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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 56 46 33
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -13
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 72 79 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.71% 3.48% 4.81%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.93% 12.50% 19.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 55 76
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£313 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.79% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £251 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £440 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.10 £31.75 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% +22.11%
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
659 632 594
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 24.83% 27.87% 24.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 416 350 331
Average daily rate £363 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.07% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 24 11
Average hourly rate £16.00 £26.50 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.62% +16.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £13.76 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £35.00 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.19%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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
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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 -1 57 £313 +4.16% 17
South Yorkshire +7 13 £385 +28.33% 4
North Yorkshire -21 1 - - 5
East Yorkshire - - - -
SQL Server 2008
England

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 133 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 77 (57.89%) SQL
3 69 (51.88%) SQL Server 2005
4 57 (42.86%) C#
5 56 (42.11%) .NET
6 51 (38.35%) ASP.NET
7 49 (36.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 46 (34.59%) Microsoft
9 40 (30.08%) Agile Software Development
10 39 (29.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 35 (26.32%) SQL Server 2012
12 32 (24.06%) MVC
13 31 (23.31%) JavaScript
13 31 (23.31%) T-SQL
14 27 (20.30%) Windows
14 27 (20.30%) Business Intelligence
14 27 (20.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 26 (19.55%) HTML
16 24 (18.05%) CSS
16 24 (18.05%) ETL
17 23 (17.29%) Data Warehouse
17 23 (17.29%) XML
17 23 (17.29%) jQuery
18 20 (15.04%) VMware
18 20 (15.04%) Web Services
18 20 (15.04%) ASP.NET MVC
19 19 (14.29%) IIS
20 18 (13.53%) MS Excel
21 17 (12.78%) MS Exchange
21 17 (12.78%) VMware Infrastructure

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 19 (14.29%) IIS
2 17 (12.78%) MS Exchange
3 13 (9.77%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (6.77%) SharePoint
5 8 (6.02%) Lotus Domino
6 7 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (3.01%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (2.26%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (2.26%) WorkSite
9 2 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.75%) SAS
10 1 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 18 (13.53%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.76%) MS Office
3 3 (2.26%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.75%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.75%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (6.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.50%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.75%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.75%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.75%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (12.03%) NAS
2 8 (6.02%) Internet
3 7 (5.26%) SAN
4 4 (3.01%) MPLS
4 4 (3.01%) Firewall
4 4 (3.01%) TCP/IP
4 4 (3.01%) VPN
5 2 (1.50%) OSPF
5 2 (1.50%) BGP
5 2 (1.50%) IPsec
5 2 (1.50%) EIGRP
5 2 (1.50%) VRRP
5 2 (1.50%) DNS
5 2 (1.50%) SSL
5 2 (1.50%) LAN
5 2 (1.50%) VoIP
5 2 (1.50%) WAN
5 2 (1.50%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (1.50%) VPLS
5 2 (1.50%) DMVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 133 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 69 (51.88%) SQL Server 2005
3 49 (36.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 39 (29.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 35 (26.32%) SQL Server 2012
6 27 (20.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 23 (17.29%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (7.52%) MS Access
8 10 (7.52%) Relational Database
9 9 (6.77%) OLAP
10 8 (6.02%) Star Schema
11 6 (4.51%) Crystal Reports
11 6 (4.51%) OLAP Cube
12 5 (3.76%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 5 (3.76%) Xcelsius
13 4 (3.01%) Oracle OLAP
14 3 (2.26%) Oracle Database
14 3 (2.26%) Oracle Database 11g
14 3 (2.26%) SQL Server 2000
15 2 (1.50%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 16 (12.03%) Visual Studio
2 15 (11.28%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.26%) MSTest
4 2 (1.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.75%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.75%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (9.02%) Finance
2 4 (3.01%) Retail
3 3 (2.26%) Banking
3 3 (2.26%) Legal
4 1 (0.75%) Law
Job Titles
1 93 (69.92%) Developer
2 41 (30.83%) .NET Developer
3 32 (24.06%) SQL Developer
4 11 (8.27%) Analyst
5 10 (7.52%) Senior Developer
5 10 (7.52%) Administrator
6 9 (6.77%) SQL Server Developer
6 9 (6.77%) C# Developer
6 9 (6.77%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 8 (6.02%) Exchange Administrator
8 7 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
8 7 (5.26%) DBA
9 6 (4.51%) SQL DBA
10 5 (3.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (3.76%) Business Analyst
11 4 (3.01%) Web Developer
11 4 (3.01%) Consultant
11 4 (3.01%) Exchange Engineer
11 4 (3.01%) SQL Server DBA
11 4 (3.01%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (42.11%) .NET
2 51 (38.35%) ASP.NET
3 26 (19.55%) HTML
4 24 (18.05%) CSS
5 23 (17.29%) XML
5 23 (17.29%) jQuery
6 20 (15.04%) Web Services
6 20 (15.04%) ASP.NET MVC
7 16 (12.03%) Ajax
8 15 (11.28%) .NET Framework
9 13 (9.77%) WCF
9 13 (9.77%) WPF
10 11 (8.27%) MDX
11 7 (5.26%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 6 (4.51%) WinForms
13 5 (3.76%) Silverlight
14 4 (3.01%) XHTML
14 4 (3.01%) LINQ
15 3 (2.26%) ASP.NET MVC 3
16 2 (1.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.02%) NHS
2 7 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.51%) Clustering
4 5 (3.76%) Replication
5 4 (3.01%) N-Tier
6 3 (2.26%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.50%) W3C
7 2 (1.50%) Wiki
8 1 (0.75%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.75%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.75%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.75%) CLARiiON
8 1 (0.75%) PKI
8 1 (0.75%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.75%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 27 (20.30%) Windows
2 6 (4.51%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (3.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.50%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.50%) Windows XP
4 2 (1.50%) Linux
4 2 (1.50%) Windows 2000
4 2 (1.50%) Mac OS
4 2 (1.50%) Windows Vista
5 1 (0.75%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.75%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.75%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.75%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (30.08%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (24.06%) MVC
3 27 (20.30%) Business Intelligence
4 24 (18.05%) ETL
5 16 (12.03%) Scrum
5 16 (12.03%) TDD
6 15 (11.28%) Unit Testing
7 11 (8.27%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (6.77%) PRINCE2
8 9 (6.77%) Web Development
8 9 (6.77%) Test Scripting
9 8 (6.02%) CRM
9 8 (6.02%) Performance Improvement
10 7 (5.26%) Migration
10 7 (5.26%) Service Delivery
10 7 (5.26%) OO
10 7 (5.26%) ITIL
11 4 (3.01%) Project Management
11 4 (3.01%) E-Commerce
11 4 (3.01%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 77 (57.89%) SQL
2 57 (42.86%) C#
3 31 (23.31%) JavaScript
3 31 (23.31%) T-SQL
4 11 (8.27%) VBA
5 5 (3.76%) VB.NET
6 2 (1.50%) XAML
7 1 (0.75%) VB
7 1 (0.75%) Java
7 1 (0.75%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (6.02%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (4.51%) MCSE
2 6 (4.51%) MCSA
2 6 (4.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (1.50%) CISSP
3 2 (1.50%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.50%) CCNP
3 2 (1.50%) CCNA
3 2 (1.50%) CCDA
3 2 (1.50%) CCDP
3 2 (1.50%) CCSA
3 2 (1.50%) CCSE
3 2 (1.50%) VCAP
3 2 (1.50%) VCP5
4 1 (0.75%) MCTS
4 1 (0.75%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.50%) SLA
2 1 (0.75%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.75%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.75%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 17 (12.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (12.03%) Active Directory
3 12 (9.02%) vSphere
3 12 (9.02%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.50%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.75%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.75%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.75%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (9.77%) SCOM
2 12 (9.02%) SCCM
2 12 (9.02%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.75%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.75%) OVSD
3 1 (0.75%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.75%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.75%) OpenView
Vendors
1 46 (34.59%) Microsoft
2 20 (15.04%) VMware
3 13 (9.77%) EMC
4 12 (9.02%) IBM
4 12 (9.02%) Symantec
5 11 (8.27%) Business Objects
6 8 (6.02%) Oracle
6 8 (6.02%) Lotus
7 5 (3.76%) HP
8 3 (2.26%) ServiceNow
8 3 (2.26%) Cisco
8 3 (2.26%) Reuters
8 3 (2.26%) CommVault
8 3 (2.26%) Citrix
9 2 (1.50%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.50%) Sage
9 2 (1.50%) RedPrairie
10 1 (0.75%) Xamarin
10 1 (0.75%) Tableau
10 1 (0.75%) F5
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