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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 105 103 63
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -40
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 37 52 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.30% 1.63% 2.50%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.08% 6.01% 10.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 40 39
Median daily rate £321 £325 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.30% +12.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £425 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
-0.71% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £13.25 £12.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -44.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £29.50 £19.71
% change year-on-year
+44.06% +49.70%
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
729 865 609
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 25.59% 27.05% 24.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 492 592 374
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £271 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £490 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 13 11
Median hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.35 £14.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.90 £37.04 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £33.55 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+11.77% +49.11%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Yorkshire region citing SQL Server 2008 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -13 20 £345 -1.42% 14
North Yorkshire +5 8 £363 +45.00% 2
South Yorkshire +3 7 £240 -36.00% 4
SQL Server 2008
England

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 89 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 66 (74.16%) SQL
3 41 (46.07%) C#
4 32 (35.96%) Microsoft
5 30 (33.71%) .NET
6 29 (32.58%) Windows
7 24 (26.97%) T-SQL
8 23 (25.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 23 (25.84%) SQL Server 2005
9 22 (24.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 22 (24.72%) SQL Server 2012
10 20 (22.47%) jQuery
10 20 (22.47%) MVC
10 20 (22.47%) Performance Tuning
11 19 (21.35%) SQL Server 2014
11 19 (21.35%) ASP.NET
12 18 (20.22%) VMware
12 18 (20.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 18 (20.22%) .NET Framework
12 18 (20.22%) Windows Server
13 17 (19.10%) Visual Studio
13 17 (19.10%) Active Directory
14 16 (17.98%) IIS
15 15 (16.85%) JavaScript
16 14 (15.73%) SharePoint
16 14 (15.73%) Finance
16 14 (15.73%) Entity Framework
17 13 (14.61%) Unit Testing
17 13 (14.61%) Agile Software Development
17 13 (14.61%) Replication

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (17.98%) IIS
2 14 (15.73%) SharePoint
3 12 (13.48%) MS Exchange
4 10 (11.24%) SharePoint 2010
5 7 (7.87%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (6.74%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (6.74%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (5.62%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (4.49%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (4.49%) Skype for Business
9 3 (3.37%) Apache
9 3 (3.37%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (1.12%) nginx
10 1 (1.12%) NServiceBus
10 1 (1.12%) SAS
10 1 (1.12%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 6 (6.74%) InfoPath
2 5 (5.62%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.25%) MS Office
4 1 (1.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (5.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (4.49%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.12%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.12%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.12%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.87%) SAN
2 5 (5.62%) Kerberos
3 4 (4.49%) NAS
4 3 (3.37%) Internet
5 2 (2.25%) DHCP
5 2 (2.25%) DNS
5 2 (2.25%) VPN
6 1 (1.12%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.12%) SSL
6 1 (1.12%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 23 (25.84%) SQL Server 2005
2 23 (25.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 22 (24.72%) SQL Server 2012
3 22 (24.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 19 (21.35%) SQL Server 2014
5 18 (20.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (6.74%) Relational Database
7 5 (5.62%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (5.62%) Oracle Database
7 5 (5.62%) RDBMS
7 5 (5.62%) SQL Server 2000
8 4 (4.49%) MS Access
8 4 (4.49%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (3.37%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (3.37%) Oracle9i Database
10 2 (2.25%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 2 (2.25%) Power BI
11 1 (1.12%) MongoDB
11 1 (1.12%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 17 (19.10%) Visual Studio
2 9 (10.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (8.99%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 5 (5.62%) MSTest
5 1 (1.12%) FxCop
5 1 (1.12%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.12%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.12%) Selenium
5 1 (1.12%) StyleCop
5 1 (1.12%) Subversion
General
1 14 (15.73%) Finance
2 5 (5.62%) Legal
3 3 (3.37%) Retail
4 2 (2.25%) Local Government
5 1 (1.12%) Back Office
5 1 (1.12%) Banking
5 1 (1.12%) Billing
5 1 (1.12%) Law
5 1 (1.12%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.12%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 41 (46.07%) Developer
2 21 (23.60%) SQL Developer
3 12 (13.48%) .NET Developer
3 12 (13.48%) DBA
4 11 (12.36%) SQL Server Developer
5 10 (11.24%) C# Developer
5 10 (11.24%) SQL DBA
6 7 (7.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (6.74%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (5.62%) Systems Developer
8 5 (5.62%) Technical Manager
9 4 (4.49%) 3rd Line Support
9 4 (4.49%) Administrator
9 4 (4.49%) Applications Support
9 4 (4.49%) Database Developer
9 4 (4.49%) Delivery Manager
9 4 (4.49%) SQL Database Developer
9 4 (4.49%) SQL Server DBA
9 4 (4.49%) Technical Delivery Manager
9 4 (4.49%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (33.71%) .NET
2 20 (22.47%) jQuery
3 19 (21.35%) ASP.NET
4 18 (20.22%) .NET Framework
5 14 (15.73%) Entity Framework
6 12 (13.48%) XML
7 11 (12.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 9 (10.11%) Unity DI Container
9 8 (8.99%) Ajax
9 8 (8.99%) HTML
9 8 (8.99%) WCF
10 7 (7.87%) CSS
10 7 (7.87%) Web Services
11 5 (5.62%) ADO.NET
11 5 (5.62%) JSON
12 3 (3.37%) CSS3
12 3 (3.37%) HTML5
13 2 (2.25%) AngularJS
13 2 (2.25%) Apache Axis
13 2 (2.25%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.61%) Replication
2 7 (7.87%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.62%) Enterprise Storage
4 4 (4.49%) Clustering
4 4 (4.49%) Data Centre
4 4 (4.49%) Inversion of Control
4 4 (4.49%) Social Network
5 3 (3.37%) NHS
6 2 (2.25%) Data Structures
6 2 (2.25%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.12%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.12%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 29 (32.58%) Windows
2 18 (20.22%) Windows Server
3 12 (13.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (7.87%) Linux
5 6 (6.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (5.62%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (3.37%) Unix
8 2 (2.25%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.12%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (22.47%) MVC
1 20 (22.47%) Performance Tuning
2 13 (14.61%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (14.61%) ITIL
2 13 (14.61%) Unit Testing
3 11 (12.36%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (11.24%) Database Tuning
5 9 (10.11%) Web Development
6 8 (8.99%) CRM
6 8 (8.99%) Database Optimisation
6 8 (8.99%) Migration
7 7 (7.87%) Mentoring
8 6 (6.74%) ETL
8 6 (6.74%) OO
8 6 (6.74%) Service Management
8 6 (6.74%) TDD
9 5 (5.62%) Application Packaging
9 5 (5.62%) Data Analysis
9 5 (5.62%) Load Balancing
9 5 (5.62%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 66 (74.16%) SQL
2 41 (46.07%) C#
3 24 (26.97%) T-SQL
4 15 (16.85%) JavaScript
5 10 (11.24%) VBA
6 8 (8.99%) PowerShell
7 4 (4.49%) Delphi
8 3 (3.37%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.25%) PHP
9 2 (2.25%) VB
10 1 (1.12%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.12%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.12%) XPath
10 1 (1.12%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 6 (6.74%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.49%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (4.49%) MCSE
2 4 (4.49%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.37%) MCSA
3 3 (3.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.12%) Degree
4 1 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.12%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.62%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.12%) ISO22301
2 1 (1.12%) PMBOK
2 1 (1.12%) QA
2 1 (1.12%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (19.10%) Active Directory
2 11 (12.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (6.74%) Hyper-V
4 5 (5.62%) VMware Server
5 3 (3.37%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (2.25%) VMware ESX
6 2 (2.25%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.12%) Docker
7 1 (1.12%) Oracle Clusterware
7 1 (1.12%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (1.12%) Squid
7 1 (1.12%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.12%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (6.74%) SCCM
2 5 (5.62%) SCOM
3 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (1.12%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.12%) Data Guard
4 1 (1.12%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.12%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.12%) Opsview
4 1 (1.12%) Oracle Flashback
4 1 (1.12%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (1.12%) WSUS
Vendors
1 32 (35.96%) Microsoft
2 18 (20.22%) VMware
3 8 (8.99%) Citrix
4 7 (7.87%) HP
5 6 (6.74%) Oracle
6 5 (5.62%) Cisco
6 5 (5.62%) iManage
7 4 (4.49%) CommVault
7 4 (4.49%) IBM
7 4 (4.49%) NetApp
7 4 (4.49%) Symantec
8 3 (3.37%) Reuters
8 3 (3.37%) ServiceNow
8 3 (3.37%) Veeam
8 3 (3.37%) Zerto
9 1 (1.12%) Brocade
9 1 (1.12%) Dell Compellent
9 1 (1.12%) Kaspersky
9 1 (1.12%) Nintex
9 1 (1.12%) Tableau
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