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 October 2014 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 14 8 7
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 10 34 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 8.70% 17.89% 22.63%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 32.26% 58.62% 59.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 15 11
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£338 £325 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +22.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £367 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 22
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £26.50 £22.63
% change year-on-year
-9.43% +17.12%
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
31 58 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 26.96% 30.53% 37.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 20 16
Average daily rate £313 £325 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +22.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £395 £346
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 28
Average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £30.75 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+6.50% +1.65%

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
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 October 2014, 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 27 (65.85%) C#
1 27 (65.85%) .NET
2 16 (39.02%) SQL
3 13 (31.71%) Oracle
3 13 (31.71%) Microsoft
3 13 (31.71%) .NET Framework
4 11 (26.83%) JavaScript
5 10 (24.39%) HTML
6 9 (21.95%) Visual Studio
6 9 (21.95%) Windows
7 8 (19.51%) ASP.NET
7 8 (19.51%) CSS
7 8 (19.51%) jQuery
8 7 (17.07%) Relational Database
9 6 (14.63%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (14.63%) Windows 7
9 6 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (14.63%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (12.20%) Finance
10 5 (12.20%) Active Directory
10 5 (12.20%) XML
10 5 (12.20%) SharePoint
10 5 (12.20%) IIS
10 5 (12.20%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (12.20%) JSON
10 5 (12.20%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (9.76%) Degree
11 4 (9.76%) T-SQL
11 4 (9.76%) VB
11 4 (9.76%) VB.NET

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 5 (12.20%) IIS
1 5 (12.20%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.32%) Lync
3 2 (4.88%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.44%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.44%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) MS Office
1 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.32%) Office 365
2 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) WAN
1 2 (4.88%) TCP/IP
1 2 (4.88%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.07%) Relational Database
2 5 (12.20%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (12.20%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (7.32%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (7.32%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (4.88%) QlikView
4 2 (4.88%) OLAP
4 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (4.88%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (2.44%) MySQL
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.44%) VLDB
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 9 (21.95%) Visual Studio
2 3 (7.32%) NUnit
2 3 (7.32%) Moq
3 2 (4.88%) Toad
General
1 5 (12.20%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Retail
3 2 (4.88%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (70.73%) Developer
2 17 (41.46%) C# Developer
3 10 (24.39%) .NET Developer
4 8 (19.51%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (14.63%) Administrator
6 5 (12.20%) Analyst
6 5 (12.20%) Web Developer
7 4 (9.76%) DBA
8 3 (7.32%) Software Developer
8 3 (7.32%) Citrix Administrator
8 3 (7.32%) C# Software Developer
8 3 (7.32%) Java Developer
8 3 (7.32%) Wintel Administrator
9 2 (4.88%) Systems Support Analyst
9 2 (4.88%) IT Administrator
9 2 (4.88%) SQL Developer
9 2 (4.88%) IT Support Technician
9 2 (4.88%) SQL DBA
9 2 (4.88%) IT Support
9 2 (4.88%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (65.85%) .NET
2 13 (31.71%) .NET Framework
3 10 (24.39%) HTML
4 8 (19.51%) ASP.NET
4 8 (19.51%) CSS
4 8 (19.51%) jQuery
5 5 (12.20%) JSON
5 5 (12.20%) XML
6 3 (7.32%) Java EE
6 3 (7.32%) WCF
6 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (7.32%) HTML5
6 3 (7.32%) StructureMap
6 3 (7.32%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 3 (7.32%) REST
6 3 (7.32%) CSS3
6 3 (7.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (7.32%) JSP
6 3 (7.32%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.44%) NHS
3 1 (2.44%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.44%) Replication
3 1 (2.44%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.44%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.44%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 9 (21.95%) Windows
2 6 (14.63%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (14.63%) Windows 7
3 3 (7.32%) Windows 8
3 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (7.32%) Windows XP
3 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.44%) Android
4 1 (2.44%) Linux
4 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.44%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (14.63%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (9.76%) MVC
3 3 (7.32%) Scrum
3 3 (7.32%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (4.88%) Analytics
4 2 (4.88%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (4.88%) Web Design
4 2 (4.88%) ITIL
4 2 (4.88%) ERP
5 1 (2.44%) ETL
5 1 (2.44%) UML
5 1 (2.44%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.44%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.44%) Clinical Data Management
5 1 (2.44%) Waterfall
5 1 (2.44%) Data Management
5 1 (2.44%) Android Development
5 1 (2.44%) iOS Development
5 1 (2.44%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (65.85%) C#
2 16 (39.02%) SQL
3 11 (26.83%) JavaScript
4 4 (9.76%) T-SQL
4 4 (9.76%) VB
4 4 (9.76%) VB.NET
5 3 (7.32%) Java
6 2 (4.88%) VB6
6 2 (4.88%) C++
7 1 (2.44%) PHP
7 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (9.76%) Degree
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.44%) MCSE
3 1 (2.44%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 5 (12.20%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.32%) XenApp
2 3 (7.32%) XenDesktop
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) SCCM
2 1 (2.44%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 13 (31.71%) Microsoft
1 13 (31.71%) Oracle
2 3 (7.32%) Citrix
3 2 (4.88%) Siemens
4 1 (2.44%) Northgate
4 1 (2.44%) SAP
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: 280 - 300
Posted: 3 days ago