The first table below looks at the demand for SQL Server 2012 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 2012 over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 79 65 81
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +16
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 3 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.28% 1.14% 0.36%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.30% 3.76% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 4
Average daily rate
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£295 £313 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.60% -21.87%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -21.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £38.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+27.27% +10.00%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
230 266 349
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 21.78% 30.40% 31.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 155 235
Average daily rate £312 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.08% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £213 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 6
Average hourly rate £14.75 £38.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.68% +126.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £37.05 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.75 £18.79
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
SQL Server 2012
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SQL Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

SQL Server 2012
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the Leeds region.

SQL Server 2012 Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

SQL Server 2012
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the Leeds region.

SQL Server 2012 Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing SQL Server 2012 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 2012.

1 17 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (94.12%) SQL
3 14 (82.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (58.82%) T-SQL
4 10 (58.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (47.06%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (41.18%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (35.29%) .NET
7 6 (35.29%) C#
7 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
8 5 (29.41%) Kanban
9 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (23.53%) Ruby
9 4 (23.53%) Ruby on Rails
9 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
9 4 (23.53%) NoSQL
9 4 (23.53%) ETL
10 3 (17.65%) Freedom of Information
10 3 (17.65%) Information Management
10 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
10 3 (17.65%) Back Office
10 3 (17.65%) Web Services
10 3 (17.65%) Windows
10 3 (17.65%) Knowledge Management
10 3 (17.65%) Data Protection Act
10 3 (17.65%) Data Protection
11 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
11 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing SQL Server 2012 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 2012. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) SAN
2 1 (5.88%) DHCP
2 1 (5.88%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (82.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (58.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (41.18%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (23.53%) NoSQL
5 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (11.76%) OLTP
6 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (17.65%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Developer
2 10 (58.82%) SQL Developer
3 4 (23.53%) SQL DBA
3 4 (23.53%) DBA
4 2 (11.76%) .NET Developer
4 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Developer
4 2 (11.76%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Leader
5 1 (5.88%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) .NET
2 4 (23.53%) Ruby on Rails
3 3 (17.65%) Web Services
4 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
4 1 (5.88%) WCF
4 1 (5.88%) WPF
4 1 (5.88%) jQuery
4 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (5.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (5.88%) Ninject
4 1 (5.88%) Backbone.js
4 1 (5.88%) Mustache
4 1 (5.88%) Underscore.js
4 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (5.88%) SignalR
4 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (5.88%) NLog
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
1 3 (17.65%) Freedom of Information
1 3 (17.65%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (11.76%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (29.41%) Kanban
3 4 (23.53%) ETL
4 3 (17.65%) Information Management
4 3 (17.65%) Knowledge Management
4 3 (17.65%) Data Protection
5 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (11.76%) Scrum
5 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.88%) MVC
6 1 (5.88%) Web Development
6 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.88%) Dependency Injection
6 1 (5.88%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 16 (94.12%) SQL
2 10 (58.82%) T-SQL
3 6 (35.29%) C#
4 4 (23.53%) Ruby
5 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
1 1 (5.88%) UAG
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) VMware