The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Leeds region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 9 9 6
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 105 119 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 9.86% 13.55% 13.67%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 44.87% 43.59% 42.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 52 106
Average daily rate
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£311 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £350 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 5
Average hourly rate £16.00 £41.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.44% +196.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £37.85 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.20 £45.75 £17.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.36% +10.00%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
234 273 357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 21.97% 31.09% 32.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 162 239
Average daily rate £313 £300 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 7
Average hourly rate £14.75 £38.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.68% +126.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £37.05 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.75 £26.01
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.50 £30.40
% change year-on-year
-6.55% +0.32%
SQL Server
West Yorkshire

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 29 July 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
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 29 July 2014.

SQL Server Hourly Rate Histogram in Leeds

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 147 (58.10%) SQL
2 143 (56.52%) C#
3 141 (55.73%) .NET
4 91 (35.97%) ASP.NET
5 82 (32.41%) Microsoft
6 66 (26.09%) Oracle
7 58 (22.92%) JavaScript
8 57 (22.53%) Windows
9 53 (20.95%) SQL Server 2008
10 52 (20.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 51 (20.16%) Agile Software Development
11 51 (20.16%) HTML
12 50 (19.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 50 (19.76%) WinForms
13 49 (19.37%) VB.NET
13 49 (19.37%) CSS
14 48 (18.97%) MVC
15 43 (17.00%) SQL Server 2005
16 42 (16.60%) Web Services
17 41 (16.21%) T-SQL
18 35 (13.83%) XML
19 34 (13.44%) .NET Framework
20 33 (13.04%) WCF
21 31 (12.25%) ASP.NET MVC
22 30 (11.86%) Visual Studio
23 28 (11.07%) Finance
24 27 (10.67%) jQuery
25 26 (10.28%) Software Engineering
26 25 (9.88%) MS Excel
27 24 (9.49%) Team Foundation Server

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 23 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 12 (4.74%) MS Exchange
3 11 (4.35%) IIS
4 9 (3.56%) Tomcat
4 9 (3.56%) BizTalk Server
4 9 (3.56%) SharePoint Server
4 9 (3.56%) SharePoint 2010
5 8 (3.16%) Lync
6 6 (2.37%) CMS
7 4 (1.58%) WordPress
7 4 (1.58%) WebLogic
8 3 (1.19%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.79%) LiveCycle
9 2 (0.79%) nginx
10 1 (0.40%) Apache ServiceMix
10 1 (0.40%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.40%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.40%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.40%) Apache
Applications
1 25 (9.88%) MS Excel
2 13 (5.14%) MS Office
3 9 (3.56%) InfoPath
4 4 (1.58%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 7 (2.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.58%) Magento
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.40%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.35%) VPN
1 11 (4.35%) SAN
2 10 (3.95%) Firewall
3 9 (3.56%) TCP/IP
4 8 (3.16%) Wireless
4 8 (3.16%) IPsec
4 8 (3.16%) MPLS
5 5 (1.98%) Internet
6 3 (1.19%) DNS
6 3 (1.19%) DHCP
6 3 (1.19%) FTP
7 1 (0.40%) HTTP
7 1 (0.40%) LDAP
7 1 (0.40%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.40%) SSH
7 1 (0.40%) VLAN
7 1 (0.40%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (20.95%) SQL Server 2008
2 52 (20.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 50 (19.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 43 (17.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 20 (7.91%) MySQL
6 17 (6.72%) SQL Server 2012
7 14 (5.53%) Star Schema
8 13 (5.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 12 (4.74%) Data Warehouse
10 11 (4.35%) Relational Database
11 8 (3.16%) Oracle Database
12 5 (1.98%) NoSQL
12 5 (1.98%) Oracle Database 10g
13 4 (1.58%) DB2
13 4 (1.58%) Oracle9i Database
13 4 (1.58%) RDBMS
14 3 (1.19%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 3 (1.19%) OLTP
14 3 (1.19%) SQL Server 2000
14 3 (1.19%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 30 (11.86%) Visual Studio
2 24 (9.49%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (4.74%) Maven
4 5 (1.98%) NUnit
5 3 (1.19%) JUnit
5 3 (1.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (1.19%) MSTest
5 3 (1.19%) Oracle APEX
5 3 (1.19%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.79%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.79%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (0.79%) JIRA
6 2 (0.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.40%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.40%) JMeter
7 1 (0.40%) Selenium
7 1 (0.40%) Firebug
7 1 (0.40%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.40%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 1 (0.40%) WebDriver
General
1 28 (11.07%) Finance
2 10 (3.95%) Back Office
3 6 (2.37%) Advertising
4 4 (1.58%) Publishing
4 4 (1.58%) Retail
5 3 (1.19%) Banking
6 2 (0.79%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.40%) Marketing
7 1 (0.40%) Front Office
7 1 (0.40%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.40%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 172 (67.98%) Developer
2 76 (30.04%) .NET Developer
3 38 (15.02%) SQL Developer
4 34 (13.44%) C# Developer
5 25 (9.88%) C# .NET Developer
6 24 (9.49%) DBA
7 23 (9.09%) VB.NET Developer
8 20 (7.91%) SQL DBA
9 18 (7.11%) Senior Developer
9 18 (7.11%) Analyst
9 18 (7.11%) Software Engineer
9 18 (7.11%) WinForms Developer
10 13 (5.14%) .NET Software Engineer
10 13 (5.14%) C# Software Engineer
11 12 (4.74%) Web Developer
11 12 (4.74%) Administrator
12 10 (3.95%) Java Developer
12 10 (3.95%) VB Developer
12 10 (3.95%) SQL Server Developer
12 10 (3.95%) VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (55.73%) .NET
2 91 (35.97%) ASP.NET
3 51 (20.16%) HTML
4 50 (19.76%) WinForms
5 49 (19.37%) CSS
6 42 (16.60%) Web Services
7 35 (13.83%) XML
8 34 (13.44%) .NET Framework
9 33 (13.04%) WCF
10 31 (12.25%) ASP.NET MVC
11 27 (10.67%) jQuery
12 24 (9.49%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 15 (5.93%) HTML5
14 14 (5.53%) WPF
15 12 (4.74%) Spring
16 11 (4.35%) CSS3
16 11 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC 3
17 10 (3.95%) Ajax
17 10 (3.95%) JSON
17 10 (3.95%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 23 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (4.35%) NHS
3 8 (3.16%) Clustering
4 7 (2.77%) N-Tier
5 6 (2.37%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.98%) Open Source
7 4 (1.58%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.19%) Embedded Systems
8 3 (1.19%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (1.19%) Freedom of Information
9 2 (0.79%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.40%) Wiki
10 1 (0.40%) Data Conversion
10 1 (0.40%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.40%) PKI
10 1 (0.40%) Cryptography
10 1 (0.40%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 57 (22.53%) Windows
2 3 (1.19%) Linux
2 3 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (0.79%) UNIX
3 2 (0.79%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.40%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (0.40%) Android
4 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.40%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.40%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.40%) Debian
4 1 (0.40%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (20.16%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (18.97%) MVC
3 26 (10.28%) Software Engineering
4 23 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
5 20 (7.91%) Scrum
6 19 (7.51%) OO
7 18 (7.11%) Web Development
8 17 (6.72%) ETL
8 17 (6.72%) Data Management
9 15 (5.93%) Data Modelling
9 15 (5.93%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (4.74%) Migration
11 11 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
11 11 (4.35%) Master Data Management
11 11 (4.35%) Performance Improvement
12 10 (3.95%) Disaster Recovery
13 9 (3.56%) SOA
13 9 (3.56%) Kanban
13 9 (3.56%) Dependency Injection
14 8 (3.16%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 147 (58.10%) SQL
2 143 (56.52%) C#
3 58 (22.92%) JavaScript
4 49 (19.37%) VB.NET
5 41 (16.21%) T-SQL
6 19 (7.51%) Java
7 15 (5.93%) VB
8 12 (4.74%) VB6
9 11 (4.35%) PL/SQL
10 10 (3.95%) PHP
11 8 (3.16%) Ruby
12 6 (2.37%) PowerShell
12 6 (2.37%) VBA
13 5 (1.98%) C++
14 4 (1.58%) C
15 3 (1.19%) Embedded C
16 2 (0.79%) Python
16 2 (0.79%) Delphi
17 1 (0.40%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (1.98%) Security Cleared
2 4 (1.58%) ISEB
3 3 (1.19%) MCSE
3 3 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (0.79%) Degree
4 2 (0.79%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.40%) CCNA
5 1 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.53%) QA
2 9 (3.56%) SLA
3 1 (0.40%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.40%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.40%) ISO 9002
3 1 (0.40%) AIFMD
System Software
1 13 (5.14%) Hyper-V
2 8 (3.16%) vSphere
2 8 (3.16%) Xen
2 8 (3.16%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (2.37%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.79%) Terminal Services
4 2 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.40%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.40%) UAG
Systems Management
1 4 (1.58%) SCOM
2 2 (0.79%) SCOrch
2 2 (0.79%) WSUS
2 2 (0.79%) SCCM
2 2 (0.79%) Capistrano
2 2 (0.79%) Puppet
2 2 (0.79%) HAProxy
3 1 (0.40%) Hyperic
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.40%) OpenView
3 1 (0.40%) OVSD
3 1 (0.40%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 82 (32.41%) Microsoft
2 66 (26.09%) Oracle
3 10 (3.95%) HP
3 10 (3.95%) VMware
4 9 (3.56%) Cisco
5 8 (3.16%) IBM
5 8 (3.16%) EMC
5 8 (3.16%) NetApp
6 6 (2.37%) Adobe
6 6 (2.37%) SAP
7 5 (1.98%) Sybase
8 3 (1.19%) Citrix
8 3 (1.19%) Informatica
8 3 (1.19%) Sitecore
9 2 (0.79%) Splunk
9 2 (0.79%) JBoss
9 2 (0.79%) Cognos
10 1 (0.40%) Epicor
10 1 (0.40%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.40%) TIBCO
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