The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the North Yorkshire 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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 34 35 16
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -19
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 1 4 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 0.46% 1.73% 12.44%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.94% 13.33% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 14
Average daily rate £350 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.39% +5.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 £28.69 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+38.55% -8.19%
SQL Server 2008
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
North Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
34 30 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 15.67% 12.99% 43.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 16 53
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £164 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £440 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £21.75 - £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £32.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-10.76% +16.07%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the North Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

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

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North Yorkshire 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 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (33.33%) EMC
4 2 (33.33%) SAN
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 2 (33.33%) Firewall
4 2 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 2 (33.33%) C#
4 2 (33.33%) .NET
4 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 2 (33.33%) COM+
4 2 (33.33%) IIS
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (33.33%) LANDesk
4 2 (33.33%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (33.33%) High Availability

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North Yorkshire 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 (33.33%) IIS
1 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
1 2 (33.33%) SAN
1 2 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (16.67%) DHCP
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (16.67%) MySQL
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (16.67%) ASP Developer
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Business Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Technician
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Technician
3 1 (16.67%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 2 (33.33%) COM+
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (16.67%) jQuery
2 1 (16.67%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Graphic Design
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) High Availability
2 1 (16.67%) Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) Change Control
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security
2 1 (16.67%) MVC
2 1 (16.67%) Release Management
2 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) EMC NetWorker
1 2 (33.33%) NetCrunch
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) EMC
2 2 (33.33%) LANDesk
2 2 (33.33%) Palo Alto
2 2 (33.33%) Splunk
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle