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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 7 7 10
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 390 358 264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 13.41% 14.30% 12.99%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 45.51% 50.21% 49.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 238 132
Average daily rate
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£314 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.58% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £400 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 14
Average hourly rate £21.00 £29.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.58% +93.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.80 £18.00 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £30.75 £19.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £31.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +14.54%
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
857 713 530
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 29.46% 28.49% 26.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 549 470 288
Average daily rate £350 £325 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +2.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £334
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 17
Average hourly rate £25.00 £38.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.48% +158.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.70 £21.35 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £45.00 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%

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 27 April 2015.

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 27 April 2015.

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 27 April 2015. 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 +1 261 £325 +1.56% 168
South Yorkshire -2 82 £288 +4.54% 29
North Yorkshire -7 28 £300 - 46
East Yorkshire -3 4 £298 +0.84% 15
Humberside -1 1 - -
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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.

1 374 (60.42%) SQL
2 271 (43.78%) .NET
3 215 (34.73%) C#
4 201 (32.47%) Microsoft
5 198 (31.99%) Agile Software Development
6 181 (29.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 156 (25.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 156 (25.20%) T-SQL
7 156 (25.20%) ASP.NET
8 147 (23.75%) MVC
9 128 (20.68%) JavaScript
10 126 (20.36%) SQL Server 2008
11 120 (19.39%) Windows
12 116 (18.74%) Finance
13 114 (18.42%) Business Intelligence
14 113 (18.26%) HTML
15 107 (17.29%) jQuery
16 104 (16.80%) Oracle
17 99 (15.99%) CSS
18 85 (13.73%) Data Warehouse
19 82 (13.25%) Web Services
20 79 (12.76%) ASP.NET MVC
21 77 (12.44%) MS Excel
22 73 (11.79%) XML
23 72 (11.63%) WCF
24 69 (11.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
25 67 (10.82%) SQL Server 2005
26 63 (10.18%) Team Foundation Server
27 61 (9.85%) SQL Server 2012
28 60 (9.69%) Scrum

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 59 (9.53%) IIS
2 58 (9.37%) SharePoint
3 34 (5.49%) CMS
4 26 (4.20%) BizTalk Server
5 22 (3.55%) MS Exchange
6 21 (3.39%) JBoss
7 18 (2.91%) Umbraco
8 11 (1.78%) WebSphere
9 10 (1.62%) SAS
10 7 (1.13%) Apache
10 7 (1.13%) SharePoint 2013
11 6 (0.97%) SharePoint 2010
12 5 (0.81%) Lync
12 5 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2003
13 4 (0.65%) Tomcat
13 4 (0.65%) EPiServer CMS
13 4 (0.65%) Sitecore CMS
14 3 (0.48%) Kentico
14 3 (0.48%) WorkSite
14 3 (0.48%) Node.js
Applications
1 77 (12.44%) MS Excel
2 23 (3.72%) MS Office
3 7 (1.13%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.65%) PowerPivot
5 2 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.32%) FastStats
6 1 (0.16%) SPSS
6 1 (0.16%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 28 (4.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.32%) SAP SRM
3 2 (0.32%) Unica
3 2 (0.32%) SAP BPC
3 2 (0.32%) Tridion
3 2 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.48%) SaaS
2 3 (0.48%) Office 365
3 1 (0.16%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 27 (4.36%) Firewall
2 24 (3.88%) SAN
3 13 (2.10%) LAN
4 10 (1.62%) WAN
5 7 (1.13%) DNS
5 7 (1.13%) NAS
6 6 (0.97%) VPN
6 6 (0.97%) HTTP
6 6 (0.97%) SSL
7 4 (0.65%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.65%) Unified Communications
8 3 (0.48%) MPLS
8 3 (0.48%) DHCP
8 3 (0.48%) VLAN
9 2 (0.32%) VPLS
9 2 (0.32%) iSCSI
9 2 (0.32%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (0.32%) FTP
9 2 (0.32%) VoIP
9 2 (0.32%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 181 (29.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 156 (25.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 126 (20.36%) SQL Server 2008
4 85 (13.73%) Data Warehouse
5 69 (11.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 67 (10.82%) SQL Server 2005
7 61 (9.85%) SQL Server 2012
8 31 (5.01%) Relational Database
9 25 (4.04%) Oracle Database
10 19 (3.07%) OLAP
11 18 (2.91%) Oracle Database 11g
12 15 (2.42%) OLAP Cube
13 12 (1.94%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
13 12 (1.94%) DB2
14 11 (1.78%) QlikView
15 9 (1.45%) Crystal Reports
16 8 (1.29%) MySQL
17 7 (1.13%) SQL Server 2000
17 7 (1.13%) Oracle ODI
18 6 (0.97%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 63 (10.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 46 (7.43%) Visual Studio
3 24 (3.88%) NUnit
4 21 (3.39%) SpecFlow
5 19 (3.07%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 15 (2.42%) Selenium
7 14 (2.26%) Rhino Mocks
7 14 (2.26%) Cucumber
8 10 (1.62%) Toad
9 9 (1.45%) Oracle APEX
9 9 (1.45%) Git (software)
10 7 (1.13%) Maven
11 6 (0.97%) JMeter
11 6 (0.97%) Oracle Forms
11 6 (0.97%) Axure RP
12 5 (0.81%) JUnit
13 4 (0.65%) JIRA
14 2 (0.32%) Subversion
14 2 (0.32%) Moq
15 1 (0.16%) Mercurial
General
1 116 (18.74%) Finance
2 16 (2.58%) Marketing
3 11 (1.78%) Banking
4 8 (1.29%) Retail
4 8 (1.29%) Back Office
5 5 (0.81%) Legal
6 4 (0.65%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.48%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.32%) Electronics
8 2 (0.32%) Publishing
8 2 (0.32%) Games
8 2 (0.32%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.32%) Local Government
9 1 (0.16%) Russian Language
9 1 (0.16%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.16%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.16%) Advertising
9 1 (0.16%) Law
Job Titles
1 354 (57.19%) Developer
2 113 (18.26%) .NET Developer
3 90 (14.54%) Analyst
4 89 (14.38%) SQL Developer
5 53 (8.56%) C# Developer
6 38 (6.14%) C# .NET Developer
7 37 (5.98%) DBA
7 37 (5.98%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 35 (5.65%) Web Developer
8 35 (5.65%) Test Analyst
9 32 (5.17%) SQL DBA
10 26 (4.20%) Architect
11 24 (3.88%) ASP.NET Developer
12 23 (3.72%) SQL Server DBA
13 21 (3.39%) SQL Server Developer
14 19 (3.07%) Senior Developer
15 18 (2.91%) Oracle Developer
15 18 (2.91%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 17 (2.75%) Business Analyst
17 16 (2.58%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 271 (43.78%) .NET
2 156 (25.20%) ASP.NET
3 113 (18.26%) HTML
4 107 (17.29%) jQuery
5 99 (15.99%) CSS
6 82 (13.25%) Web Services
7 79 (12.76%) ASP.NET MVC
8 73 (11.79%) XML
9 72 (11.63%) WCF
10 59 (9.53%) .NET Framework
11 39 (6.30%) Entity Framework
12 25 (4.04%) Ajax
13 24 (3.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 23 (3.72%) ASP.NET Web API
14 23 (3.72%) JSON
15 21 (3.39%) MDX
15 21 (3.39%) WPF
16 20 (3.23%) HTML5
17 19 (3.07%) WinForms
18 18 (2.91%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 30 (4.85%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (3.72%) NHS
3 15 (2.42%) Clustering
4 14 (2.26%) Replication
5 11 (1.78%) N-Tier
6 9 (1.45%) Data Integration
7 8 (1.29%) Mobile App
8 6 (0.97%) Visualisation
9 5 (0.81%) Open Source
9 5 (0.81%) Data Structures
10 4 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (0.65%) Client/Server
10 4 (0.65%) Data Protection Act
11 3 (0.48%) GIS
11 3 (0.48%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.48%) Data Extraction
11 3 (0.48%) Life Science
12 2 (0.32%) Credit Risk
12 2 (0.32%) Algorithms
12 2 (0.32%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 120 (19.39%) Windows
2 46 (7.43%) Linux
3 29 (4.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
4 20 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (2.26%) UNIX
6 13 (2.10%) Windows 2000 Server
7 11 (1.78%) Android
8 10 (1.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (1.45%) Apple iOS
10 8 (1.29%) Windows XP
11 7 (1.13%) Windows 2000
12 6 (0.97%) Windows Mobile
12 6 (0.97%) Windows Phone
13 5 (0.81%) Windows 7
14 3 (0.48%) Solaris
14 3 (0.48%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.32%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.16%) Windows Vista
16 1 (0.16%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 198 (31.99%) Agile Software Development
2 147 (23.75%) MVC
3 114 (18.42%) Business Intelligence
4 60 (9.69%) Scrum
5 59 (9.53%) TDD
6 58 (9.37%) Unit Testing
7 54 (8.72%) ETL
8 52 (8.40%) ITIL
9 48 (7.75%) Migration
10 41 (6.62%) OO
11 35 (5.65%) Test Scripting
12 33 (5.33%) CRM
12 33 (5.33%) Data Modelling
13 31 (5.01%) Software Engineering
14 29 (4.68%) Web Development
15 24 (3.88%) SOA
16 23 (3.72%) Data Management
16 23 (3.72%) Performance Tuning
17 22 (3.55%) RUP
17 22 (3.55%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 374 (60.42%) SQL
2 215 (34.73%) C#
3 156 (25.20%) T-SQL
4 128 (20.68%) JavaScript
5 35 (5.65%) VB
6 34 (5.49%) PL/SQL
7 32 (5.17%) PowerShell
8 30 (4.85%) VBA
9 27 (4.36%) VB.NET
10 24 (3.88%) Java
11 20 (3.23%) VB6
12 6 (0.97%) XPath
12 6 (0.97%) PHP
12 6 (0.97%) FoxPro (VFP)
13 5 (0.81%) Shell Script
13 5 (0.81%) Perl
13 5 (0.81%) C++
14 3 (0.48%) XAML
15 2 (0.32%) SAS Macro
16 1 (0.16%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 13 (2.10%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (1.78%) Degree
3 10 (1.62%) ISEB
4 8 (1.29%) ISTQB
5 7 (1.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (1.13%) MCSE
5 7 (1.13%) MCSA
5 7 (1.13%) Security Cleared
6 4 (0.65%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 3 (0.48%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.32%) VCAP
8 2 (0.32%) VCP5
8 2 (0.32%) HND
8 2 (0.32%) CCNP
8 2 (0.32%) CCNA
8 2 (0.32%) CCDA
8 2 (0.32%) CCDP
8 2 (0.32%) CISSP
8 2 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.32%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.29%) QA
2 3 (0.48%) SLA
2 3 (0.48%) Solvency II
2 3 (0.48%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.32%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.16%) HL7
System Software
1 27 (4.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (4.20%) Active Directory
3 8 (1.29%) VMware Server
4 7 (1.13%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.65%) Terminal Services
6 3 (0.48%) vSphere
7 2 (0.32%) KVM
7 2 (0.32%) Xen
7 2 (0.32%) SRDF
7 2 (0.32%) NFS
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.16%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (0.65%) Foglight
1 4 (0.65%) Backup Exec
2 3 (0.48%) SCCM
3 2 (0.32%) WSUS
3 2 (0.32%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.16%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.16%) Puppet
4 1 (0.16%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.16%) Opsview
4 1 (0.16%) Control-M
4 1 (0.16%) Nagios
4 1 (0.16%) ARCserve
4 1 (0.16%) SCOM
Vendors
1 201 (32.47%) Microsoft
2 104 (16.80%) Oracle
3 49 (7.92%) VMware
4 29 (4.68%) Cisco
5 12 (1.94%) NetApp
6 11 (1.78%) EMC
7 10 (1.62%) Red Hat
8 9 (1.45%) IBM
8 9 (1.45%) EPiServer
9 8 (1.29%) SAP
9 8 (1.29%) Citrix
10 7 (1.13%) Sybase
10 7 (1.13%) Business Objects
11 6 (0.97%) HP
11 6 (0.97%) Sitecore
11 6 (0.97%) Xamarin
12 5 (0.81%) SonicWALL
12 5 (0.81%) Intel
13 4 (0.65%) CheckPoint
13 4 (0.65%) New Relic
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £420 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £420 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £420 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: 9 hours ago
West Yorkshire
X4 Group
Rate: £150 - 180 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £345 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per week
Posted: 3 days ago
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £320 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £230 - £231 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: Up to £325 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: Up to £325 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 6 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £330 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 6 days ago