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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 16 13 10
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 119 182 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 8.31% 9.42% 10.53%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 32.51% 41.84% 39.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 115 121
Median daily rate £350 £338 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £269 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £450 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Median hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £16.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +26.31%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% -25.00%

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
366 435 474
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 25.56% 22.50% 26.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 297 335
Median daily rate £368 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 6
Median hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £18.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +14.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -

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 25 February 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 25 February 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 -3 100 £340 -6.20% 40
Bradford -1 10 £425 +30.76% 9
Halifax -4 5 £288 -11.53% 3
Wakefield -4 3 £350 +7.69% 2
Huddersfield 0 1 £413 - 3
Keighley - 1 - -
SQL Server
Yorkshire

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 February 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.

1 158 (63.20%) SQL
2 94 (37.60%) Microsoft
3 89 (35.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 74 (29.60%) Business Intelligence
5 68 (27.20%) T-SQL
5 68 (27.20%) .NET
6 62 (24.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 62 (24.80%) C#
7 60 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
8 54 (21.60%) ASP.NET
9 53 (21.20%) Windows
9 53 (21.20%) SQL Server 2014
10 50 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
10 50 (20.00%) ETL
11 47 (18.80%) MVC
11 47 (18.80%) SQL Server 2012
12 43 (17.20%) SQL Server 2008
13 37 (14.80%) Oracle
14 36 (14.40%) JavaScript
14 36 (14.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 33 (13.20%) Windows Server
16 32 (12.80%) .NET Framework
17 29 (11.60%) MS Excel
18 28 (11.20%) Data Modelling
19 27 (10.80%) Finance
20 26 (10.40%) Microsoft Azure
21 24 (9.60%) ASP.NET MVC
21 24 (9.60%) ASP.NET Web API
22 23 (9.20%) Tableau
22 23 (9.20%) 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 17 (6.80%) IIS
2 11 (4.40%) SharePoint
3 9 (3.60%) CMS
4 8 (3.20%) Umbraco
5 6 (2.40%) IBM Domino
5 6 (2.40%) MS Exchange
5 6 (2.40%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (2.00%) WebSphere
7 4 (1.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (1.20%) Apache
8 3 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (1.20%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.80%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.40%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.40%) nginx
10 1 (0.40%) NServiceBus
10 1 (0.40%) Oracle Spatial
10 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 29 (11.60%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.60%) MS Office
3 3 (1.20%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.80%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.40%) Infor CRM
Cloud Services
1 26 (10.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (3.60%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.40%) Office 365
4 4 (1.60%) Google Analytics
4 4 (1.60%) PaaS
5 3 (1.20%) IaaS
5 3 (1.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.60%) DNS
2 8 (3.20%) DHCP
2 8 (3.20%) Firewall
3 6 (2.40%) FTP
3 6 (2.40%) HTTP
3 6 (2.40%) HTTPS
3 6 (2.40%) LAN
3 6 (2.40%) SMTP
3 6 (2.40%) SSL
3 6 (2.40%) Telnet
3 6 (2.40%) WAN
4 5 (2.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (2.00%) SAN
4 5 (2.00%) VPN
5 3 (1.20%) Internet
5 3 (1.20%) LDAP
6 2 (0.80%) BGP
6 2 (0.80%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (0.80%) Intranet
6 2 (0.80%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (35.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 62 (24.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 53 (21.20%) SQL Server 2014
4 50 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
5 47 (18.80%) SQL Server 2012
6 43 (17.20%) SQL Server 2008
7 36 (14.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 12 (4.80%) Power BI
9 11 (4.40%) QlikView
10 10 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
11 9 (3.60%) Relational Database
12 8 (3.20%) OLAP
13 7 (2.80%) BusinessObjects
14 6 (2.40%) Big Data
14 6 (2.40%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 6 (2.40%) MongoDB
14 6 (2.40%) NoSQL
14 6 (2.40%) Oracle Database
14 6 (2.40%) RDBMS
15 5 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (4.40%) Octopus Deploy
2 10 (4.00%) Visual Studio
3 8 (3.20%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (2.80%) TeamCity
4 7 (2.80%) Vagrant
5 6 (2.40%) Grunt
5 6 (2.40%) gulp
5 6 (2.40%) Jasmine
5 6 (2.40%) Jenkins
6 4 (1.60%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.40%) JIRA
7 1 (0.40%) MSTest
7 1 (0.40%) ReSharper
7 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.40%) Subversion
7 1 (0.40%) YouTrack
General
1 27 (10.80%) Finance
2 8 (3.20%) Retail
3 7 (2.80%) Back Office
3 7 (2.80%) Publishing
4 6 (2.40%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.00%) Marketing
6 1 (0.40%) Advertising
6 1 (0.40%) Games
Job Titles
1 141 (56.40%) Developer
2 66 (26.40%) SQL Developer
3 45 (18.00%) .NET Developer
4 33 (13.20%) SSIS Developer
5 27 (10.80%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 24 (9.60%) DBA
7 21 (8.40%) C# Developer
7 21 (8.40%) T-SQL Developer
8 19 (7.60%) Analyst
9 18 (7.20%) SQL DBA
10 16 (6.40%) ETL Developer
11 14 (5.60%) Architect
11 14 (5.60%) C# .NET Developer
11 14 (5.60%) SQL BI Developer
11 14 (5.60%) SQL Server Developer
12 13 (5.20%) SSRS Developer
13 11 (4.40%) ASP.NET Developer
13 11 (4.40%) Senior Developer
14 10 (4.00%) Administrator
14 10 (4.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (27.20%) .NET
2 54 (21.60%) ASP.NET
3 32 (12.80%) .NET Framework
4 24 (9.60%) ASP.NET MVC
4 24 (9.60%) ASP.NET Web API
5 21 (8.40%) Entity Framework
6 20 (8.00%) CSS
7 19 (7.60%) Web Services
8 18 (7.20%) HTML
9 17 (6.80%) AngularJS
10 14 (5.60%) MDX
11 10 (4.00%) jQuery
12 9 (3.60%) MSMQ
12 9 (3.60%) WCF
12 9 (3.60%) XML
13 8 (3.20%) RabbitMQ
14 7 (2.80%) LESS
14 7 (2.80%) SignalR
15 6 (2.40%) Sass
16 5 (2.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.40%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (2.80%) NHS
3 6 (2.40%) Replication
4 5 (2.00%) iSeries
4 5 (2.00%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.20%) Clustering
5 3 (1.20%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (1.20%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (0.80%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.80%) Data Centre
6 2 (0.80%) EMC VNXe
6 2 (0.80%) Fintech
6 2 (0.80%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.80%) RIA
6 2 (0.80%) Tandem
7 1 (0.40%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.40%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.40%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.40%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.40%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 53 (21.20%) Windows
2 33 (13.20%) Windows Server
3 23 (9.20%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (8.80%) Linux
5 19 (7.60%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (5.20%) Unix
7 10 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (3.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (2.80%) Android
10 5 (2.00%) Apple iOS
11 4 (1.60%) Solaris
12 3 (1.20%) AIX
13 2 (0.80%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.40%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.40%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.40%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.40%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.40%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (29.60%) Business Intelligence
2 60 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (20.00%) ETL
4 47 (18.80%) MVC
5 28 (11.20%) Data Modelling
6 19 (7.60%) ITIL
7 17 (6.80%) DevOps
7 17 (6.80%) Kimball Methodology
7 17 (6.80%) Project Management
8 16 (6.40%) Incident Management
9 15 (6.00%) Analytics
10 14 (5.60%) Data Visualisation
10 14 (5.60%) Migration
10 14 (5.60%) Performance Tuning
10 14 (5.60%) Visualisation
11 13 (5.20%) OO
12 12 (4.80%) Continuous Delivery
12 12 (4.80%) Scrum
12 12 (4.80%) SOLID
13 11 (4.40%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 158 (63.20%) SQL
2 68 (27.20%) T-SQL
3 62 (24.80%) C#
4 36 (14.40%) JavaScript
5 12 (4.80%) PowerShell
6 7 (2.80%) Java
7 6 (2.40%) TypeScript
8 5 (2.00%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.20%) Python
9 3 (1.20%) VB
10 2 (0.80%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 2 (0.80%) PHP
10 2 (0.80%) R
10 2 (0.80%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.80%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.80%) VB6
10 2 (0.80%) VBA
11 1 (0.40%) C
11 1 (0.40%) ES6
11 1 (0.40%) Scala
Qualifications
1 13 (5.20%) Degree
2 7 (2.80%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (2.80%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (2.40%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (2.00%) AWS Certification
4 5 (2.00%) CCDA
4 5 (2.00%) CCIE
4 5 (2.00%) CCNA
4 5 (2.00%) CCNP
5 4 (1.60%) ISEB
5 4 (1.60%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (1.20%) MCSE
7 2 (0.80%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.80%) DBS Check
7 2 (0.80%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.00%) SLA
2 4 (1.60%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (1.60%) IFRS
2 4 (1.60%) IFRS 9
3 3 (1.20%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.80%) QA
System Software
1 14 (5.60%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.80%) Docker
4 6 (2.40%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.20%) NDS
6 2 (0.80%) NetIQ eDirectory
6 2 (0.80%) vSphere
7 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.40%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.40%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (4.40%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (3.60%) SCOM
3 6 (2.40%) Puppet
3 6 (2.40%) SCCM
4 4 (1.60%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 3 (1.20%) OpenAM
5 3 (1.20%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (0.80%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.80%) Data Guard
6 2 (0.80%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.40%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 94 (37.60%) Microsoft
2 37 (14.80%) Oracle
3 23 (9.20%) Tableau
4 20 (8.00%) VMware
5 17 (6.80%) Cisco
6 10 (4.00%) Avaya
7 8 (3.20%) Red Hat
8 7 (2.80%) Cognos
8 7 (2.80%) Splunk
9 6 (2.40%) Veeam
10 5 (2.00%) Google
10 5 (2.00%) Palo Alto
11 4 (1.60%) Dell
11 4 (1.60%) HP
11 4 (1.60%) IBM
11 4 (1.60%) Sybase
12 3 (1.20%) CA
12 3 (1.20%) Novell
12 3 (1.20%) Sitecore
12 3 (1.20%) Sun
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