The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Bradford region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 20 25 23
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 4 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 2.42% 2.63% 3.39%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.11% 7.35% 8.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Average daily rate
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£350 £440 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.45% +100.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £26.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-23.07% -25.71%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Bradford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
36 68 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 21.82% 35.79% 40.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 38 35
Average daily rate £325 £238 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.84% +7.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £440 £397
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £27.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £30.00 £30.20
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -0.66%
SQL Server 2008
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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 July 2014, 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 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (37.50%) C#
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (25.00%) Banking
4 2 (25.00%) Retail
4 2 (25.00%) Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) VB
4 2 (25.00%) Windows
4 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (25.00%) RDBMS
4 2 (25.00%) DTS
4 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (25.00%) Database Security
4 2 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Test Management
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (12.50%) EPiServer
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (12.50%) Retail Banking
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (25.00%) DTS
4 2 (25.00%) RDBMS
4 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (12.50%) MS Access
5 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (25.00%) Banking
1 2 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Retail Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
1 3 (37.50%) DBA
1 3 (37.50%) SQL DBA
2 2 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (12.50%) VB Developer
3 1 (12.50%) UAT Test Manager
3 1 (12.50%) UAT Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Test Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
1 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (12.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Project Management
1 2 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
1 2 (25.00%) Database Security
2 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Test Management
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
2 1 (12.50%) MVC
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
2 1 (12.50%) ETL
2 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) C#
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) VB
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle
1 1 (12.50%) Informatica
1 1 (12.50%) EPiServer