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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 69 60 53
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -7
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 71 58 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.43% 2.53% 3.55%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.44% 10.36% 12.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 31 38
Average daily rate
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£320 £290 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £22.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £22.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+4.44% -13.46%
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
841 560 578
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 28.84% 24.48% 28.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 553 317 313
Average daily rate £350 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 23
Average hourly rate £35.00 £15.39 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+127.49% -56.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.95 £13.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £32.50 £41.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 0 60 £319 +6.25% 23
North Yorkshire +1 8 £375 -
South Yorkshire -26 3 £300 +9.09% 6
SQL Server 2008
England

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 135 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 90 (66.67%) SQL
3 59 (43.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 52 (38.52%) SQL Server 2012
5 50 (37.04%) T-SQL
6 49 (36.30%) Agile Software Development
7 47 (34.81%) Microsoft
8 46 (34.07%) .NET
9 44 (32.59%) SQL Server 2005
10 38 (28.15%) C#
11 36 (26.67%) Oracle
11 36 (26.67%) TDD
12 33 (24.44%) Oracle Database
13 32 (23.70%) PowerShell
14 31 (22.96%) Data Modelling
14 31 (22.96%) SDLC
15 30 (22.22%) PL/SQL
16 29 (21.48%) Data Mapping
17 28 (20.74%) Oracle Database 11g
17 28 (20.74%) NUnit
18 27 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
18 27 (20.00%) MVC
18 27 (20.00%) Windows
19 25 (18.52%) ASP.NET
20 23 (17.04%) Toad
21 22 (16.30%) JavaScript
21 22 (16.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 19 (14.07%) jQuery
22 19 (14.07%) WCF
23 15 (11.11%) Business Intelligence

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 13 (9.63%) IIS
1 13 (9.63%) SharePoint
2 9 (6.67%) Umbraco
3 8 (5.93%) CMS
4 4 (2.96%) EPiServer CMS
5 3 (2.22%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (2.22%) MS Exchange
5 3 (2.22%) SAS
6 2 (1.48%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.48%) SAP EP
6 2 (1.48%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.74%) Node.js
7 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.74%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 11 (8.15%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.96%) MS Office
3 1 (0.74%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 6 (4.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.48%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.48%) SAP SRM
2 2 (1.48%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.74%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.74%) SaaS
1 1 (0.74%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.96%) SAN
2 2 (1.48%) DHCP
2 2 (1.48%) DNS
2 2 (1.48%) SSL
2 2 (1.48%) NAS
3 1 (0.74%) Internet
3 1 (0.74%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 59 (43.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 52 (38.52%) SQL Server 2012
4 44 (32.59%) SQL Server 2005
5 33 (24.44%) Oracle Database
6 28 (20.74%) Oracle Database 11g
7 22 (16.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 14 (10.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 13 (9.63%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (2.96%) SQL Server 2000
10 4 (2.96%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
11 3 (2.22%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (2.22%) OLAP
12 2 (1.48%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (1.48%) SAP BW
12 2 (1.48%) Data Mart
12 2 (1.48%) Relational Database
13 1 (0.74%) OLAP Cube
13 1 (0.74%) BODI
13 1 (0.74%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 28 (20.74%) NUnit
2 23 (17.04%) Toad
3 9 (6.67%) Visual Studio
4 8 (5.93%) SpecFlow
5 6 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (2.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.74%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.74%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (0.74%) Moq
7 1 (0.74%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.74%) JIRA
7 1 (0.74%) Selenium
General
1 14 (10.37%) Finance
2 6 (4.44%) Back Office
3 2 (1.48%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.48%) Marketing
4 1 (0.74%) Legal
4 1 (0.74%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 97 (71.85%) Developer
2 29 (21.48%) .NET Developer
3 26 (19.26%) SQL Developer
4 22 (16.30%) Oracle Developer
5 17 (12.59%) Database Developer
6 13 (9.63%) C# Developer
7 11 (8.15%) DBA
8 10 (7.41%) Applications Developer
8 10 (7.41%) Analyst
8 10 (7.41%) C# .NET Developer
9 9 (6.67%) .NET Applications Developer
10 8 (5.93%) C# Application Developer
10 8 (5.93%) SQL DBA
11 7 (5.19%) Applications Support
11 7 (5.19%) Administrator
11 7 (5.19%) Web Developer
11 7 (5.19%) Senior Developer
11 7 (5.19%) Web Applications Developer
11 7 (5.19%) .NET Web Developer
11 7 (5.19%) SQL Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (34.07%) .NET
2 25 (18.52%) ASP.NET
3 19 (14.07%) WCF
3 19 (14.07%) jQuery
4 15 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
5 10 (7.41%) HTML
6 6 (4.44%) CSS
6 6 (4.44%) .NET Framework
7 5 (3.70%) HTML5
7 5 (3.70%) Entity Framework
7 5 (3.70%) Web Services
8 4 (2.96%) XML
8 4 (2.96%) Ajax
9 3 (2.22%) KnockoutJS
9 3 (2.22%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 2 (1.48%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 2 (1.48%) AngularJS
10 2 (1.48%) SAP PI
10 2 (1.48%) RESTful
10 2 (1.48%) SAP ALE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.89%) N-Tier
2 8 (5.93%) NHS
3 7 (5.19%) Mobile App
4 6 (4.44%) Clustering
5 4 (2.96%) Replication
5 4 (2.96%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.22%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.48%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.48%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.48%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.74%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.74%) E-Learning
8 1 (0.74%) Statistics
8 1 (0.74%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.74%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 27 (20.00%) Windows
2 9 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (3.70%) Windows Mobile
4 4 (2.96%) Android
4 4 (2.96%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.96%) Windows Phone
5 3 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.74%) Linux
6 1 (0.74%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (36.30%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (26.67%) TDD
3 31 (22.96%) Data Modelling
3 31 (22.96%) SDLC
4 29 (21.48%) Data Mapping
5 27 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 27 (20.00%) MVC
6 15 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (9.63%) CRM
8 12 (8.89%) ETL
9 11 (8.15%) Web Development
9 11 (8.15%) Performance Tuning
10 8 (5.93%) OO
11 7 (5.19%) Scrum
11 7 (5.19%) BDD
12 6 (4.44%) Kanban
12 6 (4.44%) ITIL
13 5 (3.70%) Migration
13 5 (3.70%) System Testing
13 5 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 90 (66.67%) SQL
2 50 (37.04%) T-SQL
3 38 (28.15%) C#
4 32 (23.70%) PowerShell
5 30 (22.22%) PL/SQL
6 22 (16.30%) JavaScript
7 7 (5.19%) VB.NET
8 3 (2.22%) VBA
8 3 (2.22%) Java
9 1 (0.74%) C++
9 1 (0.74%) VB6
9 1 (0.74%) X++
9 1 (0.74%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (3.70%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.48%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (1.48%) MCSE
3 2 (1.48%) MCSA
4 1 (0.74%) ISEB
4 1 (0.74%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.74%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.74%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.96%) QA
2 1 (0.74%) HL7
System Software
1 6 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.70%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.22%) vSphere
4 1 (0.74%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (0.74%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.48%) Tivoli
1 2 (1.48%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (0.74%) Nagios
2 1 (0.74%) WSUS
2 1 (0.74%) SCCM
2 1 (0.74%) SCOM
2 1 (0.74%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (0.74%) Opsview
Vendors
1 47 (34.81%) Microsoft
2 36 (26.67%) Oracle
3 7 (5.19%) EPiServer
4 6 (4.44%) VMware
5 4 (2.96%) PeopleSoft
5 4 (2.96%) Xamarin
6 3 (2.22%) Telerik
7 2 (1.48%) SAP
7 2 (1.48%) Cisco
7 2 (1.48%) IBM
7 2 (1.48%) HP
7 2 (1.48%) EMC
8 1 (0.74%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.74%) Sophos
8 1 (0.74%) Sybase
8 1 (0.74%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.74%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.74%) Veeam
8 1 (0.74%) DevExpress
8 1 (0.74%) Twitter
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