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 28 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 69 45 59
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +14
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 36 33 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.15% 3.26% 2.16%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.33% 13.47% 7.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 23 8
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£325 £278 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.11% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £264 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £313 £318
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £19.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+51.28% -36.06%
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
491 245 275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 29.37% 24.23% 29.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 152 170
Average daily rate £350 £313 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £485 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 14
Average hourly rate £37.04 £50.00 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.92% +29.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+11.83% -7.69%

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 28 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 28 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 76 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 64 (84.21%) SQL
3 44 (57.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 43 (56.58%) SQL Server 2012
5 38 (50.00%) T-SQL
6 36 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
7 35 (46.05%) Microsoft
8 34 (44.74%) PowerShell
9 32 (42.11%) Oracle
10 29 (38.16%) Data Modelling
10 29 (38.16%) TDD
11 28 (36.84%) PL/SQL
11 28 (36.84%) Data Mapping
11 28 (36.84%) SDLC
12 27 (35.53%) Oracle Database
13 26 (34.21%) Continuous Integration
13 26 (34.21%) Oracle Database 11g
13 26 (34.21%) NUnit
14 21 (27.63%) Toad
15 17 (22.37%) .NET
16 13 (17.11%) Windows
16 13 (17.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 12 (15.79%) SQL Server 2005
18 11 (14.47%) Data Warehouse
19 10 (13.16%) Business Intelligence
19 10 (13.16%) Finance
19 10 (13.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 9 (11.84%) CRM
20 9 (11.84%) ASP.NET
21 8 (10.53%) IIS

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 (10.53%) IIS
2 7 (9.21%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.63%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.63%) SAS
4 1 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.32%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (3.95%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.32%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 3 (3.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.32%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.63%) HTTP
2 1 (1.32%) DNS
2 1 (1.32%) SSL
2 1 (1.32%) SAN
2 1 (1.32%) Internet
2 1 (1.32%) Wireless
2 1 (1.32%) NAS
2 1 (1.32%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 44 (57.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 43 (56.58%) SQL Server 2012
4 27 (35.53%) Oracle Database
5 26 (34.21%) Oracle Database 11g
6 13 (17.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 12 (15.79%) SQL Server 2005
8 11 (14.47%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (13.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (2.63%) MongoDB
10 2 (2.63%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 2 (2.63%) Data Mart
11 1 (1.32%) BODI
11 1 (1.32%) MySQL
11 1 (1.32%) Neo4j
11 1 (1.32%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (1.32%) DB2
11 1 (1.32%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 26 (34.21%) NUnit
2 21 (27.63%) Toad
3 7 (9.21%) SpecFlow
4 3 (3.95%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.95%) Subversion
5 2 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (1.32%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.32%) JIRA
6 1 (1.32%) Selenium
General
1 10 (13.16%) Finance
2 5 (6.58%) Back Office
3 2 (2.63%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.32%) Legal
4 1 (1.32%) Advertising
4 1 (1.32%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 57 (75.00%) Developer
2 22 (28.95%) SQL Developer
3 20 (26.32%) Oracle Developer
4 17 (22.37%) Database Developer
5 8 (10.53%) Analyst
6 7 (9.21%) Applications Support
6 7 (9.21%) SQL Database Developer
7 6 (7.89%) PL/SQL Developer
7 6 (7.89%) SQL DBA
7 6 (7.89%) Applications Support Analyst
7 6 (7.89%) Support Analyst
7 6 (7.89%) DBA
8 5 (6.58%) Support Specialist
8 5 (6.58%) Applications Specialist
9 4 (5.26%) .NET Developer
9 4 (5.26%) Java Developer
9 4 (5.26%) SQL Server Developer
9 4 (5.26%) Oracle Database Developer
10 3 (3.95%) MI Developer
10 3 (3.95%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (22.37%) .NET
2 9 (11.84%) ASP.NET
3 6 (7.89%) jQuery
4 5 (6.58%) CSS
4 5 (6.58%) HTML
5 4 (5.26%) CAML
5 4 (5.26%) HTML5
6 3 (3.95%) .NET Framework
7 2 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (2.63%) Entity Framework
7 2 (2.63%) REST
7 2 (2.63%) Middleware
8 1 (1.32%) Hibernate
8 1 (1.32%) ADO.NET
8 1 (1.32%) Web Services
8 1 (1.32%) XML
8 1 (1.32%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (1.32%) JAX-RS
8 1 (1.32%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.32%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.89%) NHS
2 4 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.95%) Clustering
4 2 (2.63%) Data Integration
4 2 (2.63%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.32%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.32%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (17.11%) Windows
2 2 (2.63%) Linux
2 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (2.63%) UNIX
2 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.32%) Mac OS
3 1 (1.32%) Windows 2000
3 1 (1.32%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (38.16%) TDD
2 29 (38.16%) Data Modelling
3 28 (36.84%) Data Mapping
3 28 (36.84%) SDLC
4 26 (34.21%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (13.16%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (11.84%) CRM
7 8 (10.53%) BDD
8 7 (9.21%) ETL
9 5 (6.58%) System Testing
9 5 (6.58%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (6.58%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (5.26%) ITIL
10 4 (5.26%) Migration
10 4 (5.26%) Scrum
11 3 (3.95%) Change Control
11 3 (3.95%) Kanban
11 3 (3.95%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 64 (84.21%) SQL
2 38 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 34 (44.74%) PowerShell
4 28 (36.84%) PL/SQL
5 7 (9.21%) C#
6 6 (7.89%) JavaScript
7 4 (5.26%) Java
7 4 (5.26%) VB
7 4 (5.26%) FQL
8 3 (3.95%) VBA
9 2 (2.63%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (6.58%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.63%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.32%) MCSE
4 1 (1.32%) MCSA
4 1 (1.32%) ISEB
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (1.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.32%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.58%) QA
2 1 (1.32%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.32%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.32%) Forefront TMG
2 1 (1.32%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.32%) Nagios
1 1 (1.32%) WSUS
1 1 (1.32%) SCCM
1 1 (1.32%) SCOM
1 1 (1.32%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (1.32%) Opsview
Vendors
1 35 (46.05%) Microsoft
2 32 (42.11%) Oracle
3 4 (5.26%) PeopleSoft
4 2 (2.63%) VMware
5 1 (1.32%) Veeam
5 1 (1.32%) Twitter
5 1 (1.32%) Sophos
5 1 (1.32%) Cisco
5 1 (1.32%) Sybase