The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 146 73 62
Rank change year-on-year
-73 -11
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 13 83 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.35% 2.23% 2.48%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.52% 9.53% 11.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 58 52
Median daily rate £313 £325 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £328 £339
% change year-on-year
+6.87% -3.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 1
Median hourly rate £27.50 £19.50 £9.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.02% +116.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £23.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+27.65% +2.17%
SQL Server 2008
England

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 North West region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
858 871 664
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 22.86% 23.43% 21.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 555 560 357
Median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 23 19
Median hourly rate £20.50 £33.00 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.87% +62.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.15 £18.73 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £57.75 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.59 £28.13 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+12.30% -4.66%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West 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 the North West

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in the North West

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the North West region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016.

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

SQL Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

SQL Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

SQL Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 1 July 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
Cheshire -23 6 £293 -10.00% 4
Manchester -34 4 £400 +23.07% 13
Merseyside -4 3 £300 +4.34%
SQL Server 2008
England

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 North West region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 50 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 32 (64.00%) SQL
3 21 (42.00%) .NET
3 21 (42.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (34.00%) T-SQL
5 16 (32.00%) C#
5 16 (32.00%) ASP.NET
6 15 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 14 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (28.00%) Microsoft
7 14 (28.00%) PowerShell
8 13 (26.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 12 (24.00%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (24.00%) Visual Studio
9 12 (24.00%) SharePoint
9 12 (24.00%) SQL Server 2012
10 11 (22.00%) Windows
11 10 (20.00%) Java
12 9 (18.00%) ETL
12 9 (18.00%) Active Directory
12 9 (18.00%) Performance Tuning
13 8 (16.00%) SQL Server 2014
13 8 (16.00%) Windows Server
14 7 (14.00%) CAML
14 7 (14.00%) VB
14 7 (14.00%) FQL
15 6 (12.00%) Open Source
15 6 (12.00%) ServiceNow
15 6 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
15 6 (12.00%) CSS

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 12 (24.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (8.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 4 (8.00%) Skype for Business
3 3 (6.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (4.00%) Apache
4 2 (4.00%) IIS
4 2 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.00%) Internet
2 4 (8.00%) Skype
3 2 (4.00%) SMTP
4 1 (2.00%) HTTP
4 1 (2.00%) Network Security
4 1 (2.00%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (42.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (26.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 12 (24.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (16.00%) SQL Server 2014
7 5 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (6.00%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (4.00%) MySQL
10 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database
10 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database 12c
11 1 (2.00%) MongoDB
11 1 (2.00%) OLAP
11 1 (2.00%) OLAP Cube
11 1 (2.00%) RDBMS
11 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
11 1 (2.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 12 (24.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (6.00%) Mercurial
2 3 (6.00%) TeamCity
2 3 (6.00%) YouTrack
3 2 (4.00%) Eclipse
3 2 (4.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.00%) JUnit
3 2 (4.00%) NUnit
3 2 (4.00%) PHPUnit
3 2 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.00%) Travis CI
4 1 (2.00%) JIRA
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (2.00%) Subversion
4 1 (2.00%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 5 (10.00%) Finance
1 5 (10.00%) Law
2 4 (8.00%) Publishing
3 2 (4.00%) Advertising
4 1 (2.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (54.00%) Developer
2 16 (32.00%) SQL Developer
3 8 (16.00%) Architect
3 8 (16.00%) DBA
3 8 (16.00%) SQL DBA
4 6 (12.00%) .NET Developer
4 6 (12.00%) Technical Architect
5 5 (10.00%) Report Developer
5 5 (10.00%) SSIS Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) C# Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Digital Architect
6 4 (8.00%) Digital Technical Architect
6 4 (8.00%) SQL Server DBA
6 4 (8.00%) T-SQL Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Senior Architect
7 3 (6.00%) Senior Technical Architect
7 3 (6.00%) SSAS Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (42.00%) .NET
2 16 (32.00%) ASP.NET
3 7 (14.00%) CAML
4 6 (12.00%) CSS
4 6 (12.00%) HTML
5 5 (10.00%) jQuery
6 3 (6.00%) WPF
7 2 (4.00%) HTML5
7 2 (4.00%) LINQ
7 2 (4.00%) Web Services
8 1 (2.00%) .NET Framework
8 1 (2.00%) AngularJS
8 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 1 (2.00%) Castle Windsor
8 1 (2.00%) CSS3
8 1 (2.00%) JSON
8 1 (2.00%) SAML
8 1 (2.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (2.00%) WCF
8 1 (2.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.00%) Clustering
3 3 (6.00%) Replication
4 1 (2.00%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.00%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (2.00%) iPad
4 1 (2.00%) NHS
4 1 (2.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.00%) Windows
2 8 (16.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (8.00%) Windows 10
5 2 (4.00%) Linux
5 2 (4.00%) Unix
6 1 (2.00%) Mac OS
6 1 (2.00%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.00%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (24.00%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (18.00%) ETL
3 9 (18.00%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (12.00%) Data Management
4 6 (12.00%) Data Protection
4 6 (12.00%) MVC
4 6 (12.00%) Open Source
4 6 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (12.00%) Technical Architecture
5 5 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (10.00%) OWASP
6 4 (8.00%) Migration
6 4 (8.00%) Software Engineering
6 4 (8.00%) Test Automation
7 3 (6.00%) Data Modelling
7 3 (6.00%) Supplier Management
7 3 (6.00%) Waterfall
7 3 (6.00%) Web Development
8 2 (4.00%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 32 (64.00%) SQL
2 17 (34.00%) T-SQL
3 16 (32.00%) C#
4 14 (28.00%) PowerShell
5 10 (20.00%) Java
6 7 (14.00%) FQL
6 7 (14.00%) VB
7 4 (8.00%) JavaScript
8 2 (4.00%) Delphi
8 2 (4.00%) PHP
8 2 (4.00%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.00%) C++
9 1 (2.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.00%) Degree
2 4 (8.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.00%) ISEB
3 1 (2.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 9 (18.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.00%) BitLocker
4 1 (2.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (10.00%) SCCM
1 5 (10.00%) SCOM
2 1 (2.00%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (2.00%) Legato
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 14 (28.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.00%) ServiceNow
3 5 (10.00%) Tableau
4 3 (6.00%) VMware
5 2 (4.00%) Oracle
6 1 (2.00%) Kaspersky
6 1 (2.00%) Talend
6 1 (2.00%) Vertica
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