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 1 June 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
1 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 88 61 70
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +9
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 19 42 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.26% 3.11% 1.30%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.67% 10.10% 5.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 34 12
Median daily rate £331 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.92% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £271 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £368 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £326 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.27% -1.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £16.09 £18.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.02% +42.30%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £22.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+11.36% -8.33%
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
335 416 307
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 22.14% 30.79% 25.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 293 207
Median daily rate £390 £360 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £293 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.58% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 7
Median hourly rate £16.09 £18.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.61% -37.93%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.25 £26.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+31.73% -18.75%

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 1 June 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 1 June 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 50 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 46 (92.00%) SQL
3 24 (48.00%) Windows
4 23 (46.00%) T-SQL
4 23 (46.00%) .NET
5 22 (44.00%) Microsoft
6 21 (42.00%) C#
7 18 (36.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 18 (36.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 15 (30.00%) ASP.NET
9 13 (26.00%) Replication
10 11 (22.00%) MS Excel
10 11 (22.00%) Performance Tuning
11 9 (18.00%) Unit Testing
11 9 (18.00%) Team Foundation Server
11 9 (18.00%) Entity Framework
11 9 (18.00%) Database Optimisation
11 9 (18.00%) Windows Server
11 9 (18.00%) VMware
11 9 (18.00%) Change Management
11 9 (18.00%) .NET Framework
11 9 (18.00%) XML
11 9 (18.00%) ITIL
11 9 (18.00%) SQL Server 2000
12 8 (16.00%) HTML
12 8 (16.00%) Release Management
12 8 (16.00%) Service Delivery
13 7 (14.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 7 (14.00%) VB
13 7 (14.00%) VB.NET

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 5 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (6.00%) IIS
4 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.00%) MS Project Server
4 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 11 (22.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.00%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.00%) SAN
2 3 (6.00%) NAS
3 2 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (4.00%) VPN
4 1 (2.00%) DHCP
4 1 (2.00%) DNS
4 1 (2.00%) Firewall
4 1 (2.00%) LAN
4 1 (2.00%) NetScaler
4 1 (2.00%) SSL
4 1 (2.00%) VoIP
4 1 (2.00%) WAN
4 1 (2.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (36.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 18 (36.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (18.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 7 (14.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (12.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (6.00%) Oracle Database
6 3 (6.00%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (6.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (6.00%) Oracle9i Database
6 3 (6.00%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (4.00%) MS Access
7 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (2.00%) Data Mining
8 1 (2.00%) QlikView
8 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (18.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.00%) Mercurial
2 1 (2.00%) Subversion
General
1 6 (12.00%) Legal
2 4 (8.00%) Finance
3 2 (4.00%) Law
3 2 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (34.00%) Developer
2 12 (24.00%) DBA
3 11 (22.00%) SQL Developer
4 9 (18.00%) Applications Support
4 9 (18.00%) SQL DBA
5 8 (16.00%) Administrator
5 8 (16.00%) Analyst
5 8 (16.00%) Applications Support Analyst
5 8 (16.00%) Support Analyst
6 5 (10.00%) Database Developer
6 5 (10.00%) SQL Database Developer
6 5 (10.00%) SQL Server DBA
7 4 (8.00%) SQL Server Developer
8 3 (6.00%) .NET Developer
8 3 (6.00%) Consultant
8 3 (6.00%) Server Administrator
8 3 (6.00%) SQL Server Analyst
8 3 (6.00%) Systems Support
8 3 (6.00%) Windows Administrator
8 3 (6.00%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (46.00%) .NET
2 15 (30.00%) ASP.NET
3 9 (18.00%) .NET Framework
3 9 (18.00%) Entity Framework
3 9 (18.00%) XML
4 8 (16.00%) HTML
5 6 (12.00%) CSS
6 5 (10.00%) Classic ASP
6 5 (10.00%) CSS3
6 5 (10.00%) HTML5
7 4 (8.00%) jQuery
7 4 (8.00%) Web Services
8 3 (6.00%) WCF
8 3 (6.00%) XHTML
8 3 (6.00%) XSLT
9 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 2 (4.00%) JMS
9 2 (4.00%) JSON
9 2 (4.00%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 13 (26.00%) Replication
2 3 (6.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.00%) Clustering
3 2 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.00%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.00%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.00%) NHS
4 1 (2.00%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.00%) PKI
4 1 (2.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 24 (48.00%) Windows
2 9 (18.00%) Windows Server
3 6 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (6.00%) Linux
4 3 (6.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.00%) Performance Tuning
2 9 (18.00%) Change Management
2 9 (18.00%) Database Optimisation
2 9 (18.00%) ITIL
2 9 (18.00%) Unit Testing
3 8 (16.00%) Release Management
3 8 (16.00%) Service Delivery
4 6 (12.00%) Mentoring
5 5 (10.00%) CRM
6 4 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (6.00%) OO
7 3 (6.00%) Server Patching
7 3 (6.00%) TDD
7 3 (6.00%) Web Development
8 2 (4.00%) BDD
8 2 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (4.00%) DSDM
8 2 (4.00%) ETL
8 2 (4.00%) High Availability
8 2 (4.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 46 (92.00%) SQL
2 23 (46.00%) T-SQL
3 21 (42.00%) C#
4 7 (14.00%) VB
4 7 (14.00%) VB.NET
5 6 (12.00%) VBA
6 4 (8.00%) JavaScript
6 4 (8.00%) PowerShell
7 3 (6.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (8.00%) MCSE
3 3 (6.00%) MCSA
3 3 (6.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (4.00%) Degree
5 1 (2.00%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.00%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (2.00%) MCITP
5 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.00%) XenApp
3 1 (2.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 1 (2.00%) SCCM
1 1 (2.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (44.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (18.00%) VMware
3 7 (14.00%) Citrix
3 7 (14.00%) HP
4 5 (10.00%) Cisco
4 5 (10.00%) iManage
5 3 (6.00%) CommVault
5 3 (6.00%) NetApp
5 3 (6.00%) Oracle
5 3 (6.00%) Reuters
5 3 (6.00%) ServiceNow
5 3 (6.00%) Zerto
6 2 (4.00%) CheckPoint
6 2 (4.00%) Symantec
6 2 (4.00%) Veeam
7 1 (2.00%) F5
7 1 (2.00%) Infoblox
7 1 (2.00%) JD Edwards
7 1 (2.00%) Polycom
7 1 (2.00%) Proofpoint