The first table below looks at the demand for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 25 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 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 51 61 51
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -10
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 64 62 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.77% 2.92% 3.40%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.68% 10.03% 11.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 31 57
Average daily rate
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£305 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.40% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £265 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £425 £400
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
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
548 618 771
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 23.69% 29.14% 30.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 341 461
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £213 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £425 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 29 22
Average hourly rate £15.39 £37.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.97% +78.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.80 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
SQL Server 2008
England

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Yorkshire region.

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

SQL Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Yorkshire region.

SQL Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

SQL Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 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
West Yorkshire +19 51 £305 -2.40% 27
South Yorkshire +5 11 £375 +32.15% 5
North Yorkshire -6 2 - - 6
East Yorkshire - - - - 3
SQL Server 2008
England

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 149 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 94 (63.09%) SQL
3 88 (59.06%) SQL Server 2005
4 61 (40.94%) C#
4 61 (40.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 50 (33.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 50 (33.56%) .NET
6 48 (32.21%) Microsoft
7 38 (25.50%) T-SQL
8 32 (21.48%) ASP.NET
9 30 (20.13%) HTML
10 29 (19.46%) JavaScript
11 28 (18.79%) CSS
12 27 (18.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 27 (18.12%) Business Intelligence
13 26 (17.45%) MS Excel
13 26 (17.45%) SQL Server 2012
14 24 (16.11%) Windows
15 23 (15.44%) Performance Tuning
16 22 (14.77%) XML
16 22 (14.77%) Data Warehouse
16 22 (14.77%) SQL Server 2000
16 22 (14.77%) .NET Framework
17 21 (14.09%) Visual Studio
18 20 (13.42%) SharePoint
18 20 (13.42%) MVC
19 19 (12.75%) ETL
19 19 (12.75%) Web Services
20 16 (10.74%) Finance
21 15 (10.07%) Star Schema

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 20 (13.42%) SharePoint
2 12 (8.05%) SharePoint 2010
3 9 (6.04%) SharePoint Server
3 9 (6.04%) IIS
4 3 (2.01%) LiveCycle
4 3 (2.01%) nginx
5 2 (1.34%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.67%) CMS
6 1 (0.67%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 26 (17.45%) MS Excel
2 9 (6.04%) MS Office
3 6 (4.03%) InfoPath
4 2 (1.34%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.67%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.67%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.67%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.01%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.04%) Network Security
2 3 (2.01%) SAN
2 3 (2.01%) DNS
3 2 (1.34%) DHCP
3 2 (1.34%) HTTP
4 1 (0.67%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.67%) VPN
4 1 (0.67%) SSL
4 1 (0.67%) LAN
4 1 (0.67%) WAN
4 1 (0.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 149 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 88 (59.06%) SQL Server 2005
3 61 (40.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 50 (33.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 27 (18.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 26 (17.45%) SQL Server 2012
7 22 (14.77%) SQL Server 2000
7 22 (14.77%) Data Warehouse
8 15 (10.07%) Star Schema
9 11 (7.38%) Relational Database
10 10 (6.71%) MS Access
11 6 (4.03%) Oracle Database
12 5 (3.36%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 5 (3.36%) Xcelsius
12 5 (3.36%) Oracle Database 10g
12 5 (3.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 4 (2.68%) DTS
14 3 (2.01%) OLTP
15 2 (1.34%) RDBMS
15 2 (1.34%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 21 (14.09%) Visual Studio
2 13 (8.72%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (2.68%) Oracle APEX
4 3 (2.01%) TeamCity
4 3 (2.01%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.34%) MSTest
5 2 (1.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.67%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 16 (10.74%) Finance
2 5 (3.36%) Banking
3 4 (2.68%) Retail
3 4 (2.68%) Back Office
4 3 (2.01%) Publishing
5 2 (1.34%) Billing
6 1 (0.67%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.67%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.67%) Automotive
6 1 (0.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 86 (57.72%) Developer
2 28 (18.79%) SQL Developer
3 22 (14.77%) .NET Developer
4 21 (14.09%) DBA
5 19 (12.75%) SQL DBA
6 18 (12.08%) C# Developer
7 17 (11.41%) Applications Support
8 15 (10.07%) Analyst
9 11 (7.38%) SQL Server DBA
9 11 (7.38%) SQL Server Developer
10 9 (6.04%) Administrator
10 9 (6.04%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 8 (5.37%) C# .NET Developer
11 8 (5.37%) Business Analyst
12 6 (4.03%) Consultant
13 5 (3.36%) Server Administrator
14 4 (2.68%) SharePoint Administrator
14 4 (2.68%) Senior Developer
14 4 (2.68%) Migration Consultant
14 4 (2.68%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (33.56%) .NET
2 32 (21.48%) ASP.NET
3 30 (20.13%) HTML
4 28 (18.79%) CSS
5 22 (14.77%) XML
5 22 (14.77%) .NET Framework
6 19 (12.75%) Web Services
7 14 (9.40%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 13 (8.72%) jQuery
9 12 (8.05%) WCF
9 12 (8.05%) Ajax
10 9 (6.04%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8 (5.37%) HTML5
11 8 (5.37%) WPF
11 8 (5.37%) CSS3
11 8 (5.37%) MDX
11 8 (5.37%) XHTML
12 7 (4.70%) Silverlight
13 6 (4.03%) LINQ
13 6 (4.03%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.05%) Replication
2 8 (5.37%) NHS
3 5 (3.36%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.68%) Open Source
4 4 (2.68%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.01%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.67%) EPoS
6 1 (0.67%) W3C
6 1 (0.67%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.67%) Clustering
6 1 (0.67%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.67%) PKI
6 1 (0.67%) Informatics
6 1 (0.67%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.67%) Wiki
6 1 (0.67%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 24 (16.11%) Windows
2 6 (4.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (2.68%) Linux
4 3 (2.01%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (2.01%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.34%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.67%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.67%) UNIX
6 1 (0.67%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.67%) Android
6 1 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.67%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.67%) AIX
6 1 (0.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (18.12%) Business Intelligence
2 23 (15.44%) Performance Tuning
3 20 (13.42%) MVC
4 19 (12.75%) ETL
5 15 (10.07%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (8.72%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (8.05%) Performance Improvement
8 11 (7.38%) Migration
9 8 (5.37%) Web Application Development
10 7 (4.70%) Scrum
10 7 (4.70%) TDD
10 7 (4.70%) Project Management
11 6 (4.03%) Service Delivery
12 5 (3.36%) Service Management
13 4 (2.68%) Disaster Recovery
13 4 (2.68%) ITSM
13 4 (2.68%) OO
13 4 (2.68%) Asset Management
13 4 (2.68%) Knowledge Management
13 4 (2.68%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 94 (63.09%) SQL
2 61 (40.94%) C#
3 38 (25.50%) T-SQL
4 29 (19.46%) JavaScript
5 9 (6.04%) VBA
6 7 (4.70%) VB.NET
7 6 (4.03%) VB
8 5 (3.36%) Java
9 4 (2.68%) PL/SQL
9 4 (2.68%) PowerShell
10 3 (2.01%) XAML
10 3 (2.01%) VB6
10 3 (2.01%) Ruby
11 2 (1.34%) C
11 2 (1.34%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 4 (2.68%) MCSE
1 4 (2.68%) ISEB
1 4 (2.68%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (2.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (1.34%) Degree
2 2 (1.34%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.34%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.67%) ISO 9001
1 1 (0.67%) ISO 14001
1 1 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (2.01%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.34%) VMware ESX
2 2 (1.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.34%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.67%) VMware Server
3 1 (0.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.67%) vSphere
3 1 (0.67%) UAG
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.67%) LiteSpeed
Systems Management
1 3 (2.01%) Capistrano
1 3 (2.01%) Puppet
1 3 (2.01%) HAProxy
2 1 (0.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.67%) OpenView
2 1 (0.67%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.67%) Foglight
2 1 (0.67%) OVSD
2 1 (0.67%) SCOM
2 1 (0.67%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 48 (32.21%) Microsoft
2 12 (8.05%) Oracle
3 8 (5.37%) Business Objects
4 4 (2.68%) Citrix
5 3 (2.01%) Adobe
5 3 (2.01%) Splunk
5 3 (2.01%) VMware
6 2 (1.34%) HP
6 2 (1.34%) SAP
7 1 (0.67%) Informatica
7 1 (0.67%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (0.67%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.67%) Perforce
7 1 (0.67%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.67%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.67%) Tableau
7 1 (0.67%) Talend
7 1 (0.67%) Xamarin
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