The first table below looks at the demand for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warrington 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 23 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 Warrington 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 28 22 12
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -10
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 1 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 0.59% 1.29% 5.88%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.33% 7.69% 19.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £365 £338 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.14% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £30.75 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+9.75% -6.10%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Warrington
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
30 26 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 17.65% 16.77% 30.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 17 6
Average daily rate £365 £380 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.94% +20.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £308 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £12.50 £45.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-72.22% +50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £29.16
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -3.97%
SQL Server 2008
Cheshire

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

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

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

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

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

SQL Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

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

SQL Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington 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 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) Replication
4 1 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (25.00%) MS Office
4 1 (25.00%) SAP
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) ERP
4 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (25.00%) LAN
4 1 (25.00%) WAN
4 1 (25.00%) DHCP
4 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (25.00%) DNS
4 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (25.00%) JD Edwards
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (25.00%) Retail

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington 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 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) SQL DBA
1 2 (50.00%) DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server DBA
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) ERP
1 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) SAP
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) JD Edwards