The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 96 62 69
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +7
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 26 63 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.26% 3.04% 2.16%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.99% 9.78% 8.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 48 26
Median daily rate £325 £325 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £353 £354
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £16.09 £18.50 £22.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.02% -18.68%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -12.00%
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 West Yorkshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
434 644 453
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 21.09% 31.04% 25.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 313 423 298
Median daily rate £400 £360 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 8
Median hourly rate £16.09 £21.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.38% -27.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.30 £14.70 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.55 £43.00 £110.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £23.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+41.97% -26.98%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing SQL Server 2008 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016.

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

SQL Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

SQL Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

SQL Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -26 19 £331 +1.92% 12
Halifax +1 1 £325 +14.03% 1
Wakefield -4 1 £363 +36.79%
Bingley - 1 - -
SQL Server 2008
Yorkshire

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 66 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 59 (89.39%) SQL
3 34 (51.52%) T-SQL
4 33 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 28 (42.42%) Windows
6 24 (36.36%) .NET
7 22 (33.33%) C#
8 20 (30.30%) SQL Server 2012
9 18 (27.27%) MS Excel
9 18 (27.27%) SQL Server 2005
10 16 (24.24%) ASP.NET
11 14 (21.21%) VB
12 13 (19.70%) Replication
12 13 (19.70%) VBA
13 12 (18.18%) VMware
13 12 (18.18%) Windows Server
14 11 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
15 10 (15.15%) Unit Testing
15 10 (15.15%) Team Foundation Server
15 10 (15.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 9 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 9 (13.64%) Change Management
16 9 (13.64%) MS Access
16 9 (13.64%) ITIL
16 9 (13.64%) XML
16 9 (13.64%) SQL Server 2000
16 9 (13.64%) Entity Framework
16 9 (13.64%) .NET Framework
16 9 (13.64%) Database Optimisation
17 8 (12.12%) Release Management

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (7.58%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (4.55%) IIS
4 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.52%) MS Project Server
4 1 (1.52%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.52%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 18 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.52%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.52%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.61%) SAN
2 3 (4.55%) NAS
3 2 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (3.03%) VPN
4 1 (1.52%) DHCP
4 1 (1.52%) DNS
4 1 (1.52%) Firewall
4 1 (1.52%) LAN
4 1 (1.52%) NetScaler
4 1 (1.52%) SSL
4 1 (1.52%) VoIP
4 1 (1.52%) WAN
4 1 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 20 (30.30%) SQL Server 2012
3 18 (27.27%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (15.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (13.64%) MS Access
5 9 (13.64%) SQL Server 2000
5 9 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (7.58%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (4.55%) Oracle Database
7 3 (4.55%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (4.55%) Oracle9i Database
7 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.52%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 1 (1.52%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (1.52%) Data Mining
9 1 (1.52%) OLAP
9 1 (1.52%) QlikView
9 1 (1.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (15.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.03%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.52%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.52%) Mercurial
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.52%) Subversion
General
1 7 (10.61%) Finance
2 6 (9.09%) Legal
3 3 (4.55%) Retail
4 2 (3.03%) Law
5 1 (1.52%) Banking
5 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (42.42%) Developer
2 14 (21.21%) SQL Developer
3 13 (19.70%) DBA
4 10 (15.15%) SQL DBA
5 9 (13.64%) Analyst
5 9 (13.64%) Applications Support
6 8 (12.12%) Administrator
6 8 (12.12%) Applications Support Analyst
6 8 (12.12%) Support Analyst
7 7 (10.61%) VBA Developer
8 5 (7.58%) Database Developer
8 5 (7.58%) SQL Database Developer
8 5 (7.58%) SQL Server DBA
9 4 (6.06%) SQL Server Developer
10 3 (4.55%) Operations Engineer
10 3 (4.55%) Server Administrator
10 3 (4.55%) SQL Server Analyst
10 3 (4.55%) VMware Engineer
10 3 (4.55%) Windows Administrator
10 3 (4.55%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (36.36%) .NET
2 16 (24.24%) ASP.NET
3 9 (13.64%) .NET Framework
3 9 (13.64%) Entity Framework
3 9 (13.64%) XML
4 8 (12.12%) HTML
5 6 (9.09%) CSS
6 5 (7.58%) Classic ASP
6 5 (7.58%) CSS3
6 5 (7.58%) HTML5
6 5 (7.58%) jQuery
7 4 (6.06%) Web Services
8 3 (4.55%) WCF
8 3 (4.55%) XHTML
8 3 (4.55%) XSLT
9 2 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 2 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 2 (3.03%) JMS
9 2 (3.03%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.70%) Replication
2 4 (6.06%) Clustering
3 3 (4.55%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.03%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.03%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.52%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.52%) NHS
5 1 (1.52%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.52%) PKI
5 1 (1.52%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 28 (42.42%) Windows
2 12 (18.18%) Windows Server
3 8 (12.12%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (4.55%) Linux
4 3 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
2 10 (15.15%) Unit Testing
3 9 (13.64%) Change Management
3 9 (13.64%) Database Optimisation
3 9 (13.64%) ITIL
4 8 (12.12%) Release Management
4 8 (12.12%) Service Delivery
5 7 (10.61%) SDLC
6 6 (9.09%) Mentoring
7 5 (7.58%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (7.58%) CRM
8 4 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (4.55%) ETL
9 3 (4.55%) Migration
9 3 (4.55%) MVC
9 3 (4.55%) OO
9 3 (4.55%) Server Patching
9 3 (4.55%) TDD
9 3 (4.55%) Web Development
10 2 (3.03%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 59 (89.39%) SQL
2 34 (51.52%) T-SQL
3 22 (33.33%) C#
4 14 (21.21%) VB
5 13 (19.70%) VBA
6 7 (10.61%) VB.NET
7 5 (7.58%) JavaScript
8 4 (6.06%) PowerShell
9 3 (4.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (7.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (6.06%) MCSE
3 3 (4.55%) MCSA
3 3 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (3.03%) Degree
5 1 (1.52%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.52%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (1.52%) MCITP
5 1 (1.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.52%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.52%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.52%) QA
System Software
1 7 (10.61%) Active Directory
2 6 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.52%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.52%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.52%) XenApp
4 1 (1.52%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 1 (1.52%) SCCM
1 1 (1.52%) WSUS
Vendors
1 33 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (18.18%) VMware
3 8 (12.12%) HP
4 7 (10.61%) Citrix
5 5 (7.58%) Cisco
5 5 (7.58%) iManage
6 3 (4.55%) CommVault
6 3 (4.55%) NetApp
6 3 (4.55%) Oracle
6 3 (4.55%) Reuters
6 3 (4.55%) ServiceNow
6 3 (4.55%) Zerto
7 2 (3.03%) CheckPoint
7 2 (3.03%) Symantec
7 2 (3.03%) Veeam
8 1 (1.52%) Brocade
8 1 (1.52%) F5
8 1 (1.52%) Infoblox
8 1 (1.52%) JD Edwards
8 1 (1.52%) Proofpoint