The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 42 57 40
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -17
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 31 17 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 3.12% 1.92% 4.81%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.30% 6.51% 18.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 11 25
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£284 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.41% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-35.00% -14.28%
SQL Server 2008
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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 Leeds region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
233 261 283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 23.42% 29.52% 26.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 170 162
Average daily rate £313 £313 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £427 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 3
Average hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +164.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.05
% change year-on-year
- -6.39%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Leeds region.

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

SQL Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Leeds region.

SQL Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing SQL Server 2008 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 2008.

1 50 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 36 (72.00%) C#
3 33 (66.00%) SQL
4 32 (64.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 24 (48.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 22 (44.00%) .NET
7 20 (40.00%) ASP.NET
7 20 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 20 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (38.00%) XML
9 15 (30.00%) JavaScript
9 15 (30.00%) Microsoft
10 14 (28.00%) Star Schema
11 13 (26.00%) Visual Studio
11 13 (26.00%) HTML
12 12 (24.00%) T-SQL
12 12 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
13 11 (22.00%) Performance Improvement
13 11 (22.00%) CSS
14 10 (20.00%) .NET Framework
15 9 (18.00%) Ajax
15 9 (18.00%) Web Services
16 8 (16.00%) Windows
16 8 (16.00%) MVC
16 8 (16.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 7 (14.00%) SQL Server 2012
17 7 (14.00%) XHTML
17 7 (14.00%) MS Excel
18 6 (12.00%) SharePoint
19 5 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing SQL Server 2008 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 2008. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (12.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (8.00%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 7 (14.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (10.00%) MS Office
3 4 (8.00%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 32 (64.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 24 (48.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 20 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (28.00%) Star Schema
6 8 (16.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (14.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (6.00%) Relational Database
9 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (4.00%) Oracle BI EE
10 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database
11 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (2.00%) QlikView
11 1 (2.00%) Oracle ODI
11 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (2.00%) MS Access
11 1 (2.00%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 13 (26.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (6.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (6.00%) MSTest
3 2 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle APEX
General
1 2 (4.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.00%) Banking
2 1 (2.00%) Retail
2 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 44 (88.00%) Developer
2 19 (38.00%) SQL Developer
3 14 (28.00%) .NET Developer
4 6 (12.00%) C# Developer
4 6 (12.00%) SQL Server Developer
5 3 (6.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (6.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (6.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (4.00%) Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) DBA
6 2 (4.00%) SharePoint Developer
7 1 (2.00%) DevOps Administrator
7 1 (2.00%) SQL DBA
7 1 (2.00%) Junior Developer
7 1 (2.00%) C# Web Developer
7 1 (2.00%) Database Developer
7 1 (2.00%) Data Analyst
7 1 (2.00%) Oracle DBA
7 1 (2.00%) .NET Web Developer
7 1 (2.00%) Junior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (44.00%) .NET
2 20 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 19 (38.00%) XML
4 13 (26.00%) HTML
5 11 (22.00%) CSS
6 10 (20.00%) .NET Framework
7 9 (18.00%) Ajax
7 9 (18.00%) Web Services
8 7 (14.00%) XHTML
9 5 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (10.00%) WCF
9 5 (10.00%) jQuery
10 4 (8.00%) WPF
10 4 (8.00%) WinForms
10 4 (8.00%) MDX
10 4 (8.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 3 (6.00%) LINQ
12 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 1 (2.00%) AppFabric
13 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.00%) Wiki
2 1 (2.00%) PKI
2 1 (2.00%) Cryptography
2 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.00%) NHS
2 1 (2.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.00%) Windows
2 1 (2.00%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (2.00%) Android
2 1 (2.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (2.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (22.00%) Performance Improvement
4 8 (16.00%) MVC
5 5 (10.00%) ETL
6 4 (8.00%) E-Commerce
6 4 (8.00%) OO
6 4 (8.00%) Migration
7 3 (6.00%) Web Development
7 3 (6.00%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (4.00%) Workflow
9 1 (2.00%) DevOps
9 1 (2.00%) Automated Testing
9 1 (2.00%) TDD
9 1 (2.00%) Content Management
9 1 (2.00%) Unit Testing
9 1 (2.00%) Dependency Injection
9 1 (2.00%) Service Delivery
9 1 (2.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (72.00%) C#
2 33 (66.00%) SQL
3 15 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 12 (24.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (4.00%) VBA
5 2 (4.00%) Delphi
6 1 (2.00%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (2.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.00%) ISO 14001
1 1 (2.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) OVSD
1 1 (2.00%) Data Guard
1 1 (2.00%) OpenView
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 15 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.00%) Oracle
3 1 (2.00%) Xamarin
3 1 (2.00%) HP
3 1 (2.00%) Informatica
3 1 (2.00%) Perforce
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