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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 11 16 16
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 117 115 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 10.57% 8.03% 10.26%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 37.74% 40.64% 35.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 58 68
Median daily rate £350 £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £282 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £442 £420 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.39 £22.50 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+12.84% -11.76%

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
310 283 318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 28.00% 19.76% 28.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 173 206
Median daily rate £384 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £295 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £509 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £26.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+43.39% -18.46%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017, 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.

1 151 (63.18%) SQL
2 90 (37.66%) Microsoft
3 88 (36.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 69 (28.87%) .NET
5 68 (28.45%) T-SQL
6 62 (25.94%) C#
7 57 (23.85%) Business Intelligence
8 56 (23.43%) Agile Software Development
9 54 (22.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 54 (22.59%) ASP.NET
10 50 (20.92%) MVC
11 47 (19.67%) Windows
11 47 (19.67%) SQL Server 2008
11 47 (19.67%) SQL Server 2012
12 44 (18.41%) JavaScript
12 44 (18.41%) ETL
13 42 (17.57%) Data Warehouse
14 39 (16.32%) SQL Server 2014
15 36 (15.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 32 (13.39%) Oracle
17 31 (12.97%) Windows Server
18 29 (12.13%) ASP.NET Web API
18 29 (12.13%) MS Excel
18 29 (12.13%) .NET Framework
19 25 (10.46%) Finance
20 24 (10.04%) Data Modelling
21 23 (9.62%) CSS
21 23 (9.62%) VMware
22 22 (9.21%) Microsoft Azure
22 22 (9.21%) ASP.NET MVC

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 12 (5.02%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.93%) CMS
2 7 (2.93%) MS Exchange
2 7 (2.93%) SharePoint 2013
3 6 (2.51%) IIS
3 6 (2.51%) Umbraco
4 5 (2.09%) IBM Domino
5 4 (1.67%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.26%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.84%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.42%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.42%) GeoServer
8 1 (0.42%) nginx
8 1 (0.42%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.42%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.42%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 29 (12.13%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.09%) MS Office
3 1 (0.42%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 8 (3.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.42%) Infor CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (9.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (4.60%) Office 365
3 4 (1.67%) Google Analytics
4 3 (1.26%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.42%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.35%) LAN
1 8 (3.35%) WAN
2 7 (2.93%) Internet
3 5 (2.09%) DNS
3 5 (2.09%) SAN
3 5 (2.09%) VPN
4 4 (1.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (1.67%) DHCP
5 3 (1.26%) BGP
5 3 (1.26%) Firewall
5 3 (1.26%) MPLS
5 3 (1.26%) VLAN
6 1 (0.42%) DSL
6 1 (0.42%) FTP
6 1 (0.42%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (0.42%) SSL
6 1 (0.42%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (0.42%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.42%) VRRP
6 1 (0.42%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (36.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 54 (22.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 47 (19.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 47 (19.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 42 (17.57%) Data Warehouse
5 39 (16.32%) SQL Server 2014
6 36 (15.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 16 (6.69%) SQL Server 2005
8 15 (6.28%) Relational Database
9 12 (5.02%) OLAP
10 11 (4.60%) RDBMS
11 9 (3.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 8 (3.35%) QlikView
13 7 (2.93%) Oracle Database
13 7 (2.93%) SQL Server 2000
14 6 (2.51%) Power BI
15 5 (2.09%) MS Access
16 3 (1.26%) BusinessObjects
16 3 (1.26%) MySQL
16 3 (1.26%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 13 (5.44%) Visual Studio
2 7 (2.93%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (2.51%) Grunt
3 6 (2.51%) gulp
3 6 (2.51%) Jasmine
4 4 (1.67%) SpecFlow
5 3 (1.26%) NUnit
5 3 (1.26%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.42%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.42%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.42%) JIRA
6 1 (0.42%) MSTest
6 1 (0.42%) WinRunner
General
1 25 (10.46%) Finance
2 8 (3.35%) Retail
3 7 (2.93%) Back Office
4 5 (2.09%) Marketing
4 5 (2.09%) Publishing
5 3 (1.26%) Games
5 3 (1.26%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.84%) Advertising
7 1 (0.42%) Banking
7 1 (0.42%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 144 (60.25%) Developer
2 58 (24.27%) SQL Developer
3 44 (18.41%) .NET Developer
4 29 (12.13%) SSIS Developer
5 24 (10.04%) DBA
6 21 (8.79%) C# Developer
7 20 (8.37%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 19 (7.95%) T-SQL Developer
9 17 (7.11%) SQL DBA
10 16 (6.69%) Analyst
11 13 (5.44%) C# .NET Developer
11 13 (5.44%) ETL Developer
12 11 (4.60%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 10 (4.18%) Administrator
13 10 (4.18%) ASP.NET Developer
14 9 (3.77%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 9 (3.77%) Consultant
14 9 (3.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 8 (3.35%) Infrastructure Manager
15 8 (3.35%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (28.87%) .NET
2 54 (22.59%) ASP.NET
3 29 (12.13%) .NET Framework
3 29 (12.13%) ASP.NET Web API
4 23 (9.62%) CSS
5 22 (9.21%) ASP.NET MVC
6 21 (8.79%) Entity Framework
7 20 (8.37%) HTML
8 15 (6.28%) AngularJS
9 13 (5.44%) MDX
10 12 (5.02%) jQuery
11 11 (4.60%) XML
12 8 (3.35%) RabbitMQ
13 7 (2.93%) LESS
13 7 (2.93%) MSMQ
13 7 (2.93%) SignalR
14 6 (2.51%) Sass
15 5 (2.09%) Ajax
15 5 (2.09%) Web Services
16 4 (1.67%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.86%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (5.44%) Visualisation
3 6 (2.51%) NHS
3 6 (2.51%) Replication
4 5 (2.09%) Data Integration
4 5 (2.09%) iSeries
5 4 (1.67%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.26%) Clustering
6 3 (1.26%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.84%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.84%) EMC VNXe
7 2 (0.84%) Fintech
7 2 (0.84%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.84%) Online Games
7 2 (0.84%) Performance Metrics
7 2 (0.84%) RIA
8 1 (0.42%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.42%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Licensing
8 1 (0.42%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 47 (19.67%) Windows
2 31 (12.97%) Windows Server
3 13 (5.44%) Linux
3 13 (5.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (4.18%) Unix
5 7 (2.93%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (2.51%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (1.67%) Solaris
8 3 (1.26%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.84%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.42%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.42%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.42%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.42%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (23.85%) Business Intelligence
2 56 (23.43%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (20.92%) MVC
4 44 (18.41%) ETL
5 24 (10.04%) Data Modelling
6 17 (7.11%) Performance Tuning
7 16 (6.69%) OO
8 15 (6.28%) Kimball Methodology
8 15 (6.28%) SOLID
8 15 (6.28%) TDD
9 13 (5.44%) Data Visualisation
10 11 (4.60%) Analytics
10 11 (4.60%) ETL Development
11 10 (4.18%) E-Commerce
11 10 (4.18%) ITIL
11 10 (4.18%) Software Architecture
12 9 (3.77%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (3.77%) CRM
12 9 (3.77%) Migration
13 8 (3.35%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 151 (63.18%) SQL
2 68 (28.45%) T-SQL
3 62 (25.94%) C#
4 44 (18.41%) JavaScript
5 8 (3.35%) PowerShell
6 6 (2.51%) C
6 6 (2.51%) TypeScript
7 5 (2.09%) C++
7 5 (2.09%) Java
7 5 (2.09%) PL/SQL
8 4 (1.67%) Delphi
8 4 (1.67%) VB.NET
9 3 (1.26%) Python
10 2 (0.84%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 2 (0.84%) R
10 2 (0.84%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.42%) ECMAScript
11 1 (0.42%) ES6
11 1 (0.42%) PHP
11 1 (0.42%) Scala
Qualifications
1 17 (7.11%) Degree
2 7 (2.93%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.51%) CCDA
3 6 (2.51%) CCNA
3 6 (2.51%) CCNP
3 6 (2.51%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (2.09%) CCIE
4 5 (2.09%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (1.67%) ISEB
5 4 (1.67%) ISTQB
5 4 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.84%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.84%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.42%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.09%) Disclosure Scotland
1 5 (2.09%) SLA
2 3 (1.26%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.26%) QA
System Software
1 19 (7.95%) Active Directory
2 12 (5.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.51%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.26%) vSphere
5 1 (0.42%) Docker
5 1 (0.42%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.42%) XenApp
5 1 (0.42%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (3.77%) SCCM
2 5 (2.09%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 4 (1.67%) SCOM
4 3 (1.26%) Backup Exec
4 3 (1.26%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (0.84%) Ansible
5 2 (0.84%) Data Guard
5 2 (0.84%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.84%) SCDPM
6 1 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.42%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.42%) Opsview
6 1 (0.42%) vMotion
6 1 (0.42%) vRealize
6 1 (0.42%) WSUS
Vendors
1 90 (37.66%) Microsoft
2 32 (13.39%) Oracle
3 23 (9.62%) VMware
4 21 (8.79%) Tableau
5 15 (6.28%) Cisco
6 8 (3.35%) Avaya
7 6 (2.51%) Cognos
8 5 (2.09%) Dell
8 5 (2.09%) HP
8 5 (2.09%) Symantec
8 5 (2.09%) Veeam
9 4 (1.67%) Google
9 4 (1.67%) Palo Alto
10 3 (1.26%) Citrix
10 3 (1.26%) EMC
10 3 (1.26%) IBM
11 2 (0.84%) Apple
11 2 (0.84%) MicroStrategy
11 2 (0.84%) NetApp
11 2 (0.84%) Sybase
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