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 2 September 2014 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 7 11 8
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 114 114 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 11.29% 12.05% 12.35%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 47.90% 40.43% 41.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 55 86
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £243 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £350 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 1
Average hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +164.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £30.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +15.38%
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
238 282 331
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 23.56% 29.81% 29.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 175 208
Average daily rate £313 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £440 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 14 2
Average hourly rate £50.00 £38.50 £19.48
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.87% +97.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%

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 2 September 2014.

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 2 September 2014, 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.

1 127 (53.36%) C#
2 124 (52.10%) .NET
3 122 (51.26%) SQL
4 81 (34.03%) ASP.NET
5 71 (29.83%) Microsoft
6 63 (26.47%) Oracle
7 52 (21.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 51 (21.43%) JavaScript
9 50 (21.01%) MVC
10 48 (20.17%) WinForms
10 48 (20.17%) Windows
11 47 (19.75%) HTML
12 46 (19.33%) CSS
12 46 (19.33%) SQL Server 2008
13 43 (18.07%) VB.NET
14 42 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 39 (16.39%) SQL Server 2005
16 38 (15.97%) Agile Software Development
17 37 (15.55%) XML
18 33 (13.87%) T-SQL
19 31 (13.03%) .NET Framework
19 31 (13.03%) WCF
20 30 (12.61%) Software Engineering
20 30 (12.61%) Web Services
20 30 (12.61%) Visual Studio
21 28 (11.76%) Finance
22 25 (10.50%) MS Excel
23 24 (10.08%) jQuery
23 24 (10.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
24 23 (9.66%) ASP.NET MVC

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 21 (8.82%) SharePoint
2 12 (5.04%) IIS
3 10 (4.20%) MS Exchange
4 9 (3.78%) BizTalk Server
4 9 (3.78%) Tomcat
5 6 (2.52%) CMS
5 6 (2.52%) WebLogic
5 6 (2.52%) Lync
6 5 (2.10%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (1.68%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (1.26%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.84%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.84%) Apache
10 1 (0.42%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.42%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.42%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.42%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 25 (10.50%) MS Excel
2 14 (5.88%) MS Office
3 4 (1.68%) InfoPath
3 4 (1.68%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (2.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.42%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.42%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.78%) VPN
2 8 (3.36%) SAN
2 8 (3.36%) TCP/IP
2 8 (3.36%) Firewall
3 6 (2.52%) Wireless
3 6 (2.52%) IPsec
3 6 (2.52%) MPLS
4 4 (1.68%) Internet
5 3 (1.26%) DNS
5 3 (1.26%) DHCP
6 2 (0.84%) FTP
7 1 (0.42%) HTTP
7 1 (0.42%) LDAP
7 1 (0.42%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.42%) SSH
7 1 (0.42%) VLAN
7 1 (0.42%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (21.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 46 (19.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 42 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 39 (16.39%) SQL Server 2005
5 18 (7.56%) Relational Database
6 16 (6.72%) Data Warehouse
7 15 (6.30%) MySQL
8 14 (5.88%) Star Schema
9 13 (5.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 10 (4.20%) SQL Server 2012
11 9 (3.78%) Oracle Database
12 7 (2.94%) DB2
13 6 (2.52%) QlikView
14 5 (2.10%) MS Access
14 5 (2.10%) RDBMS
15 4 (1.68%) Oracle9i Database
16 3 (1.26%) Oracle Database 10g
16 3 (1.26%) PostgreSQL
16 3 (1.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 3 (1.26%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 30 (12.61%) Visual Studio
2 20 (8.40%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (5.04%) Maven
4 6 (2.52%) MSTest
5 5 (2.10%) NUnit
6 4 (1.68%) SoapUI
6 4 (1.68%) Selenium
7 3 (1.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 3 (1.26%) Git (software)
7 3 (1.26%) JUnit
7 3 (1.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (0.84%) QuickTest Pro
8 2 (0.84%) JIRA
9 1 (0.42%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.42%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.42%) JMeter
9 1 (0.42%) Firebug
9 1 (0.42%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
9 1 (0.42%) WebDriver
General
1 28 (11.76%) Finance
2 6 (2.52%) Advertising
3 4 (1.68%) Retail
3 4 (1.68%) Marketing
4 3 (1.26%) Multimedia
4 3 (1.26%) Back Office
5 2 (0.84%) Banking
6 1 (0.42%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.42%) Legal
6 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.42%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.42%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 158 (66.39%) Developer
2 71 (29.83%) .NET Developer
3 31 (13.03%) C# Developer
4 26 (10.92%) SQL Developer
5 22 (9.24%) Analyst
5 22 (9.24%) C# .NET Developer
6 20 (8.40%) VB.NET Developer
7 18 (7.56%) Software Engineer
7 18 (7.56%) DBA
8 17 (7.14%) WinForms Developer
9 15 (6.30%) Senior Developer
10 13 (5.46%) C# Software Engineer
10 13 (5.46%) SQL DBA
10 13 (5.46%) .NET Software Engineer
11 12 (5.04%) Architect
12 11 (4.62%) Web Developer
13 10 (4.20%) ASP.NET Developer
13 10 (4.20%) Java Developer
14 9 (3.78%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 8 (3.36%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (52.10%) .NET
2 81 (34.03%) ASP.NET
3 48 (20.17%) WinForms
4 47 (19.75%) HTML
5 46 (19.33%) CSS
6 37 (15.55%) XML
7 31 (13.03%) .NET Framework
7 31 (13.03%) WCF
8 30 (12.61%) Web Services
9 24 (10.08%) jQuery
9 24 (10.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 23 (9.66%) ASP.NET MVC
11 12 (5.04%) HTML5
12 11 (4.62%) Spring
12 11 (4.62%) Hibernate
13 10 (4.20%) XHTML
13 10 (4.20%) WPF
14 9 (3.78%) Ajax
14 9 (3.78%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 8 (3.36%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.40%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (3.36%) N-Tier
3 4 (1.68%) NHS
3 4 (1.68%) Clustering
4 3 (1.26%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.26%) Open Source
4 3 (1.26%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (0.42%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.42%) Wiki
5 1 (0.42%) Data Conversion
5 1 (0.42%) Cryptography
5 1 (0.42%) PKI
5 1 (0.42%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.42%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 48 (20.17%) Windows
2 3 (1.26%) Linux
2 3 (1.26%) UNIX
3 2 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.42%) Debian
4 1 (0.42%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (0.42%) Android
4 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.42%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.42%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.42%) HPUX
4 1 (0.42%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (21.01%) MVC
2 38 (15.97%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (12.61%) Software Engineering
4 21 (8.82%) Data Modelling
5 17 (7.14%) OO
6 15 (6.30%) ETL
6 15 (6.30%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (5.88%) Web Development
7 14 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
8 13 (5.46%) Data Management
9 12 (5.04%) Master Data Management
10 11 (4.62%) Performance Improvement
10 11 (4.62%) Scrum
10 11 (4.62%) SOA
11 10 (4.20%) Mentoring
12 8 (3.36%) CRM
12 8 (3.36%) Migration
13 7 (2.94%) Service Delivery
13 7 (2.94%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 127 (53.36%) C#
2 122 (51.26%) SQL
3 51 (21.43%) JavaScript
4 43 (18.07%) VB.NET
5 33 (13.87%) T-SQL
6 19 (7.98%) Java
7 12 (5.04%) VB
8 10 (4.20%) VB6
9 9 (3.78%) PL/SQL
10 7 (2.94%) VBA
11 6 (2.52%) PHP
12 5 (2.10%) C++
13 4 (1.68%) PowerShell
14 3 (1.26%) Embedded C
14 3 (1.26%) C
15 2 (0.84%) Delphi
15 2 (0.84%) Python
15 2 (0.84%) Ruby
16 1 (0.42%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (2.52%) Degree
2 4 (1.68%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.26%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.84%) MCSE
4 2 (0.84%) MCSA
4 2 (0.84%) ISEB
4 2 (0.84%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.42%) CCNA
5 1 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.62%) QA
2 6 (2.52%) SLA
3 1 (0.42%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.42%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.42%) ISO 9002
3 1 (0.42%) AIFMD
System Software
1 10 (4.20%) Hyper-V
2 9 (3.78%) Active Directory
3 6 (2.52%) vSphere
3 6 (2.52%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (2.52%) Xen
4 2 (0.84%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.84%) Terminal Services
4 2 (0.84%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.42%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 4 (1.68%) SCOM
2 2 (0.84%) Data Guard
2 2 (0.84%) WSUS
2 2 (0.84%) SCCM
2 2 (0.84%) SCOrch
3 1 (0.42%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.42%) OpenView
3 1 (0.42%) OVSD
3 1 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.42%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 71 (29.83%) Microsoft
2 63 (26.47%) Oracle
3 10 (4.20%) HP
4 9 (3.78%) IBM
5 8 (3.36%) NetApp
5 8 (3.36%) VMware
6 7 (2.94%) Cisco
7 6 (2.52%) EMC
8 5 (2.10%) SAP
9 3 (1.26%) JBoss
9 3 (1.26%) Sybase
9 3 (1.26%) Citrix
9 3 (1.26%) Sitecore
9 3 (1.26%) Informatica
10 2 (0.84%) Jaspersoft
10 2 (0.84%) Telerik
10 2 (0.84%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.84%) Dell
11 1 (0.42%) Business Objects
11 1 (0.42%) Cognos
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