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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 23 24 18
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 12 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 3.97% 1.12% 4.94%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 16.00% 3.70% 34.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 4
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£275 - £331
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 - £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £310 - £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £20.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+42.50% -23.07%
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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
75 54 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 24.83% 30.17% 14.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 29 14
Average daily rate £325 £375 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £302 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Liverpool region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 July 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 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (92.31%) SQL
3 9 (69.23%) Finance
3 9 (69.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (69.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (61.54%) ITIL
5 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
5 7 (53.85%) ETL
6 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
6 4 (30.77%) Windows
7 3 (23.08%) Banking
8 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (15.38%) Data Extraction
8 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (7.69%) OLAP Cube
9 1 (7.69%) Back Office
9 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
9 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
9 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
9 1 (7.69%) SAN
9 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (7.69%) Internet
9 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
9 1 (7.69%) OO
9 1 (7.69%) C#
9 1 (7.69%) PHP

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (7.69%) IIS
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (7.69%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) SAN
1 1 (7.69%) Internet
1 1 (7.69%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (69.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 9 (69.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (7.69%) OLAP
4 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
4 1 (7.69%) OLAP Cube
4 1 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (69.23%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Back Office
3 1 (7.69%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Analyst
1 7 (53.85%) Support Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Applications Support
3 3 (23.08%) Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Applications Support Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) DBA
5 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) SQL DBA
5 1 (7.69%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Applications Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) PHP Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) IT Support
5 1 (7.69%) ICT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
1 1 (7.69%) ADO.NET
1 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
1 1 (7.69%) Web Services
1 1 (7.69%) XML
1 1 (7.69%) XSLT
1 1 (7.69%) JSON
1 1 (7.69%) MDX
1 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Data Extraction
2 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
2 1 (7.69%) Clustering
2 1 (7.69%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (7.69%) Android
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) ITIL
2 7 (53.85%) ETL
3 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
4 1 (7.69%) OO
4 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.69%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) Project Planning
4 1 (7.69%) Web Development
4 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
2 1 (7.69%) PHP5
2 1 (7.69%) C#
2 1 (7.69%) PHP
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) vSphere
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
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