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 31 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 30 29 27
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 11 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 3.56% 2.33% 2.39%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.22% 10.71% 10.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 3
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£270 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £225 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £439 £383
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
90 56 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 29.13% 21.79% 21.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 26 14
Average daily rate £356 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.78% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 6 2
Average hourly rate £37.50 £26.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.50% -32.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
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 31 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 31 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 -5 5 £268 -49.04% 2
Loughborough - 1 - -
Lutterworth - - - -
Market Harborough - - - -
SQL Server 2008
East Midlands

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 31 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 29 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (55.17%) C#
2 16 (55.17%) SQL
2 16 (55.17%) .NET
3 13 (44.83%) ASP.NET
4 12 (41.38%) CSS
5 11 (37.93%) JavaScript
5 11 (37.93%) jQuery
6 10 (34.48%) T-SQL
6 10 (34.48%) HTML
6 10 (34.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (27.59%) ETL
8 7 (24.14%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (24.14%) MVC
9 6 (20.69%) Ajax
9 6 (20.69%) Web Services
10 5 (17.24%) SOAP
10 5 (17.24%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (17.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (17.24%) WCF
10 5 (17.24%) REST
11 4 (13.79%) CSS3
11 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET 2.0
11 4 (13.79%) .NET Framework
11 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (13.79%) HTML5
11 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (13.79%) Performance Tuning
11 4 (13.79%) DTS
11 4 (13.79%) Microsoft

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (6.90%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Office
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) Intranet
1 2 (6.90%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (34.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (17.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (17.24%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (13.79%) DTS
4 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2000
4 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (10.34%) OLAP
6 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (3.45%) VLDB
7 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (3.45%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (10.34%) Finance
1 3 (10.34%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.90%) Marketing
2 2 (6.90%) Back Office
2 2 (6.90%) Electronics
2 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (89.66%) Developer
2 9 (31.03%) SQL Developer
3 8 (27.59%) .NET Developer
4 6 (20.69%) C# Developer
5 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (17.24%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (17.24%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (13.79%) SQL Server DBA
6 4 (13.79%) DBA
6 4 (13.79%) SQL DBA
7 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Developer
7 3 (10.34%) Database Developer
8 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 2 (6.90%) Excel Developer
8 2 (6.90%) Web Developer
8 2 (6.90%) Consultant
9 1 (3.45%) Analyst
9 1 (3.45%) Database Analyst
9 1 (3.45%) Administrator
9 1 (3.45%) GIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (55.17%) .NET
2 13 (44.83%) ASP.NET
3 12 (41.38%) CSS
4 11 (37.93%) jQuery
5 10 (34.48%) HTML
6 6 (20.69%) Web Services
6 6 (20.69%) Ajax
7 5 (17.24%) SOAP
7 5 (17.24%) WCF
7 5 (17.24%) REST
8 4 (13.79%) CSS3
8 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET 2.0
8 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (13.79%) HTML5
8 4 (13.79%) .NET Framework
9 3 (10.34%) JSON
9 3 (10.34%) ADO
9 3 (10.34%) XML
9 3 (10.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) DTV
1 2 (6.90%) GIS
2 1 (3.45%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) ETL
2 7 (24.14%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (24.14%) MVC
3 4 (13.79%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (10.34%) Migration
5 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (6.90%) Programme Management
5 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.90%) Data Analysis
5 2 (6.90%) Logistics
5 2 (6.90%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (6.90%) Unit Testing
5 2 (6.90%) Dimensional Modelling
5 2 (6.90%) E-Commerce
5 2 (6.90%) Kimball Methodology
6 1 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.45%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 16 (55.17%) C#
1 16 (55.17%) SQL
2 11 (37.93%) JavaScript
3 10 (34.48%) T-SQL
4 4 (13.79%) VBA
5 2 (6.90%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) MCSE
1 1 (3.45%) MCSA
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle
3 2 (6.90%) SAP
4 1 (3.45%) Sage
4 1 (3.45%) Telerik
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