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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 68 73 66
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 29 40 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.03% 2.07% 2.33%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.92% 9.15% 8.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 27 21
Median daily rate £350 £331 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.66% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £240 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £470 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £359 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £19.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £42.50 £28.69
% change year-on-year
-7.05% +48.13%

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
366 437 472
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 25.56% 22.64% 26.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 298 334
Median daily rate £368 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 6
Median hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £18.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +14.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -

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 26 February 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 26 February 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 -4 27 £350 -12.50% 3
Bradford +8 2 £345 +10.40%
Keighley - 1 - -
SQL Server 2008
Yorkshire

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 43 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 39 (90.70%) SQL
3 26 (60.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 25 (58.14%) SQL Server 2012
5 24 (55.81%) SQL Server 2014
6 22 (51.16%) Microsoft
6 22 (51.16%) T-SQL
7 19 (44.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 17 (39.53%) ETL
9 10 (23.26%) Windows
10 9 (20.93%) .NET
10 9 (20.93%) C#
10 9 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (20.93%) SQL Server 2005
11 8 (18.60%) .NET Framework
11 8 (18.60%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (16.28%) ASP.NET
12 7 (16.28%) MVC
12 7 (16.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 7 (16.28%) ASP.NET Web API
12 7 (16.28%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (16.28%) Entity Framework
13 6 (13.95%) Windows Server
13 6 (13.95%) RabbitMQ
13 6 (13.95%) Relational Database
13 6 (13.95%) OO
13 6 (13.95%) MSMQ
13 6 (13.95%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (13.95%) RDBMS
14 5 (11.63%) MS Excel

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 3 (6.98%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.33%) IIS
3 1 (2.33%) NServiceBus
3 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (11.63%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.65%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) Firewall
1 2 (4.65%) VPN
2 1 (2.33%) Internet
2 1 (2.33%) LAN
2 1 (2.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 26 (60.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 25 (58.14%) SQL Server 2012
4 24 (55.81%) SQL Server 2014
5 19 (44.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (20.93%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (18.60%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (16.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (13.95%) RDBMS
9 6 (13.95%) Relational Database
10 3 (6.98%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (4.65%) Power BI
12 1 (2.33%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
12 1 (2.33%) MS Access
12 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
12 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) ReSharper
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (2.33%) Subversion
1 1 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.33%) TeamCity
1 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.33%) YouTrack
General
1 5 (11.63%) Finance
2 4 (9.30%) Retail
3 1 (2.33%) Advertising
3 1 (2.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 28 (65.12%) Developer
2 19 (44.19%) SQL Developer
3 11 (25.58%) DBA
4 9 (20.93%) SQL DBA
5 7 (16.28%) SSIS Developer
6 6 (13.95%) .NET Developer
6 6 (13.95%) Administrator
6 6 (13.95%) T-SQL Developer
7 5 (11.63%) C# Developer
8 4 (9.30%) ETL Developer
9 3 (6.98%) 3rd Line Support
9 3 (6.98%) C# .NET Developer
10 2 (4.65%) 3rd Line Server Support
10 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (4.65%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (4.65%) Oracle DBA
10 2 (4.65%) Senior Developer
10 2 (4.65%) Senior SQL Developer
10 2 (4.65%) Server Support
10 2 (4.65%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.93%) .NET
2 8 (18.60%) .NET Framework
3 7 (16.28%) ASP.NET
3 7 (16.28%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (16.28%) ASP.NET Web API
3 7 (16.28%) Entity Framework
4 6 (13.95%) MSMQ
4 6 (13.95%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (4.65%) jQuery
6 1 (2.33%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 1 (2.33%) HTML
6 1 (2.33%) MDX
6 1 (2.33%) WCF
6 1 (2.33%) WinForms
6 1 (2.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (4.65%) Clustering
1 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.33%) NHS
2 1 (2.33%) Private Cloud
2 1 (2.33%) Replication
2 1 (2.33%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.26%) Windows
2 6 (13.95%) Windows Server
3 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.33%) Linux
4 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (39.53%) ETL
2 9 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (16.28%) MVC
4 6 (13.95%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (13.95%) OO
5 5 (11.63%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (11.63%) Software Architecture
5 5 (11.63%) SOLID
5 5 (11.63%) TDD
6 4 (9.30%) High Availability
6 4 (9.30%) Migration
6 4 (9.30%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (6.98%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (6.98%) Performance Metrics
8 2 (4.65%) Kimball Methodology
8 2 (4.65%) Logistics
8 2 (4.65%) Performance Management
8 2 (4.65%) Server Monitoring
8 2 (4.65%) Statistical Analysis
8 2 (4.65%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 39 (90.70%) SQL
2 22 (51.16%) T-SQL
3 9 (20.93%) C#
4 2 (4.65%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.65%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.65%) Python
4 2 (4.65%) R
5 1 (2.33%) C
5 1 (2.33%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) Degree
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (2.33%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 22 (51.16%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.30%) Oracle
3 3 (6.98%) IDERA
3 3 (6.98%) RedGate
3 3 (6.98%) VMware
4 2 (4.65%) Veeam
5 1 (2.33%) Citrix
5 1 (2.33%) DevExpress
5 1 (2.33%) Nintex
5 1 (2.33%) Tableau