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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 13 7 6
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 260 403 378
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 9.10% 13.95% 15.06%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 40.63% 45.90% 52.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 257 246
Median daily rate £375 £314 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.52% +4.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £240 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £386
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 7
Median hourly rate £22.50 £19.75 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.92% -31.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.03 £12.63 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.30 £35.00 £31.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.76%
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
640 878 725
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 22.40% 30.40% 28.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 468 566 478
Median daily rate £400 £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 13
Median hourly rate £22.50 £28.93 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.21% -25.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.82 £14.00 £23.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £35.00 £90.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.25 £32.10 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.69% -8.28%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 5 May 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 -9 177 £380 +16.92% 109
South Yorkshire -8 52 £350 +16.66% 19
North Yorkshire +5 21 £325 +8.33% 17
East Yorkshire -2 1 £400 +34.45% 9
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

1 306 (59.53%) SQL
2 213 (41.44%) .NET
3 190 (36.96%) Microsoft
4 185 (35.99%) C#
5 129 (25.10%) Agile Software Development
6 126 (24.51%) T-SQL
7 117 (22.76%) ASP.NET
8 115 (22.37%) MVC
9 113 (21.98%) JavaScript
10 112 (21.79%) Windows
11 98 (19.07%) Oracle
12 88 (17.12%) CSS
13 85 (16.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 84 (16.34%) SQL Server 2008
15 83 (16.15%) Business Intelligence
16 79 (15.37%) MS Excel
17 78 (15.18%) HTML
18 76 (14.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 72 (14.01%) Finance
20 66 (12.84%) SQL Server 2012
21 64 (12.45%) ASP.NET MVC
22 59 (11.48%) Web Services
23 58 (11.28%) jQuery
23 58 (11.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
24 56 (10.89%) TDD
24 56 (10.89%) Windows Server
25 55 (10.70%) Web Development
26 52 (10.12%) AngularJS
27 51 (9.92%) Team Foundation Server
28 50 (9.73%) Java

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 34 (6.61%) SharePoint
2 26 (5.06%) Node.js
3 19 (3.70%) IIS
4 17 (3.31%) CMS
5 14 (2.72%) JBoss
5 14 (2.72%) Tomcat
6 13 (2.53%) MS Exchange
7 11 (2.14%) WebSphere
8 8 (1.56%) SharePoint 2013
9 7 (1.36%) Sitecore CMS
10 6 (1.17%) Apache
10 6 (1.17%) BizTalk Server
10 6 (1.17%) WebLogic
11 4 (0.78%) Apache Solr
11 4 (0.78%) CloudStack
11 4 (0.78%) FileNet
11 4 (0.78%) GlassFish
11 4 (0.78%) OpenStack
11 4 (0.78%) SharePoint Server
11 4 (0.78%) Umbraco
Applications
1 79 (15.37%) MS Excel
2 14 (2.72%) MS Office
2 14 (2.72%) MS Visio
3 13 (2.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (1.56%) MS Project
5 5 (0.97%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.78%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.39%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 33 (6.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.39%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.39%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.19%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.19%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.19%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 28 (5.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (2.92%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.17%) SaaS
4 5 (0.97%) IaaS
5 4 (0.78%) PaaS
6 3 (0.58%) GitHub
6 3 (0.58%) Office 365
7 2 (0.39%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.70%) SAN
2 16 (3.11%) DNS
3 10 (1.95%) Internet
4 9 (1.75%) Firewall
4 9 (1.75%) LAN
4 9 (1.75%) SSL
4 9 (1.75%) WAN
5 6 (1.17%) Network Security
6 4 (0.78%) DHCP
6 4 (0.78%) Extranet
6 4 (0.78%) HTTP
6 4 (0.78%) Intranet
7 3 (0.58%) NAS
7 3 (0.58%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.58%) VPN
8 2 (0.39%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (0.39%) FCoE
8 2 (0.39%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (0.39%) iSCSI
8 2 (0.39%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (16.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 84 (16.34%) SQL Server 2008
3 76 (14.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 66 (12.84%) SQL Server 2012
5 58 (11.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 43 (8.37%) Data Warehouse
7 37 (7.20%) SQL Server 2014
8 35 (6.81%) MS Access
9 33 (6.42%) Oracle Database
10 29 (5.64%) SQL Server 2005
11 24 (4.67%) MongoDB
12 20 (3.89%) Relational Database
13 18 (3.50%) MySQL
14 17 (3.31%) Oracle Database 11g
15 15 (2.92%) CouchDB
16 13 (2.53%) Data Mining
17 12 (2.33%) SQL Server 2000
18 10 (1.95%) NoSQL
19 9 (1.75%) Amazon RDS
19 9 (1.75%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 51 (9.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 34 (6.61%) Visual Studio
3 18 (3.50%) Git (software)
4 13 (2.53%) Selenium
5 12 (2.33%) ERwin
6 11 (2.14%) Cucumber
7 10 (1.95%) NUnit
7 10 (1.95%) Subversion
8 9 (1.75%) JUnit
8 9 (1.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 8 (1.56%) Jenkins
10 6 (1.17%) SpecFlow
11 5 (0.97%) Octopus Deploy
11 5 (0.97%) SoapUI
12 4 (0.78%) Eclipse
12 4 (0.78%) Sonatype Nexus
13 3 (0.58%) Bitbucket
13 3 (0.58%) Oracle APEX
14 2 (0.39%) Grunt
14 2 (0.39%) gulp
General
1 72 (14.01%) Finance
2 9 (1.75%) Legal
2 9 (1.75%) Retail
3 8 (1.56%) Banking
4 6 (1.17%) Back Office
5 4 (0.78%) Advertising
5 4 (0.78%) Games
6 3 (0.58%) Billing
6 3 (0.58%) Law
6 3 (0.58%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.58%) Publishing
7 1 (0.19%) Marketing
7 1 (0.19%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 297 (57.78%) Developer
2 106 (20.62%) SQL Developer
3 99 (19.26%) .NET Developer
4 70 (13.62%) C# Developer
5 61 (11.87%) Analyst
6 54 (10.51%) SQL Server Developer
7 41 (7.98%) DBA
8 40 (7.78%) C# .NET Developer
9 36 (7.00%) SQL DBA
10 28 (5.45%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 27 (5.25%) Java Developer
12 26 (5.06%) Architect
12 26 (5.06%) SSIS Developer
13 25 (4.86%) ASP.NET Developer
13 25 (4.86%) SQL Server DBA
13 25 (4.86%) Web Developer
14 22 (4.28%) Administrator
14 22 (4.28%) Software Developer
14 22 (4.28%) SSRS Developer
15 19 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 213 (41.44%) .NET
2 117 (22.76%) ASP.NET
3 88 (17.12%) CSS
4 78 (15.18%) HTML
5 64 (12.45%) ASP.NET MVC
6 59 (11.48%) Web Services
7 58 (11.28%) jQuery
8 52 (10.12%) AngularJS
9 42 (8.17%) XML
10 39 (7.59%) .NET Framework
11 37 (7.20%) WCF
12 22 (4.28%) ASP.NET Web API
12 22 (4.28%) Entity Framework
13 21 (4.09%) Spring
14 20 (3.89%) RabbitMQ
14 20 (3.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 19 (3.70%) Ajax
15 19 (3.70%) REST
15 19 (3.70%) RESTful
16 17 (3.31%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 34 (6.61%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (5.25%) Replication
3 18 (3.50%) Clustering
4 13 (2.53%) Mobile App
5 11 (2.14%) Algorithms
6 9 (1.75%) Data Structures
6 9 (1.75%) NHS
7 8 (1.56%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.17%) Data Centre
8 6 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (0.78%) Client/Server
9 4 (0.78%) Computer Science
9 4 (0.78%) Data Extraction
9 4 (0.78%) Inversion of Control
10 3 (0.58%) Blog
10 3 (0.58%) IBM XIV
10 3 (0.58%) Visualisation
11 2 (0.39%) Fintech
11 2 (0.39%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.39%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 112 (21.79%) Windows
2 56 (10.89%) Windows Server
3 21 (4.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (3.70%) Linux
5 16 (3.11%) Unix
6 10 (1.95%) Android
6 10 (1.95%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.78%) AIX
9 4 (0.78%) HPUX
9 4 (0.78%) SUSE
9 4 (0.78%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.39%) Solaris
10 2 (0.39%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (0.39%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.19%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.19%) Debian
11 1 (0.19%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (25.10%) Agile Software Development
2 115 (22.37%) MVC
3 83 (16.15%) Business Intelligence
4 56 (10.89%) TDD
5 55 (10.70%) Web Development
6 48 (9.34%) ETL
7 44 (8.56%) CRM
8 39 (7.59%) Performance Tuning
9 33 (6.42%) Data Modelling
10 31 (6.03%) Unit Testing
11 29 (5.64%) Migration
12 26 (5.06%) SDLC
13 19 (3.70%) Project Management
14 18 (3.50%) ITIL
15 15 (2.92%) Data Analysis
15 15 (2.92%) SOA
15 15 (2.92%) Validation
16 14 (2.72%) Analytics
16 14 (2.72%) Data Validation
16 14 (2.72%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 306 (59.53%) SQL
2 185 (35.99%) C#
3 126 (24.51%) T-SQL
4 113 (21.98%) JavaScript
5 50 (9.73%) Java
6 32 (6.23%) PL/SQL
7 30 (5.84%) VBA
8 24 (4.67%) VB
9 22 (4.28%) C++
10 18 (3.50%) VB.NET
11 15 (2.92%) ECMAScript
11 15 (2.92%) ES6
12 12 (2.33%) PowerShell
13 11 (2.14%) PHP
14 6 (1.17%) VB6
15 4 (0.78%) Bash Shell
15 4 (0.78%) C
15 4 (0.78%) Perl
16 3 (0.58%) Python
16 3 (0.58%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (3.50%) Degree
2 13 (2.53%) Security Cleared
3 7 (1.36%) BPSS Clearance
4 6 (1.17%) ISEB
4 6 (1.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (0.97%) SC Cleared
5 5 (0.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (0.58%) Sun Certification
7 2 (0.39%) CCNA
7 2 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.39%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.39%) MCSA
7 2 (0.39%) MCSE
8 1 (0.19%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.19%) CCDE
8 1 (0.19%) CCIE
8 1 (0.19%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.19%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.19%) MCITP
8 1 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (4.86%) Data Quality
2 13 (2.53%) Disclosure Scotland
2 13 (2.53%) QA
3 2 (0.39%) WCAG
4 1 (0.19%) PMBOK
System Software
1 33 (6.42%) Active Directory
2 24 (4.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (1.95%) Hyper-V
4 8 (1.56%) vSphere
5 6 (1.17%) KVM
5 6 (1.17%) Xen
6 4 (0.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 4 (0.78%) vCloud
7 3 (0.58%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (0.58%) Terminal Services
7 3 (0.58%) XenApp
8 2 (0.39%) NFS
8 2 (0.39%) SRDF
8 2 (0.39%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.39%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.19%) Firmware
9 1 (0.19%) MetaFrame
9 1 (0.19%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 7 (1.36%) Puppet
2 4 (0.78%) Ansible
2 4 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (0.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (0.58%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (0.58%) SCCM
4 2 (0.39%) Cacti
4 2 (0.39%) Grafana
4 2 (0.39%) Graphite
4 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 2 (0.39%) Nagios
4 2 (0.39%) Opsview
4 2 (0.39%) Salt
5 1 (0.19%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.19%) SCDPM
5 1 (0.19%) SCOM
5 1 (0.19%) WSUS
Vendors
1 190 (36.96%) Microsoft
2 98 (19.07%) Oracle
3 30 (5.84%) VMware
4 27 (5.25%) Informatica
5 15 (2.92%) IBM
6 12 (2.33%) Sitecore
7 9 (1.75%) Google
8 8 (1.56%) HP
8 8 (1.56%) Red Hat
8 8 (1.56%) Sybase
8 8 (1.56%) Tableau
9 7 (1.36%) Cisco
9 7 (1.36%) Citrix
10 6 (1.17%) EMC
11 5 (0.97%) NetApp
11 5 (0.97%) Trillium
12 4 (0.78%) Veeam
13 3 (0.58%) F5
13 3 (0.58%) Riverbed
13 3 (0.58%) Sun
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Rate: From £340 to £375 per day
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