The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 19 - 12
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 3.45% - 3.64%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 16.67% - 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £280
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 £28.69 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+38.55% -8.19%
SQL Server 2008
County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
18 19 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 20.69% 21.11% 25.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 5
Average daily rate £388 £350 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £32.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-10.76% +16.07%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Belfast region.

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

SQL Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Belfast region.

SQL Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

SQL Server 2008
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server 2008.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 3 (100.00%) VBA
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) OLAP
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) UML
1 3 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 3 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 3 (100.00%) OLAP Cube

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server 2008. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (100.00%) OLAP
1 3 (100.00%) OLAP Cube
1 3 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft BI Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Azure Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 3 (100.00%) VBA
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
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