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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 100 88 58
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -30
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 20 44 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.08% 1.95% 2.65%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.26% 6.81% 9.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 33 34
Median daily rate £345 £350 £298
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £313 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £425 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £13.25 £12.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -44.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £29.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
+44.06% +48.16%
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
470 646 444
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 25.36% 28.58% 26.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 316 426 279
Median daily rate £375 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 4
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -70.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £33.55 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+7.30% +41.26%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 -3 15 £345 -1.77% 13
Halifax +6 1 £315 -
Bradford +3 1 £338 -3.57%
SQL Server 2008
Yorkshire

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 55 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 41 (74.55%) SQL
3 21 (38.18%) Windows
3 21 (38.18%) Microsoft
4 19 (34.55%) C#
4 19 (34.55%) .NET
5 17 (30.91%) T-SQL
6 16 (29.09%) SQL Server 2005
7 15 (27.27%) VMware
8 14 (25.45%) ASP.NET
9 13 (23.64%) IIS
10 12 (21.82%) Active Directory
10 12 (21.82%) .NET Framework
11 11 (20.00%) Windows Server
11 11 (20.00%) Replication
12 10 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 10 (18.18%) ITIL
12 10 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
12 10 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
13 9 (16.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 9 (16.36%) XML
14 8 (14.55%) SharePoint
14 8 (14.55%) Business Intelligence
14 8 (14.55%) Windows Server 2008
14 8 (14.55%) PowerShell
14 8 (14.55%) SharePoint 2010
14 8 (14.55%) Entity Framework
14 8 (14.55%) Performance Tuning
15 7 (12.73%) Database Optimisation

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 13 (23.64%) IIS
2 8 (14.55%) SharePoint
2 8 (14.55%) SharePoint 2010
3 6 (10.91%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (9.09%) MS Exchange
5 3 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.82%) Apache
6 1 (1.82%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.82%) SAS
6 1 (1.82%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 6 (10.91%) InfoPath
2 3 (5.45%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.82%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.91%) SAN
2 5 (9.09%) Kerberos
3 4 (7.27%) NAS
4 3 (5.45%) Internet
5 1 (1.82%) DHCP
5 1 (1.82%) DNS
5 1 (1.82%) VoIP
5 1 (1.82%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (29.09%) SQL Server 2005
3 10 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (16.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (12.73%) SQL Server 2014
5 7 (12.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (10.91%) Relational Database
7 5 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (9.09%) RDBMS
8 4 (7.27%) MS Access
8 4 (7.27%) Oracle Database
9 3 (5.45%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (5.45%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (5.45%) Oracle9i Database
9 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (3.64%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 2 (3.64%) Power BI
11 1 (1.82%) EDRMS
11 1 (1.82%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 7 (12.73%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (12.73%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.82%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.82%) Mercurial
3 1 (1.82%) Subversion
General
1 5 (9.09%) Legal
2 4 (7.27%) Finance
3 2 (3.64%) Retail
4 1 (1.82%) Back Office
4 1 (1.82%) Banking
4 1 (1.82%) Billing
4 1 (1.82%) Law
4 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (38.18%) Developer
2 10 (18.18%) SQL Developer
3 9 (16.36%) DBA
4 7 (12.73%) SQL DBA
5 5 (9.09%) Administrator
5 5 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) .NET Developer
6 4 (7.27%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 4 (7.27%) SQL Server Developer
6 4 (7.27%) Windows Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Business Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Consultant
7 3 (5.45%) Operations Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) SQL Server DBA
7 3 (5.45%) VMware Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (3.64%) Applications Support
8 2 (3.64%) Server Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Systems Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (34.55%) .NET
2 14 (25.45%) ASP.NET
3 12 (21.82%) .NET Framework
4 9 (16.36%) XML
5 8 (14.55%) Entity Framework
6 7 (12.73%) HTML
7 5 (9.09%) jQuery
8 3 (5.45%) CSS
8 3 (5.45%) CSS3
8 3 (5.45%) HTML5
9 2 (3.64%) MDX
9 2 (3.64%) WCF
9 2 (3.64%) XHTML
10 1 (1.82%) Apache Axis
10 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (1.82%) Backbone.js
10 1 (1.82%) JSON
10 1 (1.82%) LESS
10 1 (1.82%) Razor View Engine
10 1 (1.82%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.00%) Replication
2 5 (9.09%) Enterprise Storage
2 5 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 4 (7.27%) Clustering
3 4 (7.27%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.64%) Data Structures
4 2 (3.64%) NHS
5 1 (1.82%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.82%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 21 (38.18%) Windows
2 11 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 8 (14.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (9.09%) Linux
5 4 (7.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.64%) Unix
6 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.82%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (18.18%) ITIL
2 8 (14.55%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (14.55%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (12.73%) Database Optimisation
3 7 (12.73%) Unit Testing
4 6 (10.91%) Mentoring
4 6 (10.91%) OO
5 5 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (9.09%) ETL
5 5 (9.09%) Load Balancing
5 5 (9.09%) Server Virtualisation
5 5 (9.09%) TDD
5 5 (9.09%) Web Development
6 4 (7.27%) CRM
6 4 (7.27%) Data Analysis
6 4 (7.27%) Incident Management
6 4 (7.27%) Release Management
6 4 (7.27%) Software Architecture
6 4 (7.27%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 41 (74.55%) SQL
2 19 (34.55%) C#
3 17 (30.91%) T-SQL
4 8 (14.55%) PowerShell
5 7 (12.73%) JavaScript
6 4 (7.27%) Delphi
7 3 (5.45%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.82%) PHP
8 1 (1.82%) VB
8 1 (1.82%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (7.27%) MCSE
1 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (7.27%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.45%) MCSA
2 3 (5.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.82%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.82%) Degree
3 1 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.82%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.82%) ISO22301
2 1 (1.82%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (21.82%) Active Directory
2 10 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (9.09%) VMware Server
4 2 (3.64%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.82%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.82%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.82%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.82%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.82%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (10.91%) SCCM
2 5 (9.09%) SCOM
3 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (1.82%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.82%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.82%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.82%) Opsview
4 1 (1.82%) WSUS
Vendors
1 21 (38.18%) Microsoft
2 15 (27.27%) VMware
3 7 (12.73%) Citrix
3 7 (12.73%) HP
4 5 (9.09%) iManage
5 4 (7.27%) Cisco
5 4 (7.27%) CommVault
5 4 (7.27%) NetApp
5 4 (7.27%) Oracle
5 4 (7.27%) Symantec
6 3 (5.45%) Reuters
6 3 (5.45%) ServiceNow
6 3 (5.45%) Veeam
6 3 (5.45%) Zerto
7 1 (1.82%) Brocade
7 1 (1.82%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.82%) Dell Compellent
7 1 (1.82%) Kaspersky
7 1 (1.82%) Nintex
7 1 (1.82%) Tableau
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