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 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 3 5 6
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 30 35 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 18.63% 19.55% 18.18%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 57.69% 56.45% 57.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 9 1
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£313 £315 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.71% -16.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 15 13
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £31.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +10.52%
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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
52 62 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 32.30% 34.64% 31.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 18 10
Average daily rate £300 £350 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -2.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £550 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £345 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.24% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 15 18
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%

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 February 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 26 February 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 17 (40.48%) C#
1 17 (40.48%) SQL
2 15 (35.71%) Windows
3 11 (26.19%) JavaScript
3 11 (26.19%) .NET
4 10 (23.81%) Performance Tuning
5 9 (21.43%) ASP.NET
5 9 (21.43%) CSS
5 9 (21.43%) HTML
6 8 (19.05%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (19.05%) Microsoft
6 8 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (19.05%) jQuery
7 7 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (16.67%) MVC
8 6 (14.29%) Finance
8 6 (14.29%) Active Directory
8 6 (14.29%) .NET Framework
8 6 (14.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 6 (14.29%) High Availability
9 5 (11.90%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (11.90%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (11.90%) Statistics
9 5 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (11.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (11.90%) SLA
9 5 (11.90%) T-SQL
9 5 (11.90%) XML
9 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (9.52%) Analytical Skills

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 3 (7.14%) IIS
1 3 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (4.76%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.38%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.38%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) TCP/IP
1 2 (4.76%) DNS
1 2 (4.76%) LAN
1 2 (4.76%) WAN
2 1 (2.38%) DHCP
2 1 (2.38%) SAN
2 1 (2.38%) Intranet
2 1 (2.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (11.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (11.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (2.38%) MySQL
5 1 (2.38%) OLAP
5 1 (2.38%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 5 (11.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (9.52%) Rational Rhapsody
3 2 (4.76%) Subversion
3 2 (4.76%) MSTest
3 2 (4.76%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.38%) NUnit
General
1 6 (14.29%) Finance
2 4 (9.52%) Retail
3 2 (4.76%) Back Office
4 1 (2.38%) Marketing
4 1 (2.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 22 (52.38%) Developer
2 11 (26.19%) DBA
3 10 (23.81%) SQL DBA
4 8 (19.05%) C# Developer
5 4 (9.52%) SQL Server DBA
5 4 (9.52%) Team Leader
5 4 (9.52%) Technical Team Leader
5 4 (9.52%) Middleware Team Leader
5 4 (9.52%) .NET Developer
6 3 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (7.14%) SQL Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Web Developer
7 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Report Developer
7 2 (4.76%) BizTalk Developer
8 1 (2.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Analyst
8 1 (2.38%) Server Support Analyst
8 1 (2.38%) QlikView Developer
8 1 (2.38%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (26.19%) .NET
2 9 (21.43%) ASP.NET
2 9 (21.43%) CSS
2 9 (21.43%) HTML
3 8 (19.05%) jQuery
4 6 (14.29%) .NET Framework
4 6 (14.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 5 (11.90%) XML
6 4 (9.52%) Middleware
6 4 (9.52%) Ajax
6 4 (9.52%) Web Services
6 4 (9.52%) JSON
6 4 (9.52%) LINQ
6 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (4.76%) HTML5
7 2 (4.76%) WCF
7 2 (4.76%) XSLT
7 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 1 (2.38%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (2.38%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Statistics
2 4 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.14%) Clustering
4 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.38%) Replication
5 1 (2.38%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.38%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.38%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.38%) Data Integration
5 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 15 (35.71%) Windows
2 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.76%) VMS
4 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.38%) Android
5 1 (2.38%) Windows 2000
5 1 (2.38%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.38%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.81%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (19.05%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (16.67%) MVC
4 6 (14.29%) High Availability
5 5 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (9.52%) ITIL
6 4 (9.52%) ETL
7 3 (7.14%) Waterfall
7 3 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (4.76%) Migration
9 1 (2.38%) Web Design
9 1 (2.38%) OO
9 1 (2.38%) Workflow
9 1 (2.38%) Web Development
9 1 (2.38%) Network Load Balancing
9 1 (2.38%) Data Migration
9 1 (2.38%) Database Tuning
9 1 (2.38%) Analytics
9 1 (2.38%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (40.48%) SQL
1 17 (40.48%) C#
2 11 (26.19%) JavaScript
3 5 (11.90%) T-SQL
4 2 (4.76%) VB
4 2 (4.76%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.38%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (4.76%) VCP4
2 1 (2.38%) MCSE
2 1 (2.38%) MCTS
2 1 (2.38%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.90%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.76%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 8 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.76%) VMware
2 2 (4.76%) Telerik
3 1 (2.38%) LANDesk
3 1 (2.38%) HP
3 1 (2.38%) Dell
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle
3 1 (2.38%) Cisco
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