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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 11 10 10
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 14 23 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 8.75% 15.23% 18.56%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 33.33% 40.35% 70.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 14
Average daily rate
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£325 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £300 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £475 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 7
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £25.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+31.00% -18.03%
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
42 57 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 26.25% 37.75% 26.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 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 £275 £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 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+11.83% -7.69%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 22 (50.00%) .NET
2 21 (47.73%) Windows
3 20 (45.45%) C#
4 19 (43.18%) HTML
5 16 (36.36%) SQL Server 2008
6 15 (34.09%) CSS
7 14 (31.82%) ASP.NET
7 14 (31.82%) SQL
7 14 (31.82%) SQL Server 2012
8 12 (27.27%) Microsoft
8 12 (27.27%) Migration
9 11 (25.00%) JavaScript
10 10 (22.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 10 (22.73%) MVC
11 8 (18.18%) VB.NET
11 8 (18.18%) HTML5
12 7 (15.91%) HP
12 7 (15.91%) SAN
12 7 (15.91%) NetApp
12 7 (15.91%) WinForms
12 7 (15.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 6 (13.64%) .NET Framework
13 6 (13.64%) WCF
13 6 (13.64%) VB
13 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
13 6 (13.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 6 (13.64%) ASP.NET Web API
14 5 (11.36%) CSS3
14 5 (11.36%) ASP.NET MVC 2
14 5 (11.36%) Visual Studio

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 4 (9.09%) Node.js
2 3 (6.82%) IIS
3 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.55%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (4.55%) Umbraco
3 2 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.27%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.91%) SAN
2 4 (9.09%) DHCP
2 4 (9.09%) DNS
3 2 (4.55%) IPv4
3 2 (4.55%) Firewall
3 2 (4.55%) VLAN
3 2 (4.55%) PBX
4 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (36.36%) SQL Server 2008
2 14 (31.82%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (22.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (15.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (9.09%) CouchDB
5 4 (9.09%) MongoDB
6 3 (6.82%) Relational Database
7 2 (4.55%) MySQL
7 2 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (11.36%) Visual Studio
2 4 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.27%) CocoaPods
3 1 (2.27%) Subversion
3 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (6.82%) Finance
1 3 (6.82%) Retail
2 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (54.55%) Developer
2 11 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 7 (15.91%) Applications Developer
4 6 (13.64%) C# Developer
4 6 (13.64%) DBA
5 5 (11.36%) Administrator
5 5 (11.36%) VB.NET Developer
5 5 (11.36%) Storage Specialist
5 5 (11.36%) Server Specialist
5 5 (11.36%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (9.09%) SQL DBA
7 3 (6.82%) Applications Support
7 3 (6.82%) Analyst
7 3 (6.82%) Web Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Systems Support
8 2 (4.55%) Support Technician
8 2 (4.55%) Support Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (4.55%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (50.00%) .NET
2 19 (43.18%) HTML
3 15 (34.09%) CSS
4 14 (31.82%) ASP.NET
5 8 (18.18%) HTML5
6 7 (15.91%) WinForms
7 6 (13.64%) .NET Framework
7 6 (13.64%) WCF
7 6 (13.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 6 (13.64%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (11.36%) CSS3
8 5 (11.36%) ASP.NET MVC 2
8 5 (11.36%) jQuery
9 4 (9.09%) RESTful
9 4 (9.09%) WPF
9 4 (9.09%) JSON
9 4 (9.09%) SAML
9 4 (9.09%) Akka
9 4 (9.09%) Play Framework
9 4 (9.09%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.82%) Client/Server
2 2 (4.55%) Replication
3 1 (2.27%) Animation
3 1 (2.27%) iPad
3 1 (2.27%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (2.27%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.27%) EPoS
3 1 (2.27%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 21 (47.73%) Windows
2 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (9.09%) Windows Phone
3 4 (9.09%) Windows XP
3 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (9.09%) Windows 8
4 3 (6.82%) Linux
5 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.55%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.27%) Migration
2 10 (22.73%) MVC
3 3 (6.82%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (6.82%) Data Migration
3 3 (6.82%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (4.55%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (4.55%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (4.55%) Software Licensing
4 2 (4.55%) Logistics
4 2 (4.55%) E-Commerce
4 2 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.27%) Data Analysis
5 1 (2.27%) Scrum
5 1 (2.27%) Business Continuity
5 1 (2.27%) ITIL
5 1 (2.27%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (2.27%) Web Development
5 1 (2.27%) Performance Testing
5 1 (2.27%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 20 (45.45%) C#
2 14 (31.82%) SQL
3 11 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 8 (18.18%) VB.NET
5 6 (13.64%) VB
6 5 (11.36%) T-SQL
7 4 (9.09%) C++
7 4 (9.09%) Scala
8 2 (4.55%) PowerShell
8 2 (4.55%) VBA
8 2 (4.55%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.27%) Objective-C
9 1 (2.27%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (2.27%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 12 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 7 (15.91%) HP
2 7 (15.91%) NetApp
3 2 (4.55%) Sun
3 2 (4.55%) VMware
3 2 (4.55%) LANDesk
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle
4 1 (2.27%) Apple
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