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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 20 32 22
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -10
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 8 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 6.02% 0.79% 0.76%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 26.67% 2.22% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 1
Median daily rate £363 £375 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +17.18%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £22.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+80.00% -32.83%
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
30 45 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 22.56% 35.43% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 29 24
Median daily rate £363 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £275 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £581 £450 £378
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £19.00 £42.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.29% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £25.44 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+49.37% -22.90%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leicester region citing SQL Server 2008 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 7 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leicester region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (90.00%) C#
2 9 (90.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (90.00%) SQL
2 9 (90.00%) ASP.NET
2 9 (90.00%) MVC
2 9 (90.00%) .NET
2 9 (90.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 9 (90.00%) .NET Framework
2 9 (90.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 9 (90.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (80.00%) jQuery
3 8 (80.00%) CSS
3 8 (80.00%) SOAP
3 8 (80.00%) T-SQL
3 8 (80.00%) HTML
4 7 (70.00%) Web Services
4 7 (70.00%) XML
4 7 (70.00%) XSD
4 7 (70.00%) XSLT
4 7 (70.00%) XHTML
4 7 (70.00%) Ajax
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
6 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
6 1 (10.00%) JSON
6 1 (10.00%) Selenium
6 1 (10.00%) WCF
6 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (90.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 9 (90.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) NUnit
1 1 (10.00%) Selenium
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
2 8 (80.00%) .NET Developer
2 8 (80.00%) .NET Software Developer
2 8 (80.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 8 (80.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 8 (80.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 8 (80.00%) C# Developer
2 8 (80.00%) C# Software Developer
2 8 (80.00%) JavaScript Developer
2 8 (80.00%) Senior .NET Developer
2 8 (80.00%) Senior .NET Software Developer
2 8 (80.00%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
2 8 (80.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
2 8 (80.00%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
2 8 (80.00%) Senior C# Developer
2 8 (80.00%) Senior C# Software Developer
2 8 (80.00%) Senior Developer
2 8 (80.00%) Senior JavaScript Developer
2 8 (80.00%) Senior Software Developer
2 8 (80.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) .NET
1 9 (90.00%) .NET Framework
1 9 (90.00%) ASP.NET
1 9 (90.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 8 (80.00%) CSS
2 8 (80.00%) HTML
2 8 (80.00%) jQuery
2 8 (80.00%) SOAP
3 7 (70.00%) Ajax
3 7 (70.00%) Web Services
3 7 (70.00%) XHTML
3 7 (70.00%) XML
3 7 (70.00%) XSD
3 7 (70.00%) XSLT
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (10.00%) Classic ASP
4 1 (10.00%) JSON
4 1 (10.00%) REST
4 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (10.00%) WCF
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) MVC
2 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (10.00%) ETL
2 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) SDLC
2 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (10.00%) TDD
2 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) C#
1 9 (90.00%) JavaScript
1 9 (90.00%) SQL
2 8 (80.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft