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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 4 2 5
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 37 60 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 20.56% 29.41% 16.53%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 61.67% 76.92% 74.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 26 7
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £373 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 22 2
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +14.54%
SQL Server
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
60 78 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 33.33% 38.24% 22.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 31 14
Average daily rate £300 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £367 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 22 2
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Leicester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 April 2015.

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 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicester region citing SQL Server 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.

1 26 (45.61%) Windows
2 21 (36.84%) C#
3 20 (35.09%) SQL
4 15 (26.32%) .NET
4 15 (26.32%) Microsoft
5 13 (22.81%) ASP.NET
6 12 (21.05%) CSS
6 12 (21.05%) HTML
6 12 (21.05%) JavaScript
7 11 (19.30%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (19.30%) Performance Tuning
8 10 (17.54%) Migration
9 9 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (15.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (15.79%) MVC
9 9 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
9 9 (15.79%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (14.04%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (14.04%) Active Directory
10 8 (14.04%) .NET Framework
11 7 (12.28%) HP
12 6 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (10.53%) SAN
12 6 (10.53%) NetApp
12 6 (10.53%) XML
12 6 (10.53%) jQuery
12 6 (10.53%) Finance
12 6 (10.53%) Entity Framework
12 6 (10.53%) High Availability

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicester region citing SQL Server 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (3.51%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.51%) IIS
3 1 (1.75%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.75%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.75%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.53%) SAN
2 4 (7.02%) DNS
3 3 (5.26%) DHCP
4 2 (3.51%) LAN
4 2 (3.51%) WAN
4 2 (3.51%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.75%) Intranet
5 1 (1.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (19.30%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 9 (15.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (15.79%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (7.02%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 9 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (7.02%) Visual Studio
2 4 (7.02%) Rational Rhapsody
3 2 (3.51%) Subversion
3 2 (3.51%) MSTest
4 1 (1.75%) CocoaPods
4 1 (1.75%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.75%) NUnit
General
1 6 (10.53%) Finance
2 4 (7.02%) Retail
3 2 (3.51%) Back Office
4 1 (1.75%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 25 (43.86%) Developer
2 15 (26.32%) DBA
3 12 (21.05%) SQL DBA
4 9 (15.79%) C# Developer
5 8 (14.04%) .NET Developer
6 6 (10.53%) SQL Server DBA
7 5 (8.77%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (8.77%) Storage Specialist
8 4 (7.02%) Server Specialist
8 4 (7.02%) Technical Team Leader
8 4 (7.02%) Team Leader
8 4 (7.02%) Middleware Team Leader
9 3 (5.26%) BizTalk Developer
9 3 (5.26%) Administrator
10 2 (3.51%) Applications Support
10 2 (3.51%) Analyst
10 2 (3.51%) Report Developer
10 2 (3.51%) SQL Developer
10 2 (3.51%) VB.NET Developer
10 2 (3.51%) Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (26.32%) .NET
2 13 (22.81%) ASP.NET
3 12 (21.05%) CSS
3 12 (21.05%) HTML
4 8 (14.04%) .NET Framework
5 6 (10.53%) XML
5 6 (10.53%) jQuery
5 6 (10.53%) Entity Framework
6 4 (7.02%) Middleware
6 4 (7.02%) Web Services
6 4 (7.02%) Ajax
6 4 (7.02%) JSON
6 4 (7.02%) LINQ
6 4 (7.02%) WCF
6 4 (7.02%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (5.26%) WinForms
8 2 (3.51%) XSLT
8 2 (3.51%) WPF
8 2 (3.51%) HTML5
8 2 (3.51%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.77%) Statistics
2 4 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.26%) Clustering
4 2 (3.51%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.75%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (1.75%) iPad
5 1 (1.75%) Replication
5 1 (1.75%) Animation
5 1 (1.75%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.75%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.75%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.75%) EPoS
5 1 (1.75%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 26 (45.61%) Windows
2 8 (14.04%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (7.02%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (7.02%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.51%) VMS
4 2 (3.51%) Windows XP
4 2 (3.51%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.51%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.75%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.75%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (1.75%) UNIX
5 1 (1.75%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (19.30%) Performance Tuning
2 10 (17.54%) Migration
3 9 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (15.79%) MVC
4 6 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (10.53%) High Availability
5 5 (8.77%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (7.02%) ITIL
7 3 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (5.26%) Waterfall
7 3 (5.26%) ETL
8 2 (3.51%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (1.75%) Kimball Methodology
9 1 (1.75%) Inmon Methodology
9 1 (1.75%) iOS Development
9 1 (1.75%) Database Tuning
9 1 (1.75%) Memory Management
9 1 (1.75%) Web Development
9 1 (1.75%) Network Load Balancing
9 1 (1.75%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (36.84%) C#
2 20 (35.09%) SQL
3 12 (21.05%) JavaScript
4 5 (8.77%) T-SQL
5 4 (7.02%) VB
5 4 (7.02%) VB.NET
6 3 (5.26%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.51%) Shell Script
7 2 (3.51%) VBA
8 1 (1.75%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (1.75%) MCITP
1 1 (1.75%) MCTS
1 1 (1.75%) MCSE
1 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.77%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (14.04%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.51%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 15 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.28%) HP
3 6 (10.53%) NetApp
4 3 (5.26%) LANDesk
5 2 (3.51%) Sun
5 2 (3.51%) VMware
5 2 (3.51%) Telerik
6 1 (1.75%) Oracle
6 1 (1.75%) Cisco
6 1 (1.75%) Dell
6 1 (1.75%) Apple
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