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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
England / Yorkshire
Rank 81 91 63
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -28
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 46 44 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.09% 1.56% 2.75%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.44% 6.78% 10.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 29 38
Median daily rate £350 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £222 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £479 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £19.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £42.50 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-7.05% +66.66%

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
545 649 654
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 24.81% 22.96% 25.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 454 446
Median daily rate £363 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £290 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 7
Median hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £18.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +14.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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 +9 30 £350 +3.70% 8
South Yorkshire +6 12 £345 +25.45% 4
North Yorkshire +15 4 £349 -0.35% 2
SQL Server 2008
England

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 73 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 56 (76.71%) SQL
3 36 (49.32%) Microsoft
4 35 (47.95%) SQL Server 2012
5 29 (39.73%) SQL Server 2014
5 29 (39.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 27 (36.99%) T-SQL
7 26 (35.62%) C#
7 26 (35.62%) .NET
8 21 (28.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 18 (24.66%) ETL
10 17 (23.29%) Windows
10 17 (23.29%) .NET Framework
10 17 (23.29%) MVC
11 16 (21.92%) Entity Framework
12 15 (20.55%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (17.81%) SQL Server 2005
13 13 (17.81%) Visual Studio
13 13 (17.81%) ASP.NET
13 13 (17.81%) ASP.NET Web API
14 12 (16.44%) MS Excel
15 11 (15.07%) ASP.NET MVC
16 10 (13.70%) High Availability
16 10 (13.70%) WCF
16 10 (13.70%) Migration
17 9 (12.33%) Oracle
17 9 (12.33%) Data Warehouse
17 9 (12.33%) Windows Server
18 8 (10.96%) Relational Database
18 8 (10.96%) Continuous Integration

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 5 (6.85%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.48%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (4.11%) IIS
4 2 (2.74%) NServiceBus
5 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.37%) nginx
5 1 (1.37%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.37%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (16.44%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.37%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.37%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.11%) VPN
2 2 (2.74%) Firewall
2 2 (2.74%) Internet
2 2 (2.74%) LAN
2 2 (2.74%) WAN
3 1 (1.37%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.37%) DHCP
3 1 (1.37%) DNS
3 1 (1.37%) NAS
3 1 (1.37%) SAN
3 1 (1.37%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 35 (47.95%) SQL Server 2012
3 29 (39.73%) SQL Server 2014
3 29 (39.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 21 (28.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (17.81%) SQL Server 2005
6 9 (12.33%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (10.96%) Relational Database
7 8 (10.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (9.59%) RDBMS
9 5 (6.85%) Oracle Database
9 5 (6.85%) SQL Server 2000
10 4 (5.48%) Oracle Database 12c
11 3 (4.11%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (4.11%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (2.74%) Oracle8/8i Database
12 2 (2.74%) Oracle9i Database
12 2 (2.74%) Power BI
13 1 (1.37%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
13 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 13 (17.81%) Visual Studio
2 6 (8.22%) TeamCity
3 5 (6.85%) MSTest
4 3 (4.11%) JIRA
4 3 (4.11%) Mercurial
4 3 (4.11%) ReSharper
4 3 (4.11%) Subversion
4 3 (4.11%) YouTrack
5 2 (2.74%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.37%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (1.37%) FxCop
6 1 (1.37%) Selenium
6 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (1.37%) StyleCop
General
1 5 (6.85%) Finance
2 4 (5.48%) Retail
3 2 (2.74%) Advertising
4 1 (1.37%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 44 (60.27%) Developer
2 23 (31.51%) SQL Developer
3 17 (23.29%) DBA
4 16 (21.92%) .NET Developer
5 15 (20.55%) SQL DBA
6 13 (17.81%) C# Developer
7 9 (12.33%) C# .NET Developer
8 7 (9.59%) Administrator
8 7 (9.59%) SSIS Developer
9 6 (8.22%) T-SQL Developer
10 4 (5.48%) ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (5.48%) Data Migration Engineer
10 4 (5.48%) ETL Developer
10 4 (5.48%) Migration Engineer
10 4 (5.48%) Oracle DBA
10 4 (5.48%) WinForms Developer
11 3 (4.11%) 3rd Line Support
11 3 (4.11%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 3 (4.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 3 (4.11%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (35.62%) .NET
2 17 (23.29%) .NET Framework
3 16 (21.92%) Entity Framework
4 13 (17.81%) ASP.NET
4 13 (17.81%) ASP.NET Web API
5 11 (15.07%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (13.70%) WCF
7 8 (10.96%) MSMQ
8 7 (9.59%) jQuery
8 7 (9.59%) RabbitMQ
9 6 (8.22%) Web Services
10 5 (6.85%) ADO.NET
10 5 (6.85%) Unity DI Container
11 4 (5.48%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 4 (5.48%) WinForms
12 3 (4.11%) AngularJS
12 3 (4.11%) HTML
12 3 (4.11%) LINQ
12 3 (4.11%) XML
13 2 (2.74%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.48%) Clustering
2 3 (4.11%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.74%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.37%) NHS
4 1 (1.37%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.37%) Replication
4 1 (1.37%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 17 (23.29%) Windows
2 9 (12.33%) Windows Server
3 6 (8.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (8.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.74%) Linux
6 1 (1.37%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (24.66%) ETL
2 17 (23.29%) MVC
3 15 (20.55%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (13.70%) High Availability
4 10 (13.70%) Migration
5 8 (10.96%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (9.59%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (9.59%) OO
6 7 (9.59%) TDD
7 6 (8.22%) Software Architecture
7 6 (8.22%) SOLID
7 6 (8.22%) Unit Testing
8 4 (5.48%) Data Migration
8 4 (5.48%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (5.48%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (4.11%) Automated Testing
9 3 (4.11%) CRM
9 3 (4.11%) Mobile Application Development
9 3 (4.11%) Use Case
9 3 (4.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 56 (76.71%) SQL
2 27 (36.99%) T-SQL
3 26 (35.62%) C#
4 6 (8.22%) JavaScript
5 3 (4.11%) PowerShell
5 3 (4.11%) VB.NET
6 2 (2.74%) Java
6 2 (2.74%) Python
6 2 (2.74%) R
7 1 (1.37%) C
7 1 (1.37%) Delphi
7 1 (1.37%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (8.22%) Degree
2 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.74%) HNC
3 2 (2.74%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.37%) MCP
4 1 (1.37%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.74%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.37%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.11%) Active Directory
1 3 (4.11%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.37%) Docker
2 1 (1.37%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.37%) Squid
2 1 (1.37%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.37%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (5.48%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.37%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (1.37%) SCCM
Vendors
1 36 (49.32%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.33%) Oracle
3 4 (5.48%) VMware
4 3 (4.11%) Cisco
4 3 (4.11%) DevExpress
4 3 (4.11%) IDERA
4 3 (4.11%) RedGate
4 3 (4.11%) Xamarin
5 2 (2.74%) Citrix
5 2 (2.74%) Veeam
6 1 (1.37%) Nintex
6 1 (1.37%) Tableau