The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 12 13 12
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 213 295 246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 8.78% 9.54% 9.46%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 37.37% 40.41% 38.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 183 131
Median daily rate £351 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.30% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £438 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 4
Median hourly rate £18.38 £19.50 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.76% -17.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.48 £12.15 £15.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.99 £19.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £25.44 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+37.57% +6.00%
SQL Server
England

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 Yorkshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
570 730 647
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 23.51% 23.60% 24.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 386 497 395
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £540 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 10
Median hourly rate £24.00 £19.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +21.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £9.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.80 £29.00 £24.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £25.44 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+49.37% -22.90%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the 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 Yorkshire

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

SQL Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

SQL Server Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

SQL Server
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 7 December 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
West Yorkshire 0 126 £355 +3.80% 80
South Yorkshire -2 56 £378 +7.85% 17
North Yorkshire +10 21 £325 +18.18% 21
East Yorkshire +7 3 £320 -14.66% 1
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 317 (58.06%) SQL
2 194 (35.53%) Microsoft
3 187 (34.25%) C#
4 185 (33.88%) .NET
5 176 (32.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 150 (27.47%) T-SQL
7 125 (22.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 120 (21.98%) MVC
9 108 (19.78%) Business Intelligence
10 106 (19.41%) ASP.NET
10 106 (19.41%) Windows
11 100 (18.32%) Agile Software Development
12 99 (18.13%) ETL
12 99 (18.13%) SQL Server 2012
13 91 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
14 85 (15.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 82 (15.02%) .NET Framework
16 80 (14.65%) SQL Server 2008
17 78 (14.29%) Finance
18 77 (14.10%) Oracle
18 77 (14.10%) JavaScript
19 71 (13.00%) Entity Framework
20 66 (12.09%) jQuery
21 61 (11.17%) Windows Server
22 56 (10.26%) SQL Server 2014
23 54 (9.89%) HTML
24 51 (9.34%) Visual Studio
25 49 (8.97%) Active Directory
26 48 (8.79%) CSS
27 45 (8.24%) MS Excel

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in 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 44 (8.06%) SharePoint
2 35 (6.41%) IIS
3 19 (3.48%) MS Exchange
4 15 (2.75%) SharePoint 2013
5 13 (2.38%) CMS
6 12 (2.20%) BizTalk Server
7 9 (1.65%) Apache
7 9 (1.65%) Elasticsearch
7 9 (1.65%) SharePoint 2010
8 7 (1.28%) Tomcat
9 6 (1.10%) SAS
10 5 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (0.92%) Oracle Coherence
10 5 (0.92%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 5 (0.92%) WebSphere
11 4 (0.73%) Apache Solr
11 4 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (0.73%) Sitecore CMS
11 4 (0.73%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 45 (8.24%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.28%) InfoPath
2 7 (1.28%) MS Office
3 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.18%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 26 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.65%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.55%) Cognos Planning
4 1 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.18%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
4 1 (0.18%) Infor CRM
Cloud Services
1 42 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (4.40%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (3.30%) Office 365
4 4 (0.73%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.18%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (0.18%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.18%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.18%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.18%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.18%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.18%) GitHub
6 1 (0.18%) IaaS
6 1 (0.18%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (4.58%) LAN
1 25 (4.58%) WAN
2 21 (3.85%) SAN
3 19 (3.48%) Firewall
4 15 (2.75%) DNS
5 14 (2.56%) DHCP
6 13 (2.38%) iSCSI
7 12 (2.20%) Internet
8 10 (1.83%) MPLS
8 10 (1.83%) NAS
9 9 (1.65%) Multicast
9 9 (1.65%) VPN
10 8 (1.47%) FCoE
10 8 (1.47%) Fibre Channel
10 8 (1.47%) HTTP
10 8 (1.47%) Network Security
11 6 (1.10%) SSL
11 6 (1.10%) VLAN
12 5 (0.92%) Kerberos
12 5 (0.92%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 176 (32.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 125 (22.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 99 (18.13%) SQL Server 2012
4 91 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
5 85 (15.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 80 (14.65%) SQL Server 2008
7 56 (10.26%) SQL Server 2014
8 25 (4.58%) SQL Server 2005
9 20 (3.66%) Oracle Database
10 19 (3.48%) MySQL
11 18 (3.30%) BusinessObjects
12 17 (3.11%) Power BI
12 17 (3.11%) Relational Database
13 14 (2.56%) Oracle Database 12c
14 13 (2.38%) OLAP
15 11 (2.01%) QlikView
15 11 (2.01%) Star Schema
16 10 (1.83%) Crystal Reports
16 10 (1.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 10 (1.83%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 51 (9.34%) Visual Studio
2 23 (4.21%) Team Foundation Server
3 21 (3.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 19 (3.48%) Git (software)
5 15 (2.75%) TeamCity
5 15 (2.75%) Vagrant
6 14 (2.56%) NUnit
7 12 (2.20%) Octopus Deploy
8 11 (2.01%) Jenkins
9 10 (1.83%) Oracle APEX
10 6 (1.10%) JIRA
10 6 (1.10%) MSTest
11 5 (0.92%) Grunt
11 5 (0.92%) gulp
11 5 (0.92%) Jasmine
11 5 (0.92%) JSUnit
12 4 (0.73%) Subversion
13 3 (0.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 3 (0.55%) ProC
13 3 (0.55%) Selenium
General
1 78 (14.29%) Finance
2 16 (2.93%) Back Office
3 13 (2.38%) Advertising
4 12 (2.20%) Manufacturing
5 11 (2.01%) Banking
6 7 (1.28%) Retail
7 6 (1.10%) Publishing
8 4 (0.73%) Legal
9 3 (0.55%) Games
9 3 (0.55%) Marketing
9 3 (0.55%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.37%) Local Government
11 1 (0.18%) Billing
11 1 (0.18%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 327 (59.89%) Developer
2 125 (22.89%) SQL Developer
3 116 (21.25%) .NET Developer
4 66 (12.09%) C# Developer
5 52 (9.52%) SSIS Developer
6 48 (8.79%) C# .NET Developer
7 47 (8.61%) Analyst
8 44 (8.06%) DBA
9 32 (5.86%) SQL DBA
10 30 (5.49%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 29 (5.31%) ETL Developer
12 25 (4.58%) Architect
13 23 (4.21%) SQL Server Developer
14 22 (4.03%) Senior Developer
14 22 (4.03%) SSRS Developer
14 22 (4.03%) T-SQL Developer
15 21 (3.85%) Consultant
16 19 (3.48%) ASP.NET Developer
16 19 (3.48%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
17 16 (2.93%) Data Warehouse Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 185 (33.88%) .NET
2 106 (19.41%) ASP.NET
3 82 (15.02%) .NET Framework
4 71 (13.00%) Entity Framework
5 66 (12.09%) jQuery
6 54 (9.89%) HTML
7 48 (8.79%) CSS
8 44 (8.06%) ASP.NET Web API
9 39 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
10 37 (6.78%) WCF
10 37 (6.78%) Web Services
11 35 (6.41%) XML
12 33 (6.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 31 (5.68%) Unity DI Container
14 30 (5.49%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 28 (5.13%) Razor View Engine
16 25 (4.58%) AngularJS
17 19 (3.48%) MDX
18 14 (2.56%) Ajax
19 12 (2.20%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 38 (6.96%) Visualisation
2 26 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (4.76%) Inversion of Control
3 20 (3.66%) Replication
4 12 (2.20%) Social Network
5 11 (2.01%) Data Structures
5 11 (2.01%) NHS
6 9 (1.65%) Management Information System
7 8 (1.47%) Clustering
7 8 (1.47%) Mobile App
8 6 (1.10%) Data Integration
9 5 (0.92%) Computer Science
9 5 (0.92%) Data Centre
9 5 (0.92%) Enterprise Storage
9 5 (0.92%) Microsoft Licensing
10 3 (0.55%) Mainframe
10 3 (0.55%) Statistics
10 3 (0.55%) User Experience
11 2 (0.37%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.37%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 106 (19.41%) Windows
2 61 (11.17%) Windows Server
3 33 (6.04%) Windows Server 2012
4 27 (4.95%) Linux
5 25 (4.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (2.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (1.83%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (1.65%) Android
9 8 (1.47%) Solaris
9 8 (1.47%) Unix
10 7 (1.28%) Apple iOS
10 7 (1.28%) Windows 7
11 4 (0.73%) AIX
12 2 (0.37%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.37%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.37%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.18%) CentOS
13 1 (0.18%) HPUX
13 1 (0.18%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.18%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (21.98%) MVC
2 108 (19.78%) Business Intelligence
3 100 (18.32%) Agile Software Development
4 99 (18.13%) ETL
5 43 (7.88%) Kimball Methodology
5 43 (7.88%) Performance Tuning
6 38 (6.96%) Data Modelling
7 36 (6.59%) Data Visualisation
8 33 (6.04%) ETL Development
9 32 (5.86%) CRM
9 32 (5.86%) Migration
9 32 (5.86%) Unit Testing
10 27 (4.95%) Web Development
11 26 (4.76%) TDD
12 21 (3.85%) DevOps
12 21 (3.85%) Project Management
13 19 (3.48%) Continuous Integration
13 19 (3.48%) SOLID
14 18 (3.30%) ITIL
15 17 (3.11%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 317 (58.06%) SQL
2 187 (34.25%) C#
3 150 (27.47%) T-SQL
4 77 (14.10%) JavaScript
5 32 (5.86%) PowerShell
6 27 (4.95%) VBA
7 19 (3.48%) C
8 17 (3.11%) Java
9 16 (2.93%) PL/SQL
10 13 (2.38%) VB.NET
11 9 (1.65%) C++
12 8 (1.47%) PHP
13 7 (1.28%) VB
14 6 (1.10%) TypeScript
15 5 (0.92%) Delphi
15 5 (0.92%) Python
16 3 (0.55%) R
16 3 (0.55%) VBScript
17 2 (0.37%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 2 (0.37%) ES6
Qualifications
1 29 (5.31%) Security Cleared
2 18 (3.30%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (3.11%) Degree
4 15 (2.75%) MCSE
5 10 (1.83%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (1.83%) SC Cleared
6 8 (1.47%) MCSA
7 7 (1.28%) BPSS Clearance
7 7 (1.28%) CCDA
7 7 (1.28%) CCNA
7 7 (1.28%) CCNP
8 6 (1.10%) AWS Certification
8 6 (1.10%) CCIE
8 6 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.55%) MCITP
10 2 (0.37%) MCDST
10 2 (0.37%) MCTS
11 1 (0.18%) ISEB
11 1 (0.18%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.18%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.20%) Disclosure Scotland
2 8 (1.47%) QA
3 6 (1.10%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.92%) SLA
5 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 49 (8.97%) Active Directory
2 33 (6.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (5.68%) Hyper-V
4 12 (2.20%) Docker
5 10 (1.83%) Xen
6 9 (1.65%) KVM
7 8 (1.47%) NFS
7 8 (1.47%) SRDF
8 6 (1.10%) Oracle RAC
9 5 (0.92%) BitLocker
9 5 (0.92%) VMware Server
10 4 (0.73%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (0.73%) Virtual Servers
10 4 (0.73%) vSphere
10 4 (0.73%) XenDesktop
11 3 (0.55%) NDS
12 2 (0.37%) NetIQ eDirectory
12 2 (0.37%) Terminal Services
12 2 (0.37%) VMware ESX
12 2 (0.37%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 26 (4.76%) SCOM
2 23 (4.21%) SCCM
3 13 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (2.20%) Puppet
5 9 (1.65%) Ansible
6 5 (0.92%) vMotion
7 4 (0.73%) Backup Exec
8 3 (0.55%) OpenAM
9 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 2 (0.37%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.37%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (0.37%) Salt
9 2 (0.37%) SolarWinds Orion
10 1 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.18%) NetVault Backup
10 1 (0.18%) Oracle RMAN
10 1 (0.18%) Packer
10 1 (0.18%) vRealize
10 1 (0.18%) WSUS
Vendors
1 194 (35.53%) Microsoft
2 77 (14.10%) Oracle
3 41 (7.51%) VMware
4 27 (4.95%) Cisco
5 26 (4.76%) Tableau
6 17 (3.11%) IBM
7 16 (2.93%) NetApp
8 14 (2.56%) Sybase
9 11 (2.01%) Informatica
10 10 (1.83%) Cognos
10 10 (1.83%) Red Hat
11 9 (1.65%) EMC
11 9 (1.65%) Intel
11 9 (1.65%) Splunk
12 8 (1.47%) Citrix
12 8 (1.47%) HP
13 5 (0.92%) DataSynapse
13 5 (0.92%) Dell
13 5 (0.92%) SAP
13 5 (0.92%) TIBCO
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