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 27 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 60 53 32
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -21
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 29 33 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.91% 2.62% 4.93%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.51% 13.98% 19.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 23 18
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£338 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £325 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £348 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.75% +6.92%
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 £21.00 £24.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -26.15%
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
305 236 234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 20.07% 18.76% 25.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 134 116
Average daily rate £375 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £459 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £334
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +4.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 7
Average hourly rate £19.00 £38.75 £40.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.96% -4.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £24.59 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £87.50 £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £33.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-24.24% +10.00%

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 27 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 27 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
Bolton - 2 £331 - 1
Cheadle - 2 - - 1
Salford - 1 £430 -
Bury - 1 £220 - 1
SQL Server 2008
North West

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 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 59 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 45 (76.27%) SQL
3 37 (62.71%) T-SQL
4 23 (38.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 22 (37.29%) .NET
6 20 (33.90%) C#
7 18 (30.51%) ASP.NET
8 17 (28.81%) Microsoft
8 17 (28.81%) SQL Server 2012
9 15 (25.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 14 (23.73%) SQL Server 2005
11 13 (22.03%) ETL
11 13 (22.03%) JavaScript
12 12 (20.34%) CSS
13 11 (18.64%) Agile Software Development
13 11 (18.64%) MVC
13 11 (18.64%) Data Warehouse
13 11 (18.64%) ASP.NET MVC
14 10 (16.95%) Business Intelligence
14 10 (16.95%) Visual Studio
14 10 (16.95%) HTML
14 10 (16.95%) jQuery
15 9 (15.25%) MS Excel
16 8 (13.56%) Windows
16 8 (13.56%) Finance
16 8 (13.56%) .NET Framework
17 7 (11.86%) WCF
17 7 (11.86%) Data Analysis
17 7 (11.86%) Scrum
17 7 (11.86%) Oracle

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 5 (8.47%) SharePoint
1 5 (8.47%) CMS
2 4 (6.78%) Orchard CMS
3 2 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.39%) LiveCycle
3 2 (3.39%) Apache Solr
3 2 (3.39%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.39%) Apache
4 1 (1.69%) IIS
4 1 (1.69%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.69%) Umbraco
Applications
1 9 (15.25%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.39%) MS Office
3 1 (1.69%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.39%) VPN
1 2 (3.39%) SAN
1 2 (3.39%) Firewall
2 1 (1.69%) NAS
2 1 (1.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 23 (38.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (28.81%) SQL Server 2012
4 15 (25.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (23.73%) SQL Server 2005
6 11 (18.64%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (10.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (8.47%) Oracle Database
8 5 (8.47%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (6.78%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (5.08%) OLAP
10 3 (5.08%) RavenDB
11 2 (3.39%) MySQL
11 2 (3.39%) SAP Data Services
12 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
12 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (16.95%) Visual Studio
2 6 (10.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.39%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (3.39%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.69%) NUnit
4 1 (1.69%) ReSharper
4 1 (1.69%) MSTest
4 1 (1.69%) SpecFlow
General
1 8 (13.56%) Finance
2 3 (5.08%) Retail
2 3 (5.08%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 35 (59.32%) Developer
2 16 (27.12%) SQL Developer
3 12 (20.34%) .NET Developer
4 9 (15.25%) SQL DBA
4 9 (15.25%) DBA
5 8 (13.56%) Analyst
6 7 (11.86%) C# Developer
7 5 (8.47%) Senior Developer
7 5 (8.47%) Data Analyst
8 4 (6.78%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (6.78%) Senior .NET Developer
8 4 (6.78%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (6.78%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (5.08%) ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (5.08%) Senior C# Developer
10 2 (3.39%) SQL Server DBA
10 2 (3.39%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Developer
10 2 (3.39%) SQL Data Analyst
10 2 (3.39%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (37.29%) .NET
2 18 (30.51%) ASP.NET
3 12 (20.34%) CSS
4 11 (18.64%) ASP.NET MVC
5 10 (16.95%) jQuery
5 10 (16.95%) HTML
6 8 (13.56%) .NET Framework
7 7 (11.86%) WCF
8 6 (10.17%) LINQ
8 6 (10.17%) Entity Framework
9 5 (8.47%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 5 (8.47%) Ajax
9 5 (8.47%) Web Services
10 4 (6.78%) XML
10 4 (6.78%) Ruby on Rails
11 3 (5.08%) JSON
11 3 (5.08%) XHTML
11 3 (5.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 3 (5.08%) AngularJS
11 3 (5.08%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.78%) Computer Science
1 4 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.08%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (5.08%) NHS
2 3 (5.08%) Replication
3 2 (3.39%) Clustering
3 2 (3.39%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.69%) User Experience
4 1 (1.69%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.69%) Linked Data
4 1 (1.69%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.56%) Windows
2 6 (10.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (5.08%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (5.08%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.03%) ETL
2 11 (18.64%) MVC
2 11 (18.64%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (16.95%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (11.86%) Scrum
4 7 (11.86%) Data Analysis
5 6 (10.17%) Open Source
6 5 (8.47%) Mentoring
6 5 (8.47%) TDD
6 5 (8.47%) Data Migration
6 5 (8.47%) Migration
6 5 (8.47%) SOA
6 5 (8.47%) OO
7 4 (6.78%) Data Reconciliation
8 3 (5.08%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (5.08%) Dependency Injection
8 3 (5.08%) Waterfall
8 3 (5.08%) ITIL
8 3 (5.08%) PRINCE2
8 3 (5.08%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 45 (76.27%) SQL
2 37 (62.71%) T-SQL
3 20 (33.90%) C#
4 13 (22.03%) JavaScript
5 5 (8.47%) PL/SQL
5 5 (8.47%) Ruby
6 3 (5.08%) VBA
7 2 (3.39%) Java
8 1 (1.69%) VBScript
8 1 (1.69%) VB
8 1 (1.69%) VB6
8 1 (1.69%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 4 (6.78%) Degree
2 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.69%) MCSE
3 1 (1.69%) MCSA
3 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.17%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.39%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.39%) vSphere
2 2 (3.39%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 17 (28.81%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.86%) Oracle
3 3 (5.08%) VMware
4 2 (3.39%) Northgate
4 2 (3.39%) Veeam
4 2 (3.39%) Adobe
4 2 (3.39%) SAP
5 1 (1.69%) Cisco
5 1 (1.69%) Business Objects
Manchester
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago