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 1 July 2015 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 28 29 24
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 8 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 3.59% 0.58% 2.48%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 16.00% 2.17% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
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£375 - £225
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £22.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+4.44% -13.46%
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
50 46 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 22.42% 26.74% 37.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 20 30
Average daily rate £350 £320 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £270 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £540 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
- +1.69%

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 1 July 2015.

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 1 July 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
York - 5 £375 - 1
Northallerton - 2 £350 -
Harrogate - 1 £265 -
SQL Server 2008
Yorkshire

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 16 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (62.50%) C#
3 9 (56.25%) JavaScript
3 9 (56.25%) .NET
4 8 (50.00%) MVC
4 8 (50.00%) SQL
5 7 (43.75%) ASP.NET
5 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
5 7 (43.75%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (37.50%) jQuery
6 6 (37.50%) SharePoint
6 6 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
8 4 (25.00%) T-SQL
9 3 (18.75%) HTML
9 3 (18.75%) Java
9 3 (18.75%) Oracle
9 3 (18.75%) Visual Studio
9 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (18.75%) Scrum
9 3 (18.75%) Replication
9 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (18.75%) WCF
9 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database
9 3 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 3 (18.75%) Database Mirroring
10 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Software

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 6 (37.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) CMS
2 1 (6.25%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (6.25%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.25%) NUnit
2 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (6.25%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (6.25%) Moq
2 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
2 1 (6.25%) SpecFlow
2 1 (6.25%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 2 (12.50%) Marketing
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Developer
2 7 (43.75%) .NET Developer
3 5 (31.25%) DBA
4 3 (18.75%) C# Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Administrator
5 2 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Server DBA
5 2 (12.50%) Applications Developer
5 2 (12.50%) SQL DBA
5 2 (12.50%) SharePoint Administrator
5 2 (12.50%) .NET Applications Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Dynamics AX Developer
6 1 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (6.25%) C# Application Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior C# Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (6.25%) .NET Programmer
6 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (56.25%) .NET
2 7 (43.75%) ASP.NET
2 7 (43.75%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (37.50%) jQuery
4 3 (18.75%) WCF
4 3 (18.75%) HTML
4 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 2 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (12.50%) RESTful
5 2 (12.50%) HTML5
5 2 (12.50%) CSS
5 2 (12.50%) Ajax
6 1 (6.25%) NHibernate
6 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
6 1 (6.25%) JSON
6 1 (6.25%) XML
6 1 (6.25%) Entity Framework
6 1 (6.25%) REST
6 1 (6.25%) CSS3
6 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Replication
2 2 (12.50%) Graphic Design
2 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) MVC
2 3 (18.75%) Scrum
2 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (18.75%) Database Mirroring
3 2 (12.50%) OO
3 2 (12.50%) CRM
3 2 (12.50%) TDD
3 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 1 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Kanban
4 1 (6.25%) MVVM
4 1 (6.25%) BDD
4 1 (6.25%) Change Control
4 1 (6.25%) Web Application Development
4 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
4 1 (6.25%) OOD
4 1 (6.25%) DevOps
4 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) C#
2 9 (56.25%) JavaScript
3 8 (50.00%) SQL
4 4 (25.00%) T-SQL
5 3 (18.75%) Java
6 1 (6.25%) X++
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (6.25%) MCPD
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle