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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 13 11 7
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 11 23 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 8.94% 14.94% 24.06%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 34.38% 57.50% 65.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 10
Average daily rate
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£360 £313 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.20% +17.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £333 £287
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 19
Average hourly rate - £36.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
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
32 40 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 26.02% 25.97% 36.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 16 15
Average daily rate £338 £325 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +22.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £300 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £375 £280
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 25
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -9.83%

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 26 November 2014.

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 26 November 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 20 (58.82%) .NET
2 19 (55.88%) C#
3 17 (50.00%) SQL
4 12 (35.29%) Oracle
5 11 (32.35%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (32.35%) Microsoft
5 11 (32.35%) .NET Framework
6 10 (29.41%) JavaScript
6 10 (29.41%) Visual Studio
7 9 (26.47%) HTML
8 7 (20.59%) CSS
8 7 (20.59%) Relational Database
9 6 (17.65%) jQuery
9 6 (17.65%) ITIL
9 6 (17.65%) ASP.NET
10 5 (14.71%) Finance
10 5 (14.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (11.76%) Degree
11 4 (11.76%) Rational Rhapsody
11 4 (11.76%) Middleware
11 4 (11.76%) XML
11 4 (11.76%) T-SQL
11 4 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
12 3 (8.82%) Java
12 3 (8.82%) Struts
12 3 (8.82%) JSP
12 3 (8.82%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
12 3 (8.82%) SharePoint

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 3 (8.82%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (5.88%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.88%) MS Office
3 1 (2.94%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) Modbus
1 2 (5.88%) TCP/IP
1 2 (5.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.59%) Relational Database
2 5 (14.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (8.82%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (8.82%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (8.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (5.88%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (5.88%) QlikView
5 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (5.88%) OLAP
6 1 (2.94%) MySQL
6 1 (2.94%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 10 (29.41%) Visual Studio
2 4 (11.76%) Rational Rhapsody
3 2 (5.88%) Toad
4 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (14.71%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Retail
2 2 (5.88%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.94%) Publishing
3 1 (2.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (61.76%) Developer
2 10 (29.41%) C# Developer
3 5 (14.71%) Analyst
3 5 (14.71%) .NET Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Technical Team Leader
4 4 (11.76%) Team Leader
4 4 (11.76%) Middleware Team Leader
4 4 (11.76%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (11.76%) DBA
5 3 (8.82%) Software Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Web Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Administrator
5 3 (8.82%) Java Developer
5 3 (8.82%) C# Software Developer
5 3 (8.82%) SQL DBA
5 3 (8.82%) SQL Server DBA
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (5.88%) IT Administrator
6 2 (5.88%) Systems Support Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (58.82%) .NET
2 11 (32.35%) .NET Framework
3 9 (26.47%) HTML
4 7 (20.59%) CSS
5 6 (17.65%) jQuery
5 6 (17.65%) ASP.NET
6 4 (11.76%) Middleware
6 4 (11.76%) XML
7 3 (8.82%) Struts
7 3 (8.82%) JSP
7 3 (8.82%) Java EE
7 3 (8.82%) JSON
7 3 (8.82%) Spring
8 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (5.88%) Hibernate
8 2 (5.88%) XSLT
9 1 (2.94%) Web Services
9 1 (2.94%) SOAP
9 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (2.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
1 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.94%) NHS
2 1 (2.94%) Replication
2 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.94%) Data Integration
2 1 (2.94%) Open Source
2 1 (2.94%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) Windows
2 1 (2.94%) VMS
2 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.94%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (32.35%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (17.65%) ITIL
3 4 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (5.88%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (5.88%) Analytics
5 2 (5.88%) Web Design
5 2 (5.88%) Migration
5 2 (5.88%) ERP
5 2 (5.88%) ETL
6 1 (2.94%) Android Development
6 1 (2.94%) iOS Development
6 1 (2.94%) UML
6 1 (2.94%) MVC
6 1 (2.94%) Workflow
6 1 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.94%) Waterfall
6 1 (2.94%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 19 (55.88%) C#
2 17 (50.00%) SQL
3 10 (29.41%) JavaScript
4 4 (11.76%) T-SQL
5 3 (8.82%) Java
6 2 (5.88%) C++
6 2 (5.88%) VB
6 2 (5.88%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.94%) PHP
7 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) Degree
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.94%) MCSE
3 1 (2.94%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (35.29%) Oracle
2 11 (32.35%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.88%) Siemens
4 1 (2.94%) SAP
4 1 (2.94%) Telerik
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