The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in North Yorkshire with a requirement for SQL Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Yorkshire / North Yorkshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 9 8
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 14 22 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in North Yorkshire 10.14% 11.89% 13.91%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 56.00% 57.89% 61.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 22
Median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £264 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £445 £414
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £335
% change year-on-year +2.85% +4.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £13.19 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £32.66 £23.50
% change year-on-year +20.96% +38.95%  

SQL Server is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in North Yorkshire with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
North Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 25 38 52
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in North Yorkshire 18.12% 20.54% 22.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 25 30
Median daily rate £350 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.25% +11.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £450 £441
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Median hourly rate - £13.35 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -61.87%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year +22.58% +19.23%  

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in North Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in North Yorkshire citing SQL Server as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in North Yorkshire

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SQL Server in North Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server in North Yorkshire

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in North Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in North Yorkshire over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server in North Yorkshire

SQL Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server in North Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server in North Yorkshire

SQL Server
Contract Job Locations in North 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 North Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. 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 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
York +4 6 £375 -3.84% 12
Selby - 2 - - 1
Middlesbrough -3 1 £350 +73.91%
SQL Server
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, 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 North Yorkshire region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 21 (63.64%) C#
1 21 (63.64%) .NET
2 16 (48.48%) SQL
3 15 (45.45%) Oracle
4 10 (30.30%) MVC
4 10 (30.30%) Microsoft
5 9 (27.27%) ASP.NET
6 7 (21.21%) Oracle Database
6 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (21.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (21.21%) Security Cleared
7 6 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (18.18%) .NET Framework
7 6 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (18.18%) Visual Studio
7 6 (18.18%) SharePoint
7 6 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (15.15%) ITIL
8 5 (15.15%) Windows
8 5 (15.15%) CSS
8 5 (15.15%) T-SQL
8 5 (15.15%) HTML
8 5 (15.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (15.15%) Infrastructure Management
8 5 (15.15%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2014
9 4 (12.12%) Amazon AWS
9 4 (12.12%) Unit Testing
9 4 (12.12%) Data Migration

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in North 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 6 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.06%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (6.06%) Confluence
2 2 (6.06%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (3.03%) Apache
3 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.03%) IIS
3 1 (3.03%) Live Communications Server
3 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (12.12%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (6.06%) IaaS
3 2 (6.06%) PaaS
3 2 (6.06%) SaaS
4 1 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (3.03%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) Firewall
2 1 (3.03%) DHCP
2 1 (3.03%) DNS
2 1 (3.03%) Internet
2 1 (3.03%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) Oracle Database
1 7 (21.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (15.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (12.12%) Oracle9i Database
4 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (6.06%) Big Data
6 2 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (6.06%) Oracle8/8i Database
7 1 (3.03%) MS Access
7 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
7 1 (3.03%) Power BI
7 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
7 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 6 (18.18%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.06%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.06%) JIRA
3 1 (3.03%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (3.03%) Moq
3 1 (3.03%) NUnit
General
1 1 (3.03%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (57.58%) Developer
2 12 (36.36%) .NET Developer
3 8 (24.24%) C# .NET Developer
3 8 (24.24%) C# Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Applications Support
4 4 (12.12%) SQL Developer
4 4 (12.12%) T-SQL Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Applications Support Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Developer
5 3 (9.09%) SSIS Developer
5 3 (9.09%) SSRS Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Support Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) BizTalk Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Data Migration Developer
6 2 (6.06%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.06%) SQL DBA
6 2 (6.06%) SSAS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (63.64%) .NET
2 9 (27.27%) ASP.NET
3 6 (18.18%) .NET Framework
4 5 (15.15%) ASP.NET Web API
4 5 (15.15%) CSS
4 5 (15.15%) HTML
5 3 (9.09%) AngularJS
5 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (9.09%) Entity Framework
5 3 (9.09%) XML
5 3 (9.09%) XSLT
6 2 (6.06%) WCF
7 1 (3.03%) HTML5
7 1 (3.03%) MDX
7 1 (3.03%) Web Services
7 1 (3.03%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Clustering
1 3 (9.09%) N-Tier
2 2 (6.06%) Replication
3 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.03%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.03%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.03%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.15%) Windows
2 1 (3.03%) Solaris
2 1 (3.03%) Unix
2 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) MVC
2 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (15.15%) Infrastructure Management
4 5 (15.15%) ITIL
5 4 (12.12%) Data Migration
5 4 (12.12%) Migration
5 4 (12.12%) Unit Testing
6 3 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (9.09%) Refactoring
6 3 (9.09%) TDD
7 2 (6.06%) Capacity Management
7 2 (6.06%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (6.06%) Continuous Deployment
7 2 (6.06%) DevOps
7 2 (6.06%) High Availability
7 2 (6.06%) Network Design
7 2 (6.06%) Software Engineering
8 1 (3.03%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 21 (63.64%) C#
2 16 (48.48%) SQL
3 5 (15.15%) T-SQL
4 4 (12.12%) Java
5 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.03%) VB
5 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.09%) Degree
2 3 (9.09%) HNC
2 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.03%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (3.03%) MCP
3 1 (3.03%) MCSE
3 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.03%) ISA Server
2 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) Ansible
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (3.03%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.03%) Netcool
2 1 (3.03%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (3.03%) SCOM
2 1 (3.03%) Unicenter
2 1 (3.03%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 15 (45.45%) Oracle
2 10 (30.30%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.03%) Citrix
3 1 (3.03%) CyberArk
3 1 (3.03%) EMC
3 1 (3.03%) Google
3 1 (3.03%) HP
3 1 (3.03%) Imperva
3 1 (3.03%) Meridio
3 1 (3.03%) Qualys
3 1 (3.03%) Splunk
3 1 (3.03%) Veritas
3 1 (3.03%) VMware