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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 15 8 10
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 128 149 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 9.61% 12.78% 11.01%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 33.60% 48.06% 45.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 97 45
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£323 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.78% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £246 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 3
Average hourly rate £21.00 £29.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.58% +114.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +14.54%
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
381 310 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 28.60% 26.59% 24.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 212 107
Average daily rate £375 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +3.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 4
Average hourly rate £21.50 £29.00 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.86% +118.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £26.70 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £110.00 £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%

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 24 April 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 24 April 2015.

SQL Server Hourly Rate Histogram in Leeds

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 133 (57.58%) SQL
2 109 (47.19%) .NET
3 89 (38.53%) C#
4 86 (37.23%) Agile Software Development
5 73 (31.60%) Microsoft
6 67 (29.00%) MVC
7 59 (25.54%) T-SQL
8 58 (25.11%) ASP.NET
8 58 (25.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 56 (24.24%) SQL Server 2008
10 51 (22.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 48 (20.78%) HTML
12 47 (20.35%) JavaScript
13 46 (19.91%) Business Intelligence
14 45 (19.48%) Windows
15 44 (19.05%) Oracle
16 43 (18.61%) CSS
17 40 (17.32%) jQuery
18 35 (15.15%) TDD
19 31 (13.42%) Finance
19 31 (13.42%) MS Excel
20 29 (12.55%) .NET Framework
20 29 (12.55%) SQL Server 2012
21 28 (12.12%) ASP.NET MVC
21 28 (12.12%) Data Warehouse
22 26 (11.26%) OO
22 26 (11.26%) Scrum
22 26 (11.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
23 23 (9.96%) Entity Framework
24 20 (8.66%) ETL

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 18 (7.79%) SharePoint
2 11 (4.76%) MS Exchange
3 7 (3.03%) IIS
4 6 (2.60%) WebSphere
5 5 (2.16%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (2.16%) CMS
5 5 (2.16%) Lync
6 3 (1.30%) Apache
6 3 (1.30%) SAS
6 3 (1.30%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (1.30%) Node.js
6 3 (1.30%) WorkSite
6 3 (1.30%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.87%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.87%) IBM HTTP Server
7 2 (0.87%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.87%) JBoss
7 2 (0.87%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.43%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.43%) ATG Dynamo
Applications
1 31 (13.42%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.90%) MS Office
3 3 (1.30%) PowerPivot
4 2 (0.87%) FastStats
4 2 (0.87%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.43%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 12 (5.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.87%) Unica
3 1 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.43%) Office 365
2 1 (0.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.03%) SAN
1 7 (3.03%) LAN
1 7 (3.03%) WAN
2 5 (2.16%) DNS
2 5 (2.16%) NAS
3 4 (1.73%) Unified Communications
3 4 (1.73%) SSL
4 2 (0.87%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (0.87%) VPLS
4 2 (0.87%) HSRP
4 2 (0.87%) DMVPN
4 2 (0.87%) Spanning Tree
4 2 (0.87%) Firewall
4 2 (0.87%) IPsec
4 2 (0.87%) MPLS
4 2 (0.87%) OSPF
4 2 (0.87%) BGP
4 2 (0.87%) EIGRP
4 2 (0.87%) VRRP
4 2 (0.87%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (25.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 56 (24.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 51 (22.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 29 (12.55%) SQL Server 2012
5 28 (12.12%) Data Warehouse
6 26 (11.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 19 (8.23%) SQL Server 2005
8 13 (5.63%) Oracle Database
8 13 (5.63%) Relational Database
9 11 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
10 8 (3.46%) QlikView
11 7 (3.03%) OLAP
12 5 (2.16%) DB2
13 4 (1.73%) BODI
13 4 (1.73%) OLAP Cube
13 4 (1.73%) Data Mart
13 4 (1.73%) Crystal Reports
14 3 (1.30%) Data Mining
14 3 (1.30%) Microsoft Power View
15 2 (0.87%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 19 (8.23%) Visual Studio
2 18 (7.79%) SpecFlow
2 18 (7.79%) NUnit
3 15 (6.49%) Selenium
4 13 (5.63%) Rhino Mocks
5 12 (5.19%) Cucumber
5 12 (5.19%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (3.03%) Maven
6 7 (3.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 7 (3.03%) Git (software)
7 4 (1.73%) Toad
8 3 (1.30%) JIRA
9 1 (0.43%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.43%) JUnit
9 1 (0.43%) JMeter
9 1 (0.43%) NSubstitute
9 1 (0.43%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.43%) ReSharper
9 1 (0.43%) Moq
General
1 31 (13.42%) Finance
2 6 (2.60%) Retail
3 4 (1.73%) Marketing
3 4 (1.73%) Back Office
3 4 (1.73%) Legal
4 3 (1.30%) Banking
5 2 (0.87%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.87%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.43%) Local Government
6 1 (0.43%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.43%) Advertising
6 1 (0.43%) Games
Job Titles
1 148 (64.07%) Developer
2 48 (20.78%) .NET Developer
3 42 (18.18%) SQL Developer
4 21 (9.09%) Analyst
5 18 (7.79%) C# Developer
6 14 (6.06%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 13 (5.63%) C# .NET Developer
8 12 (5.19%) Web Developer
9 11 (4.76%) Tester
9 11 (4.76%) Senior Developer
9 11 (4.76%) Agile Tester
10 9 (3.90%) ASP.NET Developer
10 9 (3.90%) SQL Server Developer
10 9 (3.90%) Software Tester
11 8 (3.46%) DBA
11 8 (3.46%) Support Analyst
11 8 (3.46%) Architect
12 7 (3.03%) Oracle Developer
12 7 (3.03%) SQL DBA
12 7 (3.03%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (47.19%) .NET
2 58 (25.11%) ASP.NET
3 48 (20.78%) HTML
4 43 (18.61%) CSS
5 40 (17.32%) jQuery
6 29 (12.55%) .NET Framework
7 28 (12.12%) ASP.NET MVC
8 23 (9.96%) Entity Framework
9 19 (8.23%) Web Services
9 19 (8.23%) ASP.NET Web API
10 18 (7.79%) WCF
10 18 (7.79%) JSON
11 14 (6.06%) NHibernate
11 14 (6.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 14 (6.06%) WinForms
12 13 (5.63%) XML
13 12 (5.19%) Gherkin
14 11 (4.76%) AngularJS
14 11 (4.76%) MDX
15 10 (4.33%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.19%) NHS
2 8 (3.46%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.16%) Mobile App
3 5 (2.16%) Data Integration
3 5 (2.16%) Visualisation
4 3 (1.30%) Replication
4 3 (1.30%) Data Structures
4 3 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (0.87%) Computer Science
5 2 (0.87%) Algorithms
5 2 (0.87%) W3C
6 1 (0.43%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.43%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.43%) Economics
6 1 (0.43%) GIS
6 1 (0.43%) Clustering
6 1 (0.43%) User Experience
6 1 (0.43%) New Media
6 1 (0.43%) Life Science
6 1 (0.43%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 45 (19.48%) Windows
2 14 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (5.63%) Linux
4 9 (3.90%) UNIX
4 9 (3.90%) Android
5 7 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (3.03%) Apple iOS
6 6 (2.60%) Windows Phone
7 5 (2.16%) Windows Mobile
8 4 (1.73%) Windows 7
8 4 (1.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (1.73%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (1.73%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.87%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.43%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (37.23%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (29.00%) MVC
3 46 (19.91%) Business Intelligence
4 35 (15.15%) TDD
5 26 (11.26%) OO
5 26 (11.26%) Scrum
6 20 (8.66%) ETL
7 18 (7.79%) ITIL
8 16 (6.93%) CRM
9 15 (6.49%) Software Engineering
10 14 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (6.06%) Migration
10 14 (6.06%) Data Modelling
11 13 (5.63%) Data Management
11 13 (5.63%) Unit Testing
12 11 (4.76%) Automation Testing
13 10 (4.33%) Web Development
14 9 (3.90%) Mobile Development
15 8 (3.46%) User Acceptance Testing
15 8 (3.46%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 133 (57.58%) SQL
2 89 (38.53%) C#
3 59 (25.54%) T-SQL
4 47 (20.35%) JavaScript
5 19 (8.23%) PL/SQL
6 16 (6.93%) VB
6 16 (6.93%) VB.NET
7 14 (6.06%) VB6
8 13 (5.63%) PowerShell
9 11 (4.76%) VBA
10 5 (2.16%) Java
11 3 (1.30%) Perl
12 2 (0.87%) XAML
12 2 (0.87%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.43%) Python
13 1 (0.43%) FoxPro (VFP)
13 1 (0.43%) PHP
13 1 (0.43%) C++
13 1 (0.43%) Ruby
13 1 (0.43%) Korn
Qualifications
1 10 (4.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (3.90%) Degree
3 7 (3.03%) MCSE
3 7 (3.03%) MCSA
3 7 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (1.73%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.87%) VCAP
5 2 (0.87%) VCP5
5 2 (0.87%) CCSA
5 2 (0.87%) CCSE
5 2 (0.87%) CISSP
5 2 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.87%) CCNP
5 2 (0.87%) CCNA
5 2 (0.87%) CCDA
5 2 (0.87%) CCDP
6 1 (0.43%) ISEB
6 1 (0.43%) MCITP
6 1 (0.43%) MCTS
6 1 (0.43%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.73%) QA
2 3 (1.30%) SLA
2 3 (1.30%) Solvency II
2 3 (1.30%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.43%) HL7
3 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (4.76%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.30%) Terminal Services
4 2 (0.87%) vSphere
5 1 (0.43%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.43%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 4 (1.73%) Backup Exec
2 2 (0.87%) SCCM
3 1 (0.43%) Nagios
3 1 (0.43%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.43%) Opsview
3 1 (0.43%) WSUS
3 1 (0.43%) SCOM
3 1 (0.43%) Puppet
Vendors
1 73 (31.60%) Microsoft
2 44 (19.05%) Oracle
3 10 (4.33%) VMware
4 7 (3.03%) Citrix
5 6 (2.60%) Xamarin
6 5 (2.16%) Cisco
6 5 (2.16%) IBM
7 4 (1.73%) Red Hat
7 4 (1.73%) Business Objects
8 3 (1.30%) CommVault
8 3 (1.30%) Hyperion
8 3 (1.30%) HP
8 3 (1.30%) Reuters
8 3 (1.30%) Zerto
8 3 (1.30%) ServiceNow
8 3 (1.30%) Sitecore
9 2 (0.87%) Tableau
9 2 (0.87%) RedPrairie
9 2 (0.87%) CheckPoint
9 2 (0.87%) Sage
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £345 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per week
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £320 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £230 - £231 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: Up to £325 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: Up to £325 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: £350 - £375 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £330 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ERP
Rate: £360 - £400 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ERP
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: £350 - £375 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Leeds
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: £350 - £375 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ERP
Rate: £320 - £330 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ERP
Rate: £320 per day
Posted: 12 days ago