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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 12 8 12
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 228 291 251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 9.00% 12.76% 10.28%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 36.25% 44.77% 49.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 158 134
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £224 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 4
Average hourly rate £25.00 £21.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.94% +24.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.08% +6.66%
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
629 650 506
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 24.82% 28.50% 20.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 386 366 275
Average daily rate £350 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £230 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 27 8
Average hourly rate £16.00 £22.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £13.76 £16.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £35.00 £25.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -9.83%

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 21 November 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
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 21 November 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -5 162 £325 +8.33% 136
South Yorkshire +3 44 £325 +28.71% 40
North Yorkshire -17 13 £325 +6.12% 36
East Yorkshire -3 4 £313 - 7
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 235 (49.47%) .NET
2 232 (48.84%) SQL
3 213 (44.84%) C#
4 163 (34.32%) ASP.NET
5 133 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
6 125 (26.32%) SQL Server 2008
7 120 (25.26%) Microsoft
8 119 (25.05%) MVC
9 98 (20.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 97 (20.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 96 (20.21%) JavaScript
12 83 (17.47%) SQL Server 2005
13 81 (17.05%) HTML
14 80 (16.84%) Oracle
15 78 (16.42%) Finance
16 77 (16.21%) CSS
17 69 (14.53%) T-SQL
18 67 (14.11%) jQuery
19 65 (13.68%) .NET Framework
19 65 (13.68%) XML
20 63 (13.26%) Business Intelligence
21 60 (12.63%) Windows
22 58 (12.21%) Data Warehouse
22 58 (12.21%) WCF
22 58 (12.21%) ASP.NET MVC
23 56 (11.79%) Web Services
23 56 (11.79%) MS Excel
24 49 (10.32%) SQL Server 2012
25 44 (9.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
25 44 (9.26%) ETL

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 27 (5.68%) SharePoint
2 26 (5.47%) IIS
3 23 (4.84%) CMS
4 21 (4.42%) MS Exchange
5 13 (2.74%) BizTalk Server
5 13 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (1.68%) Lotus Domino
6 8 (1.68%) Apache
7 6 (1.26%) Umbraco
7 6 (1.26%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (1.05%) Tomcat
8 5 (1.05%) SAS
9 4 (0.84%) SharePoint Server
9 4 (0.84%) WebSphere
9 4 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (0.63%) WorkSite
10 3 (0.63%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.42%) JBoss
11 2 (0.42%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 56 (11.79%) MS Excel
2 20 (4.21%) MS Office
3 9 (1.89%) Spreadsheet
4 7 (1.47%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.42%) Acrobat
5 2 (0.42%) Fireworks
5 2 (0.42%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.42%) InDesign
5 2 (0.42%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.21%) DOC1
6 1 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.21%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 19 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.42%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.21%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.79%) NAS
2 12 (2.53%) SAN
3 10 (2.11%) Internet
4 8 (1.68%) Firewall
5 7 (1.47%) TCP/IP
6 6 (1.26%) VPN
7 5 (1.05%) HTTP
8 3 (0.63%) MPLS
8 3 (0.63%) DNS
8 3 (0.63%) LDAP
8 3 (0.63%) LAN
8 3 (0.63%) WAN
8 3 (0.63%) SSH
8 3 (0.63%) SSL
8 3 (0.63%) PuTTY
9 2 (0.42%) Multicast
9 2 (0.42%) iSCSI
9 2 (0.42%) FCoE
9 2 (0.42%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (0.42%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (26.32%) SQL Server 2008
2 98 (20.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 97 (20.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 83 (17.47%) SQL Server 2005
5 58 (12.21%) Data Warehouse
6 49 (10.32%) SQL Server 2012
7 44 (9.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 34 (7.16%) Relational Database
9 19 (4.00%) MS Access
10 15 (3.16%) Star Schema
11 14 (2.95%) QlikView
12 12 (2.53%) MySQL
12 12 (2.53%) Oracle Database
13 11 (2.32%) DB2
14 10 (2.11%) OLAP
15 7 (1.47%) Crystal Reports
15 7 (1.47%) Oracle Database 11g
16 6 (1.26%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
16 6 (1.26%) OLAP Cube
17 5 (1.05%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 41 (8.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 37 (7.79%) Visual Studio
3 8 (1.68%) Git (software)
3 8 (1.68%) MSTest
3 8 (1.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 5 (1.05%) SoapUI
4 5 (1.05%) Selenium
5 4 (0.84%) JIRA
5 4 (0.84%) Mercurial
5 4 (0.84%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 4 (0.84%) Subversion
5 4 (0.84%) Bazaar
6 3 (0.63%) Maven
7 2 (0.42%) Dreamweaver
7 2 (0.42%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (0.42%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 2 (0.42%) Axure RP
8 1 (0.21%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.21%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.21%) Eclipse
General
1 78 (16.42%) Finance
2 10 (2.11%) Back Office
3 9 (1.89%) Banking
3 9 (1.89%) Retail
4 7 (1.47%) Multimedia
5 5 (1.05%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.05%) Marketing
6 4 (0.84%) Legal
7 1 (0.21%) Law
7 1 (0.21%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.21%) Local Government
7 1 (0.21%) Advertising
7 1 (0.21%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 288 (60.63%) Developer
2 134 (28.21%) .NET Developer
3 67 (14.11%) Analyst
4 64 (13.47%) SQL Developer
5 49 (10.32%) C# Developer
6 42 (8.84%) C# .NET Developer
7 34 (7.16%) Web Developer
7 34 (7.16%) Architect
8 30 (6.32%) ASP.NET Developer
9 23 (4.84%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 19 (4.00%) DBA
10 19 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
10 19 (4.00%) Senior Developer
11 17 (3.58%) VB Developer
11 17 (3.58%) VB6 Developer
12 16 (3.37%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 16 (3.37%) Administrator
13 15 (3.16%) Data Analyst
13 15 (3.16%) .NET Web Developer
14 14 (2.95%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 235 (49.47%) .NET
2 163 (34.32%) ASP.NET
3 81 (17.05%) HTML
4 77 (16.21%) CSS
5 67 (14.11%) jQuery
6 65 (13.68%) XML
6 65 (13.68%) .NET Framework
7 58 (12.21%) WCF
7 58 (12.21%) ASP.NET MVC
8 56 (11.79%) Web Services
9 34 (7.16%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 32 (6.74%) WinForms
11 21 (4.42%) WPF
12 19 (4.00%) Ajax
13 18 (3.79%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 16 (3.37%) HTML5
15 15 (3.16%) Silverlight
15 15 (3.16%) XHTML
16 12 (2.53%) SOAP
16 12 (2.53%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 40 (8.42%) NHS
2 23 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (3.58%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (1.47%) Data Structures
4 7 (1.47%) N-Tier
4 7 (1.47%) Management Information System
4 7 (1.47%) Replication
4 7 (1.47%) Clustering
5 4 (0.84%) Mainframe
6 3 (0.63%) Computer Science
6 3 (0.63%) Data Integration
6 3 (0.63%) Algorithms
6 3 (0.63%) Mobile App
6 3 (0.63%) Visualisation
7 2 (0.42%) FMCG
7 2 (0.42%) Wiki
7 2 (0.42%) GIS
7 2 (0.42%) W3C
8 1 (0.21%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.21%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 60 (12.63%) Windows
2 19 (4.00%) Linux
3 9 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (1.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (1.47%) UNIX
6 6 (1.26%) Android
7 5 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (0.84%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.63%) Debian
9 3 (0.63%) Windows XP
9 3 (0.63%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.42%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.42%) Windows 2000
10 2 (0.42%) Solaris
10 2 (0.42%) AIX
10 2 (0.42%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.21%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.21%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
2 119 (25.05%) MVC
3 63 (13.26%) Business Intelligence
4 44 (9.26%) ETL
5 37 (7.79%) SOA
6 32 (6.74%) Software Engineering
7 31 (6.53%) Web Development
7 31 (6.53%) Scrum
8 30 (6.32%) Data Modelling
9 29 (6.11%) Unit Testing
10 26 (5.47%) TDD
11 24 (5.05%) Migration
12 22 (4.63%) CRM
13 21 (4.42%) Continuous Integration
14 18 (3.79%) Waterfall
15 17 (3.58%) OO
16 16 (3.37%) ITIL
17 15 (3.16%) Stakeholder Management
17 15 (3.16%) Service Delivery
17 15 (3.16%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 232 (48.84%) SQL
2 213 (44.84%) C#
3 96 (20.21%) JavaScript
4 69 (14.53%) T-SQL
5 30 (6.32%) VB
6 23 (4.84%) VB.NET
6 23 (4.84%) VBA
7 22 (4.63%) VB6
8 15 (3.16%) Java
9 6 (1.26%) PowerShell
9 6 (1.26%) PHP
10 3 (0.63%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.42%) Ruby
11 2 (0.42%) PHP5
11 2 (0.42%) Perl
11 2 (0.42%) C++
11 2 (0.42%) Python
11 2 (0.42%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.42%) XAML
11 2 (0.42%) BeanShell
Qualifications
1 14 (2.95%) Degree
2 11 (2.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (1.89%) Security Cleared
4 7 (1.47%) MCSE
4 7 (1.47%) MCSA
4 7 (1.47%) SC Cleared
4 7 (1.47%) ISTQB
4 7 (1.47%) ISEB
5 6 (1.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (0.63%) MCTS
7 2 (0.42%) MCITP
7 2 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.42%) CCNA
8 1 (0.21%) CCDA
8 1 (0.21%) CCDP
8 1 (0.21%) CCNP
8 1 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.21%) CCSA
8 1 (0.21%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.16%) QA
2 5 (1.05%) SLA
3 2 (0.42%) COBIT
4 1 (0.21%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.21%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.21%) Data Quality
System Software
1 31 (6.53%) Active Directory
2 23 (4.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (2.74%) VMware ESX
4 12 (2.53%) vSphere
5 4 (0.84%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.63%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (0.63%) KVM
7 2 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.42%) SRDF
7 2 (0.42%) NFS
7 2 (0.42%) Xen
8 1 (0.21%) XenServer
8 1 (0.21%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.21%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.21%) Varnish
8 1 (0.21%) Corosync
Systems Management
1 14 (2.95%) SCOM
2 13 (2.74%) SCCM
3 12 (2.53%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.42%) Data Guard
4 2 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.42%) WSUS
4 2 (0.42%) Hyperic
5 1 (0.21%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.21%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.21%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.21%) Puppet
5 1 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.21%) OVSD
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.21%) OpenView
Vendors
1 120 (25.26%) Microsoft
2 80 (16.84%) Oracle
3 31 (6.53%) VMware
4 21 (4.42%) IBM
5 15 (3.16%) Business Objects
5 15 (3.16%) EMC
6 12 (2.53%) Symantec
7 10 (2.11%) HP
8 8 (1.68%) Lotus
9 7 (1.47%) SAP
10 6 (1.26%) Cisco
10 6 (1.26%) NetApp
11 5 (1.05%) Red Hat
11 5 (1.05%) Citrix
12 4 (0.84%) Sybase
12 4 (0.84%) Hyperion
13 3 (0.63%) TIBCO
13 3 (0.63%) Reuters
13 3 (0.63%) CommVault
13 3 (0.63%) Dell
Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
South Yorkshire
Roc Search
Rate: £225 - £250 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Huddersfield
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £280.00 - £300.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford
Real Staffing
Rate: £31 - £325 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £250 - £280 per day + Negotiable on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £market rates per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Yorkshire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £300 - £350
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
West Yorkshire
X4 Group
Rate: £250 - 300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 5 days ago
South Yorkshire
Roc Search
Posted: 6 days ago
Bradford
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £400 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago