The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool 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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 31 - 21
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 0.77% - 0.75%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.85% - 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £23.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- -29.23%
SQL Server 2008
Merseyside

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 Liverpool region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
52 35 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 19.92% 25.18% 20.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 20 19
Average daily rate £350 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £88 £315 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £14.79
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.75 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-17.69% +8.33%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

SQL Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

SQL Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) CLARiiON
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) JSON
3 1 (33.33%) Application Packaging
3 1 (33.33%) WSUS
3 1 (33.33%) Informatics
3 1 (33.33%) PHP5
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM
3 1 (33.33%) SCOM
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Android
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) Data Centre Operations
3 1 (33.33%) Windows

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) SMS
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (33.33%) Data Mining
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) PHP Developer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) JSON
1 1 (33.33%) Application Packaging
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) CLARiiON
1 1 (33.33%) Informatics
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Android
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
1 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre Operations
1 1 (33.33%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) WSUS
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
1 1 (33.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) VMware
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) EMC
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix