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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 59 53 19
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -34
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 29 23 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.68% 2.42% 7.71%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.70% 9.43% 27.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 18 39
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£313 £275 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -10.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £250 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £340 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £31.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-7.45% +22.77%
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
299 244 224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 27.58% 25.66% 27.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 160 132
Average daily rate £363 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +3.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +62.96%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -8.33%

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 30 January 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 65 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 32 (49.23%) SQL Server 2012
3 31 (47.69%) SQL
4 28 (43.08%) Microsoft
5 27 (41.54%) SQL Server 2005
6 26 (40.00%) .NET
7 25 (38.46%) Windows
8 21 (32.31%) ASP.NET
9 20 (30.77%) C#
10 19 (29.23%) VMware
10 19 (29.23%) Agile Software Development
11 18 (27.69%) T-SQL
12 17 (26.15%) VMware Infrastructure
13 15 (23.08%) NAS
13 15 (23.08%) Active Directory
14 14 (21.54%) MS Exchange
14 14 (21.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 13 (20.00%) vSphere
15 13 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 12 (18.46%) MVC
17 11 (16.92%) IBM
17 11 (16.92%) Symantec
17 11 (16.92%) VMware ESX
17 11 (16.92%) NetBackup
17 11 (16.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 11 (16.92%) Business Intelligence
17 11 (16.92%) EMC
17 11 (16.92%) SCCM
17 11 (16.92%) SCOM
17 11 (16.92%) ASP.NET MVC

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 14 (21.54%) MS Exchange
2 11 (16.92%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (13.85%) IIS
4 7 (10.77%) Lotus Domino
5 4 (6.15%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (4.62%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (4.62%) WorkSite
6 3 (4.62%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.54%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.08%) MS Office
3 1 (1.54%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (10.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.08%) Dynamics GP
Communications & Networking
1 15 (23.08%) NAS
2 7 (10.77%) Internet
3 6 (9.23%) SAN
4 3 (4.62%) TCP/IP
4 3 (4.62%) VPN
4 3 (4.62%) Firewall
4 3 (4.62%) MPLS
5 2 (3.08%) OSPF
5 2 (3.08%) BGP
5 2 (3.08%) EIGRP
5 2 (3.08%) VRRP
5 2 (3.08%) IPsec
5 2 (3.08%) WAN
5 2 (3.08%) DNS
5 2 (3.08%) LAN
5 2 (3.08%) SSL
5 2 (3.08%) HSRP
5 2 (3.08%) DMVPN
5 2 (3.08%) VPLS
5 2 (3.08%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 32 (49.23%) SQL Server 2012
3 27 (41.54%) SQL Server 2005
4 14 (21.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 11 (16.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (10.77%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (10.77%) OLAP
8 4 (6.15%) OLAP Cube
9 3 (4.62%) Oracle OLAP
10 2 (3.08%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (3.08%) Oracle Database
10 2 (3.08%) Relational Database
10 2 (3.08%) QlikView
10 2 (3.08%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (1.54%) Big Data
11 1 (1.54%) DB2
11 1 (1.54%) MySQL
11 1 (1.54%) OLTP
11 1 (1.54%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (10.77%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.62%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (4.62%) Finance
1 3 (4.62%) Legal
2 2 (3.08%) Retail
3 1 (1.54%) Banking
Job Titles
1 42 (64.62%) Developer
2 18 (27.69%) .NET Developer
3 14 (21.54%) SQL Developer
4 8 (12.31%) Senior Developer
4 8 (12.31%) Administrator
5 7 (10.77%) Exchange Administrator
6 6 (9.23%) CRM Developer
7 5 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 5 (7.69%) SQL Server Developer
8 4 (6.15%) SQL DBA
8 4 (6.15%) Microsoft Consultant
8 4 (6.15%) Consultant
8 4 (6.15%) DBA
8 4 (6.15%) Exchange Consultant
8 4 (6.15%) Exchange Engineer
9 3 (4.62%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (4.62%) Project Engineer
9 3 (4.62%) C# Developer
9 3 (4.62%) SQL Server DBA
10 2 (3.08%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (40.00%) .NET
2 21 (32.31%) ASP.NET
3 11 (16.92%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (12.31%) jQuery
5 6 (9.23%) HTML
5 6 (9.23%) MDX
6 5 (7.69%) CSS
7 4 (6.15%) Web Services
8 3 (4.62%) .NET Framework
8 3 (4.62%) XML
9 2 (3.08%) Middleware
9 2 (3.08%) SOAP
9 2 (3.08%) WCF
9 2 (3.08%) Ajax
9 2 (3.08%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 2 (3.08%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 1 (1.54%) WPF
10 1 (1.54%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.69%) Mobile App
2 3 (4.62%) Replication
3 2 (3.08%) Clustering
3 2 (3.08%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.54%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.54%) Wiki
4 1 (1.54%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 25 (38.46%) Windows
2 6 (9.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (7.69%) Apple iOS
3 5 (7.69%) Android
3 5 (7.69%) Windows Mobile
3 5 (7.69%) Windows Phone
4 4 (6.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.08%) Linux
5 2 (3.08%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.54%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.54%) Windows 2000
6 1 (1.54%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.54%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (29.23%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (18.46%) MVC
3 11 (16.92%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (15.38%) ETL
5 8 (12.31%) PRINCE2
5 8 (12.31%) TDD
6 7 (10.77%) CRM
7 6 (9.23%) ITIL
8 5 (7.69%) Kanban
8 5 (7.69%) Unit Testing
9 4 (6.15%) Migration
9 4 (6.15%) E-Commerce
10 3 (4.62%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (4.62%) Web Development
10 3 (4.62%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (4.62%) Scrum
10 3 (4.62%) Project Management
10 3 (4.62%) TOGAF
11 2 (3.08%) Business Continuity
11 2 (3.08%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 31 (47.69%) SQL
2 20 (30.77%) C#
3 18 (27.69%) T-SQL
4 8 (12.31%) JavaScript
5 3 (4.62%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (12.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (9.23%) MCSE
2 6 (9.23%) MCSA
2 6 (9.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (3.08%) CCSA
3 2 (3.08%) CCSE
3 2 (3.08%) CISSP
3 2 (3.08%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.08%) CCNP
3 2 (3.08%) CCNA
3 2 (3.08%) CCDA
3 2 (3.08%) CCDP
3 2 (3.08%) VCP5
3 2 (3.08%) VCAP
4 1 (1.54%) MCTS
4 1 (1.54%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.08%) SLA
2 1 (1.54%) Data Quality
System Software
1 17 (26.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (23.08%) Active Directory
3 13 (20.00%) vSphere
4 11 (16.92%) VMware ESX
5 2 (3.08%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 11 (16.92%) NetBackup
1 11 (16.92%) SCCM
1 11 (16.92%) SCOM
Vendors
1 28 (43.08%) Microsoft
2 19 (29.23%) VMware
3 11 (16.92%) IBM
3 11 (16.92%) Symantec
3 11 (16.92%) EMC
4 7 (10.77%) Lotus
5 5 (7.69%) Xamarin
5 5 (7.69%) Oracle
6 3 (4.62%) ServiceNow
6 3 (4.62%) CommVault
6 3 (4.62%) Citrix
6 3 (4.62%) HP
6 3 (4.62%) Cisco
6 3 (4.62%) Reuters
7 2 (3.08%) Sage
7 2 (3.08%) CheckPoint
7 2 (3.08%) RedPrairie
8 1 (1.54%) Tableau
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