The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Manchester region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 50 32 36
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 36 48 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.54% 4.97% 4.33%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.68% 19.20% 18.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 21 37
Average daily rate £350 £310 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% +12.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £225 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £397 £350 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.55% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 5
Average hourly rate - £40.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +22.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £32.75
% change year-on-year
- -0.76%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
284 250 316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 20.07% 25.91% 22.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 118 174
Average daily rate £350 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 22
Average hourly rate £20.35 £40.50 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.75% +86.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £17.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £78.75 £190.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
SQL Server 2008
North West

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Altrincham - 7 - - 2
Bolton - - - -
Bury - - - - 1
Cheadle - - - -
Oldham - - - -
Rochdale - - - -
Salford - - - - 1
Stockport - - - - 4
Wigan - - - - 1
SQL Server 2008
North West

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 63 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 42 (66.67%) SQL
3 38 (60.32%) .NET
4 30 (47.62%) ASP.NET
5 28 (44.44%) T-SQL
6 27 (42.86%) C#
7 23 (36.51%) MVC
8 21 (33.33%) Microsoft
9 20 (31.75%) WCF
10 19 (30.16%) Web Services
11 18 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
12 17 (26.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 17 (26.98%) OO
13 14 (22.22%) XML
13 14 (22.22%) Scrum
14 13 (20.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 13 (20.63%) JavaScript
14 13 (20.63%) PL/SQL
14 13 (20.63%) NHS
15 12 (19.05%) OOD
15 12 (19.05%) Oracle
15 12 (19.05%) HTML
15 12 (19.05%) WPF
15 12 (19.05%) jQuery
15 12 (19.05%) ASP.NET MVC
16 11 (17.46%) Silverlight
16 11 (17.46%) MS Excel
16 11 (17.46%) Data Warehouse
16 11 (17.46%) Visual Studio
16 11 (17.46%) Business Intelligence

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 7 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.35%) Lync
2 4 (6.35%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.76%) CMS
3 3 (4.76%) IIS
4 2 (3.17%) Orchard CMS
4 2 (3.17%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (3.17%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (3.17%) Apache
4 2 (3.17%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.59%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.59%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 11 (17.46%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.17%) Mingle
3 2 (3.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (3.17%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (3.17%) Oracle Assets
2 2 (3.17%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (3.17%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (3.17%) Oracle 11i
2 2 (3.17%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (3.17%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.59%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
3 17 (26.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (20.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (17.46%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (9.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (6.35%) RavenDB
8 3 (4.76%) QlikView
9 2 (3.17%) Oracle Database
9 2 (3.17%) MS Access
9 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (1.59%) DTS
10 1 (1.59%) NoSQL
10 1 (1.59%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
10 1 (1.59%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 11 (17.46%) Visual Studio
2 7 (11.11%) NUnit
3 5 (7.94%) ReSharper
3 5 (7.94%) SpecFlow
3 5 (7.94%) Moq
4 3 (4.76%) Selenium
4 3 (4.76%) MSTest
5 2 (3.17%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.17%) Toad
6 1 (1.59%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.59%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (6.35%) Finance
2 3 (4.76%) Retail
2 3 (4.76%) Back Office
3 2 (3.17%) General Ledger
3 2 (3.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 51 (80.95%) Developer
2 21 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 13 (20.63%) ASP.NET Developer
4 12 (19.05%) SQL Developer
5 11 (17.46%) C# Developer
6 9 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 9 (14.29%) .NET Web Developer
6 9 (14.29%) Web Developer
6 9 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
7 7 (11.11%) C# Web Developer
8 5 (7.94%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 5 (7.94%) Analyst
9 3 (4.76%) Tester
9 3 (4.76%) Systems Tester
9 3 (4.76%) Test Engineer
9 3 (4.76%) SQL DBA
9 3 (4.76%) Technical Engineer
9 3 (4.76%) Technical Tester
9 3 (4.76%) Test Analyst
9 3 (4.76%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (60.32%) .NET
2 30 (47.62%) ASP.NET
3 20 (31.75%) WCF
4 19 (30.16%) Web Services
5 14 (22.22%) XML
6 12 (19.05%) HTML
6 12 (19.05%) WPF
6 12 (19.05%) jQuery
6 12 (19.05%) ASP.NET MVC
7 11 (17.46%) Silverlight
8 9 (14.29%) .NET Framework
9 8 (12.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 8 (12.70%) CSS
10 7 (11.11%) LINQ
10 7 (11.11%) SOAP
10 7 (11.11%) XSD
10 7 (11.11%) HTML5
11 6 (9.52%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 6 (9.52%) NHibernate
11 6 (9.52%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.63%) NHS
2 7 (11.11%) RIA
2 7 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (6.35%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.76%) Open Source
5 2 (3.17%) Data Extraction
5 2 (3.17%) Replication
6 1 (1.59%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.11%) Windows
2 3 (4.76%) Windows 7
2 3 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (36.51%) MVC
2 17 (26.98%) OO
3 14 (22.22%) Scrum
4 12 (19.05%) OOD
5 11 (17.46%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (12.70%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (12.70%) Migration
7 7 (11.11%) User Stories
7 7 (11.11%) MVVM
8 6 (9.52%) Test Scripting
8 6 (9.52%) ETL
8 6 (9.52%) TDD
9 5 (7.94%) E-Commerce
9 5 (7.94%) ITIL
9 5 (7.94%) PRINCE2
10 4 (6.35%) Data Cleansing
10 4 (6.35%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (6.35%) Data Analysis
11 3 (4.76%) Automated Testing
11 3 (4.76%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 42 (66.67%) SQL
2 28 (44.44%) T-SQL
3 27 (42.86%) C#
4 13 (20.63%) JavaScript
4 13 (20.63%) PL/SQL
5 3 (4.76%) Ruby
5 3 (4.76%) VB.NET
6 2 (3.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (15.87%) Degree
2 6 (9.52%) ISEB
3 3 (4.76%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (1.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) WAI
System Software
1 4 (6.35%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (6.35%) SCOM
Vendors
1 21 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 12 (19.05%) Oracle
3 4 (6.35%) Citrix
4 2 (3.17%) Sitecore
4 2 (3.17%) SAP
4 2 (3.17%) MicroStrategy
4 2 (3.17%) Sage
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Posted: 11 days ago
Greater Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £325.00 - £355.00 per day
Posted: 18 days ago