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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 131 80 52
Rank change year-on-year
-51 -28
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 21 87 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.60% 2.07% 3.34%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.36% 8.97% 13.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 52 77
Median daily rate £320 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £450 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £33.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +69.23%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £29.50 £19.96
% change year-on-year
+44.06% +47.83%
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
888 970 778
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 25.34% 23.11% 24.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 551 622 442
Median daily rate £375 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £292 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 22 14
Median hourly rate £28.00 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.17 £27.25 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £57.75 £67.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.09 £33.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-14.87% +15.78%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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
Manchester -15 9 £300 -11.11% 13
Merseyside -8 5 £325 - 4
Cheshire -4 4 £320 -1.53% 4
Cumbria - 2 £375 -
Lancashire -6 1 £338 -10.00% 2
SQL Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 47 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 28 (59.57%) SQL
3 22 (46.81%) .NET
4 19 (40.43%) C#
5 18 (38.30%) ASP.NET
6 17 (36.17%) T-SQL
7 16 (34.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 14 (29.79%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (29.79%) Microsoft
8 14 (29.79%) SQL Server 2012
9 12 (25.53%) PowerShell
10 11 (23.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 11 (23.40%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (23.40%) SharePoint
10 11 (23.40%) SQL Server 2014
11 10 (21.28%) VB
12 8 (17.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 8 (17.02%) Visual Studio
12 8 (17.02%) Windows
12 8 (17.02%) Finance
12 8 (17.02%) Performance Tuning
13 7 (14.89%) Windows Server 2012
13 7 (14.89%) Java
13 7 (14.89%) Security Cleared
14 6 (12.77%) MVC
14 6 (12.77%) CAML
14 6 (12.77%) Data Protection
14 6 (12.77%) SC Cleared
14 6 (12.77%) SQL Server 2005
14 6 (12.77%) Technical Architecture

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 11 (23.40%) SharePoint
2 5 (10.64%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (8.51%) Skype for Business
4 3 (6.38%) MS Exchange
4 3 (6.38%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (6.38%) MS Excel
1 3 (6.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.51%) Internet
1 4 (8.51%) Skype
2 1 (2.13%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (34.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (29.79%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (23.40%) SQL Server 2014
4 11 (23.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (17.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (12.77%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (6.38%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (4.26%) Oracle Database
8 2 (4.26%) RDBMS
8 2 (4.26%) Relational Database
9 1 (2.13%) DTS
9 1 (2.13%) MySQL
9 1 (2.13%) OLAP
9 1 (2.13%) OLTP
9 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 8 (17.02%) Visual Studio
2 3 (6.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.26%) Mercurial
3 2 (4.26%) Moq
3 2 (4.26%) NUnit
3 2 (4.26%) TeamCity
3 2 (4.26%) YouTrack
4 1 (2.13%) JIRA
4 1 (2.13%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (2.13%) WiX
General
1 8 (17.02%) Finance
2 5 (10.64%) Law
3 3 (6.38%) Publishing
4 2 (4.26%) Advertising
4 2 (4.26%) Banking
5 1 (2.13%) Billing
5 1 (2.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (59.57%) Developer
2 16 (34.04%) SQL Developer
3 10 (21.28%) .NET Developer
4 8 (17.02%) Architect
5 7 (14.89%) C# Developer
6 6 (12.77%) DBA
6 6 (12.77%) SQL DBA
6 6 (12.77%) SSIS Developer
6 6 (12.77%) Technical Architect
7 5 (10.64%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (8.51%) Analyst
8 4 (8.51%) Digital Architect
8 4 (8.51%) Digital Technical Architect
8 4 (8.51%) Report Developer
8 4 (8.51%) SQL Analyst
8 4 (8.51%) SQL Support Analyst
8 4 (8.51%) Support Analyst
9 3 (6.38%) Senior Architect
9 3 (6.38%) Senior Technical Architect
9 3 (6.38%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (46.81%) .NET
2 18 (38.30%) ASP.NET
3 6 (12.77%) .NET Framework
3 6 (12.77%) CAML
4 5 (10.64%) XML
5 4 (8.51%) Entity Framework
5 4 (8.51%) HTML
5 4 (8.51%) jQuery
5 4 (8.51%) SOAP
5 4 (8.51%) Web Services
5 4 (8.51%) WinForms
6 3 (6.38%) CSS
6 3 (6.38%) WPF
7 2 (4.26%) LINQ
8 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (2.13%) HTML5
8 1 (2.13%) SAML
8 1 (2.13%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.38%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.26%) Replication
4 1 (2.13%) Clustering
4 1 (2.13%) Data Extraction
4 1 (2.13%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.13%) iPad
4 1 (2.13%) NHS
4 1 (2.13%) User Experience
4 1 (2.13%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.02%) Windows
2 7 (14.89%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (12.77%) Windows Server
4 4 (8.51%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.13%) AIX
5 1 (2.13%) Linux
5 1 (2.13%) Solaris
5 1 (2.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.79%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (23.40%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (17.02%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (12.77%) Data Protection
4 6 (12.77%) MVC
4 6 (12.77%) Open Source
4 6 (12.77%) Technical Architecture
5 5 (10.64%) Data Management
5 5 (10.64%) ETL
5 5 (10.64%) OWASP
5 5 (10.64%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (8.51%) Software Engineering
6 4 (8.51%) Test Automation
7 3 (6.38%) Data Modelling
7 3 (6.38%) High Availability
7 3 (6.38%) Supplier Management
8 2 (4.26%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (4.26%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (4.26%) ERP
8 2 (4.26%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 28 (59.57%) SQL
2 19 (40.43%) C#
3 17 (36.17%) T-SQL
4 12 (25.53%) PowerShell
5 10 (21.28%) VB
6 7 (14.89%) Java
7 6 (12.77%) FQL
8 5 (10.64%) JavaScript
9 4 (8.51%) VB6
10 2 (4.26%) Delphi
10 2 (4.26%) PHP
11 1 (2.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (14.89%) Security Cleared
2 6 (12.77%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.38%) Degree
4 1 (2.13%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.13%) ISEB
4 1 (2.13%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 6 (12.77%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (10.64%) SCCM
1 5 (10.64%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (29.79%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.77%) ServiceNow
3 5 (10.64%) Tableau
3 5 (10.64%) VMware
4 3 (6.38%) Oracle
5 2 (4.26%) Teradata
6 1 (2.13%) Talend
6 1 (2.13%) Vertica
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