Period
to 27 May 2018

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 27 May 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
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 53 66
Rank change year-on-year -8 +13 -14
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 1 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 0.18% 1.07% 1.04%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.20% 5.00% 4.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 8
Lancashire median daily rate £275 £342 £210
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.65% +62.98% -37.78%
10th Percentile £263 £287 £192
90th Percentile £288 £388 £291
North West median daily rate £390 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +11.43% - +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Lancashire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - £27.50

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 83 120 199
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 15.06% 21.43% 23.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 79 133
Lancashire median daily rate £375 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% -3.33% +2.04%
10th Percentile £243 £263 £250
90th Percentile £512 £550 £500
North West median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 31
Lancashire median hourly rate £160.00 £44.00 £42.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +263.64% +4.14% -7.65%
10th Percentile £155.00 £40.10 £20.50
90th Percentile £165.00 £57.50 £69.07
North West median hourly rate £46.25 £30.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year +54.17% -21.05% +8.57%

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

SQL Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

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 Lancashire region over the 6 months to 27 May 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
Blackpool - 1 £275 -
SQL Server 2008
North West

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 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%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012

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%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL