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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 78 56 61
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +5
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 62 64 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.08% 2.73% 2.87%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.50% 11.39% 9.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 35 30
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£325 £305 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.55% -2.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £272 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £505 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £17.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £20.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+42.50% -23.07%
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
827 562 613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 27.72% 23.98% 29.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 556 313 341
Average daily rate £350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £274 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £485 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 29
Average hourly rate £30.00 £19.25 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.84% -48.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £13.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £42.90
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 31 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 31 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 -21 54 £325 +6.55% 16
North Yorkshire +1 5 £400 - 4
South Yorkshire -13 3 £350 -6.66% 9
SQL Server 2008
England

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 129 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 91 (70.54%) SQL
3 61 (47.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 53 (41.09%) T-SQL
5 51 (39.53%) SQL Server 2012
6 47 (36.43%) Microsoft
7 46 (35.66%) Agile Software Development
8 41 (31.78%) SQL Server 2005
8 41 (31.78%) .NET
9 37 (28.68%) Oracle
10 35 (27.13%) TDD
11 33 (25.58%) PowerShell
11 33 (25.58%) Oracle Database
11 33 (25.58%) SDLC
12 32 (24.81%) C#
12 32 (24.81%) Data Modelling
13 30 (23.26%) PL/SQL
13 30 (23.26%) Data Mapping
14 29 (22.48%) Continuous Integration
14 29 (22.48%) NUnit
15 28 (21.71%) Oracle Database 11g
16 25 (19.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 23 (17.83%) JavaScript
17 23 (17.83%) ASP.NET
17 23 (17.83%) Toad
18 22 (17.05%) MVC
19 20 (15.50%) Windows
19 20 (15.50%) jQuery
19 20 (15.50%) WCF
20 16 (12.40%) Data Warehouse

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 14 (10.85%) SharePoint
2 12 (9.30%) IIS
3 9 (6.98%) Umbraco
4 8 (6.20%) CMS
5 3 (2.33%) MS Exchange
5 3 (2.33%) SAS
5 3 (2.33%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (2.33%) EPiServer CMS
6 2 (1.55%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.55%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.78%) SAP EP
7 1 (0.78%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.78%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.78%) Node.js
Applications
1 10 (7.75%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.33%) MS Office
3 1 (0.78%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 6 (4.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.78%) SAP SRM
2 1 (0.78%) Unica
2 1 (0.78%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.78%) SaaS
1 1 (0.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.33%) SAN
2 2 (1.55%) DHCP
2 2 (1.55%) DNS
2 2 (1.55%) SSL
2 2 (1.55%) NAS
3 1 (0.78%) Internet
3 1 (0.78%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 61 (47.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 51 (39.53%) SQL Server 2012
4 41 (31.78%) SQL Server 2005
5 33 (25.58%) Oracle Database
6 28 (21.71%) Oracle Database 11g
7 25 (19.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 16 (12.40%) Data Warehouse
9 15 (11.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (3.10%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 4 (3.10%) SQL Server 2000
11 3 (2.33%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (1.55%) Data Mart
12 2 (1.55%) OLAP
12 2 (1.55%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (1.55%) Relational Database
13 1 (0.78%) OLAP Cube
13 1 (0.78%) Informix
13 1 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
13 1 (0.78%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 29 (22.48%) NUnit
2 23 (17.83%) Toad
3 8 (6.20%) SpecFlow
4 7 (5.43%) Visual Studio
5 4 (3.10%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (3.10%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.78%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.78%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (0.78%) Moq
6 1 (0.78%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.78%) Subversion
6 1 (0.78%) JIRA
6 1 (0.78%) Selenium
6 1 (0.78%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.78%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 15 (11.63%) Finance
2 6 (4.65%) Back Office
3 2 (1.55%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.55%) Marketing
4 1 (0.78%) Legal
4 1 (0.78%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 93 (72.09%) Developer
2 28 (21.71%) SQL Developer
3 23 (17.83%) .NET Developer
4 22 (17.05%) Oracle Developer
5 17 (13.18%) Database Developer
6 13 (10.08%) DBA
7 11 (8.53%) C# Developer
8 10 (7.75%) SQL DBA
8 10 (7.75%) Applications Developer
8 10 (7.75%) Analyst
9 9 (6.98%) C# .NET Developer
10 8 (6.20%) .NET Applications Developer
11 7 (5.43%) C# Application Developer
11 7 (5.43%) Web Applications Developer
11 7 (5.43%) SQL Database Developer
11 7 (5.43%) Web Developer
11 7 (5.43%) Applications Support
11 7 (5.43%) Administrator
12 6 (4.65%) SQL Server DBA
12 6 (4.65%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (31.78%) .NET
2 23 (17.83%) ASP.NET
3 20 (15.50%) WCF
3 20 (15.50%) jQuery
4 12 (9.30%) ASP.NET MVC
5 10 (7.75%) HTML
6 7 (5.43%) CSS
7 6 (4.65%) .NET Framework
8 5 (3.88%) HTML5
8 5 (3.88%) Entity Framework
8 5 (3.88%) XML
9 4 (3.10%) Ajax
9 4 (3.10%) KnockoutJS
9 4 (3.10%) Web Services
10 3 (2.33%) AngularJS
10 3 (2.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 2 (1.55%) CSS3
11 2 (1.55%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 2 (1.55%) RESTful
11 2 (1.55%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.08%) N-Tier
2 10 (7.75%) NHS
3 7 (5.43%) Clustering
4 4 (3.10%) Replication
4 4 (3.10%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.33%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.55%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.55%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.55%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.55%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.78%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.78%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.78%) Statistics
7 1 (0.78%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.78%) User Experience
7 1 (0.78%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.78%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.78%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 20 (15.50%) Windows
2 6 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.78%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (0.78%) Linux
4 1 (0.78%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (35.66%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (27.13%) TDD
3 33 (25.58%) SDLC
4 32 (24.81%) Data Modelling
5 30 (23.26%) Data Mapping
6 29 (22.48%) Continuous Integration
7 22 (17.05%) MVC
8 15 (11.63%) Business Intelligence
9 13 (10.08%) CRM
10 11 (8.53%) Web Development
10 11 (8.53%) Performance Tuning
11 10 (7.75%) OO
12 9 (6.98%) ETL
13 8 (6.20%) Scrum
13 8 (6.20%) BDD
14 6 (4.65%) User Acceptance Testing
14 6 (4.65%) Migration
14 6 (4.65%) Software Engineering
14 6 (4.65%) ITIL
15 5 (3.88%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 91 (70.54%) SQL
2 53 (41.09%) T-SQL
3 33 (25.58%) PowerShell
4 32 (24.81%) C#
5 30 (23.26%) PL/SQL
6 23 (17.83%) JavaScript
7 5 (3.88%) VB.NET
8 3 (2.33%) VBA
8 3 (2.33%) Java
9 1 (0.78%) C++
9 1 (0.78%) VB6
9 1 (0.78%) X++
9 1 (0.78%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (6.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (3.88%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.55%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (1.55%) MCSE
3 2 (1.55%) MCSA
4 1 (0.78%) ISEB
4 1 (0.78%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.78%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.78%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.10%) QA
2 1 (0.78%) HL7
System Software
1 4 (3.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.78%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.78%) vSphere
3 1 (0.78%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 1 (0.78%) Tivoli
1 1 (0.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (0.78%) Nagios
1 1 (0.78%) WSUS
1 1 (0.78%) SCCM
1 1 (0.78%) SCOM
1 1 (0.78%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (0.78%) Opsview
Vendors
1 47 (36.43%) Microsoft
2 37 (28.68%) Oracle
3 7 (5.43%) EPiServer
4 4 (3.10%) VMware
4 4 (3.10%) PeopleSoft
5 2 (1.55%) Telerik
5 2 (1.55%) Cisco
6 1 (0.78%) IBM
6 1 (0.78%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.78%) Veeam
6 1 (0.78%) DevExpress
6 1 (0.78%) Twitter
6 1 (0.78%) SAP
6 1 (0.78%) Sybase
6 1 (0.78%) HP
6 1 (0.78%) EMC
6 1 (0.78%) Hyperion
6 1 (0.78%) Sophos
West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £380.00 - £418.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £330 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Doncaster
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Leeds
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: £0.000 per hour
Posted: 15 days ago