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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 17 8 9
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 18 56 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 7.63% 17.78% 17.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 32.14% 63.64% 54.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 29 19
Average daily rate
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£313 £310 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% +12.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £359 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 23
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £26.50 £22.63
% change year-on-year
-9.43% +17.12%
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 88 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 23.73% 27.94% 31.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 39 34
Average daily rate £325 £320 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 14 31
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £30.75 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+6.50% +1.65%

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 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 -6 10 £338 +3.84% 14
Loughborough 0 3 £190 -
Lutterworth - - - -
Market Harborough - - - - 1
Melton Mowbray - - - -
Ashby-de-la-Zouch - - - -
Coalville - - - -
SQL Server
East Midlands

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 (62.30%) .NET
2 36 (59.02%) C#
3 24 (39.34%) SQL
4 18 (29.51%) Microsoft
5 17 (27.87%) HTML
5 17 (27.87%) JavaScript
6 16 (26.23%) ASP.NET
6 16 (26.23%) Windows
7 14 (22.95%) CSS
7 14 (22.95%) Oracle
7 14 (22.95%) .NET Framework
8 12 (19.67%) SQL Server 2008
9 11 (18.03%) jQuery
9 11 (18.03%) Visual Studio
10 10 (16.39%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (14.75%) MVC
12 8 (13.11%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (13.11%) Active Directory
12 8 (13.11%) SharePoint
12 8 (13.11%) XML
13 7 (11.48%) IIS
13 7 (11.48%) Finance
13 7 (11.48%) Ajax
13 7 (11.48%) Performance Tuning
13 7 (11.48%) Relational Database
14 6 (9.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 6 (9.84%) Windows Server 2008
14 6 (9.84%) Windows 7
14 6 (9.84%) ASP.NET MVC
14 6 (9.84%) Retail

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 8 (13.11%) SharePoint
2 7 (11.48%) IIS
3 4 (6.56%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (4.92%) MS Exchange
4 3 (4.92%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (4.92%) Lync
5 2 (3.28%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (3.28%) CMS
5 2 (3.28%) Kentico
5 2 (3.28%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (8.20%) MS Office
2 4 (6.56%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.64%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (3.28%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (3.28%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (3.28%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (3.28%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.92%) Office 365
2 1 (1.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.20%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.92%) VoIP
2 3 (4.92%) Firewall
3 2 (3.28%) Modbus
3 2 (3.28%) WAN
3 2 (3.28%) FTP
3 2 (3.28%) Intranet
3 2 (3.28%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (11.48%) Relational Database
3 6 (9.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (8.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (8.20%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (6.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (4.92%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (4.92%) OLAP
6 3 (4.92%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (3.28%) MS Access
7 2 (3.28%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (3.28%) DTS
7 2 (3.28%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (3.28%) Oracle Database
7 2 (3.28%) QlikView
7 2 (3.28%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.64%) MySQL
8 1 (1.64%) MOLAP
8 1 (1.64%) Snowflake Schema
8 1 (1.64%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 11 (18.03%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.92%) NUnit
2 3 (4.92%) Moq
3 2 (3.28%) Toad
4 1 (1.64%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 7 (11.48%) Finance
2 6 (9.84%) Retail
3 2 (3.28%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.64%) Billing
4 1 (1.64%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 42 (68.85%) Developer
2 23 (37.70%) C# Developer
3 18 (29.51%) .NET Developer
4 13 (21.31%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (11.48%) DBA
5 7 (11.48%) Administrator
6 6 (9.84%) Analyst
7 5 (8.20%) Web Developer
8 4 (6.56%) Java Developer
8 4 (6.56%) Support Technician
8 4 (6.56%) SQL Server DBA
8 4 (6.56%) SQL DBA
9 3 (4.92%) ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (4.92%) Software Developer
9 3 (4.92%) Systems Administrator
9 3 (4.92%) Wintel Administrator
9 3 (4.92%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 3 (4.92%) Citrix Administrator
9 3 (4.92%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (4.92%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (62.30%) .NET
2 17 (27.87%) HTML
3 16 (26.23%) ASP.NET
4 14 (22.95%) CSS
4 14 (22.95%) .NET Framework
5 11 (18.03%) jQuery
6 8 (13.11%) XML
7 7 (11.48%) Ajax
8 6 (9.84%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (8.20%) JSON
9 5 (8.20%) Web Services
10 4 (6.56%) WinForms
10 4 (6.56%) Spring
10 4 (6.56%) JSP
10 4 (6.56%) Struts
10 4 (6.56%) Java EE
10 4 (6.56%) HTML5
10 4 (6.56%) CSS3
10 4 (6.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 4 (6.56%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.92%) Client/Server
1 3 (4.92%) EPoS
1 3 (4.92%) Inversion of Control
1 3 (4.92%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.64%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.64%) NHS
3 1 (1.64%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.64%) Replication
3 1 (1.64%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.64%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.64%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 16 (26.23%) Windows
2 6 (9.84%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (9.84%) Windows 7
3 5 (8.20%) Linux
4 4 (6.56%) Windows 8
5 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (4.92%) Windows XP
5 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (3.28%) UNIX
7 1 (1.64%) Android
7 1 (1.64%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (16.39%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (14.75%) MVC
3 8 (13.11%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (11.48%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (6.56%) OOP
6 3 (4.92%) ITIL
6 3 (4.92%) Scrum
6 3 (4.92%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (4.92%) Unit Testing
6 3 (4.92%) Waterfall
7 2 (3.28%) BDD
7 2 (3.28%) Analytics
7 2 (3.28%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (3.28%) Web Design
7 2 (3.28%) OO
7 2 (3.28%) TDD
7 2 (3.28%) ERP
7 2 (3.28%) ETL
8 1 (1.64%) Migration
8 1 (1.64%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (59.02%) C#
2 24 (39.34%) SQL
3 17 (27.87%) JavaScript
4 6 (9.84%) T-SQL
4 6 (9.84%) VB
4 6 (9.84%) VB.NET
5 4 (6.56%) Java
6 3 (4.92%) C++
7 2 (3.28%) Shell Script
7 2 (3.28%) VB6
8 1 (1.64%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (6.56%) Degree
2 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.64%) MCSE
3 1 (1.64%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) WAI
2 1 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 8 (13.11%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.92%) XenApp
2 3 (4.92%) XenDesktop
3 2 (3.28%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.64%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (4.92%) SCCM
2 2 (3.28%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 18 (29.51%) Microsoft
2 14 (22.95%) Oracle
3 3 (4.92%) Citrix
3 3 (4.92%) Cisco
3 3 (4.92%) VMware
4 2 (3.28%) Northgate
4 2 (3.28%) Siemens
5 1 (1.64%) Hyperion
5 1 (1.64%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.64%) SAP
5 1 (1.64%) Cognos
5 1 (1.64%) Telerik
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