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 3 months to 22 June 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 77 48
Rank change year-on-year -2 -29  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 14 28 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.29% 1.88% 3.80%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.53% 8.05% 12.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 16 45
Median daily rate £325 £395 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.72% +21.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £438 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year - +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £16.09 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £26.00 £23.25
% change year-on-year +55.76% +11.82%  

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

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 253 348 458
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 23.32% 23.36% 30.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 256 336
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £478 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £351
% change year-on-year +3.22% +10.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.09 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.76% -8.05%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.27 £26.75
% change year-on-year +21.52% +16.89%  

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds citing SQL Server 2008 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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 3 months to 22 June 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 22 June 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 30 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 25 (83.33%) SQL
3 18 (60.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 15 (50.00%) .NET
5 14 (46.67%) C#
5 14 (46.67%) ASP.NET
5 14 (46.67%) Microsoft
6 13 (43.33%) SQL Server 2014
7 12 (40.00%) T-SQL
8 10 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (26.67%) MVC
9 8 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (26.67%) .NET Framework
9 8 (26.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (23.33%) SQL Server 2005
11 6 (20.00%) Relational Database
11 6 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
11 6 (20.00%) Entity Framework
11 6 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
11 6 (20.00%) RDBMS
11 6 (20.00%) Visual Studio
11 6 (20.00%) OO
11 6 (20.00%) MSMQ
12 5 (16.67%) E-Commerce
12 5 (16.67%) ETL
12 5 (16.67%) Windows
12 5 (16.67%) TDD
12 5 (16.67%) Software Architecture
12 5 (16.67%) SOLID

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 1 (3.33%) CMS
1 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) Firewall
1 1 (3.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (60.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 13 (43.33%) SQL Server 2014
4 10 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (26.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (23.33%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (20.00%) RDBMS
7 6 (20.00%) Relational Database
8 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database
8 2 (6.67%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (3.33%) Power BI
9 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.33%) ReSharper
3 1 (3.33%) Subversion
3 1 (3.33%) TeamCity
3 1 (3.33%) YouTrack
General
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Advertising
3 1 (3.33%) Back Office
3 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (76.67%) Developer
2 15 (50.00%) SQL Developer
3 13 (43.33%) .NET Developer
4 11 (36.67%) C# Developer
5 10 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 9 (30.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 9 (30.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (23.33%) T-SQL Developer
8 5 (16.67%) Administrator
8 5 (16.67%) DBA
8 5 (16.67%) SQL DBA
9 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 4 (13.33%) Senior .NET Developer
9 4 (13.33%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (13.33%) Senior C# .NET Developer
9 4 (13.33%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (13.33%) Senior C# Developer
9 4 (13.33%) Senior Developer
9 4 (13.33%) Senior SQL Developer
10 3 (10.00%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (50.00%) .NET
2 14 (46.67%) ASP.NET
3 8 (26.67%) .NET Framework
3 8 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 6 (20.00%) Entity Framework
4 6 (20.00%) MSMQ
4 6 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (6.67%) CSS
5 2 (6.67%) HTML
5 2 (6.67%) jQuery
5 2 (6.67%) JSON
5 2 (6.67%) Razor View Engine
5 2 (6.67%) Unity DI Container
5 2 (6.67%) XML
6 1 (3.33%) WCF
6 1 (3.33%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Clustering
2 2 (6.67%) N-Tier
2 2 (6.67%) Replication
3 1 (3.33%) NHS
3 1 (3.33%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) Windows
2 3 (10.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (26.67%) MVC
2 6 (20.00%) OO
3 5 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 5 (16.67%) ETL
3 5 (16.67%) Software Architecture
3 5 (16.67%) SOLID
3 5 (16.67%) TDD
4 3 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (6.67%) Dependency Injection
5 2 (6.67%) ITIL
5 2 (6.67%) Migration
5 2 (6.67%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (3.33%) CRM
6 1 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.33%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.33%) Use Case
6 1 (3.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 25 (83.33%) SQL
2 14 (46.67%) C#
3 12 (40.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.33%) C
5 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (3.33%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 14 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle
3 2 (6.67%) Veeam
3 2 (6.67%) VMware
4 1 (3.33%) Citrix
4 1 (3.33%) Dell
4 1 (3.33%) DevExpress
4 1 (3.33%) HP
4 1 (3.33%) IDERA
4 1 (3.33%) Nintex
4 1 (3.33%) RedGate
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
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