The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 17 January 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
North West / Manchester
Rank 61 70 53
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -17
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 29 35 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.08% 1.82% 2.69%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.21% 7.83% 11.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 22 28
Median daily rate £364 £350 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.92% +13.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £225 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £398 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £351 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.08% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £26.50 £28.69
% change year-on-year
+62.26% -7.63%

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 Manchester region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
315 447 326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 22.56% 23.18% 23.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 274 226
Median daily rate £363 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 7
Median hourly rate £27.50 £19.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.73% -24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.33 £17.00 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £25.75 £29.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £26.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+43.39% -18.46%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester 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 Manchester

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

SQL Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

SQL Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

SQL Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford -5 3 £363 +38.09%
Altrincham - 2 - - 1
Bolton 0 1 - - 1
SQL Server 2008
North West

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 Manchester region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 56 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 31 (55.36%) .NET
3 26 (46.43%) SQL
4 23 (41.07%) C#
5 22 (39.29%) ASP.NET
5 22 (39.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 20 (35.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 20 (35.71%) T-SQL
7 19 (33.93%) Team Foundation Server
8 16 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
8 16 (28.57%) SQL Server 2014
8 16 (28.57%) JavaScript
8 16 (28.57%) Windows
9 15 (26.79%) Microsoft
10 14 (25.00%) MVC
11 13 (23.21%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (23.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 12 (21.43%) Umbraco
12 12 (21.43%) CMS
12 12 (21.43%) HTML
13 11 (19.64%) CSS
13 11 (19.64%) SQL Server 2005
13 11 (19.64%) .NET Framework
13 11 (19.64%) Entity Framework
14 10 (17.86%) jQuery
14 10 (17.86%) VB6
14 10 (17.86%) XML
14 10 (17.86%) VB
14 10 (17.86%) Business Intelligence
15 9 (16.07%) Data Modelling

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Application Platforms
1 12 (21.43%) CMS
1 12 (21.43%) Umbraco
2 4 (7.14%) IIS
3 3 (5.36%) Kentico
3 3 (5.36%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (3.57%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (3.57%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.57%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.79%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.79%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (5.36%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.79%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.79%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.79%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.79%) Firewall
1 1 (1.79%) Skype
1 1 (1.79%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 22 (39.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 20 (35.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
4 16 (28.57%) SQL Server 2014
5 13 (23.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 11 (19.64%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (12.50%) Oracle Database
7 7 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
8 6 (10.71%) Ingres
8 6 (10.71%) Oracle Database 10g
8 6 (10.71%) Oracle Database 11g
8 6 (10.71%) Oracle Database 12c
8 6 (10.71%) Oracle9i Database
9 5 (8.93%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (8.93%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (5.36%) MySQL
10 3 (5.36%) Power BI
11 1 (1.79%) OLAP
11 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (33.93%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (7.14%) Moq
2 4 (7.14%) NUnit
3 3 (5.36%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.57%) JIRA
4 2 (3.57%) WiX
General
1 6 (10.71%) Finance
2 2 (3.57%) Billing
2 2 (3.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 37 (66.07%) Developer
2 12 (21.43%) .NET Developer
3 10 (17.86%) C# .NET Developer
3 10 (17.86%) C# Developer
3 10 (17.86%) DBA
3 10 (17.86%) Senior Developer
3 10 (17.86%) SQL DBA
4 9 (16.07%) Umbraco Developer
5 8 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 7 (12.50%) SQL Developer
7 5 (8.93%) Analyst
8 4 (7.14%) Database Analyst
9 3 (5.36%) ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (5.36%) Business Developer
9 3 (5.36%) Oracle DBA
9 3 (5.36%) SQL Server DBA
10 2 (3.57%) Angular Developer
10 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Developer
10 2 (3.57%) PHP Developer
10 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (55.36%) .NET
2 22 (39.29%) ASP.NET
3 12 (21.43%) HTML
4 11 (19.64%) .NET Framework
4 11 (19.64%) CSS
4 11 (19.64%) Entity Framework
5 10 (17.86%) jQuery
5 10 (17.86%) XML
6 9 (16.07%) ASP.NET Web API
6 9 (16.07%) HTML5
6 9 (16.07%) Web Services
7 8 (14.29%) SOAP
7 8 (14.29%) WinForms
8 3 (5.36%) AngularJS
8 3 (5.36%) REST
8 3 (5.36%) Spring
8 3 (5.36%) WCF
9 2 (3.57%) MDX
10 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET 2.0
10 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.93%) Oracle Licensing
2 4 (7.14%) Replication
3 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.79%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 16 (28.57%) Windows
2 8 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (12.50%) Windows Server
3 7 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (10.71%) Linux
5 5 (8.93%) Unix
6 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.00%) MVC
2 13 (23.21%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (17.86%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (16.07%) Data Modelling
4 9 (16.07%) Performance Tuning
4 9 (16.07%) Scrum
5 7 (12.50%) Unit Testing
6 6 (10.71%) Migration
7 5 (8.93%) Software Licensing
8 4 (7.14%) Mentoring
8 4 (7.14%) SDLC
9 3 (5.36%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (5.36%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (5.36%) Web Development
10 2 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (3.57%) Database Mirroring
10 2 (3.57%) Database Tuning
10 2 (3.57%) Document Management
10 2 (3.57%) ETL
10 2 (3.57%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 26 (46.43%) SQL
2 23 (41.07%) C#
3 20 (35.71%) T-SQL
4 16 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 10 (17.86%) VB
5 10 (17.86%) VB6
6 3 (5.36%) PHP
6 3 (5.36%) TypeScript
7 2 (3.57%) C++
7 2 (3.57%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.57%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.79%) PHP 5
8 1 (1.79%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (3.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.79%) DBS Check
2 1 (1.79%) Degree
2 1 (1.79%) MCP
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.36%) QA
System Software
1 5 (8.93%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 5 (8.93%) Virtual Servers
1 5 (8.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.79%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.79%) Shibboleth
2 1 (1.79%) Terminal Server
2 1 (1.79%) XenApp
2 1 (1.79%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (10.71%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (8.93%) Data Guard
2 5 (8.93%) SCOM
3 1 (1.79%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 15 (26.79%) Microsoft
2 9 (16.07%) Oracle
3 6 (10.71%) VMware
4 3 (5.36%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.79%) BMC
5 1 (1.79%) Citrix
5 1 (1.79%) Pega
5 1 (1.79%) Remedy
5 1 (1.79%) SAP
5 1 (1.79%) Tableau
Manchester, Lancashire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £320 - £370 per week
Posted: 6 days ago