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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 7 7 8
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 369 315 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 13.10% 12.51% 12.77%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 43.62% 47.80% 46.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 199 121
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 10
Average hourly rate £19.75 £29.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.89% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £15.00 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £31.70 £25.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £29.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-26.72% +16.00%
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
846 659 514
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 30.04% 26.17% 27.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 556 423 284
Average daily rate £363 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.28% +6.66%
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 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 14
Average hourly rate £35.00 £32.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +113.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.33 £34.75 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-27.10% +23.00%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +2 265 £325 +2.36% 139
South Yorkshire -3 64 £281 +2.27% 26
North Yorkshire 0 22 £325 +8.33% 38
East Yorkshire 0 4 £300 +1.69% 11
Humberside +1 1 £500 -
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 392 (62.12%) SQL
2 267 (42.31%) .NET
3 212 (33.60%) C#
4 203 (32.17%) Microsoft
5 191 (30.27%) Agile Software Development
6 172 (27.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 169 (26.78%) T-SQL
8 153 (24.25%) ASP.NET
9 148 (23.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 146 (23.14%) MVC
11 130 (20.60%) Windows
12 119 (18.86%) Oracle
13 116 (18.38%) JavaScript
14 114 (18.07%) SQL Server 2008
15 113 (17.91%) Business Intelligence
15 113 (17.91%) Finance
16 103 (16.32%) jQuery
17 100 (15.85%) HTML
18 88 (13.95%) CSS
19 81 (12.84%) Data Warehouse
20 75 (11.89%) MS Excel
20 75 (11.89%) Web Services
21 72 (11.41%) ASP.NET MVC
22 71 (11.25%) WCF
23 67 (10.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
23 67 (10.62%) SharePoint
24 63 (9.98%) SQL Server 2005
24 63 (9.98%) SQL Server 2012
25 62 (9.83%) Team Foundation Server
26 60 (9.51%) XML

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 67 (10.62%) SharePoint
2 57 (9.03%) IIS
3 33 (5.23%) CMS
4 27 (4.28%) BizTalk Server
4 27 (4.28%) MS Exchange
5 24 (3.80%) JBoss
6 19 (3.01%) Umbraco
7 9 (1.43%) SAS
7 9 (1.43%) WebSphere
8 8 (1.27%) Lync
8 8 (1.27%) SharePoint 2013
9 6 (0.95%) Apache
10 5 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (0.63%) EPiServer CMS
11 4 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
11 4 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2003
12 3 (0.48%) Kentico
12 3 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2010
12 3 (0.48%) Node.js
13 2 (0.32%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 75 (11.89%) MS Excel
2 22 (3.49%) MS Office
3 7 (1.11%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.95%) PowerPivot
5 2 (0.32%) FastStats
5 2 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.16%) SPSS
6 1 (0.16%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 18 (2.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.32%) SAP BPC
3 2 (0.32%) SAP SRM
3 2 (0.32%) Unica
3 2 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.32%) Tridion
4 1 (0.16%) Agresso
4 1 (0.16%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.48%) SaaS
2 3 (0.48%) Office 365
3 1 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.16%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (4.44%) Firewall
2 19 (3.01%) SAN
3 16 (2.54%) LAN
4 13 (2.06%) WAN
5 7 (1.11%) DNS
5 7 (1.11%) Unified Communications
6 6 (0.95%) SSL
7 5 (0.79%) VPN
8 4 (0.63%) VLAN
8 4 (0.63%) HTTP
8 4 (0.63%) Internet
9 3 (0.48%) DMZ
9 3 (0.48%) DHCP
10 2 (0.32%) LDAP
10 2 (0.32%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.32%) FTP
10 2 (0.32%) TCP/IP
11 1 (0.16%) MPLS
11 1 (0.16%) OSPF
11 1 (0.16%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 172 (27.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 148 (23.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 114 (18.07%) SQL Server 2008
4 81 (12.84%) Data Warehouse
5 67 (10.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 63 (9.98%) SQL Server 2005
6 63 (9.98%) SQL Server 2012
7 36 (5.71%) Oracle Database
8 31 (4.91%) Relational Database
9 26 (4.12%) Oracle Database 11g
10 17 (2.69%) OLAP
11 13 (2.06%) OLAP Cube
12 12 (1.90%) DB2
13 11 (1.74%) Crystal Reports
14 9 (1.43%) SQL Server 2000
14 9 (1.43%) Data Mart
14 9 (1.43%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
15 8 (1.27%) Oracle ODI
15 8 (1.27%) BODI
15 8 (1.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 62 (9.83%) Team Foundation Server
2 54 (8.56%) Visual Studio
3 26 (4.12%) NUnit
4 23 (3.65%) SpecFlow
5 17 (2.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 15 (2.38%) Selenium
7 14 (2.22%) Rhino Mocks
7 14 (2.22%) Cucumber
8 12 (1.90%) Git (software)
8 12 (1.90%) Toad
9 10 (1.58%) Oracle APEX
10 8 (1.27%) Maven
10 8 (1.27%) Oracle Forms
11 6 (0.95%) Axure RP
11 6 (0.95%) JUnit
11 6 (0.95%) JMeter
12 4 (0.63%) Octopus Deploy
12 4 (0.63%) JIRA
12 4 (0.63%) Subversion
13 2 (0.32%) Moq
General
1 113 (17.91%) Finance
2 15 (2.38%) Marketing
3 9 (1.43%) Banking
4 7 (1.11%) Retail
5 5 (0.79%) Back Office
6 4 (0.63%) Telecoms
6 4 (0.63%) Publishing
7 3 (0.48%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.48%) Games
7 3 (0.48%) Investment Banking
7 3 (0.48%) Local Government
8 2 (0.32%) Legal
8 2 (0.32%) Electronics
9 1 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.16%) Advertising
9 1 (0.16%) Law
9 1 (0.16%) Military
9 1 (0.16%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.16%) Billing
9 1 (0.16%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 353 (55.94%) Developer
2 101 (16.01%) .NET Developer
3 90 (14.26%) Analyst
4 85 (13.47%) SQL Developer
5 51 (8.08%) C# Developer
6 47 (7.45%) DBA
7 40 (6.34%) SQL DBA
8 38 (6.02%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 36 (5.71%) C# .NET Developer
10 35 (5.55%) Web Developer
11 34 (5.39%) Test Analyst
12 23 (3.65%) SQL Server Developer
13 22 (3.49%) SQL Server DBA
13 22 (3.49%) Oracle Developer
13 22 (3.49%) Architect
14 21 (3.33%) ASP.NET Developer
15 20 (3.17%) Applications Developer
16 18 (2.85%) Support Analyst
16 18 (2.85%) Administrator
17 17 (2.69%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 267 (42.31%) .NET
2 153 (24.25%) ASP.NET
3 103 (16.32%) jQuery
4 100 (15.85%) HTML
5 88 (13.95%) CSS
6 75 (11.89%) Web Services
7 72 (11.41%) ASP.NET MVC
8 71 (11.25%) WCF
9 60 (9.51%) XML
10 54 (8.56%) .NET Framework
11 41 (6.50%) Entity Framework
12 35 (5.55%) ASP.NET Web API
13 28 (4.44%) JSON
14 23 (3.65%) AngularJS
14 23 (3.65%) KnockoutJS
15 22 (3.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 20 (3.17%) MDX
17 19 (3.01%) HTML5
17 19 (3.01%) NHibernate
18 18 (2.85%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 28 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (3.49%) NHS
3 18 (2.85%) Clustering
4 14 (2.22%) Replication
5 10 (1.58%) N-Tier
6 9 (1.43%) Data Integration
7 8 (1.27%) Visualisation
7 8 (1.27%) Mobile App
8 5 (0.79%) Client/Server
8 5 (0.79%) Data Structures
8 5 (0.79%) Open Source
9 4 (0.63%) Data Extraction
9 4 (0.63%) Data Protection Act
9 4 (0.63%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.48%) Computer Science
10 3 (0.48%) Life Science
10 3 (0.48%) CMDB
11 2 (0.32%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.32%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.32%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 130 (20.60%) Windows
2 51 (8.08%) Linux
3 36 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 30 (4.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 20 (3.17%) Windows 2000 Server
6 19 (3.01%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (2.69%) UNIX
8 15 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (1.43%) Windows XP
9 9 (1.43%) Windows 2000
10 8 (1.27%) Windows 7
10 8 (1.27%) Android
11 7 (1.11%) Apple iOS
12 6 (0.95%) Windows Phone
12 6 (0.95%) Windows Mobile
13 3 (0.48%) Windows NT
13 3 (0.48%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.16%) AIX
14 1 (0.16%) Solaris
14 1 (0.16%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 191 (30.27%) Agile Software Development
2 146 (23.14%) MVC
3 113 (17.91%) Business Intelligence
4 60 (9.51%) ITIL
5 56 (8.87%) ETL
5 56 (8.87%) Scrum
6 53 (8.40%) Migration
7 51 (8.08%) Unit Testing
7 51 (8.08%) TDD
8 41 (6.50%) OO
9 36 (5.71%) Data Modelling
10 35 (5.55%) E-Commerce
11 33 (5.23%) Software Engineering
12 28 (4.44%) Continuous Integration
13 26 (4.12%) Test Scripting
13 26 (4.12%) Data Management
14 24 (3.80%) SOA
14 24 (3.80%) CRM
15 22 (3.49%) Performance Tuning
15 22 (3.49%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 392 (62.12%) SQL
2 212 (33.60%) C#
3 169 (26.78%) T-SQL
4 116 (18.38%) JavaScript
5 43 (6.81%) PL/SQL
6 42 (6.66%) VB
7 41 (6.50%) PowerShell
8 26 (4.12%) VB.NET
9 25 (3.96%) VB6
9 25 (3.96%) VBA
10 23 (3.65%) Java
11 8 (1.27%) Shell Script
12 7 (1.11%) FoxPro (VFP)
12 7 (1.11%) Perl
13 6 (0.95%) XPath
13 6 (0.95%) C++
14 5 (0.79%) PHP
15 4 (0.63%) Bash Shell
15 4 (0.63%) Korn
16 3 (0.48%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (1.43%) Degree
3 8 (1.27%) ISEB
4 7 (1.11%) Security Cleared
5 6 (0.95%) ISTQB
6 5 (0.79%) MCSE
7 4 (0.63%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 3 (0.48%) MCSA
8 3 (0.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.32%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.32%) MCITP
9 2 (0.32%) HND
10 1 (0.16%) CCNP
10 1 (0.16%) CCNA
10 1 (0.16%) CCDA
10 1 (0.16%) CCDP
10 1 (0.16%) CISSP
10 1 (0.16%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.16%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.16%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (1.58%) QA
2 5 (0.79%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.48%) SLA
3 3 (0.48%) Solvency II
4 2 (0.32%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.16%) HL7
System Software
1 29 (4.60%) Active Directory
2 26 (4.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.27%) VMware Server
4 5 (0.79%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.63%) vSphere
5 4 (0.63%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.16%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.16%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (1.11%) SCCM
2 6 (0.95%) Foglight
3 5 (0.79%) Backup Exec
4 4 (0.63%) Puppet
5 3 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.48%) HP UCMDB
6 2 (0.32%) SCOM
6 2 (0.32%) WSUS
6 2 (0.32%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.16%) Control-M
7 1 (0.16%) Nagios
7 1 (0.16%) ARCserve
7 1 (0.16%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.16%) Opsview
7 1 (0.16%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 203 (32.17%) Microsoft
2 119 (18.86%) Oracle
3 47 (7.45%) VMware
4 31 (4.91%) Cisco
5 15 (2.38%) Red Hat
5 15 (2.38%) Sitecore
6 14 (2.22%) NetApp
7 12 (1.90%) EMC
8 11 (1.74%) Business Objects
9 10 (1.58%) EPiServer
10 8 (1.27%) SAP
11 7 (1.11%) HP
11 7 (1.11%) IBM
11 7 (1.11%) Sybase
12 6 (0.95%) New Relic
12 6 (0.95%) Citrix
13 5 (0.79%) SonicWALL
13 5 (0.79%) Xamarin
14 4 (0.63%) SolarWinds
14 4 (0.63%) Mitel
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £320 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £400 - £500
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Rate: Above Market Rates
Posted: 23 hours ago
York
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £250 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: £300 per day - 6 Month Contract
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £300 per day + .
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Connectus
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Connectus
Rate: £335 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Connectus
Rate: £335 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
East Riding
Searchability
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £325 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Middlesbrough
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Halifax
Real Staffing
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Market Rate
Posted: 4 days ago