The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland 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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank - 20 24
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 0 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland - 1.89% 1.66%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 13.33% 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £150
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.25 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-28.46% +8.33%
SQL Server 2008
UK

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 Northern Ireland region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
45 15 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 32.14% 14.15% 17.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 4 11
Average daily rate £316 £375 £234
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.66% +60.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £355 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.36 £31.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.91% +3.27%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

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

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

SQL Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Northern Ireland region.

SQL Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

SQL Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

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 Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 21 October 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
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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
County Antrim - - - -
SQL Server 2008
UK

SQL Server 2008
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#