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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 68 54 39
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -15
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 30 28 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.03% 2.51% 3.64%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.15% 9.12% 13.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 14 26
Average daily rate £425 £313 £316
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.00% -1.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £279 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £346 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 £28.69 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+38.55% -8.19%
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
328 307 253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 22.22% 27.48% 26.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 216 166
Average daily rate £375 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £535 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £19.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +18.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £32.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-10.76% +16.07%

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 5 February 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 5 February 2016, 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 51 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 39 (76.47%) SQL
3 33 (64.71%) .NET
4 30 (58.82%) C#
5 25 (49.02%) Microsoft
6 24 (47.06%) ASP.NET
7 22 (43.14%) T-SQL
8 17 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
9 16 (31.37%) SQL Server 2012
10 14 (27.45%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (27.45%) VB
11 13 (25.49%) MS Excel
12 12 (23.53%) TDD
13 11 (21.57%) HTML
13 11 (21.57%) Performance Tuning
14 10 (19.61%) Entity Framework
14 10 (19.61%) JavaScript
14 10 (19.61%) CSS
14 10 (19.61%) SharePoint
14 10 (19.61%) Windows
14 10 (19.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 10 (19.61%) .NET Framework
15 9 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 9 (17.65%) jQuery
15 9 (17.65%) Unit Testing
15 9 (17.65%) CAML
15 9 (17.65%) PowerShell
15 9 (17.65%) FQL
15 9 (17.65%) Replication
15 9 (17.65%) Java

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 10 (19.61%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.92%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.96%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.96%) MS Project Server
3 1 (1.96%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.96%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 13 (25.49%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.96%) InfoPath
2 1 (1.96%) MS Office
2 1 (1.96%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.80%) HTTP
2 2 (3.92%) DHCP
2 2 (3.92%) DNS
2 2 (3.92%) Internet
3 1 (1.96%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.96%) LDAP
3 1 (1.96%) NetScaler
3 1 (1.96%) SAN
3 1 (1.96%) SSL
3 1 (1.96%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 16 (31.37%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (19.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (15.69%) SQL Server 2000
7 7 (13.73%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (5.88%) MS Access
8 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (3.92%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (3.92%) MongoDB
10 1 (1.96%) MySQL
10 1 (1.96%) Neo4j
10 1 (1.96%) QlikView
10 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (15.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (11.76%) Git (software)
2 6 (11.76%) Subversion
3 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (7.84%) Finance
2 1 (1.96%) Advertising
2 1 (1.96%) Back Office
2 1 (1.96%) Banking
2 1 (1.96%) Law
Job Titles
1 33 (64.71%) Developer
2 12 (23.53%) SQL Developer
3 10 (19.61%) DBA
3 10 (19.61%) SQL DBA
4 9 (17.65%) .NET Developer
4 9 (17.65%) Applications Support
5 8 (15.69%) Analyst
5 8 (15.69%) Applications Support Analyst
5 8 (15.69%) Java Developer
5 8 (15.69%) SQL Server DBA
5 8 (15.69%) Support Analyst
6 6 (11.76%) Digital Developer
6 6 (11.76%) Server Support
7 4 (7.84%) SQL Server Developer
8 3 (5.88%) Database Developer
8 3 (5.88%) Server Analyst
8 3 (5.88%) Server Support Analyst
8 3 (5.88%) SQL Analyst
8 3 (5.88%) SQL Database Developer
8 3 (5.88%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (64.71%) .NET
2 24 (47.06%) ASP.NET
3 11 (21.57%) HTML
4 10 (19.61%) .NET Framework
4 10 (19.61%) CSS
4 10 (19.61%) Entity Framework
5 9 (17.65%) CAML
5 9 (17.65%) jQuery
6 8 (15.69%) HTML5
7 7 (13.73%) Web Services
7 7 (13.73%) XML
8 5 (9.80%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (9.80%) Classic ASP
9 4 (7.84%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (3.92%) JMS
10 2 (3.92%) REST
11 1 (1.96%) Hibernate
11 1 (1.96%) RabbitMQ
11 1 (1.96%) RESTful
11 1 (1.96%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.65%) Replication
2 8 (15.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.96%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.96%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.96%) PKI
3 1 (1.96%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 10 (19.61%) Windows
2 4 (7.84%) Linux
3 3 (5.88%) Unix
4 2 (3.92%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.96%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.96%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (27.45%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (23.53%) TDD
3 11 (21.57%) Performance Tuning
4 9 (17.65%) Unit Testing
5 8 (15.69%) Change Management
5 8 (15.69%) Database Optimisation
5 8 (15.69%) Release Management
5 8 (15.69%) Service Delivery
6 7 (13.73%) Mentoring
7 6 (11.76%) MVC
8 5 (9.80%) BDD
8 5 (9.80%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (9.80%) ITIL
9 4 (7.84%) Change Control
10 3 (5.88%) Data Management
11 2 (3.92%) DSDM
11 2 (3.92%) ETL
11 2 (3.92%) Migration
11 2 (3.92%) OO
11 2 (3.92%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 39 (76.47%) SQL
2 30 (58.82%) C#
3 22 (43.14%) T-SQL
4 14 (27.45%) VB
5 10 (19.61%) JavaScript
6 9 (17.65%) FQL
6 9 (17.65%) Java
6 9 (17.65%) PowerShell
7 6 (11.76%) VBA
8 5 (9.80%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (3.92%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.96%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.96%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.96%) XenApp
3 1 (1.96%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (49.02%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.92%) VMware
3 1 (1.96%) CheckPoint
3 1 (1.96%) Cisco
3 1 (1.96%) Citrix
3 1 (1.96%) EMC
3 1 (1.96%) F5
3 1 (1.96%) Infoblox
3 1 (1.96%) JD Edwards
3 1 (1.96%) Juniper
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle
3 1 (1.96%) Polycom
3 1 (1.96%) Proofpoint
3 1 (1.96%) Tableau
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