The table below looks at the statistics 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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 66 51 48
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 55 77 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.34% 3.47% 3.79%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.60% 11.54% 12.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 40 59
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£303 £303 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £261 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £414 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £22.50 - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £30.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-35.24% -12.85%
SQL Server 2008
England

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 Yorkshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
573 667 823
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 24.36% 30.03% 30.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 387 461
Average daily rate £325 £313 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -2.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £423 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 33 20
Average hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% +70.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £17.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-6.55% +1.66%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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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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 +12 46 £305 +1.66% 27
South Yorkshire +7 8 £225 -8.16% 4
North Yorkshire -21 1 - - 7
East Yorkshire - - - - 2
SQL Server 2008
England

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 129 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 79 (61.24%) SQL
3 75 (58.14%) SQL Server 2005
4 55 (42.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 54 (41.86%) C#
6 45 (34.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 40 (31.01%) .NET
8 38 (29.46%) Microsoft
9 35 (27.13%) T-SQL
10 29 (22.48%) JavaScript
10 29 (22.48%) ASP.NET
11 28 (21.71%) SQL Server 2012
12 27 (20.93%) HTML
13 25 (19.38%) CSS
14 23 (17.83%) XML
15 22 (17.05%) Windows
15 22 (17.05%) Performance Tuning
16 21 (16.28%) Data Warehouse
16 21 (16.28%) MVC
16 21 (16.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 20 (15.50%) .NET Framework
18 19 (14.73%) Visual Studio
19 18 (13.95%) MS Excel
19 18 (13.95%) ETL
20 17 (13.18%) Business Intelligence
20 17 (13.18%) SQL Server 2000
21 15 (11.63%) Star Schema
22 14 (10.85%) jQuery
22 14 (10.85%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
22 14 (10.85%) SharePoint

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 14 (10.85%) SharePoint
2 7 (5.43%) SharePoint 2010
3 6 (4.65%) IIS
4 4 (3.10%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (1.55%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.78%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.78%) CMS
6 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.78%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 18 (13.95%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.88%) MS Office
3 4 (3.10%) InfoPath
4 3 (2.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.78%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (0.78%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.98%) Network Security
2 4 (3.10%) SAN
3 3 (2.33%) DNS
4 2 (1.55%) DHCP
5 1 (0.78%) SSL
5 1 (0.78%) HTTP
5 1 (0.78%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.78%) VPN
5 1 (0.78%) LAN
5 1 (0.78%) WAN
5 1 (0.78%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 75 (58.14%) SQL Server 2005
3 55 (42.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 45 (34.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 28 (21.71%) SQL Server 2012
6 21 (16.28%) Data Warehouse
6 21 (16.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 17 (13.18%) SQL Server 2000
8 15 (11.63%) Star Schema
9 12 (9.30%) Relational Database
10 10 (7.75%) MS Access
11 5 (3.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 5 (3.88%) Xcelsius
11 5 (3.88%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 3 (2.33%) OLTP
12 3 (2.33%) DTS
12 3 (2.33%) Oracle Database
13 2 (1.55%) Oracle BI EE
13 2 (1.55%) Oracle Database 11g
13 2 (1.55%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 19 (14.73%) Visual Studio
2 8 (6.20%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.33%) MSTest
3 3 (2.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (1.55%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.78%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.78%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 12 (9.30%) Finance
2 5 (3.88%) Banking
3 4 (3.10%) Retail
4 3 (2.33%) Back Office
5 2 (1.55%) Billing
6 1 (0.78%) Automotive
6 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.78%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 82 (63.57%) Developer
2 28 (21.71%) SQL Developer
3 23 (17.83%) .NET Developer
4 17 (13.18%) C# Developer
4 17 (13.18%) DBA
5 16 (12.40%) Applications Support
6 15 (11.63%) SQL DBA
7 11 (8.53%) Analyst
8 10 (7.75%) SQL Server Developer
9 9 (6.98%) SQL Server DBA
10 8 (6.20%) C# .NET Developer
11 7 (5.43%) Business Analyst
12 6 (4.65%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 3 (2.33%) VB Developer
13 3 (2.33%) ASP.NET Developer
13 3 (2.33%) Administrator
13 3 (2.33%) Senior Developer
13 3 (2.33%) Server Administrator
13 3 (2.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 2 (1.55%) MI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (31.01%) .NET
2 29 (22.48%) ASP.NET
3 27 (20.93%) HTML
4 25 (19.38%) CSS
5 23 (17.83%) XML
6 20 (15.50%) .NET Framework
7 14 (10.85%) jQuery
7 14 (10.85%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 14 (10.85%) Web Services
8 11 (8.53%) WCF
9 10 (7.75%) Ajax
10 9 (6.98%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8 (6.20%) CSS3
11 8 (6.20%) HTML5
11 8 (6.20%) WPF
11 8 (6.20%) WinForms
11 8 (6.20%) XHTML
12 6 (4.65%) LINQ
12 6 (4.65%) MDX
13 5 (3.88%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.53%) Replication
2 5 (3.88%) NHS
3 3 (2.33%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.55%) W3C
4 2 (1.55%) Clustering
4 2 (1.55%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.78%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.78%) CLARiiON
5 1 (0.78%) EPoS
5 1 (0.78%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.78%) Cryptography
5 1 (0.78%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.78%) Wiki
5 1 (0.78%) PKI
5 1 (0.78%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.78%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 22 (17.05%) Windows
2 7 (5.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.78%) UNIX
4 1 (0.78%) AIX
4 1 (0.78%) Solaris
4 1 (0.78%) Linux
4 1 (0.78%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (0.78%) Android
4 1 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.78%) Windows Phone
4 1 (0.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (17.05%) Performance Tuning
2 21 (16.28%) MVC
3 18 (13.95%) ETL
4 17 (13.18%) Business Intelligence
5 13 (10.08%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (9.30%) Performance Improvement
7 9 (6.98%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (6.20%) Web Application Development
9 6 (4.65%) Service Delivery
9 6 (4.65%) Migration
10 5 (3.88%) OO
11 4 (3.10%) TDD
11 4 (3.10%) Disaster Recovery
12 3 (2.33%) ITIL
12 3 (2.33%) Project Management
12 3 (2.33%) Unit Testing
13 2 (1.55%) Database Security
13 2 (1.55%) Time Management
13 2 (1.55%) Technical Architecture
13 2 (1.55%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 79 (61.24%) SQL
2 54 (41.86%) C#
3 35 (27.13%) T-SQL
4 29 (22.48%) JavaScript
5 9 (6.98%) VBA
6 6 (4.65%) VB.NET
7 5 (3.88%) VB
8 2 (1.55%) VB6
8 2 (1.55%) XAML
8 2 (1.55%) Java
8 2 (1.55%) Delphi
8 2 (1.55%) C
9 1 (0.78%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.78%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (1.55%) SC Cleared
1 2 (1.55%) Security Cleared
1 2 (1.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.78%) ISO 9001
1 1 (0.78%) ISO 14001
1 1 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (2.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.55%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (1.55%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.55%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.78%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.78%) LiteSpeed
3 1 (0.78%) VMware Server
3 1 (0.78%) vSphere
3 1 (0.78%) UAG
Systems Management
1 2 (1.55%) SCOM
2 1 (0.78%) OpenView
2 1 (0.78%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.78%) Foglight
2 1 (0.78%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.78%) OVSD
2 1 (0.78%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.78%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 38 (29.46%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.20%) Oracle
2 8 (6.20%) Business Objects
3 4 (3.10%) VMware
4 3 (2.33%) HP
4 3 (2.33%) Citrix
5 2 (1.55%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.55%) SAP
6 1 (0.78%) Dell
6 1 (0.78%) EMC
6 1 (0.78%) Informatica
6 1 (0.78%) Perforce
6 1 (0.78%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.78%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.78%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.78%) Tableau
6 1 (0.78%) Talend
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