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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 60 52 50
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 61 75 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.52% 3.43% 3.46%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.39% 10.87% 13.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 44 48
Average daily rate
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£300 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £393 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-35.00% -14.28%
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
587 690 700
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 24.22% 31.59% 26.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 363 412 351
Average daily rate £325 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £413 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 31 15
Average hourly rate £22.50 £33.30 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.43% +62.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.82 £17.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.05
% change year-on-year
- -6.39%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +23 47 £305 +1.66% 25
South Yorkshire +10 12 £250 +23.45% 5
North Yorkshire -28 1 - - 2
East Yorkshire - - - - 4
SQL Server 2008
England

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 119 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 81 (68.07%) SQL
3 74 (62.18%) SQL Server 2005
4 53 (44.54%) C#
5 51 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 46 (38.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 41 (34.45%) .NET
8 36 (30.25%) ASP.NET
9 33 (27.73%) T-SQL
10 27 (22.69%) JavaScript
10 27 (22.69%) Microsoft
11 25 (21.01%) Agile Software Development
12 23 (19.33%) XML
13 22 (18.49%) HTML
13 22 (18.49%) Data Warehouse
14 21 (17.65%) Visual Studio
15 20 (16.81%) CSS
15 20 (16.81%) MS Excel
15 20 (16.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 18 (15.13%) SQL Server 2012
16 18 (15.13%) ETL
16 18 (15.13%) Business Intelligence
16 18 (15.13%) Windows
16 18 (15.13%) MVC
17 15 (12.61%) Star Schema
17 15 (12.61%) Performance Tuning
18 14 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
18 14 (11.76%) .NET Framework
18 14 (11.76%) SQL Server 2000
18 14 (11.76%) SharePoint

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 6 (5.04%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (3.36%) IIS
3 4 (3.36%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (1.68%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.84%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.84%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 20 (16.81%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.04%) MS Office
3 4 (3.36%) InfoPath
4 3 (2.52%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.84%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.84%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.84%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (0.84%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.88%) Network Security
2 1 (0.84%) DNS
2 1 (0.84%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 74 (62.18%) SQL Server 2005
3 51 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 46 (38.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 22 (18.49%) Data Warehouse
6 20 (16.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 18 (15.13%) SQL Server 2012
8 15 (12.61%) Star Schema
9 14 (11.76%) SQL Server 2000
10 12 (10.08%) Relational Database
11 9 (7.56%) MS Access
12 5 (4.20%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 5 (4.20%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 5 (4.20%) Xcelsius
13 3 (2.52%) Crystal Reports
14 2 (1.68%) OLAP
14 2 (1.68%) Oracle Database 10g
14 2 (1.68%) RDBMS
14 2 (1.68%) DTS
14 2 (1.68%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 21 (17.65%) Visual Studio
2 11 (9.24%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (3.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (2.52%) MSTest
5 1 (0.84%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.84%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (8.40%) Finance
2 3 (2.52%) Banking
2 3 (2.52%) Retail
3 2 (1.68%) Billing
4 1 (0.84%) Back Office
4 1 (0.84%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 82 (68.91%) Developer
2 31 (26.05%) SQL Developer
3 27 (22.69%) .NET Developer
4 14 (11.76%) Applications Support
5 13 (10.92%) DBA
6 12 (10.08%) Analyst
7 11 (9.24%) SQL DBA
7 11 (9.24%) C# Developer
8 10 (8.40%) SQL Server Developer
9 7 (5.88%) Business Analyst
9 7 (5.88%) SQL Server DBA
10 5 (4.20%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 4 (3.36%) Senior Developer
11 4 (3.36%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (3.36%) C# .NET Developer
12 3 (2.52%) Administrator
12 3 (2.52%) Server Administrator
12 3 (2.52%) ASP.NET Developer
13 2 (1.68%) Architect
13 2 (1.68%) Data Warehouse Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (34.45%) .NET
2 36 (30.25%) ASP.NET
3 23 (19.33%) XML
4 22 (18.49%) HTML
5 20 (16.81%) CSS
6 14 (11.76%) .NET Framework
7 12 (10.08%) Web Services
8 11 (9.24%) Ajax
9 10 (8.40%) WCF
10 9 (7.56%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (7.56%) jQuery
11 8 (6.72%) XHTML
11 8 (6.72%) WinForms
11 8 (6.72%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 7 (5.88%) WPF
13 6 (5.04%) MDX
14 5 (4.20%) LINQ
15 4 (3.36%) Silverlight
16 2 (1.68%) JMS
16 2 (1.68%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.24%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.72%) Replication
3 7 (5.88%) NHS
4 3 (2.52%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.68%) W3C
5 2 (1.68%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.84%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.84%) PKI
6 1 (0.84%) Wiki
6 1 (0.84%) CLARiiON
6 1 (0.84%) Clustering
6 1 (0.84%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.84%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 18 (15.13%) Windows
2 5 (4.20%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (2.52%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.84%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.84%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.84%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.84%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (21.01%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (15.13%) ETL
2 18 (15.13%) Business Intelligence
2 18 (15.13%) MVC
3 15 (12.61%) Performance Tuning
4 14 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (10.08%) Performance Improvement
6 6 (5.04%) Service Delivery
7 5 (4.20%) Web Development
7 5 (4.20%) Migration
8 4 (3.36%) OO
8 4 (3.36%) E-Commerce
8 4 (3.36%) TDD
9 3 (2.52%) Scrum
9 3 (2.52%) Data Modelling
9 3 (2.52%) Project Management
10 2 (1.68%) UML
10 2 (1.68%) ITIL
10 2 (1.68%) SOA
10 2 (1.68%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 81 (68.07%) SQL
2 53 (44.54%) C#
3 33 (27.73%) T-SQL
4 27 (22.69%) JavaScript
5 10 (8.40%) VBA
6 7 (5.88%) VB.NET
7 3 (2.52%) Java
7 3 (2.52%) VB
8 2 (1.68%) Delphi
9 1 (0.84%) XAML
9 1 (0.84%) C
9 1 (0.84%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (0.84%) Degree
1 1 (0.84%) SC Cleared
1 1 (0.84%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (0.84%) ISO 14001
1 1 (0.84%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (1.68%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.84%) LiteSpeed
2 1 (0.84%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.84%) VMware Server
2 1 (0.84%) vSphere
2 1 (0.84%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.84%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.84%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 1 (0.84%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (0.84%) SCOM
1 1 (0.84%) Data Guard
1 1 (0.84%) Foglight
1 1 (0.84%) OVSD
1 1 (0.84%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (0.84%) OpenView
Vendors
1 27 (22.69%) Microsoft
2 11 (9.24%) Business Objects
3 5 (4.20%) Oracle
4 3 (2.52%) HP
5 2 (1.68%) SAP
5 2 (1.68%) VMware
6 1 (0.84%) Tableau
6 1 (0.84%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.84%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.84%) Perforce
6 1 (0.84%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.84%) Dell
6 1 (0.84%) EMC
6 1 (0.84%) Informatica
6 1 (0.84%) Red Hat
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