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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 11 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 13 29 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 9.09% 17.68% 21.89%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 43.33% 54.72% 67.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 26 15
Median daily rate £300 £300 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £350 £365
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 12
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £23.50 £24.38
% change year-on-year
+38.95% -3.58%
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
30 53 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 20.98% 32.32% 32.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 33 32
Median daily rate £300 £300 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £250 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £392 £330 £595
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £353 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.11% +0.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 12
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -8.33%

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 30 June 2016.

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 30 June 2016, 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 22 (62.86%) Windows
2 19 (54.29%) .NET
3 14 (40.00%) HTML
4 13 (37.14%) C#
4 13 (37.14%) HTML5
5 12 (34.29%) AngularJS
6 11 (31.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 11 (31.43%) ASP.NET Web API
6 11 (31.43%) RESTful
7 10 (28.57%) Windows 10
7 10 (28.57%) Windows Phone
7 10 (28.57%) SQL
7 10 (28.57%) Microsoft
8 9 (25.71%) CouchDB
8 9 (25.71%) MongoDB
8 9 (25.71%) Node.js
9 8 (22.86%) Aurelia
9 8 (22.86%) JavaScript
10 7 (20.00%) Oracle
10 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (20.00%) Windows Server
11 6 (17.14%) Visual Studio
11 6 (17.14%) Active Directory
11 6 (17.14%) IBM
11 6 (17.14%) SAML
12 5 (14.29%) Citrix
12 5 (14.29%) .NET Framework
12 5 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure

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 2 (5.71%) MS Exchange
1 2 (5.71%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.86%) SharePoint 2010
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) Firewall
1 3 (8.57%) Internet
1 3 (8.57%) Modbus
1 3 (8.57%) Network Security
1 3 (8.57%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.71%) DHCP
2 2 (5.71%) DNS
2 2 (5.71%) LAN
2 2 (5.71%) WAN
2 2 (5.71%) Wireless
3 1 (2.86%) Intranet
3 1 (2.86%) IPv4
3 1 (2.86%) PBX
3 1 (2.86%) SAN
3 1 (2.86%) VLAN
3 1 (2.86%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.71%) CouchDB
1 9 (25.71%) MongoDB
2 5 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (8.57%) DB2
3 3 (8.57%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.86%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.86%) QlikView
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (17.14%) Visual Studio
2 3 (8.57%) NUnit
3 2 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (5.71%) Finance
1 2 (5.71%) Spanish Language
2 1 (2.86%) Banking
2 1 (2.86%) French Language
2 1 (2.86%) German Language
2 1 (2.86%) Italian Language
2 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (60.00%) Developer
2 10 (28.57%) Applications Developer
3 7 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 6 (17.14%) .NET Developer
5 4 (11.43%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (11.43%) Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) SQL Developer
6 3 (8.57%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Support Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) WinForms Developer
7 2 (5.71%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
7 2 (5.71%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Support
7 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Support Specialist
7 2 (5.71%) Wintel Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Development Manager
8 1 (2.86%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (54.29%) .NET
2 14 (40.00%) HTML
3 13 (37.14%) HTML5
4 12 (34.29%) AngularJS
5 11 (31.43%) ASP.NET Web API
5 11 (31.43%) RESTful
5 11 (31.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 9 (25.71%) Node.js
7 8 (22.86%) Aurelia
8 6 (17.14%) SAML
9 5 (14.29%) .NET Framework
10 4 (11.43%) jQuery
10 4 (11.43%) Web Services
11 3 (8.57%) CSS
11 3 (8.57%) WinForms
12 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET
12 2 (5.71%) Entity Framework
12 2 (5.71%) SOAP
12 2 (5.71%) WCF
12 2 (5.71%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) AS400
1 3 (8.57%) Data Centre
1 3 (8.57%) Digital Media
1 3 (8.57%) Mainframe
2 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.71%) CMDB
2 2 (5.71%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.86%) NHS
3 1 (2.86%) Replication
3 1 (2.86%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 22 (62.86%) Windows
2 10 (28.57%) Windows 10
2 10 (28.57%) Windows Phone
3 7 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (5.71%) Linux
7 1 (2.86%) Unix
7 1 (2.86%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.86%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (11.43%) ITIL
1 4 (11.43%) MVC
2 3 (8.57%) CRM
2 3 (8.57%) ERP
2 3 (8.57%) High Availability
2 3 (8.57%) Web Development
3 2 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (5.71%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (5.71%) Configuration Management
3 2 (5.71%) Content Development
3 2 (5.71%) IT Governance
3 2 (5.71%) Logistics
3 2 (5.71%) Migration
3 2 (5.71%) Scrum
3 2 (5.71%) Server Building
3 2 (5.71%) Software Audit
3 2 (5.71%) TDD
3 2 (5.71%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (2.86%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (2.86%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 13 (37.14%) C#
2 10 (28.57%) SQL
3 8 (22.86%) JavaScript
4 3 (8.57%) Java
4 3 (8.57%) PHP
5 2 (5.71%) C++
5 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
5 2 (5.71%) T-SQL
5 2 (5.71%) VBScript
6 1 (2.86%) COBOL
6 1 (2.86%) Scala
6 1 (2.86%) VB
6 1 (2.86%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.71%) MCSE
3 1 (2.86%) Degree
3 1 (2.86%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (17.14%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.71%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.71%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.86%) Terminal Services
4 1 (2.86%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) Control-M
Vendors
1 10 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 7 (20.00%) Oracle
3 6 (17.14%) IBM
4 5 (14.29%) Citrix
5 4 (11.43%) VMware
6 3 (8.57%) Siemens
7 2 (5.71%) Cisco
7 2 (5.71%) Dell
7 2 (5.71%) HP
8 1 (2.86%) SAP
8 1 (2.86%) Sophos