The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Leeds region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 64 43 43
Rank change year-on-year
-21 0
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 18 21 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.53% 2.75% 2.63%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.81% 11.60% 12.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 18
Average daily rate £306 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.36% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £143 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £356 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.55% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £32.75
% change year-on-year
- -0.76%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
310 181 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 26.43% 23.66% 20.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 98 117
Average daily rate £325 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £222 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 6
Average hourly rate £29.00 £13.25 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+118.86% -3.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.70 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £110.00 £13.50 £21.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
SQL Server 2008
West Yorkshire

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
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 18 April 2014, 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 47 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 25 (53.19%) .NET
3 22 (46.81%) SQL
3 22 (46.81%) Microsoft
4 19 (40.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 18 (38.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 18 (38.30%) ASP.NET
6 17 (36.17%) SQL Server 2005
7 15 (31.91%) C#
8 12 (25.53%) VB.NET
9 11 (23.40%) HTML
9 11 (23.40%) CSS
10 10 (21.28%) MS Excel
10 10 (21.28%) SQL Server 2012
11 9 (19.15%) Oracle Database
11 9 (19.15%) T-SQL
11 9 (19.15%) Oracle
12 8 (17.02%) WinForms
12 8 (17.02%) MVC
12 8 (17.02%) Web Development
12 8 (17.02%) .NET Framework
12 8 (17.02%) SharePoint
12 8 (17.02%) Web Services
12 8 (17.02%) Windows
13 7 (14.89%) MS Office
13 7 (14.89%) Disaster Recovery
13 7 (14.89%) Migration
13 7 (14.89%) Performance Tuning
13 7 (14.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 6 (12.77%) jQuery

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (17.02%) SharePoint
2 6 (12.77%) SharePoint 2010
2 6 (12.77%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (6.38%) MS Exchange
4 2 (4.26%) IIS
4 2 (4.26%) LiveCycle
4 2 (4.26%) Lync
4 2 (4.26%) nginx
5 1 (2.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 10 (21.28%) MS Excel
2 7 (14.89%) MS Office
3 4 (8.51%) InfoPath
4 1 (2.13%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) Reverse Proxy
1 2 (4.26%) SAN
1 2 (4.26%) NetScaler
2 1 (2.13%) DHCP
2 1 (2.13%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (40.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 18 (38.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 17 (36.17%) SQL Server 2005
5 10 (21.28%) SQL Server 2012
6 9 (19.15%) Oracle Database
7 7 (14.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (12.77%) Oracle Database 11g
8 6 (12.77%) Oracle Database 10g
9 5 (10.64%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (8.51%) Oracle9i Database
11 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2000
11 3 (6.38%) DTS
12 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 2 (4.26%) OLTP
12 2 (4.26%) Relational Database
12 2 (4.26%) PerformancePoint
13 1 (2.13%) Oracle BI EE
13 1 (2.13%) Oracle ODI
13 1 (2.13%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 4 (8.51%) Visual Studio
2 3 (6.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (6.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (6.38%) NetAdvantage
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (4.26%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (6.38%) Publishing
2 2 (4.26%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Banking
2 2 (4.26%) Retail
3 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (48.94%) Developer
2 14 (29.79%) .NET Developer
3 11 (23.40%) DBA
4 9 (19.15%) SQL DBA
5 8 (17.02%) VB.NET Developer
6 6 (12.77%) SQL Server DBA
7 5 (10.64%) Administrator
8 4 (8.51%) Analyst
8 4 (8.51%) Oracle DBA
9 3 (6.38%) SharePoint Administrator
9 3 (6.38%) SQL Developer
10 2 (4.26%) Server Administrator
10 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Developer
10 2 (4.26%) Senior Analyst
10 2 (4.26%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 2 (4.26%) SharePoint Developer
11 1 (2.13%) Software Developer
11 1 (2.13%) Architect
11 1 (2.13%) Trainer
11 1 (2.13%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (53.19%) .NET
2 18 (38.30%) ASP.NET
3 11 (23.40%) HTML
3 11 (23.40%) CSS
4 8 (17.02%) WinForms
4 8 (17.02%) .NET Framework
4 8 (17.02%) Web Services
5 6 (12.77%) jQuery
6 5 (10.64%) Ajax
7 4 (8.51%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (4.26%) MDX
8 2 (4.26%) XML
9 1 (2.13%) HTML5
9 1 (2.13%) REST
9 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 1 (2.13%) WSDL
9 1 (2.13%) XSD
9 1 (2.13%) SOAP
9 1 (2.13%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) Replication
2 3 (6.38%) Client/Server
2 3 (6.38%) Clustering
3 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.26%) Open Source
4 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.13%) NHS
4 1 (2.13%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.02%) Windows
2 2 (4.26%) Ubuntu
2 2 (4.26%) Linux
3 1 (2.13%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.02%) MVC
1 8 (17.02%) Web Development
2 7 (14.89%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (14.89%) Migration
2 7 (14.89%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (12.77%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (8.51%) Service Management
4 4 (8.51%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (8.51%) Project Management
5 3 (6.38%) Agile Project Management
5 3 (6.38%) ETL
5 3 (6.38%) ITIL
5 3 (6.38%) TDD
5 3 (6.38%) Knowledge Management
5 3 (6.38%) Asset Management
5 3 (6.38%) Information Management
5 3 (6.38%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (6.38%) Release Management
5 3 (6.38%) Scrum
5 3 (6.38%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 22 (46.81%) SQL
2 15 (31.91%) C#
3 12 (25.53%) VB.NET
4 9 (19.15%) T-SQL
5 5 (10.64%) JavaScript
5 5 (10.64%) PL/SQL
6 4 (8.51%) VB
7 2 (4.26%) Ruby
7 2 (4.26%) Java
7 2 (4.26%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.13%) VBScript
8 1 (2.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (6.38%) ISEB
1 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (6.38%) MCSE
2 1 (2.13%) OCP
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (2.13%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (8.51%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.38%) UAG
2 3 (6.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.13%) XenApp
3 1 (2.13%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (4.26%) HAProxy
1 2 (4.26%) Capistrano
1 2 (4.26%) Puppet
2 1 (2.13%) Data Guard
2 1 (2.13%) SCOM
2 1 (2.13%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 22 (46.81%) Microsoft
2 9 (19.15%) Oracle
3 3 (6.38%) Citrix
3 3 (6.38%) VMware
3 3 (6.38%) Infragistics
4 2 (4.26%) Adobe
4 2 (4.26%) Cisco
4 2 (4.26%) Splunk
5 1 (2.13%) Informatica
5 1 (2.13%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.13%) Symantec
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