Period
to 18 February 2019

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 18 February 2019 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
18 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 122 81 94
Rank change year-on-year -41 +13 +4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 10 57 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.43% 2.45% 1.78%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.71% 9.68% 6.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 34 36
Leeds median daily rate £344 £325 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.77% -4.41% -3.20%
10th Percentile £182 £273 £303
90th Percentile £368 £388 £408
West Yorkshire median daily rate £340 £325 £340
% change year-on-year +4.62% -4.41% -1.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Leeds median hourly rate £12.50 - £16.25
10th Percentile £11.75 - £13.90
90th Percentile £13.25 - £19.80
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.50 - £19.00

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 585 589 593
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 25.45% 25.27% 26.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 430 421 393
Leeds median daily rate £438 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.18% +4.00% -1.83%
10th Percentile £338 £275 £300
90th Percentile £573 £538 £536
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +8.97% +4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 0 3
Leeds median hourly rate £17.66 - £19.00
10th Percentile £12.95 - £14.30
90th Percentile £21.10 - £29.30
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.94 - £19.00

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 18 February 2019.

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 18 February 2019, 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%) Microsoft
4 5 (50.00%) Finance
4 5 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (40.00%) ETL
6 3 (30.00%) C#
6 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (30.00%) .NET
6 3 (30.00%) MCSE
6 3 (30.00%) Python
6 3 (30.00%) Migration
6 3 (30.00%) Scrum
6 3 (30.00%) Back Office
6 3 (30.00%) Risk Management
6 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (30.00%) RxJS
6 3 (30.00%) TypeScript
6 3 (30.00%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (30.00%) AngularJS
6 3 (30.00%) Portfolio Management
6 3 (30.00%) MongoDB
6 3 (30.00%) RedGate
6 3 (30.00%) QlikView

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 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (30.00%) AWS Lambda
2 3 (30.00%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) DHCP
1 2 (20.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (30.00%) MongoDB
4 3 (30.00%) QlikView
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (10.00%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (10.00%) MS Access
6 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
6 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
6 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Back Office
2 3 (30.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Senior Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Senior SQL Developer
4 2 (20.00%) DBA
5 1 (10.00%) Administrator
5 1 (10.00%) Data Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Data Migration Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Database Developer
5 1 (10.00%) ETL Developer
5 1 (10.00%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Migration Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) SQL DBA
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (10.00%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) .NET
1 3 (30.00%) .NET Core
1 3 (30.00%) AngularJS
1 3 (30.00%) RxJS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (30.00%) NHS
3 2 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) ETL
1 4 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (30.00%) Analytical Thinking
2 3 (30.00%) Asset Management
2 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (30.00%) Migration
2 3 (30.00%) Portfolio Management
2 3 (30.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (30.00%) Scrum
3 2 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (10.00%) ETL Development
4 1 (10.00%) High Availability
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
4 1 (10.00%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (10.00%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) C#
2 3 (30.00%) Python
2 3 (30.00%) TypeScript
3 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) MCITP
1 3 (30.00%) MCSE
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) RedGate
3 1 (10.00%) CommVault
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) VMware