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 2 September 2015 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 7 10 10
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 426 251 287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 13.44% 10.45% 12.67%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 49.88% 42.18% 41.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 139 157
Average daily rate
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£340 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 26
Average hourly rate £37.04 £18.94 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+95.53% -43.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -0.82%
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
854 595 694
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 26.94% 24.76% 30.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 577 356 401
Average daily rate £350 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £236 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £485 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 35
Average hourly rate £23.75 £22.50 £34.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -34.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £14.82 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.04 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £31.80 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+5.51% +2.56%

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 2 September 2015.

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 2 September 2015.

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 2 September 2015. 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 +1 333 £335 +4.68% 100
South Yorkshire +2 65 £375 +25.00% 31
North Yorkshire +9 33 £350 - 30
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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.

1 537 (64.62%) SQL
2 335 (40.31%) .NET
3 308 (37.06%) Microsoft
4 270 (32.49%) T-SQL
5 266 (32.01%) C#
6 260 (31.29%) Agile Software Development
7 253 (30.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 194 (23.35%) ASP.NET
9 179 (21.54%) Oracle
10 177 (21.30%) MVC
11 172 (20.70%) Windows
12 163 (19.61%) SQL Server 2012
13 151 (18.17%) JavaScript
14 146 (17.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 144 (17.33%) Finance
16 140 (16.85%) Business Intelligence
17 136 (16.37%) jQuery
18 133 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
19 111 (13.36%) Data Warehouse
19 111 (13.36%) HTML
20 110 (13.24%) CSS
21 101 (12.15%) Team Foundation Server
22 90 (10.83%) TDD
22 90 (10.83%) WCF
23 89 (10.71%) ETL
24 88 (10.59%) Web Services
25 87 (10.47%) Visual Studio
26 85 (10.23%) VMware
27 82 (9.87%) ITIL
28 81 (9.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 80 (9.63%) SharePoint
2 71 (8.54%) IIS
3 42 (5.05%) CMS
4 24 (2.89%) BizTalk Server
5 23 (2.77%) MS Exchange
6 21 (2.53%) JBoss
7 18 (2.17%) Umbraco
8 9 (1.08%) SAS
9 8 (0.96%) Sitecore CMS
9 8 (0.96%) Lync
10 7 (0.84%) SharePoint 2013
11 6 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
12 5 (0.60%) Apache
13 4 (0.48%) Tomcat
13 4 (0.48%) SharePoint Server
14 3 (0.36%) Node.js
14 3 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2007
14 3 (0.36%) EPiServer CMS
15 2 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
15 2 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 74 (8.90%) MS Excel
2 16 (1.93%) MS Office
3 8 (0.96%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.72%) PowerPivot
5 5 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.24%) FastStats
7 1 (0.12%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.24%) Tridion
2 2 (0.24%) Line 500
3 1 (0.12%) Agresso
3 1 (0.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.12%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 8 (0.96%) Office 365
2 7 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.36%) SaaS
4 2 (0.24%) OneDrive
4 2 (0.24%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.12%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (3.85%) Firewall
2 19 (2.29%) Internet
3 18 (2.17%) SAN
3 18 (2.17%) LAN
3 18 (2.17%) WAN
4 8 (0.96%) DNS
4 8 (0.96%) Intrusion Detection
5 7 (0.84%) Unified Communications
6 6 (0.72%) HTTP
7 4 (0.48%) SSL
7 4 (0.48%) DHCP
7 4 (0.48%) VLAN
8 3 (0.36%) LDAP
8 3 (0.36%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.24%) VPN
9 2 (0.24%) Network Security
9 2 (0.24%) Telepresence
9 2 (0.24%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.24%) Wireless
9 2 (0.24%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 253 (30.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 163 (19.61%) SQL Server 2012
3 146 (17.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 133 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 111 (13.36%) Data Warehouse
6 81 (9.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 63 (7.58%) Oracle Database
8 52 (6.26%) Oracle Database 11g
9 49 (5.90%) SQL Server 2005
10 25 (3.01%) Relational Database
11 21 (2.53%) MongoDB
12 15 (1.81%) MySQL
13 14 (1.68%) BusinessObjects
14 10 (1.20%) SQL Server 2000
14 10 (1.20%) DB2
14 10 (1.20%) OLAP
14 10 (1.20%) Data Mart
15 9 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
15 9 (1.08%) RDBMS
15 9 (1.08%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 101 (12.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 87 (10.47%) Visual Studio
3 61 (7.34%) NUnit
4 41 (4.93%) Selenium
5 31 (3.73%) Toad
6 25 (3.01%) SpecFlow
7 19 (2.29%) Rhino Mocks
8 16 (1.93%) JMeter
9 14 (1.68%) Subversion
10 13 (1.56%) ERwin
10 13 (1.56%) Git (software)
11 10 (1.20%) eggPlant
11 10 (1.20%) Octopus Deploy
12 8 (0.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 8 (0.96%) Oracle Forms
13 7 (0.84%) Oracle APEX
13 7 (0.84%) Cucumber
14 6 (0.72%) WebDriver
14 6 (0.72%) JUnit
14 6 (0.72%) Axure RP
General
1 144 (17.33%) Finance
2 15 (1.81%) Back Office
3 14 (1.68%) Marketing
4 10 (1.20%) Banking
4 10 (1.20%) Publishing
5 4 (0.48%) Retail
6 3 (0.36%) Billing
6 3 (0.36%) Legal
7 2 (0.24%) Games
7 2 (0.24%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.24%) Advertising
8 1 (0.12%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.12%) Local Government
8 1 (0.12%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.12%) Military
8 1 (0.12%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 420 (50.54%) Developer
2 137 (16.49%) Analyst
3 122 (14.68%) .NET Developer
4 84 (10.11%) DBA
5 73 (8.78%) SQL Developer
6 71 (8.54%) Test Analyst
7 64 (7.70%) SQL DBA
8 45 (5.42%) C# Developer
9 38 (4.57%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 34 (4.09%) Web Developer
11 33 (3.97%) Oracle Developer
11 33 (3.97%) Administrator
12 30 (3.61%) Applications Developer
12 30 (3.61%) C# .NET Developer
13 26 (3.13%) Database Developer
14 25 (3.01%) Senior Developer
15 23 (2.77%) Consultant
15 23 (2.77%) Architect
15 23 (2.77%) Applications Support
16 22 (2.65%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 335 (40.31%) .NET
2 194 (23.35%) ASP.NET
3 136 (16.37%) jQuery
4 111 (13.36%) HTML
5 110 (13.24%) CSS
6 90 (10.83%) WCF
7 88 (10.59%) Web Services
8 78 (9.39%) ASP.NET MVC
9 67 (8.06%) ASP.NET Web API
9 67 (8.06%) XML
10 65 (7.82%) .NET Framework
11 59 (7.10%) Entity Framework
12 40 (4.81%) AngularJS
13 35 (4.21%) JSON
14 34 (4.09%) HTML5
15 30 (3.61%) KnockoutJS
16 26 (3.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 26 (3.13%) NHibernate
17 23 (2.77%) MDX
18 17 (2.05%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 34 (4.09%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (3.01%) Clustering
3 24 (2.89%) NHS
3 24 (2.89%) Visualisation
4 13 (1.56%) N-Tier
5 12 (1.44%) Data Integration
5 12 (1.44%) Replication
5 12 (1.44%) Data Centre
6 11 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (1.08%) Client/Server
7 9 (1.08%) Management Information System
8 6 (0.72%) CMDB
9 4 (0.48%) User Experience
10 3 (0.36%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.36%) Social Media
11 2 (0.24%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (0.24%) Data Extraction
11 2 (0.24%) Data Protection Act
11 2 (0.24%) Algorithms
12 1 (0.12%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 172 (20.70%) Windows
2 70 (8.42%) Linux
3 53 (6.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 40 (4.81%) Windows Server 2003
4 40 (4.81%) UNIX
5 32 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 27 (3.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 20 (2.41%) Windows 2000 Server
8 12 (1.44%) Windows 2000
9 9 (1.08%) Windows 7
10 6 (0.72%) Windows NT
10 6 (0.72%) Windows XP
11 5 (0.60%) Apple iOS
12 4 (0.48%) Solaris
12 4 (0.48%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.36%) Android
13 3 (0.36%) AIX
14 2 (0.24%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.12%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.12%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 260 (31.29%) Agile Software Development
2 177 (21.30%) MVC
3 140 (16.85%) Business Intelligence
4 90 (10.83%) TDD
5 89 (10.71%) ETL
6 82 (9.87%) ITIL
7 73 (8.78%) Data Modelling
8 71 (8.54%) Scrum
9 62 (7.46%) Continuous Integration
10 60 (7.22%) E-Commerce
11 54 (6.50%) Migration
11 54 (6.50%) Unit Testing
11 54 (6.50%) SDLC
12 53 (6.38%) Test Scripting
13 47 (5.66%) OO
14 40 (4.81%) User Acceptance Testing
15 34 (4.09%) Data Mapping
15 34 (4.09%) SOA
16 28 (3.37%) Software Engineering
17 27 (3.25%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 537 (64.62%) SQL
2 270 (32.49%) T-SQL
3 266 (32.01%) C#
4 151 (18.17%) JavaScript
5 79 (9.51%) PL/SQL
6 78 (9.39%) PowerShell
7 46 (5.54%) VB
8 28 (3.37%) Java
9 27 (3.25%) C++
10 24 (2.89%) VB.NET
11 18 (2.17%) Shell Script
12 17 (2.05%) VBA
13 15 (1.81%) VB6
14 11 (1.32%) Perl
15 8 (0.96%) FoxPro (VFP)
16 7 (0.84%) Korn
16 7 (0.84%) FQL
16 7 (0.84%) Bash Shell
17 6 (0.72%) Jython
17 6 (0.72%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (1.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (1.56%) Security Cleared
3 7 (0.84%) ISTQB
3 7 (0.84%) ISEB
4 6 (0.72%) Degree
5 5 (0.60%) SC Cleared
5 5 (0.60%) MCSE
6 4 (0.48%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 3 (0.36%) MCSA
7 3 (0.36%) PMP
7 3 (0.36%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.36%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.24%) Sun Certification
8 2 (0.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (0.24%) MCITP
8 2 (0.24%) CISSP
8 2 (0.24%) MCP
9 1 (0.12%) MCPD
9 1 (0.12%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (3.61%) QA
2 8 (0.96%) SLA
2 8 (0.96%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.24%) HL7
5 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 47 (5.66%) Active Directory
2 44 (5.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (1.93%) VMware Server
4 9 (1.08%) Oracle RAC
5 8 (0.96%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.48%) VirtualBox
6 4 (0.48%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.12%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.12%) Xen
7 1 (0.12%) Corosync
7 1 (0.12%) KVM
7 1 (0.12%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.12%) XenApp
7 1 (0.12%) XenServer
7 1 (0.12%) vSphere
7 1 (0.12%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.12%) Varnish
7 1 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (1.08%) Foglight
1 9 (1.08%) Oracle RMAN
2 8 (0.96%) Puppet
2 8 (0.96%) SCCM
3 7 (0.84%) Control-M
4 6 (0.72%) HP UCMDB
5 4 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.48%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.24%) SCOM
6 2 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.24%) WSUS
6 2 (0.24%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (0.24%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.12%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.12%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.12%) Opsview
7 1 (0.12%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.12%) Nagios
Vendors
1 308 (37.06%) Microsoft
2 179 (21.54%) Oracle
3 85 (10.23%) VMware
4 42 (5.05%) Cisco
5 28 (3.37%) Red Hat
6 25 (3.01%) Sitecore
7 22 (2.65%) NetApp
8 17 (2.05%) Informatica
9 15 (1.81%) HP
10 14 (1.68%) EPiServer
11 13 (1.56%) EMC
11 13 (1.56%) SolarWinds
12 12 (1.44%) Tableau
12 12 (1.44%) Citrix
13 9 (1.08%) Sybase
13 9 (1.08%) New Relic
14 7 (0.84%) PeopleSoft
14 7 (0.84%) Remedy
15 6 (0.72%) SAP
15 6 (0.72%) IBM
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