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 1 May 2016 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 98 64 43
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -21
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 7 35 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.39% 2.07% 3.62%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.45% 9.89% 16.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 28
Median daily rate £395 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.03% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £283 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £19.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.75 £25.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -25.92%
SQL Server 2008
North West

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
286 354 301
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 15.75% 20.96% 21.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 198 167
Median daily rate £375 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 12
Median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £19.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% -4.70%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 36 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 26 (72.22%) SQL
3 17 (47.22%) SQL Server 2012
4 16 (44.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (41.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (41.67%) .NET
5 15 (41.67%) Microsoft
6 12 (33.33%) MVC
6 12 (33.33%) C#
7 11 (30.56%) ASP.NET
7 11 (30.56%) Replication
8 10 (27.78%) Visual Studio
8 10 (27.78%) T-SQL
8 10 (27.78%) Windows
9 9 (25.00%) .NET Framework
10 7 (19.44%) SQL Server 2005
10 7 (19.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (19.44%) MS Excel
10 7 (19.44%) ETL
10 7 (19.44%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (19.44%) ITIL
10 7 (19.44%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (19.44%) SQL Server 2014
11 6 (16.67%) SDLC
11 6 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
11 6 (16.67%) Oracle Database
11 6 (16.67%) Migration
11 6 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
11 6 (16.67%) Oracle
12 5 (13.89%) HTML

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 4 (11.11%) IIS
2 3 (8.33%) CMS
2 3 (8.33%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (19.44%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) MS Office
2 1 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.78%) GitHub
2 1 (2.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (47.22%) SQL Server 2012
3 16 (44.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (41.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (19.44%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (19.44%) SQL Server 2014
5 7 (19.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (16.67%) Oracle Database
6 6 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
6 6 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
7 5 (13.89%) SQL Server 2000
8 4 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (2.78%) MS Access
10 1 (2.78%) OLAP
10 1 (2.78%) OLAP Cube
10 1 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (27.78%) Visual Studio
2 5 (13.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (11.11%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 4 (11.11%) Xcode
4 3 (8.33%) Subversion
4 3 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.78%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.78%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.78%) JIRA
5 1 (2.78%) Mocha
5 1 (2.78%) NuGet
5 1 (2.78%) Selenium
5 1 (2.78%) tSQLt
General
1 3 (8.33%) Retail
2 2 (5.56%) Finance
3 1 (2.78%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (41.67%) DBA
1 15 (41.67%) Developer
1 15 (41.67%) SQL DBA
2 8 (22.22%) SQL Server DBA
3 7 (19.44%) SQL Developer
4 5 (13.89%) C# Software Engineer
4 5 (13.89%) Software Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Applications Developer
5 4 (11.11%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 4 (11.11%) Mobile Developer
5 4 (11.11%) Oracle DBA
6 3 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Android Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Data Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) iOS Android Developer
7 2 (5.56%) iOS Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
7 2 (5.56%) SSIS Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (41.67%) .NET
2 11 (30.56%) ASP.NET
3 9 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 5 (13.89%) HTML
4 5 (13.89%) Razor View Engine
4 5 (13.89%) WCF
4 5 (13.89%) Web Services
4 5 (13.89%) XML
5 4 (11.11%) Ajax
5 4 (11.11%) Android SDK
5 4 (11.11%) Entity Framework
5 4 (11.11%) HTML5
5 4 (11.11%) iOS SDK
5 4 (11.11%) jQuery
5 4 (11.11%) PhoneGap
6 2 (5.56%) AngularJS
6 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (5.56%) CSS
7 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (2.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 11 (30.56%) Replication
2 5 (13.89%) Clustering
3 4 (11.11%) Mobile App
4 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.56%) NHS
5 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.78%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (2.78%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.78%) Windows
2 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (11.11%) Android
3 4 (11.11%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.78%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (33.33%) MVC
2 7 (19.44%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (19.44%) ETL
2 7 (19.44%) ITIL
2 7 (19.44%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (16.67%) Migration
3 6 (16.67%) SDLC
4 5 (13.89%) Software Engineering
5 4 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (11.11%) Benchmarking
5 4 (11.11%) Mobile Application Development
5 4 (11.11%) OO
6 3 (8.33%) Capacity Management
6 3 (8.33%) Content Management
6 3 (8.33%) Data Migration
6 3 (8.33%) ETL Development
6 3 (8.33%) High Availability
6 3 (8.33%) Problem Management
6 3 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (5.56%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 26 (72.22%) SQL
2 12 (33.33%) C#
3 10 (27.78%) T-SQL
4 5 (13.89%) JavaScript
4 5 (13.89%) PowerShell
5 4 (11.11%) Java
5 4 (11.11%) Objective-C
5 4 (11.11%) VB.NET
6 2 (5.56%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.78%) ANSI SQL
7 1 (2.78%) PHP
7 1 (2.78%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 4 (11.11%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (11.11%) Data Guard
1 4 (11.11%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 15 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (16.67%) Oracle
3 4 (11.11%) Appcelerator
3 4 (11.11%) Xamarin
4 3 (8.33%) EPiServer
4 3 (8.33%) OpenText
5 1 (2.78%) Kaspersky
5 1 (2.78%) RedGate
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