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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 61 39 43
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 17 32 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.56% 3.90% 3.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.02% 15.69% 16.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 23 10
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£325 £300 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £236 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £33.00 - £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £19.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+51.28% -36.06%
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
212 204 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 19.40% 24.85% 19.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 107 75
Average daily rate £375 £340 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +2.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 6
Average hourly rate £33.00 £40.00 £40.57
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% -1.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+11.83% -7.69%

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
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 August 2015. 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
Knutsford -6 4 £325 +22.64%
Warrington -11 3 - - 4
Chester -8 2 £279 +6.79% 2
Ellesmere Port +2 1 - -
Runcorn - 1 £350 -
SQL Server 2008
North West

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 35 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 24 (68.57%) SQL
3 22 (62.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (51.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (51.43%) T-SQL
5 15 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 15 (42.86%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (34.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 12 (34.29%) ETL
7 10 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (25.71%) Finance
9 8 (22.86%) SharePoint
9 8 (22.86%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (22.86%) .NET
10 6 (17.14%) C#
10 6 (17.14%) Migration
10 6 (17.14%) SharePoint 2010
11 5 (14.29%) Banking
11 5 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (14.29%) Clustering
11 5 (14.29%) Visual Studio
12 4 (11.43%) Data Modelling
12 4 (11.43%) HTML
12 4 (11.43%) JavaScript
12 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET
12 4 (11.43%) jQuery
12 4 (11.43%) PowerPivot
12 4 (11.43%) Relational Database
13 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Power View
13 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2012

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 8 (22.86%) SharePoint
2 6 (17.14%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (8.57%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (8.57%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (5.71%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) PowerPivot
2 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (5.71%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (2.86%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (2.86%) SAP Business One
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) SMTP
1 3 (8.57%) HTTP
2 1 (2.86%) Intranet
2 1 (2.86%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 22 (62.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 18 (51.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (42.86%) SQL Server 2012
5 12 (34.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (22.86%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (11.43%) Relational Database
9 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Power View
9 3 (8.57%) RDBMS
10 2 (5.71%) OLAP
10 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (5.71%) OLAP Cube
11 1 (2.86%) MySQL
11 1 (2.86%) MongoDB
11 1 (2.86%) QlikView
11 1 (2.86%) Informix
11 1 (2.86%) MS Access
11 1 (2.86%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (2.86%) DTS
Development Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (2.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (2.86%) NUnit
General
1 9 (25.71%) Finance
2 5 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Local Government
3 1 (2.86%) Legal
3 1 (2.86%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 26 (74.29%) Developer
2 12 (34.29%) SQL Developer
3 5 (14.29%) SQL DBA
3 5 (14.29%) Database Developer
3 5 (14.29%) DBA
4 3 (8.57%) SQL Database Developer
4 3 (8.57%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Developer
4 3 (8.57%) SharePoint Developer
4 3 (8.57%) BizTalk Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Applications Support Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) ETL Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Applications Support
5 2 (5.71%) Data Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) .NET Developer
5 2 (5.71%) C# Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Business Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.86%) .NET
2 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET
2 4 (11.43%) HTML
2 4 (11.43%) jQuery
3 3 (8.57%) .NET Framework
3 3 (8.57%) MDX
3 3 (8.57%) WCF
3 3 (8.57%) EDIFACT
3 3 (8.57%) CSS
3 3 (8.57%) Web Services
3 3 (8.57%) EDI
3 3 (8.57%) JMS
4 2 (5.71%) Middleware
4 2 (5.71%) Ajax
4 2 (5.71%) RESTful
4 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (5.71%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (5.71%) AngularJS
4 2 (5.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Clustering
2 3 (8.57%) Replication
3 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.86%) Tandem
3 1 (2.86%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.57%) Windows
1 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) ETL
2 10 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (17.14%) Migration
4 4 (11.43%) Data Modelling
5 3 (8.57%) MVC
5 3 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (8.57%) Business Analysis
5 3 (8.57%) Load Balancing
5 3 (8.57%) Unit Testing
5 3 (8.57%) Data Migration
5 3 (8.57%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (5.71%) Kimball Methodology
6 2 (5.71%) Data Cleansing
6 2 (5.71%) Software Architecture
6 2 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (5.71%) Dimensional Modelling
6 2 (5.71%) Data Management
6 2 (5.71%) CRM
7 1 (2.86%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.86%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 24 (68.57%) SQL
2 18 (51.43%) T-SQL
3 6 (17.14%) C#
4 4 (11.43%) JavaScript
5 3 (8.57%) ActionScript 2.0
5 3 (8.57%) ActionScript
6 1 (2.86%) VBA
6 1 (2.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) Degree
Vendors
1 15 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.71%) SAP
2 2 (5.71%) Remedy
3 1 (2.86%) NetSuite
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle
3 1 (2.86%) Sage
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 27 days ago