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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 58 40 28
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -12
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 61 92 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.50% 4.07% 5.75%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.08% 15.06% 20.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 55 81
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£313 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £400 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+6.76% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £30.25 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-5.15% +14.15%
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
605 611 605
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 24.81% 27.05% 27.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 407 347 324
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 £268 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 14 11
Average hourly rate £22.00 £28.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +55.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+24.07% -10.00%

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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 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
West Yorkshire +3 47 £313 +5.93% 26
South Yorkshire +1 13 £350 +14.28% 10
North Yorkshire - - - - 3
East Yorkshire - - - -
SQL Server 2008
England

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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.

1 116 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 60 (51.72%) SQL
3 52 (44.83%) .NET
4 48 (41.38%) SQL Server 2005
5 45 (38.79%) ASP.NET
6 43 (37.07%) C#
7 42 (36.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 41 (35.34%) Microsoft
9 40 (34.48%) SQL Server 2012
10 36 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
11 33 (28.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 33 (28.45%) T-SQL
12 31 (26.72%) MVC
13 30 (25.86%) Windows
14 27 (23.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 26 (22.41%) JavaScript
16 25 (21.55%) Business Intelligence
17 24 (20.69%) jQuery
18 22 (18.97%) HTML
18 22 (18.97%) VMware
19 20 (17.24%) IIS
19 20 (17.24%) CSS
20 19 (16.38%) VMware Infrastructure
21 18 (15.52%) ASP.NET MVC
21 18 (15.52%) Data Warehouse
21 18 (15.52%) ETL
22 17 (14.66%) MS Exchange
22 17 (14.66%) Active Directory
22 17 (14.66%) TDD
23 16 (13.79%) NAS

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 (17.24%) IIS
2 17 (14.66%) MS Exchange
3 13 (11.21%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (6.90%) Lotus Domino
4 8 (6.90%) SharePoint
5 6 (5.17%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (2.59%) WorkSite
7 3 (2.59%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.72%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (1.72%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.86%) SAS
9 1 (0.86%) SAP EP
Applications
1 8 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.45%) MS Office
3 1 (0.86%) SPSS
3 1 (0.86%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (9.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.72%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.86%) SAP SRM
3 1 (0.86%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.86%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 16 (13.79%) NAS
2 8 (6.90%) SAN
2 8 (6.90%) Internet
3 4 (3.45%) MPLS
3 4 (3.45%) TCP/IP
3 4 (3.45%) VPN
3 4 (3.45%) Firewall
4 2 (1.72%) IPsec
4 2 (1.72%) LAN
4 2 (1.72%) VoIP
4 2 (1.72%) WAN
4 2 (1.72%) DMVPN
4 2 (1.72%) HSRP
4 2 (1.72%) VPLS
4 2 (1.72%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (1.72%) DNS
4 2 (1.72%) SSL
4 2 (1.72%) OSPF
4 2 (1.72%) BGP
4 2 (1.72%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 48 (41.38%) SQL Server 2005
3 42 (36.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 40 (34.48%) SQL Server 2012
5 33 (28.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 27 (23.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 18 (15.52%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (8.62%) OLAP
9 6 (5.17%) Crystal Reports
9 6 (5.17%) OLAP Cube
10 4 (3.45%) Relational Database
10 4 (3.45%) Oracle OLAP
11 2 (1.72%) QlikView
11 2 (1.72%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (1.72%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (1.72%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 2 (1.72%) MS Access
11 2 (1.72%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.86%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
12 1 (0.86%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 15 (12.93%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (10.34%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.86%) MSTest
General
1 7 (6.03%) Finance
2 3 (2.59%) Legal
3 2 (1.72%) Retail
4 1 (0.86%) Banking
4 1 (0.86%) Law
Job Titles
1 80 (68.97%) Developer
2 35 (30.17%) .NET Developer
3 25 (21.55%) SQL Developer
4 11 (9.48%) Administrator
4 11 (9.48%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 10 (8.62%) Senior Developer
6 8 (6.90%) Exchange Administrator
7 6 (5.17%) CRM Developer
7 6 (5.17%) Analyst
7 6 (5.17%) DBA
7 6 (5.17%) SQL DBA
7 6 (5.17%) SQL Server Developer
7 6 (5.17%) C# Developer
8 5 (4.31%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 5 (4.31%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (3.45%) Microsoft Consultant
9 4 (3.45%) Exchange Consultant
9 4 (3.45%) Exchange Engineer
9 4 (3.45%) SQL Server DBA
9 4 (3.45%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (44.83%) .NET
2 45 (38.79%) ASP.NET
3 24 (20.69%) jQuery
4 22 (18.97%) HTML
5 20 (17.24%) CSS
6 18 (15.52%) ASP.NET MVC
7 15 (12.93%) Web Services
8 13 (11.21%) Ajax
8 13 (11.21%) .NET Framework
9 12 (10.34%) XML
10 9 (7.76%) MDX
11 7 (6.03%) WCF
11 7 (6.03%) WPF
12 5 (4.31%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 2 (1.72%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 2 (1.72%) Silverlight
13 2 (1.72%) SOAP
13 2 (1.72%) Middleware
13 2 (1.72%) Hibernate
13 2 (1.72%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.03%) NHS
1 7 (6.03%) Clustering
2 5 (4.31%) Replication
2 5 (4.31%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.45%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.86%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.86%) W3C
4 1 (0.86%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.86%) CLARiiON
4 1 (0.86%) Wiki
4 1 (0.86%) Visualisation
4 1 (0.86%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.86%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 30 (25.86%) Windows
2 8 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (5.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (3.45%) Windows Phone
4 4 (3.45%) Android
4 4 (3.45%) Apple iOS
4 4 (3.45%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (1.72%) Windows Vista
5 2 (1.72%) Mac OS
5 2 (1.72%) Linux
5 2 (1.72%) Windows 2000
5 2 (1.72%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.72%) Mac OS X
5 2 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (26.72%) MVC
3 25 (21.55%) Business Intelligence
4 18 (15.52%) ETL
5 17 (14.66%) TDD
6 15 (12.93%) Scrum
7 14 (12.07%) Unit Testing
8 11 (9.48%) CRM
9 9 (7.76%) PRINCE2
9 9 (7.76%) Test Scripting
9 9 (7.76%) Web Development
10 7 (6.03%) Migration
11 6 (5.17%) ITIL
12 5 (4.31%) OO
12 5 (4.31%) Kanban
12 5 (4.31%) Performance Tuning
13 4 (3.45%) E-Commerce
13 4 (3.45%) Project Management
14 3 (2.59%) Stakeholder Management
14 3 (2.59%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 60 (51.72%) SQL
2 43 (37.07%) C#
3 33 (28.45%) T-SQL
4 26 (22.41%) JavaScript
5 4 (3.45%) VB.NET
6 3 (2.59%) VBA
7 1 (0.86%) XAML
7 1 (0.86%) VB
7 1 (0.86%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (7.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (5.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (5.17%) MCSE
2 6 (5.17%) MCSA
3 2 (1.72%) CCNP
3 2 (1.72%) CCNA
3 2 (1.72%) CCDA
3 2 (1.72%) CCDP
3 2 (1.72%) CISSP
3 2 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.72%) CCSA
3 2 (1.72%) CCSE
3 2 (1.72%) VCAP
3 2 (1.72%) VCP5
4 1 (0.86%) MCTS
4 1 (0.86%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.72%) SLA
2 1 (0.86%) Data Quality
System Software
1 19 (16.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (14.66%) Active Directory
3 14 (12.07%) vSphere
4 12 (10.34%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.72%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.86%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (11.21%) SCOM
2 12 (10.34%) NetBackup
2 12 (10.34%) SCCM
3 1 (0.86%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.86%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 41 (35.34%) Microsoft
2 22 (18.97%) VMware
3 14 (12.07%) EMC
4 13 (11.21%) IBM
5 12 (10.34%) Symantec
6 8 (6.90%) Lotus
7 6 (5.17%) Oracle
8 5 (4.31%) HP
9 4 (3.45%) Xamarin
10 3 (2.59%) ServiceNow
10 3 (2.59%) Citrix
10 3 (2.59%) CommVault
10 3 (2.59%) Business Objects
10 3 (2.59%) Cisco
10 3 (2.59%) Reuters
11 2 (1.72%) Sage
11 2 (1.72%) CheckPoint
11 2 (1.72%) RedPrairie
12 1 (0.86%) F5
12 1 (0.86%) Tableau
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