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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 14 8 8
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 133 222 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 9.85% 13.61% 10.65%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 37.89% 47.13% 45.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 147 70
Median daily rate £340 £340 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £487 £376
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Median hourly rate £13.50 £37.04 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.55% -25.92%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.35 £31.76 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+20.74% +41.15%
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
351 471 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 26.00% 28.88% 23.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 315 151
Median daily rate £375 £350 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £280 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 3
Median hourly rate £13.50 £37.04 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.55% -25.92%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £33.55 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+7.30% +41.26%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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.

1 149 (52.10%) SQL
2 111 (38.81%) .NET
3 102 (35.66%) C#
4 81 (28.32%) Microsoft
5 78 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
6 74 (25.87%) Windows
7 68 (23.78%) MVC
8 66 (23.08%) ASP.NET
9 63 (22.03%) T-SQL
10 56 (19.58%) JavaScript
11 54 (18.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 46 (16.08%) Windows Server
13 43 (15.03%) SQL Server 2008
14 41 (14.34%) Oracle
15 38 (13.29%) ETL
15 38 (13.29%) .NET Framework
16 37 (12.94%) HTML
17 35 (12.24%) TDD
18 34 (11.89%) SQL Server 2012
19 33 (11.54%) CSS
20 32 (11.19%) Business Intelligence
20 32 (11.19%) ASP.NET Web API
21 31 (10.84%) CRM
22 30 (10.49%) Active Directory
22 30 (10.49%) VMware
22 30 (10.49%) Entity Framework
22 30 (10.49%) jQuery
23 28 (9.79%) WCF
23 28 (9.79%) Finance
23 28 (9.79%) Web 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 22 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 15 (5.24%) IIS
3 13 (4.55%) MS Exchange
4 12 (4.20%) Elasticsearch
4 12 (4.20%) SharePoint 2013
5 7 (2.45%) CMS
5 7 (2.45%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (1.75%) SAS
7 4 (1.40%) Apache Solr
7 4 (1.40%) Sitecore CMS
8 3 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.70%) Confluence
9 2 (0.70%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.35%) Apache
10 1 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.35%) IBM Domino
10 1 (0.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 26 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.45%) InfoPath
3 2 (0.70%) MS Office
4 1 (0.35%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 18 (6.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.35%) Cognos Planning
2 1 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.35%) Infor CRM
2 1 (0.35%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.20%) Microsoft Azure
1 12 (4.20%) Office 365
2 3 (1.05%) GitHub
3 1 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.24%) SAN
2 14 (4.90%) Firewall
3 12 (4.20%) LAN
3 12 (4.20%) WAN
4 11 (3.85%) MPLS
5 10 (3.50%) Internet
6 8 (2.80%) DNS
7 7 (2.45%) VPN
8 6 (2.10%) BGP
8 6 (2.10%) DHCP
9 5 (1.75%) DSL
9 5 (1.75%) iSCSI
9 5 (1.75%) Kerberos
9 5 (1.75%) Network Security
9 5 (1.75%) Structured Cabling
9 5 (1.75%) VLAN
9 5 (1.75%) VRRP
10 4 (1.40%) NAS
11 2 (0.70%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (0.70%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (18.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 43 (15.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 34 (11.89%) SQL Server 2012
4 26 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 26 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 23 (8.04%) Data Warehouse
6 18 (6.29%) Relational Database
6 18 (6.29%) SQL Server 2005
7 17 (5.94%) MongoDB
7 17 (5.94%) SQL Server 2014
8 11 (3.85%) CouchDB
8 11 (3.85%) OLAP
9 10 (3.50%) Oracle Database
10 9 (3.15%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 9 (3.15%) MySQL
11 7 (2.45%) Crystal Reports
11 7 (2.45%) RDBMS
12 6 (2.10%) NoSQL
13 5 (1.75%) SQL Server 2000
14 4 (1.40%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 17 (5.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (5.59%) Visual Studio
3 14 (4.90%) Git (software)
4 11 (3.85%) Vagrant
5 10 (3.50%) NUnit
6 5 (1.75%) Subversion
7 4 (1.40%) JIRA
7 4 (1.40%) TeamCity
8 3 (1.05%) Jenkins
8 3 (1.05%) ProC
9 2 (0.70%) Bitbucket
9 2 (0.70%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (0.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.35%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.35%) JBehave
10 1 (0.35%) Maven
10 1 (0.35%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.35%) Oracle APEX
10 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.35%) WinRunner
General
1 28 (9.79%) Finance
2 14 (4.90%) Legal
3 6 (2.10%) Back Office
3 6 (2.10%) Publishing
4 4 (1.40%) Retail
5 3 (1.05%) Advertising
5 3 (1.05%) Games
5 3 (1.05%) Law
6 1 (0.35%) Banking
6 1 (0.35%) Marketing
6 1 (0.35%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 177 (61.89%) Developer
2 68 (23.78%) .NET Developer
3 48 (16.78%) C# Developer
4 38 (13.29%) SQL Developer
5 31 (10.84%) C# .NET Developer
6 21 (7.34%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 20 (6.99%) DBA
8 18 (6.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 16 (5.59%) Analyst
9 16 (5.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 16 (5.59%) Java Developer
10 14 (4.90%) ASP.NET Developer
10 14 (4.90%) ETL Developer
10 14 (4.90%) SQL DBA
11 12 (4.20%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 11 (3.85%) SSIS Developer
12 11 (3.85%) VMware Engineer
13 10 (3.50%) Windows Engineer
14 9 (3.15%) Database Developer
14 9 (3.15%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (38.81%) .NET
2 66 (23.08%) ASP.NET
3 38 (13.29%) .NET Framework
4 37 (12.94%) HTML
5 33 (11.54%) CSS
6 32 (11.19%) ASP.NET Web API
7 30 (10.49%) Entity Framework
7 30 (10.49%) jQuery
8 28 (9.79%) WCF
8 28 (9.79%) Web Services
9 22 (7.69%) AngularJS
10 21 (7.34%) ASP.NET MVC
11 18 (6.29%) XML
12 16 (5.59%) React
13 13 (4.55%) MDX
13 13 (4.55%) RabbitMQ
14 12 (4.20%) Ember.js
14 12 (4.20%) LESS
14 12 (4.20%) RESTful
14 12 (4.20%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 17 (5.94%) Replication
2 15 (5.24%) Mobile App
3 10 (3.50%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (3.15%) Clustering
4 9 (3.15%) Data Centre
5 8 (2.80%) Algorithms
6 7 (2.45%) Management Information System
7 6 (2.10%) Enterprise Storage
7 6 (2.10%) Visualisation
8 5 (1.75%) Microsoft Licensing
9 3 (1.05%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.05%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.05%) NHS
9 3 (1.05%) User Experience
10 2 (0.70%) Blog
10 2 (0.70%) Data Integration
10 2 (0.70%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.70%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.70%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 74 (25.87%) Windows
2 46 (16.08%) Windows Server
3 16 (5.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (5.59%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (4.20%) Linux
5 10 (3.50%) Windows 7
6 8 (2.80%) Unix
7 3 (1.05%) Android
7 3 (1.05%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.70%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.35%) AIX
9 1 (0.35%) HPUX
9 1 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.35%) SUSE
9 1 (0.35%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (23.78%) MVC
3 38 (13.29%) ETL
4 35 (12.24%) TDD
5 32 (11.19%) Business Intelligence
6 31 (10.84%) CRM
7 23 (8.04%) Performance Tuning
8 15 (5.24%) Unit Testing
9 14 (4.90%) ETL Development
9 14 (4.90%) Migration
9 14 (4.90%) Web Development
10 13 (4.55%) ITIL
10 13 (4.55%) SOLID
11 12 (4.20%) OO
12 11 (3.85%) Kimball Methodology
13 10 (3.50%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (3.50%) DevOps
13 10 (3.50%) OOP
13 10 (3.50%) Scrum
13 10 (3.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 149 (52.10%) SQL
2 102 (35.66%) C#
3 63 (22.03%) T-SQL
4 56 (19.58%) JavaScript
5 22 (7.69%) Java
6 16 (5.59%) C++
7 14 (4.90%) PowerShell
8 11 (3.85%) ECMAScript
8 11 (3.85%) ES6
9 10 (3.50%) PL/SQL
10 9 (3.15%) C
11 6 (2.10%) VB.NET
12 5 (1.75%) PHP
12 5 (1.75%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.05%) Delphi
14 2 (0.70%) VB
15 1 (0.35%) ANSI SQL
15 1 (0.35%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 1 (0.35%) Scala
15 1 (0.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (4.20%) Security Cleared
2 9 (3.15%) Degree
3 7 (2.45%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (2.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (2.10%) CCNA
4 6 (2.10%) CCNP
5 5 (1.75%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (1.75%) CCDA
5 5 (1.75%) CCIE
5 5 (1.75%) MCSE
6 4 (1.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (1.05%) MCSA
8 2 (0.70%) DBS Check
8 2 (0.70%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.35%) CISSP
9 1 (0.35%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.35%) CLAS
9 1 (0.35%) ISEB
9 1 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.35%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.80%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.70%) QA
3 1 (0.35%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.35%) ISO22301
3 1 (0.35%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (10.49%) Active Directory
2 21 (7.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.80%) Hyper-V
4 6 (2.10%) XenDesktop
5 5 (1.75%) Terminal Services
5 5 (1.75%) Virtual Desktop
5 5 (1.75%) VMware Server
6 3 (1.05%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.70%) XenApp
8 1 (0.35%) KVM
8 1 (0.35%) vSphere
8 1 (0.35%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (3.85%) Ansible
2 8 (2.80%) SCCM
3 7 (2.45%) SCOM
4 5 (1.75%) vMotion
5 3 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.70%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (0.70%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.70%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.70%) Puppet
7 1 (0.35%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.35%) Opsview
7 1 (0.35%) vRealize
7 1 (0.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 81 (28.32%) Microsoft
2 41 (14.34%) Oracle
3 30 (10.49%) VMware
4 14 (4.90%) Citrix
5 12 (4.20%) HP
6 11 (3.85%) Cisco
7 10 (3.50%) NetApp
8 9 (3.15%) Tableau
9 8 (2.80%) Informatica
10 7 (2.45%) Symantec
11 5 (1.75%) Dell
11 5 (1.75%) iManage
11 5 (1.75%) NETGEAR
11 5 (1.75%) Sitecore
11 5 (1.75%) SonicWALL
12 4 (1.40%) CommVault
12 4 (1.40%) IBM
12 4 (1.40%) Xamarin
13 3 (1.05%) Reuters
13 3 (1.05%) Sybase
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