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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 13 7 11
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 278 410 255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 9.78% 12.86% 10.57%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 38.24% 47.56% 42.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 271 146
Median daily rate £345 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £276 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £495 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 7
Median hourly rate £13.18 £37.04 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.41% +48.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £12.20 £13.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £37.04 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £31.76 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.94% +41.15%
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
727 862 601
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 25.57% 27.05% 24.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 489 591 367
Median daily rate £375 £355 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £490 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £379 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 11
Median hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.35 £14.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £37.04 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.32 £33.55 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.25% +49.11%

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 28 September 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
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 28 September 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 -4 180 £345 -1.42% 82
South Yorkshire -7 52 £375 +3.44% 23
North Yorkshire +11 31 £325 +17.64% 14
East Yorkshire - 12 £300 - 4
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 303 (54.30%) SQL
2 205 (36.74%) .NET
3 204 (36.56%) C#
4 166 (29.75%) Microsoft
5 144 (25.81%) MVC
6 138 (24.73%) Windows
7 134 (24.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 117 (20.97%) Agile Software Development
8 117 (20.97%) T-SQL
9 109 (19.53%) ASP.NET
10 98 (17.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 97 (17.38%) Finance
12 92 (16.49%) JavaScript
13 89 (15.95%) SQL Server 2008
14 83 (14.87%) Oracle
15 81 (14.52%) jQuery
16 80 (14.34%) Business Intelligence
17 79 (14.16%) Windows Server
18 78 (13.98%) SQL Server 2012
19 76 (13.62%) .NET Framework
20 74 (13.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
21 73 (13.08%) ETL
22 71 (12.72%) HTML
23 67 (12.01%) Entity Framework
24 64 (11.47%) VMware
25 63 (11.29%) Data Warehouse
26 58 (10.39%) CSS
27 57 (10.22%) Performance Tuning
28 52 (9.32%) Visual Studio
28 52 (9.32%) WCF

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 50 (8.96%) SharePoint
2 35 (6.27%) IIS
3 25 (4.48%) MS Exchange
4 20 (3.58%) SharePoint 2013
5 12 (2.15%) BizTalk Server
5 12 (2.15%) Elasticsearch
6 11 (1.97%) Apache
6 11 (1.97%) WebSphere
7 10 (1.79%) SharePoint 2010
8 9 (1.61%) CMS
8 9 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
9 8 (1.43%) Tomcat
10 7 (1.25%) Oracle Coherence
10 7 (1.25%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 7 (1.25%) SAS
11 5 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2003
11 5 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2007
11 5 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2013
11 5 (0.90%) Joomla!
11 5 (0.90%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 43 (7.71%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.79%) InfoPath
3 4 (0.72%) MS Office
4 2 (0.36%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.18%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 29 (5.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.25%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.54%) Cognos Planning
4 1 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.18%) Infor CRM
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 41 (7.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (4.48%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (2.51%) Office 365
4 3 (0.54%) GitHub
5 1 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (5.91%) SAN
2 25 (4.48%) LAN
2 25 (4.48%) WAN
3 21 (3.76%) Firewall
4 15 (2.69%) DNS
4 15 (2.69%) iSCSI
5 14 (2.51%) NAS
6 13 (2.33%) DHCP
7 11 (1.97%) MPLS
7 11 (1.97%) Multicast
8 10 (1.79%) FCoE
8 10 (1.79%) Fibre Channel
8 10 (1.79%) Internet
9 9 (1.61%) HTTP
9 9 (1.61%) VPN
10 6 (1.08%) BGP
10 6 (1.08%) Intranet
11 5 (0.90%) DSL
11 5 (0.90%) SSL
11 5 (0.90%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 134 (24.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 98 (17.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 89 (15.95%) SQL Server 2008
4 78 (13.98%) SQL Server 2012
5 74 (13.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 63 (11.29%) Data Warehouse
7 45 (8.06%) SQL Server 2014
8 32 (5.73%) SQL Server 2005
9 28 (5.02%) Oracle Database
10 27 (4.84%) Relational Database
11 20 (3.58%) MongoDB
12 17 (3.05%) MySQL
13 16 (2.87%) BusinessObjects
14 14 (2.51%) Crystal Reports
15 12 (2.15%) Oracle Database 12c
15 12 (2.15%) Power BI
15 12 (2.15%) Star Schema
16 11 (1.97%) CouchDB
16 11 (1.97%) OLAP
17 10 (1.79%) DB2
Development Applications
1 52 (9.32%) Visual Studio
2 26 (4.66%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 23 (4.12%) Team Foundation Server
4 20 (3.58%) Git (software)
5 17 (3.05%) Vagrant
6 15 (2.69%) NUnit
7 12 (2.15%) TeamCity
8 11 (1.97%) Oracle APEX
9 10 (1.79%) Octopus Deploy
10 9 (1.61%) Jenkins
11 6 (1.08%) Subversion
12 5 (0.90%) MSTest
13 4 (0.72%) JIRA
14 3 (0.54%) ERwin
14 3 (0.54%) JSUnit
14 3 (0.54%) ProC
15 2 (0.36%) Bitbucket
15 2 (0.36%) Eclipse
15 2 (0.36%) SoapUI
16 1 (0.18%) IntelliJ
General
1 97 (17.38%) Finance
2 16 (2.87%) Banking
3 14 (2.51%) Back Office
3 14 (2.51%) Legal
4 13 (2.33%) Advertising
5 7 (1.25%) Manufacturing
5 7 (1.25%) Retail
6 6 (1.08%) Publishing
7 3 (0.54%) Games
7 3 (0.54%) Law
7 3 (0.54%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.36%) Billing
8 2 (0.36%) Local Government
8 2 (0.36%) Marketing
9 1 (0.18%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 308 (55.20%) Developer
2 118 (21.15%) .NET Developer
3 91 (16.31%) SQL Developer
4 79 (14.16%) C# Developer
5 52 (9.32%) C# .NET Developer
6 47 (8.42%) Analyst
7 44 (7.89%) DBA
8 35 (6.27%) SQL DBA
9 31 (5.56%) Architect
10 28 (5.02%) SSIS Developer
11 25 (4.48%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 23 (4.12%) ASP.NET Developer
12 23 (4.12%) Senior Developer
13 22 (3.94%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 22 (3.94%) Consultant
14 21 (3.76%) Administrator
14 21 (3.76%) ETL Developer
14 21 (3.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 21 (3.76%) SQL Server Developer
15 20 (3.58%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 205 (36.74%) .NET
2 109 (19.53%) ASP.NET
3 81 (14.52%) jQuery
4 76 (13.62%) .NET Framework
5 71 (12.72%) HTML
6 67 (12.01%) Entity Framework
7 58 (10.39%) CSS
8 52 (9.32%) WCF
9 49 (8.78%) Web Services
10 43 (7.71%) ASP.NET MVC
11 41 (7.35%) ASP.NET Web API
11 41 (7.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 39 (6.99%) XML
13 32 (5.73%) AngularJS
13 32 (5.73%) Unity DI Container
14 26 (4.66%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 25 (4.48%) Razor View Engine
16 23 (4.12%) HTML5
17 19 (3.41%) Ajax
18 16 (2.87%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 27 (4.84%) Inversion of Control
1 27 (4.84%) Visualisation
2 26 (4.66%) Mobile App
3 20 (3.58%) Replication
4 14 (2.51%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (2.33%) Clustering
5 13 (2.33%) Data Structures
6 12 (2.15%) Social Network
7 11 (1.97%) Data Centre
8 10 (1.79%) Management Information System
9 9 (1.61%) NHS
10 6 (1.08%) Computer Science
10 6 (1.08%) Enterprise Storage
11 5 (0.90%) Microsoft Licensing
12 4 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
13 3 (0.54%) Data Integration
13 3 (0.54%) User Experience
14 2 (0.36%) Blog
14 2 (0.36%) FMCG
14 2 (0.36%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 138 (24.73%) Windows
2 79 (14.16%) Windows Server
3 36 (6.45%) Linux
4 34 (6.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 31 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (3.05%) Android
6 17 (3.05%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (2.87%) Apple iOS
7 16 (2.87%) Unix
8 14 (2.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (1.97%) Windows 7
10 10 (1.79%) Solaris
11 5 (0.90%) AIX
12 2 (0.36%) SUSE
12 2 (0.36%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.36%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.18%) HPUX
13 1 (0.18%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.18%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.18%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (25.81%) MVC
2 117 (20.97%) Agile Software Development
3 80 (14.34%) Business Intelligence
4 73 (13.08%) ETL
5 57 (10.22%) Performance Tuning
6 46 (8.24%) CRM
7 42 (7.53%) TDD
8 40 (7.17%) Migration
9 35 (6.27%) Web Development
10 32 (5.73%) ETL Development
10 32 (5.73%) Kimball Methodology
11 30 (5.38%) Unit Testing
12 27 (4.84%) Data Visualisation
13 25 (4.48%) Data Modelling
14 21 (3.76%) ITIL
15 20 (3.58%) DevOps
15 20 (3.58%) Project Management
16 17 (3.05%) Analytics
16 17 (3.05%) Mentoring
16 17 (3.05%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 303 (54.30%) SQL
2 204 (36.56%) C#
3 117 (20.97%) T-SQL
4 92 (16.49%) JavaScript
5 32 (5.73%) VBA
6 29 (5.20%) Java
7 25 (4.48%) PowerShell
8 18 (3.23%) C
9 16 (2.87%) PHP
10 13 (2.33%) C++
10 13 (2.33%) PL/SQL
11 11 (1.97%) ECMAScript
11 11 (1.97%) ES6
12 9 (1.61%) VB.NET
13 8 (1.43%) VB
14 5 (0.90%) Shell Script
15 4 (0.72%) Delphi
16 1 (0.18%) ANSI SQL
16 1 (0.18%) XPath
16 1 (0.18%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 28 (5.02%) Security Cleared
2 19 (3.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (2.87%) MCSE
4 11 (1.97%) Degree
4 11 (1.97%) MCSA
5 10 (1.79%) BPSS Clearance
6 9 (1.61%) SC Cleared
7 8 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (1.08%) CCNA
8 6 (1.08%) CCNP
9 5 (0.90%) CCDA
9 5 (0.90%) CCIE
9 5 (0.90%) ISEB
10 4 (0.72%) AWS Certification
10 4 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (0.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (0.54%) MCITP
12 2 (0.36%) ISTQB
12 2 (0.36%) MCDST
12 2 (0.36%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.69%) Disclosure Scotland
2 8 (1.43%) QA
3 5 (0.90%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.18%) ISO22301
5 1 (0.18%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.18%) SLA
System Software
1 49 (8.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 48 (8.60%) Active Directory
3 38 (6.81%) Hyper-V
4 11 (1.97%) KVM
4 11 (1.97%) Xen
5 10 (1.79%) NFS
5 10 (1.79%) SRDF
6 9 (1.61%) Docker
7 8 (1.43%) Oracle RAC
8 7 (1.25%) VMware Server
9 6 (1.08%) XenDesktop
10 5 (0.90%) BitLocker
10 5 (0.90%) Terminal Services
10 5 (0.90%) Virtual Desktop
11 4 (0.72%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (0.72%) Virtual Servers
11 4 (0.72%) VMware ESX
11 4 (0.72%) XenApp
12 3 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
12 3 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 24 (4.30%) SCOM
2 18 (3.23%) SCCM
3 13 (2.33%) Ansible
4 11 (1.97%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (1.79%) Puppet
6 5 (0.90%) vMotion
7 4 (0.72%) Microsoft Clustering
8 3 (0.54%) Backup Exec
8 3 (0.54%) NetBackup
8 3 (0.54%) OpenAM
9 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 2 (0.36%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (0.36%) Salt
9 2 (0.36%) SolarWinds Orion
10 1 (0.18%) Data Guard
10 1 (0.18%) Failover Clustering
10 1 (0.18%) Opsview
10 1 (0.18%) Oracle Flashback
10 1 (0.18%) Oracle RMAN
10 1 (0.18%) vRealize
Vendors
1 166 (29.75%) Microsoft
2 83 (14.87%) Oracle
3 64 (11.47%) VMware
4 29 (5.20%) Cisco
5 23 (4.12%) IBM
5 23 (4.12%) NetApp
6 19 (3.41%) Sybase
7 18 (3.23%) Citrix
8 15 (2.69%) HP
8 15 (2.69%) Informatica
9 14 (2.51%) Red Hat
10 13 (2.33%) EMC
10 13 (2.33%) Tableau
11 12 (2.15%) Xamarin
12 11 (1.97%) Intel
13 7 (1.25%) DataSynapse
13 7 (1.25%) Symantec
13 7 (1.25%) TIBCO
14 6 (1.08%) Dell
14 6 (1.08%) SAP
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Posted: 8 hours ago
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Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: £325 - £380 per day
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Bradford
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Sheffield
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Rate: Negotiable
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Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
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