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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 39 30 26
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 3 13 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.02% 4.50% 4.11%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.45% 21.31% 15.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 10
Median daily rate £275 £300 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +3.44%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £27.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £22.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+11.36% -8.33%
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
87 61 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 29.49% 21.11% 26.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 41 37
Median daily rate £300 £300 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £227 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £375 £358
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.58% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 19
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £26.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+32.69% -17.46%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leicestershire region citing SQL Server 2008 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester -14 2 - - 2
SQL Server 2008
East Midlands

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leicestershire region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (81.82%) ASP.NET
2 9 (81.82%) C#
2 9 (81.82%) Retail
2 9 (81.82%) .NET
3 8 (72.73%) WCF
3 8 (72.73%) HTML5
3 8 (72.73%) CSS3
3 8 (72.73%) Algorithms
3 8 (72.73%) MVC
3 8 (72.73%) HTML
3 8 (72.73%) SQL
3 8 (72.73%) XHTML
3 8 (72.73%) CSS
3 8 (72.73%) E-Commerce
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
5 2 (18.18%) Dell
5 2 (18.18%) LAN
5 2 (18.18%) WAN
5 2 (18.18%) Cisco
5 2 (18.18%) IBM
5 2 (18.18%) ITIL
5 2 (18.18%) Windows
5 2 (18.18%) Firewall
5 2 (18.18%) Wireless
5 2 (18.18%) Server Building
5 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Firewall
1 2 (18.18%) LAN
1 2 (18.18%) WAN
1 2 (18.18%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (81.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) .NET Developer
1 8 (72.73%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
1 8 (72.73%) C# .NET Developer
1 8 (72.73%) C# Developer
1 8 (72.73%) C# WCF Developer
1 8 (72.73%) Developer
1 8 (72.73%) SQL Developer
1 8 (72.73%) WCF Developer
2 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
2 2 (18.18%) Support Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) .NET Development Team Leader
3 1 (9.09%) Development Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Development Team Leader
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (9.09%) Team Leader
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Support
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) .NET
1 9 (81.82%) ASP.NET
2 8 (72.73%) CSS
2 8 (72.73%) CSS3
2 8 (72.73%) HTML
2 8 (72.73%) HTML5
2 8 (72.73%) WCF
2 8 (72.73%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (72.73%) Algorithms
2 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
1 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
1 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) E-Commerce
1 8 (72.73%) MVC
2 2 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Server Building
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
3 1 (9.09%) People Management
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) C#
2 8 (72.73%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
1 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco
2 2 (18.18%) Dell
2 2 (18.18%) IBM