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 29 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 7 9 5
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 22 7 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in York 16.79% 10.94% 25.00%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 52.38% 38.89% 58.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 3 11
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£350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £310 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £370 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £23.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+3.26% -16.36%
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
42 18 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in York 32.06% 28.13% 42.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 8 13
Average daily rate £325 £335 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.98% +15.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £318 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £375 £326
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in York

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the York region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 July 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 22 (57.89%) C#
2 21 (55.26%) .NET
3 18 (47.37%) SQL
4 16 (42.11%) Microsoft
5 14 (36.84%) JavaScript
5 14 (36.84%) Windows
5 14 (36.84%) MVC
6 13 (34.21%) ASP.NET
7 12 (31.58%) SQL Server 2008
8 11 (28.95%) jQuery
9 10 (26.32%) MS Excel
10 8 (21.05%) VMware
10 8 (21.05%) HTML
10 8 (21.05%) T-SQL
10 8 (21.05%) Active Directory
10 8 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (18.42%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (18.42%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (18.42%) CSS
11 7 (18.42%) IIS
11 7 (18.42%) Visual Studio
11 7 (18.42%) Linux
11 7 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (15.79%) TDD
12 6 (15.79%) Configuration Management
12 6 (15.79%) DevOps
13 5 (13.16%) Performance Tuning
13 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2003
13 5 (13.16%) SharePoint
13 5 (13.16%) Oracle

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 7 (18.42%) IIS
2 5 (13.16%) SharePoint
3 3 (7.89%) MS Exchange
4 2 (5.26%) CMS
4 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (2.63%) Apache
5 1 (2.63%) Umbraco
5 1 (2.63%) nginx
Applications
1 10 (26.32%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Tridion
1 1 (2.63%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.63%) SaaS
1 1 (2.63%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.53%) SAN
2 2 (5.26%) Internet
2 2 (5.26%) Firewall
2 2 (5.26%) LAN
2 2 (5.26%) WAN
3 1 (2.63%) HTTP
3 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.63%) Wireless
3 1 (2.63%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (31.58%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (10.53%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.63%) MySQL
5 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (18.42%) Visual Studio
1 7 (18.42%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (7.89%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (5.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (2.63%) NUnit
4 1 (2.63%) Subversion
4 1 (2.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (2.63%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (2.63%) Moq
4 1 (2.63%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.63%) SpecFlow
4 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (7.89%) Finance
1 3 (7.89%) Marketing
2 1 (2.63%) Legal
2 1 (2.63%) Military
Job Titles
1 16 (42.11%) Developer
2 9 (23.68%) .NET Developer
3 6 (15.79%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (15.79%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) C# Developer
4 4 (10.53%) Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Software Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 3 (7.89%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (5.26%) SQL Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (5.26%) SQL DBA
6 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Applications Support Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) .NET Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (55.26%) .NET
2 13 (34.21%) ASP.NET
3 11 (28.95%) jQuery
4 8 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (21.05%) HTML
5 7 (18.42%) CSS
6 4 (10.53%) WCF
7 3 (7.89%) HTML5
7 3 (7.89%) Ajax
7 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 2 (5.26%) CSS3
8 2 (5.26%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (5.26%) .NET Framework
8 2 (5.26%) Entity Framework
8 2 (5.26%) LINQ
8 2 (5.26%) RESTful
9 1 (2.63%) REST
9 1 (2.63%) JSON
9 1 (2.63%) NHibernate
9 1 (2.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.26%) Graphic Design
4 1 (2.63%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 14 (36.84%) Windows
2 7 (18.42%) Linux
3 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (10.53%) UNIX
5 3 (7.89%) Apple iOS
6 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.63%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (36.84%) MVC
2 7 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (15.79%) TDD
3 6 (15.79%) Configuration Management
3 6 (15.79%) DevOps
4 5 (13.16%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (10.53%) ITIL
6 3 (7.89%) OO
6 3 (7.89%) Scrum
7 2 (5.26%) Change Management
7 2 (5.26%) Software Engineering
7 2 (5.26%) Incident Management
7 2 (5.26%) CRM
7 2 (5.26%) E-Commerce
7 2 (5.26%) Mentoring
7 2 (5.26%) ArchiMate
7 2 (5.26%) Problem Management
7 2 (5.26%) SDLC
8 1 (2.63%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (2.63%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (57.89%) C#
2 18 (47.37%) SQL
3 14 (36.84%) JavaScript
4 8 (21.05%) T-SQL
5 4 (10.53%) Java
5 4 (10.53%) PowerShell
6 2 (5.26%) FoxPro (VFP)
6 2 (5.26%) VB6
6 2 (5.26%) VB
7 1 (2.63%) Python
7 1 (2.63%) Perl
7 1 (2.63%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.63%) MCPD
2 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (21.05%) Active Directory
2 5 (13.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.89%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.63%) XenApp
4 1 (2.63%) XenServer
4 1 (2.63%) Varnish
4 1 (2.63%) Corosync
4 1 (2.63%) KVM
4 1 (2.63%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) Puppet
2 1 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 16 (42.11%) Microsoft
2 8 (21.05%) VMware
3 5 (13.16%) Oracle
4 3 (7.89%) Apple
5 2 (5.26%) HP
6 1 (2.63%) Citrix
6 1 (2.63%) NetApp
6 1 (2.63%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.63%) Sybase
6 1 (2.63%) SAP
6 1 (2.63%) Cisco
6 1 (2.63%) IBM
6 1 (2.63%) Remedy
6 1 (2.63%) Veeam
6 1 (2.63%) Percona
6 1 (2.63%) Meraki
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