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 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 27 29 21
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -8
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 1 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 0.54% 1.49% 4.00%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.22% 4.05% 9.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
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£350 £305 £215
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.75% +41.86%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £30.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-35.24% -12.85%
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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
45 74 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 24.32% 36.63% 40.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 44 36
Average daily rate £300 £250 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £210 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £402 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £27.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-6.55% +5.17%

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 21 August 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 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (42.86%) C#
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2000
3 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (28.57%) VB
4 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) DTS
4 2 (28.57%) RDBMS
4 2 (28.57%) Project Management
4 2 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
4 2 (28.57%) Database Security
4 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
5 1 (14.29%) .NET
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle
5 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
5 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
5 1 (14.29%) ETL
5 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (14.29%) Informatica
5 1 (14.29%) MVC
5 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
5 1 (14.29%) Replication

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 (14.29%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
4 2 (28.57%) DTS
4 2 (28.57%) RDBMS
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
1 3 (42.86%) DBA
1 3 (42.86%) SQL DBA
2 2 (28.57%) C# Developer
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (14.29%) VB Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
2 1 (14.29%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Project Management
1 2 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
1 2 (28.57%) Database Security
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (14.29%) MVC
2 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
2 1 (14.29%) ETL
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C#
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) VB
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle
1 1 (14.29%) Informatica
1 1 (14.29%) EPiServer