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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 60 61 28
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -33
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 26 23 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.90% 2.05% 5.72%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.50% 8.95% 21.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 13 42
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£308 £270 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.88% -14.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £206 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £315 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £22.50 - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £31.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-7.45% +16.98%
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
306 257 275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 22.30% 22.93% 27.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 156 167
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £205 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 10
Average hourly rate £25.00 £33.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.24% -12.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -9.83%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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
Ashton-under-Lyne - - - -
Bolton - - - - 4
Oldham - - - -
Salford - - - - 1
Stockport - - - - 1
Wigan - - - - 2
SQL Server 2008
North West

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 71 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 44 (61.97%) SQL
3 39 (54.93%) .NET
4 33 (46.48%) T-SQL
5 30 (42.25%) C#
6 25 (35.21%) ASP.NET
6 25 (35.21%) Microsoft
7 22 (30.99%) MVC
7 22 (30.99%) HTML
8 21 (29.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 20 (28.17%) JavaScript
9 20 (28.17%) SQL Server 2005
10 19 (26.76%) CSS
10 19 (26.76%) MS Excel
10 19 (26.76%) ASP.NET MVC
11 17 (23.94%) jQuery
12 15 (21.13%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (18.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 13 (18.31%) Ajax
13 13 (18.31%) Data Warehouse
14 12 (16.90%) Business Intelligence
14 12 (16.90%) NHS
15 11 (15.49%) Visual Studio
15 11 (15.49%) XML
15 11 (15.49%) Migration
15 11 (15.49%) Data Migration
16 10 (14.08%) LINQ
16 10 (14.08%) Degree
16 10 (14.08%) Scrum
16 10 (14.08%) TDD

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 7 (9.86%) Orchard CMS
1 7 (9.86%) CMS
2 5 (7.04%) Apache Spark
2 5 (7.04%) Apache Solr
2 5 (7.04%) Apache
2 5 (7.04%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.23%) IIS
4 1 (1.41%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.41%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 19 (26.76%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.04%) MS Office
3 1 (1.41%) PowerPivot
3 1 (1.41%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Cognos TM1
1 2 (2.82%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (2.82%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (2.82%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.82%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (1.41%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.23%) Firewall
2 1 (1.41%) VLAN
2 1 (1.41%) LAN
2 1 (1.41%) WAN
2 1 (1.41%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.41%) DNS
2 1 (1.41%) Internet
2 1 (1.41%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (29.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 20 (28.17%) SQL Server 2005
4 13 (18.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (18.31%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (9.86%) Oracle Database
5 7 (9.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (8.45%) RavenDB
6 6 (8.45%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (7.04%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (5.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (2.82%) MS Access
9 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (2.82%) Cognos Report Studio
10 1 (1.41%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 1 (1.41%) QlikView
10 1 (1.41%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 11 (15.49%) Visual Studio
2 7 (9.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (8.45%) Toad
4 5 (7.04%) Git (software)
5 3 (4.23%) NUnit
6 2 (2.82%) ReSharper
7 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (1.41%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.41%) MSTest
7 1 (1.41%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.41%) CruiseControl
General
1 9 (12.68%) Finance
2 6 (8.45%) Retail
3 1 (1.41%) Retail Banking
3 1 (1.41%) General Ledger
3 1 (1.41%) Banking
3 1 (1.41%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 56 (78.87%) Developer
2 24 (33.80%) .NET Developer
3 13 (18.31%) SQL Developer
4 9 (12.68%) C# Developer
5 8 (11.27%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 7 (9.86%) Senior Developer
7 6 (8.45%) SQL DBA
7 6 (8.45%) DBA
7 6 (8.45%) Senior .NET Developer
7 6 (8.45%) Agile .NET Developer
7 6 (8.45%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (7.04%) ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (5.63%) Analyst
9 4 (5.63%) Migration Consultant
9 4 (5.63%) Business Developer
9 4 (5.63%) Consultant
9 4 (5.63%) Data Migration Consultant
9 4 (5.63%) Data Consultant
9 4 (5.63%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (4.23%) VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (54.93%) .NET
2 25 (35.21%) ASP.NET
3 22 (30.99%) HTML
4 19 (26.76%) CSS
4 19 (26.76%) ASP.NET MVC
5 17 (23.94%) jQuery
6 13 (18.31%) Ajax
7 11 (15.49%) XML
8 10 (14.08%) LINQ
9 9 (12.68%) Web Services
10 7 (9.86%) .NET Framework
10 7 (9.86%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 7 (9.86%) Ruby on Rails
11 6 (8.45%) XHTML
11 6 (8.45%) RESTful
11 6 (8.45%) WCF
12 5 (7.04%) Regular Expression
12 5 (7.04%) Sinatra
12 5 (7.04%) Lucene
12 5 (7.04%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.90%) NHS
2 7 (9.86%) Data Extraction
2 7 (9.86%) Open Source
3 6 (8.45%) Computer Science
3 6 (8.45%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.82%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.82%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.41%) User Experience
5 1 (1.41%) Linked Data
5 1 (1.41%) Semantic Web
5 1 (1.41%) Replication
5 1 (1.41%) Clustering
5 1 (1.41%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.04%) Windows
2 3 (4.23%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (4.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (30.99%) MVC
2 15 (21.13%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (16.90%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (15.49%) Migration
4 11 (15.49%) Data Migration
5 10 (14.08%) Scrum
5 10 (14.08%) TDD
6 9 (12.68%) OO
7 8 (11.27%) ETL
7 8 (11.27%) Mentoring
8 7 (9.86%) Data Cleansing
8 7 (9.86%) SOA
9 6 (8.45%) ITIL
9 6 (8.45%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (7.04%) Workflow
10 5 (7.04%) Data Analysis
10 5 (7.04%) PRINCE2
10 5 (7.04%) OOD
11 4 (5.63%) Data Architecture
12 3 (4.23%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 44 (61.97%) SQL
2 33 (46.48%) T-SQL
3 30 (42.25%) C#
4 20 (28.17%) JavaScript
5 9 (12.68%) PL/SQL
6 8 (11.27%) VBA
6 8 (11.27%) Ruby
7 4 (5.63%) VBScript
7 4 (5.63%) VB
7 4 (5.63%) VB6
8 3 (4.23%) XAML
9 1 (1.41%) SPARQL
9 1 (1.41%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.41%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (14.08%) Degree
2 4 (5.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.82%) MCSE
3 2 (2.82%) MCTS
3 2 (2.82%) MCITP
4 1 (1.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (2.82%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.82%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.41%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 25 (35.21%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.27%) Oracle
3 5 (7.04%) Northgate
4 2 (2.82%) Cognos
4 2 (2.82%) Sage
5 1 (1.41%) Tableau
5 1 (1.41%) Telerik
5 1 (1.41%) VMware
5 1 (1.41%) EMC
5 1 (1.41%) CheckPoint
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