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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
North West / Manchester
Rank 57 85 53
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -32
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 33 18 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.46% 1.02% 2.56%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.82% 4.97% 10.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 9 22
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £277 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £396 £386
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £42.50 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-7.05% +66.66%

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
336 362 354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 25.06% 20.43% 24.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 214 228
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 4
Median hourly rate £28.00 £17.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.70% -32.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.30 £17.00 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £26.30 £29.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing SQL Server 2008 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 21 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford -7 5 £350 +33.33% 1
Altrincham - 1 - -
Bolton - 1 - - 1
SQL Server 2008
North West

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 68 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 40 (58.82%) .NET
3 31 (45.59%) SQL
4 29 (42.65%) C#
5 28 (41.18%) ASP.NET
6 26 (38.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 25 (36.76%) Team Foundation Server
7 25 (36.76%) SQL Server 2014
8 24 (35.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 23 (33.82%) JavaScript
10 21 (30.88%) T-SQL
10 21 (30.88%) SQL Server 2012
11 20 (29.41%) MVC
12 19 (27.94%) HTML
12 19 (27.94%) Windows
13 18 (26.47%) CSS
13 18 (26.47%) Microsoft
13 18 (26.47%) CMS
14 17 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
14 17 (25.00%) jQuery
14 17 (25.00%) Umbraco
15 15 (22.06%) Data Modelling
15 15 (22.06%) ASP.NET Web API
15 15 (22.06%) HTML5
16 14 (20.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 13 (19.12%) Business Intelligence
18 12 (17.65%) Scrum
19 11 (16.18%) .NET Framework
19 11 (16.18%) SQL Server 2005
19 11 (16.18%) XML

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (26.47%) CMS
2 17 (25.00%) Umbraco
3 5 (7.35%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (5.88%) IIS
5 3 (4.41%) Kentico
5 3 (4.41%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (2.94%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.94%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.47%) EPiServer
7 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.47%) JBoss
7 1 (1.47%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.47%) Skype for Business
7 1 (1.47%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.47%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.47%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (7.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.47%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.47%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.47%) Firewall
1 1 (1.47%) Skype
1 1 (1.47%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 26 (38.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 25 (36.76%) SQL Server 2014
4 24 (35.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 21 (30.88%) SQL Server 2012
6 14 (20.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 11 (16.18%) SQL Server 2005
8 8 (11.76%) Oracle Database
8 8 (11.76%) SQL Server 2000
9 7 (10.29%) Oracle Database 10g
9 7 (10.29%) Oracle Database 11g
9 7 (10.29%) Oracle9i Database
10 6 (8.82%) Ingres
10 6 (8.82%) Oracle Database 12c
11 5 (7.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 4 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (5.88%) MySQL
13 3 (4.41%) Power BI
14 1 (1.47%) MongoDB
14 1 (1.47%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 25 (36.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (5.88%) Moq
2 4 (5.88%) NUnit
3 3 (4.41%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.94%) JIRA
4 2 (2.94%) WiX
5 1 (1.47%) Lombardi
General
1 5 (7.35%) Finance
2 2 (2.94%) Billing
2 2 (2.94%) Legal
3 1 (1.47%) Banking
Job Titles
1 44 (64.71%) Developer
2 14 (20.59%) Umbraco Developer
3 13 (19.12%) DBA
3 13 (19.12%) Senior Developer
3 13 (19.12%) SQL DBA
4 12 (17.65%) .NET Developer
5 10 (14.71%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (14.71%) C# Developer
6 9 (13.24%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 7 (10.29%) SQL Developer
8 6 (8.82%) Analyst
9 4 (5.88%) Database Analyst
10 3 (4.41%) ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (4.41%) Business Developer
10 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Developer
10 3 (4.41%) Oracle DBA
10 3 (4.41%) SQL Server DBA
11 2 (2.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 2 (2.94%) PHP Developer
11 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (58.82%) .NET
2 28 (41.18%) ASP.NET
3 19 (27.94%) HTML
4 18 (26.47%) CSS
5 17 (25.00%) jQuery
6 15 (22.06%) ASP.NET Web API
6 15 (22.06%) HTML5
7 11 (16.18%) .NET Framework
7 11 (16.18%) Entity Framework
7 11 (16.18%) XML
8 9 (13.24%) Web Services
9 8 (11.76%) SOAP
9 8 (11.76%) WinForms
10 3 (4.41%) AngularJS
10 3 (4.41%) REST
10 3 (4.41%) Spring
10 3 (4.41%) WCF
11 2 (2.94%) MDX
12 1 (1.47%) Dojo
12 1 (1.47%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.76%) Replication
2 5 (7.35%) Oracle Licensing
3 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (27.94%) Windows
2 11 (16.18%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (14.71%) Windows Server
3 10 (14.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (8.82%) Linux
5 5 (7.35%) Unix
6 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (29.41%) MVC
2 17 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (22.06%) Data Modelling
4 13 (19.12%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (17.65%) Scrum
6 9 (13.24%) Performance Tuning
7 8 (11.76%) Migration
8 7 (10.29%) Unit Testing
9 5 (7.35%) CRM
9 5 (7.35%) Document Management
9 5 (7.35%) Software Licensing
10 4 (5.88%) Change Management
10 4 (5.88%) Mentoring
10 4 (5.88%) SDLC
10 4 (5.88%) Web Development
11 3 (4.41%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (4.41%) Kalman Filter
12 2 (2.94%) Continuous Integration
12 2 (2.94%) Database Mirroring
12 2 (2.94%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 31 (45.59%) SQL
2 29 (42.65%) C#
3 23 (33.82%) JavaScript
4 21 (30.88%) T-SQL
5 10 (14.71%) VB
5 10 (14.71%) VB6
6 5 (7.35%) C++
7 3 (4.41%) PHP
7 3 (4.41%) TypeScript
8 2 (2.94%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.94%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.47%) Java
9 1 (1.47%) PHP 5
9 1 (1.47%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (5.88%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.41%) DBS Check
3 2 (2.94%) Degree
4 1 (1.47%) MCP
4 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.41%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 5 (7.35%) Virtual Servers
1 5 (7.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.47%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.47%) Shibboleth
2 1 (1.47%) Terminal Server
2 1 (1.47%) XenApp
2 1 (1.47%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (8.82%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (7.35%) Data Guard
2 5 (7.35%) SCOM
3 1 (1.47%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 18 (26.47%) Microsoft
2 10 (14.71%) Oracle
3 6 (8.82%) VMware
4 3 (4.41%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.47%) BMC
5 1 (1.47%) Citrix
5 1 (1.47%) IBM
5 1 (1.47%) Pega
5 1 (1.47%) Remedy
5 1 (1.47%) SAP
5 1 (1.47%) Sencha
5 1 (1.47%) Tableau