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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 11 6 9
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 167 274 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 11.33% 16.76% 9.89%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 43.72% 55.92% 45.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 196 67
Median daily rate £338 £325 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £289 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £406 £344
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +9.37%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -
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
382 490 230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 25.92% 29.97% 21.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 347 143
Median daily rate £375 £338 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £293 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £430 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 4
Median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +18.64%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £28.06 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+1.55% -1.53%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leeds region citing SQL Server as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 July 2016.

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 30 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 180 (54.38%) SQL
2 132 (39.88%) .NET
3 119 (35.95%) C#
4 96 (29.00%) Microsoft
5 90 (27.19%) Windows
5 90 (27.19%) Agile Software Development
6 87 (26.28%) ASP.NET
7 86 (25.98%) T-SQL
8 71 (21.45%) MVC
9 60 (18.13%) JavaScript
10 56 (16.92%) Oracle
11 55 (16.62%) SQL Server 2008
12 51 (15.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 49 (14.80%) Windows Server
14 45 (13.60%) TDD
15 42 (12.69%) .NET Framework
16 41 (12.39%) Entity Framework
16 41 (12.39%) Java
16 41 (12.39%) Business Intelligence
17 40 (12.08%) CSS
18 37 (11.18%) Team Foundation Server
19 36 (10.88%) VMware
20 35 (10.57%) HTML
20 35 (10.57%) ETL
20 35 (10.57%) jQuery
21 34 (10.27%) Active Directory
21 34 (10.27%) ASP.NET Web API
22 33 (9.97%) Web Services
23 32 (9.67%) Replication
23 32 (9.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 23 (6.95%) SharePoint
2 15 (4.53%) Elasticsearch
3 13 (3.93%) MS Exchange
4 12 (3.63%) IIS
5 10 (3.02%) CMS
6 9 (2.72%) JBoss
7 8 (2.42%) SharePoint 2013
7 8 (2.42%) Tomcat
8 7 (2.11%) Apache Solr
8 7 (2.11%) SharePoint 2010
9 6 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (1.81%) SAS
10 5 (1.51%) Sitecore CMS
11 4 (1.21%) CloudStack
11 4 (1.21%) OpenStack
12 3 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2003
13 2 (0.60%) Confluence
13 2 (0.60%) SharePoint Server
14 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2007
14 1 (0.30%) WebSphere
Applications
1 26 (7.85%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.11%) InfoPath
3 4 (1.21%) MS Office
3 4 (1.21%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (1.21%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.91%) MS Project
5 1 (0.30%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 16 (4.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.30%) Cognos Planning
2 1 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.30%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (2.42%) Office 365
3 3 (0.91%) GitHub
4 1 (0.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (5.74%) Firewall
2 17 (5.14%) LAN
2 17 (5.14%) SAN
2 17 (5.14%) WAN
3 11 (3.32%) MPLS
4 9 (2.72%) Network Security
5 8 (2.42%) DNS
5 8 (2.42%) VPN
6 7 (2.11%) DHCP
6 7 (2.11%) Internet
7 6 (1.81%) BGP
8 5 (1.51%) DSL
8 5 (1.51%) iSCSI
8 5 (1.51%) Kerberos
8 5 (1.51%) Structured Cabling
8 5 (1.51%) VLAN
8 5 (1.51%) VRRP
9 4 (1.21%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (1.21%) NAS
10 3 (0.91%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (16.62%) SQL Server 2008
2 51 (15.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 32 (9.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 32 (9.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 30 (9.06%) SQL Server 2012
5 27 (8.16%) MongoDB
6 24 (7.25%) Data Warehouse
6 24 (7.25%) SQL Server 2005
7 18 (5.44%) CouchDB
8 16 (4.83%) Relational Database
9 15 (4.53%) SQL Server 2014
10 14 (4.23%) MySQL
11 11 (3.32%) Oracle Database
12 9 (2.72%) MS Access
12 9 (2.72%) NoSQL
12 9 (2.72%) SSDT
13 7 (2.11%) Crystal Reports
14 6 (1.81%) Oracle Database 11g
14 6 (1.81%) PostgreSQL
15 5 (1.51%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 37 (11.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 20 (6.04%) Visual Studio
3 18 (5.44%) Git (software)
4 11 (3.32%) Vagrant
5 10 (3.02%) NUnit
6 9 (2.72%) Subversion
7 7 (2.11%) Jenkins
8 5 (1.51%) Sonatype Nexus
9 4 (1.21%) JIRA
9 4 (1.21%) TeamCity
10 3 (0.91%) Maven
10 3 (0.91%) Octopus Deploy
10 3 (0.91%) ProC
11 2 (0.60%) Bitbucket
12 1 (0.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 1 (0.30%) Cucumber
12 1 (0.30%) ERwin
12 1 (0.30%) JBehave
12 1 (0.30%) Mercurial
12 1 (0.30%) Oracle APEX
General
1 29 (8.76%) Finance
2 17 (5.14%) Legal
3 7 (2.11%) Back Office
3 7 (2.11%) Publishing
4 4 (1.21%) Retail
5 3 (0.91%) Advertising
5 3 (0.91%) Law
6 2 (0.60%) Games
7 1 (0.30%) Banking
7 1 (0.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 214 (64.65%) Developer
2 74 (22.36%) .NET Developer
3 63 (19.03%) SQL Developer
4 50 (15.11%) C# Developer
5 33 (9.97%) C# .NET Developer
6 30 (9.06%) Java Developer
7 28 (8.46%) DBA
8 22 (6.65%) SQL DBA
9 21 (6.34%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 21 (6.34%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 20 (6.04%) SQL Server Developer
11 17 (5.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 16 (4.83%) ASP.NET Developer
12 16 (4.83%) SSIS Developer
13 15 (4.53%) Administrator
14 14 (4.23%) Database Developer
14 14 (4.23%) JavaScript Developer
14 14 (4.23%) Node.js Developer
15 13 (3.93%) Analyst
15 13 (3.93%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (39.88%) .NET
2 87 (26.28%) ASP.NET
3 42 (12.69%) .NET Framework
4 41 (12.39%) Entity Framework
5 40 (12.08%) CSS
6 35 (10.57%) HTML
6 35 (10.57%) jQuery
7 34 (10.27%) ASP.NET Web API
8 33 (9.97%) Web Services
9 31 (9.37%) ASP.NET MVC
10 30 (9.06%) AngularJS
11 29 (8.76%) WCF
12 23 (6.95%) RabbitMQ
12 23 (6.95%) Spring
13 20 (6.04%) React
14 19 (5.74%) Ember.js
14 19 (5.74%) LESS
15 18 (5.44%) JPA
15 18 (5.44%) Node.js
15 18 (5.44%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 32 (9.67%) Replication
2 20 (6.04%) Mobile App
3 16 (4.83%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (4.53%) Clustering
5 11 (3.32%) Algorithms
6 9 (2.72%) Data Centre
7 7 (2.11%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.81%) Enterprise Storage
9 5 (1.51%) Computer Science
9 5 (1.51%) Microsoft Licensing
10 4 (1.21%) User Experience
10 4 (1.21%) Virtual Team
11 3 (0.91%) Data Structures
11 3 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.60%) Blog
12 2 (0.60%) Digital Media
12 2 (0.60%) IBM XIV
12 2 (0.60%) NHS
12 2 (0.60%) N-Tier
13 1 (0.30%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 90 (27.19%) Windows
2 49 (14.80%) Windows Server
3 21 (6.34%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (5.14%) Linux
5 15 (4.53%) Unix
5 15 (4.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (3.32%) Windows 7
7 5 (1.51%) AIX
7 5 (1.51%) HPUX
7 5 (1.51%) SUSE
8 4 (1.21%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.91%) Android
9 3 (0.91%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.91%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.30%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (27.19%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (21.45%) MVC
3 45 (13.60%) TDD
4 41 (12.39%) Business Intelligence
5 35 (10.57%) ETL
6 30 (9.06%) CRM
7 29 (8.76%) Unit Testing
8 27 (8.16%) Performance Tuning
9 18 (5.44%) Database Optimisation
9 18 (5.44%) Web Development
10 16 (4.83%) SOLID
11 14 (4.23%) Mentoring
11 14 (4.23%) OOP
12 13 (3.93%) Analytics
12 13 (3.93%) DevOps
12 13 (3.93%) Front End Development
12 13 (3.93%) ITIL
12 13 (3.93%) Migration
13 11 (3.32%) Stakeholder Management
14 10 (3.02%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 180 (54.38%) SQL
2 119 (35.95%) C#
3 86 (25.98%) T-SQL
4 60 (18.13%) JavaScript
5 41 (12.39%) Java
6 21 (6.34%) C++
7 18 (5.44%) ECMAScript
7 18 (5.44%) ES6
8 16 (4.83%) PowerShell
9 15 (4.53%) PL/SQL
10 7 (2.11%) C
10 7 (2.11%) VB.NET
11 6 (1.81%) PHP
11 6 (1.81%) VB
12 5 (1.51%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.60%) VBA
14 1 (0.30%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.30%) Perl
14 1 (0.30%) Python
14 1 (0.30%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (2.72%) Degree
2 8 (2.42%) Security Cleared
3 7 (2.11%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (2.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (1.81%) BPSS Clearance
4 6 (1.81%) CCNA
4 6 (1.81%) CCNP
4 6 (1.81%) MCSE
5 5 (1.51%) CCDA
5 5 (1.51%) CCIE
6 4 (1.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (0.91%) MCSA
7 3 (0.91%) Sun Certification
8 2 (0.60%) DBS Check
8 2 (0.60%) MCITP
9 1 (0.30%) CCDE
9 1 (0.30%) CLAS
9 1 (0.30%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.30%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.30%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.11%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (1.21%) QA
3 2 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.30%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.30%) ISO22301
4 1 (0.30%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (10.27%) Active Directory
2 25 (7.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (3.02%) Hyper-V
4 7 (2.11%) XenDesktop
5 5 (1.51%) KVM
5 5 (1.51%) Terminal Services
5 5 (1.51%) Virtual Desktop
5 5 (1.51%) VMware Server
5 5 (1.51%) vSphere
5 5 (1.51%) Xen
6 3 (0.91%) VMware ESX
6 3 (0.91%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.91%) XenApp
7 2 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 11 (3.32%) Ansible
2 8 (2.42%) SCCM
3 6 (1.81%) SCOM
4 5 (1.51%) vMotion
5 4 (1.21%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.91%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 3 (0.91%) Puppet
7 2 (0.60%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.60%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.60%) Opsview
7 2 (0.60%) WSUS
8 1 (0.30%) Cacti
8 1 (0.30%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.30%) Grafana
8 1 (0.30%) Graphite
8 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.30%) Nagios
8 1 (0.30%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.30%) Salt
8 1 (0.30%) vRealize
Vendors
1 96 (29.00%) Microsoft
2 56 (16.92%) Oracle
3 36 (10.88%) VMware
4 15 (4.53%) Citrix
4 15 (4.53%) HP
5 14 (4.23%) Cisco
6 13 (3.93%) Informatica
7 11 (3.32%) NetApp
7 11 (3.32%) Sitecore
8 8 (2.42%) IBM
9 7 (2.11%) Symantec
10 5 (1.51%) Dell
10 5 (1.51%) iManage
10 5 (1.51%) NETGEAR
10 5 (1.51%) SonicWALL
11 4 (1.21%) CommVault
11 4 (1.21%) Xamarin
12 3 (0.91%) CheckPoint
12 3 (0.91%) EMC
12 3 (0.91%) Reuters
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