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 27 May 2016 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 13 7 7
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 276 436 340
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 9.60% 15.21% 13.50%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 42.14% 48.02% 48.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 293 212
Median daily rate £363 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £394
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 9
Median hourly rate £23.50 £18.50 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.02% -36.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.01 £16.10 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.10 £35.00 £31.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+54.76% -27.58%
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
655 908 698
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 22.78% 31.67% 27.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 481 604 448
Median daily rate £400 £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.16% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 14
Median hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.82 £15.40 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.90 £35.00 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £23.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+41.97% -26.98%

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 27 May 2016.

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 27 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -7 198 £375 +15.38% 97
South Yorkshire -7 50 £350 +16.66% 17
North Yorkshire +1 15 £325 - 14
East Yorkshire -3 4 £400 +33.33% 10
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, 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.

1 312 (58.43%) SQL
2 219 (41.01%) .NET
3 189 (35.39%) Microsoft
4 183 (34.27%) C#
5 135 (25.28%) Agile Software Development
6 126 (23.60%) T-SQL
7 125 (23.41%) ASP.NET
8 124 (23.22%) Windows
9 122 (22.85%) MVC
10 118 (22.10%) JavaScript
11 95 (17.79%) SQL Server 2008
12 94 (17.60%) Oracle
13 85 (15.92%) HTML
13 85 (15.92%) CSS
14 82 (15.36%) Finance
15 81 (15.17%) Business Intelligence
15 81 (15.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 77 (14.42%) MS Excel
17 71 (13.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 70 (13.11%) SQL Server 2012
19 67 (12.55%) Windows Server
20 65 (12.17%) ASP.NET MVC
21 63 (11.80%) jQuery
22 60 (11.24%) Web Services
23 56 (10.49%) TDD
24 54 (10.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
25 53 (9.93%) Web Development
26 51 (9.55%) ETL
27 50 (9.36%) AngularJS
28 49 (9.18%) Data Warehouse

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 39 (7.30%) SharePoint
2 24 (4.49%) IIS
3 22 (4.12%) Node.js
4 17 (3.18%) CMS
4 17 (3.18%) MS Exchange
5 15 (2.81%) Tomcat
6 14 (2.62%) JBoss
7 13 (2.43%) WebSphere
8 10 (1.87%) SharePoint 2013
9 7 (1.31%) Apache
9 7 (1.31%) Sitecore CMS
10 6 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2010
10 6 (1.12%) WebLogic
11 5 (0.94%) Elasticsearch
11 5 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2003
11 5 (0.94%) FileNet
11 5 (0.94%) SharePoint Server
12 4 (0.75%) GlassFish
12 4 (0.75%) Joomla!
12 4 (0.75%) Umbraco
Applications
1 77 (14.42%) MS Excel
2 13 (2.43%) MS Office
3 11 (2.06%) MS Visio
4 9 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (1.50%) MS Project
6 6 (1.12%) InfoPath
7 5 (0.94%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 33 (6.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.37%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.37%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.19%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.19%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 30 (5.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (2.81%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.75%) SaaS
4 3 (0.56%) GitHub
5 2 (0.37%) IaaS
5 2 (0.37%) Office 365
6 1 (0.19%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.19%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (4.31%) SAN
2 15 (2.81%) DNS
3 10 (1.87%) Firewall
3 10 (1.87%) Internet
3 10 (1.87%) LAN
3 10 (1.87%) WAN
4 9 (1.69%) SSL
5 6 (1.12%) Intranet
5 6 (1.12%) NAS
5 6 (1.12%) Network Security
6 5 (0.94%) HTTP
7 4 (0.75%) Extranet
8 3 (0.56%) DHCP
8 3 (0.56%) FCoE
8 3 (0.56%) Fibre Channel
8 3 (0.56%) iSCSI
8 3 (0.56%) Multicast
8 3 (0.56%) VPN
9 2 (0.37%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (0.37%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (17.79%) SQL Server 2008
2 81 (15.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 71 (13.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 70 (13.11%) SQL Server 2012
5 54 (10.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 49 (9.18%) Data Warehouse
7 38 (7.12%) SQL Server 2014
8 33 (6.18%) MS Access
9 32 (5.99%) SQL Server 2005
10 30 (5.62%) Oracle Database
11 26 (4.87%) MongoDB
12 23 (4.31%) Relational Database
13 20 (3.75%) Oracle Database 11g
14 19 (3.56%) MySQL
15 17 (3.18%) CouchDB
16 12 (2.25%) SQL Server 2000
17 11 (2.06%) Data Mining
18 10 (1.87%) NoSQL
19 9 (1.69%) Azure SQL Database
20 7 (1.31%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 43 (8.05%) Team Foundation Server
2 36 (6.74%) Visual Studio
3 15 (2.81%) Git (software)
4 12 (2.25%) ERwin
4 12 (2.25%) Subversion
5 10 (1.87%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 6 (1.12%) Cucumber
6 6 (1.12%) Jenkins
6 6 (1.12%) Selenium
7 5 (0.94%) NUnit
7 5 (0.94%) Octopus Deploy
8 4 (0.75%) Eclipse
8 4 (0.75%) SoapUI
8 4 (0.75%) Sonatype Nexus
8 4 (0.75%) Vagrant
9 3 (0.56%) Bitbucket
9 3 (0.56%) JUnit
9 3 (0.56%) Oracle APEX
9 3 (0.56%) SpecFlow
9 3 (0.56%) TeamCity
General
1 82 (15.36%) Finance
2 14 (2.62%) Legal
3 11 (2.06%) Banking
4 6 (1.12%) Back Office
4 6 (1.12%) Retail
5 5 (0.94%) Law
6 4 (0.75%) Advertising
6 4 (0.75%) Billing
6 4 (0.75%) Games
6 4 (0.75%) Manufacturing
6 4 (0.75%) Publishing
7 1 (0.19%) Marketing
7 1 (0.19%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 299 (55.99%) Developer
2 100 (18.73%) .NET Developer
3 99 (18.54%) SQL Developer
4 70 (13.11%) C# Developer
5 61 (11.42%) Analyst
6 51 (9.55%) DBA
7 45 (8.43%) SQL Server Developer
8 43 (8.05%) SQL DBA
9 40 (7.49%) C# .NET Developer
10 29 (5.43%) ASP.NET Developer
10 29 (5.43%) Java Developer
11 27 (5.06%) Administrator
11 27 (5.06%) SQL Server DBA
12 25 (4.68%) Architect
12 25 (4.68%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 23 (4.31%) Software Developer
13 23 (4.31%) Web Developer
14 22 (4.12%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 21 (3.93%) SSIS Developer
16 19 (3.56%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 219 (41.01%) .NET
2 125 (23.41%) ASP.NET
3 85 (15.92%) CSS
3 85 (15.92%) HTML
4 65 (12.17%) ASP.NET MVC
5 63 (11.80%) jQuery
6 60 (11.24%) Web Services
7 50 (9.36%) AngularJS
8 43 (8.05%) WCF
9 40 (7.49%) XML
10 39 (7.30%) .NET Framework
11 28 (5.24%) ASP.NET Web API
12 26 (4.87%) Entity Framework
13 24 (4.49%) HTML5
14 23 (4.31%) Spring
15 21 (3.93%) RabbitMQ
15 21 (3.93%) RESTful
16 20 (3.75%) LESS
16 20 (3.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 18 (3.37%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 34 (6.37%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (5.43%) Replication
3 22 (4.12%) Mobile App
4 21 (3.93%) Clustering
5 11 (2.06%) Algorithms
6 9 (1.69%) Data Centre
6 9 (1.69%) NHS
7 7 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (1.31%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.12%) Data Structures
9 5 (0.94%) Computer Science
10 4 (0.75%) Inversion of Control
11 3 (0.56%) Blog
11 3 (0.56%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.56%) IBM XIV
11 3 (0.56%) N-Tier
12 2 (0.37%) Data Extraction
12 2 (0.37%) Fintech
12 2 (0.37%) Statistics
12 2 (0.37%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 124 (23.22%) Windows
2 67 (12.55%) Windows Server
3 27 (5.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (4.49%) Linux
5 18 (3.37%) Unix
6 13 (2.43%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (2.06%) Android
7 11 (2.06%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (1.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (1.50%) Apple iOS
10 5 (0.94%) AIX
10 5 (0.94%) SUSE
11 4 (0.75%) HPUX
11 4 (0.75%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.56%) Solaris
13 2 (0.37%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (0.37%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.19%) Debian
14 1 (0.19%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.19%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (25.28%) Agile Software Development
2 122 (22.85%) MVC
3 81 (15.17%) Business Intelligence
4 56 (10.49%) TDD
5 53 (9.93%) Web Development
6 51 (9.55%) ETL
7 47 (8.80%) CRM
8 42 (7.87%) Performance Tuning
9 32 (5.99%) Data Modelling
10 31 (5.81%) Unit Testing
11 25 (4.68%) Migration
12 22 (4.12%) SDLC
13 21 (3.93%) Project Management
14 20 (3.75%) ITIL
15 17 (3.18%) Analytics
15 17 (3.18%) Scrum
15 17 (3.18%) Software Engineering
16 16 (3.00%) SOA
17 15 (2.81%) DevOps
18 14 (2.62%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 312 (58.43%) SQL
2 183 (34.27%) C#
3 126 (23.60%) T-SQL
4 118 (22.10%) JavaScript
5 48 (8.99%) Java
6 32 (5.99%) PL/SQL
7 28 (5.24%) VBA
8 22 (4.12%) C++
8 22 (4.12%) VB
9 17 (3.18%) ECMAScript
9 17 (3.18%) ES6
9 17 (3.18%) PHP
10 15 (2.81%) PowerShell
10 15 (2.81%) VB.NET
11 7 (1.31%) Shell Script
12 4 (0.75%) C
12 4 (0.75%) VB6
13 3 (0.56%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.56%) Perl
13 3 (0.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (3.00%) Degree
2 13 (2.43%) Security Cleared
3 9 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (1.50%) BPSS Clearance
5 7 (1.31%) ISEB
5 7 (1.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (0.75%) MCSA
6 4 (0.75%) MCSE
6 4 (0.75%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.56%) Sun Certification
8 2 (0.37%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.19%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.19%) CCDE
9 1 (0.19%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.19%) CISSP
9 1 (0.19%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.19%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.19%) MCITP
9 1 (0.19%) SAS Certification
9 1 (0.19%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.62%) Data Quality
2 13 (2.43%) Disclosure Scotland
3 12 (2.25%) QA
4 2 (0.37%) WCAG
5 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.19%) PMBOK
System Software
1 36 (6.74%) Active Directory
2 30 (5.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (2.43%) Hyper-V
4 8 (1.50%) vSphere
5 7 (1.31%) KVM
5 7 (1.31%) Xen
6 4 (0.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 4 (0.75%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (0.75%) Terminal Services
6 4 (0.75%) vCloud
6 4 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.56%) NFS
7 3 (0.56%) SRDF
7 3 (0.56%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.56%) XenApp
8 2 (0.37%) VMware Server
8 2 (0.37%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.19%) Firmware
9 1 (0.19%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 5 (0.94%) Ansible
2 4 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (0.75%) Puppet
2 4 (0.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (0.56%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (0.56%) SCCM
4 2 (0.37%) Cacti
4 2 (0.37%) Grafana
4 2 (0.37%) Graphite
4 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 2 (0.37%) Nagios
4 2 (0.37%) Opsview
4 2 (0.37%) Salt
4 2 (0.37%) SCOM
5 1 (0.19%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.19%) SCDPM
5 1 (0.19%) WSUS
Vendors
1 189 (35.39%) Microsoft
2 94 (17.60%) Oracle
3 43 (8.05%) VMware
4 27 (5.06%) Informatica
5 17 (3.18%) IBM
6 13 (2.43%) HP
7 12 (2.25%) Citrix
7 12 (2.25%) Sitecore
8 11 (2.06%) Cisco
8 11 (2.06%) Sybase
9 10 (1.87%) Red Hat
9 10 (1.87%) Xamarin
10 9 (1.69%) NetApp
11 7 (1.31%) Tableau
12 6 (1.12%) EMC
12 6 (1.12%) iManage
12 6 (1.12%) Veeam
13 4 (0.75%) Symantec
14 3 (0.56%) CommVault
14 3 (0.56%) TIBCO
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