Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 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
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 102 113
Rank change year-on-year +17 +11 -70
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 52 37 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 2.32% 1.44% 1.52%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.68% 5.56% 5.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 26 44
Leeds median daily rate £340 £348 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.16% +6.92% +6.56%
10th Percentile £277 £281 £263
90th Percentile £388 £444 £438
West Yorkshire median daily rate £340 £345 £325
% change year-on-year -1.45% +6.15% +6.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Leeds median hourly rate - £13.50 -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £13.50 £10.75
% change year-on-year - +25.58% -52.22%

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 599 665 844
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 26.78% 25.92% 25.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 445 460 572
Leeds median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £305 £296 £281
90th Percentile £543 £538 £525
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 7
Leeds median hourly rate - £14.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -17.14% +9.38%
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £18.38 £17.50
% change year-on-year - +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 14 December 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 14 December 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 52 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 38 (73.08%) SQL
3 31 (59.62%) SQL Server 2012
4 21 (40.38%) Microsoft
4 21 (40.38%) .NET
5 20 (38.46%) C#
6 19 (36.54%) ASP.NET
6 19 (36.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 19 (36.54%) Octopus Deploy
7 15 (28.85%) T-SQL
7 15 (28.85%) ETL
8 13 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
8 13 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
9 11 (21.15%) Finance
9 11 (21.15%) Migration
9 11 (21.15%) MVC
10 10 (19.23%) Microsoft Certification
10 10 (19.23%) SOA
10 10 (19.23%) HTML
10 10 (19.23%) JavaScript
10 10 (19.23%) CSS
10 10 (19.23%) MCSE
10 10 (19.23%) CSS3
10 10 (19.23%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (19.23%) HTML5
10 10 (19.23%) RedGate
10 10 (19.23%) RESTful
10 10 (19.23%) TDD
10 10 (19.23%) Web Development

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 (7.69%) IIS
1 4 (7.69%) SharePoint
1 4 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
1 4 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.77%) Kerberos
2 1 (1.92%) DMVPN
2 1 (1.92%) DNS
2 1 (1.92%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (1.92%) Firewall
2 1 (1.92%) HSRP
2 1 (1.92%) IPsec
2 1 (1.92%) iSCSI
2 1 (1.92%) LAN
2 1 (1.92%) MPLS
2 1 (1.92%) SAN
2 1 (1.92%) SSL
2 1 (1.92%) VLAN
2 1 (1.92%) VPLS
2 1 (1.92%) VPN
2 1 (1.92%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 31 (59.62%) SQL Server 2012
3 19 (36.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 9 (17.31%) QlikView
6 7 (13.46%) SQL Server 2016
7 6 (11.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (5.77%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (5.77%) Oracle Database
8 3 (5.77%) Oracle9i Database
9 2 (3.85%) DTS
10 1 (1.92%) Power BI
10 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 19 (36.54%) Octopus Deploy
2 8 (15.38%) Visual Studio
3 3 (5.77%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.77%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.85%) ReSharper
4 2 (3.85%) Subversion
4 2 (3.85%) TeamCity
4 2 (3.85%) YouTrack
5 1 (1.92%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 11 (21.15%) Finance
Job Titles
1 41 (78.85%) Developer
2 28 (53.85%) SQL Developer
3 19 (36.54%) .NET Developer
3 19 (36.54%) Senior Developer
4 12 (23.08%) Senior SQL Developer
5 10 (19.23%) Senior .NET Developer
6 8 (15.38%) C# Developer
6 8 (15.38%) Lead .NET Developer
6 8 (15.38%) Lead Developer
6 8 (15.38%) SQL Server Developer
7 7 (13.46%) ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (13.46%) T-SQL Developer
8 6 (11.54%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (11.54%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (9.62%) SSIS Developer
10 4 (7.69%) Administrator
10 4 (7.69%) DBA
10 4 (7.69%) SQL DBA
10 4 (7.69%) Technical Leader
11 3 (5.77%) ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (40.38%) .NET
2 19 (36.54%) ASP.NET
3 10 (19.23%) .NET Framework
3 10 (19.23%) AngularJS
3 10 (19.23%) ASP.NET Core
3 10 (19.23%) ASP.NET MVC
3 10 (19.23%) ASP.NET Web API
3 10 (19.23%) CSS
3 10 (19.23%) CSS3
3 10 (19.23%) HTML
3 10 (19.23%) HTML5
3 10 (19.23%) RESTful
3 10 (19.23%) Sass
3 10 (19.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (3.85%) WCF
4 2 (3.85%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.31%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.62%) Clustering
3 4 (7.69%) Replication
4 3 (5.77%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.54%) Windows
2 2 (3.85%) Windows Server
2 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.92%) Linux
3 1 (1.92%) Mac OS
3 1 (1.92%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.92%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.85%) ETL
2 13 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 11 (21.15%) Migration
3 11 (21.15%) MVC
4 10 (19.23%) Microservices
4 10 (19.23%) SOA
4 10 (19.23%) TDD
4 10 (19.23%) Web Development
5 9 (17.31%) Analytical Thinking
5 9 (17.31%) Scrum
6 8 (15.38%) E-Commerce
7 7 (13.46%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (11.54%) ITIL
9 4 (7.69%) Data Migration
9 4 (7.69%) Load Balancing
10 3 (5.77%) DevOps
10 3 (5.77%) Infrastructure Management
10 3 (5.77%) Server Virtualisation
11 2 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 38 (73.08%) SQL
2 20 (38.46%) C#
3 15 (28.85%) T-SQL
4 10 (19.23%) JavaScript
5 5 (9.62%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (19.23%) MCSE
1 10 (19.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (17.31%) MCITP
3 2 (3.85%) Degree
4 1 (1.92%) CCNA
4 1 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.92%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 4 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.77%) VMware Server
3 1 (1.92%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) SCCM
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (1.92%) SCDPM
2 1 (1.92%) WSUS
Vendors
1 21 (40.38%) Microsoft
2 10 (19.23%) RedGate
3 6 (11.54%) VMware
4 3 (5.77%) Oracle
5 2 (3.85%) DevExpress
5 2 (3.85%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.92%) Cisco
6 1 (1.92%) Citrix
6 1 (1.92%) Dell
6 1 (1.92%) HP
6 1 (1.92%) Tableau
6 1 (1.92%) Veeam