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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 7 7 10
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 259 202 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 12.97% 11.50% 10.90%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 44.58% 46.44% 45.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 136 71
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£325 £315 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% +0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £380 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 5
Average hourly rate £19.75 £29.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.89% +107.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.35 £29.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.80 £31.45 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.10 £31.75 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+1.10% +13.39%
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
581 435 308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 29.09% 24.77% 23.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 374 296 167
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 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 8
Average hourly rate £19.75 £29.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.89% +87.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £29.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £110.00 £25.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%

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 4 May 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
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 4 May 2015.

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 4 May 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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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 -4 133 £325 +1.56% 89
Bradford +6 77 £315 +0.72% 13
Halifax -2 11 £291 -16.78% 2
Huddersfield +7 2 £225 -5.26% 8
Wakefield -2 2 £203 -32.50% 9
Pudsey - 1 - -
Dewsbury - 1 - - 1
SQL Server
Yorkshire

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

1 266 (61.43%) SQL
2 190 (43.88%) .NET
3 152 (35.10%) C#
3 152 (35.10%) Agile Software Development
4 137 (31.64%) Microsoft
5 132 (30.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 118 (27.25%) T-SQL
7 112 (25.87%) MVC
8 111 (25.64%) ASP.NET
9 103 (23.79%) Business Intelligence
10 102 (23.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 91 (21.02%) Finance
12 84 (19.40%) JavaScript
13 83 (19.17%) SQL Server 2008
14 78 (18.01%) Windows
15 76 (17.55%) HTML
16 73 (16.86%) CSS
17 71 (16.40%) jQuery
18 64 (14.78%) Data Warehouse
19 61 (14.09%) Oracle
20 59 (13.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
21 57 (13.16%) WCF
22 56 (12.93%) MS Excel
23 54 (12.47%) ASP.NET MVC
24 49 (11.32%) Team Foundation Server
24 49 (11.32%) Web Services
24 49 (11.32%) SQL Server 2012
25 47 (10.85%) SQL Server 2005
26 45 (10.39%) Scrum
27 43 (9.93%) ETL

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 31 (7.16%) CMS
2 26 (6.00%) SharePoint
3 16 (3.70%) Umbraco
4 15 (3.46%) IIS
5 14 (3.23%) MS Exchange
6 7 (1.62%) SAS
7 6 (1.39%) WebSphere
8 5 (1.15%) Lync
8 5 (1.15%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (0.92%) EPiServer CMS
9 4 (0.92%) Sitecore CMS
10 3 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (0.69%) Node.js
10 3 (0.69%) Kentico
10 3 (0.69%) Apache
11 2 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.46%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.46%) JBoss
11 2 (0.46%) WebLogic
Applications
1 56 (12.93%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.08%) MS Office
3 6 (1.39%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.15%) PowerPivot
5 2 (0.46%) FastStats
5 2 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.23%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.23%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 17 (3.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.46%) SAP BPC
2 2 (0.46%) SAP SRM
2 2 (0.46%) Unica
3 1 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.69%) Office 365
3 2 (0.46%) SaaS
4 1 (0.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.00%) SAN
2 7 (1.62%) LAN
2 7 (1.62%) WAN
3 5 (1.15%) DNS
3 5 (1.15%) VPN
4 4 (0.92%) SSL
4 4 (0.92%) Unified Communications
5 2 (0.46%) Spanning Tree
5 2 (0.46%) HSRP
5 2 (0.46%) DMVPN
5 2 (0.46%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.46%) DHCP
5 2 (0.46%) MPLS
5 2 (0.46%) OSPF
5 2 (0.46%) LDAP
5 2 (0.46%) Firewall
5 2 (0.46%) IPsec
5 2 (0.46%) EIGRP
5 2 (0.46%) VRRP
5 2 (0.46%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 132 (30.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 102 (23.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 83 (19.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 64 (14.78%) Data Warehouse
5 59 (13.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 49 (11.32%) SQL Server 2012
7 47 (10.85%) SQL Server 2005
8 24 (5.54%) Relational Database
9 21 (4.85%) Oracle Database
10 18 (4.16%) Oracle Database 11g
11 14 (3.23%) OLAP
12 11 (2.54%) OLAP Cube
13 10 (2.31%) QlikView
14 9 (2.08%) Crystal Reports
15 8 (1.85%) DB2
16 7 (1.62%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
17 5 (1.15%) Data Mart
17 5 (1.15%) SQL Server 2000
17 5 (1.15%) RDBMS
18 4 (0.92%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 49 (11.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 32 (7.39%) Visual Studio
3 23 (5.31%) NUnit
4 20 (4.62%) SpecFlow
5 15 (3.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 15 (3.46%) Selenium
6 13 (3.00%) Rhino Mocks
7 12 (2.77%) Cucumber
8 9 (2.08%) Git (software)
9 8 (1.85%) Toad
10 7 (1.62%) Maven
11 6 (1.39%) Axure RP
12 5 (1.15%) JMeter
13 4 (0.92%) JUnit
14 3 (0.69%) JIRA
15 2 (0.46%) Oracle APEX
15 2 (0.46%) Subversion
16 1 (0.23%) ReSharper
16 1 (0.23%) Visual Studio Team System
16 1 (0.23%) Mercurial
General
1 91 (21.02%) Finance
2 12 (2.77%) Marketing
3 5 (1.15%) Banking
3 5 (1.15%) Retail
4 4 (0.92%) Back Office
5 2 (0.46%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.46%) Games
6 1 (0.23%) Local Government
6 1 (0.23%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.23%) Law
6 1 (0.23%) Legal
6 1 (0.23%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.23%) Advertising
6 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 251 (57.97%) Developer
2 78 (18.01%) .NET Developer
3 70 (16.17%) Analyst
4 68 (15.70%) SQL Developer
5 39 (9.01%) C# Developer
6 35 (8.08%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 32 (7.39%) C# .NET Developer
7 32 (7.39%) Web Developer
8 31 (7.16%) Test Analyst
9 22 (5.08%) DBA
10 20 (4.62%) Architect
11 19 (4.39%) SQL DBA
12 16 (3.70%) ASP.NET Developer
12 16 (3.70%) Applications Developer
13 15 (3.46%) .NET Web Developer
14 14 (3.23%) SQL Server Developer
14 14 (3.23%) SQL Server DBA
14 14 (3.23%) Business Analyst
14 14 (3.23%) C# Web Developer
15 13 (3.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 190 (43.88%) .NET
2 111 (25.64%) ASP.NET
3 76 (17.55%) HTML
4 73 (16.86%) CSS
5 71 (16.40%) jQuery
6 57 (13.16%) WCF
7 54 (12.47%) ASP.NET MVC
8 49 (11.32%) Web Services
9 42 (9.70%) .NET Framework
10 36 (8.31%) XML
11 31 (7.16%) Entity Framework
12 22 (5.08%) ASP.NET Web API
13 20 (4.62%) JSON
14 19 (4.39%) WinForms
15 18 (4.16%) MDX
15 18 (4.16%) NHibernate
16 16 (3.70%) AngularJS
17 15 (3.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 15 (3.46%) KnockoutJS
18 12 (2.77%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 19 (4.39%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (3.70%) NHS
3 11 (2.54%) N-Tier
4 9 (2.08%) Clustering
5 8 (1.85%) Replication
6 6 (1.39%) Visualisation
6 6 (1.39%) Data Integration
7 5 (1.15%) Mobile App
8 3 (0.69%) Client/Server
8 3 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.46%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.46%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.46%) W3C
9 2 (0.46%) Open Source
9 2 (0.46%) Data Extraction
9 2 (0.46%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.23%) Economics
10 1 (0.23%) Statistics
10 1 (0.23%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.23%) Applied Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 78 (18.01%) Windows
2 20 (4.62%) Linux
3 16 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (2.31%) UNIX
5 9 (2.08%) Android
6 8 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (1.62%) Apple iOS
7 7 (1.62%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (1.39%) Windows Phone
8 6 (1.39%) Windows 2000 Server
8 6 (1.39%) Windows Mobile
9 4 (0.92%) Windows XP
9 4 (0.92%) Windows 7
9 4 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.46%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (35.10%) Agile Software Development
2 112 (25.87%) MVC
3 103 (23.79%) Business Intelligence
4 45 (10.39%) Scrum
5 43 (9.93%) ETL
6 40 (9.24%) TDD
7 38 (8.78%) Unit Testing
8 31 (7.16%) OO
9 29 (6.70%) Software Engineering
10 25 (5.77%) ITIL
10 25 (5.77%) Data Modelling
11 22 (5.08%) CRM
11 22 (5.08%) RUP
11 22 (5.08%) SOA
11 22 (5.08%) Migration
12 21 (4.85%) Data Management
12 21 (4.85%) Continuous Integration
12 21 (4.85%) Waterfall
13 18 (4.16%) Mentoring
14 17 (3.93%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 266 (61.43%) SQL
2 152 (35.10%) C#
3 118 (27.25%) T-SQL
4 84 (19.40%) JavaScript
5 28 (6.47%) PowerShell
6 26 (6.00%) PL/SQL
7 23 (5.31%) VB.NET
8 22 (5.08%) VB
9 19 (4.39%) VBA
9 19 (4.39%) VB6
10 10 (2.31%) Java
11 6 (1.39%) FoxPro (VFP)
12 5 (1.15%) XPath
12 5 (1.15%) C++
13 4 (0.92%) Perl
14 3 (0.69%) PHP
15 2 (0.46%) Shell Script
16 1 (0.23%) Ruby
16 1 (0.23%) Korn
16 1 (0.23%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (1.62%) Degree
2 6 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (1.39%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.15%) ISTQB
3 5 (1.15%) ISEB
4 4 (0.92%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 3 (0.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (0.69%) MCSE
5 3 (0.69%) MCSA
6 2 (0.46%) VCP5
6 2 (0.46%) CCNP
6 2 (0.46%) CCNA
6 2 (0.46%) CCDA
6 2 (0.46%) CCDP
6 2 (0.46%) CISSP
6 2 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.46%) HND
6 2 (0.46%) CCSA
6 2 (0.46%) VCAP
6 2 (0.46%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.08%) QA
2 4 (0.92%) Data Quality
2 4 (0.92%) SLA
3 3 (0.69%) Solvency II
4 2 (0.46%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.23%) HL7
System Software
1 20 (4.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (4.39%) Active Directory
3 7 (1.62%) VMware Server
4 4 (0.92%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.46%) vSphere
5 2 (0.46%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.23%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 4 (0.92%) Backup Exec
1 4 (0.92%) SCCM
2 2 (0.46%) Tivoli
2 2 (0.46%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (0.46%) Puppet
3 1 (0.23%) WSUS
3 1 (0.23%) SCOM
3 1 (0.23%) Nagios
3 1 (0.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.23%) Opsview
Vendors
1 137 (31.64%) Microsoft
2 61 (14.09%) Oracle
3 41 (9.47%) VMware
4 19 (4.39%) Cisco
5 9 (2.08%) EPiServer
6 8 (1.85%) Sitecore
7 7 (1.62%) IBM
8 6 (1.39%) Xamarin
9 5 (1.15%) SonicWALL
10 4 (0.92%) Tableau
10 4 (0.92%) Citrix
10 4 (0.92%) Red Hat
10 4 (0.92%) Business Objects
10 4 (0.92%) SolarWinds
11 3 (0.69%) Hyperion
11 3 (0.69%) CheckPoint
12 2 (0.46%) JD Edwards
12 2 (0.46%) Sage
12 2 (0.46%) HP
12 2 (0.46%) EMC
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Rate: £270 - £310 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £420 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £320 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Rate: From £15 to £20 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: Up to £325 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: Up to £325 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £325 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £450 per week
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: £350 - £375 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Bradford
Computer Futures
Rate: £120 - £150 per day + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ERP
Rate: £360 - £400 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ERP
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Leeds
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 17 days ago