Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 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 24 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)
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 15 9
Rank change year-on-year +5 -6 +4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 96 58 79
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 16.93% 10.64% 14.88%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 69.06% 48.33% 53.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 33 44
Leicestershire median daily rate £328 £301 £293
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.99% +2.74% -9.30%
10th Percentile £270 £213 £233
90th Percentile £400 £388 £388
East Midlands median daily rate £340 £340 £325
% change year-on-year - +4.62% +4.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 5
Leicestershire median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £8.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +400.00% -78.67%
East Midlands median hourly rate £41.25 £28.05 £15.50
% change year-on-year +47.09% +80.94% -55.71%

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 Leicestershire with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Leicestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 139 120 147
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 24.51% 22.02% 27.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 64 90
Leicestershire median daily rate £340 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.21% +11.54% -7.14%
10th Percentile £270 £242 £235
90th Percentile £528 £475 £450
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £400 £356
% change year-on-year -6.25% +12.36% +9.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 3
Leicestershire median hourly rate £41.25 £19.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +117.11% -49.33% -
10th Percentile £17.98 £14.50 £13.65
90th Percentile £45.20 £35.90 £42.75
East Midlands median hourly rate £41.25 £17.55 £17.75
% change year-on-year +135.11% -1.15% -49.29%

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Leicestershire

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server in Leicestershire

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Leicestershire over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server in Leicestershire

SQL Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server in Leicestershire

SQL Server
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Leicestershire region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester +4 52 £328 -9.34% 12
Loughborough +1 2 £400 - 6
Ashby-de-la-Zouch -1 1 - - 1
SQL Server
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 71 (73.96%) .NET
2 47 (48.96%) C#
3 43 (44.79%) SQL
4 42 (43.75%) MVC
5 39 (40.63%) JavaScript
6 31 (32.29%) Microsoft
7 27 (28.13%) ASP.NET
8 26 (27.08%) .NET Framework
9 25 (26.04%) CSS
9 25 (26.04%) HTML
10 23 (23.96%) Agile Software Development
11 22 (22.92%) Windows
12 20 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
13 19 (19.79%) HTML5
14 18 (18.75%) Oracle
15 17 (17.71%) jQuery
16 16 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
16 16 (16.67%) Retail
17 15 (15.63%) Linux
17 15 (15.63%) Web Services
17 15 (15.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 15 (15.63%) Front End Development
18 14 (14.58%) DevOps
18 14 (14.58%) Jenkins
18 14 (14.58%) CSS3
18 14 (14.58%) Continuous Integration
18 14 (14.58%) Amazon AWS
19 13 (13.54%) Microsoft Azure
19 13 (13.54%) Unit Testing
19 13 (13.54%) React

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 12 (12.50%) CMS
2 11 (11.46%) IIS
3 4 (4.17%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.08%) Documentum
4 2 (2.08%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.04%) Apache Pig
5 1 (1.04%) CICS
5 1 (1.04%) JBoss
5 1 (1.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.04%) SAS
5 1 (1.04%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.04%) WildFly
Applications
1 4 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.08%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (2.08%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 14 (14.58%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (13.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.08%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.04%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.42%) TCP/IP
2 7 (7.29%) LDAP
3 6 (6.25%) LAN
4 3 (3.13%) DHCP
4 3 (3.13%) DNS
4 3 (3.13%) Remote Desktop
4 3 (3.13%) WAN
4 3 (3.13%) Wireless
5 2 (2.08%) Modbus
6 1 (1.04%) Firewall
6 1 (1.04%) MPLS
6 1 (1.04%) SMS
6 1 (1.04%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.54%) MySQL
2 10 (10.42%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (9.38%) Relational Database
4 8 (8.33%) NoSQL
5 5 (5.21%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (5.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (4.17%) CouchDB
6 4 (4.17%) MongoDB
6 4 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (2.08%) Apache Hive
8 2 (2.08%) Big Data
8 2 (2.08%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (2.08%) Hadoop
8 2 (2.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (2.08%) Oracle Database
8 2 (2.08%) Power BI
8 2 (2.08%) QlikView
8 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 14 (14.58%) Jenkins
2 12 (12.50%) TeamCity
2 12 (12.50%) Visual Studio
3 3 (3.13%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.13%) Mercurial
4 2 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.04%) CruiseControl
5 1 (1.04%) Grunt
5 1 (1.04%) jspm
5 1 (1.04%) Toad
5 1 (1.04%) webpack
General
1 16 (16.67%) Retail
2 4 (4.17%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.13%) Automotive
4 2 (2.08%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.04%) Finance
5 1 (1.04%) Legal
Job Titles
1 57 (59.38%) Developer
2 35 (36.46%) .NET Developer
3 34 (35.42%) C# Developer
4 26 (27.08%) ASP.NET Developer
4 26 (27.08%) C# .NET Developer
5 24 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 24 (25.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 16 (16.67%) SQL Developer
7 13 (13.54%) DevOps Engineer
7 13 (13.54%) JavaScript Developer
8 10 (10.42%) .NET Software Developer
8 10 (10.42%) C# Software Developer
9 8 (8.33%) Senior .NET Developer
9 8 (8.33%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
9 8 (8.33%) Senior C# .NET Developer
9 8 (8.33%) Senior C# Developer
9 8 (8.33%) Senior Developer
9 8 (8.33%) Senior Software Developer
9 8 (8.33%) Senior SQL Developer
9 8 (8.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (73.96%) .NET
2 27 (28.13%) ASP.NET
3 26 (27.08%) .NET Framework
4 25 (26.04%) CSS
4 25 (26.04%) HTML
5 19 (19.79%) HTML5
6 17 (17.71%) jQuery
7 16 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
8 15 (15.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 15 (15.63%) Web Services
9 14 (14.58%) CSS3
10 13 (13.54%) React
11 12 (12.50%) .NET Core
11 12 (12.50%) Entity Framework
12 11 (11.46%) LINQ
13 9 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC
14 8 (8.33%) Lambda Expressions
15 6 (6.25%) KnockoutJS
15 6 (6.25%) REST
16 5 (5.21%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 20 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.17%) Virtual Team
3 3 (3.13%) EPoS
4 1 (1.04%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.04%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.04%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.04%) Replication
4 1 (1.04%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 22 (22.92%) Windows
2 15 (15.63%) Linux
3 12 (12.50%) Unix
4 8 (8.33%) Windows Server
5 4 (4.17%) Windows 10
6 3 (3.13%) Android
6 3 (3.13%) Apple iOS
6 3 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.04%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (43.75%) MVC
2 23 (23.96%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (15.63%) Front End Development
4 14 (14.58%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (14.58%) DevOps
5 13 (13.54%) Unit Testing
6 12 (12.50%) Test Automation
7 10 (10.42%) Logistics
7 10 (10.42%) Scrum
8 7 (7.29%) Runbook
8 7 (7.29%) Web Application Development
9 6 (6.25%) Proactive Management
9 6 (6.25%) Problem Management
9 6 (6.25%) Software Engineering
10 5 (5.21%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (5.21%) ETL
11 4 (4.17%) ITIL
11 4 (4.17%) Mentoring
12 3 (3.13%) Data Modelling
12 3 (3.13%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 47 (48.96%) C#
2 43 (44.79%) SQL
3 39 (40.63%) JavaScript
4 12 (12.50%) PHP
5 11 (11.46%) PowerShell
6 5 (5.21%) TypeScript
7 4 (4.17%) ES6
7 4 (4.17%) T-SQL
8 3 (3.13%) C
8 3 (3.13%) VBScript
9 1 (1.04%) COBOL
9 1 (1.04%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 1 (1.04%) ECMAScript
9 1 (1.04%) Java
9 1 (1.04%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.04%) VB
9 1 (1.04%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.04%) VB6
Qualifications
1 6 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.08%) Degree
3 1 (1.04%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.04%) QA
System Software
1 9 (9.38%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.21%) Docker
3 4 (4.17%) vSphere
4 3 (3.13%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.04%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 8 (8.33%) SCOrch
2 7 (7.29%) Puppet
3 5 (5.21%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (3.13%) SCCM
5 2 (2.08%) Ansible
5 2 (2.08%) Kubernetes
5 2 (2.08%) Terraform
6 1 (1.04%) Data Guard
6 1 (1.04%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 1 (1.04%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 31 (32.29%) Microsoft
2 18 (18.75%) Oracle
3 4 (4.17%) VMware
4 3 (3.13%) Dell
4 3 (3.13%) HP
5 2 (2.08%) Siemens
5 2 (2.08%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.04%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.04%) Cisco
6 1 (1.04%) Citrix
6 1 (1.04%) Google
6 1 (1.04%) Hortonworks
6 1 (1.04%) IBM
6 1 (1.04%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.04%) Remedy
6 1 (1.04%) Tableau
6 1 (1.04%) Twitter
6 1 (1.04%) webMethods