The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 29 33 22
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -11
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 8 5 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.72% 1.43% 4.63%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.76% 6.10% 28.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 7
Median daily rate £356 £205 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+73.78% -31.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £205 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £205 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £20.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+102.50% -40.29%
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 Merseyside region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
82 82 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 27.89% 23.43% 16.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 39 26
Median daily rate £375 £400 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £308 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £540 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £10.00 £13.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.92% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £25.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+52.00% -25.37%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Merseyside 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 Merseyside

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Merseyside region.

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

SQL Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Merseyside region.

SQL Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

SQL Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

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 Merseyside region over the 3 months to 10 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Liverpool +9 4 £344 +67.68% 2
Wirral -5 2 £335 -
Southport - 2 £388 -
SQL Server 2008
North West

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (73.33%) SQL
3 8 (53.33%) C#
3 8 (53.33%) XML
3 8 (53.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (40.00%) .NET
5 4 (26.67%) Firewall
5 4 (26.67%) MVC
5 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (26.67%) VBScript
5 4 (26.67%) XSLT
5 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET
5 4 (26.67%) Windows
5 4 (26.67%) WCF
5 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (26.67%) PowerShell
5 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 3 (20.00%) Entity Framework
6 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (20.00%) CSS
6 3 (20.00%) HTML
6 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (20.00%) Ajax
6 3 (20.00%) .NET Framework
6 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (20.00%) Web Services
7 2 (13.33%) Teradata
7 2 (13.33%) Project Management
7 2 (13.33%) Finance

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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 2 (13.33%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) Firewall
2 1 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (53.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (6.67%) DTS
6 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.67%) Bitbucket
2 1 (6.67%) Moq
2 1 (6.67%) NUnit
2 1 (6.67%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 2 (13.33%) Banking
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (93.33%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) SQL Developer
3 4 (26.67%) .NET Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Software Developer
4 2 (13.33%) SSIS Developer
5 1 (6.67%) .NET Software Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Developer
5 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Business Systems Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Developer Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Digital Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Digital Media Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Dynamics AX Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft BI Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (6.67%) SQL BI Developer
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) XML
2 6 (40.00%) .NET
3 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET
3 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (26.67%) WCF
3 4 (26.67%) XSLT
4 3 (20.00%) .NET Framework
4 3 (20.00%) Ajax
4 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 3 (20.00%) CSS
4 3 (20.00%) Entity Framework
4 3 (20.00%) HTML
4 3 (20.00%) Web Services
5 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET 2.0
5 2 (13.33%) CSS3
5 2 (13.33%) JSON
6 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
6 1 (6.67%) LINQ
6 1 (6.67%) NHibernate
6 1 (6.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Blog
2 1 (6.67%) Digital Media
2 1 (6.67%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (26.67%) MVC
2 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
2 2 (13.33%) OO
2 2 (13.33%) Project Management
2 2 (13.33%) SDLC
2 2 (13.33%) UML
2 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (6.67%) BDD
3 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (6.67%) Direct Marketing
3 1 (6.67%) ETL
3 1 (6.67%) Kanban
3 1 (6.67%) Logistics
3 1 (6.67%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (6.67%) TDD
3 1 (6.67%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (6.67%) Web Application Development
3 1 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) SQL
2 8 (53.33%) C#
3 4 (26.67%) PowerShell
3 4 (26.67%) VBScript
4 2 (13.33%) T-SQL
5 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) MCAD
1 1 (6.67%) MCP
1 1 (6.67%) MCSD
1 1 (6.67%) MCTS
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Teradata
3 1 (6.67%) Tableau