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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 74 38 35
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 55 99 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.17% 4.32% 4.70%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.84% 15.37% 17.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 61 55
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£313 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £250 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £32.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-11.72% +18.18%
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
622 644 557
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 24.55% 28.09% 26.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 419 390 283
Average daily rate £350 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £254 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 14
Average hourly rate £23.50 £28.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.07% +55.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £17.15 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £175.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +9.56%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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
West Yorkshire -18 35 £313 +2.04% 25
South Yorkshire -8 15 £325 +4.00% 9
North Yorkshire -19 3 £350 +1.44% 3
East Yorkshire - - - - 2
SQL Server 2008
England

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 123 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 66 (53.66%) SQL
3 55 (44.72%) .NET
4 48 (39.02%) C#
4 48 (39.02%) SQL Server 2005
5 44 (35.77%) ASP.NET
6 42 (34.15%) Microsoft
6 42 (34.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 40 (32.52%) Agile Software Development
8 38 (30.89%) SQL Server 2012
9 37 (30.08%) T-SQL
10 35 (28.46%) MVC
11 32 (26.02%) Windows
12 29 (23.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 28 (22.76%) jQuery
13 28 (22.76%) JavaScript
14 26 (21.14%) Business Intelligence
15 25 (20.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 22 (17.89%) ASP.NET MVC
16 22 (17.89%) IIS
16 22 (17.89%) HTML
16 22 (17.89%) VMware
17 20 (16.26%) VMware Infrastructure
18 18 (14.63%) Active Directory
18 18 (14.63%) CSS
18 18 (14.63%) Data Warehouse
19 17 (13.82%) ETL
19 17 (13.82%) TDD
20 16 (13.01%) NAS
20 16 (13.01%) Team Foundation Server

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 22 (17.89%) IIS
2 16 (13.01%) MS Exchange
3 12 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (8.13%) SharePoint
5 8 (6.50%) Lotus Domino
5 8 (6.50%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (3.25%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (3.25%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (2.44%) WorkSite
8 2 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.63%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (1.63%) SAS
9 1 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.81%) CMS
9 1 (0.81%) SAP EP
9 1 (0.81%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.81%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.81%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 11 (8.94%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.07%) MS Office
3 1 (0.81%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 12 (9.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.63%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.81%) SAP SRM
3 1 (0.81%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (13.01%) NAS
2 8 (6.50%) Internet
3 7 (5.69%) SAN
4 4 (3.25%) MPLS
4 4 (3.25%) TCP/IP
4 4 (3.25%) VPN
4 4 (3.25%) Firewall
5 2 (1.63%) IPsec
5 2 (1.63%) LAN
5 2 (1.63%) VoIP
5 2 (1.63%) WAN
5 2 (1.63%) DMVPN
5 2 (1.63%) HSRP
5 2 (1.63%) VPLS
5 2 (1.63%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (1.63%) DNS
5 2 (1.63%) SSL
5 2 (1.63%) OSPF
5 2 (1.63%) BGP
5 2 (1.63%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 48 (39.02%) SQL Server 2005
3 42 (34.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 38 (30.89%) SQL Server 2012
5 29 (23.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 25 (20.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 18 (14.63%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (8.13%) OLAP
9 6 (4.88%) OLAP Cube
10 5 (4.07%) Crystal Reports
11 4 (3.25%) Oracle OLAP
12 3 (2.44%) SQL Server 2000
12 3 (2.44%) Oracle Database
12 3 (2.44%) Relational Database
13 2 (1.63%) QlikView
13 2 (1.63%) Oracle Database 11g
13 2 (1.63%) MS Access
14 1 (0.81%) DB2
14 1 (0.81%) DTS
14 1 (0.81%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 16 (13.01%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (11.38%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 7 (5.69%) Finance
2 3 (2.44%) Legal
3 2 (1.63%) Retail
4 1 (0.81%) Local Government
4 1 (0.81%) Marketing
4 1 (0.81%) Banking
4 1 (0.81%) Law
Job Titles
1 85 (69.11%) Developer
2 39 (31.71%) .NET Developer
3 24 (19.51%) SQL Developer
4 11 (8.94%) Senior Developer
4 11 (8.94%) Administrator
5 10 (8.13%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 9 (7.32%) DBA
6 9 (7.32%) SQL DBA
7 8 (6.50%) Exchange Administrator
8 7 (5.69%) SQL Server Developer
8 7 (5.69%) CRM Developer
9 6 (4.88%) C# Developer
10 5 (4.07%) SQL Server DBA
10 5 (4.07%) Data Warehouse Developer
10 5 (4.07%) Analyst
10 5 (4.07%) Consultant
10 5 (4.07%) C# .NET Developer
11 4 (3.25%) Microsoft Consultant
11 4 (3.25%) Exchange Consultant
11 4 (3.25%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (44.72%) .NET
2 44 (35.77%) ASP.NET
3 28 (22.76%) jQuery
4 22 (17.89%) ASP.NET MVC
4 22 (17.89%) HTML
5 18 (14.63%) CSS
6 16 (13.01%) Web Services
7 13 (10.57%) Ajax
7 13 (10.57%) .NET Framework
8 12 (9.76%) XML
9 10 (8.13%) WCF
10 9 (7.32%) MDX
11 6 (4.88%) WPF
12 5 (4.07%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 3 (2.44%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 3 (2.44%) HTML5
13 3 (2.44%) SOAP
14 2 (1.63%) Middleware
14 2 (1.63%) Hibernate
14 2 (1.63%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.50%) Clustering
1 8 (6.50%) Mobile App
2 7 (5.69%) NHS
3 6 (4.88%) Replication
4 4 (3.25%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.63%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.63%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.81%) Wiki
6 1 (0.81%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.81%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.81%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 32 (26.02%) Windows
2 9 (7.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (4.88%) Windows Mobile
4 5 (4.07%) Android
4 5 (4.07%) Apple iOS
4 5 (4.07%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (4.07%) Windows Phone
5 4 (3.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.63%) Windows Vista
6 2 (1.63%) Linux
6 2 (1.63%) Windows 2000
6 2 (1.63%) Windows XP
6 2 (1.63%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.63%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (32.52%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (28.46%) MVC
3 26 (21.14%) Business Intelligence
4 17 (13.82%) ETL
4 17 (13.82%) TDD
5 15 (12.20%) Scrum
6 14 (11.38%) Unit Testing
7 12 (9.76%) Web Development
7 12 (9.76%) CRM
8 10 (8.13%) Migration
9 9 (7.32%) PRINCE2
9 9 (7.32%) Test Scripting
9 9 (7.32%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (5.69%) ITIL
11 6 (4.88%) Kanban
12 5 (4.07%) OO
13 4 (3.25%) E-Commerce
13 4 (3.25%) Project Management
13 4 (3.25%) Disaster Recovery
14 3 (2.44%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 66 (53.66%) SQL
2 48 (39.02%) C#
3 37 (30.08%) T-SQL
4 28 (22.76%) JavaScript
5 5 (4.07%) VB.NET
6 3 (2.44%) VBA
6 3 (2.44%) Java
7 1 (0.81%) VB
7 1 (0.81%) XAML
Qualifications
1 11 (8.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (4.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (4.88%) MCSE
2 6 (4.88%) MCSA
3 2 (1.63%) CCNP
3 2 (1.63%) CCNA
3 2 (1.63%) CCDA
3 2 (1.63%) CCDP
3 2 (1.63%) CISSP
3 2 (1.63%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.63%) CCSA
3 2 (1.63%) CCSE
3 2 (1.63%) VCAP
3 2 (1.63%) VCP5
4 1 (0.81%) MCTS
4 1 (0.81%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.63%) SLA
2 1 (0.81%) Data Quality
System Software
1 20 (16.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (14.63%) Active Directory
3 15 (12.20%) vSphere
4 12 (9.76%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.63%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 12 (9.76%) NetBackup
1 12 (9.76%) SCCM
1 12 (9.76%) SCOM
2 1 (0.81%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 42 (34.15%) Microsoft
2 22 (17.89%) VMware
3 13 (10.57%) IBM
3 13 (10.57%) EMC
4 12 (9.76%) Symantec
5 8 (6.50%) Lotus
6 7 (5.69%) Oracle
7 5 (4.07%) Xamarin
8 4 (3.25%) HP
9 3 (2.44%) Telerik
9 3 (2.44%) Cisco
9 3 (2.44%) Citrix
9 3 (2.44%) CommVault
9 3 (2.44%) ServiceNow
9 3 (2.44%) Reuters
10 2 (1.63%) RedPrairie
10 2 (1.63%) Sage
10 2 (1.63%) CheckPoint
11 1 (0.81%) EPiServer
11 1 (0.81%) Sitecore
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