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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
England / North West
Rank 77 98 76
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -22
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 57 63 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.18% 1.62% 1.90%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.16% 7.79% 8.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 43 40
Median daily rate £350 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £205 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £443 £376
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.01% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £26.50 £28.69
% change year-on-year
+62.26% -7.63%

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
622 809 714
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 23.76% 20.81% 22.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 428 526 459
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £263 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 25 20
Median hourly rate £20.50 £40.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.75% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £17.20 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £67.04 £67.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £26.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+43.39% -18.46%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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
Manchester +17 31 £364 +3.92% 15
Lancashire +3 10 £343 +63.09%
Cheshire +22 8 £350 -22.22% 5
Merseyside +3 7 £350 +7.69% 4
Cumbria +11 1 - -
SQL Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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.

1 103 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 61 (59.22%) SQL
3 56 (54.37%) .NET
4 50 (48.54%) C#
5 43 (41.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 38 (36.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 37 (35.92%) ASP.NET
8 34 (33.01%) T-SQL
8 34 (33.01%) SQL Server 2012
9 33 (32.04%) Microsoft
10 28 (27.18%) Windows
11 27 (26.21%) Business Intelligence
11 27 (26.21%) SQL Server 2014
12 24 (23.30%) JavaScript
12 24 (23.30%) Team Foundation Server
13 23 (22.33%) XML
13 23 (22.33%) Agile Software Development
13 23 (22.33%) MVC
14 22 (21.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 21 (20.39%) .NET Framework
15 21 (20.39%) HTML
16 20 (19.42%) CSS
17 19 (18.45%) Web Services
18 18 (17.48%) SQL Server 2005
19 15 (14.56%) PowerShell
20 14 (13.59%) Umbraco
20 14 (13.59%) Entity Framework
20 14 (13.59%) CMS
20 14 (13.59%) WinForms
20 14 (13.59%) Data Warehouse

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 14 (13.59%) CMS
1 14 (13.59%) Umbraco
2 7 (6.80%) IIS
2 7 (6.80%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.91%) Kentico
3 3 (2.91%) SAS
3 3 (2.91%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (1.94%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.94%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.97%) Apache
5 1 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.97%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.97%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.97%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (10.68%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.97%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (2.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.94%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.97%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.97%) GitHub
1 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.97%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.77%) Firewall
2 1 (0.97%) Internet
2 1 (0.97%) Skype
2 1 (0.97%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 43 (41.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 38 (36.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 34 (33.01%) SQL Server 2012
5 27 (26.21%) SQL Server 2014
6 22 (21.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 18 (17.48%) SQL Server 2005
8 14 (13.59%) Data Warehouse
9 12 (11.65%) SQL Server 2000
10 10 (9.71%) Oracle Database
11 7 (6.80%) Oracle Database 12c
12 6 (5.83%) Ingres
12 6 (5.83%) Oracle Database 10g
12 6 (5.83%) Oracle Database 11g
12 6 (5.83%) Oracle9i Database
12 6 (5.83%) Relational Database
13 5 (4.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 5 (4.85%) MySQL
14 4 (3.88%) Crystal Reports
14 4 (3.88%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 24 (23.30%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (12.62%) Visual Studio
3 5 (4.85%) Moq
3 5 (4.85%) NUnit
4 2 (1.94%) JIRA
4 2 (1.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (1.94%) WiX
5 1 (0.97%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.97%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 13 (12.62%) Finance
2 4 (3.88%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.91%) Banking
4 2 (1.94%) Advertising
4 2 (1.94%) Billing
4 2 (1.94%) Legal
4 2 (1.94%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.97%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 72 (69.90%) Developer
2 25 (24.27%) .NET Developer
3 17 (16.50%) C# Developer
3 17 (16.50%) DBA
3 17 (16.50%) SQL DBA
4 16 (15.53%) SQL Developer
5 13 (12.62%) C# .NET Developer
5 13 (12.62%) Senior Developer
6 11 (10.68%) Analyst
6 11 (10.68%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 11 (10.68%) Umbraco Developer
7 6 (5.83%) SQL Server Developer
7 6 (5.83%) SSIS Developer
8 5 (4.85%) Oracle DBA
8 5 (4.85%) SQL Server DBA
9 4 (3.88%) Business Developer
9 4 (3.88%) Database Analyst
9 4 (3.88%) Microsoft Developer
9 4 (3.88%) SharePoint Developer
9 4 (3.88%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (54.37%) .NET
2 37 (35.92%) ASP.NET
3 23 (22.33%) XML
4 21 (20.39%) .NET Framework
4 21 (20.39%) HTML
5 20 (19.42%) CSS
6 19 (18.45%) Web Services
7 14 (13.59%) Entity Framework
7 14 (13.59%) WinForms
8 13 (12.62%) jQuery
9 12 (11.65%) ASP.NET Web API
9 12 (11.65%) HTML5
9 12 (11.65%) SOAP
10 9 (8.74%) WCF
11 8 (7.77%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (5.83%) XSLT
13 5 (4.85%) Ajax
14 4 (3.88%) AngularJS
14 4 (3.88%) MDX
14 4 (3.88%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.83%) Oracle Licensing
1 6 (5.83%) Replication
2 3 (2.91%) Data Extraction
2 3 (2.91%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.94%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.97%) Blog
4 1 (0.97%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.97%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.97%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.97%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 28 (27.18%) Windows
2 8 (7.77%) Linux
2 8 (7.77%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (6.80%) Windows Server
3 7 (6.80%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (5.83%) Unix
5 1 (0.97%) AIX
5 1 (0.97%) CentOS
5 1 (0.97%) Solaris
5 1 (0.97%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (26.21%) Business Intelligence
2 23 (22.33%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (22.33%) MVC
3 13 (12.62%) ETL
4 12 (11.65%) Data Modelling
4 12 (11.65%) Performance Tuning
5 11 (10.68%) Scrum
5 11 (10.68%) Unit Testing
6 9 (8.74%) Database Mirroring
7 7 (6.80%) High Availability
7 7 (6.80%) Migration
8 6 (5.83%) SDLC
8 6 (5.83%) Software Licensing
8 6 (5.83%) Web Development
9 5 (4.85%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (4.85%) OO
10 4 (3.88%) Mentoring
11 3 (2.91%) CRM
11 3 (2.91%) TDD
11 3 (2.91%) UML
Programming Languages
1 61 (59.22%) SQL
2 50 (48.54%) C#
3 34 (33.01%) T-SQL
4 24 (23.30%) JavaScript
5 15 (14.56%) PowerShell
6 12 (11.65%) VB
7 10 (9.71%) VB.NET
7 10 (9.71%) VB6
8 7 (6.80%) VBScript
9 4 (3.88%) PHP
10 3 (2.91%) PL/SQL
10 3 (2.91%) TypeScript
11 2 (1.94%) C++
12 1 (0.97%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 5 (4.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (3.88%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.91%) Degree
4 2 (1.94%) MCP
4 2 (1.94%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.97%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (0.97%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (0.97%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.97%) MCAD
5 1 (0.97%) MCSD
5 1 (0.97%) MCSE
5 1 (0.97%) MCTS
5 1 (0.97%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.88%) QA
System Software
1 8 (7.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 5 (4.85%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (0.97%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.97%) MetaFrame
3 1 (0.97%) Shibboleth
3 1 (0.97%) Terminal Server
3 1 (0.97%) XenApp
3 1 (0.97%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (5.83%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (4.85%) Data Guard
2 5 (4.85%) SCOM
3 1 (0.97%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 33 (32.04%) Microsoft
2 12 (11.65%) Oracle
3 9 (8.74%) VMware
4 4 (3.88%) Cognos
4 4 (3.88%) Hyperion
5 3 (2.91%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.94%) Citrix
7 1 (0.97%) BMC
7 1 (0.97%) Pega
7 1 (0.97%) Remedy
7 1 (0.97%) SAP
7 1 (0.97%) Tableau
7 1 (0.97%) Teradata
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