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 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 70 64 70
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +6
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 14 17 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.30% 1.78% 0.25%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.73% 6.97% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 2
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£314 £365 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.04% -18.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £325 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £380 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £28.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+31.57% +3.63%
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
296 244 228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 27.41% 25.50% 27.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 161 134
Average daily rate £363 £325 £321
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -12.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -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 January 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 27 January 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 36 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 32 (88.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (52.78%) Microsoft
4 18 (50.00%) Windows
5 17 (47.22%) VMware
6 15 (41.67%) NAS
6 15 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 14 (38.89%) SQL Server 2005
8 13 (36.11%) MS Exchange
8 13 (36.11%) Active Directory
9 12 (33.33%) SQL
10 11 (30.56%) .NET
10 11 (30.56%) EMC
10 11 (30.56%) IBM
10 11 (30.56%) Symantec
10 11 (30.56%) VMware ESX
10 11 (30.56%) NetBackup
10 11 (30.56%) SCCM
10 11 (30.56%) SCOM
10 11 (30.56%) vSphere
10 11 (30.56%) Exchange Server 2013
11 10 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (19.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 7 (19.44%) Dynamics CRM
12 7 (19.44%) Lotus
12 7 (19.44%) Internet
12 7 (19.44%) Microsoft Certification
12 7 (19.44%) T-SQL
12 7 (19.44%) IIS
12 7 (19.44%) Lotus Domino

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 13 (36.11%) MS Exchange
2 11 (30.56%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (19.44%) IIS
3 7 (19.44%) Lotus Domino
4 4 (11.11%) SharePoint
4 4 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (8.33%) WorkSite
6 1 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) PowerPivot
2 1 (2.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (19.44%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 15 (41.67%) NAS
2 7 (19.44%) Internet
3 6 (16.67%) SAN
4 2 (5.56%) MPLS
4 2 (5.56%) OSPF
4 2 (5.56%) BGP
4 2 (5.56%) EIGRP
4 2 (5.56%) VRRP
4 2 (5.56%) SSL
4 2 (5.56%) LAN
4 2 (5.56%) WAN
4 2 (5.56%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.56%) VPN
4 2 (5.56%) DNS
4 2 (5.56%) IPsec
4 2 (5.56%) Firewall
4 2 (5.56%) VPLS
4 2 (5.56%) HSRP
4 2 (5.56%) DMVPN
4 2 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 32 (88.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (38.89%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (19.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (13.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (8.33%) OLAP
8 2 (5.56%) Relational Database
9 1 (2.78%) PerformancePoint
9 1 (2.78%) Big Data
9 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
9 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Power View
9 1 (2.78%) OLAP Cube
9 1 (2.78%) Oracle OLAP
9 1 (2.78%) QlikView
9 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (2.78%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 6 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (11.11%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) Legal
3 2 (5.56%) Retail
4 1 (2.78%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (41.67%) Developer
2 7 (19.44%) Exchange Administrator
2 7 (19.44%) Administrator
3 6 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 6 (16.67%) CRM Developer
4 5 (13.89%) .NET Developer
5 4 (11.11%) Consultant
5 4 (11.11%) Exchange Consultant
5 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Consultant
5 4 (11.11%) Exchange Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) SQL Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Project Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Architect
7 2 (5.56%) SQL DBA
7 2 (5.56%) SQL Server DBA
7 2 (5.56%) Network Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) DBA
7 2 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (30.56%) .NET
2 5 (13.89%) ASP.NET
3 2 (5.56%) MDX
4 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.78%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (2.78%) WCF
4 1 (2.78%) WPF
4 1 (2.78%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Replication
2 2 (5.56%) Clustering
3 1 (2.78%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 18 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (8.33%) Linux
4 2 (5.56%) Mac OS
5 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (19.44%) CRM
2 7 (19.44%) PRINCE2
3 6 (16.67%) ITIL
4 5 (13.89%) Kanban
4 5 (13.89%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (11.11%) E-Commerce
6 3 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (8.33%) TOGAF
6 3 (8.33%) ETL
7 2 (5.56%) BCP
7 2 (5.56%) Project Management
7 2 (5.56%) Business Continuity
7 2 (5.56%) Migration
7 2 (5.56%) Service Management
7 2 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (5.56%) Network Design
7 2 (5.56%) Web Development
7 2 (5.56%) Load Balancing
7 2 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 12 (33.33%) SQL
2 7 (19.44%) T-SQL
3 5 (13.89%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (19.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (16.67%) MCSE
2 6 (16.67%) MCSA
2 6 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (5.56%) CCNP
3 2 (5.56%) CCNA
3 2 (5.56%) CCDA
3 2 (5.56%) CCDP
3 2 (5.56%) CISSP
3 2 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.56%) CCSA
3 2 (5.56%) CCSE
3 2 (5.56%) VCP5
3 2 (5.56%) VCAP
4 1 (2.78%) MCITP
4 1 (2.78%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (36.11%) Active Directory
3 11 (30.56%) VMware ESX
3 11 (30.56%) vSphere
4 2 (5.56%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 11 (30.56%) NetBackup
1 11 (30.56%) SCCM
1 11 (30.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (52.78%) Microsoft
2 17 (47.22%) VMware
3 11 (30.56%) EMC
3 11 (30.56%) IBM
3 11 (30.56%) Symantec
4 7 (19.44%) Lotus
5 3 (8.33%) ServiceNow
5 3 (8.33%) CommVault
5 3 (8.33%) HP
5 3 (8.33%) Citrix
5 3 (8.33%) Cisco
5 3 (8.33%) Reuters
6 2 (5.56%) CheckPoint
6 2 (5.56%) Oracle
7 1 (2.78%) Tableau
7 1 (2.78%) Red Hat
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