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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 50 58 31
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -27
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 53 42 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.10% 2.63% 4.52%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.83% 9.63% 20.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 28 48
Average daily rate
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£310 £306 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.22% -3.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £247 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £382
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £320 £320
% change year-on-year
+5.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £21.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £27.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+30.90% +1.85%
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
448 436 364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 26.21% 27.32% 21.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 251 199
Average daily rate £350 £323 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 7
Average hourly rate £16.00 £20.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.95% +13.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £13.86 £16.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.90 £22.00 £25.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -9.83%

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
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 21 November 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +6 40 £318 +7.62% 17
Bradford +2 9 £261 -18.03%
Ilkley - 1 - - 2
Wakefield - - - - 1
Wetherby - - - -
Brighouse - - - -
Castleford - - - -
Halifax - - - - 1
Huddersfield - - - - 2
SQL Server 2008
Yorkshire

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 99 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 60 (60.61%) SQL Server 2005
3 56 (56.57%) SQL
4 47 (47.47%) C#
5 35 (35.35%) Microsoft
6 34 (34.34%) Agile Software Development
7 33 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 33 (33.33%) .NET
8 31 (31.31%) SQL Server 2012
9 30 (30.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 30 (30.30%) ASP.NET
10 26 (26.26%) Windows
11 22 (22.22%) XML
12 20 (20.20%) JavaScript
13 19 (19.19%) ETL
14 18 (18.18%) VMware
15 17 (17.17%) Data Warehouse
16 16 (16.16%) MS Exchange
16 16 (16.16%) MVC
16 16 (16.16%) Continuous Integration
16 16 (16.16%) VMware Infrastructure
16 16 (16.16%) NAS
17 15 (15.15%) Business Intelligence
17 15 (15.15%) Star Schema
17 15 (15.15%) HTML
18 14 (14.14%) Active Directory
19 13 (13.13%) EMC
19 13 (13.13%) CSS
19 13 (13.13%) SCOM
19 13 (13.13%) Exchange Server 2013

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 16 (16.16%) MS Exchange
2 13 (13.13%) Exchange Server 2013
3 10 (10.10%) IIS
4 8 (8.08%) Lotus Domino
5 4 (4.04%) SharePoint
5 4 (4.04%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (3.03%) WorkSite
6 3 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (3.03%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (2.02%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.01%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (1.01%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (12.12%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.04%) MS Office
3 1 (1.01%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (4.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.02%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (1.01%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.01%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.01%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (16.16%) NAS
2 8 (8.08%) Internet
3 6 (6.06%) SAN
4 3 (3.03%) TCP/IP
4 3 (3.03%) VPN
4 3 (3.03%) MPLS
4 3 (3.03%) Firewall
5 2 (2.02%) VoIP
6 1 (1.01%) WAN
6 1 (1.01%) LAN
6 1 (1.01%) DNS
6 1 (1.01%) SSL
6 1 (1.01%) IPsec
6 1 (1.01%) VPLS
6 1 (1.01%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.01%) OSPF
6 1 (1.01%) BGP
6 1 (1.01%) EIGRP
6 1 (1.01%) VRRP
6 1 (1.01%) DMVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 60 (60.61%) SQL Server 2005
3 33 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 31 (31.31%) SQL Server 2012
5 30 (30.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 17 (17.17%) Data Warehouse
7 15 (15.15%) Star Schema
8 13 (13.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 9 (9.09%) Relational Database
10 8 (8.08%) MS Access
11 5 (5.05%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 5 (5.05%) Xcelsius
12 3 (3.03%) Oracle Database
12 3 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (3.03%) SQL Server 2000
12 3 (3.03%) OLAP
13 2 (2.02%) QlikView
13 2 (2.02%) OLAP Cube
14 1 (1.01%) Oracle BI EE
14 1 (1.01%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 12 (12.12%) Visual Studio
2 7 (7.07%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (3.03%) MSTest
4 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.01%) Oracle APEX
General
1 11 (11.11%) Finance
2 3 (3.03%) Legal
2 3 (3.03%) Banking
2 3 (3.03%) Retail
3 1 (1.01%) Law
Job Titles
1 67 (67.68%) Developer
2 26 (26.26%) SQL Developer
3 23 (23.23%) .NET Developer
4 10 (10.10%) Administrator
5 8 (8.08%) C# Developer
5 8 (8.08%) Senior Developer
5 8 (8.08%) Exchange Administrator
6 7 (7.07%) DBA
6 7 (7.07%) Analyst
7 6 (6.06%) SQL Server Developer
7 6 (6.06%) SQL DBA
7 6 (6.06%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (5.05%) Business Analyst
9 4 (4.04%) Web Developer
9 4 (4.04%) Consultant
9 4 (4.04%) SQL Server DBA
9 4 (4.04%) ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (4.04%) Data Warehouse Developer
9 4 (4.04%) Microsoft Consultant
9 4 (4.04%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (33.33%) .NET
2 30 (30.30%) ASP.NET
3 22 (22.22%) XML
4 15 (15.15%) HTML
5 13 (13.13%) CSS
6 12 (12.12%) jQuery
7 11 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (10.10%) Ajax
8 10 (10.10%) Web Services
9 9 (9.09%) WCF
10 8 (8.08%) .NET Framework
10 8 (8.08%) XHTML
11 6 (6.06%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 5 (5.05%) WPF
13 4 (4.04%) MDX
14 3 (3.03%) LINQ
14 3 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 3 (3.03%) WinForms
15 2 (2.02%) Middleware
15 2 (2.02%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.06%) NHS
2 5 (5.05%) Replication
2 5 (5.05%) Clustering
3 4 (4.04%) N-Tier
3 4 (4.04%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.03%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.02%) Wiki
6 1 (1.01%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.01%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.01%) PKI
6 1 (1.01%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 26 (26.26%) Windows
2 7 (7.07%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (5.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.02%) Windows Vista
4 2 (2.02%) Windows 2000
4 2 (2.02%) Windows XP
4 2 (2.02%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.01%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (1.01%) Android
5 1 (1.01%) Linux
5 1 (1.01%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.01%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.01%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (34.34%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (19.19%) ETL
3 16 (16.16%) MVC
3 16 (16.16%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (15.15%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (12.12%) Performance Improvement
6 8 (8.08%) PRINCE2
7 7 (7.07%) OO
7 7 (7.07%) Service Delivery
8 6 (6.06%) TDD
8 6 (6.06%) Unit Testing
8 6 (6.06%) ITIL
9 4 (4.04%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (4.04%) Web Development
9 4 (4.04%) Project Management
9 4 (4.04%) CRM
9 4 (4.04%) E-Commerce
10 3 (3.03%) Migration
10 3 (3.03%) Scrum
11 2 (2.02%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 56 (56.57%) SQL
2 47 (47.47%) C#
3 20 (20.20%) JavaScript
4 12 (12.12%) T-SQL
5 9 (9.09%) VBA
6 2 (2.02%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.01%) VB
7 1 (1.01%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (7.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (5.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (5.05%) MCSE
2 5 (5.05%) MCSA
3 1 (1.01%) CCNP
3 1 (1.01%) CCNA
3 1 (1.01%) CCDA
3 1 (1.01%) CCDP
3 1 (1.01%) CISSP
3 1 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.01%) MCTS
3 1 (1.01%) MCITP
3 1 (1.01%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.01%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.01%) VCAP
3 1 (1.01%) VCP5
3 1 (1.01%) CCSA
3 1 (1.01%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.01%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.01%) SLA
1 1 (1.01%) ISO 14001
1 1 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.01%) Data Quality
System Software
1 16 (16.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (14.14%) Active Directory
3 12 (12.12%) VMware ESX
3 12 (12.12%) vSphere
4 1 (1.01%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.01%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (1.01%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.01%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 13 (13.13%) SCOM
2 12 (12.12%) SCCM
2 12 (12.12%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.01%) OVSD
3 1 (1.01%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.01%) OpenView
3 1 (1.01%) Data Guard
3 1 (1.01%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 35 (35.35%) Microsoft
2 18 (18.18%) VMware
3 13 (13.13%) EMC
4 12 (12.12%) IBM
4 12 (12.12%) Symantec
5 8 (8.08%) Lotus
5 8 (8.08%) Business Objects
6 5 (5.05%) Oracle
6 5 (5.05%) HP
7 3 (3.03%) Citrix
7 3 (3.03%) CommVault
7 3 (3.03%) Reuters
7 3 (3.03%) ServiceNow
8 2 (2.02%) Cisco
9 1 (1.01%) Dell
9 1 (1.01%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.01%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.01%) Perforce
9 1 (1.01%) EPiServer
9 1 (1.01%) Tableau