The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the West Yorkshire region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 75 32 57
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +25
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 30 60 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.67% 4.54% 2.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.55% 19.35% 11.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 33 23
Average daily rate £315 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £222 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £325 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.55% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 £24.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.41% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £30.25 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+7.43% -7.63%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
458 310 321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 25.53% 23.45% 18.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 164 179
Average daily rate £325 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £410 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 9
Average hourly rate £29.00 £14.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+107.14% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
SQL Server 2008
Yorkshire

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 17 April 2014.

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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -22 17 £313 +13.63% 21
Bradford -5 4 £313 -3.84% 1
Halifax -5 4 £338 +8.00% 1
Huddersfield - - - - 1
Pontefract - - - - 1
Wakefield - - - - 5
Wetherby - - - -
SQL Server 2008
Yorkshire

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 77 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 37 (48.05%) .NET
3 32 (41.56%) SQL
4 29 (37.66%) Microsoft
5 27 (35.06%) C#
6 26 (33.77%) SQL Server 2005
7 25 (32.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 25 (32.47%) ASP.NET
8 19 (24.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 17 (22.08%) Web Services
10 16 (20.78%) CSS
11 15 (19.48%) HTML
11 15 (19.48%) Business Intelligence
11 15 (19.48%) Finance
12 14 (18.18%) MS Excel
12 14 (18.18%) T-SQL
12 14 (18.18%) VB.NET
12 14 (18.18%) Oracle
12 14 (18.18%) Visual Studio
12 14 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
12 14 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
13 11 (14.29%) MVC
13 11 (14.29%) Windows
13 11 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
13 11 (14.29%) jQuery
14 10 (12.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 10 (12.99%) VB
14 10 (12.99%) SharePoint
14 10 (12.99%) Agile Software Development
15 9 (11.69%) ETL

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 10 (12.99%) SharePoint
2 7 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
2 7 (9.09%) IIS
3 6 (7.79%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (3.90%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.60%) LiveCycle
5 2 (2.60%) nginx
5 2 (2.60%) Lync
6 1 (1.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.30%) CMS
Applications
1 14 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 7 (9.09%) MS Office
3 4 (5.19%) InfoPath
4 1 (1.30%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.60%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.60%) SAN
1 2 (2.60%) Reverse Proxy
1 2 (2.60%) NetScaler
2 1 (1.30%) DHCP
2 1 (1.30%) Kerberos
2 1 (1.30%) DNS
2 1 (1.30%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 26 (33.77%) SQL Server 2005
3 25 (32.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 19 (24.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
6 11 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (12.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 9 (11.69%) Oracle Database
9 6 (7.79%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (7.79%) Oracle Database 10g
9 6 (7.79%) SQL Server 2000
9 6 (7.79%) DTS
10 5 (6.49%) RDBMS
10 5 (6.49%) Relational Database
11 4 (5.19%) Oracle9i Database
12 3 (3.90%) PerformancePoint
13 2 (2.60%) OLAP
13 2 (2.60%) OLTP
14 1 (1.30%) VLDB
14 1 (1.30%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 14 (18.18%) Visual Studio
1 14 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.90%) NetAdvantage
3 2 (2.60%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (2.60%) TeamCity
3 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 15 (19.48%) Finance
2 5 (6.49%) Back Office
2 5 (6.49%) Retail
3 4 (5.19%) Banking
4 3 (3.90%) Publishing
5 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.30%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 42 (54.55%) Developer
2 18 (23.38%) .NET Developer
3 14 (18.18%) DBA
4 12 (15.58%) SQL DBA
5 10 (12.99%) VB.NET Developer
6 6 (7.79%) SQL Server DBA
6 6 (7.79%) Senior Developer
7 5 (6.49%) C# Developer
7 5 (6.49%) Administrator
7 5 (6.49%) Analyst
7 5 (6.49%) VB Developer
7 5 (6.49%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 5 (6.49%) SQL Developer
8 4 (5.19%) VB6 Developer
8 4 (5.19%) Oracle DBA
8 4 (5.19%) Web Developer
9 3 (3.90%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (3.90%) ETL Developer
9 3 (3.90%) SharePoint Administrator
10 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (48.05%) .NET
2 25 (32.47%) ASP.NET
3 17 (22.08%) Web Services
4 16 (20.78%) CSS
5 15 (19.48%) HTML
6 11 (14.29%) jQuery
7 8 (10.39%) WinForms
7 8 (10.39%) .NET Framework
8 7 (9.09%) WCF
9 6 (7.79%) XML
10 5 (6.49%) SOAP
10 5 (6.49%) Ajax
11 4 (5.19%) XHTML
11 4 (5.19%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (5.19%) HTML5
11 4 (5.19%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 3 (3.90%) CSS3
12 3 (3.90%) MDX
12 3 (3.90%) XSLT
13 2 (2.60%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.19%) Replication
2 3 (3.90%) Clustering
2 3 (3.90%) Client/Server
2 3 (3.90%) NHS
2 3 (3.90%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.60%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.60%) Informatics
3 2 (2.60%) Open Source
4 1 (1.30%) W3C
4 1 (1.30%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 11 (14.29%) Windows
2 2 (2.60%) Linux
2 2 (2.60%) Ubuntu
2 2 (2.60%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.30%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.30%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (19.48%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (14.29%) MVC
3 10 (12.99%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (11.69%) ETL
5 8 (10.39%) Performance Tuning
5 8 (10.39%) TDD
5 8 (10.39%) Web Development
5 8 (10.39%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (9.09%) Migration
6 7 (9.09%) Project Management
7 5 (6.49%) SOA
7 5 (6.49%) Scrum
8 4 (5.19%) Data Analysis
8 4 (5.19%) Service Management
9 3 (3.90%) ITIL
9 3 (3.90%) ITSM
9 3 (3.90%) Asset Management
9 3 (3.90%) Information Management
9 3 (3.90%) Knowledge Management
9 3 (3.90%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 32 (41.56%) SQL
2 27 (35.06%) C#
3 14 (18.18%) T-SQL
3 14 (18.18%) VB.NET
4 10 (12.99%) VB
5 9 (11.69%) JavaScript
6 5 (6.49%) PL/SQL
7 4 (5.19%) VB6
8 3 (3.90%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.60%) Ruby
9 2 (2.60%) XPath
9 2 (2.60%) Java
10 1 (1.30%) VBA
10 1 (1.30%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (3.90%) MCSE
1 3 (3.90%) ISEB
1 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.30%) OCP
2 1 (1.30%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (1.30%) Degree
2 1 (1.30%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.30%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (5.19%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.90%) UAG
3 1 (1.30%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.30%) XenApp
3 1 (1.30%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (2.60%) Capistrano
1 2 (2.60%) Puppet
1 2 (2.60%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (2.60%) HAProxy
2 1 (1.30%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.30%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.30%) SCOM
2 1 (1.30%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 29 (37.66%) Microsoft
2 14 (18.18%) Oracle
3 7 (9.09%) Citrix
4 4 (5.19%) EPiServer
5 3 (3.90%) Infragistics
5 3 (3.90%) VMware
6 2 (2.60%) Splunk
6 2 (2.60%) Cisco
6 2 (2.60%) Adobe
7 1 (1.30%) Informatica
7 1 (1.30%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.30%) Symantec
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £225.00 - £285.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago