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 30 June 2016 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 16 7 13
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +6
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 143 237 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 9.66% 15.35% 9.86%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 42.06% 50.32% 39.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 180 72
Median daily rate £338 £325 £309
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £288 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £376 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Median hourly rate £16.09 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.05% +9.37%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £23.50 £24.38
% change year-on-year
+38.95% -3.58%
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 Leeds region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
340 471 293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 22.96% 30.51% 25.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 346 188
Median daily rate £400 £350 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £353 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.11% +0.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 5
Median hourly rate £16.09 £17.50 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.05% +18.64%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -8.33%

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 30 June 2016.

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 30 June 2016, 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.

1 169 (55.41%) SQL
2 132 (43.28%) .NET
3 117 (38.36%) C#
4 89 (29.18%) Microsoft
4 89 (29.18%) Agile Software Development
5 86 (28.20%) ASP.NET
6 81 (26.56%) T-SQL
7 79 (25.90%) Windows
8 71 (23.28%) MVC
9 60 (19.67%) JavaScript
10 55 (18.03%) SQL Server 2008
11 46 (15.08%) TDD
11 46 (15.08%) Oracle
12 44 (14.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 42 (13.77%) CSS
13 42 (13.77%) Business Intelligence
14 40 (13.11%) Java
15 39 (12.79%) SQL Server 2012
16 38 (12.46%) Team Foundation Server
17 37 (12.13%) Windows Server
18 36 (11.80%) ASP.NET MVC
18 36 (11.80%) .NET Framework
18 36 (11.80%) jQuery
18 36 (11.80%) HTML
18 36 (11.80%) Web Services
19 35 (11.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 35 (11.48%) Entity Framework
20 33 (10.82%) AngularJS
21 32 (10.49%) MS Excel
22 31 (10.16%) Unit Testing

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 27 (8.85%) SharePoint
2 13 (4.26%) CMS
3 11 (3.61%) IIS
4 10 (3.28%) Elasticsearch
4 10 (3.28%) Tomcat
5 9 (2.95%) JBoss
6 8 (2.62%) MS Exchange
6 8 (2.62%) SharePoint 2013
6 8 (2.62%) Sitecore CMS
7 6 (1.97%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (1.64%) Apache Solr
8 5 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (1.31%) CloudStack
9 4 (1.31%) OpenStack
10 3 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.66%) Confluence
11 2 (0.66%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.33%) GlassFish
12 1 (0.33%) MS Project Server
12 1 (0.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 32 (10.49%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.62%) MS PowerPoint
2 8 (2.62%) MS Visio
3 7 (2.30%) InfoPath
3 7 (2.30%) MS Office
3 7 (2.30%) MS Project
4 1 (0.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 16 (5.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.33%) Cognos Planning
2 1 (0.33%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.98%) GitHub
3 1 (0.33%) Office 365
3 1 (0.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.26%) SAN
2 12 (3.93%) Firewall
3 11 (3.61%) LAN
3 11 (3.61%) WAN
4 7 (2.30%) Network Security
5 5 (1.64%) Kerberos
6 4 (1.31%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (1.31%) VPN
7 3 (0.98%) BGP
7 3 (0.98%) Internet
7 3 (0.98%) MPLS
7 3 (0.98%) NAS
8 2 (0.66%) Cisco ISE
8 2 (0.66%) Cisco Wireless
8 2 (0.66%) DNS
8 2 (0.66%) VLAN
8 2 (0.66%) VoIP
8 2 (0.66%) Wireless
9 1 (0.33%) NetScaler
9 1 (0.33%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (18.03%) SQL Server 2008
2 44 (14.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 39 (12.79%) SQL Server 2012
4 35 (11.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 31 (10.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 26 (8.52%) MongoDB
7 24 (7.87%) Data Warehouse
8 22 (7.21%) SQL Server 2005
9 21 (6.89%) SQL Server 2014
10 19 (6.23%) CouchDB
11 14 (4.59%) MySQL
12 13 (4.26%) MS Access
13 11 (3.61%) Relational Database
14 10 (3.28%) Oracle Database
15 8 (2.62%) Azure SQL Database
15 8 (2.62%) SSDT
16 7 (2.30%) Data Mining
16 7 (2.30%) NoSQL
17 6 (1.97%) Crystal Reports
17 6 (1.97%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 38 (12.46%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (5.90%) Visual Studio
3 16 (5.25%) Git (software)
4 10 (3.28%) Subversion
5 8 (2.62%) Vagrant
6 7 (2.30%) Jenkins
7 6 (1.97%) NUnit
8 5 (1.64%) Sonatype Nexus
9 4 (1.31%) JIRA
9 4 (1.31%) TeamCity
10 3 (0.98%) Maven
11 2 (0.66%) Bitbucket
11 2 (0.66%) Octopus Deploy
11 2 (0.66%) ProC
12 1 (0.33%) Eclipse
12 1 (0.33%) ERwin
12 1 (0.33%) IntelliJ
12 1 (0.33%) JUnit
12 1 (0.33%) MSTest
12 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 30 (9.84%) Finance
2 15 (4.92%) Legal
3 6 (1.97%) Back Office
3 6 (1.97%) Publishing
4 4 (1.31%) Law
4 4 (1.31%) Retail
5 3 (0.98%) Advertising
6 2 (0.66%) Banking
6 2 (0.66%) Games
7 1 (0.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 204 (66.89%) Developer
2 70 (22.95%) .NET Developer
3 65 (21.31%) SQL Developer
4 47 (15.41%) C# Developer
5 31 (10.16%) Java Developer
6 28 (9.18%) C# .NET Developer
7 27 (8.85%) DBA
8 25 (8.20%) SQL Server Developer
9 21 (6.89%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 21 (6.89%) SQL DBA
10 19 (6.23%) ASP.NET Developer
11 18 (5.90%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 16 (5.25%) JavaScript Developer
13 15 (4.92%) Administrator
14 14 (4.59%) Database Developer
14 14 (4.59%) SSIS Developer
15 13 (4.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 13 (4.26%) Software Developer
15 13 (4.26%) SQL Database Developer
15 13 (4.26%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (43.28%) .NET
2 86 (28.20%) ASP.NET
3 42 (13.77%) CSS
4 36 (11.80%) .NET Framework
4 36 (11.80%) ASP.NET MVC
4 36 (11.80%) HTML
4 36 (11.80%) jQuery
4 36 (11.80%) Web Services
5 35 (11.48%) Entity Framework
6 33 (10.82%) AngularJS
7 30 (9.84%) ASP.NET Web API
8 28 (9.18%) WCF
9 24 (7.87%) RabbitMQ
9 24 (7.87%) Spring
10 21 (6.89%) React
11 20 (6.56%) Ember.js
11 20 (6.56%) LESS
12 19 (6.23%) JPA
12 19 (6.23%) Node.js
12 19 (6.23%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 30 (9.84%) Replication
2 19 (6.23%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (6.23%) Mobile App
3 14 (4.59%) Clustering
4 11 (3.61%) Algorithms
5 6 (1.97%) Data Centre
5 6 (1.97%) Enterprise Storage
5 6 (1.97%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.64%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.31%) Virtual Team
8 3 (0.98%) Data Structures
8 3 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.98%) NHS
8 3 (0.98%) User Experience
9 2 (0.66%) Blog
9 2 (0.66%) IBM XIV
9 2 (0.66%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.66%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.33%) PKI
10 1 (0.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 79 (25.90%) Windows
2 37 (12.13%) Windows Server
3 16 (5.25%) Linux
4 15 (4.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (4.26%) Unix
6 6 (1.97%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (1.64%) AIX
7 5 (1.64%) HPUX
7 5 (1.64%) SUSE
7 5 (1.64%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.98%) Android
8 3 (0.98%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.66%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (29.18%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (23.28%) MVC
3 46 (15.08%) TDD
4 42 (13.77%) Business Intelligence
5 31 (10.16%) Unit Testing
6 28 (9.18%) ETL
7 27 (8.85%) CRM
8 21 (6.89%) Performance Tuning
8 21 (6.89%) Web Development
9 16 (5.25%) Database Optimisation
10 15 (4.92%) Analytics
10 15 (4.92%) ITIL
11 14 (4.59%) Mentoring
12 13 (4.26%) Front End Development
13 12 (3.93%) DevOps
13 12 (3.93%) Scrum
14 11 (3.61%) SOLID
14 11 (3.61%) Stakeholder Management
15 10 (3.28%) Data Security
15 10 (3.28%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 169 (55.41%) SQL
2 117 (38.36%) C#
3 81 (26.56%) T-SQL
4 60 (19.67%) JavaScript
5 40 (13.11%) Java
6 19 (6.23%) ECMAScript
6 19 (6.23%) ES6
7 16 (5.25%) PL/SQL
8 14 (4.59%) C++
8 14 (4.59%) PowerShell
9 11 (3.61%) VB.NET
10 10 (3.28%) VB
11 6 (1.97%) VBA
12 5 (1.64%) Shell Script
13 4 (1.31%) PHP
14 1 (0.33%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.33%) Perl
14 1 (0.33%) Python
14 1 (0.33%) Ruby
14 1 (0.33%) VB6
Qualifications
1 7 (2.30%) Security Cleared
2 6 (1.97%) BPSS Clearance
2 6 (1.97%) Degree
2 6 (1.97%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (1.31%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (1.31%) MCSE
3 4 (1.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (0.98%) CCIE
4 3 (0.98%) CCNA
4 3 (0.98%) CCNP
4 3 (0.98%) MCSA
4 3 (0.98%) Sun Certification
5 2 (0.66%) CCDA
5 2 (0.66%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.33%) CISSP
6 1 (0.33%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.33%) CLAS
6 1 (0.33%) ISEB
6 1 (0.33%) MCITP
6 1 (0.33%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.62%) QA
2 7 (2.30%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (0.98%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.33%) ISO22301
System Software
1 21 (6.89%) Active Directory
2 19 (6.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.64%) KVM
3 5 (1.64%) VMware Server
3 5 (1.64%) vSphere
3 5 (1.64%) Xen
4 4 (1.31%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.31%) Terminal Services
4 4 (1.31%) Virtual Desktop
4 4 (1.31%) XenDesktop
5 3 (0.98%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.66%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.66%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.66%) XenApp
7 1 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 8 (2.62%) Ansible
2 6 (1.97%) SCCM
3 5 (1.64%) SCOM
4 4 (1.31%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.98%) Puppet
6 1 (0.33%) Cacti
6 1 (0.33%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.33%) Grafana
6 1 (0.33%) Graphite
6 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.33%) Nagios
6 1 (0.33%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.33%) Opsview
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.33%) Salt
6 1 (0.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 89 (29.18%) Microsoft
2 46 (15.08%) Oracle
3 24 (7.87%) VMware
4 14 (4.59%) Sitecore
5 13 (4.26%) Informatica
6 11 (3.61%) Citrix
7 10 (3.28%) Cisco
7 10 (3.28%) HP
8 7 (2.30%) IBM
8 7 (2.30%) NetApp
9 5 (1.64%) iManage
10 4 (1.31%) Symantec
10 4 (1.31%) Tableau
10 4 (1.31%) Xamarin
11 3 (0.98%) CommVault
11 3 (0.98%) Red Hat
11 3 (0.98%) Reuters
11 3 (0.98%) ServiceNow
11 3 (0.98%) Sun
11 3 (0.98%) Sybase
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