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 3 months to 30 March 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
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 90 66
Rank change year-on-year +29 -24  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 26 12 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.96% 0.67% 1.91%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.69% 3.90% 8.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 8 11
Median daily rate £375 £379 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.99% +12.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £318 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £356 £338
% change year-on-year -1.75% +5.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £42.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -55.29% +70.00%  

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 Manchester with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 338 308 345
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 25.53% 17.14% 21.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 187 186
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Median hourly rate £35.00 £17.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +105.88% -32.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +7.69% -  

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing SQL Server 2008 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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 3 months to 30 March 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 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford - 2 £338 -
Bolton - 1 - - 1
SQL Server 2008
North West

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 61 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 32 (52.46%) .NET
2 32 (52.46%) SQL
3 30 (49.18%) SQL Server 2014
4 28 (45.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 23 (37.70%) SQL Server 2012
6 22 (36.07%) Team Foundation Server
6 22 (36.07%) JavaScript
7 21 (34.43%) C#
7 21 (34.43%) ASP.NET
7 21 (34.43%) MVC
7 21 (34.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 20 (32.79%) HTML
9 19 (31.15%) CSS
9 19 (31.15%) Windows
10 18 (29.51%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (29.51%) CMS
10 18 (29.51%) jQuery
10 18 (29.51%) Umbraco
11 17 (27.87%) Microsoft
12 16 (26.23%) Data Modelling
12 16 (26.23%) HTML5
12 16 (26.23%) ASP.NET Web API
13 15 (24.59%) SQL Server 2005
14 13 (21.31%) Scrum
15 12 (19.67%) Business Intelligence
15 12 (19.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 11 (18.03%) T-SQL
17 10 (16.39%) Windows Server 2008
17 10 (16.39%) Windows Server

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 18 (29.51%) CMS
1 18 (29.51%) Umbraco
2 5 (8.20%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (8.20%) IIS
3 3 (4.92%) Kentico
3 3 (4.92%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.64%) Apache
4 1 (1.64%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.64%) JBoss
4 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.64%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.64%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.64%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.64%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (4.92%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.64%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (8.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.64%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.64%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.64%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.64%) DNS
1 1 (1.64%) FTP
1 1 (1.64%) Skype
1 1 (1.64%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.64%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 30 (49.18%) SQL Server 2014
3 28 (45.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 23 (37.70%) SQL Server 2012
5 21 (34.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 15 (24.59%) SQL Server 2005
7 12 (19.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (11.48%) SQL Server 2000
9 6 (9.84%) Oracle Database
9 6 (9.84%) Oracle Database 10g
9 6 (9.84%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (9.84%) Oracle9i Database
10 5 (8.20%) DTS
10 5 (8.20%) Oracle Database 12c
11 4 (6.56%) Ingres
11 4 (6.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 3 (4.92%) MySQL
12 3 (4.92%) Power BI
13 2 (3.28%) Data Warehouse
14 1 (1.64%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 22 (36.07%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (4.92%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.28%) JIRA
4 1 (1.64%) Lombardi
General
1 5 (8.20%) Finance
2 2 (3.28%) Legal
3 1 (1.64%) Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (57.38%) Developer
2 14 (22.95%) Umbraco Developer
3 13 (21.31%) DBA
3 13 (21.31%) Senior Developer
3 13 (21.31%) SQL DBA
4 8 (13.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 7 (11.48%) Consultant
6 5 (8.20%) .NET Developer
6 5 (8.20%) SQL Developer
7 4 (6.56%) Analyst
8 3 (4.92%) Business Developer
8 3 (4.92%) Database Analyst
8 3 (4.92%) SQL Server DBA
9 2 (3.28%) Angular Developer
9 2 (3.28%) Applications Engineer
9 2 (3.28%) C# Developer
9 2 (3.28%) Lead Developer
9 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Developer
9 2 (3.28%) Oracle DBA
9 2 (3.28%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (52.46%) .NET
2 21 (34.43%) ASP.NET
3 20 (32.79%) HTML
4 19 (31.15%) CSS
5 18 (29.51%) jQuery
6 16 (26.23%) ASP.NET Web API
6 16 (26.23%) HTML5
7 3 (4.92%) .NET Framework
7 3 (4.92%) AngularJS
7 3 (4.92%) Entity Framework
7 3 (4.92%) REST
7 3 (4.92%) Spring
7 3 (4.92%) XML
8 2 (3.28%) MDX
9 1 (1.64%) Dojo
9 1 (1.64%) SAML
9 1 (1.64%) WCF
9 1 (1.64%) XHTML
9 1 (1.64%) XSD
9 1 (1.64%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.48%) Replication
2 4 (6.56%) Oracle Licensing
3 1 (1.64%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (31.15%) Windows
2 10 (16.39%) Windows Server
2 10 (16.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (11.48%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (6.56%) Linux
4 4 (6.56%) Unix
5 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (34.43%) MVC
2 18 (29.51%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (26.23%) Data Modelling
4 13 (21.31%) Scrum
5 12 (19.67%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (11.48%) Database Mirroring
6 7 (11.48%) Migration
7 6 (9.84%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (8.20%) CRM
8 5 (8.20%) Document Management
8 5 (8.20%) Mentoring
9 4 (6.56%) Change Management
9 4 (6.56%) SDLC
9 4 (6.56%) Software Licensing
9 4 (6.56%) Web Development
10 3 (4.92%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (4.92%) Kalman Filter
10 3 (4.92%) Unit Testing
11 2 (3.28%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (3.28%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 32 (52.46%) SQL
2 22 (36.07%) JavaScript
3 21 (34.43%) C#
4 11 (18.03%) T-SQL
5 5 (8.20%) C++
6 3 (4.92%) PHP
6 3 (4.92%) PowerShell
6 3 (4.92%) TypeScript
7 2 (3.28%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.28%) VB
7 2 (3.28%) VB6
8 1 (1.64%) Java
8 1 (1.64%) PHP 5
8 1 (1.64%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (6.56%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.92%) DBS Check
3 2 (3.28%) Degree
4 1 (1.64%) MCP
4 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.92%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 4 (6.56%) Virtual Servers
1 4 (6.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.64%) Shibboleth
2 1 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (8.20%) Failover Clustering
1 5 (8.20%) Microsoft Clustering
1 5 (8.20%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (6.56%) Data Guard
2 4 (6.56%) SCOM
3 2 (3.28%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 17 (27.87%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.84%) Oracle
2 6 (9.84%) VMware
3 3 (4.92%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.64%) AppDynamics
4 1 (1.64%) BMC
4 1 (1.64%) HP
4 1 (1.64%) IBM
4 1 (1.64%) Pega
4 1 (1.64%) Remedy
4 1 (1.64%) SAP
4 1 (1.64%) Sencha
Manchester, Lancashire
Channel 3 Consulting Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago