Period
to 20 November 2018

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 November 2018 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 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 126 78 104
Rank change year-on-year -48 +26 -10
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 10 55 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.42% 2.46% 1.62%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.69% 9.42% 6.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 39 26
Leeds median daily rate £350 £340 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -2.23% +7.00%
10th Percentile £320 £291 £281
90th Percentile £400 £388 £450
West Yorkshire median daily rate £340 £340 £345
% change year-on-year - -1.45% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Leeds median hourly rate £12.50 - £13.50
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.50 - £13.50

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 592 584 657
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 24.80% 26.09% 25.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 409 429 463
Leeds median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £325 £310 £295
90th Percentile £578 £538 £536
West Yorkshire median daily rate £418 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +4.38% +6.67% +0.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 1 7
Leeds median hourly rate £17.66 £25.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.37% +72.41% -17.14%
10th Percentile £13.02 £24.50 £13.20
90th Percentile £28.45 £25.50 £31.50
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £22.00 £21.19
% change year-on-year -22.73% +3.83% +21.07%

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 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 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (70.00%) SQL
3 6 (60.00%) C#
3 6 (60.00%) ETL
3 6 (60.00%) .NET
3 6 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (50.00%) AngularJS
4 5 (50.00%) TypeScript
4 5 (50.00%) Octopus Deploy
4 5 (50.00%) Scrum
4 5 (50.00%) .NET Core
5 4 (40.00%) Finance
5 4 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (40.00%) T-SQL
5 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (30.00%) Kimball Methodology
6 3 (30.00%) Portfolio Management
6 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (30.00%) Asset Management
6 3 (30.00%) MongoDB
6 3 (30.00%) RedGate
6 3 (30.00%) QlikView
6 3 (30.00%) MCITP
6 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET

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:

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (30.00%) AWS Lambda
2 3 (30.00%) Serverless
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (20.00%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) DHCP
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (30.00%) MongoDB
4 3 (30.00%) QlikView
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
6 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (20.00%) webpack
3 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Back Office
3 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
2 6 (60.00%) SQL Developer
3 5 (50.00%) Senior Developer
4 3 (30.00%) .NET Developer
4 3 (30.00%) Senior SQL Developer
5 2 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (20.00%) C# Developer
5 2 (20.00%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (20.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 2 (20.00%) Senior C# Developer
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (10.00%) Analyst
6 1 (10.00%) ETL Developer
6 1 (10.00%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) .NET
2 5 (50.00%) .NET Core
2 5 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (30.00%) RxJS
4 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Core
4 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (20.00%) CSS
4 2 (20.00%) CSS3
4 2 (20.00%) HTML
4 2 (20.00%) HTML5
4 2 (20.00%) Sass
4 2 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (20.00%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) NHS
2 1 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) ETL
2 5 (50.00%) Scrum
3 4 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (30.00%) Analytical Thinking
4 3 (30.00%) Asset Management
4 3 (30.00%) Kimball Methodology
4 3 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (30.00%) Portfolio Management
4 3 (30.00%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (30.00%) Risk Management
5 2 (20.00%) Agile Project Management
5 2 (20.00%) CQRS
5 2 (20.00%) Microservices
5 2 (20.00%) MVC
5 2 (20.00%) Project Management
5 2 (20.00%) TDD
5 2 (20.00%) Web Development
6 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
6 1 (10.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) C#
3 5 (50.00%) TypeScript
4 4 (40.00%) T-SQL
5 3 (30.00%) Python
6 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) MCITP
1 3 (30.00%) MCSE
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Docker
2 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) RedGate
3 1 (10.00%) CommVault