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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 13 12 9
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 19 45 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 7.66% 15.00% 16.01%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 38.00% 55.56% 54.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 19 11
Average daily rate
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£360 £300 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +13.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £275 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £338 £280
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 16
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% +10.00%
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
50 81 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 20.16% 27.00% 29.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 39 23
Average daily rate £319 £320 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.39% +20.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £281 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 12 25
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £36.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.08%
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 18 December 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 18 December 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 -4 10 £360 +18.03% 17
Loughborough +1 3 £190 -
Lutterworth - - - - 1
Market Harborough - - - - 1
Ashby-de-la-Zouch - - - - 1
Coalville - - - -
Hinckley - - - - 1
SQL Server
East Midlands

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 30 (57.69%) .NET
2 26 (50.00%) C#
3 23 (44.23%) SQL
4 17 (32.69%) Microsoft
5 16 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
5 16 (30.77%) HTML
5 16 (30.77%) JavaScript
6 13 (25.00%) .NET Framework
6 13 (25.00%) Oracle
6 13 (25.00%) ASP.NET
6 13 (25.00%) CSS
7 12 (23.08%) Visual Studio
8 9 (17.31%) jQuery
8 9 (17.31%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
9 8 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (15.38%) Windows
10 7 (13.46%) ITIL
10 7 (13.46%) T-SQL
10 7 (13.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (13.46%) Finance
10 7 (13.46%) Relational Database
11 6 (11.54%) Rational Rhapsody
11 6 (11.54%) MVC
11 6 (11.54%) XML
11 6 (11.54%) SharePoint
11 6 (11.54%) Middleware
12 5 (9.62%) Active Directory
12 5 (9.62%) MS Excel
12 5 (9.62%) TCP/IP

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 (11.54%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.69%) IIS
2 4 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (5.77%) MS Exchange
3 3 (5.77%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (3.85%) CMS
4 2 (3.85%) Kentico
4 2 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.92%) Apache
5 1 (1.92%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (9.62%) MS Excel
1 5 (9.62%) MS Office
2 1 (1.92%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.62%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.77%) VoIP
2 3 (5.77%) Firewall
3 2 (3.85%) Intranet
3 2 (3.85%) Internet
3 2 (3.85%) FTP
3 2 (3.85%) WAN
3 2 (3.85%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (17.31%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (13.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (13.46%) Relational Database
4 4 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (5.77%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (5.77%) OLAP
5 3 (5.77%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (3.85%) DTS
6 2 (3.85%) MS Access
6 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (3.85%) QlikView
6 2 (3.85%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (1.92%) VLDB
7 1 (1.92%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (23.08%) Visual Studio
2 6 (11.54%) Rational Rhapsody
3 2 (3.85%) Toad
4 1 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (13.46%) Finance
2 5 (9.62%) Retail
3 2 (3.85%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.92%) Marketing
4 1 (1.92%) Banking
4 1 (1.92%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 32 (61.54%) Developer
2 15 (28.85%) C# Developer
3 12 (23.08%) .NET Developer
4 9 (17.31%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (11.54%) Middleware Team Leader
5 6 (11.54%) DBA
5 6 (11.54%) Team Leader
5 6 (11.54%) Technical Team Leader
6 5 (9.62%) Analyst
6 5 (9.62%) SQL DBA
6 5 (9.62%) SQL Server DBA
7 4 (7.69%) Java Developer
7 4 (7.69%) Administrator
7 4 (7.69%) Support Technician
8 3 (5.77%) C# Software Developer
8 3 (5.77%) Web Developer
8 3 (5.77%) Software Developer
8 3 (5.77%) Systems Administrator
9 2 (3.85%) IT Support Analyst
9 2 (3.85%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (57.69%) .NET
2 16 (30.77%) HTML
3 13 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 13 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 13 (25.00%) CSS
4 9 (17.31%) jQuery
5 6 (11.54%) XML
5 6 (11.54%) Middleware
6 4 (7.69%) Spring
6 4 (7.69%) Ajax
6 4 (7.69%) Java EE
6 4 (7.69%) JSP
6 4 (7.69%) Struts
6 4 (7.69%) Web Services
6 4 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (5.77%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 3 (5.77%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 3 (5.77%) XSLT
7 3 (5.77%) JSON
7 3 (5.77%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.77%) Client/Server
2 3 (5.77%) EPoS
3 2 (3.85%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.92%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.92%) Open Source
4 1 (1.92%) NHS
4 1 (1.92%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.92%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.38%) Windows
2 3 (5.77%) Linux
3 1 (1.92%) Android
3 1 (1.92%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.92%) VMS
3 1 (1.92%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (13.46%) ITIL
4 6 (11.54%) MVC
5 5 (9.62%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (5.77%) Waterfall
6 3 (5.77%) ETL
6 3 (5.77%) OOP
6 3 (5.77%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (5.77%) Migration
7 2 (3.85%) Web Design
7 2 (3.85%) TDD
7 2 (3.85%) ERP
7 2 (3.85%) BDD
7 2 (3.85%) Unit Testing
7 2 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (3.85%) Data Migration
7 2 (3.85%) Analytics
8 1 (1.92%) Android Development
8 1 (1.92%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 26 (50.00%) C#
2 23 (44.23%) SQL
3 16 (30.77%) JavaScript
4 7 (13.46%) T-SQL
5 4 (7.69%) VB
5 4 (7.69%) VB.NET
5 4 (7.69%) Java
6 3 (5.77%) C++
7 1 (1.92%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.92%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (7.69%) Degree
2 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.92%) MCSE
3 1 (1.92%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) WAI
2 1 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 5 (9.62%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.92%) vSphere
Vendors
1 17 (32.69%) Microsoft
2 13 (25.00%) Oracle
3 3 (5.77%) Cisco
3 3 (5.77%) VMware
4 2 (3.85%) Telerik
4 2 (3.85%) Siemens
5 1 (1.92%) Cognos
5 1 (1.92%) Informatica
5 1 (1.92%) SAP
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