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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 13 5 9
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 282 438 264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 10.02% 14.90% 10.99%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 42.34% 49.21% 42.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 301 145
Median daily rate £360 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £385 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 8
Median hourly rate £16.09 £17.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.05% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.77 £15.05 £14.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.22 £29.75 £31.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £23.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+38.95% -6.00%
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
666 890 624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 23.66% 30.28% 25.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 485 593 370
Median daily rate £400 £350 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £470 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 13
Median hourly rate £16.09 £35.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.02% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.19 £14.00 £14.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £35.00 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.27 £26.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+20.26% -13.33%

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 24 June 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
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 24 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 June 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 -6 209 £350 +7.69% 94
South Yorkshire -8 40 £375 +25.00% 13
North Yorkshire -1 22 £375 +7.14% 16
East Yorkshire -1 4 £400 +33.33% 7
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 331 (59.11%) SQL
2 224 (40.00%) .NET
3 200 (35.71%) Microsoft
4 193 (34.46%) C#
5 141 (25.18%) Agile Software Development
6 136 (24.29%) ASP.NET
7 134 (23.93%) T-SQL
8 131 (23.39%) Windows
9 126 (22.50%) MVC
10 114 (20.36%) JavaScript
11 112 (20.00%) Oracle
12 100 (17.86%) SQL Server 2008
13 91 (16.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 90 (16.07%) Business Intelligence
15 83 (14.82%) HTML
15 83 (14.82%) CSS
15 83 (14.82%) Finance
16 80 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 73 (13.04%) MS Excel
18 69 (12.32%) Windows Server
19 64 (11.43%) SQL Server 2012
19 64 (11.43%) jQuery
20 63 (11.25%) ASP.NET MVC
21 61 (10.89%) ETL
22 59 (10.54%) VMware
23 57 (10.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
24 56 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
25 55 (9.82%) Web Services
25 55 (9.82%) TDD
25 55 (9.82%) Performance Tuning

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 45 (8.04%) SharePoint
2 31 (5.54%) IIS
3 21 (3.75%) CMS
4 20 (3.57%) MS Exchange
5 18 (3.21%) Tomcat
6 15 (2.68%) SharePoint 2013
6 15 (2.68%) WebSphere
7 14 (2.50%) JBoss
8 9 (1.61%) Apache
8 9 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
9 8 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2010
9 8 (1.43%) Sitecore CMS
10 6 (1.07%) Oracle Coherence
10 6 (1.07%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 6 (1.07%) SharePoint 2010
10 6 (1.07%) WebLogic
11 5 (0.89%) Apache Solr
11 5 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2003
11 5 (0.89%) FileNet
11 5 (0.89%) Joomla!
Applications
1 73 (13.04%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.96%) InfoPath
2 11 (1.96%) MS Visio
3 10 (1.79%) MS Office
4 9 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (1.43%) MS Project
6 5 (0.89%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.54%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 33 (5.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.54%) Cognos Planning
3 2 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.36%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.36%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 35 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.54%) GitHub
3 3 (0.54%) SaaS
4 1 (0.18%) IaaS
4 1 (0.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (5.36%) SAN
2 19 (3.39%) LAN
2 19 (3.39%) WAN
3 16 (2.86%) DNS
4 13 (2.32%) Firewall
5 10 (1.79%) NAS
6 9 (1.61%) Network Security
6 9 (1.61%) SSL
7 8 (1.43%) Internet
8 7 (1.25%) FCoE
8 7 (1.25%) Fibre Channel
8 7 (1.25%) HTTP
8 7 (1.25%) Intranet
8 7 (1.25%) iSCSI
8 7 (1.25%) Multicast
9 5 (0.89%) Kerberos
9 5 (0.89%) VPN
10 4 (0.71%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (0.71%) DHCP
10 4 (0.71%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (17.86%) SQL Server 2008
2 91 (16.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 80 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 64 (11.43%) SQL Server 2012
5 57 (10.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 56 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
7 41 (7.32%) SQL Server 2014
8 36 (6.43%) Oracle Database
9 31 (5.54%) SQL Server 2005
10 29 (5.18%) MongoDB
11 26 (4.64%) Relational Database
12 25 (4.46%) MS Access
13 22 (3.93%) MySQL
14 21 (3.75%) Oracle Database 11g
15 19 (3.39%) CouchDB
16 15 (2.68%) BusinessObjects
17 11 (1.96%) Data Mining
17 11 (1.96%) DB2
17 11 (1.96%) NoSQL
18 10 (1.79%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 50 (8.93%) Team Foundation Server
2 40 (7.14%) Visual Studio
3 18 (3.21%) Git (software)
4 16 (2.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 12 (2.14%) Subversion
6 11 (1.96%) ERwin
7 9 (1.61%) Oracle APEX
8 7 (1.25%) Jenkins
8 7 (1.25%) Vagrant
9 6 (1.07%) NUnit
9 6 (1.07%) Octopus Deploy
9 6 (1.07%) TeamCity
10 5 (0.89%) Eclipse
10 5 (0.89%) Sonatype Nexus
11 4 (0.71%) JIRA
12 3 (0.54%) Maven
13 2 (0.36%) Bower
13 2 (0.36%) Grunt
13 2 (0.36%) ProC
13 2 (0.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 83 (14.82%) Finance
2 16 (2.86%) Legal
3 15 (2.68%) Banking
4 7 (1.25%) Retail
5 6 (1.07%) Advertising
5 6 (1.07%) Back Office
5 6 (1.07%) Publishing
6 5 (0.89%) Billing
7 4 (0.71%) Law
7 4 (0.71%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.36%) Games
8 2 (0.36%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 319 (56.96%) Developer
2 105 (18.75%) .NET Developer
3 100 (17.86%) SQL Developer
4 70 (12.50%) C# Developer
5 56 (10.00%) DBA
6 47 (8.39%) Analyst
6 47 (8.39%) SQL DBA
7 44 (7.86%) SQL Server Developer
8 42 (7.50%) C# .NET Developer
9 34 (6.07%) Java Developer
10 32 (5.71%) ASP.NET Developer
11 30 (5.36%) SQL Server DBA
12 28 (5.00%) Administrator
12 28 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 25 (4.46%) Architect
14 22 (3.93%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 22 (3.93%) Software Developer
14 22 (3.93%) Web Developer
15 20 (3.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 20 (3.57%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 224 (40.00%) .NET
2 136 (24.29%) ASP.NET
3 83 (14.82%) CSS
3 83 (14.82%) HTML
4 64 (11.43%) jQuery
5 63 (11.25%) ASP.NET MVC
6 55 (9.82%) Web Services
7 52 (9.29%) .NET Framework
8 49 (8.75%) AngularJS
8 49 (8.75%) WCF
9 39 (6.96%) Entity Framework
9 39 (6.96%) XML
10 32 (5.71%) ASP.NET Web API
11 26 (4.64%) Spring
12 24 (4.29%) RabbitMQ
13 23 (4.11%) HTML5
14 22 (3.93%) LESS
14 22 (3.93%) RESTful
15 21 (3.75%) Node.js
15 21 (3.75%) React
Miscellaneous
1 37 (6.61%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (6.25%) Replication
3 27 (4.82%) Mobile App
4 20 (3.57%) Clustering
5 13 (2.32%) Data Structures
6 11 (1.96%) Algorithms
7 10 (1.79%) Management Information System
8 9 (1.61%) Data Centre
9 8 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (1.07%) Computer Science
10 6 (1.07%) Enterprise Storage
10 6 (1.07%) NHS
11 4 (0.71%) Inversion of Control
11 4 (0.71%) N-Tier
11 4 (0.71%) Virtual Team
12 3 (0.54%) User Experience
13 2 (0.36%) Client/Server
13 2 (0.36%) Fintech
13 2 (0.36%) IBM XIV
13 2 (0.36%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 131 (23.39%) Windows
2 69 (12.32%) Windows Server
3 32 (5.71%) Linux
4 29 (5.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (3.93%) Unix
6 15 (2.68%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (1.96%) Android
8 11 (1.96%) Apple iOS
9 9 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (1.25%) Solaris
11 6 (1.07%) AIX
11 6 (1.07%) SUSE
11 6 (1.07%) Windows 7
12 5 (0.89%) HPUX
13 2 (0.36%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (0.36%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.18%) Debian
14 1 (0.18%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.18%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (25.18%) Agile Software Development
2 126 (22.50%) MVC
3 90 (16.07%) Business Intelligence
4 61 (10.89%) ETL
5 55 (9.82%) Performance Tuning
5 55 (9.82%) TDD
6 52 (9.29%) Web Development
7 47 (8.39%) CRM
8 39 (6.96%) Unit Testing
9 30 (5.36%) Data Modelling
10 25 (4.46%) ITIL
11 24 (4.29%) Analytics
12 23 (4.11%) Migration
13 22 (3.93%) Project Management
14 19 (3.39%) Scrum
14 19 (3.39%) SDLC
15 18 (3.21%) Database Optimisation
16 17 (3.04%) Mentoring
16 17 (3.04%) SOA
16 17 (3.04%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 331 (59.11%) SQL
2 193 (34.46%) C#
3 134 (23.93%) T-SQL
4 114 (20.36%) JavaScript
5 53 (9.46%) Java
6 38 (6.79%) PL/SQL
7 30 (5.36%) VBA
8 22 (3.93%) PowerShell
9 21 (3.75%) VB
10 19 (3.39%) C++
10 19 (3.39%) ECMAScript
10 19 (3.39%) ES6
11 17 (3.04%) PHP
12 16 (2.86%) VB.NET
13 8 (1.43%) C
14 7 (1.25%) Shell Script
15 4 (0.71%) VB6
16 3 (0.54%) Bash Shell
17 2 (0.36%) TypeScript
17 2 (0.36%) XPath
Qualifications
1 16 (2.86%) Security Cleared
2 14 (2.50%) Degree
3 11 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (1.61%) BPSS Clearance
5 7 (1.25%) ISEB
5 7 (1.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (1.07%) MCSE
6 6 (1.07%) SC Cleared
7 5 (0.89%) MCSA
7 5 (0.89%) Sun Certification
8 4 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.54%) CCIE
9 3 (0.54%) CCNA
9 3 (0.54%) CCNP
10 2 (0.36%) CCDA
10 2 (0.36%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.36%) MCITP
11 1 (0.18%) MCDST
11 1 (0.18%) MCTS
11 1 (0.18%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.68%) Disclosure Scotland
2 12 (2.14%) QA
3 7 (1.25%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.36%) WCAG
6 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.18%) ISO22301
6 1 (0.18%) PMBOK
System Software
1 47 (8.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 45 (8.04%) Active Directory
3 23 (4.11%) Hyper-V
4 12 (2.14%) KVM
4 12 (2.14%) Xen
5 8 (1.43%) Oracle RAC
6 7 (1.25%) NFS
6 7 (1.25%) SRDF
6 7 (1.25%) Virtual Machines
6 7 (1.25%) VMware Server
6 7 (1.25%) vSphere
7 5 (0.89%) Terminal Services
7 5 (0.89%) Virtual Servers
8 4 (0.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 4 (0.71%) vCloud
8 4 (0.71%) Virtual Desktop
8 4 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.71%) XenDesktop
9 3 (0.54%) VMware ESX
9 3 (0.54%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (1.79%) SCOM
2 9 (1.61%) SCCM
3 7 (1.25%) Ansible
4 4 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.71%) Oracle RMAN
4 4 (0.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (0.54%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (0.54%) Puppet
6 2 (0.36%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (0.18%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.18%) Grafana
7 1 (0.18%) Graphite
7 1 (0.18%) Nagios
7 1 (0.18%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.18%) Opsview
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle Flashback
7 1 (0.18%) Salt
7 1 (0.18%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.18%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 200 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 112 (20.00%) Oracle
3 59 (10.54%) VMware
4 33 (5.89%) Informatica
5 20 (3.57%) IBM
5 20 (3.57%) Sybase
6 18 (3.21%) Cisco
7 15 (2.68%) NetApp
8 14 (2.50%) Citrix
8 14 (2.50%) Sitecore
9 12 (2.14%) HP
9 12 (2.14%) Xamarin
10 10 (1.79%) EMC
11 9 (1.61%) Red Hat
12 8 (1.43%) Tableau
13 7 (1.25%) Intel
14 6 (1.07%) DataSynapse
14 6 (1.07%) SAP
14 6 (1.07%) TIBCO
14 6 (1.07%) Veeam
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