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 28 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 42 37 38
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 23 30 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.89% 3.94% 3.29%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.57% 21.13% 12.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 12 16
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£289 £306 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +11.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £275 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £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
183 142 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 23.02% 18.66% 25.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 60 135
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 £242 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £400 £444
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 £30.40
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -1.31%
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 28 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 28 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
(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 +5 4 £261 -24.00% 3
Knutsford +8 3 £265 - 1
Warrington -18 3 £175 - 3
Wilmslow -3 1 - - 2
Macclesfield - 1 - -
Nantwich - - - -
Runcorn - - - -
Crewe - - - - 2
SQL Server 2008
North West

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 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 45 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 29 (64.44%) SQL
3 20 (44.44%) SQL Server 2005
4 17 (37.78%) ETL
5 16 (35.56%) Microsoft
6 15 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
7 14 (31.11%) Windows
8 13 (28.89%) .NET
8 13 (28.89%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (26.67%) Clustering
10 11 (24.44%) Active Directory
10 11 (24.44%) TCP/IP
11 10 (22.22%) T-SQL
11 10 (22.22%) Finance
11 10 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 9 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 9 (20.00%) IIS
12 9 (20.00%) DNS
12 9 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
13 8 (17.78%) Microsoft Certification
13 8 (17.78%) SharePoint
13 8 (17.78%) MCSE
13 8 (17.78%) Load Balancing
13 8 (17.78%) PowerShell
14 7 (15.56%) SharePoint 2010
14 7 (15.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 7 (15.56%) MCTS
14 7 (15.56%) MCITP
14 7 (15.56%) Migration

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 (20.00%) IIS
2 8 (17.78%) SharePoint
3 7 (15.56%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.44%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.22%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (8.89%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Academy Housing
2 1 (2.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 11 (24.44%) TCP/IP
2 9 (20.00%) DNS
3 3 (6.67%) LAN
3 3 (6.67%) WAN
4 2 (4.44%) SAN
4 2 (4.44%) VLAN
5 1 (2.22%) DHCP
5 1 (2.22%) ADSL
5 1 (2.22%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 20 (44.44%) SQL Server 2005
3 15 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (15.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (13.33%) QlikView
7 6 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (11.11%) Relational Database
9 4 (8.89%) OLAP
10 3 (6.67%) OLTP
10 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (6.67%) SAP Data Services
10 3 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 3 (6.67%) BODI
11 2 (4.44%) MS Access
11 2 (4.44%) Oracle Database
12 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (2.22%) Oracle9i Database
12 1 (2.22%) DTS
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.22%) Selenium
1 1 (2.22%) Moq
General
1 10 (22.22%) Finance
2 3 (6.67%) Back Office
2 3 (6.67%) Banking
3 2 (4.44%) Local Government
3 2 (4.44%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.22%) Games
4 1 (2.22%) Electronics
4 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (24.44%) DBA
2 10 (22.22%) SQL DBA
3 8 (17.78%) Developer
4 6 (13.33%) Tester
5 5 (11.11%) Consultant
6 4 (8.89%) Analyst
6 4 (8.89%) SQL Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Test Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Senior Consultant
7 3 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Consultant
7 3 (6.67%) Administrator
7 3 (6.67%) Data Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) .NET Developer
7 3 (6.67%) SQL Server DBA
7 3 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Senior Business Intelligence Consultant
8 2 (4.44%) Data Migration Consultant
8 2 (4.44%) Data Consultant
8 2 (4.44%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (4.44%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (28.89%) .NET
2 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET
3 3 (6.67%) jQuery
4 2 (4.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (2.22%) HTML
5 1 (2.22%) HTML5
5 1 (2.22%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (2.22%) ADO.NET
5 1 (2.22%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (2.22%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (2.22%) Ajax
5 1 (2.22%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.22%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (26.67%) Clustering
2 5 (11.11%) NHS
3 4 (8.89%) Replication
4 1 (2.22%) DTV
4 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.22%) PKI
4 1 (2.22%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 14 (31.11%) Windows
2 13 (28.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (4.44%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (37.78%) ETL
2 9 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (17.78%) Load Balancing
4 7 (15.56%) Migration
5 5 (11.11%) E-Commerce
5 5 (11.11%) Data Modelling
5 5 (11.11%) Incident Management
6 4 (8.89%) Problem Management
6 4 (8.89%) Data Analysis
6 4 (8.89%) Automated Testing
7 3 (6.67%) Change Management
7 3 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (6.67%) Data Security
7 3 (6.67%) MVC
7 3 (6.67%) Workflow
7 3 (6.67%) Risk Analysis
7 3 (6.67%) Capacity Management
7 3 (6.67%) Integration Testing
7 3 (6.67%) Test Scripting
7 3 (6.67%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 29 (64.44%) SQL
2 10 (22.22%) T-SQL
3 8 (17.78%) PowerShell
4 3 (6.67%) C#
4 3 (6.67%) Java
5 2 (4.44%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (17.78%) MCSE
1 8 (17.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (15.56%) MCTS
2 7 (15.56%) MCITP
System Software
1 11 (24.44%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.22%) XenApp
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) SCOM
2 1 (2.22%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.22%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 16 (35.56%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.67%) Citrix
2 3 (6.67%) TIBCO
2 3 (6.67%) Business Objects
2 3 (6.67%) VMware
2 3 (6.67%) Tableau
3 2 (4.44%) Oracle
4 1 (2.22%) Cyber-Ark
4 1 (2.22%) Wincor Nixdorf
4 1 (2.22%) SAP
4 1 (2.22%) IBM
4 1 (2.22%) Symantec
Cheshire
Robert Walters
Rate: £350 - £500 per day + Dependent on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £275.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 18 days ago