The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 15 12 16
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 100 137 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 9.01% 10.04% 9.96%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 31.65% 41.90% 37.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 83 79
Median daily rate £340 £350 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £19.00 - £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.52 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+55.41% -24.93%

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 Leeds region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
316 327 297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 28.47% 23.97% 26.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 221 214
Median daily rate £365 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £625 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £19.00 - £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leeds 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 Leeds

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

SQL Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 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 Leeds region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 131 (66.84%) SQL
2 78 (39.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 72 (36.73%) Microsoft
4 61 (31.12%) T-SQL
5 59 (30.10%) Business Intelligence
6 55 (28.06%) .NET
7 54 (27.55%) Agile Software Development
8 53 (27.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 51 (26.02%) C#
10 44 (22.45%) ASP.NET
11 43 (21.94%) MVC
12 40 (20.41%) SQL Server 2008
13 36 (18.37%) Windows
13 36 (18.37%) Data Warehouse
14 35 (17.86%) ETL
14 35 (17.86%) SQL Server 2014
15 34 (17.35%) SQL Server 2012
16 33 (16.84%) JavaScript
17 31 (15.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 28 (14.29%) Oracle
19 25 (12.76%) .NET Framework
20 23 (11.73%) MS Excel
20 23 (11.73%) ASP.NET Web API
21 22 (11.22%) Finance
21 22 (11.22%) Data Modelling
22 21 (10.71%) Tableau
22 21 (10.71%) ASP.NET MVC
22 21 (10.71%) Entity Framework
23 18 (9.18%) Windows Server
23 18 (9.18%) VMware

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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 9 (4.59%) CMS
2 8 (4.08%) Umbraco
3 7 (3.57%) SharePoint
4 5 (2.55%) IBM Domino
4 5 (2.55%) IIS
4 5 (2.55%) WebSphere
5 4 (2.04%) MS Exchange
6 3 (1.53%) Apache
6 3 (1.53%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (1.53%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.51%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.51%) GeoServer
7 1 (0.51%) nginx
7 1 (0.51%) NServiceBus
7 1 (0.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.51%) Tomcat
Applications
1 23 (11.73%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.51%) Infor CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.55%) Office 365
3 4 (2.04%) Google Analytics
4 2 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.51%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.06%) LAN
1 6 (3.06%) WAN
2 5 (2.55%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (2.04%) VPN
4 3 (1.53%) DNS
4 3 (1.53%) Internet
4 3 (1.53%) SAN
5 2 (1.02%) BGP
5 2 (1.02%) DHCP
5 2 (1.02%) Wireless
6 1 (0.51%) Cisco ISE
6 1 (0.51%) Cisco Wireless
6 1 (0.51%) Firewall
6 1 (0.51%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (0.51%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.51%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (39.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 53 (27.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 40 (20.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 36 (18.37%) Data Warehouse
5 35 (17.86%) SQL Server 2014
6 34 (17.35%) SQL Server 2012
7 31 (15.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 9 (4.59%) Power BI
8 9 (4.59%) Relational Database
8 9 (4.59%) SQL Server 2005
9 8 (4.08%) OLAP
9 8 (4.08%) QlikView
10 6 (3.06%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 6 (3.06%) RDBMS
11 5 (2.55%) Oracle Database
12 3 (1.53%) Big Data
12 3 (1.53%) BusinessObjects
12 3 (1.53%) SQL Server 2000
13 2 (1.02%) MS Access
13 2 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (4.08%) Visual Studio
2 7 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (3.06%) Grunt
3 6 (3.06%) gulp
3 6 (3.06%) Jasmine
4 4 (2.04%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.51%) JIRA
5 1 (0.51%) MSTest
5 1 (0.51%) ReSharper
5 1 (0.51%) Subversion
5 1 (0.51%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.51%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.51%) YouTrack
General
1 22 (11.22%) Finance
2 8 (4.08%) Retail
3 7 (3.57%) Back Office
3 7 (3.57%) Publishing
4 5 (2.55%) Marketing
5 3 (1.53%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.51%) Advertising
6 1 (0.51%) Games
Job Titles
1 120 (61.22%) Developer
2 57 (29.08%) SQL Developer
3 36 (18.37%) .NET Developer
4 28 (14.29%) SSIS Developer
5 23 (11.73%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 23 (11.73%) DBA
6 19 (9.69%) T-SQL Developer
7 18 (9.18%) C# Developer
8 17 (8.67%) SQL DBA
9 12 (6.12%) Analyst
10 11 (5.61%) C# .NET Developer
10 11 (5.61%) ETL Developer
10 11 (5.61%) Senior Developer
10 11 (5.61%) SQL BI Developer
10 11 (5.61%) SQL Server Developer
10 11 (5.61%) SSRS Developer
11 10 (5.10%) Administrator
11 10 (5.10%) ASP.NET Developer
12 9 (4.59%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 9 (4.59%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (28.06%) .NET
2 44 (22.45%) ASP.NET
3 25 (12.76%) .NET Framework
4 23 (11.73%) ASP.NET Web API
5 21 (10.71%) ASP.NET MVC
5 21 (10.71%) Entity Framework
6 17 (8.67%) CSS
7 16 (8.16%) AngularJS
8 12 (6.12%) HTML
9 11 (5.61%) MDX
10 9 (4.59%) MSMQ
11 8 (4.08%) jQuery
11 8 (4.08%) RabbitMQ
12 7 (3.57%) LESS
12 7 (3.57%) SignalR
13 6 (3.06%) Sass
13 6 (3.06%) XML
14 5 (2.55%) Web Services
15 4 (2.04%) Angular 2
15 4 (2.04%) RxJS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.06%) NHS
2 6 (3.06%) Replication
3 5 (2.55%) iSeries
4 2 (1.02%) Clustering
4 2 (1.02%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.02%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.02%) EMC VNXe
4 2 (1.02%) Fintech
4 2 (1.02%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.02%) RIA
5 1 (0.51%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (0.51%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.51%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.51%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.51%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.51%) Virtual Team
5 1 (0.51%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 36 (18.37%) Windows
2 18 (9.18%) Windows Server
3 14 (7.14%) Linux
4 10 (5.10%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (4.59%) Unix
6 6 (3.06%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (2.55%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (2.04%) Solaris
9 2 (1.02%) Mac OS X
9 2 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.51%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.51%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.51%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.51%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.51%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (30.10%) Business Intelligence
2 54 (27.55%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (21.94%) MVC
4 35 (17.86%) ETL
5 22 (11.22%) Data Modelling
6 13 (6.63%) OO
6 13 (6.63%) Performance Tuning
7 12 (6.12%) Analytics
7 12 (6.12%) Data Visualisation
7 12 (6.12%) Kimball Methodology
7 12 (6.12%) SOLID
7 12 (6.12%) Visualisation
8 11 (5.61%) ITIL
9 10 (5.10%) Scrum
10 9 (4.59%) E-Commerce
10 9 (4.59%) Incident Management
10 9 (4.59%) Project Management
11 8 (4.08%) DevOps
11 8 (4.08%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (4.08%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 131 (66.84%) SQL
2 61 (31.12%) T-SQL
3 51 (26.02%) C#
4 33 (16.84%) JavaScript
5 6 (3.06%) Java
5 6 (3.06%) PowerShell
5 6 (3.06%) TypeScript
6 5 (2.55%) PL/SQL
7 3 (1.53%) Python
8 2 (1.02%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 2 (1.02%) R
8 2 (1.02%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.02%) VB
8 2 (1.02%) VBA
9 1 (0.51%) C
9 1 (0.51%) C++
9 1 (0.51%) Delphi
9 1 (0.51%) ES6
9 1 (0.51%) Scala
9 1 (0.51%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (6.12%) Degree
2 5 (2.55%) CCDA
2 5 (2.55%) CCIE
2 5 (2.55%) CCNA
2 5 (2.55%) CCNP
2 5 (2.55%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (2.55%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (2.04%) ISEB
3 4 (2.04%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (1.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.02%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.02%) DBS Check
5 2 (1.02%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.55%) SLA
2 4 (2.04%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (2.04%) IFRS
2 4 (2.04%) IFRS 9
3 3 (1.53%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.02%) QA
System Software
1 12 (6.12%) Active Directory
2 8 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.55%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.02%) vSphere
5 1 (0.51%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (3.06%) SCCM
2 4 (2.04%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 3 (1.53%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (1.53%) SCOM
4 2 (1.02%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.02%) Data Guard
4 2 (1.02%) SCDPM
5 1 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 72 (36.73%) Microsoft
2 28 (14.29%) Oracle
3 21 (10.71%) Tableau
4 18 (9.18%) VMware
5 14 (7.14%) Cisco
6 9 (4.59%) Avaya
7 7 (3.57%) Cognos
8 5 (2.55%) Palo Alto
8 5 (2.55%) Veeam
9 4 (2.04%) Dell
9 4 (2.04%) Google
9 4 (2.04%) HP
10 3 (1.53%) IDERA
10 3 (1.53%) RedGate
10 3 (1.53%) Sitecore
11 2 (1.02%) Apple
11 2 (1.02%) EMC
11 2 (1.02%) Symantec
12 1 (0.51%) Citrix
12 1 (0.51%) Sybase
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Rate: £200 - £325 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £275 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Rate: £375 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago