The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Huddersfield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank - 4 7
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 0 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Huddersfield - 15.79% 7.41%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 100.00% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate - £225 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £349 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.28% +7.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £32.10 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-9.65% +1.90%
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 Huddersfield region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Huddersfield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Huddersfield 8.33% 15.79% 40.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 10
Average daily rate - £225 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Huddersfield

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

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Huddersfield

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Huddersfield

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

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Huddersfield

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Huddersfield

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

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Huddersfield

SQL Server
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Huddersfield

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Huddersfield 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Database Mirroring
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) ETL
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Data Security
2 1 (50.00%) Replication
2 1 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Release Management
2 1 (50.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Octopus Deploy

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Huddersfield by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Huddersfield 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (50.00%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Build Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) DBA
1 1 (50.00%) Deployment Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) SQL DBA
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server DBA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
1 1 (50.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Data Security
2 1 (50.00%) Database Mirroring
2 1 (50.00%) ETL
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Release Management
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle