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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 11 4 2
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 18 30 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 11.11% 19.23% 30.22%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 40.91% 66.67% 93.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 26 26
Median daily rate £300 £301 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.41% +2.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £256 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £375 £364
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 15
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £22.25 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+46.06% -23.27%
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
44 45 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 27.16% 28.85% 32.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 30 29
Median daily rate £300 £300 £300
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £250 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £375 £358
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 15
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £25.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+38.00% -23.07%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 31 (67.39%) Windows
2 29 (63.04%) .NET
3 20 (43.48%) HTML
3 20 (43.48%) AngularJS
4 19 (41.30%) HTML5
5 18 (39.13%) ASP.NET Web API
6 17 (36.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 17 (36.96%) RESTful
7 15 (32.61%) CouchDB
7 15 (32.61%) MongoDB
7 15 (32.61%) Windows 10
8 14 (30.43%) Node.js
8 14 (30.43%) C#
8 14 (30.43%) Microsoft
9 13 (28.26%) SAML
9 13 (28.26%) SQL
9 13 (28.26%) Oracle
9 13 (28.26%) Aurelia
10 12 (26.09%) Windows Server
10 12 (26.09%) Windows Phone
11 11 (23.91%) Visual Studio
12 10 (21.74%) .NET Framework
13 8 (17.39%) IBM
13 8 (17.39%) TCP/IP
14 7 (15.22%) Siemens
14 7 (15.22%) JavaScript
14 7 (15.22%) Scrum
14 7 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
14 7 (15.22%) Relational Database
14 7 (15.22%) High Availability

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 14 (30.43%) Node.js
2 4 (8.70%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.35%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.17%) IIS
4 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.39%) TCP/IP
2 7 (15.22%) Modbus
3 3 (6.52%) DHCP
3 3 (6.52%) DNS
3 3 (6.52%) Firewall
3 3 (6.52%) LAN
3 3 (6.52%) Wireless
4 2 (4.35%) Network Security
4 2 (4.35%) WAN
5 1 (2.17%) Internet
5 1 (2.17%) Intranet
5 1 (2.17%) IPv4
5 1 (2.17%) PBX
5 1 (2.17%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (2.17%) SAN
5 1 (2.17%) VLAN
5 1 (2.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (32.61%) CouchDB
1 15 (32.61%) MongoDB
2 7 (15.22%) Relational Database
3 6 (13.04%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (10.87%) DB2
5 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (2.17%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
7 1 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (2.17%) QlikView
7 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (23.91%) Visual Studio
2 3 (6.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.17%) NUnit
3 1 (2.17%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (2.17%) ReSharper
3 1 (2.17%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (6.52%) Spanish Language
2 2 (4.35%) Banking
2 2 (4.35%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) French Language
2 2 (4.35%) German Language
2 2 (4.35%) Italian Language
3 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.17%) Retail
3 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (58.70%) Developer
2 11 (23.91%) .NET Developer
2 11 (23.91%) Applications Developer
3 9 (19.57%) C# Developer
4 6 (13.04%) Analyst
4 6 (13.04%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (6.52%) Development Manager
7 2 (4.35%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
7 2 (4.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (4.35%) Mainframe Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Scrum Master
7 2 (4.35%) SQL Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Support Specialist
7 2 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Wintel Engineer
8 1 (2.17%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (63.04%) .NET
2 20 (43.48%) AngularJS
2 20 (43.48%) HTML
3 19 (41.30%) HTML5
4 18 (39.13%) ASP.NET Web API
5 17 (36.96%) RESTful
5 17 (36.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 13 (28.26%) Aurelia
6 13 (28.26%) SAML
7 10 (21.74%) .NET Framework
8 5 (10.87%) Velocity
9 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET
9 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 3 (6.52%) CSS
9 3 (6.52%) Entity Framework
9 3 (6.52%) jQuery
9 3 (6.52%) Middleware
9 3 (6.52%) SOAP
9 3 (6.52%) Web Services
9 3 (6.52%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) AS400
1 5 (10.87%) Mainframe
2 4 (8.70%) IBM Mainframe
3 3 (6.52%) Data Centre
3 3 (6.52%) Smart Meter
4 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.35%) CMDB
4 2 (4.35%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.35%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.17%) Life Science
5 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.17%) NHS
5 1 (2.17%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 31 (67.39%) Windows
2 15 (32.61%) Windows 10
3 12 (26.09%) Windows Phone
3 12 (26.09%) Windows Server
4 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (10.87%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (4.35%) Linux
6 2 (4.35%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.17%) Unix
7 1 (2.17%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.17%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (15.22%) High Availability
1 7 (15.22%) Scrum
2 5 (10.87%) MVC
2 5 (10.87%) WFM
3 4 (8.70%) ITIL
3 4 (8.70%) Logistics
4 3 (6.52%) TDD
5 2 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (4.35%) Configuration Management
5 2 (4.35%) Content Development
5 2 (4.35%) CRM
5 2 (4.35%) ERP
5 2 (4.35%) IT Governance
5 2 (4.35%) Migration
5 2 (4.35%) Multithreading
5 2 (4.35%) Server Building
5 2 (4.35%) Software Audit
5 2 (4.35%) Web Development
6 1 (2.17%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 14 (30.43%) C#
2 13 (28.26%) SQL
3 7 (15.22%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.35%) C++
4 2 (4.35%) Java
4 2 (4.35%) PHP
5 1 (2.17%) COBOL
5 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.17%) Scala
5 1 (2.17%) VB
5 1 (2.17%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.35%) Degree
2 2 (4.35%) MCSE
3 1 (2.17%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.17%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (13.04%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.52%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.17%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (6.52%) Control-M
2 1 (2.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (30.43%) Microsoft
2 13 (28.26%) Oracle
3 8 (17.39%) IBM
4 7 (15.22%) Siemens
5 4 (8.70%) VMware
6 3 (6.52%) Cisco
6 3 (6.52%) Citrix
6 3 (6.52%) Dell
6 3 (6.52%) HP
7 1 (2.17%) SAP
7 1 (2.17%) Sophos
7 1 (2.17%) Sun
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