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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 90 60 46
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -14
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 35 62 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.72% 2.90% 3.26%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.23% 9.70% 13.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 42 35
Median daily rate £338 £325 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +6.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £335 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.25 £25.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+33.00% +28.75%
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
484 639 402
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 23.83% 29.85% 23.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 430 235
Median daily rate £400 £335 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £450 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 4
Median hourly rate £99.75 £36.02 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+176.92% +144.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.55 £14.95 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £167.95 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £28.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+12.28% +14.00%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -22 27 £390 +20.00% 9
Bradford -3 1 £338 -8.47%
Halifax - 1 £325 -
Wakefield - 1 - -
SQL Server 2008
Yorkshire

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 67 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 57 (85.07%) SQL
3 30 (44.78%) T-SQL
4 27 (40.30%) Microsoft
5 25 (37.31%) .NET
6 24 (35.82%) C#
7 23 (34.33%) ASP.NET
8 21 (31.34%) Windows
9 20 (29.85%) Replication
10 18 (26.87%) Performance Tuning
11 17 (25.37%) VMware
12 16 (23.88%) Team Foundation Server
12 16 (23.88%) Entity Framework
12 16 (23.88%) .NET Framework
12 16 (23.88%) Database Optimisation
13 15 (22.39%) Unit Testing
14 13 (19.40%) Active Directory
14 13 (19.40%) SQL Server 2005
15 12 (17.91%) Windows Server
16 11 (16.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 11 (16.42%) VMware Infrastructure
16 11 (16.42%) Windows Server 2008
16 11 (16.42%) Mentoring
17 10 (14.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 10 (14.93%) ITIL
17 10 (14.93%) IIS
18 9 (13.43%) SAN
18 9 (13.43%) PowerShell
18 9 (13.43%) SQL Server 2012
19 8 (11.94%) SharePoint 2010

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 10 (14.93%) IIS
2 8 (11.94%) SharePoint
2 8 (11.94%) SharePoint 2010
3 6 (8.96%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (8.96%) MS Exchange
3 6 (8.96%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (4.48%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.49%) Apache
5 1 (1.49%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.49%) SAS
5 1 (1.49%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 6 (8.96%) InfoPath
1 6 (8.96%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.49%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.49%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.49%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.99%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.43%) SAN
2 5 (7.46%) Kerberos
3 4 (5.97%) NAS
4 3 (4.48%) VPN
5 2 (2.99%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (2.99%) DHCP
5 2 (2.99%) DNS
5 2 (2.99%) VoIP
6 1 (1.49%) Firewall
6 1 (1.49%) LAN
6 1 (1.49%) NetScaler
6 1 (1.49%) SSL
6 1 (1.49%) WAN
6 1 (1.49%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (19.40%) SQL Server 2005
3 11 (16.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (14.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (13.43%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (10.45%) SQL Server 2014
7 5 (7.46%) MS Access
7 5 (7.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (4.48%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (4.48%) Oracle Database
8 3 (4.48%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (4.48%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (4.48%) Oracle9i Database
9 2 (2.99%) Power BI
9 2 (2.99%) QlikView
9 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (1.49%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 1 (1.49%) DTS
10 1 (1.49%) EDRMS
10 1 (1.49%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (23.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (4.48%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.49%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.49%) Mercurial
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.49%) Subversion
General
1 6 (8.96%) Legal
2 5 (7.46%) Finance
3 2 (2.99%) Retail
4 1 (1.49%) Back Office
4 1 (1.49%) Banking
4 1 (1.49%) Billing
4 1 (1.49%) Law
4 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (41.79%) Developer
2 16 (23.88%) DBA
3 15 (22.39%) SQL Developer
4 13 (19.40%) SQL DBA
5 8 (11.94%) Administrator
6 7 (10.45%) SQL Server DBA
6 7 (10.45%) SQL Server Developer
7 5 (7.46%) .NET Developer
7 5 (7.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (7.46%) Systems Support
8 4 (5.97%) Consultant
8 4 (5.97%) Database Developer
8 4 (5.97%) SQL Database Developer
8 4 (5.97%) Systems Developer
8 4 (5.97%) VBA Developer
8 4 (5.97%) Windows Engineer
9 3 (4.48%) Operations Engineer
9 3 (4.48%) VMware Engineer
9 3 (4.48%) Windows Administrator
9 3 (4.48%) Windows Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (37.31%) .NET
2 23 (34.33%) ASP.NET
3 16 (23.88%) .NET Framework
3 16 (23.88%) Entity Framework
4 7 (10.45%) HTML
5 6 (8.96%) CSS
5 6 (8.96%) CSS3
5 6 (8.96%) HTML5
6 3 (4.48%) jQuery
6 3 (4.48%) WCF
6 3 (4.48%) Web Services
6 3 (4.48%) XHTML
6 3 (4.48%) XML
7 2 (2.99%) ADO
7 2 (2.99%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (2.99%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 2 (2.99%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 2 (2.99%) DAO
7 2 (2.99%) JSON
7 2 (2.99%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 20 (29.85%) Replication
2 5 (7.46%) Clustering
2 5 (7.46%) Enterprise Storage
2 5 (7.46%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.97%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.99%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.99%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.99%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.99%) NHS
5 1 (1.49%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.49%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.49%) PKI
5 1 (1.49%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 21 (31.34%) Windows
2 12 (17.91%) Windows Server
3 11 (16.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (7.46%) Linux
5 4 (5.97%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (4.48%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.99%) Unix
8 1 (1.49%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (26.87%) Performance Tuning
2 16 (23.88%) Database Optimisation
3 15 (22.39%) Unit Testing
4 11 (16.42%) Mentoring
5 10 (14.93%) ITIL
6 6 (8.96%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (8.96%) CRM
7 5 (7.46%) ETL
7 5 (7.46%) Load Balancing
7 5 (7.46%) Server Virtualisation
8 4 (5.97%) Data Analysis
8 4 (5.97%) Incident Management
8 4 (5.97%) Release Management
8 4 (5.97%) SDLC
8 4 (5.97%) Web Development
9 3 (4.48%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (4.48%) Migration
9 3 (4.48%) OO
9 3 (4.48%) Server Patching
10 2 (2.99%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 57 (85.07%) SQL
2 30 (44.78%) T-SQL
3 24 (35.82%) C#
4 9 (13.43%) PowerShell
5 7 (10.45%) VB
6 4 (5.97%) JavaScript
6 4 (5.97%) VBA
7 3 (4.48%) Shell Script
7 3 (4.48%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.49%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (7.46%) MCSE
1 5 (7.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.48%) MCSA
2 3 (4.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (2.99%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (2.99%) Degree
3 2 (2.99%) MCITP
4 1 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.49%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (1.49%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.99%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.49%) ISO22301
2 1 (1.49%) QA
2 1 (1.49%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (19.40%) Active Directory
2 11 (16.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (7.46%) VMware Server
4 2 (2.99%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.99%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.99%) XenApp
5 1 (1.49%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.49%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.49%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.49%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (10.45%) SCCM
2 5 (7.46%) SCOM
3 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 2 (2.99%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (2.99%) WSUS
5 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.49%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.49%) Opsview
Vendors
1 27 (40.30%) Microsoft
2 17 (25.37%) VMware
3 8 (11.94%) Citrix
3 8 (11.94%) HP
4 6 (8.96%) Cisco
5 5 (7.46%) iManage
6 4 (5.97%) CommVault
6 4 (5.97%) NetApp
7 3 (4.48%) CheckPoint
7 3 (4.48%) Oracle
7 3 (4.48%) Reuters
7 3 (4.48%) ServiceNow
7 3 (4.48%) Symantec
7 3 (4.48%) Veeam
7 3 (4.48%) Zerto
8 1 (1.49%) Dell Compellent
8 1 (1.49%) F5
8 1 (1.49%) Infoblox
8 1 (1.49%) Nintex
8 1 (1.49%) Proofpoint
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