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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 12 6 9
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 327 433 255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 11.14% 13.88% 10.78%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 41.87% 50.00% 41.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 284 143
Median daily rate £345 £340 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.47% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £480 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 6
Median hourly rate £13.19 £37.04 £18.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.40% +95.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.85 £12.20 £12.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £37.04 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £29.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +32.22%
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
781 866 610
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 26.61% 27.76% 25.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 539 579 365
Median daily rate £380 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £460 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 13 9
Median hourly rate £13.24 £15.20 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.89% -32.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £10.35 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.90 £37.04 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.18 £33.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-14.60% +15.78%

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 30 August 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
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 30 August 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 -4 212 £340 +1.49% 86
South Yorkshire -4 60 £375 - 16
North Yorkshire +4 39 £350 - 18
East Yorkshire - 10 £290 - 3
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 August 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.

1 338 (56.24%) SQL
2 217 (36.11%) .NET
3 212 (35.27%) C#
4 193 (32.11%) Microsoft
5 154 (25.62%) Windows
6 148 (24.63%) MVC
7 130 (21.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 128 (21.30%) T-SQL
9 127 (21.13%) Agile Software Development
10 117 (19.47%) ASP.NET
11 107 (17.80%) Oracle
11 107 (17.80%) Finance
12 102 (16.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 102 (16.97%) JavaScript
13 92 (15.31%) SQL Server 2008
14 90 (14.98%) Business Intelligence
14 90 (14.98%) Windows Server
15 86 (14.31%) jQuery
16 84 (13.98%) ETL
17 78 (12.98%) SQL Server 2012
18 73 (12.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 71 (11.81%) .NET Framework
20 70 (11.65%) HTML
21 65 (10.82%) VMware
22 64 (10.65%) Data Warehouse
23 63 (10.48%) CSS
23 63 (10.48%) Entity Framework
24 58 (9.65%) CRM
25 56 (9.32%) Active Directory
26 55 (9.15%) Visual Studio

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 52 (8.65%) SharePoint
2 31 (5.16%) IIS
3 27 (4.49%) MS Exchange
4 17 (2.83%) SharePoint 2013
5 15 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
6 12 (2.00%) BizTalk Server
7 11 (1.83%) Apache
7 11 (1.83%) WebSphere
8 10 (1.66%) CMS
8 10 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2010
8 10 (1.66%) SharePoint 2010
9 9 (1.50%) SAS
9 9 (1.50%) Tomcat
10 7 (1.16%) Apache Solr
10 7 (1.16%) Oracle Coherence
10 7 (1.16%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 5 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2003
11 5 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2007
11 5 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2013
11 5 (0.83%) Joomla!
Applications
1 54 (8.99%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.66%) InfoPath
3 4 (0.67%) MS Office
4 3 (0.50%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 40 (6.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.16%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.50%) Cognos Planning
4 1 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 35 (5.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (1.83%) Office 365
4 3 (0.50%) GitHub
5 1 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (5.49%) SAN
2 26 (4.33%) LAN
2 26 (4.33%) WAN
3 20 (3.33%) Firewall
4 15 (2.50%) iSCSI
5 14 (2.33%) NAS
6 12 (2.00%) DNS
7 11 (1.83%) DHCP
7 11 (1.83%) MPLS
7 11 (1.83%) Multicast
8 10 (1.66%) FCoE
8 10 (1.66%) Fibre Channel
9 9 (1.50%) Internet
9 9 (1.50%) VPN
10 7 (1.16%) HTTP
11 6 (1.00%) BGP
11 6 (1.00%) Network Security
12 5 (0.83%) DSL
12 5 (0.83%) VLAN
12 5 (0.83%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 130 (21.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 102 (16.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 92 (15.31%) SQL Server 2008
4 78 (12.98%) SQL Server 2012
5 73 (12.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 64 (10.65%) Data Warehouse
7 40 (6.66%) SQL Server 2014
8 37 (6.16%) Oracle Database
8 37 (6.16%) SQL Server 2005
9 30 (4.99%) Relational Database
10 25 (4.16%) MongoDB
11 17 (2.83%) Oracle Database 11g
12 16 (2.66%) BusinessObjects
13 14 (2.33%) CouchDB
13 14 (2.33%) Crystal Reports
13 14 (2.33%) MySQL
13 14 (2.33%) Power BI
14 12 (2.00%) DB2
14 12 (2.00%) Oracle Database 12c
14 12 (2.00%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 55 (9.15%) Visual Studio
2 30 (4.99%) Team Foundation Server
3 25 (4.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 19 (3.16%) Git (software)
5 14 (2.33%) NUnit
6 13 (2.16%) Vagrant
7 11 (1.83%) ERwin
7 11 (1.83%) Oracle APEX
8 8 (1.33%) TeamCity
9 6 (1.00%) Octopus Deploy
9 6 (1.00%) Subversion
10 5 (0.83%) Jenkins
11 4 (0.67%) Eclipse
11 4 (0.67%) JIRA
12 3 (0.50%) ProC
13 2 (0.33%) Bitbucket
13 2 (0.33%) JSUnit
13 2 (0.33%) SoapUI
14 1 (0.17%) SonarQube
14 1 (0.17%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 107 (17.80%) Finance
2 17 (2.83%) Banking
3 14 (2.33%) Advertising
3 14 (2.33%) Back Office
3 14 (2.33%) Legal
4 8 (1.33%) Publishing
5 7 (1.16%) Manufacturing
5 7 (1.16%) Retail
6 4 (0.67%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.50%) Billing
7 3 (0.50%) Games
7 3 (0.50%) Law
8 2 (0.33%) Local Government
9 1 (0.17%) Marketing
9 1 (0.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 334 (55.57%) Developer
2 122 (20.30%) .NET Developer
3 105 (17.47%) SQL Developer
4 78 (12.98%) C# Developer
5 50 (8.32%) Analyst
5 50 (8.32%) C# .NET Developer
6 44 (7.32%) DBA
7 36 (5.99%) SQL DBA
8 30 (4.99%) Architect
9 29 (4.83%) SSIS Developer
10 28 (4.66%) ETL Developer
11 27 (4.49%) SQL Server Developer
12 24 (3.99%) Administrator
13 23 (3.83%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 23 (3.83%) Senior Developer
14 22 (3.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 22 (3.66%) Java Developer
15 21 (3.49%) ASP.NET Developer
15 21 (3.49%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 19 (3.16%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 217 (36.11%) .NET
2 117 (19.47%) ASP.NET
3 86 (14.31%) jQuery
4 71 (11.81%) .NET Framework
5 70 (11.65%) HTML
6 63 (10.48%) CSS
6 63 (10.48%) Entity Framework
7 48 (7.99%) ASP.NET MVC
8 46 (7.65%) ASP.NET Web API
9 45 (7.49%) WCF
10 43 (7.15%) Web Services
11 42 (6.99%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 42 (6.99%) XML
12 36 (5.99%) AngularJS
13 27 (4.49%) Unity DI Container
14 25 (4.16%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 24 (3.99%) Ajax
15 24 (3.99%) Razor View Engine
16 23 (3.83%) HTML5
17 22 (3.66%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 29 (4.83%) Mobile App
2 27 (4.49%) Inversion of Control
3 23 (3.83%) Replication
4 20 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (3.33%) Clustering
5 19 (3.16%) Visualisation
6 14 (2.33%) Data Structures
7 12 (2.00%) Social Network
8 11 (1.83%) Algorithms
8 11 (1.83%) Data Centre
9 10 (1.66%) Management Information System
10 7 (1.16%) NHS
11 6 (1.00%) Computer Science
11 6 (1.00%) Enterprise Storage
12 5 (0.83%) Microsoft Licensing
13 4 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (0.67%) N-Tier
13 4 (0.67%) User Experience
14 3 (0.50%) Client/Server
14 3 (0.50%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 154 (25.62%) Windows
2 90 (14.98%) Windows Server
3 34 (5.66%) Windows Server 2008
4 33 (5.49%) Linux
5 27 (4.49%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (3.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (2.16%) Android
7 13 (2.16%) Apple iOS
8 12 (2.00%) Unix
8 12 (2.00%) Windows 7
9 10 (1.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (1.66%) Solaris
10 3 (0.50%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (0.33%) AIX
11 2 (0.33%) SUSE
11 2 (0.33%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.17%) HPUX
12 1 (0.17%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.17%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (24.63%) MVC
2 127 (21.13%) Agile Software Development
3 90 (14.98%) Business Intelligence
4 84 (13.98%) ETL
5 58 (9.65%) CRM
6 51 (8.49%) Performance Tuning
6 51 (8.49%) TDD
7 38 (6.32%) Migration
7 38 (6.32%) Unit Testing
8 37 (6.16%) Web Development
9 29 (4.83%) Data Modelling
10 27 (4.49%) ETL Development
10 27 (4.49%) Kimball Methodology
11 21 (3.49%) Analytics
11 21 (3.49%) SOLID
12 20 (3.33%) ITIL
13 19 (3.16%) Data Visualisation
13 19 (3.16%) Project Management
13 19 (3.16%) SOA
14 18 (3.00%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 338 (56.24%) SQL
2 212 (35.27%) C#
3 128 (21.30%) T-SQL
4 102 (16.97%) JavaScript
5 39 (6.49%) Java
6 32 (5.32%) PL/SQL
6 32 (5.32%) VBA
7 26 (4.33%) C++
7 26 (4.33%) PowerShell
8 18 (3.00%) C
9 17 (2.83%) PHP
10 14 (2.33%) ECMAScript
10 14 (2.33%) ES6
11 9 (1.50%) VB.NET
12 8 (1.33%) VB
13 6 (1.00%) Shell Script
14 4 (0.67%) Delphi
15 2 (0.33%) XPath
15 2 (0.33%) XQuery
16 1 (0.17%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 29 (4.83%) Security Cleared
2 19 (3.16%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (2.66%) MCSE
4 13 (2.16%) Degree
5 11 (1.83%) MCSA
6 10 (1.66%) BPSS Clearance
6 10 (1.66%) SC Cleared
7 8 (1.33%) ISEB
8 7 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (1.00%) CCNA
9 6 (1.00%) CCNP
10 5 (0.83%) CCDA
10 5 (0.83%) CCIE
11 4 (0.67%) MCITP
11 4 (0.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (0.50%) ISTQB
12 3 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.33%) MCDST
13 2 (0.33%) MCTS
13 2 (0.33%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (2.66%) Disclosure Scotland
2 6 (1.00%) QA
3 3 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.17%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.17%) ISO22301
4 1 (0.17%) PMBOK
4 1 (0.17%) SLA
System Software
1 56 (9.32%) Active Directory
2 48 (7.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (6.66%) Hyper-V
4 11 (1.83%) KVM
4 11 (1.83%) Xen
5 10 (1.66%) NFS
5 10 (1.66%) SRDF
6 8 (1.33%) Oracle RAC
7 7 (1.16%) VMware Server
8 6 (1.00%) XenDesktop
9 5 (0.83%) BitLocker
9 5 (0.83%) Docker
9 5 (0.83%) Terminal Services
9 5 (0.83%) Virtual Desktop
10 4 (0.67%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (0.67%) VMware ESX
10 4 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
11 3 (0.50%) Virtual Servers
11 3 (0.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 20 (3.33%) SCOM
2 18 (3.00%) SCCM
3 13 (2.16%) Ansible
4 7 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (1.00%) Puppet
6 5 (0.83%) vMotion
7 3 (0.50%) Backup Exec
7 3 (0.50%) Microsoft Clustering
7 3 (0.50%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 2 (0.33%) Failover Clustering
8 2 (0.33%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.33%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.33%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (0.33%) Salt
8 2 (0.33%) SolarWinds Orion
8 2 (0.33%) WSUS
9 1 (0.17%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.17%) Opsview
9 1 (0.17%) Oracle Flashback
9 1 (0.17%) vRealize
Vendors
1 193 (32.11%) Microsoft
2 107 (17.80%) Oracle
3 65 (10.82%) VMware
4 35 (5.82%) Informatica
5 28 (4.66%) Cisco
6 22 (3.66%) NetApp
7 21 (3.49%) IBM
8 18 (3.00%) Sybase
9 17 (2.83%) Citrix
10 16 (2.66%) HP
11 13 (2.16%) EMC
12 12 (2.00%) Xamarin
13 11 (1.83%) Intel
14 10 (1.66%) Red Hat
14 10 (1.66%) Sitecore
15 8 (1.33%) Symantec
16 7 (1.16%) DataSynapse
16 7 (1.16%) Tableau
16 7 (1.16%) TIBCO
17 6 (1.00%) Dell
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