Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 20 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 > Manchester
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 124 125 88
Rank change year-on-year +1 -37 -41
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 16 38 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.54% 1.09% 1.57%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.37% 4.77% 7.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 30 43
Manchester median daily rate £388 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.17% -7.69% +1.56%
10th Percentile £325 £271 £205
90th Percentile £506 £425 £388
North West median daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +15.38% - +0.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Manchester median hourly rate - - £35.00
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 Manchester with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 675 797 857
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 22.98% 22.76% 22.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 482 535 562
Manchester median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +15.38%
10th Percentile £295 £246 £263
90th Percentile £575 £530 £513
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 8
Manchester median hourly rate £18.85 £21.63 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.86% +13.82% -6.17%
10th Percentile £15.91 £13.94 £11.35
90th Percentile £22.30 £35.22 £39.88
North West median hourly rate £42.75 £35.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year +19.58% -10.63% +60.00%

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2008 in Manchester

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2008 in Manchester

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in Manchester over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server 2008 in Manchester

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server 2008 in Manchester

SQL Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
Bolton 0 3 £488 +39.29% 1
SQL Server 2008
North West

For the 6 months to 20 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 Manchester region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 16 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
3 7 (43.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (37.50%) SQL
4 6 (37.50%) ETL
5 5 (31.25%) .NET
5 5 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (25.00%) Migration
6 4 (25.00%) Windows
6 4 (25.00%) C#
6 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET
7 3 (18.75%) T-SQL
7 3 (18.75%) Python
7 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (18.75%) Hadoop
7 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (18.75%) Apache Hive
7 3 (18.75%) Analytics
7 3 (18.75%) Oozie
7 3 (18.75%) Impala
7 3 (18.75%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (18.75%) Apache Spark
7 3 (18.75%) Big Data
8 2 (12.50%) Two-Factor Authentication
8 2 (12.50%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 2 (12.50%) AppDynamics
8 2 (12.50%) Security Hardening

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (18.75%) Apache Spark
2 2 (12.50%) Apache
2 2 (12.50%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics 365
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) DNS
1 2 (12.50%) FTP
1 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 2 (12.50%) VLAN
2 1 (6.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (43.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (18.75%) Apache Hive
5 3 (18.75%) Big Data
5 3 (18.75%) Hadoop
5 3 (18.75%) Impala
5 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (6.25%) Power BI
7 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Advertising
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Big Data Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Data Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Hadoop Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) .NET Designer
3 2 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 2 (12.50%) DBA
3 2 (12.50%) Designer
3 2 (12.50%) SQL DBA
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Developer
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server DBA
3 2 (12.50%) Systems Designer
4 1 (6.25%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Applications Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Database Developer
4 1 (6.25%) ETL Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Server Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) .NET
2 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (12.50%) .NET Framework
3 2 (12.50%) CSS
3 2 (12.50%) HTML
3 2 (12.50%) WCF
3 2 (12.50%) Web Services
4 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
4 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (6.25%) CSS3
4 1 (6.25%) HTML5
4 1 (6.25%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Clustering
1 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
1 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
1 1 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (6.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) ETL
2 5 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (25.00%) Migration
4 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (18.75%) Analytics
4 3 (18.75%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (12.50%) Data Cleansing
5 2 (12.50%) Data Migration
5 2 (12.50%) Data Modelling
5 2 (12.50%) Data Transformation
5 2 (12.50%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 2 (12.50%) MVC
5 2 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (12.50%) SDLC
5 2 (12.50%) Security Hardening
5 2 (12.50%) Service Management
5 2 (12.50%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 2 (12.50%) Web Development
6 1 (6.25%) OOP
6 1 (6.25%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) SQL
2 4 (25.00%) C#
3 3 (18.75%) Python
3 3 (18.75%) T-SQL
4 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
5 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
5 1 (6.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Oozie
2 2 (12.50%) BladeLogic
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) AppDynamics
2 2 (12.50%) HP
2 2 (12.50%) VMware