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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 12 7 7
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 174 203 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 10.32% 13.36% 13.06%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 38.58% 52.59% 44.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 128 116
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£313 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £253 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £386
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
Average hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +42.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £29.25 £26.75
% change year-on-year
-1.91% +9.34%
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
451 386 447
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 26.75% 25.41% 29.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 232 244
Average daily rate £363 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 6
Average hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +38.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £19.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.80 £175.00 £20.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -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 30 January 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
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 30 January 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 -9 109 £313 -3.84% 114
Bradford -10 21 £268 -23.57% 19
Halifax +5 7 £275 -31.25% 7
Wakefield 0 1 £263 -25.00% 9
Huddersfield -1 1 £225 -9.09% 19
Mirfield - - - -
Otley - - - - 3
Brighouse - - - - 1
Castleford - - - - 2
Dewsbury - - - -
Wetherby - - - - 1
SQL Server
Yorkshire

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 178 (50.14%) SQL
2 175 (49.30%) .NET
3 138 (38.87%) C#
4 126 (35.49%) ASP.NET
5 106 (29.86%) Agile Software Development
6 100 (28.17%) Microsoft
7 89 (25.07%) SQL Server 2008
8 85 (23.94%) MVC
9 82 (23.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 76 (21.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 73 (20.56%) JavaScript
12 72 (20.28%) T-SQL
13 69 (19.44%) HTML
14 66 (18.59%) CSS
15 65 (18.31%) Oracle
16 63 (17.75%) Business Intelligence
17 61 (17.18%) Windows
18 58 (16.34%) Finance
19 55 (15.49%) jQuery
20 51 (14.37%) Data Warehouse
21 46 (12.96%) WCF
22 44 (12.39%) ASP.NET MVC
22 44 (12.39%) SQL Server 2012
23 43 (12.11%) MS Excel
24 42 (11.83%) .NET Framework
25 41 (11.55%) SQL Server 2005
26 40 (11.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
27 37 (10.42%) Web Services
28 36 (10.14%) XML
29 33 (9.30%) ETL

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 24 (6.76%) SharePoint
2 22 (6.20%) MS Exchange
3 21 (5.92%) CMS
4 13 (3.66%) IIS
5 12 (3.38%) Exchange Server 2013
6 9 (2.54%) Umbraco
7 8 (2.25%) Lotus Domino
8 7 (1.97%) SAS
9 5 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (1.41%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (1.13%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (1.13%) Sitecore CMS
10 4 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (0.85%) WorkSite
11 3 (0.85%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.56%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.56%) Apache
12 2 (0.56%) IBM HTTP Server
12 2 (0.56%) Kentico
12 2 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 43 (12.11%) MS Excel
2 22 (6.20%) MS Office
3 7 (1.97%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.41%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.56%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.56%) Acrobat
5 2 (0.56%) Fireworks
5 2 (0.56%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.56%) InDesign
5 2 (0.56%) PowerPivot
5 2 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.28%) DOC1
6 1 (0.28%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 17 (4.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.56%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.28%) SAP SRM
3 1 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.28%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.51%) NAS
2 12 (3.38%) SAN
3 8 (2.25%) Internet
4 7 (1.97%) VPN
5 5 (1.41%) TCP/IP
6 4 (1.13%) LDAP
6 4 (1.13%) MPLS
6 4 (1.13%) DNS
6 4 (1.13%) Firewall
7 3 (0.85%) SSL
8 2 (0.56%) OSPF
8 2 (0.56%) LAN
8 2 (0.56%) VoIP
8 2 (0.56%) WAN
8 2 (0.56%) DHCP
8 2 (0.56%) BGP
8 2 (0.56%) EIGRP
8 2 (0.56%) VRRP
8 2 (0.56%) IPsec
8 2 (0.56%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (25.07%) SQL Server 2008
2 82 (23.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 76 (21.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 51 (14.37%) Data Warehouse
5 44 (12.39%) SQL Server 2012
6 41 (11.55%) SQL Server 2005
7 40 (11.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 22 (6.20%) Relational Database
9 14 (3.94%) QlikView
10 12 (3.38%) OLAP
11 11 (3.10%) Oracle Database
12 10 (2.82%) MySQL
13 8 (2.25%) Oracle Database 11g
14 7 (1.97%) Crystal Reports
14 7 (1.97%) OLAP Cube
15 6 (1.69%) DB2
16 4 (1.13%) Oracle Reports
16 4 (1.13%) MS Access
16 4 (1.13%) FileMaker
16 4 (1.13%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 29 (8.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 25 (7.04%) Visual Studio
3 17 (4.79%) Selenium
4 15 (4.23%) SpecFlow
5 12 (3.38%) NUnit
5 12 (3.38%) Cucumber
6 11 (3.10%) Rhino Mocks
7 8 (2.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 5 (1.41%) SoapUI
8 5 (1.41%) MSTest
9 4 (1.13%) Subversion
9 4 (1.13%) Bazaar
9 4 (1.13%) Mercurial
9 4 (1.13%) Git (software)
10 2 (0.56%) Dreamweaver
10 2 (0.56%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 2 (0.56%) Axure RP
10 2 (0.56%) JIRA
11 1 (0.28%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 58 (16.34%) Finance
2 6 (1.69%) Back Office
2 6 (1.69%) Multimedia
2 6 (1.69%) Banking
3 5 (1.41%) Marketing
4 4 (1.13%) Legal
4 4 (1.13%) Retail
5 2 (0.56%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.28%) Local Government
6 1 (0.28%) Law
6 1 (0.28%) Games
Job Titles
1 197 (55.49%) Developer
2 79 (22.25%) .NET Developer
3 67 (18.87%) SQL Developer
4 56 (15.77%) Analyst
5 30 (8.45%) Web Developer
6 27 (7.61%) Architect
7 26 (7.32%) C# Developer
8 24 (6.76%) C# .NET Developer
9 23 (6.48%) ASP.NET Developer
10 18 (5.07%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 17 (4.79%) Solutions Architect
12 16 (4.51%) Senior Developer
12 16 (4.51%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 15 (4.23%) DBA
13 15 (4.23%) Test Analyst
14 13 (3.66%) Administrator
14 13 (3.66%) Tester
15 12 (3.38%) .NET Web Developer
15 12 (3.38%) SQL DBA
16 11 (3.10%) Agile Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 175 (49.30%) .NET
2 126 (35.49%) ASP.NET
3 69 (19.44%) HTML
4 66 (18.59%) CSS
5 55 (15.49%) jQuery
6 46 (12.96%) WCF
7 44 (12.39%) ASP.NET MVC
8 42 (11.83%) .NET Framework
9 37 (10.42%) Web Services
10 36 (10.14%) XML
11 25 (7.04%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 16 (4.51%) SOAP
12 16 (4.51%) ASP.NET Web API
13 13 (3.66%) JSON
14 12 (3.38%) NHibernate
14 12 (3.38%) Gherkin
14 12 (3.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 10 (2.82%) WPF
15 10 (2.82%) Ajax
16 9 (2.54%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 24 (6.76%) NHS
2 18 (5.07%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (2.25%) Clustering
4 7 (1.97%) N-Tier
5 6 (1.69%) Data Structures
5 6 (1.69%) Replication
5 6 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (1.41%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.13%) Mainframe
7 4 (1.13%) Visualisation
8 3 (0.85%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.56%) W3C
9 2 (0.56%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.56%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.56%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.28%) Wiki
10 1 (0.28%) Data Extraction
10 1 (0.28%) GIS
10 1 (0.28%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.28%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 61 (17.18%) Windows
2 22 (6.20%) Linux
3 15 (4.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (3.10%) UNIX
5 9 (2.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (1.97%) Android
6 7 (1.97%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (1.69%) Apple iOS
8 5 (1.41%) Windows Mobile
8 5 (1.41%) Windows Phone
8 5 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (1.41%) Windows XP
9 3 (0.85%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.56%) Windows 2000
10 2 (0.56%) AIX
10 2 (0.56%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.56%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.56%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.28%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.28%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (29.86%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (23.94%) MVC
3 63 (17.75%) Business Intelligence
4 33 (9.30%) ETL
5 32 (9.01%) SOA
6 27 (7.61%) Scrum
7 26 (7.32%) Unit Testing
8 24 (6.76%) TDD
9 22 (6.20%) Migration
10 19 (5.35%) Web Development
10 19 (5.35%) Software Engineering
10 19 (5.35%) OO
10 19 (5.35%) CRM
11 18 (5.07%) Waterfall
12 17 (4.79%) Data Modelling
13 16 (4.51%) Data Management
14 15 (4.23%) Mentoring
15 14 (3.94%) Stakeholder Management
15 14 (3.94%) ITIL
16 13 (3.66%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 178 (50.14%) SQL
2 138 (38.87%) C#
3 73 (20.56%) JavaScript
4 72 (20.28%) T-SQL
5 14 (3.94%) VBA
6 11 (3.10%) VB.NET
7 9 (2.54%) VB
8 7 (1.97%) Java
9 5 (1.41%) PL/SQL
10 4 (1.13%) PHP
10 4 (1.13%) XPath
11 3 (0.85%) VB6
12 2 (0.56%) BeanShell
13 1 (0.28%) Korn
13 1 (0.28%) Ruby
13 1 (0.28%) R
13 1 (0.28%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.28%) XAML
13 1 (0.28%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.28%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (3.10%) Degree
1 11 (3.10%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (2.25%) MCSE
2 8 (2.25%) MCSA
3 7 (1.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (1.69%) ISEB
4 6 (1.69%) ISTQB
5 4 (1.13%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.56%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (0.56%) HND
6 2 (0.56%) CISSP
6 2 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.56%) CCNP
6 2 (0.56%) CCNA
6 2 (0.56%) CCDA
6 2 (0.56%) CCDP
6 2 (0.56%) CCSA
6 2 (0.56%) VCP5
6 2 (0.56%) VCAP
6 2 (0.56%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.54%) QA
2 3 (0.85%) SLA
3 2 (0.56%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.28%) COBIT
4 1 (0.28%) Data Quality
System Software
1 28 (7.89%) Active Directory
2 20 (5.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (3.94%) vSphere
4 13 (3.66%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.56%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.56%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 13 (3.66%) SCOM
2 12 (3.38%) NetBackup
2 12 (3.38%) SCCM
3 3 (0.85%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.28%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.28%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.28%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.28%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 100 (28.17%) Microsoft
2 65 (18.31%) Oracle
3 26 (7.32%) VMware
4 20 (5.63%) IBM
5 13 (3.66%) EMC
6 12 (3.38%) Symantec
7 8 (2.25%) HP
7 8 (2.25%) Lotus
8 6 (1.69%) Citrix
8 6 (1.69%) Xamarin
9 5 (1.41%) Red Hat
9 5 (1.41%) Business Objects
10 4 (1.13%) Hyperion
10 4 (1.13%) Sitecore
11 3 (0.85%) Jaspersoft
11 3 (0.85%) ServiceNow
11 3 (0.85%) Cisco
11 3 (0.85%) Reuters
11 3 (0.85%) CheckPoint
11 3 (0.85%) CommVault
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