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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 14 6 6
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 105 142 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 9.73% 14.81% 15.77%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 35.23% 58.44% 55.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 94 82
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £265 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +3.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £29.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-1.91% +6.36%
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
298 243 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 27.62% 25.34% 28.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 160 133
Average daily rate £363 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -12.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+24.07% -10.00%

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 26 January 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 105 (49.76%) SQL
2 99 (46.92%) .NET
3 76 (36.02%) ASP.NET
4 73 (34.60%) C#
5 70 (33.18%) Microsoft
6 65 (30.81%) SQL Server 2008
7 61 (28.91%) Agile Software Development
8 47 (22.27%) MVC
8 47 (22.27%) Windows
9 44 (20.85%) T-SQL
9 44 (20.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 42 (19.91%) JavaScript
11 40 (18.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 37 (17.54%) HTML
13 36 (17.06%) CSS
13 36 (17.06%) Business Intelligence
13 36 (17.06%) SQL Server 2012
14 34 (16.11%) Oracle
15 31 (14.69%) Data Warehouse
16 29 (13.74%) SQL Server 2005
16 29 (13.74%) .NET Framework
16 29 (13.74%) jQuery
17 28 (13.27%) ASP.NET MVC
18 26 (12.32%) MS Excel
19 23 (10.90%) Active Directory
20 21 (9.95%) VMware
20 21 (9.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
21 19 (9.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
21 19 (9.00%) Finance
21 19 (9.00%) Web Development

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 19 (9.00%) SharePoint
2 17 (8.06%) MS Exchange
3 11 (5.21%) IIS
3 11 (5.21%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (3.32%) Lotus Domino
5 4 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (1.42%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (1.42%) CMS
6 3 (1.42%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.42%) WorkSite
7 2 (0.95%) IBM HTTP Server
7 2 (0.95%) Apache
7 2 (0.95%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.95%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.95%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.47%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.47%) JBoss
8 1 (0.47%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.47%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 26 (12.32%) MS Excel
2 17 (8.06%) MS Office
3 5 (2.37%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.95%) PowerPivot
4 2 (0.95%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.95%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.95%) Acrobat
4 2 (0.95%) Fireworks
4 2 (0.95%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.95%) InDesign
5 1 (0.47%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 11 (5.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.95%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.11%) NAS
2 8 (3.79%) SAN
2 8 (3.79%) Internet
3 4 (1.90%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.90%) DNS
4 3 (1.42%) SSL
4 3 (1.42%) VPN
4 3 (1.42%) MPLS
4 3 (1.42%) Firewall
5 2 (0.95%) IPsec
5 2 (0.95%) VPLS
5 2 (0.95%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (0.95%) OSPF
5 2 (0.95%) BGP
5 2 (0.95%) EIGRP
5 2 (0.95%) VRRP
5 2 (0.95%) LAN
5 2 (0.95%) WAN
5 2 (0.95%) DHCP
5 2 (0.95%) DMVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (30.81%) SQL Server 2008
2 44 (20.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 40 (18.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 36 (17.06%) SQL Server 2012
5 31 (14.69%) Data Warehouse
6 29 (13.74%) SQL Server 2005
7 21 (9.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 17 (8.06%) Relational Database
9 11 (5.21%) QlikView
10 10 (4.74%) Oracle Database
11 8 (3.79%) OLAP
12 7 (3.32%) Oracle Database 11g
13 6 (2.84%) DB2
14 5 (2.37%) Crystal Reports
15 4 (1.90%) MySQL
15 4 (1.90%) Data Mart
15 4 (1.90%) BODI
15 4 (1.90%) Big Data
15 4 (1.90%) OLAP Cube
16 3 (1.42%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 17 (8.06%) Visual Studio
2 13 (6.16%) Selenium
3 9 (4.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (4.27%) Rhino Mocks
3 9 (4.27%) NUnit
4 8 (3.79%) SpecFlow
5 5 (2.37%) Cucumber
6 4 (1.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 4 (1.90%) MSTest
7 3 (1.42%) SoapUI
8 2 (0.95%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 2 (0.95%) Axure RP
8 2 (0.95%) JIRA
8 2 (0.95%) Dreamweaver
General
1 19 (9.00%) Finance
2 6 (2.84%) Back Office
2 6 (2.84%) Multimedia
3 4 (1.90%) Retail
3 4 (1.90%) Legal
4 3 (1.42%) Banking
4 3 (1.42%) Marketing
5 2 (0.95%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.47%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 126 (59.72%) Developer
2 55 (26.07%) .NET Developer
3 39 (18.48%) SQL Developer
4 28 (13.27%) Analyst
5 12 (5.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 11 (5.21%) Web Developer
7 10 (4.74%) Architect
7 10 (4.74%) C# Developer
7 10 (4.74%) ASP.NET Developer
8 9 (4.27%) Administrator
8 9 (4.27%) Senior Developer
8 9 (4.27%) DBA
8 9 (4.27%) C# .NET Developer
9 8 (3.79%) Support Analyst
9 8 (3.79%) SQL DBA
10 7 (3.32%) SQL Server Developer
10 7 (3.32%) Exchange Administrator
10 7 (3.32%) CRM Developer
11 6 (2.84%) SQL Server DBA
11 6 (2.84%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (46.92%) .NET
2 76 (36.02%) ASP.NET
3 37 (17.54%) HTML
4 36 (17.06%) CSS
5 29 (13.74%) .NET Framework
5 29 (13.74%) jQuery
6 28 (13.27%) ASP.NET MVC
7 19 (9.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 16 (7.58%) Web Services
9 15 (7.11%) ASP.NET Web API
10 14 (6.64%) WCF
11 13 (6.16%) XML
12 10 (4.74%) JSON
12 10 (4.74%) NHibernate
13 9 (4.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 8 (3.79%) WPF
15 7 (3.32%) MDX
15 7 (3.32%) ASP.NET MVC 3
15 7 (3.32%) Ajax
15 7 (3.32%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.11%) NHS
2 13 (6.16%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (2.84%) Data Structures
4 4 (1.90%) N-Tier
4 4 (1.90%) Visualisation
4 4 (1.90%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.42%) Replication
6 2 (0.95%) Clustering
6 2 (0.95%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.95%) User Experience
6 2 (0.95%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.47%) Wiki
7 1 (0.47%) W3C
7 1 (0.47%) GIS
7 1 (0.47%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 47 (22.27%) Windows
2 14 (6.64%) Linux
3 11 (5.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (4.27%) UNIX
5 6 (2.84%) Android
6 5 (2.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (2.37%) Apple iOS
6 5 (2.37%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.90%) Windows Phone
7 4 (1.90%) Windows XP
7 4 (1.90%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (1.90%) Windows Mobile
8 3 (1.42%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.95%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.47%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.47%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.47%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.47%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.47%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (28.91%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (22.27%) MVC
3 36 (17.06%) Business Intelligence
4 19 (9.00%) ETL
4 19 (9.00%) Web Development
5 18 (8.53%) OO
6 17 (8.06%) TDD
7 14 (6.64%) ITIL
8 13 (6.16%) CRM
8 13 (6.16%) Data Modelling
8 13 (6.16%) Scrum
8 13 (6.16%) Unit Testing
8 13 (6.16%) Software Engineering
9 12 (5.69%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (5.69%) Data Management
10 11 (5.21%) Migration
11 9 (4.27%) PRINCE2
12 8 (3.79%) Automated Testing
13 7 (3.32%) Data Migration
13 7 (3.32%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 105 (49.76%) SQL
2 73 (34.60%) C#
3 44 (20.85%) T-SQL
4 42 (19.91%) JavaScript
5 9 (4.27%) VBA
6 4 (1.90%) PL/SQL
6 4 (1.90%) Java
6 4 (1.90%) VB.NET
7 3 (1.42%) VB
8 1 (0.47%) C++
8 1 (0.47%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.47%) XAML
8 1 (0.47%) VB6
8 1 (0.47%) Ruby
8 1 (0.47%) Korn
8 1 (0.47%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 12 (5.69%) Degree
2 11 (5.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (3.79%) MCSE
3 8 (3.79%) MCSA
4 7 (3.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (2.37%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.95%) VCAP
6 2 (0.95%) VCP5
6 2 (0.95%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.95%) MCTS
6 2 (0.95%) CCSA
6 2 (0.95%) CCSE
6 2 (0.95%) CCNP
6 2 (0.95%) CCNA
6 2 (0.95%) CCDA
6 2 (0.95%) CCDP
6 2 (0.95%) ISEB
6 2 (0.95%) CISSP
6 2 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.95%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.42%) SLA
2 2 (0.95%) QA
3 1 (0.47%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.47%) COBIT
System Software
1 23 (10.90%) Active Directory
2 18 (8.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (6.16%) vSphere
4 12 (5.69%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.95%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 12 (5.69%) SCOM
2 11 (5.21%) NetBackup
2 11 (5.21%) SCCM
3 3 (1.42%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.47%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.47%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 70 (33.18%) Microsoft
2 34 (16.11%) Oracle
3 21 (9.95%) VMware
4 16 (7.58%) IBM
5 11 (5.21%) EMC
5 11 (5.21%) Symantec
6 7 (3.32%) Lotus
7 6 (2.84%) Citrix
8 5 (2.37%) HP
8 5 (2.37%) Business Objects
8 5 (2.37%) Red Hat
8 5 (2.37%) Xamarin
9 4 (1.90%) Hyperion
10 3 (1.42%) Cisco
10 3 (1.42%) CommVault
10 3 (1.42%) Jaspersoft
10 3 (1.42%) ServiceNow
10 3 (1.42%) Reuters
11 2 (0.95%) RedPrairie
11 2 (0.95%) Dell
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