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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 67 37 45
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +8
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 29 55 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.79% 4.47% 2.99%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.19% 21.15% 15.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 42 25
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£325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £277 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £350 £344
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £14.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £20.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+42.50% -23.07%
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
354 260 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 21.89% 21.12% 19.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 172 129
Average daily rate £375 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +14.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £9.00 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.60 £33.70 £18.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
Altrincham +1 2 £375 +47.05%
Bury +2 1 £220 -32.30% 1
Salford -1 1 £430 +32.30%
Bolton - 1 £325 - 3
SQL Server 2008
North West

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 59 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 51 (86.44%) SQL
3 40 (67.80%) T-SQL
4 28 (47.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 21 (35.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 19 (32.20%) SQL Server 2012
7 15 (25.42%) Microsoft
7 15 (25.42%) .NET
8 14 (23.73%) C#
8 14 (23.73%) ETL
9 12 (20.34%) Data Warehouse
9 12 (20.34%) SQL Server 2005
10 11 (18.64%) ASP.NET
10 11 (18.64%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (15.25%) Windows
11 9 (15.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 7 (11.86%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (11.86%) Finance
12 7 (11.86%) Migration
12 7 (11.86%) Windows Server 2008
13 6 (10.17%) Data Migration
13 6 (10.17%) Performance Tuning
13 6 (10.17%) Replication
13 6 (10.17%) QA
13 6 (10.17%) SharePoint
13 6 (10.17%) MS Excel
13 6 (10.17%) Oracle
14 5 (8.47%) Visual Studio
14 5 (8.47%) OO
14 5 (8.47%) CSS

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 6 (10.17%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.39%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.39%) LiveCycle
2 2 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.69%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.69%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.69%) CMS
3 1 (1.69%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.69%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (10.17%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.39%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) Office 365
1 1 (1.69%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.39%) VPN
1 2 (3.39%) SAN
1 2 (3.39%) Firewall
2 1 (1.69%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 28 (47.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 21 (35.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 19 (32.20%) SQL Server 2012
5 12 (20.34%) SQL Server 2005
5 12 (20.34%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (15.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (8.47%) Oracle Database
7 5 (8.47%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (6.78%) SQL Server 2000
8 4 (6.78%) MySQL
9 3 (5.08%) Relational Database
10 2 (3.39%) SAP Data Services
10 2 (3.39%) QlikView
10 2 (3.39%) OLAP
11 1 (1.69%) DTS
11 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (1.69%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 5 (8.47%) Visual Studio
1 5 (8.47%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.39%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (1.69%) MSTest
General
1 7 (11.86%) Finance
2 3 (5.08%) Back Office
3 2 (3.39%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (52.54%) Developer
2 22 (37.29%) SQL Developer
3 12 (20.34%) DBA
4 11 (18.64%) SQL DBA
5 8 (13.56%) Analyst
6 6 (10.17%) .NET Developer
7 4 (6.78%) SQL Server DBA
7 4 (6.78%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (5.08%) Data Analyst
9 2 (3.39%) Business Analyst
9 2 (3.39%) C# Developer
9 2 (3.39%) Administrator
9 2 (3.39%) Senior Developer
9 2 (3.39%) Project Engineer
9 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Developer
9 2 (3.39%) Senior C# Developer
9 2 (3.39%) Senior DBA
9 2 (3.39%) Senior .NET Developer
9 2 (3.39%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 2 (3.39%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (25.42%) .NET
2 11 (18.64%) ASP.NET
3 5 (8.47%) CSS
3 5 (8.47%) .NET Framework
3 5 (8.47%) WCF
4 4 (6.78%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (6.78%) HTML
4 4 (6.78%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 3 (5.08%) LINQ
5 3 (5.08%) jQuery
5 3 (5.08%) Entity Framework
6 2 (3.39%) Castle Windsor
6 2 (3.39%) AngularJS
6 2 (3.39%) JSON
6 2 (3.39%) MDX
6 2 (3.39%) Ajax
6 2 (3.39%) Web Services
6 2 (3.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (1.69%) XML
7 1 (1.69%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.17%) Replication
2 5 (8.47%) Clustering
3 3 (5.08%) NHS
4 2 (3.39%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (3.39%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.39%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.69%) User Experience
5 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.25%) Windows
2 7 (11.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (6.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (5.08%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (23.73%) ETL
2 11 (18.64%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (11.86%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (11.86%) Migration
4 6 (10.17%) Data Migration
4 6 (10.17%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (8.47%) MVC
5 5 (8.47%) OO
6 4 (6.78%) Scrum
6 4 (6.78%) Data Analysis
7 3 (5.08%) Unit Testing
7 3 (5.08%) Waterfall
7 3 (5.08%) Service Management
7 3 (5.08%) Data Reconciliation
7 3 (5.08%) Database Mirroring
8 2 (3.39%) Mentoring
8 2 (3.39%) Office Automation
8 2 (3.39%) Service Delivery
8 2 (3.39%) DSDM
8 2 (3.39%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 51 (86.44%) SQL
2 40 (67.80%) T-SQL
3 14 (23.73%) C#
4 4 (6.78%) JavaScript
4 4 (6.78%) PL/SQL
5 3 (5.08%) VB
6 2 (3.39%) VBA
6 2 (3.39%) Java
7 1 (1.69%) VB6
7 1 (1.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (3.39%) MCSE
2 2 (3.39%) MCSA
3 1 (1.69%) Degree
3 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.17%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.39%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.39%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.39%) vSphere
3 1 (1.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (1.69%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (1.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (25.42%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.17%) Oracle
3 4 (6.78%) VMware
4 2 (3.39%) SAP
4 2 (3.39%) Adobe
4 2 (3.39%) Veeam
5 1 (1.69%) Citrix
5 1 (1.69%) Symantec
5 1 (1.69%) Cisco
5 1 (1.69%) Northgate
5 1 (1.69%) Google
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