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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 98 63 59
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 46 87 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.67% 2.96% 3.00%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.01% 9.81% 11.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 63 37
Median daily rate £363 £325 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +12.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £422 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £328 £339
% change year-on-year
+6.87% -3.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £24.30 - £22.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.73 - £14.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.86 - £30.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £23.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+27.65% +2.17%
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
656 887 617
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 23.76% 30.16% 26.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 481 590 351
Median daily rate £400 £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £470 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 10
Median hourly rate £14.50 £35.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.57% +55.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.59 £28.13 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+12.30% -4.66%

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 1 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016.

SQL Server 2008 Hourly Rate Histogram 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 1 July 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 -27 34 £350 +7.69% 12
South Yorkshire +2 9 £400 +23.07%
North Yorkshire -4 2 £450 +33.33% 5
SQL Server 2008
England

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 98 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 86 (87.76%) SQL
3 43 (43.88%) C#
4 40 (40.82%) T-SQL
5 38 (38.78%) Microsoft
6 33 (33.67%) .NET
7 30 (30.61%) Windows
7 30 (30.61%) Performance Tuning
8 27 (27.55%) ASP.NET
9 24 (24.49%) Replication
10 22 (22.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 21 (21.43%) VBA
11 21 (21.43%) SQL Server 2014
12 20 (20.41%) VMware
12 20 (20.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 19 (19.39%) .NET Framework
13 19 (19.39%) Team Foundation Server
13 19 (19.39%) Entity Framework
14 18 (18.37%) jQuery
14 18 (18.37%) Windows Server
15 17 (17.35%) Database Optimisation
15 17 (17.35%) Unit Testing
15 17 (17.35%) SQL Server 2012
15 17 (17.35%) Finance
15 17 (17.35%) Active Directory
16 16 (16.33%) MVC
16 16 (16.33%) SQL Server 2005
17 14 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 13 (13.27%) ITIL
18 13 (13.27%) MS Excel

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 9 (9.18%) IIS
1 9 (9.18%) MS Exchange
2 7 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 6 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (6.12%) SharePoint 2010
3 6 (6.12%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (3.06%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.02%) CMS
5 1 (1.02%) MS Project Server
5 1 (1.02%) NServiceBus
5 1 (1.02%) SAS
5 1 (1.02%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.02%) Umbraco
Applications
1 13 (13.27%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.12%) InfoPath
3 1 (1.02%) MS Office
3 1 (1.02%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (6.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.02%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.02%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.02%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.18%) SAN
2 5 (5.10%) Kerberos
3 3 (3.06%) NAS
4 2 (2.04%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (2.04%) VoIP
4 2 (2.04%) VPN
5 1 (1.02%) DHCP
5 1 (1.02%) DNS
5 1 (1.02%) Firewall
5 1 (1.02%) LAN
5 1 (1.02%) NetScaler
5 1 (1.02%) SSL
5 1 (1.02%) WAN
5 1 (1.02%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 22 (22.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 21 (21.43%) SQL Server 2014
4 20 (20.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 17 (17.35%) SQL Server 2012
6 16 (16.33%) SQL Server 2005
7 14 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 8 (8.16%) MS Access
9 7 (7.14%) SQL Server 2000
10 5 (5.10%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (4.08%) Oracle Database
11 4 (4.08%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (3.06%) Oracle Database 10g
12 3 (3.06%) Oracle9i Database
13 2 (2.04%) Power BI
13 2 (2.04%) QlikView
14 1 (1.02%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
14 1 (1.02%) Datazen
14 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database 12c
14 1 (1.02%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (19.39%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (7.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (3.06%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.02%) FxCop
4 1 (1.02%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.02%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.02%) Selenium
4 1 (1.02%) StyleCop
4 1 (1.02%) Subversion
General
1 17 (17.35%) Finance
2 6 (6.12%) Legal
3 2 (2.04%) Back Office
3 2 (2.04%) Law
3 2 (2.04%) Retail
4 1 (1.02%) Banking
4 1 (1.02%) Billing
4 1 (1.02%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.02%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 48 (48.98%) Developer
2 27 (27.55%) SQL Developer
3 19 (19.39%) DBA
4 16 (16.33%) SQL DBA
5 14 (14.29%) SQL Server Developer
6 10 (10.20%) Administrator
6 10 (10.20%) SQL Server DBA
6 10 (10.20%) VBA Developer
7 8 (8.16%) .NET Developer
8 7 (7.14%) Database Developer
8 7 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (7.14%) SQL Database Developer
8 7 (7.14%) SSRS Developer
8 7 (7.14%) Systems Developer
9 6 (6.12%) C# Developer
10 5 (5.10%) Consultant
10 5 (5.10%) Server Administrator
10 5 (5.10%) SSIS Developer
10 5 (5.10%) Systems Support
10 5 (5.10%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (33.67%) .NET
2 27 (27.55%) ASP.NET
3 19 (19.39%) .NET Framework
3 19 (19.39%) Entity Framework
4 18 (18.37%) jQuery
5 11 (11.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 10 (10.20%) CSS
6 10 (10.20%) HTML
7 8 (8.16%) XML
8 6 (6.12%) Ajax
8 6 (6.12%) CSS3
8 6 (6.12%) HTML5
8 6 (6.12%) JSON
9 5 (5.10%) Web Services
10 4 (4.08%) Unity DI Container
10 4 (4.08%) WCF
11 3 (3.06%) Classic ASP
11 3 (3.06%) XHTML
11 3 (3.06%) XSLT
12 2 (2.04%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 24 (24.49%) Replication
2 6 (6.12%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.10%) Clustering
3 5 (5.10%) Enterprise Storage
4 4 (4.08%) Inversion of Control
5 3 (3.06%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.06%) Data Structures
6 2 (2.04%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.02%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.02%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.02%) NHS
7 1 (1.02%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.02%) PKI
7 1 (1.02%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 30 (30.61%) Windows
2 18 (18.37%) Windows Server
3 13 (13.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (5.10%) Linux
5 4 (4.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (4.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.04%) Unix
7 1 (1.02%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (30.61%) Performance Tuning
2 17 (17.35%) Database Optimisation
2 17 (17.35%) Unit Testing
3 16 (16.33%) MVC
4 13 (13.27%) ITIL
5 12 (12.24%) Mentoring
6 10 (10.20%) Database Tuning
7 9 (9.18%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (8.16%) CRM
8 8 (8.16%) Migration
8 8 (8.16%) Release Management
8 8 (8.16%) SDLC
9 7 (7.14%) Web Development
10 6 (6.12%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (5.10%) Change Management
11 5 (5.10%) Data Analysis
11 5 (5.10%) ETL
11 5 (5.10%) Incident Management
11 5 (5.10%) Load Balancing
11 5 (5.10%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 86 (87.76%) SQL
2 43 (43.88%) C#
3 40 (40.82%) T-SQL
4 21 (21.43%) VBA
5 12 (12.24%) JavaScript
5 12 (12.24%) VB
6 10 (10.20%) PowerShell
7 5 (5.10%) VB.NET
8 3 (3.06%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.02%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (6.12%) BPSS Clearance
2 5 (5.10%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (4.08%) MCSE
3 4 (4.08%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.06%) MCSA
4 3 (3.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (2.04%) Degree
6 1 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.02%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (1.02%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.10%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.02%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.02%) ISO22301
2 1 (1.02%) PMBOK
2 1 (1.02%) QA
System Software
1 17 (17.35%) Active Directory
2 11 (11.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.10%) VMware Server
4 3 (3.06%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.04%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.02%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.02%) Oracle Clusterware
6 1 (1.02%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (1.02%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.02%) XenApp
6 1 (1.02%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (6.12%) SCCM
2 5 (5.10%) SCOM
3 2 (2.04%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (1.02%) Data Guard
4 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (1.02%) Oracle Flashback
4 1 (1.02%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (1.02%) WSUS
Vendors
1 38 (38.78%) Microsoft
2 20 (20.41%) VMware
3 8 (8.16%) Citrix
3 8 (8.16%) HP
4 6 (6.12%) Cisco
5 5 (5.10%) iManage
5 5 (5.10%) Oracle
6 3 (3.06%) CommVault
6 3 (3.06%) NetApp
6 3 (3.06%) Reuters
6 3 (3.06%) ServiceNow
6 3 (3.06%) Zerto
7 2 (2.04%) CheckPoint
7 2 (2.04%) Symantec
7 2 (2.04%) Veeam
8 1 (1.02%) Brocade
8 1 (1.02%) F5
8 1 (1.02%) Infoblox
8 1 (1.02%) Proofpoint
8 1 (1.02%) Tableau
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