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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 8 7 8
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 27 39 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 10.71% 14.39% 16.53%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 49.09% 48.75% 54.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 14 6
Average daily rate
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£331 £305 £253
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.60% +20.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £283 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £334 £305
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +3.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 18
Average hourly rate - £29.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £29.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.74% +7.27%
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
55 80 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 21.83% 29.52% 30.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 41 25
Average daily rate £300 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £273 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £384 £361
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 25
Average hourly rate - £27.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -26.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -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 29 January 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 29 January 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 0 20 £325 +6.55% 21
Loughborough - 1 £425 - 3
Lutterworth - - - - 2
Market Harborough - - - - 1
Ashby-de-la-Zouch - - - - 1
Coalville - - - -
Hinckley - - - -
SQL Server
East Midlands

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 16 (35.56%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (33.33%) C#
2 15 (33.33%) .NET
3 14 (31.11%) SQL
3 14 (31.11%) Windows
4 12 (26.67%) JavaScript
5 11 (24.44%) HTML
5 11 (24.44%) Microsoft
6 10 (22.22%) ASP.NET
7 9 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (20.00%) CSS
8 8 (17.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (15.56%) jQuery
9 7 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (15.56%) Retail
9 7 (15.56%) VMware
9 7 (15.56%) Finance
9 7 (15.56%) Active Directory
10 6 (13.33%) TCP/IP
10 6 (13.33%) XML
10 6 (13.33%) IIS
10 6 (13.33%) MVC
10 6 (13.33%) Middleware
10 6 (13.33%) .NET Framework
10 6 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (13.33%) Rational Rhapsody
11 5 (11.11%) Waterfall
11 5 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (11.11%) Performance Tuning

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 6 (13.33%) IIS
2 5 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 4 (8.89%) MS Exchange
3 4 (8.89%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (4.44%) CMS
4 2 (4.44%) Kentico
4 2 (4.44%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (2.22%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.22%) Apache
5 1 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) MS Office
1 3 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.22%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.33%) TCP/IP
2 4 (8.89%) Firewall
3 3 (6.67%) LAN
3 3 (6.67%) VoIP
3 3 (6.67%) WAN
4 2 (4.44%) FTP
4 2 (4.44%) DNS
5 1 (2.22%) Wireless
5 1 (2.22%) SAN
5 1 (2.22%) Intranet
5 1 (2.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (17.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (8.89%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (4.44%) DTS
6 2 (4.44%) MS Access
6 2 (4.44%) OLAP
6 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (4.44%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (2.22%) QlikView
7 1 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (2.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (13.33%) Rational Rhapsody
2 3 (6.67%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.44%) Toad
3 2 (4.44%) Subversion
3 2 (4.44%) MSTest
4 1 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (15.56%) Retail
1 7 (15.56%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Marketing
3 1 (2.22%) Banking
3 1 (2.22%) Back Office
3 1 (2.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 23 (51.11%) Developer
2 10 (22.22%) C# Developer
3 6 (13.33%) Team Leader
3 6 (13.33%) Technical Team Leader
3 6 (13.33%) Middleware Team Leader
4 5 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 5 (11.11%) Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (8.89%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Report Developer
6 3 (6.67%) DBA
7 2 (4.44%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Support Technician
7 2 (4.44%) Database Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Java Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 2 (4.44%) SQL DBA
7 2 (4.44%) 3rd Line Support Technician
8 1 (2.22%) QlikView Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (33.33%) .NET
2 11 (24.44%) HTML
3 10 (22.22%) ASP.NET
4 9 (20.00%) CSS
5 7 (15.56%) jQuery
6 6 (13.33%) XML
6 6 (13.33%) Middleware
6 6 (13.33%) .NET Framework
6 6 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (11.11%) JSON
7 5 (11.11%) Web Services
8 4 (8.89%) Ajax
8 4 (8.89%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 3 (6.67%) LINQ
9 3 (6.67%) XSLT
10 2 (4.44%) JSP
10 2 (4.44%) Struts
10 2 (4.44%) Windows SharePoint Services
10 2 (4.44%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.67%) Clustering
2 3 (6.67%) Client/Server
2 3 (6.67%) EPoS
3 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.22%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.22%) Open Source
4 1 (2.22%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.22%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.22%) NHS
4 1 (2.22%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 14 (31.11%) Windows
2 5 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (8.89%) Linux
3 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (4.44%) VMS
5 2 (4.44%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.22%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.22%) Android
6 1 (2.22%) Windows 2000
6 1 (2.22%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (35.56%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (13.33%) MVC
4 5 (11.11%) Waterfall
4 5 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (11.11%) ITIL
5 3 (6.67%) Migration
5 3 (6.67%) OOP
5 3 (6.67%) ETL
6 2 (4.44%) Web Design
6 2 (4.44%) Unit Testing
6 2 (4.44%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (4.44%) Network Load Balancing
6 2 (4.44%) TDD
6 2 (4.44%) Data Migration
6 2 (4.44%) BDD
6 2 (4.44%) Analytics
7 1 (2.22%) Android Development
7 1 (2.22%) iOS Development
7 1 (2.22%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 15 (33.33%) C#
2 14 (31.11%) SQL
3 12 (26.67%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.44%) Java
4 2 (4.44%) T-SQL
4 2 (4.44%) VB
4 2 (4.44%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.22%) C++
5 1 (2.22%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.22%) MCTS
2 1 (2.22%) MCITP
2 1 (2.22%) Degree
2 1 (2.22%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) WAI
2 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (15.56%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.22%) vSphere
Vendors
1 11 (24.44%) Microsoft
2 7 (15.56%) VMware
3 4 (8.89%) Cisco
3 4 (8.89%) Oracle
4 2 (4.44%) Telerik
5 1 (2.22%) Cognos
5 1 (2.22%) Informatica
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