The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 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 over the 3 months to 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 9 9 13
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 188 172 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 11.16% 11.56% 10.56%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 43.93% 40.28% 46.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 92 94
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£325 £300 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £350 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 7
Average hourly rate £36.25 £19.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.89% +14.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £17.50 £16.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £20.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
SQL Server
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
428 427 400
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 25.40% 28.70% 22.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 255 198
Average daily rate £325 £320 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 10
Average hourly rate £36.25 £17.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+107.14% -14.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.65 £17.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.75 £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.36 £31.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.91% +3.27%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

SQL Server
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 across the West Yorkshire region.

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

SQL Server
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

SQL Server
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 across the West Yorkshire region.

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

SQL Server Hourly Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

SQL Server
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 within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 21 October 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
Leeds -3 107 £325 +12.06% 104
Bradford +5 41 £350 +7.69% 26
Halifax +8 12 £425 - 11
Huddersfield +1 4 £265 -7.01% 7
Wakefield - 2 £275 - 6
Wetherby - - - - 3
Ilkley - - - - 3
Brighouse - - - - 1
Castleford - - - - 1
Mirfield - - - -
Otley - - - -
Pontefract - - - -
SQL Server
Yorkshire

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing SQL Server 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.

1 177 (50.57%) SQL
2 174 (49.71%) .NET
3 159 (45.43%) C#
4 111 (31.71%) ASP.NET
5 97 (27.71%) Agile Software Development
6 93 (26.57%) SQL Server 2008
7 87 (24.86%) Microsoft
8 80 (22.86%) Oracle
9 72 (20.57%) MVC
10 69 (19.71%) SQL Server 2005
11 65 (18.57%) JavaScript
12 62 (17.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 62 (17.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 60 (17.14%) Finance
14 58 (16.57%) HTML
15 53 (15.14%) CSS
16 52 (14.86%) XML
17 51 (14.57%) Business Intelligence
18 45 (12.86%) WCF
19 44 (12.57%) .NET Framework
19 44 (12.57%) Web Services
20 42 (12.00%) Windows
20 42 (12.00%) Data Warehouse
21 41 (11.71%) jQuery
22 40 (11.43%) MS Excel
23 39 (11.14%) T-SQL
24 36 (10.29%) SQL Server 2012
25 35 (10.00%) ETL
26 34 (9.71%) SOA
27 32 (9.14%) ASP.NET MVC

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing SQL Server 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 23 (6.57%) SharePoint
2 18 (5.14%) CMS
3 16 (4.57%) MS Exchange
4 13 (3.71%) IIS
4 13 (3.71%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (3.14%) BizTalk Server
6 8 (2.29%) Lotus Domino
7 5 (1.43%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (1.14%) SAS
9 3 (0.86%) Apache
9 3 (0.86%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.86%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.57%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.57%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.57%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.57%) JBoss
11 1 (0.29%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.29%) LiveLink
Applications
1 40 (11.43%) MS Excel
2 17 (4.86%) MS Office
3 7 (2.00%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.14%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.57%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.57%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.57%) Acrobat
5 2 (0.57%) Fireworks
5 2 (0.57%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.57%) InDesign
6 1 (0.29%) DOC1
6 1 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.57%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.43%) NAS
2 10 (2.86%) Internet
3 4 (1.14%) SAN
3 4 (1.14%) Firewall
4 3 (0.86%) LDAP
4 3 (0.86%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.86%) VPN
5 2 (0.57%) DNS
5 2 (0.57%) DHCP
5 2 (0.57%) FTP
5 2 (0.57%) HTTP
5 2 (0.57%) SSH
5 2 (0.57%) PuTTY
6 1 (0.29%) Intranet
6 1 (0.29%) MPLS
6 1 (0.29%) VoIP
6 1 (0.29%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.29%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (26.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 69 (19.71%) SQL Server 2005
3 62 (17.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 62 (17.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 42 (12.00%) Data Warehouse
5 36 (10.29%) SQL Server 2012
6 32 (9.14%) Relational Database
7 31 (8.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 15 (4.29%) Star Schema
9 14 (4.00%) MS Access
10 12 (3.43%) MySQL
10 12 (3.43%) DB2
11 11 (3.14%) Oracle Database
12 8 (2.29%) QlikView
13 7 (2.00%) OLAP
14 5 (1.43%) RDBMS
14 5 (1.43%) SQL Server 2000
14 5 (1.43%) Oracle Database 11g
14 5 (1.43%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
14 5 (1.43%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 32 (9.14%) Visual Studio
2 26 (7.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (2.29%) MSTest
4 6 (1.71%) Selenium
4 6 (1.71%) Git (software)
4 6 (1.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 5 (1.43%) SoapUI
6 4 (1.14%) Maven
7 3 (0.86%) Subversion
7 3 (0.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 3 (0.86%) Mercurial
7 3 (0.86%) Bazaar
8 2 (0.57%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 2 (0.57%) Axure RP
8 2 (0.57%) Dreamweaver
8 2 (0.57%) QuickTest Pro
8 2 (0.57%) JUnit
8 2 (0.57%) JIRA
9 1 (0.29%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.29%) NUnit
General
1 60 (17.14%) Finance
2 6 (1.71%) Retail
2 6 (1.71%) Multimedia
3 5 (1.43%) Banking
4 4 (1.14%) Back Office
4 4 (1.14%) Marketing
5 2 (0.57%) Billing
6 1 (0.29%) Law
6 1 (0.29%) Legal
6 1 (0.29%) Advertising
6 1 (0.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 211 (60.29%) Developer
2 92 (26.29%) .NET Developer
3 50 (14.29%) Analyst
4 44 (12.57%) SQL Developer
5 40 (11.43%) C# Developer
6 34 (9.71%) C# .NET Developer
7 31 (8.86%) Architect
8 29 (8.29%) Web Developer
9 23 (6.57%) ASP.NET Developer
10 21 (6.00%) VB Developer
10 21 (6.00%) VB6 Developer
11 18 (5.14%) Solutions Architect
12 17 (4.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 14 (4.00%) .NET Web Developer
14 13 (3.71%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 13 (3.71%) Senior Developer
14 13 (3.71%) DBA
14 13 (3.71%) Business Analyst
15 12 (3.43%) Software Engineer
15 12 (3.43%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 174 (49.71%) .NET
2 111 (31.71%) ASP.NET
3 58 (16.57%) HTML
4 53 (15.14%) CSS
5 52 (14.86%) XML
6 45 (12.86%) WCF
7 44 (12.57%) Web Services
7 44 (12.57%) .NET Framework
8 41 (11.71%) jQuery
9 32 (9.14%) ASP.NET MVC
10 31 (8.86%) WinForms
11 19 (5.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 16 (4.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 16 (4.57%) XHTML
13 11 (3.14%) HTML5
14 10 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 10 (2.86%) Ajax
14 10 (2.86%) WPF
15 9 (2.57%) XSLT
15 9 (2.57%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (7.14%) NHS
2 20 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (4.57%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (3.14%) N-Tier
5 6 (1.71%) Management Information System
5 6 (1.71%) Data Structures
6 4 (1.14%) Computer Science
7 3 (0.86%) Data Integration
7 3 (0.86%) Mainframe
7 3 (0.86%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.57%) Clustering
8 2 (0.57%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.57%) Wiki
8 2 (0.57%) Replication
9 1 (0.29%) CLARiiON
9 1 (0.29%) Data Conversion
9 1 (0.29%) Open Source
9 1 (0.29%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.29%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.29%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 42 (12.00%) Windows
2 13 (3.71%) Linux
3 7 (2.00%) UNIX
4 6 (1.71%) Oracle Linux
5 3 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.57%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.57%) AIX
6 2 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.29%) Debian
7 1 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.29%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.29%) Android
7 1 (0.29%) HPUX
7 1 (0.29%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.29%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.29%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.29%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (27.71%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (20.57%) MVC
3 51 (14.57%) Business Intelligence
4 35 (10.00%) ETL
5 34 (9.71%) SOA
6 25 (7.14%) Software Engineering
7 21 (6.00%) Data Modelling
8 19 (5.43%) Unit Testing
8 19 (5.43%) Continuous Integration
9 18 (5.14%) Web Development
10 17 (4.86%) OO
11 16 (4.57%) Data Management
12 15 (4.29%) Scrum
13 14 (4.00%) Mentoring
14 12 (3.43%) Performance Improvement
14 12 (3.43%) Master Data Management
15 11 (3.14%) Waterfall
15 11 (3.14%) Coaching
15 11 (3.14%) Migration
15 11 (3.14%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 177 (50.57%) SQL
2 159 (45.43%) C#
3 65 (18.57%) JavaScript
4 39 (11.14%) T-SQL
5 31 (8.86%) VB
6 28 (8.00%) VB.NET
7 25 (7.14%) VB6
8 17 (4.86%) VBA
9 13 (3.71%) Java
10 9 (2.57%) PHP
11 8 (2.29%) PL/SQL
12 4 (1.14%) PowerShell
12 4 (1.14%) C++
13 3 (0.86%) Ruby
14 2 (0.57%) PHP5
14 2 (0.57%) BeanShell
14 2 (0.57%) Delphi
15 1 (0.29%) C
15 1 (0.29%) Python
15 1 (0.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (2.57%) Degree
2 5 (1.43%) ISEB
2 5 (1.43%) ISTQB
3 4 (1.14%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.86%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.57%) MCSE
5 2 (0.57%) MCSA
6 1 (0.29%) CCNA
6 1 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.29%) QA
2 1 (0.29%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.29%) SLA
2 1 (0.29%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.29%) COBIT
System Software
1 23 (6.57%) Active Directory
2 13 (3.71%) VMware ESX
2 13 (3.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (3.43%) vSphere
4 3 (0.86%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.57%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.29%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 14 (4.00%) SCOM
2 12 (3.43%) NetBackup
2 12 (3.43%) SCCM
3 2 (0.57%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.29%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.29%) Hyperic
4 1 (0.29%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.29%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.29%) OVSD
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.29%) OpenView
Vendors
1 87 (24.86%) Microsoft
2 80 (22.86%) Oracle
3 18 (5.14%) IBM
4 16 (4.57%) VMware
5 13 (3.71%) EMC
6 12 (3.43%) Symantec
7 9 (2.57%) Business Objects
8 8 (2.29%) Lotus
9 6 (1.71%) SAP
9 6 (1.71%) HP
10 4 (1.14%) Sybase
11 3 (0.86%) Red Hat
11 3 (0.86%) Hyperion
11 3 (0.86%) Dell
11 3 (0.86%) Jaspersoft
12 2 (0.57%) Telerik
12 2 (0.57%) EPiServer
12 2 (0.57%) Open Text
12 2 (0.57%) Informatica
12 2 (0.57%) NetApp
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £280 - £305 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Rate: Market Rates +
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Henderson Drake
Rate: From £350 to £410 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Rate: market rates
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 6 days ago
West Yorkshire
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 7 days ago
Halifax
Huxley Associates
Rate: £450 - £475 per day + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Leeds
Pertemps ERP
Rate: £350 per day all inclusive
Posted: 18 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
West Yorkshire
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 20 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Negotiable upon skills
Posted: 22 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 per day + doe
Posted: 25 days ago
West Yorkshire
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 25 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 25 days ago