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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 12 14 13
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 137 175 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 9.48% 8.88% 10.51%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 35.77% 42.48% 37.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 96 111
Median daily rate £350 £336 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.08% +4.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £274 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Median hourly rate £21.88 £19.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.21% +62.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.39 £22.50 £25.25
% change year-on-year
+12.84% -10.89%

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
383 412 484
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 26.51% 20.91% 27.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 259 327
Median daily rate £388 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £501 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 4
Median hourly rate £18.38 £19.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.76% +21.87%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £26.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+43.39% -18.46%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 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 19 January 2017.

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
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +5 120 £350 - 50
Halifax +1 7 £325 - 3
Bradford +5 6 £350 -17.64% 4
Wakefield -4 2 £369 +10.90% 5
Huddersfield -1 1 £488 - 2
SQL Server
Yorkshire

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 179 (58.31%) SQL
2 118 (38.44%) Microsoft
3 99 (32.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 93 (30.29%) .NET
5 82 (26.71%) C#
6 78 (25.41%) T-SQL
7 72 (23.45%) Business Intelligence
8 70 (22.80%) ASP.NET
9 65 (21.17%) Windows
10 62 (20.20%) Agile Software Development
10 62 (20.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 59 (19.22%) MVC
11 59 (19.22%) ETL
12 57 (18.57%) SQL Server 2012
13 56 (18.24%) Data Warehouse
13 56 (18.24%) SQL Server 2014
14 52 (16.94%) SQL Server 2008
15 48 (15.64%) JavaScript
15 48 (15.64%) Windows Server
16 41 (13.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 40 (13.03%) Oracle
18 39 (12.70%) .NET Framework
19 35 (11.40%) Microsoft Azure
20 34 (11.07%) ASP.NET Web API
21 33 (10.75%) Finance
22 31 (10.10%) MS Excel
23 30 (9.77%) Data Modelling
24 28 (9.12%) HTML
25 27 (8.79%) VMware
25 27 (8.79%) Windows Server 2012

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 19 (6.19%) IIS
2 18 (5.86%) SharePoint
3 10 (3.26%) SharePoint 2013
4 9 (2.93%) CMS
4 9 (2.93%) MS Exchange
5 6 (1.95%) IBM Domino
5 6 (1.95%) Umbraco
6 5 (1.63%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (1.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 4 (1.30%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.98%) Apache Solr
8 3 (0.98%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (0.98%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (0.98%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.65%) Apache
9 2 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.33%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.33%) Oracle Spatial
10 1 (0.33%) SAS
Applications
1 31 (10.10%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.93%) MS Office
3 4 (1.30%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.98%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 8 (2.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.33%) Infor CRM
Cloud Services
1 35 (11.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (4.23%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (3.91%) Office 365
4 4 (1.30%) Google Analytics
4 4 (1.30%) PaaS
5 3 (0.98%) IaaS
5 3 (0.98%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.58%) Firewall
2 9 (2.93%) DNS
2 9 (2.93%) LAN
2 9 (2.93%) WAN
3 8 (2.61%) DHCP
3 8 (2.61%) SAN
4 7 (2.28%) Internet
5 6 (1.95%) SSL
5 6 (1.95%) VPN
6 5 (1.63%) FTP
7 4 (1.30%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (1.30%) HTTP
7 4 (1.30%) HTTPS
7 4 (1.30%) SMTP
7 4 (1.30%) Telnet
8 3 (0.98%) BGP
8 3 (0.98%) LDAP
8 3 (0.98%) MPLS
8 3 (0.98%) VLAN
9 2 (0.65%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (32.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 62 (20.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 57 (18.57%) SQL Server 2012
4 56 (18.24%) Data Warehouse
4 56 (18.24%) SQL Server 2014
5 52 (16.94%) SQL Server 2008
6 41 (13.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 20 (6.51%) SQL Server 2005
8 17 (5.54%) Relational Database
9 13 (4.23%) RDBMS
10 12 (3.91%) OLAP
11 11 (3.58%) QlikView
12 10 (3.26%) Power BI
13 9 (2.93%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 9 (2.93%) NoSQL
14 8 (2.61%) MongoDB
14 8 (2.61%) Oracle Database
14 8 (2.61%) SQL Server 2000
15 7 (2.28%) BusinessObjects
16 6 (1.95%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 17 (5.54%) Visual Studio
2 13 (4.23%) Octopus Deploy
3 11 (3.58%) Vagrant
4 10 (3.26%) TeamCity
5 9 (2.93%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (2.61%) Jenkins
7 6 (1.95%) Grunt
7 6 (1.95%) gulp
7 6 (1.95%) Jasmine
8 4 (1.30%) NUnit
9 3 (0.98%) Git (software)
9 3 (0.98%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.33%) HP UFT
10 1 (0.33%) JIRA
10 1 (0.33%) Moq
10 1 (0.33%) MSTest
10 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.33%) Subversion
10 1 (0.33%) WinRunner
General
1 33 (10.75%) Finance
2 8 (2.61%) Retail
3 7 (2.28%) Back Office
3 7 (2.28%) Manufacturing
4 5 (1.63%) Marketing
4 5 (1.63%) Publishing
5 3 (0.98%) Advertising
5 3 (0.98%) Games
6 1 (0.33%) Banking
6 1 (0.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 174 (56.68%) Developer
2 68 (22.15%) SQL Developer
3 61 (19.87%) .NET Developer
4 32 (10.42%) SSIS Developer
5 29 (9.45%) C# Developer
6 27 (8.79%) Analyst
7 26 (8.47%) DBA
8 24 (7.82%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 20 (6.51%) C# .NET Developer
9 20 (6.51%) T-SQL Developer
10 19 (6.19%) SQL DBA
11 17 (5.54%) ETL Developer
12 15 (4.89%) Architect
13 14 (4.56%) ASP.NET Developer
14 12 (3.91%) Administrator
14 12 (3.91%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 12 (3.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 11 (3.58%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 11 (3.58%) Consultant
16 10 (3.26%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (30.29%) .NET
2 70 (22.80%) ASP.NET
3 39 (12.70%) .NET Framework
4 34 (11.07%) ASP.NET Web API
5 28 (9.12%) HTML
6 27 (8.79%) ASP.NET MVC
7 26 (8.47%) CSS
8 24 (7.82%) Entity Framework
9 20 (6.51%) jQuery
9 20 (6.51%) Web Services
10 17 (5.54%) MDX
11 16 (5.21%) XML
12 15 (4.89%) AngularJS
13 9 (2.93%) Ajax
13 9 (2.93%) WCF
14 7 (2.28%) KnockoutJS
14 7 (2.28%) MSMQ
14 7 (2.28%) RabbitMQ
14 7 (2.28%) SignalR
15 6 (1.95%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 17 (5.54%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (4.56%) Visualisation
3 7 (2.28%) NHS
3 7 (2.28%) Replication
4 5 (1.63%) Clustering
4 5 (1.63%) Data Integration
4 5 (1.63%) iSeries
4 5 (1.63%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.30%) Data Centre
6 3 (0.98%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (0.98%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (0.98%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.65%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.65%) EMC VNXe
7 2 (0.65%) Fintech
7 2 (0.65%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.65%) Online Games
7 2 (0.65%) Performance Metrics
7 2 (0.65%) RIA
7 2 (0.65%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 65 (21.17%) Windows
2 48 (15.64%) Windows Server
3 27 (8.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 24 (7.82%) Linux
5 21 (6.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (4.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (4.23%) Unix
7 8 (2.61%) Android
7 8 (2.61%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (1.95%) Apple iOS
9 4 (1.30%) Solaris
9 4 (1.30%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.98%) AIX
11 2 (0.65%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.33%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.33%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.33%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (23.45%) Business Intelligence
2 62 (20.20%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (19.22%) ETL
3 59 (19.22%) MVC
4 30 (9.77%) Data Modelling
5 20 (6.51%) Kimball Methodology
6 19 (6.19%) Performance Tuning
6 19 (6.19%) TDD
7 18 (5.86%) Migration
8 17 (5.54%) DevOps
8 17 (5.54%) ITIL
8 17 (5.54%) SOLID
9 16 (5.21%) OO
10 14 (4.56%) Analytics
10 14 (4.56%) Data Visualisation
10 14 (4.56%) E-Commerce
11 12 (3.91%) Project Management
12 11 (3.58%) Continuous Delivery
12 11 (3.58%) Incident Management
12 11 (3.58%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 179 (58.31%) SQL
2 82 (26.71%) C#
3 78 (25.41%) T-SQL
4 48 (15.64%) JavaScript
5 13 (4.23%) PowerShell
6 7 (2.28%) C
6 7 (2.28%) VB.NET
7 6 (1.95%) TypeScript
8 5 (1.63%) C++
8 5 (1.63%) Delphi
8 5 (1.63%) PL/SQL
9 4 (1.30%) Java
10 3 (0.98%) PHP
10 3 (0.98%) Python
11 2 (0.65%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 2 (0.65%) R
11 2 (0.65%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.65%) VBA
12 1 (0.33%) VB
12 1 (0.33%) VB6
Qualifications
1 18 (5.86%) Degree
2 8 (2.61%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (2.28%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (2.28%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (2.28%) Security Cleared
4 6 (1.95%) AWS Certification
4 6 (1.95%) CCDA
4 6 (1.95%) CCNA
4 6 (1.95%) CCNP
5 5 (1.63%) CCIE
6 4 (1.30%) MCSE
7 3 (0.98%) ISEB
7 3 (0.98%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.65%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.65%) DBS Check
8 2 (0.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.63%) Disclosure Scotland
1 5 (1.63%) SLA
2 3 (0.98%) Data Quality
2 3 (0.98%) QA
System Software
1 22 (7.17%) Active Directory
2 15 (4.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (3.58%) Docker
4 6 (1.95%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.98%) NDS
5 3 (0.98%) vSphere
6 2 (0.65%) NetIQ eDirectory
6 2 (0.65%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (0.65%) XenApp
6 2 (0.65%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.33%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.33%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (3.91%) Opscode Chef
1 12 (3.91%) SCOM
2 10 (3.26%) Puppet
3 9 (2.93%) SCCM
4 5 (1.63%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 4 (1.30%) Ansible
6 3 (0.98%) Backup Exec
6 3 (0.98%) OpenAM
6 3 (0.98%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (0.65%) Data Guard
7 2 (0.65%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.65%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.65%) Salt
7 2 (0.65%) SCDPM
8 1 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.33%) Opsview
8 1 (0.33%) vMotion
8 1 (0.33%) vRealize
8 1 (0.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 118 (38.44%) Microsoft
2 40 (13.03%) Oracle
3 27 (8.79%) VMware
4 22 (7.17%) Tableau
5 19 (6.19%) Cisco
6 12 (3.91%) Red Hat
7 9 (2.93%) Avaya
7 9 (2.93%) Splunk
8 7 (2.28%) IBM
9 6 (1.95%) Cognos
10 5 (1.63%) Citrix
10 5 (1.63%) Dell
10 5 (1.63%) HP
10 5 (1.63%) Sybase
10 5 (1.63%) Symantec
10 5 (1.63%) Veeam
11 4 (1.30%) Google
11 4 (1.30%) NetApp
11 4 (1.30%) Palo Alto
12 3 (0.98%) Novell
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Integrity IT Solutions Limited
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago