Period
to 25 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 November 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
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 55 32
Rank change year-on-year +4 -23 +26
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 1 10 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 0.22% 1.57% 5.23%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.82% 4.69% 21.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 32
Lancashire median daily rate £315 £331 £273
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.91% +21.56% -35.12%
10th Percentile £308 £218 £205
90th Percentile £323 £365 £487
North West median daily rate £388 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +19.23% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Lancashire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £27.00 - £33.50

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 Lancashire with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Lancashire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 122 213 226
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 27.17% 33.54% 24.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 141 162
Lancashire median daily rate £400 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -11.76% +13.33%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £206
90th Percentile £615 £544 £535
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 28 13
Lancashire median hourly rate £43.00 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.50% - +23.08%
10th Percentile £39.00 £23.30 £28.79
90th Percentile £67.26 £67.45 £41.60
North West median hourly rate £42.75 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +22.14% -12.50% +45.45%

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2008 in Lancashire

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2008 in Lancashire

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server 2008 in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 25 November 2017, 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) OOD
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Advertising
1 1 (100.00%) WinForms
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (100.00%) Advertising
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) KnockoutJS
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) WinForms
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) OOD
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft