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 2 September 2015 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 7 8 10
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 333 192 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 14.61% 11.32% 10.96%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 50.61% 43.74% 37.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 112 86
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£335 £320 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.68% +5.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £448 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 16
Average hourly rate £37.04 £50.00 £39.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.92% +25.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -0.82%
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
658 439 457
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 28.86% 25.88% 29.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 444 272 259
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £505 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 23
Average hourly rate £37.04 £50.00 £36.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.92% +36.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £31.80 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+5.51% +2.56%

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 2 September 2015.

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 2 September 2015.

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 2 September 2015. 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 +3 249 £338 +8.43% 66
Bradford +11 65 £325 -7.14% 9
Wakefield +6 3 £250 - 5
Huddersfield -2 3 £335 +31.37% 3
Halifax -13 2 £295 -34.44% 4
Brighouse - 2 - -
SQL Server
Yorkshire

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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.

1 435 (68.08%) SQL
2 249 (38.97%) .NET
3 239 (37.40%) T-SQL
4 236 (36.93%) Microsoft
5 233 (36.46%) Agile Software Development
6 215 (33.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 210 (32.86%) C#
8 154 (24.10%) ASP.NET
9 151 (23.63%) SQL Server 2012
10 143 (22.38%) MVC
11 126 (19.72%) Oracle
12 123 (19.25%) Business Intelligence
13 120 (18.78%) Finance
14 119 (18.62%) JavaScript
15 117 (18.31%) Windows
16 115 (18.00%) jQuery
17 112 (17.53%) SQL Server 2008
18 99 (15.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 93 (14.55%) CSS
19 93 (14.55%) Data Warehouse
20 90 (14.08%) Team Foundation Server
21 85 (13.30%) HTML
22 81 (12.68%) TDD
23 70 (10.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
24 69 (10.80%) Visual Studio
25 68 (10.64%) VMware
25 68 (10.64%) ETL
25 68 (10.64%) WCF
26 67 (10.49%) PL/SQL
26 67 (10.49%) Web Services

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 41 (6.42%) CMS
2 40 (6.26%) SharePoint
3 34 (5.32%) IIS
4 16 (2.50%) Umbraco
5 13 (2.03%) MS Exchange
6 8 (1.25%) SAS
6 8 (1.25%) Sitecore CMS
6 8 (1.25%) Lync
7 4 (0.63%) Tomcat
7 4 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (0.47%) EPiServer CMS
8 3 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (0.47%) Node.js
8 3 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.31%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.31%) Apache
9 2 (0.31%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.16%) Joomla!
10 1 (0.16%) ATG Dynamo
Applications
1 62 (9.70%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.10%) MS Visio
3 6 (0.94%) PowerPivot
4 5 (0.78%) MS Office
5 4 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.31%) FastStats
7 1 (0.16%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.16%) Unica
2 1 (0.16%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.63%) Office 365
2 2 (0.31%) SaaS
2 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.16%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.03%) SAN
2 12 (1.88%) LAN
2 12 (1.88%) WAN
3 11 (1.72%) Internet
4 9 (1.41%) Firewall
5 8 (1.25%) Intrusion Detection
6 7 (1.10%) Unified Communications
7 6 (0.94%) DNS
8 5 (0.78%) HTTP
9 3 (0.47%) LDAP
9 3 (0.47%) DHCP
10 2 (0.31%) SSL
10 2 (0.31%) Telepresence
10 2 (0.31%) Intranet
11 1 (0.16%) TCP/IP
11 1 (0.16%) SMTP
11 1 (0.16%) Network Security
11 1 (0.16%) NAS
11 1 (0.16%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (0.16%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 215 (33.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 151 (23.63%) SQL Server 2012
3 112 (17.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 99 (15.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 93 (14.55%) Data Warehouse
6 70 (10.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 53 (8.29%) Oracle Database
8 49 (7.67%) Oracle Database 11g
9 37 (5.79%) SQL Server 2005
10 22 (3.44%) Relational Database
11 21 (3.29%) MongoDB
12 13 (2.03%) MySQL
13 10 (1.56%) BusinessObjects
13 10 (1.56%) Data Mart
14 9 (1.41%) RDBMS
14 9 (1.41%) Oracle Database 12c
15 8 (1.25%) Data Mining
15 8 (1.25%) SQL Server 2000
15 8 (1.25%) BODI
16 7 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 90 (14.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 69 (10.80%) Visual Studio
3 58 (9.08%) NUnit
4 40 (6.26%) Selenium
5 28 (4.38%) Toad
6 24 (3.76%) SpecFlow
7 18 (2.82%) Rhino Mocks
8 16 (2.50%) JMeter
9 13 (2.03%) Subversion
9 13 (2.03%) Git (software)
10 10 (1.56%) eggPlant
11 9 (1.41%) ERwin
12 7 (1.10%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 7 (1.10%) Octopus Deploy
13 6 (0.94%) WebDriver
13 6 (0.94%) Axure RP
13 6 (0.94%) Cucumber
13 6 (0.94%) JUnit
14 5 (0.78%) ReSharper
15 4 (0.63%) TeamCity
General
1 120 (18.78%) Finance
2 13 (2.03%) Back Office
3 12 (1.88%) Marketing
4 8 (1.25%) Banking
5 7 (1.10%) Publishing
6 3 (0.47%) Retail
7 2 (0.31%) Billing
7 2 (0.31%) Advertising
7 2 (0.31%) Games
7 2 (0.31%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.16%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.16%) Legal
8 1 (0.16%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.16%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 330 (51.64%) Developer
2 120 (18.78%) Analyst
3 95 (14.87%) .NET Developer
4 69 (10.80%) Test Analyst
5 66 (10.33%) DBA
6 63 (9.86%) SQL Developer
7 51 (7.98%) SQL DBA
8 35 (5.48%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 33 (5.16%) C# Developer
10 30 (4.69%) Web Developer
11 26 (4.07%) Administrator
11 26 (4.07%) C# .NET Developer
12 25 (3.91%) Oracle Developer
12 25 (3.91%) Database Developer
12 25 (3.91%) Applications Developer
13 22 (3.44%) Architect
14 21 (3.29%) Consultant
15 20 (3.13%) Tester
16 18 (2.82%) Business Developer
16 18 (2.82%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 249 (38.97%) .NET
2 154 (24.10%) ASP.NET
3 115 (18.00%) jQuery
4 93 (14.55%) CSS
5 85 (13.30%) HTML
6 68 (10.64%) WCF
7 67 (10.49%) Web Services
8 64 (10.02%) ASP.NET MVC
9 58 (9.08%) ASP.NET Web API
10 53 (8.29%) .NET Framework
11 51 (7.98%) XML
12 45 (7.04%) Entity Framework
13 34 (5.32%) AngularJS
14 33 (5.16%) JSON
15 25 (3.91%) NHibernate
15 25 (3.91%) KnockoutJS
16 24 (3.76%) HTML5
17 21 (3.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 20 (3.13%) MDX
19 15 (2.35%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 30 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (3.76%) Clustering
3 21 (3.29%) Visualisation
4 18 (2.82%) NHS
5 13 (2.03%) N-Tier
6 11 (1.72%) Data Centre
7 10 (1.56%) Data Integration
8 6 (0.94%) CMDB
8 6 (0.94%) Replication
9 4 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (0.63%) User Experience
9 4 (0.63%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.47%) Social Media
10 3 (0.47%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.31%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.31%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (0.31%) Data Extraction
11 2 (0.31%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.31%) Data Protection Act
12 1 (0.16%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 117 (18.31%) Windows
2 36 (5.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 33 (5.16%) Linux
4 24 (3.76%) UNIX
5 18 (2.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (1.10%) Windows 2000 Server
8 6 (0.94%) Windows 7
8 6 (0.94%) Windows NT
9 5 (0.78%) Windows XP
10 4 (0.63%) Solaris
10 4 (0.63%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.47%) Android
11 3 (0.47%) AIX
12 2 (0.31%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.16%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.16%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.16%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.16%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 233 (36.46%) Agile Software Development
2 143 (22.38%) MVC
3 123 (19.25%) Business Intelligence
4 81 (12.68%) TDD
5 68 (10.64%) ETL
6 64 (10.02%) Scrum
7 56 (8.76%) Data Modelling
8 55 (8.61%) Continuous Integration
9 54 (8.45%) ITIL
10 51 (7.98%) E-Commerce
11 44 (6.89%) SDLC
12 39 (6.10%) Test Scripting
13 38 (5.95%) Unit Testing
13 38 (5.95%) User Acceptance Testing
14 36 (5.63%) OO
15 33 (5.16%) SOA
16 32 (5.01%) Data Mapping
17 28 (4.38%) Migration
18 26 (4.07%) Regression Testing
19 24 (3.76%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 435 (68.08%) SQL
2 239 (37.40%) T-SQL
3 210 (32.86%) C#
4 119 (18.62%) JavaScript
5 67 (10.49%) PL/SQL
6 58 (9.08%) PowerShell
7 32 (5.01%) VB
8 23 (3.60%) VB.NET
8 23 (3.60%) Java
9 15 (2.35%) C++
10 14 (2.19%) Shell Script
10 14 (2.19%) VB6
11 13 (2.03%) VBA
12 9 (1.41%) Perl
13 8 (1.25%) FoxPro (VFP)
14 7 (1.10%) Korn
14 7 (1.10%) FQL
14 7 (1.10%) Bash Shell
15 6 (0.94%) Jython
15 6 (0.94%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (2.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (1.72%) Security Cleared
3 7 (1.10%) ISTQB
3 7 (1.10%) ISEB
4 6 (0.94%) Degree
5 4 (0.63%) SC Cleared
5 4 (0.63%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 4 (0.63%) MCSE
6 3 (0.47%) MCSA
6 3 (0.47%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (0.31%) Sun Certification
7 2 (0.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (0.31%) MCITP
7 2 (0.31%) CISSP
8 1 (0.16%) MCP
8 1 (0.16%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (4.69%) QA
2 7 (1.10%) Data Quality
3 6 (0.94%) SLA
4 3 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.31%) HL7
6 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 37 (5.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (5.01%) Active Directory
3 15 (2.35%) VMware Server
4 9 (1.41%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (0.63%) Terminal Services
5 4 (0.63%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.63%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.16%) vSphere
6 1 (0.16%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.16%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 9 (1.41%) Oracle RMAN
2 8 (1.25%) SCCM
3 6 (0.94%) HP UCMDB
4 4 (0.63%) Backup Exec
4 4 (0.63%) Puppet
5 3 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.31%) SCOM
6 2 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.16%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.16%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.16%) Opsview
7 1 (0.16%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.16%) Nagios
7 1 (0.16%) WSUS
Vendors
1 236 (36.93%) Microsoft
2 126 (19.72%) Oracle
3 68 (10.64%) VMware
4 28 (4.38%) Cisco
5 25 (3.91%) Sitecore
6 16 (2.50%) Red Hat
7 14 (2.19%) EPiServer
8 13 (2.03%) SolarWinds
9 12 (1.88%) Tableau
9 12 (1.88%) HP
10 7 (1.10%) Citrix
10 7 (1.10%) Informatica
10 7 (1.10%) PeopleSoft
11 6 (0.94%) Remedy
12 4 (0.63%) IBM
12 4 (0.63%) Sybase
13 3 (0.47%) SAP
13 3 (0.47%) NetApp
13 3 (0.47%) Novell
13 3 (0.47%) Sun
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Posted: 5 days ago
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Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Rate: Up to £350 per day
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Rate: £275 - £325 per day
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