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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 99 51
Rank change year-on-year +25 -48  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 13 2 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.93% 0.11% 2.41%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.61% 0.59% 10.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 26
Median daily rate £350 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £375 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £425 £421
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £328
% change year-on-year - +6.87%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £27.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +44.73%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £30.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year +35.00% +27.65%  

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 282 341 334
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 20.14% 19.18% 22.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 347 362 471
Median daily rate £375 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £250 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 13
Median hourly rate £22.00 £27.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +44.73%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £20.55 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £32.55 £20.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.95 £26.00
% change year-on-year +18.93% +22.88%  

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 3 months to 28 June 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 28 June 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
Stockport - 1 £190 -
SQL Server 2008
North West

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 39 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 27 (69.23%) SQL Server 2014
3 20 (51.28%) SQL
4 19 (48.72%) .NET
5 18 (46.15%) SQL Server 2012
6 17 (43.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 16 (41.03%) C#
7 16 (41.03%) ASP.NET
8 15 (38.46%) CSS
8 15 (38.46%) HTML
8 15 (38.46%) JavaScript
8 15 (38.46%) MVC
8 15 (38.46%) jQuery
8 15 (38.46%) Team Foundation Server
9 13 (33.33%) HTML5
9 13 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
9 13 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
9 13 (33.33%) Data Modelling
10 12 (30.77%) Windows
10 12 (30.77%) Umbraco
11 11 (28.21%) CMS
12 10 (25.64%) Scrum
13 9 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
14 8 (20.51%) DTS
14 8 (20.51%) Business Intelligence
14 8 (20.51%) Database Mirroring
14 8 (20.51%) Failover Clustering
14 8 (20.51%) Microsoft Clustering

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 12 (30.77%) Umbraco
2 11 (28.21%) CMS
3 3 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.56%) Apache
4 1 (2.56%) EPiServer
4 1 (2.56%) IIS
4 1 (2.56%) JBoss
4 1 (2.56%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.56%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) IaaS
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.56%) PaaS
1 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) DNS
1 1 (2.56%) FTP
1 1 (2.56%) SAN
1 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.56%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 27 (69.23%) SQL Server 2014
3 18 (46.15%) SQL Server 2012
4 17 (43.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
6 9 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (20.51%) DTS
8 5 (12.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (5.13%) Power BI
9 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2016
10 1 (2.56%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (2.56%) DB2
10 1 (2.56%) MySQL
10 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
10 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (2.56%) Oracle9i Database
10 1 (2.56%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 15 (38.46%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.56%) Lombardi
General
1 2 (5.13%) Finance
1 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.56%) Banking
2 1 (2.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (43.59%) Developer
2 11 (28.21%) Consultant
3 10 (25.64%) Umbraco Developer
4 8 (20.51%) Senior Developer
5 5 (12.82%) DBA
5 5 (12.82%) SQL DBA
6 3 (7.69%) .NET Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Lead Developer
6 3 (7.69%) SQL Server Consultant
7 2 (5.13%) .NET Designer
7 2 (5.13%) .NET Team Leader
7 2 (5.13%) Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Data Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Designer
7 2 (5.13%) Lead .NET Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Systems Designer
7 2 (5.13%) Technical Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Technical Leader
7 2 (5.13%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (48.72%) .NET
2 16 (41.03%) ASP.NET
3 15 (38.46%) CSS
3 15 (38.46%) HTML
3 15 (38.46%) jQuery
4 13 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
4 13 (33.33%) HTML5
5 2 (5.13%) .NET Framework
5 2 (5.13%) WCF
5 2 (5.13%) Web Services
6 1 (2.56%) Dojo
6 1 (2.56%) Ext JS
6 1 (2.56%) SAP CO-PA
6 1 (2.56%) Sencha Touch
6 1 (2.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (10.26%) Replication
3 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.56%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 12 (30.77%) Windows
2 4 (10.26%) Windows Server
2 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (38.46%) MVC
2 13 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 10 (25.64%) Scrum
4 8 (20.51%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (20.51%) Database Mirroring
5 7 (17.95%) Migration
6 3 (7.69%) CRM
6 3 (7.69%) Document Management
7 2 (5.13%) Change Management
7 2 (5.13%) Data Management
7 2 (5.13%) ETL
7 2 (5.13%) Mentoring
7 2 (5.13%) SDLC
7 2 (5.13%) Service Management
7 2 (5.13%) Web Development
8 1 (2.56%) Business Forecasting
8 1 (2.56%) Complex ETL
8 1 (2.56%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 1 (2.56%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 20 (51.28%) SQL
2 16 (41.03%) C#
3 15 (38.46%) JavaScript
4 6 (15.38%) T-SQL
5 3 (7.69%) C++
6 1 (2.56%) Java
6 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) DBS Check
1 2 (5.13%) Degree
1 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (20.51%) Failover Clustering
1 8 (20.51%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (2.56%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.56%) AppDynamics
2 1 (2.56%) HP
2 1 (2.56%) IBM
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle
2 1 (2.56%) SAP
2 1 (2.56%) Sencha
2 1 (2.56%) VMware
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