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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 9 13 8
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 22 40 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 8.73% 13.51% 16.40%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 40.74% 57.14% 53.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 21 15
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£360 £310 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% +16.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £275 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £397 £335 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 21
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.08% +6.66%
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
54 70 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 21.43% 23.65% 30.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 33 31
Average daily rate £330 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £281 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 31
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -9.83%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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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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 -2 12 £360 +14.74% 14
Loughborough +2 4 £195 - 2
Market Harborough - - - - 1
Melton Mowbray - - - -
Ashby-de-la-Zouch - - - -
Coalville - - - -
Hinckley - - - -
SQL Server
East Midlands

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 33 (58.93%) .NET
2 29 (51.79%) C#
3 24 (42.86%) SQL
4 16 (28.57%) HTML
4 16 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 16 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
4 16 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 14 (25.00%) ASP.NET
6 13 (23.21%) CSS
6 13 (23.21%) .NET Framework
7 12 (21.43%) Visual Studio
7 12 (21.43%) Oracle
8 9 (16.07%) jQuery
8 9 (16.07%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
9 8 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (14.29%) Windows
10 7 (12.50%) XML
10 7 (12.50%) ITIL
10 7 (12.50%) Finance
10 7 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (12.50%) Relational Database
11 6 (10.71%) Rational Rhapsody
11 6 (10.71%) Retail
11 6 (10.71%) MVC
11 6 (10.71%) Middleware
11 6 (10.71%) SharePoint
11 6 (10.71%) T-SQL
12 5 (8.93%) VB
12 5 (8.93%) VB.NET

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 6 (10.71%) SharePoint
2 5 (8.93%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (7.14%) IIS
4 3 (5.36%) MS Exchange
4 3 (5.36%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (3.57%) CMS
5 2 (3.57%) Kentico
5 2 (3.57%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.79%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (8.93%) MS Office
1 5 (8.93%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.79%) InfoPath
2 1 (1.79%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.93%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.36%) VoIP
2 3 (5.36%) Firewall
3 2 (3.57%) Modbus
3 2 (3.57%) WAN
3 2 (3.57%) FTP
3 2 (3.57%) Intranet
3 2 (3.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.07%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 7 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (8.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (5.36%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (5.36%) OLAP
5 3 (5.36%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (5.36%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (3.57%) DTS
6 2 (3.57%) MS Access
6 2 (3.57%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (3.57%) QlikView
7 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Power View
7 1 (1.79%) MySQL
7 1 (1.79%) MOLAP
7 1 (1.79%) Snowflake Schema
7 1 (1.79%) Star Schema
7 1 (1.79%) VLDB
7 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (21.43%) Visual Studio
2 6 (10.71%) Rational Rhapsody
3 2 (3.57%) Toad
4 1 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (12.50%) Finance
2 6 (10.71%) Retail
3 2 (3.57%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.79%) Publishing
4 1 (1.79%) Banking
4 1 (1.79%) Billing
4 1 (1.79%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 36 (64.29%) Developer
2 17 (30.36%) C# Developer
3 14 (25.00%) .NET Developer
4 9 (16.07%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (10.71%) Middleware Team Leader
5 6 (10.71%) Technical Team Leader
5 6 (10.71%) Analyst
5 6 (10.71%) DBA
5 6 (10.71%) Team Leader
6 5 (8.93%) SQL DBA
6 5 (8.93%) SQL Server DBA
7 4 (7.14%) Java Developer
7 4 (7.14%) Administrator
7 4 (7.14%) Support Technician
8 3 (5.36%) Software Developer
8 3 (5.36%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (5.36%) Web Developer
8 3 (5.36%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (5.36%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (5.36%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (58.93%) .NET
2 16 (28.57%) HTML
3 14 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 13 (23.21%) CSS
4 13 (23.21%) .NET Framework
5 9 (16.07%) jQuery
6 7 (12.50%) XML
7 6 (10.71%) Middleware
8 5 (8.93%) Ajax
9 4 (7.14%) Spring
9 4 (7.14%) JSP
9 4 (7.14%) Struts
9 4 (7.14%) Web Services
9 4 (7.14%) Java EE
9 4 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (5.36%) JSON
10 3 (5.36%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 3 (5.36%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 3 (5.36%) Hibernate
10 3 (5.36%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.36%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (5.36%) Client/Server
2 3 (5.36%) EPoS
3 2 (3.57%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.79%) Replication
4 1 (1.79%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.79%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.79%) Open Source
4 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.79%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.29%) Windows
2 3 (5.36%) Linux
3 1 (1.79%) VMS
3 1 (1.79%) Android
3 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.79%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (12.50%) ITIL
4 6 (10.71%) MVC
5 5 (8.93%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (7.14%) OOP
7 3 (5.36%) ETL
7 3 (5.36%) Systems Analysis
7 3 (5.36%) Waterfall
8 2 (3.57%) BDD
8 2 (3.57%) Analytics
8 2 (3.57%) TDD
8 2 (3.57%) Unit Testing
8 2 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (3.57%) Migration
8 2 (3.57%) Web Design
8 2 (3.57%) ERP
8 2 (3.57%) OO
9 1 (1.79%) E-Commerce
9 1 (1.79%) UML
Programming Languages
1 29 (51.79%) C#
2 24 (42.86%) SQL
3 16 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 6 (10.71%) T-SQL
5 5 (8.93%) VB
5 5 (8.93%) VB.NET
6 4 (7.14%) Java
7 3 (5.36%) C++
8 1 (1.79%) PHP
8 1 (1.79%) VB6
8 1 (1.79%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (7.14%) Degree
2 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.79%) MCSE
3 1 (1.79%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) WAI
2 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 5 (8.93%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.79%) vSphere
Vendors
1 16 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 12 (21.43%) Oracle
3 3 (5.36%) Cisco
3 3 (5.36%) VMware
4 2 (3.57%) Telerik
4 2 (3.57%) Cognos
4 2 (3.57%) Siemens
5 1 (1.79%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.79%) SAP
5 1 (1.79%) Hyperion
5 1 (1.79%) Informatica
Leicestershire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £370 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicester
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £230 per day
Posted: 11 days ago