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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 65 89 45
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -44
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 33 25 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.29% 1.26% 3.20%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.80% 6.07% 11.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 14 28
Median daily rate £350 £290 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -7.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £232 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £390 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £339 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.32% -3.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £26.50 £28.69
% change year-on-year
+62.26% -7.63%

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
375 412 478
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 26.04% 20.84% 27.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 260 323
Median daily rate £386 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.00% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £501 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 4
Median hourly rate £18.38 £19.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.76% +21.87%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £26.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+43.39% -18.46%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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 +18 32 £345 +18.96% 3
Bradford +13 1 £350 +7.69%
SQL Server 2008
Yorkshire

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 53 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 42 (79.25%) SQL
3 28 (52.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 25 (47.17%) T-SQL
5 23 (43.40%) Microsoft
5 23 (43.40%) SQL Server 2012
6 22 (41.51%) SQL Server 2014
6 22 (41.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 18 (33.96%) SQL Server 2005
7 18 (33.96%) C#
7 18 (33.96%) .NET
8 16 (30.19%) ETL
8 16 (30.19%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (24.53%) Windows
10 12 (22.64%) ASP.NET
10 12 (22.64%) .NET Framework
11 11 (20.75%) RDBMS
11 11 (20.75%) Relational Database
12 10 (18.87%) OO
12 10 (18.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 9 (16.98%) TDD
13 9 (16.98%) XML
13 9 (16.98%) Software Architecture
13 9 (16.98%) SOLID
14 8 (15.09%) Data Warehouse
14 8 (15.09%) Continuous Integration
15 7 (13.21%) Web Development
15 7 (13.21%) MVC
15 7 (13.21%) Business Intelligence
15 7 (13.21%) Visual Studio

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 (9.43%) IIS
2 3 (5.66%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.66%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (3.77%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.77%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.89%) Apache
4 1 (1.89%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.89%) NServiceBus
4 1 (1.89%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 7 (13.21%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.89%) InfoPath
2 1 (1.89%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.55%) Internet
2 1 (1.89%) DHCP
2 1 (1.89%) DNS
2 1 (1.89%) LAN
2 1 (1.89%) NAS
2 1 (1.89%) SAN
2 1 (1.89%) VPN
2 1 (1.89%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 28 (52.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 23 (43.40%) SQL Server 2012
4 22 (41.51%) SQL Server 2014
4 22 (41.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 18 (33.96%) SQL Server 2005
6 11 (20.75%) RDBMS
6 11 (20.75%) Relational Database
7 10 (18.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 8 (15.09%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (9.43%) MS Access
9 5 (9.43%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (5.66%) Power BI
11 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database
12 1 (1.89%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
12 1 (1.89%) EDRMS
12 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 7 (13.21%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (7.55%) Finance
1 4 (7.55%) Retail
2 1 (1.89%) Advertising
2 1 (1.89%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 34 (64.15%) Developer
2 20 (37.74%) SQL Developer
3 10 (18.87%) DBA
4 8 (15.09%) .NET Developer
4 8 (15.09%) SQL DBA
5 6 (11.32%) SSIS Developer
6 5 (9.43%) Administrator
6 5 (9.43%) T-SQL Developer
7 4 (7.55%) C# Developer
8 3 (5.66%) Business Developer
8 3 (5.66%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 3 (5.66%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (5.66%) Development Officer
8 3 (5.66%) ETL Developer
9 2 (3.77%) Applications Support
9 2 (3.77%) ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (3.77%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 2 (3.77%) Senior Developer
9 2 (3.77%) Senior SQL Developer
9 2 (3.77%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (33.96%) .NET
2 12 (22.64%) .NET Framework
2 12 (22.64%) ASP.NET
3 9 (16.98%) XML
4 7 (13.21%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (13.21%) ASP.NET Web API
4 7 (13.21%) Entity Framework
5 6 (11.32%) HTML
5 6 (11.32%) jQuery
5 6 (11.32%) MSMQ
5 6 (11.32%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (3.77%) MDX
7 1 (1.89%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.89%) Apache Axis
7 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 1 (1.89%) CSS
7 1 (1.89%) CSS3
7 1 (1.89%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.66%) Clustering
2 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.77%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.77%) NHS
2 2 (3.77%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (1.89%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.89%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.89%) Replication
3 1 (1.89%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 13 (24.53%) Windows
2 6 (11.32%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.77%) Linux
3 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.89%) Unix
4 1 (1.89%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (30.19%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (30.19%) ETL
2 10 (18.87%) OO
3 9 (16.98%) Software Architecture
3 9 (16.98%) SOLID
3 9 (16.98%) TDD
4 8 (15.09%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (13.21%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (13.21%) MVC
5 7 (13.21%) Web Development
6 4 (7.55%) Service Delivery
7 3 (5.66%) High Availability
7 3 (5.66%) Kimball Methodology
7 3 (5.66%) Migration
7 3 (5.66%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (3.77%) Change Control
8 2 (3.77%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (3.77%) Logistics
8 2 (3.77%) Server Monitoring
8 2 (3.77%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 42 (79.25%) SQL
2 25 (47.17%) T-SQL
3 18 (33.96%) C#
4 7 (13.21%) JavaScript
5 5 (9.43%) Delphi
6 2 (3.77%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.77%) Python
6 2 (3.77%) R
7 1 (1.89%) C
7 1 (1.89%) PHP
7 1 (1.89%) VB
7 1 (1.89%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (7.55%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.66%) Degree
3 1 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) Data Quality
1 2 (3.77%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.66%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.89%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.89%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (5.66%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.89%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.89%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (1.89%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.89%) Opsview
2 1 (1.89%) SCCM
2 1 (1.89%) WSUS
Vendors
1 23 (43.40%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.43%) Oracle
3 4 (7.55%) VMware
4 2 (3.77%) Citrix
4 2 (3.77%) IDERA
4 2 (3.77%) Nintex
4 2 (3.77%) RedGate
4 2 (3.77%) Symantec
5 1 (1.89%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.89%) CommVault
5 1 (1.89%) Dell Compellent
5 1 (1.89%) Kaspersky
5 1 (1.89%) NetApp
5 1 (1.89%) Tableau
5 1 (1.89%) Veeam