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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
England / Yorkshire
Rank 12 15 13
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 218 238 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 9.91% 8.40% 10.11%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 39.07% 38.70% 37.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 134 154
Median daily rate £350 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £254 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £404 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Median hourly rate £21.88 £19.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.21% +62.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.39 £22.50 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+12.84% -11.76%

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
558 615 659
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 25.38% 21.71% 26.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 373 406 440
Median daily rate £375 £388 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £566 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 5
Median hourly rate £21.88 £19.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.21% +21.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.38 £19.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.39 £29.00 £21.69
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £26.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+43.39% -18.46%

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 20 January 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 20 January 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 +3 134 £350 +4.47% 76
South Yorkshire 0 47 £350 +16.66% 15
North Yorkshire +13 17 £350 +16.66% 23
East Yorkshire +5 3 £323 -11.03% 5
Humberside - 1 £350 -
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 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.

1 275 (57.17%) SQL
2 182 (37.84%) Microsoft
3 149 (30.98%) .NET
3 149 (30.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 147 (30.56%) C#
5 118 (24.53%) T-SQL
6 104 (21.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 103 (21.41%) Business Intelligence
8 99 (20.58%) SQL Server 2012
9 98 (20.37%) Windows
9 98 (20.37%) MVC
10 92 (19.13%) Agile Software Development
11 89 (18.50%) ASP.NET
12 88 (18.30%) Data Warehouse
12 88 (18.30%) SQL Server 2008
13 87 (18.09%) ETL
14 72 (14.97%) JavaScript
15 71 (14.76%) SQL Server 2014
16 67 (13.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 64 (13.31%) Oracle
18 62 (12.89%) Finance
19 61 (12.68%) Windows Server
20 59 (12.27%) .NET Framework
21 51 (10.60%) Entity Framework
22 46 (9.56%) MS Excel
22 46 (9.56%) jQuery
23 44 (9.15%) ASP.NET Web API
24 41 (8.52%) Microsoft Azure
24 41 (8.52%) Visual Studio
24 41 (8.52%) 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 33 (6.86%) SharePoint
2 25 (5.20%) IIS
3 11 (2.29%) MS Exchange
3 11 (2.29%) SharePoint 2013
4 10 (2.08%) CMS
5 6 (1.25%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (1.25%) IBM Domino
5 6 (1.25%) Umbraco
6 5 (1.04%) Apache
6 5 (1.04%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (1.04%) WebSphere
7 4 (0.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (0.62%) Confluence
8 3 (0.62%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (0.62%) nginx
8 3 (0.62%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (0.62%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.42%) EPiServer CMS
9 2 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 46 (9.56%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.08%) MS Office
3 4 (0.83%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.62%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.21%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 23 (4.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.04%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.21%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
3 1 (0.21%) Infor CRM
Cloud Services
1 41 (8.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (4.16%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (2.91%) Office 365
4 4 (0.83%) Google Analytics
4 4 (0.83%) IaaS
4 4 (0.83%) PaaS
5 3 (0.62%) SaaS
6 2 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.42%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.21%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (0.21%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.21%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.21%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.21%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.91%) Firewall
2 13 (2.70%) SAN
3 11 (2.29%) DNS
3 11 (2.29%) LAN
3 11 (2.29%) WAN
4 10 (2.08%) DHCP
5 8 (1.66%) Internet
5 8 (1.66%) VPN
6 7 (1.46%) SSL
7 5 (1.04%) FTP
7 5 (1.04%) HTTP
7 5 (1.04%) Network Security
8 4 (0.83%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (0.83%) HTTPS
8 4 (0.83%) Intranet
8 4 (0.83%) NAS
8 4 (0.83%) SMS
8 4 (0.83%) SMTP
8 4 (0.83%) Telnet
8 4 (0.83%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 149 (30.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 104 (21.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 99 (20.58%) SQL Server 2012
4 88 (18.30%) Data Warehouse
4 88 (18.30%) SQL Server 2008
5 71 (14.76%) SQL Server 2014
6 67 (13.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 29 (6.03%) SQL Server 2005
8 19 (3.95%) Relational Database
9 16 (3.33%) Oracle Database
10 14 (2.91%) MySQL
10 14 (2.91%) QlikView
10 14 (2.91%) SQL Server 2000
11 13 (2.70%) OLAP
11 13 (2.70%) Power BI
11 13 (2.70%) RDBMS
12 10 (2.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 9 (1.87%) MongoDB
13 9 (1.87%) Oracle Database 12c
14 8 (1.66%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 41 (8.52%) Visual Studio
2 15 (3.12%) TeamCity
3 13 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (2.49%) Octopus Deploy
4 12 (2.49%) Vagrant
5 10 (2.08%) Git (software)
5 10 (2.08%) Jenkins
6 8 (1.66%) NUnit
7 7 (1.46%) JIRA
7 7 (1.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 6 (1.25%) Grunt
8 6 (1.25%) gulp
8 6 (1.25%) Jasmine
8 6 (1.25%) MSTest
9 5 (1.04%) SpecFlow
10 4 (0.83%) JSUnit
11 3 (0.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (0.62%) Mercurial
11 3 (0.62%) Selenium
11 3 (0.62%) Subversion
General
1 62 (12.89%) Finance
2 12 (2.49%) Back Office
2 12 (2.49%) Manufacturing
3 11 (2.29%) Advertising
4 9 (1.87%) Retail
5 6 (1.25%) Marketing
6 5 (1.04%) Publishing
7 3 (0.62%) Banking
7 3 (0.62%) Games
8 2 (0.42%) Local Government
9 1 (0.21%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 277 (57.59%) Developer
2 110 (22.87%) SQL Developer
3 88 (18.30%) .NET Developer
4 53 (11.02%) SSIS Developer
5 52 (10.81%) DBA
6 46 (9.56%) C# Developer
7 40 (8.32%) SQL DBA
8 35 (7.28%) Analyst
9 32 (6.65%) ETL Developer
10 30 (6.24%) C# .NET Developer
11 27 (5.61%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 23 (4.78%) SQL Server Developer
12 23 (4.78%) SSRS Developer
13 21 (4.37%) T-SQL Developer
14 20 (4.16%) Architect
15 19 (3.95%) Administrator
15 19 (3.95%) Consultant
16 18 (3.74%) ASP.NET Developer
16 18 (3.74%) Data Warehouse Developer
17 16 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 149 (30.98%) .NET
2 89 (18.50%) ASP.NET
3 59 (12.27%) .NET Framework
4 51 (10.60%) Entity Framework
5 46 (9.56%) jQuery
6 44 (9.15%) ASP.NET Web API
7 41 (8.52%) CSS
7 41 (8.52%) HTML
8 36 (7.48%) ASP.NET MVC
9 34 (7.07%) Web Services
10 25 (5.20%) XML
11 24 (4.99%) WCF
12 22 (4.57%) AngularJS
13 21 (4.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 20 (4.16%) Unity DI Container
15 19 (3.95%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 18 (3.74%) MDX
17 17 (3.53%) Razor View Engine
18 10 (2.08%) RabbitMQ
18 10 (2.08%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 32 (6.65%) Visualisation
2 23 (4.78%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (3.74%) NHS
4 15 (3.12%) Inversion of Control
5 14 (2.91%) Replication
6 10 (2.08%) Clustering
7 8 (1.66%) Mobile App
8 6 (1.25%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.04%) Computer Science
9 5 (1.04%) Data Centre
9 5 (1.04%) Data Integration
9 5 (1.04%) iSeries
10 3 (0.62%) Enterprise Storage
10 3 (0.62%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (0.62%) Social Network
11 2 (0.42%) Mainframe
11 2 (0.42%) Online Games
11 2 (0.42%) RIA
11 2 (0.42%) Statistics
11 2 (0.42%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 98 (20.37%) Windows
2 61 (12.68%) Windows Server
3 34 (7.07%) Windows Server 2012
4 27 (5.61%) Linux
4 27 (5.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (2.70%) Unix
6 12 (2.49%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (1.66%) Android
8 6 (1.25%) Apple iOS
9 5 (1.04%) Solaris
10 3 (0.62%) AIX
10 3 (0.62%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.42%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.42%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.42%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.21%) CentOS
12 1 (0.21%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.21%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (21.41%) Business Intelligence
2 98 (20.37%) MVC
3 92 (19.13%) Agile Software Development
4 87 (18.09%) ETL
5 35 (7.28%) Data Modelling
6 33 (6.86%) Kimball Methodology
7 31 (6.44%) Migration
8 30 (6.24%) Data Visualisation
9 26 (5.41%) CRM
10 25 (5.20%) Performance Tuning
11 22 (4.57%) TDD
12 21 (4.37%) DevOps
13 20 (4.16%) ITIL
13 20 (4.16%) OO
13 20 (4.16%) SOLID
14 17 (3.53%) Continuous Integration
14 17 (3.53%) ETL Development
14 17 (3.53%) SDLC
15 15 (3.12%) Analytics
15 15 (3.12%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 275 (57.17%) SQL
2 147 (30.56%) C#
3 118 (24.53%) T-SQL
4 72 (14.97%) JavaScript
5 25 (5.20%) PowerShell
6 14 (2.91%) VBA
7 11 (2.29%) Java
8 9 (1.87%) C
8 9 (1.87%) PL/SQL
8 9 (1.87%) VB.NET
9 7 (1.46%) PHP
10 6 (1.25%) TypeScript
11 5 (1.04%) C++
11 5 (1.04%) Delphi
11 5 (1.04%) Python
12 4 (0.83%) VB
13 3 (0.62%) R
13 3 (0.62%) VBScript
14 2 (0.42%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 2 (0.42%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 26 (5.41%) Degree
2 23 (4.78%) Security Cleared
3 14 (2.91%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (2.29%) MCSE
5 9 (1.87%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (1.46%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (1.25%) AWS Certification
7 6 (1.25%) BPSS Clearance
7 6 (1.25%) CCDA
7 6 (1.25%) CCNA
7 6 (1.25%) CCNP
7 6 (1.25%) MCSA
8 5 (1.04%) CCIE
8 5 (1.04%) ISEB
8 5 (1.04%) ISTQB
8 5 (1.04%) SC Cleared
9 4 (0.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.42%) DBS Check
10 2 (0.42%) HNC
11 1 (0.21%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.70%) Data Quality
2 12 (2.49%) QA
3 10 (2.08%) SLA
4 7 (1.46%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 37 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 18 (3.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (3.53%) Hyper-V
4 12 (2.49%) Docker
5 6 (1.25%) vSphere
6 5 (1.04%) BitLocker
7 4 (0.83%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (0.62%) NDS
8 3 (0.62%) VMware ESX
8 3 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.62%) XenApp
9 2 (0.42%) NetIQ eDirectory
9 2 (0.42%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.42%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.42%) Xen
9 2 (0.42%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.21%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.21%) Squid
10 1 (0.21%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 22 (4.57%) SCCM
2 20 (4.16%) SCOM
3 14 (2.91%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (2.49%) Puppet
5 7 (1.46%) Ansible
6 5 (1.04%) Backup Exec
6 5 (1.04%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 4 (0.83%) Oracle RMAN
8 3 (0.62%) Microsoft Clustering
8 3 (0.62%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (0.62%) OpenAM
9 2 (0.42%) Data Guard
9 2 (0.42%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.42%) Salt
9 2 (0.42%) SCDPM
10 1 (0.21%) DameWare
10 1 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.21%) Opsview
10 1 (0.21%) SolarWinds Orion
10 1 (0.21%) WSUS
Vendors
1 182 (37.84%) Microsoft
2 64 (13.31%) Oracle
3 32 (6.65%) VMware
4 25 (5.20%) Cisco
4 25 (5.20%) Tableau
5 12 (2.49%) Red Hat
6 9 (1.87%) Avaya
6 9 (1.87%) IBM
6 9 (1.87%) Splunk
7 7 (1.46%) Citrix
7 7 (1.46%) HP
7 7 (1.46%) Sybase
8 6 (1.25%) Cognos
8 6 (1.25%) Symantec
8 6 (1.25%) Veeam
9 5 (1.04%) Dell
9 5 (1.04%) EMC
9 5 (1.04%) Google
9 5 (1.04%) NetApp
10 4 (0.83%) Palo Alto
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Integrity IT Solutions Limited
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago