The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the York region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 21 4 7
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 5 46 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in York 4.39% 35.66% 18.64%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 50.00% 63.01% 52.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 28 4
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£313 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £254 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £375 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +14.28%
SQL Server
North 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 York region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
York
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
10 73 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in York 8.77% 56.59% 35.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 45 10
Average daily rate £335 £315 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.34% -13.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £225 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £31.25 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+10.40% +11.60%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in York

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the York region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in York

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in York

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server across the York region.

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in York

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in York

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the York region.

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in York

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in York

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the York 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 13 (92.86%) .NET
1 13 (92.86%) ASP.NET
2 11 (78.57%) C#
3 9 (64.29%) SQL
4 8 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 7 (50.00%) MVC
6 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
6 5 (35.71%) T-SQL
7 4 (28.57%) .NET Framework
7 4 (28.57%) Degree
7 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (28.57%) jQuery
7 4 (28.57%) Java
7 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
7 4 (28.57%) Windows
7 4 (28.57%) IIS
7 4 (28.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (21.43%) Android Development
8 3 (21.43%) iOS Development
8 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
8 3 (21.43%) Apple iOS
8 3 (21.43%) Visual Studio
8 3 (21.43%) Android
8 3 (21.43%) TDD
9 2 (14.29%) Multimedia
9 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (14.29%) Graphic Design

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the York 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 4 (28.57%) IIS
2 2 (14.29%) CMS
3 1 (7.14%) Jetty
3 1 (7.14%) nginx
3 1 (7.14%) EPiServer CMS
3 1 (7.14%) Apache
3 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
3 1 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
2 2 (14.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) HTTP
1 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
1 1 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
3 2 (14.29%) FileMaker
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (14.29%) Multimedia
2 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Developer
2 9 (64.29%) .NET Developer
3 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Database Developer
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Developer
4 2 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (92.86%) .NET
1 13 (92.86%) ASP.NET
2 8 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (28.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 4 (28.57%) .NET Framework
3 4 (28.57%) jQuery
4 2 (14.29%) HTML
4 2 (14.29%) JSON
4 2 (14.29%) CSS
4 2 (14.29%) XML
5 1 (7.14%) Ajax
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) NHS
1 2 (14.29%) Graphic Design
1 2 (14.29%) Visualisation
1 2 (14.29%) Data Structures
2 1 (7.14%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Android
2 3 (21.43%) Apple iOS
3 1 (7.14%) Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) MVC
2 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (21.43%) TDD
3 3 (21.43%) Android Development
3 3 (21.43%) iOS Development
4 2 (14.29%) Data Transformation
4 2 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Statistical Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
5 1 (7.14%) Scrum
5 1 (7.14%) ITIL
5 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
5 1 (7.14%) Change Management
5 1 (7.14%) Web Development
5 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
5 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
5 1 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (7.14%) Service Continuity Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) C#
2 9 (64.29%) SQL
3 5 (35.71%) T-SQL
4 4 (28.57%) Java
4 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 2 (14.29%) VBA
6 1 (7.14%) Python
6 1 (7.14%) Ruby
6 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
6 1 (7.14%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.14%) Varnish
2 1 (7.14%) Corosync
2 1 (7.14%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Puppet
1 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
3 1 (7.14%) VMware
3 1 (7.14%) EPiServer
3 1 (7.14%) Percona