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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 67 60 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 15 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.28% 0.52% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.84% 2.21% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 0
Average daily rate £345 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 -
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £27.50 -
% change year-on-year
+30.90% -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
310 181 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 26.43% 23.66% 20.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 98 117
Average daily rate £325 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £222 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 6
Average hourly rate £29.00 £13.25 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+118.86% -3.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.70 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £110.00 £13.50 £21.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
SQL Server 2012
West Yorkshire

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 18 April 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 36 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 33 (91.67%) SQL
3 32 (88.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 21 (58.33%) .NET
4 21 (58.33%) Performance Tuning
5 20 (55.56%) Microsoft Azure
6 18 (50.00%) C#
6 18 (50.00%) ETL
7 17 (47.22%) Ruby
7 17 (47.22%) Ruby on Rails
8 16 (44.44%) NoSQL
9 14 (38.89%) Kanban
9 14 (38.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 12 (33.33%) T-SQL
11 10 (27.78%) SQL Server 2008
12 9 (25.00%) Web Services
12 9 (25.00%) Back Office
13 8 (22.22%) Freedom of Information
13 8 (22.22%) Knowledge Management
13 8 (22.22%) Data Protection Act
13 8 (22.22%) Management Information System
13 8 (22.22%) Information Management
13 8 (22.22%) Data Protection
14 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
15 6 (16.67%) NHS
16 5 (13.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 4 (11.11%) SharePoint
17 4 (11.11%) Windows
17 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
17 4 (11.11%) PerformancePoint

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.78%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) PowerPivot
2 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 20 (55.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) SAN
2 1 (2.78%) DHCP
2 1 (2.78%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 32 (88.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (44.44%) NoSQL
4 14 (38.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (27.78%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (13.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (11.11%) PerformancePoint
8 2 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (5.56%) OLTP
9 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (2.78%) OLAP
9 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 9 (25.00%) Back Office
2 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.78%) Finance
3 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 27 (75.00%) Developer
2 25 (69.44%) SQL Developer
3 8 (22.22%) SQL Server Developer
4 6 (16.67%) .NET Developer
5 5 (13.89%) SQL DBA
5 5 (13.89%) DBA
6 3 (8.33%) SQL Server DBA
6 3 (8.33%) Trainer
7 1 (2.78%) .NET Web Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Technical Leader
7 1 (2.78%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Software Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Web Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (58.33%) .NET
2 17 (47.22%) Ruby on Rails
3 9 (25.00%) Web Services
4 1 (2.78%) WCF
4 1 (2.78%) WPF
4 1 (2.78%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.78%) MDX
4 1 (2.78%) XML
4 1 (2.78%) XSD
4 1 (2.78%) WSDL
4 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.78%) SOAP
4 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.78%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) Freedom of Information
1 8 (22.22%) Data Protection Act
1 8 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 6 (16.67%) NHS
3 1 (2.78%) Replication
3 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (58.33%) Performance Tuning
2 18 (50.00%) ETL
3 14 (38.89%) Kanban
4 8 (22.22%) Knowledge Management
4 8 (22.22%) Information Management
4 8 (22.22%) Data Protection
5 3 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (8.33%) Scrum
5 3 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.78%) Workflow
7 1 (2.78%) Document Management
7 1 (2.78%) Software Engineering
7 1 (2.78%) Dimensional Modelling
7 1 (2.78%) Web Development
7 1 (2.78%) ERP
7 1 (2.78%) Project Management
7 1 (2.78%) MVC
7 1 (2.78%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 33 (91.67%) SQL
2 18 (50.00%) C#
3 17 (47.22%) Ruby
4 12 (33.33%) T-SQL
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.78%) UAG
1 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.78%) VMware
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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