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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 26 17 21
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 2 12 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 1.30% 6.35% 8.33%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.65% 18.46% 22.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 10 11
Median daily rate - £300 £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.75 £25.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -25.92%
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
43 65 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 27.92% 34.39% 36.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 37 28
Median daily rate £300 £300 £300
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £380 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 22
Median hourly rate - £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -7.14%

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 21 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Dell
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (100.00%) Server Building
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
1 2 (100.00%) Support Specialist
2 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
2 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Support
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Support
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Server Building
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Dell
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft