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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 74 70 87
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +17
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 4 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.40% 1.17% 0.43%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.63% 3.94% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 5
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£300 £306 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.04% -23.43%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £38.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £31.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-32.25% -11.42%
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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
245 279 357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 24.26% 29.71% 30.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 172 225
Average daily rate £313 £309 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.21% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £440 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 14 4
Average hourly rate £50.00 £38.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.87% +175.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +8.33%

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 27 August 2014.

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 27 August 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 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (85.71%) SQL
3 10 (71.43%) T-SQL
3 10 (71.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (71.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (57.14%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
6 5 (35.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (35.71%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (28.57%) Windows
8 3 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (21.43%) .NET
8 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
8 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (14.29%) C#
9 2 (14.29%) SAN
9 2 (14.29%) Scrum
9 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (14.29%) OLTP
9 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
10 1 (7.14%) SCOM
10 1 (7.14%) Kanban
10 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
10 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (7.14%) Web Development
10 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
10 1 (7.14%) WCF
10 1 (7.14%) WPF

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) SAN
2 1 (7.14%) DHCP
2 1 (7.14%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (71.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 10 (71.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (57.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (35.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
6 2 (14.29%) OLTP
7 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Developer
2 6 (42.86%) SQL Developer
3 4 (28.57%) SQL DBA
3 4 (28.57%) DBA
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (7.14%) Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Leader
5 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (7.14%) .NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
2 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
2 1 (7.14%) WCF
2 1 (7.14%) WPF
2 1 (7.14%) jQuery
2 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (7.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (7.14%) Ninject
2 1 (7.14%) Backbone.js
2 1 (7.14%) Mustache
2 1 (7.14%) Underscore.js
2 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (7.14%) SignalR
2 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (7.14%) NLog
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (14.29%) Scrum
2 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.14%) Web Development
3 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (7.14%) Kanban
3 1 (7.14%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (7.14%) MVVM
3 1 (7.14%) MVC
3 1 (7.14%) CRM
3 1 (7.14%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) SQL
2 10 (71.43%) T-SQL
3 2 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
1 1 (7.14%) UAG
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
2 1 (7.14%) VMware
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle