The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2012 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 2012 over the 3 months to 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 34 36 34
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 2 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.70% 1.06% 1.88%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.33% 4.35% 7.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
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£625 - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £320 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.46% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £30.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-26.22% -12.85%
SQL Server 2012
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
86 69 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 30.07% 24.30% 25.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 34 21
Average daily rate £363 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 7 6
Average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-6.55% +1.66%

SQL Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the Leicestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

SQL Server 2012
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the Leicestershire region.

SQL Server 2012 Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

SQL Server 2012
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the Leicestershire region.

SQL Server 2012 Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

SQL Server 2012
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 2012 within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 20 August 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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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 -4 2 £625 - 2
Lutterworth - - - -
Market Harborough - - - -
SQL Server 2012
East Midlands

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire region citing SQL Server 2012 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 2012.

1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) C#
3 4 (66.67%) .NET
4 3 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 3 (50.00%) .NET Framework
4 3 (50.00%) WinForms
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (33.33%) SQL
5 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
6 1 (16.67%) MCSE
6 1 (16.67%) MCSA
6 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (16.67%) DTS
6 1 (16.67%) ETL
6 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
6 1 (16.67%) OLAP
6 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
6 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 1 (16.67%) VLDB
6 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (16.67%) NHS
6 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (16.67%) Replication
6 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (16.67%) QlikView
6 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET 2.0
6 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire region citing SQL Server 2012 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 2012. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) OLAP
3 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (16.67%) DTS
3 1 (16.67%) VLDB
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (16.67%) QlikView
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server DBA
3 2 (33.33%) DBA
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Developer
3 2 (33.33%) SQL DBA
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Server Administrator
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Database Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Administrator
4 1 (16.67%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) WinForms
2 3 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET 2.0
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) NHS
1 1 (16.67%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (16.67%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) MCSE
1 1 (16.67%) MCSA
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft