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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 23 22 6
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -16
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 13 11 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 4.74% 4.89% 12.89%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 20.00% 16.18% 39.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 15
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£300 £275 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -35.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £183 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £350 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £18.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £32.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-26.15% +18.18%
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
65 68 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 23.72% 30.22% 32.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 33 32
Average daily rate £300 £300 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -23.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £199 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £418 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Average hourly rate £13.71 £23.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.39% +31.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £30.75 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+6.50% +1.65%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. 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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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
Liverpool -4 8 £350 +27.27% 6
St Helens - 3 - -
Wirral - - - - 1
Birkenhead - - - -
SQL Server 2008
North West

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 16 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (81.25%) SQL
3 8 (50.00%) .NET
3 8 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
5 6 (37.50%) SharePoint
6 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (25.00%) Windows 7
7 4 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (25.00%) IIS
7 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 4 (25.00%) Windows
7 4 (25.00%) C#
7 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET
7 4 (25.00%) CSS
7 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (25.00%) Content Management
7 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (18.75%) .NET Framework
8 3 (18.75%) MDX
8 3 (18.75%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (18.75%) T-SQL
8 3 (18.75%) VBScript
8 3 (18.75%) VB
8 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 (37.50%) SharePoint
2 4 (25.00%) IIS
2 4 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (18.75%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) VoIP
1 2 (12.50%) CTI
1 2 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (6.25%) OLAP
6 1 (6.25%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (6.25%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (6.25%) Legal
1 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Analyst
2 6 (37.50%) Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Siebel Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (6.25%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 1 (6.25%) DBA
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) SQL DBA
5 1 (6.25%) Siebel Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Systems Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) .NET
2 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (25.00%) CSS
3 3 (18.75%) .NET Framework
3 3 (18.75%) MDX
4 1 (6.25%) HTML
4 1 (6.25%) XML
4 1 (6.25%) XSD
4 1 (6.25%) XSLT
4 1 (6.25%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) NHS
2 2 (12.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
1 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) Content Management
2 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
3 1 (6.25%) CRM
3 1 (6.25%) ETL
3 1 (6.25%) Refactoring
3 1 (6.25%) Use Case
3 1 (6.25%) Integration Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (81.25%) SQL
2 4 (25.00%) C#
2 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (18.75%) T-SQL
3 3 (18.75%) VBScript
3 3 (18.75%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 2 (12.50%) Terminal Services
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) Siebel
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco
3 2 (12.50%) CosmoCom
3 2 (12.50%) Actuate
3 2 (12.50%) VMware
3 2 (12.50%) Veeam
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle
4 1 (6.25%) Business Objects
Merseyside
Computer Futures
Rate: £125 - £225 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Liverpool
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Liverpool
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
Liverpool
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago