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 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 60 77 53
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -24
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 58 28 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.90% 1.59% 3.62%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.67% 6.71% 13.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 17 27
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£325 £305 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.55% -2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £266 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £333 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £18.50 £22.75 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.68% -5.20%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £23.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- -29.23%
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
600 417 342
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 29.96% 23.72% 26.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 393 269 190
Average daily rate £350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 7
Average hourly rate £18.50 £29.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.20% +70.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £86.75 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £32.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +10.16%

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 3 June 2015.

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 3 June 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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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 +19 41 £325 +8.33% 13
Bradford -10 7 £350 +23.34% 2
Halifax -4 2 £285 -15.55%
Wakefield +2 1 £265 -3.63%
Dewsbury - 1 - -
SQL Server 2008
Yorkshire

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 93 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 62 (66.67%) SQL
3 45 (48.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 38 (40.86%) .NET
5 36 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
6 34 (36.56%) T-SQL
7 31 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
8 30 (32.26%) SQL Server 2005
9 26 (27.96%) Oracle
10 25 (26.88%) Microsoft
10 25 (26.88%) TDD
11 24 (25.81%) C#
11 24 (25.81%) PL/SQL
12 23 (24.73%) Oracle Database
13 22 (23.66%) PowerShell
13 22 (23.66%) Oracle Database 11g
14 21 (22.58%) MVC
15 20 (21.51%) Data Modelling
15 20 (21.51%) Data Mapping
15 20 (21.51%) SDLC
16 19 (20.43%) Continuous Integration
16 19 (20.43%) NUnit
17 18 (19.35%) Toad
17 18 (19.35%) Business Intelligence
17 18 (19.35%) ASP.NET
18 17 (18.28%) Windows
18 17 (18.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 13 (13.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 13 (13.98%) WCF
20 11 (11.83%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 8 (8.60%) Umbraco
2 7 (7.53%) CMS
3 4 (4.30%) SAS
3 4 (4.30%) EPiServer CMS
4 3 (3.23%) MS Exchange
4 3 (3.23%) IIS
5 2 (2.15%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.15%) SAP EP
5 2 (2.15%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.08%) Node.js
6 1 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.08%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 6 (6.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.08%) SPSS
2 1 (1.08%) FastStats
2 1 (1.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (5.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.15%) SAP SRM
2 2 (2.15%) SAP BPC
3 1 (1.08%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.38%) SAN
2 2 (2.15%) NAS
2 2 (2.15%) DNS
2 2 (2.15%) SSL
3 1 (1.08%) DMVPN
3 1 (1.08%) HSRP
3 1 (1.08%) Spanning Tree
3 1 (1.08%) LAN
3 1 (1.08%) WAN
3 1 (1.08%) DHCP
3 1 (1.08%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.08%) VPN
3 1 (1.08%) Internet
3 1 (1.08%) MPLS
3 1 (1.08%) OSPF
3 1 (1.08%) BGP
3 1 (1.08%) EIGRP
3 1 (1.08%) VRRP
3 1 (1.08%) Firewall
3 1 (1.08%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 45 (48.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 31 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 30 (32.26%) SQL Server 2005
5 23 (24.73%) Oracle Database
6 22 (23.66%) Oracle Database 11g
7 17 (18.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 13 (13.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (5.38%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 5 (5.38%) OLAP
9 5 (5.38%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (4.30%) Crystal Reports
11 3 (3.23%) Relational Database
11 3 (3.23%) OLAP Cube
12 2 (2.15%) SAP BW
12 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2000
12 2 (2.15%) Data Mart
12 2 (2.15%) Oracle OLAP
13 1 (1.08%) MySQL
13 1 (1.08%) BODI
Development Applications
1 19 (20.43%) NUnit
2 18 (19.35%) Toad
3 6 (6.45%) SpecFlow
4 5 (5.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (3.23%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.08%) JIRA
6 1 (1.08%) Selenium
General
1 11 (11.83%) Finance
2 5 (5.38%) Back Office
3 2 (2.15%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.08%) Legal
4 1 (1.08%) Retail
4 1 (1.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 75 (80.65%) Developer
2 29 (31.18%) SQL Developer
3 23 (24.73%) .NET Developer
4 16 (17.20%) Oracle Developer
5 11 (11.83%) Database Developer
6 10 (10.75%) C# Developer
7 9 (9.68%) Applications Developer
8 8 (8.60%) .NET Applications Developer
8 8 (8.60%) C# .NET Developer
9 7 (7.53%) C# Application Developer
9 7 (7.53%) C# Web Developer
9 7 (7.53%) Web Developer
9 7 (7.53%) SQL Server Developer
9 7 (7.53%) Web Applications Developer
9 7 (7.53%) .NET Web Developer
10 6 (6.45%) Senior Developer
10 6 (6.45%) PL/SQL Developer
11 5 (5.38%) SQL Database Developer
12 4 (4.30%) Oracle Database Developer
12 4 (4.30%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (40.86%) .NET
2 18 (19.35%) ASP.NET
3 13 (13.98%) WCF
4 10 (10.75%) jQuery
4 10 (10.75%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (6.45%) .NET Framework
6 5 (5.38%) MDX
6 5 (5.38%) CSS
6 5 (5.38%) Entity Framework
6 5 (5.38%) HTML
7 3 (3.23%) Web Services
8 2 (2.15%) XML
8 2 (2.15%) Middleware
8 2 (2.15%) SAP Basis
8 2 (2.15%) Ajax
8 2 (2.15%) SAP ALE
8 2 (2.15%) SAP PI
8 2 (2.15%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 1 (1.08%) KnockoutJS
9 1 (1.08%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.83%) N-Tier
2 6 (6.45%) NHS
3 5 (5.38%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.23%) Clustering
4 3 (3.23%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.15%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.08%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.08%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.08%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.08%) Statistics
6 1 (1.08%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.08%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (18.28%) Windows
2 7 (7.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (6.45%) Windows Mobile
4 5 (5.38%) Android
4 5 (5.38%) Apple iOS
4 5 (5.38%) Windows Phone
5 4 (4.30%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.08%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.08%) Linux
7 1 (1.08%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (26.88%) TDD
3 21 (22.58%) MVC
4 20 (21.51%) Data Modelling
4 20 (21.51%) Data Mapping
4 20 (21.51%) SDLC
5 19 (20.43%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (19.35%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (11.83%) ETL
8 8 (8.60%) Web Development
9 6 (6.45%) CRM
10 5 (5.38%) OO
10 5 (5.38%) Mobile Development
11 4 (4.30%) Kanban
11 4 (4.30%) ITIL
11 4 (4.30%) Migration
12 3 (3.23%) Project Management
12 3 (3.23%) PRINCE2
12 3 (3.23%) Workflow
12 3 (3.23%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 62 (66.67%) SQL
2 34 (36.56%) T-SQL
3 24 (25.81%) C#
3 24 (25.81%) PL/SQL
4 22 (23.66%) PowerShell
5 10 (10.75%) JavaScript
6 5 (5.38%) VB.NET
6 5 (5.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (4.30%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (3.23%) MCSE
2 3 (3.23%) MCSA
3 2 (2.15%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.08%) CCNP
4 1 (1.08%) CCNA
4 1 (1.08%) CCDA
4 1 (1.08%) CCDP
4 1 (1.08%) ISEB
4 1 (1.08%) CISSP
4 1 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.08%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (1.08%) CCSA
4 1 (1.08%) CCSE
4 1 (1.08%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.08%) VCAP
4 1 (1.08%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.08%) SLA
1 1 (1.08%) QA
1 1 (1.08%) HL7
System Software
1 5 (5.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.30%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.15%) vSphere
4 1 (1.08%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (1.08%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.08%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.15%) Tivoli
1 2 (2.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (1.08%) Nagios
2 1 (1.08%) WSUS
2 1 (1.08%) SCCM
2 1 (1.08%) SCOM
2 1 (1.08%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (1.08%) Opsview
Vendors
1 26 (27.96%) Oracle
2 25 (26.88%) Microsoft
3 7 (7.53%) EPiServer
4 6 (6.45%) VMware
5 5 (5.38%) Xamarin
6 3 (3.23%) Cisco
7 2 (2.15%) IBM
7 2 (2.15%) HP
7 2 (2.15%) EMC
7 2 (2.15%) SAP
8 1 (1.08%) Sitecore
8 1 (1.08%) Veeam
8 1 (1.08%) DevExpress
8 1 (1.08%) RedPrairie
8 1 (1.08%) Twitter
8 1 (1.08%) Hyperion
8 1 (1.08%) Sage
8 1 (1.08%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.08%) Sophos
8 1 (1.08%) Sybase
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