Period
to 24 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Halifax 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 24 January 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
West Yorkshire > Halifax
6 months to
24 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 27 33
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Halifax - 0.64% 0.81%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 3.85% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Halifax median daily rate - £315 -
West Yorkshire median daily rate £340 £345 £338
% change year-on-year -1.45% +2.22% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Halifax median hourly rate - - £10.75
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £13.50 £10.75
% change year-on-year - +25.58% -52.22%

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 Halifax with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Halifax
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 16 26 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Halifax 10.96% 16.67% 24.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 17 43
Halifax median daily rate £438 £325 £342
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.62% -4.97% -19.53%
10th Percentile £325 £308 £313
90th Percentile £850 £447 £475
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Halifax median hourly rate - - £10.75
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £21.19 £19.50
% change year-on-year - +8.65% +6.12%

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Halifax

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2008 in Halifax

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2008 in Halifax