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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 50 51 31
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -20
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 29 25 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.69% 2.79% 4.78%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.55% 9.88% 22.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 16 23
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£313 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.25 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-28.46% +8.33%
SQL Server 2008
West Yorkshire

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
251 253 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 23.24% 28.24% 21.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 162 116
Average daily rate £325 £320 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -14.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £243 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £467 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 2
Average hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £14.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +202.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.36 £31.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.91% +3.27%

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
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 21 October 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 62 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 43 (69.35%) SQL Server 2005
3 37 (59.68%) C#
4 35 (56.45%) SQL
5 28 (45.16%) Microsoft
6 23 (37.10%) .NET
7 22 (35.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 22 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (33.87%) ASP.NET
9 20 (32.26%) Windows
10 19 (30.65%) XML
10 19 (30.65%) SQL Server 2012
11 18 (29.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 14 (22.58%) JavaScript
12 14 (22.58%) Star Schema
12 14 (22.58%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (19.35%) MS Exchange
13 12 (19.35%) Active Directory
14 11 (17.74%) IBM
14 11 (17.74%) EMC
14 11 (17.74%) Symantec
14 11 (17.74%) T-SQL
14 11 (17.74%) HTML
14 11 (17.74%) Visual Studio
14 11 (17.74%) NetBackup
14 11 (17.74%) VMware
14 11 (17.74%) VMware ESX
14 11 (17.74%) SCCM
14 11 (17.74%) SCOM
14 11 (17.74%) VMware Infrastructure

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 12 (19.35%) MS Exchange
2 11 (17.74%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (11.29%) IIS
3 7 (11.29%) Lotus Domino
4 4 (6.45%) SharePoint
4 4 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (4.84%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (3.23%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (8.06%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.45%) MS Office
3 2 (3.23%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (17.74%) NAS
2 7 (11.29%) Internet
3 1 (1.61%) MPLS
3 1 (1.61%) Firewall
3 1 (1.61%) VoIP
3 1 (1.61%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.61%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 43 (69.35%) SQL Server 2005
3 22 (35.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 19 (30.65%) SQL Server 2012
5 18 (29.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 14 (22.58%) Star Schema
7 8 (12.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (8.06%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (4.84%) Oracle Database
9 3 (4.84%) Relational Database
9 3 (4.84%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (1.61%) Oracle OLAP
11 1 (1.61%) QlikView
11 1 (1.61%) Data Mining
11 1 (1.61%) OLTP
11 1 (1.61%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (17.74%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.84%) MSTest
3 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle APEX
General
1 4 (6.45%) Finance
2 1 (1.61%) Banking
2 1 (1.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 46 (74.19%) Developer
2 19 (30.65%) SQL Developer
3 16 (25.81%) .NET Developer
4 8 (12.90%) C# Developer
4 8 (12.90%) Administrator
5 7 (11.29%) Exchange Administrator
6 6 (9.68%) SQL Server Developer
7 5 (8.06%) Consultant
7 5 (8.06%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (6.45%) DBA
8 4 (6.45%) Microsoft Consultant
8 4 (6.45%) Exchange Consultant
8 4 (6.45%) Exchange Engineer
9 3 (4.84%) SQL DBA
9 3 (4.84%) ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (4.84%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (3.23%) Analyst
10 2 (3.23%) Web Developer
10 2 (3.23%) Data Analyst
10 2 (3.23%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (37.10%) .NET
2 21 (33.87%) ASP.NET
3 19 (30.65%) XML
4 11 (17.74%) HTML
5 9 (14.52%) Web Services
5 9 (14.52%) CSS
6 8 (12.90%) .NET Framework
7 7 (11.29%) WCF
7 7 (11.29%) XHTML
7 7 (11.29%) Ajax
7 7 (11.29%) jQuery
8 6 (9.68%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (8.06%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 5 (8.06%) WPF
10 4 (6.45%) MDX
11 3 (4.84%) LINQ
11 3 (4.84%) WinForms
11 3 (4.84%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 2 (3.23%) Middleware
12 2 (3.23%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.23%) N-Tier
1 2 (3.23%) Wiki
1 2 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.61%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.61%) NHS
2 1 (1.61%) Clustering
2 1 (1.61%) Cryptography
2 1 (1.61%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 20 (32.26%) Windows
2 1 (1.61%) Windows 2000
2 1 (1.61%) Windows XP
2 1 (1.61%) Mac OS X
2 1 (1.61%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (1.61%) Windows Vista
2 1 (1.61%) Android
2 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (1.61%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (22.58%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (17.74%) Performance Improvement
4 9 (14.52%) MVC
5 7 (11.29%) ETL
6 5 (8.06%) OO
7 4 (6.45%) E-Commerce
8 3 (4.84%) Web Development
8 3 (4.84%) Unit Testing
8 3 (4.84%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (3.23%) DevOps
9 2 (3.23%) Dependency Injection
9 2 (3.23%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (3.23%) Project Management
9 2 (3.23%) Workflow
9 2 (3.23%) Migration
9 2 (3.23%) Automated Testing
9 2 (3.23%) TDD
10 1 (1.61%) Content Management
10 1 (1.61%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 37 (59.68%) C#
2 35 (56.45%) SQL
3 14 (22.58%) JavaScript
4 11 (17.74%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.23%) Delphi
6 1 (1.61%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.61%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (1.61%) Degree
1 1 (1.61%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.61%) ISO 14001
1 1 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (19.35%) Active Directory
2 11 (17.74%) VMware ESX
2 11 (17.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (17.74%) vSphere
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 11 (17.74%) NetBackup
1 11 (17.74%) SCCM
1 11 (17.74%) SCOM
2 1 (1.61%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.61%) OVSD
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (1.61%) OpenView
Vendors
1 28 (45.16%) Microsoft
2 11 (17.74%) IBM
2 11 (17.74%) EMC
2 11 (17.74%) Symantec
2 11 (17.74%) VMware
3 7 (11.29%) Lotus
4 5 (8.06%) Oracle
5 1 (1.61%) HP
5 1 (1.61%) Perforce
5 1 (1.61%) Xamarin
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