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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 77 72 40
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -32
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 38 32 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.90% 1.80% 4.31%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.61% 7.05% 18.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 23 32
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£325 £315 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £371 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £328 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.05% +0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £18.50 £32.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.07% +35.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £33.75 £30.75
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +9.75%
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
575 454 305
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 28.75% 25.53% 23.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 368 310 163
Average daily rate £363 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 9
Average hourly rate £21.50 £29.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.86% +107.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £29.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £110.00 £25.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -13 21 £325 +6.12% 14
Bradford -18 4 £350 +12.00% 4
Halifax -1 2 £285 -15.55%
Huddersfield - 1 - -
Dewsbury - 1 - - 1
Wakefield - 1 £265 -
SQL Server 2008
Yorkshire

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 86 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 46 (53.49%) SQL
3 40 (46.51%) .NET
4 32 (37.21%) SQL Server 2005
5 29 (33.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 28 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (30.23%) C#
8 23 (26.74%) Windows
9 22 (25.58%) MVC
9 22 (25.58%) T-SQL
9 22 (25.58%) Business Intelligence
10 21 (24.42%) SQL Server 2012
11 20 (23.26%) ASP.NET
11 20 (23.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 19 (22.09%) Microsoft
13 16 (18.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 12 (13.95%) TDD
14 12 (13.95%) WCF
14 12 (13.95%) JavaScript
15 11 (12.79%) ETL
15 11 (12.79%) VMware
15 11 (12.79%) jQuery
15 11 (12.79%) ASP.NET MVC
16 10 (11.63%) Windows Server 2008
16 10 (11.63%) N-Tier
16 10 (11.63%) CRM
17 9 (10.47%) PRINCE2
17 9 (10.47%) Microsoft Certification
17 9 (10.47%) SAN
17 9 (10.47%) VMware Infrastructure

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (9.30%) Umbraco
2 7 (8.14%) CMS
3 6 (6.98%) IIS
4 5 (5.81%) MS Exchange
5 4 (4.65%) EPiServer CMS
5 4 (4.65%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (4.65%) SharePoint
5 4 (4.65%) SAS
6 3 (3.49%) WorkSite
7 2 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (2.33%) SAP EP
8 1 (1.16%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (1.16%) Node.js
8 1 (1.16%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (1.16%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (8.14%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.33%) MS Office
3 1 (1.16%) SPSS
3 1 (1.16%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 9 (10.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.33%) SAP BPC
2 2 (2.33%) SAP SRM
3 1 (1.16%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.16%) Office 365
1 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.47%) SAN
2 5 (5.81%) NAS
3 3 (3.49%) SSL
3 3 (3.49%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.49%) VPN
3 3 (3.49%) Firewall
3 3 (3.49%) MPLS
3 3 (3.49%) DNS
4 2 (2.33%) DMVPN
4 2 (2.33%) Spanning Tree
4 2 (2.33%) HSRP
4 2 (2.33%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (2.33%) VPLS
4 2 (2.33%) BGP
4 2 (2.33%) EIGRP
4 2 (2.33%) VRRP
4 2 (2.33%) OSPF
4 2 (2.33%) IPsec
4 2 (2.33%) WAN
4 2 (2.33%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 32 (37.21%) SQL Server 2005
3 29 (33.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 21 (24.42%) SQL Server 2012
5 20 (23.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 16 (18.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (9.30%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (8.14%) OLAP
9 5 (5.81%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 5 (5.81%) OLAP Cube
10 4 (4.65%) Oracle Database
10 4 (4.65%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (4.65%) Crystal Reports
11 3 (3.49%) Oracle OLAP
11 3 (3.49%) Relational Database
12 2 (2.33%) SAP BW
13 1 (1.16%) Essbase
13 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2000
13 1 (1.16%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 5 (5.81%) Visual Studio
1 5 (5.81%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (5.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (2.33%) SpecFlow
2 2 (2.33%) NUnit
2 2 (2.33%) Toad
3 1 (1.16%) JIRA
3 1 (1.16%) Selenium
General
1 8 (9.30%) Finance
2 4 (4.65%) Legal
3 2 (2.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.16%) Back Office
4 1 (1.16%) Retail
4 1 (1.16%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 62 (72.09%) Developer
2 24 (27.91%) SQL Developer
3 23 (26.74%) .NET Developer
4 10 (11.63%) C# Developer
5 9 (10.47%) Applications Developer
5 9 (10.47%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (9.30%) .NET Applications Developer
6 8 (9.30%) SQL Server Developer
7 7 (8.14%) Senior Developer
7 7 (8.14%) Web Developer
7 7 (8.14%) C# Application Developer
7 7 (8.14%) CRM Developer
7 7 (8.14%) .NET Web Developer
7 7 (8.14%) C# Web Developer
7 7 (8.14%) Web Applications Developer
8 6 (6.98%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 5 (5.81%) Analyst
10 4 (4.65%) Oracle Developer
10 4 (4.65%) Project Engineer
11 3 (3.49%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (46.51%) .NET
2 20 (23.26%) ASP.NET
3 12 (13.95%) WCF
4 11 (12.79%) jQuery
4 11 (12.79%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (9.30%) HTML
6 7 (8.14%) CSS
6 7 (8.14%) MDX
6 7 (8.14%) .NET Framework
7 5 (5.81%) Web Services
8 4 (4.65%) Entity Framework
9 3 (3.49%) XML
9 3 (3.49%) Ajax
10 2 (2.33%) SAP PI
10 2 (2.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 2 (2.33%) SAP ALE
10 2 (2.33%) SAP Basis
11 1 (1.16%) ADO.NET
11 1 (1.16%) MSMQ
11 1 (1.16%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.63%) N-Tier
2 6 (6.98%) Clustering
3 5 (5.81%) Replication
3 5 (5.81%) NHS
3 5 (5.81%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.33%) Visualisation
4 2 (2.33%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.16%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.16%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.16%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 23 (26.74%) Windows
2 10 (11.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (8.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (6.98%) Windows Mobile
5 5 (5.81%) Android
5 5 (5.81%) Apple iOS
5 5 (5.81%) Windows Phone
6 4 (4.65%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.33%) Mac OS
7 2 (2.33%) Linux
8 1 (1.16%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.16%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.16%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.16%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (25.58%) MVC
2 22 (25.58%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (13.95%) TDD
4 11 (12.79%) ETL
5 10 (11.63%) CRM
6 9 (10.47%) PRINCE2
6 9 (10.47%) Web Development
7 8 (9.30%) ITIL
8 6 (6.98%) Kanban
8 6 (6.98%) Migration
9 5 (5.81%) Data Modelling
9 5 (5.81%) Mobile Development
10 4 (4.65%) Data Mapping
10 4 (4.65%) TOGAF
10 4 (4.65%) Scrum
11 3 (3.49%) OO
11 3 (3.49%) Service Management
11 3 (3.49%) Disaster Recovery
11 3 (3.49%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 46 (53.49%) SQL
2 26 (30.23%) C#
3 22 (25.58%) T-SQL
4 12 (13.95%) JavaScript
5 5 (5.81%) VB.NET
5 5 (5.81%) VBA
6 4 (4.65%) PowerShell
6 4 (4.65%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (10.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (8.14%) MCSE
2 7 (8.14%) MCSA
2 7 (8.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (2.33%) VCP5
3 2 (2.33%) VCAP
3 2 (2.33%) CCSE
3 2 (2.33%) CCSA
3 2 (2.33%) CISSP
3 2 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.33%) CCNP
3 2 (2.33%) CCNA
3 2 (2.33%) CCDA
3 2 (2.33%) CCDP
4 1 (1.16%) ISEB
4 1 (1.16%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.16%) MCITP
4 1 (1.16%) MCTS
4 1 (1.16%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.33%) SLA
2 1 (1.16%) QA
2 1 (1.16%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.16%) HL7
System Software
1 9 (10.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (6.98%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.33%) vSphere
3 2 (2.33%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.16%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (1.16%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.33%) Tivoli
1 2 (2.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (1.16%) Nagios
2 1 (1.16%) WSUS
2 1 (1.16%) SCCM
2 1 (1.16%) SCOM
2 1 (1.16%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (1.16%) Opsview
Vendors
1 19 (22.09%) Microsoft
2 11 (12.79%) VMware
3 7 (8.14%) Oracle
3 7 (8.14%) EPiServer
4 5 (5.81%) HP
4 5 (5.81%) Xamarin
5 4 (4.65%) Cisco
6 3 (3.49%) Citrix
6 3 (3.49%) CommVault
6 3 (3.49%) Reuters
6 3 (3.49%) ServiceNow
6 3 (3.49%) Zerto
7 2 (2.33%) RedPrairie
7 2 (2.33%) CheckPoint
7 2 (2.33%) Sage
7 2 (2.33%) SAP
7 2 (2.33%) IBM
7 2 (2.33%) EMC
8 1 (1.16%) Hyperion
8 1 (1.16%) Sophos
West Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Dewsbury
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 14 days ago
Bradford
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago