The first table below looks at the demand for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Leicestershire region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 30 33 22
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -11
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 11 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 3.75% 2.02% 2.44%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.75% 10.64% 10.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 2
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£268 £488 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.12% +44.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £458 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £518 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £26.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-23.07% -25.71%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
80 47 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 27.30% 19.03% 22.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 20 13
Average daily rate £363 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 2
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -10.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -
SQL Server 2008
East Midlands

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Leicestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Leicestershire region.

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

SQL Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Leicestershire region.

SQL Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

SQL Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester -4 5 £268 -45.12% 5
Loughborough - 1 - - 1
Lutterworth - - - - 1
Market Harborough - - - -
SQL Server 2008
East Midlands

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire region citing SQL Server 2008 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 2008.

1 28 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (57.14%) SQL
3 15 (53.57%) C#
3 15 (53.57%) .NET
4 12 (42.86%) ASP.NET
5 11 (39.29%) JavaScript
5 11 (39.29%) CSS
5 11 (39.29%) jQuery
6 10 (35.71%) T-SQL
6 10 (35.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (32.14%) HTML
8 8 (28.57%) ETL
9 7 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (25.00%) MVC
10 6 (21.43%) Web Services
11 5 (17.86%) SOAP
11 5 (17.86%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (17.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (17.86%) Ajax
11 5 (17.86%) WCF
11 5 (17.86%) REST
12 4 (14.29%) VBA
12 4 (14.29%) DTS
12 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
12 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2000
12 4 (14.29%) .NET Framework
12 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET 2.0
12 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (14.29%) Performance Tuning

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire region citing SQL Server 2008 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 2008. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Office
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.57%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) Intranet
1 2 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (35.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (17.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (17.86%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (14.29%) DTS
4 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2000
4 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (10.71%) OLAP
6 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (3.57%) VLDB
7 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (3.57%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
1 3 (10.71%) Manufacturing
2 2 (7.14%) Marketing
2 2 (7.14%) Back Office
2 2 (7.14%) Electronics
2 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (89.29%) Developer
2 9 (32.14%) SQL Developer
3 7 (25.00%) .NET Developer
4 5 (17.86%) C# Developer
5 4 (14.29%) SQL Server DBA
5 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (14.29%) SQL DBA
5 4 (14.29%) DBA
5 4 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Database Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Web Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Consultant
7 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Excel Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Database Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) Administrator
8 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Consultant
8 1 (3.57%) MI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (53.57%) .NET
2 12 (42.86%) ASP.NET
3 11 (39.29%) CSS
3 11 (39.29%) jQuery
4 9 (32.14%) HTML
5 6 (21.43%) Web Services
6 5 (17.86%) WCF
6 5 (17.86%) SOAP
6 5 (17.86%) Ajax
6 5 (17.86%) REST
7 4 (14.29%) .NET Framework
7 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET 2.0
7 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (10.71%) HTML5
8 3 (10.71%) XML
8 3 (10.71%) JSON
8 3 (10.71%) ADO
8 3 (10.71%) CSS3
8 3 (10.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) DTV
1 2 (7.14%) GIS
2 1 (3.57%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) ETL
2 7 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (25.00%) MVC
3 4 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (10.71%) Migration
5 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (7.14%) Programme Management
5 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.14%) Data Analysis
5 2 (7.14%) Logistics
5 2 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (7.14%) Unit Testing
5 2 (7.14%) Dimensional Modelling
5 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce
5 2 (7.14%) Kimball Methodology
6 1 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.57%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 16 (57.14%) SQL
2 15 (53.57%) C#
3 11 (39.29%) JavaScript
4 10 (35.71%) T-SQL
5 4 (14.29%) VBA
6 2 (7.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) MCSE
1 1 (3.57%) MCSA
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.71%) Oracle
3 2 (7.14%) SAP
4 1 (3.57%) Sage
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