The first table below looks at the demand for SQL Server 2012 skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2012 over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the West Yorkshire region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 83 82 108
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +26
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 10 18 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.60% 1.17% 0.16%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.56% 4.12% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 3
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£295 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% -25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -21.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £38.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+27.27% +10.00%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
390 437 584
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 23.31% 28.41% 31.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 237 361
Average daily rate £325 £300 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £213 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £440 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 17 17
Average hourly rate £14.75 £37.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.66% +87.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
SQL Server 2012
Yorkshire

SQL Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

SQL Server 2012
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the West Yorkshire region.

SQL Server 2012 Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

SQL Server 2012
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the West Yorkshire region.

SQL Server 2012 Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

SQL Server 2012
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bradford +8 4 £275 - 2
Leeds -7 3 £295 -1.66% 8
Wakefield - 1 - - 1
Halifax - - - - 2
Huddersfield - - - - 1
SQL Server 2012
Yorkshire

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing SQL Server 2012 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 2012.

1 32 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 28 (87.50%) SQL
3 26 (81.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (46.88%) SQL Server 2008
6 13 (40.63%) Microsoft
6 13 (40.63%) T-SQL
7 12 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
8 11 (34.38%) ETL
9 10 (31.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 9 (28.13%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (28.13%) C#
10 9 (28.13%) .NET
11 8 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (21.88%) Finance
12 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (18.75%) NoSQL
14 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Azure
14 5 (15.63%) Ruby
14 5 (15.63%) Ruby on Rails
14 5 (15.63%) Kanban
14 5 (15.63%) Windows
15 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
15 4 (12.50%) Web Services
15 4 (12.50%) Back Office
15 4 (12.50%) Scrum
15 4 (12.50%) Unit Testing
15 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
15 4 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
16 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing SQL Server 2012 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 2012. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.13%) IIS
1 1 (3.13%) Lotus Domino
1 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) SAN
2 1 (3.13%) DHCP
2 1 (3.13%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 26 (81.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (46.88%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (31.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 9 (28.13%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (18.75%) NoSQL
8 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
10 2 (6.25%) OLTP
10 2 (6.25%) OLAP
11 1 (3.13%) MS Access
11 1 (3.13%) DTS
11 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (21.88%) Finance
2 4 (12.50%) Back Office
3 2 (6.25%) Billing
4 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (62.50%) Developer
2 15 (46.88%) SQL Developer
3 7 (21.88%) SQL DBA
3 7 (21.88%) DBA
4 6 (18.75%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 3 (9.38%) .NET Developer
5 3 (9.38%) ETL Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) SQL Database Developer
6 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Developer
6 2 (6.25%) SQL Server DBA
6 2 (6.25%) Database Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Business Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Architect
7 1 (3.13%) Business Developer
7 1 (3.13%) C# Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Technical Leader
7 1 (3.13%) IT Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (28.13%) .NET
2 5 (15.63%) Ruby on Rails
3 4 (12.50%) Web Services
4 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET
4 3 (9.38%) WCF
4 3 (9.38%) jQuery
5 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (6.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 2 (6.25%) CSS
5 2 (6.25%) .NET Framework
5 2 (6.25%) XML
5 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (3.13%) NLog
6 1 (3.13%) SignalR
6 1 (3.13%) HTML
6 1 (3.13%) XSD
6 1 (3.13%) XSLT
6 1 (3.13%) WinForms
6 1 (3.13%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Management Information System
1 3 (9.38%) Freedom of Information
1 3 (9.38%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (6.25%) NHS
3 1 (3.13%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.63%) Windows
2 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
2 11 (34.38%) ETL
3 8 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (15.63%) Kanban
6 4 (12.50%) Scrum
6 4 (12.50%) Unit Testing
7 3 (9.38%) Knowledge Management
7 3 (9.38%) Information Management
7 3 (9.38%) MVC
7 3 (9.38%) Data Protection
8 2 (6.25%) Test Strategy
8 2 (6.25%) Migration
8 2 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (6.25%) RUP
9 1 (3.13%) SOA
9 1 (3.13%) UML
9 1 (3.13%) Workflow
9 1 (3.13%) Software Engineering
9 1 (3.13%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (87.50%) SQL
2 13 (40.63%) T-SQL
3 9 (28.13%) C#
4 5 (15.63%) Ruby
5 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.13%) VBA
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.13%) UAG
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (40.63%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.25%) SAP
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle
3 1 (3.13%) Citrix
3 1 (3.13%) VMware