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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 26 29 25
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 4 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 2.40% 1.31% 5.23%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.30% 3.51% 20.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
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£363 £625 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.00% +78.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £625 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £625 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £33.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £19.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+49.36% -35.24%
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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
43 57 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 25.75% 37.25% 25.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 31 18
Average daily rate £375 £450 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £625 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 13 8
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £31.80 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+5.51% +2.56%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 14 (87.50%) C#
3 12 (75.00%) HTML
3 12 (75.00%) .NET
3 12 (75.00%) CSS
4 11 (68.75%) ASP.NET
4 11 (68.75%) SQL
5 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 8 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (43.75%) VB.NET
6 7 (43.75%) MVC
6 7 (43.75%) WinForms
7 6 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (31.25%) .NET Framework
8 5 (31.25%) WCF
8 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC 2
9 4 (25.00%) WPF
9 4 (25.00%) T-SQL
9 4 (25.00%) VB
9 4 (25.00%) Visual Studio
10 3 (18.75%) IIS
10 3 (18.75%) Finance
10 3 (18.75%) Migration
10 3 (18.75%) Windows
10 3 (18.75%) Client/Server
10 3 (18.75%) jQuery
10 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 3 (18.75%) JSON
10 3 (18.75%) HTML5

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 3 (18.75%) IIS
2 2 (12.50%) Umbraco
3 1 (6.25%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
4 2 (12.50%) MySQL
5 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.25%) Subversion
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Developer
2 7 (43.75%) .NET Developer
3 4 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 4 (25.00%) VB.NET Developer
3 4 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (18.75%) DBA
4 3 (18.75%) Applications Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Applications Support
4 3 (18.75%) Administrator
5 2 (12.50%) Umbraco Developer
5 2 (12.50%) SQL DBA
5 2 (12.50%) Senior DBA
5 2 (12.50%) Senior SQL DBA
6 1 (6.25%) Server Specialist
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Server Specialist
6 1 (6.25%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (75.00%) CSS
1 12 (75.00%) HTML
1 12 (75.00%) .NET
2 11 (68.75%) ASP.NET
3 7 (43.75%) WinForms
4 5 (31.25%) WCF
4 5 (31.25%) .NET Framework
4 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC 2
5 4 (25.00%) WPF
6 3 (18.75%) jQuery
6 3 (18.75%) JSON
6 3 (18.75%) CSS3
6 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 3 (18.75%) HTML5
7 2 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (6.25%) Entity Framework
8 1 (6.25%) REST
8 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (6.25%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Client/Server
2 1 (6.25%) N-Tier
2 1 (6.25%) GIS
2 1 (6.25%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) MVC
2 3 (18.75%) Migration
3 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity
3 1 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (6.25%) System Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
3 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
3 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 14 (87.50%) C#
2 11 (68.75%) SQL
3 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (43.75%) VB.NET
5 4 (25.00%) T-SQL
5 4 (25.00%) VB
6 2 (12.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft