Period
to 20 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for SQL Server 2008 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 6 months to 20 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
6 months to
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 107 83
Rank change year-on-year +26 -24 -29
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 49 41 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 2.24% 1.49% 2.38%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.28% 5.92% 8.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 22 62
Leeds median daily rate £340 £348 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.23% +7.00% +10.17%
10th Percentile £309 £293 £273
90th Percentile £388 £450 £435
West Yorkshire median daily rate £340 £345 £325
% change year-on-year -1.45% +6.15% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Leeds median hourly rate - £13.50 -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £13.50 £10.75
% change year-on-year - +25.58% -39.44%

SQL Server 2008 is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 592 693 959
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 27.07% 25.15% 29.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 426 478 672
Leeds median daily rate £400 £388 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +7.64% +10.77%
10th Percentile £313 £299 £280
90th Percentile £536 £525 £514
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year +6.67% +4.17% +10.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 11
Leeds median hourly rate £21.25 £15.30 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.93% -12.60% +9.38%
10th Percentile £17.98 £13.28 £8.50
90th Percentile £24.73 £31.50 £37.04
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £19.75 £18.38 £17.50
% change year-on-year +7.48% +5.00% +9.38%

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing SQL Server 2008 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2008 in Leeds

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in Leeds.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2008 in Leeds

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in Leeds over the 6 months to 20 October 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server 2008 in Leeds

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in Leeds.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server 2008 in Leeds

For the 6 months to 20 October 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 49 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 37 (75.51%) SQL
3 31 (63.27%) SQL Server 2012
4 21 (42.86%) .NET
4 21 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 19 (38.78%) C#
5 19 (38.78%) ASP.NET
6 17 (34.69%) T-SQL
7 16 (32.65%) SQL Server 2014
8 15 (30.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 12 (24.49%) Octopus Deploy
10 11 (22.45%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (22.45%) Visual Studio
11 10 (20.41%) E-Commerce
11 10 (20.41%) ETL
11 10 (20.41%) Performance Tuning
12 9 (18.37%) Migration
13 8 (16.33%) .NET Framework
13 8 (16.33%) ASP.NET MVC
13 8 (16.33%) MVC
13 8 (16.33%) HTML
13 8 (16.33%) JavaScript
13 8 (16.33%) CSS
14 7 (14.29%) ITIL
14 7 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
14 7 (14.29%) SOA
14 7 (14.29%) RESTful
14 7 (14.29%) HTML5
14 7 (14.29%) CSS3
14 7 (14.29%) TDD

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (8.16%) IIS
1 4 (8.16%) SharePoint
1 4 (8.16%) SharePoint 2010
1 4 (8.16%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (2.04%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.12%) Kerberos
2 1 (2.04%) DMVPN
2 1 (2.04%) DNS
2 1 (2.04%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (2.04%) Firewall
2 1 (2.04%) HSRP
2 1 (2.04%) IPsec
2 1 (2.04%) iSCSI
2 1 (2.04%) LAN
2 1 (2.04%) MPLS
2 1 (2.04%) SAN
2 1 (2.04%) SSL
2 1 (2.04%) VLAN
2 1 (2.04%) VPLS
2 1 (2.04%) VPN
2 1 (2.04%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 31 (63.27%) SQL Server 2012
3 16 (32.65%) SQL Server 2014
4 15 (30.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (14.29%) SQL Server 2016
6 6 (12.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (10.20%) QlikView
8 4 (8.16%) Oracle Database
8 4 (8.16%) Oracle9i Database
9 3 (6.12%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (2.04%) DTS
10 1 (2.04%) Power BI
10 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 12 (24.49%) Octopus Deploy
2 11 (22.45%) Visual Studio
3 4 (8.16%) Git (software)
3 4 (8.16%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (4.08%) ReSharper
4 2 (4.08%) Subversion
4 2 (4.08%) TeamCity
4 2 (4.08%) YouTrack
General
1 6 (12.24%) Finance
2 1 (2.04%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 37 (75.51%) Developer
2 25 (51.02%) SQL Developer
3 18 (36.73%) .NET Developer
4 16 (32.65%) Senior Developer
5 11 (22.45%) C# Developer
5 11 (22.45%) Senior .NET Developer
6 10 (20.41%) ASP.NET Developer
6 10 (20.41%) Senior SQL Developer
7 9 (18.37%) C# .NET Developer
7 9 (18.37%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 9 (18.37%) T-SQL Developer
8 8 (16.33%) SQL Server Developer
9 6 (12.24%) Administrator
9 6 (12.24%) Lead .NET Developer
9 6 (12.24%) Lead Developer
10 5 (10.20%) DBA
10 5 (10.20%) Senior C# .NET Developer
10 5 (10.20%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (10.20%) SQL DBA
10 5 (10.20%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (42.86%) .NET
2 19 (38.78%) ASP.NET
3 8 (16.33%) .NET Framework
3 8 (16.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 8 (16.33%) CSS
3 8 (16.33%) HTML
4 7 (14.29%) AngularJS
4 7 (14.29%) ASP.NET Core
4 7 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
4 7 (14.29%) CSS3
4 7 (14.29%) HTML5
4 7 (14.29%) RESTful
4 7 (14.29%) Sass
4 7 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (4.08%) WCF
5 2 (4.08%) WinForms
6 1 (2.04%) jQuery
6 1 (2.04%) JSON
6 1 (2.04%) Unity DI Container
6 1 (2.04%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.24%) Clustering
2 5 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.20%) Replication
3 3 (6.12%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.04%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.20%) Windows
2 2 (4.08%) Windows Server
2 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.04%) Linux
3 1 (2.04%) Mac OS
3 1 (2.04%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.04%) Windows 8
3 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.45%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (20.41%) E-Commerce
2 10 (20.41%) ETL
2 10 (20.41%) Performance Tuning
3 9 (18.37%) Migration
4 8 (16.33%) MVC
5 7 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (14.29%) ITIL
5 7 (14.29%) Microservices
5 7 (14.29%) SOA
5 7 (14.29%) TDD
5 7 (14.29%) Web Development
6 6 (12.24%) Scrum
7 5 (10.20%) Analytical Thinking
8 4 (8.16%) Load Balancing
9 3 (6.12%) Data Migration
9 3 (6.12%) DevOps
9 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Management
9 3 (6.12%) Server Virtualisation
10 2 (4.08%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 37 (75.51%) SQL
2 19 (38.78%) C#
3 17 (34.69%) T-SQL
4 8 (16.33%) JavaScript
5 6 (12.24%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (12.24%) MCSE
1 6 (12.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (10.20%) MCITP
3 2 (4.08%) Degree
4 1 (2.04%) CCNA
4 1 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.04%) MCSA
System Software
1 4 (8.16%) Active Directory
1 4 (8.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.12%) VMware Server
3 2 (4.08%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (4.08%) SCCM
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (2.04%) SCDPM
2 1 (2.04%) WSUS
Vendors
1 21 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.24%) RedGate
2 6 (12.24%) VMware
3 4 (8.16%) Oracle
4 2 (4.08%) DevExpress
4 2 (4.08%) Sitecore
5 1 (2.04%) Cisco
5 1 (2.04%) Citrix
5 1 (2.04%) Dell
5 1 (2.04%) HP
5 1 (2.04%) Tableau
5 1 (2.04%) Veeam