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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
England / Yorkshire
Rank 13 13 9
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 199 255 274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 9.10% 8.96% 10.57%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 36.72% 38.87% 41.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 159 174
Median daily rate £350 £330 £316
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Median hourly rate £19.00 £26.75 £16.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.97% +60.90%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.54 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+55.27% -24.86%

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
542 656 663
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 24.79% 23.04% 25.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 462 451
Median daily rate £363 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £288 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 7
Median hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £18.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +14.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +7.69%

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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017. 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 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 -3 122 £350 +3.70% 67
South Yorkshire +3 38 £350 +12.00% 22
North Yorkshire +1 16 £350 +12.00% 24
East Yorkshire +7 5 £338 -3.57% 5
Humberside - 1 £350 -
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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.

1 256 (61.69%) SQL
2 162 (39.04%) Microsoft
3 133 (32.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 117 (28.19%) C#
5 116 (27.95%) .NET
6 111 (26.75%) T-SQL
7 107 (25.78%) Business Intelligence
8 105 (25.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 84 (20.24%) Agile Software Development
9 84 (20.24%) Windows
9 84 (20.24%) SQL Server 2012
10 82 (19.76%) Data Warehouse
11 81 (19.52%) MVC
12 78 (18.80%) ETL
13 76 (18.31%) ASP.NET
14 74 (17.83%) SQL Server 2014
15 73 (17.59%) SQL Server 2008
16 64 (15.42%) Oracle
17 58 (13.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 54 (13.01%) JavaScript
19 50 (12.05%) Finance
20 49 (11.81%) .NET Framework
21 47 (11.33%) Windows Server
22 45 (10.84%) Entity Framework
22 45 (10.84%) MS Excel
23 37 (8.92%) ASP.NET MVC
23 37 (8.92%) ASP.NET Web API
24 35 (8.43%) Web Services
25 34 (8.19%) Microsoft Azure
26 32 (7.71%) CSS

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 22 (5.30%) IIS
2 20 (4.82%) SharePoint
3 12 (2.89%) CMS
4 8 (1.93%) MS Exchange
4 8 (1.93%) Umbraco
5 7 (1.69%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (1.45%) IBM Domino
6 6 (1.45%) WebSphere
7 4 (0.96%) Apache
7 4 (0.96%) Confluence
7 4 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (0.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 4 (0.96%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.72%) nginx
8 3 (0.72%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.48%) EPiServer
9 2 (0.48%) NServiceBus
9 2 (0.48%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.24%) Oracle Coherence
10 1 (0.24%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 45 (10.84%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.41%) MS Office
3 3 (0.72%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.48%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.24%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 15 (3.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.24%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
3 1 (0.24%) Infor CRM
Cloud Services
1 34 (8.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (4.10%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (1.93%) Office 365
4 4 (0.96%) Google Analytics
4 4 (0.96%) IaaS
4 4 (0.96%) PaaS
5 3 (0.72%) SaaS
6 2 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.48%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.48%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.24%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (0.24%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.24%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.24%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.24%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.24%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.89%) Firewall
1 12 (2.89%) SAN
2 11 (2.65%) DNS
3 10 (2.41%) DHCP
4 9 (2.17%) LAN
4 9 (2.17%) WAN
5 7 (1.69%) HTTP
5 7 (1.69%) SSL
5 7 (1.69%) VPN
6 6 (1.45%) FTP
6 6 (1.45%) HTTPS
6 6 (1.45%) SMTP
6 6 (1.45%) Telnet
7 5 (1.20%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (0.96%) Internet
8 4 (0.96%) NAS
8 4 (0.96%) Network Security
9 3 (0.72%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (0.72%) Intranet
9 3 (0.72%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 133 (32.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 105 (25.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 84 (20.24%) SQL Server 2012
4 82 (19.76%) Data Warehouse
5 74 (17.83%) SQL Server 2014
6 73 (17.59%) SQL Server 2008
7 58 (13.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 16 (3.86%) Power BI
9 14 (3.37%) Oracle Database
9 14 (3.37%) SQL Server 2005
10 13 (3.13%) MySQL
10 13 (3.13%) QlikView
10 13 (3.13%) Relational Database
10 13 (3.13%) SQL Server 2000
11 9 (2.17%) OLAP
12 8 (1.93%) MongoDB
12 8 (1.93%) Oracle Database 11g
12 8 (1.93%) SQL Server 2016
13 7 (1.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 7 (1.69%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 30 (7.23%) Visual Studio
2 14 (3.37%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (2.89%) Octopus Deploy
3 12 (2.89%) TeamCity
4 10 (2.41%) Jenkins
5 9 (2.17%) JIRA
6 8 (1.93%) Vagrant
7 7 (1.69%) Git (software)
8 6 (1.45%) Grunt
8 6 (1.45%) gulp
8 6 (1.45%) Jasmine
8 6 (1.45%) MSTest
9 5 (1.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (1.20%) SpecFlow
10 4 (0.96%) Selenium
10 4 (0.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 3 (0.72%) JSUnit
11 3 (0.72%) Mercurial
11 3 (0.72%) ReSharper
11 3 (0.72%) YouTrack
General
1 50 (12.05%) Finance
2 12 (2.89%) Manufacturing
3 8 (1.93%) Back Office
3 8 (1.93%) Retail
4 7 (1.69%) Publishing
5 6 (1.45%) Marketing
6 5 (1.20%) Advertising
7 2 (0.48%) Banking
7 2 (0.48%) Games
Job Titles
1 240 (57.83%) Developer
2 111 (26.75%) SQL Developer
3 68 (16.39%) .NET Developer
4 49 (11.81%) DBA
4 49 (11.81%) SSIS Developer
5 40 (9.64%) C# Developer
6 38 (9.16%) SQL DBA
7 34 (8.19%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 31 (7.47%) ETL Developer
9 29 (6.99%) SQL Server Developer
10 26 (6.27%) Analyst
11 25 (6.02%) C# .NET Developer
11 25 (6.02%) SSRS Developer
11 25 (6.02%) T-SQL Developer
12 23 (5.54%) Data Warehouse Developer
13 21 (5.06%) Architect
14 18 (4.34%) SQL BI Developer
15 17 (4.10%) Administrator
16 16 (3.86%) ASP.NET Developer
17 15 (3.61%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (27.95%) .NET
2 76 (18.31%) ASP.NET
3 49 (11.81%) .NET Framework
4 45 (10.84%) Entity Framework
5 37 (8.92%) ASP.NET MVC
5 37 (8.92%) ASP.NET Web API
6 35 (8.43%) Web Services
7 32 (7.71%) CSS
8 31 (7.47%) jQuery
9 30 (7.23%) HTML
10 25 (6.02%) WCF
11 22 (5.30%) AngularJS
12 16 (3.86%) MDX
13 15 (3.61%) XML
14 14 (3.37%) Unity DI Container
15 13 (3.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 12 (2.89%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 11 (2.65%) MSMQ
17 11 (2.65%) Razor View Engine
18 10 (2.41%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 22 (5.30%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (3.61%) NHS
3 13 (3.13%) Replication
4 8 (1.93%) Clustering
5 6 (1.45%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.20%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.20%) iSeries
6 5 (1.20%) Management Information System
7 3 (0.72%) Data Centre
7 3 (0.72%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (0.72%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (0.72%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.48%) EMC VNXe
8 2 (0.48%) Fintech
8 2 (0.48%) Private Cloud
8 2 (0.48%) RIA
8 2 (0.48%) Tandem
9 1 (0.24%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.24%) Online Games
9 1 (0.24%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 84 (20.24%) Windows
2 47 (11.33%) Windows Server
3 32 (7.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 26 (6.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (6.02%) Linux
6 14 (3.37%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (3.13%) Unix
8 9 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (1.69%) Android
10 5 (1.20%) Apple iOS
10 5 (1.20%) Solaris
11 3 (0.72%) AIX
12 2 (0.48%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.48%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.48%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.24%) CentOS
13 1 (0.24%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.24%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.24%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (25.78%) Business Intelligence
2 84 (20.24%) Agile Software Development
3 81 (19.52%) MVC
4 78 (18.80%) ETL
5 32 (7.71%) Data Modelling
6 30 (7.23%) Migration
7 27 (6.51%) Kimball Methodology
7 27 (6.51%) Visualisation
8 24 (5.78%) Data Visualisation
9 23 (5.54%) DevOps
10 21 (5.06%) ITIL
11 19 (4.58%) Performance Tuning
12 18 (4.34%) OO
12 18 (4.34%) Project Management
13 16 (3.86%) Analytics
13 16 (3.86%) Incident Management
13 16 (3.86%) SOLID
14 15 (3.61%) CRM
14 15 (3.61%) Scrum
15 14 (3.37%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 256 (61.69%) SQL
2 117 (28.19%) C#
3 111 (26.75%) T-SQL
4 54 (13.01%) JavaScript
5 21 (5.06%) PowerShell
6 14 (3.37%) Java
6 14 (3.37%) VBA
7 9 (2.17%) PL/SQL
8 6 (1.45%) Python
8 6 (1.45%) TypeScript
8 6 (1.45%) VB.NET
9 5 (1.20%) PHP
10 3 (0.72%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 3 (0.72%) R
10 3 (0.72%) VB
10 3 (0.72%) VBScript
11 2 (0.48%) C
11 2 (0.48%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.24%) Delphi
12 1 (0.24%) Perl
Qualifications
1 21 (5.06%) Degree
2 12 (2.89%) Security Cleared
3 10 (2.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (1.93%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (1.45%) MCSE
6 5 (1.20%) AWS Certification
6 5 (1.20%) CCDA
6 5 (1.20%) CCIE
6 5 (1.20%) CCNA
6 5 (1.20%) CCNP
6 5 (1.20%) ISEB
6 5 (1.20%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.96%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (0.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.48%) DBS Check
8 2 (0.48%) HNC
8 2 (0.48%) MCSA
8 2 (0.48%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.24%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.13%) Data Quality
2 12 (2.89%) QA
3 10 (2.41%) SLA
4 6 (1.45%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (0.96%) IFRS
5 4 (0.96%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 28 (6.75%) Active Directory
2 13 (3.13%) Hyper-V
2 13 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.93%) Docker
4 6 (1.45%) vSphere
5 3 (0.72%) NDS
5 3 (0.72%) Xen
6 2 (0.48%) BitLocker
6 2 (0.48%) KVM
6 2 (0.48%) NetIQ eDirectory
6 2 (0.48%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.48%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.48%) XenApp
7 1 (0.24%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.24%) Shibboleth
7 1 (0.24%) Squid
7 1 (0.24%) SRDF
7 1 (0.24%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.24%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 16 (3.86%) SCCM
2 14 (3.37%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (3.13%) SCOM
4 9 (2.17%) Puppet
5 4 (0.96%) Ansible
5 4 (0.96%) Backup Exec
5 4 (0.96%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 4 (0.96%) Oracle RMAN
6 3 (0.72%) Microsoft Clustering
6 3 (0.72%) OpenAM
7 2 (0.48%) Data Guard
7 2 (0.48%) SCDPM
8 1 (0.24%) DameWare
8 1 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.24%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.24%) NetVault Backup
8 1 (0.24%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.24%) Packer
8 1 (0.24%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.24%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 162 (39.04%) Microsoft
2 64 (15.42%) Oracle
3 28 (6.75%) Tableau
4 26 (6.27%) VMware
5 23 (5.54%) Cisco
6 10 (2.41%) Avaya
7 8 (1.93%) Red Hat
8 7 (1.69%) Cognos
8 7 (1.69%) Google
8 7 (1.69%) Splunk
8 7 (1.69%) Veeam
9 6 (1.45%) HP
9 6 (1.45%) Sybase
10 5 (1.20%) Citrix
10 5 (1.20%) IBM
10 5 (1.20%) Palo Alto
11 4 (0.96%) Dell
11 4 (0.96%) DevExpress
11 4 (0.96%) EMC
11 4 (0.96%) Xamarin
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