The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 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 over the 3 months to 1 June 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
1 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 7 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 43 68 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 14.78% 20.30% 15.12%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 72.88% 79.07% 62.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 27 11
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£300 £290 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +0.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £363 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 16 5
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £29.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.68% +16.00%
SQL Server
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
59 86 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 20.27% 25.67% 24.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 36 22
Average daily rate £300 £290 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +0.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £358 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 19 6
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +11.86%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

SQL Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 1 June 2015.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

SQL Server
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 within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 1 June 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
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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 -1 30 £303 +7.07% 10
Market Harborough +2 3 £300 -18.91%
Kegworth - 3 £120 -
SQL Server
East Midlands

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 1 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire region citing SQL Server 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.

1 38 (45.78%) C#
2 34 (40.96%) Windows
3 33 (39.76%) SQL
4 31 (37.35%) .NET
5 24 (28.92%) ASP.NET
6 23 (27.71%) JavaScript
6 23 (27.71%) Microsoft
7 22 (26.51%) CSS
7 22 (26.51%) HTML
8 21 (25.30%) SQL Server 2008
9 17 (20.48%) MVC
9 17 (20.48%) SQL Server 2012
10 15 (18.07%) Migration
10 15 (18.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 13 (15.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 12 (14.46%) VB.NET
12 12 (14.46%) .NET Framework
13 11 (13.25%) jQuery
13 11 (13.25%) XML
13 11 (13.25%) Agile Software Development
14 10 (12.05%) Disaster Recovery
14 10 (12.05%) WCF
15 9 (10.84%) Team Foundation Server
15 9 (10.84%) Windows Server 2012
15 9 (10.84%) Performance Tuning
15 9 (10.84%) WinForms
15 9 (10.84%) Finance
15 9 (10.84%) T-SQL
15 9 (10.84%) Active Directory
15 9 (10.84%) HP

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire region citing SQL Server 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (4.82%) IIS
2 3 (3.61%) DNN
2 3 (3.61%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.41%) Apache
3 2 (2.41%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.20%) SAS
4 1 (1.20%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (7.23%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.61%) MS Office
3 2 (2.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.23%) SAN
2 5 (6.02%) DNS
3 3 (3.61%) LAN
3 3 (3.61%) WAN
3 3 (3.61%) DHCP
3 3 (3.61%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.41%) Internet
5 1 (1.20%) Firewall
5 1 (1.20%) Wireless
5 1 (1.20%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (25.30%) SQL Server 2008
2 17 (20.48%) SQL Server 2012
3 15 (18.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (15.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (4.82%) SQL Server 2000
5 4 (4.82%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (3.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (3.61%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (3.61%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.20%) Informix
Development Applications
1 9 (10.84%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (7.23%) Visual Studio
3 3 (3.61%) MSTest
3 3 (3.61%) Selenium
3 3 (3.61%) CruiseControl
3 3 (3.61%) Subversion
4 2 (2.41%) NUnit
4 2 (2.41%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.20%) CocoaPods
5 1 (1.20%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (10.84%) Finance
2 8 (9.64%) Retail
3 3 (3.61%) Publishing
4 2 (2.41%) Back Office
4 2 (2.41%) Marketing
5 1 (1.20%) Electronics
5 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.20%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 46 (55.42%) Developer
2 18 (21.69%) .NET Developer
3 16 (19.28%) C# Developer
4 14 (16.87%) DBA
5 11 (13.25%) C# .NET Developer
5 11 (13.25%) SQL DBA
5 11 (13.25%) Analyst
6 7 (8.43%) SQL Developer
7 6 (7.23%) Data Analyst
7 6 (7.23%) VB.NET Developer
7 6 (7.23%) ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (6.02%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (6.02%) Server Specialist
8 5 (6.02%) SQL Server DBA
8 5 (6.02%) Storage Specialist
9 4 (4.82%) SQL Server Developer
9 4 (4.82%) Applications Support
9 4 (4.82%) Applications Developer
9 4 (4.82%) MI Analyst
10 3 (3.61%) Backup Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (37.35%) .NET
2 24 (28.92%) ASP.NET
3 22 (26.51%) CSS
3 22 (26.51%) HTML
4 12 (14.46%) .NET Framework
5 11 (13.25%) jQuery
5 11 (13.25%) XML
6 10 (12.05%) WCF
7 9 (10.84%) WinForms
8 8 (9.64%) Entity Framework
8 8 (9.64%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (9.64%) JSON
9 7 (8.43%) Ajax
9 7 (8.43%) Web Services
10 6 (7.23%) LINQ
10 6 (7.23%) HTML5
11 5 (6.02%) WPF
12 4 (4.82%) ASP.NET MVC 2
12 4 (4.82%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 3 (3.61%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (6.02%) Statistics
2 4 (4.82%) Clustering
3 3 (3.61%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.41%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.41%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.20%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (1.20%) iPad
5 1 (1.20%) Animation
5 1 (1.20%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.20%) Replication
5 1 (1.20%) EPoS
5 1 (1.20%) NHS
5 1 (1.20%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.20%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 34 (40.96%) Windows
2 9 (10.84%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (6.02%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (6.02%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (3.61%) UNIX
4 3 (3.61%) Linux
5 2 (2.41%) Windows XP
5 2 (2.41%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (2.41%) Android
5 2 (2.41%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.41%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.41%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.20%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (1.20%) VMS
6 1 (1.20%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (20.48%) MVC
2 15 (18.07%) Migration
3 11 (13.25%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (12.05%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (10.84%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (9.64%) E-Commerce
7 6 (7.23%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (7.23%) High Availability
8 5 (6.02%) Waterfall
8 5 (6.02%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (6.02%) Data Migration
9 4 (4.82%) ETL
10 3 (3.61%) Performance Monitoring
10 3 (3.61%) Continuous Delivery
10 3 (3.61%) Integration Testing
10 3 (3.61%) Extreme Programming
10 3 (3.61%) TDD
11 2 (2.41%) OO
11 2 (2.41%) Data Modelling
11 2 (2.41%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 38 (45.78%) C#
2 33 (39.76%) SQL
3 23 (27.71%) JavaScript
4 12 (14.46%) VB.NET
5 9 (10.84%) T-SQL
6 6 (7.23%) VB
7 5 (6.02%) VBA
8 2 (2.41%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.41%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.20%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (1.20%) MCTS
1 1 (1.20%) MCITP
1 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (1.20%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.02%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (10.84%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.61%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (3.61%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 23 (27.71%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.84%) HP
3 8 (9.64%) NetApp
4 4 (4.82%) Oracle
4 4 (4.82%) VMware
5 3 (3.61%) LANDesk
6 2 (2.41%) Sun
6 2 (2.41%) DataFlux
7 1 (1.20%) Telerik
7 1 (1.20%) Cisco
7 1 (1.20%) Dell
7 1 (1.20%) Trillium
7 1 (1.20%) Informatica
7 1 (1.20%) Apple
7 1 (1.20%) Remedy
7 1 (1.20%) Cognos
7 1 (1.20%) SAP
7 1 (1.20%) Sybase
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