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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 25 29 17
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -12
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 13 18 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 3.77% 5.22% 8.26%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 16.67% 15.79% 32.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 4
Average daily rate
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£300 £300 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -16.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £261 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £389 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £328 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.05% +0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.60 £33.75 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-9.34% +16.37%
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
78 114 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 22.61% 33.04% 25.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 51 30
Average daily rate £300 £300 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £381 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £334
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 26 2
Average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%

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
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 28 April 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +6 10 £300 - 3
SQL Server 2008
East Midlands

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 17 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (47.06%) SQL
2 8 (47.06%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (41.18%) C#
3 7 (41.18%) HTML
3 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET
3 7 (41.18%) CSS
3 7 (41.18%) .NET
3 7 (41.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (29.41%) WinForms
4 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
4 5 (29.41%) VB.NET
5 4 (23.53%) Visual Studio
5 4 (23.53%) MVC
5 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (23.53%) .NET Framework
5 4 (23.53%) WCF
5 4 (23.53%) WPF
6 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC 2
6 3 (17.65%) Migration
6 3 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (17.65%) T-SQL
7 2 (11.76%) VB
7 2 (11.76%) VBA
7 2 (11.76%) Windows
7 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
7 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 1 (5.88%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (47.06%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (41.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (5.88%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Developer
2 6 (35.29%) .NET Developer
3 4 (23.53%) C# Developer
3 4 (23.53%) DBA
3 4 (23.53%) VB.NET Developer
3 4 (23.53%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (17.65%) SQL DBA
4 3 (17.65%) SQL Server DBA
5 2 (11.76%) Report Developer
6 1 (5.88%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Business Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Applications Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Applications Support
6 1 (5.88%) Administrator
6 1 (5.88%) SAS Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (5.88%) WinForms Developer
6 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) HTML
1 7 (41.18%) .NET
1 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET
1 7 (41.18%) CSS
2 5 (29.41%) WinForms
3 4 (23.53%) .NET Framework
3 4 (23.53%) WCF
3 4 (23.53%) WPF
4 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC 2
5 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (5.88%) LINQ
5 1 (5.88%) MDX
5 1 (5.88%) Ajax
5 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Client/Server
1 1 (5.88%) NHS
1 1 (5.88%) Replication
1 1 (5.88%) Clustering
1 1 (5.88%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) MVC
2 3 (17.65%) Migration
2 3 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (11.76%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (5.88%) ETL
4 1 (5.88%) Data Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Data Migration
4 1 (5.88%) High Availability
4 1 (5.88%) Data Governance
4 1 (5.88%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) SQL
2 7 (41.18%) C#
3 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
3 5 (29.41%) VB.NET
4 3 (17.65%) T-SQL
5 2 (11.76%) VB
5 2 (11.76%) VBA
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) DataFlux
2 1 (5.88%) Cognos
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