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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 11 9 8
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 246 275 341
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 10.07% 12.63% 12.62%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 41.84% 39.91% 48.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 159 159
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£320 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £180 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 21 10
Average hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +81.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.23 £17.50 £16.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +5.76%
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
588 689 701
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 24.08% 31.65% 25.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 362 416 350
Average daily rate £325 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £411 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 28 14
Average hourly rate £22.50 £32.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% +58.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.01 £17.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £31.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.05 £30.00 £32.30
% change year-on-year
+6.81% -7.12%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 23 September 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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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 0 185 £323 +7.50% 143
South Yorkshire -1 38 £310 +37.77% 43
North Yorkshire -24 10 £319 -0.39% 46
East Yorkshire - - - - 11
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 236 (48.36%) .NET
2 222 (45.49%) SQL
3 217 (44.47%) C#
4 150 (30.74%) ASP.NET
5 118 (24.18%) Microsoft
5 118 (24.18%) SQL Server 2008
6 114 (23.36%) Agile Software Development
7 107 (21.93%) MVC
8 97 (19.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 95 (19.47%) Oracle
10 88 (18.03%) SQL Server 2005
11 87 (17.83%) JavaScript
12 80 (16.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 79 (16.19%) HTML
14 73 (14.96%) CSS
15 69 (14.14%) Finance
16 68 (13.93%) T-SQL
17 65 (13.32%) Windows
18 60 (12.30%) WCF
19 59 (12.09%) XML
20 56 (11.48%) MS Excel
21 55 (11.27%) Web Services
21 55 (11.27%) Visual Studio
22 54 (11.07%) WinForms
22 54 (11.07%) .NET Framework
23 50 (10.25%) Data Warehouse
24 49 (10.04%) Business Intelligence
25 48 (9.84%) VB.NET
26 47 (9.63%) jQuery
27 43 (8.81%) Team Foundation Server

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 40 (8.20%) SharePoint
2 21 (4.30%) CMS
3 18 (3.69%) BizTalk Server
4 17 (3.48%) IIS
5 12 (2.46%) MS Exchange
6 8 (1.64%) Tomcat
7 7 (1.43%) SharePoint 2010
8 6 (1.23%) Apache
9 5 (1.02%) WebLogic
9 5 (1.02%) SharePoint Server
10 4 (0.82%) Lync
10 4 (0.82%) Umbraco
11 3 (0.61%) Sitecore CMS
11 3 (0.61%) SAS
12 2 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.41%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2007
13 1 (0.20%) LiveLink
13 1 (0.20%) Oracle Workflow
13 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 56 (11.48%) MS Excel
2 18 (3.69%) MS Office
3 9 (1.84%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (0.82%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.41%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.46%) VPN
2 11 (2.25%) Firewall
3 9 (1.84%) TCP/IP
4 8 (1.64%) SAN
5 7 (1.43%) Network Security
6 5 (1.02%) HTTP
6 5 (1.02%) Wireless
6 5 (1.02%) LDAP
7 4 (0.82%) FTP
7 4 (0.82%) DNS
7 4 (0.82%) IPsec
7 4 (0.82%) Internet
7 4 (0.82%) MPLS
8 3 (0.61%) VLAN
8 3 (0.61%) DHCP
9 2 (0.41%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.41%) SSH
9 2 (0.41%) OpenLDAP
9 2 (0.41%) PuTTY
10 1 (0.20%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (24.18%) SQL Server 2008
2 97 (19.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 88 (18.03%) SQL Server 2005
4 80 (16.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 50 (10.25%) Data Warehouse
6 36 (7.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 34 (6.97%) Relational Database
8 29 (5.94%) SQL Server 2012
9 19 (3.89%) MySQL
10 18 (3.69%) MS Access
11 16 (3.28%) SQL Server 2000
12 15 (3.07%) Star Schema
13 13 (2.66%) Oracle Database
14 11 (2.25%) DB2
15 9 (1.84%) QlikView
16 7 (1.43%) OLAP
17 6 (1.23%) Crystal Reports
17 6 (1.23%) Oracle Database 11g
17 6 (1.23%) RDBMS
18 5 (1.02%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 55 (11.27%) Visual Studio
2 43 (8.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (1.84%) Maven
4 8 (1.64%) Git (software)
4 8 (1.64%) MSTest
5 7 (1.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 6 (1.23%) Selenium
7 5 (1.02%) SoapUI
8 4 (0.82%) Subversion
9 3 (0.61%) JUnit
9 3 (0.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 3 (0.61%) JIRA
9 3 (0.61%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.41%) Oracle APEX
10 2 (0.41%) QuickTest Pro
10 2 (0.41%) NUnit
10 2 (0.41%) Bazaar
10 2 (0.41%) Hudson
10 2 (0.41%) Mercurial
11 1 (0.20%) WebDriver
General
1 69 (14.14%) Finance
2 11 (2.25%) Retail
3 9 (1.84%) Back Office
4 8 (1.64%) Manufacturing
5 7 (1.43%) Marketing
6 5 (1.02%) Banking
7 4 (0.82%) Telecoms
7 4 (0.82%) Advertising
8 3 (0.61%) Publishing
8 3 (0.61%) Electronics
8 3 (0.61%) Multimedia
8 3 (0.61%) Billing
9 2 (0.41%) Front Office
10 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.20%) Legal
10 1 (0.20%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 293 (60.04%) Developer
2 128 (26.23%) .NET Developer
3 67 (13.73%) Analyst
4 63 (12.91%) C# Developer
5 51 (10.45%) SQL Developer
6 42 (8.61%) C# .NET Developer
7 34 (6.97%) DBA
8 30 (6.15%) Architect
9 27 (5.53%) VB Developer
10 25 (5.12%) SQL DBA
11 24 (4.92%) VB6 Developer
12 20 (4.10%) ASP.NET Developer
12 20 (4.10%) Applications Support
12 20 (4.10%) Web Developer
13 18 (3.69%) Senior Developer
13 18 (3.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 17 (3.48%) VB.NET Developer
14 17 (3.48%) WinForms Developer
14 17 (3.48%) SQL Server Developer
15 16 (3.28%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 236 (48.36%) .NET
2 150 (30.74%) ASP.NET
3 79 (16.19%) HTML
4 73 (14.96%) CSS
5 60 (12.30%) WCF
6 59 (12.09%) XML
7 55 (11.27%) Web Services
8 54 (11.07%) WinForms
8 54 (11.07%) .NET Framework
9 47 (9.63%) jQuery
10 39 (7.99%) ASP.NET MVC
11 25 (5.12%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 24 (4.92%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 18 (3.69%) HTML5
14 17 (3.48%) WPF
15 15 (3.07%) Silverlight
15 15 (3.07%) Ajax
15 15 (3.07%) XHTML
16 12 (2.46%) Hibernate
16 12 (2.46%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 30 (6.15%) NHS
2 24 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (3.89%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (2.05%) N-Tier
5 8 (1.64%) Replication
6 6 (1.23%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.02%) Mobile App
8 4 (0.82%) Clustering
8 4 (0.82%) Computer Science
9 3 (0.61%) Data Integration
9 3 (0.61%) DTV
9 3 (0.61%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.41%) EPoS
10 2 (0.41%) W3C
10 2 (0.41%) Open Source
10 2 (0.41%) Embedded Systems
11 1 (0.20%) User Experience
11 1 (0.20%) GIS
11 1 (0.20%) CLARiiON
11 1 (0.20%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 65 (13.32%) Windows
2 19 (3.89%) Linux
3 8 (1.64%) UNIX
4 7 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (1.23%) Oracle Linux
5 6 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (0.82%) AIX
6 4 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.41%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.41%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.41%) Debian
7 2 (0.41%) Android
8 1 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.20%) HPUX
8 1 (0.20%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.20%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.20%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (23.36%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (21.93%) MVC
3 49 (10.04%) Business Intelligence
4 36 (7.38%) ETL
5 34 (6.97%) Software Engineering
6 33 (6.76%) SOA
7 32 (6.56%) Data Modelling
8 23 (4.71%) Migration
9 21 (4.30%) Scrum
9 21 (4.30%) Performance Tuning
10 20 (4.10%) Data Management
10 20 (4.10%) Web Development
10 20 (4.10%) Continuous Integration
11 19 (3.89%) OO
12 18 (3.69%) Service Delivery
13 17 (3.48%) Unit Testing
14 16 (3.28%) Master Data Management
15 13 (2.66%) Mentoring
16 12 (2.46%) Performance Improvement
16 12 (2.46%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 222 (45.49%) SQL
2 217 (44.47%) C#
3 87 (17.83%) JavaScript
4 68 (13.93%) T-SQL
5 48 (9.84%) VB.NET
6 38 (7.79%) VB
7 29 (5.94%) VB6
8 27 (5.53%) Java
9 16 (3.28%) VBA
10 11 (2.25%) PL/SQL
11 10 (2.05%) PHP
12 6 (1.23%) PowerShell
13 4 (0.82%) C++
14 3 (0.61%) Delphi
14 3 (0.61%) C
14 3 (0.61%) Python
15 2 (0.41%) Embedded C
15 2 (0.41%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.41%) XAML
15 2 (0.41%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (1.64%) Degree
2 6 (1.23%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.02%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.82%) ISTQB
4 4 (0.82%) ISEB
5 3 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.41%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (0.41%) MCSE
6 2 (0.41%) MCSA
7 1 (0.20%) CCNA
7 1 (0.20%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.20%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.48%) QA
2 2 (0.41%) SLA
3 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.20%) Basel II
3 1 (0.20%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.20%) COBIT
3 1 (0.20%) HL7
3 1 (0.20%) COREP
3 1 (0.20%) AIFMD
3 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 17 (3.48%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.84%) Hyper-V
3 6 (1.23%) Xen
4 5 (1.02%) vSphere
4 5 (1.02%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (0.61%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.41%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.41%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.41%) qmail
8 1 (0.20%) XenServer
8 1 (0.20%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.20%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 5 (1.02%) SCOM
2 3 (0.61%) WSUS
2 3 (0.61%) SCCM
3 2 (0.41%) Data Guard
3 2 (0.41%) Hyperic
3 2 (0.41%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.20%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.20%) OpenView
4 1 (0.20%) OVSD
Vendors
1 118 (24.18%) Microsoft
2 95 (19.47%) Oracle
3 15 (3.07%) Business Objects
4 14 (2.87%) VMware
5 12 (2.46%) SAP
6 11 (2.25%) HP
7 10 (2.05%) IBM
8 8 (1.64%) JBoss
9 7 (1.43%) NetApp
10 6 (1.23%) Cisco
11 5 (1.02%) Sybase
11 5 (1.02%) EMC
12 4 (0.82%) Red Hat
13 3 (0.61%) Telerik
13 3 (0.61%) Sitecore
13 3 (0.61%) Informatica
13 3 (0.61%) Dell
13 3 (0.61%) Jaspersoft
14 2 (0.41%) Sun
14 2 (0.41%) Epicor
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