The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 84 82 109
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +27
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 10 17 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.60% 1.08% 0.31%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.31% 3.76% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 6
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£288 £306 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.12% -23.43%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -18.75%
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 £21.00 £31.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-32.25% -11.42%
SQL Server 2012
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 West Yorkshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
433 452 609
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 25.91% 28.79% 30.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 256 344
Average daily rate £350 £300 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £425 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 23 15
Average hourly rate £50.00 £37.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +82.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +8.33%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

SQL Server 2012 Daily Rate Histogram 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 27 August 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 +4 5 £275 -
Leeds -4 4 £300 -2.04% 17
Wakefield - 1 - - 1
SQL Server 2012
Yorkshire

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 27 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 23 (85.19%) SQL
3 20 (74.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (55.56%) SQL Server 2008
6 12 (44.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
7 11 (40.74%) T-SQL
8 10 (37.04%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (33.33%) Finance
10 8 (29.63%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (25.93%) Performance Tuning
12 6 (22.22%) Unit Testing
12 6 (22.22%) Scrum
12 6 (22.22%) ETL
13 5 (18.52%) Windows
13 5 (18.52%) Team Foundation Server
14 4 (14.81%) Test Strategy
14 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2005
14 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 4 (14.81%) OLAP
14 4 (14.81%) .NET
14 4 (14.81%) RUP
14 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 3 (11.11%) C#
15 3 (11.11%) SAN
15 3 (11.11%) Relational Database
16 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
16 2 (7.41%) WCF

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) SAN
2 1 (3.70%) DHCP
2 1 (3.70%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 20 (74.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 18 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (55.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (44.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 10 (37.04%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (14.81%) OLAP
7 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (11.11%) Relational Database
9 2 (7.41%) OLTP
10 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (3.70%) MS Access
10 1 (3.70%) DTS
10 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
10 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Billing
3 1 (3.70%) Back Office
3 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (55.56%) Developer
2 11 (40.74%) SQL Developer
3 7 (25.93%) SQL DBA
3 7 (25.93%) DBA
4 6 (22.22%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 4 (14.81%) SQL Database Developer
5 4 (14.81%) Database Developer
6 2 (7.41%) SQL Server DBA
6 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) .NET Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Business Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Business Developer
7 1 (3.70%) C# Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Technical Leader
7 1 (3.70%) ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) .NET
2 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET
2 2 (7.41%) WCF
2 2 (7.41%) jQuery
3 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (3.70%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (3.70%) Ninject
3 1 (3.70%) Backbone.js
3 1 (3.70%) Mustache
3 1 (3.70%) Underscore.js
3 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (3.70%) SignalR
3 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (3.70%) NLog
3 1 (3.70%) WPF
3 1 (3.70%) CSS
3 1 (3.70%) XML
3 1 (3.70%) XSD
3 1 (3.70%) XSLT
3 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Replication
1 1 (3.70%) CLARiiON
1 1 (3.70%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.70%) Linux
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (25.93%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (22.22%) ETL
3 6 (22.22%) Scrum
3 6 (22.22%) Unit Testing
4 4 (14.81%) RUP
4 4 (14.81%) Test Strategy
5 2 (7.41%) SOA
5 2 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (7.41%) MVC
6 1 (3.70%) Migration
6 1 (3.70%) UML
6 1 (3.70%) CRM
6 1 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (3.70%) Kanban
6 1 (3.70%) Dependency Injection
6 1 (3.70%) MVVM
6 1 (3.70%) Waterfall
6 1 (3.70%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (85.19%) SQL
2 11 (40.74%) T-SQL
3 3 (11.11%) C#
4 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.70%) VBA
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.70%) UAG
2 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) SCOM
2 1 (3.70%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle
2 2 (7.41%) SAP
2 2 (7.41%) Red Hat
2 2 (7.41%) VMware
3 1 (3.70%) HP
3 1 (3.70%) Dell
3 1 (3.70%) EMC