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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 83 57 50
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -7
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 27 52 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.86% 3.24% 3.09%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.58% 10.63% 14.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 39 20
Median daily rate £390 £325 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +12.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £299 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £335 £313
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £25.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+39.80% +22.61%
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
356 489 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 24.57% 30.49% 21.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 345 141
Median daily rate £400 £335 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% +7.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £293 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
Median hourly rate £14.50 £26.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.76% +101.92%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £28.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+8.77% +14.00%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leeds region citing SQL Server 2008 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 July 2016.

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 24 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2008 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 Leeds region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 52 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 48 (92.31%) SQL
3 25 (48.08%) T-SQL
4 24 (46.15%) .NET
5 23 (44.23%) ASP.NET
5 23 (44.23%) C#
6 20 (38.46%) Replication
7 18 (34.62%) Microsoft
7 18 (34.62%) Windows
7 18 (34.62%) Performance Tuning
8 16 (30.77%) Database Optimisation
8 16 (30.77%) .NET Framework
8 16 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
8 16 (30.77%) Entity Framework
9 15 (28.85%) Unit Testing
10 14 (26.92%) VMware
11 11 (21.15%) Active Directory
11 11 (21.15%) Mentoring
12 10 (19.23%) Windows Server
12 10 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
12 10 (19.23%) SQL Server 2005
13 9 (17.31%) IIS
13 9 (17.31%) ITIL
13 9 (17.31%) PowerShell
13 9 (17.31%) Windows Server 2008
13 9 (17.31%) SQL Server 2012
14 8 (15.38%) Citrix
14 8 (15.38%) SAN
15 7 (13.46%) HP
15 7 (13.46%) HTML

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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 9 (17.31%) IIS
2 7 (13.46%) SharePoint
2 7 (13.46%) SharePoint 2010
3 6 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (11.54%) MS Exchange
3 6 (11.54%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.92%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 6 (11.54%) InfoPath
2 2 (3.85%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.38%) SAN
2 5 (9.62%) Kerberos
3 4 (7.69%) NAS
4 3 (5.77%) VPN
5 2 (3.85%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (3.85%) DHCP
5 2 (3.85%) DNS
5 2 (3.85%) VoIP
6 1 (1.92%) Firewall
6 1 (1.92%) LAN
6 1 (1.92%) NetScaler
6 1 (1.92%) SSL
6 1 (1.92%) WAN
6 1 (1.92%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (19.23%) SQL Server 2005
3 9 (17.31%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (13.46%) SQL Server 2014
5 6 (11.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (9.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (5.77%) Oracle Database
7 3 (5.77%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (5.77%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (5.77%) Oracle9i Database
8 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.92%) Data Mining
9 1 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.92%) EDRMS
9 1 (1.92%) MS Access
9 1 (1.92%) QlikView
9 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.92%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.92%) Mercurial
2 1 (1.92%) Subversion
2 1 (1.92%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (11.54%) Legal
2 3 (5.77%) Finance
3 2 (3.85%) Retail
4 1 (1.92%) Back Office
4 1 (1.92%) Law
Job Titles
1 19 (36.54%) Developer
2 15 (28.85%) DBA
3 13 (25.00%) SQL Developer
4 12 (23.08%) SQL DBA
5 8 (15.38%) Administrator
6 7 (13.46%) SQL Server DBA
6 7 (13.46%) SQL Server Developer
7 5 (9.62%) .NET Developer
7 5 (9.62%) Systems Support
8 4 (7.69%) Consultant
8 4 (7.69%) Database Developer
8 4 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (7.69%) SQL Database Developer
8 4 (7.69%) Systems Developer
8 4 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
9 3 (5.77%) Operations Engineer
9 3 (5.77%) Server Administrator
9 3 (5.77%) VMware Engineer
9 3 (5.77%) Windows Administrator
9 3 (5.77%) Windows Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (46.15%) .NET
2 23 (44.23%) ASP.NET
3 16 (30.77%) .NET Framework
3 16 (30.77%) Entity Framework
4 7 (13.46%) HTML
5 6 (11.54%) CSS
5 6 (11.54%) CSS3
5 6 (11.54%) HTML5
6 3 (5.77%) jQuery
6 3 (5.77%) WCF
6 3 (5.77%) Web Services
6 3 (5.77%) XHTML
6 3 (5.77%) XML
7 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 2 (3.85%) JSON
7 2 (3.85%) Razor View Engine
7 2 (3.85%) XSLT
8 1 (1.92%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 20 (38.46%) Replication
2 5 (9.62%) Enterprise Storage
2 5 (9.62%) Management Information System
3 4 (7.69%) Data Centre
4 3 (5.77%) Clustering
5 2 (3.85%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.85%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.92%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.92%) NHS
6 1 (1.92%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.92%) PKI
6 1 (1.92%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 18 (34.62%) Windows
2 10 (19.23%) Windows Server
3 9 (17.31%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (9.62%) Linux
5 4 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (3.85%) Unix
8 1 (1.92%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (34.62%) Performance Tuning
2 16 (30.77%) Database Optimisation
3 15 (28.85%) Unit Testing
4 11 (21.15%) Mentoring
5 9 (17.31%) ITIL
6 5 (9.62%) CRM
6 5 (9.62%) Load Balancing
6 5 (9.62%) Server Virtualisation
7 4 (7.69%) Data Analysis
7 4 (7.69%) Incident Management
7 4 (7.69%) Release Management
7 4 (7.69%) Web Development
8 3 (5.77%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (5.77%) ETL
8 3 (5.77%) OO
8 3 (5.77%) Server Patching
9 2 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (3.85%) Data Protection
9 2 (3.85%) High Availability
9 2 (3.85%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 48 (92.31%) SQL
2 25 (48.08%) T-SQL
3 23 (44.23%) C#
4 9 (17.31%) PowerShell
5 4 (7.69%) JavaScript
6 3 (5.77%) Shell Script
6 3 (5.77%) VB.NET
7 2 (3.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (9.62%) MCSE
1 5 (9.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (5.77%) MCSA
2 3 (5.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (3.85%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (3.85%) Degree
3 2 (3.85%) MCITP
4 1 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.92%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.92%) ISO22301
2 1 (1.92%) QA
2 1 (1.92%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (21.15%) Active Directory
2 10 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (9.62%) VMware Server
4 2 (3.85%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (3.85%) XenApp
5 1 (1.92%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.92%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (13.46%) SCCM
2 5 (9.62%) SCOM
3 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 2 (3.85%) WSUS
5 1 (1.92%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (1.92%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.92%) Opsview
Vendors
1 18 (34.62%) Microsoft
2 14 (26.92%) VMware
3 8 (15.38%) Citrix
4 7 (13.46%) HP
5 6 (11.54%) Cisco
6 5 (9.62%) iManage
7 4 (7.69%) CommVault
7 4 (7.69%) NetApp
8 3 (5.77%) CheckPoint
8 3 (5.77%) Oracle
8 3 (5.77%) Reuters
8 3 (5.77%) ServiceNow
8 3 (5.77%) Symantec
8 3 (5.77%) Veeam
8 3 (5.77%) Zerto
9 1 (1.92%) Infoblox
9 1 (1.92%) Kaspersky
9 1 (1.92%) Nintex
9 1 (1.92%) Polycom
9 1 (1.92%) Proofpoint
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