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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 72 64 68
Rank change year-on-year -8 +4  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 16 29 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.57% 2.08% 1.98%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.69% 8.76% 6.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 21 9
Median daily rate £354 £425 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.70% +36.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £480 £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year - +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £19.00 - £18.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £51.56 £26.85
% change year-on-year -63.14% +92.05%  

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 281 331 348
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 27.66% 23.74% 29.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 241 245
Median daily rate £375 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.31% +1.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £308 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Median hourly rate £19.00 - £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.75 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -2.30% -  

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 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in Leeds.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server 2008 in Leeds

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 38 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 34 (89.47%) SQL
3 23 (60.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 22 (57.89%) SQL Server 2014
5 21 (55.26%) SQL Server 2012
6 20 (52.63%) T-SQL
6 20 (52.63%) Microsoft
7 16 (42.11%) ETL
7 16 (42.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (23.68%) .NET
8 9 (23.68%) C#
9 8 (21.05%) Windows
9 8 (21.05%) SQL Server 2005
9 8 (21.05%) .NET Framework
10 7 (18.42%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (18.42%) Entity Framework
10 7 (18.42%) ASP.NET Web API
10 7 (18.42%) ASP.NET
10 7 (18.42%) MVC
11 6 (15.79%) RDBMS
11 6 (15.79%) MSMQ
11 6 (15.79%) OO
11 6 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (15.79%) Relational Database
11 6 (15.79%) RabbitMQ
12 5 (13.16%) Software Architecture
12 5 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (13.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (13.16%) Windows Server

SQL Server 2008
Top Related 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 2 (5.26%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.63%) IIS
2 1 (2.63%) NServiceBus
2 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) Firewall
1 1 (2.63%) Internet
1 1 (2.63%) LAN
1 1 (2.63%) VPN
1 1 (2.63%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 23 (60.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 22 (57.89%) SQL Server 2014
4 21 (55.26%) SQL Server 2012
5 16 (42.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (21.05%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (15.79%) RDBMS
7 6 (15.79%) Relational Database
8 5 (13.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (5.26%) Power BI
9 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (2.63%) MS Access
10 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
10 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) ReSharper
1 1 (2.63%) Subversion
1 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.63%) TeamCity
1 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.63%) YouTrack
General
1 4 (10.53%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Retail
3 1 (2.63%) Advertising
3 1 (2.63%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 26 (68.42%) Developer
2 18 (47.37%) SQL Developer
3 9 (23.68%) DBA
4 7 (18.42%) SQL DBA
4 7 (18.42%) SSIS Developer
5 6 (15.79%) .NET Developer
5 6 (15.79%) Administrator
5 6 (15.79%) T-SQL Developer
6 5 (13.16%) C# Developer
7 4 (10.53%) ETL Developer
8 3 (7.89%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
9 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 2 (5.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (5.26%) Oracle DBA
9 2 (5.26%) Senior Developer
9 2 (5.26%) Senior SQL Developer
10 1 (2.63%) Server Support
10 1 (2.63%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (23.68%) .NET
2 8 (21.05%) .NET Framework
3 7 (18.42%) ASP.NET
3 7 (18.42%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (18.42%) ASP.NET Web API
3 7 (18.42%) Entity Framework
4 6 (15.79%) MSMQ
4 6 (15.79%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (5.26%) jQuery
6 1 (2.63%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 1 (2.63%) HTML
6 1 (2.63%) WCF
6 1 (2.63%) WinForms
6 1 (2.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.63%) Clustering
2 1 (2.63%) NHS
2 1 (2.63%) Private Cloud
2 1 (2.63%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.05%) Windows
2 5 (13.16%) Windows Server
3 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.63%) Linux
4 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (42.11%) ETL
2 9 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (18.42%) MVC
4 6 (15.79%) OO
5 5 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (13.16%) Software Architecture
5 5 (13.16%) SOLID
5 5 (13.16%) TDD
6 4 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (7.89%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (7.89%) High Availability
7 3 (7.89%) Migration
7 3 (7.89%) Performance Metrics
7 3 (7.89%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (5.26%) Kimball Methodology
8 2 (5.26%) Logistics
8 2 (5.26%) Performance Management
8 2 (5.26%) Statistical Analysis
8 2 (5.26%) Web Development
9 1 (2.63%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (89.47%) SQL
2 20 (52.63%) T-SQL
3 9 (23.68%) C#
4 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.26%) PowerShell
4 2 (5.26%) Python
4 2 (5.26%) R
5 1 (2.63%) C
5 1 (2.63%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (2.63%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 20 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.53%) Oracle
3 3 (7.89%) IDERA
3 3 (7.89%) RedGate
3 3 (7.89%) VMware
4 1 (2.63%) Citrix
4 1 (2.63%) DevExpress
4 1 (2.63%) Nintex
4 1 (2.63%) Tableau
4 1 (2.63%) Veeam
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
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