The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the County Antrim region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 15 - 20
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 3.53% - 1.03%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.50% - 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £475 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £23.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+27.65% +2.17%
SQL Server 2008
Northern Ireland

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 County Antrim region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
County Antrim
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
24 25 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 28.24% 31.25% 24.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 8
Median daily rate £395 £325 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.53% -12.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £152 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £26.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+18.26% -13.33%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

The demand trend of contract jobs across the County Antrim 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 County Antrim

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

SQL Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

SQL Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in County Antrim

SQL Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast - 3 £475 -
SQL Server 2008
Northern Ireland

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 County Antrim region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (50.00%) Windows
4 3 (50.00%) C#
4 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (50.00%) .NET
5 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
5 2 (33.33%) OLAP Cube
5 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
5 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
5 2 (33.33%) HP
5 2 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (33.33%) HTML
5 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
5 2 (33.33%) OLAP
5 2 (33.33%) MS Office
5 2 (33.33%) UML
5 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
5 2 (33.33%) VBA
5 2 (33.33%) XML
5 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
1 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DHCP
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (33.33%) OLAP
4 2 (33.33%) OLAP Cube
4 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MorphX
1 1 (16.67%) NUnit
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft BI Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Dynamics AX Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) SSRS Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Wintel Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (16.67%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) UML
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
3 1 (16.67%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (16.67%) MVC
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 2 (33.33%) VBA
4 1 (16.67%) X++
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) HND
1 1 (16.67%) MCP
1 1 (16.67%) MCSE
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
1 1 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (16.67%) SCDPM
1 1 (16.67%) SCOM
1 1 (16.67%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Altiris
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) Civica
3 1 (16.67%) Compuware
3 1 (16.67%) Dell
3 1 (16.67%) VMware