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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 38 43 27
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -16
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 21 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 4.40% 1.25% 4.27%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 15.00% 5.21% 19.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 8
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£408 £413 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.03% +37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £377 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £425 £304
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £19.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+51.28% -36.06%
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
140 96 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 29.35% 24.00% 22.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 56 38
Average daily rate £450 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £270 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £525 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 £15.06 £32.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+165.60% -54.01%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+11.83% -7.69%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram 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
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

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 Lancashire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Blackpool -16 10 £375 - 1
Burnley - 1 - -
Chorley - 1 £325 - 1
Preston - 1 - - 1
SQL Server 2008
North West

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 24 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (66.67%) SQL
3 13 (54.17%) Visual Studio
4 12 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 12 (50.00%) .NET
5 11 (45.83%) C#
5 11 (45.83%) ASP.NET
5 11 (45.83%) CSS
5 11 (45.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (45.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (45.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 11 (45.83%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (41.67%) CAML
6 10 (41.67%) PowerShell
6 10 (41.67%) Git (software)
6 10 (41.67%) FQL
6 10 (41.67%) Java
6 10 (41.67%) SharePoint
6 10 (41.67%) T-SQL
6 10 (41.67%) VB
7 9 (37.50%) HTML
7 9 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (37.50%) Linux
7 9 (37.50%) Data Management
7 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (37.50%) TDD
7 9 (37.50%) UNIX
7 9 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (37.50%) Mac OS X
7 9 (37.50%) Internet

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 10 (41.67%) SharePoint
2 4 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (16.67%) IIS
2 4 (16.67%) Apache
2 4 (16.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (37.50%) Internet
2 6 (25.00%) HTTP
3 4 (16.67%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (45.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 11 (45.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 11 (45.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 9 (37.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 9 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (33.33%) OLAP
4 8 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (33.33%) MongoDB
4 8 (33.33%) OLAP Cube
5 6 (25.00%) OLTP
6 4 (16.67%) MySQL
6 4 (16.67%) SQLite
7 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 13 (54.17%) Visual Studio
2 10 (41.67%) Git (software)
3 8 (33.33%) Eclipse
3 8 (33.33%) Jenkins
4 7 (29.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 7 (29.17%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (25.00%) Subversion
6 4 (16.67%) Maven
6 4 (16.67%) JUnit
6 4 (16.67%) PHPUnit
6 4 (16.67%) Hudson
6 4 (16.67%) IntelliJ
6 4 (16.67%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 19 (79.17%) Developer
2 7 (29.17%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 5 (20.83%) Business Developer
4 4 (16.67%) DBA
4 4 (16.67%) SQL DBA
5 3 (12.50%) Java Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Web Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Java Web Developer
7 1 (4.17%) CRM Developer
7 1 (4.17%) SQL Data Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) SQL Server DBA
7 1 (4.17%) SQL Developer
7 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Data Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (50.00%) .NET
2 11 (45.83%) ASP.NET
2 11 (45.83%) CSS
3 10 (41.67%) CAML
4 9 (37.50%) HTML
5 8 (33.33%) Web Services
5 8 (33.33%) jQuery
6 5 (20.83%) .NET Framework
7 4 (16.67%) Django
7 4 (16.67%) HTML5
7 4 (16.67%) REST
7 4 (16.67%) Spring
7 4 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails
7 4 (16.67%) SOAP
7 4 (16.67%) J2EE
8 2 (8.33%) AngularJS
9 1 (4.17%) Entity Framework
9 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
9 1 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (45.83%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 3 (12.50%) Statistics
4 2 (8.33%) Replication
5 1 (4.17%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (37.50%) UNIX
1 9 (37.50%) Linux
1 9 (37.50%) Mac OS X
2 4 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
1 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (37.50%) TDD
1 9 (37.50%) Data Management
2 8 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 8 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (33.33%) Kimball Methodology
3 7 (29.17%) Dimensional Modelling
3 7 (29.17%) Performance Analysis
4 6 (25.00%) Web Design
4 6 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 4 (16.67%) Automated Testing
5 4 (16.67%) ITIL
6 3 (12.50%) Migration
7 1 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (4.17%) CRM
7 1 (4.17%) MVC
7 1 (4.17%) Load Balancing
7 1 (4.17%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (66.67%) SQL
2 12 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 11 (45.83%) C#
4 10 (41.67%) Java
4 10 (41.67%) T-SQL
4 10 (41.67%) VB
4 10 (41.67%) PowerShell
4 10 (41.67%) FQL
5 5 (20.83%) VB.NET
5 5 (20.83%) VBScript
6 4 (16.67%) PHP
6 4 (16.67%) C
6 4 (16.67%) C++
6 4 (16.67%) VBA
6 4 (16.67%) Python
6 4 (16.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 6 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 4 (16.67%) BitLocker
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Infor
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