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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 40 59 37
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -22
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 33 20 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 3.22% 2.17% 4.76%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.58% 7.30% 15.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 8 30
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£278 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £275 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £318 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £30.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-35.24% -12.85%
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
243 274 359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 23.68% 29.75% 31.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 167 231
Average daily rate £313 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £440 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 4
Average hourly rate £50.00 £38.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.87% +175.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-6.55% +1.66%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 49 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 34 (69.39%) SQL Server 2005
3 32 (65.31%) C#
4 31 (63.27%) SQL
5 28 (57.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 23 (46.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 19 (38.78%) XML
7 19 (38.78%) Microsoft
8 18 (36.73%) .NET
9 16 (32.65%) ASP.NET
10 15 (30.61%) JavaScript
11 14 (28.57%) Star Schema
12 13 (26.53%) HTML
13 12 (24.49%) T-SQL
14 11 (22.45%) CSS
14 11 (22.45%) Windows
14 11 (22.45%) Continuous Integration
14 11 (22.45%) Performance Improvement
15 10 (20.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 10 (20.41%) .NET Framework
16 9 (18.37%) Ajax
16 9 (18.37%) Web Services
16 9 (18.37%) Visual Studio
17 8 (16.33%) SQL Server 2012
18 7 (14.29%) XHTML
18 7 (14.29%) MVC
19 6 (12.24%) MS Excel
19 6 (12.24%) SharePoint
20 5 (10.20%) jQuery
20 5 (10.20%) ASP.NET MVC

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (12.24%) SharePoint
2 5 (10.20%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (8.16%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (4.08%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 6 (12.24%) MS Excel
2 5 (10.20%) MS Office
3 4 (8.16%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) SAN
2 1 (2.04%) DHCP
2 1 (2.04%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 34 (69.39%) SQL Server 2005
3 28 (57.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 23 (46.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (28.57%) Star Schema
6 10 (20.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (16.33%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (10.20%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (6.12%) Relational Database
10 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database
10 2 (4.08%) Oracle BI EE
10 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (4.08%) OLTP
11 1 (2.04%) Oracle9i Database
11 1 (2.04%) MS Access
11 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (2.04%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 9 (18.37%) Visual Studio
2 3 (6.12%) MSTest
2 3 (6.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (4.08%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle APEX
General
1 2 (4.08%) Finance
2 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.04%) Banking
2 1 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 38 (77.55%) Developer
2 17 (34.69%) SQL Developer
3 10 (20.41%) .NET Developer
4 6 (12.24%) C# Developer
4 6 (12.24%) SQL Server Developer
5 5 (10.20%) DBA
6 4 (8.16%) SQL DBA
7 3 (6.12%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (6.12%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (6.12%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (4.08%) SQL Server DBA
8 2 (4.08%) SharePoint Developer
9 1 (2.04%) BizTalk Developer
9 1 (2.04%) Junior Developer
9 1 (2.04%) .NET Web Developer
9 1 (2.04%) Junior C# Developer
9 1 (2.04%) Graduate Developer
9 1 (2.04%) SharePoint Consultant
9 1 (2.04%) Technical Leader
9 1 (2.04%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (38.78%) XML
2 18 (36.73%) .NET
3 16 (32.65%) ASP.NET
4 13 (26.53%) HTML
5 11 (22.45%) CSS
6 10 (20.41%) .NET Framework
7 9 (18.37%) Ajax
7 9 (18.37%) Web Services
8 7 (14.29%) XHTML
9 5 (10.20%) WCF
9 5 (10.20%) jQuery
9 5 (10.20%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (8.16%) WPF
10 4 (8.16%) MDX
10 4 (8.16%) WinForms
10 4 (8.16%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 3 (6.12%) LINQ
12 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 1 (2.04%) AppFabric
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.04%) N-Tier
1 1 (2.04%) NHS
1 1 (2.04%) Cryptography
1 1 (2.04%) PKI
1 1 (2.04%) Wiki
1 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.45%) Windows
2 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.04%) Windows Phone
3 1 (2.04%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (2.04%) Android
3 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.45%) Continuous Integration
1 11 (22.45%) Performance Improvement
2 7 (14.29%) MVC
3 5 (10.20%) ETL
3 5 (10.20%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (8.16%) OO
4 4 (8.16%) Migration
4 4 (8.16%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (4.08%) Workflow
5 2 (4.08%) Web Development
5 2 (4.08%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (4.08%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.04%) Project Management
6 1 (2.04%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.04%) ITIL
6 1 (2.04%) Data Modelling
6 1 (2.04%) SOA
6 1 (2.04%) Unit Testing
6 1 (2.04%) TDD
6 1 (2.04%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (65.31%) C#
2 31 (63.27%) SQL
3 15 (30.61%) JavaScript
4 12 (24.49%) T-SQL
5 2 (4.08%) Delphi
6 1 (2.04%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.04%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.04%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (2.04%) Degree
1 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.04%) ISO 14001
1 1 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (4.08%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.04%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.04%) UAG
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (2.04%) OpenView
1 1 (2.04%) OVSD
1 1 (2.04%) SCOM
1 1 (2.04%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 19 (38.78%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.12%) Oracle
3 1 (2.04%) HP
3 1 (2.04%) Informatica
3 1 (2.04%) Perforce
3 1 (2.04%) VMware
3 1 (2.04%) Xamarin
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