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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 4 8 9
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 63 30 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 21.43% 10.95% 13.48%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 54.31% 47.62% 43.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 20 12
Average daily rate £286 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.92% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £249 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £400 £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 10
Average hourly rate - - £29.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £28.69 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-21.57% -4.36%
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
116 63 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 39.46% 22.99% 30.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 47 42
Average daily rate £293 £300 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -9.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £202 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £423 £402
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 11
Average hourly rate £42.25 - £27.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.05 - £10.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.45 - £33.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £32.50 £27.75
% change year-on-year
-10.76% +17.11%

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
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 8 February 2016. 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 0 36 £293 -10.00% 9
SQL Server
East Midlands

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 78 (75.00%) .NET
2 60 (57.69%) C#
3 50 (48.08%) Windows
4 47 (45.19%) SQL
5 46 (44.23%) Microsoft
6 41 (39.42%) HTML
7 35 (33.65%) Visual Studio
7 35 (33.65%) TCP/IP
8 33 (31.73%) Oracle
9 31 (29.81%) MVC
10 29 (27.88%) CSS
10 29 (27.88%) .NET Framework
11 28 (26.92%) HTML5
11 28 (26.92%) ASP.NET
11 28 (26.92%) Windows Server
12 26 (25.00%) Siemens
12 26 (25.00%) High Availability
12 26 (25.00%) Relational Database
13 25 (24.04%) Modbus
13 25 (24.04%) Agile Software Development
14 22 (21.15%) Retail
15 20 (19.23%) JavaScript
16 19 (18.27%) E-Commerce
16 19 (18.27%) AngularJS
17 16 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
18 15 (14.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 15 (14.42%) CSS3
19 14 (13.46%) ASP.NET Web API
19 14 (13.46%) RESTful
20 13 (12.50%) SAML

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 12 (11.54%) Node.js
2 10 (9.62%) IIS
3 9 (8.65%) DNN
3 9 (8.65%) MS Exchange
4 5 (4.81%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.92%) CMS
5 2 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.92%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.92%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.92%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.96%) Drupal
6 1 (0.96%) Joomla!
Applications
1 13 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.96%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.92%) ResourceLink
2 1 (0.96%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.92%) IaaS
1 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.92%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (33.65%) TCP/IP
2 25 (24.04%) Modbus
3 9 (8.65%) SAN
4 3 (2.88%) DHCP
4 3 (2.88%) DNS
5 2 (1.92%) Firewall
5 2 (1.92%) IPv4
5 2 (1.92%) PBX
5 2 (1.92%) VLAN
6 1 (0.96%) Internet
6 1 (0.96%) Intranet
6 1 (0.96%) LAN
6 1 (0.96%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (0.96%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 16 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (12.50%) CouchDB
3 13 (12.50%) MongoDB
4 11 (10.58%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (5.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (4.81%) DB2
6 5 (4.81%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (4.81%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (4.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (3.85%) MySQL
8 3 (2.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.96%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.96%) GIS
9 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.96%) OLAP
9 1 (0.96%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.96%) ReportNet
Development Applications
1 35 (33.65%) Visual Studio
2 9 (8.65%) CruiseControl
2 9 (8.65%) Selenium
2 9 (8.65%) SoapUI
3 8 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (1.92%) Subversion
5 1 (0.96%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.96%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.96%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.96%) PhpStorm
5 1 (0.96%) ReSharper
5 1 (0.96%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.96%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 22 (21.15%) Retail
2 5 (4.81%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.92%) Banking
3 2 (1.92%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.96%) Finance
4 1 (0.96%) French Language
4 1 (0.96%) German Language
4 1 (0.96%) Italian Language
4 1 (0.96%) Local Government
4 1 (0.96%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 79 (75.96%) Developer
2 56 (53.85%) .NET Developer
3 40 (38.46%) C# Developer
4 33 (31.73%) C# .NET Developer
5 14 (13.46%) SQL Developer
6 11 (10.58%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 10 (9.62%) Systems Engineer
8 9 (8.65%) ASP.NET Developer
8 9 (8.65%) C# WCF Developer
8 9 (8.65%) Senior .NET Developer
8 9 (8.65%) Senior Developer
8 9 (8.65%) WCF Developer
9 7 (6.73%) Applications Developer
9 7 (6.73%) Oracle Developer
9 7 (6.73%) Security Engineer
9 7 (6.73%) Senior Security Engineer
9 7 (6.73%) Senior Systems Engineer
10 5 (4.81%) Analyst
11 4 (3.85%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 4 (3.85%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (75.00%) .NET
2 41 (39.42%) HTML
3 29 (27.88%) .NET Framework
3 29 (27.88%) CSS
4 28 (26.92%) ASP.NET
4 28 (26.92%) HTML5
5 19 (18.27%) AngularJS
6 15 (14.42%) CSS3
6 15 (14.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 14 (13.46%) ASP.NET Web API
7 14 (13.46%) RESTful
8 13 (12.50%) jQuery
8 13 (12.50%) SAML
9 11 (10.58%) WCF
10 9 (8.65%) XHTML
11 8 (7.69%) Web Services
12 7 (6.73%) ASP.NET MVC
13 6 (5.77%) JSON
14 5 (4.81%) Akka
14 5 (4.81%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.65%) Algorithms
2 7 (6.73%) Clustering
3 5 (4.81%) AS400
3 5 (4.81%) IBM Mainframe
3 5 (4.81%) Life Science
3 5 (4.81%) Mainframe
4 3 (2.88%) Smart Meter
5 2 (1.92%) Replication
6 1 (0.96%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.96%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.96%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 50 (48.08%) Windows
2 28 (26.92%) Windows Server
3 11 (10.58%) Windows 10
3 11 (10.58%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (8.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (7.69%) Windows Phone
6 3 (2.88%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.92%) Linux
7 2 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.92%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.96%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (29.81%) MVC
2 26 (25.00%) High Availability
3 25 (24.04%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (18.27%) E-Commerce
5 10 (9.62%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (9.62%) Scrum
5 10 (9.62%) TDD
6 9 (8.65%) Logistics
6 9 (8.65%) Mentoring
6 9 (8.65%) Web Design
7 7 (6.73%) Change Management
7 7 (6.73%) Data Protection
7 7 (6.73%) Incident Management
7 7 (6.73%) Problem Management
8 5 (4.81%) MVVM
8 5 (4.81%) WFM
9 4 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (2.88%) ETL
10 3 (2.88%) OO
10 3 (2.88%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 60 (57.69%) C#
2 47 (45.19%) SQL
3 20 (19.23%) JavaScript
4 9 (8.65%) VB
5 8 (7.69%) PowerShell
6 5 (4.81%) C++
6 5 (4.81%) Scala
7 4 (3.85%) T-SQL
7 4 (3.85%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.92%) Perl
8 2 (1.92%) PHP
8 2 (1.92%) Python
8 2 (1.92%) Ruby
8 2 (1.92%) VB6
9 1 (0.96%) PHP 5
9 1 (0.96%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.96%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (1.92%) Degree
2 1 (0.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (6.73%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.92%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.96%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (9.62%) Active Directory
2 9 (8.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (7.69%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (7.69%) SCCM
2 7 (6.73%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 3 (2.88%) Control-M
4 1 (0.96%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 46 (44.23%) Microsoft
2 33 (31.73%) Oracle
3 26 (25.00%) Siemens
4 12 (11.54%) IBM
5 10 (9.62%) VMware
6 8 (7.69%) Dell
6 8 (7.69%) EMC
6 8 (7.69%) HP
7 7 (6.73%) Altiris
8 3 (2.88%) Cognos
9 2 (1.92%) Cisco
9 2 (1.92%) SAP
10 1 (0.96%) Sun
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