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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 8 8 6
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 248 282 363
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 10.42% 12.60% 13.62%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 42.18% 42.03% 44.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 153 191
Average daily rate
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£316 £300 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.41% -1.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £200 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £324
% change year-on-year
- +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 23 13
Average hourly rate £18.94 £32.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.71% +62.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.69 £17.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £30.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +16.59%
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
588 671 809
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 24.71% 29.98% 30.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 344 385 452
Average daily rate £325 £313 £322
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -2.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £423 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 33 18
Average hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% +68.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.82 £17.50 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.75 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-7.31% +6.03%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire +6 194 £316 +5.41% 125
South Yorkshire -2 30 £305 +18.44% 42
North Yorkshire -13 13 £319 +2.00% 42
East Yorkshire - - - - 6
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing SQL Server also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server.

1 263 (47.05%) SQL
2 251 (44.90%) .NET
3 233 (41.68%) C#
4 149 (26.65%) Microsoft
5 147 (26.30%) ASP.NET
6 126 (22.54%) SQL Server 2008
7 118 (21.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 115 (20.57%) MVC
9 105 (18.78%) Oracle
9 105 (18.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 97 (17.35%) JavaScript
11 96 (17.17%) Windows
11 96 (17.17%) SQL Server 2005
12 88 (15.74%) T-SQL
13 86 (15.38%) HTML
14 81 (14.49%) CSS
15 78 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
16 70 (12.52%) WinForms
17 67 (11.99%) Finance
18 63 (11.27%) WCF
19 61 (10.91%) Web Services
20 60 (10.73%) Visual Studio
20 60 (10.73%) VB.NET
20 60 (10.73%) .NET Framework
21 56 (10.02%) XML
22 55 (9.84%) jQuery
23 51 (9.12%) MS Excel
24 49 (8.77%) Data Warehouse
25 46 (8.23%) Business Intelligence
25 46 (8.23%) ASP.NET MVC

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing SQL Server also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 39 (6.98%) SharePoint
2 23 (4.11%) IIS
2 23 (4.11%) CMS
3 18 (3.22%) BizTalk Server
4 15 (2.68%) MS Exchange
5 12 (2.15%) Tomcat
6 10 (1.79%) WebLogic
7 8 (1.43%) Lync
7 8 (1.43%) SharePoint 2010
8 7 (1.25%) Umbraco
9 5 (0.89%) Apache
10 4 (0.72%) SharePoint Server
10 4 (0.72%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (0.36%) SAS
11 2 (0.36%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.18%) WordPress
12 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (0.18%) LiveLink
12 1 (0.18%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 51 (9.12%) MS Excel
2 16 (2.86%) MS Office
3 9 (1.61%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (0.72%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (1.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.18%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.22%) SAN
2 17 (3.04%) VPN
3 15 (2.68%) Firewall
3 15 (2.68%) TCP/IP
4 9 (1.61%) Network Security
5 8 (1.43%) MPLS
5 8 (1.43%) Wireless
5 8 (1.43%) IPsec
6 6 (1.07%) DNS
6 6 (1.07%) HTTP
7 5 (0.89%) Internet
7 5 (0.89%) DHCP
7 5 (0.89%) FTP
8 4 (0.72%) VLAN
9 3 (0.54%) LAN
9 3 (0.54%) WAN
9 3 (0.54%) LDAP
10 2 (0.36%) PuTTY
10 2 (0.36%) SSL
10 2 (0.36%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (22.54%) SQL Server 2008
2 118 (21.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 105 (18.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 96 (17.17%) SQL Server 2005
5 49 (8.77%) Data Warehouse
6 46 (8.23%) SQL Server 2012
7 39 (6.98%) Relational Database
8 38 (6.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 24 (4.29%) MySQL
10 19 (3.40%) SQL Server 2000
11 18 (3.22%) MS Access
12 16 (2.86%) Star Schema
13 15 (2.68%) Oracle Database
14 12 (2.15%) DB2
15 11 (1.97%) RDBMS
16 9 (1.61%) Oracle Database 11g
17 7 (1.25%) OLAP
18 6 (1.07%) QlikView
19 5 (0.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
19 5 (0.89%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 60 (10.73%) Visual Studio
2 39 (6.98%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (2.33%) Maven
4 10 (1.79%) Git (software)
5 8 (1.43%) MSTest
6 7 (1.25%) NUnit
7 6 (1.07%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 6 (1.07%) SoapUI
7 6 (1.07%) Selenium
8 4 (0.72%) Oracle APEX
8 4 (0.72%) JIRA
8 4 (0.72%) Subversion
9 3 (0.54%) JUnit
9 3 (0.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 3 (0.54%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.36%) Mercurial
10 2 (0.36%) Bazaar
10 2 (0.36%) Hudson
10 2 (0.36%) QuickTest Pro
11 1 (0.18%) CruiseControl
General
1 67 (11.99%) Finance
2 15 (2.68%) Back Office
3 8 (1.43%) Banking
4 7 (1.25%) Retail
4 7 (1.25%) Marketing
4 7 (1.25%) Manufacturing
4 7 (1.25%) Advertising
5 6 (1.07%) Billing
6 4 (0.72%) Telecoms
6 4 (0.72%) Front Office
7 3 (0.54%) Multimedia
7 3 (0.54%) Publishing
7 3 (0.54%) Electronics
8 2 (0.36%) Legal
8 2 (0.36%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.18%) Local Government
9 1 (0.18%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.18%) Automotive
9 1 (0.18%) Law
Job Titles
1 337 (60.29%) Developer
2 135 (24.15%) .NET Developer
3 75 (13.42%) C# Developer
4 68 (12.16%) DBA
5 64 (11.45%) SQL Developer
6 63 (11.27%) Analyst
7 56 (10.02%) SQL DBA
8 46 (8.23%) C# .NET Developer
9 30 (5.37%) VB Developer
10 27 (4.83%) SQL Server DBA
10 27 (4.83%) VB.NET Developer
10 27 (4.83%) VB6 Developer
11 26 (4.65%) Administrator
12 23 (4.11%) Senior Developer
13 22 (3.94%) Web Developer
13 22 (3.94%) Architect
14 21 (3.76%) Applications Support
14 21 (3.76%) WinForms Developer
15 19 (3.40%) Software Engineer
15 19 (3.40%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 251 (44.90%) .NET
2 147 (26.30%) ASP.NET
3 86 (15.38%) HTML
4 81 (14.49%) CSS
5 70 (12.52%) WinForms
6 63 (11.27%) WCF
7 61 (10.91%) Web Services
8 60 (10.73%) .NET Framework
9 56 (10.02%) XML
10 55 (9.84%) jQuery
11 46 (8.23%) ASP.NET MVC
12 30 (5.37%) HTML5
13 29 (5.19%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 27 (4.83%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 23 (4.11%) WPF
15 23 (4.11%) CSS3
16 19 (3.40%) Silverlight
17 16 (2.86%) Hibernate
18 15 (2.68%) Spring
19 14 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 27 (4.83%) NHS
2 22 (3.94%) Enterprise Software
3 14 (2.50%) Clustering
4 13 (2.33%) Replication
5 10 (1.79%) N-Tier
6 6 (1.07%) Management Information System
7 5 (0.89%) Computer Science
8 4 (0.72%) Open Source
9 3 (0.54%) DTV
9 3 (0.54%) Embedded Systems
9 3 (0.54%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.36%) EPoS
10 2 (0.36%) W3C
10 2 (0.36%) Thin Client
10 2 (0.36%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.36%) Fat Client
10 2 (0.36%) Data Integration
11 1 (0.18%) PKI
11 1 (0.18%) Cryptography
11 1 (0.18%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 96 (17.17%) Windows
2 15 (2.68%) Linux
3 10 (1.79%) UNIX
3 10 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (1.07%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (1.07%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (0.72%) AIX
6 2 (0.36%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (0.36%) Debian
6 2 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.36%) Android
7 1 (0.18%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.18%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.18%) HPUX
7 1 (0.18%) Solaris
7 1 (0.18%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.18%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.18%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.18%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (20.57%) MVC
2 78 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (8.23%) Business Intelligence
4 42 (7.51%) Performance Tuning
5 41 (7.33%) ETL
6 39 (6.98%) Data Modelling
6 39 (6.98%) Software Engineering
7 30 (5.37%) Data Management
8 26 (4.65%) Migration
8 26 (4.65%) Scrum
9 23 (4.11%) OO
9 23 (4.11%) SOA
9 23 (4.11%) Web Development
10 20 (3.58%) CRM
10 20 (3.58%) Master Data Management
11 19 (3.40%) Continuous Integration
12 18 (3.22%) Service Delivery
12 18 (3.22%) Disaster Recovery
13 16 (2.86%) Unit Testing
14 13 (2.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 263 (47.05%) SQL
2 233 (41.68%) C#
3 97 (17.35%) JavaScript
4 88 (15.74%) T-SQL
5 60 (10.73%) VB.NET
6 42 (7.51%) VB
7 33 (5.90%) VB6
8 31 (5.55%) Java
9 19 (3.40%) VBA
10 14 (2.50%) PL/SQL
11 11 (1.97%) PHP
12 7 (1.25%) PowerShell
13 6 (1.07%) Delphi
13 6 (1.07%) XAML
14 5 (0.89%) C
14 5 (0.89%) C++
15 4 (0.72%) Python
16 3 (0.54%) Embedded C
16 3 (0.54%) Perl
17 2 (0.36%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (1.61%) Degree
1 9 (1.61%) Security Cleared
2 6 (1.07%) SC Cleared
3 4 (0.72%) ISEB
3 4 (0.72%) ISTQB
4 3 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.36%) MCSE
5 2 (0.36%) MCSA
5 2 (0.36%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.18%) CCNA
6 1 (0.18%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (5.01%) QA
2 12 (2.15%) SLA
3 1 (0.18%) COBIT
3 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.18%) HL7
3 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.18%) Basel II
3 1 (0.18%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.18%) ISO 9002
3 1 (0.18%) AIFMD
3 1 (0.18%) COREP
System Software
1 15 (2.68%) Active Directory
2 14 (2.50%) Hyper-V
3 10 (1.79%) Xen
4 9 (1.61%) vSphere
5 8 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (1.07%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (0.72%) VMware ESX
8 3 (0.54%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.36%) qmail
10 1 (0.18%) LiteSpeed
10 1 (0.18%) XenServer
10 1 (0.18%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.18%) Oracle RMAN
10 1 (0.18%) Samba
10 1 (0.18%) UAG
Systems Management
1 5 (0.89%) SCOM
2 2 (0.36%) Hyperic
2 2 (0.36%) SCOrch
2 2 (0.36%) WSUS
2 2 (0.36%) SCCM
3 1 (0.18%) OVSD
3 1 (0.18%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.18%) ARCserve
3 1 (0.18%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.18%) Foglight
3 1 (0.18%) OpenView
3 1 (0.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.18%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 149 (26.65%) Microsoft
2 105 (18.78%) Oracle
3 20 (3.58%) VMware
4 19 (3.40%) SAP
5 15 (2.68%) HP
6 11 (1.97%) IBM
6 11 (1.97%) Business Objects
7 10 (1.79%) NetApp
8 9 (1.61%) Cisco
8 9 (1.61%) EMC
9 8 (1.43%) JBoss
10 6 (1.07%) Citrix
11 5 (0.89%) Red Hat
12 4 (0.72%) Sybase
12 4 (0.72%) Epicor
12 4 (0.72%) Sitecore
13 3 (0.54%) Telerik
13 3 (0.54%) Informatica
13 3 (0.54%) Dell
13 3 (0.54%) Twitter
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