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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 83 72 46
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -26
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 25 36 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.72% 2.18% 3.26%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.61% 7.33% 13.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 25 23
Median daily rate £390 £325 £278
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +17.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £300 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £428 £313
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £29.50 £19.96
% change year-on-year
+44.06% +47.83%
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
378 491 246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 26.02% 29.70% 24.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 340 153
Median daily rate £375 £350 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 3
Median hourly rate £13.50 £37.04 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.55% -25.92%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.18 £33.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-14.60% +15.78%

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 30 August 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 30 August 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 44 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 37 (84.09%) SQL
3 20 (45.45%) Windows
4 18 (40.91%) Microsoft
5 17 (38.64%) .NET
5 17 (38.64%) C#
6 16 (36.36%) T-SQL
7 14 (31.82%) ASP.NET
7 14 (31.82%) SQL Server 2005
8 13 (29.55%) VMware
9 12 (27.27%) IIS
10 11 (25.00%) Active Directory
10 11 (25.00%) .NET Framework
10 11 (25.00%) Windows Server
11 10 (22.73%) ITIL
11 10 (22.73%) Replication
12 9 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (20.45%) VMware Infrastructure
12 9 (20.45%) PowerShell
13 8 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
13 8 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
13 8 (18.18%) Entity Framework
13 8 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
13 8 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
13 8 (18.18%) XML
14 7 (15.91%) SharePoint
14 7 (15.91%) HP
14 7 (15.91%) Citrix
14 7 (15.91%) SAN
14 7 (15.91%) SharePoint 2010

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 12 (27.27%) IIS
2 7 (15.91%) SharePoint
2 7 (15.91%) SharePoint 2010
3 6 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (13.64%) MS Exchange
3 6 (13.64%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.27%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 6 (13.64%) InfoPath
2 2 (4.55%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.91%) SAN
2 5 (11.36%) Kerberos
3 4 (9.09%) NAS
4 3 (6.82%) Internet
5 2 (4.55%) VoIP
5 2 (4.55%) VPN
6 1 (2.27%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (2.27%) DHCP
6 1 (2.27%) DNS
6 1 (2.27%) Firewall
6 1 (2.27%) LAN
6 1 (2.27%) WAN
6 1 (2.27%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (31.82%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (13.64%) Relational Database
4 6 (13.64%) SQL Server 2014
5 5 (11.36%) RDBMS
5 5 (11.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (9.09%) Oracle Database
6 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2000
6 4 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (6.82%) MS Access
7 3 (6.82%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (6.82%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (6.82%) Oracle9i Database
7 3 (6.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (2.27%) Data Mining
8 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (2.27%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 8 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (9.09%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.27%) Mercurial
3 1 (2.27%) Subversion
General
1 5 (11.36%) Legal
2 2 (4.55%) Finance
3 1 (2.27%) Back Office
3 1 (2.27%) Law
3 1 (2.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (31.82%) Developer
2 8 (18.18%) DBA
2 8 (18.18%) SQL Developer
3 6 (13.64%) Administrator
3 6 (13.64%) SQL DBA
4 4 (9.09%) Consultant
4 4 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) SQL Server Developer
4 4 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) .NET Developer
5 3 (6.82%) Operations Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Server Administrator
5 3 (6.82%) VMware Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Windows Administrator
5 3 (6.82%) Windows Server Administrator
6 2 (4.55%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (4.55%) Development Officer
6 2 (4.55%) SharePoint Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (38.64%) .NET
2 14 (31.82%) ASP.NET
3 11 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 8 (18.18%) Entity Framework
4 8 (18.18%) XML
5 6 (13.64%) HTML
6 4 (9.09%) jQuery
7 3 (6.82%) CSS
7 3 (6.82%) CSS3
7 3 (6.82%) HTML5
8 2 (4.55%) WCF
8 2 (4.55%) XHTML
9 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (2.27%) Backbone.js
9 1 (2.27%) JSON
9 1 (2.27%) KnockoutJS
9 1 (2.27%) Razor View Engine
9 1 (2.27%) Sass
9 1 (2.27%) Web Services
9 1 (2.27%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.73%) Replication
2 5 (11.36%) Enterprise Storage
2 5 (11.36%) Management Information System
3 4 (9.09%) Data Centre
4 3 (6.82%) Clustering
5 2 (4.55%) Data Structures
6 1 (2.27%) Algorithms
6 1 (2.27%) NHS
6 1 (2.27%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 20 (45.45%) Windows
2 11 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 8 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (11.36%) Linux
5 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (4.55%) Unix
8 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.73%) ITIL
2 9 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (15.91%) Database Optimisation
4 7 (15.91%) Unit Testing
5 6 (13.64%) Mentoring
5 6 (13.64%) OO
6 5 (11.36%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (11.36%) Load Balancing
6 5 (11.36%) Server Virtualisation
6 5 (11.36%) TDD
7 4 (9.09%) CRM
7 4 (9.09%) Data Analysis
7 4 (9.09%) Incident Management
7 4 (9.09%) Release Management
7 4 (9.09%) Software Architecture
7 4 (9.09%) SOLID
7 4 (9.09%) Web Development
8 3 (6.82%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (6.82%) Server Patching
Programming Languages
1 37 (84.09%) SQL
2 17 (38.64%) C#
3 16 (36.36%) T-SQL
4 9 (20.45%) PowerShell
5 6 (13.64%) JavaScript
6 3 (6.82%) Delphi
6 3 (6.82%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.27%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (11.36%) MCSE
1 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 3 (6.82%) MCSA
3 3 (6.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (4.55%) MCITP
5 1 (2.27%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.27%) Degree
5 1 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.27%) ISO22301
2 1 (2.27%) QA
2 1 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (20.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (11.36%) VMware Server
4 2 (4.55%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.27%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.27%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (13.64%) SCCM
2 5 (11.36%) SCOM
3 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 2 (4.55%) WSUS
5 1 (2.27%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.27%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (2.27%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (2.27%) Opsview
Vendors
1 18 (40.91%) Microsoft
2 13 (29.55%) VMware
3 7 (15.91%) Citrix
3 7 (15.91%) HP
4 5 (11.36%) Cisco
4 5 (11.36%) iManage
5 4 (9.09%) CommVault
5 4 (9.09%) NetApp
5 4 (9.09%) Oracle
5 4 (9.09%) Symantec
6 3 (6.82%) Reuters
6 3 (6.82%) ServiceNow
6 3 (6.82%) Veeam
6 3 (6.82%) Zerto
7 2 (4.55%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.27%) Dell Compellent
8 1 (2.27%) Kaspersky
8 1 (2.27%) Nintex