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 4 December 2016 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 95 116 57
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -59
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 33 30 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.37% 0.97% 2.99%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.81% 4.09% 12.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 25 35
Median daily rate £330 £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £273 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £385 £387
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £13.50 £9.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £22.50 £31.10
% change year-on-year
+80.00% -27.64%
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
568 733 650
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 23.51% 23.82% 24.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 386 504 395
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £540 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 10
Median hourly rate £24.00 £19.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +21.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £9.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.80 £29.00 £24.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £25.44 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+49.37% -17.93%

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 4 December 2016.

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 4 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +6 17 £334 +2.69% 10
South Yorkshire - 12 £313 -
North Yorkshire +3 3 £360 +26.31%
SQL Server 2008
England

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, 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 77 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 56 (72.73%) SQL
3 37 (48.05%) Microsoft
4 35 (45.45%) T-SQL
5 32 (41.56%) C#
5 32 (41.56%) .NET
6 26 (33.77%) SQL Server 2012
7 25 (32.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 20 (25.97%) Windows
9 19 (24.68%) .NET Framework
9 19 (24.68%) SQL Server 2005
9 19 (24.68%) SQL Server 2014
10 18 (23.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 17 (22.08%) ASP.NET
12 16 (20.78%) Visual Studio
13 15 (19.48%) SharePoint
14 14 (18.18%) IIS
14 14 (18.18%) Active Directory
14 14 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
14 14 (18.18%) Entity Framework
15 13 (16.88%) Unit Testing
15 13 (16.88%) ETL
15 13 (16.88%) Business Intelligence
16 11 (14.29%) XML
16 11 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 10 (12.99%) Team Foundation Server
17 10 (12.99%) Performance Tuning
17 10 (12.99%) JavaScript
17 10 (12.99%) Windows Server
18 9 (11.69%) Replication

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 15 (19.48%) SharePoint
2 14 (18.18%) IIS
3 9 (11.69%) SharePoint 2010
4 7 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (9.09%) MS Exchange
5 6 (7.79%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (6.49%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (5.19%) Skype for Business
8 3 (3.90%) Apache
9 2 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (2.60%) NServiceBus
10 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (1.30%) nginx
10 1 (1.30%) SAS
10 1 (1.30%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 8 (10.39%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.79%) InfoPath
3 2 (2.60%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.19%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (5.19%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.60%) Office 365
2 1 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.49%) Internet
1 5 (6.49%) Kerberos
2 2 (2.60%) DHCP
2 2 (2.60%) DNS
2 2 (2.60%) LAN
2 2 (2.60%) NAS
2 2 (2.60%) SAN
2 2 (2.60%) VPN
2 2 (2.60%) WAN
3 1 (1.30%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.30%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 26 (33.77%) SQL Server 2012
3 25 (32.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 19 (24.68%) SQL Server 2005
4 19 (24.68%) SQL Server 2014
5 18 (23.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (10.39%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (9.09%) SQL Server 2000
9 5 (6.49%) MS Access
9 5 (6.49%) RDBMS
9 5 (6.49%) Relational Database
10 4 (5.19%) Power BI
11 2 (2.60%) DTS
11 2 (2.60%) Oracle Database
12 1 (1.30%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
12 1 (1.30%) EDRMS
12 1 (1.30%) MongoDB
12 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 7
Development Applications
1 16 (20.78%) Visual Studio
2 10 (12.99%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (6.49%) MSTest
4 2 (2.60%) ReSharper
4 2 (2.60%) Subversion
4 2 (2.60%) TeamCity
4 2 (2.60%) YouTrack
5 1 (1.30%) FxCop
5 1 (1.30%) Selenium
5 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.30%) StyleCop
General
1 4 (5.19%) Retail
2 3 (3.90%) Finance
3 2 (2.60%) Local Government
4 1 (1.30%) Back Office
4 1 (1.30%) Billing
4 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 40 (51.95%) Developer
2 19 (24.68%) SQL Developer
3 12 (15.58%) .NET Developer
4 11 (14.29%) DBA
5 9 (11.69%) C# Developer
5 9 (11.69%) SQL DBA
6 6 (7.79%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (7.79%) T-SQL Developer
7 5 (6.49%) SSIS Developer
8 4 (5.19%) Analyst
8 4 (5.19%) Applications Support
8 4 (5.19%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 4 (5.19%) Delivery Manager
8 4 (5.19%) SQL Server DBA
8 4 (5.19%) Technical Delivery Manager
8 4 (5.19%) Technical Manager
9 3 (3.90%) 3rd Line Support
9 3 (3.90%) Business Developer
9 3 (3.90%) Support Analyst
9 3 (3.90%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (41.56%) .NET
2 19 (24.68%) .NET Framework
3 17 (22.08%) ASP.NET
4 14 (18.18%) Entity Framework
5 11 (14.29%) XML
6 9 (11.69%) jQuery
6 9 (11.69%) WCF
7 7 (9.09%) HTML
8 6 (7.79%) Web Services
9 5 (6.49%) ADO.NET
9 5 (6.49%) Unity DI Container
10 4 (5.19%) CSS
10 4 (5.19%) WinForms
11 3 (3.90%) Ajax
12 2 (2.60%) AngularJS
12 2 (2.60%) Apache Axis
12 2 (2.60%) ASP.NET Web API
12 2 (2.60%) MDX
13 1 (1.30%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 1 (1.30%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.69%) Replication
2 6 (7.79%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.49%) Enterprise Storage
4 4 (5.19%) Social Network
5 3 (3.90%) Clustering
6 2 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.60%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.60%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.60%) NHS
6 2 (2.60%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (1.30%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.30%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 20 (25.97%) Windows
2 10 (12.99%) Windows Server
3 6 (7.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (6.49%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (6.49%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (3.90%) Linux
6 1 (1.30%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.30%) Unix
6 1 (1.30%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (16.88%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (16.88%) ETL
2 13 (16.88%) Unit Testing
3 10 (12.99%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (10.39%) Database Optimisation
4 8 (10.39%) ITIL
4 8 (10.39%) MVC
5 7 (9.09%) Mentoring
5 7 (9.09%) Web Development
6 6 (7.79%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (7.79%) CRM
6 6 (7.79%) High Availability
7 5 (6.49%) Data Analysis
7 5 (6.49%) Incident Management
7 5 (6.49%) Load Balancing
7 5 (6.49%) Migration
7 5 (6.49%) Release Management
7 5 (6.49%) Server Virtualisation
7 5 (6.49%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 56 (72.73%) SQL
2 35 (45.45%) T-SQL
3 32 (41.56%) C#
4 10 (12.99%) JavaScript
5 8 (10.39%) PowerShell
6 5 (6.49%) Delphi
7 3 (3.90%) VB.NET
8 2 (2.60%) PHP
8 2 (2.60%) Python
8 2 (2.60%) R
8 2 (2.60%) VB
9 1 (1.30%) XPath
9 1 (1.30%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 4 (5.19%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.60%) Degree
2 2 (2.60%) MCSE
2 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.30%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.30%) MCITP
3 1 (1.30%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.90%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.60%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 7 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (7.79%) Hyper-V
4 5 (6.49%) VMware Server
5 3 (3.90%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.30%) Docker
6 1 (1.30%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (1.30%) Squid
6 1 (1.30%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.30%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.30%) vSphere
6 1 (1.30%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (9.09%) SCCM
2 5 (6.49%) SCOM
3 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (1.30%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.30%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.30%) Opsview
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (1.30%) WSUS
Vendors
1 37 (48.05%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.09%) VMware
3 4 (5.19%) IBM
4 3 (3.90%) Cisco
4 3 (3.90%) Oracle
5 2 (2.60%) Citrix
5 2 (2.60%) DevExpress
5 2 (2.60%) IDERA
5 2 (2.60%) RedGate
5 2 (2.60%) Symantec
5 2 (2.60%) Tableau
6 1 (1.30%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.30%) Cognos
6 1 (1.30%) CommVault
6 1 (1.30%) Dell Compellent
6 1 (1.30%) Kaspersky
6 1 (1.30%) NetApp
6 1 (1.30%) Nintex
6 1 (1.30%) Veeam
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