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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 53 47 39
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -8
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 22 15 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.60% 2.00% 2.45%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.75% 10.71% 11.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 7 7
Average daily rate £299 £400 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.37% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £333 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £449 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.55% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £32.75
% change year-on-year
- -0.76%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
160 140 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 18.91% 18.64% 21.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 79 62
Average daily rate £350 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 5
Average hourly rate £42.50 £31.25 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.00% +4.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
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 18 April 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Hourly Rate Histogram 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Chester -5 13 £299 -28.71% 4
Knutsford - 3 £270 - 2
Warrington -4 1 £365 +8.14% 4
Wilmslow - - - -
Crewe - - - -
Macclesfield - - - - 5
Northwich - - - -
Runcorn - - - -
SQL Server 2008
North West

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 35 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (54.29%) SQL
3 14 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (31.43%) .NET
5 10 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (25.71%) ETL
6 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
7 8 (22.86%) C#
7 8 (22.86%) T-SQL
8 7 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (17.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (17.14%) jQuery
9 6 (17.14%) Migration
9 6 (17.14%) JavaScript
9 6 (17.14%) MS Excel
10 5 (14.29%) Windows
10 5 (14.29%) HTML
10 5 (14.29%) ASP.NET
10 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (11.43%) Automated Testing
11 4 (11.43%) TDD
11 4 (11.43%) MVC
11 4 (11.43%) Workflow
11 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2000
11 4 (11.43%) Active Directory
11 4 (11.43%) NHS
11 4 (11.43%) Java
12 3 (8.57%) VB.NET
12 3 (8.57%) CSS

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (5.71%) MS Exchange
1 2 (5.71%) IIS
2 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (17.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) LAN
1 3 (8.57%) WAN
1 3 (8.57%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.71%) VLAN
3 1 (2.86%) DHCP
3 1 (2.86%) VoIP
3 1 (2.86%) DNS
3 1 (2.86%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 10 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (17.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (5.71%) Relational Database
7 2 (5.71%) MS Access
8 1 (2.86%) DTS
8 1 (2.86%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Selenium
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (2.86%) Moq
1 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (8.57%) Back Office
2 2 (5.71%) Local Government
2 2 (5.71%) Finance
3 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.86%) Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (37.14%) Developer
2 7 (20.00%) DBA
2 7 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 6 (17.14%) SQL Developer
3 6 (17.14%) SQL DBA
4 5 (14.29%) Tester
5 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) Test Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) Consultant
6 3 (8.57%) C# Developer
6 3 (8.57%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (8.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Data Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Data Migration Consultant
7 2 (5.71%) SQL Server DBA
7 2 (5.71%) Migration Consultant
7 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Data Consultant
8 1 (2.86%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (31.43%) .NET
2 6 (17.14%) jQuery
3 5 (14.29%) HTML
3 5 (14.29%) ASP.NET
4 3 (8.57%) CSS
4 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (5.71%) HTML5
5 2 (5.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (5.71%) Ajax
5 2 (5.71%) Web Services
5 2 (5.71%) XML
6 1 (2.86%) Classic ASP
6 1 (2.86%) XSL
6 1 (2.86%) XHTML
6 1 (2.86%) Middleware
6 1 (2.86%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.86%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) NHS
2 3 (8.57%) Replication
2 3 (8.57%) Clustering
3 1 (2.86%) Informatics
3 1 (2.86%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (2.86%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.29%) Windows
1 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (5.71%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.86%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.71%) ETL
2 6 (17.14%) Migration
3 4 (11.43%) Automated Testing
3 4 (11.43%) TDD
3 4 (11.43%) MVC
3 4 (11.43%) Workflow
4 3 (8.57%) E-Commerce
4 3 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (8.57%) Data Security
4 3 (8.57%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (8.57%) Data Migration
4 3 (8.57%) Integration Testing
4 3 (8.57%) Test Scripting
4 3 (8.57%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (5.71%) Release Management
5 2 (5.71%) Data Cleansing
5 2 (5.71%) Business Analysis
5 2 (5.71%) Web Development
5 2 (5.71%) Validation
5 2 (5.71%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 19 (54.29%) SQL
2 8 (22.86%) C#
2 8 (22.86%) T-SQL
3 6 (17.14%) JavaScript
4 4 (11.43%) Java
5 3 (8.57%) VB.NET
6 2 (5.71%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) MCSE
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (11.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.86%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.57%) Citrix
2 3 (8.57%) VMware
3 2 (5.71%) Oracle
4 1 (2.86%) SAP
4 1 (2.86%) JD Edwards
4 1 (2.86%) Cyber-Ark
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