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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 88 64 50
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -14
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 47 89 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.64% 3.06% 3.60%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.19% 9.67% 13.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 72 57
Median daily rate £350 £325 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +12.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £423 £372
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Median hourly rate £24.50 £18.50 £22.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.43% -18.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.77 £18.50 £14.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.90 £18.50 £30.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -12.00%
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
654 920 690
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 22.76% 31.59% 27.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 480 608 443
Median daily rate £400 £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 14
Median hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.82 £15.40 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.90 £35.00 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £23.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+41.97% -26.98%

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 28 May 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016.

SQL Server 2008 Hourly Rate Histogram 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 28 May 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 -34 26 £325 - 17
South Yorkshire -1 17 £381 +17.30% 5
North Yorkshire +2 2 £450 +50.00%
SQL Server 2008
England

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 95 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 83 (87.37%) SQL
3 41 (43.16%) Microsoft
4 40 (42.11%) T-SQL
4 40 (42.11%) C#
5 36 (37.89%) Windows
6 33 (34.74%) .NET
7 26 (27.37%) SQL Server 2012
8 23 (24.21%) VBA
8 23 (24.21%) ASP.NET
9 22 (23.16%) Performance Tuning
10 21 (22.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 21 (22.11%) SQL Server 2005
10 21 (22.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 19 (20.00%) jQuery
11 19 (20.00%) Finance
11 19 (20.00%) Windows Server
12 18 (18.95%) MVC
12 18 (18.95%) MS Excel
13 16 (16.84%) Replication
13 16 (16.84%) VMware
13 16 (16.84%) SQL Server 2014
14 14 (14.74%) JavaScript
14 14 (14.74%) VB
15 13 (13.68%) HTML
15 13 (13.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 13 (13.68%) Windows Server 2008
15 13 (13.68%) Team Foundation Server
16 12 (12.63%) Entity Framework
16 12 (12.63%) .NET Framework

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 9 (9.47%) MS Exchange
2 5 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (4.21%) IIS
4 3 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.11%) CMS
5 2 (2.11%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.05%) Apache
6 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.05%) MS Project Server
6 1 (1.05%) NServiceBus
6 1 (1.05%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.05%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.05%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 18 (18.95%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.05%) InfoPath
2 1 (1.05%) MS Office
2 1 (1.05%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (6.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.05%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.05%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.05%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.42%) SAN
2 3 (3.16%) NAS
3 2 (2.11%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (2.11%) VPN
4 1 (1.05%) DHCP
4 1 (1.05%) DNS
4 1 (1.05%) Firewall
4 1 (1.05%) LAN
4 1 (1.05%) NetScaler
4 1 (1.05%) SSL
4 1 (1.05%) VoIP
4 1 (1.05%) WAN
4 1 (1.05%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 26 (27.37%) SQL Server 2012
3 21 (22.11%) SQL Server 2005
3 21 (22.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 21 (22.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (16.84%) SQL Server 2014
5 13 (13.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 12 (12.63%) SQL Server 2000
7 10 (10.53%) MS Access
8 6 (6.32%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (3.16%) Oracle Database
9 3 (3.16%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (3.16%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (3.16%) Oracle9i Database
10 1 (1.05%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 1 (1.05%) Datazen
10 1 (1.05%) OLAP
10 1 (1.05%) Power BI
10 1 (1.05%) QlikView
10 1 (1.05%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (13.68%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (7.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 5 (5.26%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.05%) FxCop
4 1 (1.05%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.05%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.05%) Selenium
4 1 (1.05%) StyleCop
4 1 (1.05%) Subversion
General
1 19 (20.00%) Finance
2 6 (6.32%) Legal
3 3 (3.16%) Retail
4 2 (2.11%) Law
5 1 (1.05%) Back Office
5 1 (1.05%) Banking
5 1 (1.05%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 47 (49.47%) Developer
2 25 (26.32%) SQL Developer
3 15 (15.79%) DBA
4 12 (12.63%) SQL DBA
5 11 (11.58%) SQL Server Developer
6 10 (10.53%) Administrator
6 10 (10.53%) Analyst
6 10 (10.53%) VBA Developer
7 9 (9.47%) Applications Support
8 8 (8.42%) .NET Developer
8 8 (8.42%) Applications Support Analyst
8 8 (8.42%) Support Analyst
9 7 (7.37%) Database Developer
9 7 (7.37%) SQL Database Developer
9 7 (7.37%) SQL Server DBA
9 7 (7.37%) SSRS Developer
10 6 (6.32%) C# Developer
10 6 (6.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (6.32%) SSIS Developer
11 5 (5.26%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (34.74%) .NET
2 23 (24.21%) ASP.NET
3 19 (20.00%) jQuery
4 13 (13.68%) HTML
5 12 (12.63%) .NET Framework
5 12 (12.63%) Entity Framework
5 12 (12.63%) XML
6 11 (11.58%) CSS
6 11 (11.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 7 (7.37%) HTML5
8 6 (6.32%) Ajax
8 6 (6.32%) CSS3
8 6 (6.32%) JSON
8 6 (6.32%) Web Services
9 5 (5.26%) Classic ASP
10 4 (4.21%) Unity DI Container
10 4 (4.21%) WCF
11 3 (3.16%) JMS
11 3 (3.16%) XHTML
11 3 (3.16%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.84%) Replication
2 5 (5.26%) Clustering
3 4 (4.21%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (3.16%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.16%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.11%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.05%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.05%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.05%) NHS
6 1 (1.05%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.05%) PKI
6 1 (1.05%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 36 (37.89%) Windows
2 19 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 13 (13.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (4.21%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (3.16%) Linux
5 3 (3.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.05%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (23.16%) Performance Tuning
2 18 (18.95%) MVC
3 11 (11.58%) Unit Testing
4 10 (10.53%) Database Optimisation
4 10 (10.53%) Database Tuning
4 10 (10.53%) ITIL
5 9 (9.47%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (9.47%) Change Management
6 8 (8.42%) CRM
6 8 (8.42%) Release Management
6 8 (8.42%) SDLC
6 8 (8.42%) Service Delivery
6 8 (8.42%) Web Development
7 7 (7.37%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (7.37%) Migration
8 6 (6.32%) Mentoring
9 5 (5.26%) Scrum
10 4 (4.21%) ETL
10 4 (4.21%) TDD
11 3 (3.16%) OO
Programming Languages
1 83 (87.37%) SQL
2 40 (42.11%) C#
2 40 (42.11%) T-SQL
3 23 (24.21%) VBA
4 14 (14.74%) JavaScript
4 14 (14.74%) VB
5 7 (7.37%) VB.NET
6 5 (5.26%) PowerShell
7 3 (3.16%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
1 5 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (4.21%) MCSE
2 4 (4.21%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.16%) MCSA
3 3 (3.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (2.11%) Degree
5 1 (1.05%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (1.05%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.21%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.05%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.05%) PMBOK
2 1 (1.05%) QA
System Software
1 12 (12.63%) Active Directory
2 7 (7.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.16%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.11%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.05%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.05%) XenApp
5 1 (1.05%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 1 (1.05%) SCCM
1 1 (1.05%) WSUS
Vendors
1 41 (43.16%) Microsoft
2 16 (16.84%) VMware
3 8 (8.42%) Citrix
3 8 (8.42%) HP
4 5 (5.26%) Cisco
4 5 (5.26%) iManage
5 4 (4.21%) Oracle
6 3 (3.16%) CommVault
6 3 (3.16%) NetApp
6 3 (3.16%) Reuters
6 3 (3.16%) ServiceNow
6 3 (3.16%) Zerto
7 2 (2.11%) CheckPoint
7 2 (2.11%) Symantec
7 2 (2.11%) Veeam
8 1 (1.05%) Dell
8 1 (1.05%) EMC
8 1 (1.05%) Infoblox
8 1 (1.05%) JD Edwards
8 1 (1.05%) Juniper
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