The first table below looks at the demand for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester 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 23 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 Chester 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 18 20 20
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 5 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 3.68% 5.70% 1.46%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 16.67% 31.03% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 0
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£263 £344 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.63% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
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
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
30 29 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 22.06% 18.35% 16.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 12 11
Average daily rate £263 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £40.57 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £30.00 £30.20
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -0.66%
SQL Server 2008
Cheshire

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Chester

SQL Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

SQL Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 19 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (68.42%) ETL
3 12 (63.16%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (52.63%) SQL
5 6 (31.58%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (26.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
6 5 (26.32%) E-Commerce
7 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (21.05%) T-SQL
7 4 (21.05%) OLAP
7 4 (21.05%) NHS
7 4 (21.05%) Automated Testing
7 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 3 (15.79%) QlikView
8 3 (15.79%) Risk Analysis
8 3 (15.79%) Academy Housing
8 3 (15.79%) Integration Testing
8 3 (15.79%) Test Scripting
8 3 (15.79%) Workflow
8 3 (15.79%) Data Security
8 3 (15.79%) Back Office
8 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET
8 3 (15.79%) .NET
8 3 (15.79%) Java
8 3 (15.79%) OLTP
8 3 (15.79%) Data Modelling
9 2 (10.53%) LAN

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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.

Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Academy Housing
2 1 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) LAN
1 2 (10.53%) WAN
1 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
1 2 (10.53%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (63.16%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (31.58%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (26.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (21.05%) OLAP
6 3 (15.79%) OLTP
6 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 3 (15.79%) QlikView
7 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Selenium
General
1 3 (15.79%) Back Office
2 2 (10.53%) Local Government
3 1 (5.26%) Marketing
3 1 (5.26%) Electronics
3 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.26%) Finance
3 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Tester
3 4 (21.05%) SQL Developer
4 3 (15.79%) SQL DBA
4 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Test Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) DBA
5 2 (10.53%) Data Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) .NET Developer
5 2 (10.53%) C# Developer
5 2 (10.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (10.53%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Lead Tester
5 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Test Leader
6 1 (5.26%) SQL Server DBA
6 1 (5.26%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) .NET
1 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET
2 2 (10.53%) jQuery
2 2 (10.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (5.26%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) NHS
2 1 (5.26%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
1 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (10.53%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) ETL
2 5 (26.32%) E-Commerce
3 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (21.05%) Automated Testing
4 3 (15.79%) Risk Analysis
4 3 (15.79%) Integration Testing
4 3 (15.79%) Test Scripting
4 3 (15.79%) Data Security
4 3 (15.79%) Data Modelling
4 3 (15.79%) Workflow
5 2 (10.53%) MVC
5 2 (10.53%) Web Development
6 1 (5.26%) Programme Management
6 1 (5.26%) TDD
6 1 (5.26%) BDD
6 1 (5.26%) Data Transformation
6 1 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) SQL
2 4 (21.05%) T-SQL
3 3 (15.79%) Java
4 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
4 2 (10.53%) C#
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
1 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) Citrix
2 2 (10.53%) VMware
3 1 (5.26%) SAP
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