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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 15 6 8
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 173 210 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 9.26% 13.30% 11.77%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 35.09% 48.39% 44.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 124 121
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£320 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £405 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 2
Average hourly rate £22.50 £21.25 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +19.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
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
493 434 436
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 26.38% 27.49% 26.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 316 252 248
Average daily rate £363 £313 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% +2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 6
Average hourly rate £16.00 £22.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £13.79 £17.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £25.00 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.19%

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 19 December 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
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 19 December 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
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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 -10 106 £320 +6.66% 76
Bradford -8 29 £290 -18.30% 8
Halifax +3 6 £400 - 1
Huddersfield +1 4 £275 -6.77% 7
Wakefield +4 3 £275 -21.42% 10
Wetherby - - - - 1
Brighouse - - - -
Castleford - - - - 2
Dewsbury - - - - 1
Mirfield - - - -
Otley - - - - 1
Pontefract - - - -
SQL Server
Yorkshire

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 183 (50.41%) SQL
2 163 (44.90%) .NET
3 140 (38.57%) C#
4 114 (31.40%) ASP.NET
5 104 (28.65%) SQL Server 2008
6 101 (27.82%) Microsoft
7 93 (25.62%) Agile Software Development
8 83 (22.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 78 (21.49%) MVC
10 72 (19.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 69 (19.01%) Oracle
12 67 (18.46%) Business Intelligence
13 66 (18.18%) JavaScript
14 62 (17.08%) Finance
15 61 (16.80%) SQL Server 2005
16 59 (16.25%) T-SQL
17 57 (15.70%) Data Warehouse
18 56 (15.43%) HTML
19 54 (14.88%) CSS
19 54 (14.88%) Windows
20 51 (14.05%) MS Excel
21 46 (12.67%) ETL
22 45 (12.40%) XML
22 45 (12.40%) jQuery
22 45 (12.40%) SQL Server 2012
23 42 (11.57%) WCF
24 41 (11.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
24 41 (11.29%) Web Services
25 37 (10.19%) ASP.NET MVC
25 37 (10.19%) .NET Framework

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 24 (6.61%) SharePoint
2 22 (6.06%) CMS
3 20 (5.51%) MS Exchange
4 15 (4.13%) IIS
5 13 (3.58%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (2.20%) Lotus Domino
7 7 (1.93%) SAS
8 6 (1.65%) BizTalk Server
8 6 (1.65%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (1.10%) Umbraco
9 4 (1.10%) WebSphere
9 4 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (0.83%) WorkSite
10 3 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (0.83%) Apache
10 3 (0.83%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.55%) IBM HTTP Server
11 2 (0.55%) JBoss
11 2 (0.55%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 51 (14.05%) MS Excel
2 19 (5.23%) MS Office
3 7 (1.93%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.38%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.55%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.55%) InDesign
5 2 (0.55%) Fireworks
5 2 (0.55%) Acrobat
5 2 (0.55%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.28%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.28%) DOC1
6 1 (0.28%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.28%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 11 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.55%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.41%) NAS
2 10 (2.75%) SAN
3 9 (2.48%) Internet
4 6 (1.65%) Firewall
4 6 (1.65%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.65%) VPN
5 4 (1.10%) MPLS
5 4 (1.10%) DNS
6 3 (0.83%) LDAP
6 3 (0.83%) SSL
7 2 (0.55%) OSPF
7 2 (0.55%) BGP
7 2 (0.55%) EIGRP
7 2 (0.55%) VRRP
7 2 (0.55%) IPsec
7 2 (0.55%) LAN
7 2 (0.55%) VoIP
7 2 (0.55%) WAN
7 2 (0.55%) DHCP
7 2 (0.55%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (28.65%) SQL Server 2008
2 83 (22.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 72 (19.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 61 (16.80%) SQL Server 2005
5 57 (15.70%) Data Warehouse
6 45 (12.40%) SQL Server 2012
7 41 (11.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 30 (8.26%) Relational Database
9 14 (3.86%) MS Access
10 13 (3.58%) QlikView
10 13 (3.58%) OLAP
10 13 (3.58%) Oracle Database
11 12 (3.31%) DB2
12 11 (3.03%) MySQL
13 10 (2.75%) Oracle Database 11g
14 9 (2.48%) OLAP Cube
15 8 (2.20%) Star Schema
16 7 (1.93%) Crystal Reports
17 5 (1.38%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
17 5 (1.38%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 28 (7.71%) Visual Studio
2 25 (6.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (2.20%) MSTest
4 7 (1.93%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 6 (1.65%) Git (software)
5 6 (1.65%) Selenium
6 5 (1.38%) SoapUI
7 4 (1.10%) Mercurial
7 4 (1.10%) Bazaar
7 4 (1.10%) Subversion
8 3 (0.83%) Cucumber
8 3 (0.83%) SpecFlow
9 2 (0.55%) Dreamweaver
9 2 (0.55%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 2 (0.55%) Axure RP
9 2 (0.55%) Maven
9 2 (0.55%) JIRA
10 1 (0.28%) Oracle APEX
10 1 (0.28%) NUnit
10 1 (0.28%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 62 (17.08%) Finance
2 7 (1.93%) Multimedia
2 7 (1.93%) Banking
3 6 (1.65%) Marketing
4 5 (1.38%) Retail
5 4 (1.10%) Back Office
5 4 (1.10%) Legal
6 1 (0.28%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.28%) Law
6 1 (0.28%) Advertising
6 1 (0.28%) Games
Job Titles
1 207 (57.02%) Developer
2 79 (21.76%) .NET Developer
3 61 (16.80%) SQL Developer
3 61 (16.80%) Analyst
4 34 (9.37%) Architect
5 31 (8.54%) Web Developer
5 31 (8.54%) C# Developer
6 26 (7.16%) ASP.NET Developer
6 26 (7.16%) C# .NET Developer
7 20 (5.51%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 18 (4.96%) Solutions Architect
8 18 (4.96%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 17 (4.68%) DBA
10 16 (4.41%) Senior Developer
11 14 (3.86%) Test Analyst
12 13 (3.58%) .NET Web Developer
12 13 (3.58%) SQL DBA
12 13 (3.58%) Business Analyst
13 12 (3.31%) Administrator
14 11 (3.03%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 163 (44.90%) .NET
2 114 (31.40%) ASP.NET
3 56 (15.43%) HTML
4 54 (14.88%) CSS
5 45 (12.40%) XML
5 45 (12.40%) jQuery
6 42 (11.57%) WCF
7 41 (11.29%) Web Services
8 37 (10.19%) ASP.NET MVC
8 37 (10.19%) .NET Framework
9 17 (4.68%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 14 (3.86%) WinForms
11 12 (3.31%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 12 (3.31%) WPF
12 11 (3.03%) HTML5
12 11 (3.03%) Ajax
12 11 (3.03%) XHTML
13 10 (2.75%) SOAP
14 9 (2.48%) MDX
14 9 (2.48%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 25 (6.89%) NHS
2 21 (5.79%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (2.48%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (2.20%) Clustering
5 7 (1.93%) Data Structures
6 6 (1.65%) Management Information System
6 6 (1.65%) Replication
6 6 (1.65%) N-Tier
7 4 (1.10%) Mainframe
7 4 (1.10%) Visualisation
7 4 (1.10%) Algorithms
8 3 (0.83%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.55%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.55%) Wiki
9 2 (0.55%) User Experience
10 1 (0.28%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.28%) PKI
10 1 (0.28%) Informatics
10 1 (0.28%) Cryptography
10 1 (0.28%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 54 (14.88%) Windows
2 23 (6.34%) Linux
3 12 (3.31%) UNIX
4 9 (2.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (2.20%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (1.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.83%) Android
7 3 (0.83%) Windows XP
7 3 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.55%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.55%) AIX
8 2 (0.55%) Windows 2000
8 2 (0.55%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.55%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.55%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.28%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.28%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.28%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.28%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (25.62%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (21.49%) MVC
3 67 (18.46%) Business Intelligence
4 46 (12.67%) ETL
5 36 (9.92%) SOA
6 25 (6.89%) Migration
7 23 (6.34%) Unit Testing
8 22 (6.06%) Data Modelling
9 21 (5.79%) Scrum
10 20 (5.51%) Web Development
10 20 (5.51%) Software Engineering
11 17 (4.68%) OO
12 16 (4.41%) Data Management
13 15 (4.13%) ITIL
13 15 (4.13%) Mentoring
14 14 (3.86%) CRM
14 14 (3.86%) Continuous Integration
14 14 (3.86%) Data Migration
14 14 (3.86%) Waterfall
15 13 (3.58%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 183 (50.41%) SQL
2 140 (38.57%) C#
3 66 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 59 (16.25%) T-SQL
5 23 (6.34%) VBA
6 14 (3.86%) VB
7 13 (3.58%) VB.NET
8 9 (2.48%) VB6
8 9 (2.48%) Java
9 8 (2.20%) PL/SQL
10 6 (1.65%) PHP
11 3 (0.83%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.55%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.55%) C++
12 2 (0.55%) PHP5
12 2 (0.55%) BeanShell
13 1 (0.28%) Korn
13 1 (0.28%) Ruby
13 1 (0.28%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.28%) R
Qualifications
1 12 (3.31%) Degree
2 11 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (2.20%) MCSE
3 8 (2.20%) MCSA
4 7 (1.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (1.38%) ISTQB
5 5 (1.38%) Security Cleared
5 5 (1.38%) ISEB
6 3 (0.83%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.83%) CCNA
6 3 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.55%) CCSA
7 2 (0.55%) CISSP
7 2 (0.55%) CCDA
7 2 (0.55%) CCDP
7 2 (0.55%) CCNP
7 2 (0.55%) VCAP
7 2 (0.55%) CCSE
7 2 (0.55%) MCTS
7 2 (0.55%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.58%) QA
2 3 (0.83%) SLA
3 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.28%) COBIT
3 1 (0.28%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.28%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.28%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 27 (7.44%) Active Directory
2 18 (4.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (3.58%) VMware ESX
4 12 (3.31%) vSphere
5 2 (0.55%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.55%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.55%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.28%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 14 (3.86%) SCOM
2 12 (3.31%) NetBackup
2 12 (3.31%) SCCM
3 2 (0.55%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.28%) Hyperic
4 1 (0.28%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.28%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.28%) OVSD
4 1 (0.28%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.28%) OpenView
4 1 (0.28%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 101 (27.82%) Microsoft
2 69 (19.01%) Oracle
3 24 (6.61%) VMware
4 20 (5.51%) IBM
5 13 (3.58%) Business Objects
5 13 (3.58%) EMC
6 12 (3.31%) Symantec
7 9 (2.48%) HP
8 8 (2.20%) Lotus
9 7 (1.93%) Red Hat
10 4 (1.10%) Citrix
10 4 (1.10%) Hyperion
10 4 (1.10%) Cisco
11 3 (0.83%) Jaspersoft
11 3 (0.83%) ServiceNow
11 3 (0.83%) CheckPoint
11 3 (0.83%) Dell
11 3 (0.83%) CommVault
11 3 (0.83%) Reuters
12 2 (0.55%) Open Text
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Henderson Drake
Rate: From £350 to £425 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
Venn Group - UK
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds
Eden Lea
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 11 days ago
Wakefield
Real Staffing
Rate: £275 - £300 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 14 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £275 - £350 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
West Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Bradford
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £140 - £180 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Dewsbury
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 per day + negotiable
Posted: 26 days ago