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 31 August 2016 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 10 6 7
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 212 341 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 10.50% 15.04% 11.47%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 41.57% 51.05% 43.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 221 112
Median daily rate £340 £335 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.49% +4.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £280 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £450 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
Median hourly rate £13.50 £37.04 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.55% -25.92%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £29.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +32.22%
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
510 668 444
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 25.26% 29.45% 26.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 356 447 270
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £460 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 4
Median hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -70.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £33.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +15.78%

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 31 August 2016.

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 31 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -6 160 £340 - 65
Bradford -4 26 £360 +10.76% 7
Halifax +12 10 £325 +10.16% 3
Wakefield -2 4 £400 +60.00% 8
SQL Server
Yorkshire

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, 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.

1 213 (52.33%) SQL
2 161 (39.56%) .NET
3 136 (33.42%) C#
4 130 (31.94%) Microsoft
5 102 (25.06%) Agile Software Development
6 101 (24.82%) Windows
7 94 (23.10%) MVC
8 93 (22.85%) ASP.NET
9 85 (20.88%) T-SQL
10 70 (17.20%) JavaScript
11 67 (16.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 66 (16.22%) Oracle
13 63 (15.48%) Windows Server
14 57 (14.00%) SQL Server 2008
15 54 (13.27%) Business Intelligence
16 53 (13.02%) Finance
17 50 (12.29%) HTML
18 48 (11.79%) TDD
19 46 (11.30%) CSS
19 46 (11.30%) VMware
20 45 (11.06%) SQL Server 2012
21 44 (10.81%) ETL
21 44 (10.81%) .NET Framework
22 43 (10.57%) jQuery
23 41 (10.07%) WCF
23 41 (10.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 40 (9.83%) CRM
24 40 (9.83%) ASP.NET Web API
25 38 (9.34%) Active Directory
26 37 (9.09%) MS Excel

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 33 (8.11%) SharePoint
2 19 (4.67%) IIS
3 16 (3.93%) SharePoint 2013
4 15 (3.69%) Elasticsearch
5 14 (3.44%) MS Exchange
6 9 (2.21%) CMS
7 8 (1.97%) SharePoint 2010
8 7 (1.72%) Apache Solr
8 7 (1.72%) SAS
9 6 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (1.23%) Joomla!
10 5 (1.23%) SharePoint Server
11 4 (0.98%) FileNet
11 4 (0.98%) JBoss
11 4 (0.98%) Sitecore CMS
11 4 (0.98%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2003
13 2 (0.49%) Apache
13 2 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (0.49%) Confluence
Applications
1 37 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.46%) InfoPath
3 2 (0.49%) MS Office
4 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.25%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 24 (5.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.25%) Cognos Planning
3 1 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 31 (7.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (4.18%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (2.95%) Office 365
4 3 (0.74%) GitHub
5 1 (0.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (4.91%) Firewall
2 18 (4.42%) SAN
3 13 (3.19%) LAN
3 13 (3.19%) WAN
4 11 (2.70%) MPLS
5 9 (2.21%) Internet
6 8 (1.97%) VPN
7 7 (1.72%) DNS
8 6 (1.47%) BGP
8 6 (1.47%) DHCP
9 5 (1.23%) DSL
9 5 (1.23%) iSCSI
9 5 (1.23%) Kerberos
9 5 (1.23%) Network Security
9 5 (1.23%) Structured Cabling
9 5 (1.23%) VLAN
9 5 (1.23%) VRRP
10 4 (0.98%) NAS
10 4 (0.98%) VoIP
11 3 (0.74%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (16.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 57 (14.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 45 (11.06%) SQL Server 2012
4 41 (10.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 34 (8.35%) Data Warehouse
6 30 (7.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 27 (6.63%) Relational Database
8 26 (6.39%) SQL Server 2005
9 24 (5.90%) MongoDB
10 21 (5.16%) SQL Server 2014
11 14 (3.44%) CouchDB
11 14 (3.44%) MySQL
12 13 (3.19%) Oracle Database
13 11 (2.70%) NoSQL
14 9 (2.21%) DB2
15 8 (1.97%) Crystal Reports
15 8 (1.97%) Power BI
15 8 (1.97%) RDBMS
15 8 (1.97%) SSDT
16 6 (1.47%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 28 (6.88%) Visual Studio
2 24 (5.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (3.93%) Git (software)
4 13 (3.19%) Vagrant
5 11 (2.70%) NUnit
6 8 (1.97%) TeamCity
7 6 (1.47%) Octopus Deploy
7 6 (1.47%) Subversion
8 5 (1.23%) Jenkins
9 4 (0.98%) JIRA
10 3 (0.74%) ProC
10 3 (0.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 2 (0.49%) Bitbucket
11 2 (0.49%) SoapUI
12 1 (0.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 1 (0.25%) Maven
12 1 (0.25%) Mercurial
12 1 (0.25%) Oracle APEX
12 1 (0.25%) SonarQube
12 1 (0.25%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 53 (13.02%) Finance
2 14 (3.44%) Legal
3 8 (1.97%) Publishing
4 6 (1.47%) Advertising
4 6 (1.47%) Back Office
4 6 (1.47%) Banking
5 4 (0.98%) Retail
6 3 (0.74%) Billing
6 3 (0.74%) Games
6 3 (0.74%) Law
6 3 (0.74%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.49%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 228 (56.02%) Developer
2 92 (22.60%) .NET Developer
3 59 (14.50%) C# Developer
4 58 (14.25%) SQL Developer
5 40 (9.83%) C# .NET Developer
6 33 (8.11%) Analyst
7 31 (7.62%) DBA
8 25 (6.14%) SQL DBA
9 23 (5.65%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 21 (5.16%) Java Developer
11 19 (4.67%) Administrator
12 18 (4.42%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 18 (4.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 17 (4.18%) ASP.NET Developer
13 17 (4.18%) Consultant
14 16 (3.93%) Architect
14 16 (3.93%) ETL Developer
15 13 (3.19%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 13 (3.19%) Windows Engineer
16 12 (2.95%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 161 (39.56%) .NET
2 93 (22.85%) ASP.NET
3 50 (12.29%) HTML
4 46 (11.30%) CSS
5 44 (10.81%) .NET Framework
6 43 (10.57%) jQuery
7 41 (10.07%) WCF
8 40 (9.83%) ASP.NET Web API
9 35 (8.60%) ASP.NET MVC
9 35 (8.60%) Web Services
10 34 (8.35%) Entity Framework
11 27 (6.63%) AngularJS
12 23 (5.65%) XML
13 20 (4.91%) HTML5
14 19 (4.67%) React
14 19 (4.67%) Spring
15 17 (4.18%) KnockoutJS
16 15 (3.69%) Ember.js
16 15 (3.69%) LESS
16 15 (3.69%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 28 (6.88%) Mobile App
2 20 (4.91%) Replication
3 16 (3.93%) Clustering
4 14 (3.44%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (2.70%) Algorithms
6 9 (2.21%) Data Centre
7 7 (1.72%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.47%) Enterprise Storage
9 5 (1.23%) Microsoft Licensing
10 4 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (0.98%) NHS
10 4 (0.98%) User Experience
11 3 (0.74%) Computer Science
11 3 (0.74%) Data Structures
12 2 (0.49%) Blog
12 2 (0.49%) Data Integration
12 2 (0.49%) Digital Media
12 2 (0.49%) Mainframe
12 2 (0.49%) N-Tier
12 2 (0.49%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 101 (24.82%) Windows
2 63 (15.48%) Windows Server
3 29 (7.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (4.91%) Linux
4 20 (4.91%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (3.19%) Android
5 13 (3.19%) Apple iOS
6 11 (2.70%) Unix
6 11 (2.70%) Windows 7
7 9 (2.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (1.97%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.74%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.25%) AIX
10 1 (0.25%) HPUX
10 1 (0.25%) SUSE
10 1 (0.25%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (25.06%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (23.10%) MVC
3 54 (13.27%) Business Intelligence
4 48 (11.79%) TDD
5 44 (10.81%) ETL
6 40 (9.83%) CRM
7 25 (6.14%) Migration
8 24 (5.90%) Performance Tuning
9 23 (5.65%) Unit Testing
10 20 (4.91%) Web Development
11 19 (4.67%) Analytics
11 19 (4.67%) SOA
11 19 (4.67%) SOLID
12 17 (4.18%) ITIL
13 16 (3.93%) DevOps
13 16 (3.93%) OOP
14 14 (3.44%) Front End Development
14 14 (3.44%) Software Engineering
15 13 (3.19%) OO
16 12 (2.95%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 213 (52.33%) SQL
2 136 (33.42%) C#
3 85 (20.88%) T-SQL
4 70 (17.20%) JavaScript
5 28 (6.88%) Java
6 22 (5.41%) C++
7 17 (4.18%) PowerShell
8 15 (3.69%) PHP
8 15 (3.69%) PL/SQL
9 14 (3.44%) ECMAScript
9 14 (3.44%) ES6
10 10 (2.46%) C
11 8 (1.97%) VB.NET
12 5 (1.23%) Shell Script
13 4 (0.98%) Delphi
14 3 (0.74%) VB
15 2 (0.49%) VBA
16 1 (0.25%) ANSI SQL
16 1 (0.25%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 10 (2.46%) Security Cleared
2 8 (1.97%) Degree
2 8 (1.97%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (1.47%) CCNA
4 6 (1.47%) CCNP
4 6 (1.47%) MCSE
5 5 (1.23%) CCDA
5 5 (1.23%) CCIE
6 4 (0.98%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (0.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (0.74%) ISEB
7 3 (0.74%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.74%) MCSA
8 2 (0.49%) DBS Check
8 2 (0.49%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 2 (0.49%) MCITP
8 2 (0.49%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.25%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.23%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (0.98%) QA
3 2 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.25%) ISO22301
4 1 (0.25%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (9.34%) Active Directory
2 34 (8.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (4.18%) Hyper-V
4 6 (1.47%) XenDesktop
5 5 (1.23%) Terminal Services
5 5 (1.23%) Virtual Desktop
5 5 (1.23%) VMware Server
6 4 (0.98%) Docker
7 3 (0.74%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.74%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.49%) XenApp
9 1 (0.25%) KVM
9 1 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.25%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.25%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.25%) vSphere
9 1 (0.25%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (3.19%) Ansible
1 13 (3.19%) SCOM
2 8 (1.97%) SCCM
3 7 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (1.47%) Puppet
5 5 (1.23%) vMotion
6 3 (0.74%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 2 (0.49%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (0.49%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.49%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.49%) Salt
7 2 (0.49%) WSUS
8 1 (0.25%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.25%) Opsview
8 1 (0.25%) vRealize
Vendors
1 130 (31.94%) Microsoft
2 66 (16.22%) Oracle
3 46 (11.30%) VMware
4 14 (3.44%) Citrix
4 14 (3.44%) HP
4 14 (3.44%) Informatica
5 13 (3.19%) Cisco
6 12 (2.95%) Xamarin
7 10 (2.46%) NetApp
7 10 (2.46%) Sitecore
8 9 (2.21%) IBM
8 9 (2.21%) Red Hat
8 9 (2.21%) Sybase
9 8 (1.97%) Symantec
10 6 (1.47%) Dell
11 5 (1.23%) iManage
11 5 (1.23%) NETGEAR
11 5 (1.23%) SonicWALL
12 4 (0.98%) SAP
12 4 (0.98%) Tableau
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