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 26 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 82 49 64
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +15
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 27 55 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.83% 3.57% 2.04%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.04% 11.68% 8.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 42 15
Median daily rate £390 £323 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.93% +7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £267 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £349 £313
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £16.09 - £13.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £23.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+27.65% +2.17%
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
336 471 299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 22.80% 30.58% 25.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 345 195
Median daily rate £400 £350 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £425 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 5
Median hourly rate £16.09 £17.50 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.05% -39.65%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £26.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+18.26% -13.33%

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 26 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 26 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 57 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 54 (94.74%) SQL
3 27 (47.37%) T-SQL
3 27 (47.37%) .NET
4 26 (45.61%) C#
5 22 (38.60%) Microsoft
6 21 (36.84%) ASP.NET
6 21 (36.84%) Windows
7 19 (33.33%) Replication
8 17 (29.82%) Performance Tuning
9 15 (26.32%) Database Optimisation
9 15 (26.32%) .NET Framework
9 15 (26.32%) Unit Testing
9 15 (26.32%) Team Foundation Server
9 15 (26.32%) Entity Framework
10 14 (24.56%) SQL Server 2012
10 14 (24.56%) SQL Server 2005
11 13 (22.81%) VMware
11 13 (22.81%) ITIL
12 11 (19.30%) Mentoring
13 10 (17.54%) Active Directory
14 9 (15.79%) IIS
14 9 (15.79%) Windows Server
14 9 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
14 9 (15.79%) PowerShell
14 9 (15.79%) Release Management
15 8 (14.04%) SQL Server 2014
15 8 (14.04%) MS Excel
16 7 (12.28%) Change Management
16 7 (12.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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 9 (15.79%) IIS
2 7 (12.28%) SharePoint
3 6 (10.53%) SharePoint 2010
3 6 (10.53%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (8.77%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (8.77%) MS Exchange
5 3 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.75%) MS Project Server
6 1 (1.75%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 8 (14.04%) MS Excel
2 6 (10.53%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.28%) SAN
2 5 (8.77%) Kerberos
3 3 (5.26%) NAS
4 2 (3.51%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (3.51%) VoIP
4 2 (3.51%) VPN
5 1 (1.75%) DHCP
5 1 (1.75%) DNS
5 1 (1.75%) Firewall
5 1 (1.75%) LAN
5 1 (1.75%) NetScaler
5 1 (1.75%) SSL
5 1 (1.75%) WAN
5 1 (1.75%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (24.56%) SQL Server 2005
2 14 (24.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (14.04%) SQL Server 2014
4 7 (12.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (10.53%) SQL Server 2000
5 6 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (5.26%) Oracle Database
6 3 (5.26%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (5.26%) Oracle9i Database
7 2 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.75%) Data Mining
8 1 (1.75%) MS Access
8 1 (1.75%) QlikView
8 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (26.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.75%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.75%) Mercurial
2 1 (1.75%) Subversion
General
1 6 (10.53%) Legal
2 3 (5.26%) Finance
3 2 (3.51%) Law
3 2 (3.51%) Retail
4 1 (1.75%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 21 (36.84%) Developer
2 14 (24.56%) DBA
2 14 (24.56%) SQL Developer
3 11 (19.30%) SQL DBA
4 8 (14.04%) Administrator
5 7 (12.28%) SQL Server DBA
5 7 (12.28%) SQL Server Developer
6 6 (10.53%) Applications Support
7 5 (8.77%) .NET Developer
7 5 (8.77%) Analyst
7 5 (8.77%) Applications Support Analyst
7 5 (8.77%) Consultant
7 5 (8.77%) Database Developer
7 5 (8.77%) SQL Database Developer
7 5 (8.77%) Support Analyst
7 5 (8.77%) Systems Support
8 4 (7.02%) Systems Developer
8 4 (7.02%) Windows Engineer
9 3 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (5.26%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (47.37%) .NET
2 21 (36.84%) ASP.NET
3 15 (26.32%) .NET Framework
3 15 (26.32%) Entity Framework
4 7 (12.28%) HTML
4 7 (12.28%) XML
5 6 (10.53%) CSS
6 5 (8.77%) CSS3
6 5 (8.77%) HTML5
7 4 (7.02%) Classic ASP
7 4 (7.02%) jQuery
7 4 (7.02%) Web Services
8 3 (5.26%) WCF
8 3 (5.26%) XHTML
8 3 (5.26%) XSLT
9 2 (3.51%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (3.51%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 2 (3.51%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 2 (3.51%) JSON
9 2 (3.51%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 19 (33.33%) Replication
2 5 (8.77%) Enterprise Storage
2 5 (8.77%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.26%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.51%) Clustering
4 2 (3.51%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.51%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.75%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.75%) NHS
5 1 (1.75%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.75%) PKI
5 1 (1.75%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 21 (36.84%) Windows
2 9 (15.79%) Windows Server
3 7 (12.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (7.02%) Linux
5 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.75%) Unix
6 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (29.82%) Performance Tuning
2 15 (26.32%) Database Optimisation
2 15 (26.32%) Unit Testing
3 13 (22.81%) ITIL
4 11 (19.30%) Mentoring
5 9 (15.79%) Release Management
6 7 (12.28%) Change Management
7 5 (8.77%) CRM
7 5 (8.77%) Load Balancing
7 5 (8.77%) Server Virtualisation
7 5 (8.77%) Service Delivery
8 4 (7.02%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (7.02%) Data Analysis
8 4 (7.02%) Incident Management
9 3 (5.26%) OO
9 3 (5.26%) Server Patching
9 3 (5.26%) TDD
9 3 (5.26%) Web Development
10 2 (3.51%) BDD
10 2 (3.51%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 54 (94.74%) SQL
2 27 (47.37%) T-SQL
3 26 (45.61%) C#
4 9 (15.79%) PowerShell
5 6 (10.53%) VB
5 6 (10.53%) VB.NET
6 5 (8.77%) VBA
7 4 (7.02%) JavaScript
8 3 (5.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (8.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (7.02%) MCSE
3 3 (5.26%) MCSA
3 3 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (3.51%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (3.51%) Degree
5 1 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.75%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (1.75%) MCITP
5 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.75%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.75%) ISO22301
2 1 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 10 (17.54%) Active Directory
2 9 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (8.77%) VMware Server
4 2 (3.51%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.75%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.75%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.75%) XenApp
5 1 (1.75%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (10.53%) SCCM
2 5 (8.77%) SCOM
3 1 (1.75%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (1.75%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (38.60%) Microsoft
2 13 (22.81%) VMware
3 7 (12.28%) Citrix
3 7 (12.28%) HP
4 6 (10.53%) Cisco
5 5 (8.77%) iManage
6 3 (5.26%) CommVault
6 3 (5.26%) NetApp
6 3 (5.26%) Oracle
6 3 (5.26%) Reuters
6 3 (5.26%) ServiceNow
6 3 (5.26%) Zerto
7 2 (3.51%) CheckPoint
7 2 (3.51%) Symantec
7 2 (3.51%) Veeam
8 1 (1.75%) EMC
8 1 (1.75%) F5
8 1 (1.75%) Infoblox
8 1 (1.75%) JD Edwards
8 1 (1.75%) Proofpoint