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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 24 31 21
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -10
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 19 5 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 5.07% 2.03% 5.51%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 17.76% 6.58% 22.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 9
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£325 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £375 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £19.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+46.83% -35.24%
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
107 76 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 28.53% 30.89% 24.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 36 29
Average daily rate £325 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £280 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £13.71 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -40.39%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £31.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+8.22% +1.63%

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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 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
Liverpool +7 18 £300 -20.00% 8
SQL Server 2008
North West

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 24 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 22 (91.67%) SQL
3 18 (75.00%) Finance
3 18 (75.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 17 (70.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (62.50%) ITIL
6 12 (50.00%) Windows
7 9 (37.50%) ETL
7 9 (37.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
9 7 (29.17%) Banking
10 6 (25.00%) MS Excel
11 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 3 (12.50%) Data Extraction
12 3 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (12.50%) T-SQL
12 3 (12.50%) .NET
12 3 (12.50%) C#
12 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET
13 2 (8.33%) Web Services
13 2 (8.33%) IIS
13 2 (8.33%) Visual Studio
13 2 (8.33%) MySQL
13 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
13 2 (8.33%) MS Exchange
13 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
13 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
13 2 (8.33%) Unit Testing
13 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 2 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (8.33%) IIS
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (4.17%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) WAN
1 1 (4.17%) DHCP
1 1 (4.17%) DNS
1 1 (4.17%) SAN
1 1 (4.17%) Internet
1 1 (4.17%) Firewall
1 1 (4.17%) Wireless
1 1 (4.17%) IP Telephony
1 1 (4.17%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (75.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (70.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (8.33%) MySQL
6 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (4.17%) SSDT
7 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
7 1 (4.17%) OLAP Cube
7 1 (4.17%) Data Mart
7 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (4.17%) OLAP
7 1 (4.17%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (37.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (8.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.17%) InstallShield
3 1 (4.17%) NUnit
General
1 18 (75.00%) Finance
2 7 (29.17%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Back Office
3 1 (4.17%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (58.33%) Analyst
1 14 (58.33%) Support Analyst
2 11 (45.83%) Applications Support
3 10 (41.67%) Applications Support Analyst
4 5 (20.83%) Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Support Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) .NET Developer
6 2 (8.33%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) IT Support
7 1 (4.17%) Designer
7 1 (4.17%) ICT Support Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Applications Support Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) PHP Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse Architect
7 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Developer
7 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) SQL DBA
7 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (4.17%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET
1 3 (12.50%) .NET
2 2 (8.33%) Web Services
2 2 (8.33%) MDX
2 2 (8.33%) WCF
3 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET 2.0
3 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (4.17%) XML
3 1 (4.17%) XSLT
3 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.17%) JSON
3 1 (4.17%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Data Extraction
2 1 (4.17%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.17%) Clustering
2 1 (4.17%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 12 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (4.17%) Android
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
2 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.17%) Windows 8
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (62.50%) ITIL
2 9 (37.50%) ETL
3 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (8.33%) Unit Testing
4 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.17%) Project Planning
5 1 (4.17%) Web Development
5 1 (4.17%) OO
5 1 (4.17%) MVC
5 1 (4.17%) Migration
5 1 (4.17%) Extreme Programming
5 1 (4.17%) Data Migration
5 1 (4.17%) Waterfall
5 1 (4.17%) Line Management
5 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 22 (91.67%) SQL
2 3 (12.50%) T-SQL
2 3 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (4.17%) PHP
3 1 (4.17%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco
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