Period
to 19 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in County Antrim with a requirement for SQL Server 2008 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 6 months to 19 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Northern Ireland > County Antrim
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 84 26
Rank change year-on-year +40 -58 -
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 1 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 0.29% 0.49% 3.76%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.27% 1.14% 12.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
County Antrim median daily rate £350 £250 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.00% -25.93% -
10th Percentile £325 £250 £224
90th Percentile £375 £250 £481
Northern Ireland median daily rate £350 £250 £338
% change year-on-year +40.00% -25.93% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
County Antrim median hourly rate - £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +12.50% -
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -

SQL Server 2008 is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in County Antrim with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
County Antrim
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 79 263 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 22.97% 43.11% 29.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 212 26
County Antrim median daily rate £431 £425 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.41% +54.55% +2.80%
10th Percentile £266 £358 £163
90th Percentile £509 £563 £408
Northern Ireland median daily rate £431 £421 £275
% change year-on-year +2.50% +52.91% +2.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 7
County Antrim median hourly rate - £14.00 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +40.00% -
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - £14.00 £10.00
% change year-on-year - +40.00% -

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in County Antrim

Job postings citing SQL Server 2008 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in County Antrim.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2008 in County Antrim

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in County Antrim.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2008 in County Antrim

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in County Antrim.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server 2008 in County Antrim

SQL Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in County Antrim

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 County Antrim region over the 6 months to 19 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast +37 1 £350 +40.00%
SQL Server 2008
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 19 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the County Antrim region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) OLTP
1 1 (100.00%) Replication
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Database Optimisation

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in County Antrim 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) OLTP
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) SQL BI Developer
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Database Optimisation
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL