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 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 (MS SQL)
Rank 5 10 7
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 190 174 246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 11.37% 11.08% 12.51%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 43.88% 38.50% 40.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 86 134
Average daily rate
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£320 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £225 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £389
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 16 11
Average hourly rate £50.00 £39.75 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.78% +114.86%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +16.59%
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
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
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 27 August 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 27 August 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 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +3 114 £311 +3.75% 70
Halifax +5 20 £450 +34.32% 4
Bradford -3 16 £365 +62.22% 13
Huddersfield +2 4 £255 -12.82% 4
Wakefield -4 1 - - 5
Ilkley - 1 £265 - 1
Otley - - - - 1
Pontefract - - - - 1
Brighouse - - - -
Castleford - - - -
Cleckheaton - - - -
Wetherby - - - - 3
SQL Server
Yorkshire

SQL Server
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 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.

1 188 (49.60%) SQL
2 166 (43.80%) .NET
3 158 (41.69%) C#
4 103 (27.18%) ASP.NET
5 98 (25.86%) Microsoft
6 85 (22.43%) Oracle
7 80 (21.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 77 (20.32%) SQL Server 2008
9 73 (19.26%) MVC
10 72 (19.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 68 (17.94%) Windows
12 66 (17.41%) JavaScript
13 65 (17.15%) SQL Server 2005
14 63 (16.62%) Agile Software Development
14 63 (16.62%) HTML
15 60 (15.83%) CSS
16 53 (13.98%) T-SQL
16 53 (13.98%) Finance
16 53 (13.98%) WinForms
17 51 (13.46%) XML
18 49 (12.93%) VB.NET
19 47 (12.40%) Web Services
20 44 (11.61%) WCF
21 41 (10.82%) MS Excel
22 40 (10.55%) Visual Studio
23 37 (9.76%) Business Intelligence
23 37 (9.76%) jQuery
24 36 (9.50%) .NET Framework
24 36 (9.50%) VB
25 35 (9.23%) Data Warehouse

SQL Server
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 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 27 (7.12%) SharePoint
2 15 (3.96%) CMS
3 14 (3.69%) IIS
4 13 (3.43%) MS Exchange
5 11 (2.90%) BizTalk Server
6 9 (2.37%) Tomcat
7 8 (2.11%) SharePoint 2010
7 8 (2.11%) Lync
8 5 (1.32%) WebLogic
9 4 (1.06%) SharePoint Server
10 3 (0.79%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (0.53%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.53%) SAS
12 1 (0.26%) MQSeries
12 1 (0.26%) Apache
12 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (0.26%) Umbraco
12 1 (0.26%) WordPress
12 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 41 (10.82%) MS Excel
2 15 (3.96%) MS Office
3 4 (1.06%) InfoPath
3 4 (1.06%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (2.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.26%) Magento
2 1 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.17%) VPN
1 12 (3.17%) SAN
2 11 (2.90%) Firewall
3 10 (2.64%) TCP/IP
4 8 (2.11%) Wireless
4 8 (2.11%) IPsec
4 8 (2.11%) MPLS
5 4 (1.06%) Internet
5 4 (1.06%) DNS
5 4 (1.06%) DHCP
6 2 (0.53%) FTP
6 2 (0.53%) HTTP
7 1 (0.26%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.26%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.26%) SSL
7 1 (0.26%) SSH
7 1 (0.26%) VLAN
7 1 (0.26%) PuTTY
7 1 (0.26%) LDAP
7 1 (0.26%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (21.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 77 (20.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 72 (19.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 65 (17.15%) SQL Server 2005
5 35 (9.23%) Data Warehouse
5 35 (9.23%) Relational Database
6 27 (7.12%) SQL Server 2012
7 25 (6.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 21 (5.54%) MySQL
9 16 (4.22%) Star Schema
10 14 (3.69%) MS Access
11 12 (3.17%) DB2
11 12 (3.17%) Oracle Database
12 9 (2.37%) RDBMS
13 6 (1.58%) QlikView
13 6 (1.58%) Oracle Database 11g
13 6 (1.58%) SQL Server 2000
14 5 (1.32%) OLAP
14 5 (1.32%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
14 5 (1.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 40 (10.55%) Visual Studio
2 30 (7.92%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (3.17%) Maven
4 8 (2.11%) MSTest
5 6 (1.58%) SoapUI
5 6 (1.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 6 (1.58%) Selenium
6 5 (1.32%) NUnit
6 5 (1.32%) Git (software)
7 4 (1.06%) Oracle APEX
8 3 (0.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 3 (0.79%) JUnit
9 2 (0.53%) QuickTest Pro
9 2 (0.53%) Subversion
9 2 (0.53%) JIRA
9 2 (0.53%) Bazaar
9 2 (0.53%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.26%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.26%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
10 1 (0.26%) CruiseControl
General
1 53 (13.98%) Finance
2 10 (2.64%) Back Office
3 7 (1.85%) Retail
4 6 (1.58%) Advertising
4 6 (1.58%) Banking
5 4 (1.06%) Marketing
5 4 (1.06%) Front Office
6 3 (0.79%) Multimedia
7 2 (0.53%) Billing
7 2 (0.53%) Legal
8 1 (0.26%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.26%) Law
8 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.26%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.26%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 236 (62.27%) Developer
2 91 (24.01%) .NET Developer
3 45 (11.87%) Analyst
4 44 (11.61%) SQL Developer
5 41 (10.82%) C# Developer
6 33 (8.71%) DBA
7 30 (7.92%) C# .NET Developer
8 27 (7.12%) VB Developer
9 26 (6.86%) SQL DBA
10 24 (6.33%) VB6 Developer
11 22 (5.80%) VB.NET Developer
11 22 (5.80%) Architect
12 21 (5.54%) Senior Developer
13 20 (5.28%) Web Developer
14 19 (5.01%) Software Engineer
15 18 (4.75%) WinForms Developer
16 15 (3.96%) ASP.NET Developer
17 14 (3.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
18 13 (3.43%) .NET Software Engineer
18 13 (3.43%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 166 (43.80%) .NET
2 103 (27.18%) ASP.NET
3 63 (16.62%) HTML
4 60 (15.83%) CSS
5 53 (13.98%) WinForms
6 51 (13.46%) XML
7 47 (12.40%) Web Services
8 44 (11.61%) WCF
9 37 (9.76%) jQuery
10 36 (9.50%) .NET Framework
11 32 (8.44%) ASP.NET MVC
12 26 (6.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 18 (4.75%) HTML5
14 14 (3.69%) CSS3
14 14 (3.69%) XHTML
15 12 (3.17%) JSON
15 12 (3.17%) WPF
16 11 (2.90%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 11 (2.90%) Ajax
16 11 (2.90%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 20 (5.28%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (2.90%) NHS
3 9 (2.37%) N-Tier
4 8 (2.11%) Clustering
5 6 (1.58%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.06%) Computer Science
7 3 (0.79%) Data Integration
7 3 (0.79%) Open Source
7 3 (0.79%) Embedded Systems
7 3 (0.79%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.53%) Replication
8 2 (0.53%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.26%) EPoS
9 1 (0.26%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.26%) PKI
9 1 (0.26%) Informatics
9 1 (0.26%) CLARiiON
9 1 (0.26%) Wiki
9 1 (0.26%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 68 (17.94%) Windows
2 7 (1.85%) UNIX
3 5 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (1.32%) Linux
4 4 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.53%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.26%) Debian
6 1 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.26%) Android
6 1 (0.26%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.26%) AIX
6 1 (0.26%) HPUX
6 1 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.26%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.26%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (19.26%) MVC
2 63 (16.62%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (9.76%) Business Intelligence
4 33 (8.71%) ETL
5 31 (8.18%) Software Engineering
6 30 (7.92%) Data Modelling
7 25 (6.60%) Data Management
8 22 (5.80%) SOA
9 20 (5.28%) Master Data Management
9 20 (5.28%) Performance Tuning
10 19 (5.01%) OO
11 17 (4.49%) Scrum
12 16 (4.22%) CRM
12 16 (4.22%) Web Development
12 16 (4.22%) Continuous Integration
13 15 (3.96%) Unit Testing
13 15 (3.96%) Migration
14 12 (3.17%) Service Delivery
14 12 (3.17%) Performance Improvement
15 10 (2.64%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 188 (49.60%) SQL
2 158 (41.69%) C#
3 66 (17.41%) JavaScript
4 53 (13.98%) T-SQL
5 49 (12.93%) VB.NET
6 36 (9.50%) VB
7 29 (7.65%) VB6
8 24 (6.33%) Java
9 19 (5.01%) VBA
10 13 (3.43%) PL/SQL
11 11 (2.90%) PHP
12 5 (1.32%) C++
12 5 (1.32%) PowerShell
13 4 (1.06%) C
14 3 (0.79%) Embedded C
15 2 (0.53%) Ruby
15 2 (0.53%) PHP5
15 2 (0.53%) Python
15 2 (0.53%) Delphi
16 1 (0.26%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (1.85%) Degree
2 5 (1.32%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.06%) ISEB
3 4 (1.06%) ISTQB
4 3 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (0.79%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.53%) MCSE
5 2 (0.53%) MCSA
6 1 (0.26%) CCNA
6 1 (0.26%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.26%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.54%) QA
2 7 (1.85%) SLA
3 1 (0.26%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.26%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.26%) ISO 9002
3 1 (0.26%) AIFMD
System Software
1 14 (3.69%) Hyper-V
2 11 (2.90%) Active Directory
3 8 (2.11%) vSphere
3 8 (2.11%) Xen
3 8 (2.11%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.53%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.53%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.26%) Samba
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.26%) UAG
Systems Management
1 5 (1.32%) SCOM
2 2 (0.53%) WSUS
2 2 (0.53%) SCCM
2 2 (0.53%) SCOrch
3 1 (0.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.26%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.26%) Hyperic
3 1 (0.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.26%) OpenView
3 1 (0.26%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.26%) OVSD
Vendors
1 98 (25.86%) Microsoft
2 85 (22.43%) Oracle
3 13 (3.43%) HP
4 12 (3.17%) VMware
5 11 (2.90%) IBM
6 10 (2.64%) NetApp
7 9 (2.37%) Cisco
7 9 (2.37%) Business Objects
7 9 (2.37%) EMC
8 7 (1.85%) SAP
9 4 (1.06%) Sybase
9 4 (1.06%) Citrix
9 4 (1.06%) Epicor
10 3 (0.79%) Informatica
10 3 (0.79%) Dell
10 3 (0.79%) JBoss
10 3 (0.79%) Red Hat
10 3 (0.79%) Sitecore
11 2 (0.53%) EPiServer
11 2 (0.53%) Jaspersoft
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £275 - £300 per day + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Roc Search
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: 6 days ago
West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Bradford
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
West Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Bradford
Real Staffing
Rate: £275 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Leeds
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £280 per day + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
West Yorkshire
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
West Yorkshire
DP Connect
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Halifax
Quantica Technology - London
Posted: 21 days ago
Halifax
Huxley Associates
Rate: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 27 days ago