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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 11 7 11
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 42 49 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 13.77% 15.76% 12.66%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 61.76% 59.76% 62.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 17 9
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £141 £253 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £370 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 12 4
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £23.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+3.26% -9.80%
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
68 82 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 22.30% 26.37% 20.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 40 20
Average daily rate £300 £340 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £252 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 13 5
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.00

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 2 July 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 2 July 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 25 £300 +1.69% 5
Kegworth - 6 £120 -
SQL Server
East Midlands

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 42 (44.68%) C#
2 37 (39.36%) SQL
2 37 (39.36%) .NET
3 36 (38.30%) Windows
4 29 (30.85%) ASP.NET
5 26 (27.66%) CSS
5 26 (27.66%) HTML
5 26 (27.66%) Microsoft
6 24 (25.53%) JavaScript
7 23 (24.47%) SQL Server 2008
8 19 (20.21%) MVC
9 18 (19.15%) SQL Server 2012
10 15 (15.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 15 (15.96%) Migration
11 14 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (14.89%) VB.NET
11 14 (14.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 12 (12.77%) Retail
12 12 (12.77%) .NET Framework
12 12 (12.77%) jQuery
12 12 (12.77%) T-SQL
13 11 (11.70%) XML
13 11 (11.70%) Disaster Recovery
13 11 (11.70%) Windows Server 2012
14 10 (10.64%) Performance Tuning
14 10 (10.64%) ASP.NET MVC
14 10 (10.64%) HTML5
14 10 (10.64%) WCF
14 10 (10.64%) E-Commerce
14 10 (10.64%) Active Directory

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 4 (4.26%) IIS
2 3 (3.19%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.19%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (3.19%) DNN
3 2 (2.13%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.06%) SAS
4 1 (1.06%) Apache
4 1 (1.06%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 9 (9.57%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.38%) MS Office
3 4 (4.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.06%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.45%) SAN
2 6 (6.38%) DNS
3 4 (4.26%) DHCP
3 4 (4.26%) TCP/IP
4 3 (3.19%) LAN
4 3 (3.19%) WAN
5 2 (2.13%) Internet
5 2 (2.13%) Firewall
6 1 (1.06%) Wireless
6 1 (1.06%) VLAN
6 1 (1.06%) PBX
6 1 (1.06%) IPv4
6 1 (1.06%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (24.47%) SQL Server 2008
2 18 (19.15%) SQL Server 2012
3 15 (15.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (14.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (6.38%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (6.38%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (4.26%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (3.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.06%) Informix
8 1 (1.06%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (9.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (7.45%) Visual Studio
3 3 (3.19%) MSTest
3 3 (3.19%) CruiseControl
3 3 (3.19%) Subversion
3 3 (3.19%) Selenium
4 2 (2.13%) SoapUI
4 2 (2.13%) NUnit
5 1 (1.06%) CocoaPods
5 1 (1.06%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (12.77%) Retail
2 9 (9.57%) Finance
3 3 (3.19%) Publishing
4 2 (2.13%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.13%) Marketing
4 2 (2.13%) Back Office
5 1 (1.06%) Electronics
5 1 (1.06%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 51 (54.26%) Developer
2 22 (23.40%) .NET Developer
3 18 (19.15%) C# Developer
4 14 (14.89%) Analyst
4 14 (14.89%) DBA
5 12 (12.77%) C# .NET Developer
6 11 (11.70%) SQL DBA
7 10 (10.64%) ASP.NET Developer
8 8 (8.51%) Data Analyst
8 8 (8.51%) VB.NET Developer
9 7 (7.45%) SQL Developer
9 7 (7.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 7 (7.45%) MI Analyst
10 5 (5.32%) Server Specialist
10 5 (5.32%) Storage Specialist
10 5 (5.32%) SQL Server DBA
11 4 (4.26%) SQL Server Developer
11 4 (4.26%) Applications Developer
11 4 (4.26%) Applications Support
12 3 (3.19%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (39.36%) .NET
2 29 (30.85%) ASP.NET
3 26 (27.66%) CSS
3 26 (27.66%) HTML
4 12 (12.77%) .NET Framework
4 12 (12.77%) jQuery
5 11 (11.70%) XML
6 10 (10.64%) WCF
6 10 (10.64%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (10.64%) HTML5
7 9 (9.57%) WinForms
8 7 (7.45%) Ajax
8 7 (7.45%) JSON
8 7 (7.45%) Entity Framework
8 7 (7.45%) CSS3
9 6 (6.38%) Web Services
10 5 (5.32%) WPF
10 5 (5.32%) LINQ
11 4 (4.26%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 4 (4.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.45%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.32%) Statistics
3 4 (4.26%) Clustering
4 3 (3.19%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.13%) NHS
5 2 (2.13%) Replication
5 2 (2.13%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.13%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.06%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (1.06%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.06%) DTV
6 1 (1.06%) EPoS
6 1 (1.06%) Animation
6 1 (1.06%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.06%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 36 (38.30%) Windows
2 11 (11.70%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (6.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (6.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (3.19%) Linux
4 3 (3.19%) Windows XP
4 3 (3.19%) Windows 8
5 2 (2.13%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (2.13%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.13%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.13%) UNIX
5 2 (2.13%) Android
6 1 (1.06%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (1.06%) VMS
6 1 (1.06%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (20.21%) MVC
2 15 (15.96%) Migration
3 14 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (11.70%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (10.64%) E-Commerce
5 10 (10.64%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (8.51%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (6.38%) High Availability
8 5 (5.32%) Waterfall
8 5 (5.32%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (5.32%) Data Migration
8 5 (5.32%) Scrum
9 4 (4.26%) Problem Management
9 4 (4.26%) Service Management
9 4 (4.26%) ETL
9 4 (4.26%) Performance Monitoring
10 3 (3.19%) Continuous Delivery
10 3 (3.19%) TDD
10 3 (3.19%) Integration Testing
10 3 (3.19%) Extreme Programming
Programming Languages
1 42 (44.68%) C#
2 37 (39.36%) SQL
3 24 (25.53%) JavaScript
4 14 (14.89%) VB.NET
5 12 (12.77%) T-SQL
6 8 (8.51%) VB
6 8 (8.51%) VBA
7 2 (2.13%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.13%) VB6
7 2 (2.13%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.06%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (1.06%) MCSE
1 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (1.06%) MCTS
1 1 (1.06%) MCITP
1 1 (1.06%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.32%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (10.64%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.19%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.19%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 26 (27.66%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.57%) HP
3 8 (8.51%) NetApp
4 5 (5.32%) Oracle
5 4 (4.26%) VMware
6 3 (3.19%) LANDesk
7 2 (2.13%) DataFlux
7 2 (2.13%) Sun
8 1 (1.06%) Dell
8 1 (1.06%) Informatica
8 1 (1.06%) Sybase
8 1 (1.06%) SAP
8 1 (1.06%) Cognos
8 1 (1.06%) Trillium
8 1 (1.06%) Cisco
8 1 (1.06%) Telerik
8 1 (1.06%) Apple
8 1 (1.06%) Remedy
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