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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 15 7 8
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 234 317 281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 8.90% 13.84% 11.81%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 36.00% 50.24% 46.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 178 163
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£325 £313 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +5.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £236 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £413 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 7
Average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.25% +3.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.00% +11.00%
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
650 631 601
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 24.71% 27.55% 25.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 412 348 338
Average daily rate £370 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 23 11
Average hourly rate £16.00 £28.00 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.85% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £14.12 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £35.00 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.66%

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 December 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
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 December 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 -10 172 £315 -0.78% 113
South Yorkshire +5 39 £350 +23.34% 25
North Yorkshire -18 16 £323 +2.78% 45
East Yorkshire - 5 £275 - 5
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

1 237 (49.38%) SQL
2 227 (47.29%) .NET
3 195 (40.63%) C#
4 166 (34.58%) ASP.NET
5 136 (28.33%) Microsoft
6 128 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
7 126 (26.25%) Agile Software Development
8 118 (24.58%) MVC
9 112 (23.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 103 (21.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 101 (21.04%) JavaScript
12 85 (17.71%) HTML
13 81 (16.88%) T-SQL
14 80 (16.67%) Oracle
14 80 (16.67%) CSS
15 77 (16.04%) Finance
16 74 (15.42%) Windows
17 73 (15.21%) Business Intelligence
18 72 (15.00%) SQL Server 2005
19 69 (14.38%) jQuery
20 66 (13.75%) Data Warehouse
21 65 (13.54%) MS Excel
22 63 (13.13%) XML
23 61 (12.71%) .NET Framework
24 60 (12.50%) Web Services
24 60 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
25 56 (11.67%) WCF
26 54 (11.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
26 54 (11.25%) SQL Server 2012
27 52 (10.83%) ETL

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 32 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 31 (6.46%) IIS
3 28 (5.83%) MS Exchange
4 24 (5.00%) CMS
5 13 (2.71%) Exchange Server 2013
6 10 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
7 9 (1.88%) Apache
8 8 (1.67%) Lotus Domino
8 8 (1.67%) SAS
8 8 (1.67%) SharePoint 2010
9 7 (1.46%) WebSphere
10 5 (1.04%) Umbraco
10 5 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (1.04%) Tomcat
11 4 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2003
11 4 (0.83%) SharePoint Server
11 4 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2007
12 3 (0.63%) WorkSite
12 3 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (0.63%) WebLogic
Applications
1 65 (13.54%) MS Excel
2 23 (4.79%) MS Office
3 9 (1.88%) Spreadsheet
4 7 (1.46%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.42%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.42%) Acrobat
5 2 (0.42%) Fireworks
5 2 (0.42%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.42%) InDesign
5 2 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.21%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.21%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.21%) DOC1
6 1 (0.21%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 21 (4.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.42%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.21%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.75%) NAS
2 16 (3.33%) SAN
3 12 (2.50%) Firewall
4 10 (2.08%) Internet
5 9 (1.88%) TCP/IP
6 8 (1.67%) LAN
7 7 (1.46%) VPN
8 6 (1.25%) HTTP
9 5 (1.04%) WAN
10 4 (0.83%) DNS
10 4 (0.83%) SSL
10 4 (0.83%) MPLS
11 3 (0.63%) LDAP
11 3 (0.63%) HTTPS
11 3 (0.63%) VoIP
11 3 (0.63%) VLAN
11 3 (0.63%) SSH
11 3 (0.63%) PuTTY
12 2 (0.42%) IPsec
12 2 (0.42%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 112 (23.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 103 (21.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 72 (15.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 66 (13.75%) Data Warehouse
6 54 (11.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 54 (11.25%) SQL Server 2012
7 34 (7.08%) Relational Database
8 18 (3.75%) OLAP
9 15 (3.13%) MS Access
9 15 (3.13%) QlikView
9 15 (3.13%) Oracle Database
10 14 (2.92%) DB2
11 13 (2.71%) MySQL
12 12 (2.50%) Crystal Reports
12 12 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
12 12 (2.50%) OLAP Cube
13 7 (1.46%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
14 5 (1.04%) Star Schema
15 4 (0.83%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 42 (8.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 36 (7.50%) Visual Studio
3 9 (1.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 8 (1.67%) MSTest
4 8 (1.67%) Git (software)
5 6 (1.25%) Selenium
6 5 (1.04%) SoapUI
7 4 (0.83%) SpecFlow
7 4 (0.83%) Bazaar
7 4 (0.83%) Cucumber
7 4 (0.83%) Mercurial
7 4 (0.83%) Subversion
8 3 (0.63%) JIRA
9 2 (0.42%) Maven
9 2 (0.42%) Dreamweaver
9 2 (0.42%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 2 (0.42%) Axure RP
10 1 (0.21%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.21%) NUnit
10 1 (0.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 77 (16.04%) Finance
2 10 (2.08%) Back Office
2 10 (2.08%) Retail
3 9 (1.88%) Banking
4 7 (1.46%) Multimedia
5 6 (1.25%) Marketing
6 4 (0.83%) Legal
6 4 (0.83%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.21%) Advertising
7 1 (0.21%) Games
7 1 (0.21%) Law
7 1 (0.21%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.21%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 282 (58.75%) Developer
2 123 (25.63%) .NET Developer
3 74 (15.42%) SQL Developer
4 69 (14.38%) Analyst
5 40 (8.33%) C# Developer
6 36 (7.50%) Architect
7 35 (7.29%) C# .NET Developer
8 33 (6.88%) Web Developer
9 32 (6.67%) ASP.NET Developer
10 25 (5.21%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 24 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 22 (4.58%) DBA
13 20 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
14 19 (3.96%) Senior Developer
15 15 (3.13%) Test Analyst
15 15 (3.13%) Administrator
15 15 (3.13%) SQL DBA
15 15 (3.13%) SQL Server Developer
16 13 (2.71%) .NET Web Developer
17 12 (2.50%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 227 (47.29%) .NET
2 166 (34.58%) ASP.NET
3 85 (17.71%) HTML
4 80 (16.67%) CSS
5 69 (14.38%) jQuery
6 63 (13.13%) XML
7 61 (12.71%) .NET Framework
8 60 (12.50%) Web Services
8 60 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
9 56 (11.67%) WCF
10 32 (6.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 23 (4.79%) WPF
12 22 (4.58%) WinForms
13 21 (4.38%) Ajax
14 14 (2.92%) Silverlight
14 14 (2.92%) HTML5
15 13 (2.71%) SOAP
16 12 (2.50%) MDX
16 12 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC 3
16 12 (2.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 36 (7.50%) NHS
2 24 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (2.29%) Clustering
4 9 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (1.46%) Data Structures
5 7 (1.46%) Replication
6 6 (1.25%) N-Tier
6 6 (1.25%) Management Information System
7 4 (0.83%) Algorithms
7 4 (0.83%) Visualisation
7 4 (0.83%) Mainframe
8 3 (0.63%) Data Integration
8 3 (0.63%) Computer Science
8 3 (0.63%) Open Source
8 3 (0.63%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.42%) User Experience
9 2 (0.42%) FMCG
9 2 (0.42%) GIS
9 2 (0.42%) W3C
10 1 (0.21%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 74 (15.42%) Windows
2 28 (5.83%) Linux
3 14 (2.92%) UNIX
4 11 (2.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (2.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (1.46%) Android
6 7 (1.46%) Windows XP
7 5 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (1.04%) Apple iOS
8 4 (0.83%) Windows 8
8 4 (0.83%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.63%) Debian
10 2 (0.42%) Windows Vista
10 2 (0.42%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.42%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.42%) Windows 2000
10 2 (0.42%) Solaris
10 2 (0.42%) AIX
11 1 (0.21%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (26.25%) Agile Software Development
2 118 (24.58%) MVC
3 73 (15.21%) Business Intelligence
4 52 (10.83%) ETL
5 41 (8.54%) SOA
6 37 (7.71%) Scrum
7 33 (6.88%) Migration
8 32 (6.67%) Unit Testing
9 31 (6.46%) Web Development
10 28 (5.83%) TDD
10 28 (5.83%) Data Modelling
11 26 (5.42%) Software Engineering
12 24 (5.00%) CRM
13 19 (3.96%) Waterfall
14 18 (3.75%) ITIL
14 18 (3.75%) OO
15 17 (3.54%) Data Management
15 17 (3.54%) Data Migration
16 16 (3.33%) Test Scripting
16 16 (3.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 237 (49.38%) SQL
2 195 (40.63%) C#
3 101 (21.04%) JavaScript
4 81 (16.88%) T-SQL
5 27 (5.63%) VBA
6 21 (4.38%) VB
7 17 (3.54%) VB.NET
8 16 (3.33%) Java
9 10 (2.08%) VB6
10 9 (1.88%) PL/SQL
11 7 (1.46%) PHP
12 5 (1.04%) PowerShell
13 4 (0.83%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.63%) XAML
15 2 (0.42%) Python
15 2 (0.42%) Perl
15 2 (0.42%) C++
15 2 (0.42%) BeanShell
15 2 (0.42%) Ruby
15 2 (0.42%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 16 (3.33%) Degree
2 12 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (1.88%) Security Cleared
4 8 (1.67%) MCSE
4 8 (1.67%) MCSA
5 7 (1.46%) ISEB
5 7 (1.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (1.46%) ISTQB
6 6 (1.25%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.63%) MCTS
7 3 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.63%) CCNA
8 2 (0.42%) CCDA
8 2 (0.42%) CCDP
8 2 (0.42%) CCNP
8 2 (0.42%) CISSP
8 2 (0.42%) MCITP
8 2 (0.42%) CCSA
8 2 (0.42%) CCSE
8 2 (0.42%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.71%) QA
2 6 (1.25%) SLA
3 2 (0.42%) COBIT
4 1 (0.21%) Data Quality
System Software
1 36 (7.50%) Active Directory
2 24 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (2.71%) VMware ESX
4 12 (2.50%) vSphere
5 7 (1.46%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.63%) KVM
6 3 (0.63%) Terminal Services
6 3 (0.63%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.42%) NFS
7 2 (0.42%) Xen
7 2 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.42%) SRDF
8 1 (0.21%) Varnish
8 1 (0.21%) Corosync
8 1 (0.21%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.21%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 14 (2.92%) SCOM
2 13 (2.71%) SCCM
3 12 (2.50%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.42%) Data Guard
4 2 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.42%) WSUS
4 2 (0.42%) Hyperic
5 1 (0.21%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.21%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.21%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.21%) Puppet
5 1 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.21%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.21%) OVSD
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.21%) OpenView
5 1 (0.21%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 136 (28.33%) Microsoft
2 80 (16.67%) Oracle
3 34 (7.08%) VMware
4 23 (4.79%) IBM
5 17 (3.54%) Business Objects
6 15 (3.13%) EMC
7 12 (2.50%) Symantec
8 10 (2.08%) HP
9 9 (1.88%) Red Hat
10 8 (1.67%) Lotus
11 7 (1.46%) Cisco
12 6 (1.25%) NetApp
13 5 (1.04%) SAP
13 5 (1.04%) Citrix
13 5 (1.04%) Mitel
14 4 (0.83%) Intel
14 4 (0.83%) Hyperion
14 4 (0.83%) CheckPoint
15 3 (0.63%) CommVault
15 3 (0.63%) Dell
West Yorkshire
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £340 - £370 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
West Yorkshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £475.00 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £450.00 - £475.00 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Henderson Drake
Rate: From £350 to £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Yorkshire
Venn Group - UK
Posted: 4 days ago
York
Computer Futures
Rate: £20 - £28 per hour + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
South Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Yorkshire and the Humber
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Leeds
Eden Lea
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 14 days ago
York
Interquest - IQ ERP
Rate: £market rates
Posted: 14 days ago
Wakefield
Real Staffing
Rate: £275 - £300 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 17 days ago
Yorkshire and the Humber
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Doncaster
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £275 - £350 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
West Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
York
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
South Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago