The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the North Yorkshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 23 30 16
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -14
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 11 1 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 4.60% 0.56% 6.79%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.70% 1.61% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 10
Average daily rate £338 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.55% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £32.75
% change year-on-year
- -0.76%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
North Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
94 62 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 39.33% 34.64% 22.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 28 23
Average daily rate £315 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £435 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
SQL Server 2008
Yorkshire

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
Daily Rate Histogram in North Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the North Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram in North Yorkshire

SQL Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in North Yorkshire

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 North Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
York -8 7 £338 - 7
Harrogate - - - -
Knaresborough - - - -
Scarborough - - - -
Skipton - - - -
SQL Server 2008
Yorkshire

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 32 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 25 (78.13%) SQL
3 19 (59.38%) Microsoft
4 18 (56.25%) T-SQL
4 18 (56.25%) .NET
5 17 (53.13%) C#
6 16 (50.00%) Visual Studio
7 14 (43.75%) ASP.NET
8 11 (34.38%) MVC
8 11 (34.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (28.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (28.13%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (25.00%) WCF
10 8 (25.00%) Java
10 8 (25.00%) JavaScript
11 7 (21.88%) XAML
11 7 (21.88%) Silverlight
12 6 (18.75%) Graphic Design
12 6 (18.75%) Computer Science
12 6 (18.75%) jQuery
12 6 (18.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 5 (15.63%) LINQ
13 5 (15.63%) Git (software)
13 5 (15.63%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
13 5 (15.63%) Clustering
13 5 (15.63%) Migration
13 5 (15.63%) Scrum
13 5 (15.63%) Replication
13 5 (15.63%) .NET Framework

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 3 (9.38%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (9.38%) CMS
2 1 (3.13%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.63%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (34.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (28.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (18.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (15.63%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (3.13%) DTS
Development Applications
1 16 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 5 (15.63%) Git (software)
3 3 (9.38%) Rhino Mocks
3 3 (9.38%) Hudson
3 3 (9.38%) Maven
3 3 (9.38%) NUnit
3 3 (9.38%) Subversion
General
1 2 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (59.38%) Developer
2 15 (46.88%) .NET Developer
3 11 (34.38%) DBA
3 11 (34.38%) SQL DBA
4 10 (31.25%) SQL Server DBA
5 7 (21.88%) Administrator
6 6 (18.75%) Server Administrator
7 3 (9.38%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (9.38%) SQL Developer
7 3 (9.38%) C# Developer
8 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Developer
8 2 (6.25%) Senior DBA
8 2 (6.25%) Senior SQL Server DBA
8 2 (6.25%) Senior SQL DBA
8 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (6.25%) Software Developer
8 2 (6.25%) .NET Software Developer
8 2 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Architect
9 1 (3.13%) Applications Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (56.25%) .NET
2 14 (43.75%) ASP.NET
3 9 (28.13%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (25.00%) WCF
5 7 (21.88%) Silverlight
6 6 (18.75%) jQuery
7 5 (15.63%) LINQ
7 5 (15.63%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 5 (15.63%) .NET Framework
7 5 (15.63%) WPF
8 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC 2
8 1 (3.13%) Ninject
8 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Graphic Design
1 6 (18.75%) Computer Science
2 5 (15.63%) Clustering
2 5 (15.63%) Replication
3 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (6.25%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.63%) Windows
2 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) MVC
2 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (15.63%) Migration
2 5 (15.63%) Scrum
3 4 (12.50%) MVVM
4 3 (9.38%) Unit Testing
4 3 (9.38%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (9.38%) OO
5 2 (6.25%) Web Development
5 2 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.13%) Time Management
6 1 (3.13%) Performance Management
6 1 (3.13%) Data Transformation
6 1 (3.13%) High Availability
6 1 (3.13%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (3.13%) Change Management
6 1 (3.13%) ITIL
6 1 (3.13%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (78.13%) SQL
2 18 (56.25%) T-SQL
3 17 (53.13%) C#
4 8 (25.00%) Java
4 8 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 7 (21.88%) XAML
6 1 (3.13%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certified Master
2 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) vSphere
1 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.13%) LiteSpeed
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Foglight
Vendors
1 19 (59.38%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.25%) Red Gate
3 1 (3.13%) NetApp
3 1 (3.13%) HP
3 1 (3.13%) VMware