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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 16 8 6
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 119 144 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 9.99% 13.33% 13.04%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 34.59% 53.93% 59.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 97 54
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£323 £320 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.78% +2.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £261 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
Average hourly rate £21.50 £29.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.86% +114.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £30.25 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+15.70% +8.03%
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
344 267 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 28.88% 24.72% 21.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 179 80
Average daily rate £363 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £450 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 3
Average hourly rate £22.00 £29.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.13% +114.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +25.00%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 March 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

SQL Server Hourly Rate Histogram in Leeds

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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.

1 126 (57.53%) SQL
2 106 (48.40%) .NET
3 83 (37.90%) C#
4 80 (36.53%) Agile Software Development
5 69 (31.51%) Microsoft
6 64 (29.22%) ASP.NET
7 60 (27.40%) SQL Server 2008
8 59 (26.94%) MVC
9 53 (24.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 53 (24.20%) T-SQL
10 49 (22.37%) Windows
11 48 (21.92%) Oracle
12 46 (21.00%) JavaScript
13 43 (19.63%) HTML
14 42 (19.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 40 (18.26%) CSS
16 37 (16.89%) SQL Server 2012
17 35 (15.98%) TDD
17 35 (15.98%) Business Intelligence
18 32 (14.61%) jQuery
19 29 (13.24%) Finance
20 27 (12.33%) Data Warehouse
20 27 (12.33%) ASP.NET MVC
21 26 (11.87%) OO
21 26 (11.87%) SQL Server 2005
22 25 (11.42%) .NET Framework
23 24 (10.96%) Scrum
24 22 (10.05%) MS Excel
24 22 (10.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
25 18 (8.22%) ETL

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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.

Application Platforms
1 17 (7.76%) SharePoint
2 14 (6.39%) MS Exchange
3 8 (3.65%) IIS
3 8 (3.65%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (2.74%) WebSphere
5 5 (2.28%) Lotus Domino
5 5 (2.28%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (1.83%) Apache
7 3 (1.37%) WorkSite
7 3 (1.37%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (1.37%) Node.js
7 3 (1.37%) CMS
8 2 (0.91%) IBM HTTP Server
8 2 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.91%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.91%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.91%) JBoss
8 2 (0.91%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.46%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 22 (10.05%) MS Excel
2 10 (4.57%) MS Office
3 2 (0.91%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.91%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.46%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 12 (5.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.91%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.94%) NAS
2 7 (3.20%) SAN
3 5 (2.28%) Internet
4 4 (1.83%) SSL
5 2 (0.91%) Spanning Tree
5 2 (0.91%) VPLS
5 2 (0.91%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (0.91%) MPLS
5 2 (0.91%) OSPF
5 2 (0.91%) BGP
5 2 (0.91%) EIGRP
5 2 (0.91%) VRRP
5 2 (0.91%) Firewall
5 2 (0.91%) IPsec
5 2 (0.91%) DMVPN
5 2 (0.91%) HSRP
5 2 (0.91%) LAN
5 2 (0.91%) WAN
5 2 (0.91%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.91%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (27.40%) SQL Server 2008
2 53 (24.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 42 (19.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 37 (16.89%) SQL Server 2012
5 27 (12.33%) Data Warehouse
6 26 (11.87%) SQL Server 2005
7 22 (10.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 15 (6.85%) Oracle Database
9 13 (5.94%) Oracle Database 11g
10 12 (5.48%) Relational Database
11 7 (3.20%) QlikView
11 7 (3.20%) OLAP
12 4 (1.83%) MySQL
12 4 (1.83%) DB2
12 4 (1.83%) Data Mart
12 4 (1.83%) BODI
12 4 (1.83%) OLAP Cube
13 3 (1.37%) Crystal Reports
14 2 (0.91%) Oracle OLAP
14 2 (0.91%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 18 (8.22%) SpecFlow
2 17 (7.76%) Visual Studio
2 17 (7.76%) NUnit
3 15 (6.85%) Selenium
4 13 (5.94%) Rhino Mocks
5 12 (5.48%) Cucumber
6 10 (4.57%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (3.20%) Git (software)
8 6 (2.74%) Maven
9 5 (2.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 4 (1.83%) JIRA
10 4 (1.83%) Toad
11 1 (0.46%) JMeter
11 1 (0.46%) Oracle Forms
11 1 (0.46%) ReSharper
11 1 (0.46%) Oracle APEX
11 1 (0.46%) NSubstitute
11 1 (0.46%) Moq
11 1 (0.46%) JUnit
General
1 29 (13.24%) Finance
2 5 (2.28%) Retail
2 5 (2.28%) Back Office
3 3 (1.37%) Banking
3 3 (1.37%) Multimedia
3 3 (1.37%) Legal
4 2 (0.91%) Investment Banking
4 2 (0.91%) Marketing
5 1 (0.46%) Local Government
5 1 (0.46%) Advertising
5 1 (0.46%) Games
Job Titles
1 140 (63.93%) Developer
2 54 (24.66%) .NET Developer
3 39 (17.81%) SQL Developer
4 20 (9.13%) C# Developer
5 18 (8.22%) Analyst
6 15 (6.85%) C# .NET Developer
7 14 (6.39%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 12 (5.48%) ASP.NET Developer
9 11 (5.02%) Tester
9 11 (5.02%) Senior Developer
9 11 (5.02%) Agile Tester
10 10 (4.57%) Web Developer
11 9 (4.11%) Software Tester
11 9 (4.11%) DBA
12 8 (3.65%) Support Analyst
12 8 (3.65%) Architect
12 8 (3.65%) SQL DBA
12 8 (3.65%) CRM Developer
13 7 (3.20%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 7 (3.20%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (48.40%) .NET
2 64 (29.22%) ASP.NET
3 43 (19.63%) HTML
4 40 (18.26%) CSS
5 32 (14.61%) jQuery
6 27 (12.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 25 (11.42%) .NET Framework
8 18 (8.22%) Entity Framework
8 18 (8.22%) Web Services
9 15 (6.85%) NHibernate
10 14 (6.39%) WinForms
10 14 (6.39%) JSON
10 14 (6.39%) WCF
10 14 (6.39%) ASP.NET Web API
11 13 (5.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 12 (5.48%) Gherkin
12 12 (5.48%) XML
13 9 (4.11%) Ajax
14 8 (3.65%) MDX
14 8 (3.65%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.85%) NHS
2 12 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.28%) Data Structures
3 5 (2.28%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.37%) Visualisation
4 3 (1.37%) Replication
5 2 (0.91%) Clustering
5 2 (0.91%) W3C
5 2 (0.91%) N-Tier
5 2 (0.91%) Computer Science
5 2 (0.91%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.46%) User Experience
6 1 (0.46%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.46%) iPhone
6 1 (0.46%) Open Source
6 1 (0.46%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.46%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.46%) GIS
6 1 (0.46%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 49 (22.37%) Windows
2 14 (6.39%) Linux
3 12 (5.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (4.11%) UNIX
5 8 (3.65%) Android
6 6 (2.74%) Apple iOS
6 6 (2.74%) Windows Phone
7 5 (2.28%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (2.28%) Windows Mobile
8 4 (1.83%) Windows XP
8 4 (1.83%) Windows 7
8 4 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.91%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.46%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (36.53%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (26.94%) MVC
3 35 (15.98%) TDD
3 35 (15.98%) Business Intelligence
4 26 (11.87%) OO
5 24 (10.96%) Scrum
6 18 (8.22%) ETL
7 15 (6.85%) ITIL
7 15 (6.85%) Software Engineering
8 13 (5.94%) Unit Testing
8 13 (5.94%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (5.94%) CRM
8 13 (5.94%) Data Management
9 12 (5.48%) Migration
10 11 (5.02%) Web Development
10 11 (5.02%) Automation Testing
11 9 (4.11%) Data Modelling
12 8 (3.65%) PRINCE2
12 8 (3.65%) User Acceptance Testing
12 8 (3.65%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 126 (57.53%) SQL
2 83 (37.90%) C#
3 53 (24.20%) T-SQL
4 46 (21.00%) JavaScript
5 18 (8.22%) PL/SQL
6 16 (7.31%) VB
7 14 (6.39%) VB6
8 12 (5.48%) PowerShell
9 11 (5.02%) VB.NET
10 9 (4.11%) VBA
11 5 (2.28%) Java
12 3 (1.37%) Perl
13 2 (0.91%) Ruby
13 2 (0.91%) XAML
14 1 (0.46%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.46%) Korn
14 1 (0.46%) PHP
14 1 (0.46%) C++
14 1 (0.46%) Python
14 1 (0.46%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (4.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (3.65%) Degree
3 7 (3.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 7 (3.20%) MCSE
3 7 (3.20%) MCSA
4 4 (1.83%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.91%) VCAP
5 2 (0.91%) VCP5
5 2 (0.91%) MCTS
5 2 (0.91%) CCNP
5 2 (0.91%) CCNA
5 2 (0.91%) CCDA
5 2 (0.91%) CCDP
5 2 (0.91%) CCSA
5 2 (0.91%) CCSE
5 2 (0.91%) CISSP
5 2 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.46%) ISEB
6 1 (0.46%) MCITP
6 1 (0.46%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.83%) QA
2 3 (1.37%) Solvency II
3 2 (0.91%) SLA
4 1 (0.46%) COBIT
4 1 (0.46%) HL7
4 1 (0.46%) Data Quality
System Software
1 15 (6.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (6.39%) Active Directory
3 10 (4.57%) vSphere
4 8 (3.65%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.91%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 8 (3.65%) SCCM
1 8 (3.65%) SCOM
1 8 (3.65%) NetBackup
2 4 (1.83%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.46%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.46%) Puppet
Vendors
1 69 (31.51%) Microsoft
2 48 (21.92%) Oracle
3 17 (7.76%) VMware
4 13 (5.94%) IBM
5 8 (3.65%) EMC
5 8 (3.65%) Symantec
6 7 (3.20%) Citrix
7 6 (2.74%) Xamarin
8 5 (2.28%) Lotus
8 5 (2.28%) Hyperion
9 4 (1.83%) Red Hat
9 4 (1.83%) Cisco
9 4 (1.83%) Business Objects
10 3 (1.37%) HP
10 3 (1.37%) CommVault
10 3 (1.37%) Reuters
10 3 (1.37%) ServiceNow
11 2 (0.91%) RedPrairie
11 2 (0.91%) Sage
11 2 (0.91%) CheckPoint
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