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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 102 59 42
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -17
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 2 36 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.11% 2.37% 3.47%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.57% 10.75% 17.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 26 27
Median daily rate £400 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -3.70%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £328 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.87% -2.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Median hourly rate £27.50 £19.00 £9.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.73% +111.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £23.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+27.65% +2.17%
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
350 335 255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 19.60% 22.08% 20.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 230 142
Median daily rate £375 £363 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £271 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 11
Median hourly rate £27.50 £19.00 £19.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.73% -4.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.10 £14.50 £9.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £19.50 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.27 £26.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+20.26% -13.33%

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 29 June 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 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (71.43%) SQL
3 7 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (42.86%) T-SQL
5 5 (35.71%) .NET
6 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (28.57%) ETL
6 4 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (21.43%) Migration
7 3 (21.43%) Replication
7 3 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (14.29%) ETL Development
8 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (14.29%) PL/SQL
8 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (14.29%) Data Migration
8 2 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
8 2 (14.29%) Clustering
8 2 (14.29%) MVC
8 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
8 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
8 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET

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:

Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
6 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (7.14%) OLAP
7 1 (7.14%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) DBA
2 5 (35.71%) SQL DBA
3 4 (28.57%) SQL Server DBA
4 3 (21.43%) SQL Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Data Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Tester
6 1 (7.14%) .NET Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Active Directory Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Active Directory Support
6 1 (7.14%) Active Directory Support Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support
6 1 (7.14%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Report Developer
6 1 (7.14%) SSRS Developer
6 1 (7.14%) T-SQL Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) .NET
2 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
3 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (7.14%) Castle Windsor
3 1 (7.14%) CSS
3 1 (7.14%) JSON
3 1 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (7.14%) WCF
3 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Replication
2 2 (14.29%) Clustering
3 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (7.14%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) ETL
2 3 (21.43%) Migration
2 3 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) Data Migration
3 2 (14.29%) ETL Development
3 2 (14.29%) MVC
3 2 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
4 1 (7.14%) Database Mirroring
4 1 (7.14%) Dependency Injection
4 1 (7.14%) High Availability
4 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.14%) SOA
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) SQL
2 6 (42.86%) T-SQL
3 2 (14.29%) C#
3 2 (14.29%) PL/SQL
4 1 (7.14%) PHP
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) Kaspersky
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