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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 53 64 54
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -10
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 60 42 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.88% 2.43% 3.10%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.92% 10.47% 11.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 24 20
Average daily rate
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£319 £300 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £439 £328
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £339 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.05% +4.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £22.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £22.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+4.44% -13.46%
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
605 401 399
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 29.04% 23.21% 27.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 410 240 213
Average daily rate £350 £320 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +16.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 12
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.75 £36.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.64% -59.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.75 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.00

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 2 July 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 2 July 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 52 £323 +7.50% 18
Bradford -8 7 £308 +1.65% 3
Wakefield -1 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 2 July 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 99 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 69 (69.70%) SQL
3 45 (45.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 44 (44.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 41 (41.41%) Agile Software Development
6 35 (35.35%) T-SQL
6 35 (35.35%) .NET
7 34 (34.34%) Microsoft
8 32 (32.32%) TDD
9 31 (31.31%) SQL Server 2005
10 30 (30.30%) Oracle
11 29 (29.29%) PowerShell
12 28 (28.28%) PL/SQL
13 27 (27.27%) Data Modelling
13 27 (27.27%) Data Mapping
13 27 (27.27%) Oracle Database
13 27 (27.27%) SDLC
14 26 (26.26%) Oracle Database 11g
15 25 (25.25%) Continuous Integration
15 25 (25.25%) NUnit
16 23 (23.23%) C#
16 23 (23.23%) Windows
17 21 (21.21%) Toad
18 19 (19.19%) MVC
19 17 (17.17%) ASP.NET
20 14 (14.14%) WCF
21 13 (13.13%) Finance
22 12 (12.12%) N-Tier
22 12 (12.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 11 (11.11%) CRM

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

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 9 (9.09%) IIS
2 8 (8.08%) Umbraco
3 7 (7.07%) CMS
4 4 (4.04%) EPiServer CMS
5 3 (3.03%) SAS
6 2 (2.02%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.02%) MS Exchange
6 2 (2.02%) SAP EP
7 1 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.01%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.01%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (4.04%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.01%) FastStats
2 1 (1.01%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (5.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.02%) SAP SRM
2 2 (2.02%) SAP BPC
3 1 (1.01%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.01%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.04%) SAN
2 2 (2.02%) NAS
3 1 (1.01%) Internet
3 1 (1.01%) Wireless
3 1 (1.01%) DHCP
3 1 (1.01%) DNS
3 1 (1.01%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 45 (45.45%) SQL Server 2012
3 44 (44.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 31 (31.31%) SQL Server 2005
5 27 (27.27%) Oracle Database
6 26 (26.26%) Oracle Database 11g
7 12 (12.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (8.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (4.04%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
11 2 (2.02%) Data Mart
11 2 (2.02%) SAP BW
11 2 (2.02%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (2.02%) OLAP
11 2 (2.02%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (2.02%) Relational Database
12 1 (1.01%) OLAP Cube
12 1 (1.01%) MySQL
12 1 (1.01%) Informix
12 1 (1.01%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 25 (25.25%) NUnit
2 21 (21.21%) Toad
3 7 (7.07%) SpecFlow
4 4 (4.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (4.04%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (3.03%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.01%) JIRA
6 1 (1.01%) Selenium
General
1 13 (13.13%) Finance
2 5 (5.05%) Back Office
3 2 (2.02%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.01%) Legal
4 1 (1.01%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 75 (75.76%) Developer
2 24 (24.24%) SQL Developer
3 22 (22.22%) .NET Developer
4 20 (20.20%) Oracle Developer
5 17 (17.17%) Database Developer
6 10 (10.10%) C# Developer
7 9 (9.09%) Analyst
7 9 (9.09%) Applications Developer
8 8 (8.08%) .NET Applications Developer
8 8 (8.08%) C# .NET Developer
9 7 (7.07%) C# Application Developer
9 7 (7.07%) C# Web Developer
9 7 (7.07%) Web Applications Developer
9 7 (7.07%) .NET Web Developer
9 7 (7.07%) SQL Database Developer
9 7 (7.07%) Web Developer
9 7 (7.07%) Applications Support
10 6 (6.06%) Applications Support Analyst
10 6 (6.06%) PL/SQL Developer
10 6 (6.06%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (35.35%) .NET
2 17 (17.17%) ASP.NET
3 14 (14.14%) WCF
4 10 (10.10%) jQuery
5 8 (8.08%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (5.05%) .NET Framework
7 4 (4.04%) CSS
7 4 (4.04%) Entity Framework
7 4 (4.04%) HTML
8 3 (3.03%) Web Services
9 2 (2.02%) XML
9 2 (2.02%) Middleware
9 2 (2.02%) SAP Basis
9 2 (2.02%) Ajax
9 2 (2.02%) SAP ALE
9 2 (2.02%) SAP PI
10 1 (1.01%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 1 (1.01%) KnockoutJS
10 1 (1.01%) AngularJS
10 1 (1.01%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.12%) N-Tier
2 6 (6.06%) NHS
3 4 (4.04%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.03%) Clustering
4 3 (3.03%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.02%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.02%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.01%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.01%) Statistics
6 1 (1.01%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.01%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.01%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 23 (23.23%) Windows
2 7 (7.07%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (5.05%) Windows Mobile
4 4 (4.04%) Android
4 4 (4.04%) Apple iOS
4 4 (4.04%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (4.04%) Windows Phone
5 3 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.01%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (41.41%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (32.32%) TDD
3 27 (27.27%) Data Modelling
3 27 (27.27%) Data Mapping
3 27 (27.27%) SDLC
4 25 (25.25%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (19.19%) MVC
6 11 (11.11%) CRM
7 10 (10.10%) ETL
7 10 (10.10%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (8.08%) Web Development
9 6 (6.06%) OO
9 6 (6.06%) BDD
10 5 (5.05%) Kanban
10 5 (5.05%) ITIL
10 5 (5.05%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (5.05%) System Testing
11 4 (4.04%) Scrum
11 4 (4.04%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (4.04%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 69 (69.70%) SQL
2 35 (35.35%) T-SQL
3 29 (29.29%) PowerShell
4 28 (28.28%) PL/SQL
5 23 (23.23%) C#
6 10 (10.10%) JavaScript
7 5 (5.05%) VB.NET
8 3 (3.03%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (5.05%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (5.05%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.02%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (2.02%) MCSE
2 2 (2.02%) MCSA
3 1 (1.01%) ISEB
3 1 (1.01%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (1.01%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.04%) QA
2 1 (1.01%) HL7
System Software
1 5 (5.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.03%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.02%) vSphere
4 1 (1.01%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (1.01%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.02%) Tivoli
1 2 (2.02%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (1.01%) Nagios
2 1 (1.01%) WSUS
2 1 (1.01%) SCCM
2 1 (1.01%) SCOM
2 1 (1.01%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (1.01%) Opsview
Vendors
1 34 (34.34%) Microsoft
2 30 (30.30%) Oracle
3 7 (7.07%) EPiServer
4 5 (5.05%) VMware
5 4 (4.04%) Xamarin
5 4 (4.04%) PeopleSoft
6 2 (2.02%) SAP
6 2 (2.02%) Cisco
6 2 (2.02%) IBM
6 2 (2.02%) HP
6 2 (2.02%) EMC
7 1 (1.01%) Hyperion
7 1 (1.01%) Sophos
7 1 (1.01%) Sybase
7 1 (1.01%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.01%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.01%) Veeam
7 1 (1.01%) DevExpress
7 1 (1.01%) Twitter
West Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day 3 Months Initially
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £250 - £275 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £250 - £275 per day
Posted: 23 days ago