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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 82 57 58
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 24 34 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.32% 2.38% 2.27%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.17% 10.30% 10.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 23 17
Average daily rate £325 £325 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £277 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £385 £329
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £24.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £28.69 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+48.13% -8.92%
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
389 330 262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 21.47% 23.11% 22.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 218 159
Average daily rate £375 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £275 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 7
Average hourly rate £17.00 £25.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.00% -24.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.06%

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Salford - 1 £263 -
SQL Server 2008
North West

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 52 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 33 (63.46%) SQL
3 28 (53.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 26 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 26 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 23 (44.23%) SQL Server 2012
6 22 (42.31%) .NET
7 21 (40.38%) C#
8 20 (38.46%) T-SQL
8 20 (38.46%) Visual Studio
9 19 (36.54%) MVC
10 18 (34.62%) ASP.NET
11 15 (28.85%) .NET Framework
12 14 (26.92%) JavaScript
12 14 (26.92%) Team Foundation Server
13 13 (25.00%) jQuery
14 12 (23.08%) Windows
15 10 (19.23%) MS Excel
15 10 (19.23%) Replication
15 10 (19.23%) ASP.NET MVC
15 10 (19.23%) Entity Framework
16 9 (17.31%) SQL Server 2005
16 9 (17.31%) HTML
16 9 (17.31%) Finance
17 8 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
17 8 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 8 (15.38%) TDD
17 8 (15.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
17 8 (15.38%) SQL Server 2014
18 7 (13.46%) Razor View Engine

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 6 (11.54%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.69%) IIS
2 4 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (5.77%) CMS
3 3 (5.77%) Umbraco
4 2 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.92%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 10 (19.23%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.85%) MS Office
3 1 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.85%) Office 365
2 1 (1.92%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.85%) Firewall
2 1 (1.92%) HTTP
2 1 (1.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 28 (53.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 26 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 23 (44.23%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (17.31%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (15.38%) SQL Server 2014
6 8 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (9.62%) SQL Server 2000
9 4 (7.69%) Oracle Database
9 4 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (7.69%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (3.85%) OLAP
10 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (1.92%) MS Access
11 1 (1.92%) OLAP Cube
11 1 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (1.92%) Power BI
11 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (38.46%) Visual Studio
2 14 (26.92%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (15.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 5 (9.62%) MSTest
4 5 (9.62%) Subversion
5 4 (7.69%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 4 (7.69%) Xcode
6 3 (5.77%) NuGet
7 1 (1.92%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.92%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.92%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.92%) JIRA
7 1 (1.92%) Mocha
7 1 (1.92%) Selenium
7 1 (1.92%) tSQLt
General
1 9 (17.31%) Finance
2 3 (5.77%) Retail
3 1 (1.92%) Advertising
3 1 (1.92%) Back Office
3 1 (1.92%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (50.00%) Developer
2 15 (28.85%) DBA
2 15 (28.85%) SQL DBA
3 13 (25.00%) SQL Developer
4 9 (17.31%) SQL Server DBA
5 7 (13.46%) .NET Developer
6 5 (9.62%) C# Software Engineer
6 5 (9.62%) Software Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) Analyst
7 4 (7.69%) Applications Developer
7 4 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (7.69%) C# Developer
7 4 (7.69%) Data Analyst
7 4 (7.69%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 4 (7.69%) Mobile Developer
7 4 (7.69%) Oracle DBA
8 3 (5.77%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 3 (5.77%) Consultant
8 3 (5.77%) Report Developer
9 2 (3.85%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (42.31%) .NET
2 18 (34.62%) ASP.NET
3 15 (28.85%) .NET Framework
4 13 (25.00%) jQuery
5 10 (19.23%) ASP.NET MVC
5 10 (19.23%) Entity Framework
6 9 (17.31%) HTML
7 7 (13.46%) HTML5
7 7 (13.46%) Razor View Engine
8 6 (11.54%) CSS
8 6 (11.54%) WCF
8 6 (11.54%) Web Services
9 5 (9.62%) Ajax
9 5 (9.62%) XML
10 4 (7.69%) Android SDK
10 4 (7.69%) iOS SDK
10 4 (7.69%) PhoneGap
11 3 (5.77%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 3 (5.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 2 (3.85%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.23%) Replication
2 4 (7.69%) Clustering
2 4 (7.69%) Mobile App
3 3 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.92%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.92%) NHS
4 1 (1.92%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 12 (23.08%) Windows
2 5 (9.62%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (9.62%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (7.69%) Android
3 4 (7.69%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.92%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.92%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (36.54%) MVC
2 8 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (15.38%) TDD
3 7 (13.46%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (13.46%) ETL
3 7 (13.46%) ITIL
3 7 (13.46%) Software Engineering
4 6 (11.54%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (11.54%) SDLC
4 6 (11.54%) Service Delivery
5 5 (9.62%) Benchmarking
5 5 (9.62%) Migration
5 5 (9.62%) OO
5 5 (9.62%) Software Architecture
5 5 (9.62%) Unit Testing
6 4 (7.69%) High Availability
6 4 (7.69%) Mobile Application Development
7 3 (5.77%) Capacity Management
7 3 (5.77%) Inmon Methodology
7 3 (5.77%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 33 (63.46%) SQL
2 21 (40.38%) C#
3 20 (38.46%) T-SQL
4 14 (26.92%) JavaScript
5 6 (11.54%) PowerShell
6 5 (9.62%) Java
7 4 (7.69%) Objective-C
7 4 (7.69%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.92%) ANSI SQL
8 1 (1.92%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 1 (1.92%) FQL
8 1 (1.92%) PHP
8 1 (1.92%) Python
8 1 (1.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (5.77%) Degree
2 1 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.69%) QA
2 1 (1.92%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (9.62%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.69%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (7.69%) Data Guard
1 4 (7.69%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 26 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.69%) Appcelerator
2 4 (7.69%) Oracle
2 4 (7.69%) Xamarin
3 3 (5.77%) EPiServer
3 3 (5.77%) OpenText
4 1 (1.92%) Kaspersky
4 1 (1.92%) Red Gate
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