Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leicester with a requirement for SQL Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server over the 6 months to 17 November 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 (MS SQL)
Leicestershire > Leicester
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 14 9
Rank change year-on-year +6 -5 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 52 29 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicester 16.30% 9.70% 14.84%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 64.20% 40.85% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 19 26
Leicester median daily rate £328 £360 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.03% +12.94% +0.39%
10th Percentile £230 £269 £269
90th Percentile £404 £378 £450
Leicestershire median daily rate £328 £325 £293
% change year-on-year +0.77% +11.11% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 0
Leicester median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
Leicestershire median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £8.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% +400.00% -78.67%

SQL Server 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 Leicester with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Leicester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 81 71 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicester 25.39% 23.75% 29.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 49 52
Leicester median daily rate £370 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.50% +23.08% -9.72%
10th Percentile £250 £280 £264
90th Percentile £500 £484 £450
Leicestershire median daily rate £340 £363 £325
% change year-on-year -6.21% +11.54% -1.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 0
Leicester median hourly rate £42.50 £27.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.41% - -
Leicestershire median hourly rate £41.25 £27.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year +52.78% +18.68% -39.33%

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicester

Job postings citing SQL Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leicester.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Leicester

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SQL Server in Leicester.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server in Leicester

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leicester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Leicester over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server in Leicester

SQL Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server in Leicester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server in Leicester

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 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 Leicester region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 34 (65.38%) .NET
2 29 (55.77%) C#
3 26 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 24 (46.15%) SQL
5 20 (38.46%) MVC
6 18 (34.62%) .NET Framework
7 15 (28.85%) JavaScript
7 15 (28.85%) Windows
8 14 (26.92%) Oracle
9 12 (23.08%) ASP.NET
10 10 (19.23%) LINQ
10 10 (19.23%) Visual Studio
10 10 (19.23%) PowerShell
10 10 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (17.31%) SQL Server 2012
11 9 (17.31%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (17.31%) HTML5
11 9 (17.31%) Windows Server
11 9 (17.31%) TCP/IP
11 9 (17.31%) HTML
11 9 (17.31%) Logistics
12 8 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (15.38%) CSS
12 8 (15.38%) Relational Database
13 7 (13.46%) Lambda Expressions
13 7 (13.46%) LAN
13 7 (13.46%) Active Directory
14 6 (11.54%) Scrum
14 6 (11.54%) SCOrch
14 6 (11.54%) ASP.NET Web API

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicester 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
2 3 (5.77%) CMS
3 2 (3.85%) Documentum
3 2 (3.85%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.85%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.92%) CICS
4 1 (1.92%) JBoss
4 1 (1.92%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.92%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.92%) WildFly
Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (3.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (3.85%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.85%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.92%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 9 (17.31%) TCP/IP
2 7 (13.46%) LAN
3 5 (9.62%) LDAP
4 4 (7.69%) DHCP
4 4 (7.69%) DNS
4 4 (7.69%) Remote Desktop
4 4 (7.69%) Wireless
5 3 (5.77%) WAN
6 2 (3.85%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (17.31%) SQL Server 2012
2 8 (15.38%) Relational Database
3 4 (7.69%) CouchDB
3 4 (7.69%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.92%) DB2
5 1 (1.92%) MySQL
5 1 (1.92%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (1.92%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.92%) PowerPivot
5 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.92%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 10 (19.23%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.85%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.92%) jspm
3 1 (1.92%) Toad
3 1 (1.92%) webpack
General
1 5 (9.62%) Retail
2 4 (7.69%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.77%) Automotive
4 2 (3.85%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.92%) Finance
5 1 (1.92%) Legal
Job Titles
1 30 (57.69%) Developer
2 20 (38.46%) C# Developer
3 14 (26.92%) .NET Developer
4 12 (23.08%) C# .NET Developer
5 11 (21.15%) ASP.NET Developer
5 11 (21.15%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 10 (19.23%) .NET Software Developer
6 10 (19.23%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 10 (19.23%) C# Software Developer
6 10 (19.23%) SQL Developer
7 8 (15.38%) Senior .NET Developer
7 8 (15.38%) Senior .NET Software Developer
7 8 (15.38%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 8 (15.38%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 8 (15.38%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (15.38%) Senior C# Developer
7 8 (15.38%) Senior C# Software Developer
7 8 (15.38%) Senior Developer
7 8 (15.38%) Senior Software Developer
7 8 (15.38%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (65.38%) .NET
2 18 (34.62%) .NET Framework
3 12 (23.08%) ASP.NET
4 10 (19.23%) LINQ
5 9 (17.31%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (17.31%) HTML
5 9 (17.31%) HTML5
6 8 (15.38%) CSS
7 7 (13.46%) Lambda Expressions
8 6 (11.54%) ASP.NET Web API
8 6 (11.54%) Entity Framework
8 6 (11.54%) KnockoutJS
9 5 (9.62%) AngularJS
9 5 (9.62%) Aurelia
9 5 (9.62%) Node.js
9 5 (9.62%) REST
9 5 (9.62%) RESTful
9 5 (9.62%) Web Services
10 4 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 4 (7.69%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.69%) EPoS
2 4 (7.69%) Virtual Team
3 1 (1.92%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.92%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.92%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 15 (28.85%) Windows
2 9 (17.31%) Windows Server
3 4 (7.69%) Windows 10
3 4 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (5.77%) Android
4 3 (5.77%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.85%) Linux
6 1 (1.92%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (38.46%) MVC
2 9 (17.31%) Logistics
3 8 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (11.54%) Scrum
5 5 (9.62%) Proactive Management
5 5 (9.62%) Problem Management
5 5 (9.62%) Runbook
5 5 (9.62%) Software Engineering
5 5 (9.62%) Web Application Development
6 4 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (7.69%) Front End Development
7 3 (5.77%) Asynchronous Programming
7 3 (5.77%) Customer-Centric Approach
7 3 (5.77%) Customer-Centricity
7 3 (5.77%) ITIL
7 3 (5.77%) Typography
8 2 (3.85%) CRM
8 2 (3.85%) E-Commerce
8 2 (3.85%) OO
8 2 (3.85%) Release Automation
Programming Languages
1 29 (55.77%) C#
2 24 (46.15%) SQL
3 15 (28.85%) JavaScript
4 10 (19.23%) PowerShell
5 5 (9.62%) TypeScript
6 4 (7.69%) ES6
6 4 (7.69%) VBScript
7 3 (5.77%) C
7 3 (5.77%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.92%) COBOL
8 1 (1.92%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 1 (1.92%) ECMAScript
8 1 (1.92%) Java
8 1 (1.92%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.92%) VB
8 1 (1.92%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (9.62%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 7 (13.46%) Active Directory
2 5 (9.62%) Docker
3 4 (7.69%) Hyper-V
4 3 (5.77%) vSphere
5 1 (1.92%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (11.54%) SCOrch
2 4 (7.69%) SCCM
3 2 (3.85%) Ansible
3 2 (3.85%) Kubernetes
3 2 (3.85%) Puppet
3 2 (3.85%) Terraform
4 1 (1.92%) Data Guard
4 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 26 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (26.92%) Oracle
3 4 (7.69%) Dell
3 4 (7.69%) HP
4 3 (5.77%) VMware
5 2 (3.85%) Siemens
5 2 (3.85%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.92%) Remedy
6 1 (1.92%) Sitecore