The table below looks at the statistics 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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 36 29 33
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 9 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 3.08% 1.81% 2.72%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.96% 7.58% 8.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 3
Average daily rate £275 £295 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.77% -4.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £31.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £28.69 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+48.13% -8.92%
SQL Server 2008
East Midlands

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 Leicestershire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
113 66 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 38.70% 23.83% 31.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 48 44
Average daily rate £293 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £208 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £413 £364
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 14
Average hourly rate £42.25 - £30.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.05 - £11.91
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.45 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.06%

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 16 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (93.75%) SQL
3 13 (81.25%) C#
4 12 (75.00%) .NET
4 12 (75.00%) ASP.NET
4 12 (75.00%) Retail
5 11 (68.75%) HTML5
5 11 (68.75%) CSS3
5 11 (68.75%) CSS
5 11 (68.75%) HTML
6 10 (62.50%) MVC
7 9 (56.25%) Algorithms
7 9 (56.25%) WCF
7 9 (56.25%) XHTML
8 8 (50.00%) E-Commerce
9 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
10 4 (25.00%) T-SQL
10 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
11 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
12 2 (12.50%) ETL
12 2 (12.50%) Cognos
12 2 (12.50%) IIS
12 2 (12.50%) jQuery
12 2 (12.50%) Umbraco
12 2 (12.50%) ResourceLink

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (12.50%) IIS
1 2 (12.50%) Umbraco
2 1 (6.25%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) ResourceLink
2 1 (6.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (6.25%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (6.25%) GIS
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (6.25%) MySQL
4 1 (6.25%) OLAP
4 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
4 1 (6.25%) ReportNet
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (6.25%) Subversion
2 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (75.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (87.50%) Developer
2 12 (75.00%) SQL Developer
3 10 (62.50%) .NET Developer
3 10 (62.50%) C# .NET Developer
3 10 (62.50%) C# Developer
4 9 (56.25%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 9 (56.25%) C# WCF Developer
4 9 (56.25%) WCF Developer
5 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (12.50%) SQL BI Developer
6 2 (12.50%) Umbraco Developer
7 1 (6.25%) .NET Development Manager
7 1 (6.25%) .NET Development Team Leader
7 1 (6.25%) .NET Team Leader
7 1 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Cognos BI Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Cognos Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Development Team Leader
7 1 (6.25%) Development Team Manager
7 1 (6.25%) Senior SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (75.00%) .NET
1 12 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 11 (68.75%) CSS
2 11 (68.75%) CSS3
2 11 (68.75%) HTML
2 11 (68.75%) HTML5
3 9 (56.25%) WCF
3 9 (56.25%) XHTML
4 2 (12.50%) jQuery
4 2 (12.50%) JSON
5 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
5 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 2
5 1 (6.25%) Entity Framework
5 1 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (56.25%) Algorithms
2 1 (6.25%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) MVC
2 8 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (12.50%) ETL
4 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.25%) Facilities Management
5 1 (6.25%) People Management
5 1 (6.25%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (93.75%) SQL
2 13 (81.25%) C#
3 4 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (6.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Cognos
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