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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 6 9 9
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 322 180 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 14.82% 10.63% 11.67%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 51.03% 44.44% 40.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 98 85
Average daily rate
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£325 £313 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 9
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.25 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -53.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.88 £22.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+4.94% -17.27%
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
631 405 431
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 29.04% 23.91% 28.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 431 238 234
Average daily rate £343 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 17
Average hourly rate £37.04 £22.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.62% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +3 267 £325 +4.83% 81
Bradford +11 36 £300 -4.00% 15
Halifax -10 4 £285 -38.54% 7
Huddersfield +1 3 £335 - 6
Wakefield -2 2 - - 3
Brighouse - 1 - - 2
SQL Server
Yorkshire

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 379 (64.68%) SQL
2 226 (38.57%) .NET
2 226 (38.57%) Agile Software Development
3 208 (35.49%) Microsoft
4 185 (31.57%) C#
5 180 (30.72%) T-SQL
6 172 (29.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 139 (23.72%) MVC
8 125 (21.33%) SQL Server 2012
9 121 (20.65%) Oracle
10 116 (19.80%) ASP.NET
10 116 (19.80%) Business Intelligence
11 115 (19.62%) Windows
12 112 (19.11%) Finance
13 105 (17.92%) jQuery
14 103 (17.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 96 (16.38%) SQL Server 2008
16 93 (15.87%) JavaScript
17 81 (13.82%) HTML
18 79 (13.48%) Data Warehouse
18 79 (13.48%) TDD
19 73 (12.46%) CSS
20 70 (11.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
21 68 (11.60%) Scrum
22 67 (11.43%) WCF
23 65 (11.09%) Team Foundation Server
24 61 (10.41%) NUnit
25 60 (10.24%) Web Services
25 60 (10.24%) MS Excel
26 59 (10.07%) PL/SQL

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 39 (6.66%) CMS
2 36 (6.14%) SharePoint
3 31 (5.29%) IIS
4 16 (2.73%) Umbraco
5 13 (2.22%) MS Exchange
6 9 (1.54%) SAS
7 8 (1.37%) Lync
8 6 (1.02%) Sitecore CMS
9 4 (0.68%) WebSphere
9 4 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (0.68%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (0.51%) Node.js
10 3 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (0.51%) EPiServer CMS
10 3 (0.51%) Apache
11 2 (0.34%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.34%) JBoss
11 2 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2010
12 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 60 (10.24%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.02%) MS Visio
2 6 (1.02%) PowerPivot
3 5 (0.85%) MS Office
4 4 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.34%) FastStats
6 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.34%) Unica
3 1 (0.17%) Line 500
3 1 (0.17%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.17%) SAP SRM
3 1 (0.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.68%) Office 365
2 3 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.34%) SaaS
4 1 (0.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.56%) SAN
2 12 (2.05%) LAN
2 12 (2.05%) WAN
3 11 (1.88%) Internet
4 8 (1.37%) Firewall
5 7 (1.19%) Unified Communications
6 5 (0.85%) DNS
7 4 (0.68%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (0.51%) LDAP
8 3 (0.51%) DHCP
9 2 (0.34%) SSL
9 2 (0.34%) Intranet
9 2 (0.34%) Telepresence
9 2 (0.34%) NAS
10 1 (0.17%) Extranet
10 1 (0.17%) Network Security
10 1 (0.17%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.17%) Wireless
10 1 (0.17%) DMZ
10 1 (0.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 172 (29.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 125 (21.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 103 (17.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 96 (16.38%) SQL Server 2008
5 79 (13.48%) Data Warehouse
6 70 (11.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 55 (9.39%) Oracle Database
8 49 (8.36%) Oracle Database 11g
9 46 (7.85%) SQL Server 2005
10 20 (3.41%) Relational Database
11 11 (1.88%) MongoDB
11 11 (1.88%) SQL Server 2000
12 10 (1.71%) MySQL
12 10 (1.71%) Data Mart
13 9 (1.54%) BusinessObjects
13 9 (1.54%) Oracle Database 12c
14 8 (1.37%) OLAP
14 8 (1.37%) Crystal Reports
14 8 (1.37%) Data Mining
14 8 (1.37%) BODI
Development Applications
1 65 (11.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 61 (10.41%) NUnit
3 55 (9.39%) Visual Studio
4 38 (6.48%) Selenium
5 30 (5.12%) SpecFlow
6 28 (4.78%) Toad
7 21 (3.58%) Rhino Mocks
8 13 (2.22%) Cucumber
9 12 (2.05%) Git (software)
10 10 (1.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 8 (1.37%) Maven
12 6 (1.02%) JUnit
12 6 (1.02%) Octopus Deploy
12 6 (1.02%) Axure RP
12 6 (1.02%) WebDriver
13 5 (0.85%) eggPlant
13 5 (0.85%) Subversion
13 5 (0.85%) JMeter
14 4 (0.68%) TeamCity
14 4 (0.68%) ReSharper
General
1 112 (19.11%) Finance
2 14 (2.39%) Marketing
3 12 (2.05%) Back Office
4 7 (1.19%) Banking
5 5 (0.85%) Retail
5 5 (0.85%) Publishing
6 2 (0.34%) Games
6 2 (0.34%) Billing
6 2 (0.34%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.17%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.17%) Law
7 1 (0.17%) Legal
7 1 (0.17%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.17%) Advertising
7 1 (0.17%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 327 (55.80%) Developer
2 94 (16.04%) .NET Developer
3 85 (14.51%) Analyst
4 68 (11.60%) SQL Developer
5 54 (9.22%) DBA
6 41 (7.00%) SQL DBA
7 37 (6.31%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 34 (5.80%) C# Developer
9 31 (5.29%) Test Analyst
10 30 (5.12%) Web Developer
11 28 (4.78%) C# .NET Developer
12 27 (4.61%) Database Developer
13 26 (4.44%) Oracle Developer
13 26 (4.44%) Applications Developer
14 24 (4.10%) Administrator
15 23 (3.92%) Architect
16 20 (3.41%) Business Developer
17 19 (3.24%) Consultant
18 18 (3.07%) Support Analyst
18 18 (3.07%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 226 (38.57%) .NET
2 116 (19.80%) ASP.NET
3 105 (17.92%) jQuery
4 81 (13.82%) HTML
5 73 (12.46%) CSS
6 67 (11.43%) WCF
7 60 (10.24%) Web Services
8 59 (10.07%) ASP.NET MVC
9 54 (9.22%) ASP.NET Web API
10 53 (9.04%) .NET Framework
11 46 (7.85%) Entity Framework
12 35 (5.97%) JSON
13 30 (5.12%) XML
14 29 (4.95%) NHibernate
15 28 (4.78%) AngularJS
16 25 (4.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 23 (3.92%) KnockoutJS
18 17 (2.90%) MDX
18 17 (2.90%) WinForms
19 16 (2.73%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 21 (3.58%) NHS
1 21 (3.58%) Clustering
2 18 (3.07%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (2.73%) Visualisation
4 13 (2.22%) N-Tier
5 12 (2.05%) Data Centre
6 10 (1.71%) Replication
7 9 (1.54%) Data Integration
8 6 (1.02%) CMDB
9 4 (0.68%) Management Information System
9 4 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.51%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.51%) Social Media
11 2 (0.34%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.34%) User Experience
11 2 (0.34%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.34%) Statistics
11 2 (0.34%) Data Protection Act
11 2 (0.34%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (0.34%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 115 (19.62%) Windows
2 35 (5.97%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (5.46%) Linux
4 16 (2.73%) UNIX
4 16 (2.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (2.05%) Windows 2000 Server
7 10 (1.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (1.02%) Windows NT
9 5 (0.85%) Windows XP
9 5 (0.85%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.51%) AIX
11 2 (0.34%) Android
12 1 (0.17%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.17%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.17%) Solaris
12 1 (0.17%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.17%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.17%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 226 (38.57%) Agile Software Development
2 139 (23.72%) MVC
3 116 (19.80%) Business Intelligence
4 79 (13.48%) TDD
5 68 (11.60%) Scrum
6 55 (9.39%) ETL
6 55 (9.39%) ITIL
6 55 (9.39%) Continuous Integration
7 52 (8.87%) Data Modelling
8 47 (8.02%) SDLC
9 43 (7.34%) OO
10 37 (6.31%) E-Commerce
11 33 (5.63%) Data Mapping
12 30 (5.12%) Unit Testing
12 30 (5.12%) Software Engineering
13 23 (3.92%) User Acceptance Testing
14 22 (3.75%) Migration
15 21 (3.58%) CRM
15 21 (3.58%) Data Management
16 20 (3.41%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 379 (64.68%) SQL
2 185 (31.57%) C#
3 180 (30.72%) T-SQL
4 93 (15.87%) JavaScript
5 59 (10.07%) PL/SQL
6 58 (9.90%) PowerShell
7 32 (5.46%) VB
8 26 (4.44%) VB.NET
9 22 (3.75%) VB6
10 16 (2.73%) VBA
11 14 (2.39%) Java
12 9 (1.54%) Perl
12 9 (1.54%) Shell Script
13 8 (1.37%) FoxPro (VFP)
14 7 (1.19%) C++
14 7 (1.19%) Korn
14 7 (1.19%) Bash Shell
15 6 (1.02%) Jython
15 6 (1.02%) VBScript
16 5 (0.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (2.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (1.71%) Security Cleared
3 8 (1.37%) Degree
4 6 (1.02%) ISTQB
4 6 (1.02%) ISEB
5 5 (0.85%) MCSE
6 4 (0.68%) MCSA
6 4 (0.68%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.51%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 3 (0.51%) Oracle Certification
7 3 (0.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (0.34%) MCITP
8 2 (0.34%) Sun Certification
8 2 (0.34%) CISSP
9 1 (0.17%) NCDA
9 1 (0.17%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.58%) QA
2 7 (1.19%) Data Quality
3 6 (1.02%) SLA
4 3 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.51%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.17%) HL7
5 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 37 (6.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (4.27%) Active Directory
3 11 (1.88%) VMware Server
4 9 (1.54%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (0.68%) Terminal Services
5 4 (0.68%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.17%) vSphere
6 1 (0.17%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.17%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 9 (1.54%) Oracle RMAN
2 8 (1.37%) SCCM
3 6 (1.02%) HP UCMDB
4 4 (0.68%) Backup Exec
4 4 (0.68%) Puppet
5 3 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.34%) SCOM
7 1 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.17%) WSUS
7 1 (0.17%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.17%) Nagios
7 1 (0.17%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.17%) Opsview
7 1 (0.17%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 208 (35.49%) Microsoft
2 121 (20.65%) Oracle
3 57 (9.73%) VMware
4 27 (4.61%) Cisco
5 21 (3.58%) Sitecore
6 16 (2.73%) Red Hat
7 14 (2.39%) EPiServer
8 13 (2.22%) SolarWinds
9 11 (1.88%) HP
10 7 (1.19%) IBM
10 7 (1.19%) PeopleSoft
10 7 (1.19%) Tableau
11 6 (1.02%) Remedy
12 5 (0.85%) SonicWALL
12 5 (0.85%) Citrix
13 4 (0.68%) SAP
13 4 (0.68%) Sybase
14 3 (0.51%) Hyperion
14 3 (0.51%) Sun
14 3 (0.51%) NetApp
Leeds
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: £350 - £375 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Brighouse, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £380 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: Up to £280 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £380.00 - £418.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £330 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Bingley
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Bradford
Real Staffing
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Leeds
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: £0.000 per hour
Posted: 15 days ago
Leeds
Arrows Group
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago