The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bradford 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 3 June 2015 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 29 19 16
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 7 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 3.03% 4.72% 6.29%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.86% 16.67% 16.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 3
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£350 £284 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.34% -12.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £23.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- -29.23%
SQL Server 2008
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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 Bradford region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Bradford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
79 36 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 34.20% 28.35% 37.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 23 32
Average daily rate £350 £313 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +9.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £370 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £32.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +10.16%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

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

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

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

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

SQL Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

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

SQL Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford 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 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (60.00%) C#
2 6 (60.00%) .NET
3 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (50.00%) SQL
3 5 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (50.00%) jQuery
4 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (30.00%) TDD
5 3 (30.00%) WCF
5 3 (30.00%) OO
5 3 (30.00%) N-Tier
6 2 (20.00%) SOA
6 2 (20.00%) Tivoli
6 2 (20.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (20.00%) IBM
6 2 (20.00%) HP
6 2 (20.00%) EMC
6 2 (20.00%) SAN
6 2 (20.00%) SAP BW
6 2 (20.00%) MVC
6 2 (20.00%) Workflow
6 2 (20.00%) Clustering
6 2 (20.00%) SAP EP
6 2 (20.00%) Windows
6 2 (20.00%) CSS
6 2 (20.00%) Web Services

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) SAP EP
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) SAP SRM
1 2 (20.00%) SAP BPC
2 1 (10.00%) Unica
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (20.00%) SAP BW
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Administrator
4 2 (20.00%) SAP Administrator
4 2 (20.00%) SQL DBA
4 2 (20.00%) SAP Basis Administrator
4 2 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 2 (20.00%) DBA
5 1 (10.00%) Applications Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Programmer
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) .NET Programmer
5 1 (10.00%) .NET Applications Developer
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) .NET
2 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 5 (50.00%) jQuery
3 3 (30.00%) WCF
4 2 (20.00%) HTML
4 2 (20.00%) SAP PI
4 2 (20.00%) Entity Framework
4 2 (20.00%) CSS
4 2 (20.00%) Web Services
4 2 (20.00%) SAP Basis
4 2 (20.00%) Ajax
4 2 (20.00%) SAP ALE
4 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) N-Tier
2 2 (20.00%) Clustering
3 1 (10.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) OO
1 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (30.00%) TDD
2 2 (20.00%) SOA
2 2 (20.00%) MVC
2 2 (20.00%) Workflow
3 1 (10.00%) ETL
3 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (10.00%) CRM
3 1 (10.00%) High Availability
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) C#
2 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (20.00%) VB.NET
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Tivoli
1 2 (20.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) SAP
1 2 (20.00%) IBM
1 2 (20.00%) HP
1 2 (20.00%) EMC