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 30 September 2014 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 45 47 36
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -11
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 52 33 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 3.79% 2.74% 4.96%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 16.56% 13.92% 20.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 23 53
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£315 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £240 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £348 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £20.25 £11.00 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.09% -57.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.25 £32.50 £33.25
% change year-on-year
-37.69% -2.25%
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
314 237 358
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 22.87% 19.70% 24.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 139 208
Average daily rate £324 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £375 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 17
Average hourly rate £20.25 £27.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.36% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £10.85 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £29.75 £26.18
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £31.56 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+2.99% -1.39%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Stockport - 3 - - 3
Oldham -4 2 - -
Altrincham - 2 £255 - 1
Cheadle - 1 - -
Wigan - - - -
Bolton - - - - 1
Bury - - - - 1
Rochdale - - - -
Sale - - - -
SQL Server 2008
North West

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 95 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 62 (65.26%) SQL
3 50 (52.63%) .NET
4 45 (47.37%) C#
5 36 (37.89%) Microsoft
6 27 (28.42%) OO
7 25 (26.32%) HTML
8 24 (25.26%) ASP.NET
8 24 (25.26%) MS Excel
8 24 (25.26%) Finance
8 24 (25.26%) MVC
9 23 (24.21%) Migration
9 23 (24.21%) Data Migration
10 22 (23.16%) CSS
10 22 (23.16%) T-SQL
11 21 (22.11%) PL/SQL
11 21 (22.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 21 (22.11%) SQL Server 2005
12 20 (21.05%) Oracle
13 19 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 17 (17.89%) Data Cleansing
15 16 (16.84%) JavaScript
15 16 (16.84%) Business Intelligence
16 15 (15.79%) SQL Server 2000
16 15 (15.79%) OOD
16 15 (15.79%) Oracle Database
17 14 (14.74%) Data Extraction
17 14 (14.74%) .NET Framework
17 14 (14.74%) WCF
17 14 (14.74%) Toad

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 10 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.21%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (4.21%) IIS
3 3 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (3.16%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 24 (25.26%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.21%) MS Office
3 1 (1.05%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 10 (10.53%) Oracle EBS R12
1 10 (10.53%) Oracle Payables
2 9 (9.47%) Oracle 11i
2 9 (9.47%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (9.47%) Oracle Applications
3 8 (8.42%) Oracle General Ledger
4 7 (7.37%) Oracle Receivables
4 7 (7.37%) Oracle Assets
5 6 (6.32%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (2.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 2 (2.11%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.21%) Firewall
2 2 (2.11%) VLAN
2 2 (2.11%) SAN
2 2 (2.11%) LAN
2 2 (2.11%) WAN
3 1 (1.05%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.05%) VPN
3 1 (1.05%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (22.11%) SQL Server 2005
2 21 (22.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 19 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (15.79%) SQL Server 2000
4 15 (15.79%) Oracle Database
5 13 (13.68%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (9.47%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (8.42%) MS Access
8 6 (6.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (5.26%) Oracle Database 10g
10 4 (4.21%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 2 (2.11%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
11 2 (2.11%) Cognos Report Studio
12 1 (1.05%) Couchbase
12 1 (1.05%) NoSQL
12 1 (1.05%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 14 (14.74%) Toad
2 8 (8.42%) Visual Studio
3 7 (7.37%) NUnit
4 6 (6.32%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (5.26%) MSTest
6 1 (1.05%) LLBLGen Pro
6 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (1.05%) CruiseControl
6 1 (1.05%) ReSharper
6 1 (1.05%) TeamCity
General
1 24 (25.26%) Finance
2 7 (7.37%) Retail
2 7 (7.37%) General Ledger
3 3 (3.16%) Banking
4 1 (1.05%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.05%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 77 (81.05%) Developer
2 33 (34.74%) .NET Developer
3 20 (21.05%) C# Developer
4 19 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 14 (14.74%) SQL Developer
6 11 (11.58%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 7 (7.37%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (7.37%) ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (6.32%) Analyst
9 4 (4.21%) Senior Developer
9 4 (4.21%) Data Analyst
9 4 (4.21%) Senior C# Developer
10 3 (3.16%) Senior .NET Developer
10 3 (3.16%) VB6 Developer
10 3 (3.16%) VB Developer
10 3 (3.16%) 3rd Line Support
10 3 (3.16%) Software Developer
10 3 (3.16%) Web Developer
11 2 (2.11%) Business Developer
11 2 (2.11%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (52.63%) .NET
2 25 (26.32%) HTML
3 24 (25.26%) ASP.NET
4 22 (23.16%) CSS
5 14 (14.74%) Ajax
5 14 (14.74%) .NET Framework
5 14 (14.74%) WCF
6 12 (12.63%) XML
7 11 (11.58%) jQuery
7 11 (11.58%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 10 (10.53%) LINQ
9 9 (9.47%) Web Services
9 9 (9.47%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (9.47%) HTML5
9 9 (9.47%) CSS3
10 8 (8.42%) WinForms
10 8 (8.42%) WPF
11 7 (7.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 4 (4.21%) Razor View Engine
13 3 (3.16%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.74%) Data Extraction
2 8 (8.42%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.26%) NHS
4 4 (4.21%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.05%) GIS
5 1 (1.05%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.05%) Replication
5 1 (1.05%) Clustering
5 1 (1.05%) RIA
5 1 (1.05%) Social Media
5 1 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.05%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (14.74%) Windows
2 4 (4.21%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (3.16%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (3.16%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (28.42%) OO
2 24 (25.26%) MVC
3 23 (24.21%) Migration
3 23 (24.21%) Data Migration
4 17 (17.89%) Data Cleansing
5 16 (16.84%) Business Intelligence
6 15 (15.79%) OOD
7 12 (12.63%) TDD
7 12 (12.63%) Mentoring
8 11 (11.58%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (10.53%) Unit Testing
9 10 (10.53%) Data Architecture
10 9 (9.47%) Data Mapping
11 8 (8.42%) Data Analysis
11 8 (8.42%) Scrum
11 8 (8.42%) ETL
12 7 (7.37%) Service Delivery
12 7 (7.37%) Business Analysis
13 6 (6.32%) CRM
14 3 (3.16%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 62 (65.26%) SQL
2 45 (47.37%) C#
3 22 (23.16%) T-SQL
4 21 (22.11%) PL/SQL
5 16 (16.84%) JavaScript
6 12 (12.63%) VBA
7 8 (8.42%) VB
7 8 (8.42%) VB6
8 4 (4.21%) VBScript
9 2 (2.11%) XAML
10 1 (1.05%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (3.16%) MCSE
2 3 (3.16%) Degree
3 2 (2.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (2.11%) MCTS
3 2 (2.11%) MCITP
System Software
1 3 (3.16%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.11%) VMware ESX
2 2 (2.11%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 36 (37.89%) Microsoft
2 20 (21.05%) Oracle
3 8 (8.42%) Sage
4 5 (5.26%) Northgate
5 2 (2.11%) Cognos
5 2 (2.11%) CheckPoint
5 2 (2.11%) VMware
5 2 (2.11%) EMC
6 1 (1.05%) SAP
6 1 (1.05%) Telerik
6 1 (1.05%) Veeam
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