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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Merseyside / Liverpool
Rank 35 31 27
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 2 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 0.84% 0.43% 1.41%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.08% 1.75% 6.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £350 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
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 £39.50 £42.50 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-7.05% +66.66%

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
49 57 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 20.50% 24.78% 23.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 51 29
Median daily rate £375 £438 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £325 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £368
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Median hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.75 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+16.15% -

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Liverpool 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 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 20 February 2017, 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) C#
3 3 (60.00%) XML
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) VBScript
4 2 (40.00%) .NET
4 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 2 (40.00%) XSLT
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (40.00%) Firewall
4 2 (40.00%) WCF
4 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (20.00%) Resource Allocation
5 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (20.00%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (20.00%) Moq
5 1 (20.00%) BDD
5 1 (20.00%) Entity Framework
5 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (20.00%) Digital Media
5 1 (20.00%) Web Application Development
5 1 (20.00%) LINQ
5 1 (20.00%) Kanban
5 1 (20.00%) MVC
5 1 (20.00%) Scrum
5 1 (20.00%) NHibernate
5 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (20.00%) Blog
5 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Moq
1 1 (20.00%) NUnit
1 1 (20.00%) Rhino Mocks
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Business Systems Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Digital Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Digital Media Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft BI Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) WCF
2 2 (40.00%) XSLT
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (20.00%) Ajax
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 1 (20.00%) Entity Framework
3 1 (20.00%) LINQ
3 1 (20.00%) NHibernate
3 1 (20.00%) SOAP
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Blog
1 1 (20.00%) Digital Media
1 1 (20.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (20.00%) BDD
1 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (20.00%) Kanban
1 1 (20.00%) MVC
1 1 (20.00%) OO
1 1 (20.00%) Resource Allocation
1 1 (20.00%) Scrum
1 1 (20.00%) TDD
1 1 (20.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (40.00%) VBScript
4 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) MCAD
1 1 (20.00%) MCP
1 1 (20.00%) MCSD
1 1 (20.00%) MCTS
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft