The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 17 29 25
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 4 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 3.17% 3.09% 1.82%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 15.38% 8.62% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 1
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£288 £268 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.47% -49.04%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £20.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -23.07%
SQL Server 2008
Leicestershire

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 Leicester region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Leicester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
26 58 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 20.63% 35.80% 19.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 34 12
Average daily rate £325 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £269 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £625 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 14 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Leicester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Leicester region.

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Histogram in Leicester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Leicester region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram in Leicester

SQL Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Leicester region.

SQL Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicester region citing SQL Server 2008 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 2008.

1 16 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (68.75%) C#
3 10 (62.50%) HTML
3 10 (62.50%) .NET
3 10 (62.50%) CSS
4 9 (56.25%) ASP.NET
4 9 (56.25%) SQL
4 9 (56.25%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
6 7 (43.75%) VB.NET
6 7 (43.75%) WinForms
7 5 (31.25%) MVC
7 5 (31.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (31.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (31.25%) WCF
8 4 (25.00%) WPF
8 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 2
8 4 (25.00%) .NET Framework
8 4 (25.00%) Visual Studio
9 3 (18.75%) VB
9 3 (18.75%) Finance
9 3 (18.75%) Migration
9 3 (18.75%) Client/Server
9 3 (18.75%) Windows
9 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
10 2 (12.50%) VBA
10 2 (12.50%) T-SQL

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicester region citing SQL Server 2008 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 2008. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (56.25%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (31.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (31.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
4 1 (6.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Developer
2 7 (43.75%) .NET Developer
3 5 (31.25%) DBA
4 4 (25.00%) VB.NET Developer
4 4 (25.00%) SQL DBA
4 4 (25.00%) C# Developer
4 4 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (18.75%) SQL Server DBA
5 3 (18.75%) Applications Developer
5 3 (18.75%) Applications Support
6 2 (12.50%) Administrator
7 1 (6.25%) Senior DBA
7 1 (6.25%) Senior SQL DBA
7 1 (6.25%) Server Specialist
7 1 (6.25%) Windows Server Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (62.50%) CSS
1 10 (62.50%) HTML
1 10 (62.50%) .NET
2 9 (56.25%) ASP.NET
3 7 (43.75%) WinForms
4 5 (31.25%) WCF
5 4 (25.00%) WPF
5 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 2
5 4 (25.00%) .NET Framework
6 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (6.25%) JSON
7 1 (6.25%) REST
7 1 (6.25%) CSS3
7 1 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (6.25%) jQuery
7 1 (6.25%) HTML5
7 1 (6.25%) Ajax
7 1 (6.25%) SOAP
7 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Client/Server
2 1 (6.25%) Replication
2 1 (6.25%) Clustering
2 1 (6.25%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) MVC
2 3 (18.75%) Migration
2 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) System Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
4 1 (6.25%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) C#
2 9 (56.25%) SQL
3 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (43.75%) VB.NET
5 3 (18.75%) VB
6 2 (12.50%) VBA
6 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
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