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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 6 10 9
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 264 109 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 16.35% 10.32% 13.37%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 54.66% 47.39% 43.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 70 50
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£325 £308 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.69% +1.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £270 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £350 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 8
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -61.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £22.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -17.27%
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
483 230 267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 29.91% 21.78% 30.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 142 156
Average daily rate £340 £312 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.88% +4.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £263 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 12
Average hourly rate £26.25 £14.75 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.96% -61.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.00 £37.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.04 £50.00 £45.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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 3 August 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 3 August 2015.

SQL Server Hourly Rate Histogram in Leeds

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

1 260 (65.49%) SQL
2 160 (40.30%) Agile Software Development
3 158 (39.80%) .NET
4 139 (35.01%) T-SQL
5 138 (34.76%) Microsoft
6 137 (34.51%) C#
7 115 (28.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 106 (26.70%) MVC
9 103 (25.94%) SQL Server 2012
10 99 (24.94%) Oracle
11 81 (20.40%) ASP.NET
12 78 (19.65%) Windows
12 78 (19.65%) jQuery
13 72 (18.14%) SQL Server 2008
14 70 (17.63%) TDD
14 70 (17.63%) Business Intelligence
15 60 (15.11%) Finance
16 58 (14.61%) NUnit
16 58 (14.61%) JavaScript
16 58 (14.61%) PL/SQL
17 57 (14.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 53 (13.35%) HTML
19 52 (13.10%) ASP.NET Web API
20 51 (12.85%) Oracle Database
21 49 (12.34%) PowerShell
21 49 (12.34%) Continuous Integration
21 49 (12.34%) Data Warehouse
22 48 (12.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
23 47 (11.84%) Oracle Database 11g
23 47 (11.84%) Visual Studio

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 24 (6.05%) SharePoint
2 20 (5.04%) IIS
3 16 (4.03%) CMS
4 11 (2.77%) MS Exchange
5 8 (2.02%) Lync
6 5 (1.26%) SAS
6 5 (1.26%) Sitecore CMS
7 4 (1.01%) WebSphere
7 4 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (1.01%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.76%) Node.js
8 3 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.76%) Apache
9 2 (0.50%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.50%) JBoss
9 2 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.25%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.25%) Umbraco
Applications
1 39 (9.82%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.26%) PowerPivot
3 2 (0.50%) FastStats
3 2 (0.50%) MS Office
4 1 (0.25%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.50%) Unica
3 1 (0.25%) Line 500
3 1 (0.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.25%) SaaS
1 1 (0.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.27%) LAN
1 9 (2.27%) WAN
1 9 (2.27%) Internet
2 8 (2.02%) Firewall
3 7 (1.76%) Unified Communications
4 5 (1.26%) DNS
4 5 (1.26%) SAN
5 3 (0.76%) DHCP
6 2 (0.50%) SSL
6 2 (0.50%) Telepresence
6 2 (0.50%) NAS
7 1 (0.25%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.25%) Wireless
7 1 (0.25%) DMZ
7 1 (0.25%) Intranet
7 1 (0.25%) HTTP
7 1 (0.25%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (28.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 103 (25.94%) SQL Server 2012
3 72 (18.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 57 (14.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 51 (12.85%) Oracle Database
6 49 (12.34%) Data Warehouse
7 48 (12.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 47 (11.84%) Oracle Database 11g
9 15 (3.78%) SQL Server 2005
10 11 (2.77%) MongoDB
11 10 (2.52%) Data Mart
12 9 (2.27%) Relational Database
12 9 (2.27%) Oracle Database 12c
13 8 (2.02%) BODI
13 8 (2.02%) BusinessObjects
13 8 (2.02%) Data Mining
14 7 (1.76%) MySQL
14 7 (1.76%) PostgreSQL
15 6 (1.51%) SQL Server 2000
15 6 (1.51%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 58 (14.61%) NUnit
2 47 (11.84%) Visual Studio
3 40 (10.08%) Team Foundation Server
4 35 (8.82%) Selenium
5 25 (6.30%) Toad
6 23 (5.79%) SpecFlow
7 18 (4.53%) Rhino Mocks
8 11 (2.77%) Git (software)
9 8 (2.02%) Maven
10 6 (1.51%) WebDriver
10 6 (1.51%) Cucumber
10 6 (1.51%) Octopus Deploy
11 5 (1.26%) eggPlant
12 4 (1.01%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 4 (1.01%) ReSharper
12 4 (1.01%) TeamCity
12 4 (1.01%) Subversion
13 3 (0.76%) Oracle Forms
14 2 (0.50%) JUnit
14 2 (0.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 60 (15.11%) Finance
2 10 (2.52%) Back Office
3 8 (2.02%) Marketing
4 5 (1.26%) Retail
4 5 (1.26%) Publishing
5 2 (0.50%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.50%) Banking
6 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.25%) Games
6 1 (0.25%) Legal
6 1 (0.25%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.25%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 242 (60.96%) Developer
2 71 (17.88%) .NET Developer
3 48 (12.09%) SQL Developer
4 46 (11.59%) Analyst
5 41 (10.33%) DBA
6 29 (7.30%) SQL DBA
7 27 (6.80%) Database Developer
8 26 (6.55%) Oracle Developer
9 23 (5.79%) C# Developer
10 21 (5.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 19 (4.79%) Web Developer
12 18 (4.53%) Applications Support
13 17 (4.28%) Consultant
13 17 (4.28%) Support Analyst
13 17 (4.28%) C# .NET Developer
14 16 (4.03%) Administrator
15 12 (3.02%) Applications Support Analyst
15 12 (3.02%) Business Developer
15 12 (3.02%) Applications Developer
15 12 (3.02%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 158 (39.80%) .NET
2 81 (20.40%) ASP.NET
3 78 (19.65%) jQuery
4 53 (13.35%) HTML
5 52 (13.10%) ASP.NET Web API
6 47 (11.84%) CSS
7 45 (11.34%) .NET Framework
8 40 (10.08%) ASP.NET MVC
9 39 (9.82%) Entity Framework
10 38 (9.57%) Web Services
11 32 (8.06%) WCF
12 31 (7.81%) JSON
13 28 (7.05%) AngularJS
14 23 (5.79%) NHibernate
15 20 (5.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 20 (5.04%) KnockoutJS
16 17 (4.28%) XML
17 15 (3.78%) WinForms
18 14 (3.53%) HTML5
19 12 (3.02%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 16 (4.03%) NHS
2 14 (3.53%) Clustering
3 12 (3.02%) Visualisation
3 12 (3.02%) Data Centre
4 9 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (1.76%) Data Integration
6 6 (1.51%) CMDB
7 5 (1.26%) Replication
8 3 (0.76%) Social Media
9 2 (0.50%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.50%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.50%) User Experience
10 1 (0.25%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.25%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.25%) Inversion of Control
10 1 (0.25%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.25%) Economics
10 1 (0.25%) Statistics
10 1 (0.25%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.25%) Applied Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 78 (19.65%) Windows
2 33 (8.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (5.54%) Linux
4 16 (4.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (3.02%) UNIX
6 10 (2.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (1.76%) Windows 2000 Server
8 6 (1.51%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (1.51%) Windows NT
9 5 (1.26%) Windows XP
9 5 (1.26%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.50%) Android
11 1 (0.25%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.25%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.25%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.25%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (40.30%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (26.70%) MVC
3 70 (17.63%) TDD
3 70 (17.63%) Business Intelligence
4 49 (12.34%) Continuous Integration
5 44 (11.08%) Scrum
6 43 (10.83%) Data Modelling
7 38 (9.57%) ITIL
8 36 (9.07%) ETL
8 36 (9.07%) SDLC
9 32 (8.06%) Data Mapping
10 31 (7.81%) E-Commerce
11 30 (7.56%) OO
12 21 (5.29%) CRM
13 18 (4.53%) Migration
13 18 (4.53%) Software Engineering
13 18 (4.53%) User Acceptance Testing
14 17 (4.28%) BDD
15 15 (3.78%) Continuous Delivery
16 14 (3.53%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 260 (65.49%) SQL
2 139 (35.01%) T-SQL
3 137 (34.51%) C#
4 58 (14.61%) JavaScript
4 58 (14.61%) PL/SQL
5 49 (12.34%) PowerShell
6 20 (5.04%) VB
6 20 (5.04%) VB.NET
7 16 (4.03%) VB6
8 9 (2.27%) Shell Script
8 9 (2.27%) Perl
9 7 (1.76%) Java
9 7 (1.76%) VBA
9 7 (1.76%) Korn
9 7 (1.76%) Bash Shell
10 6 (1.51%) Jython
10 6 (1.51%) VBScript
11 4 (1.01%) PHP
12 3 (0.76%) C++
12 3 (0.76%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 11 (2.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (2.52%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.51%) Degree
4 4 (1.01%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.76%) Oracle Certification
5 3 (0.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (0.76%) MCSE
5 3 (0.76%) ISEB
5 3 (0.76%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.50%) MCSA
6 2 (0.50%) MCITP
7 1 (0.25%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.04%) QA
2 7 (1.76%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.26%) SLA
4 3 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.76%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.25%) HL7
5 1 (0.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (3.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (2.77%) Active Directory
3 9 (2.27%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (1.01%) Terminal Services
5 3 (0.76%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.25%) vSphere
6 1 (0.25%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.25%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 9 (2.27%) Oracle RMAN
2 7 (1.76%) SCCM
3 6 (1.51%) HP UCMDB
4 4 (1.01%) Backup Exec
4 4 (1.01%) Puppet
5 3 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.50%) SCOM
7 1 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.25%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.25%) Opsview
7 1 (0.25%) Nagios
7 1 (0.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 138 (34.76%) Microsoft
2 99 (24.94%) Oracle
3 20 (5.04%) Sitecore
4 17 (4.28%) VMware
5 16 (4.03%) Red Hat
6 9 (2.27%) SolarWinds
7 7 (1.76%) Tableau
7 7 (1.76%) HP
7 7 (1.76%) Cisco
8 6 (1.51%) Remedy
9 5 (1.26%) Citrix
10 4 (1.01%) PeopleSoft
11 3 (0.76%) IBM
11 3 (0.76%) Hyperion
11 3 (0.76%) NetApp
12 2 (0.50%) Percona
12 2 (0.50%) ServiceNow
12 2 (0.50%) Tandberg
13 1 (0.25%) Kaspersky
13 1 (0.25%) Telerik
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Rate: Excellent
Posted: 41 minutes ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Connectus
Rate: £37.04 per hour
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds
Resource Partners Ltd
Rate: Salary negotiable
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: £350 - £375 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £380 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Market Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: Up to £280 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £330 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Leeds
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: £0.000 per hour
Posted: 18 days ago
Leeds
Arrows Group
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £460.00 - £510.00 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 24 days ago
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Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + competitive
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