The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 19 21 20
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 0.93% 0.79% 2.54%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.94% 2.33% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £325 £400 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -6.97%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £20.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+102.50% -40.29%
SQL Server 2008
Cheshire

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 Chester region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
34 43 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 31.78% 33.86% 20.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 37 15
Median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £488 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +6.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £25.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+52.00% -25.37%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Chester region citing SQL Server 2008 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Chester region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) DHTML
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) MDX
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
3 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Data Structures
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Advertising
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (33.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Business Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Data Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse Manager
2 1 (33.33%) DBA
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Data Warehouse Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Data Warehouse Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Manager
2 1 (33.33%) SQL DBA
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) DHTML
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Structures
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) MVC
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft