.00%) Ember.js
4 1 (4.00%) Hibernate
4 1 (4.00%) HTML
4 1 (4.00%) JPA
4 1 (4.00%) LESS
4 1 (4.00%) Node.js
4 1 (4.00%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (4.00%) React
4 1 (4.00%) RESTful
4 1 (4.00%) Spring
4 1 (4.00%) Struts
4 1 (4.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Tandem
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Clustering
2 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 16 (64.00%) Windows
2 13 (52.00%) Windows Server
3 12 (48.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (48.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (28.00%) Android
4 7 (28.00%) Linux
4 7 (28.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (20.00%) Apple iOS
5 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 9 (36.00%) DevOps
3 8 (32.00%) ITIL
4 7 (28.00%) Incident Management
4 7 (28.00%) Project Management
5 6 (24.00%) Application Performance Monitoring
5 6 (24.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 5 (20.00%) Load Balancing
7 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (8.00%) Data Migration
8 2 (8.00%) ETL
8 2 (8.00%) Migration
8 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
9 1 (4.00%) BDD
9 1 (4.00%) Business Analysis
9 1 (4.00%) High Availability
9 1 (4.00%) Informatics
9 1 (4.00%) MVC
9 1 (4.00%) Scrum
9 1 (4.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) SQL
2 6 (24.00%) PowerShell
3 4 (16.00%) C#
4 3 (12.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.00%) ECMAScript
6 1 (4.00%) ES6
6 1 (4.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) AWS Certification
2 3 (12.00%) MCSE
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 6 (24.00%) Docker
2 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (4.00%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (44.00%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (24.00%) Puppet
2 6 (24.00%) SCOM
3 1 (4.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (28.00%) Red Hat
3 6 (24.00%) Splunk
4 3 (12.00%) Cisco
5 2 (8.00%) VMware
6 1 (4.00%) Avaya
6 1 (4.00%) Citrix
6 1 (4.00%) DevExpress
6 1 (4.00%) LANDesk
6 1 (4.00%) Lotus
6 1 (4.00%) NetApp
6 1 (4.00%) Veritas
6 1 (4.00%) Xamarin