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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 73 70 56
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -14
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 26 16 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.92% 1.31% 1.99%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.42% 5.32% 7.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 10 12
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £325 £359
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £18.50 £13.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.30% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £27.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-22.22% -16.92%
SQL Server 2008
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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
405 301 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 29.85% 24.73% 27.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 204 126
Average daily rate £375 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 4
Average hourly rate £19.75 £29.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.89% +123.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £101.90 £23.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.33 £34.75 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-27.10% +23.00%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 50 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 34 (68.00%) SQL
3 22 (44.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 20 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (38.00%) .NET
6 16 (32.00%) T-SQL
7 15 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 13 (26.00%) SQL Server 2005
8 13 (26.00%) Oracle
8 13 (26.00%) Windows
8 13 (26.00%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (22.00%) Microsoft
9 11 (22.00%) PL/SQL
9 11 (22.00%) TDD
9 11 (22.00%) Oracle Database
10 10 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 10 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
10 10 (20.00%) ASP.NET
10 10 (20.00%) Data Modelling
11 9 (18.00%) C#
11 9 (18.00%) MVC
11 9 (18.00%) Data Mapping
11 9 (18.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 9 (18.00%) PowerShell
12 8 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (14.00%) ETL
14 6 (12.00%) Toad
14 6 (12.00%) CRM
14 6 (12.00%) NUnit
14 6 (12.00%) Continuous Integration

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 3 (6.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (6.00%) SAS
2 2 (4.00%) IIS
2 2 (4.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.00%) Node.js
3 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.00%) FastStats
2 1 (2.00%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.00%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.00%) DNS
1 2 (4.00%) SSL
1 2 (4.00%) SAN
2 1 (2.00%) Spanning Tree
2 1 (2.00%) HSRP
2 1 (2.00%) DMVPN
2 1 (2.00%) NAS
2 1 (2.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (2.00%) VPLS
2 1 (2.00%) Firewall
2 1 (2.00%) Wireless
2 1 (2.00%) IPsec
2 1 (2.00%) Internet
2 1 (2.00%) MPLS
2 1 (2.00%) OSPF
2 1 (2.00%) BGP
2 1 (2.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (2.00%) VRRP
2 1 (2.00%) LAN
2 1 (2.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 22 (44.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 13 (26.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 11 (22.00%) Oracle Database
6 10 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 10 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
7 9 (18.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (8.00%) OLAP
8 4 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (6.00%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (4.00%) Oracle OLAP
10 2 (4.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 2 (4.00%) OLAP Cube
11 1 (2.00%) BODI
11 1 (2.00%) Essbase
11 1 (2.00%) Data Mart
11 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (2.00%) Informix
11 1 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (12.00%) Toad
1 6 (12.00%) NUnit
2 4 (8.00%) SpecFlow
3 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (2.00%) Selenium
4 1 (2.00%) JIRA
4 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (6.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.00%) Marketing
3 1 (2.00%) Retail
3 1 (2.00%) Back Office
3 1 (2.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 39 (78.00%) Developer
2 15 (30.00%) SQL Developer
3 9 (18.00%) Oracle Developer
4 8 (16.00%) .NET Developer
5 6 (12.00%) SQL Server Developer
6 5 (10.00%) Senior Developer
7 4 (8.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 4 (8.00%) CRM Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) Support Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Database Developer
8 2 (4.00%) PL/SQL Developer
8 2 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) SQL Server BI Developer
9 1 (2.00%) SQL Programmer
9 1 (2.00%) MI Developer
9 1 (2.00%) Agile Test Analyst
9 1 (2.00%) Essbase Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (38.00%) .NET
2 10 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 8 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (10.00%) MDX
5 3 (6.00%) jQuery
5 3 (6.00%) .NET Framework
6 2 (4.00%) HTML
6 2 (4.00%) CSS
6 2 (4.00%) Entity Framework
7 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (2.00%) AngularJS
7 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 1 (2.00%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (2.00%) WCF
7 1 (2.00%) Web Services
7 1 (2.00%) XML
7 1 (2.00%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) Mobile App
2 4 (8.00%) NHS
3 2 (4.00%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.00%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 13 (26.00%) Windows
2 5 (10.00%) Windows Mobile
2 5 (10.00%) Android
2 5 (10.00%) Apple iOS
2 5 (10.00%) Windows Phone
3 4 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (6.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.00%) Mac OS
6 1 (2.00%) Linux
6 1 (2.00%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (26.00%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (22.00%) TDD
4 10 (20.00%) Data Modelling
5 9 (18.00%) MVC
5 9 (18.00%) Data Mapping
6 7 (14.00%) ETL
7 6 (12.00%) CRM
7 6 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (10.00%) Mobile Development
9 4 (8.00%) Migration
9 4 (8.00%) Kanban
10 3 (6.00%) ITIL
11 2 (4.00%) PRINCE2
11 2 (4.00%) TOGAF
11 2 (4.00%) Software Testing
11 2 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
11 2 (4.00%) Mentoring
12 1 (2.00%) Business Continuity Planning
12 1 (2.00%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 34 (68.00%) SQL
2 16 (32.00%) T-SQL
3 11 (22.00%) PL/SQL
4 9 (18.00%) C#
4 9 (18.00%) PowerShell
5 5 (10.00%) VBA
6 3 (6.00%) JavaScript
7 2 (4.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (6.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.00%) MCSE
2 2 (4.00%) MCSA
2 2 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.00%) VCAP
3 1 (2.00%) VCP5
3 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.00%) CCSA
3 1 (2.00%) CCSE
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (2.00%) ISEB
3 1 (2.00%) CISSP
3 1 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.00%) CCNP
3 1 (2.00%) CCNA
3 1 (2.00%) CCDA
3 1 (2.00%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) HL7
1 1 (2.00%) QA
1 1 (2.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (8.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.00%) vSphere
3 1 (2.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.00%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (2.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) Opsview
1 1 (2.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (2.00%) SCCM
1 1 (2.00%) SCOM
1 1 (2.00%) WSUS
1 1 (2.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 13 (26.00%) Oracle
2 11 (22.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (10.00%) Xamarin
3 5 (10.00%) VMware
4 2 (4.00%) Sage
4 2 (4.00%) Cisco
4 2 (4.00%) RedPrairie
5 1 (2.00%) Twitter
5 1 (2.00%) Veeam
5 1 (2.00%) Sophos
5 1 (2.00%) Business Objects
5 1 (2.00%) Sybase
5 1 (2.00%) Hyperion
5 1 (2.00%) CheckPoint
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