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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 67 50 30
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -20
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 31 39 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.88% 2.82% 5.60%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.01% 14.23% 21.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 25 24
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£331 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.35% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £278 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £430 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £328 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.05% +0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 3
Average hourly rate £19.00 - £40.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.85 - £22.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.35 - £160.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.60 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.58% +16.66%
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
344 274 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 20.90% 19.81% 25.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 157 116
Average daily rate £350 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 8
Average hourly rate £19.00 £37.49 £40.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.31% -7.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.41 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £72.00 £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 4 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheadle - 2 - -
Stockport - 1 £325 - 1
Bolton - 1 £338 - 1
SQL Server 2008
North West

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 58 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 44 (75.86%) SQL
3 37 (63.79%) T-SQL
4 23 (39.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 21 (36.21%) .NET
6 19 (32.76%) C#
7 16 (27.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 16 (27.59%) ASP.NET
7 16 (27.59%) Microsoft
8 15 (25.86%) SQL Server 2012
9 14 (24.14%) ETL
9 14 (24.14%) Data Warehouse
9 14 (24.14%) SQL Server 2005
10 12 (20.69%) Business Intelligence
10 12 (20.69%) MVC
11 11 (18.97%) JavaScript
11 11 (18.97%) ASP.NET MVC
12 10 (17.24%) jQuery
12 10 (17.24%) Visual Studio
13 9 (15.52%) Windows
13 9 (15.52%) CSS
13 9 (15.52%) Agile Software Development
13 9 (15.52%) Finance
14 8 (13.79%) .NET Framework
14 8 (13.79%) HTML
15 7 (12.07%) MS Excel
15 7 (12.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 7 (12.07%) Entity Framework
16 6 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
16 6 (10.34%) QA

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 4 (6.90%) Orchard CMS
1 4 (6.90%) CMS
2 2 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (3.45%) Apache Solr
2 2 (3.45%) Apache
2 2 (3.45%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.45%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.72%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (12.07%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.17%) MS Office
3 1 (1.72%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.17%) Firewall
2 2 (3.45%) VPN
3 1 (1.72%) Internet
3 1 (1.72%) SAN
3 1 (1.72%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 23 (39.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (27.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (25.86%) SQL Server 2012
5 14 (24.14%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (24.14%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (12.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (5.17%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (5.17%) OLAP
7 3 (5.17%) Oracle Database
7 3 (5.17%) RavenDB
8 2 (3.45%) MySQL
8 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (1.72%) QlikView
9 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (17.24%) Visual Studio
2 4 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.45%) MSTest
3 2 (3.45%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.72%) ReSharper
4 1 (1.72%) NUnit
4 1 (1.72%) SpecFlow
General
1 9 (15.52%) Finance
2 5 (8.62%) Retail
3 3 (5.17%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 36 (62.07%) Developer
2 17 (29.31%) SQL Developer
3 11 (18.97%) .NET Developer
4 9 (15.52%) DBA
4 9 (15.52%) SQL DBA
5 7 (12.07%) C# Developer
6 6 (10.34%) Analyst
7 5 (8.62%) Data Analyst
8 4 (6.90%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (6.90%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (6.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (6.90%) Senior Developer
8 4 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support
9 3 (5.17%) Senior .NET Developer
9 3 (5.17%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Developer
10 2 (3.45%) Agile .NET Developer
10 2 (3.45%) SQL Data Analyst
10 2 (3.45%) AWS Developer
10 2 (3.45%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (36.21%) .NET
2 16 (27.59%) ASP.NET
3 11 (18.97%) ASP.NET MVC
4 10 (17.24%) jQuery
5 9 (15.52%) CSS
6 8 (13.79%) .NET Framework
6 8 (13.79%) HTML
7 7 (12.07%) Entity Framework
8 6 (10.34%) WCF
8 6 (10.34%) LINQ
8 6 (10.34%) Web Services
9 4 (6.90%) Ajax
9 4 (6.90%) Ruby on Rails
9 4 (6.90%) XML
10 3 (5.17%) XHTML
10 3 (5.17%) RESTful
10 3 (5.17%) WPF
10 3 (5.17%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 3 (5.17%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 2 (3.45%) Sinatra
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.62%) NHS
1 5 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.90%) Computer Science
2 4 (6.90%) Open Source
3 3 (5.17%) Replication
4 2 (3.45%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (3.45%) User Experience
4 2 (3.45%) Clustering
5 1 (1.72%) Semantic Web
5 1 (1.72%) Linked Data
5 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.52%) Windows
2 6 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (24.14%) ETL
2 12 (20.69%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (20.69%) MVC
3 9 (15.52%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (8.62%) Data Analysis
5 4 (6.90%) Mentoring
5 4 (6.90%) Data Reconciliation
5 4 (6.90%) Migration
5 4 (6.90%) Scrum
5 4 (6.90%) Data Migration
5 4 (6.90%) SOA
5 4 (6.90%) OO
6 3 (5.17%) ITIL
6 3 (5.17%) PRINCE2
6 3 (5.17%) Data Validation
6 3 (5.17%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (5.17%) Validation
6 3 (5.17%) TDD
6 3 (5.17%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (3.45%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 44 (75.86%) SQL
2 37 (63.79%) T-SQL
3 19 (32.76%) C#
4 11 (18.97%) JavaScript
5 5 (8.62%) Ruby
6 3 (5.17%) VBA
7 2 (3.45%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.72%) XAML
8 1 (1.72%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 5 (8.62%) Degree
2 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.72%) MCSE
3 1 (1.72%) MCSA
3 1 (1.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.34%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.17%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (5.17%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.45%) vSphere
2 2 (3.45%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 16 (27.59%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.62%) Oracle
3 3 (5.17%) VMware
4 2 (3.45%) Northgate
4 2 (3.45%) Veeam
5 1 (1.72%) Cisco
5 1 (1.72%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.72%) Tableau
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £18 - £23 per hour + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £170 - £180 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Interquest - Korus Group - Brighton
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester
Venturi
Rate: £19 - £20 per hour
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £325.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £150 - £200 per day + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester
Venturi
Rate: £13 - £16 per hour
Posted: 20 days ago