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 28 January 2015 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 58 58 27
Rank change year-on-year
0 -31
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 43 39 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.59% 2.53% 6.20%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.75% 9.95% 21.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 26 60
Average daily rate
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£313 £295 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.93% -3.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £381 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £31.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-7.45% +16.98%
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
441 392 452
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 26.57% 25.41% 29.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 303 236 247
Average daily rate £363 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 6
Average hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +38.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £19.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.80 £175.00 £20.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -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 28 January 2015. 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 -5 29 £313 +13.63% 15
Bradford -11 3 - - 2
Halifax - 1 £260 -
Huddersfield - - - - 1
Brighouse - - - - 1
Castleford - - - -
Wakefield - - - -
SQL Server 2008
Yorkshire

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 46 (51.69%) SQL
3 36 (40.45%) SQL Server 2005
4 35 (39.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 35 (39.33%) .NET
5 29 (32.58%) Windows
5 29 (32.58%) Microsoft
6 28 (31.46%) C#
7 27 (30.34%) ASP.NET
8 26 (29.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 24 (26.97%) Agile Software Development
10 23 (25.84%) T-SQL
11 21 (23.60%) VMware
11 21 (23.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 21 (23.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 19 (21.35%) VMware Infrastructure
12 19 (21.35%) Business Intelligence
13 18 (20.22%) MVC
14 17 (19.10%) Active Directory
15 16 (17.98%) MS Exchange
15 16 (17.98%) NAS
16 14 (15.73%) vSphere
16 14 (15.73%) ETL
17 13 (14.61%) Data Warehouse
17 13 (14.61%) EMC
17 13 (14.61%) IBM
18 12 (13.48%) JavaScript
18 12 (13.48%) VMware ESX
18 12 (13.48%) NetBackup
18 12 (13.48%) Symantec

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 (17.98%) MS Exchange
2 12 (13.48%) Exchange Server 2013
3 11 (12.36%) IIS
4 8 (8.99%) Lotus Domino
5 4 (4.49%) SharePoint
5 4 (4.49%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (4.49%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (3.37%) WorkSite
7 2 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.12%) Umbraco
8 1 (1.12%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (1.12%) EPiServer CMS
8 1 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.12%) SAP EP
8 1 (1.12%) CMS
8 1 (1.12%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (5.62%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.25%) MS Office
3 1 (1.12%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (7.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.25%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (1.12%) SAP SRM
3 1 (1.12%) SAP BPC
Communications & Networking
1 16 (17.98%) NAS
2 8 (8.99%) Internet
3 7 (7.87%) SAN
4 4 (4.49%) TCP/IP
4 4 (4.49%) VPN
4 4 (4.49%) MPLS
4 4 (4.49%) Firewall
5 2 (2.25%) SSL
5 2 (2.25%) DNS
5 2 (2.25%) LAN
5 2 (2.25%) VoIP
5 2 (2.25%) WAN
5 2 (2.25%) EIGRP
5 2 (2.25%) VRRP
5 2 (2.25%) OSPF
5 2 (2.25%) BGP
5 2 (2.25%) IPsec
5 2 (2.25%) HSRP
5 2 (2.25%) DMVPN
5 2 (2.25%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 36 (40.45%) SQL Server 2005
3 35 (39.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 26 (29.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 21 (23.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 21 (23.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 13 (14.61%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (8.99%) OLAP
8 5 (5.62%) OLAP Cube
9 4 (4.49%) Oracle OLAP
10 3 (3.37%) Relational Database
10 3 (3.37%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (2.25%) Oracle Database
11 2 (2.25%) QlikView
11 2 (2.25%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 1 (1.12%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
12 1 (1.12%) Big Data
12 1 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (10.11%) Visual Studio
2 5 (5.62%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 6 (6.74%) Finance
2 3 (3.37%) Legal
3 2 (2.25%) Retail
4 1 (1.12%) Banking
4 1 (1.12%) Law
Job Titles
1 59 (66.29%) Developer
2 23 (25.84%) .NET Developer
2 23 (25.84%) SQL Developer
3 11 (12.36%) Administrator
4 8 (8.99%) Senior Developer
4 8 (8.99%) Exchange Administrator
5 6 (6.74%) DBA
5 6 (6.74%) SQL DBA
5 6 (6.74%) C# Developer
5 6 (6.74%) CRM Developer
5 6 (6.74%) SQL Server Developer
5 6 (6.74%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 5 (5.62%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (4.49%) Analyst
7 4 (4.49%) Web Developer
7 4 (4.49%) Consultant
7 4 (4.49%) SQL Server DBA
7 4 (4.49%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 4 (4.49%) Exchange Engineer
7 4 (4.49%) Microsoft Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (39.33%) .NET
2 27 (30.34%) ASP.NET
3 12 (13.48%) ASP.NET MVC
3 12 (13.48%) jQuery
4 8 (8.99%) HTML
5 7 (7.87%) MDX
5 7 (7.87%) CSS
6 5 (5.62%) .NET Framework
6 5 (5.62%) WCF
6 5 (5.62%) Web Services
7 4 (4.49%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 4 (4.49%) Ajax
8 3 (3.37%) XML
9 2 (2.25%) SOAP
9 2 (2.25%) Middleware
9 2 (2.25%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 1 (1.12%) SAP ALE
10 1 (1.12%) WPF
10 1 (1.12%) SAP PI
10 1 (1.12%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.74%) Clustering
2 5 (5.62%) Mobile App
2 5 (5.62%) Replication
2 5 (5.62%) NHS
2 5 (5.62%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.12%) Wiki
3 1 (1.12%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.12%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.12%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.12%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 29 (32.58%) Windows
2 7 (7.87%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (5.62%) Windows Mobile
3 5 (5.62%) Android
3 5 (5.62%) Apple iOS
3 5 (5.62%) Windows Phone
3 5 (5.62%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.25%) Windows XP
4 2 (2.25%) Linux
4 2 (2.25%) Windows 2000
4 2 (2.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.25%) Mac OS X
4 2 (2.25%) Mac OS
4 2 (2.25%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (26.97%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (21.35%) Business Intelligence
3 18 (20.22%) MVC
4 14 (15.73%) ETL
5 10 (11.24%) TDD
6 9 (10.11%) PRINCE2
7 7 (7.87%) CRM
8 6 (6.74%) ITIL
9 5 (5.62%) Unit Testing
9 5 (5.62%) Kanban
9 5 (5.62%) Migration
10 4 (4.49%) E-Commerce
10 4 (4.49%) OO
10 4 (4.49%) Project Management
10 4 (4.49%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (4.49%) Web Development
11 3 (3.37%) TOGAF
11 3 (3.37%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (3.37%) Scrum
11 3 (3.37%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 46 (51.69%) SQL
2 28 (31.46%) C#
3 23 (25.84%) T-SQL
4 12 (13.48%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.37%) VB.NET
5 3 (3.37%) VBA
6 1 (1.12%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (8.99%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (6.74%) MCSE
2 6 (6.74%) MCSA
2 6 (6.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (2.25%) CCNP
3 2 (2.25%) CCNA
3 2 (2.25%) CCDA
3 2 (2.25%) CCDP
3 2 (2.25%) CISSP
3 2 (2.25%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.25%) CCSA
3 2 (2.25%) VCP5
3 2 (2.25%) VCAP
3 2 (2.25%) CCSE
4 1 (1.12%) MCTS
4 1 (1.12%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.25%) SLA
2 1 (1.12%) Data Quality
System Software
1 19 (21.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (19.10%) Active Directory
3 14 (15.73%) vSphere
4 12 (13.48%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.25%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 12 (13.48%) NetBackup
1 12 (13.48%) SCCM
1 12 (13.48%) SCOM
2 1 (1.12%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 29 (32.58%) Microsoft
2 21 (23.60%) VMware
3 13 (14.61%) EMC
3 13 (14.61%) IBM
4 12 (13.48%) Symantec
5 8 (8.99%) Lotus
6 6 (6.74%) Oracle
7 5 (5.62%) Xamarin
8 4 (4.49%) HP
9 3 (3.37%) ServiceNow
9 3 (3.37%) Reuters
9 3 (3.37%) CommVault
9 3 (3.37%) Citrix
9 3 (3.37%) Cisco
10 2 (2.25%) CheckPoint
10 2 (2.25%) Sage
10 2 (2.25%) RedPrairie
11 1 (1.12%) Sitecore
11 1 (1.12%) EPiServer
11 1 (1.12%) Tableau
Leeds
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Roc Search
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: Market rate
Posted: 6 days ago
West Yorkshire
Venn Group - UK
Posted: 13 days ago