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 1 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 47 61 35
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -26
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 30 16 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 3.09% 1.82% 4.63%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.64% 6.18% 19.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 11 22
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£278 £300 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% -17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.25 £32.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
-37.69% +13.04%
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
220 259 261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 22.66% 29.50% 23.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 172 139
Average daily rate £313 £315 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.79% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £243 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £423 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 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 £33.34 £32.03 £30.70
% change year-on-year
+4.09% +4.32%

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 1 October 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 1 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 56 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 37 (66.07%) C#
2 37 (66.07%) SQL Server 2005
3 33 (58.93%) SQL
4 24 (42.86%) .NET
4 24 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 22 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (39.29%) ASP.NET
6 21 (37.50%) Microsoft
7 20 (35.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 19 (33.93%) XML
9 16 (28.57%) JavaScript
10 14 (25.00%) Star Schema
10 14 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (23.21%) Visual Studio
11 13 (23.21%) HTML
11 13 (23.21%) Windows
12 12 (21.43%) T-SQL
12 12 (21.43%) SQL Server 2012
13 11 (19.64%) Performance Improvement
13 11 (19.64%) CSS
14 10 (17.86%) .NET Framework
15 9 (16.07%) Ajax
15 9 (16.07%) MVC
15 9 (16.07%) Web Services
15 9 (16.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 7 (12.50%) WCF
16 7 (12.50%) jQuery
16 7 (12.50%) XHTML
16 7 (12.50%) MS Excel

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 6 (10.71%) SharePoint
2 5 (8.93%) SharePoint 2010
2 5 (8.93%) MS Exchange
3 4 (7.14%) SharePoint Server
3 4 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (5.36%) Lotus Domino
4 3 (5.36%) IIS
5 2 (3.57%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 7 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 6 (10.71%) MS Office
3 4 (7.14%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.14%) NAS
2 3 (5.36%) Internet
3 1 (1.79%) Firewall
3 1 (1.79%) VoIP
3 1 (1.79%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.79%) VPN
3 1 (1.79%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 37 (66.07%) SQL Server 2005
3 24 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 20 (35.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (25.00%) Star Schema
6 12 (21.43%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (16.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (7.14%) Relational Database
9 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (1.79%) Oracle OLAP
11 1 (1.79%) QlikView
11 1 (1.79%) Oracle BI EE
11 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
11 1 (1.79%) Big Data
11 1 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (1.79%) MySQL
11 1 (1.79%) DB2
Development Applications
1 13 (23.21%) Visual Studio
2 3 (5.36%) MSTest
2 3 (5.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle APEX
General
1 4 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (1.79%) Banking
2 1 (1.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 47 (83.93%) Developer
2 20 (35.71%) SQL Developer
3 15 (26.79%) .NET Developer
4 6 (10.71%) C# Developer
4 6 (10.71%) SQL Server Developer
5 4 (7.14%) Administrator
6 3 (5.36%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (5.36%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (5.36%) Exchange Administrator
6 3 (5.36%) DBA
6 3 (5.36%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (5.36%) Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) Web Developer
7 2 (3.57%) Consultant
7 2 (3.57%) Data Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) SQL DBA
7 2 (3.57%) Analyst Developer
7 2 (3.57%) SharePoint Developer
8 1 (1.79%) Graduate C# Developer
8 1 (1.79%) DevOps Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (42.86%) .NET
2 22 (39.29%) ASP.NET
3 19 (33.93%) XML
4 13 (23.21%) HTML
5 11 (19.64%) CSS
6 10 (17.86%) .NET Framework
7 9 (16.07%) Ajax
7 9 (16.07%) Web Services
8 7 (12.50%) WCF
8 7 (12.50%) jQuery
8 7 (12.50%) XHTML
9 6 (10.71%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (8.93%) WPF
10 5 (8.93%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 4 (7.14%) WinForms
11 4 (7.14%) MDX
12 3 (5.36%) LINQ
12 3 (5.36%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 1 (1.79%) AppFabric
13 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.57%) N-Tier
2 2 (3.57%) Wiki
3 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.79%) PKI
3 1 (1.79%) Cryptography
3 1 (1.79%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 13 (23.21%) Windows
2 1 (1.79%) Android
2 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (1.79%) Windows Phone
2 1 (1.79%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (1.79%) Windows Vista
2 1 (1.79%) Windows XP
2 1 (1.79%) Windows 2000
2 1 (1.79%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (19.64%) Performance Improvement
4 9 (16.07%) MVC
5 5 (8.93%) OO
5 5 (8.93%) ETL
6 4 (7.14%) E-Commerce
6 4 (7.14%) Migration
6 4 (7.14%) Web Development
7 3 (5.36%) Unit Testing
7 3 (5.36%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (3.57%) Project Management
8 2 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (3.57%) Workflow
8 2 (3.57%) TDD
8 2 (3.57%) Automated Testing
8 2 (3.57%) DevOps
8 2 (3.57%) Dependency Injection
9 1 (1.79%) System Testing
9 1 (1.79%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 37 (66.07%) C#
2 33 (58.93%) SQL
3 16 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 12 (21.43%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.57%) Delphi
6 1 (1.79%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.79%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.79%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
1 1 (1.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.79%) ISO 14001
1 1 (1.79%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (8.93%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.14%) VMware ESX
2 4 (7.14%) vSphere
2 4 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 4 (7.14%) NetBackup
1 4 (7.14%) SCCM
1 4 (7.14%) SCOM
2 1 (1.79%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.79%) OVSD
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (1.79%) OpenView
Vendors
1 21 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.14%) EMC
2 4 (7.14%) Symantec
2 4 (7.14%) IBM
2 4 (7.14%) VMware
3 3 (5.36%) Oracle
3 3 (5.36%) Lotus
4 1 (1.79%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.79%) Perforce
4 1 (1.79%) HP
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