The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Liverpool region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 21 24 18
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -6
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 1 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 0.74% 1.95% 3.80%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.70% 6.52% 17.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 7
Average daily rate £308 £325 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.38% +12.06%
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.55% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £32.75
% change year-on-year
- -0.76%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
37 46 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 27.41% 29.87% 21.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 23 19
Average daily rate £316 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.64% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £110 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £438 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £175.00 £14.79 £9.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1083.43% +64.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
SQL Server 2008
Merseyside

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 22 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) WinForms
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) WPF
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) NHS
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (50.00%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) WinForms
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) WPF
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle