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 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 28 35 20
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -15
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 3 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 1.62% 1.31% 6.04%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.88% 4.48% 13.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Average daily rate £325 - £313
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 - £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 - £319
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 £42.50 £28.69 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+48.13% -8.92%
SQL Server 2008
West Yorkshire

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
51 67 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 27.57% 29.26% 43.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 36 39
Average daily rate £323 £340 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.14% +19.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £206 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £415 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Average hourly rate £15.75 £18.38 £175.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -89.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.06%

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 12 February 2016, 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 14 (100.00%) SQL
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 13 (92.86%) T-SQL
3 11 (78.57%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (71.43%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (71.43%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (64.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
5 9 (64.29%) Visual Studio
5 9 (64.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (64.29%) Unit Testing
5 9 (64.29%) Integration Testing
5 9 (64.29%) Test Scripting
5 9 (64.29%) System Testing
5 9 (64.29%) Regression Testing
5 9 (64.29%) Finance
6 3 (21.43%) Defect Tracking
6 3 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (21.43%) Migration
6 3 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (7.14%) High Availability
8 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
8 1 (7.14%) jQuery
8 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
8 1 (7.14%) Retail
8 1 (7.14%) MVC
8 1 (7.14%) Clustering

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 11 (78.57%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (71.43%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (7.14%) OLAP
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 9 (64.29%) Team Foundation Server
1 9 (64.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (64.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Analyst
1 9 (64.29%) Data Analyst
1 9 (64.29%) Test Analyst
2 6 (42.86%) SQL Analyst
2 6 (42.86%) SQL Data Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) DBA
3 3 (21.43%) SQL DBA
4 2 (14.29%) Developer
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Developer
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (7.14%) Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Data Migration Developer
5 1 (7.14%) SQL BI Developer
5 1 (7.14%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
1 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
1 1 (7.14%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (64.29%) Integration Testing
2 9 (64.29%) Regression Testing
2 9 (64.29%) System Testing
2 9 (64.29%) Test Scripting
2 9 (64.29%) Unit Testing
2 9 (64.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Defect Tracking
3 3 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (21.43%) Migration
3 3 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
4 1 (7.14%) ETL
4 1 (7.14%) High Availability
4 1 (7.14%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) SQL
2 13 (92.86%) T-SQL
3 1 (7.14%) C#
3 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Microsoft