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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 72 75 62
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -13
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 27 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.99% 0.90% 1.20%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.67% 3.65% 4.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 4 5
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£325 £308 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.69% +6.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £46.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-58.91% +68.18%
SQL Server 2012
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
405 301 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 29.85% 24.73% 27.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 204 126
Average daily rate £375 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 4
Average hourly rate £19.75 £29.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.89% +123.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £101.90 £23.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.33 £34.75 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-27.10% +23.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

SQL Server 2012 Daily Rate Histogram 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 22 May 2015, 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 35 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 28 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (71.43%) SQL
4 17 (48.57%) .NET
5 15 (42.86%) T-SQL
5 15 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
6 14 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 13 (37.14%) jQuery
7 13 (37.14%) C#
7 13 (37.14%) MVC
8 11 (31.43%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
9 10 (28.57%) Sitecore
9 10 (28.57%) Data Mapping
9 10 (28.57%) PowerShell
9 10 (28.57%) Oracle
9 10 (28.57%) Visual Studio
9 10 (28.57%) ASP.NET
9 10 (28.57%) PL/SQL
9 10 (28.57%) E-Commerce
9 10 (28.57%) AngularJS
9 10 (28.57%) Oracle Database
9 10 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
10 9 (25.71%) KnockoutJS
10 9 (25.71%) Scrum
11 8 (22.86%) TDD
11 8 (22.86%) NUnit
11 8 (22.86%) Data Modelling
11 8 (22.86%) RabbitMQ
11 8 (22.86%) Continuous Delivery

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.86%) Umbraco
2 1 (2.86%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.86%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) SAN
2 1 (2.86%) Spanning Tree
2 1 (2.86%) DMVPN
2 1 (2.86%) HSRP
2 1 (2.86%) VPLS
2 1 (2.86%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (2.86%) NAS
2 1 (2.86%) LAN
2 1 (2.86%) WAN
2 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.86%) VPN
2 1 (2.86%) DNS
2 1 (2.86%) SSL
2 1 (2.86%) IPsec
2 1 (2.86%) Firewall
2 1 (2.86%) MPLS
2 1 (2.86%) OSPF
2 1 (2.86%) BGP
2 1 (2.86%) EIGRP
2 1 (2.86%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
4 10 (28.57%) Oracle Database
5 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (8.57%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Power View
6 1 (2.86%) PerformancePoint
6 1 (2.86%) OLAP
6 1 (2.86%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 10 (28.57%) Visual Studio
2 8 (22.86%) NUnit
3 7 (20.00%) Toad
4 6 (17.14%) SpecFlow
5 3 (8.57%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (5.71%) ReSharper
7 1 (2.86%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (2.86%) NSubstitute
7 1 (2.86%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (2.86%) Moq
7 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (8.57%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Retail
2 1 (2.86%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 32 (91.43%) Developer
2 10 (28.57%) Oracle Developer
3 7 (20.00%) .NET Developer
4 6 (17.14%) Mobile Developer
5 5 (14.29%) Mobile Web Developer
5 5 (14.29%) Web Developer
5 5 (14.29%) Senior Developer
6 4 (11.43%) CRM Developer
7 3 (8.57%) Database Developer
7 3 (8.57%) SQL Developer
7 3 (8.57%) ETL Developer
8 2 (5.71%) PL/SQL Developer
8 2 (5.71%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 1 (2.86%) Senior SQL Developer
9 1 (2.86%) Business Intelligence Architect
9 1 (2.86%) Senior ETL Developer
9 1 (2.86%) C# .NET Developer
9 1 (2.86%) Website Developer
9 1 (2.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (2.86%) SQL Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (48.57%) .NET
2 13 (37.14%) jQuery
3 10 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 10 (28.57%) AngularJS
3 10 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
4 9 (25.71%) KnockoutJS
5 8 (22.86%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (5.71%) Web Services
6 2 (5.71%) WCF
6 2 (5.71%) .NET Framework
6 2 (5.71%) MDX
6 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (2.86%) Dapper ORM
7 1 (2.86%) Entity Framework
7 1 (2.86%) Castle Windsor
7 1 (2.86%) NHibernate
7 1 (2.86%) JSON
7 1 (2.86%) RESTful
7 1 (2.86%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.86%) Inversion of Control
1 1 (2.86%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) Windows
2 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.86%) Mac OS
2 1 (2.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (37.14%) MVC
3 11 (31.43%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (28.57%) Data Mapping
4 10 (28.57%) E-Commerce
5 9 (25.71%) Scrum
6 8 (22.86%) TDD
6 8 (22.86%) Data Modelling
6 8 (22.86%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (14.29%) ETL
8 4 (11.43%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (11.43%) CRM
8 4 (11.43%) Automated Testing
8 4 (11.43%) Kanban
8 4 (11.43%) Product Management
9 3 (8.57%) Validation
10 2 (5.71%) Migration
10 2 (5.71%) ITIL
10 2 (5.71%) PRINCE2
10 2 (5.71%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (71.43%) SQL
2 15 (42.86%) T-SQL
3 13 (37.14%) C#
4 10 (28.57%) PowerShell
4 10 (28.57%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) Security Cleared
1 3 (8.57%) Degree
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.71%) MCSE
2 2 (5.71%) MCSA
2 2 (5.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.86%) VCAP
3 1 (2.86%) VCP5
3 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) CCSE
3 1 (2.86%) CCSA
3 1 (2.86%) CCNP
3 1 (2.86%) CCNA
3 1 (2.86%) CCDA
3 1 (2.86%) CCDP
3 1 (2.86%) CISSP
3 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) Solvency II
2 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.86%) Terminal Services
1 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (28.57%) Sitecore
1 10 (28.57%) Oracle
2 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.71%) VMware
3 2 (5.71%) Cisco
4 1 (2.86%) CheckPoint
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Connectus
Rate: £335 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £325 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ERP
Rate: £320 - £350 per day
Posted: 17 days ago