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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 10 6 9
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 318 429 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 10.93% 14.50% 10.25%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 41.90% 51.13% 42.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 293 121
Median daily rate £345 £325 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.15% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £419 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 5
Median hourly rate £13.19 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.62% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £14.00 £13.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.70 £31.18 £42.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -2.17%
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
759 839 572
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 26.08% 28.36% 24.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 530 561 320
Median daily rate £400 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £283 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £463 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 8
Median hourly rate £13.24 £17.50 £15.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.37% +13.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.80 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £37.84 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £28.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.81%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -6 216 £338 +3.84% 99
South Yorkshire -2 51 £375 +15.38% 15
North Yorkshire +2 39 £375 +7.14% 20
East Yorkshire +2 5 £400 +33.33% 6
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 367 (59.77%) SQL
2 231 (37.62%) .NET
3 215 (35.02%) C#
4 210 (34.20%) Microsoft
5 152 (24.76%) T-SQL
6 151 (24.59%) Windows
7 146 (23.78%) Agile Software Development
8 144 (23.45%) ASP.NET
9 137 (22.31%) MVC
10 123 (20.03%) Oracle
11 119 (19.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 116 (18.89%) JavaScript
13 108 (17.59%) SQL Server 2008
14 96 (15.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 94 (15.31%) Business Intelligence
16 91 (14.82%) Finance
17 84 (13.68%) Windows Server
18 81 (13.19%) HTML
18 81 (13.19%) CSS
19 77 (12.54%) jQuery
19 77 (12.54%) ETL
20 73 (11.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 73 (11.89%) VMware
21 71 (11.56%) SQL Server 2012
22 69 (11.24%) .NET Framework
23 63 (10.26%) MS Excel
24 62 (10.10%) Performance Tuning
24 62 (10.10%) ASP.NET MVC
25 61 (9.93%) Entity Framework
25 61 (9.93%) Data Warehouse

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 56 (9.12%) SharePoint
2 32 (5.21%) IIS
3 30 (4.89%) MS Exchange
4 16 (2.61%) Tomcat
5 15 (2.44%) CMS
5 15 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
5 15 (2.44%) WebSphere
6 14 (2.28%) SharePoint 2013
7 13 (2.12%) JBoss
8 12 (1.95%) BizTalk Server
9 11 (1.79%) Apache
10 10 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2010
10 10 (1.63%) SharePoint 2010
11 9 (1.47%) SAS
12 7 (1.14%) Apache Solr
12 7 (1.14%) Oracle Coherence
12 7 (1.14%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 6 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2003
14 5 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2007
14 5 (0.81%) Joomla!
Applications
1 63 (10.26%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.79%) InfoPath
3 10 (1.63%) MS Office
4 9 (1.47%) MS Visio
5 7 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (0.98%) MS Project
7 3 (0.49%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 41 (6.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.98%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.49%) Cognos Planning
4 2 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.33%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 35 (5.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (1.30%) Office 365
4 3 (0.49%) GitHub
5 2 (0.33%) SaaS
6 1 (0.16%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (6.03%) SAN
2 31 (5.05%) LAN
2 31 (5.05%) WAN
3 21 (3.42%) DNS
4 20 (3.26%) Firewall
5 15 (2.44%) iSCSI
6 14 (2.28%) NAS
7 12 (1.95%) DHCP
8 11 (1.79%) MPLS
8 11 (1.79%) Multicast
9 10 (1.63%) FCoE
9 10 (1.63%) Fibre Channel
9 10 (1.63%) Internet
9 10 (1.63%) Network Security
10 8 (1.30%) VPN
11 7 (1.14%) HTTP
11 7 (1.14%) SSL
12 6 (0.98%) BGP
13 5 (0.81%) DSL
13 5 (0.81%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (19.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 108 (17.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 96 (15.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 73 (11.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 71 (11.56%) SQL Server 2012
6 61 (9.93%) Data Warehouse
7 39 (6.35%) SQL Server 2014
8 38 (6.19%) Oracle Database
8 38 (6.19%) SQL Server 2005
9 32 (5.21%) Relational Database
10 29 (4.72%) MongoDB
11 21 (3.42%) MySQL
12 20 (3.26%) Oracle Database 11g
13 18 (2.93%) CouchDB
13 18 (2.93%) MS Access
14 16 (2.61%) BusinessObjects
15 13 (2.12%) Crystal Reports
15 13 (2.12%) Power BI
16 12 (1.95%) Oracle Database 12c
16 12 (1.95%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 53 (8.63%) Visual Studio
2 48 (7.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 23 (3.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 20 (3.26%) Git (software)
5 12 (1.95%) NUnit
6 11 (1.79%) ERwin
6 11 (1.79%) Oracle APEX
6 11 (1.79%) Vagrant
7 9 (1.47%) Subversion
8 7 (1.14%) Jenkins
9 6 (0.98%) Eclipse
10 5 (0.81%) Sonatype Nexus
11 4 (0.65%) JIRA
11 4 (0.65%) Octopus Deploy
11 4 (0.65%) TeamCity
12 3 (0.49%) Maven
12 3 (0.49%) ProC
13 2 (0.33%) Bitbucket
13 2 (0.33%) SoapUI
14 1 (0.16%) SonarQube
General
1 91 (14.82%) Finance
2 17 (2.77%) Banking
2 17 (2.77%) Legal
3 12 (1.95%) Back Office
4 9 (1.47%) Advertising
5 7 (1.14%) Publishing
5 7 (1.14%) Retail
6 5 (0.81%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.65%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.49%) Billing
8 3 (0.49%) Law
9 2 (0.33%) Games
9 2 (0.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 357 (58.14%) Developer
2 124 (20.20%) .NET Developer
3 112 (18.24%) SQL Developer
4 79 (12.87%) C# Developer
5 57 (9.28%) DBA
6 53 (8.63%) C# .NET Developer
7 47 (7.65%) SQL DBA
8 44 (7.17%) Analyst
9 37 (6.03%) SQL Server Developer
10 34 (5.54%) Java Developer
11 32 (5.21%) ASP.NET Developer
12 30 (4.89%) Architect
12 30 (4.89%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 29 (4.72%) SQL Server DBA
14 28 (4.56%) Administrator
15 27 (4.40%) SSIS Developer
16 24 (3.91%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
17 23 (3.75%) Senior Developer
18 21 (3.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 21 (3.42%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 231 (37.62%) .NET
2 144 (23.45%) ASP.NET
3 81 (13.19%) CSS
3 81 (13.19%) HTML
4 77 (12.54%) jQuery
5 69 (11.24%) .NET Framework
6 62 (10.10%) ASP.NET MVC
7 61 (9.93%) Entity Framework
8 48 (7.82%) Web Services
9 47 (7.65%) AngularJS
10 45 (7.33%) WCF
11 44 (7.17%) XML
12 40 (6.51%) ASP.NET Web API
13 29 (4.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 26 (4.23%) Spring
15 23 (3.75%) HTML5
15 23 (3.75%) RabbitMQ
16 22 (3.58%) Ajax
17 21 (3.42%) RESTful
18 20 (3.26%) React
Miscellaneous
1 37 (6.03%) Replication
2 31 (5.05%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (4.72%) Mobile App
4 21 (3.42%) Clustering
5 15 (2.44%) Inversion of Control
6 14 (2.28%) Data Structures
7 12 (1.95%) Social Network
8 11 (1.79%) Algorithms
8 11 (1.79%) Data Centre
8 11 (1.79%) Management Information System
9 10 (1.63%) Visualisation
10 8 (1.30%) NHS
11 6 (0.98%) Enterprise Storage
12 5 (0.81%) Computer Science
12 5 (0.81%) Microsoft Licensing
13 4 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (0.65%) N-Tier
13 4 (0.65%) User Experience
13 4 (0.65%) Virtual Team
14 3 (0.49%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 151 (24.59%) Windows
2 84 (13.68%) Windows Server
3 34 (5.54%) Linux
4 33 (5.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (3.75%) Unix
6 22 (3.58%) Windows Server 2012
7 18 (2.93%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (1.95%) Windows 7
9 11 (1.79%) Android
9 11 (1.79%) Apple iOS
10 10 (1.63%) Solaris
11 8 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (0.98%) AIX
12 6 (0.98%) SUSE
13 5 (0.81%) HPUX
14 3 (0.49%) Windows 2000 Server
15 2 (0.33%) Windows XP
16 1 (0.16%) Windows 10
16 1 (0.16%) Windows 2000
16 1 (0.16%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (23.78%) Agile Software Development
2 137 (22.31%) MVC
3 94 (15.31%) Business Intelligence
4 77 (12.54%) ETL
5 62 (10.10%) Performance Tuning
6 60 (9.77%) CRM
7 55 (8.96%) Web Development
8 51 (8.31%) TDD
9 46 (7.49%) Unit Testing
10 32 (5.21%) Migration
11 27 (4.40%) Data Modelling
11 27 (4.40%) Project Management
12 23 (3.75%) Analytics
13 21 (3.42%) ETL Development
13 21 (3.42%) ITIL
13 21 (3.42%) Kimball Methodology
13 21 (3.42%) Mentoring
14 20 (3.26%) Database Optimisation
15 19 (3.09%) SOA
16 17 (2.77%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 367 (59.77%) SQL
2 215 (35.02%) C#
3 152 (24.76%) T-SQL
4 116 (18.89%) JavaScript
5 55 (8.96%) Java
6 34 (5.54%) PL/SQL
7 30 (4.89%) VBA
8 25 (4.07%) C++
9 21 (3.42%) PowerShell
10 20 (3.26%) PHP
11 18 (2.93%) ECMAScript
11 18 (2.93%) ES6
12 17 (2.77%) C
12 17 (2.77%) VB
13 11 (1.79%) VB.NET
14 7 (1.14%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.49%) XPath
16 2 (0.33%) Bash Shell
16 2 (0.33%) VB6
16 2 (0.33%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 26 (4.23%) Security Cleared
2 17 (2.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (2.44%) Degree
4 13 (2.12%) MCSE
5 10 (1.63%) BPSS Clearance
5 10 (1.63%) SC Cleared
6 9 (1.47%) MCSA
7 8 (1.30%) ISEB
8 7 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (1.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (0.98%) CCNA
9 6 (0.98%) CCNP
10 5 (0.81%) CCDA
10 5 (0.81%) CCIE
10 5 (0.81%) Sun Certification
11 4 (0.65%) MCITP
12 3 (0.49%) ISTQB
13 2 (0.33%) DBS Check
13 2 (0.33%) MCDST
13 2 (0.33%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.26%) Disclosure Scotland
2 11 (1.79%) QA
3 3 (0.49%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.16%) ISO22301
4 1 (0.16%) PMBOK
4 1 (0.16%) SLA
System Software
1 60 (9.77%) Active Directory
2 55 (8.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (5.70%) Hyper-V
4 15 (2.44%) KVM
4 15 (2.44%) Xen
5 10 (1.63%) NFS
5 10 (1.63%) SRDF
6 9 (1.47%) Oracle RAC
7 7 (1.14%) VMware Server
7 7 (1.14%) vSphere
7 7 (1.14%) XenDesktop
8 6 (0.98%) Virtual Machines
9 5 (0.81%) Terminal Services
9 5 (0.81%) Virtual Desktop
9 5 (0.81%) Virtual Servers
10 4 (0.65%) vCloud
10 4 (0.65%) VMware ESX
10 4 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (0.65%) XenApp
11 3 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 12 (1.95%) SCCM
2 11 (1.79%) Ansible
2 11 (1.79%) SCOM
3 5 (0.81%) vMotion
4 4 (0.65%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 4 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.65%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (0.49%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (0.49%) Puppet
5 3 (0.49%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (0.33%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.33%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (0.33%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.33%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.33%) Opsview
6 2 (0.33%) SolarWinds Orion
6 2 (0.33%) WSUS
7 1 (0.16%) Grafana
7 1 (0.16%) Nagios
7 1 (0.16%) vRealize
Vendors
1 210 (34.20%) Microsoft
2 123 (20.03%) Oracle
3 73 (11.89%) VMware
4 35 (5.70%) Informatica
5 28 (4.56%) Cisco
6 25 (4.07%) IBM
7 23 (3.75%) NetApp
8 21 (3.42%) Sybase
9 19 (3.09%) Citrix
10 18 (2.93%) HP
11 14 (2.28%) EMC
12 12 (1.95%) Xamarin
13 11 (1.79%) Intel
13 11 (1.79%) Sitecore
14 8 (1.30%) Red Hat
15 7 (1.14%) DataSynapse
15 7 (1.14%) Symantec
15 7 (1.14%) Tableau
15 7 (1.14%) TIBCO
16 6 (0.98%) Veeam
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