The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Yorkshire region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 6 9 16
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +7
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 358 264 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 14.26% 12.99% 8.10%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 50.35% 49.81% 38.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 132 133
Average daily rate £300 £300 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £206 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £416 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 14 2
Average hourly rate £29.00 £15.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.33% +20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £27.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+14.54% +6.79%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
711 530 516
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 28.33% 26.07% 20.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 469 288 297
Average daily rate £320 £315 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% -1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £375 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 17 9
Average hourly rate £38.75 £15.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+158.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.35 £11.60 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £24.00 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
SQL Server
England

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire +1 211 £320 +2.40% 55
South Yorkshire 0 67 £275 - 10
North Yorkshire +9 37 £300 -11.11% 23
East Yorkshire +6 13 £295 - 5
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 356 (51.97%) SQL
2 348 (50.80%) .NET
3 290 (42.34%) C#
4 210 (30.66%) Microsoft
5 198 (28.91%) ASP.NET
6 175 (25.55%) SQL Server 2008
7 165 (24.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 148 (21.61%) Windows
9 143 (20.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 140 (20.44%) T-SQL
11 126 (18.39%) Oracle
12 116 (16.93%) MVC
13 112 (16.35%) SQL Server 2005
14 107 (15.62%) Agile Software Development
15 106 (15.47%) Visual Studio
16 95 (13.87%) JavaScript
17 91 (13.28%) Web Services
18 88 (12.85%) WCF
19 82 (11.97%) HTML
19 82 (11.97%) VB.NET
19 82 (11.97%) Performance Tuning
20 78 (11.39%) Finance
20 78 (11.39%) WinForms
21 73 (10.66%) CSS
21 73 (10.66%) MS Excel
21 73 (10.66%) SQL Server 2012
22 70 (10.22%) jQuery
23 67 (9.78%) ASP.NET MVC
24 62 (9.05%) .NET Framework
24 62 (9.05%) SharePoint

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 62 (9.05%) SharePoint
2 31 (4.53%) IIS
3 21 (3.07%) CMS
4 20 (2.92%) SharePoint Server
5 17 (2.48%) MS Exchange
5 17 (2.48%) BizTalk Server
6 11 (1.61%) SharePoint 2010
6 11 (1.61%) Tomcat
7 9 (1.31%) Lync
8 6 (0.88%) WebLogic
8 6 (0.88%) Umbraco
8 6 (0.88%) Sitecore CMS
9 5 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (0.58%) WordPress
10 4 (0.58%) IBM Notes
10 4 (0.58%) Lotus Domino
10 4 (0.58%) nginx
11 3 (0.44%) Apache ServiceMix
11 3 (0.44%) LiveCycle
11 3 (0.44%) WebSphere
Applications
1 73 (10.66%) MS Excel
2 31 (4.53%) MS Office
3 18 (2.63%) InfoPath
4 4 (0.58%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.15%) Pro/ENGINEER
6 1 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.15%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 21 (3.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.17%) Tridion
3 4 (0.58%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 4 (0.58%) Magento
4 2 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.15%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.15%) Line 50
Cloud Services
1 26 (3.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.77%) SAN
2 13 (1.90%) Intranet
2 13 (1.90%) VPN
3 12 (1.75%) Firewall
3 12 (1.75%) TCP/IP
4 9 (1.31%) Wireless
5 8 (1.17%) IPsec
5 8 (1.17%) HTTP
5 8 (1.17%) MPLS
6 7 (1.02%) Network Security
7 6 (0.88%) Internet
8 5 (0.73%) DNS
8 5 (0.73%) DHCP
8 5 (0.73%) FTP
9 4 (0.58%) LAN
9 4 (0.58%) WAN
10 3 (0.44%) VLAN
11 2 (0.29%) Kerberos
12 1 (0.15%) SMTP
12 1 (0.15%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 175 (25.55%) SQL Server 2008
2 165 (24.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 143 (20.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 112 (16.35%) SQL Server 2005
5 73 (10.66%) SQL Server 2012
6 61 (8.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 56 (8.18%) Data Warehouse
8 30 (4.38%) SQL Server 2000
9 26 (3.80%) MySQL
10 23 (3.36%) Relational Database
11 21 (3.07%) Oracle Database
12 20 (2.92%) NoSQL
13 17 (2.48%) RDBMS
14 15 (2.19%) Crystal Reports
15 14 (2.04%) OLAP
16 12 (1.75%) Oracle OLAP
17 11 (1.61%) Oracle Database 11g
17 11 (1.61%) DTS
18 8 (1.17%) Oracle9i Database
18 8 (1.17%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 106 (15.47%) Visual Studio
2 43 (6.28%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (2.48%) NUnit
4 15 (2.19%) Maven
5 11 (1.61%) Git (software)
6 7 (1.02%) Toad
7 6 (0.88%) Oracle APEX
7 6 (0.88%) Rhino Mocks
8 5 (0.73%) Subversion
9 4 (0.58%) JIRA
9 4 (0.58%) PhoneGap
10 3 (0.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 3 (0.44%) Moq
10 3 (0.44%) Hudson
10 3 (0.44%) SoapUI
10 3 (0.44%) ReSharper
10 3 (0.44%) TeamCity
10 3 (0.44%) Selenium
10 3 (0.44%) NetAdvantage
11 2 (0.29%) Ant
General
1 78 (11.39%) Finance
2 29 (4.23%) Back Office
3 12 (1.75%) Banking
4 9 (1.31%) Legal
5 8 (1.17%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.02%) Retail
7 6 (0.88%) Advertising
7 6 (0.88%) Front Office
7 6 (0.88%) Marketing
8 5 (0.73%) Publishing
9 4 (0.58%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.58%) Billing
9 4 (0.58%) Law
10 2 (0.29%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.29%) Local Government
11 1 (0.15%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.15%) Automotive
11 1 (0.15%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.15%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 403 (58.83%) Developer
2 162 (23.65%) .NET Developer
3 113 (16.50%) DBA
4 100 (14.60%) SQL DBA
5 87 (12.70%) SQL Developer
6 73 (10.66%) C# Developer
7 61 (8.91%) SQL Server DBA
8 49 (7.15%) Administrator
8 49 (7.15%) Analyst
9 47 (6.86%) VB.NET Developer
10 39 (5.69%) C# .NET Developer
11 33 (4.82%) SQL Server Developer
12 27 (3.94%) Senior Developer
13 23 (3.36%) Software Developer
14 22 (3.21%) Applications Support
15 21 (3.07%) Server Administrator
16 20 (2.92%) Test Analyst
16 20 (2.92%) Web Developer
17 19 (2.77%) ASP.NET Developer
18 18 (2.63%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 348 (50.80%) .NET
2 198 (28.91%) ASP.NET
3 91 (13.28%) Web Services
4 88 (12.85%) WCF
5 82 (11.97%) HTML
6 78 (11.39%) WinForms
7 73 (10.66%) CSS
8 70 (10.22%) jQuery
9 67 (9.78%) ASP.NET MVC
10 62 (9.05%) .NET Framework
11 52 (7.59%) WPF
12 45 (6.57%) XML
13 33 (4.82%) HTML5
14 30 (4.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 28 (4.09%) Silverlight
16 24 (3.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 22 (3.21%) CSS3
18 19 (2.77%) SOAP
19 18 (2.63%) Ruby on Rails
20 17 (2.48%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 35 (5.11%) Replication
1 35 (5.11%) Clustering
2 33 (4.82%) NHS
3 18 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
4 14 (2.04%) Management Information System
5 8 (1.17%) Freedom of Information
5 8 (1.17%) Data Protection Act
6 7 (1.02%) Mobile App
6 7 (1.02%) Computer Science
7 6 (0.88%) Graphic Design
7 6 (0.88%) Open Source
8 5 (0.73%) Client/Server
8 5 (0.73%) N-Tier
9 4 (0.58%) 3D Graphics
9 4 (0.58%) Smartphone
10 3 (0.44%) Fat Client
10 3 (0.44%) W3C
10 3 (0.44%) Thin Client
10 3 (0.44%) Inversion of Control
10 3 (0.44%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 148 (21.61%) Windows
2 27 (3.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (3.36%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (2.63%) UNIX
4 18 (2.63%) Linux
5 12 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (1.31%) AIX
7 4 (0.58%) Windows Mobile
7 4 (0.58%) Windows Phone
8 3 (0.44%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.29%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.15%) Solaris
10 1 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (16.93%) MVC
2 107 (15.62%) Agile Software Development
3 82 (11.97%) Performance Tuning
4 61 (8.91%) ETL
5 50 (7.30%) Scrum
6 47 (6.86%) Migration
7 45 (6.57%) Business Intelligence
8 40 (5.84%) Software Engineering
9 38 (5.55%) OO
10 34 (4.96%) SOA
10 34 (4.96%) Disaster Recovery
11 31 (4.53%) ITIL
12 30 (4.38%) CRM
13 29 (4.23%) TDD
14 28 (4.09%) Data Modelling
15 26 (3.80%) Web Development
16 22 (3.21%) Unit Testing
17 20 (2.92%) Kanban
18 19 (2.77%) Data Management
18 19 (2.77%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 356 (51.97%) SQL
2 290 (42.34%) C#
3 140 (20.44%) T-SQL
4 95 (13.87%) JavaScript
5 82 (11.97%) VB.NET
6 52 (7.59%) Java
7 47 (6.86%) VB
8 32 (4.67%) PL/SQL
9 29 (4.23%) VBA
9 29 (4.23%) VB6
10 23 (3.36%) Ruby
11 21 (3.07%) XAML
12 17 (2.48%) C++
13 13 (1.90%) PHP
14 8 (1.17%) C
15 7 (1.02%) PowerShell
16 5 (0.73%) XPath
16 5 (0.73%) Delphi
17 3 (0.44%) Embedded C
18 2 (0.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (1.75%) ISEB
3 11 (1.61%) Security Cleared
4 10 (1.46%) Degree
5 8 (1.17%) MCSE
6 6 (0.88%) SC Cleared
7 4 (0.58%) MCP
8 3 (0.44%) Oracle Certification
8 3 (0.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (0.44%) MCITP
9 2 (0.29%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.29%) MCTS
9 2 (0.29%) CCNA
9 2 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Certified Master
10 1 (0.15%) OCP
10 1 (0.15%) MCSA
10 1 (0.15%) PMP
10 1 (0.15%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.15%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (3.80%) QA
2 24 (3.50%) SLA
3 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.15%) ISO 9002
System Software
1 16 (2.34%) Active Directory
1 16 (2.34%) Hyper-V
2 13 (1.90%) vSphere
3 12 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (1.31%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (1.17%) Xen
6 4 (0.58%) VMware ESX
6 4 (0.58%) Terminal Services
7 3 (0.44%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (0.44%) UAG
8 1 (0.15%) Varnish
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.15%) LiteSpeed
8 1 (0.15%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.15%) Samba
Systems Management
1 6 (0.88%) SCOM
2 4 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.58%) Puppet
2 4 (0.58%) SCCM
3 3 (0.44%) HAProxy
3 3 (0.44%) Capistrano
4 2 (0.29%) Data Guard
4 2 (0.29%) SCOrch
4 2 (0.29%) WSUS
4 2 (0.29%) OpenView
4 2 (0.29%) ARCserve
5 1 (0.15%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.15%) Foglight
5 1 (0.15%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.15%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.15%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 210 (30.66%) Microsoft
2 126 (18.39%) Oracle
3 25 (3.65%) VMware
4 22 (3.21%) SAP
5 15 (2.19%) Citrix
6 13 (1.90%) HP
7 11 (1.61%) Cognos
8 10 (1.46%) Cisco
9 9 (1.31%) Sybase
9 9 (1.31%) NetApp
10 8 (1.17%) IBM
10 8 (1.17%) EMC
11 7 (1.02%) Adobe
11 7 (1.02%) EPiServer
12 6 (0.88%) Sitecore
12 6 (0.88%) Epicor
12 6 (0.88%) JBoss
13 4 (0.58%) Lotus
13 4 (0.58%) Sencha
14 3 (0.44%) Splunk
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