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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 6 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 50 61 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 15.63% 19.74% 14.02%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 70.42% 58.10% 51.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 23 9
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£303 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.91% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £225 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £384 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 17 7
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £30.25 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+15.70% +8.03%
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
71 105 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 22.19% 33.98% 27.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 49 30
Average daily rate £300 £325 £316
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +2.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £388 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 19 7
Average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.40 £27.50 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.60 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +25.00%

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 31 March 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 31 March 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 0 36 £325 +8.33% 19
Market Harborough +2 3 £300 -18.91% 1
Loughborough - - - -
Lutterworth - - - - 1
Ashby-de-la-Zouch - - - - 3
Hinckley - - - -
SQL Server
East Midlands

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 28 (40.00%) C#
1 28 (40.00%) Windows
2 24 (34.29%) SQL
3 21 (30.00%) .NET
4 16 (22.86%) ASP.NET
4 16 (22.86%) Microsoft
5 15 (21.43%) CSS
5 15 (21.43%) HTML
5 15 (21.43%) JavaScript
6 14 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (18.57%) Performance Tuning
8 12 (17.14%) SQL Server 2008
8 12 (17.14%) MVC
8 12 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (15.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 11 (15.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 10 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
10 10 (14.29%) XML
11 9 (12.86%) Active Directory
11 9 (12.86%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (11.43%) Team Foundation Server
12 8 (11.43%) Entity Framework
12 8 (11.43%) jQuery
12 8 (11.43%) Retail
13 7 (10.00%) Ajax
13 7 (10.00%) Finance
13 7 (10.00%) Migration
13 7 (10.00%) Web Services
13 7 (10.00%) VB
13 7 (10.00%) .NET Framework

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 (8.57%) SharePoint
2 5 (7.14%) IIS
3 4 (5.71%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (4.29%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (4.29%) MS Exchange
4 3 (4.29%) DNN
5 2 (2.86%) Apache
5 2 (2.86%) CMS
5 2 (2.86%) Kentico
5 2 (2.86%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.43%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.43%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.86%) MS Office
3 1 (1.43%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.29%) DNS
2 3 (4.29%) LAN
2 3 (4.29%) WAN
2 3 (4.29%) Firewall
3 2 (2.86%) FTP
3 2 (2.86%) Internet
3 2 (2.86%) VoIP
3 2 (2.86%) SAN
4 1 (1.43%) Intranet
4 1 (1.43%) DHCP
4 1 (1.43%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 11 (15.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 11 (15.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (8.57%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.86%) DTS
6 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.86%) OLAP
6 2 (2.86%) MS Access
7 1 (1.43%) Informix
7 1 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (11.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (8.57%) Rational Rhapsody
3 4 (5.71%) Visual Studio
4 3 (4.29%) CruiseControl
4 3 (4.29%) Subversion
4 3 (4.29%) Selenium
4 3 (4.29%) MSTest
5 2 (2.86%) SoapUI
5 2 (2.86%) NUnit
General
1 8 (11.43%) Retail
2 7 (10.00%) Finance
3 4 (5.71%) Publishing
4 2 (2.86%) Marketing
4 2 (2.86%) Back Office
5 1 (1.43%) Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (54.29%) Developer
2 13 (18.57%) DBA
3 12 (17.14%) .NET Developer
3 12 (17.14%) C# Developer
4 11 (15.71%) SQL DBA
5 6 (8.57%) Team Leader
5 6 (8.57%) Technical Team Leader
5 6 (8.57%) Middleware Team Leader
5 6 (8.57%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (7.14%) SQL Developer
6 5 (7.14%) SQL Server DBA
7 4 (5.71%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (5.71%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (4.29%) Analyst
8 3 (4.29%) SQL Server Developer
8 3 (4.29%) Report Developer
8 3 (4.29%) BizTalk Developer
8 3 (4.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (2.86%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 2 (2.86%) 3rd Line Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (30.00%) .NET
2 16 (22.86%) ASP.NET
3 15 (21.43%) CSS
3 15 (21.43%) HTML
4 10 (14.29%) XML
5 9 (12.86%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (11.43%) jQuery
6 8 (11.43%) Entity Framework
7 7 (10.00%) Web Services
7 7 (10.00%) Ajax
7 7 (10.00%) .NET Framework
8 6 (8.57%) JSON
8 6 (8.57%) Middleware
9 5 (7.14%) LINQ
9 5 (7.14%) HTML5
10 4 (5.71%) WCF
11 3 (4.29%) XSLT
11 3 (4.29%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 2 (2.86%) Kendo UI
12 2 (2.86%) ASP.NET 2.0
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.14%) Statistics
3 4 (5.71%) Clustering
4 2 (2.86%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.86%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.86%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.86%) EPoS
5 1 (1.43%) NHS
5 1 (1.43%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.43%) Replication
5 1 (1.43%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.43%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.43%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 28 (40.00%) Windows
2 7 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (4.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (4.29%) Linux
4 3 (4.29%) UNIX
5 2 (2.86%) VMS
5 2 (2.86%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (2.86%) Android
6 1 (1.43%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.43%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (1.43%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (18.57%) Performance Tuning
3 12 (17.14%) MVC
3 12 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (10.00%) Migration
6 6 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (8.57%) Waterfall
6 6 (8.57%) High Availability
7 5 (7.14%) ITIL
7 5 (7.14%) ETL
8 4 (5.71%) E-Commerce
8 4 (5.71%) TDD
9 3 (4.29%) Extreme Programming
9 3 (4.29%) OOP
9 3 (4.29%) Performance Monitoring
9 3 (4.29%) Continuous Delivery
9 3 (4.29%) Integration Testing
10 2 (2.86%) Mobile Development
10 2 (2.86%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 28 (40.00%) C#
2 24 (34.29%) SQL
3 15 (21.43%) JavaScript
4 7 (10.00%) VB
5 6 (8.57%) T-SQL
6 4 (5.71%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.86%) VBA
8 1 (1.43%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.43%) MCTS
2 1 (1.43%) MCITP
2 1 (1.43%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.14%) SLA
2 2 (2.86%) WAI
System Software
1 9 (12.86%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.43%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 16 (22.86%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.57%) VMware
3 3 (4.29%) HP
3 3 (4.29%) Cisco
4 2 (2.86%) NetApp
4 2 (2.86%) Oracle
4 2 (2.86%) Cognos
4 2 (2.86%) Telerik
5 1 (1.43%) DataFlux
5 1 (1.43%) LANDesk
5 1 (1.43%) Dell
5 1 (1.43%) Informatica
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