The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in York 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 26 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)
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 10 5
Rank change year-on-year +4 -5  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 6 11 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in York 10.00% 13.75% 19.33%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 66.67% 61.11% 63.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 17
Median daily rate £375 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.84% +11.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £375 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £420 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +2.85% +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £32.66 £23.25
% change year-on-year +20.96% +40.45%  

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 York with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
York
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 9 18 36
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in York 15.00% 22.50% 30.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 18
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £375 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £30.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +24.59% +17.30%  

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in York

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in York 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 York

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in York

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server in York

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in York

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in York over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server in York

SQL Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in York

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server in York

For the 6 months to 26 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 York region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 4 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
5 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (25.00%) Replication
5 2 (25.00%) Clustering
5 2 (25.00%) ITIL
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
6 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
6 1 (12.50%) ETL
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (12.50%) .NET
6 1 (12.50%) MCP
6 1 (12.50%) Windows
6 1 (12.50%) MCSE
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
6 1 (12.50%) Web Services
6 1 (12.50%) Migration

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in York 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:

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle9i Database
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (12.50%) Power BI
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2016
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Developer
1 4 (50.00%) T-SQL Developer
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Developer
2 3 (37.50%) SSIS Developer
2 3 (37.50%) SSRS Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Administrator
3 2 (25.00%) DBA
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle DBA
3 2 (25.00%) SQL DBA
3 2 (25.00%) SSAS Developer
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Azure Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Data Migration Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Office 365 Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
1 1 (12.50%) WCF
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Clustering
1 2 (25.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
3 1 (12.50%) ETL
3 1 (12.50%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (12.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) MCP
1 1 (12.50%) MCSE
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft