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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 12 6 8
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 201 344 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 9.90% 16.07% 10.36%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 41.53% 53.83% 43.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 232 95
Median daily rate £336 £325 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.46% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £388 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +9.37%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £23.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+38.95% +2.17%
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
484 639 402
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 23.83% 29.85% 23.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 430 235
Median daily rate £400 £335 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £450 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 4
Median hourly rate £99.75 £36.02 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+176.92% +144.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.55 £14.95 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £167.95 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £28.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+12.28% +14.00%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -6 148 £325 - 66
Bradford 0 30 £425 +41.66% 11
Halifax +6 9 £325 +18.18% 3
Wakefield -5 3 - - 10
SQL Server
Yorkshire

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 224 (54.50%) SQL
2 158 (38.44%) .NET
3 132 (32.12%) C#
4 131 (31.87%) Microsoft
5 107 (26.03%) Agile Software Development
6 104 (25.30%) T-SQL
7 98 (23.84%) Windows
8 97 (23.60%) ASP.NET
9 84 (20.44%) MVC
10 77 (18.73%) Oracle
11 70 (17.03%) JavaScript
12 67 (16.30%) SQL Server 2008
13 64 (15.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 62 (15.09%) Business Intelligence
15 53 (12.90%) CSS
16 51 (12.41%) Windows Server
17 49 (11.92%) HTML
18 48 (11.68%) VMware
19 46 (11.19%) Finance
19 46 (11.19%) TDD
20 45 (10.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 45 (10.95%) Java
21 42 (10.22%) MS Excel
22 41 (9.98%) ETL
22 41 (9.98%) .NET Framework
22 41 (9.98%) WCF
22 41 (9.98%) Team Foundation Server
22 41 (9.98%) jQuery
22 41 (9.98%) SQL Server 2012
23 40 (9.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services

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 35 (8.52%) SharePoint
2 14 (3.41%) IIS
3 13 (3.16%) SharePoint 2013
4 12 (2.92%) Elasticsearch
4 12 (2.92%) JBoss
5 11 (2.68%) CMS
5 11 (2.68%) MS Exchange
6 9 (2.19%) Tomcat
7 8 (1.95%) SharePoint 2010
7 8 (1.95%) WebSphere
8 7 (1.70%) SAS
9 6 (1.46%) Apache Solr
9 6 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (1.22%) Joomla!
10 5 (1.22%) Sitecore CMS
11 4 (0.97%) CloudStack
11 4 (0.97%) FileNet
11 4 (0.97%) GlassFish
11 4 (0.97%) OpenStack
11 4 (0.97%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 42 (10.22%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.68%) InfoPath
3 8 (1.95%) MS Office
3 8 (1.95%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (1.95%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.70%) MS Project
5 1 (0.24%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 19 (4.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.24%) Cognos Planning
2 1 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.24%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 28 (6.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (2.92%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (1.95%) Office 365
4 3 (0.73%) GitHub
5 1 (0.24%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (4.62%) Firewall
2 17 (4.14%) SAN
3 14 (3.41%) LAN
3 14 (3.41%) WAN
4 9 (2.19%) DNS
4 9 (2.19%) MPLS
4 9 (2.19%) Network Security
5 7 (1.70%) DHCP
5 7 (1.70%) Internet
6 6 (1.46%) VPN
7 5 (1.22%) DSL
7 5 (1.22%) iSCSI
7 5 (1.22%) Kerberos
7 5 (1.22%) Structured Cabling
7 5 (1.22%) VRRP
8 4 (0.97%) BGP
8 4 (0.97%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (0.97%) NAS
9 3 (0.73%) VLAN
9 3 (0.73%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (16.30%) SQL Server 2008
2 64 (15.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 45 (10.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 41 (9.98%) SQL Server 2012
5 40 (9.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 33 (8.03%) Data Warehouse
7 28 (6.81%) MongoDB
8 24 (5.84%) Relational Database
8 24 (5.84%) SQL Server 2005
9 21 (5.11%) SQL Server 2014
10 19 (4.62%) CouchDB
10 19 (4.62%) MySQL
11 18 (4.38%) MS Access
12 13 (3.16%) Oracle Database
13 10 (2.43%) NoSQL
13 10 (2.43%) SSDT
14 8 (1.95%) Azure SQL Database
15 7 (1.70%) DB2
15 7 (1.70%) Oracle Database 11g
15 7 (1.70%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 41 (9.98%) Team Foundation Server
2 27 (6.57%) Visual Studio
3 17 (4.14%) Git (software)
4 9 (2.19%) Subversion
4 9 (2.19%) Vagrant
5 7 (1.70%) Jenkins
5 7 (1.70%) NUnit
6 5 (1.22%) Sonatype Nexus
7 4 (0.97%) JIRA
7 4 (0.97%) TeamCity
8 3 (0.73%) Maven
8 3 (0.73%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (0.73%) ProC
9 2 (0.49%) Bitbucket
9 2 (0.49%) SoapUI
9 2 (0.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.24%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.24%) JBehave
10 1 (0.24%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.24%) Oracle APEX
General
1 46 (11.19%) Finance
2 17 (4.14%) Legal
3 7 (1.70%) Back Office
3 7 (1.70%) Publishing
4 6 (1.46%) Banking
5 4 (0.97%) Advertising
5 4 (0.97%) Retail
6 3 (0.73%) Billing
6 3 (0.73%) Law
7 2 (0.49%) Games
7 2 (0.49%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.24%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 244 (59.37%) Developer
2 86 (20.92%) .NET Developer
3 71 (17.27%) SQL Developer
4 55 (13.38%) C# Developer
5 43 (10.46%) DBA
6 38 (9.25%) C# .NET Developer
7 36 (8.76%) SQL DBA
8 34 (8.27%) Java Developer
9 26 (6.33%) Analyst
10 25 (6.08%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 24 (5.84%) SQL Server Developer
12 22 (5.35%) Administrator
13 20 (4.87%) SQL Server DBA
14 18 (4.38%) ASP.NET Developer
14 18 (4.38%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 17 (4.14%) Software Developer
16 16 (3.89%) Architect
16 16 (3.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 15 (3.65%) Database Developer
17 15 (3.65%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 158 (38.44%) .NET
2 97 (23.60%) ASP.NET
3 53 (12.90%) CSS
4 49 (11.92%) HTML
5 41 (9.98%) .NET Framework
5 41 (9.98%) jQuery
5 41 (9.98%) WCF
6 39 (9.49%) Entity Framework
7 38 (9.25%) ASP.NET MVC
7 38 (9.25%) Web Services
8 33 (8.03%) AngularJS
8 33 (8.03%) ASP.NET Web API
9 24 (5.84%) RabbitMQ
9 24 (5.84%) Spring
10 21 (5.11%) HTML5
10 21 (5.11%) React
11 20 (4.87%) Ember.js
11 20 (4.87%) LESS
12 19 (4.62%) JPA
12 19 (4.62%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 32 (7.79%) Replication
2 29 (7.06%) Mobile App
3 24 (5.84%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (4.14%) Clustering
5 11 (2.68%) Algorithms
6 9 (2.19%) Data Centre
7 7 (1.70%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.46%) Enterprise Storage
9 5 (1.22%) Computer Science
9 5 (1.22%) Microsoft Licensing
9 5 (1.22%) NHS
10 4 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (0.97%) User Experience
10 4 (0.97%) Virtual Team
11 3 (0.73%) Data Structures
12 2 (0.49%) Blog
12 2 (0.49%) Digital Media
12 2 (0.49%) IBM XIV
12 2 (0.49%) N-Tier
13 1 (0.24%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 98 (23.84%) Windows
2 51 (12.41%) Windows Server
3 27 (6.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (5.11%) Linux
4 21 (5.11%) Unix
5 15 (3.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (2.68%) Android
6 11 (2.68%) Apple iOS
7 10 (2.43%) Windows 7
8 8 (1.95%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (1.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (1.22%) AIX
10 5 (1.22%) HPUX
10 5 (1.22%) SUSE
11 3 (0.73%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.24%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (26.03%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (20.44%) MVC
3 62 (15.09%) Business Intelligence
4 46 (11.19%) TDD
5 41 (9.98%) ETL
6 36 (8.76%) CRM
7 33 (8.03%) Performance Tuning
8 31 (7.54%) Unit Testing
9 24 (5.84%) Web Development
10 22 (5.35%) Analytics
11 20 (4.87%) Migration
12 19 (4.62%) SOA
13 18 (4.38%) Database Optimisation
14 16 (3.89%) ITIL
15 14 (3.41%) Mentoring
16 13 (3.16%) DevOps
16 13 (3.16%) Front End Development
16 13 (3.16%) Scrum
16 13 (3.16%) Software Engineering
16 13 (3.16%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 224 (54.50%) SQL
2 132 (32.12%) C#
3 104 (25.30%) T-SQL
4 70 (17.03%) JavaScript
5 45 (10.95%) Java
6 21 (5.11%) C++
7 19 (4.62%) ECMAScript
7 19 (4.62%) ES6
8 17 (4.14%) PHP
8 17 (4.14%) PowerShell
9 16 (3.89%) PL/SQL
10 11 (2.68%) VB
11 9 (2.19%) VB.NET
12 8 (1.95%) C
13 7 (1.70%) VBA
14 5 (1.22%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.24%) ANSI SQL
15 1 (0.24%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.24%) Python
15 1 (0.24%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (2.19%) Security Cleared
2 6 (1.46%) BPSS Clearance
2 6 (1.46%) Degree
2 6 (1.46%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (1.22%) MCSE
3 5 (1.22%) Sun Certification
4 4 (0.97%) CCIE
4 4 (0.97%) CCNA
4 4 (0.97%) CCNP
4 4 (0.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (0.73%) CCDA
5 3 (0.73%) ISEB
5 3 (0.73%) ISTQB
5 3 (0.73%) MCSA
5 3 (0.73%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.49%) DBS Check
6 2 (0.49%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (0.49%) MCITP
7 1 (0.24%) CCDE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.43%) QA
2 7 (1.70%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.49%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.24%) ISO22301
4 1 (0.24%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (8.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (8.03%) Active Directory
3 19 (4.62%) Hyper-V
4 6 (1.46%) vSphere
4 6 (1.46%) XenDesktop
5 5 (1.22%) KVM
5 5 (1.22%) Terminal Services
5 5 (1.22%) Virtual Desktop
5 5 (1.22%) VMware Server
5 5 (1.22%) Xen
6 3 (0.73%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.73%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.73%) XenApp
7 2 (0.49%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.24%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 10 (2.43%) SCOM
2 9 (2.19%) Ansible
3 7 (1.70%) SCCM
4 5 (1.22%) vMotion
5 4 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.73%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 3 (0.73%) Puppet
7 2 (0.49%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (0.49%) Opsview
7 2 (0.49%) WSUS
8 1 (0.24%) Cacti
8 1 (0.24%) Grafana
8 1 (0.24%) Graphite
8 1 (0.24%) Nagios
8 1 (0.24%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.24%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.24%) Salt
Vendors
1 131 (31.87%) Microsoft
2 77 (18.73%) Oracle
3 48 (11.68%) VMware
4 16 (3.89%) HP
5 14 (3.41%) Citrix
5 14 (3.41%) Informatica
6 12 (2.92%) Sybase
6 12 (2.92%) Xamarin
7 11 (2.68%) Cisco
7 11 (2.68%) IBM
7 11 (2.68%) Sitecore
8 10 (2.43%) NetApp
9 7 (1.70%) Red Hat
10 6 (1.46%) Dell
10 6 (1.46%) Symantec
11 5 (1.22%) iManage
11 5 (1.22%) NETGEAR
11 5 (1.22%) SonicWALL
11 5 (1.22%) Sun
12 4 (0.97%) Tableau
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £308 - 343 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds
TDA Group
Rate: £295 - £340 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: From £300 to £345 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Interquest - Korus Group - Brighton
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
onezeero.
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Keystream Resources Limited
Rate: Unspecified Band 7
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £340 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £650 per day + On Application
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago