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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 45 62 47
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -15
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 52 35 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.16% 2.28% 3.45%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.65% 8.25% 11.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 16 46
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£305 £306 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.40% -5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £263 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £381 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £13.00 - £25.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £26.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-23.07% -25.71%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
381 424 584
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 23.15% 27.60% 31.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 230 364
Average daily rate £325 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £213 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 15 15
Average hourly rate £13.00 £37.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.33% +108.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -
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 22 July 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 22 July 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
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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 +16 32 £290 -3.33% 18
Halifax +4 8 £505 +22.42%
Bradford +7 4 £350 -20.45%
Wakefield - 3 £275 - 1
Huddersfield - 2 £250 -
Ilkley - - - - 1
Pontefract - - - -
SQL Server 2008
Yorkshire

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 84 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 55 (65.48%) SQL
3 53 (63.10%) SQL Server 2005
4 40 (47.62%) C#
5 39 (46.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 30 (35.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 27 (32.14%) Microsoft
8 25 (29.76%) .NET
9 22 (26.19%) XML
9 22 (26.19%) MS Excel
9 22 (26.19%) Business Intelligence
10 20 (23.81%) ASP.NET
11 19 (22.62%) Data Warehouse
12 17 (20.24%) HTML
13 16 (19.05%) T-SQL
13 16 (19.05%) JavaScript
13 16 (19.05%) Web Services
13 16 (19.05%) ETL
13 16 (19.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 15 (17.86%) SQL Server 2012
14 15 (17.86%) Star Schema
14 15 (17.86%) CSS
14 15 (17.86%) Visual Studio
14 15 (17.86%) Windows
15 14 (16.67%) Finance
16 13 (15.48%) Continuous Integration
17 12 (14.29%) Performance Improvement
17 12 (14.29%) SharePoint
18 11 (13.10%) SharePoint 2010
18 11 (13.10%) Relational Database

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 12 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 11 (13.10%) SharePoint 2010
3 8 (9.52%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (4.76%) IIS
5 2 (2.38%) LiveCycle
5 2 (2.38%) nginx
5 2 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 22 (26.19%) MS Excel
2 9 (10.71%) MS Office
3 6 (7.14%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.19%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (1.19%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.38%) SAN
2 1 (1.19%) SSL
2 1 (1.19%) DHCP
2 1 (1.19%) Kerberos
2 1 (1.19%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 53 (63.10%) SQL Server 2005
3 39 (46.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 30 (35.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 19 (22.62%) Data Warehouse
6 16 (19.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 15 (17.86%) SQL Server 2012
7 15 (17.86%) Star Schema
8 11 (13.10%) Relational Database
9 10 (11.90%) MS Access
10 6 (7.14%) SQL Server 2000
11 5 (5.95%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 5 (5.95%) Xcelsius
11 5 (5.95%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 4 (4.76%) Oracle Database
12 4 (4.76%) Oracle Database 10g
13 3 (3.57%) OLTP
14 2 (2.38%) Oracle BI EE
14 2 (2.38%) RDBMS
14 2 (2.38%) DTS
Development Applications
1 15 (17.86%) Visual Studio
2 9 (10.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (3.57%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (2.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (2.38%) MSTest
4 2 (2.38%) TeamCity
General
1 14 (16.67%) Finance
2 5 (5.95%) Banking
3 4 (4.76%) Retail
3 4 (4.76%) Back Office
4 3 (3.57%) Publishing
5 2 (2.38%) Billing
6 1 (1.19%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.19%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 54 (64.29%) Developer
2 22 (26.19%) SQL Developer
3 11 (13.10%) Analyst
3 11 (13.10%) .NET Developer
4 8 (9.52%) SQL Server Developer
4 8 (9.52%) DBA
5 7 (8.33%) Business Analyst
5 7 (8.33%) SQL DBA
5 7 (8.33%) C# Developer
5 7 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 4 (4.76%) VB Developer
6 4 (4.76%) Senior Developer
7 3 (3.57%) Administrator
7 3 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (3.57%) SQL Server DBA
7 3 (3.57%) ETL Developer
7 3 (3.57%) SharePoint Developer
7 3 (3.57%) VB6 Developer
7 3 (3.57%) SharePoint Administrator
8 2 (2.38%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (29.76%) .NET
2 22 (26.19%) XML
3 20 (23.81%) ASP.NET
4 17 (20.24%) HTML
5 16 (19.05%) Web Services
6 15 (17.86%) CSS
7 11 (13.10%) Ajax
8 10 (11.90%) .NET Framework
9 8 (9.52%) XHTML
10 6 (7.14%) MDX
11 5 (5.95%) WCF
11 5 (5.95%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (4.76%) jQuery
13 3 (3.57%) SOAP
13 3 (3.57%) WinForms
13 3 (3.57%) WPF
13 3 (3.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 2 (2.38%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 2 (2.38%) LINQ
15 1 (1.19%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.76%) Management Information System
1 4 (4.76%) NHS
2 3 (3.57%) Client/Server
2 3 (3.57%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.38%) Open Source
4 1 (1.19%) Replication
4 1 (1.19%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.19%) PKI
4 1 (1.19%) Informatics
4 1 (1.19%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 15 (17.86%) Windows
2 2 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (2.38%) Ubuntu
2 2 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (2.38%) Linux
3 1 (1.19%) Android
3 1 (1.19%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (1.19%) Windows Phone
3 1 (1.19%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (26.19%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (19.05%) ETL
3 13 (15.48%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (14.29%) Performance Improvement
5 10 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (9.52%) MVC
7 6 (7.14%) Project Management
7 6 (7.14%) Service Delivery
7 6 (7.14%) Migration
8 3 (3.57%) Data Modelling
8 3 (3.57%) OO
8 3 (3.57%) Service Management
8 3 (3.57%) ITSM
8 3 (3.57%) TDD
8 3 (3.57%) Asset Management
8 3 (3.57%) Data Analysis
8 3 (3.57%) Information Management
8 3 (3.57%) Knowledge Management
8 3 (3.57%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (65.48%) SQL
2 40 (47.62%) C#
3 16 (19.05%) T-SQL
3 16 (19.05%) JavaScript
4 9 (10.71%) VBA
5 6 (7.14%) VB
6 3 (3.57%) PL/SQL
6 3 (3.57%) VB6
6 3 (3.57%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.38%) Ruby
7 2 (2.38%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.38%) Java
7 2 (2.38%) Delphi
8 1 (1.19%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (3.57%) ISEB
1 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (3.57%) MCSE
1 3 (3.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.19%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.19%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.19%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.19%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.19%) ISO 14001
1 1 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (2.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.19%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.19%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.19%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.19%) UAG
Systems Management
1 2 (2.38%) Capistrano
1 2 (2.38%) Puppet
1 2 (2.38%) HAProxy
2 1 (1.19%) OpenView
2 1 (1.19%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (1.19%) OVSD
2 1 (1.19%) SCOM
2 1 (1.19%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 27 (32.14%) Microsoft
2 10 (11.90%) Oracle
3 8 (9.52%) Business Objects
4 3 (3.57%) Citrix
5 2 (2.38%) Splunk
5 2 (2.38%) SAP
5 2 (2.38%) Adobe
6 1 (1.19%) HP
6 1 (1.19%) Informatica
6 1 (1.19%) VMware
6 1 (1.19%) Perforce
6 1 (1.19%) EPiServer
6 1 (1.19%) Xamarin
6 1 (1.19%) Tableau
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