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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 10 10 9
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 185 162 230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 11.21% 10.95% 12.17%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 42.53% 35.92% 45.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 91 117
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£323 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 14 9
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 £27.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +5.76%
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
435 451 502
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 26.35% 30.49% 26.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 271 258
Average daily rate £338 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £415 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 19 12
Average hourly rate £50.00 £21.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+132.55% +4.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.05 £30.00 £32.30
% change year-on-year
+6.81% -7.12%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +3 106 £320 +6.66% 86
Bradford +3 29 £350 +14.75% 13
Halifax 0 15 £450 +36.36% 2
Huddersfield +2 4 £255 -12.82% 8
Ilkley - 1 £265 - 3
Wakefield - 1 - - 9
Wetherby - - - - 2
Otley - - - -
Pontefract - - - - 1
Brighouse - - - - 1
Castleford - - - - 1
Cleckheaton - - - -
SQL Server
Yorkshire

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 168 (48.28%) SQL
2 165 (47.41%) .NET
3 160 (45.98%) C#
4 106 (30.46%) ASP.NET
5 99 (28.45%) Agile Software Development
6 83 (23.85%) Microsoft
7 80 (22.99%) Oracle
8 79 (22.70%) SQL Server 2008
9 75 (21.55%) MVC
10 66 (18.97%) JavaScript
10 66 (18.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 65 (18.68%) HTML
12 60 (17.24%) CSS
12 60 (17.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 58 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
14 55 (15.80%) Finance
15 53 (15.23%) XML
16 46 (13.22%) Web Services
17 45 (12.93%) Windows
18 44 (12.64%) MS Excel
18 44 (12.64%) WCF
19 42 (12.07%) WinForms
20 41 (11.78%) Visual Studio
20 41 (11.78%) Business Intelligence
20 41 (11.78%) .NET Framework
21 40 (11.49%) VB.NET
22 38 (10.92%) T-SQL
23 37 (10.63%) Data Warehouse
23 37 (10.63%) jQuery
24 32 (9.20%) ASP.NET MVC

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 26 (7.47%) SharePoint
2 18 (5.17%) CMS
3 11 (3.16%) BizTalk Server
4 9 (2.59%) MS Exchange
5 8 (2.30%) IIS
6 7 (2.01%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (1.44%) Tomcat
8 4 (1.15%) Lync
8 4 (1.15%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (0.86%) SAS
9 3 (0.86%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.86%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.57%) Apache
10 2 (0.57%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.29%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.29%) Apache ServiceMix
11 1 (0.29%) MQSeries
Applications
1 44 (12.64%) MS Excel
2 17 (4.89%) MS Office
3 4 (1.15%) InfoPath
3 4 (1.15%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.57%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.30%) VPN
2 7 (2.01%) Firewall
3 6 (1.72%) TCP/IP
3 6 (1.72%) SAN
4 4 (1.15%) Internet
4 4 (1.15%) MPLS
4 4 (1.15%) Wireless
4 4 (1.15%) IPsec
5 3 (0.86%) DNS
5 3 (0.86%) LDAP
5 3 (0.86%) DHCP
6 2 (0.57%) FTP
6 2 (0.57%) HTTP
7 1 (0.29%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.29%) Intranet
7 1 (0.29%) SSH
7 1 (0.29%) VLAN
7 1 (0.29%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (22.70%) SQL Server 2008
2 66 (18.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 60 (17.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 58 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
5 37 (10.63%) Data Warehouse
6 31 (8.91%) Relational Database
7 24 (6.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 22 (6.32%) SQL Server 2012
9 16 (4.60%) MySQL
10 15 (4.31%) Star Schema
11 14 (4.02%) MS Access
12 11 (3.16%) DB2
12 11 (3.16%) Oracle Database
13 8 (2.30%) QlikView
14 6 (1.72%) SQL Server 2000
15 5 (1.44%) RDBMS
15 5 (1.44%) OLAP
15 5 (1.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 5 (1.44%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
15 5 (1.44%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 41 (11.78%) Visual Studio
2 31 (8.91%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (2.30%) MSTest
3 8 (2.30%) Maven
4 6 (1.72%) Selenium
4 6 (1.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 5 (1.44%) Git (software)
5 5 (1.44%) SoapUI
6 3 (0.86%) JUnit
6 3 (0.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (0.57%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (0.57%) NUnit
7 2 (0.57%) Subversion
7 2 (0.57%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (0.57%) Bazaar
7 2 (0.57%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.29%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.29%) Firebug
8 1 (0.29%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.29%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 55 (15.80%) Finance
2 7 (2.01%) Retail
3 6 (1.72%) Back Office
4 5 (1.44%) Banking
5 4 (1.15%) Advertising
5 4 (1.15%) Marketing
6 3 (0.86%) Multimedia
7 2 (0.57%) Billing
7 2 (0.57%) Front Office
8 1 (0.29%) Publishing
8 1 (0.29%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.29%) Legal
8 1 (0.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 215 (61.78%) Developer
2 90 (25.86%) .NET Developer
3 49 (14.08%) Analyst
4 40 (11.49%) C# Developer
5 39 (11.21%) SQL Developer
6 30 (8.62%) C# .NET Developer
7 29 (8.33%) Architect
8 25 (7.18%) VB Developer
9 22 (6.32%) VB6 Developer
10 19 (5.46%) Web Developer
11 18 (5.17%) DBA
12 17 (4.89%) Senior Developer
12 17 (4.89%) ASP.NET Developer
13 16 (4.60%) Software Engineer
14 15 (4.31%) Solutions Architect
14 15 (4.31%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 14 (4.02%) WinForms Developer
15 14 (4.02%) VB.NET Developer
16 13 (3.74%) SQL DBA
16 13 (3.74%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 165 (47.41%) .NET
2 106 (30.46%) ASP.NET
3 65 (18.68%) HTML
4 60 (17.24%) CSS
5 53 (15.23%) XML
6 46 (13.22%) Web Services
7 44 (12.64%) WCF
8 42 (12.07%) WinForms
9 41 (11.78%) .NET Framework
10 37 (10.63%) jQuery
11 32 (9.20%) ASP.NET MVC
12 23 (6.61%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 15 (4.31%) XHTML
14 14 (4.02%) HTML5
15 13 (3.74%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 12 (3.45%) Ajax
17 10 (2.87%) XSLT
17 10 (2.87%) CSS3
18 9 (2.59%) Razor View Engine
18 9 (2.59%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 19 (5.46%) Enterprise Software
2 18 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (4.60%) NHS
4 9 (2.59%) N-Tier
5 6 (1.72%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.15%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.15%) Clustering
7 3 (0.86%) Mainframe
7 3 (0.86%) Data Integration
7 3 (0.86%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.57%) Open Source
8 2 (0.57%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.29%) User Experience
9 1 (0.29%) Wiki
9 1 (0.29%) Data Conversion
9 1 (0.29%) Replication
9 1 (0.29%) CLARiiON
9 1 (0.29%) EPoS
9 1 (0.29%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.29%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 45 (12.93%) Windows
2 11 (3.16%) Linux
3 6 (1.72%) Oracle Linux
3 6 (1.72%) UNIX
4 3 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.57%) AIX
5 2 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.29%) Debian
6 1 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.29%) Android
6 1 (0.29%) HPUX
6 1 (0.29%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.29%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.29%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (28.45%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (21.55%) MVC
3 41 (11.78%) Business Intelligence
4 31 (8.91%) ETL
5 29 (8.33%) SOA
5 29 (8.33%) Software Engineering
6 25 (7.18%) Data Modelling
7 19 (5.46%) Data Management
8 18 (5.17%) OO
9 17 (4.89%) Scrum
9 17 (4.89%) Continuous Integration
10 16 (4.60%) Unit Testing
10 16 (4.60%) Web Development
10 16 (4.60%) Master Data Management
11 14 (4.02%) Migration
12 13 (3.74%) Service Delivery
12 13 (3.74%) Mentoring
13 12 (3.45%) Performance Improvement
14 11 (3.16%) Performance Tuning
15 10 (2.87%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 168 (48.28%) SQL
2 160 (45.98%) C#
3 66 (18.97%) JavaScript
4 40 (11.49%) VB.NET
5 38 (10.92%) T-SQL
6 32 (9.20%) VB
7 26 (7.47%) VB6
8 19 (5.46%) Java
9 16 (4.60%) VBA
10 10 (2.87%) PHP
10 10 (2.87%) PL/SQL
11 4 (1.15%) C++
11 4 (1.15%) PowerShell
12 3 (0.86%) C
13 2 (0.57%) Delphi
13 2 (0.57%) BeanShell
13 2 (0.57%) Ruby
13 2 (0.57%) PHP5
13 2 (0.57%) Embedded C
14 1 (0.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (2.01%) Degree
2 4 (1.15%) Security Cleared
2 4 (1.15%) ISEB
2 4 (1.15%) ISTQB
3 3 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (0.86%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.57%) MCSE
4 2 (0.57%) MCSA
5 1 (0.29%) CCNA
5 1 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.29%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.60%) QA
2 2 (0.57%) SLA
3 1 (0.29%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.29%) AIFMD
3 1 (0.29%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (2.87%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.59%) Hyper-V
3 4 (1.15%) vSphere
3 4 (1.15%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (1.15%) Xen
4 2 (0.57%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.57%) Terminal Services
4 2 (0.57%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 5 (1.44%) SCOM
2 2 (0.57%) Data Guard
2 2 (0.57%) SCOrch
2 2 (0.57%) WSUS
2 2 (0.57%) SCCM
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.29%) OpenView
3 1 (0.29%) OVSD
3 1 (0.29%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.29%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 83 (23.85%) Microsoft
2 80 (22.99%) Oracle
3 10 (2.87%) IBM
3 10 (2.87%) HP
4 9 (2.59%) Business Objects
5 7 (2.01%) VMware
6 6 (1.72%) NetApp
6 6 (1.72%) SAP
7 5 (1.44%) Cisco
7 5 (1.44%) Sybase
7 5 (1.44%) EMC
8 3 (0.86%) Informatica
8 3 (0.86%) Dell
8 3 (0.86%) JBoss
8 3 (0.86%) Red Hat
8 3 (0.86%) Sitecore
8 3 (0.86%) Jaspersoft
9 2 (0.57%) Hyperion
9 2 (0.57%) Telerik
9 2 (0.57%) EPiServer
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Posted: 7 hours ago
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Rate: £250 - £300 per day
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day
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Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £301 - £500 per day + competitive
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Rate: £250.00 - £295 per day
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Rate: up to £350 a day
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