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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 12 7 7
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 179 308 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 9.56% 13.49% 12.02%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 37.21% 47.53% 45.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 192 115
Median daily rate £345 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £477 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 4
Median hourly rate £13.50 £37.04 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.55% +2.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.15 £19.86 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £37.04 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.60 £30.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+28.78% +23.00%
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
481 648 430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 25.68% 28.38% 26.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 429 274
Median daily rate £375 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £461 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 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 £36.32 £33.55 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+8.25% +34.20%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 -4 132 £343 -2.14% 76
Bradford -7 21 £360 +2.85% 6
Halifax +9 7 £320 +1.58% 4
Wakefield -4 3 £400 +60.00% 2
Pudsey - 2 - -
Huddersfield -1 1 £501 +51.66% 3
SQL Server
Yorkshire

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 188 (50.27%) SQL
2 144 (38.50%) .NET
3 124 (33.16%) C#
4 108 (28.88%) Microsoft
5 92 (24.60%) Agile Software Development
6 91 (24.33%) Windows
7 85 (22.73%) MVC
8 84 (22.46%) ASP.NET
9 73 (19.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 71 (18.98%) T-SQL
11 60 (16.04%) JavaScript
12 56 (14.97%) SQL Server 2008
12 56 (14.97%) Windows Server
13 55 (14.71%) Business Intelligence
14 50 (13.37%) HTML
15 49 (13.10%) Oracle
16 48 (12.83%) Finance
17 45 (12.03%) VMware
18 44 (11.76%) .NET Framework
19 42 (11.23%) SQL Server 2012
20 41 (10.96%) CSS
20 41 (10.96%) ETL
21 40 (10.70%) WCF
22 39 (10.43%) jQuery
22 39 (10.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 38 (10.16%) TDD
23 38 (10.16%) Microsoft Azure
24 37 (9.89%) Data Warehouse
25 36 (9.63%) Web Services
26 35 (9.36%) ASP.NET Web API

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 31 (8.29%) SharePoint
2 24 (6.42%) IIS
3 18 (4.81%) SharePoint 2013
4 14 (3.74%) MS Exchange
5 12 (3.21%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (2.14%) SharePoint 2010
7 7 (1.87%) CMS
8 6 (1.60%) SAS
9 5 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (1.34%) Joomla!
9 5 (1.34%) SharePoint Server
10 4 (1.07%) Apache Solr
10 4 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (1.07%) FileNet
10 4 (1.07%) Sitecore CMS
10 4 (1.07%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.53%) Confluence
11 2 (0.53%) IBM Domino
12 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 31 (8.29%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.67%) InfoPath
3 2 (0.53%) MS Office
4 1 (0.27%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.27%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 15 (4.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.27%) Cognos Planning
3 1 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.27%) Infor CRM
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 38 (10.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (3.74%) Office 365
4 2 (0.53%) GitHub
5 1 (0.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (5.35%) Firewall
2 17 (4.55%) SAN
3 13 (3.48%) LAN
3 13 (3.48%) WAN
4 10 (2.67%) Internet
4 10 (2.67%) MPLS
5 9 (2.41%) DNS
6 8 (2.14%) DHCP
6 8 (2.14%) VPN
7 5 (1.34%) BGP
7 5 (1.34%) DSL
7 5 (1.34%) iSCSI
7 5 (1.34%) Kerberos
7 5 (1.34%) Network Security
7 5 (1.34%) Structured Cabling
7 5 (1.34%) VLAN
7 5 (1.34%) VRRP
8 4 (1.07%) NAS
8 4 (1.07%) SSL
9 3 (0.80%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (19.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 56 (14.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 42 (11.23%) SQL Server 2012
4 39 (10.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 37 (9.89%) Data Warehouse
6 34 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 29 (7.75%) SQL Server 2014
8 24 (6.42%) Relational Database
9 22 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
10 18 (4.81%) MongoDB
11 16 (4.28%) MySQL
12 11 (2.94%) CouchDB
12 11 (2.94%) OLAP
12 11 (2.94%) Oracle Database
13 9 (2.41%) DB2
13 9 (2.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 9 (2.41%) Power BI
14 8 (2.14%) Crystal Reports
14 8 (2.14%) NoSQL
15 7 (1.87%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 24 (6.42%) Visual Studio
2 19 (5.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (4.55%) Vagrant
4 15 (4.01%) Git (software)
5 12 (3.21%) TeamCity
6 11 (2.94%) NUnit
7 10 (2.67%) Octopus Deploy
8 9 (2.41%) Jenkins
9 5 (1.34%) Subversion
10 4 (1.07%) JIRA
11 3 (0.80%) ProC
11 3 (0.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 2 (0.53%) SoapUI
13 1 (0.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 1 (0.27%) Bitbucket
13 1 (0.27%) JBehave
13 1 (0.27%) Mercurial
13 1 (0.27%) Oracle APEX
13 1 (0.27%) SonarQube
13 1 (0.27%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 48 (12.83%) Finance
2 14 (3.74%) Legal
3 6 (1.60%) Back Office
3 6 (1.60%) Banking
3 6 (1.60%) Publishing
4 5 (1.34%) Advertising
5 4 (1.07%) Retail
6 3 (0.80%) Law
6 3 (0.80%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.53%) Billing
7 2 (0.53%) Games
7 2 (0.53%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.27%) Marketing
8 1 (0.27%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 199 (53.21%) Developer
2 82 (21.93%) .NET Developer
3 56 (14.97%) C# Developer
4 45 (12.03%) SQL Developer
5 38 (10.16%) C# .NET Developer
6 34 (9.09%) Analyst
7 32 (8.56%) DBA
8 25 (6.68%) SQL DBA
9 24 (6.42%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 20 (5.35%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 19 (5.08%) Consultant
12 18 (4.81%) Architect
12 18 (4.81%) ASP.NET Developer
12 18 (4.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 17 (4.55%) Administrator
14 15 (4.01%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 15 (4.01%) Java Developer
15 13 (3.48%) Solutions Architect
16 12 (3.21%) SQL Server DBA
17 11 (2.94%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (38.50%) .NET
2 84 (22.46%) ASP.NET
3 50 (13.37%) HTML
4 44 (11.76%) .NET Framework
5 41 (10.96%) CSS
6 40 (10.70%) WCF
7 39 (10.43%) jQuery
8 36 (9.63%) Web Services
9 35 (9.36%) ASP.NET Web API
10 32 (8.56%) Entity Framework
11 29 (7.75%) ASP.NET MVC
12 23 (6.15%) XML
13 21 (5.61%) AngularJS
14 18 (4.81%) HTML5
15 16 (4.28%) MDX
15 16 (4.28%) React
16 13 (3.48%) RabbitMQ
17 12 (3.21%) Ember.js
17 12 (3.21%) KnockoutJS
17 12 (3.21%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 25 (6.68%) Mobile App
2 17 (4.55%) Replication
3 11 (2.94%) Clustering
4 10 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (2.14%) Data Centre
6 7 (1.87%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.60%) NHS
7 6 (1.60%) Visualisation
8 5 (1.34%) Enterprise Storage
8 5 (1.34%) Microsoft Licensing
9 4 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.80%) Computer Science
10 3 (0.80%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.80%) User Experience
11 2 (0.53%) Data Integration
11 2 (0.53%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.53%) Mainframe
11 2 (0.53%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.53%) Online Games
12 1 (0.27%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 91 (24.33%) Windows
2 56 (14.97%) Windows Server
3 31 (8.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (6.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (6.42%) Linux
6 17 (4.55%) Android
7 16 (4.28%) Apple iOS
8 15 (4.01%) Unix
9 12 (3.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (2.67%) Windows 7
11 8 (2.14%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (1.07%) AIX
13 2 (0.53%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.27%) HPUX
14 1 (0.27%) SUSE
14 1 (0.27%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (24.60%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (22.73%) MVC
3 55 (14.71%) Business Intelligence
4 41 (10.96%) ETL
5 38 (10.16%) TDD
6 31 (8.29%) CRM
7 30 (8.02%) Performance Tuning
8 27 (7.22%) Migration
9 18 (4.81%) DevOps
9 18 (4.81%) ITIL
9 18 (4.81%) Web Development
10 17 (4.55%) SOA
11 15 (4.01%) Kimball Methodology
12 14 (3.74%) Analytics
13 13 (3.48%) ETL Development
13 13 (3.48%) OO
13 13 (3.48%) SOLID
14 12 (3.21%) Software Engineering
14 12 (3.21%) Stakeholder Management
15 11 (2.94%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 188 (50.27%) SQL
2 124 (33.16%) C#
3 71 (18.98%) T-SQL
4 60 (16.04%) JavaScript
5 20 (5.35%) Java
6 16 (4.28%) PowerShell
7 13 (3.48%) PHP
8 11 (2.94%) ECMAScript
8 11 (2.94%) ES6
9 10 (2.67%) C
10 9 (2.41%) C++
11 8 (2.14%) VB.NET
12 5 (1.34%) Delphi
12 5 (1.34%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.80%) VB
14 2 (0.53%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.53%) VBA
15 1 (0.27%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 1 (0.27%) Python
15 1 (0.27%) Scala
Qualifications
1 10 (2.67%) Security Cleared
2 9 (2.41%) Degree
3 8 (2.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (1.87%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (1.60%) MCSE
6 5 (1.34%) CCDA
6 5 (1.34%) CCNA
6 5 (1.34%) CCNP
7 4 (1.07%) AWS Certification
7 4 (1.07%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (1.07%) CCIE
7 4 (1.07%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.80%) ISEB
8 3 (0.80%) MCSA
8 3 (0.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.53%) DBS Check
9 2 (0.53%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.53%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 2 (0.53%) Sun Certification
10 1 (0.27%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.60%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (1.07%) QA
3 2 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.27%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.27%) ISO22301
4 1 (0.27%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (8.82%) Active Directory
3 14 (3.74%) Hyper-V
4 8 (2.14%) Docker
5 6 (1.60%) XenDesktop
6 5 (1.34%) Terminal Services
6 5 (1.34%) Virtual Desktop
6 5 (1.34%) VMware Server
7 3 (0.80%) NDS
7 3 (0.80%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.80%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.80%) XenApp
8 2 (0.53%) NetIQ eDirectory
8 2 (0.53%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.53%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.27%) KVM
9 1 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.27%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.27%) Xen
Systems Management
1 17 (4.55%) SCOM
2 13 (3.48%) Ansible
3 10 (2.67%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (2.41%) Puppet
5 8 (2.14%) SCCM
6 5 (1.34%) vMotion
7 3 (0.80%) OpenAM
8 2 (0.53%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (0.53%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 2 (0.53%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.53%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.53%) Salt
9 1 (0.27%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.27%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (0.27%) Opsview
9 1 (0.27%) vRealize
9 1 (0.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 108 (28.88%) Microsoft
2 49 (13.10%) Oracle
3 45 (12.03%) VMware
4 15 (4.01%) Citrix
5 13 (3.48%) Cisco
6 12 (3.21%) HP
6 12 (3.21%) Red Hat
6 12 (3.21%) Sybase
6 12 (3.21%) Xamarin
7 11 (2.94%) IBM
7 11 (2.94%) NetApp
8 10 (2.67%) Tableau
9 7 (1.87%) Splunk
9 7 (1.87%) Symantec
10 6 (1.60%) Dell
11 5 (1.34%) iManage
11 5 (1.34%) NETGEAR
11 5 (1.34%) Sitecore
11 5 (1.34%) SonicWALL
11 5 (1.34%) Sun
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £330 to £350 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £200 - £240 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Yorkshire
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £325 - £380 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Vivid Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
360 Resourcing
Rate: Circa £38,000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £340 - £380 per day
Posted: 3 days ago