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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 12 11 10
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 32 43 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 11.59% 14.24% 12.45%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 57.14% 51.19% 60.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 14 13
Average daily rate
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£290 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £131 £258 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £364 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 4
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.63 £23.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+2.71% -16.36%
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
56 84 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 20.29% 27.81% 20.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 42 23
Average daily rate £314 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £267 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £595 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 14 6
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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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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 16 £300 - 15
Kegworth - 6 £120 -
SQL Server
East Midlands

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (46.34%) C#
2 35 (42.68%) SQL
3 33 (40.24%) .NET
4 29 (35.37%) Windows
5 26 (31.71%) ASP.NET
6 24 (29.27%) CSS
7 23 (28.05%) HTML
7 23 (28.05%) Microsoft
8 21 (25.61%) JavaScript
8 21 (25.61%) SQL Server 2008
9 17 (20.73%) SQL Server 2012
10 16 (19.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 16 (19.51%) MVC
11 15 (18.29%) Migration
12 14 (17.07%) T-SQL
12 14 (17.07%) VB.NET
13 13 (15.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 12 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
15 11 (13.41%) Retail
16 10 (12.20%) Performance Tuning
16 10 (12.20%) Disaster Recovery
16 10 (12.20%) MS Excel
16 10 (12.20%) E-Commerce
17 9 (10.98%) XML
17 9 (10.98%) VB
17 9 (10.98%) HP
17 9 (10.98%) WinForms
17 9 (10.98%) .NET Framework
17 9 (10.98%) Team Foundation Server
17 9 (10.98%) HTML5

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 3 (3.66%) SharePoint
1 3 (3.66%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (3.66%) DNN
2 2 (2.44%) IIS
3 1 (1.22%) Apache
3 1 (1.22%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.22%) SAS
3 1 (1.22%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 10 (12.20%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.32%) MS Office
3 4 (4.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.32%) SAN
2 4 (4.88%) DHCP
2 4 (4.88%) DNS
3 1 (1.22%) IPv4
3 1 (1.22%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.22%) Internet
3 1 (1.22%) Firewall
3 1 (1.22%) VLAN
3 1 (1.22%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (25.61%) SQL Server 2008
2 17 (20.73%) SQL Server 2012
3 16 (19.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (15.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (7.32%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (4.88%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (2.44%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.22%) MySQL
8 1 (1.22%) Informix
Development Applications
1 9 (10.98%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (8.54%) Visual Studio
3 3 (3.66%) CruiseControl
3 3 (3.66%) Selenium
4 2 (2.44%) NUnit
4 2 (2.44%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.22%) CocoaPods
5 1 (1.22%) Subversion
5 1 (1.22%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.22%) MSTest
General
1 11 (13.41%) Retail
2 8 (9.76%) Finance
3 3 (3.66%) Publishing
4 2 (2.44%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.22%) Marketing
5 1 (1.22%) Legal
5 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.22%) Back Office
5 1 (1.22%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 45 (54.88%) Developer
2 21 (25.61%) .NET Developer
3 14 (17.07%) C# Developer
3 14 (17.07%) DBA
4 12 (14.63%) Analyst
5 11 (13.41%) SQL DBA
5 11 (13.41%) C# .NET Developer
6 10 (12.20%) ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (9.76%) Data Analyst
7 8 (9.76%) VB.NET Developer
7 8 (9.76%) SQL Developer
8 7 (8.54%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (7.32%) MI Analyst
10 5 (6.10%) Server Specialist
10 5 (6.10%) Storage Specialist
10 5 (6.10%) SQL Server DBA
11 4 (4.88%) Administrator
11 4 (4.88%) SQL Server Developer
11 4 (4.88%) Applications Support
11 4 (4.88%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (40.24%) .NET
2 26 (31.71%) ASP.NET
3 24 (29.27%) CSS
4 23 (28.05%) HTML
5 9 (10.98%) XML
5 9 (10.98%) WinForms
5 9 (10.98%) .NET Framework
5 9 (10.98%) WCF
5 9 (10.98%) jQuery
5 9 (10.98%) HTML5
6 7 (8.54%) CSS3
6 7 (8.54%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (6.10%) WPF
7 5 (6.10%) JSON
7 5 (6.10%) Ajax
8 4 (4.88%) Web Services
8 4 (4.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 4 (4.88%) Entity Framework
8 4 (4.88%) ASP.NET MVC 2
9 3 (3.66%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.54%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.10%) Statistics
3 3 (3.66%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.44%) Replication
4 2 (2.44%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.44%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.22%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (1.22%) Clustering
5 1 (1.22%) Animation
5 1 (1.22%) iPad
5 1 (1.22%) EPoS
5 1 (1.22%) NHS
5 1 (1.22%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 29 (35.37%) Windows
2 7 (8.54%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (3.66%) Windows 8
3 3 (3.66%) Linux
3 3 (3.66%) Windows XP
3 3 (3.66%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.44%) Android
4 2 (2.44%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.44%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.44%) UNIX
5 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.22%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (19.51%) MVC
2 15 (18.29%) Migration
3 12 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (12.20%) E-Commerce
4 10 (12.20%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (12.20%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (8.54%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (7.32%) High Availability
7 5 (6.10%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (6.10%) Scrum
7 5 (6.10%) Data Migration
8 4 (4.88%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (4.88%) Problem Management
8 4 (4.88%) Service Management
8 4 (4.88%) ETL
9 3 (3.66%) TDD
9 3 (3.66%) Extreme Programming
9 3 (3.66%) Waterfall
9 3 (3.66%) Continuous Delivery
9 3 (3.66%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (46.34%) C#
2 35 (42.68%) SQL
3 21 (25.61%) JavaScript
4 14 (17.07%) T-SQL
4 14 (17.07%) VB.NET
5 9 (10.98%) VB
6 8 (9.76%) VBA
7 2 (2.44%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.44%) VB6
7 2 (2.44%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.22%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (1.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.88%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (7.32%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (3.66%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 23 (28.05%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.98%) HP
3 8 (9.76%) NetApp
4 5 (6.10%) Oracle
5 3 (3.66%) LANDesk
6 2 (2.44%) DataFlux
6 2 (2.44%) Sun
7 1 (1.22%) Dell
7 1 (1.22%) Informatica
7 1 (1.22%) Sybase
7 1 (1.22%) SAP
7 1 (1.22%) Cognos
7 1 (1.22%) Trillium
7 1 (1.22%) Apple
7 1 (1.22%) Remedy
7 1 (1.22%) VMware
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