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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 1 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 50 65 47
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -18
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 47 27 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.94% 1.84% 3.51%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.35% 6.09% 14.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 18 30
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£289 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £221 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.25 £32.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
-37.69% +13.04%
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
414 443 450
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 25.88% 30.26% 24.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 268 214
Average daily rate £325 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £415 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 17 12
Average hourly rate £50.00 £21.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+132.55% +4.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.34 £32.03 £30.70
% change year-on-year
+4.09% +4.32%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 October 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 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
Leeds +14 30 £278 -7.50% 15
Bradford +3 8 £273 -13.49% 3
Wakefield - 1 - - 2
Wetherby - - - - 1
Huddersfield - - - - 3
Ilkley - - - - 1
SQL Server 2008
Yorkshire

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 89 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 56 (62.92%) SQL
2 56 (62.92%) SQL Server 2005
3 48 (53.93%) C#
4 37 (41.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 31 (34.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 31 (34.83%) .NET
6 28 (31.46%) ASP.NET
7 27 (30.34%) Agile Software Development
8 23 (25.84%) XML
8 23 (25.84%) Microsoft
9 21 (23.60%) JavaScript
10 19 (21.35%) SQL Server 2012
11 17 (19.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 17 (19.10%) Visual Studio
11 17 (19.10%) Data Warehouse
12 16 (17.98%) MS Excel
12 16 (17.98%) ETL
12 16 (17.98%) Business Intelligence
12 16 (17.98%) Windows
12 16 (17.98%) HTML
12 16 (17.98%) Continuous Integration
13 15 (16.85%) Star Schema
14 14 (15.73%) T-SQL
14 14 (15.73%) CSS
14 14 (15.73%) MVC
15 13 (14.61%) Finance
15 13 (14.61%) Relational Database
16 12 (13.48%) Performance Improvement
17 11 (12.36%) jQuery

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 7 (7.87%) SharePoint
1 7 (7.87%) MS Exchange
2 6 (6.74%) SharePoint 2010
2 6 (6.74%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (4.49%) IIS
3 4 (4.49%) Lotus Domino
3 4 (4.49%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (2.25%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 16 (17.98%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.74%) MS Office
3 4 (4.49%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (1.12%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (1.12%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.62%) NAS
2 4 (4.49%) Internet
3 1 (1.12%) SAN
3 1 (1.12%) VoIP
3 1 (1.12%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.12%) VPN
3 1 (1.12%) MPLS
3 1 (1.12%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 56 (62.92%) SQL Server 2005
3 37 (41.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 31 (34.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 19 (21.35%) SQL Server 2012
6 17 (19.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 17 (19.10%) Data Warehouse
7 15 (16.85%) Star Schema
8 13 (14.61%) Relational Database
9 9 (10.11%) MS Access
10 5 (5.62%) Xcelsius
10 5 (5.62%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 5 (5.62%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 5 (5.62%) SQL Server 2000
11 3 (3.37%) RDBMS
12 2 (2.25%) OLAP
12 2 (2.25%) DTS
12 2 (2.25%) OLTP
13 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database
13 1 (1.12%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 17 (19.10%) Visual Studio
2 7 (7.87%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (3.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (3.37%) MSTest
4 1 (1.12%) Oracle APEX
General
1 13 (14.61%) Finance
2 3 (3.37%) Banking
2 3 (3.37%) Retail
3 2 (2.25%) Billing
4 1 (1.12%) Back Office
4 1 (1.12%) Law
Job Titles
1 68 (76.40%) Developer
2 28 (31.46%) SQL Developer
3 20 (22.47%) .NET Developer
4 10 (11.24%) Analyst
5 8 (8.99%) C# Developer
5 8 (8.99%) SQL Server Developer
6 7 (7.87%) Business Analyst
7 6 (6.74%) DBA
8 5 (5.62%) Administrator
8 5 (5.62%) SQL DBA
9 4 (4.49%) Exchange Administrator
9 4 (4.49%) Senior Developer
9 4 (4.49%) Web Developer
10 3 (3.37%) C# .NET Developer
10 3 (3.37%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (3.37%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 3 (3.37%) ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (3.37%) Data Warehouse Developer
11 2 (2.25%) Analyst Developer
11 2 (2.25%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (34.83%) .NET
2 28 (31.46%) ASP.NET
3 23 (25.84%) XML
4 16 (17.98%) HTML
5 14 (15.73%) CSS
6 11 (12.36%) jQuery
6 11 (12.36%) Ajax
6 11 (12.36%) .NET Framework
7 10 (11.24%) WCF
7 10 (11.24%) Web Services
8 8 (8.99%) XHTML
8 8 (8.99%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (6.74%) MDX
9 6 (6.74%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 5 (5.62%) WPF
11 4 (4.49%) WinForms
12 3 (3.37%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 3 (3.37%) LINQ
13 1 (1.12%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 1 (1.12%) AppFabric
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.99%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.74%) NHS
3 4 (4.49%) N-Tier
4 3 (3.37%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.37%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.25%) Wiki
6 1 (1.12%) PKI
6 1 (1.12%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.12%) Replication
6 1 (1.12%) CLARiiON
6 1 (1.12%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 16 (17.98%) Windows
2 2 (2.25%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.12%) Windows Phone
3 1 (1.12%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.12%) Android
3 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.12%) Windows Vista
3 1 (1.12%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (1.12%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.12%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.12%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (30.34%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (17.98%) ETL
2 16 (17.98%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (17.98%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (15.73%) MVC
4 12 (13.48%) Performance Improvement
5 7 (7.87%) OO
6 6 (6.74%) Service Delivery
7 4 (4.49%) E-Commerce
7 4 (4.49%) TDD
7 4 (4.49%) Project Management
7 4 (4.49%) Migration
7 4 (4.49%) Unit Testing
7 4 (4.49%) Web Development
7 4 (4.49%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (2.25%) Workflow
8 2 (2.25%) SOA
8 2 (2.25%) Automated Testing
8 2 (2.25%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (2.25%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 56 (62.92%) SQL
2 48 (53.93%) C#
3 21 (23.60%) JavaScript
4 14 (15.73%) T-SQL
5 9 (10.11%) VBA
6 4 (4.49%) VB
7 2 (2.25%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.25%) Delphi
8 1 (1.12%) C
8 1 (1.12%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.12%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.12%) Security Cleared
1 1 (1.12%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.12%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.12%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 6 (6.74%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.62%) vSphere
2 5 (5.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (5.62%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.12%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.12%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.12%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 6 (6.74%) SCOM
2 5 (5.62%) SCCM
2 5 (5.62%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.12%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (1.12%) Data Guard
3 1 (1.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.12%) OpenView
3 1 (1.12%) OVSD
Vendors
1 23 (25.84%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.99%) Business Objects
3 6 (6.74%) EMC
3 6 (6.74%) VMware
4 5 (5.62%) Symantec
4 5 (5.62%) Oracle
4 5 (5.62%) IBM
5 4 (4.49%) Lotus
6 2 (2.25%) SAP
6 2 (2.25%) HP
7 1 (1.12%) Xamarin
7 1 (1.12%) Tableau
7 1 (1.12%) EPiServer
7 1 (1.12%) Dell
7 1 (1.12%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.12%) Perforce
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