The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 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 Cheshire 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 40 37 41
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 24 34 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.07% 4.49% 3.28%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.04% 23.45% 12.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 14 16
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£290 £319 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.01% +15.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £275 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £435 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £40.57 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £26.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-23.07% -25.71%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
184 145 221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 23.50% 19.15% 25.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 63 137
Average daily rate £350 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 3
Average hourly rate £26.25 £40.57 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.29% +2.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.89 £21.00 £26.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.57 £43.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
SQL Server 2008
North West

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 24 July 2014.

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 24 July 2014. 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
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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 +3 5 £263 -23.63% 4
Warrington -20 3 £175 - 2
Knutsford - 3 £265 -
Wilmslow -3 1 - -
Macclesfield - 1 - - 1
Nantwich - - - -
Runcorn - - - -
Crewe - - - -
SQL Server 2008
North West

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 47 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 30 (63.83%) SQL
3 21 (44.68%) SQL Server 2005
4 17 (36.17%) ETL
5 16 (34.04%) Data Warehouse
5 16 (34.04%) Microsoft
6 15 (31.91%) Windows
7 14 (29.79%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (27.66%) .NET
9 12 (25.53%) Active Directory
9 12 (25.53%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (25.53%) Clustering
10 11 (23.40%) TCP/IP
11 10 (21.28%) T-SQL
11 10 (21.28%) Finance
11 10 (21.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 10 (21.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 9 (19.15%) IIS
12 9 (19.15%) DNS
12 9 (19.15%) Business Intelligence
13 8 (17.02%) Microsoft Certification
13 8 (17.02%) SharePoint
13 8 (17.02%) MCSE
13 8 (17.02%) Load Balancing
13 8 (17.02%) PowerShell
14 7 (14.89%) MCTS
14 7 (14.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 7 (14.89%) SharePoint 2010
14 7 (14.89%) MCITP
14 7 (14.89%) Migration

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 9 (19.15%) IIS
2 8 (17.02%) SharePoint
3 7 (14.89%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (6.38%) MS Exchange
4 3 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.13%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.13%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (8.51%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Academy Housing
2 1 (2.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 11 (23.40%) TCP/IP
2 9 (19.15%) DNS
3 3 (6.38%) LAN
3 3 (6.38%) WAN
4 2 (4.26%) VLAN
4 2 (4.26%) SAN
5 1 (2.13%) VoIP
5 1 (2.13%) ADSL
5 1 (2.13%) Broadband
5 1 (2.13%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (44.68%) SQL Server 2005
3 16 (34.04%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (21.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (21.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (14.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (12.77%) QlikView
6 6 (12.77%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (10.64%) Relational Database
8 4 (8.51%) OLAP
9 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2000
9 3 (6.38%) OLTP
9 3 (6.38%) BODI
9 3 (6.38%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 3 (6.38%) SAP Data Services
10 2 (4.26%) Oracle Database
10 2 (4.26%) MS Access
11 1 (2.13%) Oracle9i Database
11 1 (2.13%) DTS
11 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.13%) Selenium
1 1 (2.13%) Moq
General
1 10 (21.28%) Finance
2 3 (6.38%) Back Office
2 3 (6.38%) Banking
3 2 (4.26%) Local Government
3 2 (4.26%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.13%) Games
4 1 (2.13%) Electronics
4 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (23.40%) DBA
2 10 (21.28%) SQL DBA
3 8 (17.02%) Developer
4 6 (12.77%) Tester
4 6 (12.77%) Consultant
5 5 (10.64%) Analyst
6 4 (8.51%) SQL Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Test Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Senior Consultant
7 3 (6.38%) Business Intelligence Consultant
7 3 (6.38%) Data Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) .NET Developer
7 3 (6.38%) SQL Server DBA
7 3 (6.38%) Administrator
7 3 (6.38%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Senior Business Intelligence Consultant
8 2 (4.26%) Data Migration Consultant
8 2 (4.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Lead Tester
8 2 (4.26%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (27.66%) .NET
2 4 (8.51%) ASP.NET
3 3 (6.38%) jQuery
4 2 (4.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (2.13%) HTML
5 1 (2.13%) ADO.NET
5 1 (2.13%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (2.13%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.13%) WCF
5 1 (2.13%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (2.13%) Ajax
5 1 (2.13%) HTML5
5 1 (2.13%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.53%) Clustering
2 6 (12.77%) NHS
3 4 (8.51%) Replication
4 1 (2.13%) DTV
4 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.13%) PKI
4 1 (2.13%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.13%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 15 (31.91%) Windows
2 14 (29.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (25.53%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (4.26%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.13%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.17%) ETL
2 9 (19.15%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (17.02%) Load Balancing
4 7 (14.89%) Migration
5 5 (10.64%) E-Commerce
5 5 (10.64%) Data Modelling
5 5 (10.64%) Incident Management
6 4 (8.51%) Problem Management
6 4 (8.51%) Data Analysis
6 4 (8.51%) Automated Testing
7 3 (6.38%) Workflow
7 3 (6.38%) MVC
7 3 (6.38%) Change Management
7 3 (6.38%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (6.38%) Data Security
7 3 (6.38%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (6.38%) Kimball Methodology
7 3 (6.38%) Analytics
7 3 (6.38%) Capacity Management
7 3 (6.38%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 30 (63.83%) SQL
2 10 (21.28%) T-SQL
3 8 (17.02%) PowerShell
4 3 (6.38%) C#
4 3 (6.38%) Java
5 2 (4.26%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.26%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (17.02%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (17.02%) MCSE
2 7 (14.89%) MCTS
2 7 (14.89%) MCITP
System Software
1 12 (25.53%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (2.13%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.13%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) SCOM
2 1 (2.13%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.13%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 16 (34.04%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.38%) Business Objects
2 3 (6.38%) TIBCO
2 3 (6.38%) Citrix
2 3 (6.38%) VMware
2 3 (6.38%) Tableau
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle
4 1 (2.13%) SAP
4 1 (2.13%) IBM
4 1 (2.13%) Symantec
4 1 (2.13%) Wincor Nixdorf
4 1 (2.13%) Cyber-Ark
Warrington, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £275.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Cheshire
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 27 days ago