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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 30 25 31
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +6
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 3 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 1.33% 3.11% 3.80%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.77% 6.82% 9.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 4
Average daily rate
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- £316 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.53% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £30.25 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-5.15% +16.34%
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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
52 88 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 23.11% 45.60% 40.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 43 60
Average daily rate £355 £300 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £253 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £400 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £25.00 £175.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-85.71% +872.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+25.92% -10.00%

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 23 January 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 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 7 (58.33%) .NET
3 6 (50.00%) C#
3 6 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (41.67%) jQuery
4 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
4 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET
5 4 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (33.33%) ETL
5 4 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (33.33%) NHS
5 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (33.33%) MVC
6 3 (25.00%) Finance
6 3 (25.00%) TDD
6 3 (25.00%) OO
6 3 (25.00%) N-Tier
6 3 (25.00%) WCF
7 2 (16.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 2 (16.67%) Windows
7 2 (16.67%) CSS
7 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
7 2 (16.67%) VB.NET
7 2 (16.67%) HTML
7 2 (16.67%) Ajax
7 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 1 (8.33%) SAP EP
1 1 (8.33%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SAP BPC
1 1 (8.33%) SAP SRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) BIG-IP
1 1 (8.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (8.33%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
1 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Data Warehouse Developer
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Web Developer
4 2 (16.67%) .NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) SAP Basis Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) SAP Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) .NET
2 5 (41.67%) jQuery
2 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET
3 3 (25.00%) WCF
4 2 (16.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 2 (16.67%) CSS
4 2 (16.67%) HTML
4 2 (16.67%) Ajax
4 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
5 1 (8.33%) SAP Basis
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (8.33%) SAP PI
5 1 (8.33%) SAP ALE
5 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) NHS
2 3 (25.00%) N-Tier
3 2 (16.67%) Clustering
4 1 (8.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) ETL
1 4 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (33.33%) MVC
2 3 (25.00%) TDD
2 3 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (8.33%) Workflow
3 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (8.33%) System Testing
3 1 (8.33%) SOA
3 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 6 (50.00%) C#
3 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
4 2 (16.67%) VB.NET
5 1 (8.33%) VB
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Tivoli
1 1 (8.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) VMware
1 1 (8.33%) SAP
1 1 (8.33%) IBM
1 1 (8.33%) HP
1 1 (8.33%) EMC
1 1 (8.33%) F5