The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 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 over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Leicestershire / Leicester
Rank 7 5 2
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 15 29 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 12.71% 17.90% 20.26%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 57.69% 47.54% 56.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 19
Median daily rate £300 £293 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £268 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £375 £360
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £19.00 - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.54 £31.05
% change year-on-year
+55.27% -27.40%

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 61 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 22.03% 37.65% 35.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 17 36
Median daily rate £325 £315 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £550 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £18.75 £42.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.35% +20.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leicester region citing SQL Server as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

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

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

SQL Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Leicester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Leicester region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram in Leicester

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

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

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 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.

1 25 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 24 (68.57%) C#
2 24 (68.57%) .NET
3 19 (54.29%) SQL
4 18 (51.43%) MVC
5 16 (45.71%) JavaScript
5 16 (45.71%) SQL Server 2012
6 15 (42.86%) ASP.NET
7 13 (37.14%) ASP.NET MVC
8 12 (34.29%) jQuery
8 12 (34.29%) CSS
8 12 (34.29%) T-SQL
8 12 (34.29%) HTML
9 10 (28.57%) Web Services
9 10 (28.57%) .NET Framework
10 9 (25.71%) SQL Server 2008
10 9 (25.71%) Windows
11 8 (22.86%) Windows Server
11 8 (22.86%) TCP/IP
11 8 (22.86%) XML
11 8 (22.86%) Ajax
11 8 (22.86%) SQL Server 2005
12 7 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (20.00%) XSD
12 7 (20.00%) XSLT
12 7 (20.00%) SOAP
12 7 (20.00%) XHTML
13 6 (17.14%) Remote Desktop
13 6 (17.14%) DNS

SQL Server
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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (17.14%) IIS
2 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.86%) CMS
3 1 (2.86%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 5 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.86%) PaaS
1 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.86%) TCP/IP
2 6 (17.14%) DHCP
2 6 (17.14%) DNS
2 6 (17.14%) LAN
2 6 (17.14%) Remote Desktop
2 6 (17.14%) Wireless
3 1 (2.86%) Internet
3 1 (2.86%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (45.71%) SQL Server 2012
2 9 (25.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (22.86%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (5.71%) Relational Database
5 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.86%) MS Access
6 1 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (14.29%) Advertising
2 3 (8.57%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Retail
3 1 (2.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (74.29%) Developer
2 20 (57.14%) .NET Developer
3 16 (45.71%) C# Developer
4 14 (40.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 12 (34.29%) ASP.NET Developer
6 9 (25.71%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 9 (25.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 9 (25.71%) JavaScript Developer
6 9 (25.71%) Senior .NET Developer
6 9 (25.71%) Senior Developer
6 9 (25.71%) SQL Developer
7 8 (22.86%) .NET Software Developer
7 8 (22.86%) C# Software Developer
7 8 (22.86%) Senior .NET Software Developer
7 8 (22.86%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (22.86%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 8 (22.86%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 8 (22.86%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (22.86%) Senior C# Software Developer
7 8 (22.86%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (68.57%) .NET
2 15 (42.86%) ASP.NET
3 13 (37.14%) ASP.NET MVC
4 12 (34.29%) CSS
4 12 (34.29%) HTML
4 12 (34.29%) jQuery
5 10 (28.57%) .NET Framework
5 10 (28.57%) Web Services
6 8 (22.86%) Ajax
6 8 (22.86%) XML
7 7 (20.00%) SOAP
7 7 (20.00%) XHTML
7 7 (20.00%) XSD
7 7 (20.00%) XSLT
8 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (8.57%) HTML5
9 3 (8.57%) RESTful
10 2 (5.71%) AngularJS
10 2 (5.71%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) EPoS
2 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.86%) Clustering
3 1 (2.86%) Replication
3 1 (2.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.71%) Windows
2 8 (22.86%) Windows Server
3 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (51.43%) MVC
2 7 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (8.57%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (8.57%) Scrum
3 3 (8.57%) Software Engineering
3 3 (8.57%) SOLID
4 2 (5.71%) ETL
4 2 (5.71%) Logistics
4 2 (5.71%) SDLC
5 1 (2.86%) BPR
5 1 (2.86%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.86%) Change Management
5 1 (2.86%) ITSM
5 1 (2.86%) Project Management
5 1 (2.86%) Quality Management
5 1 (2.86%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (2.86%) Service Management
5 1 (2.86%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (2.86%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (68.57%) C#
2 19 (54.29%) SQL
3 16 (45.71%) JavaScript
4 12 (34.29%) T-SQL
5 6 (17.14%) PowerShell
5 6 (17.14%) VBScript
6 1 (2.86%) VB
6 1 (2.86%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.86%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) DBS Check
1 2 (5.71%) Degree
1 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) MCSD
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (17.14%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (17.14%) SCCM
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 25 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 6 (17.14%) Dell
2 6 (17.14%) HP
3 5 (14.29%) Sun
4 3 (8.57%) Oracle
5 2 (5.71%) Cisco
5 2 (5.71%) Siemens
6 1 (2.86%) Sitecore
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