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 23 October 2014 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 30 27 27
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 1 16 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.42% 5.11% 4.76%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.72% 18.18% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 7
Average daily rate
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£275 £310 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.29% +12.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 7
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.25 £32.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-28.46% +18.18%
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
58 88 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 24.27% 28.12% 31.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 39 34
Average daily rate £325 £320 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 31
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £30.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+9.16% -0.82%

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 23 October 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 - - - - 2
Lutterworth - - - -
Market Harborough - - - -
SQL Server 2008
East Midlands

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (75.00%) C#
2 9 (75.00%) .NET
3 7 (58.33%) CSS
3 7 (58.33%) HTML
4 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 6 (50.00%) jQuery
5 5 (41.67%) Ajax
6 4 (33.33%) HTML5
6 4 (33.33%) CSS3
6 4 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (33.33%) T-SQL
6 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 4 (33.33%) MVC
7 3 (25.00%) SQL
7 3 (25.00%) SOAP
7 3 (25.00%) Web Services
7 3 (25.00%) XML
7 3 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (25.00%) REST
7 3 (25.00%) .NET Framework
7 3 (25.00%) JSON
7 3 (25.00%) WCF
8 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
8 2 (16.67%) VB.NET
8 2 (16.67%) Intranet

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Intranet
1 2 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) VLDB
2 1 (8.33%) OLAP
2 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (8.33%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) .NET Developer
3 4 (33.33%) SQL DBA
3 4 (33.33%) DBA
3 4 (33.33%) SQL Server DBA
4 3 (25.00%) C# Developer
5 2 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Web Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Consultant
6 1 (8.33%) Administrator
6 1 (8.33%) Database Developer
6 1 (8.33%) SQL Developer
6 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Consultant
6 1 (8.33%) SQL Database Developer
6 1 (8.33%) C# Web Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Excel Developer
6 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (75.00%) .NET
2 7 (58.33%) CSS
2 7 (58.33%) HTML
3 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (50.00%) jQuery
4 5 (41.67%) Ajax
5 4 (33.33%) HTML5
5 4 (33.33%) CSS3
6 3 (25.00%) SOAP
6 3 (25.00%) Web Services
6 3 (25.00%) XML
6 3 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (25.00%) REST
6 3 (25.00%) .NET Framework
6 3 (25.00%) JSON
6 3 (25.00%) WCF
7 1 (8.33%) WinForms
7 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
1 4 (33.33%) MVC
2 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) C#
2 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 3 (25.00%) SQL
5 2 (16.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (8.33%) MCSE
1 1 (8.33%) MCSA
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Telerik