The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank - 36 50
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 0 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire - 1.47% 0.22%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 6.67% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £273 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -31.87%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £329 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.46% +1.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £23.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+27.65% +17.50%
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 Lancashire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
98 75 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 25.79% 22.06% 22.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 55 64
Median daily rate £393 £389 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.02% -2.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £530 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 0 3
Median hourly rate £20.50 - £15.06
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £28.06 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+1.55% -1.53%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Lancashire 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 Lancashire

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

SQL Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

SQL Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) JUnit
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (50.00%) SMTP
2 1 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (50.00%) Web Design
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) NUnit
2 1 (50.00%) Data Management
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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 1 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) JUnit
1 1 (50.00%) NUnit
1 1 (50.00%) PHPUnit
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
1 1 (50.00%) Travis CI
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Access Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Digital Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Mac OS
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) Data Management
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Web Design
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) BitLocker