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 4 August 2015 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 55 47 61
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +14
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 47 34 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.92% 3.27% 2.06%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.77% 14.91% 6.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 22 7
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£325 £290 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.06% -7.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £313 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £20.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+42.50% -23.07%
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
481 228 266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 29.86% 21.90% 30.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 341 140 155
Average daily rate £340 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.80% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £263 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 12
Average hourly rate £26.25 £14.75 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.96% -61.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.00 £37.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.04 £50.00 £45.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.25 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+2.63% -5.00%

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 4 August 2015.

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 4 August 2015, 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 72 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 62 (86.11%) SQL
3 44 (61.11%) SQL Server 2012
4 42 (58.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 35 (48.61%) T-SQL
6 34 (47.22%) Microsoft
7 32 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
8 31 (43.06%) Oracle
9 30 (41.67%) PowerShell
10 29 (40.28%) Data Modelling
11 28 (38.89%) PL/SQL
11 28 (38.89%) Data Mapping
11 28 (38.89%) SDLC
12 27 (37.50%) Oracle Database
13 26 (36.11%) Oracle Database 11g
13 26 (36.11%) Continuous Integration
13 26 (36.11%) NUnit
14 25 (34.72%) TDD
15 21 (29.17%) Toad
16 14 (19.44%) .NET
16 14 (19.44%) Windows
17 12 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
18 11 (15.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 11 (15.28%) Data Warehouse
19 10 (13.89%) CRM
19 10 (13.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 9 (12.50%) Finance
20 9 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
21 8 (11.11%) IIS
22 7 (9.72%) BDD

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 8 (11.11%) IIS
2 3 (4.17%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.17%) SAS
3 2 (2.78%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.39%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.39%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (4.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.39%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 4 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.39%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.78%) SAN
1 2 (2.78%) NAS
2 1 (1.39%) Internet
2 1 (1.39%) Wireless
2 1 (1.39%) DHCP
2 1 (1.39%) DNS
2 1 (1.39%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 44 (61.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 42 (58.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 27 (37.50%) Oracle Database
5 26 (36.11%) Oracle Database 11g
6 12 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
7 11 (15.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (15.28%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (13.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (2.78%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 2 (2.78%) Data Mart
10 1 (1.39%) BODI
10 1 (1.39%) MySQL
10 1 (1.39%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (1.39%) Essbase
10 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (1.39%) DB2
10 1 (1.39%) OLAP
10 1 (1.39%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 26 (36.11%) NUnit
2 21 (29.17%) Toad
3 7 (9.72%) SpecFlow
4 2 (2.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.39%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.39%) JIRA
5 1 (1.39%) Selenium
5 1 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (12.50%) Finance
2 5 (6.94%) Back Office
3 2 (2.78%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.39%) Legal
4 1 (1.39%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 54 (75.00%) Developer
2 22 (30.56%) SQL Developer
3 20 (27.78%) Oracle Developer
4 17 (23.61%) Database Developer
5 8 (11.11%) Analyst
6 7 (9.72%) Applications Support
6 7 (9.72%) SQL Database Developer
7 6 (8.33%) Applications Support Analyst
7 6 (8.33%) PL/SQL Developer
7 6 (8.33%) Support Analyst
8 5 (6.94%) Support Specialist
8 5 (6.94%) Applications Specialist
9 4 (5.56%) .NET Developer
9 4 (5.56%) SQL Server Developer
9 4 (5.56%) Oracle Database Developer
10 3 (4.17%) SQL DBA
10 3 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support
10 3 (4.17%) DBA
10 3 (4.17%) MI Developer
11 2 (2.78%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (19.44%) .NET
2 5 (6.94%) ASP.NET
3 3 (4.17%) .NET Framework
4 2 (2.78%) jQuery
4 2 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (2.78%) Entity Framework
4 2 (2.78%) Middleware
5 1 (1.39%) HTML
5 1 (1.39%) ADO.NET
5 1 (1.39%) CSS
5 1 (1.39%) Web Services
5 1 (1.39%) XML
5 1 (1.39%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (1.39%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.39%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (1.39%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.33%) NHS
2 3 (4.17%) Clustering
2 3 (4.17%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.78%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.39%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.39%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (19.44%) Windows
2 3 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.39%) Windows 2000
3 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (40.28%) Data Modelling
3 28 (38.89%) Data Mapping
3 28 (38.89%) SDLC
4 26 (36.11%) Continuous Integration
5 25 (34.72%) TDD
6 10 (13.89%) CRM
7 9 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (9.72%) BDD
9 6 (8.33%) ETL
10 5 (6.94%) ITIL
10 5 (6.94%) System Testing
10 5 (6.94%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (5.56%) Kanban
11 4 (5.56%) Migration
11 4 (5.56%) Scrum
12 3 (4.17%) MVC
12 3 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
12 3 (4.17%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 62 (86.11%) SQL
2 35 (48.61%) T-SQL
3 30 (41.67%) PowerShell
4 28 (38.89%) PL/SQL
5 3 (4.17%) VBA
5 3 (4.17%) C#
6 2 (2.78%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.78%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (6.94%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (6.94%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.78%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (2.78%) MCSE
2 2 (2.78%) MCSA
3 1 (1.39%) ISEB
3 1 (1.39%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (1.39%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.56%) QA
2 1 (1.39%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.39%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.39%) Forefront TMG
2 1 (1.39%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.39%) Nagios
1 1 (1.39%) WSUS
1 1 (1.39%) SCCM
1 1 (1.39%) SCOM
1 1 (1.39%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (1.39%) Opsview
Vendors
1 34 (47.22%) Microsoft
2 31 (43.06%) Oracle
3 4 (5.56%) PeopleSoft
4 3 (4.17%) VMware
5 2 (2.78%) Cisco
6 1 (1.39%) Sybase
6 1 (1.39%) Veeam
6 1 (1.39%) Twitter
6 1 (1.39%) Hyperion
6 1 (1.39%) Sophos
Leeds
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £330 - £350 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: £0.000 per hour
Posted: 19 days ago