The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire 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 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 68 52 46
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -6
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 4 15 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.43% 2.03% 3.39%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.33% 9.43% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 19
Average daily rate £350 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £312 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £395 £372
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 - £36.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +118.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 £28.69 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+38.55% -8.19%
SQL Server 2008
North West

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 Cheshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
120 159 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 12.89% 21.52% 23.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 102 109
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £275 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £479 £479
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 4
Average hourly rate £18.75 £36.00 £17.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.91% +109.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £36.00 £16.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £36.00 £66.29
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £32.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-10.76% +16.07%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

SQL Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

SQL Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

SQL Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester -4 1 - - 1
Macclesfield - 1 £350 -
SQL Server 2008
North West

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 24 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 23 (95.83%) SQL
3 14 (58.33%) T-SQL
4 12 (50.00%) .NET
4 12 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (45.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (45.83%) C#
5 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
6 7 (29.17%) Finance
6 7 (29.17%) ASP.NET
7 6 (25.00%) Visual Studio
7 6 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (25.00%) MS Excel
8 5 (20.83%) Crystal Reports
8 5 (20.83%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (20.83%) .NET Framework
8 5 (20.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (20.83%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (16.67%) jQuery
9 4 (16.67%) HTML
9 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
9 4 (16.67%) ETL
9 4 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (16.67%) Migration
10 3 (12.50%) CSS
10 3 (12.50%) Web Services
10 3 (12.50%) Banking
10 3 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (12.50%) HTML5
10 3 (12.50%) Relational Database

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 (8.33%) IIS
1 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.17%) CMS
2 1 (4.17%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.17%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (4.17%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (45.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (20.83%) Crystal Reports
4 5 (20.83%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (20.83%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (20.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (12.50%) Relational Database
7 2 (8.33%) MS Access
8 1 (4.17%) Cognos Impromptu
8 1 (4.17%) Cognos Powerplay
8 1 (4.17%) Cognos Transformer
8 1 (4.17%) DTS
8 1 (4.17%) ReportNet
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (8.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (29.17%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Banking
3 2 (8.33%) Retail
3 2 (8.33%) Retail Banking
4 1 (4.17%) Advertising
4 1 (4.17%) Marketing
4 1 (4.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (62.50%) Developer
2 8 (33.33%) SQL Developer
3 6 (25.00%) .NET Developer
4 5 (20.83%) Analyst
4 5 (20.83%) C# Developer
5 4 (16.67%) Consultant
5 4 (16.67%) DBA
5 4 (16.67%) SQL DBA
6 3 (12.50%) Analyst Developer
6 3 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Applications Support Engineer
7 2 (8.33%) Banking Analyst
7 2 (8.33%) ETL Consultant
7 2 (8.33%) SQL Analyst
7 2 (8.33%) SQL Server DBA
7 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Developer
7 2 (8.33%) T-SQL Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
7 2 (8.33%) Windows Server Engineer
7 2 (8.33%) Windows Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (50.00%) .NET
2 7 (29.17%) ASP.NET
3 5 (20.83%) .NET Framework
4 4 (16.67%) HTML
4 4 (16.67%) jQuery
5 3 (12.50%) CSS
5 3 (12.50%) HTML5
5 3 (12.50%) Web Services
6 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (8.33%) CSS3
6 2 (8.33%) Middleware
6 2 (8.33%) XSLT
7 1 (4.17%) WCF
7 1 (4.17%) WinForms
7 1 (4.17%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Clustering
1 2 (8.33%) Data Structures
1 2 (8.33%) NHS
1 2 (8.33%) Replication
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Data Extraction
2 1 (4.17%) N-Tier
2 1 (4.17%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Windows
1 2 (8.33%) Windows Server
1 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (4.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (16.67%) ETL
2 4 (16.67%) Migration
3 3 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.33%) Database Mirroring
4 2 (8.33%) MVC
4 2 (8.33%) OOP
4 2 (8.33%) Waterfall
5 1 (4.17%) Analytics
5 1 (4.17%) Business Analysis
5 1 (4.17%) Content Management
5 1 (4.17%) Data Analysis
5 1 (4.17%) Data Cleansing
5 1 (4.17%) Data Mapping
5 1 (4.17%) Data Migration
5 1 (4.17%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (4.17%) Open Source
5 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.17%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 23 (95.83%) SQL
2 14 (58.33%) T-SQL
3 11 (45.83%) C#
4 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 2 (8.33%) PHP
5 2 (8.33%) VB.NET
5 2 (8.33%) VBA
6 1 (4.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) Remedy
3 1 (4.17%) Cognos
3 1 (4.17%) Google
3 1 (4.17%) NetSuite
3 1 (4.17%) Sage
3 1 (4.17%) SAP
3 1 (4.17%) Teradata
Warrington, Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £275 - £375 per day
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