The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Yorkshire region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 51 42 54
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +12
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 83 81 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 3.31% 3.98% 2.59%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.67% 15.28% 12.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 44 46
Average daily rate £300 £300 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £204 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £360 £356
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 £24.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.41% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £29.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+16.37% -10.76%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
711 530 516
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 28.33% 26.07% 20.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 469 288 297
Average daily rate £320 £315 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% -1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £375 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 17 9
Average hourly rate £38.75 £15.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+158.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.35 £11.60 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £24.00 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
SQL Server 2008
England

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South Yorkshire +18 34 £263 -12.50% 5
West Yorkshire -30 32 £315 +0.80% 32
North Yorkshire +1 8 £375 - 6
East Yorkshire -2 1 £295 - 1
SQL Server 2008
England

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 175 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 97 (55.43%) SQL
3 80 (45.71%) .NET
4 73 (41.71%) SQL Server 2005
5 69 (39.43%) Microsoft
6 65 (37.14%) C#
7 62 (35.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 59 (33.71%) T-SQL
9 52 (29.71%) ASP.NET
10 50 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 35 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
12 34 (19.43%) Visual Studio
13 33 (18.86%) JavaScript
13 33 (18.86%) MVC
14 32 (18.29%) CSS
14 32 (18.29%) jQuery
15 30 (17.14%) HTML
16 29 (16.57%) Performance Tuning
17 28 (16.00%) Windows
18 25 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 25 (14.29%) .NET Framework
19 24 (13.71%) SQL Server 2000
20 22 (12.57%) MS Excel
20 22 (12.57%) Agile Software Development
21 21 (12.00%) Web Services
21 21 (12.00%) Migration
22 20 (11.43%) Finance
22 20 (11.43%) Replication
23 18 (10.29%) WCF
23 18 (10.29%) VB.NET

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 16 (9.14%) SharePoint
2 14 (8.00%) IIS
3 9 (5.14%) SharePoint 2010
4 8 (4.57%) SharePoint Server
5 7 (4.00%) CMS
6 3 (1.71%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (1.71%) LiveCycle
6 3 (1.71%) nginx
7 2 (1.14%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.57%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.57%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.57%) Lync
Applications
1 22 (12.57%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.57%) MS Office
3 5 (2.86%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.57%) Line 50
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.00%) Network Security
2 5 (2.86%) HTTP
3 3 (1.71%) SAN
4 2 (1.14%) DNS
4 2 (1.14%) DHCP
5 1 (0.57%) SSL
5 1 (0.57%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.57%) EIGRP
5 1 (0.57%) Firewall
5 1 (0.57%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (0.57%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.57%) VPN
5 1 (0.57%) LAN
5 1 (0.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 175 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 73 (41.71%) SQL Server 2005
3 62 (35.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 50 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 35 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 25 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 24 (13.71%) SQL Server 2000
8 18 (10.29%) Data Warehouse
9 11 (6.29%) DTS
9 11 (6.29%) Oracle Database
10 7 (4.00%) Relational Database
10 7 (4.00%) Oracle Database 10g
10 7 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (2.86%) RDBMS
12 4 (2.29%) Oracle9i Database
13 3 (1.71%) Crystal Reports
13 3 (1.71%) OLTP
14 2 (1.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 2 (1.14%) Azure SQL Database
15 1 (0.57%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 34 (19.43%) Visual Studio
2 16 (9.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (2.86%) Git (software)
4 4 (2.29%) Subversion
5 3 (1.71%) Maven
5 3 (1.71%) Oracle APEX
5 3 (1.71%) TeamCity
5 3 (1.71%) NetAdvantage
5 3 (1.71%) NUnit
5 3 (1.71%) Rhino Mocks
5 3 (1.71%) Hudson
5 3 (1.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.57%) TortoiseSVN
6 1 (0.57%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 20 (11.43%) Finance
2 7 (4.00%) Back Office
3 5 (2.86%) Retail
4 4 (2.29%) Banking
5 3 (1.71%) Publishing
6 1 (0.57%) Local Government
6 1 (0.57%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.57%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.57%) Automotive
6 1 (0.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 95 (54.29%) Developer
2 44 (25.14%) .NET Developer
3 40 (22.86%) DBA
4 37 (21.14%) SQL DBA
5 24 (13.71%) SQL Server DBA
6 19 (10.86%) C# Developer
6 19 (10.86%) Administrator
7 17 (9.71%) SQL Developer
8 16 (9.14%) Applications Support
9 14 (8.00%) Server Administrator
10 11 (6.29%) VB.NET Developer
11 10 (5.71%) Consultant
11 10 (5.71%) C# .NET Developer
12 9 (5.14%) Senior Developer
13 8 (4.57%) Analyst
14 6 (3.43%) SQL Server Developer
15 5 (2.86%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 5 (2.86%) Software Developer
15 5 (2.86%) VB Developer
16 4 (2.29%) Migration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (45.71%) .NET
2 52 (29.71%) ASP.NET
3 32 (18.29%) CSS
3 32 (18.29%) jQuery
4 30 (17.14%) HTML
5 25 (14.29%) .NET Framework
6 21 (12.00%) Web Services
7 18 (10.29%) WCF
8 16 (9.14%) ASP.NET MVC
9 14 (8.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 12 (6.86%) HTML5
11 11 (6.29%) CSS3
12 10 (5.71%) Silverlight
12 10 (5.71%) WinForms
13 9 (5.14%) Ajax
13 9 (5.14%) XML
14 7 (4.00%) SOAP
15 6 (3.43%) LINQ
15 6 (3.43%) WPF
15 6 (3.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.43%) Replication
2 10 (5.71%) Clustering
3 7 (4.00%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.43%) Graphic Design
4 6 (3.43%) NHS
5 4 (2.29%) Client/Server
5 4 (2.29%) Open Source
6 3 (1.71%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.71%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.14%) New Media
7 2 (1.14%) Informatics
8 1 (0.57%) EPoS
8 1 (0.57%) W3C
8 1 (0.57%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.57%) Kindle
8 1 (0.57%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 28 (16.00%) Windows
2 14 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (6.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (2.86%) Linux
5 3 (1.71%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.14%) UNIX
7 1 (0.57%) AIX
7 1 (0.57%) Solaris
7 1 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (18.86%) MVC
2 29 (16.57%) Performance Tuning
3 22 (12.57%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (12.00%) Migration
5 17 (9.71%) Business Intelligence
6 16 (9.14%) Disaster Recovery
7 12 (6.86%) ETL
7 12 (6.86%) Scrum
7 12 (6.86%) Web Development
8 11 (6.29%) ITIL
9 10 (5.71%) TDD
10 9 (5.14%) Project Management
11 8 (4.57%) SOA
11 8 (4.57%) Web Application Development
11 8 (4.57%) High Availability
12 7 (4.00%) Problem Management
13 6 (3.43%) Unit Testing
13 6 (3.43%) Time Management
13 6 (3.43%) Service Management
14 4 (2.29%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 97 (55.43%) SQL
2 65 (37.14%) C#
3 59 (33.71%) T-SQL
4 33 (18.86%) JavaScript
5 18 (10.29%) VB.NET
6 13 (7.43%) VB
6 13 (7.43%) Java
7 8 (4.57%) PL/SQL
8 7 (4.00%) XAML
9 5 (2.86%) VB6
9 5 (2.86%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.71%) Ruby
11 2 (1.14%) XPath
11 2 (1.14%) VBA
11 2 (1.14%) VBScript
12 1 (0.57%) C
12 1 (0.57%) Delphi
12 1 (0.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (3.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (2.86%) Degree
3 4 (2.29%) MCSE
3 4 (2.29%) ISEB
4 2 (1.14%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.14%) Microsoft Certified Master
5 1 (0.57%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.57%) OCP
5 1 (0.57%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.57%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.57%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (2.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.71%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.14%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (1.14%) UAG
4 1 (0.57%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.57%) LiteSpeed
4 1 (0.57%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (1.71%) Capistrano
1 3 (1.71%) Puppet
1 3 (1.71%) HAProxy
2 1 (0.57%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.57%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.57%) Foglight
2 1 (0.57%) SCOM
2 1 (0.57%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 69 (39.43%) Microsoft
2 17 (9.71%) Oracle
3 6 (3.43%) Citrix
4 4 (2.29%) Cognos
4 4 (2.29%) VMware
4 4 (2.29%) EPiServer
5 3 (1.71%) Infragistics
5 3 (1.71%) Splunk
5 3 (1.71%) Adobe
6 2 (1.14%) Red Gate
6 2 (1.14%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.57%) Ektron
7 1 (0.57%) Lagan
7 1 (0.57%) Talend
7 1 (0.57%) HP
7 1 (0.57%) Cisco
7 1 (0.57%) Informatica
7 1 (0.57%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (0.57%) NetApp
7 1 (0.57%) Red Hat
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