Period
to 25 July 2017

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 25 July 2017 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
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 35 38
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Halifax - 0.40% 0.62%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 2.22% 3.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Halifax median daily rate - £325 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.04% -32.94%
West Yorkshire median daily rate £333 £369 £325
% change year-on-year -9.83% +13.46% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Halifax median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £19.00 £16.09 £18.50
% change year-on-year +18.09% -13.03% -18.68%

SQL Server 2008 is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Halifax with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Halifax
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 14 45 65
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Halifax 10.00% 17.79% 20.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 40 44
Halifax median daily rate £400 £338 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.52% -23.94% +4.41%
10th Percentile £219 £290 £268
90th Percentile £473 £444 £505
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £385 £350
% change year-on-year +3.90% +10.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Halifax median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £19.00 £16.09 £19.75
% change year-on-year +18.09% -18.53% -31.90%

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