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 30 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 86 83 112
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +29
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 11 15 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.65% 0.99% 0.27%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.72% 3.54% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 5
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£295 £313 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.60% -21.87%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -21.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 £38.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.78% -
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
405 424 579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 23.89% 28.04% 31.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 229 357
Average daily rate £325 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £213 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £440 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 17 16
Average hourly rate £22.50 £37.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +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 30 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 +1 4 £275 -
Leeds -12 3 £295 -5.60% 6
Wakefield - 2 - - 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 30 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 27 (84.38%) SQL
3 25 (78.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (40.63%) T-SQL
5 13 (40.63%) Microsoft
6 11 (34.38%) Performance Tuning
7 10 (31.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 10 (31.25%) ETL
8 9 (28.13%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (25.00%) C#
9 8 (25.00%) .NET
9 8 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (21.88%) Finance
10 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (18.75%) Windows
12 5 (15.63%) Kanban
12 5 (15.63%) NoSQL
13 4 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
13 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
13 4 (12.50%) Ruby
13 4 (12.50%) Unit Testing
13 4 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails
13 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
13 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
13 4 (12.50%) Web Services
13 4 (12.50%) Scrum
13 4 (12.50%) Back Office
14 3 (9.38%) MVC

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

For the 6 months to 30 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%) Lotus Domino
1 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.13%) IIS
1 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) SAN
2 1 (3.13%) DHCP
2 1 (3.13%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 25 (78.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (31.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 9 (28.13%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (15.63%) NoSQL
7 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
9 2 (6.25%) OLAP
9 2 (6.25%) OLTP
10 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (3.13%) DTS
10 1 (3.13%) MS Access
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 19 (59.38%) Developer
2 14 (43.75%) SQL Developer
3 7 (21.88%) DBA
3 7 (21.88%) SQL DBA
4 6 (18.75%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 3 (9.38%) ETL Developer
5 3 (9.38%) .NET Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) SQL Database Developer
6 2 (6.25%) SQL Server DBA
6 2 (6.25%) Database Developer
6 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Business Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Business Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Architect
7 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) IT Architect
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.00%) .NET
2 4 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails
2 4 (12.50%) Web Services
3 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET
3 3 (9.38%) WCF
3 3 (9.38%) jQuery
4 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 2 (6.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (6.25%) .NET Framework
4 2 (6.25%) CSS
4 2 (6.25%) XML
5 1 (3.13%) WinForms
5 1 (3.13%) HTML
5 1 (3.13%) XSD
5 1 (3.13%) XSLT
5 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET 2.0
5 1 (3.13%) WPF
5 1 (3.13%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Data Protection Act
1 3 (9.38%) Management Information System
1 3 (9.38%) Freedom of Information
2 2 (6.25%) NHS
3 1 (3.13%) CLARiiON
3 1 (3.13%) Clustering
3 1 (3.13%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.75%) Windows
2 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) Performance Tuning
2 10 (31.25%) ETL
3 8 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (15.63%) Kanban
6 4 (12.50%) Unit Testing
6 4 (12.50%) Scrum
7 3 (9.38%) MVC
7 3 (9.38%) Knowledge Management
7 3 (9.38%) Information Management
7 3 (9.38%) Data Protection
8 2 (6.25%) Test Strategy
8 2 (6.25%) RUP
8 2 (6.25%) Migration
8 2 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (3.13%) Workflow
9 1 (3.13%) UML
9 1 (3.13%) SOA
9 1 (3.13%) Dimensional Modelling
9 1 (3.13%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 27 (84.38%) SQL
2 13 (40.63%) T-SQL
3 8 (25.00%) C#
4 4 (12.50%) Ruby
5 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.13%) VBA
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Hyper-V
1 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.13%) UAG
2 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) SCOM
2 1 (3.13%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 13 (40.63%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.25%) SAP
2 2 (6.25%) VMware
3 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.13%) HP
3 1 (3.13%) Dell
3 1 (3.13%) EMC
3 1 (3.13%) Citrix
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle