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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 66 66 62
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 28 30 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.52% 2.11% 2.19%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.72% 8.98% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 19 14
Median daily rate £350 £425 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £262 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £480 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £19.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £42.50 £27.10
% change year-on-year
-7.05% +56.85%

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
321 334 300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 28.84% 23.49% 26.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 224 214
Median daily rate £363 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £625 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £19.00 - £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017, 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 40 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 36 (90.00%) SQL
3 25 (62.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 23 (57.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 23 (57.50%) SQL Server 2014
5 22 (55.00%) T-SQL
6 21 (52.50%) Microsoft
7 18 (45.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 16 (40.00%) ETL
9 9 (22.50%) .NET
9 9 (22.50%) C#
9 9 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
10 8 (20.00%) .NET Framework
10 8 (20.00%) Windows
11 7 (17.50%) MVC
11 7 (17.50%) ASP.NET
11 7 (17.50%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (17.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (17.50%) ASP.NET Web API
11 7 (17.50%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (17.50%) Entity Framework
12 6 (15.00%) RabbitMQ
12 6 (15.00%) Relational Database
12 6 (15.00%) OO
12 6 (15.00%) MSMQ
12 6 (15.00%) RDBMS
13 5 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
13 5 (12.50%) MS Excel
13 5 (12.50%) SOLID

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 2 (5.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.50%) IIS
2 1 (2.50%) NServiceBus
2 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.50%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (2.50%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) Firewall
1 1 (2.50%) Internet
1 1 (2.50%) LAN
1 1 (2.50%) VPN
1 1 (2.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 25 (62.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 23 (57.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 23 (57.50%) SQL Server 2014
4 18 (45.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (17.50%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (17.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (15.00%) RDBMS
7 6 (15.00%) Relational Database
8 2 (5.00%) Power BI
8 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (2.50%) MS Access
9 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
9 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) ReSharper
1 1 (2.50%) Subversion
1 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.50%) TeamCity
1 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.50%) YouTrack
General
1 4 (10.00%) Finance
1 4 (10.00%) Retail
2 1 (2.50%) Advertising
2 1 (2.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 27 (67.50%) Developer
2 18 (45.00%) SQL Developer
3 10 (25.00%) DBA
4 8 (20.00%) SQL DBA
5 7 (17.50%) SSIS Developer
6 6 (15.00%) .NET Developer
6 6 (15.00%) Administrator
6 6 (15.00%) T-SQL Developer
7 5 (12.50%) C# Developer
8 4 (10.00%) ETL Developer
9 3 (7.50%) C# .NET Developer
10 2 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
10 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 2 (5.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (5.00%) Oracle DBA
10 2 (5.00%) Senior Developer
10 2 (5.00%) Senior SQL Developer
10 2 (5.00%) SQL Server DBA
11 1 (2.50%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (22.50%) .NET
2 8 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 7 (17.50%) ASP.NET
3 7 (17.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (17.50%) ASP.NET Web API
3 7 (17.50%) Entity Framework
4 6 (15.00%) MSMQ
4 6 (15.00%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (5.00%) jQuery
6 1 (2.50%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 1 (2.50%) HTML
6 1 (2.50%) MDX
6 1 (2.50%) WCF
6 1 (2.50%) WinForms
6 1 (2.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (5.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.50%) Clustering
2 1 (2.50%) NHS
2 1 (2.50%) Private Cloud
2 1 (2.50%) Replication
2 1 (2.50%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.00%) Windows
2 5 (12.50%) Windows Server
3 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.50%) Linux
4 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (40.00%) ETL
2 9 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (17.50%) MVC
4 6 (15.00%) OO
5 5 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (12.50%) Software Architecture
5 5 (12.50%) SOLID
5 5 (12.50%) TDD
6 4 (10.00%) High Availability
7 3 (7.50%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (7.50%) Migration
7 3 (7.50%) Performance Metrics
7 3 (7.50%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (5.00%) Kimball Methodology
8 2 (5.00%) Logistics
8 2 (5.00%) Performance Management
8 2 (5.00%) Statistical Analysis
8 2 (5.00%) Web Development
9 1 (2.50%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (90.00%) SQL
2 22 (55.00%) T-SQL
3 9 (22.50%) C#
4 2 (5.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (5.00%) Python
4 2 (5.00%) R
5 1 (2.50%) C
5 1 (2.50%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (2.50%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 21 (52.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.00%) Oracle
3 3 (7.50%) IDERA
3 3 (7.50%) RedGate
3 3 (7.50%) VMware
4 1 (2.50%) Citrix
4 1 (2.50%) DevExpress
4 1 (2.50%) Nintex
4 1 (2.50%) Tableau
4 1 (2.50%) Veeam