The first table below looks at the demand 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 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 9 10 8
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 41 31 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 13.62% 12.35% 11.37%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 48.81% 57.41% 49.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 6
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £275 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £395 £356
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.75 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-17.27% +10.00%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
84 54 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 27.91% 21.51% 23.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 24 14
Average daily rate £363 £305 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.85% +1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 6 2
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -10.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.40
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -1.31%
SQL Server
East Midlands

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 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 28 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +3 30 £300 +4.34% 13
Loughborough +5 4 - - 2
Lutterworth - - - - 4
Market Harborough - - - - 4
Ashby-de-la-Zouch - - - - 1
Coalville - - - -
SQL Server
East Midlands

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 70 (59.83%) .NET
2 62 (52.99%) C#
3 54 (46.15%) SQL
4 34 (29.06%) ASP.NET
5 29 (24.79%) Microsoft
5 29 (24.79%) SQL Server 2008
6 27 (23.08%) T-SQL
7 24 (20.51%) JavaScript
8 23 (19.66%) HTML
8 23 (19.66%) MVC
9 20 (17.09%) CSS
9 20 (17.09%) jQuery
10 19 (16.24%) .NET Framework
11 18 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
12 17 (14.53%) Windows
13 16 (13.68%) VB.NET
13 16 (13.68%) Performance Tuning
14 15 (12.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 14 (11.97%) Manufacturing
15 14 (11.97%) Oracle
16 13 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 13 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
17 12 (10.26%) Windows 7
17 12 (10.26%) Finance
18 10 (8.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 10 (8.55%) SharePoint
18 10 (8.55%) Active Directory
19 9 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
19 9 (7.69%) MS Excel
19 9 (7.69%) ETL

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 10 (8.55%) SharePoint
2 7 (5.98%) IIS
3 3 (2.56%) Lync
4 2 (1.71%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.71%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.71%) Oracle Spatial
5 1 (0.85%) DNN
5 1 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 9 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.42%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (2.56%) AutoCAD
3 3 (2.56%) MS Office
4 1 (0.85%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 6 (5.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.71%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (1.71%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (1.71%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (1.71%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (1.71%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.71%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.98%) TCP/IP
2 5 (4.27%) Ethernet
3 4 (3.42%) Internet
4 2 (1.71%) Modbus
4 2 (1.71%) WAN
4 2 (1.71%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (24.79%) SQL Server 2008
2 15 (12.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (8.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 9 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (6.84%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (5.98%) Relational Database
8 5 (4.27%) OLAP
9 4 (3.42%) SQL Server 2000
9 4 (3.42%) DTS
10 3 (2.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (1.71%) Oracle Database
11 2 (1.71%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (1.71%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (0.85%) QlikView
12 1 (0.85%) MOLAP
12 1 (0.85%) Snowflake Schema
12 1 (0.85%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 9 (7.69%) Visual Studio
2 7 (5.98%) NUnit
3 6 (5.13%) Moq
4 4 (3.42%) Selenium
4 4 (3.42%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.85%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.85%) CruiseControl
5 1 (0.85%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 14 (11.97%) Manufacturing
2 12 (10.26%) Finance
3 9 (7.69%) Retail
4 6 (5.13%) Marketing
4 6 (5.13%) Electronics
4 6 (5.13%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.71%) Back Office
6 1 (0.85%) Billing
Job Titles
1 89 (76.07%) Developer
2 41 (35.04%) .NET Developer
3 37 (31.62%) C# Developer
4 24 (20.51%) C# .NET Developer
5 18 (15.38%) SQL Developer
6 15 (12.82%) Analyst
7 14 (11.97%) ASP.NET Developer
8 11 (9.40%) VB.NET Developer
8 11 (9.40%) Administrator
8 11 (9.40%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 8 (6.84%) DBA
10 7 (5.98%) Systems Support
10 7 (5.98%) Support Technician
10 7 (5.98%) Support Analyst
10 7 (5.98%) Systems Analyst
10 7 (5.98%) Systems Administrator
10 7 (5.98%) IT Support Analyst
10 7 (5.98%) SQL Server Developer
10 7 (5.98%) Systems Support Analyst
10 7 (5.98%) IT Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (59.83%) .NET
2 34 (29.06%) ASP.NET
3 23 (19.66%) HTML
4 20 (17.09%) CSS
4 20 (17.09%) jQuery
5 19 (16.24%) .NET Framework
6 13 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (7.69%) HTML5
7 9 (7.69%) WinForms
8 7 (5.98%) XML
8 7 (5.98%) MDX
8 7 (5.98%) WCF
9 6 (5.13%) StructureMap
9 6 (5.13%) Web Services
9 6 (5.13%) Ajax
9 6 (5.13%) NHibernate
9 6 (5.13%) ADO
10 5 (4.27%) SOAP
10 5 (4.27%) REST
10 5 (4.27%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.13%) DTV
1 6 (5.13%) Inversion of Control
2 5 (4.27%) Blackberry
2 5 (4.27%) AS400
3 4 (3.42%) NHS
4 3 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.71%) GIS
6 1 (0.85%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.85%) Replication
6 1 (0.85%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.85%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 17 (14.53%) Windows
2 12 (10.26%) Windows 7
3 9 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (5.13%) Windows XP
4 6 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (3.42%) Windows 8
5 4 (3.42%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.71%) UNIX
6 2 (1.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (19.66%) MVC
2 18 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
3 16 (13.68%) Performance Tuning
4 9 (7.69%) ETL
5 8 (6.84%) ERP
6 7 (5.98%) Scrum
6 7 (5.98%) ITIL
7 6 (5.13%) Programme Management
7 6 (5.13%) Digital Marketing
8 5 (4.27%) E-Commerce
9 4 (3.42%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (2.56%) Web Design
10 3 (2.56%) Logistics
10 3 (2.56%) Unit Testing
10 3 (2.56%) Dimensional Modelling
10 3 (2.56%) Migration
11 2 (1.71%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (1.71%) Workflow
11 2 (1.71%) TDD
11 2 (1.71%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 62 (52.99%) C#
2 54 (46.15%) SQL
3 27 (23.08%) T-SQL
4 24 (20.51%) JavaScript
5 16 (13.68%) VB.NET
6 7 (5.98%) VBA
7 5 (4.27%) VB
8 3 (2.56%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.71%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.71%) VB6
9 2 (1.71%) C++
9 2 (1.71%) Java
10 1 (0.85%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (2.56%) Degree
2 2 (1.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.85%) MCSE
3 1 (0.85%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.71%) QA
System Software
1 10 (8.55%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.56%) XenApp
2 3 (2.56%) XenDesktop
3 2 (1.71%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (2.56%) SCCM
2 2 (1.71%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 29 (24.79%) Microsoft
2 14 (11.97%) Oracle
3 7 (5.98%) SAP
4 4 (3.42%) Sage
5 3 (2.56%) Citrix
6 2 (1.71%) Northgate
6 2 (1.71%) Siemens
7 1 (0.85%) Tableau
7 1 (0.85%) Hyperion
7 1 (0.85%) Telerik
7 1 (0.85%) Cognos
7 1 (0.85%) Business Objects
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