The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the York region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 11 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 7 25 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in York 9.86% 30.12% 18.75%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 38.89% 64.10% 46.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 15 11
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£350 £315 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £274 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £325 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.75 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-17.27% +10.00%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
York
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
18 39 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in York 25.35% 46.99% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 17 22
Average daily rate £335 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £290 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
SQL Server
North Yorkshire

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 30 July 2014, 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 18 (66.67%) .NET
2 12 (44.44%) C#
2 12 (44.44%) SQL
3 9 (33.33%) Visual Studio
4 8 (29.63%) MVC
4 8 (29.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (29.63%) WCF
5 7 (25.93%) WPF
5 7 (25.93%) Silverlight
5 7 (25.93%) XAML
5 7 (25.93%) Oracle
6 6 (22.22%) VB
6 6 (22.22%) VB.NET
6 6 (22.22%) Software Engineering
6 6 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (18.52%) VB6
7 5 (18.52%) Content Management
7 5 (18.52%) WinForms
7 5 (18.52%) CMS
7 5 (18.52%) T-SQL
7 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET
8 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (11.11%) Scrum
9 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
9 3 (11.11%) Web Services
9 3 (11.11%) ITIL
9 3 (11.11%) JavaScript

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 5 (18.52%) CMS
2 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) HTTP
1 1 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (29.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (7.41%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
6 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 17 (62.96%) Developer
2 12 (44.44%) .NET Developer
3 6 (22.22%) SQL Developer
4 5 (18.52%) SQL DBA
4 5 (18.52%) SQL Server Developer
4 5 (18.52%) DBA
5 4 (14.81%) Analyst
5 4 (14.81%) SQL Server DBA
5 4 (14.81%) VB.NET Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Administrator
6 3 (11.11%) VB Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Server Administrator
6 3 (11.11%) VB6 Developer
6 3 (11.11%) WinForms Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Support Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) Applications Support
7 2 (7.41%) Applications Support Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) C# Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Senior SQL Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Senior SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (66.67%) .NET
2 8 (29.63%) WCF
3 7 (25.93%) WPF
3 7 (25.93%) Silverlight
4 5 (18.52%) WinForms
4 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET
5 3 (11.11%) Web Services
6 2 (7.41%) HTML
6 2 (7.41%) XML
6 2 (7.41%) LINQ
6 2 (7.41%) .NET Framework
6 2 (7.41%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (3.70%) REST
7 1 (3.70%) Razor View Engine
7 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (3.70%) Replication
1 1 (3.70%) Clustering
1 1 (3.70%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) MVC
2 6 (22.22%) Software Engineering
3 5 (18.52%) Content Management
4 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (11.11%) Scrum
4 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (11.11%) ITIL
5 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.70%) CQRS
6 1 (3.70%) Web Application Development
6 1 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (3.70%) Domain-Driven Design
6 1 (3.70%) BDD
6 1 (3.70%) Test Scripting
6 1 (3.70%) TDD
6 1 (3.70%) Migration
6 1 (3.70%) CRM
6 1 (3.70%) OO
Programming Languages
1 12 (44.44%) C#
1 12 (44.44%) SQL
2 7 (25.93%) XAML
3 6 (22.22%) VB
3 6 (22.22%) VB.NET
4 5 (18.52%) VB6
4 5 (18.52%) T-SQL
5 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.70%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
1 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Oracle
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft