The first table below looks at the demand for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Yorkshire 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 6 9 16
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +7
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 373 269 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 14.52% 13.10% 8.35%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 51.31% 49.91% 40.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 137 127
Average daily rate £300 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £199 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 14 3
Average hourly rate £29.00 £15.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.33% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £12.45 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.75 £19.90 £24.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £28.00 £25.88
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +8.19%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
727 539 513
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 28.30% 26.25% 20.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 480 288 271
Average daily rate £325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 17 10
Average hourly rate £38.75 £15.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+158.33% +3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.35 £11.60 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £24.00 £17.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire +2 220 £318 +1.60% 125
South Yorkshire -2 66 £275 - 31
North Yorkshire +11 44 £300 -11.11% 33
East Yorkshire +7 14 £295 - 6
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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.

1 369 (52.56%) SQL
2 352 (50.14%) .NET
3 295 (42.02%) C#
4 214 (30.48%) Microsoft
5 204 (29.06%) ASP.NET
6 181 (25.78%) SQL Server 2008
7 168 (23.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 149 (21.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 147 (20.94%) Windows
10 140 (19.94%) T-SQL
11 125 (17.81%) Oracle
12 118 (16.81%) MVC
13 113 (16.10%) SQL Server 2005
14 111 (15.81%) Agile Software Development
15 109 (15.53%) Visual Studio
16 98 (13.96%) JavaScript
17 90 (12.82%) Web Services
18 86 (12.25%) WCF
19 85 (12.11%) HTML
19 85 (12.11%) VB.NET
20 81 (11.54%) Performance Tuning
21 80 (11.40%) Finance
22 78 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
23 77 (10.97%) WinForms
24 75 (10.68%) CSS
24 75 (10.68%) MS Excel
25 72 (10.26%) jQuery
26 70 (9.97%) SharePoint
27 68 (9.69%) ASP.NET MVC
28 64 (9.12%) ETL

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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 70 (9.97%) SharePoint
2 29 (4.13%) IIS
3 22 (3.13%) CMS
4 19 (2.71%) MS Exchange
4 19 (2.71%) SharePoint Server
5 16 (2.28%) BizTalk Server
6 12 (1.71%) SharePoint 2010
6 12 (1.71%) Tomcat
7 10 (1.42%) Lync
8 6 (0.85%) Umbraco
8 6 (0.85%) Sitecore CMS
8 6 (0.85%) WebLogic
9 5 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (0.57%) WordPress
10 4 (0.57%) nginx
10 4 (0.57%) IBM Notes
10 4 (0.57%) Lotus Domino
11 3 (0.43%) WebSphere
11 3 (0.43%) LiveCycle
11 3 (0.43%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 75 (10.68%) MS Excel
2 31 (4.42%) MS Office
3 17 (2.42%) InfoPath
4 4 (0.57%) PowerPivot
4 4 (0.57%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.14%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.14%) CATIA
6 1 (0.14%) Pro/ENGINEER
6 1 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 21 (2.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.14%) Tridion
3 4 (0.57%) Magento
3 4 (0.57%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.14%) Agresso
5 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.14%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.14%) Line 50
Cloud Services
1 26 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.71%) SAN
2 13 (1.85%) Intranet
2 13 (1.85%) VPN
3 12 (1.71%) TCP/IP
4 10 (1.42%) Firewall
5 9 (1.28%) Wireless
5 9 (1.28%) Internet
6 8 (1.14%) HTTP
6 8 (1.14%) MPLS
6 8 (1.14%) IPsec
7 6 (0.85%) Network Security
8 5 (0.71%) DNS
8 5 (0.71%) DHCP
9 4 (0.57%) LAN
9 4 (0.57%) WAN
10 3 (0.43%) FTP
10 3 (0.43%) VLAN
11 2 (0.28%) NetScaler
11 2 (0.28%) Reverse Proxy
11 2 (0.28%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 181 (25.78%) SQL Server 2008
2 168 (23.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 149 (21.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 113 (16.10%) SQL Server 2005
5 78 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
6 63 (8.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 58 (8.26%) Data Warehouse
8 29 (4.13%) SQL Server 2000
9 28 (3.99%) MySQL
10 25 (3.56%) Relational Database
11 21 (2.99%) Oracle Database
12 20 (2.85%) NoSQL
13 18 (2.56%) RDBMS
14 16 (2.28%) OLAP
15 15 (2.14%) Crystal Reports
16 12 (1.71%) Oracle OLAP
17 11 (1.57%) DTS
17 11 (1.57%) Oracle Database 11g
18 8 (1.14%) Oracle9i Database
18 8 (1.14%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 109 (15.53%) Visual Studio
2 44 (6.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (2.42%) NUnit
4 15 (2.14%) Maven
5 11 (1.57%) Git (software)
6 8 (1.14%) Subversion
7 7 (1.00%) Toad
8 6 (0.85%) Rhino Mocks
8 6 (0.85%) Oracle APEX
9 4 (0.57%) PhoneGap
9 4 (0.57%) JIRA
10 3 (0.43%) NetAdvantage
10 3 (0.43%) Selenium
10 3 (0.43%) ReSharper
10 3 (0.43%) TeamCity
10 3 (0.43%) SoapUI
10 3 (0.43%) Hudson
10 3 (0.43%) Moq
10 3 (0.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 2 (0.28%) MSTest
General
1 80 (11.40%) Finance
2 29 (4.13%) Back Office
3 12 (1.71%) Banking
4 9 (1.28%) Legal
5 8 (1.14%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.00%) Retail
7 6 (0.85%) Marketing
7 6 (0.85%) Front Office
7 6 (0.85%) Advertising
8 4 (0.57%) Billing
8 4 (0.57%) Law
8 4 (0.57%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.43%) Publishing
10 2 (0.28%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.28%) Local Government
11 1 (0.14%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.14%) Automotive
11 1 (0.14%) Electronics
11 1 (0.14%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 415 (59.12%) Developer
2 167 (23.79%) .NET Developer
3 112 (15.95%) DBA
4 99 (14.10%) SQL DBA
5 88 (12.54%) SQL Developer
6 74 (10.54%) C# Developer
7 60 (8.55%) SQL Server DBA
8 52 (7.41%) Analyst
9 47 (6.70%) Administrator
9 47 (6.70%) VB.NET Developer
10 40 (5.70%) C# .NET Developer
11 33 (4.70%) SQL Server Developer
12 28 (3.99%) Senior Developer
13 24 (3.42%) Software Developer
14 22 (3.13%) ASP.NET Developer
15 21 (2.99%) Applications Support
15 21 (2.99%) Test Analyst
16 20 (2.85%) Server Administrator
16 20 (2.85%) Web Developer
17 19 (2.71%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 352 (50.14%) .NET
2 204 (29.06%) ASP.NET
3 90 (12.82%) Web Services
4 86 (12.25%) WCF
5 85 (12.11%) HTML
6 77 (10.97%) WinForms
7 75 (10.68%) CSS
8 72 (10.26%) jQuery
9 68 (9.69%) ASP.NET MVC
10 61 (8.69%) .NET Framework
11 52 (7.41%) WPF
12 50 (7.12%) XML
13 33 (4.70%) HTML5
14 31 (4.42%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 28 (3.99%) Silverlight
16 24 (3.42%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 22 (3.13%) CSS3
18 19 (2.71%) SOAP
18 19 (2.71%) LINQ
19 18 (2.56%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 35 (4.99%) Clustering
1 35 (4.99%) NHS
2 34 (4.84%) Replication
3 19 (2.71%) Enterprise Software
4 15 (2.14%) Management Information System
5 8 (1.14%) Data Protection Act
5 8 (1.14%) Freedom of Information
6 7 (1.00%) Computer Science
6 7 (1.00%) Mobile App
6 7 (1.00%) Open Source
7 6 (0.85%) Graphic Design
8 5 (0.71%) Client/Server
8 5 (0.71%) N-Tier
9 4 (0.57%) Smartphone
9 4 (0.57%) Informatics
9 4 (0.57%) 3D Graphics
9 4 (0.57%) W3C
10 3 (0.43%) Thin Client
10 3 (0.43%) Fat Client
10 3 (0.43%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 147 (20.94%) Windows
2 28 (3.99%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (3.28%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (2.56%) UNIX
5 16 (2.28%) Linux
6 12 (1.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (1.28%) AIX
8 4 (0.57%) Windows Phone
8 4 (0.57%) Windows Mobile
9 3 (0.43%) Windows XP
9 3 (0.43%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.14%) Solaris
10 1 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (16.81%) MVC
2 111 (15.81%) Agile Software Development
3 81 (11.54%) Performance Tuning
4 64 (9.12%) ETL
5 51 (7.26%) Scrum
6 48 (6.84%) Business Intelligence
7 46 (6.55%) Migration
8 42 (5.98%) OO
9 41 (5.84%) Software Engineering
10 35 (4.99%) Disaster Recovery
11 34 (4.84%) SOA
12 30 (4.27%) ITIL
12 30 (4.27%) CRM
13 29 (4.13%) TDD
14 28 (3.99%) Data Modelling
15 26 (3.70%) Web Development
16 22 (3.13%) Unit Testing
17 20 (2.85%) Kanban
18 19 (2.71%) Workflow
18 19 (2.71%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 369 (52.56%) SQL
2 295 (42.02%) C#
3 140 (19.94%) T-SQL
4 98 (13.96%) JavaScript
5 85 (12.11%) VB.NET
6 54 (7.69%) Java
7 50 (7.12%) VB
8 32 (4.56%) PL/SQL
8 32 (4.56%) VBA
9 31 (4.42%) VB6
10 23 (3.28%) Ruby
11 21 (2.99%) XAML
12 17 (2.42%) C++
13 16 (2.28%) PHP
14 8 (1.14%) C
15 7 (1.00%) PowerShell
16 5 (0.71%) Delphi
16 5 (0.71%) XPath
17 3 (0.43%) Embedded C
18 2 (0.28%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (2.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (1.71%) ISEB
3 11 (1.57%) Security Cleared
4 10 (1.42%) Degree
5 8 (1.14%) MCSE
6 6 (0.85%) SC Cleared
7 4 (0.57%) MCITP
7 4 (0.57%) MCP
8 3 (0.43%) MCTS
8 3 (0.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Certified Master
9 2 (0.28%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.28%) CCNA
10 1 (0.14%) MCSA
10 1 (0.14%) OCP
10 1 (0.14%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.14%) PMP
10 1 (0.14%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.14%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (3.70%) QA
2 25 (3.56%) SLA
3 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.14%) ISO 9002
System Software
1 18 (2.56%) Active Directory
2 16 (2.28%) Hyper-V
3 13 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (1.85%) vSphere
4 9 (1.28%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (1.14%) Xen
6 4 (0.57%) UAG
6 4 (0.57%) VMware ESX
6 4 (0.57%) Terminal Services
7 3 (0.43%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.14%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.14%) Samba
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.14%) LiteSpeed
8 1 (0.14%) XenApp
8 1 (0.14%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 6 (0.85%) SCOM
2 4 (0.57%) Puppet
2 4 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.57%) SCCM
3 3 (0.43%) Capistrano
3 3 (0.43%) HAProxy
4 2 (0.28%) SCOrch
4 2 (0.28%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (0.28%) Data Guard
4 2 (0.28%) WSUS
4 2 (0.28%) OpenView
4 2 (0.28%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (0.28%) ARCserve
5 1 (0.14%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.14%) Foglight
5 1 (0.14%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.14%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 214 (30.48%) Microsoft
2 125 (17.81%) Oracle
3 26 (3.70%) VMware
4 22 (3.13%) SAP
5 17 (2.42%) Citrix
6 13 (1.85%) HP
7 12 (1.71%) Cognos
8 11 (1.57%) Cisco
9 9 (1.28%) NetApp
9 9 (1.28%) Sybase
10 8 (1.14%) EMC
10 8 (1.14%) IBM
11 7 (1.00%) Adobe
11 7 (1.00%) EPiServer
12 6 (0.85%) Sitecore
12 6 (0.85%) Epicor
13 5 (0.71%) JBoss
14 4 (0.57%) Sencha
14 4 (0.57%) Lotus
15 3 (0.43%) Informatica
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Posted: Yesterday
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