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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 7 9 8
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 403 241 265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 13.50% 10.28% 12.59%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 48.73% 42.96% 42.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 122 142
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£325 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £425 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 18
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -54.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £22.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -17.27%
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
827 561 621
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 27.71% 23.93% 29.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 552 311 346
Average daily rate £350 £325 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +5.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £270 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £485 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 29
Average hourly rate £23.75 £16.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.43% -57.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £13.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.20 £50.00 £42.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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 3 August 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 3 August 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 3 August 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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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 +2 326 £325 +4.00% 124
South Yorkshire -2 41 £338 +3.84% 34
North Yorkshire +9 33 £350 +19.14% 33
Humberside - 1 £500 -
East Yorkshire - 1 £300 - 7
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

1 496 (63.75%) SQL
2 308 (39.59%) .NET
3 268 (34.45%) Microsoft
4 245 (31.49%) Agile Software Development
5 238 (30.59%) C#
6 223 (28.66%) T-SQL
7 219 (28.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 169 (21.72%) Windows
9 167 (21.47%) Oracle
10 165 (21.21%) MVC
11 158 (20.31%) ASP.NET
12 151 (19.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 141 (18.12%) Finance
14 139 (17.87%) Business Intelligence
14 139 (17.87%) SQL Server 2012
15 125 (16.07%) JavaScript
15 125 (16.07%) jQuery
16 123 (15.81%) SQL Server 2008
17 100 (12.85%) Data Warehouse
18 99 (12.72%) HTML
19 90 (11.57%) CSS
19 90 (11.57%) Web Services
20 88 (11.31%) ITIL
21 87 (11.18%) WCF
22 85 (10.93%) TDD
23 82 (10.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
24 79 (10.15%) Team Foundation Server
25 77 (9.90%) VMware
26 76 (9.77%) SharePoint
27 75 (9.64%) PowerShell

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 76 (9.77%) SharePoint
2 69 (8.87%) IIS
3 41 (5.27%) CMS
4 26 (3.34%) BizTalk Server
5 23 (2.96%) JBoss
6 22 (2.83%) MS Exchange
7 17 (2.19%) Umbraco
8 12 (1.54%) SAS
9 8 (1.03%) Lync
10 7 (0.90%) SharePoint 2013
11 6 (0.77%) Sitecore CMS
11 6 (0.77%) Apache
11 6 (0.77%) WebSphere
12 5 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2010
13 4 (0.51%) Tomcat
14 3 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2007
14 3 (0.39%) Node.js
14 3 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
14 3 (0.39%) EPiServer CMS
15 2 (0.26%) Confluence
Applications
1 71 (9.13%) MS Excel
2 13 (1.67%) MS Office
3 7 (0.90%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.77%) PowerPivot
5 5 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.26%) FastStats
7 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.26%) Tridion
2 2 (0.26%) Unica
2 2 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.13%) Line 500
3 1 (0.13%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.13%) Agresso
3 1 (0.13%) SAP SRM
3 1 (0.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.51%) Office 365
3 3 (0.39%) SaaS
4 2 (0.26%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.13%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (4.37%) Firewall
2 21 (2.70%) SAN
3 17 (2.19%) LAN
3 17 (2.19%) WAN
4 14 (1.80%) Internet
5 7 (0.90%) DNS
5 7 (0.90%) Unified Communications
6 4 (0.51%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (0.51%) VLAN
6 4 (0.51%) DHCP
6 4 (0.51%) SSL
7 3 (0.39%) LDAP
7 3 (0.39%) HTTP
8 2 (0.26%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.26%) VPN
8 2 (0.26%) FTP
8 2 (0.26%) DMZ
8 2 (0.26%) Intranet
8 2 (0.26%) Network Security
8 2 (0.26%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 219 (28.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 151 (19.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 139 (17.87%) SQL Server 2012
4 123 (15.81%) SQL Server 2008
5 100 (12.85%) Data Warehouse
6 82 (10.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 67 (8.61%) Oracle Database
8 62 (7.97%) SQL Server 2005
9 53 (6.81%) Oracle Database 11g
10 23 (2.96%) Relational Database
11 16 (2.06%) DB2
12 14 (1.80%) SQL Server 2000
13 13 (1.67%) OLAP
14 12 (1.54%) BusinessObjects
14 12 (1.54%) MySQL
15 11 (1.41%) MongoDB
16 10 (1.29%) Data Mart
17 9 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
17 9 (1.16%) Data Mining
17 9 (1.16%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 79 (10.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 72 (9.25%) Visual Studio
3 61 (7.84%) NUnit
4 35 (4.50%) Selenium
5 33 (4.24%) Toad
6 24 (3.08%) SpecFlow
7 19 (2.44%) Rhino Mocks
8 13 (1.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 12 (1.54%) Git (software)
10 10 (1.29%) Oracle APEX
11 9 (1.16%) JMeter
11 9 (1.16%) Oracle Forms
11 9 (1.16%) Octopus Deploy
12 8 (1.03%) Maven
13 7 (0.90%) Cucumber
14 6 (0.77%) Axure RP
14 6 (0.77%) WebDriver
14 6 (0.77%) Subversion
14 6 (0.77%) JUnit
15 5 (0.64%) eggPlant
General
1 141 (18.12%) Finance
2 18 (2.31%) Marketing
3 13 (1.67%) Back Office
4 12 (1.54%) Banking
5 9 (1.16%) Publishing
6 7 (0.90%) Retail
7 4 (0.51%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.39%) Billing
8 3 (0.39%) Legal
8 3 (0.39%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.26%) Electronics
9 2 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.26%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.26%) Local Government
9 2 (0.26%) Games
10 1 (0.13%) Military
10 1 (0.13%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.13%) Advertising
10 1 (0.13%) Law
Job Titles
1 410 (52.70%) Developer
2 113 (14.52%) Analyst
2 113 (14.52%) .NET Developer
3 80 (10.28%) DBA
4 77 (9.90%) SQL Developer
5 62 (7.97%) SQL DBA
6 47 (6.04%) C# Developer
7 39 (5.01%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 38 (4.88%) Test Analyst
9 36 (4.63%) Oracle Developer
10 35 (4.50%) Web Developer
11 31 (3.98%) Applications Developer
11 31 (3.98%) Administrator
11 31 (3.98%) C# .NET Developer
12 29 (3.73%) Applications Support
12 29 (3.73%) SQL Server DBA
13 28 (3.60%) Database Developer
14 25 (3.21%) Support Analyst
14 25 (3.21%) Architect
15 22 (2.83%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 308 (39.59%) .NET
2 158 (20.31%) ASP.NET
3 125 (16.07%) jQuery
4 99 (12.72%) HTML
5 90 (11.57%) CSS
5 90 (11.57%) Web Services
6 87 (11.18%) WCF
7 74 (9.51%) ASP.NET MVC
8 62 (7.97%) .NET Framework
8 62 (7.97%) ASP.NET Web API
9 57 (7.33%) XML
10 56 (7.20%) Entity Framework
11 35 (4.50%) AngularJS
12 34 (4.37%) JSON
13 27 (3.47%) NHibernate
14 26 (3.34%) KnockoutJS
14 26 (3.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 21 (2.70%) HTML5
16 20 (2.57%) MDX
17 19 (2.44%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 28 (3.60%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (3.47%) NHS
3 26 (3.34%) Clustering
4 19 (2.44%) Visualisation
5 17 (2.19%) Replication
6 15 (1.93%) Data Integration
7 13 (1.67%) Data Centre
7 13 (1.67%) N-Tier
8 11 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (1.03%) Management Information System
10 7 (0.90%) Client/Server
11 6 (0.77%) CMDB
12 5 (0.64%) Data Structures
13 3 (0.39%) Data Extraction
13 3 (0.39%) Social Media
13 3 (0.39%) Statistics
14 2 (0.26%) Data Protection Act
14 2 (0.26%) Computer Science
14 2 (0.26%) DTV
14 2 (0.26%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 169 (21.72%) Windows
2 71 (9.13%) Linux
3 49 (6.30%) Windows Server 2008
4 34 (4.37%) UNIX
5 33 (4.24%) Windows Server 2003
6 24 (3.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 23 (2.96%) Windows 2000 Server
7 23 (2.96%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (1.16%) Windows 2000
9 7 (0.90%) Windows 7
10 6 (0.77%) Windows NT
11 5 (0.64%) Windows XP
12 4 (0.51%) Apple iOS
13 3 (0.39%) AIX
14 2 (0.26%) Solaris
14 2 (0.26%) Android
14 2 (0.26%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.13%) Debian
15 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 245 (31.49%) Agile Software Development
2 165 (21.21%) MVC
3 139 (17.87%) Business Intelligence
4 88 (11.31%) ITIL
5 85 (10.93%) TDD
6 69 (8.87%) Scrum
7 68 (8.74%) ETL
8 67 (8.61%) Data Modelling
9 61 (7.84%) Continuous Integration
10 57 (7.33%) SDLC
11 51 (6.56%) OO
12 49 (6.30%) Unit Testing
13 46 (5.91%) E-Commerce
14 45 (5.78%) Migration
15 35 (4.50%) Data Mapping
16 34 (4.37%) Software Engineering
17 30 (3.86%) Test Scripting
18 28 (3.60%) User Acceptance Testing
18 28 (3.60%) Performance Tuning
19 27 (3.47%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 496 (63.75%) SQL
2 238 (30.59%) C#
3 223 (28.66%) T-SQL
4 125 (16.07%) JavaScript
5 75 (9.64%) PowerShell
6 69 (8.87%) PL/SQL
7 44 (5.66%) VB
8 27 (3.47%) VB.NET
9 23 (2.96%) VB6
10 22 (2.83%) VBA
11 21 (2.70%) Java
12 15 (1.93%) Shell Script
13 11 (1.41%) Perl
14 8 (1.03%) C++
14 8 (1.03%) FoxPro (VFP)
15 7 (0.90%) Korn
15 7 (0.90%) Bash Shell
16 6 (0.77%) Jython
16 6 (0.77%) VBScript
17 5 (0.64%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (2.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (1.54%) Security Cleared
3 8 (1.03%) Degree
4 6 (0.77%) ISTQB
4 6 (0.77%) MCSE
4 6 (0.77%) ISEB
5 5 (0.64%) SC Cleared
6 4 (0.51%) MCSA
7 3 (0.39%) Oracle Certification
7 3 (0.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (0.39%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 2 (0.26%) MCP
8 2 (0.26%) MCITP
8 2 (0.26%) Sun Certification
8 2 (0.26%) CISSP
9 1 (0.13%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.13%) PMP
9 1 (0.13%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.13%) MCPD
9 1 (0.13%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (2.96%) QA
2 8 (1.03%) SLA
2 8 (1.03%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.39%) Solvency II
3 3 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.13%) HL7
4 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 43 (5.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 39 (5.01%) Active Directory
3 12 (1.54%) VMware Server
4 9 (1.16%) Oracle RAC
5 8 (1.03%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.51%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.13%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.13%) Xen
7 1 (0.13%) XenApp
7 1 (0.13%) XenServer
7 1 (0.13%) vSphere
7 1 (0.13%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.13%) Varnish
7 1 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.13%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.13%) Corosync
7 1 (0.13%) KVM
Systems Management
1 9 (1.16%) Oracle RMAN
2 8 (1.03%) Control-M
2 8 (1.03%) SCCM
2 8 (1.03%) Puppet
3 6 (0.77%) HP UCMDB
3 6 (0.77%) Foglight
4 4 (0.51%) Backup Exec
4 4 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (0.26%) WSUS
6 2 (0.26%) SCOM
6 2 (0.26%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.13%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.13%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.13%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.13%) Opsview
7 1 (0.13%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.13%) Nagios
Vendors
1 268 (34.45%) Microsoft
2 167 (21.47%) Oracle
3 77 (9.90%) VMware
4 38 (4.88%) Cisco
5 25 (3.21%) Red Hat
6 21 (2.70%) Sitecore
7 19 (2.44%) NetApp
8 14 (1.80%) HP
8 14 (1.80%) EPiServer
9 13 (1.67%) SolarWinds
10 11 (1.41%) EMC
11 10 (1.29%) Citrix
11 10 (1.29%) Sybase
11 10 (1.29%) SAP
12 9 (1.16%) IBM
13 7 (0.90%) PeopleSoft
13 7 (0.90%) Remedy
13 7 (0.90%) Tableau
14 6 (0.77%) New Relic
15 5 (0.64%) SonicWALL
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