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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 11 6 8
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 161 256 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 11.23% 15.34% 11.09%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 43.05% 51.61% 46.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 179 74
Median daily rate £340 £335 £311
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.49% +7.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £476 £372
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 £31.50 £30.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +36.66%
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
374 496 245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 26.08% 29.72% 24.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 345 153
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 £300 £282 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 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 £28.18 £33.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-14.60% +15.78%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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.

1 160 (50.79%) SQL
2 126 (40.00%) .NET
3 114 (36.19%) C#
4 94 (29.84%) Microsoft
5 87 (27.62%) Agile Software Development
6 86 (27.30%) Windows
7 77 (24.44%) MVC
8 75 (23.81%) ASP.NET
9 68 (21.59%) T-SQL
10 61 (19.37%) JavaScript
11 54 (17.14%) Windows Server
12 51 (16.19%) Oracle
13 48 (15.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 46 (14.60%) TDD
15 44 (13.97%) SQL Server 2008
16 39 (12.38%) .NET Framework
17 38 (12.06%) SQL Server 2012
17 38 (12.06%) ASP.NET Web API
18 37 (11.75%) HTML
19 36 (11.43%) CSS
19 36 (11.43%) CRM
19 36 (11.43%) ETL
20 35 (11.11%) Active Directory
20 35 (11.11%) jQuery
21 33 (10.48%) Business Intelligence
22 31 (9.84%) Web Services
22 31 (9.84%) VMware
22 31 (9.84%) Finance
22 31 (9.84%) Entity Framework
23 30 (9.52%) MS Excel

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 24 (7.62%) SharePoint
2 15 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
2 15 (4.76%) IIS
3 14 (4.44%) MS Exchange
4 11 (3.49%) SharePoint 2013
5 9 (2.86%) CMS
6 7 (2.22%) Apache Solr
6 7 (2.22%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (1.90%) SAS
8 4 (1.27%) JBoss
8 4 (1.27%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.63%) Confluence
10 2 (0.63%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.32%) Apache
11 1 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.32%) IBM Domino
11 1 (0.32%) Tomcat
Applications
1 30 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.22%) InfoPath
3 2 (0.63%) MS Office
4 1 (0.32%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 23 (7.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.32%) Cognos Planning
2 1 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.32%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.49%) Microsoft Azure
1 11 (3.49%) Office 365
2 3 (0.95%) GitHub
3 1 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.08%) SAN
2 15 (4.76%) Firewall
3 13 (4.13%) LAN
3 13 (4.13%) WAN
4 11 (3.49%) MPLS
5 9 (2.86%) Internet
6 7 (2.22%) DNS
6 7 (2.22%) VPN
7 6 (1.90%) BGP
7 6 (1.90%) DHCP
8 5 (1.59%) DSL
8 5 (1.59%) iSCSI
8 5 (1.59%) Kerberos
8 5 (1.59%) Network Security
8 5 (1.59%) Structured Cabling
8 5 (1.59%) VLAN
8 5 (1.59%) VRRP
9 4 (1.27%) NAS
10 3 (0.95%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (0.95%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (15.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 44 (13.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 38 (12.06%) SQL Server 2012
4 29 (9.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 24 (7.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 23 (7.30%) MongoDB
7 22 (6.98%) Data Warehouse
7 22 (6.98%) SQL Server 2005
8 18 (5.71%) Relational Database
9 15 (4.76%) SQL Server 2014
10 14 (4.44%) CouchDB
11 12 (3.81%) Oracle Database
12 9 (2.86%) MySQL
12 9 (2.86%) NoSQL
13 7 (2.22%) Crystal Reports
13 7 (2.22%) MS Access
13 7 (2.22%) RDBMS
13 7 (2.22%) SSDT
14 6 (1.90%) SQL Server 2000
15 5 (1.59%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 24 (7.62%) Visual Studio
2 21 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (4.44%) Git (software)
4 11 (3.49%) Vagrant
5 10 (3.17%) NUnit
6 5 (1.59%) Subversion
7 4 (1.27%) JIRA
7 4 (1.27%) TeamCity
8 3 (0.95%) Jenkins
8 3 (0.95%) ProC
9 2 (0.63%) Bitbucket
9 2 (0.63%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (0.32%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.32%) JBehave
10 1 (0.32%) Maven
10 1 (0.32%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.32%) Oracle APEX
10 1 (0.32%) SonarQube
10 1 (0.32%) Sonatype Nexus
10 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 31 (9.84%) Finance
2 14 (4.44%) Legal
3 8 (2.54%) Publishing
4 6 (1.90%) Back Office
5 4 (1.27%) Advertising
5 4 (1.27%) Retail
6 3 (0.95%) Games
6 3 (0.95%) Law
7 2 (0.63%) Banking
8 1 (0.32%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 197 (62.54%) Developer
2 75 (23.81%) .NET Developer
3 51 (16.19%) C# Developer
4 46 (14.60%) SQL Developer
5 33 (10.48%) C# .NET Developer
6 23 (7.30%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 22 (6.98%) Java Developer
8 18 (5.71%) DBA
9 17 (5.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 15 (4.76%) Analyst
11 14 (4.44%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 14 (4.44%) ETL Developer
12 13 (4.13%) ASP.NET Developer
12 13 (4.13%) SQL DBA
13 12 (3.81%) Node.js Developer
13 12 (3.81%) Windows Engineer
14 11 (3.49%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 11 (3.49%) Database Developer
14 11 (3.49%) SSIS Developer
14 11 (3.49%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (40.00%) .NET
2 75 (23.81%) ASP.NET
3 39 (12.38%) .NET Framework
4 38 (12.06%) ASP.NET Web API
5 37 (11.75%) HTML
6 36 (11.43%) CSS
7 35 (11.11%) jQuery
8 31 (9.84%) Entity Framework
8 31 (9.84%) Web Services
9 29 (9.21%) WCF
10 27 (8.57%) ASP.NET MVC
11 26 (8.25%) AngularJS
12 20 (6.35%) XML
13 19 (6.03%) React
13 19 (6.03%) Spring
14 15 (4.76%) Ember.js
14 15 (4.76%) KnockoutJS
14 15 (4.76%) LESS
14 15 (4.76%) RabbitMQ
14 15 (4.76%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 19 (6.03%) Replication
2 18 (5.71%) Mobile App
3 13 (4.13%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (4.13%) Clustering
4 11 (3.49%) Algorithms
5 9 (2.86%) Data Centre
6 7 (2.22%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.90%) Enterprise Storage
8 5 (1.59%) Microsoft Licensing
9 4 (1.27%) User Experience
10 3 (0.95%) Computer Science
10 3 (0.95%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.63%) Blog
11 2 (0.63%) Data Integration
11 2 (0.63%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.63%) Mainframe
11 2 (0.63%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.63%) Online Games
12 1 (0.32%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 86 (27.30%) Windows
2 54 (17.14%) Windows Server
3 19 (6.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (5.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (3.81%) Linux
6 11 (3.49%) Windows 7
7 8 (2.54%) Unix
8 4 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.95%) Android
9 3 (0.95%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.95%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.32%) AIX
10 1 (0.32%) HPUX
10 1 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.32%) SUSE
10 1 (0.32%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (27.62%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (24.44%) MVC
3 46 (14.60%) TDD
4 36 (11.43%) CRM
4 36 (11.43%) ETL
5 33 (10.48%) Business Intelligence
6 21 (6.67%) Unit Testing
7 19 (6.03%) SOLID
8 16 (5.08%) OOP
8 16 (5.08%) Performance Tuning
9 15 (4.76%) Migration
9 15 (4.76%) Web Development
10 14 (4.44%) ITIL
11 13 (4.13%) Analytics
11 13 (4.13%) Front End Development
12 12 (3.81%) DevOps
12 12 (3.81%) OO
13 11 (3.49%) Data Security
14 10 (3.17%) Scrum
14 10 (3.17%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 160 (50.79%) SQL
2 114 (36.19%) C#
3 68 (21.59%) T-SQL
4 61 (19.37%) JavaScript
5 29 (9.21%) Java
6 21 (6.67%) C++
7 15 (4.76%) PowerShell
8 14 (4.44%) ECMAScript
8 14 (4.44%) ES6
8 14 (4.44%) PL/SQL
9 9 (2.86%) C
10 6 (1.90%) VB.NET
11 5 (1.59%) PHP
11 5 (1.59%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.95%) Delphi
13 2 (0.63%) VB
14 1 (0.32%) ANSI SQL
14 1 (0.32%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 1 (0.32%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (3.17%) Security Cleared
2 8 (2.54%) Degree
2 8 (2.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (1.90%) CCNA
4 6 (1.90%) CCNP
4 6 (1.90%) MCSE
5 5 (1.59%) CCDA
5 5 (1.59%) CCIE
6 4 (1.27%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (1.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (0.95%) MCSA
8 2 (0.63%) DBS Check
8 2 (0.63%) MCITP
8 2 (0.63%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.32%) CCDE
9 1 (0.32%) CLAS
9 1 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.32%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.32%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.59%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.63%) QA
3 1 (0.32%) ISO22301
3 1 (0.32%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 21 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (3.17%) Hyper-V
4 6 (1.90%) XenDesktop
5 5 (1.59%) Terminal Services
5 5 (1.59%) Virtual Desktop
5 5 (1.59%) VMware Server
6 3 (0.95%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.63%) XenApp
8 1 (0.32%) KVM
8 1 (0.32%) vSphere
8 1 (0.32%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (3.49%) Ansible
2 8 (2.54%) SCCM
3 7 (2.22%) SCOM
4 5 (1.59%) vMotion
5 3 (0.95%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 3 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.63%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.63%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.63%) Puppet
6 2 (0.63%) WSUS
7 1 (0.32%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.32%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.32%) Opsview
7 1 (0.32%) vRealize
Vendors
1 94 (29.84%) Microsoft
2 51 (16.19%) Oracle
3 31 (9.84%) VMware
4 14 (4.44%) Citrix
5 13 (4.13%) HP
5 13 (4.13%) Informatica
6 12 (3.81%) Cisco
7 10 (3.17%) NetApp
7 10 (3.17%) Sitecore
8 8 (2.54%) Symantec
9 5 (1.59%) Dell
9 5 (1.59%) iManage
9 5 (1.59%) NETGEAR
9 5 (1.59%) SonicWALL
10 4 (1.27%) CommVault
10 4 (1.27%) IBM
10 4 (1.27%) Xamarin
11 3 (0.95%) ServiceNow
11 3 (0.95%) Sybase
11 3 (0.95%) Veeam
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