The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 60 69 75
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +6
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 26 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.11% 1.23% 0.52%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.88% 4.38% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 5
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£315 £325 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% -14.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £263 £377
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £354 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £28.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+30.43% +4.54%
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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
330 274 246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 26.79% 28.07% 25.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 173 147
Average daily rate £363 £315 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.07% -7.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £425 £417
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 1
Average hourly rate £16.00 £19.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% -24.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.19%

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 19 December 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 34 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 29 (85.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (55.88%) Microsoft
4 18 (52.94%) Windows
5 17 (50.00%) VMware
6 15 (44.12%) NAS
6 15 (44.12%) VMware Infrastructure
7 14 (41.18%) SQL Server 2005
8 13 (38.24%) SQL
8 13 (38.24%) MS Exchange
8 13 (38.24%) Active Directory
9 11 (32.35%) EMC
9 11 (32.35%) IBM
9 11 (32.35%) Symantec
9 11 (32.35%) VMware ESX
9 11 (32.35%) NetBackup
9 11 (32.35%) SCCM
9 11 (32.35%) SCOM
9 11 (32.35%) vSphere
9 11 (32.35%) Exchange Server 2013
10 10 (29.41%) .NET
11 9 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (20.59%) C#
12 7 (20.59%) IIS
12 7 (20.59%) Lotus Domino
12 7 (20.59%) PRINCE2
12 7 (20.59%) Lotus
12 7 (20.59%) Internet
12 7 (20.59%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (17.65%) SAN

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 13 (38.24%) MS Exchange
2 11 (32.35%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (20.59%) IIS
3 7 (20.59%) Lotus Domino
4 4 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (8.82%) SharePoint
5 3 (8.82%) WorkSite
6 1 (2.94%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) MS Office
2 1 (2.94%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 15 (44.12%) NAS
2 7 (20.59%) Internet
3 6 (17.65%) SAN
4 2 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (5.88%) DMVPN
4 2 (5.88%) HSRP
4 2 (5.88%) VPLS
4 2 (5.88%) Firewall
4 2 (5.88%) IPsec
4 2 (5.88%) MPLS
4 2 (5.88%) OSPF
4 2 (5.88%) BGP
4 2 (5.88%) EIGRP
4 2 (5.88%) VRRP
4 2 (5.88%) SSL
4 2 (5.88%) LAN
4 2 (5.88%) WAN
4 2 (5.88%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.88%) VPN
4 2 (5.88%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 29 (85.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (41.18%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (14.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (8.82%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (8.82%) OLAP
8 2 (5.88%) Relational Database
9 1 (2.94%) OLTP
9 1 (2.94%) RDBMS
9 1 (2.94%) Data Mining
9 1 (2.94%) MySQL
9 1 (2.94%) DB2
9 1 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (2.94%) QlikView
9 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (2.94%) Oracle OLAP
9 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (17.65%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (11.76%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Legal
3 1 (2.94%) Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (38.24%) Developer
2 7 (20.59%) Exchange Administrator
2 7 (20.59%) Administrator
3 6 (17.65%) .NET Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Exchange Consultant
4 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Consultant
4 4 (11.76%) Exchange Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Consultant
5 3 (8.82%) Senior Developer
5 3 (8.82%) SQL Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Project Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) CRM Developer
6 2 (5.88%) SQL DBA
6 2 (5.88%) SQL Server DBA
6 2 (5.88%) Network Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) DBA
6 2 (5.88%) Architect
7 1 (2.94%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.94%) Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (29.41%) .NET
2 6 (17.65%) ASP.NET
3 2 (5.88%) jQuery
3 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (5.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 2 (5.88%) WCF
3 2 (5.88%) WPF
4 1 (2.94%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.94%) MDX
4 1 (2.94%) Underscore.js
4 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (2.94%) SignalR
4 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (2.94%) NLog
4 1 (2.94%) Mustache
4 1 (2.94%) Backbone.js
4 1 (2.94%) Ninject
4 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Replication
2 2 (5.88%) Clustering
3 1 (2.94%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 18 (52.94%) Windows
2 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (8.82%) Linux
4 2 (5.88%) Mac OS
5 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (20.59%) PRINCE2
3 6 (17.65%) ITIL
4 4 (11.76%) E-Commerce
4 4 (11.76%) CRM
4 4 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (8.82%) ETL
5 3 (8.82%) Web Development
5 3 (8.82%) TOGAF
5 3 (8.82%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (8.82%) Kanban
6 2 (5.88%) Unit Testing
6 2 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (5.88%) Dependency Injection
6 2 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (5.88%) Business Continuity Planning
6 2 (5.88%) Network Design
6 2 (5.88%) Load Balancing
6 2 (5.88%) Business Continuity
6 2 (5.88%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 13 (38.24%) SQL
2 7 (20.59%) C#
3 6 (17.65%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (20.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (17.65%) MCSE
2 6 (17.65%) MCSA
2 6 (17.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (5.88%) VCAP
3 2 (5.88%) VCP5
3 2 (5.88%) CCSE
3 2 (5.88%) CCSA
3 2 (5.88%) CCNP
3 2 (5.88%) CCNA
3 2 (5.88%) CCDA
3 2 (5.88%) CCDP
3 2 (5.88%) CISSP
3 2 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.94%) MCITP
4 1 (2.94%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (44.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (38.24%) Active Directory
3 11 (32.35%) VMware ESX
3 11 (32.35%) vSphere
4 2 (5.88%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 11 (32.35%) NetBackup
1 11 (32.35%) SCCM
1 11 (32.35%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (55.88%) Microsoft
2 17 (50.00%) VMware
3 11 (32.35%) EMC
3 11 (32.35%) IBM
3 11 (32.35%) Symantec
4 7 (20.59%) Lotus
5 3 (8.82%) CommVault
5 3 (8.82%) HP
5 3 (8.82%) Citrix
5 3 (8.82%) Cisco
5 3 (8.82%) Reuters
5 3 (8.82%) ServiceNow
6 2 (5.88%) CheckPoint
6 2 (5.88%) Oracle
7 1 (2.94%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.94%) Tableau
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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